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    1. May 27, 2015

      Sonos chief rings alarm over preferred stock

      Too many leading private technology companies are putting early shareholders and employees at a disadvantage by offering...

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      Nearly every company understands the urgent need for innovation. Technology and globalisation have so accelerated change...

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    1. May 19, 2015

      Marcos Galperín: founder of ‘Latin America’s eBay’

      Much has changed in Marcos Galperín’s life since 1999, when he and a colleague set up what would become the eBay of Latin...

    2. May 19, 2015

      Welsh capital Cardiff’s sporting chance

      Cardiff struggled after the demise of much of the region’s traditional industrial jobs. But recently the city has...

    3. May 19, 2015

      Seenit aims to professionalise crowdsourcing of video footage

      To extend the reach of BBC Earth, the natural history television brand, the UK broadcaster wanted to find a formal way to...

    4. May 19, 2015

      When it is OK to install a sauna in a start-up

      When TransferWise, an online money transfer service, moved to new headquarters in London recently, it installed a sauna in...

    5. May 18, 2015

      Women leaders feel under more stress in the workplace

      An increasing amount of attention is being paid to the troubling fact that women in the workplace, especially in management...

    6. May 14, 2015

      Tech groups valued at $1bn are risky business for small investors

      When Apple went public 35 years ago, anyone who lived in Massachusetts and wanted to buy shares was out of luck. State...

    7. May 14, 2015

      Myo armband could give current controllers the elbow

      The keyboard; the mouse; the touchscreen: each new generation of computing has been accompanied by its own new kind of input...

    8. May 12, 2015

      Try before you buy will be key to unlocking smart homes

      The home of tomorrow may already be here, but few are laying out the welcome mat. After decades of hype, the home of today...

    9. May 10, 2015

      Wearable technology finds its place on campus

      As Silicon Valley busies itself inventing new forms of wearable technologies, a handful of business school professors and...

    10. May 10, 2015

      How one techie entrepreneur has learnt to be a manager

      To become a billionaire and change the world remains the entrepreneurial dream for many techies but going from coding geek...

    11. May 10, 2015

      China stocks woo investors with new names

      Chinese companies are jettisoning core businesses and reinventing themselves as tech companies — and watching their share...

    12. May 8, 2015

      Regulator probes pitfalls of ‘sharing economy’

      Uber, Airbnb and other pioneers of the “sharing economy” are coming under heightened scrutiny from a US watchdog that wants...

    13. May 7, 2015

      Banjo latest California start-up to attract big funding round

      Banjo became the third Silicon Valley company to announce a substantial private financing round on Wednesday, as the social...

    14. May 6, 2015

      Coventry start-up Lontra succeeds with energy-saving air compressor

      A Coventry-based technology start-up has developed an energy-saving design for air compressors, which are commonly used in...

    15. May 5, 2015

      Digital start-ups question links to ‘Tech City’

      Unruly, the social video advertising agency, has a typically fashionable east London office with high ceilings and exposed...

    16. May 5, 2015

      Flirting with footwear on Stylect, a Tinder for shoe lovers

      What if you were to take the mechanism of Tinder, the phenomenally successful dating app and use it to enable women to...

    17. May 5, 2015

      Austin: Texan state capital boasts a business friendly attitude

      Start-ups raising money in 2014 115 Total funds raised $993m Start-ups acquired 31 (source: Built In Austin) They take their...

    18. May 5, 2015

      The reality of trying to build a business in Greece today

      As I fly out of Athens on a spring afternoon I can’t escape the thought that, in my lifetime, my country has never had it so...

    19. May 1, 2015

      Carmaker Tesla moves into domestic battery market

      Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has launched an ambitious move into the energy storage market, placing high hopes for both...

    20. April 29, 2015

      Anonymous sharing app Secret shuts down

      Secret, an anonymous sharing app backed by Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Ashton Kutcher, is shutting...

    21. April 28, 2015

      Some problems are good to keep and need no solution

      The new app I had found to order food at the office had an implication that was immediately understood by my boyfriend. As a...

    22. April 28, 2015

      Kimberly-Clark competition helps to boost online engagement

      US-based consumer goods company Kimberly-Clark has invested in a number of start-ups in an effort to discover technology...

    23. April 23, 2015

      Nasdaq surpasses its dotcom boom record

      The Nasdaq Composite closed in record territory on Thursday, completing a 15 year recovery from one of the most spectacular...

    24. April 21, 2015

      Lose your fear of ridicule and think more like a designer

      When I was young, my parents would take me to my little sister’s swim meets at a neighbourhood pool in Atlanta, Georgia....

    25. April 21, 2015

      China cannot truly compete until it exports ideas

      The story sounds frighteningly familiar. Forty years ago, upstart companies from a rising Japan pushed western competitors...

    26. April 21, 2015

      The US potential of pot: from legalising to monetising

      In the 19th century, American prospectors headed west to make their fortunes mining gold. Today, from California and...

    27. April 21, 2015

      Vancouver: Canadian west coast powerhouse

      Population: 603,000 (2.5m in greater Vancouver) Start-ups: 250-plus tech companies formed in 2012 Time to set up a company:...

    28. April 19, 2015

      Pay-as-you-go gyms increase in popularity over longer contracts

      On a sunny midweek afternoon, there are just two personal trainers instructing clients to lunge and lift in the small studio...

    29. April 16, 2015

      Peter Thiel changes course with funding of two Berlin start-ups

      PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel has made a rare foray into continental Europe, leading funding rounds in two Berlin start-ups,...

    30. April 16, 2015

      Slack valued at $2.8bn in fundraising

      Slack has confirmed its status as red-hot start-up of the moment in the market for online worker collaboration tools,...

    31. 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...

    32. April 14, 2015

      Simon Loong: big ambition for small loans

      The pungent smell of fried squid on sticks wafts into the chill humid air of Hong Kong’s Sheung Wan district. Here, in a...

    33. April 14, 2015

      An unlikely tech hero: a modest 62-year-old who loves his garden

      There is a law of technology, I find, that if something is going to be big, to become part of the global technology...

    34. April 14, 2015

      UK start-up Mole aims to make freight pipe dream a reality

      Britain may soon have a novel way to tackle road congestion — an underground network of pipes that propel freight-packed...

    35. 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,...

    36. April 9, 2015

      Virtual concierges join the conversation

      Despite all the technological improvements to phones since texting took off, it remains mobile’s killer app, whether you use...

    37. 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...

    38. April 9, 2015

      Famine after feast as US listings get sluggish start

      It has gone from feast to near famine in the US listings market so far this year. After a robust 2014 when companies raised...

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