SingPost sells its online luxury goods store to Reebonz

SingPost sells its online luxury goods store to Reebonz

March 4, 2014

by Terence Lee

SingPost is bidding sayonara to Clout Shoppe, an online luxury goods store it started in 2011. It has sold the business to Reebonz, a company that also sells branded goods on the internet. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Read more of this post

The remains of trilobites, a diverse group of marine animals much older than dinosaurs, are remarkably well preserved, providing fresh insights of their anatomies and social behavior

When Trilobites Ruled the World

MARCH 3, 2014

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A well-preserved trilobite specimen from Morocco that lived during the Devonian Period roughly 400 million years ago. CreditChip Clark/Smithsonian

By NATALIE ANGIER

WASHINGTON — Trilobites may be the archetypal fossils, symbols of an archaic world long swept beneath the ruthless road grader of time. But we should all look so jaunty after half a billion years. Read more of this post

Big Data Means Big Questions on How That Information Is Used

MARCH 3, 2014, 3:12 PM  1 Comments

Big Data Means Big Questions on How That Information Is Used

By NATASHA SINGER

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — With the success of its free open online course system, called MITx, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds itself sitting on a wealth of student data that researchers might use to compare the efficacy of virtual teaching methods, and perhaps advance the field of Web-based instruction. Read more of this post

The Best Investment Strategy? Getting Out of Our Own Way

The Best Investment Strategy? Getting Out of Our Own Way

By CARL RICHARDSMARCH 3, 2014

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We’re still making the same old mistake of buying investments when prices are high and selling them once their prices have fallen. Read more of this post

Of cancer and high drug prices; As cancer cases and deaths shoot up, doctors and patients are outraged by the exorbitant cost of medicines and call for action to be taken

Monday March 3, 2014 MYT 6:55:25 AM

Of cancer and high drug prices

BY MARTIN KHOR

As cancer cases and deaths shoot up, doctors and patients are outraged by the exorbitant cost of medicines and call for action to be taken. Read more of this post

ingapore now the world’s most expensive city: Economist

Singapore now the world’s most expensive city: Economist

SINGAPORE — Singapore has topped the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) list of the world’s most expensive cities to live in, according to the 2014 list released yesterday (this morning, March 4, Singapore time).

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SINGAPORE — Singapore has topped the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) list of the world’s most expensive cities to live in, according to the 2014 list released yesterday (this morning, March 4, Singapore time). Read more of this post

Buffett says bitcoin “not a currency”

Buffett says bitcoin “not a currency”

POSTED: 04 Mar 2014 10:47
Warren Buffett, chief executive of investment conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway and one of the world’s most respected investors, told CNBC television Monday that bitcoin “does not meet the test of a currency.” Read more of this post

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