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5 Latest ‘WANNABE’ cars – Maruti Brezza Evoque to Endeavour Mustang

Regulars to Cartoq would know that we have time and again featured cheap imposters that try too hard to mimic high-end vehicles. These ‘WANNABE’ cars are most mainstream products that have been modified to some extent to have a slight (really very slight, at times) resemblance to pricier cars. Today, we have a look at 5 of the latest WANNABE ... Read More »

Lana Del Rey review – ‘Hollywood sadcore’ shines in Australia

While questions of artificiality still seems to arise when discussing Lana Del Rey’s work, on stage her sincerity is undoubtable. Photograph: Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images For hours, throngs of Lana Del Rey devotees have been camped outside Qudos Bank Arena to secure front-row spots to her Sydney show. They are mostly young women, many brandishing the unofficial uniform of the night: flower crowns ... Read More »

Why B2B Startups Fail – And How to Prevent It

Why do startups fail in the B2B world?  Any number of reasons.  Today we’re going to take a look at some of the main reasons, and more importantly, what you can do about it. The numbers are daunting.  Startup failure rates indicate 50% of small businesses are out of business within five years. However, rather than focus on the negatives, you ... Read More »

Trump tax bill drives world markets to record highs – business live

The New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images City unhappy about Barnier’s Brexit views Britain’s financial sector has reacted badly to the news that Brussels won’t accept a special deal for the City of London after Brexit. Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, told the Guardian that the UK couldn’t have a bespoke deal that gave preferential treatment to certain ... Read More »

Fifth Harmony: Fifth Harmony review – frustratingly patchy pop

Fifth Harmony, left to right: Dinah Jane, Normani Kordei, Ally Brooke, Lauren Jauregui. Having been reduced to a four-part harmony following the departure of Camila Cabello, US girl band Fifth Harmony’s self-titled third album simultaneously feels like a statement of intent and a hastily cobbled together swansong. There are flashes of brilliance, on the low-slung, sweaty R&B of He Like That ... Read More »

Songs for the eclipse – 10 of the best

. Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse of the Heart Songwriter Jim Steinman originally penned his 1983 smash from the point of view of a despondent vampire for a proposed musical he wrote based on Nosferatu. Tyler’s sore-throated vocals perfectly matched the strained drama of Steinman’s music. Together, they created both a great pop song and a staggering piece of kitsch. Either ... Read More »

Icarus, Tacoma, Harry Potter, and More – The Weekend Chill

HIGHLIGHTS Icarus is streaming on Netflix globally Tacoma is available on Xbox One and PC All eight Harry Potter films are on Prime Video Over the weekend, we got a trailer for a Wes Anderson-produced documentary about the Blade Runner writer Hampton Fancher, who went from being a flamenco dancer to writing one of the most iconic sci-fi films of all time. ... Read More »

STARTUP STATISTICS – The Numbers You Need to Know

We’ve collected these startup statistics for small businesses from a variety of sources. GENERAL STARTUP STATISTICS 51 percent of owners of small businesses are 50-88 years old, 33 percent are 35-49 and only 16 percent are 35 years old and under. 69 percent of U.S. entrepreneurs start their businesses at home. According to the National Association of Small Business’s 2015 ... Read More »

Slohia.com – How GST Regime is Going to Change Lifestyle

The biggest tax reform in India GST is all set to favor the need of the taxpayers in the country from 1st of July 2017. The major reform is undoubtedly going to affect the taxpayers for all the services they will be buying after 1st of July 2017. The goods and services tax which is popularly known as GST has ... Read More »