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Dr Craig Spencer (pic: Craig Spencer/LinkedIn) NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.


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.


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.


Honeybees play doctors and nurses

Honeybees play doctors and nurses

Each hive has "nurses" that may give antibiotic-laced honey to sick workers


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


Edward Snowden in his own words

Edward Snowden in his own words

‘The year’s most indispensable documentary’


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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