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  1. August 26, 2015

    Indians relied on each other for prosperity in Silicon Valley

    Sundar Pichai’s appointment this month as chief executive of the newly rejigged Google prompted happy outpourings...

  2. August 26, 2015

    BlackRock buys ‘robo-adviser’ to woo millennials

    BlackRock, the world’s largest fund manager, has acquired FutureAdvisor, a “robo-adviser” crafting automated portfolios...

  3. August 23, 2015

    Market turmoil leaves tech sector exposed

    Investors are wary of the technology sector’s prospects this week after one of the market’s remaining bulwarks fell...

  4. August 20, 2015

    Ordnance Survey plots path into digital era

    To ramblers in the British countryside, the Ordnance Survey is the producer of difficult-to-fold pink and orange maps....

  5. August 20, 2015

    Amazon Web Services to open London data support centre

    Amazon is targeting the custom of British start-ups by opening a base in London designed to support businesses using...

  6. August 18, 2015

    Deutsche Telekom executive calls for online advertising subsidy

    A Deutsche Telekom executive has called for internet companies such as Google and Facebook to subsidise users’ mobile...

  7. August 15, 2015

    India recruits private sector executives to head state bank reforms

    India has named private sector managers, including former senior executives at Microsoft and Citigroup, to oversee...

  8. August 13, 2015

    Coding boot camps and career U-turns

    James Bennett, a singer-songwriter better known to his fans as Mozart Parties, achieved some success. But last year, he...

  9. August 10, 2015

    Bill Gates joins $120m fundraising for Editas Medicine gene start-up

    Bill Gates and the venture capital arm of Google have participated in a $120m fundraising for Editas Medicine, a...

  10. August 5, 2015

    Review: ‘Winning Minds’ by Simon Lancaster

    Boris Johnson, London’s unkempt mayor, deliberately ruffles his hair and pulls his shirt out of his trousers before...

  11. August 3, 2015

    Mapping: Here and now

    Need to change your route to avoid traffic congestion? You might avoid a five-mile tailback — or rather just have a...

  12. August 3, 2015

    Windows 10 hit by privacy concerns

    Microsoft released Windows 10 last week. It was installed 14m times in its first 24 hours of availability and gained a...

  13. August 2, 2015

    No end in sight to the clichéd metaphor of the corporate journey

    In my first job that did not involve beer or sliced ham, I worked in the corporate affairs department of a...

  14. July 31, 2015

    Week in Review, August 1

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Deutsche Bank chief says results...

  15. July 29, 2015

    Windows 10: An effective marriage of old and new

    It feels a little disconcerting when your laptop wants to get personal and tries to anticipate your needs. Vaguely...

  16. July 28, 2015

    Microsoft aims to woo consumers with Windows 10

    Windows Vista — one of the least-loved pieces of software in Microsoft history — was estimated to be used on only 19...

  17. July 22, 2015

    Chipotle sizzles on July sales optimism

    Chipotle lit up on Wednesday after the Mexican restaurant chain said same-store sales in July had been “positive” and...

  18. July 21, 2015

    Traffic acquisition costs hold back Yahoo

    Yahoo increased revenue at the fastest rate for nine years in the second quarter, but the cost of acquiring traffic...

  19. July 21, 2015

    Microsoft struggles to put Nokia behind it

    Microsoft tumbled to a $3.2bn net loss in the latest quarter, the worst in its history, as it struggled to put the...

  20. July 21, 2015

    A testing time for spreadsheets

    It’s an awkward truth that popular psychology books equipped me for office life better than two university degrees....

  21. July 20, 2015

    Banks back rival to Bloomberg messaging system

    A messaging service described as a WhatsApp for business is being launched by some of the world’s biggest banks in a...

  22. July 19, 2015

    Corporate diary: July 20 — July 24

    Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

  23. July 17, 2015

    Apple seen as leading the field in phone payments race

    The barista at the well-known coffee shop chain looked blankly at the phone being brandished in front of the till to...

  24. July 10, 2015

    Microsoft Nokia writedown signals Satya Nadella’s break with past

    When Microsoft revealed that it was writing down almost the entire value of its Nokia handset acquisition, after only...

  25. July 10, 2015

    Microsoft needs to turn HoloLens VR profit potential into reality

    Microsoft admitted this week that it missed the mobile market, but analysts believe it has a better chance in what...

  26. July 9, 2015

    Satya Nadella must find more pills for Microsoft’s ills

    If you have a headache, it is a good idea to stop banging your head against the wall. That is what Microsoft chief...

  27. July 8, 2015

    Microsoft: dialling it down

    There are lots of examples of value-destroying acquisitions but few are as fast and brutal as Microsoft and Nokia. The...

  28. July 8, 2015

    FBI warns it cannot crack Isis encryption

    The FBI’s tools to fight terrorism were becoming ineffective in the face of increasingly sophisticated encryption by...

  29. July 8, 2015

    Microsoft takes $7.6bn Nokia writedown and cuts 7,800 jobs

    Microsoft on Wednesday threw in the towel in its attempt to become a leading player in the smartphone world, writing...

  30. July 7, 2015

    Microsoft veteran Bill Veghte appointed SurveyMonkey boss

    Bill Veghte, a veteran Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard executive, has been brought in to run online polling company...

  31. July 5, 2015

    Microsoft mission statement: so many words, most of them empty

    About 10 days ago, Satya Nadella sent a 1,500 word email to all staff to tell them about Microsoft’s new mission...

  32. July 3, 2015

    The business behind Minecraft

    Abdul Adil loves to build. The 13-year-old, who lives in London, says he has created palaces, castles and an entire...

  33. June 30, 2015

    Microsoft: small and correct

    “Success is the sum of a lot of small things done correctly.” So said the great chef Fernand Point. Those who have...

  34. June 29, 2015

    Microsoft shake-up sees ad switch to AOL

    Microsoft is to hand over much of its advertising operations to AOL and AppNexus, in the latest shake-up by chief...

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    Innovating fast or slow? Gates vs Wolf edition

    At the FT’s 125 forum on Wednesday night, Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-chair...

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    Bill Gates, billionaire philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft is pictured at The Financial Times in London. Gates’...

  37. June 25, 2015

    Q&A: Robots, Uber and the role of government

    Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was interviewed by Lionel...

  38. June 25, 2015

    Gates to double investment in renewable energy projects

    Bill Gates is planning to double his personal investment in innovative green technologies to $2bn over the next five...

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