Apple announced a new partnership last week with PayAnywhere for a new device that helps merchants accept Apple Pay transactions.
Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, was found in contempt of court and ordered to jail by a federal judge in Kentucky.
More than 2,000 union workers at Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Technologies have been locked out of their factory since August 15 as part of a contract dispute.
On Sep. 2, an intercity train carrying roughly 500 migrants was stopped in the Hungarian town of Bicske, about 30 kilometers (~19 miles) west of Budapest.
Photos of a three-year-old Syrian boy who drowned off the coast of Turkey have sparked a social media storm in recent days.
Indoor lettuce-growing is in vogue. And it’s being taken over by robots. In 2016, Japanese vegetable production company Spread plans (pdf) to begin building a lettuce factory in Kyoto that produces 30,000 heads of lettuce per day, or 10 million heads annually, using a growing technique that’s almost entirely automated.
SodaStream, a maker of machines for carbonating beverages at home, has a factory located in an illegal settlement in the Israel-occupied West Bank, so it has been seen by some in the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement as complicit in the oppression of Palestinians.
Samsung has released some more information on its next generation of smartwatches, the Gear S2. Unlike most of the spate of non-Apple watches being released this week, it’s not running Android Wear.
Televisions seem to get cheaper, bigger, and flatter every day. But according to a new report by the mobile firm Ericsson, Generation Z is not watching them.
If this were the creation of some space-obsessed civilian, it would probably be written off as ludicrous.
Warning: This post contains distressing images. The devastating photos of a Syrian boy who drowned trying to get to Europe has sparked international outrage.
Oil prices continue to swing wildly, but they are subject to a hard fact—the incessant flow of US shale oil, which, according to a leading energy research firm, is likely to dip only slightly this year before rising again by next summer.
A video of Kinan Masalmeh, a 13-year-old Syrian refugee interviewed this week by Al Jazeera in the Hungarian town of Szeged, has gone viral on social media, probably because it eloquently explains a powerful truth about the refugee crisis: Refugees would much rather be at home than in Europe.
Though the European Central Banks’ governing council left interest rates alone when it met this morning, monetary policymakers have cause for concern.
A few months ago, I was downsizing my possessions as part of an experiment in minimalism. Like many women, my most copious source of possessions was my wardrobe, complete with its crown jewel—my year-old wedding dress.
Disturbing images of distraught refugee families and, most recently, a drowned toddler, are flooding the media around the world.
Today China held a military parade in Beijing to celebrate its victory in World War II—or the “War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression,” as it is also known in China.
“Design’s purpose is to improve lives,” explained this year’s jury chair Mikal Hallstrup of the design industry’s Index Awards.
The word “effortless” is often used to describe fashion’s ideal look: Models of the moment should appear polished, blemish-free, and achingly cool, but not as it took too much work.
When I was 22 I moved to Bozeman, Montana with no job. I had a degree from UCLA and a year of work experience at a non-profit.