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    1. July 25, 2014

      Chess in cyber space: a smart move?

      A few months ago, on a glorious summer’s day in New York, I travelled to a stuffy school hall and spent many hours watching...

    2. May 28, 2014

      Skype to leap language barrier with speech translation software

      Nearly instantaneous speech translation will be available on Skype by the end of the year under plans by Microsoft to “cross...

    1. April 25, 2014

      Russian liberals warn of painful landing after pro-Putin euphoria

      Embattled liberal thinkers in Russia and former officials have predicted a hard landing for their country once it comes down...

    2. April 3, 2014

      MEPs vote to protect net neutrality

      Internet groups such as Skype and Google will be guaranteed unrestrained access to the web after EU parliamentarians voted...

    3. February 24, 2014

      Nokia launches Google Android phone

      Nokia will launch its latest handset using Google’s Android operating system, after rejecting the platform for Microsoft...

    4. February 14, 2014

      Six things to know about Viber

      The messaging service Viber has been bought for $900m by Japan’s largest e-commerce company by sales, Rakuten. So what is...

    5. January 7, 2014

      Silicon Valley is no longer the only game in town

      The technology world loves a good battle, and in recent years there has been plenty of excitement about the war of the...

    6. January 2, 2014

      Cold, dark winters inspire Nordic start-ups

      Daylight is an increasingly precious commodity in the Nordic region just after midwinter. But the lack of sun and biting...

    7. January 1, 2014

      Syrian Electronic Army hacks Skype

      Skype, the internet calls service owned by Microsoft, was hacked by cyber criminals claiming to be supporters of Syrian...

    8. November 24, 2013

      US spying fuels popularity of secure messaging app Wickr

      Wickr, the secure messaging app that positions itself “halfway between Snapchat and Snowden”, is set to raise more funds and...

    9. November 21, 2013

      How the Xbox One squares up to arch rival PS4

      More than six years since their last games consoles were released, Microsoft’s Xbox One, above, and Sony’s PlayStation 4...

    10. November 19, 2013

      Skype founder’s fund set to shun chat apps

      Niklas Zennström, the chief executive of venture firm Atomico who previously founded messaging service Skype, said that he...

    11. FT Alphaville

      October 18, 2013

      Who let the regulatory clowns out? (Updated)

      This post has been substantially revised in the wake of an internal discussion here at the FT… ———- Close readers will...

    12. September 12, 2013

      Cambridge research project will assess threats to human existence

      A research initiative based in Cambridge will assess threats to the existence of human civilisation, ranging from runaway...

    13. September 6, 2013

      Google ‘ground-scraper’ London HQ to be King’s Cross centrepiece

      Google has been granted permission to build its ambitious London headquarters, which will include a running track and...

    14. August 28, 2013

      Skype’s first decade reflects a trail of missed opportunities

      Thursday marks 10 years since the launch of Skype, the calling software that may rank as the most successful internet...

    15. August 23, 2013

      Microsoft: web search

      On the news that Steve Ballmer is to step down as chief executive of Microsoft, let us acknowledge Bill Gates’s genius. Why?...

    16. July 11, 2013

      US has been able to tap Skype network for almost three years

      The US intelligence services have been able to tap voice and video calls on Skype’s global communications network for nearly...

    17. July 5, 2013

      Elderly, wealthy and turned off by Twitter

      As many of the rich and famous have discovered, a lot of damage can be done in 140 characters. But is a Twitter message from...

    18. The World

      June 12, 2013

      Cyber-snooping: how do they do it where you are?

      News that the US government monitors vast amounts of private communications data has divided opinion at home and caused...

    19. FT Alphaville

      June 7, 2013

      The 6am Cut London

      Bear market for the Nikkei. The index entered bear territory after the strong yen pushed it down more than 1.3 per cent on...

    20. FT Tech Hub

      June 5, 2013

      Salesforce's revenue rain from marketing cloud

      Salesforce.com shares were back in positive territory on Wednesday – closing up 0.5 per cent at $37.95 – after an 8 per cent...

    21. June 4, 2013

      Brussels hardens stance on equal access to internet

      Unrestrained access to the internet for companies such as Skype and Google would be guaranteed by law under far reaching...

    22. May 5, 2013

      Interviews that are not face-to-face

      Phone and Skype interviews are increasingly used in the early stages of the selection process, especially if you are...

    23. MBA blog

      April 26, 2013

      Postcard from the seat next to an 'Emba gosling'

      For this post, I asked my employer to write his side of the story of my journey through the MBA. I’m a little nervous, but...

    24. FT Tech Hub

      April 10, 2013

      Wandera: How the Tuvey brothers plan to slash your roaming bill

      Roy and Eldar Tuvey, the British brothers who sold their startup ScanSafe to Cisco for up to $183m in 2010, have announced a...

    25. FT Tech Hub

      April 10, 2013

      Free money transfers for start-ups – a gimmick that’s hard to refuse?

      TransferWise, the money-moving service launched by former Skype director of strategy Taavet Hinrikus, is allowing start-ups...

    26. April 2, 2013

      Yammer advances with Microsoft backing

      Reclining in a big colourful chair at his company’s London office in Shoreditch, Adam Pisoni could be an entrepreneur at any...

    27. March 12, 2013

      France pushes for controls on Skype calls

      French prosecutors have been asked to investigate Microsoft’s Skype because of its failure to register in the country as a...

    28. February 14, 2013

      Telecoms groups must make the right call

      For Europe’s financially hard-pressed telecommunications sector, the spending cuts incorporated in the EU’s 2014-20 budget,...

    29. February 11, 2013

      Goldman names global M&A co-head

      Goldman Sachs has promoted Gregg Lemkau, the US investment bank’s head of mergers & acquisitions in Europe and Asia, to...

    30. February 1, 2013

      Dell braced for $24bn buyout offer

      A buyout proposal for Dell valuing the computer maker at about $24bn is expected to be unveiled early next week, said...

    31. FT Tech Hub

      February 1, 2013

      will.i.am wants to bring hardware manufacturing to the ghetto

      The spike in tech investment by celebrities over recent years has been seen by some as another sign that Silicon Valley’s...

    32. January 22, 2013

      Coping with severe weather

      Bad weather is often dismissed by travellers as a cause of little more than added hassle and delays. But it can create...

    33. January 21, 2013

      Dell to test Silver Lake’s skills as ‘undertaker’

      In Silicon Valley, where investors worship at the altar of growth, Silver Lake Partners is an unusual animal. “They’re the...

    34. January 17, 2013

      Google to build £1bn UK HQ in London

      Google has completed a £1bn deal to build a new UK headquarters on 2.4 acres of disused land behind King’s Cross Station,...

    35. January 16, 2013

      Ebay details mobile retail payments push

      Ebay outlined ambitious plans to test new customer usage of its mobile payments service in stores and restaurants in 2013,...

    36. January 14, 2013

      BT app heaps pressure on mobile operators

      A new smartphone app from British Telecom will let customers connect their landline tariffs to their smartphones as the...

    37. FT Tech Hub

      December 20, 2012

      The "Lovefilm mafia" goes global

      The so-called PayPal mafia is a force to be reckoned with in Silicon Valley: Max Levchin joining the Yahoo board is just the...

    38. November 22, 2012

      The part-timers are taking over

      Many organisations still see “part-time” as synonymous with junior or middle-ranking roles and modest responsibility and...

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