Archive for August, 2016

Apple To Pay $14.5 Billion – EU Has Begun Slaughtering American Cash Cow

Apple has been ordered to pay up to €13 billion (US$14.5 billion; £11 billion; RM58.8 billion) in back taxes, plus interest, to Ireland after the European antitrust regulators ruled that a special scheme hatched between Apple (stock-code: AAPL) and the Irish tax authorities to route profits through Ireland was considered illegal state aid.   The commission said Ireland’s […]

... written on Aug 30 2016

2 Months After Brexit, Many Still Think UK Will Never Leave EU – Here’s Why

After more than 2 months Britons voted to leave European Union for real, there’re still tons of people who couldn’t accept the reality. Those who had initially prepared to scream “I told you so” in anticipation of a global economy meltdown due to Brexit are still waiting for the sky to fall. Clearly, they have […]

... written on Aug 30 2016

Medically Unfit – Hillary Clinton Could Be Suffering From Parkinson’s / Alzheimer’s

The world is watching the U.S. presidential election with great interest, largely because Republican nominee Donald Trump has been providing great entertainment. Conservative Americans who believe Obama administration has basically thrown the country under the bus will be voting for Trump, never mind his rhetoric and extreme views.   Liberal Americans who believe in moderation […]

... written on Aug 29 2016

WhatsApp To Sell Your Phone No To Evil Zuckerberg – Here’s How To Stop It

There is no such thing as a free lunch, and WhatsApp users are about to taste the price of sharing their supposedly private phone number, not that they have any choice in the first place. The last thing everyone enjoys is to have their phone being bombarded with online advertisements or worse – calls from strangers trying to […]

... written on Aug 26 2016

Sorry Folks, It’s Childish To Sue Starbucks For Putting Too Much Ice

Consumers expect their food and beverage to look the same as advertised. However, instead of “What You See Is What You Get”, consumers often feel cheated by the final product. McDonald’s is a classic example where its hamburgers look extremely different than they do in promotional images.   The reason: multi-billion-dollar fast food restaurants engage […]

... written on Aug 25 2016

Losing Faith In China & Hong Kong – Superman Li Ka-shing To Sell “The Center”

Worth a staggering US$31.8 billion, Li Ka-shing is the World’s No. 20 richest man on planet Earth, according to Forbes. Although he’s just two notches away from comrade Wang Jianlin, whose wealth is at US$34.4 billion, Mr. Li is still Hong Kong’s richest man. The high school drop-out is also called “Superman” because of his […]

... written on Aug 24 2016

The Hunt For 3 Golds Ended With None – Winning A Battle But Losing A War

Some say it was the jinx of Najib and wife Rosmah which had denied the country of its first-ever gold medal in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Auntie Rosy and PM Najib should not have had sent letters and messages of congratulation to Malaysian badminton players before the game ends. As a result, the badminton […]

... written on Aug 22 2016

Launched & Tested!! – Why Google Duo Is The Best Video Chat App You Must Have

Unless you’ve been living under the rock or under the spell of Rio 2016 Olympic for the last couple of days, you should know there’s an awesome app launched by Google. Meet “Google Duo”, a simple 1-to-1 video calling app for everyone – Android or iPhone. What, another boring video calling app?   First, there […]

... written on Aug 21 2016

The Hunt For First-Ever Gold Continues: Here’s How To Watch Badminton – “LIVE”

Malaysia’s mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying didn’t make it for the gold. But their silver medal was sufficient to create history. Haters such as pro-government media, Berita Harian and Kosmo’s, which splashed headline “Mixed doubles pair merely manages a silver” and “Peng Soon-Liu Ying disappoint millions of Malaysians” respectively, obviously doesn’t appreciate […]

... written on Aug 19 2016

Leo DiCaprio Could Be In Trouble – For Accepting Gifts Paid With Stolen Money

Leonardo DiCaprio’s third annual fundraising auction gala was so successful that it raised a mind-boggling US$45 million. Held on July 20 this year at the St. Tropez party, the event was such a big deal that it had attracted more celebrities than some awards shows. There were tons of booze, billionaires and babes at the Leonardo […]

... written on Aug 19 2016

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