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Amazon 2017 sales up by nearly a third

Amazon 2017 sales up by nearly a third

1 February 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Online retail giant Amazon saw sales jump by nearly a third last year, and said its Alexa digital assistant had “far exceeded” expectations. Full year revenue came in at $ 177.9bn (£124.6bn), a rise of 31%. Net...
How Facebook could really fix itself

How Facebook could really fix itself

Under fire: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. AP Photo/Jeff Roberson Facebook has a world of problems. Beyond charges of Russian manipulation and promoting fake news, the company’s signature social media platform is under fire for being addictive, causing...
Charity and taxes: 4 questions answered

Charity and taxes: 4 questions answered

About 1 in 20 taxpayers may fill out this part of their returns beginning with the 2018 tax year. Sean Locke Photography/Shutterstock.com Editor’s note: Patrick Rooney, associate dean for academic affairs and research at Indiana University Lilly Family School of...
Charity and taxes: 4 questions answered

Charity and taxes: 4 questions answered

About 1 in 20 taxpayers may fill out this part of their returns beginning with the 2018 tax year. Sean Locke Photography/Shutterstock.com Editor’s note: Patrick Rooney, associate dean for academic affairs and research at Indiana University Lilly Family School of...
White House 'to release' secret memo on FBI

White House 'to release' secret memo on FBI

White House ‘to release’ secret memo on FBI 1 February 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAll you need to know about the Trump-Russia investigation A Republican-drafted memo alleging FBI bias against US President Donald Trump...
#MeToo is riding a new wave of feminism in India

#MeToo is riding a new wave of feminism in India

Reading other women’s #MeToo stories brings back memories of my sexual abuse as a young girl growing up in the late 1970s and 1980s in India. Like many women, I couldn’t talk about it then. India had a tradition-bound society with strict gender norms and expectations....
How kindness can make a difference in cancer care

How kindness can make a difference in cancer care

In this Dec. 3, 2014 photo, liver cancer patient Crispin Lopez Serrano talks to an oncology nurse at a hospital in Clackamas, Ore. AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka Cancer may not be life-ending, but it usually is life-changing. A cancer diagnosis instantaneously turns life...
Why I teach a course called ‘White Racism’

Why I teach a course called ‘White Racism’

Florida Gulf Coast University professor Ted Thornhill discusses his course on 'White Racism.' Aaron Nunes-Zaller, CC BY-ND The need for students to learn about racism in American society existed long before I began teaching a course called “White Racism” at...
Why I teach a course called ‘White Racism’

Why I teach a course called ‘White Racism’

Florida Gulf Coast University professor Ted Thornhill discusses his course on 'White Racism.' Aaron Nunes-Zaller, CC BY-ND The need for students to learn about racism in American society existed long before I began teaching a course called “White Racism” at...

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