Advances in technology mean that we'll soon be able to connect with friends and loved ones in vivid, 'almost real' video calls.
Markets are underestimating China's 2014 growth potential, say analysts at Deutsche Bank, whose forecast is far above consensus expectations.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he sees no reason to abandon his spending pledges despite an economic downturn in the country.
The company that manages a fleet of airplanes owned and leased by Google improperly bought fuel from the government at below-market rates.
Slovenia's banks need $6.62 billion to plug the holes in their balance sheets, the central bank said on Thursday.
The ECB will not unilaterally assign risk weightings to the various governments bonds on banks' balance sheets, the central bank's president said.
The U.S. economic recovery hasn't reached the self-sustaining momentum deemed necessary to warrant a tapering of the Fed's stimulus program in 2014.
Apple's share in China's smartphone market leapt in October, making the iPhone maker the third-largest smartphone player in the mainland.
The French car industry is in line for a cash windfall following a thawing of relations between Tehran and the international community. The FT reports.
Malaysia’s stock market has outperformed Southeast Asian peers this year, with the benchmark index hitting a record, but can its rise continue?
The stockpiling of cabbage is a vestigial impulse that speaks to an era of scarcity that still haunts Chinese of a certain age. The NYT reports.
In the latest sign that Apple and China Mobile are close to striking a deal, China Mobile started taking pre-orders for Apple's iPhone 5S model.
Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $100 million to resolve U.S. probes into whether the bank violated U.S. sanctions laws against Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba.
PSA Peugeot Citroen announced a $1.52 billion writedown, and said it was weighing new commercial and industrial projects with partners including China's Dongfeng Motor Group, backed by a capital increase.
November retail sales are likely to show their best gain since February, on the back of superstrong auto sales.
A sign language interpreter accused of gesticulating gibberish at Nelson Mandela's memorial, said he suffered a schizophrenic episode.
WeChat now has 272 million global monthly active users, quickly becoming the news source of choice for savvy mobile users in China.
The White House is close to nominating Stanley Fischer, the former governor of the Bank of Israel, as vice chair of the Fed, reports said.
The "Big 14" maintenance issues that NASA faces occasionally during space station operations is not a life-threatening emergency. NBC news reports.
India's rioters were incensed over the eating of beef, which the country's majority Hindus have considered sacrilegious for at least a thousand years.
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"Capitalistic Russia is only 20 years old," says Kirill Dmitriev. "So it is building institutions."
HP, which has had a torrid few years, has to focus on innovation to turn around, Whitman told CNBC. But that doesn't mean that traditional desktop computers are "dead."
The euro is within sight of a two-year high set in October and charts indicate that a sustainable uptrend is at hand.
Boosted by Abenomics, the Nikkei has risen over 50 percent year to date, ranking it among the world's best performing indexes in 2013.
Tapering remains a key topic of debate among investors as year-end approaches and Yellen prepares to take over as Federal Reserve chairman.