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The shares you wish you’d bought

IF YOU haven’t bought their products, you’ve definitely walked past them in the supermarket aisle. But don’t you wish you’d bought a stake in...

Everything you need to know: PayPal’s first quarter without eBay

Today PayPal beat expectations with Q3 non-GAAP earnings of $0.31 per share on quarterly revenue of $2.26 billion. Analysts were anticipating earnings of$0.29 on...

Oil-rich kingdom could run out of cash

WATCHING your bank account dwindle by $930 billion in five years is a scary prospect. But that’s the reality facing one of the world’s...

Apple has just broken a big world record

APPLE has recorded the biggest annual profit in corporate history, defying the sceptics to make a whopping $74.9 billion (US $53.4 billion) over the...
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How to Submit Your Podcast to Google Play Music

Google today announced that it will start offering podcasts in the Google Play Music service. The addition will “give podcasters access to millions of new...
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New Xbox One Experience tour — an early look launching on...

During tonight's Halo 5: Live launch event, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer brought a little extra non-Halo news to the fore, announcing that the New...

You can now customize Facebook’s notifications

Facebook is rolling out a new way to curate notifications on its mobile apps that it hopes you’ll find more useful. In this update, the...

Who, What, Why: What is name-blind recruitment?

Leading companies and universities are being asked to remove names from application forms in an effort to stop "unconscious bias" against potential recruits from...

EU has pumped $1.1B into startup funds

The European Commission announced today that it has invested $1.1 billion into venture capital funds across the continent, since January. The massive figure is part...
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Brand new Apple TV

Today, Apple opens pre-orders for its long-overdue Apple TV relaunch.   The remote is the first thing that appears radically different. Gone are the days of the minimal two-button,...
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Netflix Is Making Movies Shunned by Studios

Netflix Inc. has proved itself a competitor to established networks in the world of high-quality television series. As it moves into feature films with the...

5 Tips For Using LinkedIn For Your Business

Here are 5 ways to start using LinkedIn as a key part of your overall marketing strategy, and help drive traffic and sales. As you...

Facebook’s stock now over $100 per share, a new record that...

Facebook has hit a milestone today as its stock price has topped $100 per share in current market trading hours. The company now has...

TripAdvisor rocked by bribery claims

JUST how reliable are the rankings on popular hotel review giant TripAdvisor? While hundreds of millions of global travellers rely on its reviews, the website...

Google’s first earnings as Alphabet: Strong $18.7B in revenue, $7.35 earnings...

Today the corporate behemoth formerly known as Google shared how much cash it made (and spent) during its third quarter. Alphabet Inc. — the silly...

Alphabet is buying back more than $5B in stock

Today, Alphabet, the umbrella company which owns Google, Nest, and all of Google’s money-eating “moonshot” experiments, announced plans to buy back more than $5...

Everything announced at Twitter’s conference

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has just wrapped up its keynote event at its second annual Flight developer conference. There was quite a lot of...

Western Digital Announces Acquisition Of SanDisk for $19B

Western Digital® Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) and SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Western Digital...

Indiegogo launches Generosity

Indiegogo is relaunching its charity crowdfunding platform as a new product replete with its own domain, and broadening the scope to include nonprofit organizations. Now,...
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Google woos retailers with Shopping Insights tool

Google has launched a new ad product that marries search and mapping data to help brick-and-mortar retailers identify shopping trends by analysing consumers’ habits...

Facebook launches TechPrep

Facebook today announced the launch of TechPrep, a new online computer science and programming resource, to address what it sees as a “lack of exposure to...

DANGEROUS DEAL: China’s newest plan ‘verging on insane’

THE Chinese government is set to announce a major stake in a UK nuclear power plant, in a game-changing move that has prompted warnings...

Angry, racist Twitter users are claiming that the new Star Wars...

TODAY is one of the biggest days in history for Star Wars fans across the world, with tickets for the premiere going on sale...

Oprah Winfrey buys 10 per cent stake in Weight Watchers

US media personality Oprah Winfrey is paying $43m (£28m) for a 10% slice of slimming firm Weight Watchers. She will also get a seat on...

Five career-killing email blunders

LIKE most desk jockeys, Kim spends a big chunk of her time on e-mail. Once, an intern asked her if it was OK to leave...

Google wants K-12 students to recreate the Google logo using any...

Google has announced that its annual Doodle 4 Google competition is open to submissions from young students across the U.S., but with a new...
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Google and Udacity launch Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree

Google has teamed up with Udacity to introduce the Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree, a program aimed at teaching students how to build sustainable revenue-generating businesses....
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Fly around Hong Kong like a bird

Hong Kong’s skyline is one of the most dramatic in the world, and with new 3D imagery on Google Maps and Google Earth, you...

Hamilton demands changes to ‘boring’ F1

LEWIS Hamilton reckons the “incredibly boring” practice sessions for the Russian GP highlighted how F1 could improve its race weekend format. Friday running in Sochi...

Parent company for Match.com, Tinder, and OkCupid to go public

Match Group, home to a variety of dating startups like Tinder, Match.com, and OkCupid, has filed to go public. The company will list on the NASDAQ...

Alibaba submits $4.2B offer to buy Chinese video streaming giant Youku...

China’s Alibaba announced today it has made a $4.2 billion bid to acquire Youku Tudou. The move is not entirely shocking. Last year, Alibaba invested $1.22...

How to achieve an effective employer branding

Employer Branding is a must for organisations to promote themselves among the candidates. This is the best way to attract maximum talent. Employer brand is...

How Improving Your Coaching Skills Will Improve Your Life

Wait a minute Kevin...isn’t coaching supposed to be about the person we are coaching, not about us? Yes, the best coaches do put 100% of...

Amazon shuts down Destinations hotel booking

Amazon.com has shuttered its Amazon Destinations travel site less than six months after launching the service. Travelers navigating to the website, where the company sold...

JP Morgan profit misses expectations

Wall Street banking giant JP Morgan Chase reported higher profits in the three months to September but still missed analysts' expectations. The largest US bank...

6 Common Entrepreneur’s Mistakes

Lots of enterprising people, young and old alike, despite the best of intentions, make critical mistakes when starting their own business. Regardless of all...

Salesforce plans to invest $100M in European enterprise startups

Salesforce announced today that its venture capital arm will pump $100 million into European startups over the next five years, the latest vote of...

Google thinks it’s found Asia’s ‘top beauty creators’ on YouTube

If you want to know what’s trending online in Asia’s beauty industry — from fashion to makeup — Google thinks it has put together...

Computing giant Dell Acquires EMC For $67 Billion

Dell has acquired data storage behemoth EMC to create what it calls the “world’s largest privately-controlled, integrated technology company” in a deal worth $67...

Pepsi’s first smartphone, launching soon in China

PepsiCo said on Monday it is working with a licensing partner to market a line of mobile phones and accessories in China in the...

Alibaba launches ‘Alibaba Defined’ to Help Audiences Outside of China Better...

Alibaba today launched “Alibaba Defined” to help people outside China better understand what the ecommerce and payments giant is all about. “Alibaba needs no explanation in...

Facebook reveals what its ‘dislike button’ looks like

From tomorrow (October 9, 2015), some Facebook users in Ireland and Spain will start seeing “Reactions,” Facebook’s new emoji-based buttons that let users express...

Cyber-thieves hit YouTube Fifa gamers

Six of the most successful Fifa video gamers to feature on YouTube have been targeted by cyber-thieves. The hackers stole millions of Fifa coins, the...

Google Just Bought the Entire Alphabet

When Google first introduced the world to Alphabet, its new parent company now in its first official week on Wall Street, it was unfurled...

Crude awakening: Beware oil’s ‘dead cat bounce’

The current recovery in oil prices could prove to be nothing more than a short-lived "dead cat bounce," analysts have warned, pouring cold water...

New York Times aims to double digital revenue by 2020

The New York Times said it aimed to double its annual digital revenue to $800 million by 2020 with a concentrated effort to win...

Deutsche Bank expects to lose €6bn in just three months

Deutsche Bank warned it would post a net loss of €6.2bn in the third quarter and that dividends for the year may be scrapped. The...

IMF warns of new threat posed by emerging economies

The International Monetary Fund has warned that "global financial stability is not yet assured". The note of caution came from senior IMF official Jose Vinals,...

Google launches its Cloud Platform Security Scanner out of beta, minutes...

Google today brought out its Cloud Security Scanner service for finding potential security issues into general availability — for free. Google published its blog post...

Pinterest engineer creates /dev/color to mentor and connect Black engineers

“I wanted to build a community, a voice for Black engineers,” writes Makinde Adeagbo. As an engineer at Pinterest, the 30 year-old was able to...

Everything Amazon announced at AWS re:Invent 2015 so far

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the biggest public cloud available today, loves to announce one new service after another during keynotes at its annual re:Invent...

Microsoft unveils wearable holograms in HoloLens, taking applications for devkit today

Microsoft announced wearable holograms for its HoloLens gaming platform at an event in New York today. The on-stage demonstration showed a game player wearing a...

IMF cuts forecast for global growth

The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its forecast for global economic growth this year. It has reduced its figure to 3.1% from the 3.3% it...

Google Domains adds 90 new top-level domains

Google Domains, a web service for purchasing and setting up website domain names, is getting some nifty additions. Now, Google announced today, the service...

Facebook reaches deal to beam internet to Africa from space

Facebook has reached a deal to have free internet beamed to some of the most remote parts of Africa via satellite. The social network has...

Apple and Google are the world’s top two most valuable brands

Apple, Google, Microsoft, and IBM continue to place at the top of the chart for at least the fifth consecutive year which could further...

Why We Shouldn’t Trust The Machines Again

In March 2014, Terminator movie star, Arnold Schwarzenegger put up a tweet @Schwarzenegger: I'm learning not to trust machines. Taking selfies at the #sabotagemovie...

Tips to Increase Business Revenue Overnight

All this talk of venture capital, Angel investors, and even an app for business funding makes finding extra cash for your business seem easier than...

It’s official: Alphabet has replaced Google

Google has officially changed its name to “Alphabet,” according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Alphabet will act as a holding company,...

Domain hunter bought the Google.com domain for $12 from Google

It is difficult for startups and entrepreneurs to procure a .com domain name that isn’t a ludicrous combination of words and numbers, so when former...
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Google launched : Nexus 5X & 6P, Chromecast 2, Pixel C,...

Google announce a slew of new products including two new phones, next-generation Chromecast devices, and a new Pixel tablet. Google unveiled two new Nexus phones: the 5X...

Europe and China sign pact to make 5G a reality

The European Commission and China today announced they have signed an agreement to cooperate on the development of 5G mobile networks. Following similar agreements...

Co-Author: Writing a Book in Collaboration

These days, authors often collaborate with each other to produce the best work possible. By collaborating with another author of the same mind, the...

The Benefits Of An Internet Business

Learn about the benefits of running an internet business and why you should seriously consider tapping into what I can the "digital age". The...

US and China agree cybercrime truce

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have said they will take new steps to address cybercrime. Speaking at a joint news conference...

DREAM WORK GIG: Is this guy the best boss in the...

YOU can work from a beach with a glass of wine in hand, travel when you want, take three-day weekends and relax if you’re...

Facebook renames Internet.org to Free Basics

Social networking giant Facebook has renamed its controversial Internet.org app and launched it as Free Basics, a mobile app and website through which users...

How to Inspire a Fundraiser

Getting people motivated to eagerly kick-off a fundraiser and keep the momentum going isn’t as challenging as one might think.  There is one very...

The No. 1 Reason Tech Firms Won’t Work With Defense Department

The Defense Department is making a big push to attract companies in Silicon Valley like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), but venture capital firms...

Microsoft launches meeting app Invite for iPhone, coming soon to Android...

Microsoft today launched a new standalone app for scheduling meetings called Invite. Available only for iPhone users in the U.S. and Canada for now,...

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Why You Should Be More Generous With Your Connections!

Do you ask your friends or clients for favors? This subject came up in a discussion with a group of consultants.  The specific question was:...
Instagram Stories: The Video Revolution #TechTuesday

Instagram Stories: The Video Revolution #TechTuesday

DID YOU KNOW: INSTAGRAM’S PER-FOLLOWING ENGAGEMENT RATE IS 58 TIMES HIGHER THAN FACEBOOK?! Instagram are back with a brand new feature that most small businesses...
The Dark Side

The Dark Side..

Understanding the Dark Side of leadership could be of tremendous help & assistance to all team leaders and/or team members involved. The dark side of...
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This One Simple Survey Question can Drive Massive Growth

Wondering how to drive massive growth? Your solution may be through one simple survey question. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPpenOnwuxY Aamir Noorani has found such method. Noorani is the Chief...
How My Lifestyle Has Become My Work-Life Balance

How My Lifestyle Has Become My Work-Life Balance

The 21st Century has evolved into the technology revolution and we now live in a 24/7 culture that is always “switched on” and attached...
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