Trump wants GM CEO 'to do something quickly' to reopen Ohio plant

President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday that he urged General Motors Co's chief executive to "do something quickly" to reopen the company's Lordstown, Ohio, plant that was idled more than a week ago.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Gm, Ohio, Donald Trump, Trump, General Motors Co, Lordstown Ohio

Japan's exports slump again on weak external demand, puts BOJ on notice

Japan's exports fell for a third month in February in a sign of growing strain on the trade-reliant economy, suggesting the central bank might be forced to offer more stimulus eventually to temper the effects of slowing external demand and trade frictions.
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Saudi signals OPEC may need to extend oil cuts until end-2019

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday OPEC's job in rebalancing the oil market was far from done as global inventories were still rising despite harsh U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, signalling it may need to expand output cuts into the second half of 2019.
Tags: Money, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Venezuela

Hemp milk: A Hawke's Bay company is developing it, but would you drink it?

A Hawke's Bay company is trying to mass-produce hemp milk. Kanapu already has hemp seed oil and its hemp flakes (de-hulled hemp seeds) are set to hit the market within the next four weeks.Managing director Isaac Beach said its... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Hawke, Isaac Beach

State-run MSTC extends IPO closure, revises price band

Indian state-run e-commerce firm MSTC Ltd revised the lower end of its price band for the initial public offering (IPO), and extended the subscription till March 20.
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Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows shines the spotlight on Warcraft villains

Rise of Shadows, the next expansion for Hearthstone, will shine the spotlight on villains. The set will kick off the Year of the Dragon with 135 new cards and two mechanics, and will start the game's first-ever year-long storyline. The post Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows shines the spotlight on Warcraft villains appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Blizzard, Hearthstone, Digital Card Game, Rise of Shadows

Oil slips on economic slowdown, but OPEC-led cuts still support

Oil prices dipped on Monday amid concerns that an economic downturn may dent fuel consumption, but crude markets remain broadly supported by supply cuts led by producer group OPEC and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews

China’s Xi to make 3-nation Europe visit starting Thursday

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Italy, France and Monaco from Thursday to March 26. The country’s foreign ministry announced the visit in a statement Monday. Italy’s coalition government has sent mixed signals over whether it will sign a proposed agreement to join China’s Belt and Road infrastructure investment drive. China’s trillion-dollar […]
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Captain Marvel continues to soar at the box office with huge second weekend

Captain Marvel blasted into theaters in a big way a week ago, and Marvel's first female-led solo superhero movie is showing no signs of slowing down after a big second week in theaters. The post Captain Marvel continues to soar at the box office with huge second weekend appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Marvel, Trends, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV, Captain Marvel

Global Markets: Asia shares, bonds underpinned as Fed seen accommodative

Asian shares pulled ahead on Monday while bonds were in demand globally on mounting speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will sound decidedly dovish at its policy meeting this week.
Tags: Asia, Money, businessNews, Fed, U S Federal Reserve

Fonterra brings jobs home, puts NZ brands business under microscope

Getting embattled Fonterra "back to basics" has seen some Singapore jobs returned to New Zealand and Fonterra Brands NZ in line for change.Further to confirming that the major review under way within New Zealand's biggest company... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Singapore, New Zealand, Nz, Fonterra, Fonterra Brands NZ

Christchurch mosque shootings: Major Kiwi companies set to pull ads from Facebook and Google

A collective of some of New Zealand's biggest brands is set to pull ads from Facebook and Google after a gunman live-streamed his massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques. The Herald understands that ASB, Lotto NZ, Burger... [Author: [email protected]]
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Major Kiwi companies set to pull ads from Facebook and Google

A collective of some of New Zealand's biggest brands is set to pull ads from Facebook and Google after a gunman live-streamed his massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques. The Herald understands that ASB, Kiwibank Lotto... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, New Zealand, Herald, Christchurch, Kiwi, ASB Kiwibank Lotto

Teens using Google Docs as the modern version of passing notes in class

Google Docs is reportedly being used by teens as a secret communications app. Instead of passing notes, students are now using the software's live chat function or comment boxes to talk with their friends while in the middle of classes. The post Teens using Google Docs as the modern version of passing notes in class appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Computing, Google Docs, Chat Apps

Happy 81st Birthday Dad

My dad turns 81 today. He’s one of my best friends. He loves the color green. And, a few of my other friends have a birthday today (happy birthday Dave.) Lots of people don’t realize that I grew up in Texas (did you know that 33.3% of the Foundry Group partners are from Texas?) My parents have been living in Dallas since 1969. I’ve been doing a Storyworth history book with my folks. For my dad’s 21st entry, he told the story of Why We Moved to Dallas. I thought it was delightful a...
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How Information Systems Are Beneficial To Business Operations

There are a number of different factors that contribute to a business’s success. If the business in question requires that information flows in a prudent and efficient manner, then the establishment of information systems can help provide a more productive work environment. Information systems simplify the work process of diverse departments within an organization by making relevant data easily available. Let’s examine a few of the ways these systems positively impact a business. Organization O...
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Latest Space Based Solar Power Concepts and Experiments at Caltech

Caltech and Northrop Grumman are continuing to make research progress towards space-based solar power. In 2018, the aerial density of the 1-meter solar tiles in 600 grams. This is an improvement from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Could a horrific livestream happen again? Where Facebook, YouTube & Twitter's response falls short

COMMENT: My taxi driver - a recent immigrant - looked stunned as I approached his cab on Friday afternoon, around 3.30pm, having just stepped off an international flight.I looked at him in askance. He said there had been a shooting... [Author: [email protected]]
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Tech mafia: In Silicon Valley’s tightknit club, success typically hinges on whom you know

Employees of tech startups frequently leave the companies once they have been enriched by their firms’ initial public offerings. Then networks of alumni from these companies — called mafias — support their peers’ new businesses with hiring, advice and money.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Silicon Valley

Amazon’s Alexa has 80,000 apps but no runaway hit

Alexa poses problems for developers, who encounter a steep learning curve in building voice apps. Even after creating an app, there's no guarantee people will find it.
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NZ banks donate $1m to families affected by ChCh shooting

The New Zealand banking industry has donated $1 million to those affected by last Friday's shooting in Christchurch that claimed the lives of 50 people.The money went to Christchurch Foundation's Our People, Our City Fund to meet... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Christchurch, Nz, Christchurch Foundation

SpaceX is Already Building the Orbital Starship

SpaceX will not build a new nosecone for the Starhopper. Elon Musk tweeted that the new nosecone is being built for the orbital Starship. Elon has previously indicated that the orbital version of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Ben Goodale: Digital empires threaten our democracy

The attacks in Christchurch where the gunman has used social media and the internet not only to research his crazy ideas and build on his fantasies but then to share his ideas and actions in the most horrific way, is perhaps the inevitable... [Author: [email protected]]
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'Don't run before you can walk'

"Don't run before you can walk," says tech firm adviser Manish Madhvani - first build your brand.
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The exam failure who became a multi-millionaire hotelier

When Robin Hutson failed his school exams he went into the hotel industry instead, and made his fortune.
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More fraudulent transactions reported following Kathmandu website data breach

More people have come forward claiming fraudulent activity on their credit cards following retailer Kathmandu's month-long website data breach.Property finance consultant Garrick Wayne says $10,000 was spent fraudulently on his... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kathmandu, Garrick Wayne

Brexit fears dampen spring property revival as asking prices fall

UK’s average asking price 0.8% lower than a year ago, says RightmoveBrexit anxiety has all but killed the traditional spring property revival, pushing down asking prices across the UK by 0.8% in the year to March, according to property website Rightmove.Inner London saw the sharpest falls, followed by boroughs across the rest of the capital and surrounding counties, as separate reports showed that Brexit uncertainty was also damaging UK exports and the broader economy. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, Real Estate, Politics, UK, London, House Prices, European Union, UK News, World news, Housing Market, Foreign Policy, Rightmove, Brexit

5 Simple Budgeting Tips To Help Any Business

In order to protect the financial future of an organization, it is mandatory to use a budget. The problem is that most business owners do not have the financial experience to properly handle budgeting. This can so easily lead to many different problems, especially in organizations that rely on services that have no connection with accounting or financing. Here at Summit Gutter Systems we fully understand how important budgeting is so here are the simple tips that helped us reach financial stabil...
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After Christchurch mosque shooting, New Zealand must follow the German example and hit Facebook, Google with $80m fines

COMMENT: The removal of millions of videos from Facebook and YouTube within 24 hours of the Christchurch terrorist attack illustrates the difficulty in moderating content on the site. By the time those videos had been removed,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Facebook, Business, Youtube, New Zealand, Christchurch, Facebook Google

Christchurch mosque terror victims' families get priority: Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand will prioritise processing for families of those killed or injured in the Christchurch mosque attack on Friday where 50 died.Acting Head of Immigration Steve McGill said there was recognition "that that is... [Author: [email protected]]
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