- Guess Which Bugs Are Back?
March 20 2014 6:17 AM
Decades ago, scientists designed corn plants that poison a common pest, but the worms have evolved.
- Can A Knowledge Economy Boost Egypt And Tunisia?
March 18 2014 6:44 AM
The countries' new constitutions have provisions to protect intellectual property rights in an attempt to foster a “knowledge economy.”
- Morocco Welcomes But Wants More Out Of US Ties
March 11 2014 5:43 AM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a Moroccan business organization have signed a memorandum to make their economic connection stronger.
- Girl Scouts' Barbie Deal Brings Backlash
March 07 2014 2:51 PM
Activist groups called on the Girl Scouts of the USA to cancel their Barbie-themed badge program.
- Nigeria’s Auditor General Says Constitution Prohibits Audit
March 07 2014 9:23 AM
Nigeria’s Auditor General told a senate committee that he won’t be looking into alleged billions owed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
- ATM 'Skimmers' - An Epidemic?
March 06 2014 2:01 PM
Thieves are able to use fake card scanners and cameras to record bank card data, and have been stealing profusely.
- This Is What's Happening To US Measles Care Costs
March 06 2014 11:52 AM
Controlling the spread of measles in the U.S. can cost millions every year.
- Ukrainian Grain Export Delays Could Be A Problem For The World's Largest Importer
March 06 2014 7:13 AM
Ukraine is the fifth-largest grain exporter worldwide, which means economists and politicians are keeping an eye on Egypt -- the world's largest importer.
- Goldman’s Million-Dollar Investment In Women, Public Image
March 06 2014 5:56 AM
The firm said it will add millions to its project focused on helping women entrepreneurs in the developing world.
- And How Are US Small Businesses Doing?
March 05 2014 10:47 AM
The Senate will meet Wed. to discuss the nomination of California-based Maria Contreras-Sweet as head of the Small Business Association.
- Caterpillar's Russia Problem
March 04 2014 10:40 AM
For more than a decade Caterpillar has made big bets on Russian trade, but growth could be at risk if the United States imposes sanctions.
- African Entrepreneur Knows What’s Next For Surging Economies
March 04 2014 5:39 AM
“People need to understand that we are 54 countries. There are 54 different mindsets..." he said.
- Five Cool Kickstarter Projects
March 03 2014 10:59 AM
The crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced that more than $1 billion has been raised for its wide variety of weird and wonderful projects.
- Oscar Dress For Less – And Even Less
February 28 2014 1:10 PM
Knockoffs of red carpet gowns are totally legal, but now in an ironic (or fitting) twist, the copycats are being copycatted.
- The Great Canadian Grain Train Strain
February 28 2014 11:48 AM
A railway backlog is causing problems for Canadian farmers looking to export a record grain harvest, and they’re blaming the railway companies.
- 5 Things To Know About The World's Largest Shipping Company
February 27 2014 2:49 PM
A.P. Moller- Maersk is one of the world’s largest shipping companies, and they’ve got a lot on their plate.
- Here’s Why Atlanta Is The Best City For Savers
February 27 2014 9:39 AM
The cliché is true: Saving is hard. But the difficulty level depends on where you live.
- Uganda Passes An Anti-Gay Law, And Its Currency Drops
February 26 2014 1:34 PM
Norway, Denmark and the Netherlands are just a few countries rethinking their aid to Uganda after its president signed a law persecuting homosexuality.
- Measles Cases At Massachusetts Trader Joe's?
February 26 2014 9:43 AM
Two people have contracted measles in Framingham, and Massachusetts health officials say Trader Joe’s customers may have been at risk.
- Tomorrow’s Wheat Today: What Bayer Is Up To
February 25 2014 11:43 AM
Bayer CropScience Ltd. is working on a stronger, better type of wheat, while others are focusing on soybean and corn.