US's Harris, L3 merging to form a defense-technology giant

US's Harris, L3 merging to form a defense-technology giant

Mon, Oct 15, 2018 - 6:18 am

Harris and L3 Technologies, two American companies specializing in military communications and technology, announced their merger on Sunday, giving birth to a giant in the sector.

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Online natural and organic grocery Thrive aims to fill niche

Online natural and organic grocery Thrive aims to fill niche

Sun, Oct 14, 2018 - 6:01 pm

Thrive Market, a four-year-old online membership-based natural and organic food retailer, has successfully filled a niche modeled after Costco but just for healthy items.

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Karaoke office: Japan inc. shifts to unusual workspaces

Karaoke office: Japan inc. shifts to unusual workspaces

Sun, Oct 14, 2018 - 8:34 am

From tiny one-person cubicles in underground stations to camping tents under towering skyscrapers and even karaoke clubs: in workaholic Japan, salarymen are never short of a place to work.

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New Angry Birds television series being hatched

New Angry Birds television series being hatched

Sat, Oct 13, 2018 - 7:26 pm

Producers are laying plans for a new "Angry Birds" television series based on the cult video game, its distributors said Saturday.

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Piracy threatens future of sports broadcasting

Piracy threatens future of sports broadcasting

Sat, Oct 13, 2018 - 9:30 am

Piracy poses an existential problem for broadcast rights holders but there are no signs that live sport is losing its glittering allure, according to Eleven Sports chief executive Marc Watson.

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Air Canada's near miss last year was almost 'worst accident in history'

Air Canada's near miss last year was almost 'worst accident in history'

Sat, Oct 13, 2018 - 9:29 am

A near miss involving an Air Canada plane which almost landed on a crowded taxiway instead of a runway at San Francisco airport last year could have been the "worst aviation accident in history," according to an official report.

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