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How to master Split View on the Mac

Split view on the iPad is amazing. Two apps, side-by-side, open up all kinds of neat shortcuts. You can drag text, links, and pictures from Safari into notes apps, emails, Pages documents and so on. The Mac is less in need of such a mode, because screens are bigger, and you can already place two …

Bitcoin is none of the things it was supposed to be

The cryptocurrency was supposed to replace the finance industry. Instead, it has replicated it.<p>On Thursday, the price of Bitcoin fluctuated by …

Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?

SAN FRANCISCO — Bitcoin has been in a bull market like few the world has ever seen.<p>At the beginning of the year, the price of a Bitcoin was below $1,000. It hit $5,000 in October, then doubled by late November. And on Thursday, less than two weeks later, the price of a single Bitcoin rose above …

Cryptocurrency

3 LinkedIn Messages Nobody Wants to Receive and How to Fix Them

These are a few dos and don'ts of LinkedIn messaging.<p>As a career coach, my inbox is often flooded with messages from people I’m connected with on LinkedIn who are reaching out about something or another. Now, I don’t mean to be judgmental, but I often find myself sighing with annoyance when I open …

Networking

Unique Hotels in Selangor, Malaysia You Need to Stay in (NOW)

Shares 371<p>Selangor is the perfect holiday destination, just a short drive from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. This state has ample attractions for all …

Selangor

KLRCA is world’s first arbitral centre to launch own standard-form building contracts

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) has launched a set of standard-form building contracts. becoming the first …

What to Do in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: My Top 6 Suggestions

Whoever named the city of Kuala Lumpur can’t have been a specialist in tourism branding. The name translates to “muddy confluence,” referring to the …

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide

A guide to Malaysia’s Capital Kuala Lumpur is a big modern Asian metropolis full of skyscrapers and shopping malls, growing over the years into a …

How to Email a Venture Capitalist, According to One

A venture capitalist tracked his emails to see which ones he answered and why.<p>It's a truism that if you can't secure the right meetings, you can't grow your business. With that in mind, the editors at Inc.com pointed me to an article about Christian Hernandez, co-founder and managing partner of …

VCS

34 Metrics That Startup Founders Need to Track [Infographic]

Success as a startup is measured in a lot of different ways. Some people think a high valuation is the key to turning heads in the business world, …

Startups

How the U.S. Air Force Mapped the World at the Dawn of the Cold War

One specialized unit gathered data that could guide a missile to a target thousands of miles away.<p>When Gordon Barnes joined the U.S. Air Force in 1956, he worked as a navigator on the tanker planes that refuel long-range bombers in midair. Coordinating a connection between two planes moving …

Fintech platforms add Islamic finance capabilities | Reuters

(Reuters) - Canadian fintech company Goldmoney Inc (XAU.TO) has certified its gold-based financial products as sharia-compliant, the latest firm to combine blockchain technology to tap demand from Islamic investors.<p>The move illustrates how fintechs, companies that use innovative technology to …

What Can You Do With $7 A Month In Africa

What can you buy for $7? For perspective I put the question to my connections – a rich mix of digital residents from both developed and developing countries – on social media. While food was the commonest answer the responses differed in scale and monetary worth of the amount along the development …

Ethiopia’s ‘Ubers’ are working with little internet, few smartphones and no funding

Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa has many of the hallmarks of a thriving, outward-looking metropolis: the city boasts sub-Saharan Africa’s first metro outside of South Africa, hosts the UN and the African Union, and is in the grip of an endless construction boom. But its taxi system shines a …

Africa

All aboard! The Chinese-funded railways linking East Africa

<b>(CNN) —</b> Near Africa's horn on the easternmost part of the continent, a shiny new electric railway runs alongside an old abandoned track through both arid desert and green highlands.<p>Some 750 kilometres (466 miles) long, the $4 billion line connects landlocked Ethiopia to the Red Sea coast in …

The Persian art of etiquette

In every social interaction, from buying groceries to negotiating a nuclear deal, this highly valued behaviour dictates how people should treat each other.<p>“<i>Befarmaeed,</i>” said Fatimeh with an imperative hand gesture that commanded me to eat more.<p>As I joined my impeccable Iranian hostess, her mother, …

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins Brazilian Grand Prix to force season finale – as it happened

• Hamilton 12 points behind Nico Rosberg ahead of Abu Dhabi GP<br>• Rosberg second, Max Verstappen third after rain-affected race<br>• Read our report of a quite exceptional race<p>7.26pm GMT<p>All Nico Rosberg needs to do in Abu Dhabi in two weeks is take a minimum of third place and he will be crowned world champion …

Uber has been turned into a 'distorted incentive system' in Pakistan

The arrival of ride-sharing app Uber can reveal much about a country's pressure points and preoccupations.<p>Since launching in Pakistan earlier this year, the high costs of car ownership and low cost of wages have thrown up unexpected problems for the company, offering captivating insights into the …

Here's Why Uber Is Facing Pressure in Dubai

Ride-hailing service Uber is under pressure in Dubai, one of the Middle East’s major markets, after the emirate’s transport regulator signed an …

Could e-residency offer a way around Brexit?

Could Estonia's e-residency program offer a way out of Britain's Brexit bind? Kaspar Korjus, director of the country's program thinks that digital …

Europe

University in RAK eyes Dh100m expansion

RAS AL KHAIMAH // Seven years after its first students enrolled, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah is planning a Dh100 million expansion to …

Nine Tips For Exploring Dubai On A Budget

Dubai is by no means a budget destination. It's the playground of the rich and famous, and it's the land of 7 star hotels, award winning restaurants …

Coca-Cola

Dubai Pushes Ahead With First Phase of $20 Billion District

Dubai is pushing ahead with a new $20 billion district on the city’s main highway, which will include a development of 3,000 homes and 15 hotels …

Uber says services in Abu Dhabi suspended until ‘further clarity’

Uber says it will not resume services in the capital until it knows its partners are not at risk, the online car-hailing company said on Tuesday.<p>Uber …

Our picks: 12 things to do in Dubai this weekend - What's On Dubai

This weekend you can try a new theme park, visit a bio dome, shop at a fresh outlet mall or eat your way around a food truck brunch. That’s right, …

Dubai just opened the world's largest indoor theme park — here's what it's like inside

Measuring 1.5 million square feet, IMG Worlds of Adventure — which opened on August 31 — is a nod to characters from Cartoon Network and Disney's Marvel universe.<p>The $1 billion (£750 million) theme park was opened by Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid who toured the building on its opening …

10 Mac shortcuts you need to know

I've covered shortcuts for Finder, iTunes, Safari and Spotlight. Here are ten shortcuts for general Mac use that didn't fit in any of the above apps.<p>1. Command-Q to quit<p>If you are coming to Mac after a long tenure with Windows, then you might get tripped up when you click the red X in the …

The famed Olympic torch relay was actually created by the Nazis for propaganda

In doing so, he inaugurated what is now a famed ritual of a lone runner bearing a torch carried from the site of the ancient games in Olympia, Greece into the stadium.<p>"The sportive, knightly battle awakens the best human characteristics. It doesn't separate, but unites the combatants in …

Viceroy Dubai Jumeirah Village fire: Massive blaze tears through £285 million luxury apartments

A massive fire has broken out on a multi-million pound construction site in Dubai.<p>Startling footage shows thick, black smoke filling the sky as …

Luxury Lifestyle

New York Uber Drivers Protest Rate Cuts

Uber drivers protest the company's fare cuts and go on strike in front of the car service's New York offices on February 1, 2016. The drivers said Uber continued to cut into their earnings without cutting into its own take from each ride. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)