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    1. August 23, 2015

      Amazon is at the head of an outbreak of good sense

      Last week, after a long period of stupidity from the corporate world, three astonishingly sensible things passed over...

    2. August 19, 2015

      EL Doctorow’s ‘Ragtime’ is still timely on tycoons

      The recent death of EL Doctorow prompted me to read his 1975 masterpiece Ragtime. Its themes of capitalist promise and...

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    1. FT Alphaville

      August 19, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Pettis on the RMB and why market exchange rates don’t always reflect fundamentals. - On the...

    2. August 18, 2015

      Free Lunch: Amazon agonies

      Be afraid, but of the right things The New York Times investigation of working practices at Amazon has sent shivers...

    3. FT Alphaville

      August 18, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - The solution to corporate short-termism “isn’t on Wall Street. It’s in the executive suite.” -...

    4. August 17, 2015

      Bezos defends Amazon after attack on management style

      Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon, has mounted a rapid defence of the online retailer he founded after a stinging...

    5. August 17, 2015

      Quindell may now have the chief executor it needs

      Commiserations to Indro Mukerjee, who applied for a job at Quindell and ended up being appointed chief executive....

    6. August 16, 2015

      Amazon chief Jeff Bezos hails UK drone rules

      Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has hailed the UK’s regulatory regime for drones, as the online retailer...

    7. July 23, 2015

      Amazon overtakes Walmart in market value after unexpected profit

      Amazon overtook Walmart as the largest US retailer by market capitalisation on Thursday, after posting an unexpected...

    8. July 23, 2015

      Japanese buyer digs deep for FT trophy

      For years bankers have struggled to value the Financial Times — a trophy asset that could be worth whatever a deep...

    9. June 26, 2015

      Drones get a new mission: saving lives in the Mediterranean

      Buffeted by the wind, a wooden vessel carrying 297 mostly Eritrean migrants, many of them young women, begins taking in...

    10. June 12, 2015

      Parcel drones face long wait for delivery date

      Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, envisages armies of drones delivering packages to the doorsteps of his customers....

    11. 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...

    12. April 23, 2015

      Amazon tops forecasts with 15% sales rise

      Amazon has disclosed that its fast-growing technology subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, is also one of its most...

    13. 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...

    14. April 17, 2015

      YouTube rival Vessel secures $57m funding

      Vessel, the “curated” online video service that aims to lure viewers and star performers from YouTube, has sealed its...

    15. April 13, 2015

      US group aims to cut costs of rocket launches in half

      The company that handles all the US’s national security satellite launches has outlined audacious plans to end its...

    16. April 13, 2015

      Sky’s the limit for Amazon Web Services

      Twelve years ago, Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon, gave the green light for an experimental business that would...

    17. March 29, 2015

      How one office cut down on emails with handwriting

      ●    Karen Blackett, UK CEO of media agency MediaCom, has found a way to encourage staff to send fewer emails, keep on...

    18. March 27, 2015

      Slow death of equity markets is bad news

      I interviewed James Anderson, the lead manager of the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, last week. The trust (which I...

    19. Lex Live

      March 18, 2015

      Ocado, mashed into guacamole

      Lex has a tricky realtionship with go-go e-retail businesses. Their valuations – that is, the relationship of their...

    20. February 27, 2015

      US group criticises race to built new rocket engine

      The head of the company that handles the US’s most sensitive satellite launches has warned of the risks surrounding...

    21. January 29, 2015

      Amazon: ready for prime time

      Companies are rarely praised for mediocre results. But there are exceptions: shareholders rejoiced on Thursday when...

    22. January 29, 2015

      Business Insider and Mashable raise more than $40m

      News websites Business Insider and Mashable have separately received more than $40m in venture financing, signalling...

    23. January 21, 2015

      Amazon: A very modern media mogul

      The small circle of media moguls who control Hollywood’s biggest movie studios will dust off their tuxedos next month...

    24. January 16, 2015

      Amazon v Netflix: Gatecrashing

      As Taylor Swift and Lorde enjoyed the spotlight at a Golden Globes afterparty last weekend, an unusual guest slipped...

    25. January 5, 2015

      Part Generation X, part baby boomer: why products do not suit me

      As 2014 drew to a close, I became one of the last baby boomers to turn 50. Or possibly, I became one of the first...

    26. December 29, 2014

      Bezos-owned Washington Post offers technology to other publishers

      The Washington Post is looking to become a software provider to other news organisations to develop new revenue streams...

    27. December 23, 2014

      Amazon missteps fail to dent optimism

      Amazon marked the start of the holiday shopping season with its busiest Black Friday yet, and its own Kindle Fire HDX...

    28. December 8, 2014

      Commercialisation of space is new final frontier

      Space travel used to be the preserve of governments, but high costs and public spending priorities had driven it into...

    29. December 7, 2014

      Shake-up at New Republic leads to shake-out of talent

      A glittering roster of Washington’s elite turned out in force in November to toast the 100th anniversary of The New...

    30. FT Tech Hub

      November 20, 2014

      Bezos bundles Washington Post with Fire tablet

        © Washington Post Amazon wants to deliver your newspaper. The Washington Post launched a new app on Thursday,...

    31. November 16, 2014

      Amazon chief Jeff Bezos takes long-term view

      Jeff Bezos may be relentless in his pursuit of Amazon’s greater glory. But the online retailing boss also knows when to...

    32. November 14, 2014

      Amazon web services: prodigal sums

      Amazon’s shares have had a bad year. If Jeff Bezos wants to fix this, he need only utter these words: “Amazon’s retail...

    33. November 14, 2014

      Amazon and publisher bury the hatchet

      Slideshow: Authors versus Amazon in war of words James Patterson fans can breathe again. An epic cliffhanger that had...

    34. November 1, 2014

      Two crashes pose questions for private companies in space

      It could not have been more of a contrast to the cheery optimism with which Sir Richard Branson has sought to sell...

    35. The World

      October 31, 2014

      Bradlee the warrior king of journalism laid to rest

      The funeral of Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee at the Washington National Cathedral was part state occasion, part...

    36. October 28, 2014

      T-Mobile / Amazon: scary vision

      Be careful John Legere, head of T-Mobile: the fate of Jeff Bezos may be awaiting you. Both chief executives are...

    37. October 26, 2014

      Comcast: Broadband battleground

      Ralph Roberts, the 94-year-old co-founder of Comcast, was seriously ill last year, spending 85 days in bed after being...

    38. October 19, 2014

      Sir Andrew Likierman of London Business School on good leaders

      Are you a successful leader? How would you know? Probably even more importantly, how would others know? These are...

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