(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates twice this year, most likely in June, but the probability has faded on signs of a weak start to the year, inflation that is still tame and a brittle global backdrop, a Reuters poll showed.
(Reuters) – Wall Street was little changed on Thursday after two days of solid gains as investors digested the latest round of big bank earnings and financial shares kept bouncing back.
Among a handful of announcements Microsoft made today — designed to make Windows a core facet of the classroom — the company provided more details on the Minecraft: Education Edition, which it first teased back in January. Beginning in June, any school will be able to access the new Minecraft, which is tailor-made for teaching kids things […]
Ukraine’s parliament approved Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shakeup since 2014.
* Says, as announced on March 30, it has filed in United States Bankruptcy Court for the
District of Delaware, US, for court approval of the standstill deal homologation
EXCLUSIVE: Inspired by Microsoft’s HoloLens holographic glasses, the founders of Loook are announcing today that they are creating “mixed reality” apps that blend holographic animations and the real world. Seattle-based Loook is the brainchild of Sébastien Motte, former head of Xbox first-party business development, and John Howard, former creative Director on Microsoft HoloLens for partnerships with NASA, Autodesk, and […]
It’s a cluttered app market out there, but these four companies have found a way to stand out.
You’re making soap or jewelry or handcrafted leather bags, and you want to sell them online. Where do you go? What spaces work best? How do you decide where to sell your wares? It’s important to choose the right selling spaces for your products and business strategy. Selling on your own site lets you control how your products are represented, while third-party sites offer a network of customers.
Japan’s Meteorological Agency said there’s no danger of a tsunami.
Before latching onto the Next Big Thing, consider which platform fits your online marketing strategy.
WHEN airlines began installing “tail-cams” and streaming live footage of flights to passengers, the idea was to offer a “God’s eye” view of the heavens. It is, indeed, a divine sight, but for those with a fear of flying also utterly terrifying. On a recent transatlantic flight, an anxious gentleman sitting next to Gulliver was glued to tail-cam for eight hours straight, scrutinising the plane (and flight speeds) for any signs of imminent mechanical failure—fearing, perhaps, that a lapse in his vigil could doom us all. It was only upon docking at the gate that his hands unclenched from the armrest and his ordeal came to an end.
Around 2-3% of people in developed countries have clinical aviophobia: an intense and irrational fear of flying. Symptoms include increased blood pressure, hyperventilation, gastric upset and panic attacks. Sufferers are usually aware that air travel is one of the safest forms of transportation, but are unable to shake off anxieties about…Continue reading
MUMBAI, April 14 (Reuters) – SunEdison Inc is in
talks to sell minority stakes in its Indian solar projects to
Finland’s Fortum, two sources said, as the U.S. firm
seeks funds to finish proposed…
MathCrunch, the mobile-first education startup that helps students find personal tutors, has announced a pivot as it changes its name to Yup and expands beyond math into chemistry and physics. Alongside today’s topic expansion and name change, the company has also revealed that it has added $4 million more to its coffers, taking its total seed […]
The treasury secretary told CNBC: “Everyone who engages in business knows that it’s subject to changes in law or in ruling.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices barely rose in March and underlying inflation slowed, suggesting little urgency for a cautious Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in the near term.
The e-book business is thriving, despite the competition between digital, print and audible books, according to the boss of Kobo.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co on Thursday said it had won a U.S. Army contract valued at about $1.5 billion to remanufacture 117 AH-64D Apache helicopters to the new AH-64E model.
Microsoft researchers have come up with a novel way to have computers tell stories about what’s happening in multiple photographs using artificial intelligence (AI). Today the company is publishing an academic paper describing the technology, which could one day power services that are especially useful to the visually impaired, as well as the photos, captions, […]
InFocus today debuted the Kangaroo Mobile Desktop Pro, a $199 Windows 10 portable PC that is meant to be much more capable than the original Kangaroo. The Kangaroo Pro is available on Newegg, Amazon, and InFocusDirect.com now, and will go on sale at the Microsoft Store later this month. When the Kangaroo debuted in October […]
Naked Labs is unveiling what it calls the world’s first 3D Fitness Tracker. It scans your entire body using a mirror and a scale, capturing your weight and the outline of your body. It uses that information to calculate your percentage body fat, and it shows you if those trips you’re making to the gym […]
A few digital nomads offer up advice and tips on how to travel around the world while on the job.