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Google Plans To Adopt Apple's Swift Programming Language For Android Development [Report]

Google could be planning to make a move that could bring about large-scale changes for the Android platform, and in turn, for those that develop and …

A year investing in European startups: Here’s what I’ve learned

Last year, I moved to Europe to work in a growth stage venture capital fund. Having invested in tech companies in India and the US before, I expected the European tech ecosystem to be much smaller in comparison. However, the last year has been eye-opening. The European tech industry has more scale …

Carsharing

World's 10 most scenic airport approaches | CNN Travel

Travel

20 dogs having the best snow day ever

For millions living on the East Coast of the United States, this will be a cold, snowy weekend.<p>A powerful and potentially historic snowstorm has been …

This tech CEO has been given $200 million to invest in 'garage' start-ups

CEO CP Gurnani told Business Insider he has a remit from his board to find some of the world's most exciting startups in artificial intelligence, automation and computing to invest in.<p>"The board has said I can spend up to $200 million in startups from across the world. In tandem, the board has also …

Uruguay: 10 reasons to visit a South American treasure | CNN Travel

South America

6 Signs it’s Time to Give up on Your Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

A music lover's guide to streaming: Or, why your barista has better taste than your local DJ

For those of us whose passion or work leads us to follow the machinery and magic of recorded music, there are infinite avenues for education.<p>Jumping from platform to platform is the norm. In bursts of listening we search for the perfect beat via online radio stations, playlist generators, mixtapes, …

Branding for lean startups: How to brainstorm a simple and strong business name

Larry Page and Sergey Brin got the name “Google” from misspelling a mathematical term that is correctly spelt as “googol”. Googol represents the number “1” followed by one hundred zeros.<p>After misspelling the term (as Google), Larry and Sergey figured it would be a better name for their search …

Startups

Heartbreaking pictures show mother kangaroo reaching for joey one last time before dying in male companion's arms

A mother kangaroo has been captured reaching out to cuddle her joey one last time before she died.<p>The photographer, Evan Switzer, captured the moment on a bushland property in River Heads, Queensland, Australia.<p>He noticed what was going on while he was on a walk on the property on Monday …

Kangaroo

Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion

Golden Globes Fashion<p><b>Jennifer Lawrence</b><p>"I love Jennifer's Dior dress -- it epitomizes American Hollywood glamour and reminds me of a contemporary version of what sport '50s socialite Slim Keith might wear." <b>-- Abby</b><p>"Yeah, I liked this. At first, I thought her hair was a little too First Lady but then …

Women's Fashion

diesel's joe jonas-fronted campaign video is surprisingly fuego

We're swiping right.<p>When we spoke to Diesel creative director Nicola Formachetti last week he made a proud declaration about his choice to plaster the brand's Spring/Summer 2016 campaign across the more debaucherous corners of the internet. "Only Diesel could do this," he explained, "Tinder, …

High Fashion

Golden Globes 2016 Best Beauty Looks

The <b>Golden Globes</b> kicked off award season last night, and while it is meant to honor the best of TV and film, the fashion and the beauty looks are so fierce and glamorous they almost upstage the award ceremony itself. There were plenty of bold lips and a variety of different hairstyles (we saw …

Makeup

Schools aren't startups and kids aren't consumers

The<p>Los Angeles Unified School Districtwill wrestle with enormous challenges in the year ahead. It's on the brink of financial insolvency, enrollment is dropping, and its board is about to hire a new superintendent to fix these fiscal problems.<p>The new superintendent will face more than money issues, …

Education

#ChicEats: 10 Bucket List Restaurants Around the World

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. From Stockholm to New York City, add these picks to your global itinerary.<p>Whether hyped by documentaries or highly regarded because of unmatchable views, some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around—if you're lucky enough to …

On the Red Carpet at the Golden Globes: Pictures

Award Shows

From Marilyn to J.Lo, See Our Favorite Golden Globes Gowns of All Time

As the show that officially kicks off awards season, the Golden Globes is a momentous event. From the awards themselves to the speeches to the after …

Spotify hit with second songwriter lawsuit in two weeks

Another songwriter has sued streaming music service<p>Spotify-- accusing the company of "wholesale copyright infringement" -- in an escalation of the ongoing battle over online royalties and licensing.<p>A complaint filed Friday on behalf of Newburyport, Mass.-based artist Melissa Ferrick accused the …

Class Action

Carolina Herrera Turns 77! See Hollywood's Finest Wearing Her Classic Designs

Happy birthday to Carolina Herrera! Perhaps best known for her ladylike designs and uber chic style, the Venezuelan-American was first known as a …

Ahead of Cannes Festival we look back at the 20 most iconic fashion moments in film

Film and fashion go together like Breton stripes and denim - two well-loved concepts that, married together, are more than the sum of their parts. They say clothes maketh the man, and it's certainly true that costumes maketh the character. After all, what would Sandy do without her skin-tight …

Fashion in Film

How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

Montreal traffic camera captures stunning images of snowy owl in flight

Owl, which was likely looking for a place to perch, has become viral internet star after Quebec transport minister Robert Poeti shared the photographs online<p>A traffic camera above a Montreal freeway has taken stunning images of a snowy owl in flight.<p>The bird was captured mid-air by the CCTV camera …

Snowy Owl

Woah—Ronda Rousey Is STUNNING In The New ‘S.I.’ Swimsuit Issue

blown away<p>No, it is not hot, hot breaking news that former MMA champ Ronda Rousey is absolutely <i>stunning</i>. In the ring or out of it, she possesses an athletic, feminine beauty that—along with her profound talents—has made her the face of MMA. Other than Conor McGregor, no fighter in the Octagon comes …