Nigerian voters turned out in the millions today to make their choice of president, not put off by threats of violence or hours-long waits at many polling stations, due partly to untested biometric voter card technology which failed even the president.
The first teaser trailer for the next James Bond film, Spectre, has been released—and it looks pretty good.
France has never taken to the “doggie bag,” the practice born during World War II in the US of bringing leftover scraps home for pets, which evolved into taking uneaten food home for later human consumption.
Everybody needs to calm down about Facebook. The New York Times confirmed this week (paywall) that it, along with several other media outlets, has been in talks with Facebook to publish material directly onto the social network, rather than simply posting links for people to follow back to a website.
A link has long been proven between negative moods and ill health. But how do positive moods affect us physiologically?
As it goes to the polls today, Nigeria may superficially seem, as Western observers are so fond of saying, on the brink.
The Greek government might run out of money in two weeks. Or perhaps four. Capital controls are either imminent or a month away.
It’s graduation season again—and a new batch of men and women is ready to join the Indian Army, one of the largest in the world.
Watching advancements in 3D printing technology can seem like watching science fiction—impressive, but ultimately out of reach and arguably bearing little relevance in daily life.
A better economy and the booming tech industry may be making people a bit less inclined to go to business school. According to data released by US News and crunched by Poets & Quants, nearly all of the top ten business schools in the country were less selective last year. Only Harvard was tougher to get into than it was in 2013, and only very slightly so: Share Tap image to zoom This may reflect in part the fact that five out of the 10 schools saw applications decline, pretty substantially in some cases: Share Tap image to zoom But that doesn’t mean getting in is easy, exactly.
The sensational gender-discrimination case that has rocked Silicon Valley ended after a second round of jury deliberations.
Everything was bad in the markets this week. Stocks fell in Europe. They fell in the US. They fell in Asia (except in China, which is problematic for its own reasons).
Good morning, Quartz readers! As it goes to the polls today, Nigeria may superficially seem, as Western observers are so fond of saying, on the brink.
A gender-discrimination lawsuit that has rocked Silicon Valley took another intriguing turn today, with the jury finding against former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Ellen Pao on all counts—only to be told by the judge in the case to return to the jury room and continue its deliberations.
Revelations this week that American high school students were caught tweeting about questions on nationwide standardized tests have fueled fundamental concerns about the latest approach to measuring student achievement nationwide.
Enterprise chat platform Slack revealed today that hackers infiltrated the startup and accessed a database containing users’ contact information for four days in February.
Russian president Vladimir Putin once warned that the global internet was a “CIA project.” But during a meeting with startups in his residence outside Moscow on March 27, Putin seemed to warm up to the idea of the internet somewhat, as the entrepreneurs patiently explained to the world leader that it could help him get a cheaper hotel rate, order a tow truck, or even rent a breadmaker.
It was hard to imagine how Calvin Klein would top its January ad campaign featuring the adored-and-despised pop star Justin Bieber, which generated controversy, derision—and plenty of sales.
The European Aviation Safety Agency said today that it plans to update its safety policy regarding crew members in the cockpits of European planes.
Two and a half years after the brutal rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student in New Delhi shocked India and made international headlines, gendered violence still a huge problem in India.