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The Battle For Users Between Facebook's Zuckerberg And Alibaba's Ma Has A Victor

On February 19, 2014, Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg announced the acquisition of WhatsApp for $19 billion, including $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook stock and $3 billion in restricted stock units.<p>The acquisition was promptly panned by the Street mainly due to the fact that just a month …

Emerging Markets

McDonald's franchisees say the brand is in a 'deep depression' and 'facing its final days'

"We are in the throes of a deep depression, and nothing is changing," one franchisee wrote in response to the survey by Nomura analyst Mark Kalinowski. "Probably 30% of operators are insolvent."<p>Another wrote, "The CEO is sowing the seeds of our demise. We are a quick-serve fast-food restaurant, not …

Why the new Apple TV could be the most revolutionary Apple product in years

At long last, it appears that Apple is going to unveil the updated version of Apple TV.<p>This will be an enormous disappointment to some Apple faithful, who have been fantasizing about an entire television set designed by Apple. But that was always a dumb dream. No matter how beautiful an …

The Second Fall of Rome

All Roads may lead to Rome, but they are full of potholes<p>There are few worse places to be during the current Roman heat wave—the hottest ever …

Welcome to Miami, Swim Week Edition

Every year, Miami celebrates one of its main attractions—models in bikinis—with Miami Swim Week. This season kicked off with Galore Magazine’s issue launch party hosted by cover star Charlotte McKinney at the Miami Edition hotel. The next day, Treats! Magazine and Lezard Swim hosted a bikini-clad …

The world’s first commercial jetpack will cost $150,000 next year

After 35 years in development, the world’s first commercially available jetpack will be available next year for $150,000.<p>The Martin Jetpack is made from carbon fibre and aluminium. It eschews the traditional rockets of science-fiction jetpacks, which are powerful but difficult to control, and …

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Arsenal Transfer News: Latest on Gonzalo Higuain and Tomas Rosicky Rumours

Gonzalo Higuain has been tipped to link up with Arsenal over Premier League rivals Chelsea by former Napoli striker Jose Alberti.<p>Speaking to Calcio Napoli 24 (h/t Izzy Horsefield of the <i>Daily</i> <i>Express</i>), Alberti believes Higuain's previous experience under Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid would stop him …

Soccer

Cambodia deports US sisters convicted of taking naked photos in temple

Two American sisters have been deported from Cambodia after they were convicted of taking naked photos inside the country’s famed Angkor temple complex, officials said on Sunday.<p>Lindsey Adams, 22, and her 20-year-old sister Leslie were discovered taking nude shots of each other inside the Preah …

Asia Pacific

Economist Explains Why The US Economy Will Force Yellen To Hike Rates In March

Analysts at Capital Economics wrote Thursday that a pick up in US economic activity will prompt the Fed to tighten monetary policy sooner than the market is ready for.<p>According to traders polled by Reuters, there's a roughly 74% chance that the Fed will first hike rates in July 2015.<p>Here's Capital …

A fishy tale as chip shops are caught selling cheaper species

Fish and chip shops are routinely selling cheaper species of fish without the knowledge of customers, according to a survey of food fraud.<p>Investigators from Which? discovered that one in six pieces of fish were being sold as the wrong species. In several meals, cod turned out to be cheaper haddock, …

Give middle-class families a tax break, government adviser urges

Ros Altmann, the Government's champion for older workers, warns that people who don't consider themselves even 'remotely wealthy' are being hit by taxes intended for the rich<p>Millions of middle-class workers and pensioners are being hit by “draconian and penal” taxes that discourage them from …

Luis Suarez accident waiting to happen and I'm glad he left Liverpool, says Premier League's Richard Scudamore

Premier League chief executive launches extraordinary attack on Uruguayan saying he is not sorry to see him leave Liverpool<p>Richard Scudamore, the <b>Premier League</b> chief executive, has launched an extraordinary attack on Luis Suarez claiming the former <b>Liverpool</b> striker was "an accident waiting to …

Report: Saudi troops deployed to Iraq border

Saudi Arabia has sent 30,000 soldiers to its border with Iraq after Iraqi soldiers withdrew from the area, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television says.<p>The country aims to guard its 800km border with Iraq, where Islamic State fighters and other Sunni Muslim rebel groups seized towns and cities in a …