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Advances in battery technology have been few and far between over the decades, but some recent innovations promise more power for our energy-hungry gadgets.
A growing number of start-ups offering baby-related gadgets are coming to market - but could the tech end up stressing out parents?
A relatively young and well-travelled population is fuelling the growth of craft beers in India. But can they capture a bigger market share?
US giant Verizon issues Netflix with a "cease and desist" letter after the streaming video service told consumers Verizon was behind slow connections.
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GM accepts the findings of a "brutally tough, deeply troubling" report into recalls of its Chevrolet Cobalt over ignition problems which have been linked to 13 deaths.
Will the ECB's policies defeat the spectre of deflation?
The boss of the new High Street Bank TSB has defended his own salary, after announcing a new "fair and simple" approach to bonuses.
The European Central Bank introduces a negative interest rate of 0.1% on deposits to try to encourage banks to lend more to companies in the eurozone.
Shares in online fashion retailer Asos plunge 30% after it issues its second profit warning in three months.
French spirits group Remy Cointreau reports a fall in profits after a crackdown on corruption in China hit sales of its premium brands in the country.
Japanese firm Softbank unveils "Pepper", a robot which it says can read human emotions and which is due to go on sale to the public next year.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba buys a 50% stake in Guangzhou Evergrande Football Club for a reported 1.2 billion yuan ($192m; £114m)
The European Central Bank is widely predicted to slash its interest rates on Thursday, as the economic recovery in the eurozone continues to be lacklustre
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agrees to sell the team for $2bn (£1.2bn) and drop his lawsuit against the league, his lawyer says.
Why business jargon is business poison
As a growing number of small retailers seek international sales, what are the issues they face when seeking international sales?
Premier League clubs' revenues broke through the £3bn mark in the recent 2013-14 season, say analysts Deloitte.
The Asian underdog taking on Google Glass
The European Central Bank is expected to announce plans to stimulate growth in the Eurozone.