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Latest update : 2013-10-29

Apple reports iPhone sales up but full-year profits down

Apple sold 26% more iPhones in the latest quarter, but full-year profits were down. That’s the first decline in over a decade and comes as figures show Samsung has increased its lead over its rival in terms of smartphone sales. Meanwhile, an event known as the Islamic Davos opens in London, with the UK aiming to position itself as the western centre for Islamic finance. But first, we get the latest on the controversial "ecotax" here in France.

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2014-07-23 Apple

Apple aims to satisfy China's hunger for smartphones

Apple's iPad sales have slumped for two consecutive quarters but its iPhone is surging. Worldwide demand for the iPhone is up 13%, and nowhere is demand as strong as in China.

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2014-07-22 British Royal Family

Rise of the Robots

Some people call it the robolution, not out of fear robots will take over the world but rather take over the office. Analysts say as the multi-billion-euro industry grows, it...

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2014-07-21 Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

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Malaysia Airlines has had financial woes for years, and some experts wonder if the troubled company will be able to recover from the double tragedy. Also a US court orders a...

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2014-07-17 Australia

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The short-term letting website AirBnB is facing increasing challenges in Paris, with complaints from hotel owners adding to the threats of legal action. A number of users have...

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2014-07-16 aviation

Airbus soars ahead of Boeing at Farnborough

Airbus is beating Boeing in terms of new orders for aircraft after three days of the Farnborough Air Show in Britain. We take a look at the new battleground for the old rivals....

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