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Google acquires SlickLogin - an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user's identity by using sound waves.
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Thailand's latest GDP data give an insight into the economic impact of long-running political protests in the country.
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South Korean regulators have punished three credit card companies for their role in the country's largest-ever theft of financial data last month.
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The medicine in our minds
17 Feb 2014 1:08:26
Why do placebos often seem to work for people?
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Japan's economy grows less than expected, despite forecasts it would benefit from a jump in spending ahead of a sales tax increase in April.
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Average TV viewing in the UK fell in 2013, according to industry figures, due to good weather and the absence of a global sporting event.
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The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development says the recent fast growth in employment is likely to slow in the coming months.
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British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes that are resistant to the vegetable's biggest threat - blight.
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Alex Salmond is to address business leaders in Aberdeen later and says he will "deconstruct" George Osborne's case against a currency union.
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A profile of David Richards, the son of a Sheffield steelworker who went on to become the multimillionaire boss of US computer group Wandisco.
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Why Sir Ben Ainslie is looking for an ocean of money
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Popular online crowdfunding website Kickstarter is hacked, but no credit card data was accessed, says its chief executive.
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The President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, has said it would be "extremely difficult, if not impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the European Union.
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef faces new threat
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How traditional Indian businesses keep up with the competition
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More than 200 illegal miners are feared trapped in an old gold mine shaft near Johannesburg, South African emergency officials say.
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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso says it would be "extremely difficult" for an independent Scotland to join the EU.
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Australian secret services tapped a US law firm representing Indonesia in a trade dispute with the US, fresh leaks by Edward Snowden suggest.
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Banker bonuses should be deferred for a "very long time" says Bank of England governor Mark Carney
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Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the UK housing market is seeing a general recovery, with most parts excepting Northern Ireland picking up.
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Sameer Hashmi reports on whether Indian government attempts to reduce gold imports are having an effect.
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Lucy Hooker looks at how a G8 initiative to boost crop yields is working in Tanzania.
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The BBC's science correspondent Pallab Ghosh reports from Chicago on why the US has been gripped by such extreme weather patterns.
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Mumbai's dabbawalas deliver 200,000 meals every day
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UK scientists glimpse one future for personalised medicine, using supercomputers to match the drug most likely to work in a specific HIV patient.
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