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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft profits fall on Nokia deal

Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors.


Proposed Qatar 2022 stadium at Madinat Ash Shamal

'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

Europe's biggest football clubs are considering asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.


Ebola patient

Ebola: Scenes from the epicentre

Liberia has been hit the hardest by the Ebola outbreak, with around 50 new cases a day in its capital Monrovia. Gabriel Gatehouse reports on the risks frontline workers are facing.


Four secrets goldfish are hiding

Four secrets goldfish are hiding

Your pet fish is an invasive species, and it has an alcohol problem


How to deal with toxic people

How to deal with toxic people

Stealth strategies for handling poisonous colleagues and office bullies


P1 GTR, from the driver’s seat

P1 GTR, from the driver’s seat

Have a look inside McLaren's 986-horsepower hybrid hypercar


TV’s dirty little secret

TV’s dirty little secret

Can piracy be a good thing?


The world’s fastest wheels

The world’s fastest wheels

How to travel quicker than a bullet


A temple where selfies are verboten

A temple where selfies are verboten

Where monkeys play amid 1,500-year-old palaces

BBC America

Technology of business

Burning structure

Silicon Valley's billion-dollar failures

A darker side of the tech dream may now be emerging: some start-ups are burning through cash at the same rate as a small African nation. But will these high-risk bids pay off?

world-changing ideas


What is tech doing to our brains?

Poor concentration, flagging memory, falling grades - technology has been blamed for a myriad of woes. But is there any definitive proof computers hurt our intelligence?

tomorrow's cities

Smart cities

The world's smartest cities

From a green metropolis in the middle of a desert, to a 'smart slum' in South Africa - how do cities get smarter?




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