Uber hitches ride on car-sharing bandwagon

Transport insurgent faces challenge in technology engineering

Octopus to launch $140m ‘growth’ fund

VC to target expanding European tech groups

Determinism has no place in business

Blur, Quindell and Daniel Stewart show the need for boards to be strong enough to hold executives to account

Sabadell looks to TSB for UK growth

Spanish lender sees digital services and business banking as key to expansion

Google takes bet on an Alpha future

Official name change spells out group’s push for limitless growth

Small-cap Week, October 3

Findel, Outsourcery, Intelligent Energy and Koovs featured

Apple buys UK-based AI start-up VocalIQ

Group’s technology could be used to improve iPhone maker’s Siri

Week in Review

Week in Review, October 3

Shell’s broken Arctic dream; Valeant, digital ads and Liberty Global also in the news

In defence of class-action suits

Collective claims against errant companies drive the point home

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Digital drivers

The search for efficiency gains that can give firms a competitive advantage has been the prime focus of their investment strategy

Amazon bars Apple and Google TV sales

Ecommerce group limits platform to products featuring its Prime Video service

Ex-Boeing finance head joins Apple board

Tech group bolsters manufacturing and operational experience

Snapchat to launch sponsored selfies

Messaging app pitching new advertising format to marketers

Nest opens door to ‘smart home’ growth

Company to bolster developer platform and launch online store

Alphabet puzzle is all about perceptions

For employees and potential new hires the shift has advantages

Sign e-petitions and change the world

Despite high-tech trappings, they are essentially a feudal mechanism, writes Ludovic Hunter-Tilney

Two Sigma hires former Google engineer

Alfred Spector joins rapidly expanding $28bn quantitative hedge fund group from tech giant

Sino-US tech: poor relations

Promise of shared ownership is deeper commercial ties

Mike Lynch files $160m HP counter-claim

Autonomy founder lodges defence against allegations of fraud

iPhone 6S/6S Plus: Speed gains delivered

Frivolous smartphone gratification becomes even more instant

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