Airbnb offers free accommodation for disaster-hit Kiwis

Airbnb has inked a deal with Fire and Emergency that will see free accommodation offered to New Zealanders hit by a disaster or civil emergency.The partnership will also see first-responder crews from out-of-town offered free housing.Airbnb... [Author: [email protected]]
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Picking The Right Animation Studio In Chicago

Animation studios create and animate visuals for commercial animation, technical and industrial illustration, film and TV, medical, engineering, education, and military projects. The use of computer animation is a powerful marketing tool and working with an experienced animation studio in Chicago, such as Austin Visuals, for example, can help you get the most from your efforts. Not all Chicago animation studios are a good fit for every project. Different companies specialize in different genres...
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Oil prices resume drop, shed most of last session's gains

Oil prices fell on Thursday to erase most of their gains from the day before, resuming declines seen earlier in the week amid worries about oversupply and the outlook for the global economy.
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The Best Personality Types for B-School

Business school isn’t for everyone. Those who identify as left-brains and B-types, who are creative to a fault, likely won’t thrive in the rigid structure and stark logic of economics and finance.
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In Asia, nascent men's make-up market starts drawing big brands

From an eye shadow that opens with the flick of a thumb, Zippo-style, to a barely-there foundation in subtle blue-grey packaging: men's make-up is getting a makeover as manufacturers bid to take it more mainstream.
Tags: Asia, Money, businessNews

Indian markets slip after U.S. Fed's 'less dovish' comments

The rupee and stocks weakened early on Thursday, tracking Asian peers after the U.S. Federal Reserve gave a 2019 rate outlook that traders called "less dovish" than they expected.
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Rowdy with a chance of meatballs: New Zealand in frenzy at arrival of Ikea

After years of rumours, the Swedish furniture store will open its first outlet in the countryNew Zealanders have been whipped into a frenzy by the news that Swedish furniture giant Ikea will be opening a store in their country, after years of rumours and speculation.Foreign minister Winston Peters quickly took credit for the news, saying he was sure his decision to open an embassy in Stockholm had played a part. Continue reading...
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Cryptocurrency industry faces insurance hurdle to mainstream ambitions

Cryptocurrency exchanges and traders in Asia are struggling to insure themselves against the risk of hacks and theft, a factor they claim is deterring large fund managers from investing in a nascent market yet to be embraced by regulators.
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U.S. Senate OKs government funding through February 8 to avert shutdown

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved funds for several federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, to keep them operating through Feb. 8 without the $5 billion to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border that President Donald Trump had demanded.
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Analysis: Asia's central banks have almost no reasons to hike rates in 2019

Weaker economic growth and tepid price pressures in Asia will leave central banks in the region with few reasons to tighten policy next year -- especially as U.S. rate hikes slow -- unless a new bout of currency weakness forces them to do so.
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Noble Group completes $3.5 billion restructuring to emerge as smaller, unlisted firm

Noble Group, the once mighty commodity trader, on Thursday completed its drawn out $3.5 billion debt restructuring to emerge as a smaller, unlisted Asia-focused coal-trading business.
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Japan court denies extended detention of Nissan’s Ghosn

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court denied prosecutors’ request Thursday to extend the detention of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn. The Tokyo District Court said it rejected the request for another 10-day detention for Ghosn over an additional allegation dealing with financial reports in most recent years. The denial is extremely rare in a country […]
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Southern California house price gains shrink as sales lag year-ago levels

Southern California house prices rose in November by the smallest margin in nearly four years as sales continue to lag, according to a report out this week by the California Association of Realtors. The median price of an existing Southern California house – or price at the midpoint of all sales — was $512,000 in November, state Realtors reported. That’s up 2.3 percent year over year, the region’s smallest percentage gain since January 2015. “The slowdown in price growth is occurring throughout ...
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Spark adds NBA basketball, WRC to sports lineup

Spark has staged yet another smash-and-grab on Sky TV.The telco says it has added NBA basketball, WRC and Liverpool TV content to the expanding line-up for its Spark Sport app, launching on an unknown date next year.But it's still... [Author: [email protected]]
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Rupee, bonds weaken post U.S. Fed 'less dovish' comments

The rupee weakened on Thursday tracking Asian peers after the US Federal Reserve's rate statement on Wednesday which sounded "less dovish" than expected, traders said.
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Japan's central bank sticks to economic recovery view despite rising global risks

The Bank of Japan maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy on Thursday and reaffirmed its view the economy is on a solid footing, even as fears of slowing global growth jolt markets and lowered prospects for hitting its 2 percent inflation target.
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Apple confirms some people's suspicions that the new 2018 iPads can bend

Apple confirmed the suspicions of some 2018 iPad Pro owners that their device can be slightly bent. The company said it's due to the 2018 iPad Pro's manufacturing process and that it's not a defect. There's no replacement program in place. The only option for 2018 iPad Pro owners who want a replacement is to return their unit within the standard 14-day return window. Some owners of Apple's 2018 iPad Pro have claimed the that their devices have developed slight bends out of the box or over ...
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Easy Ways To Protect Your Small Business’s Data  

These days, it seems like every advancement made in the field of cyber security is accompanied by one in the field of cybercrime. To make matters worse, many cybercriminals are highly adaptive and able to alter their approaches at a moment’s notice. When it comes to modern-day cybercrime, data theft is the name of the game. After getting their hands on the right data, online crooks are able to commit crimes that range from identity theft to large-scale bank fraud. Since small businesses tend to...
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Job Vacancies in Bank Note Press Nashik

Recruitment for Job  vacancy in  Bank Note Press Nashik  Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL) with its  headquarters at  Janpath, New Delhi,  is a Miniratna Category-I CPSE, and wholly owned Schedule ‘A’ Company of Government of India, is engaged in the manufacture of security paper, minting of coins, printing of currency and bank... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
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GO Healthy charged for misleading 'made in New Zealand' supplements claim

Health supplements seller GO Healthy New Zealand Ltd has been charged with allegedly misleading consumers by claiming its products were "made in New Zealand".A Commerce Commission investigation allegedly found key ingredients in... [Author: [email protected]]
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Canterbury's John Nicholls elected to Fonterra board

Canterbury farmer John Nicholls has been elected to the board of Fonterra in the second election, after being unsuccessful in the first.Returning officer Warwick Lampp said Nicholls received 53 per cent support from shareholders,... [Author: [email protected]]
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BOJ keeps policy steady, sticks to rosy economic view

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday and stuck to its optimistic view on the economy, even as simmering Sino-U.S. trade tensions and volatile financial markets cloud the outlook for global growth.
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Global Markets: Stocks slide as Fed's 2019 rates guidance disappoints

Asian shares retreated on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised rates, as expected, and kept most of its guidance for additional hikes next year, dashing investor hopes for a more dovish policy outlook.
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T-Mobile reportedly delaying debut of ‘disruptive’ TV service

The Bellevue-based wireless carrier has promised to deliver a service that would upend the television industry, but that high bar has made it hard to get the project done this year, people close to the situation said.
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7 Strategies To Win An Online Auction

Technology has made everything easier for anyone that wants to purchase anything online. You do not need to leave your chair to buy anything from clothes, property, or even heavy machinery for your business, etc. Nowadays everything is on sale online, and many people find it easier to buy from the comfort of their desks. Online auctions are popular because one can bid on any item within your price range. No matter the size or price of an object in the auction, it is essential to have a bottom l...
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MoviePass Films Somehow Scores Three-Picture Deal With Bruce Willis

MoviePass, the e-ticketing company that has spent most of the last year in a slow-motion catastrophic meltdown, has somehow sucked Bruce Willis into a three-picture deal with its production company, Deadline reported this week.Read more...
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China shares, yuan down after Fed, new PBOC lending tool

China stocks fell and the yuan weakened in early Thursday trade after the country's central bank announced a new targeted lending tool, hours after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised rates and largely maintained its outlook for more hikes next year.
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Nissan, Renault bosses met one-on-one in Amsterdam, Nissan says

Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa held a one-on-one meeting with the acting boss of automaker partner Renault in Amsterdam this week that led to "positive" and "productive" talks, the Japanese automaker said on Thursday.
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SoftBank Corp shares recover from early fall, after record IPO

SoftBank Corp shares fell as much as 8 percent early on Thursday before erasing the losses in volatile trading, following the telco's 15 percent tumble on debut the previous day.
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