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  1. May 1, 2015

    Woodstock of Capitalism’s odd couple

    Bill Gates is not expecting to triumph in his table tennis match this weekend. The Microsoft founder will once again be...

  2. April 29, 2015

    Microsoft makes it easier to adapt Android and Apple apps on Windows

    Microsoft has embedded some of Google’s Android software in the next version of its Windows operating system, a symbolically...

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  1. April 28, 2015

    Adblocking gladiatorial contest is unlikely to end well

    In the late 1980s I spent a large portion of my time being a walking billboard for Coca-Cola, quite unpaid. The Coca-Cola...

  2. April 26, 2015

    Apple set to be latest to suffer dollar impact

    A surge in the US dollar has already wiped more than $20bn from first quarter sales at the largest US companies, a sum...

  3. April 24, 2015

    Mattel bounces on Goldman upgrade

    Shares in Mattel were buoyed after analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded the toymaker behind Barbie and Hot Wheels, as they...

  4. April 24, 2015

    Amazon: spending money to make money

    Most pundits thought that Amazon’s Web Services business was lossmaking. This week, Amazon proved them wrong, disclosing...

  5. April 24, 2015

    The Nasdaq — going nowhere for 15 years

    This was the day that many market-watchers thought they would never live to see: the day the Nasdaq Composite index closed...

  6. April 23, 2015

    Falling PC demand puts heat on Microsoft

    Sagging demand for new PCs hit Microsoft’s earnings in the first quarter this year, adding to pressure on the company to...

  7. April 23, 2015

    US blue-chips’ overseas sales feel impact of strong dollar

    International sales at US blue-chips ranging from PepsiCo to Google are being hit by the strong dollar and the emerging...

  8. April 22, 2015

    Companies fall short on conflict minerals reporting, says Amnesty

    The majority of companies that have to file reports to the US financial regulator on their use of minerals mined in the...

  9. April 21, 2015

    Yahoo looks to boost value of Japan unit

    Yahoo has appointed advisers to explore ways of maximising the value of its stake in Yahoo Japan, sending its shares higher...

  10. April 17, 2015

    Week in Review, April 18

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. India on collision course with...

  11. April 17, 2015

    How Google found itself ‘on the wrong side of history’

    The private lunch in Brussels, a week before Christmas Day in 2012, had an almost celebratory air. Google chairman Eric...

  12. April 16, 2015

    Mayer pushes Yahoo deeper into search

    Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, is pushing deeper into web search, after shaking up the company’s decade-long...

  13. April 16, 2015

    Regulating technology’s present will help to fashion its future

    It has become received wisdom in Silicon Valley that antitrust enforcers cannot move as fast as the tech industry — so they...

  14. April 15, 2015

    Google faces life under regulators’ gaze

    For Google, Wednesday’s announcement of a competition complaint in Brussels marked the end of a drawn-out, five-year...

  15. April 15, 2015

    Review: Strategy Rules, by David Yoffie and Michael Cusumano

    Steve Jobs, Andy Grove and Bill Gates were not cast from the mould of the model business leader. According to Strategy...

  16. April 14, 2015

    Brussels to investigate Google’s Android platform

    Brussels will launch a formal investigation into Google’s Android smartphone platform on Wednesday, opening a fresh front in...

  17. April 14, 2015

    Nokia’s new deal will need all Rajeev Suri’s management wiles

    Nokia achieved an extraordinary turnround in the 1990s, when it transformed itself from a timber-to-tyres conglomerate into...

  18. April 14, 2015

    Cyber security start-up draws $100m in BlackRock-led fundraising

    Illumio, a cyber security start-up with personal backing from successful technology founders, has raised over $100m in a...

  19. April 14, 2015

    Nok-ing on Alcatel’s door

    In the comedy film Home Alone, a child is left behind when his family goes on holiday to Europe. Nokia, the Finnish telecom...

  20. April 13, 2015

    Sky’s the limit for Amazon Web Services

    Twelve years ago, Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon, gave the green light for an experimental business that would rent...

  21. April 8, 2015

    Tax rules cut both ways, Google warns Australia

    Google has warned Australia that its biggest companies could be exposed to retaliatory rules abroad if it follows the UK in...

  22. April 7, 2015

    Patent case could shift power balance in tech industry

    A US appeals court is set to hear a landmark patent case on Wednesday that could change the way royalty rates are set for...

  23. March 31, 2015

    Business pioneers in technology

    You do not have to be a young and inexperienced outsider in business to change the world in the computing and internet...

  24. March 29, 2015

    Publishers and adblockers are in a battle for online advertising

    Electronic warfare has broken out between internet users and the $120bn online advertising industry. On one side are the ad...

  25. March 27, 2015

    Slack: taut valuation

    Remember AOL Instant Messenger? Sure you do. There is something addictive about chat applications, even if the habit is...

  26. March 27, 2015

    Companies profit from doing the right thing by their employees

    A virulent virus swept through the Financial Times this week — leaving coughing, fever and acres of empty desks in its wake....

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    March 26, 2015

    A dash of fintech and venture capital

    My week started off with the somewhat mysterious Imperial Innovation Challenge. When we arrived on Monday morning it was...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. FT Alphaville

    March 18, 2015

    FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

    You can sign up to receive the email here. Benjamin Netanyahu won a decisive victory in Israel’s national election,...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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