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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. July 15, 2014

    Yahoo agrees to fresh deal on Alibaba stake

    Yahoo has made a deal to keep a greater share of its stake in Chinese ecommerce group Alibaba when it goes public in what is...

  7. July 15, 2014

    Big pharma teams up with big data

    Big pharma and Silicon Valley have been circling one another for some time, looking for ways in which they might harness the...

  8. July 15, 2014

    Seedcamp targets US with new fund

    Seedcamp, the first tech support programme to target early stage European ventures, has raised a $30m fund that will enable...

  9. July 9, 2014

    Review: The Alliance, by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, Chris Yeh

    If the hype is to be believed, you can see the future in Silicon Valley. In that part of California, youthful geniuses start...

  10. July 5, 2014

    Greek technology entrepreneurs win funds for start-ups

    With the jobless rate among young graduates approaching 40 per cent, the incentive for skilled Greeks to travel abroad to...

  11. July 4, 2014

    Early bird investors swoop on opportunities for pre-IPO funding

    Scions of more than a half-dozen wealthy American families took a trip last week to the twin valleys of the San Francisco...

  12. July 4, 2014

    Start-up companies help drive rise in employee ownership

    Record numbers of UK businesses are adopting the John Lewis-style model of employee ownership, matching levels in the US and...

  13. July 3, 2014

    Tinder highlights tech world’s frat-pack culture

    Tinder, the social media app, delights in its ability to generate buzz. For, while it presents itself as a “dating” device,...

  14. July 3, 2014

    Chief executives in digital era must be ambidextrous

    Traditionally there have been two types of enterprise – those with a strategy and those without one. Enterprises with a...

  15. July 2, 2014

    Silicon Valley billionaire wins US Bitcoin auction

    A billionaire investor who is campaigning to split California into six states and who funds entrepreneurship classes for...

  16. July 1, 2014

    Barclays hires leading Cameron adviser

    Barclays has turned to one of David Cameron’s most senior business advisers to help it stay atop the rampant activity in the...

  17. June 29, 2014

    UK hopes to attract and hold on to tech group success stories

    Sheffield may not have been the obvious choice when David Richards was searching for a European headquarters for his Silicon...

  18. June 27, 2014

    Tech groups race to reinvent passwords

    Companies and consumers are risking their most sensitive information online by relying on an authentication method that...

  19. June 26, 2014

    New tech conglomerates risk losing creative edge

    Can a loveable start-up still be loveable when it becomes a tech conglomerate with tentacles reaching into every corner of...

  20. FT Tech Hub

    June 24, 2014

    Angela Ahrendts' touchy-feely arrival at Apple

    It’s not every day an Apple executive gets personal. That makes Angela Ahrendts’ first public comments since starting at the...

  21. June 23, 2014

    Attack on Clayton Christensen’s theory falls wide of the mark

    T he Innovator’s Dilemma was published in 1997, so when The New Yorker last week printed a detailed dissection of disruptive...

  22. FT Alphaville

    June 23, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Monday, - Counting the cost of finance. - China’s plans for the RMB are “neither linear, nor even likely.” -...

  23. June 20, 2014

    Yo soars in Apple app store rankings

    Yo, the messaging app so simple it just says “Yo”, has soared past Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat to become the fifth most...

  24. June 19, 2014

    A pride that still dare not speak its name in business

    In recent years, one of Silicon Valley’s most successful investors has been leading a split life. His friends know that he...

  25. FT Alphaville

    June 18, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - The four stages of Chinese growth. - Isis’s savage strategy in Iraq. - Krugman on Geithner’s own...

  26. June 12, 2014

    Tesla Motors opens door to electric vehicles’ technology secrets

    Electric carmaker Tesla Motors has taken the unprecedented step of opening its technology secrets to its rivals as chief...

  27. June 11, 2014

    Index Ventures raises €400m for early-stage technology start-ups

    Index Ventures, the European investment group that backed Candy Crush-maker King Digital and online takeaway marketplace...

  28. June 10, 2014

    Google buys satellite start-up for $500m

    Google is spending half a billion dollars on a start-up that makes and launches satellites, in order to improve the accuracy...

  29. June 9, 2014

    Silicon Valley gets with the programme as it embraces robotics

    Some of the best-known internet companies have suddenly acquired a taste for robotics, triggering a series of unlikely...

  30. June 5, 2014

    UK cities vie to become start-up hubs

    Zia Hayat grew up in Manchester, started his business in London but will soon be packing his bags for Silicon Valley. The...

  31. Material World

    June 3, 2014

    Is the price point of wearables weighing on sector growth?

    Fashion, just like the tech world, is borne from, reflective of and defined by the cyclical and cultural trends that...

  32. June 3, 2014

    Tech start-ups to look out for

    It took five years for the founder of Imgur to decide he wanted to “conquer the internet”. By April this year, when Alan...

  33. June 3, 2014

    Help in finding the ideal cleaner

    Good ideas for services may succeed or fail because of timing. The recent entrepreneurial quest to help solve the age-old...

  34. June 3, 2014

    Should business people go to university?

    Afriend and her 17-year-old daughter asked me for advice recently. The daughter wants to run a business, and isn’t sure if...

  35. June 3, 2014

    Vodafone plans to move Silicon Valley innovation centre to London

    Vodafone will move its product innovation and development team out of Silicon Valley to establish a centre in London,...

  36. May 31, 2014

    Samwer brothers eye €3bn Rocket flotation

    Three German brothers famous for copying Silicon Valley start-ups are aiming to float their investment vehicle with a...

  37. beyondbrics

    May 29, 2014

    Taxi apps go head to head with Jakarta gridlock

    From Uber to GrabTaxi, the leading car-for-hire apps are finally coming to Jakarta, where they will find congested roads and...

  38. May 29, 2014

    Apple tries to ‘think different’ with music deal

    Even with its first multibillion-dollar acquisition, Apple is trying to “think different”. At a time when its Silicon Valley...

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