Japanese shares hit a fresh eight-year high in thin trade due to the Lunar New Year holidays, which closed some of the region’s major markets.
Harley-Davidson is the most popular make of motorcycles in the world but the bestselling brand last year was the globally lesser known Indian brand, Royal Enfield, with plans to dominate the mid-size motorcycle segment globally. Royal Enfield, owned by India’s busmaker Eicher Motors, is the world’s oldest continuously manufactured brand of […]
While all sorts of companies, big and small, are jumping into the wearables space, touting the potential to disrupt, transform, reinvent, and revolutionize health, Apple devotes four years and a huge amount of resource to exploring this space, then emerges with the conclusion that essentially, much of the technology isn’t quite ready for primetime.
Last night, the White House tweeted that “about 11.4 million Americans are signed up for private health coverage” through Obamacare’s insurance exchanges. President Obama claims that this figure proves that his health law is working. But once you unravel the spin, what the latest numbers show is that the pace of enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges has slowed down by more than half. If previous trends hold, Obamacare exchanges have enrolled slightly more than 5 million previously uninsured individuals: a far cry from 11.4 million.
Alongside the measles cases that have spread across the country since late December has been a rising awareness among parents and the media of a problem that medical professionals and public health officials have been battling for years: parents who opt out of vaccinating their children, thereby weakening herd immunity […]
Swiss food giant Nestle says it will be removing all artificial flavours and colours from its chocolate products in the US.
Miss P, the Beagle from Canada, was named Best in Show at the 139th annual Westminster Dog Show, held February 16 and 17 at Piers 92 and 94 and Madison Square Garden in New York.
Red lingerie sales are booming in Asia thanks to the Lunar New Year.