In today’s buzzing workplace, we have so many devices and apps that we need new ones to shut them up.
The story of outsourcing apparel production to where labor is cheap is a familiar one. In the US, the garment sector has all but disappeared, as companies have sent manufacturing work to countries including India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and most notably China, which exported some $30 billion of clothing to the US last year.
In a win for outraged animal advocates, the three biggest US airlines have all banned the shipment of lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo trophies—the “big five” of African game hunting.
The favorite nutritional shake for time-crunched techies, Soylent, is getting even easier to drink. The product, the work of a software engineer, got big on Kickstarter with Silicon Valley workers who wanted to chug down their meals like athletes and get back to work.
Stories of Putin’s opponents threatened, gunned down, imprisoned and disappearing left and right are abundant in Moscow and beyond.
After ministers from the 12 nations negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership failed to make a deal last week during a Hawaii summit portrayed as the concluding round, the fate of the controversial trade-liberalization effort is back in jeopardy.
An annual human rights report issued by the United States is being watered down by US diplomats in the State Department, according to a report by Reuters.
Every video you’ve seen of someone doing something extreme with a GoPro camera is choppy, shaky, and sort of nauseating.
Last week, recently-retired supermodel Gisele Bündchen was in Paris, allegedly for some plastic surgery.
#BoycottGermany is one of the most popular hashtags that have emerged from Greece’s debt crisis this past July.
She cooks for him; he removes the washing from the clothesline. Together they have a home, even though opposing work schedules means they hardly see each other.
Even roosters can’t escape the clutches of a self-righteous boss. Whenever the sun may rise, it’s the dominant rooster that gets to decide the timing of the dawn’s first cock-a-doodle-doo, and only then will others in the vicinity chime in.
What to watch for today India and Pakistan find common ground at sea. More than 150 Indian fishermen who were held in Pakistan’s custody after crossing a controversial border are due to return home.
Last month, Chinese internet conglomerate Alibaba stepped in to help temporarily relieve China’s sperm shortage: It put out a call for male applicants who, if healthy, would be paid 5,000 yuan ($805) for a donation.
It’s no secret that India has a massive internet user base. The number of internet users is expected to hit 500 million by 2017, driven by the growing use of mobile devices.
The UK’s lack of sunshine is no longer just an ice-breaker between two strangers—it may also be a health worry.
MultiChoice’s DStv used to be the powerhouse of Africa’s pay-TV market. Not anymore. The South African media company finds itself being challenged for supremacy by a new and cheaper option in the form of China’s StarTimes.
Ridesharing’s legal future in China remains just as uncertain now as it was two years ago. For every government endorsement of Uber-like services, there’s another statement from officials that hints at a crackdown.
Indian technology startups have picked up another lesson from their Silicon Valley counterparts. On Aug.
They are separated by over two decades, two entirely different political establishments and one heavily armed international border, but Ghazi Muhammad Abdullah and Kamlesh Vaswani have fought for the same thing: banning online pornography in their respective countries.