Corporate accelerators and incubators have been experimenting with new models and locations. This has been especially true in Asia, where 14 corporate accelerators have launched in just the last five years. Asia’s dynamic markets and varied demographic and economic mix make it an appealing region for experimentation. Western corporations see the [...]
I’m in the Douro. As is common on the road, time for blogging is short, and internet connections are not always guaranteed (although across the world they are so much better than they used to be even five years ago). So, a quick update on day 1. I was at Quinta do Vale Meão, which is [...]
Samsung offered upbeat profit guidance in a sign that its steep decline in earnings over the past year may be finally ending. Here are five things to take away from what the tech giant said.
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned. Show More Summary
Visit Ursula Vernon's Website Here OVERVIEW: When Molly shows up on Castle Hangnail's doorstep to fill the vacancy for a wicked witch, the castle's minions are understandably dubious. After all, she is twelve years old, barely five feet tall, and quite polite. Show More Summary
Imagine the following scenario. An eccentric billionaire offers to let you run $100 million for five years. Your potential upside is massive. But the terms of the deal are rather unique: You can’t trade or invest the money yourself. You have to let someone else make the decisions. Show More Summary
There's a guy with brown hair who has worked as a checkout person at a store I go to regularly. He's been there for about five years. Of the 20 or so checkout persons at the store, all of the others except one are female, mostly between 18 and 25. Over the course of the […]
Super Meat Boy made its way to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita today, but those might not be the last platforms it hits more than five years after its initial release. Team Meat still has its eyes on a Nintendo console. In a simple article...Show More Summary
It’s that time of year once more, and Halloween is back to turn October into the waking nightmare that we know and love all too well. Yet few know the holiday better than the Germany-based Horror Shop, who have proven themselves a strong contender for the hottest Halloween shop. Featuring officially licensed costumes & masks, contact lenses, […]
EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 30/100 FEAR PREVIOUS CLOSE: 32/100 FEAR ONE WEEK AGO: 13/100 EXTREME FEAR ONE MONTH AGO: 10/100 EXTREME FEAR ONE YEAR AGO: 5/100 EXTREME FEAR Put and Call Options: NEUTRAL During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 30.48% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. Show More Summary
Over the course of five years, a diverse group of photographers have sought to capture the true face of Japan's LGBT community by photographing 10,000 people. They have just released their second volume, Out in Japan #002. Photos from the collection can be seen at Tokyo's Hibiya Theater Creation through Oct. Show More Summary
After lending her visage and skills to films and other people’s music, Joanna Newsom recently found the time to work on her first full-length album in five years. Divers will be released October 23, and we’ve already been treated toShow More Summary
Despite healthy eating gains in schools and an expansion in incentive programs to boost fresh produce consumption among food stamp recipients, America’s fruit and vegetable consumption has declined by 5% in the last five years.
Instagram turns five years old today, and the photo sharing app decided to release an official list of the top five popular Instagram accounts to celebrate. Ladies dominated the day, as all five of the accounts are run by women — mostly pop stars. Show More Summary
In a month and a half, one of the biggest film franchises of the last five years will finally come to a close. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 is the finale to the story of Katniss Everdeen’s rebellion against the Panem government. Show More Summary
GUEST: In the five years since Apple introduced iPhone owners to the mobile personal assistant called Siri, we humans have grown much more comfortable using our own words to take command of devices. In this age of big data, analytics, and constant surveillance, it’s the least that we can do to push for balance in the […]
Kolontár’s wounds are deep. Five years ago, on October 4, 2010, roughly one million cubic meters of liquid chemical waste burst from a red mud reservoir of the Ajka Alumina Plant. The 2-4 meters high wave of toxic sludge flooded the small village west of Budapest, and minutes later, six other villages and towns. Read more...
Yesterday 12 Pacific Rim countries announced that they had struck a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a sweeping trade deal that has been under negotiation for five years and would serve as the rulebook for 40 percent of global commerce once it goes into effect. The treaty reduces thousands of tariffs to zero and creates […]
Michigan opened the doors to the first hour of its first full practice of 2015-16 on Friday afternoon, providing media with a glimpse of this year’s team. Here are five thoughts on the upcoming season and this team’s offseason progress. Great...Show More Summary
Compared to where it was five years ago, our national economy is strong. With the unemployment rate trending down toward 5 percent, the GDP at approximately 17 trillion, the Dow Jones Industrial Average riding strong at around 16,000, and foreclosures in decline, America has a lot to be thankful for. Show More Summary