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China's Crowded Smartphone Market Heads for an Epic Shakeout

Published Apr 19th 2016, 7:00 am, by David Ramli The startup Dakele looked pretty smart when it released a phone in China four years ago. The market was doubling annually, and the company put brand-name components inside a device that cost a fraction of the iPhone. That $160 gadget went on sale...
Dining and Cuisine

The World’s Best Restaurants Have Given Up the Fight Against Phones

(Bloomberg) -- If you'd like to see mobile phones disappear from restaurants, prepare to be disappointed. Like rock 'n' roll, they are here to stay. This is bad news for me: I hate phones in restaurants. The worst thing about the modern mobile era is the absence of a cord with which to...