Brian Widiodarmono

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10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Scuba Diving

The man from Apple

SHOPKEEPERS praise Apple’s minimalist stores almost as gushingly as designers do its hardware. In America its geeky sales people outsell those at …

J.C. Penney

Komforte Chockolates

It’s Always a Good Time for ChocolateThese <b>Komforte Chockolates</b> is a twist on your <b>classic</b> <b>chocolate flavors</b>. These come in <b>Ramen Noodle</b>, <b>French Toast</b>, …


The 10 Smartest Things Tim Cook Has Done Since Becoming Apple's CEO

The good news is that he gets to run the most important tech company in the world. It's a company that coins money.<p>The bad news is that he's taking over for arguably the greatest businessman of all time in Steve Jobs. There's not much Cook can do to improve Apple, but there's a lot he can do to …

iPad Mini

What Twitter Can Learn From Google About Tracking What Goes Viral

With Twitter and Pinterest showcasing their new and updated analytics features recently, a lot of the focus has been on how to ensure your content reaches as large a group as possible.<p>While first party analytical services are improving and becoming more precise, there is always room for improvement …


10 Mind-Blowing Facts About

The e-tailer's revenue totaled $61 billion in 2012 and it currently sits at No.5 on ComScore's list of top 2,000 domains on the web.<p>But did you know that the massive website started in founder Jeff Bezos' garage? Or that Amazon's operation has become so massive that it's warehouses have more square …


10 Huge Brands That Committed Suicide

General Motors and Sharper Image are among the companies that failed to save some of their own huge brands.<p>Here are 10 examples of corporate missteps that could have been avoided.

General Motors

The 17-Year-Old Whom Yahoo Paid $30 Million Was Licensing His Startup's Core Technology

Yahoo made big news this week when it bought Summly, a startup with a 17-year-old CEO named Nick D'Aloisio, for $30 million.<p>The acquisition was led by Yahoo HR boss Jackie Reeses.<p>Before Yahoo shut it down, Summly was an app that skimmed the world's sources of news, edited it all down to fewer …


'A happier place for everyone': The Pokemon Company's earthquake-recovery efforts in Japan two years on

Two years after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that killed thousands and laid waste to much of Japan's North-Eastern coastline, recovery still continues in the most affected parts of the Tohoku region. Many families who lost their homes are still living in government-provided temporary housing off …