Reddit CEO Ellen Pao has issued an apology for the dismissal of the social media site's director of talent, a popular figure with the Reddit moderators who subsequently shut down hundreds of discussion forums in protest.
The US government released its monthly jobs report for June showing the unemployment rate falling to a seven-year low. However, analysts say the picture may be deceiving, as labor participation also dropped to a 38-year-low for those 16 and older.
After a year of sanctions-imposed scarcity, Americans will finally be able to purchase Kalashnikovs. The Pennsylvania-based Kalashnikov USA announced it will sell several models of the iconic Russian rifles and shotguns, manufactured in the US.
Britain must take more action to prepare for the effects of climate change and introduce more structured planning rather than focusing on mitigating the results of catastrophes, a new report has warned.
Transnational agrochemical and seed giant Monsanto has reiterated its desire to merge with fellow chemical-producing behemoth Syngenta, a company that has already rebuffed three previous purchase attempts by Monsanto.
Lancashire County Council has unanimously voted to reject a planning application for fracking in the region. Residents and environmentalists, who have been protesting throughout the council’s two-day meeting, welcomed the news.
Apple has yanked all applications that contain the Confederate flag from its AppStore, following the lead of other major retailers. However, it removed historically accurate Civil War games alongside apps that promoted potentially offensive themes.
An E. coli scare has caused a voluntary recall of bottled water across much of the northeastern United States. Niagara Bottling LLC recalled 14 spring water products ‒ including 7-Eleven and Wegmans brands ‒ over fears of contamination from the bacteria.
Efforts to diversify the ethnic make-up of boardrooms in Britain’s biggest firms are failing, a new report reveals. The study shows a drop in the number of non-white managers being prepped for top jobs in FTSE 100 companies.
Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has come out against "fast-track" approval powers sought by the White House that would allow only the Executive Branch to negotiate trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
A joint venture between Japan’s SoftBank, China’s Alibaba and Foxconn Technology is bringing the emotional human-like robot Pepper to the global market. It’s the first step to make robots available to general consumers for home and work.