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Gold holds firm on struggling dollar, equity selloff

Gold prices steadied on Friday, holding firm near a six-month high struck in the previous session, as the dollar remained under pressure due to a subdued outlook towards U.S. interest rates and the economy, and investors shunned risky assets.
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After ‘Happiness’, Delhi students to learn ‘Entrepreneurship’

“We had launched the Happiness Curriculum in government schools. Now we will launch the Entrepreneurship Curriculum from the next session for secondary and senior secondary students,”. Delhi Education minister Manish Sisodia said the entrepreneurship curriculum will be designed in a way to train the students to think of becoming entrepreneurs and help them select their […] MoreThe post After ‘Happiness’, Delhi students to learn ‘Entrepreneurship’ appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Wall Street on track for biggest December decline since the Great Depression

Stock markets in the US are heading for a dismal end to the year, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 currently on track for their biggest December loss since 1931 during the Great Depression.With just six trading... [Author: [email protected]]
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China watchdog flags video game approvals; Tencent shares jump

Tencent Holdings Ltd's shares jumped by as much as 4.2 percent on Friday after a regulatory official said that some new games have been cleared for sale after a lengthy freeze in approvals.
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Appeals court agrees to hear case involving Trump DC hotel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to take up a case accusing Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the U.S. Constitution, giving the president's legal team its first major victory in... [Author: [email protected]]
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Sky TV pays $200m+ to renew satellite deal

Sky TV says it paid "in excess of $200 million" to secure satellite capacity for the next 10 years through Optus.Under the deal, Optus will provide SKY with satellite capacity to 2031. The current contract expires in 2021.The... [Author: [email protected]]
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Nissan's Ghosn re-arrested, chances of imminent bail dashed

Japanese prosecutors re-arrested Nissan Motor Co Ltd's ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn on Friday on fresh allegations of making Nissan shoulder $16.6 million in personal investment losses, dashing chances he would be released on bail imminently.
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Local Focus: Operatunity a dream opportunity for musicians

They are the hardest-working musicians in the country with a dedicated following of adoring fans. Operatunity is New Zealand's most successful live-music company, presenting more than 200 daytime variety concerts each year.The... [Author: [email protected]]
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Japan's cabinet approves record $900 billion budget, aims to soften sale tax blow

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved on Friday a record $900 billion draft budget for the next fiscal year, boosted by spending to offset the impact of a planned sales tax hike, in a sign that fiscal reform is taking a backseat.
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Indian Navy Sailors SSR 2500 vacancy August 2019 entry

Navy Sailors SSR 2500 vacancy August 2019 entry    Indian Navy invites Online applications from unmarried Male Candidates for following 2500 Sarkari naukri Vacancy of   Sailors  - for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) - August 2019 Batch.   Vacancies  Sailors  - for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) : 2500 posts, Age : Candidates to be born... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
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I’m Not Counting on Social Security -- and Neither Should You

It's not because the program is going broke; it's because those benefits aren't enough to retire on in the first place.
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Government shutdown could delay 2019 tax filing season, with refunds affected if it's a long closure

This post was updated Thursday, Dec. 20, on the eve of a possible partial government shutdown at midnight, Friday, Dec. 21. Photo by Alan Cleaver via Flickr CC Even though a partial government shutdown looms, the Internal Revenue Service is confident that the coming tax season will start on time. However, tax agency executives aren't yet saying exactly when that time will be. And as the IRS timetable could slip, thanks to Donald Trump's vow on Dec. 20 to shut down the government afte...
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Global Markets: Asian stocks slide, investors rush to yen and bonds

Global stocks were sailing into Christmas on a sea of red on Friday, as the threat of a U.S. government shutdown and of further hikes in U.S. borrowing costs inflamed investor unease over the economic outlook.
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Google Cloud is acquiring a research startup founded by some of the top names in DevOps (GOOGL, GOOG)

A startup called DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) announced Thursday that it has been acquired by Google Cloud. DevOps, a term that combines development and operations, is a concept that has spread quickly within companies and startups as a way to build more software, faster.  DORA was founded by some of the top names in DevOps — experts who helped develop some of the concepts involved. Google is investing further in "DevOps," a very Silicon Valley term for a software engineering philos...
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Summer squeeze: Airport departures to more than double tomorrow

More than double the number of daily Kiwi flyers will take to the skies tomorrow as airlines and airports across the country brace for the busiest travel day of the year.According to latest data from Webjet, New Zealand airports... [Author: [email protected]]
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Facebook could be building a cryptocurrency for WhatsApp (FB)

Facebook is trying to build a cryptocurrency that would power money transfers on WhatsApp, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The Silicon Valley tech giant is reportedly trying to build a "stablecoin" pegged to the value of the dollar. Facebook is quietly building a cryptocurrency to power money transfers on WhatsApp, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Earlier in 2018, amid widespread bitcoin and crypto hype, the Silicon Valley tech giant announced it was launching a blockchain ...
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Absence of Negative Isn’t Proof Of Positive

Absence of negative isn’t the same as the presence of positive. The fact that you aren’t negative, pessimistic, and cynical doesn’t indicate that you are positive, optimistic, and empowered. Your attitude can lie somewhere on this continuum between the two poles, even though we know that optimism is a far healthier choice. An absence of illness is not proof of good health. Even though you may not be sick, you may not be healthy, just like not being poor isn’t proof you are wealthy. There is some...
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Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan’s Ghosn

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media say prosecutors have added a new allegation of breach of trust against Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, dashing his hopes for release on bail. Ghosn, along with another executive Greg Kelly, was arrested Nov. 19 and charged with underreporting his income. The fresh allegations were filed Friday, a day after […]
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Nissan's Ghosn re-arrested, chances of imminent bail dashed: media

Japanese prosecutors re-arrested Nissan Motor Co's ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn on fresh allegations of aggravated breach of trust on Friday, dashing chances he would soon be released on bail, media reported.
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Facebook Is Developing a Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp Transfers; Will start with Remittance market in India

Facebook is developing a stablecoin — a type of digital currency pegged to the U.S. dollar — to minimize volatility, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing internal plans. Facebook is far from releasing the coin, because it’s still working on  the strategy, including a plan for custody assets, or regular currencies […]The post Facebook Is Developing a Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp Transfers; Will start with Remittance market in India appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Home fibre speeds less than 75% of maximum: Commerce Commission

Residential fibre broadband services appear to be delivering less than 75 per cent of their maximum available speeds, based on the first findings from the Commerce Commission's monitoring programme.The results, from an October test... [Author: [email protected]]
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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn re-arrested in Japan

Media says Ghosn was re-arrested on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust and could face further period of detentionProsecutors in Japan have re-arrested Carlos Ghosn, according to Japanese media, possibly ending any hopes the former Nissan chairman had of being released from detention this week.Japan’s public broadcaster NHK said Ghosn, who was first arrested last month for alleged financial misconduct, was re-arrested Friday morning on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust, and could face ...
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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn re-arrested in Japan – reports

Media says Ghosn was re-arrested on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust and could face further period of detentionProsecutors in Japan have re-arrested Carlos Ghosn, according to Japanese media, possibly ending any hopes the former Nissan chairman had of being released from detention this week.Japan’s public broadcaster NHK said Ghosn, who was first arrested last month for alleged financial misconduct, was re-arrested Friday morning on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust, and could face ...
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Hearing date set as Commerce Commission takes on ticket re-seller Viagogo

The ploys used by controversial ticket re-selling site Viagogo have been revealed in court documents before a hearing on February 5 to prevent the company trading in New Zealand. The Commerce Commission has received nearly 600 complaints... [Author: [email protected]]
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Will Demo Rapid Reusability of 90% of the Rocket in 2019

Two SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches will use the same set of first stage booster cores. SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will launch the Arabsat-6A spacecraft in March. The NASA Space Environment Testbed... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Bethesda Charges PS4 Gamers 250% More For Fallout 76 Micro-Transactions

Bethesda’s reputation has taken yet another hit, thanks to charging PS4 gamers almost three times more for in-game currency. Bethesda was found to be charging PS4 gamers two and a half times more for “Atoms”, the in-game currency of Fallout 76, in its Amazon UK store. British Xbox One gamers can purchase 1100 Atoms for […]
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Moa Brewing Company buys Savor Group's Auckland bars and restaurants

NZX-listed brewer Moa is buying one of New Zealand's largest bar and restaurant businesses - Savor - in a cash and share deal worth $13 million.Moa said the move would almost triple its revenue and take the group into sustainable... [Author: [email protected]]
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Moa buys up big name Auckland bars and restaurants

NZX-listed brewer Moa is buying one of New Zealand's largest bar and restaurant businesses - Savor - in a cash and share deal worth $13 million.Moa said one of its key strategies was to ensure its brand could successfully access... [Author: [email protected]]
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Facebook removes fake Bangladesh news sites

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Facebook is shutting down a series of fake news sites spreading false information about the Bangladesh opposition days before national elections, an official from the social media platform told The Associated Press. The sites — nine Facebook pages designed to mimic legitimate news outlets, as well as six fake personal accounts spreading anti-opposition propaganda — were created by Bangladeshis with government ties, Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity pol...
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Mitsubishi seeks dismissal of Bombardier trade secrets case

A trade secrets lawsuit brought by Canada's Bombardier Inc against the aircraft unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd should be dismissed because the allegations are baseless and designed to "disrupt development" of a rival jet, a spokesman for the Japanese company said on Thursday.
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