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Car brakes 'can be hacked via radio'

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 12:10
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.
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Bank of England rates vote unanimous

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 11:10
Bank of England policymakers were unanimous in holding UK rates at 0.5% this month, but "a number" noted rising inflation risks.
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Solar energy subsidies set to be cut

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 10:40
Subsidies for many new solar farms are to end under plans being published by the government.
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Adverts 'mask real broadband costs'

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 10:35
Teaser deals in adverts are masking the long-term cost of broadband packages, a charity has claimed.
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Under 40s 'cut out of owning homes'

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 09:30
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.
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Asia stocks follow Wall Street lower

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 04:17
Stock markets across Asia are in negative territory on Wednesday, following declines on Wall Street overnight.
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Huawei smartphones sales jump 39%

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 04:12
Chinese tech giant Huawei says its global smartphone sales jumped by 39% in the first half of the year.
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Illegal downloads 'rife in Australia'

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 03:19
Nearly half of Australia's digital users illegally download movies, TV shows and music on a regular basis, a government survey finds.
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Ukrainians struggling as their economy shrinks

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 23:38
Ukraine is facing tough economic times
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'Near miss' prompts UK drone warning

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 23:33
A "near miss" between a passenger jet and a drone has prompted a warning about using the hobby aircraft safely.
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What does China's stock market crash tell us?

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 23:30
What does China's stock market crash tell us?
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Apple posts record third quarter

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 23:02
Apple has posted a record third quarter as soaring demand for iPhones sent profits higher.
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Yahoo boss hails 'great progress'

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 22:01
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer says the company has made "great progress" despite reporting a loss for the second quarter.
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Writedowns put Microsoft in the red

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 20:40
Microsoft has reported a $3.2bn net loss for the three months to 30 June after posting $8.4bn of writedowns.
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GoPro helps users sell video clips

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 16:49
Action-camera maker GoPro launches a site where users can sell clips to advertising agencies, news providers and other members of the media.
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FTSE falls on weak results

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 16:10
A rebound in gold-related stocks was outweighed by lacklustre corporate results, sending the FTSE 100 down
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Draw up 40% cuts plans, ministers told

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 15:54
Some government departments are told to prepare for a 40% cut in their budgets as Chancellor George Osborne launches his spending review.
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Toshiba boss resigns over scandal

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 12:49
The chief executive of Japanese electronics giant Toshiba, Hisao Tanaka, resigns after the company overstated its profits for six years.
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VIDEO: Toshiba boss: 'Apology from our hearts'

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 11:42
Toshiba's chief executive and president Hisao Tanaka has resigned after the company said it had overstated its profits for the past six years.
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Eurostar carries record passengers

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 11:14
Channel Tunnel rail operator Eurostar reports record quarterly passenger numbers despite the disruption caused by strikes in Calais.
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