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  1. April 24, 2014

    Why net neutrality no longer works

    When the internet was invented 25 years ago, one of the core principles set by its founders was a level playing field for...

  2. February 28, 2014

    Farewell print – why I’ve decided to move online

    In October 1999, I was 37, Tim Berners-Lee was 45 and a decade had elapsed since he had written his first proposal for what...

  1. FT Tech Hub

    February 27, 2014

    Jawbone founder aims to organise the world's opinions with new app State

    The co-founder of fitness tracking device maker Jawbone wants to take on Twitter with the long-awaited launch of a new...

  2. FT Tech Hub

    December 5, 2013

    Berners-Lee calls for 'ordinary people' to protect web

    Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, has thrown his weight behind a new campaign to encourage people across...

  3. December 4, 2013

    Time is running out to protect online freedoms

    From Sir Tim Berners-Lee and others. Sir, Almost 25 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee and his colleagues at Cern made the decision...

  4. November 22, 2013

    Sir Tim Berners-Lee backs report criticising web censorship

    Government censorship of politically sensitive web content is on the rise across the world and spreading from authoritarian...

  5. November 7, 2013

    Tim Berners-Lee criticises UK and US spy agencies

    Sir Tim Berners-Lee, founder of the world wide web, has strongly criticised UK and US spy agencies for cracking encryption...

  6. FT Data

    October 31, 2013

    UK tops global league table for open data

    Tim Berners-Lee (c) Getty New research from Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s World Wide Web Foundation and the Open Data Institute...

  7. FT Tech Hub

    June 7, 2013

    Tim Berners-Lee is "deeply concerned" about PRISM

    The inventor of the world wide web is not happy with the direction his creation is going. For several years, Sir Tim...

  8. FT Alphaville

    April 16, 2013

    Guest post: The case for digital legal tender

    This is a guest post by Jean-François Groff, the CEO of Mobino, a Geneva-based mobile payments company. He is also one of...

  9. March 18, 2013

    Berners-Lee wins engineering prize

    Sir Tim Berners-Lee is among five pioneers of the internet and world wide web to share the inaugural £1m Queen Elizabeth...

  10. FT Alphaville

    February 18, 2013

    Why central banks should take charge of their digital currencies

    The mobile money/virtual currency arena is getting more and more crowded. And the question remains: will the concept ever...

  11. FT Data

    December 4, 2012

    Turning data into money: the Open Data Institute launches

    By Kate Allen and Jonathan Moules A new institution which aims to maximise the UK’s world-leading position in the emerging...

  12. September 7, 2012

    Q&A: where to now? The future of the internet

    On August 6, 1991 Sir Tim Berners-Lee posted short summary of the World Wide Web project on the alt.hypertext newsgroup....

  13. September 7, 2012

    Lunch with the FT: Tim Berners-Lee

    Sir Tim Berners-Lee is an intimidating interviewee. It’s not so much the worry about keeping up with the brain that invented...

  14. May 16, 2012

    Google to unveil search results overhaul

    Google is preparing the biggest overhaul of its search results in five years, in a change likely to draw more fire from...

  15. FT Tech Hub

    October 21, 2011

    Silicon Roundabout comes to Buckingham Palace

    It might be the most significant meeting of British royals and geeks since Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the web, received...

  16. September 2, 2011

    The brainiest festival of the summer

    Don’t be afraid of taking risks,” said the first human to hike the length of the Amazon from source to ocean. “Don’t listen...

  17. April 20, 2011

    FT Bowen Craggs Index: Sites will become ‘suns’ with a set of satellites

    Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web 21 years ago. Has it come of age? Judging by the fifth FT Bowen Craggs Index of...

  18. March 16, 2011

    Web creator to help protect ‘open internet’

    Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the world wide web, has been asked by ministers to work with broadband companies on...

  19. January 28, 2011

    Caught in the web

    The Net Delusion: How Not to Liberate The World, by Evgeny Morozov, Allen Lane, RRP£14.99, 432 pages Alone Together: Why We...

  20. December 1, 2010

    Why the iPad should rival the web

    Richard Branson and Rupert Murdoch are entrepreneurs with an admirable record of ignoring conventional wisdom, so it is...

  21. November 24, 2010

    Web founder leaves his mark on Facebook’s wall

    If the man who invented the World Wide Web sounds irritated at Facebook, it’s understandable. It’s nearly a decade since Sir...

  22. November 20, 2010

    Berners-Lee warns web success may ‘fragment’ internet

    Facebook, Apple and other big beneficiaries of the world wide web are now threatening to break it apart, creating a series...

  23. FT Tech Hub

    June 21, 2010

    Mark Zuckerberg friends David Cameron

    Last time Facebook met a UK government minister, it was enduring tabloid hell after a 17-year-old girl was murdered by a man...

  24. March 19, 2010

    Analysis: A dangerous nonsense or valuable aid?

    Many teachers, education administrators and a good number of politicians hate the thought of the public having access to...

  25. January 5, 2010

    Are these people London's finest?

    Controversy about taxes and other threats to London's future as a financial centre gives me an excuse to begin the year with...

  26. January 4, 2010

    Are these people London’s finest?

    Controversy about taxes and other threats to London’s future as a financial centre gives me an excuse to begin the year with...

  27. December 8, 2009

    Data giveaway aims to bolster growth

    Masses of mapping, weather and public transport data that the government currently sells are to be given away in a move that...

  28. December 7, 2009

    Government targets growth in data giveaway

    Masses of mapping, weather and public transport data that the government currently sells are to be given away in a move that...

  29. October 24, 2009

    Moment of madness: Dear all – don’t tell anyone, but...

    The “father of the internet”, Tim Berners-Lee, doubtless believed his inspired creation would usher in a new era of learning...

  30. July 11, 2009

    The big stories

    FSA to boost fines Penalties for financial wrongdoing would be tripled and fines for insider dealing and other market abuse...

  31. July 7, 2009

    BT Group puts Phorm advertising technology on hold

    Shares in UK-listed Phorm fell by over 40 per cent yesterday after BT Group, the former state-owned telecoms operator, said...

  32. July 7, 2009

    Phorm to turn focus overseas after UK push stalls

    Phorm said it would look to accelerate expansion abroad after none of the UK broadband providers it signed agreements with...

  33. July 6, 2009

    Phorm looks abroad as UK prospects dim

    Phorm said it would look to accelerate expansion abroad after none of the UK broadband providers it signed agreements with...

  34. March 13, 2009

    Desert or desk: the school is a click away

    Twenty years ago this month, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, while working at Cern, the European Particle Physics Laboratory, proposed...

  35. FT Tech Hub

    March 13, 2009

    techfile 13.3.09

    You would not be reading this techfile if Sir Tim Berners-Lee had not come up with the concept of the World Wide Web 20...

  36. September 23, 2008

    There is nowhere to hide in the misinformation age

    You'll never guess what I've just heard. No, really. It has to do with your business, a sensational, unexpected predator...

  37. September 22, 2008

    No hiding in misinformation age

    You’ll never guess what I’ve just heard. No, really. It has to do with your business, a sensational, unexpected predator who...

  38. FT Tech Hub

    July 10, 2008

    Tim Berners-Lee and personal data

    Are you worried about what you’ve put on Facebook? Concerned that your current – or a future – employer will judge you on...

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