Growth fears spook investors around the world; Dow briefly plummets more than 1,000 points U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping to an 18-month closing low in a
Get ready for even lower oil prices. Futures for a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude fell below $39 a barrel Monday -- a level not seen since 2009. Oil settled Monday just above $38, down more than
In the wake of devastating personal information leaks, like Target’s back in 2014 affecting more than 70 million customers and the more recent Ashley Madison data breach, concerns over cybersecurity are
Mind control still sounds like the stuff of sci-fi movies. But it’s coming closer, with implants that can help people with paralysis and, further off, devices to send thoughts between humans Ahundred are
An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate. Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria,
Is the sky big enough for two multi-billion dollar satellite internet projects? In the next two years, we’ll find out if entrepreneurs driven by human betterment—one looking up at the heavens and humanity’s
Today we are thrilled to launch Atlas, a new platform for discovering and sharing great charts. You can find it at atlas.qz.com. This is a big step forward for Quartz and, we hope, all of you. Atlas deepens
Data scientists at the University of Cambridge explore how urban odors can guide better city design. What can we learn from pausing, deeply inhaling and smelling—yes, smelling—our cities? A new paper University
Vox Media Before Vox Media struck a deal to buy Recode, the two digital publishers already had something in common: Comcast, which has invested in both companies and could end up owning them outright.
Bloomberg reported that a staff-level accord was being drawn up. A staff-level accord would mean an agreement between the two technical negotiating teams — one representing the institutions (formerly as
In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel. On Tuesday
Reptiles were previously considered unable to play, but a Russian space experiment has overturned that view thanks to a loosely fastened collar They can walk on walls with ease and shed their tails when
Speaking at a Senate hearing on Thursday, NASA's administrator, Charles Bolden, made a bit of a mistake: In reality, NASA has explored most planets by sending probes flying past them — not orbiting them.
Rather, they think that most people aren't going to buy into the driverless car ecosystem — that magical world where no one owns a car and an efficient fleet of driverless vehicles just sit around waiting
(CNN) — As Americans mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death this week, let us remember that he not only belongs to the ages, but also belongs, in a special way, to Illinois. Lincoln's two