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  1. September 11, 2014

    Lunch to laundry: delivery apps that fetch and carry

    Being really, really busy or really, really lazy has never been easier. Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists have been...

  2. FT Tech Hub

    September 8, 2014

    Small step for Paypal, one giant leap for magic internet money

    Paypal will soon start to enable merchants on its payments processing network to accept bitcoin, a sign of the growing...

  3. September 5, 2014

    Marc Newson joins Apple’s design team

    Marc Newson joins Apple’s design team Marc Newson, an award-winning Australian designer, has joined Apple’s design team, in...

  4. FT Alphaville

    September 5, 2014

    The BLS digs into the cost of housing

    We understand if you missed it given all the focus given to another report published on Friday by the US Bureau of Labor...

  5. September 4, 2014

    Levinson move highlights Google health ambitions

    The man Google hopes will unlock the secrets of ageing has quit his board seat at Swiss drugs group Roche in a sign of the...

  6. August 28, 2014

    Paramount Group: NY or SF

    Feel good about Wall Street’s prospects? Buy the shares in an investment bank and pray that the bankers don’t do anything...

  7. August 26, 2014

    Wells Fargo chief turns to Silicon Valley for potential partners

    Twelve years ago, John Stumpf, chief executive of Wells Fargo, asked a prominent technology chief executive for advice on...

  8. August 24, 2014

    Earthquake shakes San Francisco

    The most serious earthquake to hit California’s Bay Area in 25 years struck at 3.20am pacific time on Sunday morning,...

  9. August 21, 2014

    No need for banks in an era of intellectual capital

    It is merger season in Silicon Valley. More than $100bn in technology deals were done in the first half of this year alone,...

  10. August 21, 2014

    Top 10 MBA features of the academic year

    From the struggling business education market in India to an interview with European royalty, these topics and more made it...

  11. August 13, 2014

    Uber: need a Lyft?

    Are Uber and Lyft trying to kill each other, or quarrelling like lovers as they head for a union? The bickering is shrill:...

  12. FT Alphaville

    August 13, 2014

    US regional inequality

    Readers should check out this fascinating piece by the FT’s Anjli Raval on the growing gap in average incomes and home...

  13. August 12, 2014

    Yo creators expand greeting app to compete with Twitter

    There is now more to the Yo smartphone app than the simple greeting that gave it its name. In an attempt to live up to its...

  14. August 12, 2014

    Record income gap fuels US housing weakness

    The income gap between America’s richest and poorest metropolitan regions has reached its widest on record, shaping an...

  15. August 7, 2014

    Priceline / Ctrip: Chinese whispers

    Take a stroll through the centre of London, Paris or San Francisco, and you will hear the same, unmistakable sound:...

  16. FT Tech Hub

    August 7, 2014

    Uber and Lyft challenge public transport with carpooling

    The start-ups that took on the taxi industry are eyeing a new target: public transport. The past 24 hours have seen Uber,...

  17. August 4, 2014

    LinkedIn pays nearly $6m to settle labour violations

    LinkedIn has agreed to pay almost $6m in wages and damages after an investigation found the social network for professionals...

  18. FT Alphaville

    August 4, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - GE brings the internet of things to the factory floor. - Bruegel blog review: the economics of big...

  19. August 1, 2014

    FT Masterclass: Frisbee with Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp

    Frisbees need a flick. A taut arm, focused vision and a swift flick of the wrist can send a frisbee flying as smoothly...

  20. July 28, 2014

    Virgin America files for IPO

    Virgin America, the California-based airline partly owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, has announced plans for an...

  21. MBA blog

    July 25, 2014

    Uber's big vision

    On a quiet autumn evening, in the middle of an unremarkable week at London Business School, I had the privilege of...

  22. FT Tech Hub

    July 23, 2014

    Yves Béhar on Fuseproject's deal with BlueFocus

    Fuseproject, the San Francisco design agency led by Yves Béhar, has agreed to sell a majority stake to China’s fast-growing...

  23. July 21, 2014

    Setback for Uber as Seoul looks to ban driver-hailing app

    Seoul’s city government has launched an effort to ban Uber, dealing a blow to the Asian expansion drive of the $18bn...

  24. July 18, 2014

    Tech boom spurs the ‘Manhattanisation’ of San Francisco

    The skyscraper that will soon be one of the tallest structures west of the Mississippi river is for now just a dusty plot....

  25. July 17, 2014

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – film review

    Early scenes in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes are scripted in Advanced Grunt. “Ugh”; “wughh”; “oormph”; helpfully...

  26. July 4, 2014

    Early bird investors swoop on opportunities for pre-IPO funding

    Scions of more than a half-dozen wealthy American families took a trip last week to the twin valleys of the San Francisco...

  27. FT Tech Hub

    July 3, 2014

    Are Uber's latest price cuts sustainable?

    Uber is wasting little time in putting last month’s huge $1.2bn fundraising to work. As it races for marketshare against...

  28. July 2, 2014

    US union boss says car-hailing apps are threat to consumer safety

    The US’s top union official has attacked car-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft, saying that Silicon Valley’s free market...

  29. FT Alphaville

    June 26, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Why the vultures aren’t the big problem: Joseph explains why the pari passu saga’s...

  30. June 26, 2014

    Google spreads its Android net in digital empire building

    Google TV, watch and auto launch Google and Apple hold their annual technology showcase events a month apart in the same...

  31. June 26, 2014

    GoPro makes action-packed Nasdaq debut

    Shares in GoPro soared higher than the daredevil sports enthusiasts who use its action cameras as it made its stock market...

  32. FT Tech Hub

    June 25, 2014

    Live blog: Google I/O 2014 conference

    Google throws down the gauntlet to arch-rival Apple at its I/O annual developer conference, where the new products being...

  33. 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...

  34. FT Tech Hub

    June 24, 2014

    Alipay and Stripe in new deal to boost cross-border e-commerce

    A new tie-up between a payment company affiliated with Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba and a US-based payments processor...

  35. FT Alphaville

    June 23, 2014

    Call it liquidity leverage

    More on the topic of liquidity, which we’re choosing to understand as the ability to buy or sell when you want to without...

  36. June 12, 2014

    Dublin grows jittery over EU probe into ‘sweetheart’ tax deals

    The governor of California was joking. Or was he? At a breakfast last week in San Francisco, Jerry Brown admitted he was...

  37. June 10, 2014

    Britain launches bid for oldest trophy in sport

    The London 2012 Olympics’ feelgood factor was rekindled on Tuesday when details of a British challenge for the America’s...

  38. June 6, 2014

    Demand grows for high-tech gadgets and decor fit for James Bond

    When an A-list Hollywood director recently decided to deck out his new home he modelled his vision on Tony Stark, the...

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