• NEWS
    How Pizza Hut and payments are fueling China’s retail revolution

    Part of the huge shadow Ant Financial casts is its appetite for global investment, but at the same time it’s making moves that are kicking off major changes to how payments are handled in its local market in China. While the world waits to see how the company’s attempt to acquire U.S.-based MoneyGram will play […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    New Orleans home and garden calendar, June 10, 2017

    RIVER RIDGE BROMELIAD SHOW: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Clearview Mall, Metairie. The 35th annual show offers bromeliads and cryptanthus for sale. Free. (504) 495-0371 SATURDAY PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Free. (504) 505-4113, [email protected] BASICS IN BEEKEEPING: 10:30 a.m. […]

  • NEWS
    India Price of New iPad and Mac Models Apple Announced at WWDC 2017

    HIGHLIGHTS 10.5-inch iPad Pro price in India starts at Rs. 52,900 New iMac models start at Rs. 90,900; Retina models at Rs. 1,07,900 MacBook Air price in India is unchanged Gadgets 360 has learnt the India pricing of the new products unveiled at WWDC on Monday. Apple is in the process of updating its India […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Turning pages with home and garden books

    Although the official start of summer is still weeks away, Memorial Day weekend serves as the unofficial kickoff to all things summertime. And one of the best things about summer is more time to kick back and read a good book on the beach or in your own backyard sanctuary. But summer reading doesn’t always […]

  • COMPUTERS
    When Video Game Consoles Wanted (and Failed) to Be Computers

    Image: Scan of Intelivision owner manual. A lot of early video game consoles secretly wanted to be home computers, too. Their makers either sold keyboard add-ons or failed miserably in the process. A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. Of all […]

  • Home and Garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Mother’s Day Family Event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 14. Kids craft activities with make-and-take gifts for mothers and grandmothers. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org Garden Walks, depart from gift shop rain or shine, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. $5. Tulips. May 17. Spring Flowering Trees. May 24. Peonies. May […]

  • ALL DEALS
    New deals for All Blacks Lienert-Brown and Harris

    All Blacks duo Anton Lienert-Brown and Nathan Harris have signed new contracts with the Chiefs and New Zealand Rugby. Centre Lienert-Brown made nine appearances for the All Blacks in his debut international season last year and has renewed until 2020. Four-times-capped Harris, meanwhile, has agreed a deal until 2019, having returned to action last week […]

  • COUPONS
    Warning over free shopping vouchers and coupons scam on Facebook

    If you see these vouchers on Facebook DO NOT click on the link Free shopping vouchers and gift coupons, which are being shared by thousands of people on Facebook have prompted a warning from the UK’s national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre. The suspicious vouchers prompt users to click on links and open so-called ‘coupons’ […]