Small-cap Week, October 10

Nanoco, Atlantic Coal, Waterman Group and Stanley Gibbons featured

Apple pulls mobile app adblocker

Move to withdraw Been Choice from app store

Musk lashes out at Apple’s car ambitions

Billionaire entrepreneur calls iPhone maker the ‘Tesla Graveyard’

Week in Review

Week in Review, October 10

VW’s US chief testifies; GE, Air France, Twitter and more

Herogram: Edward Snowden’s tweet to Max Schrems on Tuesday after his complaint against Facebook led to the scrapping of the Safe Harbour clause

Data protection: No safe harbour

Will ECJ’s ruling on a pact allowing the free flow of data across the Atlantic help or hurt Europe’s start-ups?

Apple Pay rollout gathers pace in US

Three-quarters of top merchants do not take contactless payments

Smartphones top PCs in Google search

Rise in mobile queries raises questions for group’s ad business


Google purchases domain name on back of Alphabet restructure

Content fuels tensions in Silicon Valley

Push to turn TV set into platform for apps may not be in the best interests of content owners

Amazon takes on Etsy with artisan service

Ecommerce group looks to tap into popularity of handcrafted goods

Dell seeks $40bn in funding to buy EMC

Storage company deal would be tech industry’s biggest acquisition

Global fight on personal data begins

One can’t blame America for complaining about European hypocrisy

Former Blinkbox employees sue Guvera

Staff dismissed after Tesco sold streaming service to Australian company

Virtual reality: software trails hardware

Nausea still an issue but at last I could see and use my hands

The consultants advising on digital detox

The people who make a living helping others turn off their devices and tune in to the real world

EMC-Dell: long shot

PC maker looks unlikely to provide escape for data company

Didi Kuaidi secures Shanghai licence

Chinese group chosen for pilot scheme for regulating car-hailing services

Dollar strength only part of earnings hit

Impact across S&P 500 depends on how much companies sell abroad

China online groups in deal worth $20bn

Meituan and Dianping tie-up focuses on scale instead of price war

Samsung reassures on payments after hack

No risk to users or their personal data, says group