Google buys sound authentication firm
17 Feb 2014 5:04:11
Google acquires SlickLogin - an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user's identity by using sound waves.
VIDEO: Thai protests cast cloud on growth
17 Feb 2014 2:53:45
Thailand's latest GDP data give an insight into the economic impact of long-running political protests in the country.
S Korea firms fined over data theft
17 Feb 2014 2:14:39
South Korean regulators have punished three credit card companies for their role in the country's largest-ever theft of financial data last month.
The medicine in our minds
17 Feb 2014 1:08:26
Why do placebos often seem to work for people?
Japan quarterly growth disappoints
17 Feb 2014 0:58:48
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.
Average TV viewing fell in 2013
17 Feb 2014 0:53:01
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.
Employment growth rate 'to slow'
17 Feb 2014 0:26:28
The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development says the recent fast growth in employment is likely to slow in the coming months.
GM potatoes defeat 'biggest threat'
17 Feb 2014 0:03:48
British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes that are resistant to the vegetable's biggest threat - blight.
Salmond attacks Osborne on currency
17 Feb 2014 0:00:04
Alex Salmond is to address business leaders in Aberdeen later and says he will "deconstruct" George Osborne's case against a currency union.
From Sheffield to Silicon Valley
16 Feb 2014 3:47:40
A profile of David Richards, the son of a Sheffield steelworker who went on to become the multimillionaire boss of US computer group Wandisco.
Sir Ben Ainslie: Olympic hero seeks $100m
16 Feb 2014 3:43:26
Why Sir Ben Ainslie is looking for an ocean of money
Data stolen in Kickstarter hack
16 Feb 2014 3:29:20
Popular online crowdfunding website Kickstarter is hacked, but no credit card data was accessed, says its chief executive.
VIDEO: Will Scotland stay in the EU?
16 Feb 2014 2:44:53
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.
Killer starfish threatens Great Barrier Reef
16 Feb 2014 1:14:21
Australia's Great Barrier Reef faces new threat
India's family firms modernise to stay in business
16 Feb 2014 0:12:42
How traditional Indian businesses keep up with the competition
Scores of SA miners feared trapped
16 Feb 2014 3:29:57
More than 200 illegal miners are feared trapped in an old gold mine shaft near Johannesburg, South African emergency officials say.
Barroso: Scots EU bid 'difficult'
16 Feb 2014 3:25:03
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso says it would be "extremely difficult" for an independent Scotland to join the EU.
NSA allies 'spied on US law firm'
16 Feb 2014 2:42:56
Australian secret services tapped a US law firm representing Indonesia in a trade dispute with the US, fresh leaks by Edward Snowden suggest.
VIDEO: Bonuses should be deferred - Carney
16 Feb 2014 2:29:00
Banker bonuses should be deferred for a "very long time" says Bank of England governor Mark Carney
Carney: UK housing market recovering
16 Feb 2014 1:45:52
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the UK housing market is seeing a general recovery, with most parts excepting Northern Ireland picking up.
VIDEO: Taking the shine off gold in India
16 Feb 2014 7:02:37
Sameer Hashmi reports on whether Indian government attempts to reduce gold imports are having an effect.
VIDEO: Boosting crop yields in Tanzania
16 Feb 2014 6:43:46
Lucy Hooker looks at how a G8 initiative to boost crop yields is working in Tanzania.
VIDEO: US weather: Why is it so severe?
16 Feb 2014 3:12:57
The BBC's science correspondent Pallab Ghosh reports from Chicago on why the US has been gripped by such extreme weather patterns.
In Pictures: Tiffin time in Mumbai
16 Feb 2014 0:41:30
Mumbai's dabbawalas deliver 200,000 meals every day
Computers select personal medicine
15 Feb 2014 3:11:41
UK scientists glimpse one future for personalised medicine, using supercomputers to match the drug most likely to work in a specific HIV patient.