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Going cash free: why China is light years ahead in the online payment revolution | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

“<i>Zhifubao</i> or <i>Weixin</i>,” asks the waitress. It’s a question that catches me by surprise because I was expecting a different one: “cash or card?” It has …

China

A 25-Year-Old CEO Emailed Mark Cuban to Pitch His Anti-Fake News Startup for Investment — and It Worked

Here's how they got Mark Cuban on board.<p>Most investors won’t even consider a startup pitch unless they know the founders or have had a “warm intro” …

Journalism

Soon You Could Send A Text Or Call A Car With A Click Of Your Heels

Because, really, there's no place like home.<p>In the future, getting out of a sticky situation might be as easy as clicking your heels together. Design firm iStrategyLabs just unveiled a prototype system called Dorothy (yeah, <i>that</i> Dorothy) that will fasten to people’s shoes, allowing them to click …

Apps

Richard Branson's Most Explosive Publicity Stunt | Inc.com

Whether his ventures have triumphed or failed, Richard Branson always knows how to make a statement. The famed entrepreneur has been known for his audacious publicity tactics, from high-profile stunts razzing competitors to a balloon trip across the Atlantic.<p>The daring Branson persona first took …

Times Square

The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is chocolate the best fuel for creativity?<p>For the fourth year in a row, Switzerland has been named the most innovative country in the world, according to the newest version of a report published by Cornell University, the World …

Innovation

Google Is Going to Unveil A New TV Set-Top Box Today

Photo illustration of Google logo is reflected on the screen of a Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone Thomson Reuters<p>(Reuters) - Google Inc is expected to unveil at least one small set-top box that resembles products like the Roku, Amazon's Fire TV, and Apple Inc's Apple TV, the Wall Street Journal …

Smart TV

Amazon now lets Londoners pick up packages from Tube station lockers

If work commitments mean you're constantly trudging to the Post Office to collect a missed Prime delivery, Amazon's hoping to make things easier for you, if you're a Londoner that is. As of Monday, the company will open click-and-collect lockers in Finchley Central and Newbury Park Tube stations, …

Train Track Trek: SEFT-1, the Abandoned Railway Exploration Probe Vehicle

When the Mexican national railway system privatized in 1995, passenger lines were decommissioned on the grounds of low profits. Despite their …

No, phone thieves don't prefer Samsung to Apple

You may be forgiven if you saw the attached bar graph and assumed that Samsung’s smartphones are now the target of choice among New York City’s …

Six Flags Unveils Tallest, Fastest and Steepest Wooden Roller Coaster

After much anticipation from thrill seekers and coaster enthusiasts, Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois has finally unveiled its newest …

Apple Reportedly Hiring Athletes To Test Apple iWatch Fitness Capabilities

According to a new report from 9to5Mac, citing sources familiar with the matter, Apple has teamed up with some professional athletes from MLB, NHL, …

What Entrepreneurs Should Learn From The Wildly Successful App 'Yo'

The developer of the app showed it to tech blogger Robert Scoble, (who told him, "This is the stupidest, most addictive app I've ever seen in my life."). Scoble posted a link to the app on his Facebook page. That's where another developer saw it and posted it to a site called Product Hunt. It …

Apps

21 Really Inspiring Quotes to Lift Your Spirits | Inc.com

No one said that being in business was easy. Whether you own the business, lead it, or work to keep it running from day to day, there are sometimes as many downs as there are ups. Though there's no way to turn every lemon that life hands you into lemonade, sometimes the words of others who …

Motivation