Archive for September, 2014

One More (Secret) Thing … Apple iOS 8 Allows Wireless Charging Using MicroWave

In case you’re still wondering whether you should upgrade to iOS 8 or remain with your existing iOS 7, here’s something to help you make up your mind. There’s a hidden capability just discovered – you can actually supercharge your iPhone running iOS 8 to full bar within minutes. The secret – Apple patented technology […]

... written on Sep 22 2014

Jack Ma Kept Talking “Trust” – Did He Try To Signal He Won’t Scam Your Money?

For a moment, we thought Alibaba could breached the US$100 a share and sent everyone on the trading floor jaw-dropping. But the stock hit its highest at US$99.70, just 30 cents of reaching the 100 bucks mark. On the first day of its listing on NYSE, Jack Ma’s baby was trading between the range of […]

... written on Sep 21 2014

Alibaba Jack Ma Raising Money Via IPO, But This Guy’s Raising Money Via Girlfriend Rental

There’re basically three important things that happen on Friday, September 19, 2014. First, the Scottish decision whether they would get their independence after 300-years with England and other cousins making up the United Kingdom. And the results after the voting – 55% Nay and 45% Aye for an independent Scotland. So, for at least a […]

... written on Sep 20 2014

iPhone 6 – The Crazy Queue Starts In Australia, Because It Cost Triple In China

As usual, the craze to be the first batch to own the newly released bigger iPhone 6 has started. Die-hard Apple fans queued for days ahead of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus release. Unlike previous iPhone 4S, 5, 5S which wasn’t really revolutionary as far as the screen size is concerned, […]

... written on Sep 19 2014

Real Estate Investment – Here’re 20 Global Hottest Property Markets (Q2-2014)

Housing prices continue to skyrocket and depending on where you invest your real-estate, you could be making crazy money – or losing money. In general housing markets boom in Dubai, part of Europe and the Pacific. Needless to say, Asian property markets which saw crazy increase in prices over the last couple of years are […]

... written on Sep 18 2014

Meet Billionaire Stephen Hung, Who Just Ordered 30 Rolls-Royces For Louis XIII

Rolls-Royce is a brand synonym with England’s luxury, until it was sold to BMW. From January 2003, only only BMW would be able to name cars “Rolls-Royce”, and Volkswagen Group’s former Rolls-Royce/Bentley division would build only cars called “Bentley”. Regardless of the ownerships, both Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars belong to the rich and famous. And Rolls-Royce […]

... written on Sep 17 2014

Beware – Qantas $1,500 Holiday Voucher “Scam” For Greedy Facebook Users

About two months ago, you could have received a phone call with a recorded message, claiming to be from Qantas and Virgin. The call would say you has won a “travel prize” or “credit points” – typically $999 – towards your next holiday. If you didn’t hang up but entertained the call by pressing “1” […]

... written on Sep 16 2014

Your Superheroes Batman & Spiderman Arrested For Fighting In Times Square

Forget about next blockbuster Spiderman and Batman movies. Your neighbourhood friendly superheroes were already on the street – Times Square – fighting bad guys. Abdel Elkahezai, a 35-year-old dressed as Spider-Man, and Jose Escalona-Martinez, a 41-year-old dressed as Batman, were at Times Square when suddenly two men started heckling at the two superheroes. The superheroes […]

... written on Sep 15 2014

Not Again – MAS Flight MH198 Forced To Turn Back, Blames Auto-Pilot Defect

In what appears to be another fiasco that Malaysian Airlines could do without, flight MH198 from Kuala Lumpur to Hyderabad in India departed at 10:20pm on Saturday but it didn’t manage to make its arrival – scheduled at 11:55pm on Sunday – in India. Instead, the Boeing 737-8H6 had been circling within Malaysia airspace for […]

... written on Sep 14 2014

Here’s Proof US Govt’s Burning Money – Record High Revenues $2.66 Trillion, But Deficit $589 Billion

Here are the good news and the bad news released by the United States Treasury. Congratulations to President Barack Obama – his administration has just delivered a new record in collection. Inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit a record US$2,663,426,000,000 for the first 11 months of the fiscal year this August. If you don’t know how […]

... written on Sep 14 2014

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