In October 2011, an article appeared in my local paper reporting that, in order to vote in the next election, everyone was going to need a state-issued identity card for the first time. At 85 years old,
Recently, Apple and Google announced that additional security procedures would be put in place to make it more difficult for law enforcement to retrieve data off a person’s passcode protected smartphone.
Jay Z is said to be fighting a lawsuit over his use of the word “oh”. Court documents obtained by Techdirt suggest that the rapper is being sued for sampling a single syllable on his 2009 hit single Run
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In conservative Mississippi, some business owners who support equal treatment for gay and lesbian people are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion.
Against a backdrop of health care mandates, changes in minimum wage and other laws affecting the nation's workforce, how are small businesses faring? HuffPost Live sat down with a labor commissioner and
The Galaxy Gear is like a mirror reflecting Samsung’s own strengths and weaknesses. It’s a smartwatch that’s chock full of features and whiz-bang technology, and its timing couldn’t be any better — now
Wooden trackpad continues startup's obsession with natural construction Orée, the French hardware startup that made its debut with a wooden wireless keyboard, is back in Tokyo to show off more products
Smart machines are coming to the business world, but don’t tell that to the CEOs. Sixty-percent of CEOs surveyed by Gartner Research say the emergence of smart machines capable of absorbing millions of
On the Chinese lunar calendar this year, 19 September marks the Mid-Autumn festival, the second most important holiday in China (after the Chinese New Year). The moon is supposed to be the roundest and
A unit of the French food group Danone has started an internal investigation into bribery claims in China. A report in Chinese newspaper 21st Century Business Herald has alleged that Nutricia, maker of
Fast food giant will offer salads — not just fries — as sides in value meals in 2014. Out: Fries with that? In: Salad with that? McDonald's on Thursday, in partnership with a nutrition-focused branch the
And why do people go there anyway? The culture and economics of drinking lattes in China In fairness, per capita income is a crude way to measure the buying power of Starbucks' actual customer base: The
If you want to improve employee retention, and reduce training costs, your recruiting process must change, even for hourly employees, so says the Corporate Learning Factbook 2013. Cracking the Code Some
Imagine this scenario: You walk into a store at a mall and then leave. A store employee follows you out the door, pen and pad in hand, and jots down where you go next. Perhaps the clerk notes that you