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    1. April 17, 2015

      YouTube rival Vessel secures $57m funding

      Vessel, the “curated” online video service that aims to lure viewers and star performers from YouTube, has sealed its second...

    2. April 16, 2015

      EU competition chief challenged in US over Google charges

      The EU’s antitrust chief has been challenged in the US over her rationale for bringing charges against Google in Europe, as...

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    1. April 16, 2015

      Dropcam vs Canary: rival home security camera watchdogs

      In Dave Eggers’s novel ‘The Circle’, a fictional Silicon Valley megacorp launches SeeChange, tiny video cameras that...

    2. April 16, 2015

      Regulating technology’s present will help to fashion its future

      It has become received wisdom in Silicon Valley that antitrust enforcers cannot move as fast as the tech industry — so they...

    3. April 15, 2015

      Chinese drone-maker seeks funding at $10bn valuation

      DJI, the Chinese maker of remote-controlled “quadcopters” that has led a boom in consumer drones, is looking to raise...

    4. April 14, 2015

      JPMorgan shares hit record as outlook brightens

      Jamie Dimon has let it be known over the past few years that JPMorgan Chase is “under assault” from regulators and...

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      April 14, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - “As with sex in Victorian Britain, there is a double standard with capitalism in North Korea:...

    6. April 10, 2015

      Internet companies pay out to those who spot bugs

      Concerned about protecting the personal and financial details of its users, PayPal, the online payments company, has...

    7. April 9, 2015

      LinkedIn buys Lynda.com for about $1.5bn

      LinkedIn is to acquire the online learning business Lynda.com for about $1.5bn, as the social network expands offerings for...

    8. April 9, 2015

      3D printing pioneer Carbon3D secures Autodesk investment

      A 3D printing technique that could be up to 100 times faster than current technologies has received backing from Autodesk,...

    9. April 9, 2015

      Rise of the 3D printing machines

      From a red puddle of liquid plastic, a three-dimensional sphere of connected hexagons and pentagons begins to rise, taking...

    10. April 9, 2015

      Tech industry and universities clash over US patent law

      As Congress revives a proposed crackdown on patent “trolls” that collapsed last spring, a scuffle is breaking out between...

    11. April 7, 2015

      Pao bias case risks setting back cause of tech sector women

      The gender discrimination trial that transfixed Silicon Valley for much of this spring risks setting back the cause of women...

    12. April 7, 2015

      Private equity: True north

      Private equity’s most astounding success is not buying companies cheaply and revitalising them. Rather, it is coaxing...

    13. April 7, 2015

      Duma paves way for dissident lawmaker to face fraud charges

      When Vladimir Lenin left Russia in 1900, he had a group of like-minded Marxist émigrés waiting for him in western Europe and...

    14. April 7, 2015

      Middle managers who are a start-up’s unsung heroes

      On April 1, 2004, Eileen Burbidge stepped off the overnight flight from San Francisco to London. After years of working in...

    15. April 6, 2015

      Ellen Pao hopes her case will help tackle Silicon Valley sexism

      The woman who lost a landmark sex discrimination case for the venture capital industry hopes her lawsuit will help change...

    16. April 6, 2015

      App groups race for a bite at Apple Watch

      Apple has invited small groups of developers to its Silicon Valley offices to help them prepare their apps for its Watch, as...

    17. April 2, 2015

      London’s digital start-ups secure record funding

      London’s fledgling technology companies are continuing to see increasing levels of investment, as new figures reveal that...

    18. March 31, 2015

      Australian tech start-ups stir amid nascent economic transition

      The pool table and trendy murals at MYOB’s offices would not look out of place in Silicon Valley. But the software business...

    19. March 29, 2015

      The great American disconnect

      If you believe history is yet to come, the United States is still the place to be. Only in America can you find people...

    20. 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,...

    21. March 27, 2015

      Slack: taut valuation

      Remember AOL Instant Messenger? Sure you do. There is something addictive about chat applications, even if the habit is...

    22. 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...

    23. 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,...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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