Start-up firm Robocoin launched the world’s first bitcoin ATM in a Vancouver coffee shop this week. Reuters correspondent Julie Gordon spoke with their CEO about how the new kiosk makes buying and selling the digital currency easier.
Tea Party conservatives and the business wing of the GOP are going toe-to-toe in a slew of upcoming primaries. And both sides are spending big to win. Here’s a preview.
Cynicism greeted its debut, but now it seems Japanese mobile users can’t get enough of the iPhone. Yonggi Kang looks at Apple’s contrasting fortunes in Japan and China.
Gregor Lawson, one of three entrepreneurs behind the full-body Morphsuits costumes, shares his views on Halloween, pink tutus and global domination in the Reuters taxi challenge.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in an exclusive interview with Reuters, blames the 2-week shutdown on President Obama and the failure to “defund” Obamacare on Senate Republicans, who acted “against their political self interest” by not supporting their counterparts in the House of Representatives, Cruz says.
Bad news for those waiting on Apple to update its popular iPad mini. Supply chain sources tell Reuters not to expect a high resolution “Retina” version anytime soon.
Yes, national parks and monuments will be closed and thousands of workers furloughed. But what about the panda cam? Here are some unexpected casualties of a government shutdown.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulls an all nighter on the Senate floor - though not technically a filibuster - in an attempt to galvanize opposition to President Obama’s signature health program.
You can add Microsoft’s Office to the business divisions at the tech giant under attack by plucky upstarts like mobile app maker Infraware. But breaking Redmond’s corporate choke-hold won’t be easy.
The UK fashion industry is worth £20 bln, but many labels fail before their second season. The Trampery replicates tech’s shared workspaces to help designers access angel investment and mentoring.
House prices in China continue to climb despite government efforts to rein them in. So what will $1 million now get you in the country’s hottest property market? The answer is: not much.
An 18-month Reuters investigation uncovered an underground network where adopted children are handed off to strangers via the Internet.
The U.S. has developed a special class of “agent defeat weapons” designed to destroy Syria’s nerve gas stockpiles from the air, without putting people nearby at risk.
Bombs or missiles? The U.S. could approach its retaliation for Syria’s alleged chemical warfare attack a few different ways. Here’s a breakdown of the two most likely tactics.
Facing tough demographics at home, Japan’s biggest brewers are revamping their lineups to capture the younger set, and that means everything from slushie-topped drafts to caffeine-infused lagers.
The oil-for-security bond that has defined U.S.-Saudi relations for 70 years is fraying, as the United States looks to a future that does not depend on crude from the Arab power.
After subsiding in the wake of the Jack Abramoff influence-peddling scandal, privately-funded Congressional trips are surging back, thanks to loopholes lawmakers inserted into a new Capitol Hill ethics code.
Dessi Bell ditches her job as a JP Morgan debt capital associate to create Zaggora, a company that makes specialist activewear that promises to help you burn more calories.