We often hear about job candidates exaggerating their accomplishments. Somewhere between their resume and the interview, the truth takes a back seat.
China’s water outlook is dire, with scant per capita reserves and groundwater that is heavily tainted by pollution.
The United States and the European Union both announced aid packages for Ukraine last week. But with the new government in Kiev struggling to clean house after the corrupt rule of Viktor Yanukovych and face down a belligerent Russia, the aid packages are too small and will disburse too slowly to provide the immediate help it needs.
Chinese exports fell a surprising 18.1% in February, when economists were expecting a meager but positive increase of 6.8% and a trade surplus of $14.5 billion.
What to watch for today The search continues for flight MH370. Authorities may have located some debris from the Beijing-bouind Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing in the Gulf of Thailand this weekend. Four passengers reportedly boarded using stolen passports, raising suspicions of possible foul play.
In October 2012, I spoke to a crowd of mostly Indians in the Detroit area about the need for innovation in Indian media.
Love them or hate them, GIFs rule the web—and a pair of graduate students at the MIT Media Lab want to turn them into a language.
Does it “elevate the brand”? HBO chief executive Richard Plepler says that’s the key question the company asks before deciding to take the plunge on a new show.
As Americans look forward to Daylight Saving Time’s return today—at long last, an additional hour of sunlight to enjoy—TV executives and advertisers aren’t among them.
In the small hours of tomorrow morning, March 9, the US springs forward into the changing of the seasons, with most states rolling their clocks ahead one hour to take advantage of the longer day.
Deutsche Telekom, the European telecom colossus that is one-third owned by the German state, is also a key player in the American wireless industry. It’s the biggest shareholder in T-Mobile US, with a 67% stake in the so-called “un-carrier”, which has been shaking up the market in exciting and unusual ways over the past year.
Nature is gross, messy, and dangerous. If you pretend otherwise, you’re missing out on the best of the natural world—and probably making some bad decisions about the best way to live your life and run your business.
Problem: Posting photos on Facebook allows us to present an idealized version of our lives—our dinners well-plated, our friends always smiley.
Malaysia Airlines flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing has gone missing, the airline and Chinese authorities said March 8.
Good morning, Quartz readers! Russian troops take over Crimea! Rubbish, said Vladimir Putin: “Local self-defense forces.” Bitcoin’s inventor, the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto, is really a man called Satoshi Nakamoto!
The emergence of non-traditional bank lenders (paywall) in the home lending market has drawn intense scrutiny from regulators, and a look at the eye-popping growth of one non-bank mortgage lender, Ocwen Financial, can help explain why.
Before becoming one of the founding partners of venture capital behemoth Andreessen Horowitz, Ben Horowitz co-founded and was CEO of Opsware, a software company.
It is an “island of stability.” It is stronger than its main rivals. All hail the euro, king of currencies.
While protests ravage Venezuela’s streets, murders continue to climb in its back alleys. In the first two months of 2014 (link in Spanish) 2,841 people were murdered, a more than 10% jump from the same period last year, when 2,576 murders were registered.
It’s the kind of family story you could tell for years around the kitchen table—weeping with laughter—or you could go to the media, weeping, period.