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Analysis: China plays hardball with ex-diplomat's seizure

China is playing hardball with the detention of a former Canadian diplomat days after Canada arrested a leading Chinese executive.
Tags: Finance, China, Article, Canada, Associated Press, CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/economic-indicators, Fox-business/features, 147d681d-2ea3-5a7d-9c9d-5ce4a2d45407


Want to start a family, or employ people who do? Here’s a guide to Washington state’s new paid-leave law

Workers and businesses will start paying premiums for Washington state’s Paid Family and Medical Leave benefits next month. Workers who give birth to, foster or adopt a child, or who need time off to take care of themselves or someone else, will be able to reap the benefits beginning in January 2020.
Tags: Business, News, Washington, Economy, Local Business


Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup

TOKYO (AP) — The surprise arrest of Nissan's former chairman on charges of falsifying financial reports is providing a window into possible corporate intrigue at the Japanese automaker.Japanese media and some analysts have raised... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Tokyo, Nissan, Ghosn


Global Markets: Asian shares surge as U.S.-China trade thaw seen, sterling wobbles

Asian equity markets surged on Thursday on signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions and expectations that China will step up efforts soon to support its cooling economy.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Global Markets


MBIE officials grilled on terms of Westland Milk loan

Not knowing how much interest Westland Milk is paying on its $9.9 million loan from the government's Provincial Development Fund leaves parliamentarians no means of assessing how much of a subsidy the dairy company is getting, said... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Mbie, Westland Milk, Provincial Development Fund


Trump intervention comment may be gift to Huawei CFO

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, released on bail on Tuesday to await a ruling on U.S. extradition at one of her luxury Vancouver homes, may have received welcome ammunition in court from an unlikely source - President Donald Trump.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Huawei, Trump, Wanzhou


Why Shares of Baker Hughes, a GE Company Dropped 14.5% in November

Oil prices were one top reason, but there may have been another cause for the company's underperformance.
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Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei exec

Canada should distance itself from U.S. "hegemonism" and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of China's Huawei detained in Vancouver on Washington's request, state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial.
Tags: Money, Washington, China, businessNews, Canada, Vancouver, Huawei, Global Times, Meng Wanzhou


Liam Dann: Grant Robertson's cautious approach should reassure business

COMMENT: Who'd be a finance minister? Do your job poorly and the country goes broke. Do it too well and you'll be accused of being a Grinch.After delivering a solid set of crown accounts today Grant Robertson faced calls from... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Liam Dann, Grant Robertson


Bonds, rupee rise after November inflation eases sharply

India's bonds rose on Thursday after inflation eased sharply in November, bolstering expectations of a rate cut sooner than expected, while the rupee also strengthened as global trade tensions eased.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews


Understanding the Future of Humans, AI and Quantum Computers

I believe it is likely that we will have 10,000 qubit quantum computers within 5 to 10 years. There is rapidly advancing work by IonQ with trapped ion quantum computers and a range of superconducting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Rocket Lab scrubs today's launch

Rocket Lab has scrubbed today's launch, citing poor weather."Happy to launch in most weather but got to draw the line at a storm," founder Peter Beck tweeted shortly after 4pm.A launch window had been due to open at 5.07pm.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Peter Beck


Fears about artificial intelligence are 'very legitimate,' Google CEO says

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, head of one of the world's leading artificial intelligence companies, said in an interview this week that concerns about harmful applications of the technology are "very legitimate" - but the tech industry... [Author: [email protected]]
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Trade Me bidder Hellman & Friedman drops out

Trade Me says it's been advised by Hellman & Friedman that it will not try to top Apax Partners' $6.45 a share offer. Latest: $2.6b Trade Me takeover not as good as it seems, analyst warns Apax, a British private equity outfit,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Apax, Friedman, Hellman, Apax Partners, Hellman Friedman


The Boeing-Embraer Deal Is Still on Track After a Wild Week

Embraer's tentative deal to sell 80% of its commercial jet division to Boeing appears to have survived a court challenge in Brazil.
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The Latest: Official IDs Canadian missing in China

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the frictions between Canada and China over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive (all times local):9:10 p.m.An official familiar with the matter says the Canadian man missing in China and feared... [Author: [email protected]]
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Better Buy: Apple vs. Microsoft

Two industry titans. Two different strategies for success. Only one is the better buy.
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Is Honda's 3.5% Dividend Yield a Safe Bet?

No dividend is guaranteed, but some are safer than others.
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Samsung’s Galaxy S10 will reportedly launch on February 20 and cost up to $1,765

Gizmodo UK reports that Samsung’s upcoming flagship phone, the Galaxy S10, will arrive on February 20 next year, ahead of the annual Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona that month. That’s pretty much in line with previous rumors we’d heard last month about Samsung’s 10th anniversary model. The range is said to include a 5.8-inch S10 Lite – aka the Beyond 0 – with a flat screen instead of a curved one, a standard S10 measuring 6.1 inches, and an S10 Plus at 6.4 inches. Here are the expected ...
Tags: Startups, UK, Samsung, Barcelona, Gizmodo, Plugged


Insurance claims for latest California wildfires top $9 billion

Insurance claims from the recent spate of California wildfires, including one ranked as the most deadly and destructive in state history, have topped $9 billion and are expected to grow, the state insurance commissioner reported on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, California, businessNews


You can now battle your friends and strangers in Pokémon Go. Here's how it all works

After two and a half years, Pokémon Go players finally have the ability to battle each other, thanks to a long-awaited new update. The update literally changes the game: It introduces a revamped battle system that lets Pokémon learn a third attack, introducing a whole new layer of strategy.  The fights themselves let trainers take a team of three Pokémon into battle, with otherwise hard-to-find items as a possible prize for the victor. To start a battle, you'll generally need to be close enou...
Tags: Trends, Pokemon, Niantic, Developer Niantic, Master League


Official: Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael Spavor

TORONTO (AP) — Official: Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael Spavor. [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Toronto, Ap, Michael Spavor


A ‘Venom’ sequel is on its way, and Spider-Man could play a role

'Venom' screenwriter Jeff Pinker confirms that a follow-up to Sony's Spider-Man spin-off is in the works. Could a certain friendly neighborhood webslinger join the action? Pinker says that it's "not impossible." The post A ‘Venom’ sequel is on its way, and Spider-Man could play a role appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Marvel, Spider-Man, Trends, Sony, Pinker, Movies & TV, Venom, Jeff Pinker


Builder struck off for 10 years after near $250K under-quote for Auckland home

A builder who under-quoted an Auckland house job by nearly $250,000 has been struck off for 10 years, the strongest penalty handed down by the board which disciplined him.Misi Sau Evile, a licensed building practitioner, went before... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Misi Sau Evile


'Spiralled out of control very quickly': Kiwi rich lister behind Appster speaks out after collapse

The Gen Z bosses of an Aussie app developer once hailed as "the next Apple" say they are "absolutely devastated" after the company collapsed into liquidation on Friday.Appster, founded by Auckland-born Josiah Humphrey and Melbourne... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, Melbourne, Auckland, Josiah Humphrey


Feds like cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech and so should antitrust agencies

Thibault Schrepel Contributor Share on Twitter Thibault Schrepel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Economic Law at Utrecht University and a reviewer at the Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy. While statements and position papers from most central banks were generally skeptical of cryptocurrencies, the times may be changing. Earlier this year, the Federal Reserve of Saint Louis published a   that re...
Tags: Startups, Column, Human Rights, Money, Privacy, Germany, Author, Economy, Bitcoin, Computing, Federal Reserve, St. Louis, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Blockchain, Decentralization


Pokémon GO trainer battles are now live (for some players)

Last week we did a deep dive on how Pokémon GO’s new (and long overdue) player-versus-player battle system would work. The only thing we didn’t know at the time was when, exactly, it would actually start rolling out. The answer: tonight. Just a few days ago, Niantic started shipping an update to the app that contained everything required for PvP, but they’d yet to actually flip the switch to turn it on. According to a tweet that just went live from the Pokémon GO account, it seems said switches ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Pokemon, Niantic, PVP, GOBattle Trainers


Why Your Business Needs A Corporate Lawyer Even When You Don’t Have Any Lawsuits

Lawsuits. Lawyers. Judges. It would seem that the majority of the population have the impression that the only time you’re going to need a lawyer is when you get involved in a lawsuit, whether it’s a lawsuit that’s against you or when you’re the complainant. Sure, there’s nothing wrong with that presumption. However, this presumption becomes folly when people think that this is the only time that they’re going to need a lawyer. See, the thing is that yes, it’s true that lawyers are excellent at...
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High-tech degrees and the price of an avocado: The data New York gave to Amazon

New York City and the state sent loads of data to Amazon during its search for a new headquarters, offering a peek into the valuable information the company collected during the HQ2 process.
Tags: Amazon, Business, New York, News, New York City, Nation & World


2019 will be an extraordinary year in space. Here's what NASA, SpaceX, and the night sky have in store for planet Earth.

The 2019 calendar is full of major events in spaceflight, planetary science, and astronomy. SpaceX and Boeing hope to launch NASA astronauts inside commercial spaceships for the first time next year. Elon Musk may also conduct a test launch of his rocket company's "Starship" spacecraft. Plus, humanity will make its farthest-ever visit to a planet-like object, and China intends to return its first lunar soil samples to Earth. Meteor showers, total lunar and solar eclipses, and other night-sky ...
Tags: Elon Musk, China, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Boeing, New Horizons, Pluto, Falcon Heavy, Chang, EarthSky, Ultima Thule, Mars China, Jim Bridenstine



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