Goldman Sachs is out with a Q&A on the Scottish independence referendum. They point out that while the polls are narrowing, betting markets still think that NO is much more likely than yes.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has given us perhaps the most important — and possibly most interesting — statement on individual privacy he's ever made.
The independent National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has warned that an independent Scottish state would fail within a year if Scotland unilaterally takes the pound as its currency and reneges on its share of UK debt.
One of the most exciting new features of the iPhone 6 is the new "near field communication" (NFC) chip that allows customers to make payments simply by holding their phone near a sensor.
Good morning! We're more than half way through this month. It's been pretty good so far! Let's look at the news: Microsoft announced plans to buy Minecraft, a building game that's basically the digital version of Legos, for $2.5 billion. Here's why Microsoft bought Minecraft: It's a good business deal, Microsoft is committed to gaming, and Minecraft is more than a game, it's almost a social network.
Sydney (AFP) - A goldfish called George was on the mend in Australia Tuesday after undergoing "high risk" brain surgery in an operation the vet described as "fiddly".
Germany’s investors are getting more and more bearish about the country’s economic situation, and Europe as a whole.
Berlin (AFP) - Investor sentiment in Germany fell for the ninth month in a row in September amid jitters about the economic fallout from global crises, a survey indicated on Tuesday.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) has emerged as a leading potential 2016 presidential candidate after years building a brand as a conservative with a libertarian bent who often breaks from his fellow Republicans to criticize foreign military action.
Paris (AFP) - Passengers faced a second day of travel disruption on Tuesday as Air France pilots extended a strike in protest at the airline's plans to expand its low-cost subsidiary.
Scotland would face huge demographic problems if it votes for independence, putting significant pressure on the country's public finances.
Geneva (AFP) - China will send more medics to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone to help boost laboratory testing for the virus, raising the total number of Chinese medical experts there to 174, the UN said Tuesday.
Manuel Valls was flying high when he became France's Prime Minister just half a year ago — in fact, that's why President Francois Holland's put him there.
German justice minister Heiko Maas is calling on Google to become more transparent by disclosing exactly how it ranks search results.
Tokyo (AFP) - The first dolphins of the season were slaughtered on Tuesday in the small Japanese town of Taiji, campaigners said, commencing an annual cull repeatedly condemned by animal rights groups.
New Delhi (AFP) - The Dalai Lama will convene a rare meeting of India's religious leaders to try to tackle rape, communal violence and other issues facing the world's biggest democracy, an aide said Tuesday.
Good morning! Here's what people will be chatting about on Tuesday. 1. The U.S. launched the first airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq as part of an expanded military campaign to defeat the militant group. 2.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Robin Thicke's blockbuster but much criticized hit "Blurred Lines" grew even more controversial as the singer revealed he never wrote it, according to court documents.
Colombo (AFP) - President Xi Jinping was Tuesday due in Sri Lanka where he will launch construction of a Chinese-backed $1.4 billion port city as he promotes his vision of a "maritime silk road" in the face of growing competition from Japan and India.
Beijing (AFP) - China's outbound investment more than doubled in August to $12.62 billion, data showed Tuesday, far outstripping foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, which fell to a four-year low.