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Tje new Six Senses Fort Barwara, “a fairytale fortress with 48 suites—many with terraces and one, the Raja Man Singh, with a crescent-shaped swimming pool” (Six Senses / Robb Report)

🔼 Employee surveillance. Some workplaces in China are deploying AI-powered cameras to track employees’ activities and take note of their productivity »»

🔽 The Apple Vision Pro headset. Early adopters are selling theirs at a loss online »» 

💬 "There's no magic — it's just 61 years of hard work every single day." How Nvidia’s CEO transformed his video game graphics company into a titan of AI »»

🛫 The cost to ride on India’s luxury trains may surprise you »» And: India Is full of new luxury hotels, from Raffles to Six Senses »»

👗 Supreme's new Nikes have arrived »»

🤖 Photo-sharing community EyeEm will license users’ photos to train AI if they don’t delete them »»

💎 Is Walmart really selling US$22,000 Birkins and $49,000 watches? (Yeah, kind of) »»

The electric Macan is here. Porsche is “taking a bit of a risk by replacing their most important model with an electric vehicle” (Jalopnik / Andy Kalmowitz) 

A US$32 bag of ice balls at LA’s Erewhon market has become infamous on TikTok »»

Billionaire investor Bill Ackman has 100% of his US$11b portfolio in just 8 stocks »»

And: Fully 1/3 of all S&P 500 trades occur just before the close of trading »»

Ennismore has signed its first hotel in South Africa, bringing its Mama Shelter brand to Cape Town »»

“You’ll be hard-pressed to find an electric vehicle, especially an electric crossover, that drives even half as well as both versions of the new [Porsche] Macan” »»

How anxiety became a catchall for every unpleasant emotion »»

The wine industry blamed climate change for its worst harvest in 62 years »»

And: Many California winemakers simply can’t afford to continue operating »» 

Peek inside this Venice hidden gem hotel set on a tranquil private island (Plot twist: It’s actually a JW Marriott) »»

Global grocery delivery startup Getir is leaving the US and Europe to focus on its native Turkey »»

Meet Volt, the London fintech taking on Visa and Mastercard’s duopoly »»

Monaco steakhouse Beefbar, with outposts in Paris, Hong Kong, and Milan, has finally made it to New York. You’ll find it in an art deco building in Tribeca »»

Is it safe to store money in apps like Venmo, PayPal, and Cash App? »»

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