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Uber seeks talks with London mayor to renew licence
Taxi app firm says it is willing to change, as Tories clash with Labour and unions over Uber's future.
UK chip designer Imagination bought by Chinese firm
UK tech firm Imagination, which has designed chips for iPhones, is being bought for £550m.
UK credit rating downgraded by Moody's
Rating agency cites concerns about the UK's public finances and economic uncertainty around Brexit.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial stock plan
The Facebook chief executive says he still plans to sell up to $12bn (£9bn) of stock to fund philanthropy.
New Zealand flights return to normal after pipeline repairs
Airlines at Auckland Airport will receive more jet fuel supplies after a burst pipe was repaired.
Brexit: Firms call for action after May's Florence speech
After Theresa May's Brexit speech, business groups say it is now time for progress on trade and transition.
Solar panel imports 'harm US producers'
President Trump will make a decision on help for US solar manufacturers after a trade panel ruling.
Eurozone sees 'burst of activity' in September
The eurozone economy ended the third quarter of the year on a strong note, a survey indicates.
Visitor numbers to UK hit record in July
The number of overseas visitors to the UK topped four million in July for the first time.
North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions
The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94
Liliane Bettencourt was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say.
Energy firms keep US markets steady
Apple continued to weigh on markets, but the S&P 500 and the Dow closed the week modestly ahead.
SEC faces questions after cyber breach
The SEC said Wednesday that a breach of its document system may have led to illicit trading.
China's credit rating downgraded by S&P
Rating agency Standard & Poor's finds China less credit worthy because of a build up of debts.
Japan's yen rises after N Korea warning
Analysts say the situation would have to be catastrophic for investors to flee the currency.
Baidu fund heats up driverless race
The Chinese search engine giant launches a $1.5bn fund for autonomous driving technology.
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CEO Secrets: 'If we soften up, our readers will go'
Known as the Private Eye of the tech world The Register loves to satirise industry giants - and it's paying off.
Gambia's all-female oyster catchers
The BBC meets the women in Gambia who are harvesting oysters for food and for water purification.
Could maggots save global food supplies?
Could maggots boost global food output? One South African firm is using them to boost limited stocks of fishmeal.
Smart farming's 'eye in the sky'
Farmers in South Africa are using drones to help them increase crop yields.
How business is driving the new space race
Why firms are spending millions to beat each other into orbit
How the Barbie doll became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the Barbie doll became a million dollar idea.
'We are planning weekly rocket launches'
The small satellite industry is the fastest growing part of the space sector "and they all require launch" says Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck.
Denim double down
The US clothing firm is now enjoying five years of profit growth as it recovers from past woes.
Not so fantastic?
Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.
Missing marvel
Tim Harford chose 50 essential inventions that shaped the modern economy, but what should be the 51st?
Rounding up
The round £1 coin will no longer be legal tender from 16 October when shops can refuse to accept them.
Big kids
High street brands are currently enamoured with unicorns, mermaids, My Little Pony and Polly Pocket.
Invisible threat
Many firms have no idea how many devices are connected to their networks - a major cyber-security risk.
Cork questioned
As an increasing number of vineyards and wineries seal their bottles with screw-caps, the natural cork industry is fighting back.
'We prefer American style'
How a new breed of American-style coffee shops are drawing in younger Italians.
Right to speak
Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?
Slow drive?
Electric cars have had a lot of publicity recently, but petrol and diesel engines are far from dead yet.
Pyramid selling
Low levels of education have fuelled the spread of illegal and harmful pyramid schemes in rural China.
Rebel to geek
Daniel Hegarty left school with nothing to become a successful musician playing with top acts - so how did he end up as a tech entrepreneur?
Success story
Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.
With us in spirit
Is naming a new brand of whiskies after the collapsed bank a wise move?
Instagram secrets
The Facebook-owned photo app has become an important marketing tool for many small entrepreneurs.
Sole traders
The shoemakers who think they have the solution to the problems caused by wearing high heels.
Red gold
Saffron is the world's priciest spice, so why does it have a less than golden reputation?
First page
Adult learners in Kenya get to read their first words, after a library opens in their village.
Cashing out
Card and phone payments may be replacing coins and notes, but are Swedes ready to get rid of cash altogether?
Creative currency
The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.
Money machines
Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?
Standing out
From red to blue, and brown to black, wearing difficult coloured clothes can affect how we are perceived in the office.
Beyond the law
Initial coin offerings - firms issuing their own digital currencies for investors to buy - are concerning regulators.