Debit card 'is first choice online'
02 Jul 2013 3:30:21
Debit card spending by internet shoppers overtook the use of credit cards online for the first time last year, industry figures show.
Future policing will go hi-tech
02 Jul 2013 3:27:44
What tech will tomorrow's cops equip themselves with?
Why China's financial jitters matter
02 Jul 2013 3:24:11
Why China's financial jitters matter
Jambo tech! (Hello, tech! in Swahili)
02 Jul 2013 3:17:10
Kenya's fast-growing technology sector
Can you teach the intolerant to be tolerant?
02 Jul 2013 3:12:45
From war correspondent to teaching tolerance
Ex-FBI chief to probe BP payments
02 Jul 2013 3:12:04
A former FBI director investigates alleged misconduct over payments to settle claims for the BP Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
New York City gets .nyc domain name
02 Jul 2013 1:22:29
New York City is the first US city to get approval for its own .nyc domain name, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces.
RSS apps face glitches post-Google
02 Jul 2013 9:14:32
As Google closes its popular Reader service, some users who have switched to alternative RSS feed services are facing problems.
AUDIO: Editors head-to-head on the 'recovery'
02 Jul 2013 8:22:04
Economics editor Stephanie Flanders and business editor Robert Peston debate the latest raft of business figures and whether they point to a real recovery.
Hollande sacks critical minister
02 Jul 2013 7:55:19
France's President Francois Hollande sacks his Environment Minister Delphine Batho after she criticised cuts to her department.
Ulster Bank cuts hundreds of jobs
02 Jul 2013 6:52:18
The Ulster Bank, which is owned by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has announced it is to shed hundreds of jobs with the closure of 39 rural branches across Ireland.
Tesco pulls horror colouring book
02 Jul 2013 6:29:09
Tesco withdraws from sale on its website a colouring book depicting gory scenes from horror films.
Pluto moons get mythical new names
02 Jul 2013 6:15:37
The International Astronomical Union names the two most recently discovered moons of Pluto: Kerberos and Styx - but misses out the popular vote of Vulcan.
Tackle VAT fraud, Revenue urged
02 Jul 2013 6:03:14
HM Revenue and Customs is urged to show "more urgency" in how it deals with VAT fraud and tax losses from online trading.
Strong US car sales drive recovery
02 Jul 2013 5:43:21
US car manufacturers report their strongest monthly sales growth in June since the recession.
Thick neck key to sabretooth power
02 Jul 2013 5:13:40
Scientists have analysed how an extinct sabretooth animal with huge canines killed its prey, finding that a strong neck was vital for securing a kill.
TED: Joel Selanikio: The surprising seeds of a big-data revolution in healthcare - Joel Selanikio (2013)
02 Jul 2013 5:01:14
Collecting global health data was an imperfect science: Workers tramped through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, wrote the answers on paper forms, then input the data -- and from this gappy information, countries would make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change in collecting health data in the past decade -- starting with the Palm Pilot and Hotmail, and now moving into the cloud. (Filmed at TEDxAustin.)
Mitsubishi UFJ buys Thai bank stake
02 Jul 2013 4:56:57
Japan's biggest lender Mitsubishi UFJ agrees to buy a controlling stake in Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya for $5.6bn.
BoE had doubts on Lloyds branch sale
02 Jul 2013 4:16:59
The Bank of England has admitted it had doubts over the Co-operative Bank's plan to purchase 632 Lloyds bank branches from as early as 2011.
Annuity rates 'starting to rise'
02 Jul 2013 4:05:29
Annuity rates are starting to rise, experts say, offering some respite for older people who have saved for years for their retirement.
Microsoft develops 3D touchscreen
02 Jul 2013 3:20:58
Microsoft creates a touchscreen which allows users to feel and manipulate 3D graphics.
VIDEO: Payday loan lender explains 296% APR
02 Jul 2013 3:15:40
A payday lender who charges 296% on loans said the APR figure came from a "complicated formula" and "never kicks in" as customers repay their loans within days.
Holiday hires boost Spanish jobs
02 Jul 2013 1:58:06
The number of registered job seekers in Spain fell again in June as more firms hired people on a temporary basis ahead of the peak summer season.
Contact lens gives telescopic vision
02 Jul 2013 1:56:15
Researchers have created contact lenses that, when paired with special spectacles, bestow telescopic vision on their wearers.
French regulator raids Apple stores
02 Jul 2013 1:10:35
Apple stores and distributors have been raided by French authorities amid accusations that Apple store rivals have been treated unfairly.