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SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 REVIEW

Breathe easy, Samsung execs. From its looks to its performance, stunning screen to subtle innovations, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is a dazzling smartphone. Sure, there’s that misplaced fingerprint sensor and it’s too soon to judge whether Bixby will be hit or miss, and the price is not low. But for all that the Samsung Galaxy S8 looks and feels just great, and is the kind of phone you don’t want to put down. [...]

Starbucks Baristas And The ‘The Unicorn Frappuccino’

The startlingly colourful drink is on sale for a short time period only, which, of course, has only added to the consumer-driven frenzy to try the beverage. If a quick scroll through Instagram is anything to go by, this blinding beverage is every amateur photographer’s dream come true. Multi-coloured coffee from Starbucks that happens to be ludicrously photogenic? How could any Instagram user worth their salt miss out on the opportunity to capture the #coffegoals drink in all its effervescent glory? [...]

Diet Soda Is More Dangerous Than Regular Soda:Research

The man responsible for the study, one Matthew Pase (a senior fellow in Boston University’s Department of Neurology), claims that his data shows correlation without causation, but did admit: “We recommend that people drink water on a regular basis instead of sugary or artificially sweetened beverages. In our study, 3 percent of the people had a new stroke and 5 percent developed dementia, so we’re still talking about a small number of people developing either stroke or dementia.” [...]

5 Reasons Startups Fail & Learn How to Avoid Them

If you don’t like watching the pennies, don’t start a company. Many entrepreneurs are engineers at heart. They want to build a perfect product and then dazzle the world with their brilliance. They eagerly read about how easy it has been for other startups to raise millions of dollars and think that they will be able to do the same. So they ignore the rate at which they are burning through cash, and assume that when the day comes to replenish their cash coffers, investors will break down the doors to write checks. [...]

Kumar Mangalam Birla set to define a $4.7 billion industry!

The Aditya Birla Group, the $40 billion mining-to-mobile phone carrier conglomerate, may buy the technology to manufacture carbon fiber at one of its existing overseas manufacturing facilities, said the person, asking not to be identified because the plan is private. Another option is to buy a carbon fiber plant from another company if the technology is too complex to be adapted at Birla plants, the person said. [...]