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  • I Love Mall: shopping in a virtual world I Love Mall: shopping in a virtual world

    Brazilians have a long-running love affair with malls. There are currently 503 shopping centres across the nation, earning a total revenue of R$129 billion in 2013. Can an e-commerce platform that promises to be a virtual mall entice Brazilians to spend online?

  • Viki: watch Korean drama in Arabic Viki: watch Korean drama in Arabic

    Nearly 60% of Brits watch online video every day. The internet has broadened our tastes – from Venezuelan novellas to K-Pop videos, the living room has gone global. By crowdsourcing subtitles, streaming site Viki makes TV shows from all over the world accessible to everyone.

  • Bridj streamlines your commute Bridj streamlines your commute

    Packed carriages, noisy buses and hot trains can make it difficult to be productive during your commute. Bridj is hoping to change that with its luxury Wi-Fi-equipped shuttles. And by dynamically choosing the best route based on big data analysis, it's cutting down commute times too.

  • Honda mocks brands that 'target Hispanics' Honda mocks brands that 'target Hispanics'

    With brands and agencies pandering to every last Hispanic linguistic and cultural stereotype in an effort to grow their appeal, Honda has launched an advert that mocks their efforts. In just 30 seconds, the advert shows how young Latinos can't be 'boxed' into a stereotype.