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How Mexico's 'cupcake queen' rebuilt her life

<b>Living in one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, and suddenly having to bring up four children on her own following an acrimonious divorce, Conchita Valdez knew she needed to find a successful recipe to reinvent her life.</b><p>This was back in 2010, and home to Ms Valdez at the time was Torreon, the …

Mexico

The local beer fighting off competition in India

When it comes to beer, Indians like it strong.<p>The most popular choices have alcohol levels between 6% and 8% and international brewers have launched powerful drinks to compete with local favourites.<p>The BBC's Simon Atkinson finds out more about Hayward's 5000 - a local beer fighting off that …

India

The 21 Coolest New Businesses In San Francisco

France's Largest Companies Are Losing Their Bosses At A Remarkable Rate

THE once-familiar line-up of bosses at France's largest firms is getting less familiar all the time, as one after another is moved, fired or …

Madame Tussauds opens in Singapore

It's rare to get US Presidents, Singaporean Prime Ministers, Hollywood actors and sports stars all in the same room.<p>Unless you're at Madame Tussaud's wax museum.<p>A new one has just opened in Singapore, but what kind of opportunities are there for leisure and entertainment businesses in Asia?<p>The …

Madame Tussauds

Till debt do us part

A key threat to a nation’s financial stability is the level of corporate leverage. That fear is coming home to roost for many Indian banks. The …

Snapdeal, Flipkart are following Alibaba model: Amitabh Kant

<b>Mumbai:</b> India’s ranking in the World Bank’s Doing Business survey will improve substantially next year, thanks to the measures taken by the …

Wanted: 500,000 pilots for China aviation gold rush

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s national civil aviation authority says the country will need to train about half a million civilian pilots by 2035, up from just a few thousand now, as wannabe flyers chase dreams of landing lucrative jobs at new air service operators.<p>Guests walk next to aircraft during …

Dollar climbs on yen, BOJ passes baton to ECB

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar reached multi-year highs against both the yen and euro on Monday, adding to gains built on the Bank of Japan’s surprise stimulus announcement from last week, but equity markets dipped after weak data from China and Europe.<p>A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar …

Good news: Banks still to put 5 free ATM transactions limit in metros - Firstbiz

India

Google Hangouts lets you make free international calls for a minute- Technology News, Firstpost

Google has <b>announced</b> that the first minute of voice calls through Hangouts will be free in 25 countries.<p>Earlier reports had suggested Google may shut …

Android News

Common Email Mistakes That'll Haunt Professionals

<i>Denise Chan is the US Inbound Marketing Associate for Mailjet, an email service provider with more than four years of experience and 25,000 clients across 158 countries.</i><p>Navigating your email campaigns into your customer’s inbox can be a scary process. Broken links, wrong subject lines, using spam …

Why Is It Bad For Tech To Eat Jobs?

Most jobs suck. Yours probably doesn’t–after all, you’re a member of the highly educated, cutting-edge TechCrunch demographic–but most jobs, almost by definition, are done by people coerced by the fear of not having enough money into doing work they mostly don’t want to do. We should be <i>ecstatic</i> …

LG’s Crazy New Smartphone Screen Has Almost No Bezel

Tired of looking at all that extra space around your smartphone screen?<p>Let’s ignore for a second that that space serves a rather important function (giving you somewhere to put your thumb/fingers that isn’t on the screen) and just marvel at this thing.<p>Built by LG, that 5.3″, 1080p display up top …

Google Wants Inbox to Be Your Email System for the Next Decade

Two years ago, a team of engineers and designers on Google's Gmail team decided that Gmail wasn't cutting it.<p>Google's signature email program first …

Apps to help you limit smartphone usage

Smartphone users feeling overwhelmed by the onslaught of communications and devices vying for their time can turn to new apps to help them take a …

How We See Google Glass Around The World

Google Glass is as common as a Tesla motoring down the 101 here in Silicon Valley, but it’s a novelty only read about through media outlets in most of the rest of the world. Sophia Dominiguez knew that novelty was wearing off fast in our city by the Bay, so the 22-year-old recent NYU grad says she …

The Internet Arcade puts 900 classic games right in your web browser

The weekend's winding down, and sure, you could flip on your PlayStation or Xbox and play a few mindless rounds of <i>Call of Duty</i>, but why don't you spin up a real <i>classic</i> instead? Thanks to the new Internet Arcade, an astounding 900 coin-operated arcade games from the ‘70s and ‘80s are free to play …