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 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 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.