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Jack Ma’s growing media empire in China already rivals Jeff Bezos’s in the US

Jack Ma’s next acquisition could be a controlling stake in a venerable, but fading, Hong Kong newspaper, the South China Morning Post.<p>The anticipated deal is likely to fuel more comparisons between Jack Ma and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who acquired the Washington Post in 2013 for $250 million and …

China

Did Google, Amazon And Even Microsoft Set The Bar Too High For Apple

Last week we saw blowout earnings for Q3:15 from Amazon, Google and even Microsoft (not old-tech anymore) which could be a great set-up going into this week for Apple earnings on Tuesday, October 27, after the closing bell. Or not!<p>For calendar Q3 (Apple FQ:4), Wall Street analysts are expecting …

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SAP Startup Focus Program Launches In The MENA Region

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>After having engaged over 2,000 startups in 57 countries around the world, enterprise application software giant SAP has now kicked off its SAP Startup Focus Program in the MENA region as well. The 12-month …

Tony Blair Apologises For Iraq War 'Mistakes', Concedes Invasion Played Part In Rise Of Islamic State

NEW YORK -- Tony Blair has apologised for “some of the mistakes” of the Iraq War, it was revealed on Saturday. The former British prime minister told …

The 16 strangest and most imaginative product placement moments in Bond

The Bond films have a reputation for being shameless about product placement, and you can expect to see in-built adverts for flash cars, watches and champagne in most of them. But despite the filmmakers' close attention to detail, from the cut of Bond's suit to the temperature of his wine, there …

Why did the clocks change this weekend? What is Daylight Savings Time and why do we still use it?

<b>The clocks went back this weekend, giving us all a blissful extra hour in bed. From Sandringham Time to why we even have Daylight Saving Time in the first place, here's everything you need to know about the autumn time change.</b><p>When did the clocks go back?<p>This morning at 2am, the UK reverted to …

Here's what it says about your personality if you're constantly checking your phone

But people notice — and they may use that behavior to make judgments about your personality.<p>As it turns out, some recent scientific research suggests that it is possible to draw inferences about someone's personality based on his relationship to his phone. Specifically, emotionally unstable …

This Week In Tesla News: Self-Driving And Reliability In Focus

This past week Tesla Motors had to contend with some thorny issues including a critical survey from Consumer Reports and doubts about its vaunted Autopilot self-driving tech.<p><b>Reliability dings:</b> The week started with a negative “predicted reliability” survey from Consumer Reports that claimed a …

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15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

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So, Tsu Me: Why Facebook Is Terrified of This Virtually Unknown Competitor and What It Could Mean For the Future of the Internet

Let's 'Face' it. In today's tech landscape, there's no bigger dog on the block than Facebook. "King Mark" has built an empire so rich and so vast that if he thinks your little startup is going to cause him problems, he simply buys you out for more money than you, or your grandkids, or their …