While we might check the weather every morning, these reporters check the Air Quality Index.
 The greatest trick Samsung ever pulled was spinning its biggest misfire into a feature. And it happened right under our noses. In fact, not only did the company complete the transformation in plain sight, it used its highest profile platform to do it. Yesterday’s big Galaxy S8 event marked the finishing touches.Buried deep in the pomp and circumstance of the press conference was the… Read More
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson faces difficult talks over a Turkish constitutional referendum, the fight against ISIS, and Turkish demands for an extradition.
 There are more problems for ambitious Chinese tech firm LeEco. Its acquisition of U.S.-based TV Vizio, a surprise deal announced last summer, has run into issues, according to media reports in China. Back in February, LeEco brushed off concerns around the deal after Vizio settled an FTC charge for surreptitiously collecting customer viewing data, but this time the issue seems… Read More
Two months after President Trump took office, indications are mounting that the military is deepening its involvement in complex wars that lack clear outcomes.
Samsung releases its new phones the S8 and S8+, pet-sitting companies Rover and DogVacay merge, Lyft launches Lyft Shuttle, a new feature that works like a bus route, and five reasons why BuzzFeed is going public. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Britain’s withdrawal from the E.U. and Donald J. Trump’s election are blows to multilateralism, but many European nations seem to be shying away from going it alone.
 Amazon will shut down Diapers.com and the other websites operated by its Quidsi division, the company confirmed to Bloomberg today, citing the division’s lack of profitability as the reason behind the decision. Quidsi’s acquisition by Amazon for $545 million was announced back in November 2010, and included the flagship Diapers.com brand, as well as the other one to two-word… Read More