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  1. December 26, 2014

    Sony, Microsoft battle hackers as gamers question their call of duty

    Sony and Microsoft struggled to respond to an apparent cyber attack on their video games networks over Christmas, leaving...

  2. December 23, 2014

    Apple-led Rockstar sells phone patents in $900m deal

    Rockstar, an intellectual-property consortium led by Apple and Microsoft, has ended its litigation against Samsung, LG and...

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  1. FT Alphaville

    December 19, 2014

    "Alphaville Person of Interest 2014" -- you decide!

    With Tim Cook out of the way, we can get on with the main award this holiday season. Introducing the inaugural… We’re...

  2. December 17, 2014

    IBM boosts global data centre network

    IBM has turned up the heat in the global race among technology companies to build the infrastructure for the emerging...

  3. December 16, 2014

    Microsoft suffers after BofA downgrade

    Microsoft shares fell after Bank of America downgraded its outlook for the world’s biggest software company, saying its...

  4. December 11, 2014

    How Juncker and Luxembourg landed Silicon Valley’s biggest catch

    Jean-Claude Juncker had a mischievous look. It was shortly before the 2004 election and Luxembourg’s premier at the time...

  5. December 11, 2014

    Risks high as Microsoft passes cloud milestone

    Microsoft has just passed a milestone in its business overhaul for the cloud computing age. As this year closes, it has...

  6. December 9, 2014

    Disney, Skype and Reckitt dragged into Luxembourg tax row

    Disney and Koch Industries have become the latest companies to be dragged into the growing row over secret tax deals in...

  7. December 8, 2014

    Facebook’s latest rivals fight for attention

    Inlope, which launched last month, is the latest social media platform hoping to make it big. The company, started by two...

  8. December 8, 2014

    Big service providers turn to the cloud

    Revolutions in corporate IT systems tend to take years. But even in slow motion, the effects can at times be startling. So...

  9. December 5, 2014

    Barnes and Noble: trading below book

    Digital is the glittering future; bricks and mortar the musty past. The future does not always pay better. Consider Barnes &...

  10. December 5, 2014

    Will streaming bring a new golden age of TV?

    Jeffrey Tambor makes a magnificent woman. In Transparent, a recent show created by Jill Soloway, formerly a writer on the...

  11. MBA blog

    December 5, 2014

    Tech trek week

    Day-on-the-Job events are onsite visits to companies to learn about MBA opportunities and get a sense of work culture. A...

  12. December 4, 2014

    Microsoft quits struggling ereader Nook

    Microsoft is bailing out of Nook, the struggling ereader business owned by Barnes & Noble, in a move that clears the way for...

  13. December 4, 2014

    Tech giants lead charge for change

    The transformation that the role of in-house lawyers has undergone is plain to see in the 2014 FT ranking of North America’s...

  14. December 3, 2014

    Microsoft: joke’s over

    Zune (tee hee). Vista (snort). Bing (BWA HA HA). Windows phone (Stop it! I can’t breathe Laugh all you want. Most of us do....

  15. December 2, 2014

    Dubai: the statelet start-up

    Daytime population: 3.3m GDP per capita: $41,670 Foreign workers in private sector: 95 per cent New businesses started this...

  16. November 28, 2014

    Week in Review, November 29

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Coca-Cola and SABMiller unveil African...

  17. November 27, 2014

    US tech: cold shoulder in China

    It has been a rough year for foreign tech companies in China. Microsoft is the latest to make headlines with a tale of woe,...

  18. November 27, 2014

    Cloud goes business class

    US cloud storage company Dropbox has teamed up with Microsoft in the latest move by cloud sharing services to expand beyond...

  19. November 26, 2014

    China charges Microsoft $140m for tax ‘evasion’

    The Chinese government has charged Microsoft $140m in back taxes and interest, in the latest case of a US technology group...

  20. November 25, 2014

    Google: trust and antitrust

    Google always set out to be different from Microsoft. Its slogan, “Don’t be evil”, was conceived as a subtle swipe at the...

  21. November 25, 2014

    The capitalists sold the mills and bought all our futures

    If you want to measure the capital possessed by a nation, there are two ways of doing it. One is to travel the length and...

  22. November 23, 2014

    Immigration reforms fail to satisfy Silicon Valley

    The White House is projecting that most of the economic benefits from its immigration reform will come from highly-skilled...

  23. FT Alphaville

    November 20, 2014

    Roble unmasked (along with Fest, Blau and Fresco)

    The Financial Times can reveal that Roble is one of a clutch of shell companies based in the Cayman Islands created by Tiger...

  24. November 19, 2014

    Kik teen chat app draws venture capital

    Kik, the chat app that has become a favourite among teenagers, has raised $38.3m in venture capital funding, to fuel its...

  25. November 18, 2014

    Technology groups in a war to dominate the world of work

    The war between the giants of the technology industry for the attention of the world’s office workers looks like it is about...

  26. November 18, 2014

    Nokia turns to Silicon Valley for its next pitch to consumers

    Nokia wants to rebuild its once-world beating technology business as an incubator for the next generation of smart consumer...

  27. November 16, 2014

    Facebook seeks foothold in your office

    Facebook is secretly working on a new website called “Facebook at Work” to get a foothold in the office that will see the...

  28. November 12, 2014

    There is no such thing as the ‘employer brand’

    How would you describe your company’s brand? Is it desirable? Do people flock to buy your products? You might wonder whether...

  29. November 11, 2014

    Hortonworks: here’s a who

    Naming a technology after a stuffed animal is a fine example of Silicon Valley’s taste for the self-consciously laid-back....

  30. November 9, 2014

    Minnow Fitbug swims with sharks in wearable gadgets market

    This should be a great month for Fitbug, a small Camden-based maker of wearable heart-rate monitors. As of today, its gizmos...

  31. November 6, 2014

    Microsoft Band: review of frontrunner among ‘pre-Apple wearables’

    A year ago in this column, I complained that wearable fitness trackers such as Fitbit’s wristbands or Jawbone’s UP24 failed...

  32. November 5, 2014

    All I want for Christmas is a wearable device

    Wearable devices are predicted to be big sellers in the run-up to Christmas, thanks to a huge leap in public awareness about...

  33. November 4, 2014

    The second richest man of all time was poorer than us

    Nathan Rothschild was the richest man in the world when he died in 1836. A list compiled by Forbes magazine, ranks him as...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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