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Government’s electric-cab plan fails to spark more suppliers’ interest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> At present, only four models of electric private cars are available in Hong Kong – the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Nissan Leaf, Renault Fluence ZE and BYD e6. The BYD cars are already being used as taxis, with 45 on the roads. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Harry Potter Spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Will Become a Movie Trilogy

Back in September, Warner Bros. announced that it had acquired J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, after the company’s CEO, Kevin Tsujihara, persuaded Rowling to adapt the Hogwarts textbook into an “extension of the wizarding world.” This weekend, in a new profile in the … More »

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Humanitarian drones to deliver medical supplies to roadless areas

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Greek entrepreneur Andreas Raptopoulos saw drones being used to deliver pizza and set about solving a real problemWhen Domino’s sent two pepperoni pizzas on a 10-minute drone flight last summer in a publicity stunt to demonstrate how takeaways may be delivered in the future, Andreas Raptopoulos reacted with scorn.”This is total nonsense. Why the hell would you do that? The public risk to transport a pizza around when you can do it perfectly well with all of the infrastructure you already have there? Why don’t you use the same technology to save somebody’s life when a mother needs medicine or a child needs medicine instead of it being stuck on a lorry on a muddy road

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32 TV Opening Credits Sequences With ‘And [Actor Name] As [Character Name]’

Centuries from now, pop-culture archaeologists will be able to identify 20th-century TV shows by looking for certain hallmarks. Most of the comedies, for example, will include the sound of unseen humans laughing uncontrollably for no apparent reason. There will be an inordinate number of dramas featuring a middle-aged, slightly rumpled … More »

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BlackBerry Posts Huge Loss

Revenue dropped 56 percent in the latest quarter as its business continued to shrink. The company also said it would enter a partnership with the Asian manufacturer Foxconn.

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Google Buys Military Robot Makers

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How Gap Responded to Racism

A Gap ad featuring a Sikh model went viral after being vandalized with racist comments. The company reacted admirably, but the incident proves our society is still divided.

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Graft watchdog investigates oil executive Wang Yongchun

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Chinese authorities are investigating a top official of the country’s largest oil and gas producer for “discipline violations”, state media said on Monday, using a term that typically refers to corruption. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Business Longreads for the Week of August 17, 2013

From the multiple challenges facing Martha Stewart to the history of the company behind American money, The Daily Beast brings you the best in business journalism from the week of August 17, 2013.

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Reforms set to bring foreign oil firms back to Mexico

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has proposed sweeping reforms of the country’s oil sector that would allow foreign energy firms back into the industry 75 years after being thrown out. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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China fines five jewellers 10.1m yuan for price fixing

<!– google_ad_section_start –> China has fined five domestic jewellers 10.1 million yuan (HK$12.79 million) for fixing their prices, state media said on Monday, the second time in less than a week that authorities penalised firms found to be anti-competitive. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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T-Mobile US Reports Largest Customer Growth in Four Years

The company added contract subscribers and stemmed financial losses in the second quarter after adding the iPhone and focusing on common customer complaints.

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China Resources Power says secured exploration permits amid lawsuit

<!– google_ad_section_start –> China Resources Power (Holdings) said on Monday it had secured exploration rights for all three coal mines involved in a lawsuit, as it seeks to reassure investors after corruption accusations against some of its executives. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Newsweek Sold to IBT Media

Dear all,   Earlier today, a deal was signed for the sale of Newsweek and I am delighted to inform you that the new owner will be IBT Media, the publishers of the International Business Times.   IBT is a growing digital global news publication that delivers international business news to an audience of over 7 million in the U.S. and 13 million people worldwide every month through its network of digital publishing platforms. It is produced in 10 country editions in 7 different languages, offering in-depth coverage that is relevant and specific to each market.     Effective as of the closing, which we expect to occur in approximately a week, there will be a transition period of up to 60 days, during which we will continue to run the business.  IBT will be talking to staff during this time about potential job opportunities at the new venture and as we learn more about this process we will of course inform you and the Guild.  Please reach out to Lauren Strada if you have any questions meanwhile.    We believe IBT will serve as an excellent new home in which Newsweek has the opportunity to thrive.   Best, Rhona.   Rhona Murphy | Interim CEO The Newsweek Daily Beast Company

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Journalist and kebab maker Zhu Changzhen

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Well-known Henan investigative reporter Zhu Changzhen , 45, used to make his living selling grilled mutton kebabs in a night market in the province’s Pingdingshan city. With great admiration for journalists, he joined their ranks in 1997. Now he has decided to return to the grill, at least part-time. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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App Puts the Bible in 100 Million Palms

With more than 100 million downloads, YouVersion, a free app that offers over 600 Bible translations, has found itself in the company of successful start-ups like Instagram and Dropbox.

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Future farms may reach for Hong Kong ‘s sky

<!– google_ad_section_start –> As populations in China and Hong Kong grow and space for farming rapidly runs out, governments are looking for the answer to the question of how they will feed swelling ranks of people. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Chinese job seekers fall victim to ‘Zodiac discrimination’

<!– google_ad_section_start –> If you are a recent college graduate in China and happen to be a “Virgo”, your chances of getting a job may be much less than your “Gemini” or “Pisces” competitors,  according to the Liaoning-based <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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