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Hot List: India Art Fair 2014

<i>Vogue</i> speaks to India Art Fair founding director Neha Kirpal on what she believes are the lesser known, but no less exciting projects to see at this …

5 ways to wear the two-tone lip

More often than not, runway make-up is too dramatic to wear in real life. The two-tone lip, which was seen at Christian Dior, Masaba for Satya Paul, …

Celebrity inspiration: Sports luxe

Amrapali plans jewellery museum in Jaipur

The biggest success stories seem to have the most serendipitous beginnings.<p>Starting out with handcrafted wooden boxes, Amrapali's founders (and …

What we wish they’d wear to the Oscars

4 ways to wear purple nails

The "captivating, magical, enigmatic purple", also known as Radiant Orchid, is Pantone's official Colour of the Year 2014. We explored the complete …

Exclusive: Kangana Ranaut at London Fashion Week

Powder blue ensemble, ombré curls and a megawatt smile, Indian actor Kangana Ranaut made her debut on a major fashion front row last night, attending …

Where to get your Argan oil fix

Good Earth, more known for bed linen than beauty products, goes on its popular nationwide annual sale between February 20 and 24 this month. You …

A working woman’s make-up guide

On any given weekday, most would choose a few more minutes of sleep rather than make time to get make-up right. But make-up artist Elton Fernandez …

ShuiQi Spa wins big at the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2014

The notion of a spa break doesn't usually conjure up images of a workout session, but ShuiQi Spa at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai — which has just been …

The Ananda Spa launches an eponymous body and skincare range

Set in the soothing Himalayan foothills, the prize-winning Ananda Spa is synonymous with blissed-out pampering, yoga and meditation. That serenity is …

15 looks for the summer bride

What's next in the Malaysia Flight 370 investigation

Monday's announcement by the Malaysian government that Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 crashed into the Indian Ocean does little to solve the mystery of what happened to that ill-fated flight. It may be many years before any answers emerge on how 239 passengers and crewmembers died in the …

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China Blocks The Guardian Following Investigative Report

The Guardian suffered briefly earlier this month when its English-language website was blocked by Chinese authorities, but now access to the British paper’s website has again been cut in China following the publishing of an investigative report, and it appears that this outage could last …

Google Releases Video Quality Report

Google has launched a ‘Video Quality Report’ that aims to measure the speed of your Internet connection via the quality of the videos being streamed by YouTube, as spotted first by Engadget.<p>As Google explains: “When your ISP receives your video from YouTube, they begin the important job of carrying …

Bill Gates on poverty, GMOs, Microsoft, and vacationing at the Large Hadron Collider

This morning, Bill and Melinda Gates published their foundation’s annual letter, which attempts to debunk commonly held beliefs in development economics.<p>Quartz caught up with Mr. Gates to talk about the letter, how he’s juggling his work at the Gates Foundation with his work at Microsoft, and what …

Inventions

BBC tries Instagram video to deliver daily news

The BBC is experimenting with Instagram video. Launched late last week, Instafax is a short-form video news service that’s distributed using the BBC News Instagram account. Three 15-second videos will be published each day over the month-long experiment, and all are designed to highlight the day’s …

Apple Wins Big Against Samsung In Court

<i>This</i> is the song that never ends.<p>Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California, presiding over two separate patent cases between Apple and Samsung, yesterday issued a summary ruling against Samsung.<p>The ruling declared that Samsung was infringing on one of Apple’s patents involving …

Snapchat beefs up security with ghost mascot image verification

It’s no secret that Snapchat has had issues with security. The company suffered a massive data breach back in December in which 4.6 million usernames …

How to make sex 'more awesome' using Google Glass

Would you wear a pair of Google glasses while having sex? Would being able to see what your partner is seeing make you more or less likely to? Sex with Glass, a new app in development for Google Glass, hopes the answer is yes.<p>The project started off with the question "how can we make sex more …

Google’s “High Handed” Bus Memo

Like the last time people tried busing as a solution to a socioeconomic problem, the tech busing in San Francisco has become a hot-button topic.<p>The Google buses, described as “spaceships” containing “alien overlords” by writer Rebecca Solnit, have become potent symbols for income inequality within …

Mac Pro Shipping Times Slip To March; Is “Made In USA” To Blame?

If you’ve wanted to order a Mac Pro at any point since it was unveiled in December, you’ve faced a long wait, with shipping times almost immediately slipping to February.<p>A month later, and you’d think things would be getting wrong, but you’re wrong. On Apple’s online store, Mac Pro shipping times …

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streaming service Baboom

<b>Not content with just file storage, Kim Dotcom has soft-launched his new streaming venture called Baboom.</b><p>Although Baboom is currently offering a …

Dot-com

eBay to allow Bitcoin sales in 'virtual currency' category

It seemed like it was only a matter of time before e-commerce giant eBay and its payment platform PayPal addressed the sale and use of Bitcoin on its sites. And, despite concern from government regulators, it appears the company believes in virtual currencies -- so much so, that it will soon start …

China cracks down on web anonymity with new regulations

Rule requires internet users to register their real names before uploading videos<p>The Chinese government this week passed a new rule requiring all internet users to use their real names when uploading videos to the web, as part of an attempt to crack down on online dissent. As Reuters reports, the …

Cybersecurity Startup Aorato Exits Stealth With A ‘Behavior Firewall’, $10M In Funding

Make way for another startup in the area of cybersecurity: Aorato, which has developed a behavior-monitoring firewall for Microsoft Active Directory services, is coming out of stealth today. At the same time, the Israel- and New York-based company is announcing funding of $10 million, with …

Beats Music streaming service launches on iPhone for $9.99 a month

Beats Music is now available for iPhone on the App Store, after being originally announced back in October. The app is a very stylised adaption of a typical music streaming service app, with Beats heavily pushing the idea of customisation and curation to distance it from its many competitors.<p>For …