Mauricio Rubio

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A local’s guide to Sydney

Ringed by national parks and blessed with more than 100 beaches, the best bits of Sydney are outdoors, active and (mostly) free. Here’s how to enjoy it like a local<p>‘The best things about Sydney are free,” resident Russell Crowe has said. It is arguably the top metropolis on the planet for soaking …

Australia

Philadelphia greased poles to stop Eagles fans from climbing them. It didn't work.

The last time the Philadelphia Eagles were in the Super Bowl, we only just started using MySpace and the iPod was still some newfangled thing.<p>So it's …

Philadelphia Eagles

Killer whales live up to name in bloodbath off Bremer Bay

What started as a tour like any other on WA's south coast quickly turned into a scene of slaughter at the weekend, demonstrating the awesome power of …

Killer Whales

Elon Musk's Management Style Proves it Pays To Be a Leader, and Not Simply a Boss

The best leaders know that no task is beneath them.<p>When you are South African-born American business magnate Elon Musk, you don't have to listen to anyone. After all, the 46-year old, worth an estimated $21 billion, is the CEO of SpaceX; a co-founder, inventor, CEO product architect of Tesla Inc.; …

Leadership

Selfie app Snow, once a Snapchat clone, raises $50M from SoftBank and Sequoia China

It’s been a while since we heard from Snow, the Snapchat clone app in Asia that Facebook once tried to buy, but today the company behind it has scooped up a $50 million investment from SoftBank and Sequoia China.<p>Snow was started by Naver, the Korean firm behind popular messaging app Line, and it …

Startups

20 of Europe’s most innovative hardware and IoT start-ups to watch in 2018

Who are the most innovative IoT and hardware players to watch in 2018? Here we list 20 of the most innovative and diverse IoT start-ups from across …

Startups

If you don’t need a warranty, this Xiaomi Mi A1 eBay deal is too good to miss

Let’s face it, even if Xiaomi ends up unveiling that highly implausible iPhone X-inspired Mi MIX 2S at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next …

Tablets

Public trust in Facebook and Twitter has fallen to new low, study finds

Trust in social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter has reached a new low, a major credibility survey has warned, over concerns they do not do enough to tackle bullying, illegal activities and the spreading of extremist content on their sites.<p>Most people think the online companies are not …

Theresa May

Apple Leak Hints At Possible iPhone X Cancellation, ‘Batterygate’ Intensifies

It looks like there will be no iPhone X in the near future if rumors prove true. According to a popular Apple leakster, the tech giant’s flagship …

IPhone X

Beyond Crypto-Mania: Understanding The True Value of ​Blockchain

3 things you need to understand in order to prepare for the transformative power of blockchain technology - despite the hype.<p>Given today's blockchain bubble and stratospheric returns of many cyptocurrency ICOs, it is tempting to chase possible sky-high investments. Fear of missing out (FOMO) is …

Blockchain

Mixer.com: What It Is and What You Need To Know

Mixer is a free video game streaming website and service owned by Microsoft. Mixer was originally named Beam but was rebranded as Mixer due to the …

Cupcakes

A Norwegian Airline Claims to Have Set a New Record for New York to London Flights

Norway’s budget air carrier says it has set a new transatlantic record.<p>Norwegian Airlines flight DY7014 from New York JFK landed in London’s Gatwick …

Airlines

Japanese capital holds first North Korean missile attack drill

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo held its first missile evacuation drill on Monday with volunteers taking cover in subway stations and other underground spaces that would double as shelters for the Japanese capital in the event of a North Korean missile strike.<p>The choreographed evacuations at a fair ground …

North Korea

These Major Companies Hold The Most Blockchain Patents

This article originally appeared in Motley Fool.<p>If you've been waiting for the greatest thing since sliced bread to come along, cryptocurrencies …

Stocks

OnePlus 5T: How To Take a Screenshot

OnePlus 5T

82 Percent of the Wealth Generated Last Year Went to the Richest 1 Percent of the Global Population

(LONDON) – Four out of every five dollars of wealth generated in 2017 ended up in the pockets of the richest one percent, while the poorest half of …

Income Inequality

Merkel readies for intense German coalition talks after tight SPD vote

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives start preparing for formal coalition talks with the Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday, wasting no time after the center-left party narrowly voted to go ahead following months of political deadlock.<p>At a nail-biter of a party congress, …

Brexit

British billionaire eyes electric car plan for former Holden factory

Sanjeev Gupta is reported to have approached General Motors to buy assets from South Australia’s closed Elizabeth factory<p>Fresh from rescuing the Whyalla steelworks from receivership, Britain’s “man of steel” Sanjeev Gupta is now eyeing an ambitious plan to build electric cars at the former Holden …

Josh Frydenberg

Diversifying the blockchain

It’s common knowledge that the tech and financial industries are not diverse and inclusive places. So when you combine the two and out comes blockchain, what you get from a diversity viewpoint isn’t pretty.<p>“The consensus is that because blockchain is so niche and it’s mostly early adopters who come …

Bitcoin

30 trips everyone should take before turning 30

• <b>There's no time like your youth to have thrilling adventures.</b>• <b><br>Some of the best adventure trips you can take include riding the Trans-Siberian Railway, going to wildlife sanctuaries in South Africa, and hiking in Patagonia.</b>• <b><br>Visiting the Great Barrier Reef and the stunning landscape in Utah are also</b> …

List-Worthy

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.<p>We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you …

Netflix

The 15-inch Microsoft Surface Book 2: Australian Price And Release Date

We weren't sure this would ever happen, but here it is: the 15-inch Microsoft Surface 2 is coming to Australia.<p>Here's everything you need to …

Laptops

This new chat app only works when your phone's battery is under 5%

Die With Me is not your typical messaging app.<p>You can only use it when your phone has less than 5 percent battery life. And it only lets you chat up …

Apps

Mustafa Suleyman: The liberal activist who cofounded Google's £400 million artificial intelligence lab

• <b>Mustafa Suleyman is a 33-year-old entrepreneur and activist.</b>• <b><br>He sold his artificial intelligence company DeepMind to Google for £400 million in 2014.</b>• <b><br>Suleyman dropped out of university and worked as an activist before getting involved in artificial intelligence.</b><p>Mustafa Suleyman is one of the three …

Artificial Intelligence

Report: WhatsApp is testing P2P payments in India, beta rolling out in Q1

Following murmurs from last April about WhatsApp gearing up to allow payments in India, FactorDaily reports that Facebook employees in the country are presently testing the new functionality in the messaging app, and that the company plans to begin testing it with about 1 percent of its user base …

Banking

LG unveils two patents for foldable smartphones

Foldable smartphones are slowly becoming a reality with the likes of the ZTE Axon M having arrived on the scene last year. However, ZTE is far from …

Mobile Technology

Glasses could prevent motion sickness in self-driving cars

Never mind festooning a self-driving car in lights and other devices to fend off motion sickness -- you might just have to slip on some eyewear. University of Michigan researchers have patented a system that could use glasses or a headset to prevent a disconnect between your sense of motion and …

Virtual Reality

Yahoo Finance launches ‘Tanda,’ an app to help you save money more wisely with others

Article Contents<p>1 How it works<br>• 2 Trust factor<br>• 3 Social factor<br>• 4 Who is this for?<p>Download an app on your phone, link it to your bank account, contribute …

Apps

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Upgrade Gets Some Hands-On Testing

Lightning Network, a technology that many hope will make the Bitcoin payment network substantially more efficient, is becoming a reality. Standards …

Bitcoin

Galaxy X: Samsung’s Foldable Stunner Might Be Beaten By LG’s Dual-Hybrid Concept

While LG’s flagship phones have not really been that fortunate in the smartphone market, the South Korean conglomerate remains a formidable force in …

Samsung