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    1. May 1, 2016

      US bank chief calls for higher minimum wage

      The head of a the biggest union-owned US bank is leading a charge for higher minimum wages across the sector, saying...

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      April 29, 2016

      #techFT - Scrabbling for tech growth stocks

      FANGs ain’t what they used to be, Rovi buys Tivo, bedtime VR stories. #techFT is a daily newsletter on technology,...

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    1. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      LinkedIn rallies as quarterly results top estimates

      LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, beat expectations on both earnings and revenue, pushing shares up as...

    2. April 28, 2016

      AbbVie joins wave of pharma moves with Stemcentrx deal

      AbbVie has agreed to buy Stemcentrx, a biotech company focused on cancer, in a deal worth up to $10bn, making it the...

    3. April 28, 2016

      Volkswagen pledges to regain consumers’ trust

      Volkswagen pledged on Thursday to regain the trust of consumers this year after the greatest scandal in its history,...

    4. April 27, 2016

      Zuckerberg seeks to tighten grip as Facebook results surge

      Facebook has proposed an arrangement that will allow Mark Zuckerberg to maintain long-term control while pursuing his...

    5. FT Alphaville

      April 27, 2016

      Nice fintech startup you got there, it would be a shame if someone sued it

      As bank settlements go, last week’s $2.5m payout from online lender SoFi is pretty small. The privately-owned nonbank...

    6. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Apple skids 5% as quarterly sales disappoint

      A growing preference among consumers for lower-priced iPhones contributed to a significant shortfall for Apple in its...

    7. FT Alphaville

      April 20, 2016

      It's a hard knock deposit-less life for online lenders

      Consider this headline from the New York Times last year: Goldman Sachs Plans to Offer Consumer Loans Online, Adopting...

    8. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Wells Fargo taps Mitchem to head asset management arm

      Wells Fargo has nabbed State Street’s Kristi Mitchem to head its $480bn asset management arm, ending a search for a new...

    9. April 18, 2016

      Uber looms over the parcel delivery business

      From taxis to trucks, there are few areas of road transport where Uber Technologies has not already provoked anxiety,...

    10. April 15, 2016

      How Airbnb has lost its soul

      It was the summer of 2008 in San Francisco and a small company called Airbnb had a dream. People with spare bedrooms...

    11. April 14, 2016

      GoPro invites software developers to widen use of action cameras

      GoPro is inviting software developers and device makers to build its action cameras into more of their products, from...

    12. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Apple taps NFL lobbyist to run DC office

      Apple is beefing up its policy team in Washington DC with the hire of National Football League lobbyist Cynthia Hogan,...

    13. April 14, 2016

      Drones are impressive but are not yet a comfortable hobby

      A few years ago, when I first encountered the DJI Phantom drone, I was blown away. Ordinary people could now afford...

    14. FT Alphaville

      April 14, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Possibly fake merger filing includes possibly real profits. - Valeant’s prescription for...

    15. April 12, 2016

      Zuckerberg delivers political broadside

      Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook chief executive, warned the world against turning inwards, including building walls, blocking...

    16. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      Mark Zuckerberg takes veiled swipe at Trump

      Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook chief executive, warned the world against turning inwards, including building walls, blocking...

    17. April 10, 2016

      Ben Silbermann, Pinterest: going global, modestly

      Ben Silbermann screws up his face as he considers what he could buy now he has been officially declared a billionaire...

    18. Fast FT

      April 8, 2016

      Uber to pay up to $25m to settle background check lawsuit

      Uber has agreed to pay up to $25m to settle a second lawsuit in the US over excessive claims it made about the quality...

    19. April 4, 2016

      Alaska Air reaches for sky with Virgin America deal

      Alaska Air ’s $2.6bn takeover of Virgin America brings together two airlines enjoying solid profits to create the US’s...

    20. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      Alaska Air and Virgin America seal tie-up

      Wheels down. Alaska Air has wrapped up the deal to buy Virgin America – a move that was thought to be circling for a...

    21. April 4, 2016

      San Francisco start-up Minerva ‘more selective than Ivy League’

      A San Francisco start-up aiming to offer an Ivy League-level education at half the cost of elite US colleges has...

    22. April 3, 2016

      Virgin America close to sale to Alaska Air

      Virgin America is set to announce its sale to Alaska Air on Monday in a deal valuing the US carrier at about $2bn — or...

    23. Tech blog

      April 1, 2016

      #techFT - Microsoft builds AI, AR expectations

      Microsoft has been demonstrating its augmented vision of the future, Tesla has unveiled a mass-market electric car for...

    24. March 30, 2016

      Microsoft puts AI at centre of tech plans

      Microsoft on Wednesday outlined plans to put an array of chatbots, intelligent agents and digital assistants at the...

    25. March 29, 2016

      Manchester to San Francisco flights lift northern England tech

      The tech industry in northern England has received a boost after Virgin Atlantic announced plans for direct flights...

    26. Fast FT

      March 28, 2016

      US drops Apple case after cracking iPhone

      The FBI has abandoned its bid to force Apple to help it break into the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, after it found...

    27. Fast FT

      March 28, 2016

      Yellen heads ranks of Fed speakers this week

      There’s a familiar pose for investors this week: all eyes on Janet Yellen. Remarks on Tuesday by the Federal Reserve...

    28. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      Virgin America spikes on sale report

      Shares in Virgin America shot up nearly 15 per cent on Wednesday on a report that the airline backed by UK billionaire...

    29. Fast FT

      March 21, 2016

      Apple unveils iPhone SE, vows to protect privacy

      Tim Cook used the platform of an Apple product launch to set out the principles behind its fight with the US government...

    30. Fast FT

      March 17, 2016

      Google eyes sale of Boston Dynamics robotics unit

      Alphabet is trying to sell Boston Dynamics, the maker of advanced humanoid and four-legged robots such as Big Dog and...

    31. Fast FT

      March 15, 2016

      PlayStation VR to cost $399, undercutting rivals

      PlayStation’s VR headset will go on sale in October costing $399, more than $200 below its two main rivals in virtual...

    32. March 14, 2016

      Winterreise, Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco — ‘Immersive’

      A fervent wish of outgoing San Francisco Opera general director David Gockley became reality this month with the...

    33. Fast FT

      March 11, 2016

      Twitter: employee compensation included in outlook

      Twitter has tried to calm the market by insisting that all employee compensation has already been included in its...

    34. March 11, 2016

      US companies embrace virtual annual meetings

      Dressed in spandex, brandishing a whip and holding a sign that said, “Bankers need a spanking.”, Marni Halasa protested...

    35. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      Apple sets product launch event for March 21

      Mark your calendars. Apple will hold its next product launch on March 21 at its Cupertino headquarters. The event is...

    36. FT Alphaville

      March 7, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Kuroda (vs the BIS?), neg rates are grand. - Davies: Is US inflation (finally) rising? - “San...

    37. February 29, 2016

      Anshu Jain to join online lender SoFi

      Anshu Jain, the former co-chief executive of Deutsche Bank, is to join online lender SoFi as an adviser in his first...

    38. February 19, 2016

      San Francisco: bubble fears fail to curb rush to build new condos

      After living in San Francisco for 25 years, interior designer Jay Jeffers has witnessed several boom-and-bust cycles in...

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