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Dating App Tinder Cited for Age Discrimination

Dating App Tinder Cited for Age Discrimination

A California court has ruled that the popular dating app Tinder violated age discrimination laws by charging users 30 and...

Connected Thermometer Tracks Spread, Intensity of Flu

Connected Thermometer Tracks Spread, Intensity of Flu

This year’s flu season in the U.S. is the worst in 15 years and health officials predict there are weeks...

Connected Thermometer Tracks the Spread and Intensity of the Flu

Connected Thermometer Tracks the Spread and Intensity of the Flu

When a child feels sick, one of the first things a parent does is reach for a thermometer. That common...

Mugabe’s Demise Brings Hope to Zimbabwe’s Ousted White Farmers

Mugabe’s Demise Brings Hope to Zimbabwe’s Ousted White Farmers

A new political dawn in Zimbabwe has sparked talk among farmers of land reform and the return of some whites...

Mugabe’s Political Demise Brings Hope to Zimbabwe’s Ousted White Farmers

Mugabe’s Political Demise Brings Hope to Zimbabwe’s Ousted White Farmers

A new political dawn in Zimbabwe has sparked talk among farmers of land reform and the return of some whites...

Refugees Ready to Go Green, Become ‘Innovation Hubs’

Refugees Ready to Go Green, Become ‘Innovation Hubs’

Many refugees would like to buy low-carbon stoves and lights but poor access in camps and a lack of funding...

Colorful Makeover Puts Mumbai Slum on Tourist Map

Colorful Makeover Puts Mumbai Slum on Tourist Map

A colorful paint job has transformed one of Mumbai’s drab hilltop slums into a tourist destination, even prompting comparisons with...

Amazon Wades Into Health Care With Berkshire, JPMorgan

Amazon Wades Into Health Care With Berkshire, JPMorgan

Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase,...

As Trade Tensions Rise With US, China Prepares to Retaliate

As Trade Tensions Rise With US, China Prepares to Retaliate

As trade tensions grow between the United States and China, there is concern among foreign companies in China that a...

Nutella Scuffles: France Investigates Discounts After Frenzy

Nutella Scuffles: France Investigates Discounts After Frenzy

French consumer fraud authorities are investigating a promotional campaign for Nutella that prompted scuffles in several supermarkets – and even...

Trump to Herald Economic Progress in State of the Union

Trump to Herald Economic Progress in State of the Union

President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in Tuesday’s State of...

Car Manufacturers Boast of Fuel Efficiency

Car Manufacturers Boast of Fuel Efficiency

The annual Washington Auto Show is not the biggest or the most important convention of the year, but it still...