US President Barack Obama tries virtual reality glasses as he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) tour Hanover Messe Trade Fair in Hanover, Germany April 25, 2016. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Image of the week: Peak virtual Yes, these are the fingers on the nuclear button, but what do they look like viewed in virtual reality? Only Barack(...)

Huge crowds attend the press days of the Beijing auto show, particularly at the premium exhibits like Audi (above). The attendances will only increase as the public starts to attend.

The Beijing Auto Show is the only place in the city where you can confidently walk in front of an SUV and not fear that you will be mown down by a man(...)

The total cost of the fibre rollout is estimated by some sources as being between €1 billion and €1.5 billion.

The UK listed private equity giant, 3i, and a division of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway are taking part in the E-Net consortium that is bidding f(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett  walks with Kevin T. Clayton, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary Clayton Home. Warren Buffett said he had “no apologies whatsoever” for the lending practices of the company’s Clayton Homes mobile home unit, which had been accused in a published report of predatory lending.

Warren E. Buffett took aim Saturday at the “negative drumbeat” of this year’s US presidential campaign, saying that the view that children today would(...)

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett: shares in Berkshire Hathaway fell 11 per cent last year. Photograph: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Wall Street strategists have been unusually muted regarding prospects for US equities in 2016. Instead, they’re gung-ho for Europe, predicting gains o(...)

Warren Buffett has urged investors to look at share price, not book value. Photograph: Reuters

US investment guru Warren Buffett is heading for his worst year relative to the rest of the US stock market since 2009, with shares in his conglomerat(...)

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathawa, smiles during an event with Hillary Clinton, 2016 US Democratic presidential candidate. Photograph: Bloomberg

Famed investor Warren Buffett, “the Oracle of Omaha,” has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and poked fun at her Republican o(...)

The cofounder of Microsoft, Bill Gates,  and his wife Melinda established the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, turning it into the wealthiest charitable foundation in history. Photograph: Steve Sands/FilmMagic

Mark Zuckerberg is the latest in a long line of business executives who have decided to give away much of their fortune. At just 31, however, he is a(...)

Janet Yellen, chairman of the US Federal Reserve: Recent strong jobs numbers mean a December rate hike now looks a safe bet. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Investors have spent 2015 fretting as to whether the Federal Reserve would finally raise US interest rates and if so, when. Less attention has been pa(...)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reduced its investments in Goldman Sachs and Wal-Mart Stores as the billionaire freed up cash ahead of the completion of one of his largest acquisitions. (Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reduced its investments in Goldman Sachs and Wal-Mart Stores as the billionaire freed up cash ahead of the comple(...)