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The Modern Gentleman's Guide To Starting A Watch Collection

This should be done carefully. A gentleman should conduct his research before selecting his first watch. It is a deduction that requires an understanding of not only what is out there, but also of one's own personal style.<p>And of course, one's own financial limitations.<p>"Unless you're spending $5,000 …

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Starbucks' shake-to-pay and tips now work on Android too

Love Starbucks but hate feeling left out of the shake-to-pay fun because the device in your pocket is running Android instead of iOS? Those days are over, my caffeine-craving friend. An updated version of the titular app has hit Google Play and it's packing the aforementioned payment option as well …

The most educated countries in the world

More people access higher education today than ever before. One in three adults in developed countries held a college degree in 2012, a substantial increase from 2000 when just over one in five had attained such qualifications.<p>According to data recently released by the Organization for Co-operation …

You Can Now Buy a GoPro Camera Harness For Your Dog

Now you can feel even closer to your dog by seeing the world from a more canine point of view.<p>GoPro, which makes tiny cameras popular with …

LG's Music Flow offers multi-room speakers controlled by a messaging app

LG has just announced a new range of wireless speakers, sound bar and network bridge called Music Flow, and by the looks of it, the company wants a piece of whatever action Sonos is getting. The system even comes with the Music Flow Player app that's a lot like Sonos' controller app, which can …

Autistic business owners capitalize on strengths

NEW YORK (AP) — A growing movement to find work for autistic people is helping some start their own businesses.<p>Work requiring an attention to detail …

Alibaba bonus scheme strengthens Ma's control

BEIJING (Reuters) - Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holding, holds deep sway over executive and board appointments at China’s biggest e-commerce company, and that influence is set to strengthen further at the firm, which is heading towards a New York IPO that is expected to …

An App That Plugs Your Leaks To Save Cities Cash And Water

There’s plenty of room for innovation in the water preservation space. Recently, we’ve seen Dropcountr, an app that gives individuals alerts when …

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The Fate Of America's Dying Supercenters

Huge big-box stores like Wal-Mart Supercenters and Target are being phased out in favor of "some combination of value and convenience," Goldman Sachs recently wrote.<p>"Just about every major trend we're following right now bodes poorly for power center retail," Doug Stephens, founder of industry …

Facebook and Uber reportedly in talks to put car hailing in Messenger

<i>Recode</i> reports that Facebook and Uber are in extremely early talks about the possibility of integrating Uber's car hailing service directly into Messenger. Mark Zuckerberg has personally spoken with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick about the idea, according to <i>Recode's</i> sources. But such a plan is "nowhere …

Watch a Man Miraculously Transform Into an Ape in Under 4 Minutes

When it comes to makeup, Emily Van Tassel doesn't monkey around.<p>In four hours, Van Tassel — who (plot twist!) has no formal experience in makeup …

LG cooks up more flexible & less hazy 18-inch OLED panels

LG Display has outdone itself, with more flexible displays than it’s ever made before.<p>The company announced today a flexible 18-inch panel made of organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, as well as a new transparent OLED panel in the same size thats beats previous models on light transmittance and …

The Internet of Dogs: Tech to Track Your Pooch

Recently, the tech world has embraced the "Internet of Things," where just about anythingshoes, watch, caloriescan be tracked. So why not track my own dog, Abby, a border collieLabrador mix who likes to test the boundaries of our 5-acre<p>Recently, the tech world has embraced the "Internet of Things," …

AliPay Wallet Finally Launches a Stripped-down WP Version - 'Startup's Story Platform’

AliPay Wallet, the mobile payments and service app of Alibaba Group, has finally launched a WP version of the digital wallet app on Windows Phone app store.<p>AliPay Wallet gradually becomes a household name for Chinese smartphone users with the addition of more and more interesting features, like …

Stripe adds support for Alipay, opens China to western businesses

San Francisco-based startup Stripe has secured a deal with Chinese company Alibaba's third-party payment service Alipay in a partnership that opens up western businesses to what accounts for half of China's internet transactions.<p>Stripe offers businesses and individuals the ability to make payments …

Content Marketing 101: All You Need To Know To Grow Your Business

It was a paperback book that someone I trusted and respected had recommended.<p>Its title was good but not <i>great</i>.<p>The headline wasn’t so compelling that …

E. coli outbreak linked to sprouts; hummus, dips, walnuts recalled

This has been a big week for food product recalls and the risk of food borne illness.<p>Seven confirmed and three likely cases of E. coli infection linked to raw clover sprouts have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.<p>The patients are all in either Idaho or …

How Airbnb used data to propel its growth to a $10B valuation

Whether you are part of a fast growing startup or an established company, choosing what part of the product to focus on is absolutely crucial to the success of your venture.<p>In an interview with Riley Newman, head of data science at Airbnb, we learned a valuable framework in thinking about concrete …

Death row inmate wants his execution videotaped

A death row inmate with rare birth defects is fighting for Missouri prison officials to allow a videographer to record his execution in what his …