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The BBC is giving every year 7 pupil in the UK a microcomputer

published less than 1 hour ago
The micro:bit is aiming to spark more digital creativity, as well as cut the skills and gender gap in technology.

Six powers, Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline: EU

published less than 1 hour ago
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and major powers will continue negotiations on an historic nuclear deal past Tuesday's deadline for a long-term agreement, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said.

HSBC fires UK staff over mock execution video

published about 1 hour ago
LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has fired UK staff who filmed themselves staging a mock Islamic State-style beheading of a colleague and posted the video online, it said on Tuesday.

A Millennial, a mom and a mortgage: Ties that bind

published about 2 hours ago
Eight years ago, I became an accidental homeowner at age 25.

Cubs Squander Strong Performance From Lester In 6-0 Loss

published about 2 hours ago
Cubs Squander Strong Performance From Lester In 6-0 Loss
Jon Lester took a no-hitter into the seventh inning before faltering as the Cardinals broke through to beat the Cubs 6-0 on Monday night. It dropped Chicago to 2-8 against its division rival this year.


Low-Cost Drone Maker Takes On Rivals

published about 4 hours ago
Paris-based Parrot has quickly captured the lower end of the consumer-drone market, but it’s facing a new wave of competition.

Solution to Greek Crisis Won't Come Overnight, Juncker Warns

published about 4 hours ago
Solution to Greek Crisis Won't Come Overnight, Juncker Warns
A summit of eurozone leaders won’t bring a solution to Greece’s financial crisis, the president of the European Commission said, indicating that if the country ... more

Director at Drug Giant Mylan Had Ties to Land Deal

published about 10 hours ago
Director at Drug Giant Mylan Had Ties to Land Deal
Rodney Piatt, Mylan’s vice chairman, lead independent director and compensation-committee chief, was the main developer at the Pittsburgh office park where the generic-drug giant built ... more

Samsung Sees Seventh Straight Profit Decline

published about 10 hours ago
Samsung Sees Seventh Straight Profit Decline
Samsung’s second-quarter earnings estimates suggest that sales of its new flagship smartphones were significantly worse than expected.

Nike to Outfit University of Michigan Sports Teams

published about 11 hours ago
Nike to Outfit University of Michigan Sports Teams
Nike will take over the rights to outfit the University of Michigan sports teams next year, unseating Adidas from one of its most prized American ... more
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A tip for start-ups: Don't go public without profits

published about 3 hours ago
There are two kinds of rants that just about every public company chief executive loves to deliver. The first is about the company's stock price: ... more

Inno Setup Toolbar Advanced for VB 6.0

published about 6 hours ago
Version: 2.0.21Platform: WindowsWhat's New: Version 2.0.21: The output installer has an automatic detection of MDAC and Windows Script Host installation. If the target computer has ... more

Samsung slumps, seven quarters in a row

published about 9 hours ago
S6 sales not up to scratch Samsung has warned the market that it's going to miss its previous earnings guidance for the April-June quarter.…

Seller of digital eavesdropping software gets hacked

published about 20 hours ago
HackingTeam, an Italian company that helps law enforcement hack into digital networks, has apparently been hacked itself.

Google's Waze launches app to get Israelis to carpool to work

published about 21 hours ago
Google is taking a test drive in the on-demand carpooling business.

South Africa's business confidence falls to 16-year low

published about 3 hours ago
South Africa's business confidence falls to 16-year low
South Africa's business confidence fell 2.3 index points in June to its lowest in more than 16 years, a survey showed on Tuesday, as fundamental ... more

Elliott Digs Deeper in Samsung Fight

published about 4 hours ago
Hedge fund Elliott Management is bearing down in its campaign to block a controversial Samsung merger.

The Rubio economy: 'The old ways no longer work'

published about 6 hours ago
The Rubio economy: 'The old ways no longer work'
CHICAGO (AP) — With an eye on the future, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is laying out his plans for an "innovative economy" and "revolutionized higher ... more

Crude Struggles to Recover

published about 6 hours ago
Crude-oil futures were marginally higher in Asian trade, struggling to recover from steep overnight declines on multiple bearish factors ranging from progress in the Iranian ... more

Ivory Coast signs concession deal for Abidjan urban rail line

published about 6 hours ago
Ivory Coast signed a concession agreement on Monday with France's Bouygues and Keolis and South Korean firms Hyundai Rotem and Dongsan Engineering to build and ... more

The Haggler: The Story of the Cellphone With a Past Life, Continued

published 2 days ago
The Haggler: The Story of the Cellphone With a Past Life, Continued
Another look at the refurbished replacement cellphone that came complete with the previous owner’s apps, Facebook account and contacts list.

Wealth Matters: Party Planners Take It From Good to Great, and Free the Host to Make Merry

published Fri, Jul 03 2015 15:02 GMT
Wealth Matters: Party Planners Take It From Good to Great, and Free the Host to Make Merry
For those with a good-size budget, party planners can see to all the fine details so the hosts can enjoy the event.

Retiring: Nearing Retirement? It’s Time to Be Creative

published Fri, Jul 03 2015 14:34 GMT
No matter how much money you have saved, the first step is to face your financial situation candidly and plan from there. There may still ... more

Your Money: It’s Summer, but Where Are the Teenage Workers?

published Fri, Jul 03 2015 13:21 GMT
Your Money: It’s Summer, but Where Are the Teenage Workers?
Pressed for time, competing against adults or simply not finding opportunity, fewer teenagers are in the summer work force, statistics show.

Your Money Adviser: Check Insurance Coverage When Renting a Car

published Fri, Jul 03 2015 08:05 GMT
Auto policies and some credit cards will often cover rentals, but such coverage can come with restrictions.