Ricky Eisen has been planning and catering Manhattan events for over three decades, but in the last 15 years, she's noticed a distinct trend: The rise of tech startups -- and the companies' constant struggle to keep talented employees from leaving for better-paying rivals -- has meant that "entertaining has taken on a new definition," Eis […]
With the cost of attending a four-year college easily inching into the six figures these days, you might be tempted to dip into your retirement savings to help cover your child's education. But by doing so, you could be making a costly mistake.
Born into a housing project, the son of a murdered drug dealer, today Diddy is worth of $580 million. He is an amazing example of just how far you can climb if you set your mind to a dream and work hard to make it happen.Read more: How Hard Work And Perseverance Against All Odds Turned Diddy Into A $580 Million Media Mogul
Is Quibids a Scam? Recently you may have seen a commercial for a penny auction site like Quibids or Beezid advertising flat screen TVs and iPhones for some insane low price, but how do they work and are they legit?Read more: Is Quibids a Scam?
Average in-state tuition at public four-year universities rose by just 2.9% this year, the smallest increase in more than three decades. Based on a review of the College Board’s 2013 Trends In College Pricing’s list of average tuition and fees for in-state students of public colleges and universities for the 2013-2014 school year, here are the states where c […]
So much for tougher restrictions on trading hurting the titans of Wall Street? Big bank stocks edged higher early Tuesday after federal rules officially announced the final details of the long-awaited "Volcker Rule."
Nov. 20 - Slovak engineer Stefan Klein says he's fulfilling his childhood dream, designing a flying car he hopes will soon be ready for commercialisation. Klein says he sees the greatest potential for his invention in countries with poor transport infrastructure. Rob Muir has more.
Oct. 1 - Japan's biggest mobile carrier, NTT DoCoMo, has developed glasses that automatically translate foreign languages. It's hoped the glasses, unveiled by the company this week, will make life easier for foreigners visiting Tokyo during the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Rob Muir reports.
Sept. 24 - Non-profit groups aiming to replace Africa's deadly kerosene lamps with safe, solar alternatives say their campaign is gaining momentum. The award-winning Solaraid project says the dangerous lamps could be eliminated from the continent by 2020. Jim Drury has more.
Sept. 19 - A group of Austrian students has designed a quadcopter which flies autonomously using only the computing power of a smartphone. The reasearchers say the drone could one day be used for search and rescue scenarios or fighting fires without putting humans in harm's way. Jim Drury reports.
Sept. 9 - Scientists at British technology firm, Cambridge Silicon Radio, say they've devised the world's thinnest keyboard. Just half a millimetre thick, the device could be available to consumers within a year. Jim Drury has more.
Aug. 19 - Scrambling for credit cards or mobile phones at the checkout counter could become a thing of the past as a Finnish company readies to launch the world's first face recognition payment system. Tara Cleary reports.
Aug. 13 - Does the call of nature hold the answer to a new form of renewable energy? Scientists in the UK are confident that it does. With backing from both the British government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the researchers have developed a method for charging mobile phones with human urine. Matthew Stock reports.
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
BRASILIA, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The sooner the U.S. Federal Reserve starts to scale back its massive economic stimulus, the smoother the transition will be for the global economy, Brazilian central bank...
Dec. 10 - As the world mourns Nelson Mandela, South Africa remains dogged by wage gaps, poor education and lack of investment. There’s a long way to go, says Breakingviews, but Mandela has achieved so much.