Dec 11, 2013 9:43AM ET
Nutella, it turns out, is a perfect example of what globalization has meant for popular foodstuffs: Not only is it sold everywhere, but its ingredients are sourced from all over the place too.
Dec 10, 2013 12:55PM ET
Uruguay’s senate is set to pass an historic bill (link in Spanish) today that will make the country the world’s first to legalize marijuana.
Nov 20, 2013 11:19AM ET
For the past 10 months, children in Indonesia’s Banten province have been commuting to school on narrow bamboo rafts—along a river best known to tourists for its whitewater rapids—because local authorities still haven’t fixed a bridge that collapsed in January in a flood.
Nov 19, 2013 9:49AM ET
Brazil’s agriculture ministry was forced to declare a state of emergency this week in its main crop growing region, Mato Grosso, due to an infestation of the little caterpillars.
Oct 18, 2013 5:31PM ET
Remember when Apple said it couldn’t read your iMessages? It turns out that isn’t necessarily true.
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Oct 16, 2013 11:23AM ET
Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton LVMH reported sales for its third quarter yesterday (Oct. 15), and guess what—they weren’t great.
Oct 11, 2013 1:55PM ET
Google just got a tad creepier. Thanks to tweaks made to its terms of service today, Google will be able to use its users’ names and photos in select advertising beginning next month (November 11).
Oct 9, 2013 9:46AM ET
What’s in a name? Quite a bit when AB Inbev, the world’s biggest brewer, is trying to build international cachet for its marquee brand.
Sep 27, 2013 2:13PM ET
It appears the creators of Candy Crush Saga are ready to cash in on the success of the simple three-of-a-kind matching game.
Sep 9, 2013 5:36PM ET
Some 60 years ago, the first VW Transporters—or camper vans as they’re better known—were first assembled in São Paulo, Brazil. This December, the country will build the world’s very last one.