China rings alarm for smartphone makers

Share slump raises threat of consumers tightening purse strings

US tech giants need to soften their image

Companies such as Google may scorn officialdom, but being seen as nasty is bad for their business

China P2P lender banks on social media use

China Rapid Finance uses Tencent data to judge creditworthiness

Small-cap Week, August 29

SkyePharma, Tavistock, Oxaco, and MTI Wireless Edge featured

Week in Review

Week in Review, August 29

Zurich bid for RSA; Facebook, BHP Billiton and BlackRock also in the news

HSBC makes 275,000 delayed payments

Glitch delayed pay before bank holiday weekend

Inmarsat completes satellite network

UK company says network will improve web connectivity

Apple loses key music streaming executive

Ian Rogers leaves two months after launch of Beats1 radio service

Ashley Madison boss quits after data hack

Millions of adultery website’s users’ details were posted online

iZettle handout

Payments company iZettle raises €60m

Latest move by investors to back European fintech start-ups

Facebook tackles video freebooters

Network uses new copyright technology in quest to rival YouTube

Apple to debut new iPhone

Stakes are high as group strives to defy waning smartphone growth

Songwriters sue SoundCloud

PRS for Music says court only option with music streaming service

Lesson from Box for technology start-ups

The cloud storage unicorn has had a rough ride

Mobile gaming: going cheep

Developers struggle to stay ahead when barriers to entry are low

Google slams ‘incorrect’ antitrust charges

Response poses problem for European Commission, which hopes case would become a precedent

TV networks face shaky future

Wall St no longer sees traditional groups as a sure bet

OnePlus 2: smart where it counts

Chinese smartphone’s many strong features include the price

Funds scramble to assess computer glitch

Software problem at BNY Mellon may have led to inaccurate prices

Facebook creates AI virtual assistant

Social network’s M service attempts to challenge Apple’s Siri