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Facebook secretly launched a mobile app in China

Facebook has largely been shut out of China since 2009, but that isn't stopping it from getting involved in the country... albeit in very roundabout ways. The <i>New York Times</i> has learned that Facebook released a photo sharing app in China, Colorful Balloons, that behaves almost exactly like the …

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Manchester United Transfer News: Staggering Zlatan Ibrahimovic Terms Rumoured

Manchester United have reportedly entered talks to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a £600,000-a-week deal this summer as rumours continue to circulate regarding Jose Mourinho's potential Old Trafford takeover.<p>Ibrahimovic's Paris Saint-Germain contract expires this summer, and Italian daily <i>Corriere dello</i> …

Everything Apple Announced at its March 2016 Event

The Apple event is a wrap – if you missed the hour-long keynote, we’ve got everything Apple announced summarized in one place for you. For further details, see the link below each sections for full reports.<p>First things first…<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the announcement with a brief statement …

Facebook Inc.'s Most Promising Chart

Image source: Facebook.<p><b>Facebook</b> has amassed a $300 billion market cap 12 years after its founding, but the growth story is far from over. The breakdown of its FY 2015 Average Revenue per User (ARPU) by geographic area should make shareholders excited about the future of their company.<p>Data source: …

From Browse To Buy: How to Make Social Media Shoppable

Brands are intent on growing their presence on social media. By posting regularly and engaging with customers online, they increase customer loyalty …

Premier League review: Anthony Martial Man Utd debut goal distracts from Memphis Depay struggles

United v Liverpool digested, Spurs' stagnation, Tim Sherwood's meltdown and Alan Tyers' off the ball feature in our weekly review<p>Martial heroics distracts from Depay's struggles<p>While <b>Anthony Martial’s goalscoring debut</b> against Liverpool at the weekend justifiably stole the headlines and left …

Rio 2016: What A Shame That Brazil Is Hosting The Olympics

<i>-Essay-</i><p><b>SAO PAULO</b> — Countries come up with all sorts of justifications for wanting to host the Olympic Games: that it will promote education through …

Apple says it is ‘on pace’ to beat 10 million opening-weekend record with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

In a statement to CNBC, Apple says it is on pace to beat last year’s iPhone record with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus for opening weekend sales. This means Apple should exceed the 10 million unit record it set last year with the iPhone 6. Apple says that online demand for the larger iPhone 6s …

Top 10 Branding Tools

If you are an industry veteran, you probably already know the value of having a strong professional services brand. If not, consider these</b> …

Microsoft is automatically downloading Windows 10 to your PC

If you’ve noticed that your PC’s hard drive is a little cramped lately, it might be because Microsoft is automatically downloading between 3.5GB to 6GB of Windows 10 installation files — even if you haven’t opted into the upgrade.<p>The Inquirer reports that one of its readers complained about a large …

26 habits of highly successful leaders

The idea of being “successful” is ultimately a matter of personal judgment. But regardless of personality, industry, or point in history, there are …

What the US economy really needs next

<b>When Chinese stocks took a nosedive last week, it rang economic alarm bells around the world, including in the US. But the threat to Americans' prosperity is less than you might think, says Chris Low, chief economist at broker dealer, FTN Financial, in New York.</b><p>The dreaded R-word, recession, has …

The Top 10 Business Rivalries In History

From the Cola Wars to the battle between long-distance carriers, we take a look at some of the biggest business rivalries in recent history.<p>You’re paused in the soda aisle at the grocery store or on your way into work, in search of your morning latte. Coke versus Pepsi, Dunkin’ Donuts versus …

WhatsApp's Google Drive backup functionality rolling out over next few versions

WhatsApps is rolling out the Google Drive backup functionality that backs up and restores chat history and media in a phased manner.<p>While some beta …

Finally, Windows 10 looks ready for its big debut

For the longest time, I could not get audio to work in the Windows 10 preview build. No sound. No microphone. No verbal access to Cortana, Microsoft's voice assistant.<p>Despite trying a number of fixes and workarounds, I couldn't resolve the issue. Other early Windows 10 users also were bumping into …

Windows 10 will force you to update and that's good news

Windows 10, which is due out on July 29, has a tiny change you might want to know about: it automatically updates whether you want it to or not.<p>Spotted by The Register, a change in the licensing agreement for Windows 10 says that if you accept the terms you’ll receive automatic updates without any …

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Watch: New Apple commercial makes fun of Android

There’s an old and unwritten rule in advertising which states that a market leading company should never reference competitors by name. This is why …

Apple’s not forgetting about the iPhone 6 as it debuts 7 new ads

With unparalleled numbers of orders from Apple, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus may be the handset everyone’s talking about right now, but don’t think that Cupertino has given up on its previous record-breaker, the iPhone 6.<p>The company has debuted not one, two, three, but <i>seven</i> new ads and commercial …

Apple has forgotten how to sell the iPhone

Apple has new a pair of new ads for the iPhone. I watched them, and realized that even Apple has no idea how to sell the phone anymore — it’s lost the magic of its earlier advertising.<p>Here are the two ad spots:<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wl3PlrPq8sw<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JnWCSyXLC8<p>“If …

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Freebies: 25 New Useful Free Vector and PSD Files

Today we’re sharing high quality freebies for web and graphic designers. Useful <b>free PSD files</b>, UI kits, vector graphics and mockup PSD templates, can …

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Entertainment News |Latest Celebrity News, Videos & Photos - ABC News - ABC News

Jimmy Kimmel goes one on one again with Ted Cruz<p>Superstar couple Jay-Z, Beyonce release new joint album<p>What Would You Do: Teen boy is picked on for …

iPhone Evolution: Photos Taken With Every iPhone Prove Apple Was Right

In case you think a camera phone is all about the number of megapixels it packs, then a simple comparison between all iPhones released to date will …

10 Web Design Software Tools You Can’t Miss

If you’re a web designer or a web developer, then you’ll definitely want to take a look at these 10 web design software tools.These <i>web design</i> …

Greece has joined Somalia, Sudan, and Zimbabwe in defaulting on the IMF

It’s official: Greece has defaulted on a $1.7 billion loan repayment to the IMF, earning it the dubious honor of being the first advanced country to stiff the international financial institution, and setting a new record for the size of a missed payment. (Step aside, Sudan.)<p>At a stroke, the IMF’s …

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So long and thanks for all the ads! Here's why Microsoft is exiting the $74 billion display advertising business

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. AP Microsoft just announced a big shift in operations that signals it is close to exiting the highly-competitive display advertising business.<p>To summarize, here's what's going on, according to a blog post from Microsoft:<p>Microsoft's exit from the display ad business has …

10 most expensive mobile phones in the world

2. Supreme Goldstriker iPhone 3G 32GB<p>For the second most expensive mobile phone in the world, a variant of the iPhone from Apple, the Supreme iPhone …

Yelp study claims that Google 'knowingly' worsens search results

Yelp really, really isn't a fan of Google's search rankings, and it's making sure that you know it. The location-based service has partnered with net neutrality pioneer Tim Wu on a study alleging that Google is "knowingly degrading" search results by peppering the findings with hits from its own …