Facebook shares leap on mobile ad surge (FT )
Shares leapt as much as 20 per cent in after-hours trading in New York on Wednesday after the social networking company beat analyst expectations on revenues and profits.
Google takes on Apple in the living room (FT )
Google has made a fresh attempt to stake out a place in the world’s living rooms with a new gadget for streaming video and other internet services to TV sets for the rock-bottom price of $35.
China unveils fresh measures to boost growth (BBC )
China has unveiled a series of moves aimed at boosting growth, indicating that policymakers are concerned about the slowdown in its economy.
Church plans to 'compete' Wonga out of business (BBC )
The Archbishop of Canterbury has warned the online lender Wonga that the Church of England plans to force it out of business - by competing against it.
ScottishPower blames government energy efficiency schemes for rising costs (Telegraph )
ScottishPower has reignited the row over who is to blame for rising energy bills after reporting the costs of government energy efficiency schemes had more than doubled since last year.