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Technology journalist Larry Magid discusses Facebook's decision to buy messaging app WhatsApp in a deal worth $19bn (£11.4bn).
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A leading Irish League football club is behind plans to build a shared education campus and a 4,000 capacity sports stadium in north Belfast.
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British Gas's residential business saw a small drop in profits last year, down 6% to £571m, parent company Centrica says.
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Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant leaked around 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water from a storage tank on Wednesday, plant operator Tepco says.
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A telescope concept to find thousands of planets beyond our Solar System is selected as a mission of the European Space Agency to launch in 2024.
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Singapore has become on the wealthiest countries in the world, but poverty remains a problem. The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl reports.
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Japan's monthly trade deficit more than doubles to a new record after a weakened currency drives up the cost of fuel imports.
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Tackling malaria in Africa has had "great successes" but the world must "not take the foot off the gas", Wellcome Trust medical researchers warn.
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Shares of electric car-maker Tesla surge by 12% in extended US trading after posting higher profit and vehicle delivery forecasts.
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The UK's economic recovery is "not yet secure", Chancellor George Osborne is warning in the run-up to next month's Budget.
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French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen seals a long-awaited rescue deal that will see its founding family cede control of the company.
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Another 4,000 Commonwealth Games tickets are set to be released for the netball final after the event is moved to the Hydro.
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BBC News is given a guided tour of Medicine Man, a legal marijuana factory in Denver, Colorado.
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Colorado's cannabis firms beg banks to take their money
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Facebook buys messaging app WhatsApp for $16bn (£9.6bn) in its biggest ever purchase, with an additional $3bn given to WhatsApp's founders and employees.
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Getting a better deal for India's deaf workers
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A baby loggerhead turtle washed ashore during the recent storms is "extremely fortunate" to be alive, experts say.
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Experts from Swansea University to fix the problem of satellites producing an optical illusion on the Amazon rainforest.
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The US Federal Reserve intends to continue reducing economic stimulus measures, minutes of the central bank's January meeting confirm.
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Is the self-employment boom a good or bad sign for the economy?
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Diseases harboured by honeybees are spilling over into wild bumblebees, a study suggests.
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There are many leadership programs available today, from 1-day workshops to corporate training programs. But chances are, these won't really help. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in the future.
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Large high-definition screens showing a live stream of the outside world will replace windows on a new supersonic jet.
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Greece posts its first current account surplus since records began in 1948, fuelled by a 15% growth in tourist spending.
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The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 125,000 to 2.34 million in the three months to December, according to the latest estimates.
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