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Australian prime minister warns of recession risk after vote

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Tuesday raised the prospect of the nation suffering its first economic recession in 28 years if the opposition wins general elections due by late May. Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlined his conservative government’s economic credentials in a speech in which he promised to detail in April Australia’s […]
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Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Claims to Have a Breakthrough Cancer Cure

Aridor, chairman of the board of AEBi and CEO Dr. Ilan Morad, say the AEBi anti-cancer treatment, which they call MuTaTo (multi-target toxin) is essentially on the scale of a cancer antibiotic – a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Cabinet agrees to get rid of sales incentives in insurance industry that are driving bad behaviour

The Government has agreed to fast-track regulation which would ban sales incentives in the insurance industry.This comes after the Reserve Bank (RBNZ) and the Financial Market Authority (FMA) released a damning report on the life... [Author: [email protected]]
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Buzzfeed gives entire news team redundancy letters in international effort to cut costs

The dozens of Aussie journos employed by Buzzfeed have been left wondering where they'll be working next week after the global news outlet announced it would be making drastic cuts to its workforce Down Under.Buzzfeed Australia... [Author: [email protected]]
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U.S. charges China's Huawei over alleged Iran sanctions violations

The United States on Monday announced criminal charges against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, escalating a fight with the world's biggest telecommunications equipment maker and coming days before trade talks between Washington and Beijing.
Tags: Money, Washington, China, Iran, businessNews, United States, Huawei, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd


China to offer some subsidies on cars, appliances to lift weak demand

China on Tuesday unveiled a flurry of measures aimed at spurring sales of items ranging from cars and appliances to information services, as the world's second-largest economy grows at its slowest pace in nearly 30 years.
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After 1MDB, Malaysia launches anti-graft plan to clean stables

Malaysia on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious five-year plan to clamp down on corruption in government, months after a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal brought down the previous administration.
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Vehicle retailer 2CheapCars facing 10 charges following Commerce Commission investigation

Vehicle retailer 2CheapCars is facing 10 charges under the Fair Trading Act 1986 following a 14-month long investigation by the Commerce Commission.Misleading advertising claims such as "must liquidate" and "84 per cent off" and... [Author: [email protected]]
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Gold hits over 7-month peak as Huawei case sparks risk-off sentiment

Gold prices hit a more than seven-month high on Tuesday as investors shun riskier assets on worries over escalation in Sino-U.S. trade tensions after the U.S. Justice Department charged China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with fraud.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Huawei, U S Justice Department, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd


Oil inches up on Venezuela sanctions, but China slowdown weighs

Oil prices crept up on Tuesday after Washington imposed sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA in a step set to severely curb the OPEC member's crude exports to the United States.
Tags: Money, Washington, China, Opec, businessNews, Venezuela, PDVSA


US Treasury Will Block $7 Billion in Assets from Venezuela’s Oil Company

The U.S. Treasury will block $7 billion in assets of Venezuela’s state-run oil firm PDVSA. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Petroleos de... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Australia's TPG Telecom cancels Huawei-supplied mobile network

Australia's TPG Telecom Ltd on Monday said it has halted construction of its mobile telephone network because it relied on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd equipment that has been banned by Australia's government on security grounds.
Tags: Money, Australia, businessNews, Huawei, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, TPG Telecom, TPG Telecom Ltd


Serious bug in Apple's FaceTime allows you to listen to people before they answer the call

A serious bug in Apple's video calling platform, FaceTime, allows people to call others and listen to their phone's microphone whether or not they pick up the call.Apple iPhone users have been sharing their concerns over the major... [Author: [email protected]]
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China's industry ministry says Huawei indictments are 'unfair, immoral'

The U.S. government's indictments against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] are unfair and immoral, a spokesman for China's industry and information technology ministry said on Tuesday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Huawei, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd


Exclusive: Venezuela's PDVSA orders prepayment for U.S.-bound oil cargoes - sources

Venezuela's state-run company oil company, PDVSA, hit by U.S. sanctions on Monday, ordered customers with tankers waiting to load Venezuelan crude bound for the United States to pay for the cargoes before they depart, three sources with knowledge of the decision told Reuters.
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Wynn to settle with Nevada regulators after founder's sexual misconduct claims

Wynn Resorts said it has agreed to an undisclosed settlement in response to a disciplinary complaint filed by the Nevada Gaming Control Board following a series of sexual misconduct claims against former chief executive Steve Wynn.
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'Total shock': PDVSA workers take stock of U.S. sanctions' impact

Shock and fear swept through the headquarters of Venezuela's state-owned oil firm, PDVSA, on Monday, employees said, after the United States imposed sanctions aimed at limiting President Nicolas Maduro's access to oil revenues.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, PDVSA


Nasty FaceTime bug lets you hear call recipients — before they’ve even answered

A FaceTime bug lets you listen to the audio of the person you're calling before they've even answered. The bizarre flaw was discovered this week, with Apple yet to offer an official response. The post Nasty FaceTime bug lets you hear call recipients — before they’ve even answered appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Eavesdrop away: An ugly FaceTime bug lets you hear call recipients — before they’ve even answered

A FaceTime bug lets you listen to the audio of the person you're calling before they've even answered. The bizarre flaw was discovered this week, with Apple yet to offer an official response. The post Eavesdrop away: An ugly FaceTime bug lets you hear call recipients — before they’ve even answered appeared first on Digital Trends.
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FaceTime bug lets you hear call recipient before they’ve even answered

A FaceTime bug lets you listen to the audio of the person you're calling before they've even answered. The bizarre flaw was discovered this week, with Apple yet to offer an official response. The post FaceTime bug lets you hear call recipient before they’ve even answered appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Facetime, Bug


U.S. charges China's Huawei with conspiring to violate Iran sanctions

The United States on Monday announced criminal charges against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, escalating a fight with the world's biggest telecommunications equipment maker and coming days before trade talks between Washington and Beijing.
Tags: Money, Washington, China, Iran, businessNews, United States, Huawei, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd


As iPhone sales slump, the good news for Apple is that its higher prices mean customers are spending more on phones (AAPL)

Apple iPhone price hikes have led to customers spending more money for their phones, UBS analyst Timothy Arcuri said in a new report. More than 70% of iPhone purchasers in December spent at least $700 for a device, up from about 45% a year earlier. More customers are buying the latest iPhones, and more are paying up for extra storage. But the price hikes have depressed total sales. Apple's price hikes on its iPhone line have been depressing its sales. But they've had one beneficial effect for...
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Seattle City Council approves $160 million tax on downtown property owners for new waterfront park

Councilmember Debora Juarez said the public spaces would "reconnect the city to the Salish Sea," and Mayor Jenny Durkan signed the legislation after the council's vote.
Tags: Real Estate, News, Local Politics, Local News, Seattle City Council, Salish Sea, Debora Juarez, Jenny Durkan


Review: Fluance’s RT85 turntable helped me understand vinyl’s surprising comeback

I have a bit of a confession to make. I’ve spent more money on audio gear than I care to admit… but I’ve never been that much into vinyl. Sure, I’ve owned a few budget tables over the years, and I’ve quietly admired the Regas, Technics, and VPIs of the world at audio events. I appreciated their value for those with extensive vinyl collections, or simply for the experience of the album art and ritual of placing a record on a platter. But as someone who grew up with the convenience digital era, I ...
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New filing season + new tax law = new Form 1040, schedules

Just like the Highlander character of film and television fame, the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act under which we're now filing our 2018 tax returns says there can be only one. One Form 1040, that is. The Internal Revenue Service today begins processing millions, if you go by the agency's prior filing season data, of early-filed tax returns. IRS staff are going to face more than the usual filing season chaos since most of them are coming back to work after 35 days of being shutout. (Short story:...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Social Security, Ira, Agi, Irs, Armed Forces, Don, U S Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Uncle Sam, TCJA


Exclusive: PG&E to tap restructuring chief in final bankruptcy preparations -sources

California utility owner PG&E Corp is preparing to name a restructuring chief as it finalizes preparations for a bankruptcy filing expected to come as soon as early Tuesday morning, people familiar with the matter said.
Tags: Money, California, businessNews, PG E Corp


Oil prices edge up on U.S. sanctions against Venezuela

Oil prices crept higher on Tuesday after the U.S. government slapped sanctions on Venezuela's state-owned oil firm PdVSA in a move aimed at severely curbing the OPEC member's crude exports to the United States.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, Venezuela, PDVSA


How to Effectively Manage Construction Projects With a Large Workforce

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Australia's TPG abandons mobile network plan over Huawei ban

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian company TPG Telecom says it has abandoned the rollout of its mobile network because of the ban on Chinese giant Huawei as a 5G provider.TPG said in a statement on Tuesday that Huawei was to... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Canberra, Huawei, Australia AP, TPG, TPG Telecom


Amazon drops the price of the Instant Pot Duo60 for a limited time

This handy kitchen gadget is programmable, time-saving, and will put you on the right path to eating healthier in 2019. Amazon is slashing the price of the Instant Pot Duo60 for a limited time so you can start trying out new recipes.  The post Amazon drops the price of the Instant Pot Duo60 for a limited time appeared first on Digital Trends.
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