Abandoned factories and empty warehouses in Cape Town are getting a new lease of life as creative spaces.
Business Talent Group, founded by Jody Miller, seeks to help workers who are after an alternative to the 9-5
Meet Jo Malone, a British entrepreneur who has created a multi-million dollar fragrance company.
Smartphones just got smarter - or at least more expensive.
The stock market's recent jitters have made many investors wonder whether there's a new financial crisis just around the corner. Well, of course there isn't -- because we've never really left the last one.
The first 3D-printed toy plane will soon jet off to the stratosphere.
Ethiopia's leather is famous around the world, and global businesses are growing in the country to take advantage of the resource.
Co-founder of Rubies in the Rubble, Jenny Dawson, has created a business by turning surplus food into preserved goods.
As its relationship with the West worsen, Russia is pivoting east in an attempt to secure business with China. Chinese premier Li Keqiang is in Moscow for a meeting with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev.
Big data is the 'new oil' according to experts, and the businesses who ignore the data revolution may fall behind.
A Dutch company has found an imaginative way to encourage its employees to have a healthy work-life balance -- at 6 p.m. all the desks simply disappear.
The West is bombing terror group ISIS in Syria and Iraq, while Russia is engaged in a brittle stand-off in Eastern Ukraine. Bloodshed has dominated headlines through summer but, amid the misery, there is a winner: The defense industry.
Fujairah, one of seven emirates which make up the UAE, is putting new meaning into the saying "build it and they will come."
Will the Internet kill bank branches? Not if these beauties have anything to do with it.
For the second year in row, Apple has topped Google as the world's most valuable brand.
Peer-to-peer business is thriving and disrupting global industries. Leading entrepreneurs in the field explain why we need it.
Ideas are money - just ask Uber, Zynga, and dozens of other start-up hits. But from Shakespeare to Facebook, no idea is too great to be stolen.
People in Mogadishu can now take out U.S. dollars thanks to a new ATM machine, which is the city's first.
You've heard of crowdfunding -- well, get ready for 'like" funding.
The Port of Ngqura is shaking up the local economy, and business is booming.
Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea -- the three countries facing the biggest health crisis -- are also facing huge bills to try and contain the virus.
"The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter -- 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning," wrote Mark Twain.
Does your office consist of identikit cubicles, gray walls and strip lighting? Do you 'hot desk' in sterile bland spaces? Do you feel like you are living in Office Space? Take heart, because the office of the future may look and be very different.
Next time you're on the go and your phone is running out of juice, try a phone box. No, not for calling. To charge your phone.
Draw your career goals. Don't write them down. It unlocks your brain's powerful unconscious processing power.
Creating the next Uber or Facebook may be the dream of many tech entrepreneurs, Y-Combinator tries to make it happen.
Saudi Arabian women entering workforce as part of new economic push.
Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson went to the Arctic to campaign against drilling in the area.
In Uganda, a group of landmine victims are using banana fiber to create rope, profit and community.
Apple, Google, Microsoft are all betting big on Virtual Assistants. What can they do for you?
The last Paris Motor Show was marked by tear gas and workers' violent protests against job cuts. Now, the mood is different and industry bosses are back doing what they prefer: Showing off the latest luxury models, supercars and hybrid motors.
Take a look at the cities around the globe changing the face of everything we do
Isn't it annoying to interact with smiling automatons at the checkout register?
Meet Rosalind Brewer, the billion dollar CEO of retail giant, Sam's Club.
The first thing you notice about New York's Ellis Island hospital is its sheer scale. Twenty-two buildings are perched proudly on the island's south side, their original vocations ranging from maternity ward, to psychiatric unit, to the contagious disease wing.
In the digital age, consumers expect more and more from their cars, and all brands are pushing the technological envelope. Swedish car company, Volvo, is hoping to deliver on the driver's expectations, adding an option that's far beyond anything that's under the hood.
"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only," Coco Chanel once said. "Fashion is in the sky, in the street...the way we live, what is happening".
It's a common saying that one day all our jobs will be done by robots, but top executives may not have expected their position in the C-suite to be under threat so soon.
The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report warns.
At the foundation of many business empires is a well-stocked library.
Islamic finance is being touted as a more ethical alternative to conventional models, with the potential to appeal to customers beyond its Muslim base.
Man-made coral reef in Negev desert could change medical operations forever.
You've heard of Banksy, but have you heard of Bambi? Not the Bambi of Disney fame, but the one dubbed street art's new star.
Africa, where 70% of the population is under the age of 30, is buzzing with business ideas -- but who are the continent's top young entrepreneurs?
Britain joined the U.S. and its allies in the fight against ISIS -- but any mission will come with a huge price tag.
BlackBerry is pitching its new Passport smartphone as one of the "most innovative" devices it has created, as it seeks to woo back business customers.
Experts pick 10 of the best startups to come out of emerging markets this year.
Luay al-Khatteeb has spoken to CNN previously about the rise of ISIS, and the challenges facing the Iraq's new oil minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi. Now, U.S. airstrikes have hit locations in eastern Syria where ISIS has been using mobile refineries to produce oil. CNN has revisited the conversation to find out the likely impact of the strikes. This is al-Khatteeb's analysis of the situation.
What does it mean to be Nigerian? That's the question on the lips of many in Africa's most populous country as new national I.D. cards are being rolled out.
Zuckerberg, Bezos and Page relied on mentors. Five leading lights share their secrets of how to make star entrepreneurs.
Major vehicle manufacturers have set up shop in South Africa's Eastern Cape -- but challenges are fresh in the minds of the region's auto executives.
Twitter has lost its position in the top 20 coolest brands for the first time in three years.
When it comes to advertising on mobile devices, banner ads and pop-ups are the norm. But for Boston-based company SessionM, it's out with the old and in with the new.
Meet Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Al Saud, richest man in Middle East.
Here's some background information about Apple, Inc.
eCommerce giant Alibaba's wildly successful IPO raises questions about the future of tech startups in China.
Experts are tipping some unlikely places to become tomorrow's finance capitals.
This company creates 3D optical illusions. But when the banks didn't believe in it, it found success with P2P lending.
Startup What3Words aims to replace every address in the world with a simple three word code.
Ambitious plans for a "city in the city" skyscraper that could house apartments, offices, shops and parks have been revealed.
Six of the top 10 global oil and gas discoveries in 2013 were made in Africa -- but can these finds transform the continent?
Business and economy is at the top of the agenda ahead of the Scottish independence referendum.
What are the startups dominating China's ferociously competitive social networking space?
Walmart has leapfrogged Royal Dutch Shell as the world's largest company, topping the Fortune magazine Global 500 ranking.
For all the recent scaremongering about the viability of an independent Scotland, it's easy to understand why the chance to reclaim a country's sovereignty offers its citizens an exciting prospect.
Social media is revamping the way businesses reach their audiences, transforming boring billboards and cold commercials into a land of interactive wonders.
It's the business buzzword that's helping to change the global economy: Start-up. But in Berlin, the start-up world is still shaping up.
The West is hitting Russia with sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine. The sanctions vary from financial restrictions to a block on access to energy exploration technology.
Step inside the surreal world of wine-making in the Golan Heights.
An entrepreneur's mission to build a designer fragrance empire and rebuild disaster zones at the same time
Building a positive, authentic culture in your company is crucial to its success
The days of Apple just making your favorite gadgets are over. The company is about to enter the payments services arena taking on PayPal, Google, Facebook, Amazon and others in offering a way to allow you to pay using their system.
Pencils have been sharpened, lunch boxes packed, now the bell is ringing.
Step inside the Middle East's new multi-millon dollar super mall.
A new app aims to take the sting out of investing -- by doing it for you.
A start-up says it can predict emerging topics and conversations before they trend on the Internet.
Meet Kemi Kalikawe, the owner of Naledi Lifestyle Store which specializes in fashion and household items in Dar es Salaam.
A stark warning about governments' ability to abuse technology to muzzle citizens, track movements, and shut down peaceful protests has emerged at this week's Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul.
It's the townhouse that twists like a Rubik's cube, to bask in the summer sun and shield itself when winter bites.
The United Arab Emirates is playing host to a huge corporate party this week. Hotel lobbies and shopping malls are flooded with Chinese guests and the Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway is dotted with long rows of buses branded "2014 Nu Skin Success Trip" in English and Arabic.
ISIS videos are part of today's new reality. One of the many to hit social media has the viewer hearing a recitation of Quranic verses describing a jihad in the battle for Syria's Al Omar energy facility. Syria's largest oil field is one of a handful now under the firm grip of the terrorist organization.
The European Central Bank has slashed interest rates to their lowest-ever levels as it attempts to reboot Europe's fragile recovery.
Definition Africa is a booming t-shirt retailer that aims to sell 100% African-made clothing.
Trucks that drive on autopilot could let goods vehicles drive non-stop -- and spell the end of the truck stop.
Amazon is letting entrepreneurs become global "micro-exporters."
In May, I experienced what's known as a "failure to deliver." Then again last week, it was "failure to deliver."
The EU police are not about to take your vacuum cleaner away from you. So, stop worrying.
In a world where information is plentiful and abundant, traders are always trying to make money by finding that hidden advantage. Many are betting that 140 characters is all it takes to beat the market.
Erdogan sworn in as new president of Turkey. But can country rediscover its fading economic zeal?
The European Union is stepping in to save its dairy from going sour.
Australia's ailing flag carrier was sent into a tailspin Thursday, as the airline reported its biggest ever loss.
The meeting on Tuesday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, marks the beginning of a new phase in the conflict between the two countries.
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The ancient town of Byblos has long been a draw for visitors to Lebanon's picturesque west coast.
Could underwater gas fields in the Eastern Mediterranean end up uniting Cyprus?
They have stood quietly among us for centuries, often unnoticed. But now, some of England's historic statues have been given a voice.
Shenan Chuang turned Ogilvy China into the world's third biggest ad agency, CNN's Kristie Lu Stout asks how she did it.