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Google is ditching its mandatory arbitration policy after mass protest (GOOG, GOOGL)

On Thursday, Google announced it would end forced arbitration for all internal matters moving forward. Forced arbitration is a corporate practice whereby upon their hiring, employees waive their right to take some employer disputes to court, and instead must settle the matters privately. Previously, Google had made arbitration optional for sexual-harassment and sexual-assault disputes only. An end to forced arbitration was a major cause for Google Walkout organizers who said on Thursday: "We c...
Tags: Google, Trends, TVC, Previously Google


Facebook meeting shows challenges ahead for proposed 'oversight board'

Facebook's new effort to bring outside experts into its content review process promises to be complicated and possibly contentious, if discussions this week at a meeting in Singapore are any indication.
Tags: Facebook, Money, Singapore, businessNews


Investigators inspect scene of deadly Bangladesh fire

An investigative team has visited the scene of a devastating fire in the oldest part of Bangladesh's capital that killed at least 67 people.
Tags: Finance, Article, Bangladesh, Associated Press, Dhaka, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Cb25b95b-99ae-5500-b250-edfee64521aa


Timeline of Best Brands : Tech is eating the world

WOAH…! Top 15 BEST global brands ranking for the last 19 years… Watch big name tech companies take-over at the end! h/t @Interbrand pic.twitter.com/oRdO7QH6js — Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) February 21, 2019 Clearly, tech is eating the world and importantly, if you don’t innovate fast, you will get wiped out (look at Nokia). The post Timeline of Best Brands : Tech is eating the world appeared first on NextBigWhat.
Tags: Business, Nokia, Tech, Matt Navarra


EU debates how and when to start trade talks with Trump

European ministers will begin debating on Friday how and when to start trade negotiations with the United States, aware that U.S. President Donald Trump may impose punitive tariffs on EU car imports if the bloc waits too long.
Tags: Money, Eu, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump


Manager jailed for stealing $1.2m of Waitangi Trust cash to fund cosmetic surgery and luxury lifestyle

A former manager of the organisation which cares for the Waitangi Treaty Grounds has been jailed for stealing $1.2 million to fund his lavish lifestyle of luxury clothing, travel and cosmetic surgery.Wallace Tamamotu Te Ahuru, 31,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Waitangi Trust, Wallace Tamamotu Te Ahuru


Apple teams with Ant Financial, banks for interest-free iPhone financing in China

Apple Inc has teamed up with Chinese payments giant Ant Financial Services Group and several local banks to offer interest-free financing, its first such move in the country as it looks to boost waning smartphone sales.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Apple Inc, Ant Financial Services Group


What Does Work-Life Balance Mean for Small Business Owners?

For many small business owners, their business is a 24/7 passion. Yet in a recent GetResponse survey, more than half (51.5%) of small and midsized business (SMB) owners say they left their 9-to-5 jobs and started a business in order to enjoy better work-life balance. How’s that going for them? Here’s what the survey found. Small business owners love being their own boss When asked if they would ever return to the corporate world, the vast majority (61.2%) of survey respondents say they wouldn’...
Tags: Sales, Company Culture, Getresponse, Starting A Business, Your Career, SMB Work-Life Balance


Chinese search giant Baidu beats on ad sales but streaming costs surge

Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc beat market estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as its core online marketing business stayed resilient and revenue surged in its Netflix-like streaming service iQiyi.
Tags: Money, Netflix, businessNews, Baidu, Baidu Inc


Amazon drops a sweet deal on the Kate Spade Scallop smartwatch for women

Unlike many other smartwatches geared toward women, the Kate Spade Scallop offers a more chic and minimalistic look. With this Amazon sale going on right now, you can get it for $109 off its retail price. The post Amazon drops a sweet deal on the Kate Spade Scallop smartwatch for women appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Kate Spade Scallop


Touchdown! Japan successfully lands its Hayabusa2 spacecraft on asteroid Ryugu

Japan's space agency has just completed the latest stage of its extraordinarily complex mission, successfully landing its Hayabusa2 spacecraft on an asteroid millions of miles from Earth. The post Touchdown! Japan successfully lands its Hayabusa2 spacecraft on asteroid Ryugu appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Japan, News, Trends, Asteroids, Emerging Tech, JAXA, Ryugu, Hayabusa-2


Global Markets: Asia shares fall as weakening global outlook offsets trade progress

Shares in Asia slipped on Friday as a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighed further signs of progress in trade talks between China and the United States.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, businessNews, Global Markets


Kraft Heinz forecasts gloomy 2019, writes down value of iconic brands

Shares of Kraft Heinz Co slumped 20 percent on Thursday after the food company posted a quarterly loss, disclosed an SEC investigation and wrote down the value of its Kraft and Oscar Mayer brands as it highlighted the tough environment for the packaged food industry.
Tags: Money, businessNews, SEC, Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Kraft Heinz, Kraft Heinz Co


A 15 year old Chinese girl’s ‘curiosity’ and quest to end her homework drudgery : A writing robot !

Curiosity might have killed the cat, but for the kids it has often take them to a path less traveled, off the beaten tangent and their lives have never been the same. Curiosity could be ‘inventive’ or as in the case of a Chinese girl, purely need based. Repeatedly tasked with copying passages from essays and poems from the textbook, she was curious enough to stumble upon a ‘writing robot’ in order to lessen her every day drudgery. During the Chinese lunar holiday, the girl finished all her home-...
Tags: Business, Artificial Intelligence, Weibo, Scmp


#BigDaily: 5X more 4G subscribers than 3G subscribers in India; Zomato Gold: 800,000 Paying Subscribers

Today’s #BigDaily, the newsletter which brings you the curated signals from the wild web (saves you time and helps you stay focused). (function() { if (!window.mc4wp) { window.mc4wp = { listeners: [], forms : { on: function (event, callback) { window.mc4wp.listeners.push({ event : event, callback: callback }); } } } } })(); Subscribe to #BigDaily Newsletter First Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you'...
Tags: Business, India, Tech


Developments in the digital ecosystem today

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem today.  Funding and moves Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has invested Rs 650 crore in Ola Cabs a Series J round, according to a company statement. Singapore-based mobile advertising platform... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Twitter, News, Internet, Youtube, Investments, Singapore, Content, Soundcloud, Flipkart, Ola, Truecaller, Inmobi


Tesla Model 3 loses coveted Consumer Reports recommendation

The magazine said owners have complained about issues including loosefitting exterior parts and defective glass, casting doubt on the Model 3’s reliability and costing the car its recommendation.
Tags: Business, News, Retail


More sex, no smoking - even a pet dog - service promises to make you a master of manipulation

Elliot Shefler says his one service can be used to manipulate your partner - or any person you target - into initiating sex, quitting smoking, leaving their job, giving up riding a motorcyle or turning vegan, among other goals.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Elliot Shefler


Cytokinetics Inc (CYTK) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

CYTK earnings call for the period ending December 31 2018.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Cytokinetics Inc, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, CYTK, C3f0b549-dc09-5ba6-9ab8-dc6d5dcf2b14


Bosses reveal job interview horror stories

Naked photos, "porn star" emails and threats of broken legs are just some of the bizarre things Aussie companies have to deal with when trying to hire staff.After Melbourne recruiter Graham Wynn was left red-faced by a female candidate's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Melbourne, Graham Wynn






YouTube reaches out to advertisers as AT&T, Hasbro halt spending

Google is trying to assure major YouTube advertisers that it is working to build new tools to weed out commenters who try to sexualize videos featuring children.
Tags: Google, Business, Technology, News, Youtube, Retail, Hasbro


Digimarc Corp (DMRC) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

DMRC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
Tags: Finance, Article, Digimarc Corp, FBN, DMRC, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, F15657ca-1c8d-50eb-aaff-9fa7f172a462


Uses of a short-term business loan

Generally speaking, small business owners tend to need cash as fast possible, so they usually consider a quick solution (such as a short-term loan) which is likely to meet immediate business needs. While they can run into some problems to get a credit line, short term credits are more flexible financial tools to manage cash flow. They are also useful for those entrepreneurs who want to cope with the start-up costs when interesting business opportunities arise. They involve smaller borrowed a...
Tags: Business, Sales, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Diana, Detroit, Diane, Barbara, Business Loan, Maurice, Carson City Nevada


SpaceX just launched an Israeli mission toward the moon. If successful, it would be the world's first private lunar landing.

On Thursday night, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first-ever private moon mission. SpaceIL, a nonprofit organization based in Israel, designed and built the 1,322-pound lunar lander called "Beresheet," which means "in the beginning" (the first words in the Bible). SpaceIL started as a Google Lunar XPrize team and is backed by South African billionaire Morris Kahn. If the Beresheet mission survives a weeks-long trip to the lunar surface, it will make Israel the fourth country ev...
Tags: Google, Europe, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Israel, Trends, Nasa, Earth, United States, US Air Force, Falcon, Kahn, Don, Russia China, Japan India


Casa Systems, Inc. (CASA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

CASA earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
Tags: Finance, Article, Casa, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Af023d4c-dcda-57f5-bb22-63a15bf75535, Casa Systems Inc




Capital Gains Tax would see house prices fall as investors flee market ahead of tax's implementation - REINZ

A capital gains tax would lead to lower house prices as property investors flee the market to avoid getting stung with the new tax, according to New Zealand's biggest Real Estate lobby group.But other property experts are not so... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, REINZ


CGT would see house prices fall as investors flee market ahead of tax's implementation - REINZ

A capital gains tax would lead to lower house prices as property investors flee the market to avoid getting stung with the new tax, according to New Zealand's biggest Real Estate lobby group.But other property experts are not so... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, CGT, REINZ



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