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  1. FT Tech Hub

    August 28, 2014

    Apple's invitation to September 9 launch promises "more"

    Apple has sent invites out to members of the media for a September 9 launch event at which it is expected to unveil new...

  2. August 22, 2014

    Chart that tells a story . . . Apple shares vs gadgets

    What does this show? It’s the simple returns you would have made, in dollars had you invested the original US retail price...

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  1. August 17, 2014

    Feedback: Anger management

    When Andrew Hill lamented the sanitisation of the workplace last week, “In defence of angry outbursts in the office”,...

  2. August 11, 2014

    Companies must let non-compete clauses go

    Hedge fund manager Christopher Rokos is not the most sympathetic champion for the ordinary worker’s right to change jobs...

  3. August 11, 2014

    In defence of angry outbursts in the office

    Fred Goodwin, disgraced former chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, was notorious for what were nicknamed “morning...

  4. August 9, 2014

    Judge tells of Silicon Valley ‘fear’ of Steve Jobs

    A US judge on Friday offered a behind-the-scenes look at the force of will with which Steve Jobs once held sway over Silicon...

  5. FT Tech Hub

    August 5, 2014

    Xiaomi's rise in China continues

    Just four years old, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has shot up sales rankings to become the top smartphone seller in...

  6. MBA blog

    July 30, 2014

    What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

    Every year Harvard Business School asks departing students a question taken from the last lines of a poem by Pulitzer...

  7. 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...

  8. July 25, 2014

    Tablet magic wanes as Jobs’ dream realised

    It took Steve Jobs, the unrivalled magician of personal technology, to conjure the tablet market into existence. But nearly...

  9. July 25, 2014

    Apple attempts a return to innovation

    ‘Apple’s research and development spending in the three months to June represented 4 per cent of sales – the highest ratio...

  10. 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...

  11. July 22, 2014

    Apple eyes return to glory days of $100 share price

    Apple investors will be watching eagerly to see if Tuesday's quarterly earnings report can push the iPhone maker’s share...

  12. July 7, 2014

    Beware what wearable technology tells the market about CEO health

    While waiting in a big Manhattan hospital about 15 years ago, I glimpsed the chairman of one of the world’s biggest banks in...

  13. June 25, 2014

    Pixar’s formula for creativity

    Deep within Pixar’s headquarters in Emery­ville, a short drive from San Francisco, two animators are working in what looks...

  14. FT Tech Hub

    June 24, 2014

    Angela Ahrendts' touchy-feely arrival at Apple

    It’s not every day an Apple executive gets personal. That makes Angela Ahrendts’ first public comments since starting at the...

  15. June 23, 2014

    If Finland is the best Europe can do we should be worried

    Either the World Economic Forum is wrong or Europe is in deep trouble. The latest competitiveness rankings from the Swiss...

  16. May 29, 2014

    Apple tries to ‘think different’ with music deal

    Even with its first multibillion-dollar acquisition, Apple is trying to “think different”. At a time when its Silicon Valley...

  17. May 23, 2014

    Blur defends strategy as shares slide 18%

    Blur Group was battling to defend its chief executive and corporate strategy on Friday, as shares in the self-declared...

  18. FT Tech Hub

    May 10, 2014

    Cook's Apple marches to new Beats

    Watching the Apple faithful grapple with its imminent acquisition of Beats Electronics has been fascinating. The only thing...

  19. May 9, 2014

    Bold Beats move marks break with Apple’s past

    Beats slideshow When Tim Cook said last week that Apple was “on the prowl” for acquisitions, few observers would have...

  20. May 8, 2014

    Apple in talks for $3.2bn Beats deal

    Beats slideshow Apple is closing in on its largest acquisition with the planned $3.2bn purchase of Beats Electronics, the...

  21. FT Alphaville

    May 6, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Billionaire hedgies made money the old-fasioned way. - A thousand cuts and the last mile problem....

  22. May 1, 2014

    Ebay settles ‘no poach’ probe with Department of Justice

    Ebay is the latest Silicon Valley company to settle with US authorities over allegations it struck illegal agreements with...

  23. April 17, 2014

    The Collison brothers and $1.75bn online payments start-up Stripe

    For two young founders of a billion-dollar start-up, the Collison brothers are remarkably self-effacing. Patrick and John...

  24. April 4, 2014

    Apple’s ‘holy war’ was a feud that made the Valley fertile

    A year before he died in 2011, Steve Jobs wrote a blunt description of Apple’s agenda. “Holy war with Google” was the first...

  25. FT Alphaville

    April 2, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York FT ALPHAVILLE Killing the chart, but not the margin question: David cites Jesse Livermore on why a...

  26. Material World

    April 1, 2014

    Apple’s iWatch is a red herring; here’s what they REALLY have planned

      Getty Images All the kvelling and anticipation, all the oh-my-god-wait-for-it-game-changer rumours that have had both the...

  27. March 28, 2014

    Technology: All eyes on the future

    Palmer Luckey is holding court among the geeks. The boy king of virtual reality is answering questions from game developers...

  28. March 23, 2014

    In defence of sycophantic wage slaves

    If you are reading this, the chances are that you are a sycophant, an arse-kisser and a phoney. The majority of FT readers...

  29. March 17, 2014

    Start-ups with an Apple flavour

    Steve Jobs hurled many abusive names at Andy Grignon during his six years at Apple. Mr Grignon internalised the criticism to...

  30. FT Tech Hub

    March 5, 2014

    WhatsApp founders' secret weapon: five-year-old phones

    It was just a regular Tuesday afternoon in Mountain View’s Red Rock coffee shop: rows of young entrepreneurs sitting behind...

  31. March 2, 2014

    Anger can have its uses in the office

    Over the past decade, the phrase “desk rage” has joined other rages such as road rage, air rage and computer rage. There is...

  32. February 25, 2014

    Disney strengthens movie ties with Apple

    Walt Disney has launched a cloud-based movie service with Apple that will allow buyers of its movies to view them digitally...

  33. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2014

    Iteration versus disruption

    Matt Yglesias at Slate has been on a quixotic campaign to stop the total devaluation of disruption as a term. Thank Steve...

  34. January 2, 2014

    Silicon Valley’s lucky few will pay a price for complacency

    The projectile that recently broke the window of a bus in San Francisco carrying Google employees to work felt like an...

  35. December 23, 2013

    Twitter’s Dorsey joins Disney board

    Jack Dorsey, the chairman of Twitter, has been elected to the Walt Disney board, becoming the latest in a succession of...

  36. December 13, 2013

    What fashion adds to the tech world

    Pity the poor fashion editor. Life is so confusing these days. Half the time I am wading through Christmas presents and...

  37. December 8, 2013

    Feedback: The good-enough boss

    Psychotherapist Naomi Shragai’s article last week, “The need to rein in perfectionism”, found fault with managers who demand...

  38. November 22, 2013

    Acer: bringing back the boss

    What goes around, comes around – including company founders. This week, struggling Taiwanese computer maker Acer reinstated...

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