Samsung’s new Galaxy Note outsells supply

Robust demand underlines Samsung’s revived smartphone fortunes

China tech fundraising accelerates

Fintech groups in Asia raise $9.6bn in first half

Fitbit Alta

Fitbit cleared of stealing Jawbone data

Rival’s case had threatened sales of its activity trackers in US

Big banks push forward with blockchain

Cost savings and low returns drive lenders into working with system underpinning bitcoin

US attacks Apple tax probe by Brussels

EU becoming ‘supranational tax authority’, warns Treasury

Chinese tech FDI: the great awakening

Tech giants tend to concentrate on their home market but this is starting to change

Fitbit: bearable wearable

Legal ruling is a boost but the path ahead will have obstacles

Big banks plan new digital currency

Group of major lenders seeks industry standard for settlements

C5 Capital aims to raise $150m cloud fund

Fund manager appoints European head of Intel Capital


Apple’s Tim Cook: five years, five charts

Since succeeding Steve Jobs, Mr Cook has maintained growth but left investors wanting more

Cook must transcend Jobs’ legacy at Apple

Chief executive has done justice to the co-founder but has more to do

Renesas/Intersil: empty the nest

Buying Intersil makes little industrial or financial sense

Technology triathletes wanted

Every organisation should have at least one technologist on staff, writes Anne-Marie Slaughter

Renesas considers bid for rival Intersil

Japanese maker of automotive chips said to be eyeing $3bn takeover of US rival

Russian court ruling could hit Google

Yandex hopes to increase market share in online search

BBVA warns bonus cap hurts tech push

Spanish bank says European rule obstructs hiring of specialists

Caterpillar goes data mining with Uptake

Industrial behemoth and tech start-up benefit from collaboration

Citi in deal with Singapore ride-hailing app

Bank hopes to tap customer networks built up by ride-hailing apps

Steven Cohen builds 5.4% stake in Square

Hedge fund investor acquires holding in Dorsey’s payments group

Week in Review, August 20

PwC, BHP, Lenovo, Cisco and Santander UK in the news


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