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Candy Crush maker King bought by Activision Blizzard

Video game maker Activision Blizzard (ATVI.O) will buy "Candy Crush Saga" creator King Digital Entertainment (KING.N) for $5.9 billion, as the heavyweight of console...

Preview of the best Browser Games

Have you ever tried playing online but you could not manage because you had to install the core package? Sometimes as much as you...

New Salesforce report finds Big 3 social networks boosted ad revenue...

Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn together saw a 49 percent increase in ad revenue in the past year. That’s one of the takeaways from Salesforce’s Q1...

Streaming services are increasingly seeking exclusives to set them apart from...

More music was consumed in all sorts of ways, from streaming video and audio to good old-fashioned vinyl. There was just one problem - money...
Adidas and Kanye West expand their partnership with planned sports gear and Yeezy retail stores

adidas and Kanye West Make History with Transformative New Partnership adidas...

The Most Significant Partnership Ever Created Between an Athletic Brand and a Non-Athlete Los Angeles, June 29, 2016 - Today, adidas announced the cementing of its long-term relationship...
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Google Is Launching Free WiFi In New York Starting This September

Imagine a city that's one giant WiFi hotspot. Great right? Now imagine that it's free as well. Google has unveiled a plan to roll out...

Video game characters get realistic makeover

VIDEO game creators are constantly trying to offer gamers a more immersive, realistic experience. But there’s one area where their attention to detail is...

Happy birthday Mario! Iconic game character turns 30

It's 30 years since Italian plumber Mario first appeared in the legendary computer game Super Mario Bros. Consoles have changed a lot since then but...

Updates to Entertainment in Windows 10

Windows 10 was built to offer a familiar and secure experience, with unmatched productivity offerings and more entertainment options for Windows fans. Not only...
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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...

Google’s Most Popular Search Terms of 2015

Google has been part of the Merriam-Webster dictionary since 2006, which tells you just how vital the search engine has become. Google’s annual list...

Nintendo working on 5 mobile games all in different genres, according...

When Nintendo finally enters the mobile gaming market later this year, it will try to have something for everybody. The company is creating games in...

Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner To Divorce

Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have announced they are to divorce. The pair released a statement confirming rumours of their split. "After much thought...

Hear The Music!

I have to hear it. A lot. Almost constantly to survive, thrive and be productive. Every time I get dry, every time without exception, I...

2015 in Review: Top Searched Lists From Across Yahoo

Yahoo has released its annual “Top” lists, but this time featuring insights from across all its platforms, including its search, Flickr, Tumblr etc The most...
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Intel launches its Skylake processor to jumpstart PC sales

Intel is launching a new family of PC microprocessors code-named Skylake today. The chips represent the world’s biggest chip maker’s hopes for reviving the...
The Art of Conscious Impulse Surrender

The Art of Conscious Impulse Surrender

Yes, I’m biased. I’m a former theatre guy. I think of this as I stumble on an article about improvisation in, of all places, the...

You can now play the classical Snake game in Bing’s search...

Bing engineer David Flink announced today’s addition on Twitter, and it was subsequently picked up by multiple Microsoft-focused publications like WinBeta. You can now experience...

Adele has best-selling album as global music revenue rises

LONDON (AP) — Adele had the world's best-selling album last year, a global smash that helped music revenues record their first significant growth in...

Is 50 Cent Truly Broke?

It is no longer news that the popular rap artist Curtis Jacson also known as 50 Cent is broke. When I got the news...

Amazon now lets you create customized 3D prints of video game...

Amazon has partnered with Sandboxr, a company specializing in 3D-printed collectibles, to let you create customized 3D prints of video game characters from Smite,...

Twitter eyes Latin American market from new Miami office

Twitter officially opened offices in Miami earlier this week with six employees commanded by Twitter Latin America VP Guilherme Ribenboim. The Miami Herald reported that the...

Instagram Redefined; New Branding and Analytics Insight #TechTuesday

Raise your hand if you’re not a fan of Instagram’s new branding. My hand is raised, however I wanted to do a bit of research, and...

Dave & Buster’s takes its best restaurant arcade games to mobile...

Dave & Buster’s is launching a series of mobile games today that are based on some of the most popular arcade games in its...
Uber and Pandora partner to offer music to drivers

Uber and Pandora Partner to Offer Music to Drivers

Ride-hailing giant Uber is integrating online radio station Pandora into its app for drivers for easy listening on trips, the companies announced on Monday. The...
Some Gift Options for Your Upcoming Get Together Sessions

Some Gift Options for Your Upcoming Get Together Sessions

Gifts are very essential for a congenial life. There are numerous occasions which requires greeting with gifts and you must not forget these events....

7 ways to ruin your career

    Notes of the worst anonymous employee: «Different objectives require different solutions. Many people out there want to succeed. But what if your idea...

50 Cent bankruptcy: He’s gone from super rich to stony broke...

The first man to call himself 50 Cent was Kelvin Martin, a petty criminal from Brooklyn, who was shot dead in 1987 and is...

Why Pokemon Go Is Great For Small Businesses

DID YOU KNOW: POKEMON GO HAS BEEN INSTALLED ON TWICE AS MANY PHONES AS TINDER, DOUBLED THE ENGAGEMENT OF SNAPCHAT AND HAS OVERTAKEN TWITTER...

Facebook updates its cost-per-click definition to only include clicks to websites...

Attention marketers: Facebook has redefined its cost-per-click (CPC) measurement. In a blog post, the social networking company said that as part of its latest...

Liftoff says many new app users rush to buy or register

A large chunk of users with newly-installed mobile apps will take an action — like making a purchase or registering — within the first...

Top 12 Contributors on Business Gists

Business Gists is an online community for inspiration, educative, discovering powered by contributor worldwide where everybody are welcome. Our mission is to provide the...

Twitter launches Music on Vine to help you discover and create...

Twitter today announced Music on Vine for iOS and Android to help users discover and create music on the short-form video sharing service. “Music has been part of...

The movie industry that’s bigger than Hollywood

They used to be the preserve of informal home gatherings around old flickering TV sets, but Nollywood films have now gone global. Movie streaming giant...

Looking for love. On LinkedIn?

Valentines Day isn't a big thing on LinkedIn. Well it wasn't until BeLinked was launched, a Tinder style dating app that syncs with a users...
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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...
List of 4 Essentials that Make a Great Party

List of 4 Essentials that Make a Great Party

Imagine attending a party where you are crammed up against the wall and an old haggard breathing down your neck. Or when you have...
Underdog Wisdom

Underdog Wisdom

It happened last week while I was in Europe. Soccer fever fired up my heart. The European Championships in full bloom. My 91-year-old mom and me,...

Social goes Hollywood – FaceFlix anyone?

Not content with pushing out clips of cats scared of cucumbers (yep it's a thing), the likes of Facebook and Google now want to...

Porn site SugarDVD wants HoloLens owners to download Kim Kardashian’s body

SugarDVD, which refers to itself as “the Netflix of porn,” wants to make a HoloLens app, and it is already planning some bold features...

Did Chris Rock Just Create Another Problem?

I’m not going to say “unless you’ve been living under a Rock”, even though the pun-value is quite tempting, but suffice it to say,...

Picture this: Emoji movie is coming from Sony

SONY is set to make an emoji-themed movie in a reported seven-figure deal bt which of our favourite emoticons will be brought to life?...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos drops $250M for British actor

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos admitted he has shelled out big bucks to hire the brawling British TV star Jeremy Clarkson to star in a...
Apple in Talks to Acquire Jay Z's Streaming Music Service Tidal

Apple in Talks to Acquire Jay Z’s Streaming Music Service Tidal

If you can’t beat ’em, buy ’em. Apple is in discussions with Tidal about acquiring its music streaming app, which offers exclusives and early...
Google deal with LyricFind makes finding song lyrics a pleasant experience again

Google deal with LyricFind makes finding song lyrics a pleasant experience...

If you’ve ever Googled for song lyrics, you know what a messy experience it can be – half the sites proving to be just...

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL vs Samsung Galaxy s4 Mini

Microsoft and Samsung are two big brands of technology world. As Microsoft have on top of fame in software industry, on the other side...
5 reasons to get excited

Review – Skyrim Special Edition: 5 reasons to get excited

Here’s why I’m looking forward to Skyrim Special Edition. Unlike a lot of gamers, I haven’t pumped hundreds of hours into Skyrim. At this point, I’ve probably...

6 Stupid Office Rules that should be Banned

Rules in the workplace. Without them we'd have anarchy right? Or would we? According to an article by Dr Travis Bradbury in the Huffington Post most...
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USA challenges Japan to a giant robot battle

Last year MegaBot USA raised $1.8m (£1.17m) through a Kickstarter campaign to fund its giant robot vision. Now the same company wants to create a...

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...

I Could Build Me a Castle Of Memories Just To Have...

I don't know how many of you know the story of John Prine. He started writing music while a mailman in the early seventies....
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YouTube Launches New YouTube Music Service and iOS App

YouTube today launched YouTube Music, a new app designed specifically for discovering music on the video-sharing website. You can download YouTube Music now directly...

What David Bowie’s Career Teaches Us About Strategy

David Bowie recently succumbed to an 18-month battle with cancer. It’s interesting. Bowie has been famous my entire life, but I didn’t truly understand his brilliance...

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2015: All 44 models listed, plus the...

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show taped in New York on Tuesday, and the multimillion-dollar production was as outrageous as ever. After months of arduous training, top...
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Would Americans actually vote for Kanye?

JUST when you thought American politics had reached a preposterous new peak (thanks, Donald Trump) in comes Kanye West. For president, that is. Since West’s...

Nintendo had its best fiscal Q1 since 2012 as it beats...

Nintendo has found a way to turn a profit from its Wii U and 3DS systems. This morning, the publisher reported the results of the...

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...

Living Your Passion: Reality or Fiction?

“Be Like the Bluebird who never is blue, for he knows from his upbringing what singing can do.” –Cole Porter, Be Like the Bluebird,...

Is What you are doing Worth your Dying TIME?

I believe when things are bad you can change them..... #iBelieve   Sometimes being an ENTREPRENEUR means using you Mindsight to judge or interpret your Failures. Eye-sight: judging...
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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...
Berlusconi : AC Milan 'sold' to Chinese consortium

Berlusconi : AC Milan ‘sold’ to Chinese consortium

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he has sold football club AC Milan to a Chinese consortium. Berlusconi, who owns the Serie A team,...

Yahoo Sports now lets you win cash daily by playing fantasy...

SAN FRANCISCO — At a press event today, Yahoo announced the launch of its daily fantasy sports league. No longer will you have to...

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...

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Developing Good Habits to Improve Your Retail Store

E-commerce is quickly taking over the market and brick and mortar stores are slowly losing their popularity. That is one of the reasons why...

Airplane Wi-Fi is not safe

Airplanes, once a refuge from the Internet, are now home to the riskiest Wi-Fi networks you can find. For cybercriminals, Wi-Fi guzzling passengers are...

How Flexible Are You? The Soft Skill of Adaptability.

I read somewhere recently that Soft Skills have become today’s Hard Skills. This is something to think about as we move further into the...

Just (Don’t) Do It… are Maria Sharapova’s sponsors too quick to...

Tennis superstar Sharapova has flunked a drugs test and been suspended from the sport. That's astounding in itself but the alacrity with which key...

Matt Damon shows us how to give a sh*t and still...

Several months ago I wrote a lighthearted piece about how social media could have been a contributory factor in the Kim Kardashian jewellery heist...