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John Lewis cuts bonuses to staff

More than 90,000 John Lewis and Waitrose staff have seen their bonuses cut for the third year running to 10% of their annual salary.

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VIDEO: Why Venezuela is short of bank notes

Daniel Pardo explains how Venezuela's chronic inflation has left it short of bank notes.

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Microsoft could be looking to open its first UK store - Business Insider


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Microsoft could be looking to open its first UK store
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The company is said to be talking to property investment companies and retailers. The store would follow the "store-within-a-store" model, whereby a larger retail space leases a smaller section to another company. The store-within-a-store model is ...

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VIDEO: Lightbulb floats and spins in mid-air

A crowdfunded project creates a lightbulb that floats and spins in mid-air - the trade-off is that the effect requires extra power.

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Mobiles to load news articles faster

A scheme pioneered by Google and backed by the BBC and other publishers will allows articles to download faster on mobile devices.

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