Toyota hires robotics expert for AI push

Carmaker fuels race to pioneer forms of computer-assisted driving

Small-cap Week, September 5

Havelock, Emis, Forbidden Technologies and Latchways featured

Wikipedia’s struggle to save its soul

Online encyclopedia’s principles of independence are under attack, writes Murad Ahmed

Tech booms are good but do not last

The question is not whether this boom will end, but when and how

Net-a-Porter boss quits before Yoox deal

Massenet’s decision to resign on eve of accord steers her clear of clashes but rubs off some glister

Cortana: Microsoft’s virtual assistant

Rival to Google Now understood me too little to be a competitor — for now

Smartwatches go back to the future

Analogue is the new face of time-keeping at Berlin tech show

Tanium deal points to $3.5bn valuation

Cyber security start-up raises $120m from funds

Sony looks at adding cars to growth drive

Japanese group open to tie-up with traditional carmaker

Uber in taxi war of attrition with Didi

Battle to gain market share in China hits plateau

Judge gives go-ahead to Uber lawsuit

Case to determine if 160,000 California drivers are employees

Etsy under fire over Irish tax practices

Tax group says company’s practices threaten its ‘B Corp’ status

Do not let fear kill promise of Big Data

Privacy is at heart of democratic modernity, it must be preserved

Yelp: under review

Ratings website is growing sales, but its shares are dragging

London cabbies try to cut up Uber

Black taxis to offer fixed fares for journeys

Oxford’s genes genie

British scientist behind pioneering DNA sequencer

Yelp in need of a good review

Local listings app faces several challenges as its shares plummet

Modern couples need similar tech drives

Mismatched technology habits can lead to dissatisfaction in a relationship

Carlyle in £500m Innovation Group deal

UK insurance claims technology specialist acquired just months after it set out restructuring plans

Klarna opens its tills in the US

Swedish payments start-up looks to take on PayPal and Square