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Qantas Airlines To Offer In-Flight Books

The Australian airline plans to customize works by Australian authors to fit the length of the flight.

Earning News Sends Home Depot Stock Higher

Home Depot got a boost from the housing recovery. Its first quarter net-income rose 18 percent, exceeding expectations. The company acknowledged that while cool and wet spring weather had a negative impact on some of Home Depot's seasonal business, its core business stayed strong.

Parking Industry Tries To Make Your Life Easier

The future of parking has been showcased in Fort Lauderdale, Fla, this week at the International Parking Institute's annual conference. The conversation has been about helping drivers get in and out of spaces as conveniently as possible.

Instead Of Snoozing In Savings, Let's Put $5,000 To Work

It's a hard time to be a saver. The return on a savings account doesn't even keep up with inflation, and that has led many savers to ask: What should I do with my money? NPR's Uri Berliner takes $5,000 out of his own personal savings and explores various investment opportunities.

Quantum Or Not, New Supercomputer Is Certainly Something Else

NASA and Google have come together to buy a new kind of computer that the manufacturer says runs on the strange laws of quantum mechanics. But some physicists counter that the machine, known as the D-Wave Two, has never demonstrated a phenomenon known as "quantum entanglement."

Why Apple (And Lots Of Other Companies) Wound Up In Ireland

It goes back to a single page in a report written decades ago by U.S. consultants, and funded by the U.S. State Department.