Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Nairobi, foreign residents had a simple way of obtaining Kenyan shillings. They'd write a check in, say, U.S. dollars on their U.S. bank accounts to the Indian man who
Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged as the solution for those without a significant other — providing potential subscribers with options such
The guy who sat down beside me noticed my shirt and said, "Hey, are you a cyclist?" "I like to ride bikes, but I wouldn't call myself a cyclist," I said. "I'm nowhere near that good." "Still," he said.
24/7 Wall Street: This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages be increased to $15 an hour and the ability to unionize.
Are you sitting down? Doesn't matter, this isn't going to surprise you. Facebook reaffirmed its position on Friday that it's able to use the postings and personal information of 1.2 billion accounts on
According to a new report from Evelyn M. Rusli and Douglas MacMillan at the WSJ, Facebook offered $3 billion in cash to buy Snapchat, but Snapchat turned it down. This is not the first time that Facebook
Stocks reversed course and turned higher in afternoon trading Wednesday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average hit new closing highs of 1,782 even and 15,821.63, respectively.
Fewer consumers are opening promotional emails, especially since Gmail added a new setting in August that automatically archives promotional messages into a tab separate from users' inboxes, executives
The Hawaiian senate passed a bill on Tuesday legalising gay marriage, putting the state a signature away from becoming a same-sex wedding destination. Governor Neil Abercrombie, who called lawmakers to
Sheathed in glass, 4 World Trade Center is the smallest of the four main towers on the site where 2,700 people died when hijacked airplanes crashed into the towers. It stands 977 feet tall - a shorter,