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  1. February 11, 2016

    Shortcuts and timesavers with keyboard apps

    Last week’s acquisition of Swiftkey by Microsoft put the spotlight on UK start-ups’ expertise in artificial...

  2. Tech blog

    February 9, 2016

    #techFT - Google's $200m man

    Google’s Sundar Pichai has topped every CEO in America with his $199m in compensation, Africa has its first unicorn and...

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  1. February 8, 2016

    Banks bear brunt of broad US sell-off

    Bank shares faced heavy selling on Monday, extending steep losses for the year, as concerns increased over the global...

  2. Fast FT

    February 8, 2016

    GoPro shares jump after licensing deal

    GoPro shares were a bright spot in the broad market decline. The wearable camera maker’s stock rose 6.4 per cent,...

  3. February 4, 2016

    Swiftkey deal highlights gulf in artificial intelligence world

    Beware the AI gap. Thanks to advances in areas such as machine learning, artificial intelligence is quickly coming to...

  4. February 4, 2016

    Pixel C: sticky moments on Google’s tablet and keyboard combo

    Google’s Nexus line of smartphones takes an Apple-like approach to combining its latest Android software with advanced...

  5. February 3, 2016

    Silicon Valley titans drawn to Britain’s AI talent pool

    The UK’s strength in artificial intelligence is producing leading start-ups that are increasingly attracting the...

  6. Tech blog

    February 3, 2016

    #techFT - The Grand Duchy of asteroid mining

    Luxembourg wants to mine asteroids in outer space, the US and EU have agreed a transatlantic data deal, Microsoft is...

  7. February 2, 2016

    Microsoft steps up AI push with Swiftkey deal

    Microsoft has acquired London-based Swiftkey, maker of a predictive keyboard powered by artificial intelligence that is...

  8. February 1, 2016

    Tech groups face fresh scrutiny of transatlantic data transfers

    Apple, Microsoft and Google are facing further scrutiny of the methods they use to transfer data across the Atlantic...

  9. Fast FT

    February 1, 2016

    FirstFT - The very best of Davos daftness

    Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. The very best of Davos daftness If you...

  10. January 31, 2016

    Bill Gates makes wholesome revelations on Desert Island Discs

    Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. But sometimes, pace F Scott Fitzgerald, not...

  11. Tech blog

    January 29, 2016

    #techFT - Tech-led Ticks replace Brics

    Taiwan and Korea have joined India and China as emerging-market fund managers prefer the digital Ticks to the old...

  12. January 29, 2016

    Volatile earnings season for tech sector point to big shifts

    It is not every week that two vast technology companies such as Facebook and Microsoft see a combined $53bn added to...

  13. January 29, 2016

    Microsoft shares gain as earnings top expectations

    A strong performance from Microsoft’s cloud computing division helped send shares in the world’s largest software...

  14. Fast FT

    January 28, 2016

    Microsoft shares jump as cloud progress cheered

    A strong performance from Microsoft’s cloud computing division helped send shares in the world’s largest software...

  15. January 28, 2016

    Europeans pursuing Google need to look closer to home

    For politicians the success of others is a bitter pill to swallow. The energy spent in Brussels policing the storage...

  16. January 27, 2016

    VMware slides on disappointing outlook

    VMware’s woes continued on Wednesday after it issued a disappointing outlook for both the full year and the current...

  17. FT Data

    January 27, 2016

    Apple services, third-party presidential bids, Italian banks, and the world's richest: the day in 4 charts

    January 27: the day in four charts Today’s top stories: Strange though it may seem, Apple does not like to be thought...

  18. January 27, 2016

    Tableau thrives as it seeks to free data from ‘Excel hell’

    In 1993, Pat Hanrahan was part of the Pixar team that won an Oscar for animation software. A decade later, he...

  19. January 27, 2016

    English deficit causes more harm than the digital divide

    David Cameron last week highlighted the disadvantage immigrants in Britain suffer when they cannot speak English. He...

  20. January 22, 2016

    Apple hires leading virtual reality researcher

    Apple has hired one of the top US researchers in virtual reality, as it looks to catch up to Facebook, Alphabet,...

  21. January 21, 2016

    Apple’s Cook lobbies EU antitrust chief over Irish back taxes

    Apple boss Tim Cook made a surprise visit to Brussels on Thursday to lobby the EU’s antitrust chief weeks before she is...

  22. Tech blog

    January 20, 2016

    #techFT - Robots march into Davos debate

    Automation and the disruption it will create is a big theme at the World Economic Forum this year; bitcoin’s blockchain...

  23. January 19, 2016

    We cannot afford another digital divide

    Cloud computing is one of the most important transformations of our time. Although when you think of it, you probably...

  24. Fast FT

    January 19, 2016

    S&P 500 earnings: sit back and wait for Apple

    If it isn’t already, mark next Tuesday in your diaries. Apple is pulling even more weight than you might have thought –...

  25. Tech blog

    January 13, 2016

    #techFT - PC's decline to slow in 2016

    The PC had a bad 2015, but this year could be much better as businesses and consumers upgrade to Windows 10 and are...

  26. January 12, 2016

    Israel cyber-security expertise lures growing share of investment

    Israel racked up cyber-security sales worth $3.5bn to $4bn last year and attracted about 20 per cent of global...

  27. January 7, 2016

    Big tech groups warn UK against spy bill

    Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have urged the UK government to reconsider swaths of its proposed surveillance law,...

  28. Fast FT

    January 7, 2016

    Silicon Valley unites against UK surveillance plan

    Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are urging the government to reconsider large swathes of the UK’s proposed new...

  29. January 3, 2016

    Equities: And then there were nine

    Had it not been for a small group of nifty companies, 2015 would have entered the history books as a terrible year for...

  30. January 3, 2016

    CES 2016: Innovators gear up in search for gadget to drive sales

    More than 170,000 attendees will flock to Las Vegas this week for the annual showcase of hot technology — the Consumer...

  31. January 3, 2016

    Calstrs will push for more shareholder influence

    The second-largest public pension scheme in the US plans to push companies into giving shareholders more influence in...

  32. December 31, 2015

    S&P 500 sees first annual loss since 2008

    US and European equities slid on the final trading day of 2015 in thin and choppy trade, with the benchmark US equity...

  33. December 30, 2015

    Tech M&A: paved with good intentions

    “This ain’t no technological breakdown,” sang Chris Rea. “Oh no, this is the road to hell.” Tech acquisitions usually...

  34. December 29, 2015

    Seattle, US: a different west coast scene

    Metropolitan population 3,600,000 State income tax: 0% (1 of 7 US states with no income tax) Students attending...

  35. December 23, 2015

    The Beatles follow long and winding road to streaming services

    The Beatles’ songs will be available on music streaming services from tomorrow, after the group’s management company...

  36. Fast FT

    December 16, 2015

    Oracle profits dip, but cloud business grows

    Oracle’s latest quarterly sales and profits took a hit from a stronger US dollar, but its cloud computing business,...

  37. Tech blog

    December 16, 2015

    #techFT - Vodafone giving Liberty a bell

    Vodafone and Liberty ought to be able to work something out together in Europe, the EU is introducing strict data...

  38. December 9, 2015

    Banks tumble in list of best UK workplaces

    Online travel company Expedia climbed 24 places to top a list of employees’ 25 best places to work in the UK — a list...

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