Slowing mobile phone sales in China look to be complicating plans by Xiaomi to nearly double sales this year, as the upstart handset maker released disappointing numbers for the first half of the year.
Billionaire Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has announced plans to give away his $32-billion fortune to charity in order to build a "better world of tolerance, acceptance, equality and opportunity for all.
Californians in May shot past Gov. Jerry Brown's water conservation targets in response to the drought emergency -- a profound shift in behavior for a state that until recently prized its hot tubs, lush landscaping and spotless cars.
Facing intense pressure, a fast-growing category of Silicon Valley companies is slowly changing its tune about the benefits of freelance workers.
The US manufacturing sector expanded in June with ISM manufacturing index showing a reading of 53.5, the highest in five months. Last month reading was 52.8; Current month print is more than what market was expecting.