Person of the day
Delivery service Postmates is partnering with US automaker Ford to use autonomous vehicles. Since German entrepreneur Bastian Lehmann founded the company in 2011, its offerings have expanded from food to retail and pharmacy deliveries. Source:
Quote of the day
Reporters with borders
Turkey's head of state championed the media in a speech for Working Journalists' Day on Wednesday. The Committee to Protect Journalists counts at least 73 press people behind bars there — and other press freedom groups put the tally at 150 or more — making Turkey the world’s leading jailer of journalists.
Picture of the day
Two main halls at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas lost power for two hours yesterday because of a storm, pressing pause on the international exhibition of tech gadgets. Source:
Graph of the day
Germany's bread culture is world-renowned, but locals are buying fewer baked goods. Smaller bakeries have had a hard time rising to the challenge, so large chains are dominating the domestic bread market.