January 29th, 2013
02:46 PM ET

Can RIM score a perfect 10?

Research in Motion is getting ready to roll out its much-delayed new operating system, BlackBerry 10.

But will it be too little, too late? News Stream will be covering the launch extensively all this week.

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Filed under: Technology
January 24th, 2013
11:27 PM ET

Apple's results send shares tumbling

It's hard to imagine that the second-best quarterly profit ever made by a U.S. company wasn't good enough for investors.

But Apple isn't an ordinary company. And signs that the tech giant's unbelievable growth might be slowing is enough for investors to flee the stock. FULL POST

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Filed under: Data • Gadgets • General • Technology
January 24th, 2013
02:01 PM ET

Battling the food crisis in Syria

Ongoing violence and shelling - just one of many challenges facing the World Food Programme in Syria.

"Our food trucks have been attacked, we've seen rising number of attacks on trucks in various areas in the country," WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin tells me.

"The reality is we have conversations with everyone - the opposition side and the regime side to ensure that everyone recognizes we are not favoring one community over the other. Our goal is that we get assistance to every community."

January 15th, 2013
10:22 PM ET

Coca-Cola: Anti-Obesity Crusader?

Play a game of word association and there's fat chance (pun entirely intended) you'd pair "Coca-Cola" with "healthy". Perhaps that's exactly why the world's most valuable brand is pumping millions of ad dollars into convincing us it cares about our bodies.


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Filed under: General • Health • Personal musings
January 14th, 2013
02:18 PM ET

Off-the-charts pollution in China

China's capital has adopted emergency response measures to deal with record smog.

People in Beijing say the air tastes like coal dust and car fumes.

According to state media, the city will remain covered in gray until Wednesday, when the wind will sweep in to the rescue and blow the smog away.

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Filed under: China • Weather