Why gutting NAFTA is unlikely to create U.S. jobs

| Oct 25, 2016

Why gutting NAFTA is unlikely to create U.S. jobs

Both U.S. presidential candidates routinely criticize free-trade deals they blame for the loss of American jobs. But tweaking the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), as Hillary Clinton has pledged to do, or ripping it up, as Donald Trump demands, may do nothing to ...

Will things turn ugly if Trump loses?

| Oct 19, 2016

Will things turn ugly if Trump loses?

Many Americans are appalled by the prospect of Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidency. Many are just as scared over what might happen if he loses. By insisting the November 8 election is rigged, the Republican nominee has stoked fears that he’s giving his ...

In space, the threat of a new arms race looms

| Oct 16, 2016

In space, the threat of a new arms race looms

Killer satellites, blinding lasers, sophisticated jammers: the world’s military powers are quietly readying for a war in outer space — at the risk of fueling a dangerous new arms race. U.S. military officials have in recent years sounded growing alarm about the potential vulnerabilities ...

Samsung brand mystique at risk after death of Note 7 smartphone

| Oct 12, 2016

Samsung brand mystique at risk after death of Note 7 smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co. is corporate royalty in South Korea. It’s also a company recognized for its marketing smarts and engineering savvy worldwide, so much so that consulting firm Interbrand ranked it as the world’s seventh-most valuable in its 2016 survey, ahead of Amazon and ...