Social media give a view of buyers

2012-08-13 13:19:20

Frito-Lay is developing a new potato chip flavor, which, in the old days, would have involved a series of focus groups, research and trend analysis. Now, it uses Facebook.

Mechanized dialogue

2012-08-13 13:14:05

Ocado, an online grocery store in England, prides itself on its delivery of refrigerated foods: When the company says the goods will arrive at a certain temperature, they mean it.

Victory & Spirit

2012-08-13 11:10:19

Photos from the London Olympic Games.

Londoners see more ups than downs in hosting Games

2012-08-13 10:51:46

Mark Johnson-Brown became a volunteer performer at the London 2012 Olympic Games because he wanted to do what he saw in the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Culture adds muscle to Olympic experience

2012-08-13 10:44:11

Ruth Mackenzie was in awe upon seeing pottery-made dancing women who once accompanied Chinese imperial tombs now exhibiting at Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum.

No Borders

2012-08-13 10:39:05

Olympic volunteers find that the world is in their grasp, Li Xiang and Qiu Bo discover in London.

Collecting memories and medals

2012-08-13 10:18:44

It is not just the athletes who have a passion for Olympic medals. In Shanghai, an old gentleman collects these badges of glory.

My Child, the Olympian

2012-08-13 10:16:56

The most important cheerleaders for some of the Chinese athletes are their parents. They are also the voices that tell the stories behind the pain and glory.

Winner in competition, winner in life

2012-08-13 10:09:56

Ping Yali has appeared on national television many times, each time accompanied by her faithful guide dog. The pair is best known as part of the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games.

Giving the disabled the best facilities

2012-08-13 09:30:37

The China Disabilities Training Center is spread over an area of more than 24 hectares, with facilities in the campus.

We shall overcome

2012-08-13 09:26:24

They come from all walks of life, but they go to London with a common aim - to test their physical limits and competition spirit with the world's best.

Qipao 2.0

2012-08-12 07:55:02

In its ninth decade, the qipao is getting a big makeover. The dress is coming out in U-, V-shaped, square, scalloped and sweetheart necklines.