E-commerce site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company next year.
Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system will be called Windows 10, and it will power phones, tablets and PCs.
Virgin Media asks Ofcom to investigate the way that the Premier League sells its TV rights, saying the present system is causing "significant consumer harm".
Annual profits at payday lender Wonga have fallen by more than half, the company announces.
The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.
The European Commission publishes a letter it sent to Ireland accusing the country of giving Apple illegal state aid through special tax arrangements.
UK economic growth has been revised up to 0.9% for the second quarter of the year by the Office for National Statistics.
The FTSE 100 slips, with shares in Next the biggest faller after it warns that the warm weather has hit sales.
French cosmetics giant L'Oreal bans its staff from travelling to Hong Kong until 6 October in response to the growing unrest in the city's streets.
The annual pace of house price growth slowed to 9.4% in September in England and Wales, according to the Nationwide.
Next says the recent warm weather has slowed sales growth and adds it might have to cut its profit forecast if the warm spell continues.
Three major UK supermarkets are to cut the prices of petrol and diesel by up to 5p, starting on Tuesday.
Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.
Eurozone inflation slipped again in September, with prices rising at their slowest rate in nearly five years.
A US judge rules that Argentina is in contempt of court for refusing to obey an order to repay the debt it owes to two US hedge funds.
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.
A poster encouraging Sainsbury's staff to get customers to spend more is put up in a store window by mistake.
Billionaire Donald Trump says he "may sue" the Twitter user who tricked him into retweeting an image of British serial killers Fred and Rose West.
A future Conservative government would freeze benefits paid to people of working age for two years, Chancellor George Osborne tells the Conservative Party conference.
British consumers face another three years of squeezed spending as wage growth remains sluggish, an influential report suggests.
The Tories would cap benefits further to fund three million apprenticeships if they win the general election, says David Cameron.
UK manufacturers are overwhelmingly in favour of the country remaining a part of the European Union, a survey suggests.
Annual house price growth accelerated to 8.4% in England and Wales in August - the highest rate of increase for nearly seven years, figures show.
EU and Canadian leaders have announced a trade agreement, but it could still come unstuck.
Independent shop owners in Rio de Janeiro are complaining about higher rents and crime rates, and less customers, forcing many to close, reports Donna Bowater.
Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, the co-founders of tonic water business Fever-Tree, decided to set up together upon meeting for the very first time.
Taralika Lahiri runs a private detective agency in Delhi that specialises in matrimonial cases and says her business is thriving.
Hosting golf's Ryder Cup was a £40m free advert underlining Scotland's status as the "home of golf", tourism bosses say.
Liverpool are one of seven European clubs being investigated by Uefa for possible breaches of Financial Fair Play rules.
The US sportswear firm Nike sees a 23% jump in quarterly profit thanks in part to football fever from this year's World Cup.