Marc Andreessen quits eBay

Prominent investor leaves following move to split off PayPal

Apple Pay gears up for launch

More retailers and banks sign up for digital payments service

SAP warns on profit as it embraces cloud

Margins hit by investment demands and changes to revenue timing

Tech-savvy boomers turn to Facebook

Advertisers have yet to fully exploit the network’s older users

Technology filters through to funerals

Demand grows for more nuanced end of life celebrations

Ageing boomers spur new tech sector

Wealthier generation has the time and money to embrace digital age

Hurdles remain to the great leap online

Cheaper broadband has opened access but tech support is needed

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Internet of things transforms elderly care

Start-ups see huge future for robots and sensors in digital homes

IBM shares slide as profit and sales fall

Third-quarter results blow to largest shareholder Warren Buffett

Google Ventures sets out Europe strategy

Partners announce they will co-invest with leading venture groups

IBM pays $1.5bn to shed chipmaking arm

Deal to offload lossmaking arm to GlobalFoundries

SAP: dull enough?

Cloud software is changing the picture

IBM: lightening the load

The corporation’s next earnings target won’t be as ambitious as the last

Start-ups reinvent smartphone for elderly

Zone-V finishes fundraising round to create range of chunkier devices

Hackers use suppliers to gain access

Cyber criminals are developing increasingly sophisticated techniques

To stop ‘deserters’, reform tax system

New rules do nothing to deal with reasons why companies try to escape US taxes, writes Jonathan Ford

Plenty to play for in US telecoms sector

The ambitions of Claure and Ergen mean the industry faces upheaval even without more deals

Nigeria uses Twitter for Ebola campaign

Vibrant social media spurs community initiative to combat virus

No longer one thing after another at Twitter

Chronology ditched in bid for more users

Banks compete to offer best incentives

JPMorgan covers cost of sex change operations for staff and partners

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