20 May 2018

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Information wars: Europe aims to set the global standard with GDPR

The EU's rules for data privacy were once derided as restrictive, but after the Facebook scandal Brussels hopes they will help bring big tech to heel

20 May 2018 7:00am GMT

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Duterte Says Philippines Won't Oppose China on Sea Activity

Duterte Says Philippines Won't Oppose China on Sea ActivityPhilippine's President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated that he would not provoke China into a war following reports that the Chinese military landed long-range bombers on an airport in the South China Sea. "You know they have the planes, not stationed in Spratly but near the provinces facing -- Chinese provinces facing the Spratly and the China Sea. Facing criticism over his apparent inaction on China's increasing military activity in the South China Sea, Duterte questioned where his country would end up should war erupt in the region.


20 May 2018 3:08am GMT

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Investors scruntinise the weak links in Emerging Markets

Higher US bond yields and dollar apply pressure to countries with large debts

20 May 2018 3:00am GMT

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Alibaba's Cloud Segment Is Red Hot

Alibaba's Cloud Segment Is Red HotAlibaba Cloud is the infrastructure-as-a-service market leader in China.


20 May 2018 12:05am GMT

AT&T's Dash-like smart button doesn't need WiFi

AT&T's Dash-like smart button doesn't need WiFiAT&T has launched a new product called LTE-M button, which allows users to


20 May 2018 12:02am GMT

19 May 2018

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China agrees to import more from U.S., no sign of $200 billion figure

China agrees to import more from U.S., no sign of $200 billion figureChina has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but made no mention of a $200 billion target the White House had touted earlier. Beijing and Washington agreed they would keep talking about measures under which China would import more energy and agricultural commodities from the United States to close the $335 billion annual U.S. goods and services trade deficit with China.


19 May 2018 10:39pm GMT

Apple clamps down on calling apps in China to obey local laws

Apple clamps down on calling apps in China to obey local lawsChina has been giving Apple grief over more than VPN apps, it seems. The


19 May 2018 10:33pm GMT

Prince Harry drove Meghan Markle to their Royal Wedding reception in this electric Jaguar

Prince Harry drove Meghan Markle to their Royal Wedding reception in this electric JaguarWell over a billion people all over the world tuned in to watch the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this morning, but now that it's all said and done, it's time to direct our attention to the car that the newly crowned Duke and Duchess of Sussex drove to their reception. The Jaguar E-Type Zero first debuted in September of 2017, but it's getting a whole heck of a lot more press today than it did then. Welcome to the Royal Family, Jag.


19 May 2018 9:10pm GMT

Samsung will debut Bixby 2.0 with the next Galaxy Note

Samsung will debut Bixby 2.0 with the next Galaxy NoteSamsung has been teasing its upgraded Bixby 2.0 assistant for several months


19 May 2018 9:02pm GMT

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China stops short of accepting US trade demands

Beijing willing to open up to more imports as administration backs away from ZTE resolution

19 May 2018 7:10pm GMT

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2018 Toyota Tacoma Buyer's Guide: Get answers to your truck questions

2018 Toyota Tacoma Buyer's Guide: Get answers to your truck questionsThe Tacoma TRD Pro, TRD Sport and TRD Off Road trim levels come with features such as beefier shocks and suspensions, skid plates, an electronic locking differential and a Terrain Select system.


19 May 2018 4:01pm GMT

Crisis management expert: Here's what Google should do about '60 Minutes'

Crisis management expert: Here's what Google should do about '60 Minutes'The tech world and investors are awaiting a 60 Minutes segment highlighting "The Power of Google" on Sunday evening. And experts think some sort of damage control will be required.


19 May 2018 3:59pm GMT

Thanks to Serena Williams, Reddit's Alexis Ohanian was the one big tech mogul spotted at the royal wedding

Thanks to Serena Williams, Reddit's Alexis Ohanian was the one big tech mogul spotted at the royal weddingThe royal wedding was a star-studded affair, as one might expect when a prince marries a US TV star. The guest list was filled with singers and actors but there were scant few tech moguls to be seen with one big exception: Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian. The wedding event of the year took place on Saturday when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married at St George's Chapel in Windsor in an elaborate and elegant royal ceremony.


19 May 2018 3:49pm GMT

How Risky Is J.C. Penney Stock?

How Risky Is J.C. Penney Stock?The company just reported some disappointing results.


19 May 2018 3:17pm GMT

Meghan Markle’s Priceless Tiara Came From the Queen — And Hasn't Been Seen in Public for Decades

Meghan Markle’s Priceless Tiara Came From the Queen — And Hasn't Been Seen in Public for DecadesIt was her "something borrowed"


19 May 2018 2:25pm GMT

Apple fans are raging that the new MacBook Pro has an unreliable keyboard — so I wrote this article with one to show you how bad it can be (AAPL)

Apple fans are raging that the new MacBook Pro has an unreliable keyboard — so I wrote this article with one to show you how bad it can be (AAPL)On Wednesday, the "G" key on my 15-inch 2016 MacBook Pro - a model sporting the newest butterfly keyboard design - started acting up for the second time since I bought it. For the rest of this short post, I will not correct any typographical errors related to the letter "G," and I'll embolden the affected words to show what happens when Apple's butterfly keyboard becomes defective, startin now.


19 May 2018 2:00pm GMT

3 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy Right Now

3 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy Right NowWant to invest in this promising industry but don't know where to start? Here are three stocks that can get the ball rolling.


19 May 2018 1:12pm GMT

Southwest Airlines Confirms Its International Ambitions

Southwest Airlines Confirms Its International AmbitionsWhile Hawaii is getting all of the attention right now, international markets will absorb a significantly larger proportion of Southwest Airlines' capacity growth in the long run.


19 May 2018 12:45pm GMT

Here's How Much Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress Costs, According to Stylists

Here's How Much Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress Costs, According to StylistsIt seemed simple, but that only made it more valuable


19 May 2018 12:11pm GMT

18 May 2018

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China talks test Trump’s dealmaker reputation

President faces criticism he has caved to pressure from Beijing as Nafta talks falter

18 May 2018 6:08pm GMT

IMF endorses Argentine economic reform programme

18 May 2018 5:52pm GMT

The charts that show why Italy matters so much to Europe

Five Star and League strike deal to govern country that feeds eurozone instability

18 May 2018 4:13pm GMT

Refugee bonds could help in Venezuela’s humanitarian catastrophe

Regional markets offer possibility for private sector initiatives

18 May 2018 2:26pm GMT

Free Lunch Collections: Big Tech

A bundle of articles on the theory behind the internet-based economy

18 May 2018 11:07am GMT

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'I know all about AK-47s - and now apples!'

Errol April is a soldier-turned-apple farmer who believes in redistributing land in South Africa.

18 May 2018 11:07am GMT

Iran nuclear deal: EU moves to avoid impact of US sanctions

The bloc is resurrecting an old statute in order to protect billions of dollars of investment in Iran.

18 May 2018 11:06am GMT

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Daily briefing: oil over $80, Italian deal, Musk’s tunnel vision

Fears of tighter oil supplies follow US sanctions on Iraq and Venezuela's collapse

18 May 2018 10:57am GMT

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Airbnb to report homeowners' income to Danish tax authorities

The rental site will report homeowners' income to the Danish tax authorities in the first deal of its kind.

18 May 2018 10:56am GMT

'We do custom artwork on our skateboards'

Former professional skateboarder Kent Lingeveldt has turned his sport into a business.

18 May 2018 10:49am GMT

How the video game became a million dollar idea.

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea.

18 May 2018 10:09am GMT

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Lira pinned near lows after temporary boost

18 May 2018 8:11am GMT

German industrial prices rise 0.5% in April

18 May 2018 6:30am GMT

China offers trade olive branch by scrapping tariffs on US sorghum

Move to lift anti-dumping penalties boosts hopes for interim trade agreement

18 May 2018 5:06am GMT

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China drops sanctions probe into US sorghum imports

Beijing and Washington are currently in talks to avoid the escalation of a trade war.

18 May 2018 4:26am GMT

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Why Argentina has returned to the IMF — in charts

Macri hopes loan could restore confidence in his economic plan after peso sell-off

18 May 2018 4:03am GMT

Fear of ‘marked’ slowdown in emerging market export growth

Leading indicators head south, adding to concerns over health of developing economies

18 May 2018 4:00am GMT

China ditches anti-dumping investigation into US sorghum

18 May 2018 3:13am GMT

17 May 2018

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Japan consumer inflation slows again in April

17 May 2018 11:57pm GMT

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'The economic crisis killed my father'

Argentina has had to ask the IMF for help again. This has brought bad memories of previous crises to the citizens of Buenos Aires.

17 May 2018 11:09pm GMT

Royal wedding 2018: Who's paying?

Security will be the biggest expense, but precise costs are hard to count.

17 May 2018 10:38pm GMT

Iran nuclear deal: The EU's billion-dollar deals at risk

Billions of dollars of EU investment in Iran are at risk in the sanctions dispute with the US.

17 May 2018 11:39am GMT

Mothers at a shopping centre in Greenwich in London give their verdicts on Mothercare

Mothers at a shopping centre in Greenwich in London say other stores are better at catering for young children.

17 May 2018 10:12am GMT

16 May 2018

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Deputy governor sorry for calling economy 'menopausal'

Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent admits his description had "ageist and sexist overtones".

16 May 2018 4:31pm GMT

Are tumble dryers still a fire risk?

After five million tumble dryers made by Whirlpool were identified as a fire risk, the company started fixing them. But some users claim their fixed dryers have caught fire.

16 May 2018 2:44pm GMT

15 May 2018

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Year-long pay squeeze comes to an end

Wages are rising faster than inflation for the first time in more than a year, official figures show.

15 May 2018 10:49am GMT

13 May 2018

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Store footfall in 'unprecedented' decline

Number of shoppers falls 4.8% across March and April - worse than in the depths of the last recession.

13 May 2018 11:23pm GMT

Royal wedding sales lift to be 'limited'

Tourism and retail may be the only sectors of the UK economy to toast the nuptials, economists say.

13 May 2018 1:53am GMT

10 May 2018

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Interest rates on hold as Bank cuts growth outlook

The Bank of England's Mark Carney says the economy is in a "temporary soft patch", but that it is "likely" rates will rise this year.

10 May 2018 6:52pm GMT