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  1. November 29, 2015

    Risto Siilasmaa, Nokia chairman: Stealthy dealmaking at the Savoy

    In the summer of 2013, Nokia’s chairman Risto Siilasmaa delivered an ultimatum to Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer following...

  2. November 26, 2015

    Social media is capitalism with a human face

    In 2012, the blog Gizmodo acqxuired a copy of Apple’s Genius training manual. There was a section on teaching...

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  1. The Connected Business

    New payment platforms, the proliferation of mobile phones and the convergence of physi...
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  1. November 25, 2015

    Microsoft enters minefield of Myanmar business with IT deal

    Microsoft has stepped into the minefield of business in post-military era Myanmar by striking a deal with a...

  2. Tech blog

    November 20, 2015

    #techFT - Windows' 30 years of hurt

    Windows 1.0 was released 30 years ago today, Square first launched six years ago and its IPO yesterday valued it at...

  3. November 13, 2015

    Week in Review, November 14

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Microsoft shifts customer data...

  4. November 13, 2015

    White Star Capital launches $70m start-up fund

    White Star Capital, a transatlantic venture capital group focused on start-up hubs outside Silicon Valley, has launched...

  5. Tech blog

    November 12, 2015

    #techFT - Apple squaring up on payments

    Apple is looking at person-to-person transfers for its payment service, Lenovo has reported a smaller loss than...

  6. November 12, 2015

    Microsoft’s Satya Nadella rethinks the cloud

    Satya Nadella believes he has devised a formula that will hand US internet and cloud computing companies a new lease of...

  7. November 11, 2015

    Microsoft: vielen Dank!

    “Thanks a lot, Microsoft,” is something nobody was saying in Silicon Valley or Washington on Wednesday. In a blaze of...

  8. November 11, 2015

    Microsoft’s move raises risks of a fractured web

    When the European Court of Justice scrapped a longstanding transatlantic data transfer agreement last month, many in...

  9. November 11, 2015

    US cloud blows over Atlantic to find protection

    US tech companies have made a lot of their affinity with Germany and all things German in the aftermath of the...

  10. November 11, 2015

    Microsoft data centres: the key to internet security?

    What is Microsoft doing? On Wednesday, Microsoft said it was creating two data centres in Germany. Crucially, it...

  11. Tech blog

    November 11, 2015

    #techFT - The unicorns are not what they seem

    The fantasy is ending for unicorns with mythic valuations, Microsoft’s plans for a drastic data move to Europe, Apple’s...

  12. November 11, 2015

    Microsoft unveils German data plan to tackle US internet spying

    Microsoft threw down a challenge to the US tech industry on Wednesday as it came up with a radical new regime to try to...

  13. November 10, 2015

    Beware the Ozymandias syndrome

    In May, Ed Miliband, leader of the UK’s Labour party at the time, made a last-ditch attempt to convince the electorate...

  14. November 8, 2015

    Dash for debt ahead of US rate rise

    A spate of jumbo corporate debt offerings has lifted US issuance to a record high as companies seek to lock in...

  15. November 4, 2015

    Do not let the spies weaken encryption

    Just as Sherlock Holmes observed in The Adventure of Silver Blaze, the most significant thing can be an absence — in...

  16. FT Photo Diary

    October 28, 2015

    Bill's birthday

    Indian schoolchildren holds masks with the face of Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates to mark his 60th...

  17. MBA blog

    October 27, 2015

    Welcome to the second year

    My second year at Harvard Business School has so far been no less demanding on time and attention than the first year....

  18. October 26, 2015

    Set staff free without plunging them into chaos

    Two big assumptions blight efforts to change how large organisations work. One is that you had best start from scratch...

  19. October 23, 2015

    Pandora underperforms on bullish tech day

    Pandora Media, the web radio company, lost more than a third of its value on Friday despite an otherwise bullish day...

  20. October 23, 2015

    Big Tech back in vogue on Wall Street

    The sometimes fractious relations between Wall Street and Silicon Valley enjoyed a moment of harmony on Thursday, as a...

  21. October 22, 2015

    Microsoft shares hit 15-year high

    Microsoft’s shares touched their highest point in 15 years in after-hours trading on Thursday, as it beat revenue and...

  22. October 21, 2015

    Microsoft: cloudy reporting

    Google will announce earnings on Thursday under its new Alphabet incarnation for the first time. But when it comes to...

  23. October 21, 2015

    Yahoo looks to Google to reboot its search results

    Yahoo on Tuesday struck a deal with Google designed to halt a slide in the search business that underpins its profits....

  24. October 21, 2015

    Yahoo: Desperate search for growth

    Yahoo looks like it is collapsing in on itself. If all goes to plan with the spin-off of its stake in Alibaba, it will...

  25. October 19, 2015

    OECD report warns of fall in government R&D support

    A handful of multinationals control close to 70 per cent of global private sector research and development, while...

  26. October 18, 2015

    Consumers love it when devices are compatible, but they rarely are

    Towards the end of August, Wileyfox, a UK start-up, unleashed two respectable but unexceptional handsets into the...

  27. October 7, 2015

    Chessbase: German software company prepares to make a move into the cloud

    If there is one thing that has revolutionised the chess world, it is computers. And if there is one software company...

  28. October 6, 2015

    Microsoft tries to bite into Apple with launch of first laptop

    Microsoft launched its first laptop on Tuesday as it tries to build on the success of its tablets and take on Apple,...

  29. October 6, 2015

    DuPont boosted as chief bows out

    DuPont shares surged higher on Tuesday after the company’s chief executive abruptly outlined plans to retire. Ellen...

  30. October 5, 2015

    Bank dealmaking is being replaced by mundane collaborations

    When David Gurle — a former Microsoft executive turned Silicon Valley entrepreneur — was approached by Goldman Sachs a...

  31. October 1, 2015

    Sino-US tech: poor relations

    If you can’t beat them, buy them. Failing that, buy a little bit of them. This week state-controlled Chinese technology...

  32. September 30, 2015

    Google and Microsoft settle patent dispute

    Patent wars that plagued the early years of the smartphone industry moved a big step closer to resolution on Wednesday,...

  33. September 30, 2015

    Transformation is crucial when digital disruption is the norm

    Memories of the last tech bubble, when big companies worried about being “dotcommed” by internet start-ups that wanted...

  34. September 27, 2015

    Narendra Modi signs US tech deals

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed tech deals during a two-day tour of Silicon Valley’s most prominent...

  35. September 24, 2015

    Price of smartphone-based VR headset cut to $99

    Samsung and Oculus have halved the price of their smartphone-based virtual reality headset, in a bid to push the...

  36. September 24, 2015

    US tech chiefs put brave face on Xi Jinping meeting

    Silicon Valley sought to put a brave face on its fraying business relations with China on Wednesday, as some of the US...

  37. September 23, 2015

    Facebook launches immersive ‘360 video’

    Facebook has launched a new type of video that will take its users one step closer to the immersive experience of...

  38. September 22, 2015

    India’s tech-savvy Modi embraces modernity — just not at home

    Narendra Modi is India’s first tech-savvy, social media-enabled prime minister. He has 15m followers on Twitter. He won...

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