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  1. Google’s co-founders are stepping down from their executive positions at the search engine’s parent company Alphabet, the pair announced on December 3.More than 20 years ago, Sergey Brin and Larry Page first launched Google from a dormitory room near Stanford University. Since then, the company has grown into the world’s most popular search engine – and branched out into everything from self-driving cars to life-extension research.It’s been a wild ride for both co-founders, but Brin’s history…
  2. Sundar Pichai first took the helm at Google in 2015. This week, Google's co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced that Pichai would be taking over as Alphabet CEO, as both Page and Brin are stepping down from their leadership roles at the company.Until December 2, Larry Page was still CEO of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and Pichai had the incredibly important job of making sure that the company's core businesses and cash cow – Google Search – stayed strong. Now, he's CEO of both…
  3. If you’re not a teen, it’s possible you’ve never heard of David Dobrik. He’s a celebrity who has risen to fame on social media: originally featured on the video-sharing app Vine, he has since turned to YouTube and garnered more than 14 million subscribers.Now, Dobrik has turned his empire into a net worth estimated at US$7 million. His elaborate stunts and vlogs have earned him film roles, a gig hosting the Teen Choice Awards and a loyal fan base.The 26 most-followed YouTube stars revealedHere…
  4. The release of the Apple AirPods Pro has had audiophiles buzzing about its merits and demerits, but the fact is that not everyone wants to – or is able to – pay US$250 for a pair of headphones, active noise cancelling or not. Here’s where Rock Jaw Audio’s T5 Ultra Connect can come in.The latest from British tech brand Rock Jaw Audio, the T5 Ultra Connect was initially released last year with an IPX4 rating for water and sweat resistance. The new earphones are now IPX5, which means that they can…
  5. This article is originally written by Qiong Yang for Jing DailyLi Jiaqi is well-known to millions of Chinese women – from young, working professionals to high-profile Chinese actresses like Qi Wei and Lin Yun – but he’s not a movie star or in a boy band. He’s famous for his unparalleled live-stream sales records of make-up products, especially lipsticks, which has earned him the title of “the No 1 seller of lipstick” (口红一哥).“Buy it! Buy it! Buy it!” is Li’s catchy line, and it seems to work…
  6. Hermès is bringing customers the “Hermès dream” this Christmas, with a gift guide that satisfies the most eccentric indulgences. The Hermès Christmas dossier for 2019 includes statement scarves for winter, an iconic fragrance, showstopping tableware for a stylish home upgrade, and guaranteed collectors’ items.Where would Hermès be without its most popular product – covetable scarves? For the Christmas Dossier, we see the graphic “High Flyer” scarf in cashmere and silk, designed by Dmitri…
  7. Christmas shopping and celebrations will go on as usual, no matter what happens. This year, shopping malls in Hong Kong and Macau have come up with all kinds of ideas to bring a joyful and festive vibe to shoppers with Instagramable installations, decorations and fun-filled happenings during this holiday season. Here’s where you can taste some seasonal spirit.The Landmark Atrium in Central is offering shoppers a dreamy white Christmas with its AR (augmented reality)-enhanced Santa Paws Village…
  8. When planning a destination wedding, villa weddings are bound to come up. They can be beautiful, unusual and a breath of fresh air from your ordinary hotel/country-club/insert-standard-event-venue-here wedding. Whether it’s an ocean-view or beachfront you’re looking for (or both), villa weddings have the potential to offer an ideal setting for the wedding of your dreams.Here are three reasons a villa is a perfect location for your big day.1. Total privacyThe property you rent will be yours for…
  9. About a year after Blackmagic Design took the filmmaking world by storm with the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K at an affordable US$1,295, they released the 6K version with an EF lens mount, compatible with Canon lenses, for US$2,495.Here STYLE tech writer Derek Ting – the celebrated Hong Kong filmmaker behind Always (2015) and Agent (2017) – shares his professional opinion.Overall rating: 8.8The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K opens up creative possibilities while delivering video quality to rival…
  10. After hosting a series of successful pop-up programmes in Hong Kong over the past five years, the L’École School of Jewelry Arts has returned to the city with its second international campus outside Paris. Supported by French jewellery maison Van Cleef & Arpels, the travelling school offers aficionados a fascinating insight into its world of high jewellery through educational courses, talks and exhibitions.Why L’École School of Jewelry Arts is opening a Hong Kong campusPandering to growing…