The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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A UK-based security company shows the BBC how a digital-radio broadcast can be used to seize control of a car's computer systems.
Bank of England policymakers were unanimous in holding UK rates at 0.5% this month, but "a number" noted rising inflation risks.
Subsidies for many new solar farms are to end under plans being published by the government.
Teaser deals in adverts are masking the long-term cost of broadband packages, a charity has claimed.
More than half of the under 40s will be renting homes from private landlords in the UK in 10 years' time, accountancy firm PwC has predicted.
Stock markets across Asia are in negative territory on Wednesday, following declines on Wall Street overnight.
Chinese tech giant Huawei says its global smartphone sales jumped by 39% in the first half of the year.
Nearly half of Australia's digital users illegally download movies, TV shows and music on a regular basis, a government survey finds.
Ukraine is facing tough economic times
A "near miss" between a passenger jet and a drone has prompted a warning about using the hobby aircraft safely.
What does China's stock market crash tell us?
Apple has posted a record third quarter as soaring demand for iPhones sent profits higher.
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer says the company has made "great progress" despite reporting a loss for the second quarter.
Microsoft has reported a $3.2bn net loss for the three months to 30 June after posting $8.4bn of writedowns.
Action-camera maker GoPro launches a site where users can sell clips to advertising agencies, news providers and other members of the media.
A rebound in gold-related stocks was outweighed by lacklustre corporate results, sending the FTSE 100 down
Some government departments are told to prepare for a 40% cut in their budgets as Chancellor George Osborne launches his spending review.
The chief executive of Japanese electronics giant Toshiba, Hisao Tanaka, resigns after the company overstated its profits for six years.
Toshiba's chief executive and president Hisao Tanaka has resigned after the company said it had overstated its profits for the past six years.
Channel Tunnel rail operator Eurostar reports record quarterly passenger numbers despite the disruption caused by strikes in Calais.