NEW YORK After a dizzying two weeks that saw a rapid plunge and rebound in equity prices, investors are looking forward to a week of economic data that may provide clarity on the likelihood of a near-term U.S.
Its currency is plummeting, unemployment is rising, its stock market is down 20% from a year ago and its president, Dilma Rousseff, has an 8% approval rating -- the lowest since 1992 when Brazil's president was impeached.
BEIJING - In recent days, an advice column has circulated widely on China's most popular social media phone app. Titled “Guide on Safe Passage Through the Economic Crisis,” it is aimed at young Chinese urban professionals.
Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.
Why take a shotgun to the drone hovering over your back yard when you could train a tactical laser system on it? Boeing showed off one such weapon this week, demonstrating the device's ability to taking down unmanned vehicles in a handful of seconds.