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    1. 13 hours ago

      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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. February 25, 2015

      Clinton warns Silicon Valley going backwards

      Hillary Clinton has warned there is a “real human cost” to technology, using a speech at the heart of Silicon Valley to...

    5. February 24, 2015

      Silicon Valley sex discrimination on trial

      A $16m test case for gender discrimination in Silicon Valley opened on Tuesday with the allegation that one of the world’s...

    6. February 23, 2015

      Yahoo executive and NSA chief clash over online data privacy

      A Yahoo executive clashed with the new head of the National Security Agency at a conference on Monday as tensions continued...

    7. February 22, 2015

      Monday interview: Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO

      Successful tech companies rarely founder because they fail to see the next big disruptive shift coming. Instead, they wait...

    8. FT Alphaville

      February 20, 2015

      Which US states and cities are richest? Depends how you count

      The straightforward ranking of US states by personal income per person has Washington DC, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New...

    9. February 20, 2015

      Cash floods late-stage tech despite warnings

      Private technology start-ups are lapping up huge amounts of cash despite industry warnings that investors are playing a...

    10. February 20, 2015

      The billion-dollar companies Silicon Valley investors ought to fear

      Eighteen months ago it was a company worth a billion dollars. Fab.com, an online store that sells quirky designs of...

    11. February 18, 2015

      Money transfer start-up WorldRemit raises $100m

      WorldRemit has raised $100m from a leading Silicon Valley investor in one of the largest fundraising rounds for a British...

    12. February 17, 2015

      How to be the perfect guest, by Airbnb

      One was founded in a San Francisco apartment less than 10 years ago, while the other grew out of Georgian drawing rooms in...

    13. February 16, 2015

      Obama attacks Europe over technology protectionism

      European officials have hit back at Barack Obama for suggesting that efforts to restrain Silicon Valley companies on the...

    14. February 13, 2015

      Apple hiring automotive experts to work in secret research lab

      Apple is recruiting experts in automotive technology and vehicle design to work at a new top-secret research lab, said...

    15. February 12, 2015

      Obama in new push over cyber security

      The White House is preparing a new cyber security executive order to improve the sharing of information between companies...

    16. February 12, 2015

      British tech industry needs homegrown cash boost

      This week Boris Johnson, mayor of London, has been banging his drum in New York. He is not, however, promoting his ideas...

    17. February 11, 2015

      US venture capital behind over half of London’s start-up funding

      US technology investors provided more than half of all the money raised by London-based start-ups last year, as American...

    18. February 9, 2015

      Yahoo: Identity crisis

      Why Yahoo? That has been a perennial question for Silicon Valley in the 15 years since the dotcom boom, when the internet...

    19. February 6, 2015

      Detroit hits the road to Silicon Valley

      They are often cast as the dinosaurs in the great disruption playing out across the motor industry. But established...

    20. February 6, 2015

      BMW sees future through X-ray specs

      BMW has found a solution to the perils of parallel parking that could have been lifted from a 1950s joke shop: X-ray specs....

    21. February 5, 2015

      GoPro boosted by bumper holiday sales

      GoPro leapt over Wall Street’s highest forecasts for its fourth quarter, with revenues of $634m and earnings of 96 cents,...

    22. February 5, 2015

      Corporate raiders no longer outsiders in Silicon Valley

      It’s been a busy couple of months for Jesse Cohn, head of shareholder activism at hedge fund Elliott Management. After...

    23. February 5, 2015

      London tech investors look to mirror success of Silicon Valley

      More than $2bn has been raised by new technology funds in London in the past five years, as venture capital flows into...

    24. February 4, 2015

      US regulator’s plan to treat internet traffic as utility upsets providers

      The US is planning sweeping changes to the regulation of broadband by reclassifying it as a public utility and using new...

    25. February 3, 2015

      Technology’s next 25 years belong to the world, not the US

      Apple’s earnings announcement last week contained a glaring anomaly for a western technology company. The company disclosed...

    26. February 3, 2015

      Fundraising for start-ups: cash from nearest may be dearest

      When Austin Grandt and William Hakizimana need­ed money last year to support Export Abroad, their fledging technology...

    27. February 2, 2015

      The unsung pioneers of the information age

      If financial success were the sole measure of business genius, the computer age could lay claim to more than its fair share...

    28. February 1, 2015

      Germany is lagging behind disruptive US start-ups, warns Bosch chief

      The chief executive of Bosch, the privately owned technology conglomerate, has warned that Germany is failing to keep pace...

    29. January 29, 2015

      Business Insider and Mashable raise more than $40m

      News websites Business Insider and Mashable have separately received more than $40m in venture financing, signalling the...

    30. FT Alphaville

      January 29, 2015

      Reservations as reserve assets

      “Reserve” is the new app that Silicon Valley — specifically Uber’s Garrett Camp and Foursquare’s Naveen Selvadurai — insists...

    31. FT Alphaville

      January 27, 2015

      This is nuts. (But maybe someone's noticed)

      Box Inc, just another cloud storage company out of Silicon Valley, looked to be just another SV mania company hitting Wall...

    32. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up for the email here or read it in full below. “The Greek people have given a clear, indisputable mandate for...

    33. January 25, 2015

      Andreessen to invest $58m in TransferWise

      Andreessen Horowitz, the US venture capital group that was an early backer of Facebook, has won a competitive bidding...

    34. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - “Draghi’s big announcement seems to have raised expected European inflation by one-fifth of a...

    35. January 22, 2015

      Goldman makes first foray into big data in Asia

      Goldman Sachs has made its first foray into big data in Asia by investing the lion’s share of a $56m round of funding for...

    36. January 21, 2015

      Uber raises $1.6bn from Goldman clients

      Uber has raised $1.6bn in convertible debt with the help of Goldman Sachs, giving the ride-hailing company a fresh infusion...

    37. January 21, 2015

      Technology has to create more than disruption

      Nicolas Brusson, the founder of BlaBlaCar, the French ride-sharing start-up that in June raised $100m to expand across...

    38. January 21, 2015

      Davos 2015: Banks eye tech with sense of déjà vu

      Is there a collection of arrogant, highly paid executives? Tick. Is the public mostly ignorant about the technology those...

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