September 19, 2014 @ 6:57 am
Police across the country are increasingly monitoring car licenses plates, compiling giant databases of ordinary citizens and their daily comings and goings.
September 19, 2014 @ 5:12 am
Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.
September 19, 2014 @ 2:08 am
North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage -- a fashion statement.
September 19, 2014 @ 12:16 am
For more than 5,000 years, numerous civilizations have left their mark on upper Mesopotamia -- from Assyrians and Akkadians to Babylonians and Romans. Their ancient, buried cities, palaces and temples packed with monumental art are scattered across what is now northern Iraq and eastern Syria.
September 18, 2014 @ 11:53 pm
When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the e-commerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companies. That bold ambition from a time when China was still a corporate backwater has been vindicated this week by Alibaba completing a mammoth sale of shares to investors in the U.S. and elsewhere.
September 18, 2014 @ 10:04 pm
It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android.
September 18, 2014 @ 9:20 pm
Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba will say "open sesame" to the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, as its shares begin trading in a highly anticipated debut that could raise up to $25 billion.
September 18, 2014 @ 9:04 pm
Samsung says U.S. wireless carriers will start taking orders for its large-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone on the same day larger iPhones go on sale.
September 18, 2014 @ 7:28 pm
Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.
September 18, 2014 @ 5:44 pm
There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.