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    1. July 22, 2016

      New York’s glory rendered in grass and steel

      The 12 years in which Michael Bloomberg served as mayor of New York will eventually get their historical due. They...

    2. June 5, 2016

      Billionaires back new shipping quant fund

      Google’s Eric Schmidt and a clutch of billionaires have backed a new quantitative hedge fund that mines global shipping...

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    1. The Connected Business

      This month: news media move to end the dominance of ad-blocking technology to preserve...
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    1. May 27, 2016

      How ‘big data’ analysts are counting on your vote

      As the votes for US President Barack Obama came in on election night 2012, his chief analysis officer, Dan Wagner, was...

    2. May 4, 2016

      Artificial intelligence in the cloud promises to be the next great disrupter

      Cloud computing is still in its infancy. Most big companies are assessing how far to go in shifting computing tasks...

    3. FT Alphaville

      May 3, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - “’It’s the Burning Man 1%,‘ said Charles, a documentary filmmaker with spikes pierced through...

    4. April 29, 2016

      Bill Campbell, Silicon Valley executive and mentor, 1940-2016

      When Sheryl Sandberg started at Google, she met an older man in the lobby one day who asked what she did there. Still...

    5. April 20, 2016

      Google’s Android tactics are Microsoft light

      Matt Brittin, president of Google’s European operations, complained this week that EU officials “could be better...

    6. February 8, 2016

      Google’s Sundar Pichai receives $199m stock award

      Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, has been handed a restricted stock package worth $199m, a figure that...

    7. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      Google CEO Sundar Pichai receives $199m stock award

      Sundar Pichai, head of Google, has been handed restricted stock worth $199m*, a figure that tops the pay of any other...

    8. February 2, 2016

      Transatlantic privacy shield could yet be pierced by regulators

      Silicon Valley can breathe a little easier today. On Tuesday the European Commission said it had reached a deal with...

    9. January 31, 2016

      Don’t get mad at Google — get even

      Whenever Google gets into a spot of bother about how much tax it pays, the US search company comes up with the same...

    10. Tech blog

      January 22, 2016

      #techFT - Pope meets disciples of tech

      Pope Francis has met the head of the Apple church as he develops his interest in tech, all Davos attendees can talk...

    11. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      Pope to Davos: don't destroy the human person

      Pope Francis pleaded for world leaders to ensure that innovation does not lead to the “destruction of the human person”...

    12. January 13, 2016

      Google’s Schmidt to have private meeting with Pope

      Pope Francis has both praised the internet for being a “gift from God” and criticised technology — and particularly...

    13. November 12, 2015

      Making news for the new world — Lionel Barber’s Polis Lecture at the LSE

      This is the text of a speech delivered by the editor of the Financial Times at the London School of Economics on...

    14. September 16, 2015

      The power of prizes to encourage innovation

      In 1906, Lord Northcliffe, the proprietor of Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper, offered a £10,000 prize to the first...

    15. August 17, 2015

      Alphabet makes time a resource Google can ill afford to waste

      Explaining the unboxing of Alphabet, Google’s new parent, Larry Page, its chief executive, said appointing someone else...

    16. August 11, 2015

      Google: hacking the structure

      It is a $29bn org chart. If Google executives mapped out their new corporate structure on something as antediluvian as...

    17. July 27, 2015

      David Cameron replaces his entire business advisory board

      David Cameron has overhauled his entire business advisory board as the prime minister brings in a crop of chief...

    18. July 21, 2015

      European tech: In Silicon Valley’s shadow

      Ambarish Mitra remembers the phone call well. The voice at the other end — from a US company he refuses to identify —...

    19. July 3, 2015

      The science prize that’s making waves

      This month, the eyes of oceanographers around the world will be on New York. The reason? On July 20, Wendy Schmidt, the...

    20. June 12, 2015

      Paris tells Google to extend ‘right to be forgotten’ globally

      Google should extend Europe’s “right to be forgotten” online across the world, with sensitive links stripped from all...

    21. May 5, 2015

      Tech companies see market opportunity in healthcare innovation

      Few people would admit to, much less boast about, keeping a copy of the 906-page US Patient Protection and Affordable...

    22. April 26, 2015

      The mystery of billionaires’ long marriages

      To be a billionaire, the first thing you need is a personality disorder. That is what I had always assumed, based on my...

    23. April 23, 2015

      Google’s Schmidt takes stake in DE Shaw

      Echoing Victor Kiam’s refrain about liking the product so much he bought the company, Google chairman Eric Schmidt has...

    24. April 23, 2015

      Google's Schmidt buys NY hedge fund stake

      Eric Schmidt, Google’s billionaire chairman, has snapped up a minority stake in a New York hedge fund. Hillspire, Mr...

    25. 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...

    26. February 10, 2015

      Israeli ex-military elite form cyber security hub to combat corporate hackers

      A group of veterans of Unit 8200, the Israeli military’s elite intelligence corps, has launched a “cyber security...

    27. February 6, 2015

      Google risks legal action over ‘right to be forgotten’ report

      Google could face legal action after Europe’s privacy watchdogs rejected the conclusions of an independent group of...

    28. The World

      January 24, 2015

      Salesforce who? Party heralds dawn of new era

      If you want to get a sense of where power is shifting in the business world, tracking the Davos parties is a good place...

    29. January 18, 2015

      Google ambitions undimmed despite Glass setback

      Google’s mountain of cash buys a lot of dreams. With its pursuit of projects such as driverless cars and a global...

    30. November 25, 2014

      Ben Ainslie on right course for America’s Cup funding

      Sir Ben Ainslie has spent more time in boardrooms than on the water of late. The world’s most successful Olympic sailor...

    31. November 10, 2014

      Google moves into Nasa’s space

      Google has taken a 60-year lease on a Nasa airfield next to its Silicon Valley headquarters as it pushes deeper into...

    32. November 4, 2014

      Tech companies step up encryption in wake of Snowden

      Companies including Google, Yahoo and Facebook have tried to improve encryption dramatically after the Snowden...

    33. October 16, 2014

      Inquire about your candidates’ passions, not career paths

      Are lists any use to anyone? Personally I use a lot of them. Shopping lists stop me spending money randomly on...

    34. October 15, 2014

      Google v Amazon: shopping spree

      Google’s biggest rival in internet search, says executive chairman Eric Schmidt, is Amazon. It is half true, anyway....

    35. October 13, 2014

      Amazon is our biggest search rival, says Google’s Eric Schmidt

      Google’s Eric Schmidt claimed on Monday that his company’s biggest rival in search is Amazon, in a speech that...

    36. September 22, 2014

      I invoke the right to forget Eric Schmidt’s new book on Google

      Two predictions: How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg, out this week, will be a bestseller; How...

    37. September 20, 2014

      Secrets of Silicon Valley

      The silicon road Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, by Peter Thiel with Blake Masters, Virgin...

    38. September 17, 2014

      The big stick behind Google’s soft power approach to Europe

      Google has not had an easy recent run in Brussels. In early September, the competition commission threw back the search...

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