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    1. August 24, 2016

      Stratasys looks to spread 3D printing to aeroplane interiors

      Stratasys, the world’s biggest maker of 3D printing systems, claims to have made a breakthrough that could allow the...

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      August 23, 2016

      Why talk up the tech revolution, when Asia's problems are largely pre-industrial?

      By Chandran Nair, Global Institute for Tomorrow At a recent World Economic Forum in Kuala Lumpur, the opening panel...

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    1. August 4, 2016

      Herculean achievements of the new robotic limbs

      Perfectly honed bodies, controlled by perfectly composed minds, will tomorrow officially begin living the motto of the...

    2. July 27, 2016

      Renishaw remains upbeat despite profit falling by nearly half

      Renishaw said it expected higher sales and earnings next year as the high-tech maker of factory gadgets and 3D printers...

    3. July 14, 2016

      Missiles will be quicker to make as 3D printing blasts off

      It is late on a Friday night at Raytheon’s design site in Tucson, Arizona, and the lights are still on. Engineers at...

    4. July 11, 2016

      UAVs, AR and ALM compete for attention in Farnborough

      A battle of acronyms linked to developing technologies will be taking place in skies above Hampshire this week as the...

    5. May 23, 2016

      The 2016 FT Executive Education rankings: full coverage

      The Financial Times Executive Education magazine will help you choose the best management course for you. Evaluate...

    6. May 22, 2016

      Is 3D printing the shape of food to come?

      Pick your own strawberries might be superseded by “print your own fruit” if a former executive education student finds...

    7. May 20, 2016

      Art in the age of digital reproduction

      For the Victorians, facsimiles — in the form of plaster casts, photographs and electrotypes — were a way of...

    8. May 16, 2016

      Insurers plug in to domestic technology

      It is a common trick: leave the lights on when you go away and potential burglars will think you are still at home and...

    9. April 13, 2016

      Goodyear reinvents the wheel for a driverless world

      While it sounds innovative, the phrase “reinventing the wheel” is more often used to describe activities that are...

    10. April 4, 2016

      3D printing ‘held back by lack of infrastructure’

      The long-promised 3D-printing revolution has been held back by a lack of the software, service centres and sales...

    11. April 4, 2016

      Stratasys hails 3D printing breakthrough

      Stratasys, the world’s biggest maker of 3D printing systems, is claiming a technological breakthrough that it believes...

    12. April 1, 2016

      Scientists create synthetic tissues that mimic nerves

      Oxford university scientists have created synthetic tissues that can be activated by light to mimic biological...

    13. April 1, 2016

      Digital technology pushes out frontiers of healthcare

      While working on developing sensors to measure stress, Rosalind Picard and a team at the Massachusetts Institute of...

    14. March 24, 2016

      Renishaw warns on profits as Asia slows

      Shares in Renishaw fell by nearly 8 per cent on Thursday morning after the UK specialist engineer warned that sales and...

    15. March 16, 2016

      3D printed watches add new dimension to time-telling

      Watchmakers have spent more than two centuries perfecting the tourbillon mechanism, which brought unprecedented...

    16. March 16, 2016

      Brilliant! Ten breakthroughs in jewellery

      Late 17th century: The Brilliant Cut Baroque jewellery focused on maximising brilliance. Developments in gem cutting in...

    17. March 16, 2016

      Jewellery makers seize on 3D printing’s speed and ease

      In traditional jewellery craft, a designer creates a drawing and a manufacturer turns the 2D rendering into a 3D model....

    18. March 2, 2016

      Global trade: structural shifts

      The Port of Charleston spent most of the early 2000s enjoying double-digit growth as an accelerating wave of...

    19. February 23, 2016

      Mattel’s updated ThingMaker aims to mould future manufacturers

      Toymaker Mattel is not normally at the forefront of bringing new technologies into everyday use. But by updating its...

    20. Tech blog

      January 27, 2016

      #techFT - Israel and the cyber arms race

      The military looms large in Israel’s cyber security scene, but that could be changing. Apple is trying to shift the...

    21. January 26, 2016

      Renishaw seeks niche in 3D printing machines

      Behind a small emerald glass screen in a factory in Gloucestershire, a laser zaps over a layer of powder, slowly...

    22. FT Alphaville

      January 20, 2016

      Davos: Historians dream of fourth industrial revolutions

      Davos Day One. The historians are breaking down the significance of the fourth industrial revolution. They’re talking...

    23. FT Alphaville

      January 19, 2016

      Guest post: The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the dollar dilemma

      This guest post is from Lutfey Siddiqi, managing director at UBS Investment Bank, and Simon Smiles, chief investment...

    24. Tech blog

      January 18, 2016

      #techFT - TV sans frontières

      Europe is taking the first steps to break down the legal barriers to watching your favourite TV shows wherever you are,...

    25. January 17, 2016

      ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’, by Klaus Schwab

      The World Economic Forum does a remarkable job of forging the conventional wisdom among the global elite. The trouble...

    26. January 4, 2016

      British entrepreneurs seek to use technology as force for good

      A clutch of UK start-up companies are harnessing advances in technology to address a broad range of social problems....

    27. December 17, 2015

      Makers follow the techies to create a ‘nurture’ space of their own

      In the draughty basement of a former tax office in central London, an entrepreneurial experiment in modern...

    28. December 8, 2015

      Commodities: Material revolution

      When Douglas Caster was 13 his father marched him to the Teeside steelworks in the north-east of England where he...

    29. November 13, 2015

      China magnate defends 3D-print financing ‘innovation’

      A Chinese property magnate has rejected concerns over his company’s high-interest financing, insisting that profits...

    30. November 11, 2015

      3D-printed drone on show in Dubai

      The future of aircraft was on display at the Dubai air show, but not on the tarmac. Tucked away in a corner of the...

    31. Tech blog

      November 2, 2015

      #techFT - HP's risky rebirth

      Welcome to #techFT, a new daily newsletter on technology, digital media and telecoms from the Financial Times that...

    32. October 23, 2015

      Materials: desert dreaming

      Sand as design material “Sand is what surrounds us. There’s something very poetic about it,” says Hamza Omari. He’s...

    33. October 13, 2015

      Engineers turn to repairs to fix margins

      British engineers at Weir, Smiths Group, Rotork and IMI know a thing or two about stemming dangerous outflows. It is...

    34. October 8, 2015

      Technology undermines conventional view of world trade

      We have become used in recent decades to a particular vision of the world economy, which comprises accelerating...

    35. August 28, 2015

      Small-cap Week, August 29

      Drug developer SkyePharma was among the week’s biggest small-cap gainers, after some well-received interim results. It...

    36. FT Alphaville

      July 30, 2015

      Disrupting FREEDOM!

      Citi’s back with the upcoming third edition of its Disruptive Innovations report, with ten new big opportunities to...

    37. June 26, 2015

      Polaire steps out for success in fashion industry

      The three founders of start-up Polaire knew their business idea had the legs to become a reality when they saw one of...

    38. June 25, 2015

      Technology conceives the inconceivable

      A funny thing happened on the way to the internet of things. Many of the “things” got a mind of their own. They also...

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