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Community is as important as business for Vijay Eswaran

Vijay Eswaran is one of the best known and most respected figures in the Malaysian business community through his role as the cop-founder and CEO of the QNet and QI Groups. For many in Malaysia and across Asia the respect shown for Eswaran comes as much from his work to improve the lives of others as it is from the huge profits his companies make each year. The founder of QNet has recently been looking to improve the lives of those less fortunate than himself by creating many community based projects that are designed to offer improvements in the educational opportunities for young people.

QNet is a globally respected multi level marketing company that specializes in the production and sale of luxury goods and many specialist food and drink products. One of these is an energy drink that has become one of the top beverages in India, which has seen the production of the drink switched to the country as it has become so popular there. Eswaran has also been the recipient of a number of awards, including the 2013 Malaysian CEO of the year award that he dedicated to all those who are working within the company for its betterment and improvement.

Community groups are also involved in the work of Vijay Eswaran who sees it as part of his lifes work to give something back after the company he created placed him on the list of the richest people in Malaysia. Eswaran has got to the position he how holds through a dedication to education and self development he wishes to pass on to those he works with and assist through his many community based programs. Knowing that without becoming educated and trained in multi level marketing techniques in Europe and North America before establishing the QNet group Eswaran believes education and self improvement are the keys to helping others in Malaysia and across the globe to improve their own lives.

IBM’s Watson AI Partners with Bon Appetit to Deliver Innovative Food App

If you’re a fan of cooking shows like Chopped, you know that being creative in the kitchen often leads to new discoveries. Thanks to IBM’s lovable supercomputer Watson and Bon Appetit Magazine, aspiring chefs now have a new way to try some of the most innovative and creative recipes known to man.

The artificial intelligence behind Watson was used to examine information about recipes, flavors and human perception of flavor combinations. Then, Vijay Eswaran indicates that this information was used to help tweak about 9,000 Bon Appetit recipes to make them more interesting and innovative.

Some of the recipes created by the app may be less than appealing to some people. Take the Baltic Apple Pie recipe that was changed to include a mouth watering layer of pork. I personally think that this recipe would be delicious. As far as the chicken flavored Old Fashioned goes, I’ll have to pass.

The app also helps solve common problems in the kitchen and even helps to cut down on waste. This real world application shows how much artificial intelligence can help people to rethink what they know and push boundaries.

Amazon Considering Groundbreaking App

Amazon is well known for groundbreaking ideas in a competitive market, giving them an edge that is difficult to beat. A prime example of that is the E-commerce giant’s contemplation of using drones to make deliveries. Well, the company hasn’t stopped there – the newest innovation on the table is an app allowing every day consumers to deliver packages for a little mad cash. Yet another step by the massive retailer to ensure customers receive their products in record time.

According to Sothebys,  no one knows whether Amazon will go through with the app, currently known as “On My Way” by insiders, but it is certainly in-line with other delivery projects. As stated before, the retail mogul has discussed using drones to deliver packages – although that flight is currently delayed pending testing and other potential issues. “On My Way”, according to Yahoo News, help to decrease the cost of shipping and potentially decreasing delivery times.
Without a doubt, customers across the world will enjoy receiving their products at a lower cost, especially when shipping expenses seem to increase every other day. Add to that the potential for anyone to earn a little money by simply delivering packages for the E-commerce giant and Amazon may well become the untouchable E commerce retail tycoon.

Why Marc Sparks Is an All-rounded Venture Capitalist

Marc Sparks is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur and successful businessman living in Dallas Texas. Currently, he is the head of multiple companies including Timber Creek Capital.

Business

Marc Sparks major interest is in the telecommunication industry and has been involved with Blue Jay Wireless, Cardinal Telecom and Splash Media. He has also worked in venture investing, real estate as well as business solutions. Timber Creek Capital is a venture capital firm whose aim is to turn people’s dreams into products and services that generate revenue. The company that is based in Dallas, Texas provides not only the capital that entrepreneurs need but also the necessary office space, equipment, accounting, legal, arts, web development, banking, intellectual capital, customer service expertise, merchant banking, networking, marketing, support staff and more. With Marc Sparks entrepreneurial experience that span for over 35 years, he is able to oversee the growth of businesses from inception to maturity.

Philanthropy

Marc Sparks is also an author and philanthropist. He has worked with Habitat for Humanity to construct affordable housing for the poor. He owns a non-profit organization, which has donated thousands of laptops to children. His Academy Sparks has also worked with The Samaritan Inn, a shelter for the homeless that is based in Texas. The shelter also houses 160 persons who are in need of shelter every night.

Work

Sparks is currently working on a book that aims to prove that anyone can be successful. Sparks book titled “They Cant Eat You” is about his personal life while trying to trace the path he has followed to success. Sparks hopes to use his story to inspire other people since he was a C student who rose to become one of the biggest businesspersons and venture capitalist in the United States.

About the Book

With dozens of companies that are successful, Sparks suggests on his about.me page that there should be a special flow in an office, which should help to maximize output and collaboration. This is the story that Sparks is sharing in the book. He outlines several successes, several failures and the lessons he has learned in the entrepreneurship journey. It is out of these experiences that Sparks decided to start Timber Creek Capital LP, which aims to tackle the different stages of launching a business that turns out to be successful. In every moment, Sparks works with a handful of businesses, providing them with the mentorship and the necessary resources.

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Hit Book Meg Could Be A Movie Soon

A little while ago, back in 1997 a New York times best seller book called “Meg” was published after it was written by Steve Allen. Now there is talk that the book is going to hit the screens soon as Warner Brothers is finally ready to move forward with this story.

According to an article found on reddit and written by Coming Soon, the plot of the book is about a man who goes on a deep sea diving expedition and everyone in the group is killed except for him by the world’s largest great white shark. The whole story revolves around what he can’t prove as well as the post traumatic issues he has from seeing his whole team get killed by the massive animal.

I am a big shark fan myself so I suppose it is entirely possible that I would watch this film and enjoy it. But there is just something so familiar about it in relation to the movie Jaws that I can’t shake off. Is it the giant killer shark theme, the one syllable word title, or the fact that no one believes the character that this creature exists. I am not too sure what it is but all I can say is that it feels like a repeat, but in any case I would still go watch it because I loved the movie Jaws and great white sharks are incredibly fascinating, even from a totally fictitious point of view too. Sam Tabar plans on seeing it as well.

Bruce Jenner Is Now Caitlyn Jenner

Just weeks ago Bruce Jenner told the world in a 2 hour Diane Sawyer interview that he had been suffering for years living as a man when inside he always felt that he was a woman. During Bruce’s interview he went into detail about times during his childhood that he knew he was meant to be a woman, and how as an adult he continued to struggle with gender identity. Bruce shared some of his experiences as a married man with a family, knowing that he was holding on to a secret that was slowly killing him inside.

We learned that Kim Kardashian was the first of the children to actually see Bruce dressed as a woman, for years she kept the secret to herself and never told a soul. It wasn’t until Bruce confronted about what she saw that she finally spoke about the incident, at least according to a few who have done a FreedomPop review.

Just days ago, Bruce finally let go of the man he never felt he was and finally began his life as a woman. Bruce is now to be referred to as Caitlyn and after the photos of her Vanity Fair shoot were leaked the world fell instantly in love with Caitlyn. Now Caitlyn just wants to blend into society and be normal. Caitlyn also spoke about the pressure women have being expected to wear makeup

Hola Users Shocked by Idle Bandwidth Usage

Hola has been praised over the past few years for being one of the best virtual private network service providers worldwide. This week, people on Facebook and elsewhere are still talking about the recent discovery that Hola has been selling the idle bandwidth of users to people who use the network to send spam.

Although this discovery alone was shocking to many users, Hola fans were then even more shocked to learn that they actually agreed to allow Hola to do this when they signed up for the service.

Of course, the situation is not as simple as users not reading the fine print of the user agreement. Several experts and many users have noted that the agreement simply did not originally contain language permitting this type of usage and that it appears to be a recent addition.

On the other hand, other experts have noted that software and online service providers often have language in their user agreements that state that users agree to allow the service provider to change the agreement at any time. As a result, these experts state that users have only themselves to blame for using a VPN service to bypass region blocking for video streaming and other online products.

Users have already spoken out in their defense that service providers do not typically abuse the agreement language to perform actions that have a malicious intent such as sending spam.

Hackers Steal 1.25 Million Records from Japan’s Pension System

Hackers have broken into Japan’s pension system and stole more than 1.25 million records of pensioners. This is the same kind of embarrassing scandal that all but destroyed the political career of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The hackers were able to access the computer systems responsible for pension records through an email virus. This just goes to show why the IT guy where you work is always telling you to avoid email attachments.

The information stolen in the leak contained a lot of private information about the pensioners. Names, ID numbers, birthdays and addresses were all contained in the stolen documents.

Stephen Murray CCMP Capital says on observer.com that the Japanese government is building a team to analyze security risks in the pension system and deal with them accordingly.

In 2007 the flawed pension system kept payments from being sent to millions of pensioners. The public outrage was a key factor in the defeat of the Liberal Democratic Party headed by Shinzo Abe that same year.

The cabinet of Shinzo Abe was plagued with scandal and other public mishaps. One of the members even committed suicide amidst the embarrassment. Shinzo Abe was forced to retire due to political and personal struggle resulting from the botched pension system.

Sydney, Australia Looks Great On Skout Travel

I haven’t been on a vacation in five years, and I’m sick and tired of the everyday run around. I go to work, I come home, and I go to sleep. I have had the same routine for years, and I rarely get out and do anything fun, even though I really could use a break from the ordinary. I know that I can’t afford to go on the vacation of my dreams, and work has picked up recently, so I’m less likely to have time to go anywhere. I can’t even afford the time to go on a short vacation close to the area that I live in, even though there’s a lot to do around here.

I was interested in checking out some foreign destinations, and I decided I’d use the Skout network to do so. Skout has what’s called Skout Travel, and the travel feature is amazing. I started using the travel feature a few months ago, and I can’t stop using it. Skout Travel allows me to virtually travel to any destination that I choose, and there are many popular destinations on the list. I had a strong interest in checking out Australia, because that’s a place I’ve always wanted to go, but I could never afford to go there.

I was very interested in Sydney, Australia, and I let that be my first destination through Skout Travel. I’m absolutely impressed at how detailed Skout Travel (crunchbase.com) is, and now I am able to see places and learn things about Australia that I never knew. I am now so knowledgeable about Sydney, Australia that I was able to answer questions I heard someone ask in a conversation they were having. After I answered the question, they asked me where in Sydney, Australia I came from, and I had to tell them I had actually never been there, which shocked and surprised them.

Not only do I know a lot about Sidney, I also was able to meet a few friends through the Skout network that live in the area. I’m determined to take my next vacation to Sydney, Australia. I’m not certain when I’ll be able to go on my vacation, but every month I save at least $200 to put towards my dream vacation, and one day I’ll have more than enough to take in all exclusive trip to the beautiful Sydney Australia. Until my vacation comes, I’ll always have Skout Travel. Find more about Skout on their Twitter page. 

Manmade Meat?

The meat industry has a history of questionable practices and ethics. For decades, the government had to fight meat packing companies and meat suppliers to meet certain standards and practices. Companies got tired of getting hit with fines, penalties, and some were even shut down out of public health concern. While most of the defiant factories were shut down, others still remained. The Washington Post recently released an article depicting that the future of meat may no longer involve the meat industry. Thanks to technology, the meat products that Americans eat will stand on their own four legs. Students and professors at Maastricht University in the Netherlands have created the world’s first 5 ounce lab grown hamburger patty. It cost the lab students roughly 350,000 dollars to make this patty from scratch. They managed to rearrange parts of the process and have cut the cost by 80 percent. Currently, the patty costs $10 but developers are hoping to get that down price down even further.

 

Americans eat meat faster than any other country in the world, and other countries aren’t too far behind if you ask Gravity4 workers. If America and other countries can adopt this means of producing meat according to Biz Journals, the world would become a more sustainable place for livestock. These students have provided a humane and ethical means to produce meat. With further research and tests, the teams hopes to have the scientific burger patties on the market as early as 2017.