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'The Hobbit' holds on to first place with $32M

'The Hobbit' holds on to first place with $32M | Leisure | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tiny hobbit has a mighty hold on the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week and wrapping up a year that saw a record-breaking $10.8 billion in total annual grosses.
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Taipei Dao - The culinary entry point to the gastronomic epicentre of Asia

Taipei Dao - The culinary entry point to the gastronomic epicentre of Asia | Leisure | Scoop.it
Want to get a real feel of the food culture of Taiwan and at the same enjoy a slice of Taiwanese warmth & hospitality ?! Try Taipei Dao!
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Taipei Dao, Dubai – A culinary entry point to the gastronomic epicentre of Asia.

Indulge in a completely guilt free and tasty culinary experience that can transfer you from the Middle East straight to the the Far East
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Taiwan - The Halal Traveler's Ultimate Travel Destination

Taiwan - The Halal Traveler's Ultimate Travel Destination | Leisure | Scoop.it
Taiwan has been ranked seventh most desirable destination for the Muslim community owing to its Muslim Friendly environment.
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Ten awesome things to do in Maldives this summer

Ten awesome things to do in Maldives this summer | Leisure | Scoop.it
Here are a list of ten awesome things that you can do in the Maldives this summer. Get ready to experience the sunny side of life.
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Ten awesome things to do in #Maldives this summer
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Taiwan is becoming Asia's hottest destination to travel. Here's why

Taiwan is becoming Asia's hottest destination to travel. Here's why | Leisure | Scoop.it
Taiwan is an amazing country full of awe-inspiring panoramas, picture perfect locales, lip-smacking street food, vibrant night markets etc
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Taiwan is truly Asia’s hidden gem and a travel lovers dream destination
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17 Tips To Help You Expand Your Influence

17 Tips To Help You Expand Your Influence | Leisure | Scoop.it
In his bestselling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R.
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5 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on the Cloud

5 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on the Cloud | Leisure | Scoop.it
How can you be sure the information you store on the cloud is safe? The short answer is you can't. However, you can take some protective measures. Here are five data privacy protection tips to help you tackle the issue of cloud privacy.
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Swiss clocks tick past banks’ deadline to disclose hidden assets to US

Swiss clocks tick past banks’ deadline to disclose hidden assets to US | Leisure | Scoop.it
The US and Switzerland have been at odds in recent years, with Washington alleging that Swiss banks have helped US citizens hide billions of dollars in assets from authorities.
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Tech companies pressure Obama over NSA

Tech companies pressure Obama over NSA | Leisure | Scoop.it
Tech giants, including Google and Facebook, lash out at US government snooping agencies in an open letter.
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Canada Is Coming for the North Pole

Canada Is Coming for the North Pole | Leisure | Scoop.it
Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird stands next to a map of what he hopes will soon be Canada's domain (REUTERS) Just in time for Christmas comes the news that Canada might be trying to stage a hostile takeover of Santa's workshop.
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Indian shares hit record high

Indian shares hit record high | Leisure | Scoop.it
Indian shares hit a record high as the main opposition party, seen as business friendly, wins an absolute majority in assembly elections.
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U.S. court questions Google defense against Oracle over Android

U.S. court questions Google defense against Oracle over Android | Leisure | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday closely questioned Google's claim that Oracle does not enjoy copyright protection over certain parts of the Java programming language.
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Microsoft Closes At $38.94, Its Highest Point In 13.38 Years

Microsoft Closes At $38.94, Its Highest Point In 13.38 Years | Leisure | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s stock closed at $38.94 this afternoon, a level that the company hasn’t seen since 2000. As Dow Jones noted today, the last day that Microsoft managed to close above $38.49 was July 18, 2000, when it wrapped up the day’s trading at $39.25.
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Your fridge just texted: Japan electronics firms pin hopes on 'smart' appliances

Your fridge just texted: Japan electronics firms pin hopes on 'smart' appliances | Leisure | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Reuters) - For Japan's electronics firms, the kitchen is the final frontier.
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Ultimate rejuvenation of your senses this Eid Holidays with a stay at Swiss hotel Ultima Gstaad

Ultimate rejuvenation of your senses this Eid Holidays with a stay at Swiss hotel Ultima Gstaad | Leisure | Scoop.it
Luxury boutique Swiss hotel Ultima Gstaad wellness packages are designed to give guests new lease of life in a perfect Alpine setting Middle East travellers planning getaways to relax and recharge their batteries during the Eid al Fitr holidays are being offered a series of exclusive wellness packages at Ultima Gstaad …
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Top 8 Reasons To Visit London This Summer

Top 8 Reasons To Visit London This Summer | Leisure | Scoop.it
Your Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Your Summer in and around London Celebrated around the world for its diverse arts and culture, cutting-edge fashion, and iconic landmarks, London can often be a maze for travellers choosing what to do in and around the United Kingdom capital.  From historic sporting events and …
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Waah Coorg! Waah Taj! Review of Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri

Waah Coorg! Waah Taj! Review of Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri | Leisure | Scoop.it
Review Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri, Coorg
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Review: Taj Vivanta, Coorg, India
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Google Glass takes photos by winking

Google Glass takes photos by winking | Leisure | Scoop.it
Google introduces a new feature to its Google Glass, which allows users to take a photo with a "wink of the eye".
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Get dangerous germs out of home

Get dangerous germs out of home | Leisure | Scoop.it
Even if you're one of the many people who believe that exposing yourself to day-to-day germs is healthy for your immune system, it's still wise to take steps to protect yourself from the most infectious germs in your home.
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GM executive to be 1st woman to head major car co.

GM executive to be 1st woman to head major car co. | Leisure | Scoop.it
DETROIT (AP) — Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
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World unites for Mandela memorial

World unites for Mandela memorial | Leisure | Scoop.it
Leaders from around the world, some still locked in antagonism, unite to pay homage to Nelson Mandela.
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New American Airlines emerges as top carrier

New American Airlines emerges as top carrier | Leisure | Scoop.it
New merger deal sees American Airlines combining with US airways to overcome competition concerns.
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Saudi Arabia begins gene mapping to research diseases

Saudi Arabia begins gene mapping to research diseases | Leisure | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia launches a genetic code mapping project aimed at identifying the basis of chronic diseases prevalent in the desert kingdom.
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Revealed: spy agencies' covert push to infiltrate virtual world of online games

Revealed: spy agencies' covert push to infiltrate virtual world of online games | Leisure | Scoop.it
NSA and GCHQ collect gamers' chats and deploy real-life agents into World of Warcraft and Second Life Read the NSA document: Exploiting Terrorist Use of Games & Virtual Environments To the National Security Agency analyst writing a briefing to his...
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Billionaire investor Icahn steps up pressure on Apple

Billionaire investor Icahn steps up pressure on Apple | Leisure | Scoop.it
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Wednesday that he has filed a shareholder proposal with Apple for a much smaller stock buyback plan than he has advocated previously, as he continued to pressure Apple to share more of its cash pile.
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Yahoo Closes Above $38 For The First Time Since Early 2006

Yahoo Closes Above $38 For The First Time Since Early 2006 | Leisure | Scoop.it
Yahoo shares closed above the $38 mark today, cresting that barrier for the first time since early 2006 on the strength of a nearly 4 percent gain on the day.
Yahoo has since endured a long winter of CEO changes and lackluster direction.
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