Beijing was once filled with bicycles. But as prosperity grew, those who could swapped their bikes for automobiles. Now bike-share systems have hit the scene. Will two-wheeled transportation soon rule the roads in China's capital once again?
A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents.
Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."
Deep Technology startups — those relying heavily on tech breakthroughs and tangible IP — are on the rise globally. One of them, medtech venture RxAll, has made a handheld scanner that can detect fake drugs in 20 seconds.
The business model of banks and insurance companies is under threat as the growth of service providers and startups ("fintechs") is offering customers easier and more intuitive access to financial services.
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