A closer look at HTC’s blockchain phone, the Exodus 1

The Exodus 1 didn’t make its global debut on stage at TechCrunch Shenzhen. That was the plan, but stuff, as the saying goes, happens. It simply didn’t make its way from Hong Kong to China in time. I won’t lie, I was a bit suspicious of this latest turn of events. After month of teasing its blockchain phone, HTC had mostly relied on wire frames and renders, and now it was MIA, a matter of weeks before it was set to hit the market. But we did manage to get our hands on the thing, following ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Hong Kong, Hardware, China, Bitcoin, Htc, Blockchain, Shenzhen, Chen, Phil Chen, EXODUS 1, Shenzhen That

Top Sydney’s Neighborhoods that Will Leave You Breathless

Being Australian capital comes with many perks, and one of them is big popularity among the tourists and locals. Located on the east coast, Sydney is a city with 658 suburbs and 40 local government areas with a population surpassing 5 million people. The city is perfect for visitors to explore and enjoy its rich culture and beauties. So, if the road takes you to Sydney, make sure to visit these top neighborhoods that will surely leave you breathless and impressed. 1. Paddington Paddington is a...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Sydney, Melbourne, Oxford Street, Travel Blog, North Shore, Peter, Morris, Vanguard, NSW, Ester, Harbour Bridge, White Rabbit, Paddington Paddington, Roslyn Oxley

Updated: ALTBalaji doubles revenue to Rs 14.3 Cr, 5.5M subscriptions added in Q2FY19

Nov 16: For the quarter ended September 30, 2018, Balaji Telefilms’ revenues from its digital business ALTBalaji was Rs 14.3 crore in the quarter, up 2.5 times from Rs 5.8 crore last quarter. Revenues from this quarter are 12 times the revenue it reported in Q2 2018, which is significant as... ...
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Trying out transport in Miami

Our fourth overseas trip for this celebratory year began on Sunday morning November 18th. We headed to Adelaide airport from where we flew to Sydney and after a short stop in the Qantas Lounge boarded a Qantas flight to the USA. We had asked to be upgrade
Tags: Travel, Usa, Sydney, Adelaide, Qantas, Miami, Qantas Lounge

Exploring Ways to Assist in Restoration in Kirkuk

The Qishla and Citadel of Kirkuk, two cultural heritage sites symbolising the area’s rich multicultural history but buffeted by time and conflicts, are in desperate need of restoration to preserve them for future generations. In line with UN support for the country’s diversity and preservation of its historical sites as symbols that boost reconciliation and coexistence, the Deputy Special Representative for Iraq of the UN Secretary-General, Ms. Alice Walpole, led a team from the UN family in Ira...
Tags: News, Iraq, Rome, Unesco, Heritage, Un, Iraq Business News, Citadel, Tariq, Erbil, Kirkuk, Da'esh, Red Church, Qishla, Alice Walpole, UN Development Coordination Office

Xiaomi gobbles up selfie phone brand Meitu as revenue jumps 49%

Xiaomi is diversifying into a new range of phones as the Chinese smartphone maker announced impressive growth with its latest financials. The company announced it will take over selfie app maker Meitu’s smartphone business to go after new demographics, particularly women, while it lodged impressive 49 percent revenue growth in Q3. Xiaomi posted a net profit of 2.481 billion RMB ($357 million) for the quarter on total sales of 50.846 billion RMB ($7.3 billion). The bulk of that income came fro...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, UK, China, Smartphone, Smartphones, Xiaomi, Digital Marketing, Meitu, Smart Products, Meitu Best

Travel News: November 20, 2018

Uber launches rewards program in nine U.S. markets Travel Weekly Uber has launched a tiered rewards program that offers basic cash perks at the lowest level and bigger benefits like fee waivers and upgraded service for big spenders on the app. With Uber Rewards, members earn one point per dollar spent with Uber Eats and rides with Uber Pool; two points per dollar spent on UberX, UberXL or Select rides; and three points per dollar spent on Uber Black and Black SUV rides. Riders reach a Gold leve...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Florida, Virgin, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Kilauea, Virgin Atlantic, News And Deals, South Florida, Cathay Pacific, Brightline, Cathay Pacific Black, Virgin Trains USA, Travel Weekly Uber, Uber Black and Black SUV

Inside Munich’s Residenz Palace

The post Inside Munich’s Residenz Palace appeared first on LandLopers.
Tags: Travel, Munich, Travel Photos, Daily Travel Photos, Residenz Palace

7 Tips on What to do During Your Honeymoon in Milan

It’s true that when people hear about Milan, they almost instantly think about fashion, but Milan is not about that. It has a large range of activities to offer to its visitors and it can be quite romantic if you choose to spend your honeymoon there with your loved one. If you’re newlyweds looking for interesting and romantic things to do and see in this amazing Italian city, you’ve come to the right place. We will provide the best 7 tips on what to do during your honeymoon in Milan. Great expe...
Tags: Travel, Milan, Italy, Venice, Travel Blog, Visit Milan, Honeymoon Travel, Milan Great, Baglioni, Romantic Dinner Milan, Lake Como Portofino, Shopping Sessions Milan

Aravind Eye Hospital System

November 19 2018 Madurai India Busy and interesting day today focused on the Aravind Eye Hospital system . Our first meeting of the day included a presentation by Aravind staff on the overall system. There are multipl
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Day 46 Humberstone Nitrate MineAtacama GiantJourney to Colchane

Pica is so quiet at the moment we were the only guests in this hotel last night. In fact Mayuru Tours had to change our hotel here a couple of days ago because the original hotel decided not to open last night. Here we are also at the lowest point we hav
Tags: Travel, PICA, Humberstone Nitrate MineAtacama GiantJourney, Colchane

Oil stable amid expectations OPEC will cut supply to prevent glut forming | Reuters

Oil stable amid expectations OPEC will cut supply to prevent glut forming | Reuters:Oil prices were stable on Tuesday on expectations that producer club OPEC will soon cut supply to prevent oversupply amid slowing demand growth and a surge in output from the United States.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures, were at $57.21 per barrel at 0117 GMT, 1 cent above their last settlement.Front-month Brent crude oil futures were at $66.75 a barrel, down 4 cents from their last close. [Au...
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You’re not imagining things. The lavatories on airplanes are getting smaller

On some of the newer planes flown by American, Delta and United airlines, the bathrooms in coach are just 24 inches wide. For comparison, that’s roughly the width of the average dishwasher.
Tags: Travel, Business, News, Nation, United, American Delta, Nation & World, Boeing & Aerospace

Save Up to 40 Percent Off Room Rates: Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday 2018 With Kimpton

Taking over from when Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants Group offered a similar promotion last year and in prior years, IHG Rewards Club is offering what it calls Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday 2018 where you not only can save up to 40 percent off of room rates through Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 64 participating hotel and resort properties — mostly located in the United States — when you book your reservations by... The post Save Up to 40 Percent Off Room Rates: Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday 2018...
Tags: Travel, Deals, United States, Promotions, Ihg Rewards Club, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs, Kimpton, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants Group

What to Buy for Someone Who Loves to Travel

If you follow a number of travel blogs, you’ll already know it’s that time of year again! Every November, I seem to spend an inordinate amount of time wading through an ocean of gift guides created by other travel bloggers. I’ve never published one on Never Ending Footsteps before, primarily for this reason: I’m a contrarian at heart, so if every single travel blogger is doing something — cough, taking press trips, cough — you’ll know I’ll be over here in the corner on my own doing the exact opp...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Asia, Japan, Greece, Etsy, Australia, China, Spain, Dave, Travel Gear, Thailand, United States, Santiago, Congo


Eprom has turned more than a few heads in his climb to the top of the bass music world. Eprom is one of the vibrant West-Coast scene’s most colourful characters, with an unmistakable sound and an unforgettable stage presence. His unique sound varies from toxic hip-hop to searing garage mutations to bizarre concoctions somewhere in between.   Eprom’s Pineapple EP as well as his Acid Disk EP with G JONES has cemented him as one of the champions of underground. This success has not gone unnoticed, ...
Tags: Travel, West Coast, Byron, Byron Bay, G Jones, Alix Perez, Eprom, Byron Bay Brewery Kicks

Kathmandu and ManCanDo

Did you know that the Nepalese flag is the only one in the world that isn't square or rectangular Me neither. It's like two pennants stuck together and is all the more interesting because of that. We initially decided to stay in Kathmandu because our futu
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Chase Rebates and Hotel Credit Card Scam

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Chase Rebates and Hotel Credit Card Scam...
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UNESCO calls for more to be done for migrants’ education

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. culture and education agency says in a new report that more needs to be done to integrate refugee children into national educational systems. UNESCO said in the report released in Berlin on Tuesday that better access to quality education would help both the new arrivals and their new homelands. UNESCO […]
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Yellow Tail wine Super Bowl campaign

For those who watch the Super Bowl exclusively for the commercials, this could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Yellow Tail, an Australian wine brand, is looking to create a Super Bowl commercial based entirely on user-generated content. To jump-start its “Tastes Like Happy” campaign, Yellow Tail is inviting fans to create and submit short videos of what makes them happy. The two winners will have their videos featured in the Super Bowl commercial, and get some pretty wide-ranging social med...
Tags: Travel, News, United States, East Coast, Deutsch, Yellow Tail, Superbowl Commerical, Tastes Like Happy Campaign, Yellow Tail Wine, Iain Douglas

DLNR land policies scrutinized, PUC chair Iwase retiring, new homeless camp for Waianae, lawsuit over Leilani access, Molokai plan advances, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Pololu Valley lookout ©2018 All Hawaii News Booming market, idle lands. Hard up for cash, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources nearly a decade ago identified 14 mostly vacant properties as having the best potential among its inventory of idled lands to start generating badly needed funds for park maintenance. Star-Advertiser.Examples raising questions about DLNR’s oversight of state land. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has a poor track record of leasing i...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Virginia, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Department Of Health, Josh Green, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Legislature, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Hart, West Hawaii

Digestif cultures around the world

There are times when overeating is perfectly acceptable. Thanksgiving, for instance, or just the holidays in general. Then there are times when it’s less socially acceptable, like when you’re staring down a burger made with more than a pound of beef for a whimsical food challenge. Regardless of how you go about overeating, it’s been happening for as long as people have had an abundance of food. To combat exploding stomachs, cultures around the world turn to digestifs, or shots of liquor tha...
Tags: Travel, Drinks, Facebook, Europe, Sweden, Mexico, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Mexico City, Switzerland, Norway, Italy Germany, Budapest Business Journal

“By All Rights, That Engine Should Start” – Suzuki DF15A Outboard & Customer Service Failure

Our first stop after leaving Jacksonville to cruise up the St. Johns River was Doctors Lake – only 12 nautical miles up stream. We figured this would be a good short first hop to get back into the groove of living on the water, and we had heard that you could dinghy ashore at Whitey’s Fish Camp for an authentic old-Florida experience and a fabulous dinner. We were downright excited – thinking that a classic Fish Camp would be the perfect transitions from the urban bustle of Jacksonville into the...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Jacksonville, Travelogues, St Johns River, Suzuki, Whitey, Cruising / Boating (March 2017 - present, Boat Projects, Customer Service Failure, Doctors Lake

10 insider recommendations for an extra special luxury yacht charter

Luxury yacht charter is already a special experience; however, for that extra dash of pizzazz, for an extra special experience, let us share with you our “insider recommendations” of what to see and do for the following 10 great yacht charter cruising locations. The wreck of the RMS Rhone, Salt Island, British Virgin Islands It […] The post 10 insider recommendations for an extra special luxury yacht charter appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Usa, Greece, France, Maine, Alaska, Italy, Croatia, North America, Bahamas, Caribbean, Fiji, British Virgin Islands, Eastern Europe, Oceania

Nelson South Island

SCwrites For our last few hours in Wet and Windy Wellington the sun come out and we were able to explore the waterfront very attractive repurposed old buildings bars restaurants etc and take a trip up the funicular railways for some great views out ov
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A Letter from Assemblyman Gallagher

I received an email from Assemblyman Gallagher on how to aid the victims of the #Campfire in Paradise:   Words cannot describe the pain our North State families are feeling. If you or someone you know lost a loved one or in any way has suffered as a result of the Camp Fire – I send my deepest condolences.     There will time in the weeks and months ahead to dive deeper into needed policy reforms and other issues. Today, I wanted to share with you important resources and information.     Here ar...
Tags: Travel, Fema, Oroville, State Assembly, Facebook Twitter, Drc, American Red Cross, James Gallagher, Butte County Sheriff s Office, Salvation Army Center, French la Vie, Assemblyman Gallagher, Chico Mall Former Sears, Red Cross Safe Well, Chico Website

Cathay Pacific ‘Black Friday’ Sale Up to $1000 Off With Promo Code

Cathay Pacific is offering legit discounts off of their fares when booked by Tuesday, November 27 using a promo code to take $1,000 off Business Class and $500 off Premium Economy tickets for travel throughout most of the first half of next year. Continue reading Cathay Pacific ‘Black Friday’ Sale Up to $1000 Off With Promo Code...
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Judge schedules hearing on whether to release report on Wynn

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge in Nevada has temporarily blocked the planned release of a Massachusetts Gaming Commission report about allegations of sexual misconduct against former casino mogul Steve Wynn. A court aide says Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez decided Monday she’ll hear arguments about whether the report contains confidential information and […]
Tags: Travel, Business, News, Ap, Las Vegas, Nevada, Clark, Wynn, Steve Wynn, Elizabeth Gonzalez, Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Nation & World

Move over Le Creuset? A new cookware startup founded by and for millennials is getting down to business

Sometimes, it’s hard to imagine a product or industry that a new e-commerce startup hasn’t tried to remake already, from slippers to mattresses, from luggage to lipstick. Yet two childhood friends in New York have seemingly struck on a fresh idea: taking on the stodgy and often expensive world of cookware, where one’s options out of college are usually limited to a few pieces of Calphalon or Farberware or, in the best-case scenario, some Le Creuset, the premium French cookware manufacturer found...
Tags: Travel, TC, Ecommerce, New York, Brooklyn, New York Times, Vogue, Times, New York Magazine, General Catalyst, Warby Parker, Jones, Forbes, Milo, Zola, Le Creuset

Street art in Rome purifies the air

Street art is usually a treat for the eyes, but rarely does it provide tangible benefits beyond the aesthetic. The Hunting Pollution mural, however, by Milanese street artist Federico Massa, is beautiful and improves the air quality of Rome. Covering over 10,000 square feet of a seven-story building, the mural is made entirely of anti-pollution paint and is intended to raise awareness of environmental problems like global warming and animal extinction. Fittingly, it features the tri-colored h...
Tags: Travel, News, Rome, Air Pollution, United States, Street Art, Masa, Eco-friendly Graffiti, Eco-friendly Street Art, Federico Massa, Iena Cruz

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