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Russia draws in hordes of Chinese with ‘red tourism’

Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Drawn by its Communist past and a visa-free regime, Chinese tourists are flocking to Russia in [...]

As China’s markets waver, Silicon Valley smells opportunity

As the stock markets took the proverbial roller coaster ride in Shanghai and Shenzhen, with many fearing economic misery, Neil Shen [...]

Why Did Donald Trump Register the Domain Name?

A domain name is, in simple terms, the address for a website. For example,,, and are all [...]

Marijuana Price Rises 5% to $2,045

For the week ended Friday, August 28, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis jumped more than $70 [...]

Helping Clients Monetize Privately Owned Businesses

By Lauren Foster  Starting a private business could put you on the path to untold riches. But it could also land [...]

New Tech Gets Into Media Business, Crushing Old Media

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has started a new citizen journalism enterprise that will help undereducated writers to do a better [...]

Why it’s time to Uberize air travel

Airbnb changed the hotel industry. Uber changed ground transportation. So why can’t the same change happen for air travel? Airlines [...]

More college students selling stock—in themselves

Amid higher-education borrowing boom, programs aim to capitalize on graduates’ future earnings Elida Gonzalez feared drowning in college debt on [...]

How to be a better spotter: the golden rules of watching wildlife

By James Kay, Lonely Planet, Birdwatchers and other species of traveller with a passion for watching wildlife are a breed [...]

10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public Within A Year

As so-called unicorns — or private companies that boast valuations in excess of $1 billion — become more and more [...]

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