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Licensing Trust member Paul Davie bullish over social media posts critical of Muslims

The elected official sacked from his day job over Facebook posts critical of Muslims and multiculturalism has made a bullish appearance at the local body he sits on.Paul Davie attended a scheduled monthly meeting of the Portage... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Facebook, Business, Portage, Paul Davie, Licensing Trust


Fed's Evans says good time to pause and be cautious

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Monday that it is a good time for the U.S. central bank to pause and adopt a cautious stance, adding he did not expect any interest rate hikes until the second half of next year.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Evans, Fed, Charles Evans, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank


Global stocks tumble as bond markets sound U.S. recession warning

Investors ditched shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds while the Japanese yen hovered near a six-week high as risk assets fell out of favour on growing fears about a U.S. recession, sending global yields plunging.
Tags: Money, businessNews


Air NZ takes Magic Leap into augmented reality

Air New Zealand has a hot new tech toy. Now it just needs to work out what to do with it.The airline has demo'd an augmented reality (AR) game created in partnership with hot US startup Magic Leap and UK software outfit Framestore.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, US, New Zealand, Magic Leap, Nz


Skymind raises $11.5 mln

Skymind said March 22 that it raised $11.5 million in Series A finding led by TransLink Capital. Participating in the round were ServiceNow, Sumitomo’s Presidio Ventures, UpHonest Capital, and DCode with GovTech Fund. Early investors Y Combinator, Tencent, Mandra Capital, Hemi Ventures, and GMO Ventures, also joined the round. Skymind is an open-core data science company. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Skymind, the leading open-core data science company, has secured $11.5 million do...
Tags: Python, Asia, South Korea, Softbank, Trends, Silicon Valley, North America, Kafka, Sumitomo, Scala, Translink Capital, Presidio Ventures, Skil, VC Deals, France Telecom, Skymind


China's February LNG imports fell from January record as winter demand eased

China imported 4.35 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in February, down from the previous month's record level, the General Administration of Customs said on Saturday, as demand eased towards the end of the peak winter heating season.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, General Administration of Customs


Asian shares sink, tracking Friday's retreat on Wall Street

Shares were sharply lower in Asia on Monday after Wall Street ended last week with a broad retreat.
Tags: Asia, Finance, Wall Street, Article, Associated Press, Bangkok, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, Fox-business/economic-indicators, Fox-business/features, 7824c04e-4341-514f-8390-f2e565ee682a


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild bug lets Link ignore temperature effects

A newly discovered bug in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild allows players to max out both hearts and stamina. The glitch also disables temperature effects such as the heat of Death Mountain and the cold of Hebra. The post The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild bug lets Link ignore temperature effects appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Nintendo, Zelda, The Legend Of Zelda, Nintendo Switch, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild


Boeing invites pilots, regulators to briefing as it looks to return 737 MAX to service

Boeing Co said it invited more than 200 airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators for an information session on Wednesday as it looks to return the 737 MAX to commercial service.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Boeing, Boeing Co


Onex to buy Gluskin Sheff for C$445 mln

Onex Corp said March 22 that it agreed to buy Gluskin Sheff for C$14.25 per share or about C$445 million. Gluskin Sheff is a Canadian wealth management firm. PRESS RELEASE TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Onex Corporation (“Onex”) (TSX: ONEX) and Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. (“Gluskin Sheff”) (TSX: GS) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Onex will acquire 100% of Gluskin Sheff for C$14.25 per share. The purchase price represents a 28% premium to Gluskin Sheff’s cl...
Tags: London, Trends, GS, Canada, TSX, Toronto Stock Exchange, Onex, Onex Corp, PE Deals, Gluskin Sheff, Onex Onex, Onex Partners, Onex Credit Onex, Toronto New York New Jersey, Gerry Schwartz, Jeff Moody


SightMD partners with Peconic Ophthalmology

SightMD, a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, said March 22 that it is partnering with Peconic Ophthalmology. Financial terms weren’t announced. The deal adds one physician, Louis Pizzarello, M.D., and two locations in Riverhead and Southampton, New York, to SightMD. PRESS RELEASE HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (PRWEB) MARCH 22, 2019 SightMD (or the “Company”), a leading multi-specialty ophthalmology platform and a portfolio company of Chicago Pacific Founders, today announced a strategic partnersh...
Tags: Trends, Southampton, Manhattan, Columbia University, Long Island, Suffolk County, Riverhead, Castle Connolly, Jeffrey Martin, East End of Long Island, Chicago Pacific Founders, Chicago Pacific, Southampton New York, Peconic Ophthalmology Financial, Louis Pizzarello, New York Peconic


Jordan Peele’s Us knocks off Captain Marvel with record-breaking opening weekend

Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele's horror movie Us crushed early estimates for its opening weekend with a $70.2 million premiere that made it one of the highest-grossing original, live-action movies of all time. The post Jordan Peele’s Us knocks off Captain Marvel with record-breaking opening weekend appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, US, Trends, Jordan Peele, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV, Captain Marvel


Global stocks tumble, bonds rally as U.S. recession risk flashes 'amber'

Investors dumped shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds while the Japanese yen hovered near a six-week high as risk assets fell out of favour on growing worries about an impending U.S. recession, sending global yields plunging.
Tags: Money, businessNews


Asian stocks slump as US recession fears grip markets

Australian treasury yields hit a record low in a grim portent for the economy, while the Nikkei falls 3% in wider share selloffShares in Asia Pacific have slumped after a key market indicator flashed an “amber warning” that the United States is heading for a recession.Bond yields also continued to fall across the world with Australian 10-year treasury yields falling to a record low on Monday of 1.756% in what analysts see as a strong indicator of a downturn hitting the resource-rich country. Con...
Tags: Business, US, Economics, Australia news, Stock Markets, United States, Asia Pacific, Currencies, US economy, Australian economy


U.S. News: Reverse Mortgages Included Among Tips to Strengthen Retirement

A new article at U.S. News and World Report giving recommendations on strengthening retirement security offers reverse mortgages as one of the potential tools a senior can use to bolster their financial security in retirement. Among the recommendations from U.S. News contributor Craig Stephens, downsizing a home is included and offers ways for a senior to either age in place, or tap home equity as a way to increase retirement security. “Housing is a substantial cost for most retirees,” Ste...
Tags: Featured, Education, Finance, Stephens, U S News, Craig Stephens


Tomorrow could be the start of something big for Apple

Apple is about will host one of its most significant product events in years.The company is expected to unveil its plans for a reimagined Apple TV app that will be home to a streaming service with original content of exclusive TV... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business


2019's Dirty Dozen tax scams repeat last year's list

Unfortunately for taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service, there's nothing new under the sun when it comes to tax scams. Fortunately for taxpayers and the IRS, the tax agency and its Security Summit partners are still on top of the most common scams that continue to pop up in some form year-round. These 12 schemes, which have been dubbed the Dirty Dozen tax scams, get added attention, of course, during the main tax filing season. During these hectic days from Jan. 1 — yes, some folks are rea...
Tags: Chuck, Taxes, Social Security, Sam, Irs, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Internal Revenue Service, Equifax, The IRS, TransUnion, Child Tax Credit IR, IRS Sometimes the IRS


Why Improving Your Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) is Not as Hard as You Think

Conversion rate optimization (CRO) plays a huge role in the design and composition of websites, whether you factor it in or not. As a web developer and designer, it is your job to provide an optimal user experience first and foremost. The overall design has to look good, yes, but you should never compromise performance and UX just for great visuals. In essence, that is the basic concept of CRO, as well. It is a process that calls for the creation of engaging user experiences, which ultimately m...
Tags: Amazon, Business, CRO, Pink, Conversion Rate Optimization, Hick, Web Design / Basics, Content & Copywriting


Drunk shoppers spend $48B per year while intoxicated, mostly on Amazon

Drunk shoppers spend more than $400 per year, according to the results of a survey carried out by The Hustle. The drunk shopping industry is apparently worth $48 billion, and Amazon is turning out to be the biggest beneficiary. The post Drunk shoppers spend $48B per year while intoxicated, mostly on Amazon appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Web, Online Shopping, Drunk shoppers, Drunk Shopping


The number of Auckland suburbs with million dollar price tags has tripled in five years

One in five Auckland suburbs had median house prices below $500,000 five years ago - but now you won't find a single suburb anywhere in the city that cheap.That's according to the new data by research firm CoreLogic that highlighted... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland


Analysis: Conclusion that there was no conspiracy opens media outlets to mockery

And now comes the reckoning for the mainstream news media and the pundits. After more than two years of intense reporting and endless talking-head speculation about collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russian agents in 2016, special counsel Robert Mueller put a huge spike in all of it Sunday. Attorney General William Barr relayed […]
Tags: Business, News, Entertainment, Nation, Donald Trump, Robert Mueller, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, William Barr


How new domestic violence laws will change the workplace

New Zealand's upcoming employment law changes will require employers to provide support to survivors of family violence.Family violence is one of New Zealand's most prevalent social problems, with an estimated half a million victims,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


Alec Baldwin cutout stars at Latitude Finance protest in Auckland

Finance company call centre workers walked off the job today claiming their company was prepared to pay large sums to actor Alec Baldwin for advertisements but was offering them an increase of just $20 a week.But a spokeswoman Latitude... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Alec Baldwin, Auckland


Vector paid out $400,000 to power-cut affected users in the years it was hit with $3.5m fine

Vector paid out about $400,000 to customers affected by power cuts for the years in which it was fined $3.57 million for not meeting quality standards.The Auckland lines company pays $50 to residential consumers and $200 to businesses... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland


German family to give $16.4 million after hearing extent of Nazi past

One of Germany's richest families, whose company owns a controlling interest in Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger and other well-known businesses, plans to donate millions to charity after learning about their ancestors'... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Germany, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Panera Bread Pret


Is the Samsung Galaxy S10 worth the $2600 price tag?

The Samsung Galaxy S10+ with 128-gigabyte storage is expensive, but you can spend even more if you get a 512 GB model ($2099) and the one terabyte variant sets you back $2599. With Apple's iPhone Xs Max uhh, maxes out at $2799 for... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, Samsung Galaxy


Are You a Tough Manager or an Abusive Manager?

Critics of Senator Amy Klobuchar have been questioning her tough management style. Her response? “I have kept expectations for myself that are very high. I’ve asked my staff to meet those same expectations.” I do think that good sales managers should have high expectations of themselves and their staff. However, what that looks like in execution can sometimes go awry. Instead of being a tough sales manager with high expectations, you may come off as abusive. Here’s how you can be a tough sales m...
Tags: Sales, Sales & Marketing, Company Culture, Amy Klobuchar, Sen Klobuchar, Management Style, Abusive Managers


Training Britons to take the jobs EU migrants are leaving

The firms training thousands of unemployed people to take the jobs that EU migrants are leaving behind.
Tags: Business, Eu


'Make people want to try harder'

If you have a happy workplace culture, staff will work harder, says beer firm boss Alistair Hargreaves.
Tags: Business


'Muslims don't date, we marry'

The British entrepreneur who has set up a global dating app specifically for Muslims.
Tags: Business



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