Apple Inc.’s stunning new Campus 2 in Cupertino, California, will be one of Steve Jobs’ lasting legacies when completed in 2015. For better or worse, he was thinking differently to the end, striving for geographic self- sufficiency even as many other high-technology enterprises across the country were starting to return to city life. Will this approach, and the complex that embodies it, renew Apple’s culture of excellence or retard it?
South African arms manufacturer Ivor Ichikowitz donated a military helicopter to help catch rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park, where about 50 of the animals are killed a month for their horns.
Israel and Saudi Arabia strongly opposed the recent agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program, in part because they fear it will remake the Middle East to their detriment. It is up to Iran to prove them wrong, and that can start in Syria.
Israel will join the European Union’s 70 billion-euro ($95 billion) research program after the sides negotiated a compromise over the EU’s plan to deny funding to Israeli entities operating in captured areas Palestinians claim for a state.
Osem Investments Ltd. jumped to a record after Nestle SA, the world’s largest foodmaker, paid a premium to raise its stake in the Israeli food producer, stoking speculation it may seek a full takeover.