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Free State Income Tax E-File Options For All 50 States (Updated 2019)

Links checked and updated for 2019. With DIY tax prep software, it is always wise to note the cost of your state return and e-File as it may actually cost more than your federal return (especially if you wait until April to file). As such, you may wish to do your state return separately. Based on their current, regular published prices at time of writing: TurboTax Online Deluxe and Premier charge $39.99 for a single state return with free state e-File. Simple state tax returns are free (no...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Taxes, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Montana, Washington, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Marketing, Alabama, West Virginia, Georgia, Indiana


Maxwell, Struggling Battery-Technology Maker, to Sell to Tesla

Battery-technology business Maxwell Technologies has agreed to be acquired by Silicon Valley electric car company Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) in an all-stock deal valued at about $218 million, the San Diego-based company announced Monday.Maxwell (NASDAQ: MXWL) said Palo Alto, CA-based Tesla would buy its shares at $4.75 apiece, a 55 percent premium over its stock price as of market close Feb. 1.Maxwell, which makes energy-storage electronics called ultracapacitors that some automakers use alongside ba...
Tags: Deals, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, San Diego, M&a, Maxwell, TSLA, Silicon Valley, Energy Storage, Merger, Electric Cars, Acquisition, Hybrid Cars


Cancer Cures and the Importance of Communicating Responsibly

Last week, it was reported by multiple media outlets (see here, and here, and here) that a group of Israeli scientists had found “a cure for all cancer” and that it could be ready within a year.As a long-time life sciences industry executive my knee-jerk reaction was not “finally!” but “crap, not again!” As someone who knows from experience the challenges of treating cancer—man, it’s hard—the hairs on the back of my neck stood up with concern for the more than 15 million people living with cance...
Tags: Cancer, Trends, Vc, San Diego, Biotech, Life Sciences, Drug Development, Boston Xcon, Detroit Xcon, National Xcon, New York Xcon, Raleigh-Durham Xcon, San Diego Xcon, San Francisco Xcon, Seattle Xcon, Texas Xcon


Australian bank shares surge as investors cheer 'best possible' inquiry outcome

Australian bank shares surged the most in a decade on Tuesday after a long-awaited report on finance-sector misconduct recommended dozens of rule changes but spared the "Big Four" lenders any serious threat to their market dominance.
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Trump to choose Treasury's Malpass to lead World Bank: sources

The Trump administration has notified World Bank shareholders that President Donald Trump intends to pick senior Treasury Department official David Malpass as the U.S. nominee to lead the development lender, people familiar with the decision said on Monday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Treasury, World Bank, Donald Trump, Trump, Treasury Department, David Malpass, Malpass


Taiwan’s Ruling DPP Will Continue Nuclear Phaseout Against the Will of the People

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) made public a revised national energy policy to continue a nuclear energy phaseout despite a vote by the people of Taiwan to continue using nuclear... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Taiwan, Innovation, Ministry of Economic Affairs MOEA


UPI transactions grew 8.5% to 672.8M in January 2019; Rs 109,932.4 Cr transacted

The Unified Payment Interface (UPI) saw an increase of 8.5% in the total transaction volumes taking place between December 2018 and January 2019, according to data published by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). The NPCI is a private company owned by Indian banks and owns and... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Finance, Digital, Banking, Payments, Fintech, UPI, Digital Payments, NPCI, National Payments Corporation of India NPCI


China Approved Four New Nuclear Reactors and New Wind Farms

1. China has approved four nuclear power reactors after a three-year pause in nuclear reactor approvals. Four Hualong One units were approved after completing a safety review. The four units can pour... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: China, Innovation


Deutsche Craigs, Goldmans hired to run Napier Port IPO

Hawke's Bay Regional Council has hired Deutsche Craigs and Goldman Sachs to run the planned partial privatisation of Napier Port.The local body today appointed the investment banks as joint lead managers of the planned initial public... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Goldman Sachs, Hawke, Bay Regional Council, Napier Port, Deutsche Craigs Goldmans, Napier Port IPO, Deutsche Craigs


Global Markets: Asian stocks extend gains on firm Wall Street, Fed outlook

Asian stocks extended gains on Tuesday as overnight strength on Wall Street and the Federal Reserve's cautious turn underpinned appetite for riskier assets, while the dollar held firm on last week's upbeat U.S. data.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Federal Reserve, Global Markets, Wall Street Fed


Gold prices near one-week lows as investors turn to riskier assets

Gold prices on Tuesday held near one-week lows touched in the previous session, pressured by a firmer dollar and as investor appetite for riskier assets improved in the wake of strong U.S. economic data.
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Phil Collins fans with Viagogo tickets fear they'll be turned away from Mission

What started as a kind gesture for a friend with a love for Phil Collins, quickly caused a Hawke's Bay man an untold amount of stress and more than $800. Now after months of waiting, Mike Baker has resigned himself to thinking the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Bay, Hawke, Phil Collins, Mike Baker


Asian stocks extend gains on firm Wall St, Fed outlook

Asian stocks extended their gains on Tuesday as overnight strength on Wall Street and the Federal Reserve's dovish turn underpinned risk appetite, while the dollar held firm on last week's upbeat U.S. data.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Wall St Fed


Wellington woman wins $9000 payout for a day's work

A Wellington cafe worker has been awarded nearly $9000 after she worked a full shift only to be told afterward it was an unpaid trial.Helen Mawhinney, who worked eight hours at Sfizio Limited's Wadestown Kitchen on August 4, 2017,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Helen Mawhinney, Sfizio Limited, Wadestown Kitchen


Walmart may exit Flipkart post new FDI rules, warns Morgan Stanley

Wall Street biggie Morgan Stanley said Walmart may exit Flipkart in a similar move to what Amazon did in China if the retail giant can’t see a long-term path to profitability. “an exit is likely, not completely out of the question, with the Indian ecommerce market becoming more complicated”. [Morgan Stanley/source] As per Morgan Stanley, Flipkart might need to remove 25% products from its site (Amazon is already doing that). That is, Flipkart is up for a serious disruption, delaying the profitab...
Tags: Amazon, Business, China, Walmart, Morgan Stanley, Flipkart, Digitalindia, Morgan Stanley Flipkart


U.S. trade agency sees negotiating new WTO rules to rein in China as futile

Negotiating new World Trade Organization rules to try to rein in China's "mercantalist" trade practices would be largely a futile exercise, the Trump administration's trade office said on Monday, vowing to pursue its unilateral approach to protect U.S. workers, farmers and businesses.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, World Trade Organization, WTO, Trump


'It's unfair': Ex-BNZ chief executive Andrew Thorburn whinges after cancelling leave

NAB CEO Andrew Thorburn has been grilled over his decision to take long service leave while the banking royal commission's final report was being released.Thorburn cancelled that leave last night to deal with the fallout from the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, BNZ, Thorburn, Andrew Thorburn


'Dysfunctional and unrealistic': lawyer slams entrepreneur work visa rules

An Immigration lawyer says the pathway for migrant business owners to get New Zealand residency does not recognise the realities of running a business.Aaron Martin of advisory firm NZ Immigration Law says this country's immigration... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Aaron Martin, NZ Immigration Law


Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the company isn't backing down from the challenge that 'Fortnite' poses to the Android app store business (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google is holding the line on its app store economics.  On Monday, CEO Sundar Pichai said his company was sticking with its current revenue split with developers — which is a 30% cut on app sales and in-app purchases.  Pichai was responding to an analyst question about alternative app distribution channels — a not-so-subtle reference to "Fortnite," which famously circumvented the Google Play app store in protest of the revenue split.  Epic Games, the creator of "Fortnite," has been trying to r...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play, Google Play Store, Trends, App Store, Sundar Pichai, Pichai, Epic Games, Business Insider, Sweeney, Apple Google, Tim Sweeney, Fortnite, Google Analysts


ZoomInfo Bought by Washington Marketing Tech Firm DiscoverOrg

Business contact software company ZoomInfo is being acquired by Vancouver, WA-based marketing technology firm DiscoverOrg in a deal that aims combine the pair’s business and personnel intelligence into a single dataset to power enterprise marketing tools.Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm that bought ZoomInfo in August 2017 for $240 million, declined to disclose how much DiscoverOrg paid for the Waltham, MA-based company or other terms of the deal.A source close to the deal...
Tags: Deals, Contacts, Washington, Boston, Trends, Tech, Outreach, SaaS, Vancouver, Salesforce, B2b, CRM, Marketo, Acquisitions, Waltham, Carlyle Group


Future You and Present You for Salespeople

If you missed the Sunday newsletter, you may not be familiar with the concept here. The idea is that you should allow Future You to make the decisions as to what Present You does with your time. Future You knows what you are going to regret doing, and more importantly, what you didn’t do. You are always choosing your future regrets, or you acting in a way to prevent them. Future You wants to reach their goals. If this is true, than Future You wants you to spend your time nurturing your dream cli...
Tags: Sales, Usa Today, Mindset


Facebook to Bombay High Court: Can’t censor content on site (even before elections)

Facebook told the Bombay High Court that it could not censor any content on its site, in response to a petition to restrain any political advertisements, videos or messages 48 hours before elections. “We can’t self censor any content on the site.. this would violate the freedom of speech” [Facebook] In response to a petition to restrain any political advertisements, videos or messages 48 hours before elections (source). The post Facebook to Bombay High Court: Can’t censor content on site (ev...
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Fed Chair Powell and Trump met Monday to discuss economy - Fed

U.S. President Donald Trump and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell dined at the White House on Monday in their first meeting after months in which Trump lambasted the central bank for raising interest rates and, in the president's view, endangering the economy's growth.
Tags: Money, White House, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump, Fed, Jerome Powell, Fed Chair Powell


Trump and Fed chairman Powell discuss economy over dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says Chairman Jerome Powell had dinner at the White House with President Donald Trump on Monday, but the two men did not discuss the future course of interest rates. The Fed says Trump and Powell were joined by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida. […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, Treasury, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Trump, Fed, Powell, Jerome Powell, Steven Mnuchin, Richard Clarida


Fears Australia's Royal Commission into banking could affect home loan costs

Home loan interest rates could hike if recommendations to remove commission payments for Australian mortgage brokers also come into effect here, industry figures claim.Brokers in Australia - like New Zealand - are paid commission... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, Royal Commission


Big decline in Vancouver, B.C., home prices could be just tip of iceberg

Metro Vancouver’s composite home price index fell 4.5 percent in January from a year earlier. Canadian real estate experts see more troubling indicators.
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, Metro Vancouver


Entrepreneur work visa 'not fit for purpose', immigration lawyer says

An Immigration lawyer says the pathway for migrant business owners to get New Zealand residency does not recognise the realities of running a business.Aaron Martin of advisory firm NZ Immigration Law says this country's immigration... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Aaron Martin, NZ Immigration Law


NAB boss says his attitude 'polar opposite' to Hayne's description

Andrew Thorburn mounts PR offensive in wake of banking royal commission reportNational Australia Bank’s boss, Andrew Thorburn, has said he believes his attitude and leadership to be the “polar opposite” of how the banking royal commissioner, Kenneth Hayne, described him, and he remains “determined” to stay on in the bank’s top job.The NAB chief executive has been on a PR offensive since Hayne’s report was made public on Monday afternoon, after the commissioner questioned the ability of the bank’...
Tags: Business, Australia news, Banking reform, Banking, Nab, Hayne, Australia Bank, Andrew Thorburn, Banking royal commission, Kenneth Hayne


Exclusive: Boeing aims to speed 737 jet production in early June - sources

Boeing Co is pushing to speed up assembly of its best-selling 737 jetliner the first week in June, two people familiar with the plan said on Monday, as it tries to keep up with soaring global demand and its European rival.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Boeing, Boeing Co


DT Live: Super Bowl hangover, crypto disaster, and an electric plane

On episode 58 of Digital Trends Live, DT's live morning show, hosts Greg Nibler and Drew Prindle examined the tech news of the day, including the 2019 Super Bowl commercials, Chip Yates' incredible electric plane, and more. The post DT Live: Super Bowl hangover, crypto disaster, and an electric plane appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Drew Prindle, Greg Nibler



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