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Twitter has lost $14bn this year, but upbeat results add $7bn to company’s worth

Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Twitter has lost an eye watering $14bn in value this year, but share prices soared on Tuesday after the company’s results surpassed analysts’ expectations.

Google driverless car

Driverless cars to hit public roads in UK by 2015

Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Driverless cars could hit public roads in the UK as early as next year. The government is drawing up plans to trial the vehicles and Business Secretary Vince Cable is set to announce further measures to boost research.

4G explosion in the UK

Facebook revenues may be up 61% but they’re still 13x lower than Apple’s

Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Now, I’m sure there are few of us who would turn our noses up at making $2.91bn in total revenue in just three months, as Facebook just did in its second quarter of this year (Q2 2014).

Darren Westlake and Luke Lang of Crowdcube

Crowdcube breaks crowdfunding world record by raising £1.2m in 16 minutes

Wed, 23 Jul 2014

It took just 16 minutes for crowdfunding start-up Crowdcube to close a £1.2m funding round yesterday.

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Euro comes into force

Alessio Rastani: Why the euro is going to be trashed

The fastest way for Draghi to kickstart the economy is to trash the euro, says Alessio Rastani

Maryse Liburdi

She's boss of a $44m tech firm and advises the White House - meet Maryse LiburdiVideo

“The tech economy is poorly served by investment in the UK - and in the EU,” says the Pokeware CEO

Telephone old

Piers Daniell: Why London needs fibre broadband

London’s ancient technology is holding businesses back

Alessio Rastani, financial trader and founder of LeadingTrader.com

Alessio Rastani: How to profit from Brazil today

Why Brazil’s stock market may be more predictable than the World Cup results

Flexible working

7 steps to giving your staff an office on the move

UK businesses can save up to £8.1bn by implementing flexible working

Tech

Jonathan Rosenblatt: London’s tech boom is changing attitudes towards commercial property

The Headspace Group MD on whether the property market can cater to start-ups’ needs

Amazon smartphone - not for harry

Harry Cockburn: Why I will not be buying an Amazon smartphone

On Wednesday evening in Seattle, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos did his best Steve Jobs impersonation in unveiling the company’s first smartphone, the Amazon Fire.

Old Street Roundabout AKA Silicon Roundabout

Silicon Britain: How the UK can rival Silicon Valley

Shalini Khemka, founder & CEO, E2Exchange on how the UK can replicate the successes of Silicon Valley

London skyline with Google, Facebook and other logos superimposed onto the skyline

Alessio Rastani: A new internet revolution is coming... are you ready?

A major revolution in how you use the internet is coming your way…

Data

Mark Howley: The rise and rise of the personal data economy

Mark Howley, group managing director of ZenithOptimedia, explores the growing awareness of the power of data

Bill Gates

Infographic: Which tech CEOs are most charitable?

What have Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other big tech CEOs donated so far?

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Technology is changing business unbelievably quickly, and you need to stay ahead

Ivan Retzignac and Andrew Bucher, founders of MedicAnimal.com

How can fast-growing tech start-ups be better supported?

MedicAnimal co-founders Andrew Bucher and Ivan Retzignac on how the UK can produce more fast-growth tech companies

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Doing business overseas

Why the future of work is with you, not the officeVideo

Cloud technology and business innovation means the best firms are working on the move

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