Elon Musk unveils Boring Company’s long-ballyhooed tunnel aimed at easing ‘soul-crushing traffic’

With fanfare rivaling a movie premiere, Elon Musk unveiled for the first time publicly the one-mile tunnel beneath a Hawthorne city street that he says will be the start of a transportation revolution. But, admittedly, there is still much work to be done. “It’s not like we have all the answers and this is some panacea and the problem is solved,” Musk told reporters on Tuesday, Dec. 18. “We’re obviously at the early stages and figuring things out, but finally there is a path to alleviating traffi...
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RCom shares plunge on report of government blocking Jio deal

Shares of Indian telecom company Reliance Communications Ltd plunged as much as 13 percent on Wednesday after the Economic Times reported that Department of Telecommunications (DoT) rejected a proposed spectrum sale to Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Economic Times, Reliance Communications Ltd, Jio, Department of Telecommunications DoT

The Entrepreneur And Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.”  – Guy Kawasaki, Alltop Co-Founder and Entrepreneur As an entrepreneur, are you looking at ways to effectively manage your customer relations, finances, budgets, stock levels, and emails? The good news is that there is a software application for each of these functions; however, there are definite disadvantages to using multiple applications for a single business. The most notable disadvantage of using multiple software applications is not the cost of p...
Tags: Startups, Microsoft, Enterprise Resource Planning, ERP, Guy Kawasaki, Products & Services, Business Software, Guy Kawasaki Alltop Co Founder

Oil prices climb after tumble on hint markets stabilizing

Oil prices rebounded on Wednesday after falling for the past three sesssions with worries about oversupply and a slowing global economy keeping markets under pressure though sentiment may be shifting as falling equity markets seemed to stabilize.
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Trust for US bondholders sues Venezuela over defaulted debt

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A trust representing holders of Venezuelan bonds filed suit in New York federal court Tuesday demanding payment on more than $34 million in unpaid debt.The lawsuit is believed to be the first by a long... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, US, Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela AP

NZ dollar gains on greenback as markets await the US Federal Reserve

The New Zealand dollar was higher against the US dollar as investors expect the US Federal Reserve to lower the number of rate hikes it is expecting to carry out next year.The kiwi was at 68.64 US cents at 5pm in Wellington versus... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz, Us Federal Reserve

The Latest: Elon Musk allows rides on underground tunnel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Elon Musk's underground tunnel (all times local):8 p.m.Elon Musk has unveiled his underground transportation tunnel, allowing invited guests to take some of the first rides ever on the tech entrepreneur's... [Author: [email protected]]
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How to Leverage the Power of Native Social Selling

Social media has always been one of the best ways to reach targeted consumers. Native social selling is going play a crucial role in the success of businesses who are looking to reach more customers and diversify their brand presence across social media. As per Statista , the worldwide social commerce revenue has grown from $5 billion in 2011 to $30 billion in 2015 and this trend is expected to continue in recent years. What is Social Selling? Social selling is the art of interacting w...
Tags: Google, Marketing, Sales, Social Media Marketing, World, Sap, Shopify, Social Selling, Facebook Instagram, Statista, Native Social Selling, Power of Native Social Selling, Kirsten Boileau

Boss of Electronic Arts fired over 'bigger d***' remark

The head of one of the world's largest video game makers has been fired after telling a female colleague on a conference call that an internal company discussion shouldn't be a matter of seeing "who has a bigger d***", a High Court... [Author: [email protected]]
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Visionary tunnel or over-hyped hole? Elon Musk's design unveiled in LA

As thousands gather for the first public viewing of Musk’s ‘loop track’, skeptics wonder whether it will live up to its promisesElon Musk enthused that this was no ordinary tunnel opening, but something epic and “incredibly profound”. Skeptics wondered whether it was just a hyped-up coming-out party for a hole in the ground.In the end, the first public viewing of Musk’s latest visionary project – an underground “loop” track that promises to revolutionize transport in the 21st-century city – turn...
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Gold scales over 5-month peak, investors await Fed outlook

Gold prices edged higher to a more than five-month peak on Wednesday as a softer dollar supported the bullion while investors awaited cues on the rate hike trajectory of the U.S. central bank from its two-day policy meeting.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Fed

Japan's view on U.S. ties worsens on Trump's trade push - Yomiuri

Japan's popular perception of the country's ties with the United States worsened significantly this year, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday, battered by U.S. President Donald Trump's hostile trade policies.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Yomiuri

Consumer confidence points to big-spending Christmas

Two big confidence surveys this week suggest the local economy ended the year on a positive note despite recent global market turmoil.Consumer confidence bounced back in the December quarter, completely reversing a sharp drop in... [Author: [email protected]]
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Japan exports slow to crawl as global growth, trade woes dim outlook

Japan's export growth slowed to a crawl in November as shipments to the United States and China weakened sharply, in a sign slowing external demand and a Sino-U.S. trade dispute may leave the world's third-largest economy underpowered over the next year.
Tags: Japan, Money, China, businessNews, United States

Analysis: Builders bruised by Dubai's real estate market woes

Dubai's real estate downturn is forcing construction and engineering firms to cut jobs and halt expansion plans, in turn raising fresh risks for the wider economy.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Dubai

Cooking the Books podcast: Can you afford your pet?

Each week the NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's what to consider before bringing home an animal companion. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to "Can you afford your... [Author: [email protected]]
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Launch date revealed for Air Force hangar turned $20m craft brewery

A former Air Force hangar at Hobsonville Point will reopen as a Little Creatures craft brewery and eatery on Waitangi Day (February 6), Lion says.The launch date had become a topic of speculation for locals since it became obvious... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Air Force, Hobsonville Point

US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. government is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese detention camp where ethnic minorities must give up their religion and language and work in factories.U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, Beijing, U S Customs, Border Protection

Japan exports slow to crawl on global growth woes, trade tensions

Japan's export growth slowed to a crawl in November as shipments to the United States and China weakened sharply, in a sign slowing external demand and a Sino-U.S. trade dispute may leave the world's third-largest economy underpowered over the next year.
Tags: Japan, Money, China, businessNews, United States

Asian business confidence wallows near three-year low on trade worries: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

A very cautious optimism remains among Asian companies in the fourth quarter as they wait to see whether there will be any breakthrough in a trade dispute between the United States and China, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Thomson Reuters INSEAD

5 ways to determine whether a charity is naughty or nice

The foundation run by Donald J. Trump and his family is being dissolved. That announcement today from the New York Attorney General's office also noted that it will continue pursuing its lawsuit against the Trump Foundation. In case you haven't been following this story, the Empire State's top law enforcement officer alleges that the First Family's foundation "functioned as little more than a checkbook to serve Mr. Trump's interests." The White House contends this is just another politically mo...
Tags: New York, Taxes, White House, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Charity Navigator, Trump, Don, Internal Revenue Service, Donald J Trump, Trump Foundation, IRS Exempt Organization

SoftBank Corp suffers rare Japan debut drop after record IPO

SoftBank Corp shares slumped more than 10 percent on debut, as investor appetite for Japan's biggest ever IPO was hurt by a recent service outage at the telecoms operator and worries over its exposure to Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Softbank Corp

COOs are the best business leaders, not CEOs

CEOs are always seen as the people who are running the show, the woman and man behind the company’s success and achievements. They are lauded and respected everywhere. However in today’s world of enterprise, which is getting complex everyday, there are many unsung heroes, who are seldom heard, at least outside the company. These are the […] More Source
Tags: Business, Leadership

Asia tenses for Fed call, oil slide boosts bonds

Asian share markets played second string to bonds on Wednesday as a spectacular fall in the price of oil spurred speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve might be done with tightening after its policy meeting later in the session.
Tags: Asia, Money, businessNews, Fed, U S Federal Reserve

Snap Is Losing Its Hardware Chief. Again.

The Snapchat operator's hardware division continues to suffer from excessive turnover.
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Binny Bansal seeks $100 mn from Walmart; Amazon hates CRaP

Amazon is cutting CRaP. You should too!   Inside Amazon, they’re known as CRaP — short for “Can’t Realize a Profit.”CRaP items are the final frontier in the path to e-commerce domination. Binny Bansal seeks $100 mn from Walmart after Flipkart exit Binny Bansal’s Flipkart exit makes him eligible to receive an […] More Source
Tags: Amazon, Business, Tech, Walmart, Flipkart, Binny Bansal, Inside Amazon

Napier Port share float gets council go-ahead

The Hawke's Bay Regional Council has voted to go ahead with a minority share float of Napier Port in order to fund the port's growth.Councillors voted to continue work on a minority share float on the condition that any float provided... [Author: [email protected]]
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Hawke's Bay Regional Council to go ahead with Napier Port float

The Hawke's Bay Regional Council has voted to go ahead with a minority share float of Napier Port in order to fund the port's growth.Councillors voted to continue work on a minority share float on the condition that any float provided... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Hawke, Bay Regional Council, Napier Port

A Lockheed/Boeing Futuristic Helicopter Prototype Is Delayed Again

A promising helicopter design gunning for a $100 billion market opportunity isn't yet ready to get off the ground.
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FactSet Falls on Future Fears

Again, solid earnings weren't enough to satisfy scared shareholders.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, FactSet, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, B5cffb23-4408-5966-b802-a5fda1d546a6

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