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After my hard drive crashed and lost 3 months of work, I devised a foolproof backup system to protect myself in the future

I've made a lot of mistakes since I left New York to travel around the world as Business Insider's   international correspondent. By far the worst was when the external hard drive with all of my photos, videos, and interviews failed. When I returned home in September, I decided to find a foolproof method for backing up all my important data so I would never lose it again. I decided on three layers of backup security. I now back up everything to two highly reliable external hard drives and then...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Drive, New York, Seagate, Israel, Trends, Tokyo, Sandisk, Google Photos, Time Machine, Intego


Starbucks expands its delivery service to 6 more U.S. cities, starting with San Francisco

Starbucks on Monday announced an expansion of its delivery service in partnership with Uber Eats, which is now headed to six other major U.S. cities, starting with San Francisco this week. It will then roll out to Boston, Chicago, L.A., New York and Washington D.C., and is on track to reach one-quarter of U.S. company-operated stores in the weeks ahead, the company says. Starbucks Delivers, as the service is called, first began as a pilot program in Miami this past fall after a successful launch...
Tags: Ecommerce, Uber, New York, London, Washington, China, San Francisco, Tech, E-commerce, Chile, Alibaba, Tokyo, Miami, Starbucks, Uber Eats, Delivery Service


Starbucks expands its delivery service to 6 more US cities, starting with San Francisco

Starbucks on Monday announced an expansion of its delivery service in partnership with Uber Eats, which is now headed to six other major U.S. cities, starting with San Francisco this week. It will then roll out to Boston, Chicago, L.A., New York and Washington, D.C., and is on track to reach one-quarter of U.S. company-operated stores in the weeks ahead, the company says. Starbucks Delivers, as the service is called, first began as a pilot program in Miami this past fall after a successful launc...
Tags: Ecommerce, Uber, New York, London, Washington, China, US, San Francisco, Tech, Chile, Alibaba, Tokyo, Miami, Starbucks, Uber Eats, Delivery Service


Ghosn’s Bail Petition Rejected, Wife Slams Treatment

For detained industry titan Carlos Ghosn, getting out of the slammer has thus far proven an insurmountable challenge. Interned in a Tokyo jail since his Nov. 19 arrest, the Renault CEO and former Nissan chairman has repeatedly seen his bail appeals fall on deaf ears, with past indictments squashing previous hopes for release. On Tuesday, […] The post Ghosn’s Bail Petition Rejected, Wife Slams Treatment appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


Interview: Postalco Co-Founder, Mike Abelson

I just feel like having less and less, but I really want to love the things I have
Tags: Accessories, Japan, Design, Leather, Interviews, Wallets, Tokyo, Apparel, Craftsmanship, Paper Goods, Minimalism, Outerwear, Postalco, Mike Abelson, Postalco Co


2020 Olympics: Japanese chains scrap porn magazines

Two of Japan's big convenience store chains will stop selling adult magazines ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Tags: Japan, News, Tokyo


Tokyo court rejects Ex-Nissan chair Ghosn's bail request

TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail on Tuesday, more than two months after his arrest.A statement from the Tokyo District Court announcing its decision gave no explanation... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Tokyo District Court


Toyota, Panasonic announce venture for green auto batteries

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. say they are setting up a joint venture to research, manufacture and sell batteries for ecological autos, an increasingly lucrative sector amid concerns about global warming.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Tokyo, Panasonic Corp, Toyota Motor Corp, Toyota Panasonic


After the oil boom: Luanda faces stark inequality – photo essay

The next 15 megacities #8: Photographer Sean Smith captures the extremes of life in the Angolan capitalThe route from London to Luanda, the capital of Angola, used to be one of British Airways’ most profitable, ferrying people involved in the country’s lucrative oil and diamond trades during a remarkable expansion of the city from 2002, after nearly three decades of civil war.In recent years it has competed with Hong Kong and Tokyo for the title of world’s most expensive city for expatriates. Cr...
Tags: Hong Kong, London, Nicki Minaj, Africa, World news, Cities, Angola, Tokyo, Mariah Carey, British Airways, Luanda, Sean Smith


Ex-Nissan boss faces more time in custody as bail denied

The decision means Carlos Ghosn could remain in custody in Tokyo until his trial for financial crimes.
Tags: News, Tokyo, Nissan, Carlos Ghosn


Tokyo court says it is rejecting the second bail request from Nissan's ex-chair Carlos Ghosn, detained for two months

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo court says it is rejecting the second bail request from Nissan's ex-chair Carlos Ghosn, detained for two months. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Carlos Ghosn


Japan's 7-Eleven bans pornographic magazines in run-up to Olympics

Country’s biggest convenience store chain latest to take action ahead of expected arrival of millions of foreign touristsTwo major convenience store chains in Japan are to end sales of pornographic magazines before the Rugby World Cup and Tokyo Olympics, citing concerns the material may tarnish the country’s image amid an expected surge in foreign visitors.7-Eleven Japan and Lawson said they would stop selling adult-themed magazines and manga comics by the end of August, shortly before Japan hos...
Tags: Japan, Asia Pacific, Tokyo, Pornography, Lawson


Tokyo court denies latest bail request of Nissan's Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail was rejected by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, despite the ousted Nissan chairman offering to wear an electronic ankle tag in an unusual bid to win release after two months of detention for alleged financial crimes.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn


Carlos Ghosn Is Denied Bail as Jail Stint Looks to Continue

A Tokyo court rejected an offer that the fallen Nissan chairman hire private security guards and surrender all of his passports.
Tags: Japan, News, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Carlos, Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Securities and Commodities Violations, Decisions and Verdicts, Prisons and Prisoners


Tokyo court rejects Ex-Nissan chair Ghosn’s bail request

TOKYO (AP) — A court in Tokyo has rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail. The decision Tuesday came a day after Ghosn promised to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, give up his passport and pay for security guards approved by prosecutors to gain release from detention on bail. Ghosn, 64, […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn


Tokyo subway line offers commuters free noodles for avoiding morning crush

If 3,000 commuters take an earlier train, they'll get free tempura and soba [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: Tokyo, Cathy Adams


California beer drinkers will get their first taste of New York’s Brooklyn Brewery: Here’s the deal

You can get a pint of Brooklyn Brewery’s flagship lager in Australia, Belgium, France, Brazil and Japan. Or in Kentucky, Ohio or Texas. Despite exporting thousands of barrels of beer worldwide, you couldn’t get even a can or bottle of this celebrated brew in our craft beer-loving state until now. “I’m very excited to come to California. Literally for 30 years we’ve had distributors and ex-New Yorkers hounding us like, ‘Why aren’t you in California? I had your beer in Paris, in Tokyo. Why can’t I...
Tags: Japan, New York, Texas, California, Sport, Beer, Things To Do, Soccer, Brooklyn, ABV, Paris, Chico, Tokyo, West Coast, Orange County, Brooklyn Brewery


Ghosn awaits fate after vowing to stay in Japan if bailed

Carlos Ghosn will learn his fate Monday as a Tokyo court rules on his bail request after he vowed to remain in Japan if released and offered to provide more collateral. The ousted Nissan boss has pleaded for bail after languishing in custody for 64 days as he fights charges of financial misconduct that he strenuously denies. "As the court considers my bail application, I want to emphasise that I will reside in Japan and respect any and all bail conditions the Court concludes are warranted," Gh...
Tags: Japan, News, Court, US, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn


Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is promising to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, give up his passport and pay for security guards approved by prosecutors to gain release from detention on bail.
Tags: News, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn


Ghosn vows to stay in Japan if granted bail

Carlos Ghosn, the ousted Nissan boss detained in Tokyo on charges of financial misconduct, on Monday vowed to remain in Japan if granted bail and again proclaimed his innocence. The Tokyo District Court will later Monday consider the 64-year-old's latest petition for bail but has already rejected previous applications, judging Ghosn a flight risk who might seek to destroy evidence. "As the court considers my bail application, I want to emphasise that I will reside in Japan and respect any and ...
Tags: Japan, News, Court, US, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Tokyo District Court


Detained ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn offers stock, passports for bail

Ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to post stock he owns in the automaker as collateral, surrender his passports and submit to electronic tracking as part of a renewed effort to persuade a Tokyo court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct, a spokeswoman for the car executive said.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co


Tokyo's Top Stock Surges 305% in Year But CFO Sees It as Cheap

BrainPad Inc. posted a 305 percent gain, the best among the more than 2,100 constituents of the benchmark Topix index, as the data analysis company’s profit started to strengthen, reassuring investors of its ability to make money. BrainPad, which uses artificial intelligence to analyze consumption trends for its customers, surprised investors last January when it reported operating profit that was triple its own forecast for the second half of 2017. “People have finally realized that we’re a c...
Tags: Science, Tokyo, Ishikawa, BrainPad Inc


Japan’s Top Stock Surges 305% in One Year

BrainPad Inc. posted a 305 percent gain, the best among the more than 2,100 constituents of the benchmark Topix index, as the data analysis company’s profit started to strengthen, reassuring investors of its ability to make money. BrainPad, which uses artificial intelligence to analyze consumption trends for its customers, surprised investors last January when it reported operating profit that was triple its own forecast for the second half of 2017. “People have finally realized that we’re a c...
Tags: Japan, Science, Tokyo, Ishikawa, BrainPad Inc


Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday asked for his release on bail from a two-month detention in Japan, promising he will report to prosecutors daily and wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet."As the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn


Attention is not a resource but a way of being alive to the world

'We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom.' Those were the words of the American biologist E O Wilson at the turn of the century. Fastforward to the smartphone era, and it's easy to believe that our mental lives are now more fragmentary and scattered than ever. The 'attention economy' is a phrase that's often used to make sense of what's going on: it puts our attention as a limited resource at the centre of the informational ecosystem, with our various alerts and notifications l...
Tags: Japan, Life, Happiness, Neuroscience, Mindfulness, Mental Health, Brain, Work-life balance, Innovation, Attention, Philosophy, Tokyo, Mind, Wilson, William James, Shibuya


World's oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113.
Tags: Japan, News, Ap, Tokyo


World’s oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The world’s oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113. His family said Masazo Nonaka died in the early hours of Sunday while sleeping at home in Ashoro on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido. The family said he […]
Tags: Japan, News, Ap, Nation, Tokyo, Nation & World, Masazo Nonaka, Ashoro


Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei

A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan, most likely under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei reported on Sunday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Paris, Tokyo, Nissan, Renault


CPTPP nations meet in Tokyo for first commission meeting

The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership is open to all economies which accept its principles, signatory countries have agreed at their first commission meeting in Tokyo."Amid growing concerns over recent trends... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Tokyo, Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership