Zimbabwe Offers New Exchange Rate: $1 (USD) for 35,000,000,000,000,000 Zimbabwe Currency (ZWD)

How crazy is this-the Zimbabwean Central Bank is discarding local currency today, 15th June, 2015, after years of hyperinflation which at one point reached 500,000,000,000%. According to reports, Zimbabweans now have to...

New Robotic Grocery Store Coming To Des Moines

A first-of-its-kind grocery store could soon be coming to Des Moines. The group Eat Greater Des Moines is planning to add an automated grocery store where area residents and anyone driving by...

How Uber Trounces the Competition

On a recent trip to China, I found myself pondering whether it was financially reasonable to order an Uber. It just seemed decadent to spend more in international credit card fees than...

The Internet of People

From cars to umbrellas, everyday objects are becoming increasingly connected. But the question we need to ask is – should they be? The internet of things is a vision of ubiquitous connectivity...

Whoa: Americans Use Mobile Apps Like It’s Our Job

"Race was also a determining factor in how many apps people used, and for how long. African-Americans tend to use more apps, 30.3, on average, and spend nearly 43 hours using...

America’s New Credit Card Comes Equip With Security Chip

"U.S. banks are in the process of replacing tens of millions of old magnetic strip credit and debit cards with new cards that are equipped with computer chips that store account...

Nigerian Teenage Brothers Built Mobile Web Browsering Alternative To Google Chrome

They say necessity is the mother of invention and this is sure the case when it comes to 13 and 15 year old, Nigerian brothers Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime. Their necessity...

Apple Music Enters the Streaming Wars

The days of waiting for an official announcement seem to be well and truly behind us. The news that Apple will announce its new music streaming service has conveniently been leaked...

Drones Used To Prevent Students From Cheating In China

Thanks to technology, students today are coming up with innovative ways to cheat. Cheating on homework and exams is more rampant than ever before. But authorities in one Chinese city have taken it to...

Google and Levi’s: ‘Smart jeans’

It's called Project Jacquard, and yes, it's just as techy-top-secret as that title makes it sound. Well, not totally secret. A few of the details of the wearable technology initiative were unveiled...