Fund argues for Yahoo job cuts, ouster of Mayer

An investment fund with a stake in Yahoo called Monday for the struggling Internet firm to slash more than 80 percent of its workforce and replace chief executive Marissa Mayer.

Looking for the future of tech

We are increasingly joined at the hip to technology. For most of us, it's at its most obvious in that smartphone in our pocket or purse, stringing a live wire between our daily lives and the cloud, coursing through a full ...

Record heat sets the tone for year's searing headlines

When a devastating heat wave hit India this year, it killed more than 2,500 people and melted the pavement of New Delhi's streets. In California, where an ordinary year sees mountain snow pile 6-feet (1.83-meters) deep or ...

Begin climate change action today: UN's Ban

Calling the Paris climate deal "a health insurance policy for the planet," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged governments to waste no time in delivering on their commitments to fight global warming.

China drives global patent applications to new high

China accounted for nearly a third of the world's patent applications last year, once again driving strong global growth, despite a sharp decrease in industrial design filings, the UN said Monday.

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