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Wolves among us: Five real-life werewolves from history

These days werewolves can be fun, exciting and even a little sexy, but in early modern period Europe, they were deemed a very real and dangerous threat.

By October 29, 2015


Airbnb beefs up liability insurance offering for hosts

Short-term rental service upgrades program to a primary insurance offering, making it available to all hosts in 16 countries, regardless of other coverage.

By October 22, 2015


Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

The former nuclear power plant, deemed too radioactive for human habitation, is now teeming with a healthy animal population, a long-term study finds.

By October 8, 2015


European cable firm Altice to buy Cablevision for $17.7 billion

The deal will create the fourth largest cable provider in the United States.

By September 17, 2015


Netflix to launch in Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan

After becoming available in much of Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Netflix now looks to expand its reach to Asia.

By September 8, 2015


Sperm whales develop culture, regional accents

A study comprising 18 years of data has found that, just like humans, sperm whales develop "culture" as evidenced by their regional dialects.

By September 8, 2015


Netflix reportedly launching in South Korea next January

A week after launching in Japan, Netflix looks to expand its streaming service into South Korea next year.

By September 7, 2015


China gets its own Netflix-esque service via Alibaba

The e-commerce giant launches Tmall Box Office, pegged to be China's Netflix -- as the real Netflix struggles to expand into the country.

By September 2, 2015


Netflix's original programs drive surge in new customers

The streaming-TV company credited its own TV shows, including "Orange Is the New Black" and "Sense8," for strong US and international growth.

By July 15, 2015


Netflix gets set to invade Southern Europe

Already available in Germany, Austria and elsewhere, the US-based streaming-video service says it will expand to Spain, Portugal and Italy later this year.

By June 6, 2015