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    1. June 3, 2015

      Anne Wojcicki, the freewheeling queen of home DNA testing

      Anne Wojcicki made a special effort to look smart when she addressed a US congressional panel on direct-to-consumer...

    2. May 20, 2015

      CEO pay: it is time for one brave leader to ask for less

      Chief executive pay is a scandal. It is too high, too complicated and has badly damaged the image of business. Even...

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    1. March 31, 2015

      How does one make it as a business pioneer?

      How do we define a business pioneer? This was the first question the six judges — three Financial Times columnists and...

    2. March 11, 2015

      Google finance chief Pichette to quit

      Patrick Pichette, the chief financial officer responsible for handling Google’s increasingly frayed relationship with...

    3. February 13, 2015

      Google co-founders plan to sell $4.4bn of stock

      Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have revealed plans to sell shares currently worth $4.4bn over the next...

    4. February 13, 2015

      Google co-founders plan $4.4bn share sale

      Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are cashing out, at least in part. The two executives will each sell 2m...

    5. 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...

    6. January 15, 2015

      Google suspends sale of smartglasses

      Google has suspended sales of the test version of its smartglasses and reshuffled the group behind the project to put...

    7. 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...

    8. November 4, 2014

      Notebook: French parties by any other name will smell no sweeter

      When you start life with a bad name, it makes sense to change it. You may not love “Google”. But it is better than...

    9. October 31, 2014

      FT interview with Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page

      Wouldn’t the world be a happier place if 90 per cent of the people with jobs put their feet up instead and left the...

    10. October 26, 2014

      The Silver Economy: Silicon Valley joins quest to ‘cure’ ageing

      From earliest recorded history, a procession of emperors, alchemists and charlatans have searched in vain for the...

    11. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2014

      When are monopolies a good thing?

      Here’s the proposition. Rule by committee isn’t a good thing. In the worst-case scenario it leads to the “Lawrence of...

    12. May 28, 2014

      Google steers new course with driverless car

      Google self-driving car Google is taking the stabilisers off its driverless car project, producing its own fleet of 100...

    13. May 13, 2014

      Clock ticking on Google’s driverless cars

      Google is “very actively” working on how to put its driverless cars to public use in the next three years, according to...

    14. FT Tech Hub

      April 3, 2014

      Google: The price of a vote

      Google’s founders have just completed a silent coup of their own company – and so far, it hasn’t cost them a dime. The...

    15. April 3, 2014

      Barnes & Noble tumbles as Liberty cuts stake

      Shares in Barnes & Noble tumbled on Thursday after the company revealed Liberty Media, which at one point held 16.7 per...

    16. FT Alphaville

      April 3, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE A guest post byAnne Stevenson-Yang of Beijing based J Capital Research provides...

    17. The World

      January 22, 2014

      Davos: what to read this morning

      (c) World Economic Forum It’s day one at Davos, with business and political leaders, gathered in the Swiss resort for...

    18. Material World

      January 6, 2014

      Competing shows: LC:M vs CES

      Getty Images Forget the uproar around competing menswear shows LC:M, which starts Monday and ends Wednesday (read...

    19. November 26, 2013

      DNA test company told to stop selling kits

      23andMe, a DNA testing company that came to symbolise Silicon Valley’s ambition of grabbing a leading position in the...

    20. October 10, 2013

      Why the Nobel is still the greatest prize

      This is the time of year when eminent scientists, economists, writers and peacemakers long for a telephone call from a...

    21. August 29, 2013

      China’s Xiaomi poaches senior Google executive

      Google has lost a top executive from its Android management team to fast-rising Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, less...

    22. August 13, 2013

      Technology: Vanity or visionary?

      Growing hamburgers in test tubes. Mining for precious metals on asteroids. Taking a supersonic, ground-level trip from...

    23. August 11, 2013

      Jeff Bezos is a disrupter, only not at home

      When I heard Jeff Bezos had bought The Washington Post my mind skipped – as it always does when I hear his name – to...

    24. FT Tech Hub

      August 9, 2013

      Bebo’s video – another tech founder has the last laugh

      It takes some nerve to sell a company for $850m and then describe it as “the biggest repository of online cock and...

    25. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2013

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Mr Kuroda’s vacation plans. - US budget bedlam coming this fall. - The anniversary of S&P’s...

    26. August 5, 2013

      Google’s Brin bankrolls lab-grown burger

      Sergey Brin, the billionaire founder of Google, has emerged as a bankroller of a project that has been dubbed the...

    27. June 21, 2013

      Founder CEOs: the untouchables

      An overheard conversation between Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page: Sergey: What’s up, Larry? Hey, did you...

    28. June 18, 2013

      Google settles suit over founder control

      Google has moved a step closer to an overhaul of its capital structure that would effectively guarantee founders Larry...

    29. June 17, 2013

      Spy who came in from the cold sees future in biotechnology

      Russia does not yet have a biotech sector, but if the former spy Anna Chapman has her way, that is going to change. Ms...

    30. March 20, 2013

      US heartland offers visions of cable’s future

      It is 600 miles from Olathe, Kansas, to Englewood, Colorado, and both towns can seem a million miles from the media...

    31. February 20, 2013

      Winners of life science prize revealed

      A group of Silicon Valley billionaires has clubbed together to create a 21st century rival to the Swedish Nobel Prize,...

    32. January 25, 2013

      Eyes left: a day out with Google

      I am cycling through central London, and Google is talking to me. An earphone squeezed under my helmet is wired to my...

    33. September 11, 2012

      Google – cheap if not cheerful

      Google shares briefly passed $700 last week, for the first time since late-2007. Not a moment too soon. The shares have...

    34. Material World

      September 10, 2012

      Google Glass and DVF in a NY Fashion Week Moment

      My favourite fashion week moment so far, three days into the start of the New York collections, has to be Diane von...

    35. July 8, 2012

      Start-ups jostle for Sun Valley spotlight

      The guest list features Jordan’s king and queen, Italy’s prime minister, three mayors, two governors and the director...

    36. FT Tech Hub

      June 30, 2012

      Story of the Week: Google's new gadgets

      Google’s tablet and living-room media device, unveiled at its annual developer conference, were enough to have some...

    37. Material World

      June 28, 2012

      Google Glass has a style problem

      So Google has unveiled its disruptive hardware technology, Google glass, the smart headgear that Googlers said showed...

    38. FT Tech Hub

      June 28, 2012

      Google's "smart" glasses: a first hands-on

      The Google Glass project is an impressive demonstration of the search company’s willingness to confront big technical...

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