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One Bitcoin Now Worth US$8,000

LONDON: Bitcoin hit a new record high on Monday after smashing through the US$8,000 level for the first time over the weekend, marking an almost 50 per cent climb in just eight days. The new high came after leading US ...

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These $99 true wireless earbuds are cheaper and sound better than AirPods

There are three reasons why Apple’s AirPods are considered the best true wireless earbuds you can buy: They’re small, pair really easily to iOS devices, and only cost $159. Everyone from Samsung to Jaybird to Bose have their own alternatives, ...

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DIY Electric Bike Kits

The ‘Swytch’ Upgrades Your Bike in Seconds A growing number of urban consumers are opting to ride a bicycle for transportation purposes, so the ‘Swytch’ electric bike kit has been created to help them augment their existing ride into a ...

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Einstein’s Theory of Happiness Just Sold For US$1 Million at Auction

He is known as one of the great minds in 20th-century science. But this week, Albert Einstein is making headlines for his advice on how to live a happy life – and a tip that paid off. In November 1922, ...

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Saudi Arabia Plans To Build $500bn High Tech Mega City 33 Times Bigger Than NY

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a new mega-city across its borders with Jordan and Egypt which will be entirely powered by renewable energy. The city, which has been named NEOM, will be built from the ground up on ...

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Amazon Key opens your door to delivery drivers if you’re out

Amazon Key is exclusive to Prime members, and allows couriers to unlock your front door to drop off packages if you’re not at home to receive them. The controversial element, of course, is that a delivery person will actually be ...

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Starbucks Released A New Holiday Cup. Everybody Panic!

The marketing team for Starbucks are a bunch of geniuses. Frightening geniuses. They somehow knew that every time they released a new holiday cup, the resulting inexplicable controversy would generate free publicity (just like I’m giving them right now)! All ...

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The luxury is in the lizard skin, at least in Gucci’s G-Frame

The watch comes with eye-catching multiple tricoloured Gucci web nylon straps, a gourmette chain or a special lizard-skin variant If you want to add a sophisticated touch to your wrist, luxury house Gucci has just the thing for you. The ...

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Dubai Land Department Launches Blockchain Real Estate Initiative

Dubai’s land registrar has revealed it is developing a system that would seek to record all local real estate contracts on a blockchain. The project, part of a sweeping plan to secure all government documents on a blockchain by 2020, ...

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‘Chess in an impenetrable black box’: Who really holds the power in China?

(CNN)Unlike the gossipy, open democracies of Western societies, it is almost impossible to know who truly holds power in the opaque world of Chinese politics. The country is ruled by the Chinese Communist Party, in a one-party system, making whoever ...

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