BBC: Samsung Electronics has reported a 26% increase in profit in the third quarter driven by strong smartphone sales and a recovery in its memory chip business.
Reuters: Americans hitting roadblocks on the new U.S. government-run healthcare website have been contacting insurers directly and enrolling in plans away from the federal marketplace.
Sky News: The global rate of stroke among young and middle-aged people has risen significantly according to a new study.
MIT Technology Review: Wikipedia's volunteer workforce has shrunk by more than a third since 2007.
TheAtlantic: Scientific research shows political partisanship transcends economics, environment, and upbringing.
BBC: It's not a myth - women really are better than men at multitasking, at least in certain cases, a study says.
Yahoo: For the first time, a solid majority of American adults supports legalizing marijuana.
Reuters: There is little evidence that employers are sacrificing full-time jobs by hiring more part-timers or reducing existing employee hours because of the costs of providing health coverage.
BBC: Google has introduced controls to its Chrome web browser that allow parents to monitor and control the browsing behavior of their children.
The Washington Post: Congress authorized not-for-profit insurance cooperatives under the Affordable Care Act to foster health insurance competition, but has now put their existence in jeopardy with poor funding and onerous rules.
New York Times: The Transportation Security Administration expanded its screening of passengers before they even arrive at the airport. They search government and private databases including car registrations and employment info.
CNN: Facebook has stirred up a storm with a controversial decision to lift a ban on violent videos, including beheadings.
BBC: Nokia has unveiled its first phablets - extra-large phones - as well as its first tablet computer.