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'Transformers' Destroys 'Tammy' At The Box Office

Michael Bay's fourth installment of the robot series may have dropped nearly 64% in its second week at theaters with $36.4 million, but it was still more than enough to beat out the three new films out this weekend.<p>While McCarthy's " Tammy " didn't outright fizzle at theaters, its $21.2 million …

Merkel brings German business leaders to China

BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel met the Chinese premier Monday and hailed ties between the two sides as she led a large business …

FIFA bans Beats headphones from World Cup matches

Beats headphones are causing something of a kerfuffle at the World Cup in Brazil. After several top soccer stars, including Brazilian sensation Neymar, have been spotted wearing the chunky, brightly colored headphones, FIFA, the game's governing body, has banned the headgear from inside the …

Amazon's Fire Phone: Not quite an iPhone or Galaxy S5 killer

Amazon's Fire Phone, already dubbed "yet another shiny black rectangle," won't spell the death of Apple's iPhone or Samsung's Galaxy smartphones anytime soon.<p>Jeff Bezos, CEO of the e-commerce juggernaut, on Wednesday introduced Amazon's first smartphone, which displays 3D images and maps, and …

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Why Every Professional Should Have A Website And How To Set One Up

Instead of pulling up a random photo or mention, a personal website features everything you want them to see in one place.<p>Professionals of any level and in any industry can benefit from having their own site, and if you set it up right and maintain it, you can get it to the top of the search …

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Donald Trump: I've hounded Apple into producing large-screen iPhone

Success in business is largely about taking credit.<p>Just ask the co-founders of Twitter. Or, more accurately, those who say they're the co-founders of Twitter.<p>It is said, indeed, that Steve Jobs used to take credit for too much at Apple. But now that he's gone, a new creditor has stepped into the …

China targets 7.5pc growth for 2014

Chinese Premier highlights plan to shift the economy to a more sustainable model<p>China is targeting growth of about 7.5 percent in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday, promising to "declare war" on pollution as the government pledges to transform the world's second-largest economy.<p>Li's speech to …

China Faces Uphill Battle to Surpass U.S. Economy

This is the final installment of our series on why we believe it will take much longer for China to surpass the U.S. economically than most think. We will look at the demographic dividend that helped propel China's economic growth, but now threatens to derail the economic miracle.<p>We'll illustrate …

This Example Of Steve Jobs' Manic Intensity In 1977 Shows Why Apple Became Great

And then there are the intensely focused ones, the companies that are just trying to do one simple thing incredibly well, until they become the best at it. WhatsApp fits into that category.<p>But back in 1977, it was Apple, the company Steve Jobs founded the year before, that represented the …

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瞧瞧這速度!Galaxy S5 已经被谷峰山寨成功了

三星的新旗舰 Galaxy S5 才刚刚发布不到两天,以超强山寨能力著称的谷峰就已经成功将新设计复制了过来。上面这台就是最新的 Goophone S5,以外观来看真的让人怀疑是不是就是直接拿三星的宣传图来改的... 无论是那类似初代 Nexus 7 的波点花纹背盖,还是相机下方造型相似但显然没有心率感应功能的补光灯模块,从上到下都模仿得维妙维肖(当然,指纹辨识、防水防尘这些卖点通通都没有啦)。<p>再说规格,这款产品虽不如其原型那般强悍,但至少也能被归入中端行列,它采用了 2GHz 联发科「真八核」MT6592 处理器、5 吋 1080p 屏幕、2GB RAM、32GB 内建存储容量(支持 micr …

Galaxy S5: Hardly Samsung's be all and end all

BARCELONA, Spain -- The Galaxy S5 may be Samsung's flashiest device of the year, but it won't be the only important one.<p>The Korean electronics giant on Monday unveiled its<p>newest flagship phonewith all -- or at least most -- of the bells and whistles that consumers have come to expect. The device, …

Why Facebook’s $19B WhatsApp acquisition means nothing (at least for marketers)

Here in the U.S., just like everywhere else in the world, we love our text messages.<p>The ring or buzz of an incoming message will stop us in our tracks and pull us into a conversation that we wouldn’t have as a voice call otherwise. This “addiction” puts into perspective just how lucky we are in the …

A Chinese tycoon is close to buying a bygone icon of American capitalism

A Chinese conglomerate on a global buying spree is reportedly in talks to buy Forbes Media—although for much less than the Forbes family has been hoping. Fosun International—which most recently bought JP Morgan’s Chase Manhattan Plaza, Portugal’s biggest insurance company, and Club Med, a European …

In Asia, WhatsApp posts mixed message for Facebook

Singapore (Reuters) - WhatsApp may be hugely popular but its forays into Asia, the world’s biggest mobile market, have had mixed success, raising questions about whether it can sustain the explosive growth Facebook Inc cited to justify its $19 billion price tag.<p>An illustration photo shows a man …

Why You Shouldn’t Be Proud Of Your 60-Hour Workweek

There's a sense of pride over being able to state that we worked an exorbitant amount of hours this week, last week, or last month. I know because I've done it in the past, and probably still do it. ( <i>Sigh.</i> )<p>After all, saying you worked a 60-hour week is indirectly telling the listener how busy your …

Sequoia: These Four Numbers Explain Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp

<i>Here it is:</i><p>Earlier today, Facebook announced its acquisition of WhatsApp for $16 billion. It's a spectacular milestone for the company's co-founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton, and their remarkable team.<p>From the moment they opened the doors of WhatsApp, Jan and Brian wanted a different kind of …

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What if: Apple 'iAnywhere' would turn iOS devices into computers

Apple's next big thing could be a combination Mac OS-iOS platform that would let iDevices function as full-blown computers. At least, that's the latest forecast from the folks at JP Morgan.<p>In an investors note released Wednesday, analyst Mark Moskowitz said that Apple may be hit by a weaker …

'Clash of Clans' creator plans third game for next month

Supercell, the Finland-based game company behind the wildly popular Clash of Clans and Hay Day, will launch its next game in March, the company confirmed to Reuters on Wednesday.<p>Dubbed Boom Beach, the game, which is already available as a trial, will allow gamers to battle it out on beaches. It's …

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

MSRP: $1,299.00<p><b>The Good</b> The better-than-HD touch display on the <b>Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon</b> looks great, the new row of adaptive function keys is clever, and the keyboard and touch pad remain best-in-class examples.<p><b>The Bad</b> Even dropping the higher-resolution touch display doesn't bring the price down, …

China's Box Office Hits Record Over New Year Week

BEIJING (AP) — China's box office hit a new record over the seven-day Chinese New Year holiday, according to figures released Monday.<p>There were more than 38 million visits to the cinema between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6 with a record box office of 1.41 billion yuan ($230 million), according to the …

GoPro IPO Is a Go

GoPro, the maker of high-definition cameras often used to record feats of athletic derring-do, is planning to go public.<p>The IPO is expected to happen …

I’ll Never Look At China The Same After Working For An Insanely Wealthy Family In Hangzhou

It was around the time when I sat, still dazed from the jet lag, in the booth of a steakhouse with my family had taken me to, or perhaps when I took the elevator up to my new Chinese home, lined with posters advertising skin and hair lightening treatments, that I realized this was not going to be …

Lenovo challenging Samsung, Apple in smartphones

Pandu, a 25-year-old mobile phone salesman at Oke Shop in a mall in central Jakarta, has noticed a change in his customers' tastes. Indonesian consumers who used to prefer BlackBerry or Samsung Electronics devices have started asking for products made by Lenovo.<p>The world's No. 1 PC maker is …

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What headphone buyers need to know, Part 2

There are many types of headphones, and if you understand the pros and cons of each before you go shopping, you'll make a more informed buying decision. Closed- and open-back headphones sound very different and serve different needs. To learn more about how they differ I spoke with two engineers, …

Lenovo and Motorola: Two brands or none?

Ask a real person what they think of Lenovo, and I fancy they'll say: "Oh, they're all right."<p>Or perhaps: "They're around a lot. They work. Um, yeah."<p>Few would leap in the air, shake a fist and say: "Lenovo? Oh, yeah. I won't have anything else in my house."<p>While the company sells generally …

Tata Motors chief Karl Slym dies

<b>Tata Motors' managing director Karl Slym has died in Thailand where he was attending a board meeting.</b><p>India-based Tata said in a statement it "deeply regrets to announce the untimely and tragic" death of Mr Slym.<p>The circumstances of his death were not immediately apparent, although several media …

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