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    1. Tech blog

      May 20, 2016

      #techFT - Android's N for Negativity

      Android is under pressure in court and from a commission, Apple is adding avenues and groves to its retail stores, 42...

    2. May 19, 2016

      Hackers target the weakest links in the global financial chain

      Once upon a time, bank robbers wore balaclavas and dug tunnels. No longer. Three months ago, the world experienced the...

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    1. Business of Luxury

      Dampened Chinese demand is hitting luxury brands hard, but they are innovating wildly ...
    2. The Connected Business

      Cloud computing is still in its infancy. Most big companies are assessing how far to g...
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    1. Tech blog

      May 18, 2016

      #techFT - Ads embarrass on extremist's site

      How did Citibank ads appear on an Islamist extremist’s website? Will we see Nokia branded phones again? Want to buy a...

    2. May 18, 2016

      Social entrepreneurs can give the government a lift

      The stereotypical Silicon Valley approach to solving public problems is to invest in social entrepreneurship. Bypass...

    3. May 18, 2016

      University ‘42’ heads for Silicon Valley

      French telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel has launched a $100m investment to set up a branch of his iconoclastic,...

    4. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Twitter names BET chief Debra Lee to its board

      Twitter has added Debra Lee, chief executive of BET, an African American cable channel and news site, as a...

    5. May 15, 2016

      Apple plants seed in China taxi service

      Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing company, has made no secret of its admiration for Apple. The company’s...

    6. May 15, 2016

      Too many businesses want a piece of the financial action

      One of the great ironies of business today is that the richest and most powerful companies in the world are more...

    7. May 13, 2016

      GAAP’s never been holy writ — just ask Silicon Valley

      It might be just a nip and a tuck; often considerable flab needs to be sucked out. Removing unsightly expenses is all...

    8. May 12, 2016

      Big US companies spearhead renewable energy drive

      When General Motors buys electricity for the Texas plant that makes hundreds of its Chevrolet and Cadillac trucks each...

    9. May 5, 2016

      Uber’s appointment of Neelie Kroes flags up EU’s revolving door

      Few Eurocrats have more formidable trustbusting credentials than Neelie Kroes, the tough Dutch former competition...

    10. May 5, 2016

      Financial services companies braced for automation

      Casey Crawford, an American football player turned mortgage boss, says his corner of the US’s financial sector is ripe...

    11. May 4, 2016

      Prospect of sexual relationships with robots poses moral dilemmas

      Could we fall in love with robots? Movies have been suggesting the possibility for some time, from a man falling in...

    12. May 4, 2016

      Driverless cars: when robots rule the road

      Last year, California set out to draw up new rules of the road for the driverless car era. As the state’s motoring...

    13. Tech blog

      May 3, 2016

      #techFT - Engines for fantastic voyages

      Scientists develop microscopic engines, robots march into the FT, is bitcoin’s founder made of the Wright stuff?...

    14. May 3, 2016

      Rise of the robots is sparking an investment boom ​

      An army of robots is on the move. In warehouses, hospitals and retail stores, and on city streets, industrial parks and...

    15. April 29, 2016

      Apple finally encounters the laws of tech gravity

      If you have created the most profitable product in history, what do you do for an encore? That is the question before...

    16. April 29, 2016

      Bill Campbell, Silicon Valley executive and mentor, 1940-2016

      When Sheryl Sandberg started at Google, she met an older man in the lobby one day who asked what she did there. Still...

    17. April 29, 2016

      LinkedIn shares rise as profits top estimates

      LinkedIn beat expectations on earnings and revenue, pushing shares in the social network for professionals up more than...

    18. 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...

    19. April 28, 2016

      Facebook’s special shares are a mistaken invention

      Few shareholders of Facebook would contend that Mark Zuckerberg, its founder, has been anything other than a visionary...

    20. April 25, 2016

      UK universities look to Stanford for start-up skills

      When ministers ask UK universities to improve their efforts at commercialising academic research, one question always...

    21. April 24, 2016

      Tech stocks: fangs for nothing

      Silicon Valley has had a few rain showers recently, but the California drought endures. The market for new equity...

    22. April 24, 2016

      Carmakers seek inside edge in China

      Carmakers are gearing up for a year of intense competition in China as the world’s largest auto market by sales faces...

    23. April 22, 2016

      Remember Prince as the ultimate artisan

      The thing about The Beatles is that there were four of them. Discount Ringo Starr as a passenger if you must but George...

    24. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      Alphabet tumbles on Q1 profit, sales miss

      Alphabet shares dropped 7 per cent on Thursday afternoon as the parent of Google revealed a slimmer-than-expected rise...

    25. April 21, 2016

      Start-up with the right insights on smart home problems

      Two years ago, the hype around the “smart home” was deafening: all the leading tech companies bet big money that...

    26. FT Alphaville

      April 21, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Why the big banks can’t imagine their own deaths. - Chris Arnade on Brady Bonds, Elon Musk and...

    27. April 20, 2016

      Google’s Android tactics are Microsoft light

      Matt Brittin, president of Google’s European operations, complained this week that EU officials “could be better...

    28. April 20, 2016

      How tiny Android became a giant in the smartphone galaxy

      Google has made dozens of acquisitions over the years. Ranked by price tag, Android — which cost a reported $50m —...

    29. April 20, 2016

      Review — ‘Disrupted: my misadventure in the start-up bubble’

      A 52-year-old journalist who has covered the tech industry for decades is laid off. He joins a start-up where the...

    30. April 20, 2016

      Yahoo moves to quieten critics with defence of deal process

      Marissa Mayer pushed back hard on Tuesday against accusations that Yahoo is simply paying lip service to shareholders’...

    31. April 19, 2016

      Prosecutors examine Theranos in cold blood

      Just hours before it emerged that Theranos, the Silicon Valley blood testing start-up, was under investigation by...

    32. April 19, 2016

      Google and the art of monopoly maintenance

      European antitrust cases against Google seem to be like London buses. You wait ages for one to arrive and then they all...

    33. Brussels Blog

      April 19, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Vestager vs Google 2.0

      This is Tuesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    34. April 19, 2016

      Theranos investigated by US prosecutors

      Theranos, the troubled blood testing start-up, is being investigated by federal prosecutors over whether it misled...

    35. 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...

    36. 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,...

    37. Tech blog

      April 14, 2016

      #techFT - Silicon Valley hot for hires

      Some big job moves in Silicon Valley, drone racing gets a TV deal and Amazon’s new luxury eReader. #techFT is a daily...

    38. April 13, 2016

      Facebook raids Google for head of new lab

      Facebook has hired Regina Dugan from Google, poaching the former director of the US research agency Darpa to lead a new...

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