People love Pocket. Its 22 million registered users have saved over 2 billion articles. But there comes a time in every startup’s life when it must ween itself off venture capital and become a sustainable business.
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Having lived both in Hong Kong and Singapore, perhaps this is one of the most often asked question: Which is better, Hong Kong or Singapore? You’ll find loads of blogs and banter, even charts and lists drilling down to which city is better.
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Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they’re bad for us:
Instead of fighting our brain (cognitive control)
Try to be “Curious”
Understand it in a deeper level
Ask yourself what your bad habit is really like
i.e. What’s Smoking really taste like?
Why my body has such “Urge”?
Notice the urge
Feel the joy of letting go
Opera has received a $1.2 billion buyout offer from a consortium of Chinese Internet firms, the company announced on Wednesday. The consortium includes Kunlun and Qihoo 360 and is backed by the investment funds Golden Brick and Yonglian.
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Last month when Oculus announced the surprising $599 price for its Rift virtual reality headset, the company also promised upcoming bundles that would include the Rift and a PC that has been certified as “Oculus Ready.
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More than 1 in 5 people who visit Wired Magazine’s website use ad-blocking software. Starting in the next few weeks, the magazine will give those readers a choice: stop blocking ads, pay to look at a version of the site that is unsullied by advertisements, or go away.
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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released their long-anticipated ruling on net neutrality in India. The regulators have ruled against differential and discriminatory pricing of mobile data on the basis of content. We won! #SaveTheInternet is now #SavedTheInternet.
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The last few years, it’s become cliche for startups to describe themselves as “Uber for X”. With Uber as the north star, the mobile phone became the “remote control” for our life and anything we wanted — groceries, take-out, laundry, our car — was just a tap away.
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