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Brazilian prosecutors call for exit of Vale execs after deadly dam burst - report

Brazilian authorities investigating the fatal January collapse of a dam owned by miner Vale SA have recommended the removal of the firm's chief executive and several other high-ranking employees, national media reported on Saturday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Vale, Vale SA


Trump says strong dollar hurting U.S. competitiveness

President Donald Trump on Saturday renewed criticism of the Federal Reserve and said the U.S. central bank's tight monetary policy was contributing to a strong dollar and hurting the United States' competitiveness.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Trump


Four big NZ malls drive sales up $400m to make $1.6b

Retailers trading from four big shopping centres, managed and majority-owned by New Zealand's largest mall business, pushed up sales $400 million to make $1.6 billion in the latest year, with Christchurch the most lucrative place... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Christchurch, Nz


David Beckham honored with statue at Dignity Health Sports Park

David Beckham wipes tears from his eye during his statue unveiling ceremony at Dignity Health Sport Park in Carson, Calif. on Saturday March 2, 2019. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) David Beckham stands next to his statue during the unveiling ceremony at Dignity Health Sport Park in Carson, Calif. on Saturday March 2, 2019. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds From left, MLS commissioner Don Garber, ...
Tags: Business, News, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, David Beckham, Michael Jordan, Nba, Robbie Keane, Mls, Aeg, Major League Soccer, Local News, Detroit


China considers legal changes on technology to placate US

BEIJING (AP) — In an unusual step, China’s ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology. The battle with China’s biggest trading partner is overshadowing the National People’s Congress, the country’s highest-profile event of […]
Tags: Business, News, Congress, Washington, China, US, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Nation & World


How to Bank Your Insights and Ideas for the Future

In business-to-business sales, selling effectively now requires that you have business acumen and situational knowledge (something like experience). Your goal should be a 52% subject matter expert as it pertains to your company’s products and solutions (and that percentage should improve over time) and a 100% subject matter expert at the intersection of your industry and your client’s industry. It would be best if you had information disparity, which means you know more than your clients or pros...
Tags: Sales, Insights, New York Times, Gartner, Bank, Cnbc, Business Acumen, Reading For Business Acumen, Reading For Sales


Vale's CEO, other executives, to step down after Brazil dam burst

Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman and several other senior executives resigned on Saturday in what the company described as a temporary move, after one of its mining dams burst in January, killing hundreds.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Brazil, Vale, Vale SA, Fabio Schvartsman


How Bryce Harper's $330 million compares to the biggest CEO paydays

Baseball star Bryce Harper scored a historic 13-year, $330 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, a deal The Post called "the largest contract in the history of major North American sports." But while the deal... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Post, Business, Philadelphia Phillies, Bryce Harper


This Nintendo Switch bundle gets you Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle for free

Walmart is currently hosting a solid Nintendo bundle that gets you a free copy of 'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' when you purchase the Switch at full price. For $299, it's a pretty decent deal. The post This Nintendo Switch bundle gets you Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle for free appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Trends, Walmart, Nintendo, Mario Rabbids Kingdom Battle


Experience and Wisdom Matters When Starting a Business

There is no deadline for success, period. As the the Fast Company article says:For some entrepreneurs, figuring out their ideal industry and starting their own gig didn’t happen until they had already blown out 40 (or more) candles on their birthday cake.Yes, entrepreneurship can happen at any time.  Tune in to these 3 dynamic women entrepreneurs who launched their businesses after 40 to hear their stories.  Don't wait.  Be inspired.Photo by rawpixel for Unsplash [Author: Laurel Delaney]
Tags: Sales, Fast Company, Don, Starting A Business, Laurel Delaney, Women Entrepreneurs, After 40, Experience And Wisdom, Overcoming Challenges To Launch A Business


Don't forget about your state taxes

I admit it, as a native Texan I get a kick out of this depiction of Lone Star State residents' skewed point of view of the United States. Click the image for a larger view of the map, which was part of a calendar I bought at Marfa Book Company while revisiting my West Texas roots a few years ago. Here on the ol' blog, I tend to focus on federal tax filings. That's because almost all of us at some point in our lives have to file paperwork with the Internal Revenue Service. But there also a...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Taxes, Maryland, Washington, United States, New Hampshire, Tennessee, States, District Of Columbia, Brookings Institution, Irs, IRC, Don, Lone Star State, Internal Revenue Service


North Shore supermarket owner hits back at union as workers prepare protest over living wage

New World Albany owner Jamie Eden is rejecting claims the supermarket is avoiding negotiations as some union members stage a protest over wage rates.Union members are gathering outside the North Shore supermarket today amid claims... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Albany, North Shore, Jamie Eden


Turning disused buildings into artists' studios

Charities and councils are working with landlords to provide artists with workspaces in cities.
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Turning disused buildings into artist studios

Charities and councils are working with landlords to provide artists with workspaces in cities.
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NZ takes step closer to open banking

New Zealand has taken a step closer towards open banking with the launch of two new standards which will enable third parties to work with banks to launch new financial services for the public.In the future open banking could allow... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz


Apex Legends was leaked last year, Respawn was relieved that nobody believed

Apex Legends, which seemingly came out of nowhere to challenge Fortnite for the Battle Royale throne, was apparently leaked last year on Reddit. Developer Respawn Entertainment was relieved that nobody believed it. The post Apex Legends was leaked last year, Respawn was relieved that nobody believed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Reddit, Respawn Entertainment, Battle Royale, Respawn, Apex Legends


Auckland developer Tony Gapes plans new mega hotel complex for Queenstown

Another Queenstown hotel development is in the pipeline: a mega new complex planned for Gorge Rd.Auckland-based Five Mile developer Tony Gapes has filed a resource consent application for two, seven-storey hotel buildings across... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Queenstown, Five Mile, Tony Gapes, Gorge Rd Auckland


Tony Gapes plans new mega hotel complex for Queenstown

Yet another Queenstown hotel development's in the pipeline, with a mega new complex planned for Gorge Road.Auckland-based Five Mile developer Tony Gapes has filed a resource consent application for two, seven-storey hotel buildings... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Queenstown, Five Mile, Tony Gapes, Gorge Road Auckland


How Amazon could change the grocery game

Reports that Amazon is launching its own line of grocery stores raised eyebrows about how their debut could ricochet through America's trillion-dollar grocery industry. Amazon owns Whole Foods, but that business revolves around... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, America


Sony officially ends PlayStation Vita production after 7 years of struggle

Sony has officially ended production of the PlayStation Vita, which was a commercial failure despite being an upgrade to the successful PlayStation Portable. The handheld console bids goodbye seven years after its North American launch. The post Sony officially ends PlayStation Vita production after 7 years of struggle appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Playstation, Sony, PlayStation Vita, Sony PlayStation Vita


The Entrepreneur’s Essentials #15: The fallacy of risk in entrepreneurship

As I mentioned at the beginning of this series/ebook, over the years I’ve noticed that I tend to frequently share certain Lucky7 posts with entrepreneurs we’ve backed, team members at data.world, or other startup investors I know. In totality, these posts are at least as long as most business books. So I’m packaging the best of them up for you here in a new series called The Entrepreneur’s Essentials. This series/ebook will be at least 20 posts long, and I’ll add some commentary on how I’ve pers...
Tags: Startups, Greece, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Startup, Risk, Research, Walmart, Austin, David, Canada, Silicon Valley, Bill Gross, Malcolm-gladwell, Andy Dunn, Adam Smith


Elon Musk's SpaceX crew capsule rockets toward space station with test dummy

America's newest capsule for astronauts rocketed Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by SpaceX.The only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley after the lead character in the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, America, Ripley


Eon Musk's SpaceX crew capsule rockets toward space station with test dummy

America's newest capsule for astronauts rocketed Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by SpaceX.The only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley after the lead character in the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, America, Ripley


Tesla app now keeps track of electric vehicle’s repair status

The updated Tesla app will now provide owners with real-time status updates for their electric vehicles under service. The move is part of a wider initiative to improve Tesla's service system. The post Tesla app now keeps track of electric vehicle’s repair status appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Model 3, Tesla App


Auckland WeChat Chinese tourism app 'timely and important' - expert

A tourism expert says an app to be launched on Chinese social media platform WeChat is a "timely and important initiative" to stop the falling visitor numbers from China.New Zealand was among the destinations in the world with the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, China New Zealand


Fonterra's Beingmate back in black, looks to avoid delisting

Chinese infant formula maker Beingmate Baby & Child has released preliminary accounts showing a return to profit and said it will ask the Shenzhen Stock Exchange to cancel a delisting risk warning.Beingmate, which is backed by New... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Fonterra, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Beingmate Baby Child, Beingmate


Yes, data is the new oil and the fight to reclaim it from tech giants starts now

From Europe to the United States, a growing number of new privacy laws promise to change the behavior of data-grubbing giants -- and the internet as a whole. Welcome to the revolution! The post Yes, data is the new oil and the fight to reclaim it from tech giants starts now appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Europe, Privacy, Trends, Data, United States, Gdpr, Emerging Tech


This is the smartphone of the future: no holes, no ports, no wires, and no buttons

Meizu, the 11th-largest smartphone maker and one of the most popular consumer tech brands in China, announced its latest smartphone in January. The Meizu Zero is the first "true non-porous wireless smartphone," the company claims, meaning the phone has no ports, holes, or wires. Take a look at the radical design of the Meizu Zero. SEE ALSO: Hold on to your current smartphone for as long as you can The Meizu Zero doesn't have any holes — even for the speaker. Instead, the phone features Meizu’...
Tags: Apple, China, Samsung, Trends, Meizu, Meizu Zero


Facebook and Instagram launch their first lawsuit over fake accounts and likes from Chinese companies, following legal concerns (FB)

Facebook announced Friday that the company, along with Instagram, have filed a federal lawsuit over the sale of fake accounts, likes, and followers. Facebook is suing four companies and three people based in China who have sold and promoted fake accounts, likes, and followers on Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, Apple, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter. "By filing the lawsuit, we hope to reinforce that this kind of fraudulent activity is not tolerated – and that we’ll act forcefully to protect the inte...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Instagram, China, Russia, India, Trends, Iran, Bangladesh, Jeff Bezos, Moldova, Reuters, Twitter Facebook, Instagram Facebook, Letitia James, Paul Grewal


Google Clock now also supports Pandora, YouTube Music as alarm options

Google Clock, through its version 6.1 update, finally added Pandora and YouTube Music as alarm options. Users will now be able to choose tracks from these services to wake them up, instead of jarring sounds or annoying jingles. The post Google Clock now also supports Pandora, YouTube Music as alarm options appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Spotify, News, Trends, Pandora, Youtube Music, Google Clock, Pandora YouTube Music



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