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  1. September 14, 2014

    Tech chiefs in plea over privacy damage

    The US tech industry has failed to appreciate the mounting global concern over its record on online privacy and security and...

  2. September 14, 2014

    Big Tech at Bay

    For two decades, they have been celebrated as the rock stars of an emerging digital culture. Unconventional and driven,...

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  1. September 13, 2014

    Way to Pay

    Apple Pay has put a certain type of Silicon Valley start-up under the spotlight: payments companies. The biggest of these is...

  2. September 11, 2014

    Angst, acne and capitalism at commerce summer camps for teens

    Alyson and Meghan Gale, identical twins, went on summer camp last year, at the age of 17. The traditional camp activities –...

  3. September 10, 2014

    Bitcoin company Coinbase to launch eurozone consumer service

    One of the most ambitious US Bitcoin companies plans to launch a consumer service across a large part of the eurozone on...

  4. Material World

    September 9, 2014

    The Apple Watch has arrived - and the front row of New York Fashion Week have given their verdict

    Proof that Apple was pitching its new Watch as its first official foray into style accessories was made evident during New...

  5. September 7, 2014

    When men are in the minority at work

    Sexism in male-dominated businesses, especially in Silicon Valley, has been in the spotlight recently. But what happens when...

  6. September 5, 2014

    Hollywood stars and the hackers

    Most Hollywood actresses probably regard it as an occupational hazard that the occasional private photograph finds its way...

  7. September 4, 2014

    German companies struggle to rise to Silicon Valley challenge

    Germany’s industrial challenges The Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial fair, is normally an occasion for German...

  8. September 2, 2014

    Uber drives in to European tech backlash

    Fare comment: cities’ reaction to Uber Uber’s response to being banned in Germany, the first time it has been told to stop...

  9. September 2, 2014

    Lyst aims to shake up online fashion shopping

    Five years ago Chris Morton was a young venture capitalist sharing a London flat with two twenty-something female...

  10. August 29, 2014

    Twitch’s Zen geek finds inner chief

    In fading white paint on a rooftop in Boston’s Davis Square are scrawled the logos of several tech start-ups at the famous...

  11. August 29, 2014

    Google tests drone deliveries in Australia

    Google’s experimental X lab has been quietly testing drone deliveries in Australia, the search company revealed on Thursday,...

  12. August 27, 2014

    Silicon Valley’s diversity reboot

    Jesse Jackson calls it the “we can’t find them” syndrome. The civil rights activist wants Silicon Valley to hire more black...

  13. August 22, 2014

    The tech ecosystem would be weaker without banks

    Is Silicon Valley really too smart for the banks? Some tech chieftains like to boast that some of this year’s biggest deals...

  14. FT Alphaville

    August 22, 2014

    This speaks for itself. When's the crash?

    Felix Salmon on the redundancy of banks, in Friday’s FT: Today’s big Silicon Valley deals are not based on corporate...

  15. August 21, 2014

    No need for banks in an era of intellectual capital

    It is merger season in Silicon Valley. More than $100bn in technology deals were done in the first half of this year alone,...

  16. August 20, 2014

    Cyber security group vArmour raises $35m

    Citibank’s venture capital arm and Silicon Valley investment firm Menlo Ventures have invested in vArmour, a newly launched...

  17. August 19, 2014

    US investors pump funds into Europe’s digital scene

    American venture capital groups are investing more into European technology start-ups, as US investors look to cash in on...

  18. August 15, 2014

    Samsung follows rivals into smart homes

    Samsung Electronics is following Google and Apple into the smart home with the acquisition of SmartThings, which allows a...

  19. FT Alphaville

    August 13, 2014

    US regional inequality

    Readers should check out this fascinating piece by the FT’s Anjli Raval on the growing gap in average incomes and home...

  20. August 11, 2014

    Companies must let non-compete clauses go

    Hedge fund manager Christopher Rokos is not the most sympathetic champion for the ordinary worker’s right to change jobs...

  21. August 10, 2014

    Facebook invades your personality, not your privacy

    Facebook’s quarterly earnings, released last month, have surpassed most market expectations, sending its stock price to an...

  22. August 10, 2014

    US venture fund Nyca Partners seeks fintech edge

    A new venture capital fund seeks to bridge the divide between Wall Street banks and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs by bringing...

  23. August 9, 2014

    Judge tells of Silicon Valley ‘fear’ of Steve Jobs

    A US judge on Friday offered a behind-the-scenes look at the force of will with which Steve Jobs once held sway over Silicon...

  24. August 8, 2014

    Rocket Internet: ready for blast-off?

    Are start-ups just commodities that can be copied, improved and executed anywhere in the world? The Samwer brothers think...

  25. August 8, 2014

    Legal student uses ‘cute EU privacy laws’ to take on Facebook

    Of its more than 1.3bn users, Facebook may consider Max Schrems the most troublesome. The 27-year-old Austrian law student...

  26. FT Alphaville

    August 8, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Friday, - Paul Singer and his Argentina jersey. - Vice and the caliphate, part 1. - “Let’s say Ron Paul is...

  27. August 4, 2014

    LinkedIn pays nearly $6m to settle labour violations

    LinkedIn has agreed to pay almost $6m in wages and damages after an investigation found the social network for professionals...

  28. August 3, 2014

    Footloose frustration

    Andrew Hill’s column last week argued managers are still likely to see poaching of their staff as an annoyance, in spite of...

  29. August 1, 2014

    MP criticises Uber for ‘opting out’ of UK tax regime

    The row over the future of the London taxi market reignited on Friday after an influential MP said new entrants such as...

  30. July 28, 2014

    Zillow to buy rival Trulia for $3.5bn

    Zillow has agreed to buy Trulia for $3.5bn in an all-stock deal that combines the two largest US real estate listings...

  31. July 28, 2014

    LinkedIn boss is wrong about poaching rivals’ employees

    In the 1970s you could buy a hippy-ish poster of a bird flying towards a lurid sunset, with the maxim: “If you love...

  32. July 23, 2014

    BlueFocus to enter US market with stake in Fuseproject

    BlueFocus is to make its first foray into the US, taking a majority stake in Fuseproject, the agency owned by Yves Béhar,...

  33. July 23, 2014

    Sega vs Nintendo: a review of Console Wars by Blake J Harris

    Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J Harris HarperCollins/Atlantic;...

  34. July 22, 2014

    Republicans reach out to voters via Silicon Valley

    Michael Mayernick and his team have spent 24 hours hunkered down with pizza and energy drinks. The result is an app that...

  35. July 18, 2014

    Technology: Wear your medicine

    Walter de Brouwer’s life changed when his son fell 35 feet from a window. Spending anxious months in intensive care, the...

  36. July 18, 2014

    Apple faces threat of legal action over ‘in app’ payments

    Apple may face legal action in Europe over claims that it has not done enough to stop children making “in app” purchases...

  37. July 17, 2014

    Apple adds BlackRock co-founder to its board

    Apple has appointed Sue Wagner, a co-founder of BlackRock, to its board, adding greater M&A experience and its second female...

  38. July 16, 2014

    Evernote CEO Phil Libin faces up to the smartwatch challenge

    As the world becomes hyper-connected, two possible futures lie in wait for the information-dependent. One is a chaos of...

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