Twitter has acquired social data firm Gnip, one of the few companies to be allowed access to the microblogging service's "firehose", for an undisclosed amount.
The chief executive of Europe's largest newspaper publisher has accused Google of abusing a monopoly position in the digital economy to discriminate against competitors and build up a "superstate".
Gone are the days when the governor of the Bank of England was a one-club golfer, equipped only with interest rate. Mark Carney has a full set of custom-made gear to prevent the UK from veering off the fairway and into the deep rough.
Protesters and unions from around the world heavily criticise mining company Rio Tinto on Tuesday over alleged lapses in safety leading to the deaths of 41 people and a string of claimed environmental abuses.
Yahoo, the Silicon Valley tech giant that has been under pressure to show it can compete with aggressive rivals like Google, has bought more time for its turnaround with solid earnings and an 84% rise in income.
UK inflation fell to its lowest level in more than four years last month, easing the burden on households after years of squeezed incomes.
After years of denial central banks are finally coming around to recognise that they must take responsibility for asset bubbles that can wreak economic havoc.
Citigroup announced slightly lower revenues for the first few months of the year on Monday as the bank worked to shed its “too-big-to-fail” image and convince federal regulators it remains among the strongest banks in the US.
Sellers are attempting to cash in on a buoyant housing market by raising average asking prices in some London boroughs by more than 7% in a month, according to property website Rightmove.
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They have panoramic views, iris recognition in the lifts, and a 24-hour concierge who will stock the fridge with champagne or charter a private jet.
Eggs and red meat have both been on the nutritional hit list – but after a major study last week dismissed a link between fats and heart disease, is it time for a complete rethink?