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E-Scooter Startup Bird: We're Sorry for Sending Wild Legal Threats to Media Over Scooter Hacks

On-demand electric scooter startup Bird has backed down from its legal threats against Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow for publishing a piece detailing how a $30 kit from China could be used to rewire the hoards of abandoned Bird scooters sitting around city impound lots, the BBC reported on Monday.Read more...
Tags: Startups, Gadgets, Transportation, Science, Technology, China, Bbc, Scooters, Hacks, Bird, Dmca, Lime, Cory Doctorow, E Scooter, Dmca Takedown


China to cut taxes, keep currency stable to counter slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — Senior Chinese economic officials say they will slash taxes, step up spending and help resolve financing problems of private and small enterprise to help counter the country’s worst slowdown since the global financial crisis. The officials said Tuesday that Beijing will keep its monetary policy stable but flexible. A deputy central bank […]
Tags: Business, News, China, Beijing, Nation


Gold steady on Fed pause hopes, equity recovery

Gold prices held steady on Tuesday, supported by market expectations of fewer interest rate hikes in the year by the U.S. Federal Reserve, while a bounce in Chinese equities stoked interest in riskier assets.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Fed, U S Federal Reserve


Rupee breaches 71 per dollar on 'chunky outflows'

Indian rupee weakened sharply on Tuesday on "chunky outflows" with no intervention seen by the Reserve Bank of India, traders said.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Reserve Bank of India


Pump and go: Z Energy rolls out automatic car-scanning payment for filling up at the pump

Imagine the convenience of rolling up to the fuel pump, filling up and driving off with cameras which scan your number plate charging you for the fuel. Well, that ease of getting another chore ticked off the list is about to become... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business


6 Ways To Lower Your Auto Insurance Costs

People with low credit scores, drivers with bad track records and those with huge families may have trouble when it comes to finding good car insurance costs. There are, thankfully,… Read more » The post 6 Ways To Lower Your Auto Insurance Costs appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Finance, Auto Insurance, Ways To Lower Your Auto Insurance Costs


China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown deepens

China will aim to achieve "a good start" in the first quarter for the economy, the state planner said on Tuesday, signalling authorities could roll out more stimulus measures in the near term to counter slowing growth.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Best Countries To Invest In For 2019

Are you considering investing money abroad in the new year? Whether you’re an experienced investor or a total novice, it’s imperative that you familiarise yourself with the current investment climate… Read more » The post Best Countries To Invest In For 2019 appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, News, Investing, International Business, Business Investing


Spotify just inked a deal with the world’s second biggest YouTube channel’s label

Music streaming service Spotify has inked a deal with Indian music label T-series to make all 160,000 of its songs available on the platform. This means Spotify listeners can now enjoy a large collection of Bollywood and Indian regional music. However, it doesn’t tell us much about when the Swedish company hasn’t announced any plans regarding a launch date in India. “Today’s deal with T-Series significantly strengthens our Indian music catalog, bringing Bollywood to more than 200 million Spotify...
Tags: Startups, Spotify, India, Insider, Paul Smith, Spotify Spotify, International Licensing


Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after spill

Regulators in the U.S. state of Alaska will investigate all of the oil and natural gas wells operated by BP Plc at its Prudhoe Bay oil field after the release of a small amount of crude oil and gas from a well that had earlier been shut.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Alaska, Bp, BP Plc, Prudhoe Bay


An egg, just a regular egg, is Instagram’s most-liked post ever

Please don’t expect any of the following to make sense. But Sunday night, a photo of an egg, orange and lightly freckled, beat out Kylie Jenner’s birth announcement as the most-liked Instagram post ever. By Monday it had doubled it in likes. Is the egg encrusted in diamonds? Does the egg have a popular YouTube […]
Tags: Business, News, Instagram, Kylie Jenner


Dan Holzmann Says Goodbye to Juice Plus

Renowned for having introduced the world to Juice Plus, Dan Holzmann surprised everyone by his decision to leave the company that he revolutionized from inside out. Joining it in 1993,… Read more » The post Dan Holzmann Says Goodbye to Juice Plus appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, News, Dan Holzmann, Juice Plus, Holzmann Says Goodbye to Juice Plus


Entrepreneurs Who Have Proved Working Later In Life Yields The Greatest Success

Working in later life has proved successful for a number of well-known entrepreneurs. With perseverance and dedication, true success is achieved when you age. Some of the most successful individuals in the world didn’t make it until they were in their forties or beyond
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Skills shortage blamed for Madam Woo's Dunedin restaurant closure

Madam Woo is blaming "ongoing skilled labour shortages" for a decision to close its Dunedin restaurant.A notice posted in the window of the lower Stuart St restaurant announced the "incredibly hard decision" to close the Dunedin... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Dunedin, Stuart St


More court action this week over Rod Duke's helipad

Opponents of a helipad that Briscoe's boss Rod Duke is building on an inner city Auckland beach are furious that Auckland Council has given permission for some work on the helipad/boatshed site, despite the High Court quashing resource... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Auckland Council, Briscoe, Rod Duke


Kiwi media company Stuff for sale

From the moment Nine and Fairfax announced their merger, it was clear that Stuff wasn't part of the plans for the future of the joint enterprise. Speculation that the company would slice off the New Zealand arm has been confirmed... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Fairfax


Detroit auto show: Supercharged cars dazzle on debut

Power and speed took centre stage in Detroit as carmakers showed off new additions to their line up.
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Global Markets: China shares prop-up Asia on stimulus hopes, sterling braces for Brexit plan

Asian stocks pulled ahead on Tuesday, led by a bounce in Chinese shares as Beijing signalled more supportive measures to stabilise a slowing economy, while the British pound braced for a showdown in parliament over the government's Brexit plan.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, Brexit


Oil rises 1 percent on supply cuts, but economic slowdown weighs on outlook

Oil prices rose 1 percent on Tuesday amid supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and Russia, although a darkening economic outlook capped gains.
Tags: Money, Russia, Opec, businessNews


Spotify just inked a deal with the label that stole PewDiePie’s YouTube crown

Music streaming service Spotify has inked a deal with Indian music label T-series to make all 160,000 of its songs available on the platform. This means Spotify listeners can now enjoy a large collection of Bollywood and Indian regional music. However, it doesn’t tell us much about when the Swedish company hasn’t announced any plans regarding a launch date in India. “Today’s deal with T-Series significantly strengthens our Indian music catalog, bringing Bollywood to more than 200 million Spotify...
Tags: Startups, Spotify, India, Insider, Paul Smith, Spotify Spotify, International Licensing


Sex Tech Maker Cries Foul After CES Retracts Innovation Award

At last week's International CES, the CEO of woman-run sex tech startup, called out the Consumer Technology Association for rescinding its CES Innovation Award. The company received the award for its first-ever product, the Osé personal massager, only to have the CTA backpedal and retract it. Furthermore, the company was not even allowed to exhibit at CES 2019. CTA CEO Gary Shapiro and CTA EVP Karen Chupka sent the company a letter stating that the product was ineligible for the Robotics an...
Tags: Ecommerce, Cta, Robotics, Consumer Technology Association, Gary Shapiro, Karen Chupka


Report: Apple may abandon Lightning for USB-C (and bring back the iPod Touch)

A new report suggests Apple “might” make the switch to USB-C in 2019 on both the iPhone and iPad. The report, from supply chain blog Macotakara, claims Apple engineers are working on the USB-C transition but haven’t yet reached the reference design stage — meaning, it could miss the 2019 cut-off, pushing it to 2020. Macotakara, for those unfamiliar with the blog, has a sound track record, although not a perfect one. Take any rumors coming from a supply chain blog with a grain of salt. In other n...
Tags: Apple, Startups


Apple needs to get serious about video. Here are 3 Hollywood studios it could buy to boost its new streaming service. (AAPL)

Apple should be in the hunt for a video content company, Wedbush analyst Dan Ives said in a new report. The company's future growth is dependent on its services business, and a streaming video offering is expected and needed to drive that business, Ives said. Ives think the company has several potential and notable targets. Dan Ives thinks the time has come for Apple to open up its wallet and buy a piece of Hollywood. Like others on Wall Street, Ives, an analyst who covers the iPhone maker fo...
Tags: Apple, Hollywood, Time Warner, Lionsgate, China, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Sony, Nashville, Sony Pictures, 21st Century Fox, Jonah Hill, Shark Tank, Aapl, AT T


Every Brand Name Sucks: How To Choose A Great Brand Name Despite Its Flaws

by Grant Polachek, Director of Marketing at Squadhelp.com As you chug through the arduous process of creating a brand name, you may experience frustration. Have you come up with some great ideas, but you keep rejecting them because you  are finding problems with every name? We’ll let you in on a little secret. You’re not alone. In fact, when you look close enough, you’ll see that virtually every brand name sucks. Okay, okay. Perhaps that is a little harsh. However, there is no question that alm...
Tags: Startups, Europe, Marketing, Brand, Intel, Chicago, Salesforce, Branding, Caterpillar, Brand Name, Professionalisms, Salesforce Salesforce, Caterpillar Caterpillar, Squadhelp, Grant Polachek, Director of Marketing at Inc


Auckland councillor floats Lime scooter tax

The terms of Lime's extended trading licence in Auckland have just been made public.Councillor Chris Darby, who chairs the planning committee that will be instrumental in deciding Lime's fate after March 31, highlighted to the ... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Chris Darby


Councillor floats Lime scooter tax

The terms of Lime's extended trading licence in Auckland have just been made public.Councillor Chris Darby, who chairs the planning committee that will be instrumental in deciding Lime's fate after March 31, highlighted to the ... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Chris Darby


Lime allowed into all Auckland suburbs, councillor floats e-scooter tax

The terms of Lime's extended trading licence in Auckland have just been made public.And not only does the e-scooter startup get a 10-week extension of its trial (which will now wrap up on March 31), but a new provision allows it... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland


Finest Food, company behind Kapiti Kitchen, Supreme and The Goodness, goes into receivership

Finest Food Products has been placed into receivership after a deal with a major customer fell through.The company, which manufactures and sells food and milkshake syrup brands including Kapiti Kitchen, Supreme and The Goodness,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kapiti, Kapiti Kitchen Supreme


Motivating and influencing your teams

You’ve nailed the vision, and built the foundation of trust, now you need to motivate your teams. The success of your product depends on the work they (engineering, UX/design, marketing, sales, etc.) do. In nearly all cases, the individuals on … Continue reading →
Tags: Energy, Leadership, Trust, Confidence, Optimism, Influence, Vision, Product Management, Motivate


MANAGER ,EMAIL MARKETING AND ANALYTICS

Lincoln Center (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) serves three primary roles: world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community relations, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. In addition, LCPA led a $1.2 billion campus renovation, completed in October 2012. POSITION Manager, Email Marketing and Analytics DEPARTMENT Marketing OVERVIEW Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles...
Tags: Google, Art, Jobs, Analytics, Lincoln Center, David Rubenstein, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Human Resources Department, LCPA, Lincoln Center Education, Manager Email Marketing and Analytics, Data Analytics Responsibilities, Tessitura Analytics for Marketing, Tessitura Operations



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