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The Pratilipi Journey: Introducing UnPluggd Speaker, Ranjeet

A story telling app in local language? Why not masala videos? Or soft-porn pics? Well, meet Pratilipi app – the story telling app which has created a category of its own. Here is it in numbers: On Pratilipi, 92,000 authors have published 700,000 stories in 9 languages. These stories are read 40 million times a month by about 4 million monthly active readers. Pratilipi cofounder and CEO, Ranjeet is speaking at UnPluggd on finding product-market fit in the early days. This is pretty much a new c...
Tags: Business, India, Ranjeet, JP Nagar BangaloreAgenda, UnPluggd Conf: April 12 and 13th (BLR, Pratilipi


9 leaders of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests found guilty

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court found nine leaders of 2014 pro-democracy demonstrations guilty Tuesday on public nuisance and other charges, in a verdict that activists say likely presages more restrictions on free expression in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Those convicted included law professor Benny Tai, retired sociology professor Chan Kin-man and pastor […]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, News, Ap, Chan Kin, Benny Tai, Nation & World


U.S. bank executives say Wall Street has reformed, though crisis scars linger

The U.S. economy is strong and Wall Street has reformed practices that contributed to the financial crisis a decade ago, chief executives of some of the largest U.S. banks said in prepared testimony released by the House Financial Services Committee late on Monday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, House Financial Services Committee


Hong Kong Occupy leaders found guilty for role in mass rallies

A Hong Kong court found leaders of the 2014 "Occupy" civil disobedience movement guilty on Tuesday of public nuisance charges during the mass protests, in a landmark verdict that comes as the China-ruled city's freedoms come under strain.
Tags: Hong Kong, Money, China, businessNews, Hong Kong Occupy


Chinese news outlet Caixin aims to raise up to $200 million for tech development, growth - sources

News outlet Caixin Media Company Ltd, founded by one of China's most respected journalists, Hu Shuli, is seeking to raise up to $200 million in its latest funding round to finance growth, said two people with direct knowledge of the matter.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Caixin, Hu Shuli, Caixin Media Company Ltd


Tesla Will Sell $500+ Million Worth of Vehicle Emissions Credits to Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler and Tesla have a deal where Tesla will sell carbon emission credits to Fiat Chrysler. The deal could be worth over $500 million to Tesla over 2 to 3 years. This will enable Fiat... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Tesla, Innovation, Fiat, Fiat Chrysler


New lawsuit alleges Boeing put profit over people with 737 Max

Citing "corporate greed" and "serious misconduct," the family of an American man who died when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed last month filed a lawsuit Monday against Boeing, the manufacturer of the 737 Max aircraft.The lawsuit... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines


Adani's Australian coal mine wins further environmental approval

India's Adani Enterprises has taken a step closer to the construction of a controversial thermal coal mine in Australia after winning federal government approval for its groundwater management plan.
Tags: Money, Australia, India, businessNews, Adani, Adani Enterprises


Global Markets: Asia shares weighed by cautious mood, oil settles

Asian shares struggled to make gains on Tuesday as investors braced for key events later in the week, including the start of the U.S. earnings season and a crucial Brexit summit, while broader concerns about slowing global growth checked sentiment.
Tags: Asia, Money, businessNews


SpaceX Ramping Up to Production of Starlink Satellites

SpaceX has announced a launch target of May 2019 for the first group of operational Starlink satellites. SpaceX needs to launch about 2200 Starlink satellites by April 2024 to be in compliance with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Spacex, Innovation, StarLink


Wynn makes $7.1 billion buyout play for Australian casino giant Crown

Australian casino giant Crown Resorts said on Tuesday it had received an indicative A$10 billion ($7.1 billion) takeover offer from Las Vegas's Wynn Resorts, sending Crown's shares soaring as investors bet on an even higher bid.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Las Vegas, Wynn, Wynn Resorts


NZ screen revenue shrinks for first time in five years

New Zealand's screen industry revenue shrank for the first time in five years as fewer big-budget films were produced and television broadcasting activity declined. Total screen industry revenue shrank 8 per cent to $3.28 billion... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz


Crown Resorts talking about takeover offer from Vegas’ Wynn

SYDNEY (AP) — Las Vegas casino giant Wynn Resorts is in talks to buy Australia’s largest casino operator, Crown Resorts. Crown, which owns casinos in Melbourne, Perth and London and will soon open another in Sydney, confirmed in a statement Tuesday it was in confidential takeover discussions over a cash-and-scrip offer from Wynn. It said […]
Tags: Business, London, News, Australia, Ap, Sydney, Las Vegas, Vegas, Wynn, Wynn Resorts, Melbourne Perth


Community must approve deal to end blockade of Peru's Las Bambas mine - community head

The indigenous community of Fuerabamba in Peru will end its two-month-long road blockade of the Las Bambas copper mine only if a deal its leader struck with miner MMG Ltd is ratified in a village assembly, the community's president said on Monday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Peru, MMG Ltd, Las Bambas, Fuerabamba


Adani's Australian coal mine moves closer, wins key environmental approval

India's Adani Enterprises has stepped closer to construction of a thermal coal mine in the Australian state of Queensland after Australia's environment minister said on Tuesday it had approved a groundwater management plan.
Tags: Money, Australia, India, businessNews, Queensland, Adani, Adani Enterprises


Oil slips from 5-month highs as economic worries counter tight market

Oil prices eased on Tuesday, slipping away from 5-month highs reached earlier in the session as a sluggish economic outlook countered an otherwise tight market.
Tags: Money, businessNews


Former VMob exec Mark Talbot to pay $150,000 over insider trading case

Mark Stephen Talbot, a former "virtual" chief financial officer of VMob (now Plexure) will pay $150,000 in lieu of a penalty and has been barred from acting as a director or manager of a listed business for five years for insider... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Mark Talbot, Mark Stephen Talbot, Plexure


Former VMob exec to pay $150,000 over insider trading case

Mark Stephen Talbot, a former "virtual" chief financial officer of VMob (now Plexure) will pay $150,000 in lieu of a penalty and has been barred from acting as a director or manager of a listed business for five years for insider... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Mark Stephen Talbot, Plexure


Can I Have a Copy of Your Slide Deck?

At one point in my career as a sales leader, I commissioned a designer to create a slide deck about my company. Naturally, the slide deck started with my company’s history, the many awards we’d won, the logos of the well-recognized companies we served, and a very complete rundown of our processes and methodologies, including what we did differently from our competitors. It was a beautiful slide deck with a killer design, and a lot of prospective clients appreciated knowing who we were and how we...
Tags: Sales, Usa Today, Facebook Group, Sales Presentations, Sales presentation, Slide Decks


Tax audit odds are low, but if it happens be prepared

Photo by Will Keightley via Flickr CC Afraid you'll face an Internal Revenue Service audit? Don't bet on it, says a veteran oddsmaker. The tax audit odds for 2019 will be approximately 1 in 172, says SportsInsider.com's James Murphy, a sportsbook consultant and specialist in novelty betting odds. 25% of filers worry about audits: That slim audit possibility, however,  didn't seem to affect folks who participated in a LexingtonLaw survey conducted before this tax season started. The Salt...
Tags: Taxes, NFL, Harvard, Salt Lake City, Major League Baseball, Irs, James Murphy, Don, Murphy, Internal Revenue Service, Will Keightley, Qualifying for Mensa, Specific IRS


The Worst Mistake Boeing Investors Can Make Right Now

History suggests it's not a good idea to sell Boeing stock on the back of recent events.
Tags: Finance, Article, Boeing, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 9140ea47-97b8-5493-8314-353c95840a06, Boeing Investors Can Make Right Now


Why Shares of Western Alliance Fell 11.3% in March

This interest-rate-sensitive company was hit hard by the Federal Reserve's dovish turn.
Tags: Finance, Article, Federal Reserve, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 12572304-5537-5a2e-9459-517a93be24d7, Western Alliance Fell


Oil Search, Total, Exxon sign deal with Papua New Guinea on LNG project

Australia's Oil Search, France's Total SA and Exxon Mobil have signed an agreement with Papua New Guinea for the Papua LNG Project, Oil Search said on Tuesday, enabling initial work to begin on the development.
Tags: Money, Australia, Exxon Mobil, businessNews, Papua New Guinea, Exxon, Oil Search France s Total SA, Papua LNG Project Oil Search


Gold holds near one-week high on subdued dollar, equities

Gold inched higher on Tuesday, trading just below a more than one-week peak hit in the previous session, as Asian equities eased and the dollar weakened following sombre U.S. economic data.
Tags: Money, businessNews


Most Kiwis want govt to take harder line on social media: UMR Research

An overwhelming majority of New Zealanders would back a crackdown on social media companies, according to a UMR Research poll of 1000 adults, supplied exclusively to the Herald .The results come as Privacy Commissioner John Edwards... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Herald, John Edwards, UMR Research


Global Markets: Asian shares held back by cautious mood, oil surges

Asian shares got off to a subdued start on Tuesday as investors braced for key events later in the week, including the kick-off of the U.S. earnings season and a crucial Brexit summit, while broader concerns over slowing global growth checked sentiment.
Tags: Money, businessNews


Accounting body says NZ should drop its Google tax plan

New Zealand should drop its plan to try and tax borderless digital economy firms and focus instead on a "very damaging threat" from global proposals to change how exporters' income is taxed internationally.John Cuthbertson, of Chartered... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Business, New Zealand, Nz, John Cuthbertson


Why Shares of Carnival Sank 12.2% in March

Forex issues and higher fuel costs caused some investors to abandon ship.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 1de4cdac-f924-5496-9285-2757df27a1bb, Carnival Sank


Oil prices hit highest in five months as Libya fighting tightens supply

Oil prices on Tuesday reached their highest since November as concerns over exports from war-torn Libya stoked tightness in the market, with global supply already hit by OPEC-led production cuts and U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.
Tags: Money, Opec, Iran, businessNews, Libya


China to begin product safety crackdown following Jiangsu blasts

China will launch a nationwide inspection into the safety of industrial products like food packaging and hazardous chemicals, market regulators said on Monday, the country's latest effort to allay public concerns after two deadly blasts last month.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Jiangsu



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