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Facebook Messenger bug resurfaces chats from years ago (Update: it’s fixed)

Update (10:08 AM, 27 November 2018): A Facebook spokesperson told TNW it’s fixed the bug: Earlier today, some people may have experienced Facebook resending older messages. The issue, caused by software updates, has been fully resolved. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. Our original story follows. Facebook’s Messenger service is acting up in the weirdest way for some users: it’s resurfacing conversations from the past automatically, with some chat threads dating back years, reports The Verge. T...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Apps, Facebook Messenger


How To Start Saving Lives: 5 Tips For Finding Cardiology Jobs

The average job search takes about 43 days. However, the amount of time depends on the industry. If you’re looking for a job in healthcare, the job search takes 63 days. If you’re looking to kickstart your career in cardiology, this article is for you. Read on for 5 tips for searching for cardiology jobs. 1. Prepare Your Resume. Before you start looking for jobs, you’ll want to prepare a resume to send out to prospective employers. You want your resume to stand out. You should customize your ...
Tags: Startups, Career Advice, Others, Don, Cardiology, Medical Profession


From Finder’s Fees To Financing: Where To Start When You Want To Buy A Hotel

Total revenue of the hotel industry in the United States will surpass $200 billion this year. In fact, the hotel industry is one of the world’s fastest-growing industries in the world. If you want to buy a hotel, things are looking good for you. Read on for everything you need to about how to buy a hotel, secure hotel loans and more in this post. Get Familiar with the Market Before You Buy a Hotel. You need to have a deep understanding of the local hotel market before you consider hotel finan...
Tags: Startups, Cdc, United States, Others, SBA, Hotel Industry, Business Advice, Hotel Business, Certified Development Company


Death becomes her: Women make inroads in funeral industry

NEW YORK (AP) — A training program for the next generation of morticians and undertakers is testament to a change that is slowly remaking the funeral business.Sixty of the 75 students in the program at the State University of New... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, State University of New


Apple grilled on App Store pricing

On Cyber Monday, things at the Supreme Court did not go particularly well for Apple.During arguments in a case that could have enormous consequences for the tech giant, justices across the ideological spectrum seemed to think consumers... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, Supreme Court


How to Upgrade to a POS for Pizza Restaurants

No one will ever turn down a slice of pizza, regardless of where you are in the world. Pizza is a such a universal meal, and the demand for it keeps on going up. In 2017 alone, the pizza industry in North America earned over $50 billion, and analysts predict that it’s going to increase at least 20% in 2018. So, it’s no shock that pizza restaurants constantly have customers at every hour of the day. How does one set themselves apart from the competition when everyone is asking for the same th...
Tags: Technology, Sales, North America, Pizza Restaurants


Australian Court Gives Approval for Mega Merger of Nine and Fairfax

BRISBANE — An Australian federal court has given approval for the acquisition of Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, creating Australia’s largest media conglomerate. The decision is the last stage of regulatory approval, but it could still be challenged. The court in Sydney, ruled on Tuesday for the takeover of Fairfax by Nine, in a deal […]
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, Finance, Global, Sydney, Brisbane, Fairfax Media, Fairfax, Nine Entertainment, Mega Merger of Nine


Renault-Nissan typical of uneasy East-West auto partnerships

TOKYO (AP) — The arrest of Nissan's former chief executive Carlos Ghosn has raised doubts over the future of the alliance among automakers Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors that he helped to forge. Such partnerships wax and wane... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Renault Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, East West, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan Renault


Commerce Commission looks closer at port pricing after receiving complaints

The Commerce Commission is taking a look at the nation's ports after receiving complaints that some of the maritime hubs are taking advantage of their market power. The regulator received seven complaints about anti-competitive... [Author: [email protected]]
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Oil traders cautious on mixed signals from Saudis ahead of G20, OPEC meetings

Oil markets were trading cautiously on Tuesday, with mixed signals coming from top exporter Saudi Arabia ahead of an OPEC meeting in Austria next week.
Tags: Money, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Austria, businessNews


Gold subdued ahead of Fed Chair speech, G20 summit

Gold prices inched lower on Tuesday while investors awaited clues on the pace of future U.S. interest rate hikes and as the U.S.-China trade spat sours ahead of a G20 summit.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Mobile enterprise tools developer Eko raises $20 mln

Eko, provider of a mobile collaboration and communications platform for businesses, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. SMDV led the round, which included participation from RedBeat Ventures, AirAsia’s investment arm, as well as Gobi Partners, East Ventures and existing shareholders. The company, founded in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2012, also announced a European expansion with offices in London, Amsterdam and Berlin. Source: Company release
Tags: Berlin, Trends, Bangkok Thailand, London Amsterdam, VC Deals, Eko, RedBeat Ventures AirAsia, Gobi Partners East Ventures


Ghosn suspected of shifting personal investment losses to Nissan - Asahi

Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor Co, shifted personal investment losses incurred during the 2008 financial crisis to the automaker to avoid millions of dollars in losses himself, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Tuesday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Asahi Shimbun, Nissan Motor Co, Nissan Asahi


Alibaba's Jack Ma is a Communist Party member, China state paper reveals

Jack Ma, the head of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and China's best-known capitalist, is a Communist Party member, the official Party newspaper said on Monday, debunking a public assumption the billionaire was politically unattached.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Alibaba, Party, Jack Ma, Communist Party, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd


FMA steps in as investors fret over frozen funds

Investors in online broker Halifax NZ are scrambling to protect their positions having learnt their funds are frozen after the company's Australian-based parent went into administration.It is unknown how many New Zealand clients... [Author: [email protected]]
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'Pretty gutted': FMA steps in as Kiwi investors fret over Halifax Investment Services frozen funds

Investors in online broker Halifax NZ are scrambling to protect their positions having learnt their funds are frozen after the company's Australian-based parent went into administration.It is unknown how many New Zealand clients... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Fma, Halifax Investment Services, Halifax NZ


Chinese researcher behind genetically edited babies is now under investigation and suspended without pay

The Chinese researcher who claims to have led the creation of the world's first genetically edited human babies, has been suspended without pay since February. His unverified claims of leading the team behind genetically edited human babies has attracted fierce condemnation for breaching medical ethics — and possibly the law. The researcher, He Jiankui, is now also being investigated by his university. He Jiankui, largely unknown until yesterday, is an associate professor at Shenzhen’s South...
Tags: Stanford, China, Singapore, US, Trends, United States, Bill Gates, Shanghai, Associated Press, Shenzhen, Guangdong, Communist Party, South China Morning Post, Agency for Science Technology And Research, People s Daily, Caixin


Jetstar passenger left stranded at Queenstown airport after flight cancellation

A Jetstar passenger is outraged by the "abysmal" customer service from staff after being stranded at Queenstown airport when their flight to Auckland was cancelled.On Reddit , the Kiwi explained how their flight from Queenstown... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Reddit, Auckland, Queenstown, Kiwi, Jetstar


Comment: Whatever doesn't kill Tesla makes it stranger

COMMENT: Selling Tesla's stock short is the Escher's "Waterfall" of trading. On the heels of an Axios interview of CEO Elon Musk broadcast this weekend, here is a brief summary of some things that happened over the past year or... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Elon Musk, Tesla, Escher


Oil slips on record Saudi output; markets eye G20, OPEC meetings

Oil prices slipped on Tuesday on record Saudi oil production, although traders were cautious ahead of the G20 gathering that starts in Argentina on Friday and next week's OPEC meeting in Austria.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, Argentina


Trump says he expects to raise China tariffs - Wall Street Journal

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected to move ahead with raising tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25 percent from the current 10 percent and repeated his threat to slap tariffs on all remaining imports from China.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump


The Ex-Files: Protecting your relationship share of assets

COMMENT: Q. My partner and I lived together for 5 years before separating earlier this year. We have both stayed in our house while we tidy it up for sale and we were getting on well, but the other day my ex moved out without telling... [Author: [email protected]]
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Lime launches electric-assist bikes in its first UK city

Lime launched in the United Kingdom today, starting with a group of dockless electric-assist bikes in a Milton Keynes shopping center. The San Francisco-based startup says it plans to expand into more UK cities over the next few weeks. As in other markets, users in Milton Keynes find and unlock Lime’s bikes, which use battery-powered motors to reduce pedaling and travel further distances, through a mobile app. Bike rides cost £1 (about $1.28) to unlock and an additional 15 pence per minute of...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Europe, UK, San Francisco, Tech, United States, United Kingdom, Andreessen Horowitz, Electric Bikes, Milton Keynes, Lime, Municipal Transportation Agency, SFMTA, LimeBike


China's industrial profit growth cools again in October

Profit growth at China's industrial firms slumped for a sixth straight month in October as demand cooled further amid mounting uncertainties stemming from the U.S.-China trade war.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


IRS estate & gift tax regs ease clawback concerns

In just more than a month we'll welcome 2019 and begin the first tax filing season under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Are you worried yet? Not to be too pessimistic, but tax law changes always produce some unintended consequences. Some are caught beforehand, usually by the tax community that raises questions and pushes for law changes or at least Internal Revenue Service regulatory clarifications. That process is still on going for many TCJA provisions, but one group of taxpayers now is br...
Tags: Taxes, Washington, Treasury, St Louis, Irs, Trump, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, U S Postal Service, Villanova University School of Law, Ben Franklin StationWashington, TCJA, James G Blase, Blase Associates


Jack Ma, creator of e-commerce giant Alibaba and China's richest man alive, has been outed as a member of the Communist Party

Jack Ma, creator of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, and China's wealthiest person alive, has been outed by Chinese media as a member of China's Communist Party. Speculation about Ma's ties to the Chinese government have long been discussed, though he has often kept his distance from Beijing in his public comments. On Monday, state-run People's Daily wrote that the Communist Party would be honoring 100 people, including Ma and two other internet-tech moguls, for their contributions to China's e...
Tags: Amazon, China, Trends, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Alibaba, Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, Bishop, Tencent Holdings, Cpc, Trump, Communist Party, Pony Ma, Ma, Li


Global Markets: Asia mood soured by Trump tariff threat, oil slips anew

Asian share markets struggled to extend a global rebound on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to quash hopes of a trade truce with China, dampening risk appetite across the region.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


How To Find The Time To Prospect (Especially When You’re Super Busy)

I have a confession to make . . . There was a time when my selling efforts went completely out of whack and I paid for it dearly each payday! I didn’t really have a good, solid plan to keep up... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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South Island New Zealand Whisky Collection crowdfunds $500,000, sets sight on $2 million

An Oamaru-based whisky company has surpassed its $500,000 equity crowdfunding target and is seeking to raise a further $1.5 million. The South Island company, New Zealand Whisky Collection, has extended its Pledge Me campaign until... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, South Island, South Island New Zealand, Oamaru, New Zealand Whisky Collection


South Island New Zealand Whiskey Collection crowdfunds $500,000, sets sight on $2 million

An Oamaru-based whisky company has surpassed its $500,000 equity crowdfunding target and is seeking to raise a further $1.5 million. The South Island company, New Zealand Whisky Collection, has extended its Pledge Me campaign until... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, South Island, South Island New Zealand, Oamaru, New Zealand Whisky Collection



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