Wall Street Journal
Xiaomi’s 2014 Goal: To Sell 40 Million Smartphones
Xiaomi has begun to break its mainland-China bonds, pushing its cheap smartphones to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. The WSJ’s Deborah Kan speaks with Xiaomi President Bin Lin about the company’s strategy for global success.
Weekend Sip: Three Olives Coconut Water Vodka
Catey Hill tastes a coconut water flavored vodka by Three Olives -- the first of its kind on the market -- which is also inspired by Elvis Presley and his strong connection to Hawaii. Photo: Getty.
Peer-to-Peer Lending Club Moves Closer to IPO
Online peer-to-peer lender LendingClub raised $115 million in equity and debt, giving it a valuation of $3.8 billion as it eyes an IPO. Peter Renton, co-founder of the Lenit Conference and CEO of Lend Academy, discusses on MoneyBeat. Photo: Getty Images.
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The Changing Religious Sentiment in the U.S.
As we celebrate Passover and Easter, what is the religious sentiment in the U.S.? How has the power of religion changed over time? Fordham University theology department chair Patrick Hornbeck discusses. Photo: Getty.
Eastern Ukraine's Pro-Russian Activists Stand Fast
Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine said Friday they had no plans to vacate the government buildings they have occupied, despite the compromise agreement calling for that. Paul Sonne reports. Photo: Getty.
Find a Facebook Security Flaw, Get Paid $500
Facebook says a unique program that pays outsiders to spot security flaws in its internal systems has proved useful for mitigating cybersecurity threats. Michael Hickins reports. Photo: Getty.
Jerry Seib: Immigration Reform on the Agenda Again
The President has resurrected the issue of immigration reform this spring but it is already off to another rocky start. However, the strategy for Democrats may not be to win action, but to broadcast an issue that they can run on in this year's election.
Al Qaeda's Number Two Rallies Jihadis in New Video
On March 29, Al Qaeda released a video that featured an open public appearance in Yemen by Nasser al-Wuhayshi who is seen as the group's second in command.
Ancient Tundra Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet
A team of scientists have found organic soil that has been frozen to the bottom of the Greenland Ice Sheet for 2.7 million years, providing strong evidence that the ice sheet has survived many periods of global warming. WSJ's Niki Blasina reports. Photo: Joshua Brown, University of Vermont.