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Bitcoin is for losers, right?

Yeah. Soon to be filthy rich losers…<p>Get this: anyone who invested £300 in Bitcoin six years ago will now be sitting on a cool £13.8 million. If you …

Real estate markets in Singapore, Hong Kong go their separate ways — but for the better

<b>For the past two years, there has been less of a correlation between Hong Kong's and Singapore's office and residential prices (Singapore city</b> …

How 3 Billionaires Feel About Amazon.com

Here’s what Warren Buffett, Mark Cuban, and Stanley Druckenmiller have to say about the e-commerce giant.<p><b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been one of the …

The Nintendo Switch Online App Is As Terrible In Practice As It Was In Theory

With the launch of <i>Splatoon 2</i> also comes the release of Nintendo’s long-awaited online service app, which uses your phone to set up voice chat and party play for Nintendo’s online offerings.<p>The initial reaction when Nintendo announced that their online service would be run through a phone app was …

Gaming

Cracking the code to Hong Kong milk tea

<i>In Acquired Tastes,</i> The Takeout <i>explores the food and drinks we can’t live without.</i><p><i>Some</i> good came out of Britain’s attempt to take over the world. In …

Bill Gates Warns Of Epidemic That Could Kill Over 30 Million People

Bill Gates is a smart guy who knows something about global health. So when he gives a grave warning about a potential catastrophe, it’s a good idea to listen. Yesterday, at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, the man who tops the <i>Forbes</i> richest person in the world list and is co-chair of the …

Public Health

Afghan Reconstruction Watchdog SIGAR Publishes 'Gallery of Greed' over Fraud

A $99 million Afghan road-building project funded by U.S. taxpayers has been scrapped, according to a report that details how American military personnel were bribed with Rolex watches in exchange for contracts.<p>The deal was ditched in October after evidence emerged of corruption during the award of …

Corruption

People in Hong Kong are moving into 20-square-foot 'coffin homes' to save money

Wong, a 61-year-old Hong Kong resident, is one of a growing number of citizens forced into so-called "coffin homes," 20-square-foot cages that offer just enough space to lie down and hang a few shirts and pairs of pants.<p>His monthly rent of $226 would be enough to share a roomy one-bedroom apartment …

Hong Kong

A Single Strawberry Costs Almost $22 at This Upscale Hong Kong Grocery Store

Is there any better place in the world than Hong Kong to be rich? The taxes are famously low; the beaches of the Maldives are a mere six-hour flight …

Wild Horses, Wilder Controversy

More than 70,000 wild horses live on Western rangelands that can only supposedly support 27,000 animals. Can the government, ecologists, and advocates find a humane solution for managing them?<p>My fascination with wild horses began in 2009 at Texas A&M University. Parker Flannery, a close friend of …

Wild Horses

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi?

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

Information Systems

What is a VPN - Gary explains

A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It is a term you may have heard, especially in the context of privacy, as well as geolocation. But what is a VPN, and what can it do for you? Let’s take a look.<p>Before we jump into explaining what a VPN is, let’s explain a bit about how the Internet …

Information Systems

Why I Quit My Full Time Job To Start My Internet Business

“If you don’t study hard now, you will have no future”<br>“Without a good degree, how to get a good job?”<p>Are these phrases familiar? Hi, I’m Huey Chun, …

Motivation

Taig Jailbreak 8.1.2

When Apple released iOS 8.1.2, it was only a small update, mainly to fix an issue with iTunes ringtone purchases. However, it also brought a number …

IPad Air