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    1. February 11, 2016

      Politicians pave way for new digital spying proposals

      Proposals to update the UK’s spying regime for the digital age have received cautious approval from a committee of MPs...

    2. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      MPs cautiously support new 'snooper's charter'

      Proposals to update the UK’s spying regime for the digital age have been cautiously welcomed by an influential...

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    1. February 11, 2016

      Silicon Valley springs up in M4 corridor

      Reading and Bracknell, two leafy Berkshire towns about 10 miles apart, seem unlikely venues for tech powerhouses that...

    2. February 11, 2016

      Zuckerberg clashes with Andreessen over Facebook India

      Mark Zuckerberg has clashed with Marc Andreessen, a longstanding Facebook investor and board member, over what the...

    3. FT Alphaville

      February 10, 2016

      On unicorn imperialism

      It may have been a slip of the keyboard, but Marc Andreessen’s pro-colonialism Tweet on Wednesday (later retracted)...

    4. February 9, 2016

      Silicon Valley faces forced data decryption move in UK

      Britain’s intelligence services have warned the world’s largest technology companies they will press ahead with plans...

    5. February 9, 2016

      Check Point co-founder backs cyber security start-up

      One of Israel’s leading cyber security entrepreneurs has launched a start-up with the aim of defending networks in the...

    6. February 9, 2016

      Rubicon Global: tapping an app to dump

      It has become a Silicon Valley cliché to describe companies as an “Uber” for their particular sector. But in the case...

    7. February 9, 2016

      Technology ‘unicorns’ stay shy of IPOs

      Going public used to be the dream of any hard-charging technology entrepreneur. Yet the latest crop of hot companies...

    8. FT Alphaville

      February 9, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - At times like this I’m happy I’m poor. - Chesapeake falling… Catharsis or beginning? - Oil:...

    9. February 9, 2016

      Exposing the limitations of imitation for tech hubs

      From Beijing to New York, London, Berlin, Tel Aviv and Bangalore, technology hubs around the world have drawn...

    10. February 9, 2016

      Zenefits replaces chief amid legal fears

      Zenefits, the human resources technology start-up valued at $4bn less than a year ago, has replaced its founder as...

    11. FT Alphaville

      February 8, 2016

      Facebook loses battle over free internet initiative in India

      All of Facebook’s huffing and puffing in India seems to have come to naught. Today the country’s telecommunications...

    12. February 4, 2016

      A letter to an ungrateful world from Google, Apple, Facebook et al

      The world’s leading technology firms are becoming increasingly unhappy at the backlash over their tax arrangements and...

    13. February 4, 2016

      Google and IBM overshadow Japanese tech groups in global AI race

      In a forest in western Tokyo, Hitachi’s research laboratory is linked to the outside world by a path dubbed the “bridge...

    14. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      GoPro tumbles after revealing disappointing outlook

      GoPro is abandoning the low end of the action camera market as it warned that sales would be more than $100m below Wall...

    15. February 3, 2016

      Bain and TPG join suitors for Yahoo unit

      Bain and TPG are among several private equity firms weighing potential approaches for Yahoo’s core internet business,...

    16. February 3, 2016

      Developers look beyond the app

      Measured against any metric, Apple’s App Store has created a whole new economy since its launch in 2008. Owners of...

    17. February 2, 2016

      Magic Leap raises $800m from Alibaba, Warner Bros and Google

      Magic Leap, a secretive Florida-based start-up, has raised nearly $800m from investors including Alibaba, Warner Bros...

    18. February 2, 2016

      Transatlantic privacy shield could yet be pierced by regulators

      Silicon Valley can breathe a little easier today. On Tuesday the European Commission said it had reached a deal with...

    19. February 1, 2016

      The path to enlightenment and profit starts inside the office

      Competition used to be easy. That is in theory, if not always in practice. Until recently, most competent companies had...

    20. FT Alphaville

      February 1, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Gavyn Davies on the BoJ’s new found negativity. - “Central banks that have slipped into negative...

    21. January 29, 2016

      Apple builds secret team to kick-start virtual reality effort

      Apple has assembled a large team of experts in virtual and augmented reality and built prototypes of headsets that...

    22. January 29, 2016

      Postcard from . . . Silicon Valley

      Bivouacked before my laptop in my hotel room, I suddenly fancied a snack to push me through the mid-afternoon...

    23. FT Alphaville

      January 29, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Balancing. - Why is Martin Shkreli still talking? - Shocking news: Trader Sarao might not have...

    24. January 28, 2016

      Facebook cashes in on digital advertising

      At first glance, there might appear to be plenty to cheer about for most companies in the digital advertising business....

    25. January 28, 2016

      Europeans pursuing Google need to look closer to home

      For politicians the success of others is a bitter pill to swallow. The energy spent in Brussels policing the storage...

    26. January 28, 2016

      Frank Quattrone steps back at Qatalyst

      Frank Quattrone, the investment banker most closely associated with the 1990s Silicon Valley technology boom, is...

    27. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      San Francisco house prices lead charge since crisis

      San Francisco has posted the biggest gain in home prices of the largest US cities since prices bottomed in 2012,...

    28. beyondbrics

      January 26, 2016

      bb review: will the next Steve Jobs come from the other side of the world?

      Emerging market investors have little to cheer about these days. EM currencies are falling, corporate debt is rising,...

    29. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      US stocks start the week on the backfoot

      US stocks have opened the fourth week of the year on a weaker footing, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial...

    30. January 24, 2016

      MPs question Google’s £130m UK tax deal

      Google is to face a grilling from members of parliament over concerns that the Silicon Valley group’s agreement to pay...

    31. January 24, 2016

      Airbnb looks to Chinese tourists to make first profit

      Airbnb is pinning its hopes on China’s booming $120bn tourism industry as the Silicon Valley accommodation-rental...

    32. January 23, 2016

      Why the Disrupted are privately griping about tech upstarts at Davos

      Given the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum was the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it was natural that Silicon...

    33. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2016

      Alphachat: cyber-security, Detroit vs Silicon Valley, and markets mayhem

      You’ll have a chance to win a Kindle by recommending ways to improve Alphachat at www.ft.com/alphasurvey. Help us out!...

    34. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Elevate deflated by tough market

      Elevate, an online subprime lender, has postponed an initial public offering that was slated to price Thursday, a...

    35. January 20, 2016

      Silicon Valley and Washington in uneasy truce after Snowden

      Edward Snowden changed the international politics of cyberspace forever. In 2013, the former contractor for the...

    36. January 20, 2016

      Facebook’s Sandberg warns Europe not to impede innovation

      Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook is set to urge Europe to create a “pro-innovation” environment unhampered by “poorly...

    37. January 17, 2016

      Skype co-founder’s Atomico teams up with entrepreneurs

      European venture capital fund Atomico is partnering with some of the continent’s leading tech entrepreneurs, as it bets...

    38. January 15, 2016

      Drop in venture capital funding illustrates rising caution

      Venture capital investment in US tech start-ups fell by a third in the fourth quarter to $11.3bn, signalling growing...

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