Alibaba Singles' Day sales hit $10 billion in first hour

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd settled roughly 69 billion yuan ($9.92 billion) in the first hour of its annual Singles' Day on Sunday, up roughly 21 percent from last year's early haul of 57 billion yuan.
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China's annual shopping frenzy shatters another record

SHANGHAI (AP) — Shoppers in China have once again broken records after spending more than $14 billion within the first two hours of an annual online buying frenzy.Now in its 10th year, the clamor for deals and discounts known as... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Shanghai

China's annual shopping frenzy shatters records again

SHANGHAI (AP) — Online shoppers in China have shattered last year's record of $24 billion in sales on the country's annual buying frenzy Sunday, as the tradition marked its 10th year.The spending binge has for years eclipsed Cyber... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Shanghai

Victoria's Secret in steady decline as company struggles to survive

The United State's number one lingerie brand Victoria's Secret is in severe strife as financial reports show the company's popularity is not being reflected in sales.Victoria's Secret annual fashion show is a fashion event that... [Author: [email protected]]
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Calls for open trade to greet Pence as Trump skips Asia summit

Asia-Pacific leaders will join the heads of Southeast Asian states this week in Singapore to renew calls for multilateralism and fresh pledges to resolve regional conflicts ranging from the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar to tensions in the South China Sea.
Tags: Asia, Money, Singapore, businessNews, Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Trump, Southeast Asian states

Influencers? Yes, Please!

In my last post, I briefly mentioned influencers. Specifically, how Ninja is helping to promote the popular battle royale game Fortnite. Every brand can utilize influencers. Your main concern is probably the cost. And yes, it’s true. Paying influencers can come with a hefty price tag. But in the world of the internet and online marketing, things aren’t always what they seem. So keep reading to find out more about influencers. Smaller is Better Most professional marketers are going to tell you on...
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It’s Time to Chart a Better Product Management Career

If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board.  Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community.  Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings.  […]
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British companies plan to microchip staff using Biolax equipment

British companies are planning to microchip their employees in order to boost security and stop staff from accessing sensitive areas of the business.Biohax, a Swedish tech firm, has disclosed it is in talks with a number of British... [Author: [email protected]]
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Microsoft alumni play one last game of hallway putt-putt before demolition

Hundreds of Microsoft alumni gathered Saturday to remember the past, and see plans for Microsoft's massive campus renovation. "I mean, we grew up here," said Ed Fries, a co-creator of Xbox.
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How to Make Your Deal Your Dream Client’s Priority

There is a type of displacement outside of removing your competitor that is equally—and in some cases—even more difficult to execute. It’s trickier, and sometimes even more political. The displacement I am referring to here is the displacement of one priority for another, or one project for another. One of the reasons that companies refuse to change partners despite having a strong justification for doing so is because they have limited bandwidth, limited time, resources, and money. It’s likely ...
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Why Fortnite Works and What You Can Learn From It

Pretty much everyone is playing Fortnite. You’re probably playing it right now on your second monitor. If you aren’t, your kids are likely on their tenth match of the night. It’s so successful Samsung is including free Vbucks with the purchase of new phones. The Fortnite craze isn’t just in the US. It’s a global phenomenon. As a marketer or business owner, is there anything you can learn from Epic’s success with their latest game? If it’s making them billions of dollars, why can’t you use parts ...
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100 Inspiring, Global Innovations in the Field of Education, K-12

Click here to read about 100 innovations that are changing the face of K-12 education around the world. This year's list provide an opportunity to learn about the most innovative, impactful, and scalable examples of forward-thinking educational practices from around the world. It shows how the future of education is heading towards a more holistic, facilitator-based model, one that focuses on well-being, social skills, and gender equity. If you are an educator, parent, student, or simply int...
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Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

BEIJING (AP) — Lu Yushan, a retired salesman, has advice for investors in China's slumping stock market: Sell.Lu's shares soared over the past decade. But the 65-year-old cashed out this year, driven away by plunging prices, insider... [Author: [email protected]]
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Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi opens NZ store, sells hundreds of e-scooters in hours

The electric scooter craze has well and truly hit New Zealand.Within just hours of Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi, or "Mi" as many know it as, opening the doors to its first New Zealand store yesterday, the retailer sold more... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz

The civilian casualties of being a doctor

As an ER doctor, I often meet people on the worst day of their lives. I’m the guy who gets to tell you your mom is dead. I’m the one who works the futile code on your four-year-old, while your screams cut right through everyone in the room. I find your cancer. I tell you […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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The best movies on Hulu right now (November 2018)

From classics to blockbusters, Hulu offers some great films to its subscribers. Check out the best movies on Hulu, whether you're into charming adventure tales or gruesome horror stories. The post The best movies on Hulu right now (November 2018) appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Streaming, Hulu, Movies & TV, Best Of Everything

Team Innovation Is The Secret Sauce To Success

Team innovation is the secret sauce to a business’s success. It creates a strong competitive advantage and helps you go further, faster than the competition. But, removing the barriers and getting a team to innovate beyond a creative off-site meeting once a quarter can feel challenging. In LaunchStreet’s work with clients, we’ve found 7 ways ...
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Rocket Lab's Electron rocket deploys payloads

Rocket Lab has successfully deployed all of its payloads in the first fully commercial rocket which was launched into orbit this afternoon.Today's mission, dubbed "It's Business Time", was launched at 4.50pm from its Mahia Peninsula... [Author: [email protected]]
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Rocket Lab's Electron rocket reaches orbit

Rocket Lab has successfully launched its first fully commercial rocket into orbit from its Mahia Peninsula launch pad.Today's mission was dubbed 'It's Business Time' and was launched at 4.50pm and was commanded by Rocket Lab's factory... [Author: [email protected]]
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Rocket Lab prepares for Electron rocket launch this afternoon

Rocket Lab is gearing up to launch its first commercial rocket from its Mahia Peninsula launch pad just before 5pm this evening.Weather permittting, the Electron Rocket launch attempt will begin at 4.50pm, commanded by Rocket Lab's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Mahia Peninsula, Electron, Rocket Lab, Electron rocket

Astronomers discover two rogue planets that do not orbit a star

Astronomers have identified two rogue planets in our galaxy which do not orbit around a star. Unlike the vast majority of discovered planets, these rogue planets drift through space alone with no sun to shine on them. The post Astronomers discover two rogue planets that do not orbit a star appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Astronomy, Space, News, Trends, Planets, Emerging Tech, Rogue Planets, Gravitational Microlensing

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds is headed to Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft today announced its subscription-based gaming service Xbox Game Pass would be adding the incredibly popular Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds to its lineup. The Redmond company opened it’s XO18 show today in Mexico City with a PUBG montage featuring pumping music and the game’s typical frantic action. The reveal ended with a very enthusiastic crowd watching the “Xbox Game Pass” logo slide across the screen. One of the originators of the Battle Royale gaming craze, PUBG is a fan-favorite. ...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Microsoft, Mexico City, PUBG

Microsoft absorbs RPG developers Obsidian and inXile

Microsoft today announced the acquisition of two heavy-hitters in the RPG gaming world, namely inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. And there was much rejoicing throughout every kingdom. The announcement came during the Redmond company’s annual XO18 fan fest in Mexico City. Microsoft stresses that both studios will remain autonomous. What this means for gamers remains to be seen, Microsoft’s publishing arm has a reputation for enabling studios without squashing creativity – Bungie di...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Microsoft, Mexico City, Bungie, Obsidian

The best free drawing software

Photoshop and other commercial tools can be expensive, but drawing software doesn't need to be. This list of the best free drawing software is just as powerful as some of the more expensive offerings. The post The best free drawing software appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Web, Computing, Inkscape, Gimp, Vectr, Drawing Software

Lime scooters: All the answers one needs for the latest transportation trend

Almost overnight, electric scooters have seemingly become ubiquitous on streets and sidewalks in cities across the United States.From joyriding teens to commuters to tourists, this latest transportation trend has been met with excitement... [Author: [email protected]]
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Jury tells Aetna to pay $25M to late cancer patient’s family

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A jury has ordered Aetna to pay more than $25 million to the family of an Oklahoma City woman who died a year after the insurance company refused to cover a type of radiation therapy. Jurors found that Aetna doctors didn’t spend enough time reviewing Orrana Cunningham’s case before denying her […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Oklahoma City, Aetna, Nation & World, Orrana Cunningham

How Google Applies Big Data to Know You

Google is an undisputed champion when it comes to big data. They have developed several open source tools and techniques that are extensively used in big data ecosystem. With the help of different big data tools and techniques, Google is now capable of exploring millions of websites and fetch you the right answer or information within milliseconds. The first question that comes to our mind is how can Google perform such complex operations so efficiently? The answer is Big data analytics. Google...
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Iceland Christmas ad: banned, but it will help 2018 go down as the year of 'corporate caring'

A Christmas advertisement for the UK supermarket chain Iceland, which tells the story of a young girl who tries to help a baby orangutan whose home has been destroyed to create palm oil, will not be broadcast on television. The... [Author: [email protected]]
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The next ‘Overwatch’ patch will bring major changes, require a full reinstall

The next major Overwatch patch will be a remaster patch, and will include load time improvements and memory optimization, among other things. With so many things to be added to the game, a full reinstall will be required. The post The next ‘Overwatch’ patch will bring major changes, require a full reinstall appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Blizzard, Overwatch

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