Young Iranians are brimming with ideas for tech startups. But extensive financial sanctions facing their country prevent them from entering the global marketplace.
In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.
Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.
The massive auto recall announced this week is different from most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.
Carol's Daughter was started to sell products for black women who wear their hair natural. But ever since L'Oréal bought the brand, folks are wondering if it can maintain the loyalty of its customers.
- Facebook's Zuckerberg Shares His Mandarin Skills |
- Tobacco Farmers Lose Longtime Safety Net |
- Calling 911 On Your Cell? It's Harder To Find You Than You Think |
- How 'Foodies' Were Duped Into Thinking McDonald's Was High-End Food |
- For U.S. Queen Of Alligator-Skin Goods, Business Is Booming |
- Please Do Not Leave A Message: Why Millennials Hate Voice Mail |
- Cigarette-Maker Reynolds American To Ban Smoking At Work |
- FDA Cracks Down On Fake Ebola Cures Sold Online |
- Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills |
- You're Enjoying Low Gas Prices, But Is It Really A Good Sign? |