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Urgent.ly Is Uber For When Your Ride Breaks Down

When you break down, the assumption is that you need help urgent.ly. That’s why Urgent.ly exists. This on-demand roadside assistance app aims to be the Uber of what happens if your car can’t be used as an Uber anymore.<p>Founded by Chris Spanos, Surendra Goel, and Luke Kathol, the service allows you …

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Mophie Juice Pack Plus Review: Protection And Power Extends iPhone Battery

Not many case manufacturers have the market presence that people buying an iPhone 6 case would head to its website on the launch day to see if there is a case ready. Mophie is one such company, with its range of ‘external battery’ protective cases being prized by countless smartphone users. …

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

Apple Pay Coming to Federal Programs Like Parks and Social Security

The U.S. government will begin accepting Apple Pay mobile payments starting in September, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Friday.<p>Apple Pay uses a short-range wireless system called NFC to enable payments from a mobile device. Users will be able to make payments and receive funds for a variety of …

Apple reportedly working on electric car to challenge Tesla

Apple Inc. is working on an Apple-branded electric vehicle, the Wall Street Journal has reported.<p>The project is code-named Titan and the design resembles a minivan, according to the report. The Cupertino company has assigned several hundred employees to the vehicle. While a car may not ultimately …

Burma Uncovered: Amazing Shots From a Photographer's Paradise

Photo: David Heath<p>After five years of work, 38 flights, and 10 separate visas to Burma, photographer David Heath released his first book late last year. Burma is undeniably one of the most raw and photogenic places on earth, and Heath brought an eye to the region that can only be explained by his …

The 10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Take a look at Business Insider's 10 favorite ads of 2014.</b> We won't ruin the surprise, but the theme linking all our rankings is that marketers this year are starting to harness social media to improve the reach and effectiveness of their campaigns.<p><b>2. Take our quiz and try to identify these 11</b> …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

Usher in Spring With This Launch You'll Love: Jonathan Adler x TOMS Collection

It's official: We have spring fever, and the credit goes to the latest TOMS collaboration with designer Jonathan Adler who has really kicked things …

The 100 Best Red Carpet Gowns

In honor of this week's Academy Awards, BAZAAR selects the 100 best gowns to hit the modern red carpet.<p>From Valentino red gowns to pailette-embellished confections, <i>BAZAAR</i> selects the 100 best gowns to hit the modern red carpet.

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The Scene: Oscars 2014 Parties

While the fashion set are keeping busy in Paris, the A-List is celebrating the Academy Awards all weekend long in Los Angeles. From pre-ceremony events to the afterparties, see who's wearing what. Stay tuned for our complete Oscars red-carpet coverage. Plus, check out our full red-carpet report …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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Content Marketing and More Tourism Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Effective habits of great travel writers

When I was writing the first edition of <i>Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing</i>, we decided to incorporate interviews with a wide range of travel writers, editors and agents into the book, thinking that readers would profit from hearing a spectrum of experiences and opinions.<p>We’ve continued this …

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6 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

What Are the Oscars Missing These Days? Cher! Plus Other Thoughts From Hal Rubenstein

Looking forward to Sunday’s 86th Academy Awards, <i>InStyle</i>'s Editor-at-Large Hal Rubenstein dishes to Time.com on some of the Oscar dresses that turned …

US officials probe Wall Street bond sales

The Securities and Exchange Commission has begun an inquiry into claims that major investment banks, including Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, have favoured the biggest investors in sales of debt by companies including, Verizon and Apple<p>US regulators have begun looking into whether major Wall Street …

To see U.S. wealth gap, look no further than Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is making income inequality an issue in midterm elections, and proof of the gap between rich and poor is close at hand right outside the White House.<p>Pedestrians pass shuttered buildings in Ward 8 of Washington November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin …

Warren Buffett's company reports rise in fourth-quarter earnings to $5bn

• Insurance, rail and energy businesses help push 10% increase<br>• Expert: ‘Life is good at Berkshire Hathaway’<p>Warren Buffett’s company said Saturday that fourth-quarter earnings rose 10% to nearly $5bn (£3bn) as its insurance, rail and energy businesses generated major gains in the improving …

Meet the Handsome Face of Namibia's Budding Vintage Craze

Meet Lourens Loux Gebhardt: internal auditor by trade, fashion designer by choice, and dapper gentleman for life. Dapper may even be an understatement for the impeccably groomed, fastidiously outfitted Namibian blogger, who goes by Loux. Despite his background in finance, Loux is known as the …