Global Markets: Apple warning, China worries hit Asian shares; 'flash crash' jolts currencies

U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares wobbled on Thursday after a rare revenue warning from Apple Inc added to worries about slowing global growth and weaker earnings.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Apple Inc

A recap of tech’s crazy 2018

We started this year full of energy and hope, eager to escape the dumpster fire that was 2017. 2018’s been a hell of a ride, with plenty of ups, downs, and unexpected twists. Let’s take a closer look at the crazy year that was in tech. January In January, Team BitCoin was as all smiles, as BTC’s value soared over a historic high of $17,000. Meanwhile, the CES gadget trade show was kind of a ho-hum affair with nothing special to write home about – until we heard of a self-driving Pizza delivery v...
Tags: Startups, Insights, Btc, Insider

Apple cuts sales forecast as China sales weaken; iPhone pricing in focus

Apple Inc on Wednesday took the rare step of cutting its quarterly sales forecast, with Chief Executive Tim Cook blaming slowing iPhone sales in China, whose economy has been dragged down by uncertainty around U.S.-China trade relations.
Tags: Apple, Money, China, businessNews, Tim Cook, Apple Inc

How to unlink Aadhaar from Bank, Digital Wallet & Other Service Providers?

Good News!! The Supreme Court has ruled that, citizens of India do not have to link their aadhar number to a range of services such as bank account, mobile sim, digital wallet (paytm), passport, etc. However Supreme Court has said that bio-metric ID is mandatory for accessing social welfare schemes and subsidies such as, LPG […] The post How to unlink Aadhaar from Bank, Digital Wallet & Other Service Providers? appeared first on Online Financial Planning in India - Jagoinvestor.
Tags: General, Finance, India, HOW TO - Guides, How To Guide, However Supreme Court, Bank Digital Wallet amp, Good News The Supreme Court, Bank Digital Wallet Other Service

Last-second basket caps Bucknell charge to defeat Army 64-63

Avi Toomer's layup with 1.6 seconds left in the game completed a ferocious comeback with Bucknell climbing out of a 26-point hole in the second half to clip Army 64-63 in the Patriot League opener for both teams Wednesday night.
Tags: West Point, Finance, Article, Army, Associated Press, FBN, Bucknell, Patriot League, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, N.Y, 103dd1da-0b51-59af-8bb9-0ebcc09deaf7, Avi Toomer

Vengo, maker of touch-screen vending machines, just collected $7 million in fresh equity funding

Vengo, a six-year-old, Bethpage, New York-based startup that makes touchscreen vending machines for a wide variety of uses and clients, has raised $7 million in new equity funding, shows a new SEC filing. That roughly doubles the amount of money the company has raised over the years, including from such notable investors as Brad Feld, Gary Vaynerchuk, Tony Hsieh, David Tisch, rap mogul Nas, and Joanna Wilson, among others. Vengo makes wall-mounted mini-vending machines the size of large pi...
Tags: TC, New York, Hardware, Abc, Funding, Tech, Nas, Venture Capital, Brad Feld, SEC, Shark Tank, New York University, Kiehl, Inc, Tony Hsieh, David Tisch

Brexit poses risk, but German economy poised for further growth: minister

Britain's impending departure from the European Union poses a big risk, but domestic demand is still fueling growth in the German economy, Europe's largest, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said in an interview published on Thursday.
Tags: Europe, Money, European Union, businessNews, Britain, Peter Altmaier

Lightspeed announces new $560 million fund for China

Global investor Lightspeed is starting 2019 with its largest-ever fund for China, where it has backed a number of new internet challengers. The firm announced this week that its fourth China fund has closed with a total capital commitment of $560 million. The firm had a massive 2018, with no fewer than five of its portfolio holding IPOs including two of China’s up-and-coming startups that are challenging the country’s internet establishment — they are Meituan, the super app firm that speciali...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Asia, Twitter, Social Networks, Finance, China, India, Funding, Tech, E-commerce, United States, Alibaba, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Alibaba Group, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Cathay Pacific makes good on first-class ticket blunder

Cathay Pacific Airways said it would guarantee thousands of first and business-class flights sold at huge discounts after a ticketing error, calling the mistake a surprise special on New Years Day.
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For Warren Buffett, sinking Apple shares a wish come true

Billionaire Warren Buffett has said he would love to see Apple Inc shares decline in price so he could buy more. He is getting his wish.
Tags: Apple, Money, businessNews, Warren Buffett, Apple Inc

4 San Diego Startups Ring in New Year With New Venture Dollars

Heads of some local tech startups—or at least their lawyers—stayed busy over the winter holiday. Four reported raising $10 million or more within days of the New Year, according to recent filings with securities regulators.While the softening stock market may have ruined a few holiday breaks, these San Diego software companies were undoubtedly raising a glass in celebration of their successful fundraising efforts.—LeadCrunch raised about $17.5 million in two financing rounds, according to a pai...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Trends, Tech, Software, SaaS, San Diego, Financing, Target, Cbre, B2b, Enterprise Software, Matt Ellis, National blog main, San Diego blog main, San Diego top stories

Sun Tzu on Preparation

"Every battle is won or lost before it is fought." - Sun Tzu What challenge or opportunity is coming up for you that will require a higher level of preparation than you usually make? What extra effort are you willing to make in order to prepare? What might prevent you from making the kind of effort you know you need to make? How can you create the support you need to ensure that your preparation efforts succeed?
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6 tax breaks that are gone or reduced

Hello 2019! I'm not sure we're ready for you, particularly when it comes to the major tax code changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). We'll deal with the real-life effects of the new tax laws for the first time when we file our 2018 returns. When that will be is still up in the air and depends on a resolution to the partial government shutdown. But even though Capitol Hill and many of Uncle Sam's offices remain in limbo, we taxpayers need to start now taking an up close and personal lo...
Tags: New York, Taxes, Congress, California, White House, Time, United States, Capitol Hill, Sam, Internal Revenue Service, TCJA

Global Markets: China gains cushion Asian shares after Apple jolt; flash crash hits currencies

U.S. stock futures fell on Thursday after a rare revenue warning from Apple Inc added to worries about slowing global growth, but a move by China's central bank to help struggling smaller firms lifted shares there, cushioning losses for Asian markets.
Tags: Apple, Money, China, businessNews, Apple Inc

China's rich brace for tax raid

China's plan to cut taxes in 2019 for the masses has the nation's super-rich running for cover on concern the government will make up the shortfall by going after the wealthy.Changes to the tax regime as of January 1 mean authorities... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China

5 Tips to Optimize Twitter Account for Local Business

Is Twitter optimization for local search even worth doing? In the recent years, this social media website has seen its fair share of criticism; in fact, some even predicted that it will be out of business soon. However, the statistics of Twitter’s use by brands suggest pretty much the opposite. According to the platform, its users sent more than 500 million tweets every day, and many of them are created by business accounts. 50 percent of Twitters users – that’s about 328 million people – follow...
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Oil prices fall amid currency and share market turmoil, crude supply surge

Oil prices fell on Thursday amid volatile currency and stock markets, and as analysts warned of an economic slowdown for 2019 just as crude supply is rising globally.
Tags: Money, businessNews

The stock market starts off new year with more turbulence

Stocks plunged early Wednesday, but a small rally in the last 15 minutes of trading left major indexes up slightly.
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Lawyers try to seize Japanese assets over Korean forced work

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lawyers for South Koreans forced into wartime labor have taken legal steps to seize the South Korean assets of a Japanese company they are trying to pressure into following a court ruling to provide them compensation. Lawyer Lim Jae-sung said Thursday the court in the city of Pohang could decide […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Seoul South Korea, Nation & World, Pohang, Lim Jae

Cathay Pacific to honour business class tickets sold as economy in move that could cost millions

Cathay Pacific has broken its silence, saying it will honour thousands of business and first class tickets mistakenly sold at economy prices.Customers who snapped up the tickets were left in the dark for 24 hours after the mistake... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Cathay Pacific

LG to show 88-inch 8K OLED, new ‘Wallpaper’ OLED, 8K LCD, and more at CES 2019

LG has revealed some details about the premium televisions it will show at CES 2019, but it isn't all about the 88-inch 8K OLED. HDMI 2.1, eARC, and Amazon Alexa are all making an appearance, too. The post LG to show 88-inch 8K OLED, new ‘Wallpaper’ OLED, 8K LCD, and more at CES 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Lg, Oled, 4k TV, Amazon Alexa, 8K TV, CES 2019

Tesla Increased Model 3 Production by 15% in Fourth Quarter and Will Drop Prices By $2000

Tesla produced and delivered at electric cars at the rate of nearly 1,000 vehicles per day. Production in Q4 grew to 86,555 vehicles, 8% more than their prior all-time high in Q3. This included:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Tim Cook’s impromptu interview on CNBC (Video)

This is weird, I can’t remember Apple ever issuing the sort of guidance update on the first day of a quarter the way Tim Cook just did. In fact, it may have never happened before. At least not during the iPhone era. Anyway, Cook not only put this letter out to shareholders, he also popped onto CNBC for an out-of-nowhere interview with Josh Lipton to explain the company’s expected earnings and revenue shortfall...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Finance, Tim Cook, Cnbc, Company Specific, CNBC Video, Josh Lipton

A Simple Exercise can Make 2019 the Best Year Yet

As the holidays wind down, leaders across the world are heading back to the office with wide eyes and excitement for what 2019 will hold. Armed with resolutions and goals, these leaders walk into their offices ready to tackle the world head on. However, something happens when they walk in the building – the stress of old deadlines, unfinished projects, and missed quotas is waiting. Before they know it, those new goals begin to fade and the wheels of the old start turning again. If you’ve ever fe...
Tags: Design, Leadership, Goals, Uncategorized, Deliver, Public, Public Speaking, Presentation, Develop, Speaking, Stanford University Graduate School of Business

From Chromebooks to MacBooks, here are the best laptop deals for January 2019

Whether you need a new laptop for school or work or you're just doing some after-Christmas shopping, we've got you covered: These are the best laptop deals going right now, from discounted MacBooks to on-the-go gaming PCs. The post From Chromebooks to MacBooks, here are the best laptop deals for January 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Macbooks, Gaming Laptops, Laptop Deals, Windows Laptops

Wall Street ekes out gain, Apple cuts revenue forecast after the bell

Wall Street edged higher on Wednesday after stumbling out of the starting gate on the first trading day of 2019, while fears of a global economic slowdown were exacerbated after Apple cut its holiday-quarter revenue forecast.
Tags: Apple, Money, businessNews

Would Your Clients Even Miss You

In Eat Their Lunch: Winning Customers Away from Your Competition, I wrote about the four levels of value: Level 1: the value of your product, Level 2: the value of the experience, Level 3: the tangible result you produce, and Level 4: your ability to generate strategic outcomes that help your clients move their business forward. Level 4, as you might imagine, contains the other three levels. Believe it or not, a lot of people still sell at Levels 1 and 2, relying on their company, their products...
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Shares skid as Apple warning stokes growth fears, 'flash crash' sweeps currencies

Shares in Asia fell on Thursday and U.S. stock futures dropped sharply after Apple Inc cut its revenue forecast due in part to weaker sales in China, adding to concerns about the slowing global economy.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, businessNews, Apple Inc

Apple's warning a bad omen for Wall Street bulls

Apple's warning on Wednesday about weak iPhone demand in the holiday quarter is a gloomy omen for Wall Street bulls hoping for an early gift in 2019 following December's steep selloff.
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Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Forester: The differences and similarities

Subaru's Outback and Forester may appear similar -- and overlap in some areas -- but they are fundamentally different cars. We delve into the differences between the two vehicles in terms of design, tech, performance, and fuel economy. The post Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Forester: The differences and similarities appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Subaru, Outback, Subaru Outback

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