Mark Zuckerberg's pledge to devote 99 per cent of his Facebook shares to philanthropic causes was immediately notable for its size - $45bn at the current stock price - but the way he has crafted the promise may ultimately be as significant as the amount.
Crude oil future prices inched lower in early Asia trade Wednesday as traders squared their positions on fears U.S. stockpiles likely rose higher than expected, adding to an expanding global surplus.
China is raising its game in world football. A Chinese consortium, led by China Media Capital Holdings, is taking a stake in the company that owns Manchester City.
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has been the victim of a major hacking attack, the Australia Broadcasting Corporation has reported.
UK manufacturing growth slowed sharply in November, and staff numbers in the sector fell slightly, a key survey has shown. And the survey by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply and financial information company Markit signalled that growth ...