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China’s Alipay digital wallet is entering 7,000 Walgreens stores

China’s payments heavyweights have been following tourists abroad as their home market gets crowded. Ant Financial, Alibaba’s financial affiliate with a said valuation of $100 billion, now sees its virtual wallet Alipay handling transactions at 3,000 Walgreens stores in the U.S. and is eyeing to reach a roster of 7,000 locations by April. The alliance will make it breezier for Chinese tourists eager to pick up vitamin supplements and cosmetics from the pharmacy giant, doing away the hassle of...
Tags: Food, Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, Finance, China, Digital, Tech, Walgreens, Canada, Malaysia, Alibaba, JD.com, Tencent, WeChat, Mobile Payments


China’s January exports rebound, imports decline

BEIJING (AP) — China’s exports rebounded in January from a contraction late last year amid trade tensions with Washington, but imports declined. Customs data on Thursday showed exports rose 9.1 percent from a year earlier to $217.6 billion, an improvement from December’s 3.5 percent contraction. Imports declined 1.5 percent to $178.4 billion. Chinese exports to […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, China, Beijing, Nation, Customs


China January trade data beats forecasts, but likely due to seasonal factors

China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in January after a shock decline the previous month, while imports fell much less than expected, but analysts said it was likely due to seasonal factors and predicted renewed trade weakness ahead.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


China's January exports rebound amid tensions with US, rising 9.1 percent over a year ago; imports decline 1.5 percent

China's January exports rebound amid tensions with US, rising 9.1 percent over a year ago; imports decline 1.5 percent.
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Dewan Housing shares fall after CEO resigns

Shares in Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd fell as much 6.5 percent on Thursday morning after the home loan provider's chief executive Harshil Mehta resigned.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Dewan Housing, Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd, Harshil Mehta


Japan's GDP rebounds from quake, floods but trade war hangs over 2019

Japan's economy bounced back in the fourth quarter as business and consumer spending recovered from the impact of natural disasters but trade frictions and a proposed sales tax hike are expected to hinder growth in 2019.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews


Global Markets: Asian shares cautious, seeking Sino-U.S. clarity

Asian stock markets were in a cautious mood on Thursday as investors hung on for any hint of progress in the latest Sino-U.S. tariff talks amid reports the White House could extend the deadline for a deal.
Tags: Money, White House, businessNews, Global Markets


NAMA Digest 4: Developments at Amazon, Swiggy, Uber, Spotify and more

By Trisha Jalan and Sneha Johari Amazon has reduced its seller commissions by 35% for fashion sellers and 50% for some FMCG categories to increase sales from independent sellers, reports the Economic Times. Last week, we reported that over a dozen small sellers had exited or suspended their... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, Uber, Spotify, News, Internet, Youtube, Investments, Zomato, Opera, Itc, Rivigo, Trai, Swiggy, RBI


Centurylink Inc (CTL) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

CTL earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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Canon EOS RP hands-on review

At just $1,300, the RP is Canon's least expensive full-frame camera yet, but it was born into a world of high-end, high-cost lenses where it doesn't yet feel at home. The post Canon EOS RP hands-on review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Canon, Full Frame, Canon EOS RP, Mirroless


Renault Chairman Senard to meet Nissan CEO in Japan visit

Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard is set to meet with Nissan Motor's CEO Hiroto Saikawa after he arrives in Japan on Thursday, seeking to reaffirm an alliance rocked by the arrest and ouster of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Nissan, Renault, Renault SA, Nissan Motor, Hiroto Saikawa, Jean Dominique Senard, Senard


Nikon will bring eye-detection autofocus to the Z6 and Z7 in May

An upcoming firmware update will bring Eye AF to the Nikon Z6 and Z7 -- along with improved autofocus performance in low light. The update will also give the cameras support for the CFexpress format. The post Nikon will bring eye-detection autofocus to the Z6 and Z7 in May appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Nikon, CES 2019, Nikon Z6, Nikon Z7


Nikon brings a classic workhorse lens to the Z series with new 24-70mm f/2.8 S

The Nikon Z series finally has a bright zoom available without an adapter. The Nikkor Z 24-70mm F/2.8 S offers new coatings and more customizable controls in a smaller, lighter body than the comparable F-mount lens. The post Nikon brings a classic workhorse lens to the Z series with new 24-70mm f/2.8 S appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Nikon, Zoom Lens, Nikon Lens, Nikon Z


AMP Australia's earnings slump, defers NZ IPO plans

Australian financial services giant AMP suffered a 97 per cent reversal of fortune over 2018, driven by a weaker performance in its superannuation and investments division and by fallout from the Hayne royal commission into the banking... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, AMP, Hayne, NZ IPO


Software pirates use Apple tech to put hacked apps on iPhones

Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple Inc to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and other popular apps on iPhones, Reuters has found.
Tags: Apple, Money, businessNews, Apple Inc, Reuters


Bandwidth Inc. (BAND) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

BAND earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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Companies Typically Underinvest In Managers. Here Are 12 Ways To Invest In Yourself. 

by David Deacon, author of “The Self Determined Manager: A Manifesto for Exceptional People Managers“ We all know managers do crucial work. They shape culture, improve employee performance, drive creativity and innovation. And yet, fewer training dollars are typically earmarked for managers than for people at other levels. You’re right: This makes little sense. But don’t despair. There’s a LOT you, the individual manager, can do to improve your impact on those you lead and on the company as a w...
Tags: Startups, UK, Leadership, US, Management, Credit Suisse, Personal Development, Mastercard, Start, Personal Growth, Managing People, Leadership Skills, Professionalisms, Management Skills, Leading People, David Deacon


North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies

NAMPO, North Korea (AP) — Power-strapped North Korea is exploring ambitious alternative energy sources — tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels — that could greatly improve living standards and reduce its reliance on oil imports and vulnerability to sanctions. Finding a lasting energy source that isn’t vulnerable to sanctions has been a priority for North […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, North Korea, Nation, NAMPO North Korea


Japan's economy rebounded in final quarter of 2018

Japan's economic growth for the last three months of 2018 rebounded from a slump the previous quarter, growing at an annual rate of 1.4 percent.
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Equinix Inc (EQIX) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

EQIX earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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Hong Kong Airlines pulls out of Auckland dealing blow to travel industry

Hong Kong Airlines will quit flying to Auckland from near the end of May.The airline says it is ''making adjustments'' to its business strategy to better respond to market forces and operational conditions.''Hong Kong Airlines... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Hong Kong Airlines


TVNZ not ruling out buying Stuff or merging with Radio NZ

TVNZ bosses aren't ruling out looking at buying a stake in Stuff or merging with Radio NZ. MORE: TVNZ boss's $500K bonus dwarfs $1K for staff But neither TVNZ board chairwoman Dame Therese Walsh nor TVNZ chief executive Kevin... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kevin, Radio NZ, TVNZ, Dame Therese Walsh


WarnerMedia's Streaming Plans Are Already Confusing

WarnerMedia's efforts to maximize its content value may minimize its streaming revenue.
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Singtel third-quarter net profit falls 14 percent hurt by regional associates

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd on Thursday reported a 14 percent drop in third-quarter net profit, due partly to intense competition in India and the impact of network investments by regional associates, and forecast a small decline in full-year earnings.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Singtel, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd


Snap Won't Grow Till It Does This 1 Thing

The message platform's Q4 offers hope, but it is still missing a key ingredient.
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All Signs Pointing to Google Releasing a Pixel Watch

Evidence is mounting that Google is ready to jump with both feet into the wearables market.
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National Taxpayer Advocate wants IRS activities protected from future government shutdowns

Open-close sign via Giphy.com The drama continues in Washington, D.C., as far as keeping the federal government open. It looked like, despite some grumbling from all sides, that a bipartisan, bicameral deal reached this week would keep all of the federal government open past Feb. 15. We all need to keep our fingers (and toes) crossed that it happens, especially those of us — which mean most Americans — who deal with the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS obviously among those pushing for a reso...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Washington, ACS, Sam, Irs, Federal Aviation Administration, Internal Revenue Service, Olson, Office of Management and Budget, Tax Court, National Taxpayer Advocate, Taxpayer Advocate Service, The IRS, Transportation Security Administration TSA, U S Tax Court


Lead Your Client in the Sales Conversation

Who should lead the sales process, buying process, or what might more accurately be called “the sales conversation,” now that the “processes” are more nonlinear than linear, let alone predictable? When you are sitting across from your dream client, one of you has helped dozens, hundreds, and maybe some greater number of clients decide to change, determine the right solution, have the conversation necessary to bring their teams on board, build out the milestones of the change initiative, execute ...
Tags: Sales, Usa Today, Sales Conversation, Consultative Sales, Control The Sales Process, Lead The Customer, Nonlinear Proceeds


Jaworski, Zalys carry balanced Lafayette over Navy 80-74

Justin Jaworski had 19 points to lead five Lafayette players in double figures as the Leopards got past Navy 80-74 on Wednesday night.
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NZ banks slash branch numbers

New Zealand banks collectively cut 44 branches from their networks last year with all the major banks making cut-backs.Figures from KPMG's FIPS Banking report show the total number of bank branches in New Zealand fell from 1024... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Kpmg, Nz



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