Four Industries Apple Can Disrupt in the Near Future; New ‘parallel revolution’ against corruption; Too much buzz?
You Can Get Richer Pinching Pennies Like Warren Buffett;
Dh387,988 receipt from Dubai's Cavalli Club creates Twitter sensation
January 5, 2012 3:39 by p.deleon
“Over the last 10 years, Apple has done a rather amazing job of disrupting quite a few industries. By my account, it has dramatically impacted the PC, tablet, consumer electronics, telecom, music and TV industries in a big way. And I believe that Apple is on the cusp of disrupting at least four more major industries in the next three to five years” says Tim Bajarin is the president of Creative Strategies Inc. How far the truth are his predictions?
Too much buzz
Social media provides huge opportunities, but will bring huge problems. The Economist says, the more the buzz, the less the attention. With more tweets and facebook blasts then you can keep up with, sooner or later the value of the information social media helps to diseminate, will drop. Do you agree?
New ‘parallel revolution’ against corruption
Al Jazeera reports of a new “parallel revolution” against corruption emerging in Yemen. “The chant of “Irhal, Irhal” – “Leave, Leave” – is now being directed at corrupt figures of authority throughout the country.” So what could this parallel revolution mean for Yemen, read on for more?
You Can Get Richer Pinching Pennies Like Warren Buffett
“When his first child was born, the famously frugal Buffett turned a dresser drawer into a bassinet. For the second one, he borrowed a crib. While in New York signing up clients to invest six-figure sums with him during the 1960s, he reportedly phoned a friend from New York’s Plaza Hotel to bring over a six-pack of Pepsi so he wouldn’t have to pay for room service. He drove a Volkswagen until his wife decided it was bad for his image and upgraded him to a Cadillac.” There you have it folks- if you want to join the billionaire club, you could just pinch pennies like the mighty Buffett. Check out these Buffett- inspired fabulously frugal tips from Forbes…
Have you seen this infamous receipt from a crazy night out at Cavalli Club for Dh387,988. The bill includes a 6-litre bottle of Cristal Champagne for Dh125,000, a couple of 2-litre bottles of Cristal for Dh70,000, 24 Diet Cokes at Dh528, 10 Red Bulls at Dh290, 13 bottles of Roederer Cristal at Dh84,240, a 3-litre Cavalli vodka at Dh4,950, four bottle of Chivas 12 costing Dh4,360. and a birthday cake for Dh120. Occupy Cavalli, anyone?