Sainsbury’s advanced 1.3 per cent in London yesterday while Rio Tinto and Glencore lost more than 2.9 per cent. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

European shares fell further below last week’s three-month high yesterday, as a slump in French utility EDF and weaker banking stocks, as well as wor(...)

Philips’s first-quarter earnings before interest, taxes and amortisation (Ebita) rose 26 per cent to €290 million. Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg

Philips said it was likely to list its lighting division on the stock market, creating a standalone company that would be the world’s largest maker of(...)

The Crown: BBC wanted to make the series but “could not compete” financially with Netflix.

European broadcasters may not be doing enough to protect their core businesses in the wake of “a step-change in activity from US content players” in w(...)

Stephen Daniels of NuWave: “Poor air quality can have a profound affect on people’s lives both at home and at work.”

Stephen Daniels is a serial entrepreneur with three start-ups under his belt. His fourth venture is NuWave, a company making smart air-quality sensors(...)

Strong orders for its healthcare business helped to boost shares in Dutch firm Philips. The company is seeking to focus on scanners and medical tech(...)

T-commerce and shoppable content will revolutionise the e-commerce industry, according to ChannelSight co-founder Niall O’Gorman (left). photograph: david cantwell

T-commerce could be the new e-commerce. What is T-commerce, you ask? Well, it’s trading via a smart TV or tablet. That’s not to say e-commerce is dead(...)

A giant screen at the 2015 Internet of Things Solutions World Congress in Barcelona in September. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP Photo

The next big thing always looks better than the last big thing, especially when that next big thing is the Internet of Things. If your eyes glazed (...)

American hedge fund billionaire Stanley “Stan” Druckenmiller: Through his investment vehicle Duquesne, he has invested some $324 million in gold via an exchange traded fund. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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The numbers 4 :   Number of times that lightning struck a Google data centre in Belgium, according to the company, resulting in the p(...)

A stack of Philips DVD recorders are displayed in a household items store in Utrecht. Philips said it expects a modest increase in sales this year

Philips reported higher quarterly medical equipment sales and improved margins in its consumer and lighting businesses on Monday but cautioned that gr(...)

Shoppers interested in using the service will need to install a Carrefour mobile software app on their smartphones and opt in.

Philips has struck its first deal to sell lights with built-in technology that can track shoppers as they move through a grocery store, beaming pop-up(...)