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Alibaba Singles Day: Dollars or data?

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:14
Singles Day is the biggest online shopping day, and possibly Alibaba's biggest for data collection.

How the teddy bear became a million dollar idea

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:08
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the teddy bear became a million dollar idea.

Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:04
Microplastics have swamped our ecosystem. Can tech help prevent them entering our water systems?

MPs: Are vulnerable bank customers being treated fairly?

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:00
MPs want to know how vulnerable people are coping with bank branch and ATM closures.

Retailers shut 2,700 shops in first half of the year

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:00
PwC says high street turmoil will continue, as gap between shop closures and openings hits record level.

Stephen Hawking personal effects fetch £1.8m at auction

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:07
A copy of the physicist's signed PhD thesis sells for £584,750, nearly four times the guide price.

Energy firms SSE and Npower renegotiate terms of merger

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 21:34
"Big Six" energy suppliers SSE and Npower say price cap means they need to renegotiate their merger.

Paypal stops handling payments for Tommy Robinson

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:22
The Paypal account for Mr Robinson has been closed after it violated the payment firm's policies.

KPMG stops consultancy for audit clients

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:22
The "big four" accountancy firm becomes the first to say it will not offer consultancy to audit clients.

Bombardier cuts 5,000 jobs globally

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:59
Canadian plane and train maker, which employs 4,000 in Belfast, says the cuts will come in the next 18 months.

Glitch leaves childminders unpaid for a week

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:33
A problem with the Tax-Free Childcare system has left some childminders waiting a week for their money.

Is renting cheaper in the next street? Use our map to find out

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:19
Try our interactive map to see how monthly rents change by postcode.

How do you score on this money quiz for teenagers?

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:46
Moneysavingexpert founder Martin Lewis is donating thousands of financial education textbooks to schools.

Sainsbury's boss warns food 'can't be stockpiled' for no-deal Brexit

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:48
Mike Coupe says food imports "can't be stockpiled" ahead of a no-deal Brexit.

Online property adverts 'refusing' tenants on benefits

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:06
A study says that 10% of online property adverts in England specify "no DSS" or "no benefit claimants".

Plane plummets 500ft in 18 seconds after error

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:34
Fourty-four passengers and four crew were on board during the incident on the Flybe flight in January.

China's Xinhua agency unveils AI news presenter

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:31
The state news agency Xinhua says the nameless presenter will help reduce news production costs.

Dyson wins ruling over vacuum cleaner tests

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:24
The UK engineering firm claimed the European testing regime unfairly favoured rivals' models.

Dutchman, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:08
Emile Ratelband wants to officially change his birth date by 20 years to boost his Tinder prospects.

What the US mid-terms mean for business

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:37
The business world did well from Donald Trump's first years as president. Will that continue?