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    1. August 28, 2015

      ‘Death of cash’ predicted within a decade

      Nearly two in five people believe they will no longer need to use cash in ten years as card and smartphone technology...

    2. August 20, 2015

      Apps to gauge UV rays: clunky but on the right track

      I slather sun cream on to my hands even when driving. While others get out the sun protection only for holidays and...

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    1. August 13, 2015

      Li Ning net loss narrows in first half

      Li Ning, the troubled Chinese sportswear company that is one of the mainland’s best known brands, saw losses narrow and...

    2. Tech blog

      July 28, 2015

      OnePlus 2 equals hype and high hopes for Chinese smartphone start-up

      There’s a saying among consumer electronics start-ups: hardware is hard. Unlike a software or internet company,...

    3. July 19, 2015

      Doubts remain over prospects of Apple Watch

      Apple’s launch of its Watch in April was its most significant product introduction since the iPad made its debut five...

    4. July 10, 2015

      Microsoft needs to turn HoloLens VR profit potential into reality

      Microsoft admitted this week that it missed the mobile market, but analysts believe it has a better chance in what...

    5. FT Alphaville

      July 7, 2015

      BAILOUT FICTION: Greece and the Groogle Syndicate option

      The following is an extract from a hypothetical soon-to-be released fictional recasting of the Grexit story entitled...

    6. July 2, 2015

      A veteran of the first smartwatch boom eyes the exit at Casio

      “I’ve never been satisfied with our business, not even once,” says Kazuo Kashio, one of the four brothers who founded...

    7. June 29, 2015

      Wearable devices offer bank customers new ways to pay

      Bank customers will be able to make payments using a wristband, key fob or even a sticker at high street shops with the...

    8. June 28, 2015

      The dismal narcissism of executive step-counters

      During a long meeting the other day, I found my eyes straying to the wrists of the people sitting around the table. On...

    9. June 25, 2015

      Sensoria’s talking socks that coach on pace and gait as you run

      From experienced marathon runners to “couch to 5K” newbies, runners of all levels dread that pain behind the kneecap...

    10. June 18, 2015

      Fitbit ‘pops’ 52% on NYSE market debut

      Fitbit, the maker of fitness tracking devices, secured a valuation north of $6bn in its public debut as its shares...

    11. June 18, 2015

      Fitbit reaches $4bn valuation after pricing IPO at $20

      Fitbit clinched a valuation of more than $4bn after it successfully sold shares in an initial public offering that...

    12. June 15, 2015

      Tech prodigy eyes $40m in drive for sleep sensor start-up

      London-born tech entrepreneur James Proud skipped college to move to San Francisco as a teenager. Now, less than a year...

    13. June 14, 2015

      Feedback: Sarah O’Connor on wearable technology and workplace surveillance

      Sarah O’Connor reported last week on how wearable technology has made it possible for employers to monitor staff ever...

    14. June 11, 2015

      Smartwatches: new features that mean the wearables’ time is near

      Fashion can be fickle. Smartwatches, pitched as style accessories as much as technology, are already facing a backlash....

    15. June 8, 2015

      Wearables at work: the new frontier of employee surveillance

      He only had himself to blame, Mike Weston thought ruefully as he strapped a Fitbit to his wrist one cold February...

    16. June 8, 2015

      Hand data to employees to make wearable tech bearable at work

      Frederick Winslow Taylor is the ghost in the room at debates about new ways of monitoring staff. As the pioneer of...

    17. June 5, 2015

      Sophisticated clients continue to search for handcrafted luxury

      Managing a 100-year-old company known for handcrafted fountain pens, watches and other luxury goods is no easy task...

    18. June 3, 2015

      Tech’s private companies: public enemies

      When the Dutch East India Company distributed shares to the public 400 years ago, the group received capital and...

    19. FT Alphaville

      June 3, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Dixons Carphone profits from rivals' collapse

      Dixons Carphone is calling profits higher, Merlin has acted fast over the Alton Towers accident and London IPOs are...

    20. June 2, 2015

      Fitbit seeks to raise $478m from flotation

      Fitbit and some of its shareholders hope to raise up to $478m in its initial public offering, giving the wearables...

    21. June 2, 2015

      Companies direct attention to employee health

      Some 900 employees at a Virgin Media call-centre in Sheffield are about to see a change in the staff canteen. Every day...

    22. June 1, 2015

      Apple Watch: does it give you a run for your money?

      When Apple launched its long awaited Watch last month, one of its main selling points was as a monitor of exercise...

    23. May 31, 2015

      Apps spearhead Google’s battle with Apple

      Sebastian Thrun, former head of the Google X — the advanced projects lab set up to make big bets on the future — knows...

    24. Tech blog

      May 29, 2015

      Wearables at Work - Day 4: The wider context

      What have we learnt in this week’s experiment? Can we better understand how wearables might be used in workplaces by...

    25. Tech blog

      May 29, 2015

      Wearables at Work – Day 3: Pitfalls

      What could go wrong? Many things, it turns out, when a company wants to use wearables to track its workers or measure...

    26. Tech blog

      May 28, 2015

      The Wild West of Wearables

      Even if employees are happy with their bosses’ using wearables to track their days – and possibly nights – they risk...

    27. Tech blog

      May 28, 2015

      What's next for Android? Google's I/O keynote - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:25 on 28 May 2015.Thousands of developers gathered in San Francisco for Google I/O,...

    28. May 28, 2015

      Three action cameras competing to stay in the picture

      The standalone camera is in danger. With hundreds of millions of us buying a new smartphone every year, the number of...

    29. May 28, 2015

      Chipmaker Avago buys Broadcom for $37bn

      Avago Technologies, a maker of semiconductors for smartphones, has struck a $37bn deal to acquire Broadcom in the...

    30. May 28, 2015

      Jawbone sues Fitbit on eve of IPO

      Jawbone has sued Fitbit on the eve of its initial public offering, with the fitness tracking device maker alleging its...

    31. May 27, 2015

      Apple eyes the car as ‘ultimate mobile device’

      After turning music players, telephones and watches into portable computers, Apple is now eyeing the automobile as the...

    32. Tech blog

      May 27, 2015

      Wearables at Work - Day 2: Employers

      Do employers want to track their staff with wearables, or is it too much information? Would managers even know how to...

    33. May 27, 2015

      Avago Technologies in late stage talks to buy Broadcom

      Avago Technologies, a manufacturer of semiconductors for smartphones, is in advanced talks to acquire Broadcom, people...

    34. May 27, 2015

      Fitbit: looking healthy

      We hold these truths to be self-evident: that hardware companies have low margins, face perpetually falling prices, and...

    35. Tech blog

      May 26, 2015

      Wearables at Work - Day 1: Employees

      How would employees feel about being tracked by their bosses via wearables? Could some grow to value it if it helps...

    36. FT Alphaville

      May 26, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Feeling unproductive today? You won’t be the only one – it’s a problem all...

    37. Tech blog

      May 25, 2015

      Would you want your boss to know how well you slept last night?

      Some experts think wearable technology – from sleep monitors to fitness bands – could be the next frontier in how...

    38. May 24, 2015

      Big Data’s infinite harvest

      Welcome, customers, to this column. I write articles and you subscribe to the FT and tell me how wrong I am (to be...

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