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Instagram will now let you regram posts across all your accounts

TechCrunch reports that Instagram is finally introducing an official regram feature to its iOS app, so you can share the same post from multiple accounts that you run. That should make it easy for content creators looking to promote their work on their personal and brand accounts, as well as businesses with multiple profiles for different audiences. The feature is gradually rolling out globally on iOS. From the screenshot above, it appears that the regram functionality is available at the last s...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Apps, Instagram


Huggins hits 3 in final seconds, Fresno State wins 78-77

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Braxton Huggins poured in a career-high 33 points, and with five seconds left nailed a straightaway 3-pointer after shaking a defender and Fresno State pulled out a 78-77 win over Utah State on Wednesday night. Fresno State (12-3, 3-0 Mountain West) had trailed the entire game until Huggins launched his winning […]
Tags: Business, News, Sports, Ap, Utah State, Fresno State, Huggins, Logan Utah, Braxton Huggins


China envoy accuses Canada of 'double standards' over Huawei arrest

China's ambassador to Ottawa has accused Canada of "double standards" and disregarding his country's judicial sovereignty, in a diplomatic row sparked by the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at the request of the United States.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Canada, Huawei, Ottawa, Wanzhou


US apparel firm cuts off Chinese factory in internment camp

A U.S. company that stocks college bookstores with t-shirts and other team apparel has cut ties with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp. Badger Sportswear said in a statement Wednesday that it will no longer work with Hetian Taida Apparel, nor source any goods from the far west Xinjiang region “given […]
Tags: Business, News, US, Nation, Xinjiang, Nation & World, Badger Sportswear, Hetian Taida Apparel


Trade war: China says US talks 'laid ground' to resolve dispute

US and China officials held their first formal talks since both sides agreed to a trade war truce.
Tags: Business, China, US


Klipsch’s new Reference home theater system does hi-fi surround without wires

At CES 2019, Klipsch showed off its fantastic new Reference Wireless speaker system, a wireless surround sound setup that uses a re-emerging wireless technology called WiSA for hi-fi surround sound without the need for speaker wires. The post Klipsch’s new Reference home theater system does hi-fi surround without wires appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Klipsch, CES 2019, Reference Wireless


Labor rejects call to freeze superannuation rate until flaws fixed

Productivity Commission report proposes major changes to super system that could see workers retire with an extra $500,000 Labor has rejected a recommendation to freeze the compulsory superannuation rate at 9.5% until flaws in the super system have been fixed, saying the rate could still be increased to 12% while the system is being reformed.It has also pushed back against a proposal to create an official list of the top 10 performing superannuation funds to help workers better navigate the supe...
Tags: Business, Labor, Australia news, Australian economy, Productivity Commission, Josh Frydenberg, Superannuation


Divorce could make Jeff Bezos' wife Mackenzie world's richest woman

The wife of Amazon CEO and world's richest man Jeff Bezos could scoop as much as US$69 billion NZ$101b following their divorce — earning her own title as the world's richest woman.Exactly what Bezos pays out his soon-to-be ex-wife... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, US, Jeff Bezos, Bezos, MacKenzie


Bell Unveiled a Full Scale VTOL Air Taxi at CES and Elon Says the 2020 Tesla Roadster Will Be Able to Fly

The SpaceX option package for new Tesla Roadster will include ~10 small rocket thrusters arranged seamlessly around car. These rocket engines dramatically improve acceleration, top speed, braking and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, Tesla Roadster, Elon


India's inflation in December likely hit lowest since June 2017: Reuters poll

India's December retail inflation is expected to have eased to its lowest since June 2017 as food costs fell and fuel prices rose at a slower pace, a Reuters poll showed, giving the central bank breathing space to keep policy on hold.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Reuters


Vietnam arrests former BIDV banker amid graft crackdown

Police in Vietnam have arrested a former senior executive of BIDV, a bank that has come under scrutiny from an anti-graft campaign in the communist-ruled country, state media reported on Thursday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Vietnam, BIDV


Philippine court orders jail for former bank manager over Bangladesh central bank heist

A Philippine court on Thursday held a former bank manager guilty on eight counts of money laundering, the first conviction in one of the world's largest cyber heists, in which $81 million was stolen from Bangladesh's central bank nearly three years ago.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Bangladesh


Pāpāmoa pipeline purchase: First Gas faces prosecution

Pipeline operator First Gas is being prosecuted for anti-competitive behaviour in its purchase of new pipelines in the Bay of Plenty.The Commerce Commission has begun proceedings in the High Court related to the firm's 2016 purchase... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Bay of Plenty The Commerce Commission


Sears chairman Eddie Lampert submits new $5 billion bid to save doomed retailer

Could this be the eleventh-hour bid that saves Sears from liquidation? Good news for fans of the 126-year-old iconic American retail brand. Sears Holdings Corp Chairman Eddie Lampert today submitted a new and increased bid to take over the company -- “roughly $5 billion,” Reuters reports Wednesday evening. Lampert's bid earlier this week was rejected. Today's news provides one seemingly final chance that the more than century old U.S. department store will escape liquidation. From Reuters: ...
Tags: Post, Business, News, US news, Chicago, Sears, Reuters, El Paso Texas, Sears Roebuck, Roebuck, Sears Roebuck and Co, Sears Holdings Corp, Eddie Lampert, Lampert, Picks, ESL Investments Inc


US-China trade talks wrap up, with outcome unclear

BEIJING (AP) — Uncertainty over the outcome of China-U.S. trade talks cast a pall Thursday over Asian markets as both sides kept mum about what lies ahead.Most Asian markets opened lower after the talks wrapped up the day before... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Beijing, US China


US, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear

BEIJING (AP) — The United States says talks in Beijing on ending a bruising trade war focused on Chinese promises to buy more American goods. But it gave no indication of progress on resolving disputes over Beijing's technology ambitions... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Beijing, United States, US China


Gold prices steady as interest rate outlook pressures dollar

Gold prices held near seven-month highs on Thursday as the dollar was pressured by rising expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep interest rates steady this year, while investors also waited for further news on Sino-U.S. trade talks.
Tags: Money, businessNews, U S Federal Reserve


Mitre 10 Mega worker accused of making violent threats wins $12k payout

A Warkworth worker accused of making violent threats against another staff member has been awarded more than $12,000 after his former employer failed to properly investigate the incident.Riviera Hardware Holdings Limited (RHHL),... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Mitre


Vava’s 4K laser projector delivers 150 inches of cinema-grade video for under $4K

Laser projectors showed up in a big way at this year's CES, wowing us with their brightness and super-large image sizes. Vava, a company that is less than five years old, has one too. Can it compete with LG and Hisense? The post Vava’s 4K laser projector delivers 150 inches of cinema-grade video for under $4K appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, 4k, Home Theater, Lg, Hisense, Vava, CES 2019, Laser Projection


India's Torrent Power seeks 5 LNG cargoes for 2019 - sources

India's Torrent Power is seeking five liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes for delivery in 2019, two industry sources said.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Torrent Power


Japan to scrap UK beef ban imposed after BSE crisis

It comes ahead of a Downing Street meeting between Theresa May and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Tags: Business, Japan, UK, Theresa May


Asia shares check rally as U.S.-China trade talks, Fed policy in focus

Asian shares took a breather on Thursday after an extended rally, as markets awaited more news on U.S.-China trade talks that have raised hopes of a deal to avert an all-out trade war between the economic giants.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, businessNews, Fed, U S China


Volkswagen, Ford to reveal deeper alliance next week: sources

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co will unveil a deeper alliance next week that goes beyond cooperating in commercial vehicles in a move meant to save the automakers billions of dollars as they develop new technologies, two people familiar with the plan said on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Ford Motor Co, Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Ford


The CTO of $4.4 billion MongoDB explains why he's 'not terribly worried' that Amazon’s cloud is encroaching on its turf with a new database (AMZN, MDB)

On Wednesday, Amazon Web Serivces announced DocumentDB — a new document database service that's compatible with MongoDB, a popular open source database.  In October, MongoDB — the $4.4 billion company behind the database of the same name — took defensive moves against larger cloud platforms taking and selling its software for profit without giving back.  AWS, in particular, has a reputation for profiting off of free software from smaller companies, while contributing little code to the compa...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Alibaba, Aws, Mongodb, Costco, Amazon Web Services, Cto, HOROWITZ, Mongo, Amazon Alibaba, Amazon While, Baidu Tencent, Eliot Horowitz, SSPL


The Importance Of Intellectual Property Protection In Entrepreneurship

If you have ever come up with a unique invention, you may already realize how important it is to protect your intellectual property. Without this protection, any competitor can simply copy your work, put their own brand on it, and sell it as their own. The United States Patent and Trademark Office understands this, and works to ensure that applications for new intellectual property are given their due and protected under US law. The process to be approved for a patent or trademark is extremely ...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, US, Intellectual Property, Tampa, Others, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Intellectual Property Rights, Entrepreneur Advice, Helps Establish Brand Trust


The Important Of Intellectual Property Protection In Entrepreneurship

If you have ever come up with a unique invention, you may already realize how important it is to protect your intellectual property. Without this protection, any competitor can simply copy your work, put their own brand on it, and sell it as their own. The United States Patent and Trademark Office understands this, and works to ensure that applications for new intellectual property are given their due and protected under US law. The process to be approved for a patent or trademark is extremely ...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, US, Intellectual Property, Tampa, Others, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Intellectual Property Rights, Entrepreneur Advice, Helps Establish Brand Trust


Lexar’s 1TB SD card is the one you’ve been waiting for

SanDisk, years back, showed off a 1TB SD prototype that never managed to make it to market. Today, at CES, the newly acquired Lexar made a bit of a splash by announcing that you’d soon be able to buy the card we’ve all been wanting since SanDisk first announced it two years ago. “Almost fifteen years ago, Lexar announced a 16GB SD card,” Lexar Senior Marketing Manager Joey Lopez said in a statement. “Today we are excited to announced 1TB of storage capacity in the same convenient form factor.” T...
Tags: Startups, Photography, Sandisk, Lexar, Joey Lopez


7 divorce tax tips in light of the Bezos' breakup

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are getting a divorce. I know, it's hard to feel too bad for folks who are so wealthy. They tend to come through difficult circumstances quite well. But the joint announcement today (on Twitter, of course) from the world's richest man and his soon-to-be ex-wife got me thinking about, of course, taxes. By making the decision to end their marriage in 2019, Bezos is losing a tax break while Mrs. Bezos is getting one. As I said, I'm sure neither Mr. or Mrs. Bezos won't suff...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, Social Security Administration, Irs, Jeff, Bezos, Internal Revenue Service, MacKenzie Bezos, TCJA, Mrs Bezos


Bosch cautiously moving full-speed ahead with self-driving car tech

The automotive industry's brightest minds are working on making self-driving cars a reality in the not-too-distant future. Digital Trends talked to a self-driving car expert at CES 2019 to gain insight on how the technology is progressing. The post Bosch cautiously moving full-speed ahead with self-driving car tech appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Autonomous Cars, Bosch, Digital Trends, CES 2019


Judge proposes ordering PG&E to shut off power for wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge in San Francisco is considering ordering Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to re-inspect its entire electric grid and cut off power during certain wind conditions to prevent wildfires.Judge William Alsup... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, San Francisco, Ap, Pacific Gas Electric Co, William Alsup



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