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Meet the Stealth Inspectors Who Ensure Luxe Stays in Luxury Hotels

<i>Colin Nagy, head of strategy at Fred & Farid, a global advertising agency, writes this opinion column for Skift on hospitality, innovation, and</i> …

Hospitality

23 bulletproof cars from around the world

Black Panther

Meet Super Anthony, the fighting robot that lands mighty blows

If you’ve always wanted recreate the fighting scenes in Big Hero 6 with your own little fighting robots, now is your chance. Super Anthony is a rocking, socking robot that can punch, kick, roll, and jump and has enough torque to knock any other little robot off its little robot legs.<p>Super Anthony …

Robotics

This New Line of Luxury Hijabs Is Beyond Gorgeous

When Melanie Elturk was growing up in Detroit, Michigan in the late 1990s, she only had a two hijabs that she rotated day in and day out. “They were these really ugly triangle cotton hijabs that were from overseas,” she remembers. “I had black and ivory, that’s [it].” This was pre-Forever 21 or …

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

Apple’s flagship iPhone is not selling as the company expected.<p>It looks like there will be no 2017 iPhone X in the near future if rumors prove true. …

How Bond's car, the DB10, contributed to the new Vantage

Bond’s DB1- started out as a sketch idea for the new Vantage<p>Key styling elements of the new Aston Martin Vantage will look familiar to anyone who has …

Aston Martin Vantage

Ride Though History in First-Class Style

The iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is announcing new Grand Suites just as "Murder on the Orient Express" hits the big screen<p>The most iconic …

Russian hackers are stealing UK air miles to go on luxury holidays

The thieves are getting up to 75% off.<p>Russian hackers are exploiting the dark web to steal air miles from UK residents and go on luxury …

Burlington Arcade - London Luxury Shopping

Burlington Arcade is a classic example of Regency architecture, combining heritage with modern shopping for Mayfair’s many visitors. Originally …

New England

Bentley created an ultra-exclusive convertible that only 19 people in the world will be able to buy

Bentley is set to launch an ultra-exclusive run of convertibles based on the (big) bones of the Mulsanne.<p>The car, referred to as the Bentley Grand Convertible, was first shown as a concept in 2012 during a private event coinciding with the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. It was only revealed to …

Demand for Coach Built Rolls-Royce Cars Higher than Plant Capacity

Even though some people scoffed at the Rolls-Royce Sweptail when the car was originally unveiled, it looks like the models could be a stepping stone …

Kathy Griffin finally sells her ‘I made it’ Hollywood Hills mansion for $4.5M

The lavish residence has six fireplaces<p>Comedian and onetime television host Kathy Griffin has finally found a buyer for the extravagant Hollywood Hills mansion she listed a little over a year ago. <i>Variety</i> reports that Griffin is selling the home for just under $4.5 million—well below the $5.495 …

Kim Kardashian

A Triplex Penthouse in the Middle of Miami With 5,000 Square Feet of Terraces

There’s even a private roof deck with a pool<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Miami Beach, Florida<p><b>Price:</b> $22 million<p>The penthouse at Beach House 8 offers …

Step inside the world's only private Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the insanely luxurious one-of-a-kind plane that cost £230 million to make

The world's most luxurious private jet, complete with high-tech amenities, a master bedroom, and enough room for 40 people, is truly one-of-a-kind — and it cost an estimated £230 million to produce.<p>The commercial Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft can usually carry between 240 and 335 passengers — but …

Apple Shares Research into Self-Driving Car Software That Improves Obstacle Detection

Apple computer scientists working on autonomous vehicle technology have posted a research paper online describing how self-driving cars can spot cyclists and pedestrians using fewer sensors (via <i>Reuters</i>).<p>The paper by Yin Zhou and Oncel Tuzel was submitted to the moderated scientific pre-print …

Uber Hid 2016 Breach, Paying Hackers to Delete Stolen Data

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber disclosed Tuesday that hackers had stolen 57 million driver and rider accounts and that the company had kept the data breach secret for more than a year after paying a $100,000 ransom.<p>The deal was arranged by the company’s chief security officer and under the watch of the …

San Francisco

India’s Opportunity In Hardware

A few months ago I was interviewed by India’s Economic Times. Slightly edited for clarity, with some images for enjoyment.<p><b>Q: How do investors think</b> …

Startups

Deloitte Is the Latest Target of a Cyber Attack With Confidential Client Data at Risk

Global accountancy firm Deloitte has been hit by a sophisticated hack that resulted in a breach of confidential information and plans from some of …

Dubai to Model World's First Underwater Luxury Resort After Venice

Dubai is full of unique experiences which visitors will only find in this thriving Emirate – however, the city has surpassed itself once again, …

Luxury Resorts

Inside the €75,000-a-week luxury chalet with its own climbing wall

THIS is world's largest aircraft in the making: When will it officially take off?

Stratolaunch has successfully tested its six engines, taking the launch of the world's largest aircraft closer to reality.<p>The dream of building …

The Amazing Ways Burberry Is Using Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

British fashion brand Burberry is one of the most recognized luxury clothes labels in the world. Starting in 2006, the company aimed to reinvent itself as an “end to end” digital enterprise. Its strategy was to use Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to boost sales and customer …

Artificial Intelligence

Toybox is an affordable iPhone & Android-driven 3D printer designed for kids

Toybox is a new 3D printer which recently launched on Indiegogo designed for kids and STEM-based education. Starting at $259, its creators hope this product bridges the tricky gap between affordability and quality. Many 3D printers on the market today struggle to hit that middle ground but Toybox …

America’s most important luxury car show

Monterey Car Week runs high on passion<p>Every August, droves of car collectors gather for a week on the Monterey Peninsula to show off, ogle, and place big-money bids, all culminating in an elaborate Sunday afternoon car show: the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Ladies wear complicated hats and men …

This 11-Bedroom Dubai Villa Includes a Nightclub

The 46,000-square-foot house was built in 2007<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Dubai, UAE<p><b>Price:</b> AED $200 million (US$54.5 million)<p>This 11-bedroom villa is …

This Entrepreneur's Eye-Catching Instagram Keeps Her Nail Salon 100 Percent Booked

WAH Nails founder Sharmadean Reid uses her account to give fans and customers an inside look into what it's like to work at her salon.<p>What started out as a side project for Sharmadean Reid has grown into a constantly booked nail salon, two books, brand-partnered pop-up shops around the world and …

Elon Musk reveals first official photo of SpaceX space suit

The suit actually works and more details are coming<p>Elon Musk has posted the official first photo of his SpaceX space suit on Instagram, teasing that more details will come in a few days. Musk says the suit actually works, and was tested to double vacuum pressure. The suit itself is very white and …

The Ferrari Portofino Is The New Entry-Level Ferrari

I really like using the words ‘entry-level’ and ‘Ferrari’ in the same headline. They sound weird together, but it’s genuinely a thing that exists, …

Roadsters

Shiny Galaxy Note 8 gets dual cameras, but plays it safe

Armed with top-shelf specs and a dual camera with portrait mode, Samsung prepares to battle the iPhone 8.<p><b>Update, September 5:</b> Read the rated review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.<p>There's a lot riding on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8's glossy, curved shoulders, two rear cameras and digital S Pen …

Phones

Ariel Set to Launch a 1,180-HP Turbine-Electric Hybrid Supercar

Look for it to debut later this month<p>Located in Somerset, England, Ariel Motor Company is a tiny automaker known mostly for its lightweight track monster, the Ariel Atom. While technically street-legal, the Atom has barely any bodywork, giving it a supercar-like power-to-weight ratio. But according …