Technology sector

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Facebook fined £50.5m for breaching order in Giphy takeover investigation
CMA says firm ‘deliberately’ refused to supply information showing it had complied with order to separate businesses

Mark Sweney

20, Oct, 2021 @9:44 AM

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Facebook to create 10,000 jobs in EU to help build ‘metaverse’
Social network says it wants to ensure virtual world is built responsibly

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

18, Oct, 2021 @2:25 PM

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Cambridge firm targets medical robots boom – but will it stay British?
CMR Surgical aims to get into the top tier of the global medical devices industry – if it’s not snapped up first

Julia Kollewe

18, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Corporations are pledging to be ‘water positive’. What does that mean?
Reuse, watershed restoration and new cooling methods back companies’ commitments to conserve scarce water resources

Amanda Schupak

14, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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UK takes on Elon Musk in the broadband space race
A heavily criticised investment in OneWeb could bring the government a first bite at the lucrative satellite internet market

Richard Luscombe

09, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Facebook is ‘biased against facts’, says Nobel prize winner
Philippines journalist Maria Ressa says social media firm is threat to democracy and failing to halt spread of misinformation

Michael Savage

09, Oct, 2021 @1:15 PM

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New 888 service to protect women ‘wins Priti Patel’s support’
Home secretary reportedly praises app, proposed by BT, which would check if users had got home

Nadeem Badshah

08, Oct, 2021 @11:44 PM

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Huawei hopes US decision on Meng Wanzhou heralds new era in relations
US justice department suspended fraud charges against chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

06, Oct, 2021 @1:00 AM

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Scam ‘epidemic’: Big tech firms must join fight, says Nationwide chief
Building society launches pre-payment hotline after bank-transfer scams rise sharply during pandemic

Hilary Osborne

27, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Electronic Arts completes $1.4bn deal to buy UK video games maker Playdemic
British company known for its Golf Clash franchise is latest to be snapped up by the California-based firm

Mark Sweney

20, Sep, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Big tech’s pro-climate rhetoric is not matched by policy action, report finds
Tech companies poured $65m into lobbying in 2020 – but only 6% of their lobbying activity is targeted at climate policy

Laura Paddison

20, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Darktrace’s astonishing rise makes City forecasters look sillier than usual | Nils Pratley
The cybersecurity firm has more than lived up to its promises, but that is not enough to account for its stellar rise

Nils Pratley

15, Sep, 2021 @6:23 PM

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