Big Read: A 97-year-old tycoon, his four wives and the push to revive a casino empire

In Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, few family business dynasties are as powerful as the clan led by patriarch Stanley Ho. Or as complex: The tycoon, 97, has fathered 17 children with four women he calls his wives.Now, one... [Author: [email protected]]
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EU expects UK request to help avoid food shortages under hard Brexit

The European Union expects Britain to seek its assistance to avoid disruption to food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the EU's agriculture chief said on Saturday.
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U.S., China sprint to seal deal ahead of Trump's deadline

U.S. and Chinese negotiators met for over seven hours on Saturday to resolve their trade dispute and avoid an escalation of the tit-for-tat tariffs that have already disrupted global commerce, slowed the world economy and roiled financial markets.
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Buffett appears to fault Trump, laments M&A dearth in Berkshire letter

Warren Buffett on Saturday appeared to fault U.S. President Donald Trump for taking too much credit for the nation's economic growth, while acknowledging that market conditions are making it tough for his Berkshire Hathaway Inc to find more big companies to buy.
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Three senior UK ministers plan to break away from Theresa May, back proposed Brexit delay

Three senior British Cabinet ministers suggested Saturday they may break with Prime Minister Theresa May and back amendments to delay Brexit unless a deal is agreed to in the next week.Their comments represent a serious Cabinet... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, Theresa May, British Cabinet

8 Keys to Building a Vertical SaaS Business

Mr. Vaibhav Agrawal from Lightspeed India Partners shares his thoughts on building SaaS business. Written by Vaibhav Agrawal and Dev Khare At Lightspeed, we are fortunate to partner with Innovaccer, a leading player in healthcare software, and look forward to working closely as it marches towards a grand vision. The company has just completed a Series B financing of $35 million capital in its Series B from M12, Westbridge, and Lightspeed. The additional investment was led by M12 (formerly...
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Some Sales Aphorisms

The likelihood of winning a deal is inversely related to the number of days you have been working it. Your ability to acquire a meeting is a measurement of the imbalance between the time your client gives up in exchange for the value you create. Every “no” moves you closer to a “yes,” to the degree that you are willing to change your approach, learn from the feedback you receive, and persist over time. Your choice of medium for difficult conversations is a projection of how confident you are in ...
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Are you being scanned? How facial recognition technology follows you, even as you shop

As digital billboards record customers’ reactions to advertisements tailored to them, just who is safeguarding Australians’ privacy?If you shop at Westfield, you’ve probably been scanned and recorded by dozens of hidden cameras built into the centres’ digital advertising billboards.The semi-camouflaged cameras can determine not only your age and gender but your mood, cueing up tailored advertisements within seconds, thanks to facial detection technology. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Technology, Privacy, Australia news, Retail industry, Surveillance, Westfield, Facial Recognition, Business (Australia

Hallenstein Brothers puts female model Laura Evans at centre of new campaign

One of New Zealand's more masculine brands has extended its band of brothers-style advertising to place a woman front and centre.Featuring influencer and model Laura Evans, dressed in a suit, fiercely staring down the camera, the... [Author: [email protected]]
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Trade Deal, Venezuela and Other News Updates

1. On the Venezuela-Colombia border, thirteen or more members of the Venezuelan security forces defected on Saturday. A military outpost near the Venezuela-Brazil border has been taken over by a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Kate Spade and Fossil smartwatches get deep price cuts on Amazon

Finding a stylish smartwatch to fit your look can get really expensive. But if you're on a budget, these great deals on Kate Spade and Fossil watches can really help you afford one. The post Kate Spade and Fossil smartwatches get deep price cuts on Amazon appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Google’s Project Yeti hardware may be revealed at Game Developers Conference

Google will reportedly unveil its gaming hardware for Project Yeti at the Game Developers Conference in March. The console will be powered by the game streaming technology featured in the recently concluded Project Stream beta test. The post Google’s Project Yeti hardware may be revealed at Game Developers Conference appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Australia's trade minister raises concerns about China's coal processing delays

Simon Birmingham says coal taking twice as long as normal to clear ports amid quality checksAustralia’s trade minister has welcomed high-level confirmation from Beijing that there is no ban on coal exports, but has raised concern about slow processing times through some of China’s ports.Simon Birmingham told Sky News on Sunday coal was currently taking twice as long as normal to clear ports in China, and he referenced a similar set of circumstances that impacted Australian coal shipments last ye...
Tags: Business, Australia, China, Environment, Australia news, Beijing, Mining, Asia Pacific, Coal, Simon Birmingham

The Syndrome Syndrome and the Rise of the New World Disorders

Here's a fun test for you: If you can read the rest of this paragraph without logging onto Facebook, tweeting, or thinking about crop circles, there's a good chance you do not have ADD, ADHD, or any other recently-identified medical condition. That's the good news. The not-so-good news? The overwhelming number of disorders, dysfunctions, and syndromes popping up daily make it almost impossible to understand exactly what condition you actually have. As a concerned citizen, humanitarian, and ...
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Tips, Tools and Resources from the Escape From Corporate America Blog

We feature a ton of resources, articles and opportunities here on our Escape From Corporate America blog to help women entrepreneurs grow but I want to make sure that on occasion, you check out the actual site on the right sidebar to see many of the amazing articles we feature.  Here's a sampling of six:How to Market Your Business Lady Gaga Style5 Signs of Loosy-Goosy ManagementFrom Cupcakes to Moneycakes:  3 Ways to Increase Sales and ProfitabilityMaking the Most Out of FailureTurning Limes to...
Tags: Sales, America, Laurel Delaney, FailureTurning Limes

Here's Why 2019 Will Be a Big Year for American LNG

The country's export capacity will soar by the end of this year, making the United States the third-largest LNG exporter in the world.
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Better Buy: bluebird bio vs. Gilead Sciences

Which stock wins in a battle between this up-and-coming biotech and a giant that dominates the HIV market?
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Forget the Last Mile, Now Wants to Own the First Mile, Too

The e-commerce giant is developing an end-to-end logistics network ensuring a package never needs to leave its ecosystem.
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3 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy in February

Shares of Big Lots, Enviva Partners, and TerraForm Power look like compelling investments right now.
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How to Handle Employee Discipline at a Small Company

Be consistent and clear with your policies, even when personal relationships make it difficult.
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How To Find A Reliable Loan Lender When You Have Bad Credit

Having bad credit means that your credit file contains evidence of missed loan payments, bankruptcy or judgements against you. If you are looking to obtain a loan, the providers will access your file and would consider that you may not be reliable enough for them to offer credit. A credit score can repair and by taking further loans and paying them off and by using a credit card sensibly along with the passage of time, you can repair your credit. You may need to look for a bad credit loan lende...
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Money-Minds: 6 FinTech Startups To Watch In 2019

Fintech (financial technology) ruled the roost when it came to industries on the up-swing up until a few years back, when  blockchain technology and all the possibilities it offered stormed the scene. Even so, there are still plenty of lively startups in the fintech sector that have shined through the crowd to make us sit up and notice them. They cover a wide scope of industries, and are keeping the buzz in the financial technology sector alive. Here’s a bit of a look at what they’re doi...
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What will Brexit mean for UK pensioners in Europe?

If you're claiming the UK state pension outside the UK how could Brexit affect your claim?
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, Brexit

Trump says he expects to meet China's Xi and finalise new trade deal

President Donald Trump said Friday that he will "probably" host Chinese President Xi Jinping next month at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida and expects to finalise a sweeping trade agreement that would end a nearly year-long tariff... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Florida, China, Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, Trump

Westpac's chief economist says a capital gains tax would lead to higher living standards

A top economist says a capital gains tax would lead to higher living standers for Kiwis, but is warning it would also slow the economy in the short term. Westpac chief economist Dominick Stephens is also picking house and farm prices... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwis, Westpac, Dominick Stephens

App shared women's sensitive medical data with Facebook, investigation finds

Health and fitness apps are sending Facebook sensitive information about their users' body weight, menstrual cycles and pregnancies in ways which would allow it to be used for targeted advertising, according to reports.An investigation... [Author: [email protected]]
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Muffin Break row: Why should millennials work for free?

COMMENT from Lorna Subritzky So this week we learned breakdancing could be a contender for a new Olympic sport – but I'd like to suggest a new option, and this one is especially made for the older athlete: Millennial bashing.Not... [Author: [email protected]]
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Microsoft workers protest use of HoloLens headsets for war

A group of Microsoft workers is demanding the company cancel a contract supplying the US Army with HoloLens headsets that they say would turn real-world battlefields into a video game.Microsoft's head-mounted HoloLens displays use... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Microsoft, US Army, HoloLens

Microsoft reportedly planning to unveil next-gen Xbox consoles at E3 2019

Microsoft is reportedly planning to unveil the next-generation Xbox consoles, codenamed Anaconda and Lockhart, at E3 2019. Halo Infinite, which was revealed at E3 2018, will be a launch title for the new consoles. The post Microsoft reportedly planning to unveil next-gen Xbox consoles at E3 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Anaconda, Trends, Lockhart, E3 2019, Project Scarlett

Should Social Security's Earnings Test Get the Ax?

Some policymakers would like to see forfeiture of benefits become history.
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