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Chinese self-driving truck start-up to roll out unmanned port logistics services in second half

TuSimple, a Chinese self-driving truck start-up backed by graphic chip giant Nvidia, said it is close to launching unmanned port logistics services, …

Avocado prices have soared 125% this year

You may think twice about buying that guacamole after reading this -- but probably not.<p>The wholesale price of avocados is up 125% since the beginning of the year, according to the American Restaurant Association, which analyzes U.S. Agriculture Department data.<p>A standard box of 48 avocados went for …

Healthy Eating

9 things the best employees do that get them promoted

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: Complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

5 Weird Signs You're More Creative Than Average | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be creative, and why not? Who wouldn't want to dream up a world-changing business idea, best-selling novel, or hit pop song. But here's a more difficult question for you: would you like to live day to day life as a highly creative person?<p>While the fruits of creativity are …

Creativity

Hong Kong: Eat like Iron Chef Marc Forgione | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Chef Marc Forgione made his name with a "new American" approach to food.<p>But on a recent trip to Hong Kong, the famous Iron Chef found a new passion: fish belly congee.<p>"I'm addicted to congee now. I had the fish belly and then I had the offal one ... this was like heaven," Forgione tells CNN.<p>…

29 Life-Changing Korean Beauty Products People Actually Swear By

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How to get in to Hong Kong's best secret bars

13 of the best health and beauty subscription boxes

1 of 13<p>Quip<p>How long have you owned your current toothbrush/replacement toothbrush head? Answer: probably longer than you should have. Quip's sleek …

Luxury Lifestyle

These Fashion Startups Offer The Prestige Of “Made In Italy” Without Inflated Prices

New American shoe and bag companies are making classic Italian craftsmanship accessible to the masses via direct-to-consumer business models.<p>Amanda Carye stumbled on the idea for her shoe company, Idoni, when she moved to Italy for a six-month business course.<p>Strolling past gelato stands and …

10 Fashion Trends You’ll Be Rocking In 2017

Everyone knows that with a new year, comes new fashion trends. This makes some of us as giddy as 16 year old with a fake ID, whilst others would …

The Best Beauty Buys From Etsy: 'Moon Fruit', Holographic Nail Polish, More

Etsy is the go-to destination for finding amazing hand-crafted gifts and novelties. But did you know they actually have a huge selection of beauty …

Skin Care

16 Gorgeous Beauty Products You'll Want To Buy Just For The 'Gram

We've all done it for the 'gram. We're just the first to admit it.<p>We’re firm believers in beauty products both beautifying <i>and</i> being beautiful themselves.<p>We all know that feeling when you’re scrolling through Instagram and you develop a crush on someone’s whole ‘gram aesthetic.<p>“Those products! That …

These Fashion Brands Will Change the Way You Shop

Not unlike the clothes on the runway or outfits in street-style snaps, my inbox sees trends, too. This year—even in the <i>last month</i>—I've been receiving …

10 Useful Platforms To Learn In-Demand Digital Skills

We’re living in the golden age of information and endless opportunities. You can build a career in any profession you choose to with the right guidance. Sure, it requires dedication, passion, and a willingness to learn, but it’s definitely possible.<p>We need to thank the internet and innovative …

Marketing

This Is the Co-Founder of Birchbox’s Exact Skincare Routine

<i>There’s always a bit of curiosity and, honestly, a bit of secrecy around the products and routines people use to keep their skin healthy from the inside out. What’s even more intriguing is when you can get a peek into the</i> <i>skincare</i> <i>secrets of industry experts. This series will lift the veil on the</i> …

Maestro Tzu restaurant / TRU Arquitectos

“Maestro Tzu” is strategically located in Larcomar, one of the most visited shopping centers in Lima. The brands’ first establishment is a space …

A Korean Beauty Expert Told Us Every Single Product She Uses in Her Skincare Routine

<i>There’s always a bit of curiosity and, honestly, a bit of secrecy around the products and routines people use to keep their skin healthy from the inside out. What’s even more intriguing is when you can get a peek into the skincare secrets of industry experts. This series will lift the veil on the</i> …

Skin Care

Hong Kong Startup Game Changer For Sending Money Abroad

Traditional money transfer agents, banks and point-to-point local remittance providers have long gouged customers every time they ‘wired’ funds overseas. But the currency exchange and remittance business is undergoing disruption as fintech startups such as TransferWise’s popularity in Europe to …

Hong Kong

5 Overwater Bungalows Around the World: Bucket List

Ever since our trip to Bora Bora we have been dreaming about visiting other water villas or water bungalows as they are called in the South Pacific. Waking up to the sounds of water lapping gently on the stilts, enjoying a morning coffee or mimosa watching the tropical fishes, spending lazy days on …

Amazing Airplane Cabin Innovations That Could Change the Way We Fly

With the new batch of winners from the Crystal Cabin Awards come a whole new airplane feature wishlist.<p>The Crystal Cabin Awards annually recognize …

3 missteps to avoid at all costs when building a minimum viable product

So… your brilliant idea for a web or mobile application is going to completely change the way consumers or businesses [fill in the blank]. Great! But the days of investors cutting checks for ideas with zero validation are a fading memory.<p>Today, investors more often commit money to scale companies …

Singapore Start-up Rewrites Tours And Launches One On Lee Kuan Yew

With tourists increasingly wanting deeper insights into the places they visit, Jason Loe, co-founder of Tribe, a Singapore start-up that aims to rewrite tours, thinks the opportunity is clear. No player in this space provides valuable local content, he said.<p>With fresh eyes, a focus to bring out the …

The Next Wave of Activewear Players

Several new activewear brands are gearing up to compete with Nike, Lululemon and Under Armour.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Fifth Avenue just below 23rd …

Luxe, a startup that valet parks your car when you can’t find a spot, just raised $50 million from Hertz

That's why rental-car company Hertz just made a $50 million strategic investment in Luxe, a San Francisco-based startup that makes it its job to handle the parking for you.<p>Luxe works as a valet on-demand. In a way similar to Uber, you tap on an app when you need your car parked, and it tracks you …

Alibaba ditches South China Morning Post paywall after shareholders give acquisition the greenlight

The Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP), one of the most influential independent English-language newspapers in the region, has announced that it’s removing its online paywall from 6 p.m. (local time) today, after having had it in place for ten years.<p>The move comes almost four months …

Revolv, acquired by Nest Labs in 2014, is shutting down all its services next month

Revolv, a home automation device company, has announced that it will be officially be shutting down next month. Alphabet’s Nest Labs purchased Revolv back in 2014 and the duo had worked toward bettering out the Works with Nest platform since then. After the acquisition, Revolv’s products continued …

China Will Have Self-Driving Cars Before the US, Which Should Surprise No One

While the US is making slow but steady progress toward an autonomous future, China is fast-tracking plans to get self-driving vehicles on the road. …

Autonomous Cars

Can Corporate And Creative Cultures Ever Truly Merge?

No. And that’s okay, write Accenture’s Olof Schybergson and Baiju Shah.<p>It has been said that the No. 1 job of a CEO (and the entire C-Suite, really) is to cultivate culture. The notion being that if a strong culture exists, everything else–employee morale, customer satisfaction, and more–will fall …

The gig economy as a driver of innovation

If you are reading this article, chances are you have taken an Uber, are familiar with Upwork and maybe even sold something on Etsy. Business models that fall under the “gig economy” umbrella have been proven for business-to-consumer and peer-to-peer markets because they make it possible to …

Microsoft is bringing bots to Skype — and everywhere else

Microsoft’s recently launched, A.I.-powered bot Tay may have embarrassed the company when Twitter users taught the machine how to be racist, but Microsoft hasn’t given up on the future of bot development. It’s just getting started. At Microsoft’s annual Build conference in San Francisco today, CEO …