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  1. FT Tech Hub

    October 29, 2014

    IBM and Twitter in tweets-for-business partnership

    IBM and Twitter executives were not short of extravagant claims on Wednesday as they announced a partnership to apply data...

  2. October 26, 2014

    Ballmer makes slam dunk on Clippers deal

    Slideshow: Steve Ballmer’s purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers Steve Ballmer stands to gain as much as $1bn in tax benefits...

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  1. October 24, 2014

    Small-cap Week, October 25

    Shares in Blur Group rose 12 per cent this week after the AIM-quoted online services marketplace said Tesco and Argos stores...

  2. October 23, 2014

    Microsoft withstands shift to the cloud

    Microsoft’s core enterprise software business withstood the shift to cloud computing better than rivals like IBM and SAP in...

  3. October 23, 2014

    Cloud computing still castles in the air for some tech investors

    In the enterprise technology world, generational transitions in computing that seem obvious often take a decade or more to...

  4. FT Alphaville

    October 23, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Thursday, - A simple guide to helicopter money. - Civil service regulatory capture and the Fed, as told through...

  5. October 21, 2014

    Ireland’s economy remains rooted in agriculture

    Over three days in late September, in glorious Indian summer weather, nearly 300,000 people turned out for the biggest...

  6. October 20, 2014

    Good payday karma for Microsoft chief

    Satya Nadella, the Microsoft chief executive who created a storm by telling women that they should not ask for more money,...

  7. October 17, 2014

    Egg-freezing is latest talking point in Valley diversity debate

    Free lunch, free laundry and now free egg-freezing. Apple and Facebook have added oocyte cryopreservation – or freezing of...

  8. October 16, 2014

    Google overtakes Goldman Sachs in US political donations

    Google has surpassed Goldman Sachs as a US political donor in a sign of Silicon Valley’s increasingly assertive efforts to...

  9. October 15, 2014

    Google v Amazon: shopping spree

    Google’s biggest rival in internet search, says executive chairman Eric Schmidt, is Amazon. It is half true, anyway. Google...

  10. October 15, 2014

    Axing of Double Irish tax plan greeted calmly by Wall Street

    A simple tweak to the “Double Irish” tax structure might be enough to prolong its lifespan, advisers said as they pondered...

  11. Business Blog

    October 14, 2014

    The latest perk in Silicon Valley? Egg-freezing

    Corporate perks are tricky. One employee’s free healthy meal at Google’s canteen is another’s misery – yet another reason...

  12. October 14, 2014

    Nice v nasty: which workplace is better?

    There are two extremes of corporate culture: the hard-driving, aggressive category; and the warm, open-hearted type. But...

  13. October 12, 2014

    India’s challenge on corporate taxation

    Foreign companies are depressingly used to run-ins with the Indian taxman. A string of groups, including Vodafone, IBM and...

  14. October 10, 2014

    Satya Nadella’s bad karma over remarks on women’s pay

    At Facebook, they lean in. At Microsoft, they lean out. This week, when Satya Nadella, chief executive of the Redmond,...

  15. Business Blog

    October 10, 2014

    Karma won't put food on the table

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella © Getty Images What was Satya Nadella thinking? On Thursday, the Microsoft chief executive made...

  16. October 10, 2014

    Microsoft’s Nadella under fire for women pay comments

    Satya Nadella, chief executive of Microsoft, has moved to stem the damage from a public comment in which he said that women...

  17. October 9, 2014

    War waged on scourge of the lesser known diseases

    It is one of Africa’s most feared diseases with symptoms including fever, swelling of internal organs and skin lesions. If...

  18. October 9, 2014

    Brussels in crackdown on ‘double Irish’ tax loophole

    Brussels is challenging the “double Irish” tax avoidance measure prized by big US tech and pharma groups, putting pressure...

  19. October 7, 2014

    Tech groups push White House for more work permits

    Tech groups including Intel, Texas Instruments and Facebook-linked lobbyists are urging the White House to bypass Congress...

  20. October 7, 2014

    Nokia to mothball India plant in tax row

    Nokia plans to shut down production at its Indian factory following a long-running battle with the country’s government over...

  21. October 7, 2014

    Why my front door is not web-ready

    Last month in The Economist I read a scenario of a future home in which all manner of objects, connected to each other in...

  22. October 5, 2014

    Yahoo punt on Snapchat brings back images of dotcom days past

    A promising young social network turns down an offer from one of Silicon Valley’s hottest companies, only to strike a richly...

  23. October 3, 2014

    Cloudy with a chance of appreciation

    Quarterly earnings calls often descend into excuse-making. Sometimes it’s the weather, other times geopolitics. This...

  24. October 3, 2014

    Disruptive technology will not kill banks

    When Bill Gates speaks, bankers listen. And when he delivered a keynote speech this week at Sibos, the vast annual banking...

  25. October 2, 2014

    Angry Birds maker Rovio cuts 16% of workforce

    Rovio, the Finnish mobile games maker behind Angry Birds, said on Thursday it planned to cut 16 per cent of its workforce as...

  26. FT Tech Hub

    September 30, 2014

    Microsoft's Windows brain teaser: 7, 8, 8.1... 10

    The announcement of a new Windows isn’t what it used to be – even when you skip past little-loved 9 (a number which didn’t...

  27. September 29, 2014

    Osborne plans crackdown on tech groups with new anti-avoidance rules

    Technology companies “that go to extraordinary lengths” to cut their tax bills will be hit with new anti-avoidance rules, as...

  28. FT Alphaville

    September 26, 2014

    Further Reading

    Elsewhere on Friday, - Falling commodity prices flash warning on widening global divergences - Samsung has more employees...

  29. September 25, 2014

    Q&A: Zero-days attacks – the holy grail of computer hacking

    What is a zero-day? Zero-days are vulnerabilities in commonly used software that nobody else knows about – the holy grail of...

  30. September 24, 2014

    Outsourcery shares fall as weak interim results disappoint

    Shares in Outsourcery, the Aim-listed cloud-computing service provider, tumbled nearly 15 per cent on Wednesday after it...

  31. FT Tech Hub

    September 23, 2014

    Ray Ozzie's bet on the next big thing in collaboration: Voice

    Ray Ozzie, the man who once filled Bill Gates’ very big shoes as chief software architect at Microsoft, is back. His latest...

  32. September 23, 2014

    EU antitrust chief says Google case may be bigger than Microsoft

    Google poses potentially bigger antitrust problems than even Microsoft in its heyday, Europe’s competition enforcer has...

  33. September 20, 2014

    Secrets of Silicon Valley

    The silicon road Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, by Peter Thiel with Blake Masters, Virgin...

  34. September 19, 2014

    McDonald’s slow food recovery

    A recovery in McDonald’s fortunes from its lows for the year took another small step forward after the world’s largest fast...

  35. September 19, 2014

    Markus Persson: the ‘nerd’ who crafted a gaming gold mine

    As a child, Markus Persson played endlessly with Lego, using the blocks to build increasingly complex designs. That changed...

  36. September 18, 2014

    Larry Ellison steps aside as Oracle chief

    Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle and the tech industry’s second-richest man, has stepped aside as chief executive of the...

  37. MBA blog

    September 18, 2014

    MBA Jobs Clinic

    This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 15:17 on 18 Sep 2014.Welcome to the Financial Times MBA Jobs...

  38. September 17, 2014

    How email dominates the working day

    The growth in email use over the past decade has, it seems, been unstoppable. For example, Radicati Group, a technology...

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