How Oros Used Space Technology To Create The Warmest Jacket On Earth

Winter is right around the corner and retailers are hoping the outside chill will warm up business this season. Investment firm Cowen and Company finds that historically when the temperature goes down, retail traffic goes up. In a conference call with Cowen Retail, Bill Kirk, CEO of Weather Trends International, predicts that Winter 2018-2019 will […]

Experts combine technology and fieldwork to find mass graves from Khmer Rouge era

PREY VENG, CAMBODIA – A man walks gingerly over a small field in rural Cambodia, pushing a lawnmower-like contraption that deploys ground-penetrating radar to unearth clues of mass graves. The pilot project is twinning technology and fieldwork to locate remains of victims of the Khmer Rouge, the ultra-Maoist regime whose quest to build an agrarian […]

Chinese chipmaker’s ambitions hit hurdle with US indictment

[HONG KONG] Chinese state-backed semiconductor maker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd billed itself as a national leader in the tech industry. It planned to drive a shift towards locally made chips and end a heavy reliance on imports, especially from the United States. “The era of Chinese chips has arrived,” it said in a […]

Battle of bots gets students excited for future

Hamilton high school hosts international competition celebrating tech talents With a name like Vincent Lombardi, you’d think he would be interested in a career in football. But at 18 years of age, the namesake of the great NFL coach who died in 1970, has decided to tackle something completely different, something requiring a little more […]

5 Ways to Be a More Mindful Spender

Americans are pretty adept at spending money, and 75% live paycheck to paycheck as a result. But changing our way of thinking about money can help us improve our financial outlook and drive us to make smart decisions that buy us the economic security we need. Here are five steps you can take to spend […]

4 Things Not to Do When Negotiating a Raise

Though asking for a raise takes guts, it pays to push yourself outside your comfort zone and bring up the topic of money. An impressive 70% of workers who come out and ask for a higher salary are successful to some degree, according to new data from PayScale. Better yet, 39% of employees who request […]

The reason you’re in debt may be hiding in plain sight

More Americans appear to be spending beyond their means. And as one Reddit user discovered, living that way for too long can make it difficult to get back on track. The Redditor, who goes by vitreous_luster, posted to the personal finance subreddit seeking help creating a budget for the first time. After working through his […]

If you’re planning to retire in 2019, here’s how to make sure you’re prepared

If you’re among the millions of older U.S. workers who will say farewell to full-time work in 2019, now’s a good time to make sure you’re truly prepared. Whether you’re viewing the next phase of life as retirement, semi-retirement or an unknown adventure, experts say the transition should get more than just a passing once-over. […]

Apple predicts record holiday sales, but that isn’t enough to save stock

Apple falls in late trading despite earnings beat, thanks to forecast that appears cautious for several reasons Apple Inc. revealed a blockbuster September quarter Thursday and predicted record revenue for the holiday season. That wasn’t good enough for investors, though. The smartphone manufacturer on Thursday reported that it had grown revenue by 20% in its […]

When employers take away this one workplace benefit, employee stress soars

Researchers say companies could improve their bottom lines while boosting employees’ mental health Many Americans fret about their finances, but those lacking paid sick leave have come down with an acute case of anxiety. A new study reveals that people without paid sick leave are more likely to worry about paying their monthly bills, achieving […]