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The iPhone hack that will save you heaps of time while texting

A rarely known timesaving iPhone hack has blown the minds of thousands of people online.Krissy Brierre-Davis shared on Twitter a snapshot of her iPhone saying she felt "duped" about a keyboard hack she never knew about."If you... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Krissy Brierre Davis


Microsoft NZ and IRD at odds over transfer pricing

Microsoft New Zealand and the Inland Revenue Department are officially at odds after a lengthy audit of the software giant's local books. IRD has been auditing Microsoft's transfer pricing since at least January last year, initially... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Microsoft, IRD, Inland Revenue Department, Microsoft New Zealand


China launches anti-dumping probe into Australian barley imports

China's commerce ministry said on Monday it had launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of barley from Australia, its top supplier of the grain, amid strained diplomatic ties between Beijing and Canberra.
Tags: Money, Australia, China, Beijing, businessNews


Harcourts beats ex-agency boss in court: Gurpreet Grewal ordered to repay $1m loan

Harcourts has won a court victory over its youngest former franchisee, Gurpreet Grewal, who must repay $1 million in loans, but a $250,000 claim against him and his wife for franchise fees has failed.In a case heard in the High... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Gurpreet Grewal


Harcourts beats ex-agency boss in court, Grewal ordered to repay $1m loan

Harcourts has won a court victory over its youngest former franchisee Gurpreet Grewal who must repay $1m in loans, but a $250,000 claim against him and his wife for franchise fees has failed.In a case heard in the Auckland High... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Grewal, Gurpreet Grewal


Oil prices climb amid expected OPEC cut, but markets remain wary

Oil prices rose around 1 percent on Monday as traders expected top exporter Saudi Arabia to push producer club OPEC to cut supply towards year-end.
Tags: Money, Saudi Arabia, Opec, businessNews


Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the territory, where fears have grown of Beijing's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, Ap, Beijing


A consortium of some of New Zealand's largest lobby groups want to see big changes to the RMA

A consortium of some of New Zealand's largest lobby groups are calling on the Government to stop "tinkering around the edges" of RMA reform and overhaul the entire legislation. This follows Environment Minister David Parker committing... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, RMA, David Parker


Zayo Goup attracts interest from Blackstone, Stonepeak group: Bloomberg

A group of investors including Blackstone Group and Stonepeak Partners are interested in a take-private of Zayo Group Holdings, Bloomberg is reporting. Including debt, Zayo, which operates an almost 130,000 mile fiber network across North America and Europe, is valued at about $11.1 billion, the story said.
Tags: Europe, Trends, Bloomberg, North America, Blackstone Group, PE Deals, Stonepeak Partners, Zayo Goup, Blackstone Stonepeak, Zayo Group Holdings Bloomberg


Global shares advance, cheered by Wall Street buying spree

TOKYO (AP) — World shares saw moderate gains on Monday after a buying spree on Wall Street sustained investor optimism into the new week, despite continuing worries over trade tensions.KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.4 percent... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, France, Ap, Tokyo


Asian shares mostly up cheered by Wall Street buying spree

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday after a buying spree on Wall Street kept up investor optimism into a new week, despite continuing worries about trade tensions.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, Wall Street, Ap, Tokyo


Analysis: Two years after Philippines' pivot, Duterte still waiting on China dividend

Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China, he doesn't have much to show for it.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, Duterte


Japan's Fuji Oil plans to resume Iran oil loadings from January: sources

Japanese refiner Fuji Oil Co is set to resume Iranian crude purchases after Japan received a waiver from U.S. sanctions on Tehran, industry sources familiar with the matter said.
Tags: Japan, Money, Iran, businessNews, Tehran, Fuji Oil Co


Corrected: Asia-Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus on APEC communique

(Corrects paraphrase of PNG foreign minister to clarify trade was a sticking point)
Tags: Money, businessNews, Asia Pacific, Apec, PNG


Ex-Telecom Italia CEO seeks shareholder vote after Gubitosi named new boss

Telecom Italia (TIM) appointed Luigi Gubitosi as chief executive on Sunday, in a move seen as portending a more aggressive shake-up at the phone group and prompting his predecessor to call for a shareholder vote on the strategy turn.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Telecom Italia TIM, Gubitosi, Luigi Gubitosi, Ex Telecom Italia


‘Fantastic Beasts’ wins the weekend with underwhelming debut

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald won the weekend box office, but its big debut was a bit underwhelming, with the lowest opening weekend and worst reviews of any Harry Potter film so far. The post ‘Fantastic Beasts’ wins the weekend with underwhelming debut appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, Harry Potter, Grindelwald, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald


Mark Zuckerberg reportedly blamed Sheryl Sandberg for the Cambridge Analytica fallout, making her worry for her job

Mark Zuckerberg allegedly met with his COO, Sheryl Sandberg, in the spring and said he blamed her for the fallout over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to a new Wall Street Journal report.  The reports says that Sandberg told friends after the meeting that she wondered if she should be worried about her job. Sheryl Sandberg wondered whether she should fear for her job after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to a new report.  Mark Zuckerberg reportedly told Sandberg this sp...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Wall Street Journal, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, George Soros, Sandberg, Cambridge Analytica, Definers Public Affairs, Zuckerberg Sandberg


Facebook comms staffers are reportedly fuming at COO Sheryl Sandberg after they were thrown under the bus over a smear campaign

Communications employees at Facebook are fuming at COO Sheryl Sandberg after they were thrown under the bus over a smear campaign targeting the company's critics, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday night. Last week, a bombshell New York Times report detailed Facebook’s involvement with a public-relations firm called Definers Public Affairs, which reportedly disseminated research to journalists linking the billionaire George Soros to anti-Facebook movements. Both Sandberg and CEO Mark Zuck...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Samsung, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, George Soros, Sandberg, Wall Street Journal Employees, Cambridge Analytica, Definers Public Affairs, Isobel Asher Hamilton


Analysis: With new CEO, Telecom Italia 'opera' edges towards finale

Barely a year into the job as the boss of Italy's biggest telecoms company, Amos Genish had just finished celebrating a joint venture with electronics group Samsung at a dinner in South Korea when a WhatsApp message arrived sealing his fate.
Tags: South Korea, Money, Samsung, businessNews, Italy, Telecom Italia, Amos Genish


Hong Kong starts trial for 9 accused in 2014 Occupy protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Three leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 pro-democracy protests and six others are being tried for their involvement in the "Occupy Central" movement that paralyzed the city's financial district for more than two months.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, Ap


Japan exports up in October, but not enough to erase deficit

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit grew to its largest since July 2015 in October as a gain in exports was outpaced by a nearly 20 percent jump in imports.The Ministry of Finance said Monday that exports grew at an 8.2 percent annual... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Japan, Ap, Tokyo, Ministry Of Finance


DOWN UNDER: Idea Champions Enters Into the Field of Education

Last year, I spent three months at Al Siraat College in Melbourne, Australia -- a K-12 school -- delivering a wide variety of consulting, training, teaching, and coaching services. In between each of my month-long residencies, I worked, remotely, with Fazeel Arain, the Co-Founder and Principal of the school, diving deeper into what was possible. Working with the great people of Al Siraat was a most remarkable experience -- one of the high points of my career. This was not only the first ti...
Tags: Innovation, Best Practices, Melbourne Australia, Fazeel Arain, Al Siraat, Al Siraat College


Here’s How the Latest Home Equity-Tapping Tools Stack Up

When it comes to utilizing a wealth of built-up equity, homeowners have an array of options available on the market. Aside from reverse mortgages — both federally backed and proprietary — many shared equity products and sale leaseback products have popped up in recent months, each with their own features, fees, and structures. RMD gathered details for each product for a comparison snapshot. EasyKnock ‘Sell-and-Stay’ Product type : Sale leaseback Details : EasyKnock purchases a home for i...
Tags: Finance, Georgia, New Jersey, Nevada, States, South Carolina, Unison, CLTV, Irene, Reverse Mortgage, Easyknock, Texas Florida Georgia Tennessee, Sale Leaseback, Georgia Ohio Texas Florida Pennsylvania Arizona


Global Markets: Asia shares inch up, Fed caution curbs dollar

Asian shares crept cautiously higher on Monday amid conflicting signals on the chance of a truce in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute, while the Federal Reserve's new-found concern on the global economy undermined the dollar.
Tags: Asia, Money, businessNews, Federal Reserve, Fed


Harvard: High Homeownership, Low Income Are Future For America’s Seniors

A new report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies reveals emerging trends for America’s senior population, as well as notable implications for the future of the reverse mortgage market. The market for home equity solutions appears to be growing, based on the findings from the 2018 edition of Housing America’s Older Adults . Among the findings in the report, there are now 65 million households in the United States headed by people age 50 and older, which amounts t...
Tags: News, Finance, America, Harvard, United States, Social Security, Reverse Mortgage, Housing America


Harvard: High Homeownership, Low Income Define Future For America’s Seniors

A new report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies reveals emerging trends for America’s senior population, as well as notable implications for the future of the reverse mortgage market. The market for home equity solutions appears to be growing, based on the findings from the 2018 edition of Housing America’s Older Adults . Among the findings in the report, there are now 65 million households in the United States headed by people age 50 and older, which amounts t...
Tags: News, Finance, America, Harvard, United States, Social Security, Reverse Mortgage, Housing America


Shareholders support major Australian media merger

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Shareholders on Monday gave final approval to the merger of television network Nine Entertainment and newspaper publisher Fairfax Media into an Australian media giant to be known only as Nine despite one... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Canberra, Fairfax Media, Australia AP


Insurer offers 28 weeks parental leave on full pay to staff

A Kiwi insurer is to offer its staff 28 weeks parental leave on full pay as well as making KiwiSaver contributions for up to one year's parental leave as part of a raft of staff incentives.Cigna Life will make the change at the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Cigna Life


Japan's exports recover but reports trade deficit in October

Japan is reporting a trade deficit in October but is seeing a recovery in exports after getting slammed by natural disasters in September.
Tags: Japan, Finance, Article, Tokyo, Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/economic-indicators, Fox-business/features, Ddb09d40-6e0c-5c8c-bbc4-cbcde21137ce


'The entire world is worried': US-China tensions at global summit spark fears

"The entire world is worried."That was Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's grim statement at the end of a summit of world leaders yesterday.The two-day APEC gathering, which took place over the weekend on the Pacific... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Apec, Papua New Guinea, Pacific, Peter O Neill, US China



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