Technology startups

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Activist investor Elliott takes stake in Slack owner Salesforce
US investment group typically buys stakes in underperforming firms and seeks changes to way they are run

Dan Milmo and agency

23, Jan, 2023 @12:54 PM

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No 10 defends Zahawi after reports he paid millions to settle tax dispute – as it happened
Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson says PM has full confidence in Tory chairman despite allegations over his tax affairs

Andrew Sparrow

18, Jan, 2023 @6:01 PM

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Where does the Britishvolt collapse leave UK’s dream of an electric future?
Britain’s car industry relies on petrol or diesel vehicles – and every failure to be part of the electric revolution makes it more exposed

Jasper Jolly

17, Jan, 2023 @4:39 PM

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Battery startup Britishvolt enters administration as rescue talks fail
Staff told majority of firm’s 300 employees would be immediately made redundant on Tuesday morning

Alex Lawson and Jasper Jolly

17, Jan, 2023 @1:28 PM

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Britishvolt scraps plan for second factory in Canada
Troubled startup battery maker formally abandons long-shot plan to build 60GW plant in Quebec

Jasper Jolly

27, Nov, 2022 @4:39 PM

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UK chip designer Arm delays listing until well into 2023
Cambridge-based company blames global uncertainty but says IPO preparations are ‘advanced’

Kalyeena Makortoff

21, Nov, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Elizabeth Holmes to be sentenced this week as Theranos saga nears conclusion
The blood testing company’s founder could serve up to 20 years in prison after she was convicted in January on four counts of fraud

Kari Paul in San Francisco

14, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘The part of Cornwall nobody ever sees’: the hi-tech future for lithium and tin mining
In the second part of our Electric dreams series looking at the UK’s automotive battery industry, we visit an area whose industrial past is being revitalised

Jasper Jolly

20, Oct, 2022 @5:00 PM

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OnlyFans profits boom as users spent $4.8bn on platform last year
Highly profitable company paid out more than $500m to reclusive owner Leonid Radvinsky in last two years

Jim Waterson Media editor

01, Sep, 2022 @9:12 PM

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Hermann Hauser, founder of Arm: ‘Brexit is the biggest loss of sovereignty since 1066’
The doyen of the UK computing industry says that a hi-tech future will leave Britain no choice but to turn to Europe

Jasper Jolly

23, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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‘Embrace the chaos’: a history of Uber’s rapid expansion and fall from favour
The firm was one of the pioneers of the gig economy model but its operations soon caused a global furore

Johana Bhuiyan and Dan Milmo

15, Jul, 2022 @6:15 PM

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Could new countries be founded – on the internet? | Sam Venis
Coinbase’s former chief technology officer wants to use social networks to create states. What doesn’t fit into his vision are things like poverty, illness and ageing

Sam Venis

05, Jul, 2022 @10:25 AM

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