From the Wires

South Korea road wirelessly charges electric vehicles

BBC: The project's developer says the 12km (7.5 miles) route is the first of its kind in the world.

Amazon launches site for purchase of fine art

Reuters: Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art.

90 percent of jobs created after 2009 are part-time

Washington Times: The economy has added seven times more part-time jobs than full-time jobs since January 2009.

Tourist breaks finger off Florence statue

BBC: A 14th-Century statue in the Italian city of Florence has lost a finger after it was handled by an American tourist.

Tech pioneer buys Washington Post

Reuters: Jeff Bezos, 49, who is buying the Washington Post as a personal investment for $250 million, has funded an eclectic array of ventures.

Tablet buyers wait for new iPads

Information Week: The table market is slowing down in the second quarter, as customers anticipate a new iPad release.

Seventy two percent of adults on social networks

CNET.com: Social networks are continuing to attract new members in the U.S., especially among older users, according to the Pew Research Center survey.

First test-tube burger created, eaten

Reuters: The world's first laboratory-grown beef burger was flipped out of a petri dish and into a frying pan on Monday.

U.S. closes 21 embassies and consulates, issues travel alert

AP: The U.S. issued a global travel alert, citing an al-Qaida threat. The State Department also closed 21 embassies and consulates in the Muslim world.

Apple faces e-book clampdown

BBC: US regulators have called for Apple to be forced to cancel certain e-book contracts with major publishers.

Warming planet equals more violence

CNN.com: A new study in the journal Science shows that shifts in climate historically have been associated with violent conflicts.

Snowden granted 1-year asylum in Russia

RT: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and left the Moscow airport.

Wedding industry adjusting to gay marriage

Mercury News: As Bay Area same-sex couples plan their marriages, the wedding industry is having to adjust their businesses built on the tradition of marriage between one man and one woman.