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    1. March 27, 2015

      Ellen Pao loses Kleiner Perkins gender bias case

      A jury in San Francisco rejected claims from Ellen Pao, a former junior partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins,...

    2. March 27, 2015

      Slack: taut valuation

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    1. March 27, 2015

      Dr Google assists in robotic surgery

      Dr Google will see you shortly. The Silicon Valley company has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson to develop a new generation...

    2. March 27, 2015

      Silicon Valley: Space race

      When they are feeling flush, tech companies are overcome by the urge to put stuff up into space. During the late 90s,...

    3. March 27, 2015

      Interview: Mike Judge

      Last year, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, co-founders of Google, took the “ice-bucket challenge”, where celebrities and...

    4. March 26, 2015

      Porat to receive $70m Google award in first year

      Ruth Porat, the outgoing chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is set to receive a cash and stock award worth more than...

    5. March 26, 2015

      Wall Street’s finest head for the Silicon Valley

      A decade ago, when senior bankers tired of Wall Street they usually headed for the golf course, a hedge fund, or public...

    6. March 26, 2015

      Month-old video app Meerkat raises $12m in new funding

      Meerkat, the buzzy live video streaming app that launched barely a month ago, has raised millions of dollars in new funding...

    7. March 25, 2015

      Silicon Valley is seizing the customers

      All around, technology companies are no longer content to provide the machinery for consumer companies — they are serving...

    8. March 24, 2015

      US tech giants face fresh fight with Europe over privacy

      An Austrian student could force companies such as Facebook to overhaul their European businesses after challenging the way...

    9. March 24, 2015

      Google hires Morgan Stanley’s Ruth Porat as CFO

      Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, was appointed to the same position at Google on Tuesday, joining a...

    10. March 24, 2015

      Andreessen Horowitz backs UK start-up Improbable

      Andreessen Horowitz, the Silicon Valley group that was an early backer in Facebook, is investing $20m in Improbable, a...

    11. March 22, 2015

      Feedback: Julie Meyer on Europe’s tech scene

      Julie Meyer last week argued in a guest column that Europe’s tech scene needed to stop apeing Silicon Valley to build a...

    12. March 22, 2015

      Cern social experiment yields thoughtful designs from students

      When most people think about wearable technology, they are likely to think of the Apple Watch, Google Glass, or some...

    13. March 22, 2015

      Apple and Google stake a claim on big pharma’s turf

      Within 24 hours of Apple launching its platform for health research this month, tens of thousands of iPhone users had signed...

    14. March 19, 2015

      Elon Musk tempers autonomous driving claims

      Elon Musk, the Tesla Motors boss known for his expansive claims for technology, appeared to promise a leap forward in...

    15. March 18, 2015

      Huddle co-founder quits to join venture capital firm

      Huddle, one of the UK’s most high-profile technology start-ups, is set for more upheaval after one its founders announced he...

    16. March 17, 2015

      Facebook enters money transfer market

      Facebook users will now be able to send money to their friends using its Messenger app, the social network’s first foray...

    17. March 17, 2015

      The whoosh of start-up value going from Europe to Palo Alto

      The European venture capital industry is really just making money for America. It has one play in its playbook: to find the...

    18. March 16, 2015

      Rackspace: turn, turn, turn

      “Pivot” is a favourite word in the tech world, and a flexible one. It can point to a strategic masterstroke, or signal...

    19. March 13, 2015

      Shaking the Silicon Valley boys’ club

      If Silicon Valley was looking for an upbeat way to give its simmering gender problems a thorough public airing, then the...

    20. March 13, 2015

      The drive to make a better car

      This year, Ford, announced it was opening a research and innovation centre in Silicon Valley. But it’s not just computer...

    21. FT Alphaville

      March 12, 2015

      This is nuts (uh, you missed the crash)

      Via TVLine: Chase Crawford of Gossip Girl has been tapped to lead ABC’s Boom, in which one of the largest oil discoveries in...

    22. March 12, 2015

      Dotcom history is not yet repeating itself, but it is starting to rhyme

      In a week marking the 15th anniversary of the dotcom bubble peak, there are plenty of reasons to argue that this tech boom...

    23. March 12, 2015

      Most GCHQ snooping ‘essential’, parliament report concludes

      The bulk interception of internet data by Britain’s spies is “essential” for the prevention of terrorism and cyber war,...

    24. March 11, 2015

      Alibaba investment values Snapchat at $15bn

      Alibaba has invested $200m in Snapchat, valuing the fast-growing social app at $15bn, according to two people familiar with...

    25. March 11, 2015

      Venture capital needs to be a happy family

      The San Francisco trial pitting Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, one of Silicon Valley’s oldest and most venerable venture...

    26. FT Alphaville

      March 10, 2015

      "Sand Hill is the New Wall Street"

      The conceit comes from Silicon Valley, but you knew that already. Irritatingly, right now we’re in a queue, with 1441 people...

    27. March 9, 2015

      Titans turn attention to Silicon Valley

      The mood at the big SuperReturn private equity conference in Berlin at the end of February was not exactly ebullient. The...

    28. March 5, 2015

      Meerkat: narcissistic video streaming that could yet be profound

      Silicon Valley is fuelled by fomo: the fear of missing out. Every tech entrepreneur and investor is paranoid that the next...

    29. March 4, 2015

      Poland’s mBank thrives on disruption

      Leaning back in his chair in a grey polo shirt and electric blue, thick-framed glasses, Cezary Stypułkowski looks more a...

    30. March 4, 2015

      Luxury online fashion retailer Farfetch valued at $1bn

      Online luxury retailer Farfetch, no stranger to high charges, has earned a whopping pricetag of its own. The London-based...

    31. March 4, 2015

      Uber makes first acquisition with mapping start-up deCarta

      Uber, one of the best-funded private technology groups in Silicon Valley, has made one of its first acquisitions as it tries...

    32. March 3, 2015

      PCH buys embattled ecommerce retailer Fab.com

      PCH, the supply-chain management company, has acquired former ecommerce darling Fab to create a new online store catering to...

    33. February 27, 2015

      Since you asked: the tech industry and its problem with women

      ‘Silicon Valley sex discrimination on trial’ Financial Times, February 24 So male chauvinism is alive and well, albeit...

    34. February 27, 2015

      Google Ventures’ European arm makes first investment in Kobalt

      The European arm of Google Ventures has made its first investment, snapping up a stake in Kobalt, a music technology company...

    35. February 27, 2015

      City Insider: Bill Winters springs out of the shadows

      Bill Winters: A man for all seasons Headless times ahead for Renshaw Bay. Bill Winters’ move from shadow banking back into...

    36. February 26, 2015

      The legend of the Silicon Valley unicorns

      In a very pleasant corner of San Francisco, Nasdaq is quietly expanding its West Coast operations. But it is not in town...

    37. February 25, 2015

      Google shakes up European units in face of tougher rules

      Google is overhauling its European business to meet the challenge of a changing and more combative regulatory landscape on...

    38. February 25, 2015

      Google makes late pitch to modify internet rules

      Google will learn on Thursday whether its last-ditch lobbying has persuaded US regulators to modify plans to ensure all...

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