Total chief dies in Moscow air crash

Private jet carrying Christophe de Margerie hit snow-clearing machine

Apple smashes through forecasts

Group beats Wall St expectations on revenues, earnings and iPhone sales

Good payday karma for Microsoft chief

Nadella granted compensation package worth an estimated $84.3m

Asia bourses mixed after China GDP

Stocks digest reading showing slowest quarterly growth since 2009

Facebook sues over ‘fraudulent lawsuit’

Law firms accused of knowingly representing fraudster in shares claim

Amazon strikes new Simon & Schuster deal

Publisher regains some control over ebook prices as others feud

Sweden shuts airspace as sub hunt grows

Search for presumed Russian vessel involves hundreds of military personnel

Silver Economy

Goldman clash sheds light on Libyan fund

$1bn court case also closely eyed for banking world revelations

China grip over rare earths market wanes

Price of key minerals falls despite trade war

Banks warned of stiffer penalties

Fed official says Wall Street not doing enough to end misconduct

Technology filters through to funerals

Demand grows for more nuanced end of life celebrations

Comment and Analysis

The quiet art of being a good listener

The most persuasive strategy may be to stop talking

Ebola highlights Nigeria’s potential

Nation faces battle against corruption and Islamist insurgency

Facebook’s new board member apologises for harassment

Incidents involving Jan Koum happened between 1995 and 1996, say court documents

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