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An iconic Porsche from Steve McQueen’s 1971 film “Le Mans” is now an electric supercar

Three Austrian brothers, working out of their garage, have transformed a Porsche 910 into a limited edition, souped-up electric car. It’s one of the Porsches that appeared in the 1971 film “Le Mans,” starring the “King of Cool” himself Steve McQueen.<p>Kreisel Electric partnered with German …

Roland founder and music pioneer Ikutaro Kakehashi dies aged 87

Tributes paid to Japanese engineer who created drum machines and synths used throughout music scene in 1980s and 90s<p>Tributes have been paid to the man behind the synthesiser and drum machines that revolutionised electronic music in the 1980s and 90s, Ikutaro Kakehashi, who has died aged 87.<p>The …

Music

This IoT Product Crowdfunded $600K And Is Now Worth Millions: Here's How

IoT is rapidly changing how consumers interact with their homes and home security systems, but with those rapid changes has come difficulties finding funding. In such an impacted space, how can a great product stand out from the crowd?<p>SkyBell, founded in 2013, had a great product in their …

Crowd Funding

Goodyear is working on spherical tires

Goodyear thinks that if we're going to reinvent the car, we might as well reinvent the tires too.<p>The tire maker has revealed a new concept: spherical rubber tires that can move in any direction. For a self-driving car without a steering wheel, why not try something radically different?<p>Goodyear (GT) …

High-speed Rail

Richard Branson Unveils New Virgin Galactic Spaceship, Stephen Hawking Helps Name It

In the latest chapter of Virgin Galactic’s space tourism story, Sir Richard Branson yesterday unveiled the company’s newest version of SpaceShipTwo, called VSS “Unity.” The craft is the result of a valiant effort by staffers to replace SS2 “Enterprise,” which, after 55 test flights – four of them …

Space Travel

Warren Buffett's 'Woodstock of capitalism' broadcast live for first time

Small investors around the world will be able to watch Warren Buffett talk live via the internet when he addresses the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders in April.<p>It will be the first time the meeting has been broadcast as it happens, giving Mr Buffett’s army on acolytes the chance …

This App Turns Your iPhone Into A Dash Cam With Machine Vision

Our smartphones have become powerful enough to start understanding the physical world around us using their cameras and sensors. And mobile apps are just beginning to take advantage of these capabilities.<p>A new free iPhone app, called Nexar, wants to use computer vision to understand the road. …

Dashcam

Arsenal and St Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke accused of greed

Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke is under fire in his home country over the decision to move his St Louis Rams team to Los Angeles - and one wealthy fan is so infuriated he has spent thousands <b>on a 30-second Super Bowl ad</b>to lay into the American billionaire. There's even a hashtag - #SlamStan<p>Like many …

Cindy Crawford and James Corden Re-create Her 1992 Pepsi Super Bowl Ad: See the Photo!

A post shared by Cindy Crawford (@cindycrawford) on Feb 5, 2016 at 12:25pm PST<p>We can't wait to see this! While most companies have already shared …

James Corden

When ads go too far

The rush to create ever more inventive ads is never more apparent than with the Super Bowl. Fiona Macdonald asks where the line is between inspiration and plagiarism.<p>It’s that time of the year. One of the most-watched events in the world: quarterbacks, Lady Gaga-warbled anthems, and ads. Big-money …

Paul Rudd

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences …

How to get an MBA education for less than $1,000

(Poets&Quants) — Laurie Pickard’s gamble to earn an MBA entirely out of MOOCs is paying off—and not just because she saved six figures by forgoing a …

Business News, India Stock Market, Personal Finance, IPO, Financial News Headlines

Factors that will help in wealth creation in India include, large number of entrepreneurs, good educational system, robust outlook for IT, business …

India wants its startups to try ‘e-IPO’ instead of taking cash from foreign VCs

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) this week decided to make it easy for local startups to get listed on India’s stock exchanges. The …

Startups

Meet Grexit, the year’s worst-named software startup

Greece’s fate is unknown. But the future of a software startup with the unfortunate name of “Grexit” has already been altered forever.<p>The world is watching to see if Greece and its European creditors can strike a deal on a new cash-for-reforms agreement by a Sunday (July 12) deadline and avoid a …

Europe

F*ck the Starbucks Cup & Let’s Get Real about the Bloomingdale’s Rape Ad.

<i>“Spike your best friend’s eggnog when they are not looking,”</i> reads the tag line of the Bloomingdale’s ad, in a recent holiday catalog.<p>A woman is …

Bill Cosby

How GE Modernized an Old-School Strategy With Social and Mobile, Reaching 40 Million Local Shoppers

For an appliance brand like General Electric, partnering with retailers for sales is nothing new, but this year the tech company is taking a fresh …

Smart fitting room mirror tells customers their bra size

Add / Remove For many women, especially young ones, being fitted for a bra is an embarrassing experience that they seek to avoid, often resolving to …

How Airbnb apologized for its way-too-snarky San Francisco ads

Airbnb has been apologizing to consumers and employees since Wednesday night for ads placed around San Francisco that were critical of schools and …

The Story Behind Seoul’s Latest Street Style Staple

Airbnb’s tax ads in San Francisco lost it the nice-guy edge in the sharing economy.

Over the past 24 hours, Airbnb has swung through the full cycle of Internet outrage. It began on Wednesday in response to a series of ads that the …

Domino's new pizza delivery cars are tricked out with warming ovens

If nothing else, Domino's is always innovating in how it gets pizza to its hungry customers.<p>It's tested drones and let customers place an order with …

Absinthe Used to Be Malaria Medicine: The Secret Medical History of Cocktails

Créme de menthe settled rebellious stomachs and absinthe fended off malaria. This is the secret medical history of the speakeasy cocktails we've come to know and love.<p>"We don't create cocktails now to cure venereal diseases or to relieve gout, but there's that history there," says <b>Matthew Rowley</b>, …

Alcohol

Sweden's 'hijabista': Selling Muslim fashion | Islam

<b>Stockholm, Sweden</b> - In the last few weeks the Swedish fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz, known globally as H&M, has made headlines for featuring a Muslim woman in hijab in their 2015 fall collection campaign video.<p>They are not the only Swedish retailers to have done so. Ahlens department store also …

Muslim Women

There's a real-life, edible version of 'Candy Crush' made in a London sweet shop — and we found out how it's made

It turns out that Candy Crush fans are able to buy edible sweets just like the ones they play with in the game. We went along to Spun Candy in London to find out how they're made.<p>And as a bonus, use the code "BI2015" on Spun Candy's website or in stores until September 30 for a discount on products.

This company wants to transform old vending machines

A cashless world is threatening extinction to a machine that we see all the time in office buildings, airports, gas stations —vending machines. As …

Here's what I learned from drinking carbonated vodka

I didn’t know what to expect in asking for a vodka infused with bubbles. Vodka, as any drinker knows, goes down like fire and is followed by a bitter …

Sony Pictures: Inside the Hack of the Century, Part 3

<b>By Peter Elkind</b><p>June 27, 2015, 8:00 AM EDT<p>Above video by Sinelab<p><b>A cyber-invasion brought Sony Pictures to its knees and terrified corporate America.</b> …

Sony Pictures: Inside the Hack of the Century, Part 2

<b>By Peter Elkind</b><p>June 26, 2015, 6:00 AM EDT<p>Above video by Sinelab<p><b>A cyber-invasion brought Sony Pictures to its knees and terrified corporate America.</b> …