Archive for May, 2011

McDonald’s New Buying Experience – Touch-Screen Kiosk

Once I had the opportunity placing orders using touch-screen, but not a kiosk though, at a Japanese restaurant. It uses a small computer screen, probably about 14-inch, and it was a fun and cool experience. I hate keeping the waiter or waitress standing next to me waiting impatiently as if the next hour would be […]

... written on May 16 2011

10 Reasons Must Call A Snap Election This Year – Part 2

This is the second part of 10 Reasons Must Call A Snap Election This Year. The reasons why Najib should and must call a snap election this year continues. You can read the Part-1 here at 10 Reasons Must Call A Snap Election This Year – Part 1 6)   People Do Not Hate BN Government […]

... written on May 16 2011

10 Reasons Must Call A Snap Election This Year – Part 1

After the Sarawak’s state election, many jumped into conclusion that Najib will have no other choice but to postpone the calling of the 13th General Election. Reason – Najib’s friend in Sarawak performed badly after DAP captured 12 of 15 seats contested, a 80% success rate, not to mention doubling its initial 6 seats, conveniently […]

... written on May 15 2011

How Lamborghini Aventador Put Together, Piece-by-Piece

After Diablo and Murcielago, Lamborghini introduced Aventador LP700-4 at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show on Mar 1. Before you can make that call to book a unit, the Aventador which goes into production in the second half of 2011 has already sold out more than 12 months production, of which he deliveries start in the […]

... written on May 13 2011

Microsoft-Skype Deal – 7 Reasons The Sucker Did It

Microsoft, the world’s largest software company, agreed to pay $8.5 billion cash for Luxembourg-based Skype. That was cool because both Google and Facebook were trying to acquire Skype as well. But Google doesn’t really need Skype because it has its own Google Voice. As much as Facebook would like to add Skype into its inventory, […]

... written on May 11 2011

Apple, Most Valuable Brand – Little Secret Of Its Dictator

Finally, Apple Inc. has surpassed Google Inc. to become the world’s most valuable brand, thanks widely to the popular iPhone and iPad. It is indeed a sweet achievement considering Apple brand actually jumps a whopping 84% increase compared to last year. Apple is way ahead of Google with its brand valued at US$153 billion while […]

... written on May 10 2011

Singapore GE-2011, Aljunied’s Giant Step Of Tsunami

As expected (*yawn*), the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) retained firm control, winning 81 out of 87 seats contested. However this 2011 general election registered many “firsts”. For the first time, opposition candidates contested virtually every seat in parliament with the exception of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. For the first time, social media and […]

... written on May 09 2011

Singapore Election 2011 – It’s Citizens vs Arrogant PAP

Since independence in 1965, Singapore’s general election has been so boring that the results are predictable with both eyes closed, until now. It was like betting who would win the Formula-1 in the early 2000s when Michael Schumacher rule the tracks. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s People’s Action Party (PAP) five-decade rule is being […]

... written on May 07 2011

Silver Correction Or Speculation Trap By Soros?

Investors make money by buy low sell high. Seems like an easy formula to become rich, no? People then ask when is the time to buy low or how do I know now is the time to buy? And that’s the mistake because people are obsessed with finding the Holy Grail – when to buy. […]

... written on May 05 2011

5 Reasons Why President Obama Made The Risky Bet

In stock market you either bet to long or short your desire stocks. Of course there’re more choices in options trading such as playing the spread game of which you get to keep the premium if the options you bought expire out of value. It was precisely the same dilemma that hit President Barack Obama […]

... written on May 04 2011

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