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EBay sells its Enterprise arm for $925m (£593m) and beats forecasts for second-quarter profits as it prepares to spin off PayPal.
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When artist Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he refused to be a passive patient -- which, he points out, means "one who waits." So he hacked his brain scans, posted them online, and invited a global community to pitch in on a "cure." This sometimes meant medical advice, and it sometimes meant art, music, emotional support -- from more than half a million people.
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The US and Russia are among five countries to sign a deal to prevent commercial fishing in the melting Arctic sea ice near the North Pole.
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A genetically modified moth could help curb a major pest of vegetable crops around the world, research suggests.
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A kestrel that flew into a car's grille is released by garage mechanics.
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Scientists discover a winged dinosaur - an ancestor of the velociraptor - that they say was on the cusp of becoming a bird.
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Aer Lingus shareholders give the green light for a takeover by International Airline Group at an extraordinary general meeting.
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Investment bank Goldman Sachs reports lower second-quarter profits, due to weak bond trading and increased legal costs.
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The European Central Bank (ECB) holds eurozone interest rates at their historic low of 0.05% for another month as figures suggest further work to combat deflation is needed.
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Tata Steel is to shed more than 720 jobs, mainly in Rotherham, because of "cripplingly high electricity costs".
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Evan Davis speaks to the principal investigator on Nasa's mission to Pluto, Dr Alan Stern.
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A United Nations summit of rich and poor countries agrees to overhaul global finance for international development and unlock money to end extreme poverty.
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Dixons Carphone reports a 21% jump in profits in its first full-year results since the merger that created the mobile phone and electrical goods retailer.
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The technology in electric cars has been around for a few years, but concerns about range and price prevented many people from taking them seriously, John Maguire took one for a spin.
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Greece vote lifts UK shares
16 Jul 2015 8:10:56
The FTSE 100 rises in early trade, with sentiment lifted by news that Greek lawmakers backed the latest bailout deal.
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The competition regulator has found evidence supermarkets are misleading customers with confusing pricing promotions.
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Communications regulator Ofcom has opened a consultation into whether parts of BT Group should be split off from the company.
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The proportion of poor children whose parents work has risen, a report on living standards has concluded.
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The Greek prime minister is focused on completing a new bailout deal despite losing support in the passage of tough reforms, his spokesman says.
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The world's largest dairy producer, New Zealand's Fonterra, says it plans to cut more than 500 jobs in the face of tumbling diary prices.
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Japan and Australia up as lawmakers in Greece vote in favour of the bailout deal with international creditors.
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Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, faced tough questions in Congress on when US rates would be raised.
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Could simple technology help India's jobseekers find work?
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The US west coast has dominated the technology industry for decades. But with other places muscling in, what's the future of Silicon Valley?
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Taxi booking app Uber is fined $7.3m in California for not giving regulators enough information about its service and business practices.
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