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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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....

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. FT Alphaville

    June 3, 2014

    BurnLounge is a pyramid scheme, while 9th Circuit leaves Herbalife debate unresolved

    The US Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Monday upheld a district court ruling that BurnLounge was a pyramid scheme. A...

  19. June 2, 2014

    Apple seeks to make iPhone a health hub

    Apple wants to make the iPhone into a hub for consumers’ health information from a variety of apps as it prepares the ground...

  20. FT Tech Hub

    June 2, 2014

    As it happened: Apple's 2014 WWDC keynote

    Apple’s annual developer conference saw chief executive Tim Cook and head of software engineering Craig Federighi dominate...

  21. June 1, 2014

    Demise of the PC is greatly exaggerated, says Intel head

    The PC is dead – long live the PC, says Renée James, who, as president of Intel, is fighting to reinvent the...

  22. June 1, 2014

    Apple spotlight on apps and services at show

    Apple is hoping that new apps and services can cause as much excitement as its hardware as it prepares to unveil the next...

  23. May 29, 2014

    Judgment of  Solomons should be to spurn Marcato

    Squeaky wheels don’t always merit greasing. Shareholder Marcato Capital has suggested that InterContinental Hotels Group,...

  24. May 29, 2014

    Dish Network signs up to accepting Bitcoin

    Dish Network, the US satellite broadcaster, will become the largest company to accept payment in Bitcoin, underscoring how a...

  25. May 27, 2014

    Innovators bring homely touch to ‘internet of things’

    Some innovators have seized on the opportunity created by low-cost sensors and wireless connections to bring a homely touch...

  26. May 27, 2014

    ‘Revenge porn’ laws spur liberties debate

    Lawmakers and courts across the world are moving towards criminalising one of the web’s more disturbing trends – angry exes,...

  27. May 26, 2014

    Apple sees the light in push for Jetsons-style home automation

    Apple is readying a new software platform that would turn the iPhone into a remote control for lights, security systems and...

  28. FT Alphaville

    May 20, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Declining consumption and secular stagnation. - How competitiveness become an unquestioned virtue....

  29. FT Alphaville

    May 16, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILE Introducing Riyadh Al-Azzaw…: Paul presents the world kickboxing champion‘s car. NEWS...

  30. May 15, 2014

    Uber looks to flag down a $10bn valuation

    Uber is looking to pull in a huge new round of funding at a valuation of around $10bn, matching the price tag recently put...

  31. May 9, 2014

    Lunch with the FT: Travis Kalanick

    An Uber car normally arrives in five minutes but I’ve already been waiting 10 for the company’s chief executive, Travis...

  32. 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...

  33. May 1, 2014

    Facebook reaches out to developers with mantra of stability

    In the novelty-chasing world of Silicon Valley, the almost 30-year-old Mr Zuckerberg and the now 10-year-old Facebook...

  34. April 25, 2014

    Five of the best: food apps

    Sesame This is an elegant kitchen tool for the cook who browses online for recipes: Sesame opens the webpage, saves the...

  35. MBA blog

    April 22, 2014

    A transatlantic love affair

    There is something about these long-haul flights that makes me want to write my blog. I am on a transatlantic flight from...

  36. April 20, 2014

    Maude gets US inspiration for ‘Silicon civil service’

    Francis Maude has called for the creation of a “silicon civil service”, recreating British bureaucracy in the image of...

  37. 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...

  38. April 14, 2014

    Le Frisco, Mauritania

    Where: Nouakchott, Mauritania WiFi: Yes, free Plug sockets: Yes Price of a coffee: 700 ouguiya ($2.40) Open: Sun-Thurs,...

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