YouTube Gaming launched; Brings gaming, commentary, and live-streaming to the next level

YouTube has officially launched its gaming hub, where gamers can post game plays and commentary. It is also a platform for live-streaming.

Europe

Italian oil explorer Eni discovers 'supergiant' gas field off Egyptian coast

It appears that a supergiant gas field was recently discovered in an Egyptian coast by an Italian oil group called 'Eni'. According to a recent report by Telegraph, "a supergiant gas field holding the equivalent of 5.5 billion barrels of oil has been discovered off the coast of Egypt, the largest ever find in the Mediterranean."

China raises counterfeiting to the next level with a fake Goldman Sachs

The fake financial company goes by the name "Goldman Sachs (Shenzhen) Financial Leasing Co" and holds office in Shenzhen. Little was known of the counterfeit institution but before its web site went down on Wednesday, it claimed to have been established in 2013. It also makes itself more likable by saying that it is "the biggest financial leasing firm" in the place.

Africa

Google brings Android One to Africa

Google's Android One initiative is now officially on its way to Africa. For those who may not be familiar with Android One, it is an initiative started by the search engine giant, Google, as a way to help bring inexpensive yet still useful smartphones to developing countries, according to Business Insider Australia.

You too can drop everything and travel the world for $40,000

Mark and Britnee Johnston spent a whole year's vacation leave days or two weeks on a trip to Vietnam. It was their first long trip as a couple and as they toured the small Asian country and talked to other travellers, two weeks of travel suddenly didn't seem enough. Mark said that they felt unsatisfied thinking that they have to wait another year to have another vacation again.

Twitter reveals diversity goals for 2016

Twitter disclosed its most recent staff diversity statistics along with its goal to have more colored people and more women employees in 2016.

Out of the box: Instagram update allows users to upload landscape and portrait photos and videos

No more square photos! Previously, there were fewer options when uploading photos on Instagram but its latest update, available on both iOS and Android platforms, will allow users to show off an entire photo even if it's not square-shaped.

Brazil is financially ruined, under recession

Whether Brazilians like it or not they are again headed for their worst economic crisis. The government reported Friday that the country's gross domestic product (GDP) had plunged 1.9% in Q2 alone and once again putting the nation into a technical recession.

U.S. ITC terminates Microsoft patent infringement case filed by InterDigital Inc.

U.S. International Trade Commission terminates the patent infringement case filed by the InterDigital Inc. against Microsoft Corporation. ITC is breaking off the import ban of Microsoft handsets.

Social Security: What and When to Collect; What's the Max Strategy if Single, Never Married with No Kids

Most consider their Social Security as their biggest asset. But to get the best from your lifetime benefits, you must know what and when to collect.

Floyd Mayweather’s latest car costs only $4.8M

Floyd "Money" Mayweather stood up to his nickname when he added only the fastest car in the world and definitely his most expensive car so far. The arguably best boxer of his generation posted a photo of his latest toy that cost only $4.8 million.

When Is the Right Time to Transfer Balances to a New Credit Card?

For most people, purchases are made using debit or credit cards. If one is not careful enough with the use of his debit/credit card, he will surely be in big trouble with debts and interests.

Angry Birds maker to cut workforce by 39%

Mobile-games company Rovio is cutting its global workforce by 39% to focus on a few products that make more money. This is the second time the Angry Birds maker has announced job cuts in less than a year.

McDonald's rejects Burger King's McWhopper peace deal

In celebration of International Day of Peace on September 21, Burger King is asking long-time rival McDonald's to team up and make a McWhopper that would feature the best of both fast-food companies' burgers.

1 billion people on a single day: Facebook sets new record

Creating a new milestone, the largest social media platform Facebook recorded one billion people accessing its website in a single day for the first time.

AOL buys web developer Ashe Avenue

AOL recently acquired Ashe Avenue, its second acquisition after being acquired by Verizon. AOL also acquired Velos, a predictive analytics startup group that they also almost immediately shut down.

Accenture enhances parental benefits for US and Canadian parents

Accenture announced that the company is improving their parental benefits for those in the US and Canada as part of their commitment to employees to provide them with the best career opportunities during all stages in their lives.

Intel invested $60M to develop drones with Yuneec International

Intel Capital had invested $60M in China-based drone manufacturer Yuneec International Co. to produce drones that would help the industry in the future. The chipset company also invested on Airware and PrecisionHawk.

Oshkosh wins $6.75B defense contract to build Humvee replacement

The Pentagon has decided to dispose of its ancient Humvees with a new fleet of trucks for combat. They tested out prototypes from AM General LLC, Lockheed Martin Corp and Oshkosh Corp in January.

Sephora’s peace offering to disappointed customers: $50 gift code

Previously, Sephora organized an Epic Rewards Day where their clients can exchange their rewards points for some really good stuff such as a trip to Lancome Paris. Unfortunately, a lot of their Beauty Insiders became frustrated when Sephora announced that the rewards were out of stock already.

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