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  1. March 27, 2015

    Companies profit from doing the right thing by their employees

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  2. March 26, 2015

    Microsoft demands that suppliers give paid leave to US workers

    Microsoft has waded into a controversy over the technology sector’s contribution to growing income inequality, saying it is...

  3. March 23, 2015

    Yahoo: search and rescue

    Internet search is a lucrative business — just ask Google. The company accounts for two-thirds of desktop searches in the...

  4. March 19, 2015

    Microsoft: just browsing, thanks

    It is not easy being Microsoft. The price of its Windows operating system, the foundation of its empire, is falling. At the...

  5. March 19, 2015

    Public investors seek private tech deals

    Some unusual names have been appearing on the investor lists of up-and-coming private technology companies. Take a spate of...

  6. March 18, 2015

    Microsoft offers free Windows upgrade in assault on China piracy

    Microsoft is to offer hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers who use pirated software a free upgrade to legitimate copies...

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    March 18, 2015

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  8. March 17, 2015

    Microsoft sends Explorer into retirement

    It was once used by nearly 1bn people, making it one of the world’s best-known technology brands. But even Microsoft, its...

  9. March 17, 2015

    Ford turns to Microsoft to update connected cars

    Ford has turned to Microsoft, its former partner on the unpopular Sync entertainment system, to provide cloud-based services...

  10. March 16, 2015

    Uber finance chief takes a ride home

    Uber is parting ways with its chief financial officer, Brent Callinicos, after a year that saw the transport service raise...

  11. March 12, 2015

    US banks celebrate stress test pass

    Financials led a broad rally in New York a day after the Federal Reserve did not fail any of the big US banks’ capital...

  12. March 11, 2015

    Nokia break-up cast as catalyst for Finland’s tech boom

    When Nokia’s mobile phone business first went into decline and was then sold to Microsoft in April last year, it could have...

  13. March 11, 2015

    Tech companies: obscured by clouds

    “That one’s a bunny.” “No, silly, it’s a bus.” Fighting over what clouds look like is a child’s pastime. Tech companies play...

  14. March 5, 2015

    Cyber security rules raise fears of digital protectionism

    Talk of protectionism once meant bemoaning barriers being erected in far-off lands for offcuts of beef or steel rods, but in...

  15. March 2, 2015

    Microsoft and Sony fight for smartphone middle ground

    Microsoft and Sony are set to fight for the growing middle ground of the rapidly maturing smartphone sector with devices...

  16. March 2, 2015

    Developers see the future of games on smaller mobile screens

    When King Digital Entertainment launched its eagerly awaited follow-up to the popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga, it...

  17. February 27, 2015

    Smartphones search to inspire after devices hit upgrade impasse

    Smartphones in Barcelona The world’s biggest smartphone makers are preparing for the most important week of their year as...

  18. February 24, 2015

    Apple investors eye $1tn valuation target

    Apple’s valuation has reached heights markets have never seen before, at least in nominal terms, with the iPhone maker’s...

  19. February 22, 2015

    Artificial intelligence: A virtual assistant for life

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  20. February 19, 2015

    Google joins fight to curb US data hunt

    Google has joined the battle against efforts by US law enforcement agencies to search for personal data held on servers...

  21. February 17, 2015

    Samsung and Microsoft mobile sales in Europe hit by Apple devices

    European sales of mobile phones from Samsung and Microsoft fell more than a fifth in 2014 owing to the success both of...

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    February 13, 2015

    What is Google building?

    We were struck by a line from Kas Thomas, who thinks Google is turning into Yahoo (and will end up buying Twitter as it...

  23. February 11, 2015

    Cisco reports best revenue growth for 3 years

    Cisco Systems on Wednesday reported its best revenue growth for three years, prompting executives to claim the US network...

  24. February 11, 2015

    Apple: size isn’t everything

    Tim Cook says he does not believe in the law of large numbers. But he does know something about them: Apple closed at more...

  25. February 9, 2015

    Insead brings online learning to customised courses

    Insead has become the latest top-notch business schools to move into online learning, but as befits the business school with...

  26. February 9, 2015

    Microsoft sells $2.25bn of 40-year bonds

    Microsoft sold 40-year bonds for the first time in its history, joining the ranks of multinationals that have offered...

  27. February 6, 2015

    BMW sees future through X-ray specs

    BMW has found a solution to the perils of parallel parking that could have been lifted from a 1950s joke shop: X-ray specs....

  28. February 2, 2015

    The unsung pioneers of the information age

    If financial success were the sole measure of business genius, the computer age could lay claim to more than its fair share...

  29. February 1, 2015

    Google, Microsoft and Amazon pay to get around ad blocking tool

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  30. January 30, 2015

    Super Bowl brands find a digital playbook

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  31. January 29, 2015

    Nokia: nice and easy?

    How nice it must be to run Nokia. How nice to look back on that awful handsets-in-terminal-decline period, safe in the...

  32. January 28, 2015

    Amazon launch lands in rivals’ mailbox

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  33. January 27, 2015

    Strong dollar weighs on US results

    Blue-chip Wall Street stocks saw sharp falls on Tuesday after a string of weak results showed the pressure US multinationals...

  34. January 26, 2015

    Microsoft warns over PC software unit

    Microsoft’s core PC software business is set to face headwinds in the coming months as a one-off PC upgrade cycle ends and...

  35. FT Tech Hub

    January 26, 2015

    Oculus CEO on its new VR filmmaking venture Story Studio and Microsoft’s HoloLens

    When the Oculus Rift VR headset raised $2.4m on Kickstarter in 2012, its crowdfunding was squarely pitched at the...

  36. January 23, 2015

    Week in Review, January 24

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  37. January 23, 2015

    Microsoft: optical Illusions

    The human eye can easily be tricked into seeing things that are not really there. All it takes is a light, projected in the...

  38. January 22, 2015

    Microsoft takes lead in battle for artificial reality

    The Browser Wars once played a central part in the fight for control of the gateways to cyberspace. Microsoft may have...

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