US stocks tumbled at midday after reports about a trade deficit in China and weak jobless claims in the US.
President Obama calls for high-tech education solutions while visiting TechBoston, a Boston secondary school lauded for its high graduation rate.
Samsung Galaxy Pro is the latest edition to the popular Galaxy line of smartphones.
Teodorin Obiang, son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, tried to buy the world's second most expensive yacht, according to Global Witness, an anticorruption advocacy group in London.
Not only did the unemployment rate fall, but the US economy added 192,000 jobs in February. But economists view the numbers differently.
With founder Julian Assange grappling with his personal legal problems, some analysts say WikiLeaks has to chart an independent course, much as Apple needs to look beyond Steve Jobs.
In carrying out the policies of repressive regimes, multinational telecommunications companies can violate international standards for human rights. Joining a global network committed to ethical uses of technology would help these corporations uphold, rather than undermine, those rights.