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How the cloud is revamping robotics Fri, 6 Jun '14 | 12:37 AM ET
The human-like robot called Pepper, developed by SoftBank's Aldebaran Robotics unit.

Cloud computing isn't just for humans - robots are getting in on the action too.

India's roads are notorious as commuters navigate congestion and disorderly infrastructure, but a taxi boom is driving a change in the taxi system.

"Game of Thrones"

"Game of Thrones," HBO's Emmy-award winning fantasy epic, has surpassed "The Sopranos" as its most popular series ever, the cable network said.

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son with the Pepper human-like robot.

A possible merger between Sprint and T-Mobile has put Masayoshi Son in the spotlight and analysts say he's exactly the type of CEO that Japan needs.

Adam Yauch, Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz of Beastie Boys

A New York City jury has awarded the Beastie Boys $1.7 million in a copyright violation case against drink company Monster Beverage.

The $3.2 million vacation  Thu, 5 Jun '14 | 2:00 PM ET

Private jets, hot air balloons, fancy hotels, lots of champagne, plus hippos, lions, and elephants? It's one of the most expensive vacations money can buy.

In the UK, money can buy you happiness Thu, 5 Jun '14 | 10:45 AM ET

In the U.K. it seems that money can buy you happiness, according to a report by the country's Office of National Statistics.

Even if a zombie apocalypse doesn't top your list of worries, it's a smart idea to prepare for one.

The U.K.Premier League is set to score big in the 2013-14 season with sales of £3.2 billion, according to sports business analysts.

Oops! $10 million yacht sinks after launch Wed, 4 Jun '14 | 10:36 AM ET

A $10 million, 90-foot yacht was being launched in Washington state when it suddenly capsized.

Is solar really ready for prime time? Wed, 4 Jun '14 | 3:16 AM ET
Solar panels near the Marina Barrage in Singapore

Predictions solar energy will disrupt the grid system may be premature, with analysts noting urban settings may stay dependent on traditional power.

Fiat launches lower-cost Maserati at $68,000 Wed, 4 Jun '14 | 10:48 AM ET
Maserati Ghibli

Carmaker Fiat is boosting sales of its luxury Maserati brand by adding a new, lower-priced, mid-sized Maserati to its lineup.

Head stones adorn graves in a Catholic cemetery below residential buildings in Hong Kong.

There's one thing even Hong Kong's more than 40 billionaires will struggle to buy - a final resting place on their home turf.

Why your kids will want to be data scientists Tue, 3 Jun '14 | 7:05 PM ET

Soon parents may encourage their children to pursue an increasingly popular career path: data scientist.

Millionaires' top 5 investing mistakes Tue, 3 Jun '14 | 11:57 AM ET

Millionaires make some of the same investment mistakes as everyone else. It's just that their mistakes can cost more.

Geisha, Kyoto, Japan

Japan and South Korea were the "worst" places for gender inequality as women face a "concrete ceiling" according to the CEO of Sungjoo Group.

World’s energy bill to hit $48 trillion: IEA Tue, 3 Jun '14 | 12:21 PM ET

Countries must invest nearly $50 trillion to meet the world’s energy needs over the next 21 years, the IEA reported on Tuesday.

And the world’s most congested city is Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 7:01 PM ET
A traffic jam builds up along a road next to the Kremlin.

Moscow is infamous for traffic jams which snake around its highways. Now, it has been named the world's worst city for car congestion.

All eyes on the ECB: Negative rate looms Tue, 3 Jun '14 | 1:15 AM ET

As pressure builds on the ECB to act, we examine the possibility of interest rate cuts – potentially into negative territory.

Vertu Signature Touch

There's a new high-end smartphone in town with the release of Vertu's new Signature Touch model. But be warned, this gadget currently starts at 7,900 euros.

Divorce lawyers warn on use of Bitcoin Tue, 3 Jun '14 | 12:15 PM ET

Electronic currency Bitcoin could be used by divorcing spouses to hide assets, lawyers have said, as court battles shift their focus to assets.

Befriend a royal...by joining a choir Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 5:11 AM ET
Young choir members

What do an outspoken South Korean businesswoman and a prince have in common? An interest in singing, apparently.

Ariana Huffington on CNBC

Successful women are stigmatized as “abrasive, difficult and demanding,” Arianna Huffington told CNBC on Monday.

What action will the ECB take this week? Sun, 1 Jun '14 | 11:49 PM ET

Vote in our poll and tell us what kind of action you expect from this week's European Central Bank (ECB) meeting.

Upgraded! The Arab nations joining the BRICs Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 8:51 AM ET

The list of reasons to invest in the Middle East has gotten a little longer as both Qatar and the UAE are upgraded to emerging market status.

Security camera

The arrival of big data has bought with it an era of monitoring based on information generated by mobile devices and social media usage.

Who pays for the first lady's clothes? Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 9:49 AM ET
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama's wardrobe includes top designers' gowns that can run into five figures. Who foots the bill?

What Apple will (probably) reveal today Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 11:24 AM ET
Tim Cook

The tech giant will likely focus on two big themes at the event: health and connecting the home.

This tiny stock market is rocking it Sun, 1 Jun '14 | 7:04 PM ET
The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX)

Singapore stocks are trading at their highest in almost a year and having lagged regional peers, analysts say the market could gain the upper hand.

EM middle class boom: Should you invest? Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 1:15 AM ET

Consumer confidence is climbing in emerging markets, with the middle-class looking to spend more cash - which could boost the global economy.