When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Alibaba went public on Friday . Its CEO Jack Ma initially wanted to take the company public in 2002, but he knew the Internet would burst. In 1999, he sat down with his team in his apartment and spoke about what the company would need to do in the next five to ten years to become a massive business.
Even over the phone, you feel like you are speaking to her as she is sitting right next to you."Apple's new retail leader Angela Ahrendts has been meeting with employees and managers at Apple's stores, according to a new report from Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac . And so far, employees seem to love her. She's warm, kind, and interested in Apple's large retail group.
Motorola became part ofa growing trendwhen it opened a plant in Texas to build its flagshipMoto X, but just a year on, its now decided to shut down its US manufacturing operations. According toThe Wall Street Journal, employee numbers have plummeted from nearly 4,000 when it was in full swing to only 700, and the plan is to close the factory by the end of the year.
It takes money to make money, or so the saying goes. And Square, the e-commerce start-up, wants to make a lot more money.The company recently closed a venture financing round of $150 million, according to a person briefed on the investment, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly.
Fancy aGalaxy S5on Verizon, but still want the freedom of tweaking your smartphone to your heart's content? Today's your lucky day. Samsung has just released aDeveloper Editionof the Android smartphone that's built for Big Red's network. The device is largely identical to what you'd find in the local carrier store, including branding.
$15.78 per share. Today, it's at $36. Here's how he got to his total:Steven Davidoff at The New York Times took a look at Marissa Mayer's pay package as CEO of Yahoo, and came away with a rather stunning conclusion. Mayer's pay from Yahoo has totaled an estimated $214 million . Mayer's pay package comes via stock grants and options.
The N1isn't exactly a household name, so allow us to refresh your memory: it's a CyanogenMod phone with a selfie-friendly swivel camera made by Chinese manufacturerOppo. Well, its creator just announced a mini version of the device -- except it's not exactly something you'd call small. Oppo shaved just 0.
A survey conducted by German market research firm GfK seems to indicate that the ability to use a smartwatch like the Apple Watch for electronic payment receives a more enthusiastic response in the US and China than in European countries .
The survey tapped 1,000 smartphone owners each in the US, UK, Germany, South Korea, and China.
Half of all North American households will have 4K-capable televisions by 2024, just ten years from now.The country will receive 78% of 4K Ultra HD TV shipments this year, according to NPD.BI Intelligence chart Moreover, unlike the smart TV market, in which American, Japanese, and Korean companies are dominant, China-based manufacturers account for a major share of the global 4K TV market. As you can see in the BI Intelligence chart above Sony has the greatest market share, followed by Samsung, and then a number of different Chinese manufacturers make up over a third of 4K TV shipments.But right now, North America isn't the dominant market for 4K TV.
One man accused of being a hacker for the Chinese military, Wang Dong, better known as UglyGorilla, wrote in a social media profile that he did not “have much ambition” but wanted “to wander the world with a sword, an idiot,” Edward Wong reports.
After having to wait for the iPhone 6 launch due to a regulatory kerfuffle, Chinese citizens are apparently hyper-excited about the launch of the new handsets, pre-ordering over two million in just six hours .
What's funny about this is that the phones weren't even supposed to be available for pre-order until Friday, October 10, with initial retail sales coming a week later on October 17.
Secret, the app that lets people post messages anonymously, has been beloved by the tech insiders who use the service to gossip about their jobs and love lives.But now Secret’s founders want to push the service into the mainstream with new features intended to broaden the potential audience of the app.