What made social media companies so successful also makes them easy targets for government muscle-flexing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Investing in technologyTechnology is moving astoundingly quickly. The pace of change in the fields of artificial intelligence, renewable energy and the "internet of things", for instance, can make it hard for investors to keep up. But if you aren't on top of the latest developments, you risk losing out.
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The technology sector can be hugely profitable for investors. But how do you pick the right companies? In this video tutorial, Ed Bowsher explains how to invest in tech stocks.
As new technologies become ever more sophisticated, we’re generating mind-boggling volumes of data. The firms capable of analysing big data are sitting on a gold mine, says Ben Judge.
Elon Musk reckons he can launch a hypersonic rocket by 2022, while groundbreaking work is also going on in the UK. The sector could soon present fresh opportunities, says Chris Carter.
The next prime candidate for disruption is the industry we think of as being the biggest disrupter – big tech.
Investors are throwing money at tech stocks, subsidising everything from movies to cabs. It’s a huge transfer of wealth into the hands of ordinary consumers, says Matthew Lynn.
Received wisdom has it that Amazon will eventually wipe traditional retailers from the face of the earth. But John Stepek’s not so sure. Here’s why.
Electric cars are big business. They might not take over right away, but one thing’s for certain, says John Stepek – they are here to stay. Here’s how to invest.
The European Union has just hit the tech giant Google with a record-breaking fine for uncompetitive practices. Is that fair? Simon Wilson reports.
Many people are worried technology companies are overpriced. But not Max King. Here, he picks two mainstream tech stock investment trusts to buy now.
There are many reasons to worry about tech stocks: high valuations and the risk of interest-rate rises, for example. But the biggest threat by far, says John Stepek, is politics.
Google’s €2.4bn fine by the EU should leave nobody in any doubt that the carefree days of the big tech companies are numbered, says Merryn Somerset Webb.