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“I love bringing people together over a good meal,” Oprah Winfrey said after investing some of her $400m fortune in a chain of healthy eating restaurants. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Billionaire Oprah Winfrey is putting her money where her mouth is, investing in a health-driven restaurant chain that tries to put better-for-you opti(...)

A Skydroner 500 anti-drone system  during a demonstration in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

The boom in consumer drone sales has spawned a counter-industry of start-ups aiming to stop drones flying where they shouldn’t, by disabling them or k(...)

Industry-wide sales of Star Wars-licensed merchandise totaled about $700 million in the United States in 2015

Hasbro reported its biggest jump in quarterly revenue in nearly five years, beating analysts’ estimates by a wide margin, driven by demand for toys ba(...)

Gap is just one retailer who is hoping that its latest styles, which include zippered sweats and capri track pants, will encourage women to buy more. (Photograph: Bloomberg)

It shouldn’t be hard to kill skinny jeans. After all, women love and loathe them in equal measure. Three years ago, clothing merchants tried to snuff (...)

Apple wants to help you name that tune. The company is planning to unveil a song-discovery feature in an update of its iOS mobile software that(...)