Finance and reporting

Icahn backs down on Apple buyback crusade

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Activist investor dressed down by ISS and proxy adviser
11 Feb 2014

Russia rules Bitcoin to be illegal

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Virtual currency 'cannot be used' declares Prosecutor General as country hosts Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
10 Feb 2014

Blockchain hits out at Apple 'monopoly' after bitcoin app removed from iOS store

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Blockchain was final bitcoin app still available to download from the App Store
06 Feb 2014

Businesses 'should leave Bitcoin alone', says Eversheds lawyer

Partner Tim Buckingham tells conference that while they might consider it in future, retailers should not accept unregulated virtual currency for now
03 Feb 2014

Amazon shares fall as investors grow impatient

Fears of overstretch amid rising distribution costs and sluggish international sales
31 Jan 2014

Mobile ads help boost Facebook revenue 63 per cent

53 per cent of advertising revenue comes from mobile compared with nothing two years ago
30 Jan 2014

2014 and beyond - the future of financial services technology

Duncan Pithouse, partner at law firm DLA Piper, takes a look at what the year has in store for IT in financial services
28 Jan 2014

Lloyds, BOS, TSB and Halifax hit by debit card and ATM glitch

Customers report being unable to use debit cards and ATM machines across the UK, as TSB CEO apologises on Twitter
26 Jan 2014

Samsung quarterly profits drop for first time in two years

Apple's iPhone 5S and 5C launches may have had an impact on smartphone sales
24 Jan 2014

Bitcoin attacked by politicians and bankers at Davos

US treasury secretary Lew and JP Morgan boss Dimon express worries about the virtual currency
24 Jan 2014

eBay should spin off PayPal, says Carl Icahn

Separating payments unit from e-commerce giant is a "no-brainer" claims Icahn
23 Jan 2014

Where should you store your Bitcoins?

Sooraj Shah investigates whether it is really worth storing Bitcoins in 'cold storage' or an 'insured storage vault'
22 Jan 2014

IBM suffers from dip in sales, revenues and profits in 2013 - top execs to forgo bonuses

Falls in emerging markets leaves tech giant betting on the cloud
22 Jan 2014

Bitcoin - What is it for?

Duncan Calow, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that the two-tier regulated and non-regulated approach to currency is not flexible enough
15 Jan 2014

Apple App Store sales top $10bn in 2013

iPhone and iPad users spent over $1bn in December alone
08 Jan 2014

IT spending to reach $3.8tn in 2014, with enterprise software in for biggest boost - Gartner

IT spending across all segments to grow in 2014, say analysts
06 Jan 2014

Several UK banks hit by cyber attacks in last six months – Bank of England

Cyber attacks have revealed vulnerabilities which could be significant, report says
28 Nov 2013

From saviour to separation: an interview with the Financial Conduct Authority’s CIO Gareth Lewis

Lewis tells Sooraj Shah how he was drafted into the FSA’s 'rescue mission', before overseeing the organisation being split into the FCA and PRA
26 Nov 2013

Banks to undergo extensive cyber threat test

Simulated cyber attack to test strength of financial services firms' defences
07 Oct 2013

Twitter hopes to raise $1bn in IPO, despite lack of profit

Investors will be wary of the social media firm's financials, as well as a succession of internet IPO flops
04 Oct 2013

BlackBerry’s job cuts will cost firm $400m

Canadian smartphone maker pays price of axing 40 per cent of its global workforce
03 Oct 2013

Over-sized data centres cost firms a third extra in power and cooling infrastructure

Over-sizing model is 'one of the biggest wastes of energy' for a business, claims Schneider Electric
24 Sep 2013

SAP sees 'unlimited' potential for growth in booming Brazil

SAP claims exponential increases in sales across Brazil in 2013
18 Sep 2013

Twitter to go public

Twitter has announced that it is to file for an IPO with the US regulators
13 Sep 2013