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  1. January 3, 2014

    It’s true! The FT – and social media – really do move markets

    Newspapers report the news. They should never aim to be part of the story themselves. But in the stock market, that division...

  2. December 13, 2013

    Dead or alive? The puzzle of Schrödinger’s markets

    The current state of US financial markets might be best described with the help of a dead Austrian physicist and a...

  1. beyondbrics

    December 6, 2013

    India and Bitcoin: world's biggest market or scam magnet?

    China’s ban on banks doing business in Bitcoin, the volatile digital currency, throws up big questions for Bitcoin...

  2. November 15, 2013

    Who should control your online identity?

    Last week I suffered a minor rite of passage on the internet. An anonymous cyber being (or beings) logged into Wikipedia,...

  3. September 8, 2013

    Boris Johnson proposes ‘London visa’ to boost tech start-ups

    Boris Johnson, London mayor, has proposed a new “London visa” which would make it easier for talented tech experts and...

  4. May 10, 2013

    Wikipedia’s crystal ball

    First it was the factory worker who was made obsolete by technology. Now it is the hedge fund manager who looks increasingly...

  5. February 24, 2013

    Silicon Valley in immigration reform call

    A coalition of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and social media experts will on Monday launch a campaign...

  6. January 11, 2013

    Bumi chairman tricked into releasing data

    The bitter battle over the future of Bumi plc, the troubled London-listed Indonesian coal miner, has intensified after...

  7. January 4, 2013

    Something for the weekend

    Pay differentials between the sexes have long been a topic of debate, now a new study has found that women are likely to...

  8. November 29, 2012

    Moscow court blocks Pussy Riot videos

    A Moscow court has ordered music videos by the activist punk band Pussy Riot to be removed from the internet after declaring...

  9. November 21, 2012

    Do qualifications matter more than experience?

    THE PROBLEM After Tim Davie was named acting director-general of the BBC, there was some grumbling about his lack of a...

  10. November 21, 2012

    Do qualifications matter more than experience?

    THE PROBLEM After Tim Davie was named acting director-general of the BBC, there was some grumbling about his lack of a...

  11. November 16, 2012

    It’s right to test learning by heart

    Professing himself an “enemy of those who would deprecate the study of French lesbian poetry”, Michael Gove, the UK...

  12. September 23, 2012

    A weak voice in lobbying trade talks

    Debates over intellectual property rights, free speech and the internet are hardly new or exclusive to international trade...

  13. July 11, 2012

    Russia’s ‘internet blacklist’ sparks fears

    Russia’s parliament has passed a law to create an “internet blacklist” in a move both internet and civil rights groups warn...

  14. June 27, 2012

    Harsh US jails fuel the fear of extradition

    Theresa May, the UK home secretary, is due to decide soon whether Gary McKinnon, an Asperger’s syndrome sufferer, should be...

  15. FT Alphaville

    June 6, 2012

    Debt jubilee for one and all -- love, the Queen

    Did the Queen miss a bit of a trick this weekend? The origins of a jubilee celebration, after all, come from the festivities...

  16. April 14, 2012

    Alnwick (with a ‘w’) is five miles inland

    From Mr Tony Anderton. Sir, Congratulations to the FT for remembering to include the “l” in the place name in your Letters...

  17. March 16, 2012

    Web content battleground shifts to quality

    The forests will benefit. But it was difficult not to feel a pang on hearing the news this week that Encyclopedia Britannica...

  18. March 13, 2012

    Encyclopaedia Britannica to cease print edition

    The Encyclopaedia Britannica will stop publishing its 32-volume print edition after 244 years and instead focus on its...

  19. March 12, 2012

    Wikipedia co-founder to advise No 10

    Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, has been drafted in by Number 10 officials to advise the government on a new...

  20. January 30, 2012

    Worth following

    People Follow You, by Jeb Blount, (Wiley, RRP£14.99) As a rule, readers of the Financial Times probably avoid books whose...

  21. January 23, 2012

    Digital revenues set to offset CDs’ fall

    The global music industry says it is close to a turning point where growth from digital revenues offsets declining sales of...

  22. FT Alphaville

    January 19, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper: Halt the Silicon Valley histrionics The internet...

  23. January 18, 2012

    Halt the Silicon Valley histrionics

    The internet industry scored a tactical victory this week with Wednesday’s blackout of sites such as Wikipedia and Reddit,...

  24. January 17, 2012

    Anti-piracy bill protests take sites offline

    Google has joined forces with Wikipedia and other US technology companies to stage online protests on Wednesday against...

  25. FT Tech Hub

    January 17, 2012

    Wikipedia members agree to blackout

    Wikipedia confirmed that it would black out all English language versions of its website around the globe this Wednesday, in...

  26. January 16, 2012

    Debate over online piracy rages in US

    Proposed bills in the US House of Representatives and Senate aimed at reducing online piracy have stirred up an unusually...

  27. FT Tech Hub

    January 16, 2012

    Wikipedia's anti-SOPA blackout will go ahead on Wednesday

    Wikipedia is planning an online “blackout” on Wednesday, in protest against proposed US legislation intended to stem web...

  28. January 13, 2012

    Wikipedia in clash over editing rights

    One of Britain’s best-known spin-doctors clashed with the founder of Wikipedia at a tense meeting after Bell Pottinger...

  29. December 7, 2011

    Wikipedia probes edits by Bell Pottinger

    Wikipedia, the online user-generated encyclopedia, has suspended 10 accounts associated with Bell Pottinger, the firm at the...

  30. November 1, 2011

    US and UK criticise internet censorship

    David Cameron, prime minister, and Joe Biden, US vice president, took a strong line on freedom of speech on the internet on...

  31. September 24, 2011

    Anyone for cricket – or carom even?

    From Ms Shaku Woodrow. Sir, The “strange relic” given to Mark Muller Stuart (House & Home, September 10) is a carom board,...

  32. September 9, 2011

    ICT: Students learn to reap benefits of high-tech networking skills

    The huge state investment in ICT in English schools that has taken place since the first Blair government bypassed the...

  33. Westminster Blog

    August 21, 2011

    Tony Blair tells Cameron that Britain is not broken

    David Cameron is down in Cornwall for a few days, doing his bit for the national tourism industry. I’m told (er, by Downing...

  34. The World

    July 20, 2011

    Greece and the lethal need for consensus

    Herewith an amateur sociological-political-cultural explanation for the eurozone policy shambles. First, a new expression...

  35. June 5, 2011

    Facebook is wrong to back a light touch for the web

    At last month’s meeting of the Group of Eight advanced economies, France’s president Nicolas Sarkozy called for the internet...

  36. May 25, 2011

    Tech titans’ optimism fades under Paris sun

    The Jardin des Tuileries was cordoned off, a huge marquee erected and Californian wine was served for dinner at the Louvre....

  37. January 13, 2011

    Wikipedia plans to improve global access

    Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia Few websites launched in 2001, just as the dotcom bubble burst, are likely to be...

  38. FT Alphaville

    October 5, 2010

    The unequalizers

    We spell ‘unequalizer’ with a ‘z’ in the title as an homage to Edward Woodward, (naturally). Although, in this case, we’re...

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