The US might not see it immediately, but the world will soon get its first Firefox OS tablet. Mozilla has begun testing its browser-based operating system on tablets and has developed its own tablet prototype.
Dropbox has raised a massive $250 million funding round, valuing the company at $10 billion according to the Wall Street Journal. The new funding round is led by a BlackRock fund, according to the WSJ,
A clear, bandage-like sensor could eventually make everything from fabrics to our fingers smart. Dr. Yong Zhu and a team of North Carolina State University researchers created an ultra-thin, flexible that
Oslo's image is one of Viking history, snowy forests and fish and oil industries. But Norway's largest city is Europe's fastest-growing capital and it is undergoing its biggest and most controversial since
Book streaming services that allow readers to access as many books as they want for a monthly subscription fee could provide a legal alternative to piracy in developing markets Imagine a Spotify for books,
Last week 3.5 million Bangladeshi garment workers got their minimum pay raised to $67 a month, an 80 percent increase. It was one of the Bangladeshi government's responses to April's collapse of the Rana
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” — Albert Einstein Several years ago, Amazon was struggling with scaling its e-commerce infrastructure and realizing that many its
Brian White, Cantor Fitzgerald’s Apple analyst, monitors Taiwan based suppliers that generate a significant amount of their business from Apple. His November Barometer analysis estimates that the supplier’s
The growth in job vacancies hit the fastest rate in 15 years in November, according to the latest survey from the body that represents recruitment firms. Its job vacancies index, which uses data from recruitment
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Ontario's Economic Development Minister is bullish on the future of BlackBerry Ltd. but indicated Monday that the provincial government will not intervene if the company is broken up and sold in pieces.
A man stands in a mobile phone store, puzzled by the options. A woman opens her cellphone bill, her eyes widen. Apparently lost, a hockey mom is parked at the side of the road in her minivan, trying to
A coalition of business groups says it's a national "embarrassment" that European countries are poised to gain better access to markets in Canada than the provinces enjoy. In a letter to Industry Minister
Having grown up in the package delivery business, Julie Thomas used to have an old saying about her industry. Whenever someone debated its longevity, Thomas would crack, "One thing you can't do is beam
Samsung and Philips have revealed that they were among several consumer electronics companies raided recently by European Commission inspectors. Thursday's raid focused on companies making and selling
American gun sales have been climbing for nearly a decade, but they have surged under President Barack Obama -- particularly after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting in December 2012. According to FBI
One CEO was ousted after a failed retail revival strategy and an activist investor’s push. Another left a post he’d been in so long it was tough to imagine the company without him. A third finally departed
Business News The job market may be gradually improving, but the gains aren't showing up in worker's paychecks. And the resulting belt-tightening continues to weigh on an economy heavily dependent on spending.
Amazon, Applebee’s and Google’s job-crushing drones and robot armies: They’re coming for your job next
(Ociacia, MaraZe via Shutterstock/Salon) It’s inescapable: We’ll be replaced by robots or turn into them. What happens to waitresses and taxi drivers then? Andrew Leonard December 6, 2013 7:45pm (UTC)
It will take many months to turn the two carriers into a single airline. The merger that will unite American and US Airways and create the largest carrier in the world is expected to close on Monday. it
People walk outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Dec. 3. Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to rule on the divisive issue of what kinds of software are eligible for