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Forbes Releases 2018 List of America’s Richest Self-Made Women, A Ranking of the Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs in the Country

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Diane Hendricks, cofounder and chairman of ABC Supply, the nation’s largest roofing distributor, reclaims the top spot on this year’s list of America’s most successful women entrepreneurs, with a net worth of $4.9 billion. Marian Ilitch, worth $4.3 billion, falls to the No. 2 spot, as higher labor costs and commodity prices take their toll on her Little Caesars pizza chain. Epic Systems’ Judy Faulkner climbs three spots to No. 3, with a net worth of $3.5 billion. Rounding out the top five are Meg Whitman (No. 4, $3.3 billion) and Johnelle Hunt ... Read More »

#IMakeApps: A French farmer helps kids develop healthy digital habits

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When and why did you get involved with technology? I got into technology when I was 19. I thought new technologies will dramatically change the way children grow, learn and interact with each other. I created Xooloo to give super powers to children through technology. I chose to be an entrepreneur because I want to make a difference and I genuinely enjoy working with other like-minded people that carry the same sentiment. How did you get into farming? I worry about the world that we’ll leave behind for children, and as an extension of what w... Read More »

New data shows combined COPD treatments could help reduce annual cost of care

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Today at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Conference 2018, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced new data suggesting that combining home oxygen therapy (HOT) with home non-invasive ventilation (HMV) as treatment for chronically hypercapnic COPD patients is more effective and less expensive than HOT alone. Comparing the accumulated costs of devices, doctor visits, medication, and hospitalizations to HOT alone using a US economic model, HOT-HMV exhibited an average annual cost savings of $3,927 p... Read More »

A special MINI to mark a special occasion. MINI designs an exclusive one-off car for charity to toast the royal wedding

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“As an iconic British brand with almost 60 years of history in the UK, we are pleased to mark the royal wedding with this special charitable gift,” explains Oliver Heilmer, Head of MINI Design. “The MINI Design team has created a one-off MINI Hatch for the occasion. Its specially designed roof graphic combines with 3D-printed personalised interior and exterior details as well as special embroidery to make this a MINI like no other.” The exterior. This unique car is finished in Crystal White. Silver-blue accent strips lend the body a distinc... Read More »

Vadim Blaustein and his view on why you should be interested in a prenuptial agreements

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Vadim, please clarify to us what are the benefits of prenuptial agreement. Vadim Blaustein: Prenuptial agreement is a way of securing your assets, a tool to availing legal and financial risks associated with a divorce and an additional guarantee that the marriage will not lead to unexpected legal and financial consequences in case of a divorce. Division of property and custody battles may lead to many unhappy years of court hearings about the division of property. That is why agreeing with the partner on the terms of the divorce prior to en... Read More »

Vadim Blaustein: Kies je voor huwelijkse voorwaarden?

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Vadim, leg alsjeblieft aan ons uit wat de voordelen zijn van huwelijkse voorwaarden. Vadim Blaustein: Huwelijkse voorwaarden zijn een manier om jouw eigendom veilig te stellen, een middel om juridische en financiële risico’s af te wenden bij een scheiding en een aanvullende garantie dat het huwelijk niet zal leiden tot onverwachte juridische en financiële consequenties bij een scheiding. Verdeling van eigendom en voogdij kunnen leiden tot vele ongelukkige jaren van rechtzaken over de verdeling van eigendom. Daarom kan het tot overeenstemming k... Read More »

Vadim Blaustein on Real Estate Developments in Monaco

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Vadim Blaustein, a resident of Monaco and an experienced lawyer dealing with numerous real state transactions provides an insight into the residential market and property developments in Monaco. What is the current status of residential properties in Monaco in terms of price? Vadim Blaustein: Residential property in Monaco has been recorded as the world's most expensive, overtaking Hong Kong to become the most expensive residential estate in the world. What is the highest sale price per square meter for a residential property? Vadim... Read More »

Samsung Pay Continues Global Expansion with Launch in Italy

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Samsung Electronics announced today that Samsung Pay is now available in Italy, marking its ongoing commitment to bringing payment innovation to users around the globe. With the addition of Italy, Samsung Pay now enables users in 21 markets to benefit from simple and secure payments almost anywhere1. Samsung’s commitment to transforming the mobile industry was recognized at the annual Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO Awards) during Mobile World Congress 2018, which awarded Samsung Pay ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Payment’. The service was praised ... Read More »

Introducing “wheelchair accessible” routes in transit navigation

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To make public transit work for everyone, today we’re introducing “wheelchair accessible” routes in transit navigation to make getting around easier for those with mobility needs. To access the “wheelchair accessible” routes, type your desired destination into Google Maps. Tap “Directions” then select the public transportation icon. Then tap “Options” and under the Routes section, you’ll find “wheelchair accessible” as a new route type. When you select this option, Google Maps will show you a list of possible routes that take mobility ... Read More »

H&M Foundation invites you to split 1 million euro between five innovations reinventing the fashion industry and protecting the planet

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Cast your vote on any of the five winning innovations: Crop-A-Porter: Making sustainable bio-textiles by using left-overs from food crop harvests. Algae Apparel: Turning algae into bio-fiber and eco-friendly dye that is also good for the skin. Smart Stitch: A dissolvable thread that makes repairing and recycling a breeze. The Regenerator: Recirculating fashion into new textile fiber by separating cotton and polyester blends. Fungi Fashion: Custom-made clothes made from decomposable mushroom roots. The Global Change Award is desig... Read More »

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