Borat Who? The oil-rich former Soviet country is becoming a major player in the world energy sector, building ties with both Russia and the United States.
Lyft, the pink mustache peer-to-peer ride-sharing company, has postponed its New York City Launch after being hit with a restraining order by the state attorney general.
Taco Bell's hugely successful Doritos Locos Tacos helped reinvent the company and fend off external disruptors in the marketplace. Alexis C. Madrigal of The Atlantic has penned an article that offers a fascinating glimpse into how Taco Bell adopted innovative business strategies originally started in Silicon Valley.
Despite previous research and anecdotes about the germiness of airplane bathrooms, scientists found that some dangerous pathogens lived for days on seat-back pockets and armrests.
The surge in devices marketed towards children is creating a corresponding demand for testers in target age ranges. One enterprising 11-year-old even heads a startup that charges companies for access to his groups of young consultants.
Scheduled to launch this summer, PareUp connects bargain-hungry consumers and stores with excess food that would have otherwise been thrown out.
From the country whose hit shows have featured slow boat rides and bird box video streams comes "Kisten" ("The Coffin") in which famous people spend time thinking about and preparing for their future final send-off.
A forthcoming Nielsen report reveals that while Americans now have access to -- and are paying for -- an average of 189 channels, they only watch 17 of them consistently.
Approximately three-quarters of cigarettes end up as butts on the ground, where they can eventually leach dangerous chemicals into soil and water. That's just one of the problems caused by tobacco waste litter.
Etihad Airways plans to offer a private multi-room cabin -- complete with living room, shower and butler service -- on its Airbus A380 passenger planes. Cost for a flight from Abu Dhabi to London: about US$20,000.
Kohler is planning to offer an easy-to-install kit that converts a regular household toilet into one that flushes with a simple wave of the hand.
The meters, which roll out later this year, represent the city's latest attempt to control air pollution. Drivers of electric cars will get to park for free, while those with diesel cars should probably consider taking public transportation.
To promote The Walking Dead, Fox Portugal created a pop-up store that sold show merchandise in exchange for milliliters of blood. The results were so successful that the network plans to put pop-up stores in seven other countries.
Hoping to grab more of a growing market, the company has announced that it will release its first original Spanish-language comedy series next year.
The proposed plan would gradually increase the wage over the next several years. If approved by city lawmakers, it would be one of the highest minimum rates in the world.