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PARIS — A French start-up aims to revolutionize concierge services and their ability to meet client needs with a newly developed smartphone platform.
December 26, 2011, 12:15 AM PST | By Bryan Pirolli
HONG KONG — A three-week ban of live-chicken sales during holiday season has made frozen items a hot seller.
December 24, 2011, 1:32 AM PST | By Vanessa Ko
MELBOURNE — A city pop-up site lures last-minute shoppers in with the promise of a stress-free retail experience.
December 23, 2011, 6:27 PM PST | By Lieu Thi Pham
BERLIN — Normally-discarded human skin may become the solution for a slew of complications faced by chemical, cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies in product testing.
December 23, 2011, 10:03 AM PST | By Shannon Smith
JOHANNESBURG–A team of researchers from South Africa’s Wits University recently unveiled a compact biomass power plant that produces electricity and an unrefined synthetic fuel. The...
December 23, 2011, 7:31 AM PST | By Dave Mayers
BEIJING — Reindeer might be associated with Yuletide sleigh pulling in some countries, but in Beijing, one company is hoping to profit from sales of reindeer products.
December 23, 2011, 7:01 AM PST | By Tom Hancock
MEXICO CITY — Mexican scientists patent precious few ideas each year. A Mexico City institute is trying to change that by connecting inventors with investors.
December 23, 2011, 5:00 AM PST | By Lauren Villagran
BERLIN — A three-hour train power outage may have cost the city of Berlin $45.6 million, or 35 million euros, last week. Experts say the failure has uncovered several key urban issues.
December 22, 2011, 10:55 AM PST | By Shannon Smith
JOHANNESBURG–South African graphic designer Ivan Colic launched the infographic site Afrographique as a “small contribution to assist the changing perception of Africa and its...
December 22, 2011, 7:29 AM PST | By Dave Mayers
MELBOURNE — Fueled by compressed air, the 02 Pursuit motorcycle could be the answer to a cleaner and greener future.
December 22, 2011, 5:24 AM PST | By Lieu Thi Pham