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The unicorns of China: 11 Chinese startups you need to know

The Chinese startup space is largely dominated by investments from two behemoths: Amazon equivalent Alibaba and internet giant Tencent. The two have driven up valuations of Chinese companies, many of which are similar to startups on the list of American unicorns.<p>Here are some of the most valuable …

Venture Capital

Caravela Sagres

Lisboa

Fuji, Sony, Nikon, Leica - Firmware Updates for Everyone

For one reason or another, this has been the week of all weeks for those anxiously awaiting firmware updates. While some are rather mild updates to …

Cameras

5 Tips for Photographing in Winter

We love <b>Chip Phillips’s</b> winter photographs. He has some stunning photos from the Rockies that just make us want to go out and photograph winter …

Recording a Timelapse on a Nikon Camera

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Time-lapse Photography

Talking Heads, Patti Smith, Blondie, the Ramones: Legendary Photos from CBGB in the 70s

Forty years ago, the coffee shop on Bleecker and Bowery where David Godlis and I are sitting was a vacant lot. Across the street from the vacant lot …

Hands On with the Sigma 20mm f/1.4 Art Lens: Super Fast and Ultra Wide

I have yet to be let down by Sigma’s highly respected Art series of lenses. Sigma is now set to release the widest f/1.4 lens on the market, with the …

European Banks’ Long Road to Recovery

European banks get a late start on restructuring compared with their trans-Atlantic rivals<p>UBS Group AG and Standard Chartered PLC are showing how long the road to recovery is for European banks.<p>While UBS has earned plaudits for cleaning up its balance sheet and realigning for a post financial …

Employment

The 35 economic charts from May you really should see

Japanese inflation shot higher in April, thanks to the impact of tax hikes<p>South Africa’s GDP shrank, amid contraction in the mining sector<p>Korean exports drove another massive current account surplus in April<p>Ireland’s real estate rebound continued, with April property prices up 8.5%<p>German …

Economics

Merger push means big lobbying effort

May 26, 2014 | 5:43 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/05/26/business/merger-push-means-big-lobbying-effort/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

8 Lessons Robert Capa Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<b>Robert Capa</b> is one of the greatest photographers to have ever lived. When he was still alive, he was proclaimed as “The Greatest War-Photographer in …

The 20 photographs of the week

The continuing crisis in Ukraine, Gareth Bale and the Champions League final, Pope Francis in Jerusalem – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Back to Basics: Flash Photography Tips for Beginners

Sprinkled in-between the more advanced lighting, photography and post-processing tutorials that we feature on the site, we’ve been trying to add in …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

George Soros: 'I Believe In The Euro' And Am Looking To Invest In EU Banks

"I believe in the euro," weekly Der Spiegel quoted him as saying.<p>"Therefore my investment team is looking forward to make a lot of money soon in Europe by, for example, pumping money in banks which urgently need capital," he added, noting the euro zone needs this kind of private investment right …

G20 meeting targets an additional 2% economic growth

<b>Financial leaders from the 20 biggest economies have set a goal of generating $2 trillion (£1.2 trillion) in extra output over the next five years.</b><p>During that period they aim to boost the gross domestic product of G20 countries by 2% above the levels currently expected.<p>It is hoped the move will …

Economy

Little ant trails through Central Park

Pictures of the Week 2.14.14

Peugeot’s China-funded bailout will create an awkward ménage à trois

The imminent bailout of troubled carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen will split control between a French auto dynasty that has run the firm for more than 200 years, a Chinese state-owned auto company on the rise, and the French government. What could possibly go wrong?<p>The board of the family-controlled …

French Government

Paper is not dead - הנייר לא מת

The growing case against ETFs

Sometimes it’s the car, sometimes it’s the driver.<p>Whether you are racing, cruising, stopping or crashing, safe driving comes down to a mix of …

S&P 500, Nasdaq extend win streaks but Dow dips: stock market live blog recap