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Samsung faces Asian mobile rivals

Sun, 2014-08-10 14:59
Xiaomi and Micromax outsell global giant Samsung

UK firms hurt by Russian import ban

Sun, 2014-08-10 08:43
Several UK firms have been hit by a Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries.

Markets rattled by air strike fears

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:23
Stock markets showed volatility on Friday over worries about the impact of conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine.

Bank rejects offer from Ecclestone

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:11
German bank BayernLB says it has rejected a 25m euros (£20m) settlement from Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

China jails British GSK investigator

Fri, 2014-08-08 12:33
A UK businessman and his American wife are jailed for illegally obtaining Chinese citizens' personal data, at a high-profile trial in Shanghai.

Authority bans US flights over Iraq

Fri, 2014-08-08 12:03
The US Federal Aviation Administration bans all US airlines from flying over Iraq due to the "hazardous situation" as British Airways also suspends service.

VIDEO: India's factory law plans questioned

Fri, 2014-08-08 10:35
Some social activists have asked whether India's plans to revamp factory laws, which are intended to stimulate the economy, may erode worker rights.

VIDEO: Doubt hangs over US trade treaty

Fri, 2014-08-08 07:02
A US-Africa trade treaty helps to support jobs in a number of African countries, but there are concerns about its future.

Authors rally in Amazon dispute

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:48
More than 900 authors make a public appeal to Amazon to end a bitter publishing dispute that they say has been "hurting" writers and readers.

One million on 'superfast broadband'

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:28
More than a million properties in the UK now have superfast broadband speeds following a government-backed rollout, says the culture secretary.

VIDEO: Wikipedia's gender imbalance

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:22
Caroline Hepker asked Wikipedia's founder Jimmy Wales if he is concerned that the majority of contributors are Western men.

How easy is it to commit wine fraud?

Fri, 2014-08-08 06:05
How easy is it to fake a good bottle of wine?

Malaysia Airlines in state 'takeover'

Fri, 2014-08-08 05:34
Malaysia's state investment firm Khazanah Nasional seeks to take control of crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines for a "complete overhaul".

China car probe spreads to Toyota

Fri, 2014-08-08 05:12
China's anti-monopoly investigation into foreign car manufacturers spreads to Toyota as authorities probe the Japanese company's Lexus brand.

China trial for GSK investigator

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:26
A British investigator who worked for allegation-hit GlaxoSmithKline is on trial in China for illegally trafficking personal data.

VIDEO: 'Too many' Asian trade agreements

Thu, 2014-08-07 23:24
A survey of Asian businesses by HSBC finds that there are too many free trade agreements and they are too complicated.

Online game maker Zynga cuts outlook

Thu, 2014-08-07 21:22
Online game maker Zynga cuts its outlook for 2014 as its losses continue to widen, and due to delayed launch of new games and features.

Are women bosses just 'a decoy'?

Thu, 2014-08-07 19:00
Are women bosses just 'a decoy'?

The world is not enough

Thu, 2014-08-07 19:00
Augmented reality technology is adding layers of multimedia richness to the physical world around us, through smartphones, tablets and smart glasses.

News Corp reports falling sales

Thu, 2014-08-07 17:50
News Corp, the owner of the Times and the Wall Street Journal, reports falling revenue in the second quarter due to weak advertising sales.