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These are the five fastest-growing tech companies in the UK

Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Tech - it’s one of the most exciting sectors in the UK, and it’s seeing a staggering amount of growth.

Google

Google loses $22bn in value on 6% share drop. What's the market so worried about?

Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Google’s shares dropped 6% on Wednesday, the equivalent of $22bn in value.

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Amazon offers staff up to $5,000 to quit

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Amazon is trialling an unusual method of boosting productivity and morale in its US warehouses. The giant internet retailer is offering employees generous severance packages to leave the company.

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All Gmail correspondence is scanned and analysed, Google confirms

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Google has updated the terms for its popular email service Gmail after being accused of failing to be transparent over privacy of data.

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London tech insights & interviews

Ning Li, CEO and co-founder, MADE.COM

Ning Li: How the creative industries can be better supported

The MADE.COM CEO and co-founder on what the creative industries need to stay ahead

Data, technology & computing

Todd Latham: The top 5 FinTech start-ups to watch out for

The Currency Cloud’s VP gives us his picks for this super-hot tech niche

Ireland is fighting back

Mark Howley: Gamification – getting it right is harder than it looks

Mark Howley, group MD, ZenithOptimedia on how to make gamification work for your brand

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Harry Cockburn: I’m with OkCupid. Mozilla CEO had to leave after gay rights row

The dating website has won a clear victory over bigotry and ignorance

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Shruti Tripathi: Why I’m NOT excited about the iPhone 6

Apple need to give its customers a bigger bang for the buck, says our associate editor

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Financing fast growth: venture capital vs debt

Hoping to expand at high speed? Don’t hurry to give up equity - VC isn’t your only option

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Piers Daniell: 4G is here... or is it?

More than a fifth (23%) of the UK population still doesn’t get any 3G coverage. What chance does 4G have?

Alessio Rastani, financial trader and founder of LeadingTrader.com

Alessio Rastani: The ghost of 1929 crash haunts againVideo

From the man who told the BBC that “Goldman Sachs rules the world”…

Bitcoin

Alessio Rastani: The end of bitcoin?Video

From the man who told the BBC that “Goldman Sachs rules the world”…

Piers Daniell, founder of Fluidata

Piers Daniell: London's biggest business blocker? Lack of high-speed broadband

Why is London lagging behind on broadband bandwidth? Asks Fluidata CEO Piers Daniell in his inaugural column

Piers Mummery

Q&A: Piers Mummery, BrightMove, the man making the top of black cabs light upVideo

Spotted those digital ads on top of taxis? This is the entrepreneur behind them

Google

13 companies Google gobbled up in 2013 and 2014

As it acquires London-based DeepMind for $400m

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3 big #fails that have got Apple stewing this week

Oh Apple – for so long you were the apple of our eyes.

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E-GUIDE: Flexible working: The good manager's guidebook

Improve employee retention, motivation and productivity with our free in-depth guide

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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