An interactive guide to global labour markets Audio and Video content on Economist.com requires a browser that can handle iFrames. THE last few decades have been a trying time for many of the world’s workers. The squeeze has come from multiple directions. Show More Summary
Not every travel budget tip is about big savings – there are those where advantage outweighs effort – adding up to a few extra dollars, like this trick you can use on the Singapore metro. Hold On To These Tickets Singapore’s Mass Rail...Show More Summary
To their credit, the folks at the Boston Herald clearly and quickly understood that they had a problem on their hands Wednesday after publishing an editorial cartoon by Jerry Holbert that was racist in its effect, if not in Holbert’s intent. The cartoon depicted an intruder in a White House bathroom asking President Obama if […]
Geez, it seems as if I never have/make time to write a decent blog post any more. With the exception of ticking off the TSA by carrying my driver’s license and forgetting about the change in my pocket (which I rarely have, so it’s no surprise I forgot about it) yesterday’s flight was a breeze. […]
The Bank of Japan is likely to start playing up the flexible nature of the time frame for its 2% inflation target, as doubts spread that the central bank will achieve that level by a widely perceived deadline of spring next year.
16,723 giddy Cleveland Cavaliers fans packed the gym Wednesday night to watch their new super-team in action for the first time, and went home feeling even happier. LeBron James, Kyrie […] The post Kyrie Irving Between-the-Legs Dish for the LeBron James Dunk (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
This post was first published as part of the New York Times Room for Debate feature "Apple vs. the Law," which asked: How much should tech companies cooperate with the government on data access? Apple's new encryption policy is a victory for privacy, security and free speech. Show More Summary
Even in the jungle, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It will also be one of the only times to catch Sara Stifler, Sathya Narayanan Subramanian, Dominic Co, Juan Carlos Murillo and Laura Fulton holding still. It will be...Show More Summary
Things don't get much easier for the Royals, who exchanged blows with the A's for 12 innings before finally coming out on top in Tuesday's A.L. Wild Card game. After their captivating win over the Athletics in the American League Wild...Show More Summary
I heard the same story three times in a row yesterday, and it was illuminating. Every year outside the well scripted confines of Manhattan an epic event called The Future of Storytelling brings together designers, technologists, builders and brand marketers to ask the most fundamental question facing any creator: how do you tell a story
What happens when you want to turn an Audi TT into a proper four-seater? The Sportback Concept, which looks like it's ready for production in no time. Read more...
It was blocked four times, going from dot.com, to dot.org, to dot.net, to dot.me, but 7iber (Hiber, or ink in Arabic, with an emphasis on the guttural "H") plans to continue fighting for the right to publish content it deems important...Show More Summary
Clean Master Phone Boost is a very popular app for Android that enables users to delete temporary data from the device to free up storage space and remove traces from the phone or tablet at the same time. The company behind the product,...Show More Summary
Most of the time, your book obsession is under control. Sure, you spend too much money at bookstores, expect your dates to be as dreamy as Mr. Darcy or Arwen, and frequently miss your train stop because you were frantically finishing a chapter, but rarely does one book totally seize hold of your life and turn it inside out. Show More Summary
Turnout in this year's state primary elections came in at a record low; only 1 out of 4 registered voters showed up at the polls. Given that dismal turnout, a package of bills just signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown makes sense.
Another day, another Gracenote acquisition. The Tribune-owned entertainment information company has bought yet another metadata provider — this time Australia’s HWW for $19 million USD. The purchase is designed to extend Gracenote’s reach into an international while also providing it with ever-more TV and movie data to feed back into its database. Read More
Where the iPhone 6 had issues with getting bent and cracked. the LG G Flex Frame might actually turn that …
Good morning. Happy Sting’s Birthday, everybody. Here are 10 media stories. Some perspective on the planned NYT staff cuts: “When the buyouts/layoffs are done, the New York Times will have nearly twice the number of staffers as the Washington...Show More Summary
Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson has sentenced former Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. to probation with no jail time after he lied to the FBI about an alleged sexual assault of a woman under arrest. Theriot will have to pay just $2,500. No state charges have been brought thus far against Theriot for […]
The New York Times has reported on a woman who wanted to deliver vaginally and claims she was forced to have a repeat C-section (her third C-section) against her will. I can’t comment on the veracity of her claims, however a forced C-section is never, ever acceptable. It doesn’t mater if the fetus has an agonal rhythm […]