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Spare $55 million? Buy this Bahamas island Fri, 11 Apr '14 | 12:11 PM ET
Innocence Island is the largest privately held island in the Bahamas.

Wealthy sunseekers looking for a holiday home will head to New York next month for the auction of the Bahamas' largest private island.

The world of cleanings, chores and tasks is clearly now entering the realm of on-demand ordering, with the likes of HomeJoy and TaskRabbit.

Samsung's Galaxy S5.

Samsung's Galaxy S5 boasts a variety of new features, but does it have what it takes to prevent users from jumping back on the Apple bandwagon?

Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech Fri, 11 Apr '14 | 2:41 AM ET
n agent enters the stage to assist former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after a woman threw an object toward her

Hillary Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes and continued her keynote speech on stage at Las Vegas.

George Osborne

George Osborne will round on detractors who said Britain's economy could not grow amid austerity and set out a vision for strong growth, the FT reports.

Marc Faber

Marc Faber says a 30 percent crash is coming in the next 12 months.

Amazon to expand grocery delivery, test drones Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 12:45 PM ET
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Amazon plans to expand its Amazon Fresh offering beyond its current three markets, CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed.

Almost three-quarters of U.K. graduates will not repay their loans in full, leaving the government with a huge write-off bill, a report warns.

Former Canada Finance Minister Flaherty dies Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 3:27 PM ET
Jim Flaherty, former Canadian Finance Minister.

Former Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, 64, died on Thursday, just weeks after stepping down following eight years in his post.

Apple to issue two new iPhones this fall: Report Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 12:03 PM ET

An Apple analyst says that the tech behemoth plans to release two new iPhones this year with different sized screens.

McLaren's new $280,000 supercar Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 4:43 PM ET
Maclaren 650S Spider

The 650S is the starter McLaren, priced at around $280,000—about a quarter of the price of its flagship P1 model.

This may be the silver lining to China's smog Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 6:42 PM ET

Beijing's "war on pollution" has sparked renewed interest in clean technology, with many startups vying for a piece of the $800 billion pie.

Political risk? Watch out for these countries Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 11:00 AM ET
A pro-Russian activist in eastern Ukraine

All five of the emerging market BRICS countries face increased political risk in 2014, according to a new report.

Crowdfunding: How it could save the planet Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 6:11 AM ET

In the energy sector, crowdfunding is increasingly being used to finance renewable projects. We take a look at its potential.

Joseph Chen, chief executive officer of Renren Inc

Joseph Chen, CEO of Renren, says he is not influenced by the performance of the company's shares, which have plunged nearly 80 percent since 2011.

File photo of a Cathay Pacific jet on the tarmac in Hong Kong.

A Cathay Pacific flight from New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Hong Kong wound up being a 34-hour journey.

Facebook said it plans to remove messaging capability from its mobile app and only offer the function via the separate Facebook Messenger app.

The Ferrari Hotel is scheduled to open in 2016.

A 5-star hotel will be built in a Ferrari theme park along with rides including the highest and fastest vertical accelerator in Europe.

A massive prescription database is hoping it can introduce clarity and transparency to the prescription drugs market.

How this firm is making wheelchairs cool     Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 12:21 AM ET

Satoshi Sugie, CEO at Whill, explains why he wanted to design a "cool" electric wheelchair.

Used by technical analysts to explain a small, brief recovery in the price of a declining stock or the market, which is then followed by a downtrend.

China starts drilling into 'Roof of the World' Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 10:24 AM ET
Tibetan Plateau, China.

China has begun drilling into the Tibetan Plateau to feed its appetite for raw materials, Oilprice.com reports.

A major internet security bug has been discovered, leaving users' financial details and emails vulnerable to theft.

Indiegogo founders with a global vision: Slava Rubin, Danae Ringelmann and Eric Schell

The founders share their plans to relaunch their website and take their pay-it-forward financing scheme worldwide. Up next: equity financing.

How the UK could manage if it quit the EU Tue, 8 Apr '14 | 3:23 PM ET

A member of Britain's diplomatic service has won $140,000 for his proposal outlining a blueprint for Britain after an EU exit.

Two Indonesian labourers work next to a giant advertisement board of property in Jakarta.

Southeast Asian cities are seeing the fastest prime property price increase across Asia, according to property consultancy Knight Frank.

China’s prostitution crackdown hits cognac Tue, 8 Apr '14 | 9:03 AM ET

China's clampdown on prostitution in nightclubs and bars will hit cognac producers, analysts have warned.

Inflation is key issue for Indian voters this polling season. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Mumbai.

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and co-founder of Facebook.

A look at some tech billionaire's wealth offers a lesson in tech stock volatility.

Any predictions of an immediate bull market for the precious metal gold could be premature, according to market analysts.

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