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China economy: First quarter growth beats expectations at 6.4%

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:47pm
Data indicates Beijing's efforts to arrest a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy may be working.

Mastercard faces £14bn compensation claim

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 8:00pm
A claim alleging 46 million people were overcharged in shops due to high card fees has been revived.

The robot that tidies up bedrooms

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:10pm
Robots are good at repetitive tasks but struggle with new objects. Can they be trained to overcome that?

What do drones and GPS owe to a 1744 shipwreck?

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:08pm
When HMS Victory sank, she took with her an early prototype of the gyroscope, crucial to modern technology.

Vodafone 'gigafast' ad banned after Virgin Media complaint

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:05pm
The promotion described broadband packages as being "gigafast" that did not offer 1Gbps speeds.

Warning over holiday deposit rules

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:03pm
Firms cannot automatically keep a large deposit if a customer cancels owing to unavoidable circumstances.

Netflix warns price rises to hit subscriber growth

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 5:49pm
The streaming service expects new subscriber growth to slow between April and June.

Apple and Qualcomm settle billion-dollar lawsuit

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 4:18pm
The surprise settlement brings a long-running legal battle between the two tech firms to an end.

Why jobs are dominating the Indian election

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:22am
By some estimates India needs to create eight to ten million jobs each year to tackle rising unemployment.

EU law fixes minimum rights for 'gig economy' workers

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 7:20am
Casual and "on-demand" workers will now have better protections under EU law.

Unemployment across UK shows slight fall

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 5:38am
Unemployment fell by 27,000 in the three months to February to 1.34 million.

EU votes on 'high-level' protection for whistleblowers

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 4:35am
The proposed law protects whistleblowers from dismissal, demotion and other forms of punishment.

Galliford Try shares drop on profit warning

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 4:08am
Construction firm warns of "reduced profits" as it sets about shrinking the scale of its business.

JD Sports rewarded for focus on millennials

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 3:13am
The sportswear retailer bucks the retail gloom as revenues and profits rise.

VW boss 'not aware' of China's detention camps

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 3:07am
VW chief executive Herbert Diess told the BBC he is "not aware" of reports of detention camps in China.

Pelosi warns over post-Brexit trade deal

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 2:47am
The US Speaker was speaking ahead of her trip to Ireland later on Tuesday.

How can you stop your kids viewing harmful web content?

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:06pm
Is content filtering tech the answer or is education and discussion the key to keeping kids safe?

Amazon 'flooded by fake five-star reviews' - Which? report

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:02pm
Top-rated reviews on popular items are dominated by unknown brands, consumer group Which? finds.

Jet Airways fails to secure emergency funding

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 11:07am
The troubled Indian airline has only seven operational aircraft left.

EU approves new trade talks with US

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 9:21am
Disagreements overshadow the approval by European Union countries of fresh trade talks with the US.

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