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March, 2015

Alibaba Rival JD.com Launches Crowdfunding Site For Startups

renminbi China’s largest e-commerce companies are eager to leverage their millions of users and hoards of data for new projects. For example, Alibaba’s other businesses include healthcare management, financial services, and cloud data. Now JD.com, its smaller but still formidable rival, is branching out into crowdfunding for startups. Read More

Technology Is The Path To Turkey’s Future

turkeybridge While most tech followers might not know it yet, there’s a new country emerging as a leader in technology. Turkey’s rapid economic growth, even in theface of the global economic downturn, has made it a model for dozens of countries across the world looking to develop everything from a robust banking system to health care reform. While this growth was impressive, it has set up… Read More

12 European festivals you have to experience this summer

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LONDON — If there are greater ways to spend a weekend than drinking and watching live music outside with a bunch of friends, we’re yet to be acquainted with them.

Europe offers an abundance of awesome weekenders as the summer unfolds, from Benicassim’s sun-drenched shindig on the Spanish coast to Oya’s five-day festival in the heart of Oslo in Norway.

The best thing about these festivals is that you can turn them into mini-holidays, bolting on a few cultural days in Lisbon, say, or a week on a Croatian beach in the build up to – or recovery from – the music. Read more…

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