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British Airways jet

With nerves of travelers and airline workers frayed, some carriers have redoubled their efforts to make the skies a friendlier place.

Time to cash in on the space race revival Fri, 17 Apr '15 | 9:51 AM ET
The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft is shown just prior to being released by the International Space Station’s robotic arm in this May 31, 2012 photo.

The space race might have started in the mid-1950s, but it’s not over yet, says British astronaut Timothy Peake.

Gwyneth Paltrow fails $29 food stamp challenge Fri, 17 Apr '15 | 1:04 PM ET

All eyes have been on Gwyneth Paltrow this week, to see if she could survive on $29 worth of food for the week; but did she manage?

A woman walks past a slogan in central Athens, Greece.

Greece growth projections will need to be "significantly" revised down as the country's debt negotiations with its creditors drag on, the IMF warned.

Bloomberg terminals restored after global outage Fri, 17 Apr '15 | 11:15 AM ET

Bloomberg's trading terminal experienced a prolonged outage on Friday morning, resulting in a treasury auction in the U.K. being postponed.

These robots will shape the future Fri, 17 Apr '15 | 3:04 AM ET

Here are some of the potentially game-changing robots on display this week at Hannover Messe - the world's biggest industrial technology fair.

Marc Faber.

Greece is bankrupt and should default, well-known investor Marc Faber told CNBC Friday, arguing that a "geopolitical game of chess" was being played.

Picture courtesy of All Nippon Airlines

The Japanese airline announced an R2-D2 livery on its new 787-9 Dreamliner, which is just the start of a five-year ANA Star Wars Project.

Bentley, Porsche cars least reliable: UK survey Thu, 16 Apr '15 | 12:35 PM ET

Bentley Motors Limited has been named as the least reliable used car manufacturer of 2015 in the UK, followed by Porsche, according to a new survey.

Robots are increasingly becoming a part of everyday life - a trend that's met with both fear and excitement.

How can you bottle sunshine? Thu, 16 Apr '15 | 4:16 AM ET

Sustainable forms of energy are starting to gain an edge over their fossil-based rivals. But how do you store sunshine?

Forget China, this market is Asia's sweet spot Wed, 15 Apr '15 | 7:57 PM ET
Currency dealers monitor exchange rates in a dealing room at the Korea Exchange Bank in Seoul, South Korea.

China stocks remain in the spotlight, but some analysts believe another Asian market offers better opportunities: South Korea.

What the ECB 'confetti protest' was all about Thu, 16 Apr '15 | 6:29 AM ET

After a confetti-throwing protester disrupted the ECB's monthly press conference on Wednesday, curiosity has mounted about the young activist.

Sustainable Energy looks at some of Latin America's biggest hydro installations and their impact on both energy and the environment.

Apple slashing prices in this market Wed, 15 Apr '15 | 4:10 PM ET
iPhone 6 Plus in an Apple store

Apple has cut prices for products like the iPhone 6 on its Russian website in the wake of a rising ruble.

The robots of the future could take the weight off a soldier's shoulders, that typically carry more than 100 pounds (45 kilograms) of gear.

Could this beer make you more beautiful? Wed, 15 Apr '15 | 3:46 PM ET

Suntory, has launched “Precious," a light beer targeted predominantly at women. Yet this drink has a secret ingredient: collagen.

Protester rushes ECB President Mario Draghi Wed, 15 Apr '15 | 12:11 PM ET
A protester jumps on the table in front of the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi during a news conference in Frankfurt, April 15, 2015.

The protester jumped up on the table in front of Draghi, wearing a shirt calling for the end of the "ECB dick-tatorship."

Zuckerberg reveals how many hours he works a day Tue, 14 Apr '15 | 11:51 PM ET
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

It's not every day the average Internet user gets to ask Mark Zuckerberg any question he or she desires, but Facebook users were treated to that.

Does 'mindfulness' mean happier workplaces? Wed, 15 Apr '15 | 8:03 AM ET
Depressed businessman

Mindfulness is a something of a buzzword at the moment, with an increasing amount of emphasis being put on awareness of the world around us.

Is 'clueless' Europe going to destroy Google? Wed, 15 Apr '15 | 6:37 AM ET

As the European Commission files antitrust charges against Google, analysts warned that such a move could be a big mistake.

Oil demand seen rising, but Iran calls for cut Wed, 15 Apr '15 | 4:10 AM ET
View of Iran's oil industry installations in Mahshahr, Khuzestan province, southern Iran.

Demand for oil will be higher this year than previously thought, according to new forecasts from the International Energy Agency.

What would a Greek default look like? Tue, 14 Apr '15 | 7:29 AM ET

While Greece has denied it is about to default on its debt obligations, analysts have started to debate what a default by the country could look like.

Yields on sovereign bonds in Europe have edged so close towards negative territory that Goldman Sachs has called it the "new normal".

Your next workmate could be a robot Tue, 14 Apr '15 | 2:57 AM ET
An attendee looks at a YuMi robot, manufactured by ABB Ltd.

A "revolutionary" new generation of robots is able to work alongside humans on the factory floor.

Cyberattacks and cybercrime against large companies rose 40 percent globally in 2014, according to Symantec's annual Internet Security Threat study published Tuesday.

A sniff to go with your cocktail? Mon, 13 Apr '15 | 11:50 PM ET

Unconventional concepts are stimulating the centuries-old fragrance industry as companies seek to spice up product offerings, a new report shows.

Tailor-made just got a whole lot easier Tue, 14 Apr '15 | 9:43 AM ET

Using 3-D printing to deliver tailor-made goods is a trend that is gathering pace.

Oil Iraq OPEC

OPEC published a stinging critique of oil-producing countries that refused to follow its lead in holding back supply in an effort to boost prices.

Johnnie Walker reinvents the…glass? Tue, 14 Apr '15 | 3:59 AM ET

Johnnie Walker has established a new drinking experience — one that allows drinkers to hear a “personalized” tune while they sip on a glass of whisky.