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Bill Gates’ Portfolio: Reviewing the Richest Man in the World’s Dividend Stocks

Bill Gates is the wealthiest man on the planet with a net worth in excess of $70 billion.<p>Just like you and I, Bill wants to earn a return on his pile …

The 10 Most Expensive Suburbs In Australia

With the introduction of Australia’s record-low interest rate of 1.75 percent, the hottest meal ticket in town has become property ownership.<p>Gen Y and millennials may be excluded from the rampant game of monopoly due to the state’s existing property bubble which saw the price of housing soar by …

P2P mobile payment app Tapp raises $9 million to tap into the cash economy in Southeast Asia

Dennis Mitzner Contributor<p>Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and writes about startups and technology trends.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Magic Leap goes to Finland in pursuit of Nordic VR and AR talent<br>• Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Barak bets big on emergency app Reporty<p>Finland-based mobile …

16 hot UK fintech startups that could one day be worth $1 billion

Many lenders are losing business to more innovative and customer-focused startups offering cheaper, quicker, online services.<p>London is leading the way in Europe, with two fintech startups there already reaching "unicorn" status — the coveted $1 billion (£650 million) valuation. They are …

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Check out these up and coming enterprise startups

Every year, The Next Web holds hundreds of interviews with young startups in order to shortlist the cream of the crop and invite them to Boost, our early-stage growth program at TNW Conference.<p>The applications for Boost are now closed, and we’re proud to have 200 of the world’s hottest starts …

Computer chip in brain lets quadriplegic play video game, offering paralysed new hope

Six years ago, he was paralysed in a diving accident. Today, quadriplegic Ian Burkhart is able to grasp and swipe a credit card, pick up a spoon, …

China GDP data show economy stabilising I FT World

I’m Markus Bihler, CEO and co-founder of HappyFresh. Ask me anything!

Hi TIA Community,<p>I am Markus Bihler, Co-Founder and CEO of HappyFresh. I am currently based in Jakarta, Indonesia where I run HappyFresh, an online …

As Oil Markets Go Mad, Saudis Protect Oil Market Share By Spending Petrodollars In China

The battle to retain and even increase global oil market share is intensifying. Both Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world’s top two crude oil producers, continue to ramp up production amid an unprecedented supply glut and associated price collapse for crude that is rocking the world financial …

The 30 Under 30 In Enterprise Technology For 2016

It’s tough to find a new crop of 30 up-and-comers each year in enterprise technology (aka the business-to-business market), a field in which stand-out entrepreneurs require domain expertise and a good amount of seasoning. Most of the people making an impact are in their late 30s and early 40s. So …

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How Israel's Hot Startup Scene Is Fostering Several Unicorns

These are some of the hottest startups in Israel that are creating some of the fastest-growing companies on the planet.<p>I recently had the privilege to fly from Silicon Valley to what many call Silicon Wadi (also known as Tel Aviv, Israel). Israel has more than 6,000 startups and attracts more …

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Tencent turns venture capitalist to conquer China's digital wallet

A joke was making the rounds a few years ago in China: If a U.S. startup had a great idea, Google might buy it. If a Chinese startup had a great …

Why Startups Are More Successful than Ever at Unbundling Incumbents

Scale isn’t what it used to be. It’s never been easier to start a company, and as a result new entrants are unbundling incumbents’ businesses and chipping away at their advantage. Upstarts like The Honest Company, Warby Parker, and Airbnb are able to quickly win market share from leading businesses …

Path’s ‘Places’ Feature Shuttered Following Sale To Daum Kakao

Path announced that it has sold its flagship messaging apps to Korea’s Daum Kakao today, but the company has retained one interesting part of its business: its Places business-to-consumer messaging service. That’s according to Daum Kakao, which confirmed to TechCrunch that it didn’t acquire that …

Asia's Next Tycoons: A Calm Handoff In Hong Kong

Family history is readily apparent in the board room of the Hip Shing Hong Group tower in the heart of Central in Hong Kong. There hangs a framed photo of Fong Shu Chen, who arrived in 1927 from adjacent Guangdong Province with his eldest son, Yun Wah, to set up a sesame-processing operation. By …

China's Online Lenders Provide Alternative To Bank Behemoths

Online commerce has transformed retailing in China, from multinational merchandisers to self-employed resellers. The next target for disruption could be financial services, including state-owned banks that have grown fat on guaranteed spreads. With the credit explosion in China’s shadow banking …

Sina Weibo Will Monetize Through E-Commerce, Not Ads, Alibaba CTO Jian Says

One interesting thing to watch is how social networking platforms mature divergently as businesses around the world.<p>Sina Weibo, the public microblogging platform that has had a huge impact on online discourse in China, is veering down a path toward e-commerce and transactions after Alibaba took a …

In Emerging Markets, Samsung Is King--While Nokia And BlackBerry Are Not Dead Yet

Among the nearly 130 million people in the U.S. who own smartphones, Apple hasn’t lost any ground, even gaining market share through January 2013. But in the developing world, Samsung is the phone of choice, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Upstream.<p>Removing price from …

BlackBerry turns profit even as it sheds users

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — BlackBerry Inc.’s results for its fourth quarter may have surprised investors with an operating profit, but the …

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