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10 gadgets for the millionaire who has everything

It's hard finding the right gift for the one-percenter in your life.<p>From a one-person submarine to a projection-screen autonomous robot, here are 10 gifts the millionaire who has everything will thank you for.

I'm Dating Someone My Boss Dated

Brittany (not her real name) was feeling good when she walked into work one day several months ago—so much so that her boss, Lisa (also not her real name), asked her why she had a grin plastered on her face. “She said, 'Oh my God, who is he?'" Brittany told us. "I said his name, and she put her …

Conversational Interfaces: Where Are We Today? Where Are We Heading?

10 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Chatbots

Ad of the Day: Carlsberg Created a Chocolate Bar. It’s a Bar. Made Entirely of Chocolate

In a departure from its usual fermented fare, Carlsberg has offered a new experience: A chocolate bar—that is, a drinking establishment made entirely …

The 22 Funniest Profiles On Tinder

Want someone to swipe right on your profile? Be up-front about how many s you own.

Tinder

Top Ten Films of 2015

When you read other Top Ten Film lists, consider that the journalists do not give equal weight to docs, animation and dramatic features, nor foreign versus American indies and studio pictures. Perhaps, they should call their lists "Top Ten Films That We All Generally Write About."<p>1. <i>Wild Tales</i> (dir. …

Delightful Illustrations Are Playfully Completed with Everyday Objects

Artist Jesuso Ortiz creates colorful illustrations using everyday objects in a delightfully clever way. The Spain-based creative employs a myriad of unconventional materials–from buttons to flowers to badminton birdies–and seamlessly integrates them into his images. Suddenly, these objects have …

13 Asian Startups To Watch In 2016

2015 was an eventful year for the tech industry in Asia. Funding started to flow in India, which is expected to become the world’s second-largest Internet market soon, while many tech companies in China, South Korea, and Southeast Asia also hit key milestones. The following is just a tiny sample of …

The world's funniest ads of 2015

It’s a sweater, lovingly knitted by Grandma, and it’s hideous. She wants you to try it on right away, and she’s watching, waiting for the flood of …

The 25 Greatest Moments Of Female Nudity In Hollywood MoviesDesperado

9. Salma Hayek in <i>Desperado</i> (1995)<p>If there’s one thing that putting this list together reminded us, it’s this: Antonio Banderas is a certified pimp. …

Apple’s choice for best iPhone app of 2015 may surprise you

The best iPhone app of the year isn't what you'd probably expect. According to Apple, it's not Facebook, Instagram, or even Snapchat.<p>Apple's "most visionary, inventive, and irresistible" iPhone app of 2015 is Periscope, according to the app Store's editors, which lets you create a live video stream …

Rare McLaren 675LT For Sale in Dubai

An absolutely breathtaking 2016 McLaren 675LT is currently up for sale from Deals on Wheels in Dubai.<p>This is one of the first 675LT models we’ve seen …

The prison-building simulator that makes you part of the problem

​It wasn't supposed to be this way. I started off with altruistic intentions. I was going to create a spacious, roomy penitentiary. I was going to double the minimum size of cells. There was going to be a big yard, with a pool table and TVs. This was going to be a <i>decent</i> prison; a social service. …

Apple has forgotten how to sell the iPhone

Apple has new a pair of new ads for the iPhone. I watched them, and realized that even Apple has no idea how to sell the phone anymore — it’s lost the magic of its earlier advertising.<p>Here are the two ad spots:<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wl3PlrPq8sw<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JnWCSyXLC8<p>“If …

Apple invented a new type of viral advertising that can track users in social media

This does <i>not</i> mean that Apple is going to launch a viral advertising product — the company has a long history of focusing on devices and apps, not advertising. Nor does it mean that Apple is going to start tracking your consumption of social media.<p>But it is interesting that Apple is even thinking …

Gaspar Noe’s ‘Love’ Is Apparently A 3D Porno That Ejaculates At The Viewer

Gaspar Noe is a French director known for disturbing the hell out of people, with his movies <i>Enter the Void</i> (psychedelic drugs, death) and <i>Irreversible</i> (anal rape). Roger Ebert famously described <i>Irreversible</i> as “a movie so violent and cruel that most people will find it unwatchable.”<p>Noe is back in …

Film Festivals

The Sims creator Will Wright’s new app enables you to share your stories

Will Wright isn’t making a game anymore. He’s doing something different, but he’s still the same Wright that made The Sims and SimCity. And the things that made those games so successful are also a big part of the app he’s launching now.<p>Thred is a startup out of Berkeley that Will Wright founded in …

What Westeros would look like in Apple Maps

Let’s just leave aside the obvious Apple Maps jokes and focus on how cool this Etsy user’s Westeros map is.<p>It’s the continent where the war, sex and epic political conniving takes place in George R. R. Martin’s <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i>, made to look like a modern map you might find on your iPhone or …

How Chrome Won the War of the Browsers

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Google keeps on winning the internet. In less than a decade, Google Chrome has become the web browser with the biggest market share. Its features appeal casual web surfers and businesses alike. How did it do …

Cruise Ships

Obvious Plant Offers an Adorable Method for Encouraging People to Buy Multiples of an Item at a Store

Obvious Plant (previously) offers a clever way to get people to buy multiples of an item at a store–by cajoling people with cartoony characters …

3D-Printed Buddha Sculptures That Look Like Pop Culture Characters From Video Games, Movies, TV Shows, and Comics

Teaneck, New Jersey-based artist Chris Milnes has created a fantastic collection of 3D-printed Buddha sculptures that each portray pop culture …

Mike Huckabee Says Jay Z Is A 'Pimp' For 'Exploiting' Beyonce

For some inexplicable reason, former Fox News pundit and GOP governor, and possible 2016 presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee decided to weigh in on Jay Z and Beyonce in his new book. The result? An offensive statement calling the rapper a "pimp" who exploits his wife.<p>Passages in Huckabee's …

Mike Huckabee

Looks amazing on the Snow Train, Wernigerode, Germany

The right way to ask users to review your app

How Circa News got 90% 5-star ratings<p><b>tl;dr:</b> 1) Build a great app, 2) Don’t annoy your users, 3) Ask nicely, don’t beg<p>Since Circa News has been …

Directory App Truecaller Raises $60M At A $300M Valuation Led By KPCB, Atomico, Sequoia

Truecaller, a mobile phone directory and called ID app that lets people search for other mobile users by name or number, is dialling up something else at the moment: its funding. TechCrunch has learned that the company, based out of Stockholm, Sweden with operations in Silicon Valley, has raised a …

Google's First-Ever Executive Chef Explains Why Serving Good Food Is So Important For Startups

Ayers joined Google as its first executive chef way back in 1999, when the company had less than 50 employees.<p>After getting hired through a cook-off competition against other potential candidates, Ayers spent the next six years helping Google form and solidify its reputation for serving employees …

Food

The 25 Most Powerful Websites

<i>Sure, with its sprawling server farms, Google is probably the web’s most powerful entity. And everyone knows about the influence of YouTube,</i> …