The 4 million alpacas that graze on the remote slopes of Peru's southeastern Andes wear warm coats of a silky fiber highly sought in the United States, Europe and Asia.
U.S. conglomerate 3M Company, maker of the ubiquitous Post-it note, has been sued by an American inventor who says he first conceived the sticky message products.
The smell of BBQ is in the air and talk about virtual reality, online privacy and the latest hot apps is on everyone's minds. It's time again for South by Southwest Interactive, an annual tech festival dubbed "Spring Break for nerds."
It's been seven years since one of the stock market's best-ever runs began, but the anniversary is passing without a party yet again.
The gatekeeper of Internet addresses on Thursday approved a plan to break from U.S. oversight, shifting those symbolic functions to the broader global online community.
The U.S. federal government is proposing new privacy rules that would make Internet service providers such as cable and phone companies ask your permission in some instances before using and sharing your data.
Americans' household wealth jumped in the final three months of last year, pushed higher by rising stock prices and greater home values. That leaves many households, particularly wealthy ones, with more money to spend -- a potential boost to economic growth.
Nasdaq Inc. says it is buying three options exchanges from Deutsche Borse Group for US$1.1 billion to make its business more efficient and expand its offerings.
For Luciana Santos, doing her part in Brazil's fight to control the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus, dengue and other diseases is as easy as a couple of clicks on her smartphone.
The maker of a prescription fish-oil drug says it has reached a legal settlement that will allow it to promote unapproved uses of its drug for lowering fat levels.