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Alibaba’s ‘Singles Day’ sale hit a record of $17.8bn in one...

E-commerce giant Alibaba has beaten its sales record for its annual Singles Day event. The company said sales this year had reached 121bn yuan ($18bn;...
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Internet Outage: massive DNS DDoS attack hits the world

Early Friday morning, US citizens awoke to large-scale internet outage via a massive DNS DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack on DyN, a company...

Kaka donates Orlando worn and signed jersey for Italy earthquake victims

Ricardo Kaka, the famous Brazilian football player and ex-AC Milan Midfielder posted a photo of his Orlando jersey Kaka <3 Italy on Instagram, saying that he's helping the Italian Red...

EU referendum: David Beckham backs ‘Remain’ campaign

Former England captain David Beckham made it to the "Remain" camp, with a statement comparing staying with European Union to Manchester United winning formula. The statement...
The 10 Most Watched Ads Globally on YouTube in April 2016

The 10 Most Watched Ads Globally on YouTube in April 2016

Google has released the top ten most watched advertisements on youtube in April 2016. Here’s a round-up of April’s most watched ads worldwide according to “YouTube...
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JWT CEO Resigns Following a Lawsuit Accusing Him of Rape, Racist

J. Walter Thompson CEO Gustavo Martinez resigned after a lawsuit accusing him of rapping female employees, and multiple racist comments about black people and Jews....
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Discover the Russian innovation ecosystem

Meet Innovation Russia (MIR) offers the opportunity during three days to meet the main actors of innovation in Russia. This third edition will lead...
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Coca-cola Boosts Happiness With a Bridge For Santa

The TV Commercial Ad titled "A bridge for Santa" was done by J. Walter Thompson advertising agency for Coca-cola in Brazil. It was released in...
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Donald Trump Suggests: ‘Maybe we should boycott Starbucks’

US presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened to end Starbuck’s lease on Trump tower, asking whether it’s about time to boycott the coffee chain following the coffee...
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Starbucks Christmas Cups Spark Heated Controversy

Trees, snowflakes, snowman, and santa went missing from Starbucks Christmas plain red cups this season sparking a social media frenzy with thousands of controversial conversations coming...
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Emirates Airline Fires Up Benfica Fans

Dressed in their elegant beige uniforms and red hats, Emirates airline hostesses walked into the soccer field's center circle to deliver safety-like match instructions,...
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Cairo Best Italian Restaurants to Celebrate National Pasta Day

October 17 is marked as the National Pasta Day worldwide. Pasta lovers celebrate the day with over 600 known pasta shapes, comes on top of their...
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Apple & Google on Top of 100 Best Global Brands List...

The best global brands annual ranking list has been released by Interbrand. Apple retained the first position to be on top of the list with $170B value, since ousted Coca...
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Tearful 4-Year-Old Fan Meets Van Persie

Van Persie met his loyal 4-year-old fan, in response to a viral video showing how vividly distraught Louis Diamond was over the football player's transfer from Manchester...

Learn How To Win Like Obama on Social Media

We might all remember how US President Obama proved the importance and power of Social Media in his 2008 presidential campaign against senator McCain. He...
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Couples With the Most Amazing Photos on Instagram

From the most amazing photos on instagram, there comes the most amazing couples too. It’s wonderful how people capture their trips, adventures, moments of happiness, but...
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TA telecom as a Finalist at Red Herring Top 100 Europe

TA telecom is the only African tech company shortlisted as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe award. This is a prestigious list, honouring the year’s most promising private technology ventures...
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Facebook Video Obsession Spoils a Charitable Cause

Copying someone else’s content is unethical but did you ever imagine that downloading a Youtube video and sharing it on your Facebook page could...

Facebook Developers Conference f8 Live Stream

Facebook developers conference f8 is an annual conference held by Facebook, intended for developers and entrepreneurs who build products and services around the website. It...
Sheryl Sandberg The Woman Behind Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg The Woman Behind Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg born August 28, 1969, is an American businesswoman, activist, and writer. As of August 2013, she is the chief operating officer of...

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