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Indonesian Travel Startup Valued at $2 Billion After Expedia Deal

Traveloka Holding Ltd. raised $400 million in a funding round led by Expedia Inc. that conferred a $2 billion valuation on Indonesia’s largest online …

This is the McLaren P1 GTR (and yes, it’s insane)

When you’re cooking up a track-only supercar based on the already bonkers McLaren P1, taking the subtle approach is probably the wrong strategy. …

Supercars

Super-Easy Father's Day Brunch Recipes

Here, fast and simple dishes to make to celebrate Dad this weekend.<p>1 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>3 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood engaged in a great Twitter war

Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood are both big on social media. I'm sure their millions of followers enjoyed this "fight" on Monday night.<p><b>More Masters:</b> …

TFTW: Top Ten Reasons Playstation 4 Is Better Than Xbox One

Snapchat's Evan Spiegel: 'Deleting should be the default'

Evan Spiegel’s app Snapchat is setting a new standard for the internet, he tells Matt Warman<p>Evan Spiegel is 23. He lives at home with his dad. And he’s worth at least $3billion.<p>This is not thanks to inheriting a fortune or winning a lottery: the app he built is now on one in four smartphones in the …

Three New Species of Tiny Frogs Discovered in Papa New Guinea

Three new species of tiny frogs have been discovered in Papua New Guinea. They were discovered by Dr. Fred Kraus from the University of Michigan. The …

Iran announces deep cut in enriched uranium stockpile

Iran has recently converted more than 40% of its stockpile of enriched uranium to fuel rods for use in a civilian reactor and is in the process of converting the rest, the country's nuclear chief has announced on state television.<p>The claim aired by Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy …

Why Eden Hazard Will Be Key to Chelsea Success at Manchester United on Monday

"I think at this talent level he is somebody very above us [...] I’m very happy with the kid."<p>When Jose Mourinho dishes out praise like that, as he did to the <i>Daily Mail</i> regarding Eden Hazard this week, it's clear the regard in which he holds a player.<p>Of course, for Chelsea fans, they were already …

The Week Ahead: A Contrary Bet For 2014

It was a rough week for the exchanges as the three-hour halt in Nasdaq trading on Thursday was unprecedented. There was no comment from the Nasdaq until well after the close. On Friday, their response also seemed to be lacking, looks like they must be using the same damage control experts as …

Diana’s Impossible Dream

Though Princess Diana’s August 1997 death forever linked her to a flashy playboy named Dodi Al Fayed, that fatal Paris tryst may have been intended as a message to the man she’d just broken up with—Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan—the only one who would never use or betray her. Talking to those …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Brand Marketing

Gisele Bundchen Is World’s Highest-Paid Model, Says Forbes

They get paid millions for looking flawless, but how much exactly do they earn? Here's a clue: more than the highest-paid actress last year, <b>Angelina</b> …

Line is Doing $10 Million in Sticker Sales Per Month

Line, the mobile messaging company from Japan, just announced it is making over $10 million (1 billion yen) per month selling stickers, the rich emoticon-like content. And it says the figure is rising each month.<p>Line’s free messaging service reached 200 million users in June, and is currently at …

Indonesia stocks enter bear market amid slowdown fears - BBC News

Swedish women don headscarves after assault on Muslim

<b>Swedish women have been posting photos of themselves in traditional Muslim headscarves in solidarity with a woman attacked apparently for wearing a veil.</b><p>Among the protesters from various faiths were politicians and TV hosts.<p>The "hijab outcry" campaigners urged the government to "ensure that Swedish …

Car culture shock: Americans putting brakes on driving

It may not seem like there are fewer traffic jams, and the gas station probably looks busier than ever every time you stop to fill up.<p>But a new study shows that Americans are actually driving less. We're seeing a steady shift in how people get around, with more people leaving their keys at home and …

Apple Says It Will Audit One Of Its Chinese Production Facilities Following Report On Horrible Working Conditions

The CLW report specifically focuses on Pegatron, one of the facilities where some Apple products are made. It criticizes the facility for having poor working conditions and forcing employees to work overtime without pay.<p>The report is based on interviews with Pegatrong employees. You can read the …

Gay Priests Coming Out? Pope Says He Won't "Judge" Gay Clergy

Liberals around the world applauded Pope Francis for meeting the bare minimum standard of human decency on Monday by saying, when asked about the …

Watch this: Apple's imperfect video about perfection

Apple's marathon keynote session at yesterday's WWDC began with the following video. Graced by soothing piano music, a minimalist monochromatic palette, and a set of elegantly transitioning geometric shapes, the ad does a great job of conveying Apple lead designer Jony Ive's pursuit of purity and …

Well Preserved Hadrosaur Tail Fossil Found in Mexico

Paleontologists in Mexico have discovered an unusually well preserved 72-million-year-old fossil of a hadrosaur tail. Reuters reports that …

Britney Spears, Katy Perry Collaborated on Smurfs 2 Song, Hint at Vegas Meetup

<b>Britney Spears</b> and <b>Katy Perry</b> are true blue pals! The pop songstresses were all smiles at the <i>Smurfs 2</i> premiere in Westwood, Calif. on Sunday, July 28, …

Fox News Amazed That a Bible Scholar, Who is Muslim, Wrote About Jesus

<i>This</i> is pretty amazing. Fox News's Lauren Green just can't believe that Reza Aslan, <i>a MUSLIM</i>, would dare write a book about the history of Jesus of …

Study Finds Only 28 Percent of Millionaires Think They're Rich

If you had investments worth a million dollars, would you consider yourself rich? How about $5 million? Well, hold on to your wallet because a new …

The World's Spookiest Weapons

Cyborg animals, psychotropics and flying lasers are just some of the terrifying weapons government labs have cooked up over the years<p>Atom bombs are just the beginning. In the last half-century, the greatest military minds on Earth have developed an arsenal of weapons to make mutually assured …

L.A. Unified School District Wants iPads for All 640,000 Students

Back in June, the Los Angeles Unified School District awarded Apple a $30 million contract to provide its students with iPads. Under its terms, the …

Google+ Local for iOS will be pulled on August 7th after being integrated into Google Maps

Google+ Local for iOS, Google’s mobile search and discovery app, will cease to exist on August 7th, just over one year after it made its appearance on iPads and iPhones.<p>According to an email from the Mountview company (h/t Engadget), Google+ Local for iOS will no longer be available as a standalone …

Apple Developer Center back up and running after security intrusion

More than a week after pulling its Developer Center offline following an attempted security breach, Apple has brought the portal back online this afternoon. The company promised a complete overhaul of its developer systems after the intrusion last Thursday, which Apple publicly reported after days …

Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, and Walmart selling the new Nexus 7 four days early

Having already launched its pre-orders ahead of the official Nexus 7 announcement, Best Buy is keeping up the habit of preempting Google by making the new Android slate available early. Announced for a July 30th launch in the US, the 2013 Nexus 7 is actually shipping out to Best Buy pre-order …