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    1. 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 has...

    2. 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...

    1. 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 revelations...

    2. 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 groceries....

    3. 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. Google...

    4. 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 confronted...

    5. 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 Google...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. September 16, 2014

      Tying up the internet

      In January some users of Bookmate, a Moscow internet start-up, had an unpleasant surprise. When they tried to access the...

    9. September 9, 2014

      Google launches public meetings on ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

      Google on Tuesday held the first in a series of public meetings across Europe to debate how the technology company should...

    10. September 5, 2014

      Regulators have not objected to Google’s answers

      From Mr Eric Schmidt. Sir, This weekend some of Europe’s news publishers will run an advertisement arguing that Google is...

    11. July 28, 2014

      LinkedIn boss is wrong about poaching rivals’ employees

      In the 1970s you could buy a hippy-ish poster of a bird flying towards a lurid sunset, with the maxim: “If you love...

    12. June 20, 2014

      The Diary: Caroline Daniel

      My introduction to Kinnernet Europe comes in an email inviting me to participate in a “wild, out-of-the-box, irreverent,...

    13. April 22, 2014

      Activist investor Jeff Ubben urges ‘fix’ for Silicon Valley

      One of the West Coast’s leading activist investors has added to the growing criticism of corporate governance in Silicon...

    14. April 16, 2014

      Axel Springer accuses Google of seeking digital ‘superstate’

      The head of Europe’s biggest newspaper publisher by circulation has accused Google of seeking to establish a digital...

    15. January 26, 2014

      Automation and the threat to jobs

      The mood was optimistic at this year’s World Economic Forum. Despite the economic wobbles in Argentina and emerging markets,...

    16. The World

      January 24, 2014

      Davos question: Technology and productivity statistics

      Eric Schmidt (c) Getty Images On Thursday Eric Schmidt gave a fascinating talk on technological innovation, in which he...

    17. The World

      January 24, 2014

      Davos press: What to read this morning

      By Lindsay Whipp Some solid newsworthy talk at the world’s most-expensive talkfest hit our screens yesterday. Not even a...

    18. January 23, 2014

      Google chief warns of IT threat

      A broad range of jobs that once seemed beyond the reach of automation are in danger of being wiped out by technological...

    19. January 21, 2014

      Google-backed venture uses shape-shifting code to defeat hackers

      A new company backed by Eric Schmidt and Google Ventures is promising to use constantly morphing computer code to transform...

    20. January 17, 2014

      Reviews of ‘The Telling Room’; ‘Sonic Wonderland’; ‘The New Digital Age’

      The Telling Room: A Tale of Passion, Revenge and the World’s Finest Cheese, by Michael Paterniti, Canongate RRP£12.99/The...

    21. FT Tech Hub

      December 17, 2013

      When Barack meets Eric, Sheryl, Tim, Dick and Marissa

      President Barack Obama will meet technology leaders on Tuesday morning for a two-hour discussion about everything from the...

    22. November 18, 2013

      Microsoft and Google tighten block on child abuse images

      Google and Microsoft have overhauled the way their search engines respond to queries for child sex abuse images, in response...

    23. FT Tech Hub

      November 13, 2013

      Google’s Eric Schmidt joins The Economist

      Some newspapers hate Google, so trust the Economist to be contrary and hire its executive chairman. The Economist Group...

    24. beyondbrics

      November 4, 2013

      Further reading: Xi's great test

      Monday’s reads from the beyondbrics team: Xi’s pivotal plenum; the trouble with Brazilian oil; Asia Inc’s debt; 10 Asian...

    25. November 1, 2013

      Asteroid mining: space odyssey

      No one pays for what is merely useful. The money comes out for that which is useful and scarce. The shale boom has put the...

    26. Business Blog

      October 16, 2013

      What's it like to sell your company to Google?

      Googlers: Vince Vaughn, left, and Owen Wilson in the film 'The Internship' OK, this isn’t actually my question but one...

    27. September 6, 2013

      In tech we trust

      One November evening in 1989 I was loafing in my room at university when a friend began thumping on the door. “What is it?”...

    28. August 8, 2013

      Google puts a bit of the X Factor into Motorola

      Just how “smart” are smartphones? Google, Motorola’s corporate parent, thinks they are not smart enough, so it asked...

    29. July 17, 2013

      Cricket, tax and when to do the right thing

      The world’s first international cricket match took place in 1844 in New York between the US and Canada. That cricketing...

    30. July 5, 2013

      Google chairman Schmidt in taxing hunt for London home

      Eric Schmidt, the billionaire chairman of Google, is searching for a London mansion – a prospective £30m purchase that would...

    31. June 14, 2013

      National Security Agency: The net rips apart

      Asked about his biggest worry for the future of the internet, Google chairman Eric Schmidt had a ready answer: that it might...

    32. June 10, 2013

      Ken Clarke denies Bilderberg is part of global conspiracy

      Ken Clarke, the UK cabinet veteran, on Monday denied that the Bilderberg Group of politicians, business leaders and opinion...

    33. June 6, 2013

      Bilderberg event unites protesters against the unknown

      A former Labour minister, a Ukip MEP and a US arch conspiracy theorist gathered in a field just outside Watford on Thursday...

    34. June 2, 2013

      Advance of Android eats into developer loyalty to Apple

      In December 2011, Google chairman Eric Schmidt predicted that within six months, developers would be releasing their apps on...

    35. May 29, 2013

      Space miner looks to Kickstarter for funds

      A company backed by some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a space telescope,...

    36. May 29, 2013

      Why Google and Eric Schmidt really don’t care about tax

      In common with other titans of the digital age, Google’s Eric Schmidt has faced a lot of questions of late as to why a...

    37. The A-List

      May 24, 2013

      Wanted: a Brazilian Mark Zuckerberg

      Latin America’s giant economy urgently needs someone like Facebook’s founder and chairman. Not to disrupt business models...

    38. May 22, 2013

      Google defends taxes in face of Labour onslaught

      Eric Schmidt defended Google’s tax practices on Wednesday and said the internet group would continue to invest in the UK “no...

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