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The 25 fintech 'unicorns' worth over $1 billion ranked by value

Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.<p>Earlier this year conference organiser Finovate pulled together a list of all …

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

"Imagine a football stadium filled to its brim. That's how much food goes wasted every single day in America."<p>Komal Ahmad, CEO of Feeding Forward

Elizabeth Pipko Is a Woman We Love of Instagram

A conversation with the 19-year-old model who is also a Harvard student and an aspiring Olympic figure skater.<p>Elizabeth Pipko took a year off from minoring in mathematics at Harvard to train for the Olympics in figure skating, which makes her a certified mathlete. But the 19-year-old is also an …

Apple Finally Learns AI Is The New UI

But is it too late to beat Google?<p>“Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like,” Steve Jobs once said. “That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”<p>It’s an ironic quote, given the countless examples of Apple …

Ones to watch: Predicting the Fortune 500 of 2025

By<p>The <i>Fortune</i> 500, our annual ranking of the largest U.S. companies, has been in a constant state of flux since the first one was published in 1955. …

Producing Unicorns In The Land Of Fútbol, Samba And El Dorado

There was a time, not very long ago when Latinos living in the U.S. could only point to two successful Internet/software startups in their countries of origin: Mercado Libre and Despegar/Decolar. While these companies were very successful, it was difficult for us to explain why no other startups in …

How Fintech Can Disrupt Africa’s Cash-Based Economy

Paying at a local coffee shop or superstore with your smartphone instead of your bank card is convenient, but not much more convenient than using a credit card. While there is significant disruption in some fintech areas, such as international money transfer by companies like TransferWise and …

Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller, Tom Ford, and More Celebrate the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala

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How You Can Own Kylie Jenner’s Clothes AND Donate to a Good Cause

If you dream of dressing like a Kardashian, today is your lucky day. Kim, Kourtney, Khloé, Kylie, Kendall and Kris Jenner are all selling pieces from their personal wardrobe on eBay. Yes, really. Shop each girls’ store and you’ll find items from designers like Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, even Chanel. …

The Cannes Celebration Continues

<b>What:</b> Moncler hosts amfAR’s Cinema Against AIDS event after party during the Cannes Film Festival.<p><b>When:</b> Thursday, May 22nd<p><b>Where:</b> On the terrace of the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes.<p><b>Who:</b> Off-duty supermodels hit the dance floor with a slew of celebrity guests including Zoe Kravitz, Jake …

Martin Starr would rather avoid the fame game

Martin Starr is great at playing the guy nobody wants to be friends with. He's been a bespectacled nerd with a peanut allergy ("Freaks and Geeks"), a stoner who doesn't shave his beard for a year ("Knocked Up") and a permanently grouchy computer programmer ("Silicon Valley").<p>At 32, the actor is …

Why the Best Beauty Moments at Cannes Happened off the Red Carpet: Kendall Jenner, Sienna Miller, and More

While the festival’s seaside location could be felt in every wind-whipped evening knot and flash of sun-kissed skin making its way down the Cannes red carpet, it was the beachy waves and fresh-faced makeup spotted along the Croisette that offered up an appealingly laid-back take on Riviera polish.</b> …

The 59 Best Celebrity Bob & Lob Haircuts

The timeless cut can be styled so many different ways.<p>Lobs and bobs are short, sophisticated, and surprisingly low maintenance. Click through our favorite short hair inspirations from timeless (Katie Holmes, Miranda Kerr) and elegant (Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lopez) to cool and edgy (Selena …

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January Jones on Making Out with Ethan Hawke and Her Favorite Betty Scene

“Yeah, little did I know my calling was Instagram.”<p>This has been a week of mourning for January Jones fans, in light of Sunday night’s tragic turn for her Betty Draper (for the two of you out there who still haven’t seen Sunday night’s episode, we will refrain from getting any more explicit than …

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

Jessica Alba talks ‘uphill battle’ as startup preps for IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Two years after co-founding the Honest Co., movie star Jessica Alba is leading a startup that, with its latest funding …

Siri's Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask

Viv was named after the Latin root meaning <i>live</i>. Its San Jose, California, offices are decorated with tchotchkes bearing the numbers six and five (VI …

13 Wildly Creative Lunches We Dare You To Make At Home

Tired of unwrapping the same old sandwich for lunch every day? Would you prefer to eat your turkey sandwich on a sandwich shaped like a turkey? Of course you would. Do you dream of panda-shaped Nutella sandwiches, but hesitate to take the leap? The time is now. You don't have to be a kid to eat a …

31 can't-miss U.S. beaches | CNN Travel

The 40 Best Beaches on Earth

Let's face it...it ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends. In the spirit of summer, we've gone to the travelers community at minube.net travel community to find the best beaches from around the world, those drops …

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A Closer Look at Etihad's New Multi-Room Private Cabin Suite

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled the world’s first private multi-room cabin on a commercial passenger …

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Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

This Is The Absolute Bluest Water In The World

As fall descends, we're tired of looking up at orange leaves and craving a peek down at blue waves. So we embarked on a hunt for the absolute bluest water on Earth, and this is what we found.<p>Don't jump in-- it's just a computer screen.<p><b>The Maldives</b><p><b>Five Flower Lake, China</b><p><b>Peyto Lake, Canada</b><p><b>Aragusuku</b> …

Island Hopping by Traditional Dhow in Mozambique

Skimming across the ocean in a traditional dhow on our way to a desert island felt like living out a castaway fantasy. Dhows are a common sight on the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, where the seafaring vessels have been used for centuries to ship goods and slaves across the sea. These days, …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

QCue: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Ideas<p>IdeasThis lab-grown beef will be in restaurants in 3 years<p>IdeasGamers are becoming a powerful source of philanthropic donations<p>IdeasWhat if economic growth isn’t as positive as you think?<p>Entertainment<p>Entertainment13 reasons why Netflix’s disappointing quarter merits scrutiny<p>EntertainmentFCC …

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