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    1. January 23, 2015

      Dismissing the critics contributes little to the technology debate

      Sir, As a long-time optimist on technology and its potential, I was interested and encouraged by the interview with Marc...

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      Detour: the wonder of a wander with an audio app in San Francisco

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    1. January 14, 2015

      Dread Pirate’s story unravels in library

      An undercover agent told a court on Wednesday that within a few minutes of watching Ross Ulbricht enter a California...

    2. January 9, 2015

      FT Masterclass: Road biking with Evelyn Stevens

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    3. January 6, 2015

      California steaming as high-speed rail line begins

      At a ceremony on Tuesday to mark the start of work on the US’s first dedicated high-speed rail line, Jerry Brown,...

    4. January 4, 2015

      Allergan takeover saga ended with deal of the year

      For the past three decades the great and the good of the pharmaceuticals industry have descended on San Francisco for a week...

    5. January 2, 2015

      Former New York governor Mario Cuomo dead at 82

      Mario Cuomo, the three term governor of New York and most vivid voice for liberal causes in the era dominated by the...

    6. December 28, 2014

      Disrupters bring destruction and opportunity

      2014: year of disruption As buzz words go, it is an ugly one. But, in 2014, “disrupters” have been wreaking havoc on...

    7. December 26, 2014

      Lunch with the FT: Brian Chesky

      A restaurant named after an outdated radio technology may not seem an obvious spot for lunch with the chief executive of one...

    8. December 23, 2014

      Big Eyes — film review

      Cast an actor against type and you can obtain marvels. Random canonic paradigm: Vivien Leigh, a porcelain English beauty...

    9. December 23, 2014

      Ammunition Group: designers that speak geek

      When Apple acquired Beats Electronics, the headphone and digital-music company, in May it closed a loop. Ammunition Group,...

    10. December 18, 2014

      Airbnb in deal with Amsterdam to collect tourist taxes

      Airbnb has signed an agreement with the city of Amsterdam to collect tourist taxes, its first such agreement with a European...

    11. December 18, 2014

      UberPool, Lyft Line: my car trips with strangers

      First, they came for the taxis. Now, Uber and Lyft have their eye on disrupting public buses, as they roll out their...

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      December 18, 2014

      Hello 2015: India, between today’s euphoria and tomorrow’s stress test

      By Saurabh Mukherjea of Ambit Capital As I finish my two-week year-end trip to meet our western clients (around 40 of them),...

    13. December 18, 2014

      Uber pledges to improve driver checks

      Ride-hailing company Uber has pledged to improves its oft-criticised process for screening drivers, and said it is...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      December 17, 2014

      Waiting for food

      A man waits in line for one of 5,000 food bags provided at Glide Memorial Church in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      December 11, 2014

      Bridge through the mist

      Traffic moves slowly across the Golden Gate Bridge in the high winds and rain on Thursday, in this view from Sausalito,...

    16. December 5, 2014

      Songs in the key of later life

      Terry Riley, the American minimalist composer, received his most important inspiration 50 years ago on a San Francisco bus....

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      December 5, 2014

      Tech trek week

      Day-on-the-Job events are onsite visits to companies to learn about MBA opportunities and get a sense of work culture. A...

    18. December 2, 2014

      Ellison opts to defend America’s Cup in Bermuda

      The defence of sailing’s America’s Cup, currently held by Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle, will take place off Bermuda,...

    19. November 17, 2014

      Snapchat links with Square to launch Snapcash

      Snapchat, the disappearing photo app popular with teenagers, will now allow users to send their friends something far more...

    20. November 14, 2014

      Snapshot: ‘Larry Sultan: Here and Home’, Lacma, Los Angeles

      Larry Sultan at Lacma From his early collaborative work featuring images retrieved from governmental and corporate archives,...

    21. November 14, 2014

      Reddit brings back founder after upheaval

      Reddit, an online community news site, has shaken up its top management and brought founder Alexis Ohanian back in a full...

    22. November 12, 2014

      Apps bring web shopping to life

      When Asda wanted to bring Halloween to life in its stores, it turned to augmented reality. The British arm of Walmart used...

    23. 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...

    24. November 10, 2014

      Unilever takes on food start-up Hampton Creek in court

      Unilever is suing Hampton Creek, a fast-growing maker of egg-free food products, alleging that the San Francisco start-up's...

    25. November 7, 2014

      Making money in an age of machines

      When I was a teenager I worked as a waitress for a while. When I wasn’t doing that I was counting quarters in a casino in...

    26. November 4, 2014

      Jobs Act to simplify capital raising boosts crowdfunding

      On a cloudy day in October, dozens of crowdfunding professionals gathered at a hotel in central San Francisco to discuss the...

    27. November 2, 2014

      San Francisco Symphony/Tilson Thomas, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco – review

      Next week, the San Francisco Symphony and its music director Michael Tilson Thomas will set out across America to prove that...

    28. October 31, 2014

      Silicon Valley: How to eat like a digital native

      Get caffeinated Seattle pioneered the cult of coffee but San Francisco has made it its own. In the start-up neighbourhood of...

    29. October 31, 2014

      Richard Waters: Silicon Valley – the view ahead

      Seen from the peak of one of Silicon Valley’s intermittent booms, the view ahead always looks clear and unobstructed. Things...

    30. October 31, 2014

      Five of the best: San Francisco microbreweries

      21st Amendment Brewery The 21st amendment repealed America’s short-lived attempt at prohibition – and is celebrated here...

    31. October 31, 2014

      25 Silicon Valley start-ups to watch

      From drone control to grocery shopping, ingestible sensors to sleep monitoring, Silicon Valley is setting the pace. Selected...

    32. October 31, 2014

      Food 2.0: the future of what we eat

      The burger on the hotplate in front of me is sizzling like meat. The patty is browning like meat and gives off a beefy...

    33. October 31, 2014

      Silicon valley: start-up founders under pressure

      Weekdays at 5.30am or sometimes earlier, Ryan Hoover rolls out of bed in San Francisco and starts to worry. His start-up,...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      October 30, 2014

      San Francisco celebrates

      Robert Galbraith/Reuters A man jumps through a fire along a street in the Mission District during a celebration after the...

    35. October 28, 2014

      NY bike scheme expands under new boss

      One of the world’s most experienced senior public transport managers, Jay Walder, is to take over as head of Alta Bicycle...

    36. October 26, 2014

      Students raise a glass to the business of wine

      A glass of wine is a way to relax after a day’s studying for many MBA students. But at Sonoma State University, which has...

    37. October 24, 2014

      The Diary: Jesmyn Ward

      I lug my suitcase and backpack down an alley created by an imposing Tulane University campus building – where I teach – and...

    38. October 24, 2014

      Airbnb valued at $13bn ahead of staff stock sale

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