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All-UK customs Brexit deal report is 'speculation' - PM May's office

A report suggesting an all-UK customs deal will be written into the legally binding agreement governing Britain's withdrawal from the EU to avoid the need for an Irish backstop is "speculation", Prime Minister Theresa May's office said.
Tags: UK, Money, Eu, businessNews, Britain, Theresa May, Brexit


Seattle and beyond go blue in tribute to Paul Allen

Starting Saturday  at dusk through midnight Sunday, many institutions, landmarks and buildings across the region will be illuminated in blue to honor Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist and Seahawks owner Paul Allen, who died last month. Some of the structures include: Washington state Amazon’s Spheres Microsoft City Center CenturyLink Field T-Mobile Columbia Tower PEMCO Washington State Convention […]
Tags: Business, Photography, News, Microsoft, Washington, Paul Allen, Seattle, Local News, Seahawks, Photo & Video


Business figures call for vote on Brexit terms - Sunday Times

More than 70 business figures are calling for a public vote on the final terms of Britain's exit from the European Union, warning that the country faces "either a blindfold or a destructive hard Brexit", the Sunday Times reported.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Sunday Times


Virgin Australia announces US-style plan to honour veterans on every flight

Airline joins News Corp campaign, but critic says veterans are being overused for corporate brandingWill Australians travelling on Virgin Australia flights soon be rising in their seats to applaud servicemen on board as they do on most US airlines?A new campaign being driven by News Corp Australia – and which has been backed by the prime minister, Scott Morrison – aims to recognise veterans and their service using newspapers and Foxtel in association with select corporations. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, US, Australia news, Foxtel, Australian politics, Air transport, Airline Industry, Australian media, Scott Morrison, News Corporation, Virgin Australia, News Corp, Australian Defence Force, News Corp Australia, Business (Australia


Achieve Terminal Velocity #prodmgmt #jobs

If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board.  Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community.  Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings.  […]
Tags: Startups, Product Management, Product Manager, Product Jobs


Shane 'the Provincial Champion' Jones is hinting of an investment of 'some millions' into flood-prevention infrastructure

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says he is exploring the option of earmarking "some millions" of Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) funding towards fixing the country's flood-prevention infrastructure. Speaking to the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Jones, Shane, Shane Jones


How SHE Got it Right

According to the latest State of Women-owned Businesses report from American Express, four in 10 businesses in the U.S. are now majority-owned, operated and controlled by women.Last year alone, 1,821 new women-owned businesses opened in the U.S. each day.How can women entrepreneurs make sure their company goes the extra mile to become successful?Below is advice from a handful of women business owners.Take a step-by-step approachDon't sell yourself shortLearn to embrace rejectionGive back to get...
Tags: Sales, 2018, American Express, U S, Laurel Delaney, How She Got It Right, State Of Women-owned Businesses, State of Women


No tax privacy for Finns, who each Nov. 1 make public everyone's income information

This dog might not feel as guilty as he looks, but shame can be useful in some tax collection situations. (Photo by Ansel Edwards/Flickr) When I was a kid and did something I wasn't supposed to, all it took was one quick glance from my mom to make me feel so ashamed. I'm not sure even my mother's steely look would work nowadays on kids who've grown up on reality TV and who make their every move, good or bad, public on social media. But when it comes to taxes, shame seems to work. Many U.S...
Tags: Taxes, White House, New York Times, Portugal, Finland, The New York Times, Parliament, Helsinki, Trump, Internal Revenue Service, Donald J Trump, Aalto University, Saarinen, Ellen Barry, Ansel Edwards, United Kingdom Finland


Value Creation First. Rapport Building Second.

It used to be customary that the salesperson to try to connect and develop rapport with a prospective client before tackling the business agenda they suggested when they scheduled the meeting. The salesperson would sit down in the prospective client’s office and look for something they had in common. They’d ask about the pictures on the client’s desk, especially pictures of their children. Or they would look for signs about what their prospective clients interests were, including things like whe...
Tags: Relationships, Sales


Two Books for Anyone Entering the Working World

If you know someone who's about to enter the working world--particularly an undergraduate embarking upon a job search or a recent grad beginning a professional role--I highly recommend these two books.  Art of the Job Search: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding the Job You Love, by Heather Hund, and Indispensable: How to Success at Your First Job and Beyond, by Meredith Whipple Callahan, offer complementary views on how to 1) launch one's career and 2) insure that it gets off to a s...
Tags: Books, Leadership, Stanford, Meredith, Heather, Edbatista, Working World, Meredith Whipple Callahan, Heather Hund


Recruitment in Andhra Pradesh Police 2018

Government Job Recruitment in Andhra Pradesh Police    State Level Police Recruitment Board, Andhra Pradesh (AP)  invites Online application  for the following 3137 Sarkari Naukri Vacancy posts    in Police, Prisons, Fire Services and Prosecutions Departments of Andhra Pradesh Government (Advt. No. (216 /R&T/ Rect.1/ 2018) : Vacancies Sub Inspector (SI)... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
Tags: Jobs, Police, Ap, Online, Driver, Operator, Constable, Andhra-Pradesh, Fireman, Sub-Inspector, Warder, Jailor


Agent fined for buying house he had just listed for sale

A real estate agent has been censured and fined after his wife purchased a client's home without the agent disclosing the conflict of interest to the vendors.Ray White agent Jinlei "Leo" Zhang even received a commission on the deal,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ray White, Jinlei Leo Zhang


Helicopter Me's big fishing trip: One Sheik, 11 bodyguards, two kahawai, lunch of lamb and an $85,000 bill

Luxury chopper firm Helicopter Me bosses know some fishing trips don't turn out as expected.Chief executive and chief pilot Richard Poppelwell said some of the mega-rich can spend tens of thousands of dollars a day and make some... [Author: [email protected]]
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Auckland residential outdoor dining and retail precinct set to open doors this month

A six million-dollar suburban outdoor dining precinct is set to open its doors in Auckland for the first time later this month.The 2500 sq m retail and dining facility, located in the suburb of Morningside close to Eden Park and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Eden Park, Morningside


The man who 'struggles' to live on $325,000 a year

In case you missed it: This was one of the Herald's top stories on social media this week. At just 31 years old, Phil earns more than three times the national average and has a portfolio of eight investment properties across Victoria.On... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Victoria, Herald, Phil


China seeks to rebrand global image with import expo

BEIJING (AP) — Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an “open for business” import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force. More than 3,000 companies from 130 countries selling everything from Egyptian dates to factory machinery are attending the China International Import […]
Tags: Business, News, China, Ap, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Nation & World, China International Import


Two weeks with the Huawei Mate 20 - the world's fastest smartphone

It's a big call, but perhaps not unexpected given the litany of new features, technology partnerships, and one-ups unveiled at the Huawei Mate 20 Series launch in London on October 22. It seems when it comes to the 2018 smartphone... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, London, Huawei Mate


Austrian e-car drivers get Go-Faster card, raising the speed limit by 30 percent

An Austrian speed limit policy amendment lets all-electric vehicles travel faster than non-EVs under certain conditions. Home to the Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV production facility, Austria hopes to encourage more people to buy EVs. The post Austrian e-car drivers get Go-Faster card, raising the speed limit by 30 percent appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Austria, Jaguar, All-electric Cars, Electric Car Incentives


Austria gives electric car drivers a Go-Faster card, raising the speed limit by 30 percent

An Austrian speed limit policy amendment lets all-electric vehicles travel faster than non-EVs under certain conditions. Home to the Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV production facility, Austria hopes to encourage more people to buy EVs. The post Austria gives electric car drivers a Go-Faster card, raising the speed limit by 30 percent appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Austria, Jaguar, All-electric Cars, Electric Car Incentives


Jeremy Sutton: Why NZ's divorce laws need to change

COMMENT: We live longer, but our partnerships are often shorter, and we form them later in life. We also bring more wealth into relationships now.It does seem time to change the rules of property division, as the Law Commission... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Law Commission, Jeremy Sutton


First images of the Bennu asteroid sent by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft

The first images of the Bennu asteroid have been shared by NASA, which has collected them from its OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft. The mission aims to collect a sample from the asteroid and bring it back to the Earth for study. The post First images of the Bennu asteroid sent by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Asteroid, Emerging Tech, Bennu, Osiris-Rex


Memorable moms and dads: TV’s best parent guest stars

From quirky to cold, calculating, critical, and downright hilarious, television characters' parents often play a memorable role in our favorite shows -- even when it's just for an episode or two. The post Memorable moms and dads: TV’s best parent guest stars appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: TV, Trends, Home Theater, The Big Bang Theory, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Seinfeld, Modern Family, New Girl, Movies & TV


Overwatch nearly scrapped Ashe, and hasn’t ruled out retiring characters

Ashe, the latest hero in 'Overwatch,' is the first with an ultimate ability that spawns a whole different character -- B.O.B. Conquering the technical challenge of B.O.B. nearly forced Blizzard to scrap the character. The post Overwatch nearly scrapped Ashe, and hasn’t ruled out retiring characters appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Blizzard, Overwatch, ASHE, BlizzCon, BlizzCon 2018


How many people does it take to make an Overwatch character? Over 150

During a BlizzCon 2018 panel, Overwatch developer Blizzard revealed that more than 150 people are involved in the design and implementation process for every one of the game's heroes. The post How many people does it take to make an Overwatch character? Over 150 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Blizzard, Overwatch, Convention, BlizzCon 2018


More than 150 people help bring each ‘Overwatch’ character to the game

During a BlizzCon 2018 panel, Overwatch developer Blizzard revealed that more than 150 people are involved in the design and implementation process for every one of the game's heroes. The post More than 150 people help bring each ‘Overwatch’ character to the game appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Blizzard, Overwatch, Convention, BlizzCon 2018


Mark Lister: What will shake or boost stock markets this month

COMMENT: After a shocking October, November brings plenty of key events for global markets to digest.It all starts this week with the 2018-midterm elections in the US. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, House Of Representatives, Mark Lister


Canterbury panel beater Johnathon Rolton wins $20k after being fired in summer holiday 'misunderstanding'

A Canterbury panel beater has won more $20,000 after being fired in what he called a summer holiday mix-up.Johnathon Rolton had been working at Leeston's A1 Panel and Paint for close to a year before heading off for the 2017 Christmas... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Canterbury, Johnathon Rolton, Leeston


Blizzard Co-Founder Allen Adham says ‘we have not forgotten’ core Diablo fans

Blizzard fans are skeptical of 'Diablo Immortal,' but company co-founder Allen Adham is confident players will like it when they play it. He told us that multiple Diablo projects are underway and hinted at end-game content in 'Diablo Immortal.' The post Blizzard Co-Founder Allen Adham says ‘we have not forgotten’ core Diablo fans appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Blizzard, Diablo, Allen Adham, BlizzCon, BlizzCon 2018, Diablo Immortal


GM’s luxury brand hits the pause button on Book by Cadillac subscription service

Referring to its subscription service as a pilot program, a Cadillac spokesperson confirmed that Book by Cadillac will cease December 1. Promising a comeback after making "adjustments," Cadillac said it gained insights into customer needs. The post GM’s luxury brand hits the pause button on Book by Cadillac subscription service appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Gm, Cadillac, General Motors Maven, Book By Cadillac, Cadillac subscription service


Big read: Are tiny cars the next big thing?

Relative to a conventional sedan, an Arcimoto vehicle lacks: One wheel, two doors, three seats, a heater, an air conditioner, a trunk, a combustion engine and scads of air bags and cup holders. Of course, minimalism is the point... [Author: [email protected]]
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