A major privacy advocacy group is calling on the FTC to force Google to divest the Nest business after it failed to let consumers know about a hidden microphone (GOOG, GOOGL)

After revelations that Google failed to let consumers know of a microphone in its Nest security devices, the longtime privacy advocacy group, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take action. On Wednesday, EPIC sent a letter to the FTC, alerting the commission of the potential consumer risk and requesting that Google divest of its Nest hardware products. "The FTC should now commence an enforcement action against Google with the ai...
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Punjab PSC Recruitment : Government Job Advt. No. 13

Government Job Advt. No. 13 by Punjab PSC The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) invites application through Online  Application Forms from eligible candidates for recruitment to the following latest  Sarkari Naukri Govt. Job vacancy  posts  in various Department/Organisation of of Government of Punjab  (Advt. No. 13/2018) : Vacancies Superintendent Home : 03... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
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Liechtenstein's LGT Group says impact investing arm's senior staff to leave

Liechtenstein's LGT Group, owned by the country's ruling family, said its senior impact investment team were leaving the business unit as part of a shake-up of the financial firm's structure.
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The Critical Few: Working with Your Culture to Change It

CULTURE is hard to change. And we’re usually fighting against it. But what if we used the culture to change it? What if by focusing on a few critical elements we could work with our culture instead of against it? In the Global Culture Survey 2018 by The Katzenbach Center, a whopping 80% of respondents say their organization’s culture must evolve in the next five years for their company to succeed, grow, and retain the best people. I think we’re all there, so the challenge is how to make that ha...
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NZX says Capital Gains Tax would stunt market and economy

Stock market operator NZX has come out against a comprehensive capital gains tax, saying it would discourage investment in New Zealand businesses and stunt the growth of the country's capital markets.The Tax Working Group earlier... [Author: [email protected]]
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Auditors: $167 million misspent in Mexico airport project

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican federal auditors say they have found $167 million in mismanagement and questionable expenses at a now-cancelled project to build a new Mexico City airport. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had been criticized for cancelling the $13 billion project, which was about half built. Lopez Obrador contends the project was unnecessary, […]
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Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

BEIJING (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia that aims to expand the kingdom’s influence on the continent. Prince Mohammed’s arrival Thursday was reported first by Saudi media. He’s due to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, highlighting bilateral trade in […]
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State-run banks jump after government announces fund infusion

Shares of India's state-run banks jumped on Thursday, a day after the government said it will inject 482.39 billion rupees ($6.79 billion) into some lenders as part of its recapitalisation programme.
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PC maker Lenovo's third-quarter profit beats expectations, powering share surge

Lenovo Group, the world's largest personal computer maker, posted better-than-expected quarterly results and shrugged off the impact of a bruising Sino-U.S. trade war, sending its shares soaring 11 percent to three-year highs.
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Genomic Health, Inc. (GHDX) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

GHDX earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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Factbox: U.S., China drafting memorandums for possible trade deal

Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials are working this week to hash out language on six broad agreements that aim to resolve the most contentious issues in their seven-month trade war.
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Nike’s Android app is bricking its $350 Adapt BB self-lacing shoes

A firmware update for Nike's new self-lacing Adapt BB shoe appears to be bricking the $350 footwear for some owners. Android users have said the Nike app no longer pairs with the shoe, rendering the tightening mechanism useless. The post Nike’s Android app is bricking its $350 Adapt BB self-lacing shoes appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Peter Beck slams Capital Gains Tax, but other entrepreneurs see positives

The Tax Working Group's proposal for a capital gains tax (CGT) got a serve on social media this afternoon from Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck."Just saw the NZ capital gains tax recommendations. Taxing IP [intellectual property] and... [Author: [email protected]]
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Vietnam, site of next Trump-Kim summit, model for growth

Vietnam, the location of President Donald Trump's next meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has come a long way since the U.S. abandoned its war against communist North Vietnam in the 1970s.
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Timeline: Debt-laden Jet Airways edges closer to safety

India's Jet Airways Ltd, after several attempts at finding help to save the carrier from a crippling pile of debt, last week approved a rescue deal which will make its lenders its largest shareholders and fix a near 85 billion rupee funding gap.
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Godaddy Inc (GDDY) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

GDDY earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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Why Small Businesses Shouldn’t Ignore Search Engine Optimization

The world we live in today is vastly different than it was just a few decades ago. The advent of the Internet age revolutionized everything, from how... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Software Startup Portfolium Acquired by Salt Lake City’s Instructure

The software of Portfolium, a San Diego startup that hosts online portfolios for students trying to showcase their achievements to potential employers, is set to join the portfolio of Utah educational software company Instructure.Instructure (NYSE: INST) has agreed to acquire privately held Portfolium. No financial terms of the deal, which was announced Tuesday, were disclosed.Founded in 2014 by CEO Adam Markowitz, Portfolium sells academic institutions access to what it calls its ePortfolio ne...
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Blown away by innovation or price? Samsung's foldable phone opens up debate

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has wowed the smartphone industry with the first mainstream foldable screen, accompanied by a nearly $2,000 price tag that generated heated debate as to whether it may prove too expensive to revive slumping sales.
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Best Samsung Galaxy S10 cases and covers

If you've splashed the cash for a shiny new Samsung Galaxy S10, then you'll want to take steps to protect your investment. With a metal frame and glass curves, the S10 needs some cover. Check out the best Samsung Galaxy S10 cases. The post Best Samsung Galaxy S10 cases and covers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Buying Guides, Best cases, Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10, Galaxy Unpacked 2019

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active hands-on review

Launched among a massive array of other new products, the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active could easily have been missed at Galaxy Unpacked 2019 -- which would be unfortunate. This is a sensibly designed, correctly sized smartwatch suitable for almost all wrist sizes, with comprehensive fitness features. The post Samsung Galaxy Watch Active hands-on review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Synopsys Inc (SNPS) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

SNPS earnings call for the period ending January 31, 2019.
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Pegasystems (PEGA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

PEGA earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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Westpac hit with class action after family's $1.8 million mortgage hell

Westpac has been hit with the first class action against one of the big four Australian banks since the banking royal commission's final report earlier this month.The claim filed by law firm Maurice Blackburn in the Federal Court... [Author: [email protected]]
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Standard Chartered sets aside $900 milllion to cover U.S., British fines

Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday, sending its shares down 1 percent.
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Fed wants balance sheet to align with rate policy: Daly

With the U.S. economy facing significant headwinds, the Federal Reserve should align its balance sheet policy with its new "patient" approach to interest rates, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly said on Wednesday.
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Transocean Positions Itself for a Rebound in 2019

The company's fourth-quarter earnings were unremarkable, but management continues to get ready for the long-awaited recovery of offshore drilling.
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Inovalon Holdings Inc (INOV) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

INOV earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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The best Google Home tips, tricks, and Easter eggs to try

The Home functions in a similar fashion to its main competitor, the Amazon Echo, but has the added benefit of select Google services. Here are few tips to help you make the most of the newfangled device. The post The best Google Home tips, tricks, and Easter eggs to try appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Home, Trends, Tips, Tricks, Smart Home, Easter Eggs, Amazon Echo, Google Assistant, Google Home

Is a Blue Apron Meal Kit Without Meat and Vegetables Even Worth Buying?

The meal kit maker is offering a new line of high-priced condiments.
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