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PG&E linked to fatal wildfires; its stock nose-dives 22%

The California utility said it would not have enough insurance coverage if it’s found liable for the Camp fire wildfire raging in the state.
Tags: Business, News, California, Economy


American Airlines 'unaware' of some Boeing 737 MAX functions until last week: spokesman

American Airlines Group Inc said on Wednesday it was "unaware" of some functions of an anti-stall system on Boeing Co's 737 MAX until last week.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Boeing, American Airlines, Boeing Co, American Airlines Group Inc


PG&E linked to wildfires; its stock nose-dives 22%

The California utility said it would not have enough insurance coverage if it’s found liable for the Camp fire wildfire raging in the state.
Tags: Business, News, California, Economy


The mistake that brought down Nokia's mobile empire

If you're like me and can remember a time before the internet, you probably had a Nokia mobile phone.Small, portable, cool and seemingly indestructible, Nokia was the undisputed king of the mobile market.A small group of technicians... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nokia


Damien Venuto: RadioLive couldn't find its place in the Kiwi zeitgeist

COMMENT: The decision by MediaWorks to unravel the RadioLive brand came has a shock to both the public and the staff affected at the company.Many of those who walked into the MediaWorks meeting room today would've left with the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, MediaWorks, Damien Venuto, RadioLive


Birla Copper CEO sees Indian copper demand doubling by 2026

India's refined copper consumption is set to more than double over the next eight years amid rising demand from the power, auto and consumer sectors, the chief executive of one of the country's top copper smelters said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Birla Copper CEO


Women's Rugby World Cup worth millions of dollars to Auckland, Whangarei

Hosting the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2021 could be worth $3.6 million to Auckland and will be played in the middle of a blockbuster year for the city.Last night Auckland and Whangarei were named as host cities for the top event... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Whangarei, Auckland Whangarei


Fed's Powell: U.S. 'really strong' even with housing, other risks to watch

A "really strong" U.S. economy is likely to continue growing, but softness in housing and high levels of corporate debt have caught the Federal Reserve's eye, Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Federal Reserve, Fed, Powell, Jerome Powell


It's official: Aussies have broadband envy

COMMENT Our Australian cousins look down their noses at us on so many fronts. Broadband used to be one. No longer. The Aussies are now envious of our internet."New Zealanders will soon be getting internet speeds 20 times faster... [Author: [email protected]]
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Xero buys UK firm for $10m, MYOB takes local lead

Xero has bought Instafile for £5.25 million ($10m) in a deal designed to boost its presence in the UK market.The cloud accounting software company already has a strong presence in Britain. In its half-year result announced last... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Britain, Xero, MYOB


Airbnb hosts are offering free rooms to those displaced by California wildfires

Several thousand Airbnb hosts in California are opening their homes to help those displaced by the devastating wildfires in the state. Free accommodation is being offered to those affected through November 29. The post Airbnb hosts are offering free rooms to those displaced by California wildfires appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, California, Trends, Wildfires, Airbnb, Smart Home, Open Homes


Chinese automaker Zotye plans to sell vehicles in US in 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese automaker Zotye Auto says it plans to start selling vehicles in the United States in 2020.Zotye says it will work with an American partner, HAAH Automotive Holdings. The companies said Wednesday the first... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Ap, Beijing, United States, Zotye Auto, Zotye, HAAH Automotive Holdings


Japan's SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWork

TOKYO (AP) — American office space-sharing company WeWork says it has gotten $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp.WeWork spokesperson Kumiko Hidaka said Thursday the new funding comes in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, Softbank, US, Ap, Tokyo, WeWork, SoftBank Group Corp WeWork, Kumiko Hidaka


Maggi launches exchange offer: Get 1 packet if you return 10 empty ones; Ecommerce companies?

There is a plastic mess out there and the only way for people to follow the line is by incentivizing them (gyaan helps no one). Maggi has launched a return offer – i.e you can exchange 10 empty packs of Maggi noodles for one fresh packet at retail shops. The programme has been launched at […] Source
Tags: Business, Fyi, Maggi


New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club fined $10,000 for underpaying staff

The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club has been fined $10,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for breaching the Holidays Act.A Labour Inspectorate investigation found the club had failed to pay more than 50 employees... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Labour Inspectorate, Employment Relations Authority, New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club


Oil prices resume decline on oversupply worries

Oil prices fell on Thursday, pressured by rising supply going into a market in which consumption is expected to slow down amid a glum economic outlook.
Tags: Money, businessNews


The 8 Elements of Punk Rock Business

O K,  I’ll bite. What do the Ramones, the Clash, and the Sex Pistols have to do with leadership? The title of Jeremy Dale’s book, The Punk Rock of Business, comes from a comment Bono made to Oprah about a project Dale was working on with him for Motorola. Dale and his team had performed the impossible and Bono said, “They are the punk rock of business: no long introductions, three beats and you’re in. They say they are going to do something, and then it just gets done.” Using that as an inspi...
Tags: Leadership, Bono, Punk, Oprah, Dale, Instagram and Facebook, Joey Ramone, Jeremy Dale, Motorola Dale


Uber loss tops $1bn ahead of planned IPO next year

The ride-sharing firm's losses grew in the third quarter, with a slight rise in revenues and bookings.
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Uber loss tops $1bn loss ahead of planned IPO next year

The ride-sharing firm's losses grew in the third quarter, with a slight rise in revenues and bookings.
Tags: Business


Global Markets: Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes; oil resumes retreat

Asian stocks rose on Thursday, taking heart from a bounce in Chinese shares on news that China has delivered a written response to U.S. trade demands, while oil prices resumed their retreat on fears of oversupply.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, businessNews


Birla Copper sees Indian copper demand doubling by 2026

India's refined copper consumption is set to more than double over the next eight years amid rising demand from the power, auto and consumer sectors, the chief executive of one of the country's top copper smelters said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Birla Copper


Three S.Korean firms to plead guilty to rigging price of U.S. military base fuel: Justice Dept

Three South Korean companies will plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $236 million for their role in a conspiracy to fix the price of fuel sold to U.S. military bases in South Korea, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
Tags: South Korea, Money, businessNews, Justice Department


Critics line up after May wins cabinet support – as it happened

PM announces she has secured backing for plan after ‘long, detailed and impassioned debate’Brexit deal: May secures cabinet backing for Brexit dealTheresa May’s Brexit deal: everything you need to knowLabour confident its Brexiters will vote down May’s dealLatest summaryMay’s statement in full 2.31am GMT Well, we’re going to call it a night, folks.I’ll be back with a fresh blog bringing you all of Thursday’s news, which I’ll be launching at about 5:30am. So take the next three hours to have ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Scottish politics, Northern Irish politics, Pmqs, Le Monde


Mad Butcher sale solves immediate Veritas woes; future less certain

Veritas, the listed food and beverage company with the dubious honour of having bought Mad Butcher for $40 million and sold it for $8m, has a healthier looking balance sheet, but is far from out of the woods yet.The company, which... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Veritas


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Mortgage Applications Dropped by Rising Rates and Stock Declines

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Xfinity indoor/outdoor camera zooms in on Grinch’s faces and license plates

Comcast's Xfinity Home security cameras can help the police catch Grinches who steal delivery packages from your home. The cameras use artificial intelligence to analyze moving objects and zoom in on faces at your door and license plates. The post Xfinity indoor/outdoor camera zooms in on Grinch’s faces and license plates appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Comcast, Grinch


Shark S87 robotic cleaning system: A great vacuum with bad AI

I remember a time not so long ago where robot vacuums would set you back $1,000 or more and prove more work than they were worth. They didn’t get corners, left streaky floors, and ended up damaging things like cords, furniture, and sometimes even the floor itself. They were less “smart” device and more “let’s add some rubber to a clumsy vacuum, switch it on, and see what happens.” Things have changed. Shark, a leader in the upright vacuum space, proves as much with a smart, capable, and stylish ...
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IRS criminal unit stops $10 billion in tax fraud despite steep drop in staff

The Internal Revenue Service's crime fighting division did a bang-up job last fiscal year, stopping almost $10 billion in tax fraud. That 2018 amount was four times more than the previous fiscal year, according to the IRS Criminal Investigation (CI) Division’s annual report released today. CI, which marked its 100-year anniversary at the Oct. 1 start of the 2019 fiscal year, identified $9.7 billion in tax fraud during the last fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2017, through Sept. 30, 2018). That's up dramat...
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Kanye West shares a photo of him and Zuck singing karaoke — and he says they sang Backstreet Boys (FB)

Kanye West tweeted a photo on Wednesday night that appears to show him singing karaoke with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, as well as an entourage.  West says that they sang "I Want It That Way" by the Backstreet Boys. It's not clear when the photo was taken.  Earlier on Wednesday, the New York Times published a bombshell report that detailed the response of Zuckerberg and other top execs to the string of crises that has consumed Facebook — including word that the social network had considered ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Kanye West, West, New York Times, Donald Trump, Kanye, Zuckerberg, Trump, Zuck, Google Pixel, Backstreet Boys FB



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