A team of six scientists have completed a simulation of a Mars mission after living in near isolation for a year in Hawaii. The international team left their dome on Aug. 28th, after 12 months, surviving on space food and only venturing outside in spacesuits. Photo: AP
Facebook Inc. said Monday that it is planning for communities to be able to trigger its “safety check” function instead of the social media giant having sole control over it during a disaster.
Companies across the U.S. say it is becoming increasingly tough to find job applicants who have ‘soft skills’ like the ability to communicate clearly, take initiative, problem-solve and get along with co-workers.
Apple Inc. will likely release its next-generation iPhones and provide other hardware and software updates when it hosts an event at the historic Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on Wednesday, Sept. 7.
The European Union’s antitrust regulator is poised to rule as soon as Tuesday that Apple’s tax arrangements with Ireland have breached the bloc’s state-aid rules, according to people familiar with the matter.
Apple CEO Tim Cook reaped a $36 million windfall from selling a block of compensation stock that had previously been restricted, according a new SEC filing. WSJ's Lee Hawkins explains. Photo: Bloomberg
Ride-hailing app operators Uber and Careem halted operations in Abu Dhabi as they sought clarity from regulators about the fate of several drivers who had been detained.
European privacy regulators are investigating messaging service WhatsApp’s plan to share user information including phone numbers with its parent, Facebook Inc., adding to pressure on both sides of the Atlantic over the social media firm’s privacy practices.
Germany’s Vice chancellor Sigmar Gabriel warned that negotiations to build a vast trans-Atlantic free-trade zone have failed, amid mounting criticism of the deal, particularly in Germany and France.
Singapore’s sovereign-wealth fund GIC will acquire the stake in Vietcombank, Vietnam’s largest bank by market capitalization, the latest deal for a slice of one of Asia’s hottest frontier markets.
In 2015, about one in every 150 cars sold in the U.S. had a plug and a battery. But mass adoption of electric vehicles is coming, and much sooner than most people realize.
European and Asian stocks declined while the dollar strengthened, amid growing conviction the Federal Reserve would raise short-term interest rates later this year.
The banking firms have turned to more basic businesses, betting that the cachet of their brand names can overcome a lack of experience in dealing with the deposits and loans of middle-class Americans.
Some teens are just saying no to social media, and are in the minority of their peers who constantly check Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Future Tense Fellow at the New America Foundation Christine Rosen and 14-year-old Raya Kenney join Lunch Break to discuss. Photo: iStock