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    1. July 22, 2015

      Wages of New York fast-food staff set to double

      Tens of thousands of fast-food workers in New York are in line to have their wages almost doubled, in one of the...

    2. July 15, 2015

      Uber settles lawsuit over child’s death

      Uber has settled a lawsuit with the family of a child killed by one of its drivers in San Francisco, in one of the most...

    3. June 29, 2015

      Terry Riley Festival, SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco — review

      The Kronos Quartet has launched its entry into the concert presentation business by producing a three-day birthday...

    4. June 24, 2015

      Divergent unveils part-3D printed supercar

      A San Francisco start-up has become the latest outsider to try to challenge the automobile industry’s traditional...

    5. June 23, 2015

      Credit Karma raises $175m as hedge funds look to fintech sector

      Technology start-up Credit Karma has raised $175m, valuing the company at $3.5bn, as hedge fund investors pour money...

    6. June 23, 2015

      Michael Gould, Anaplan: from cowshed to spreadsheet killer

      In Silicon Valley, the garage is the first home of many a tech start-up in popular imagination. In northern England, it...

    7. June 20, 2015

      Hillary Clinton vows to keep fighting for common sense gun control

      Hillary Clinton vowed to keep fighting for “common sense” gun control reforms if elected president, denouncing the...

    8. June 15, 2015

      Private capital and ambition build tech clusters, not politicians

      London Technology Week has got off to a flying start with the news that 23-year-old Londoner James Proud has won...

    9. June 12, 2015

      Week in Review, June 13

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Apple takes on Spotify with music...

    10. MBA blog

      June 12, 2015

      School's not out for summer

      We concluded our last first-year class in late April and thus internship season has been upon us for a few weeks now....

    11. June 11, 2015

      Oculus teams up with Microsoft on Rift VR headset

      Oculus will bundle Microsoft’s Xbox One controller with every unit of its Rift virtual-reality headset when it goes on...

    12. June 10, 2015

      Apple’s music deals draw antitrust scrutiny in US

      Apple’s new music deals with record labels are under scrutiny by the US state officials whose investigations into the...

    13. June 8, 2015

      Entrepreneurship can be taught, say educators

      It is easy to see the attraction of being an entrepreneur for Will Drevno, co-founder and chief operating officer at 3D...

    14. FT Alphaville

      June 8, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Cryan game after Jain

      It’s the Cryan game after Jain, Saint-Gobain is selling a bottle business in a €3bn deal and GE is close to offloading...

    15. June 6, 2015

      Plenty to chew over at Buffett lunch

      The folks who successfully bid $2.3m for lunch with Warren Buffett can expect a convivial event filled with jokes,...

    16. June 4, 2015

      Blue Bottle Coffee turns from start-up to upstart with $70m deal

      It may be seen by some as the anti-Starbucks but Blue Bottle Coffee is turning its small-scale, artisanal cafés into...

    17. May 29, 2015

      London’s car-sharing scene gets bigger

      London drivers looking to cut the costs of car ownership have yet another option to consider as Ford becomes the latest...

    18. May 28, 2015

      Google looks to enhancements instead of big new vision

      Google came up short on big new visions on Thursday as its annual developer conference, which serves as its main...

    19. May 28, 2015

      Google and GoPro team up to take virtual reality to mass market

      Google has teamed up with GoPro to make its first big push into virtual reality, in the hope of turning the technology...

    20. May 26, 2015

      US economic recovery masks tale of many cities

      Nearly half of the biggest US metropolitan areas have yet to recoup all the lost jobs from the Great Recession and...

    21. FT Alphaville

      May 22, 2015

      Plus500 on a Cable Car ride - Update 2

      Update 2: shares resumed, following a statement of sorts. The Company can confirm that on 9 January 2015, its UK...

    22. May 20, 2015

      Uber accused of asking driver to make false allegations

      Uber was accused of forcing a driver into making false allegations against cab drivers in Brussels, in the latest twist...

    23. May 20, 2015

      Silicon Valley has become a dream factory

      Coming to San Francisco for the first time in a few years brings home how much it has been transformed. Whatever you...

    24. May 19, 2015

      Los Angeles boosts fight on minimum wage

      Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the US to embrace a movement to raise minimum wages, when its city...

    25. May 10, 2015

      Wearable technology finds its place on campus

      As Silicon Valley busies itself inventing new forms of wearable technologies, a handful of business school professors...

    26. May 7, 2015

      US biotech group Verseon to list on Alternative Investment Market

      A Californian biotech company that uses computer algorithms to discover medicines will complete a £300m stock market...

    27. May 5, 2015

      Digital start-ups question links to ‘Tech City’

      Unruly, the social video advertising agency, has a typically fashionable east London office with high ceilings and...

    28. April 29, 2015

      Business needs to raise its voice in the house price debate

      Protests in the London suburb of Brixton broke out on Saturday over gentrification and rising house prices. By London...

    29. April 26, 2015

      California prepares for the next ‘big one’

      The 800-mile San Andreas Fault, which runs from northern California to Mexico, has been the source of the state’s...

    30. April 21, 2015

      US warns of risks from deeper encryption

      The head of the US Department of Homeland Security has warned the cyber security industry that encryption poses “real...

    31. April 21, 2015

      DoJ security chief in plea over hackers

      The top national security official at the Department of Justice is urging the private sector to report more cyber...

    32. FT Alphaville

      April 14, 2015

      Outsource your dating to India

      Deutsche are back with their cheap date index. And some other price comparisons, of course: We recomputed our three...

    33. April 7, 2015

      Middle managers who are a start-up’s unsung heroes

      On April 1, 2004, Eileen Burbidge stepped off the overnight flight from San Francisco to London. After years of working...

    34. Tech blog

      April 4, 2015

      Financial innovation, Silicon Valley style

      Alternative lenders such as Lending Club are now well known for having created new kinds of securities for investors...

    35. April 3, 2015

      Snapshot: ‘Rosina and models’ (2013), by Yvonne Venegas

      Contemporary Mexican photographers “I like to photograph the things that come between the perfect moment and the...

    36. April 3, 2015

      US companies cut back sharply on hiring

      US companies scaled back hiring sharply last month, adding to evidence that the economy has lost momentum since the...

    37. March 30, 2015

      Two US agents charged over Silk Road

      Silk road investigators charged with wire fraud Two US agents investigating Silk Road have been charged with stealing...

    38. March 29, 2015

      Parking sensors to go on trial in Berlin and Dubai

      Traffic wardens will have a new ally from this summer when trials of a scanner system that gathers data about parking...

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