Tech stocks

Investing in technology

Technology 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.

At MoneyWeek, we can help you invest in technology by bringing you news of the latest developments and the companies and tech stocks to buy.
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How to invest in technology

Video tutorial: How to invest in tech stocks

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.

Too much money is pouring into tech funds

Big companies are pouring billions into tech funds. It would be better to pay that out as dividends and let shareholders invest it how they want, says Matthew Lynn.

How technology will transform farming

New technology will revolutionise farming to the same extent that the invention of the plough did in the past, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Meet the machine that can see the future

An Oxford professor is developing artificial intelligence that may soon be able to predict the market with remarkable accuracy. Mischa Frankl-Duval finds out more.

Delivery drones are(n’t) taking to our skies

Online retail giant Amazon is to test fly delivery drones in UK skies. Mischa Frankl-Duval looks at how likely we are to see them bringing parcels to our doorsteps.

Chart of the week: electric cars move into the fast lane

Almost 50,000 electric and hybrid cars were sold in the UK in the first six months of 2016, with one in every 30 cars now electric or hybrid. At this rate, sales will eclipse those of petrol and diesel cars by 2027.

The moral panic over Pokémon Go heralds a breakthrough technology

Nintendo’s Pokémon Go smartphone game has propelled “augmented reality” firmly into the mainstream. John Stepek looks at what it is, and how you could profit from it.

Olli the driverless bus: what self-driving cars will really look like

A self-driving bus called Olli can learn its passengers’ likes and dislikes, and respond naturally to their demands. Could this be the future of driverless cars?

How a $53m heist could make this crypto-currency more valuable

Ethereum, a “decentralised, bulletproof” computing system based on the blockchain, has suffered a $53m theft. But oddly, says Mischa Frankl Duval, that could prove a stroke of good fortune.

Who has most to gain from the rise of the robots?

The people investing in robotics are the ones with the most to gain, says Merryn Somerset Webb – old people and women.

How experimental robots are helping people walk again

Mischa Frankl-Duval reports on how a cutting-edge robotic exoskeleton is helping paraplegic patients get back on their feet.

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