'Stand together': support surges in China for student accusing tycoon of rape

Hashtag campaign on social media gathers force after Liu Jingyao sued Richard Liu for sexual assault in USChina’s internet users have rallied behind a student who is pursuing a civil case against billionaire retail tycoon Richard Liu, who she accuses of rape.Twenty-one-year-old University of Minnesota student Liu Jingyao, who has agreed to be named, has accused the chief executive of getting her drunk at a dinner and later raping her in her apartment in the US. The company – which is Chin...
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Verizon to unload Tumblr: Could Pornhub provide a happy ending?

Verizon could be looking to sell Tumblr, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. But will a new owner bring back porn? Depends on the owner. Tumblr — the free blogging platform picked up in Verizon’s 2015 acquisition of Yahoo — is perhaps best known for its community of pornography curators. That’s prior to the purge, anyway, which saw the platform drop all adult content in December of 2018, much to the chagrin of its users. Since then, Tumblr’s popularity has waned. The site lost near...
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Accountants: Why Do I Need One for My Small Business?

When you run a business, money is likely the largest way you measure success. It also helps keep the lights on, ensures employees are pair, and keeps you going day… Read more » The post Accountants: Why Do I Need One for My Small Business? appeared first on
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Huawei says will fight U.S. prosecutors' motion to disqualify its lawyer

Huawei Technologies said it will "vigorously oppose" a motion filed by U.S. prosecutors on Thursday to disqualify its lead defense lawyer from a case accusing the Chinese company of bank fraud and sanctions violations.
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SpaceX says its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed in recent test mishap

SpaceX has confirmed that last month's test firing of thrusters on its Crew Dragon capsule resulted in an explosion that destroyed the spacecraft. The company said it's continuing to investigate the cause of the incident. The post SpaceX says its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed in recent test mishap appeared first on Digital Trends.
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How to Dress for Your Upcoming Interview

A general rule of thumb when it comes to interview attire is to dress a step above what you think you should be wearing. While this does not mean you should be wearing a fitted tuxedo when you walk through the door, you need to be dressed more professional than usual.
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World's second-biggest LNG tanker class vessel to transit Panama Canal for first time

A vessel in the world's second-largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker class is set to pass through the Panama Canal for the first time, the canal's chief executive said, expanding the Americas to Asia trade route for the fast growing commodity.
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Gold holds near 4-month low as rate-cut hopes dwindle

Gold steadied near a four-month low on Friday, as comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reduced expectations of a near-term rate cut, putting bullion on track for a weekly fall.
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Oil falls on surging U.S. output, set for second week of declines

Oil prices slipped on Friday, extending a steep fall from the previous session on surging U.S. output and an expected supply increase from producer club OPEC and putting crude on track for a second week of declines.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews

Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura misses quarterly profit estimates

Major Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura Cosmeticos SA missed quarterly profit estimates on Thursday despite solid growth in sales driven by the Latin American market, the company said.
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SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in April test accident

Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed on Thursday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature of the mishap.
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Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations'

A law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially.
Tags: Money, Australia, businessNews, Uber Technologies Inc

KiwiRail chair Greg Miller to take reins as CEO

KiwiRail chair Greg Miller has been named chief executive of the state-owned rail operator after the company said an international search failed to find a candidate with sufficient breadth of experience.Miller only joined the board... [Author: [email protected]]
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Technology at scale key to Z Energy's future growth

Deploying new technology at scale to provide better services will be a key part of Z Energy's future growth, chief executive Mike Bennetts says.New Zealand's biggest fuel retailer spent about $10 million in the past year on a range... [Author: [email protected]]
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Chinese businessman Li Zhang faces extradition to Australia over tax fraud charges

A Chinese businessman accused of being behind a multi-million dollar Australian tax scam will remain in a New Zealand prison while facing extradition to Australia.Li Zhang, 56, appeared in the Auckland District Court today as Australian... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, Auckland District Court, Li Zhang

3D-printed an All-liquid Lab on a Chip Can Be Infinitely Reconfigured on Demand

Berkeley Labs has 3D-printed an all-liquid device that, with the click of a button, can be repeatedly reconfigured on demand to serve a wide range of applications – from making battery materials to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway is buying up shares of Amazon, hours before its big annual shareholders' meeting

Berkshire Hathaway has bought shares of Amazon, according to a CNBC report on Thursday. Warren Buffett, Berkshire's chairman and CEO, did not directly purchase the Amazon shares himself. "Yeah, I've been a fan, and I've been an idiot for not buying," Buffett said according to CNBC, referring to Amazon shares. "But I want you to know it's no personality changes taking place." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Berkshire Hathaway is buying shares of Amazon, according to a CNBC ...
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Aluminum Parts Fraud Caused $700 Million Losses to NASA in 2009 and 2011

The cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011 were bad materials and parts provided by aluminum manufacturer, Sapa... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Market Watch: Aussie property rebound could boost NZ

The prospect of a new Prime Minister after this month's Federal election should hardly rattle Australian markets - they've seen more than their fair share in the past decade.But the election on May 18 does put the spotlight on the... [Author: [email protected]]
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Republican lawmakers in Kansas revive tax relief legislation

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators in Kansas revived tax relief legislation Thursday night without assurances that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly would accept a new, smaller plan for helping individuals and businesses who are paying more in state income taxes because of changes in federal tax laws. The Senate approved, 27-13, a measure that is […]
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Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway, finally, has invested in - CNBC

Warren Buffett said Berkshire Hathaway Inc has bought shares of internet retailing giant Inc for the first time, though he has not been the one doing the buying, CNBC reported on Thursday.
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Vegan 'meats' go mainstream: Plant-based burger firm Beyond Meat lists on the NASDAQ

Investors have a big appetite for fake meat.The shares of Beyond Meat, the purveyor of plant-based burgers and sausages, more than doubled on Thursday in its Nasdaq debut. It's the first pure-play maker of vegan "meat" to go public,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Asian markets calm as investors await U.S. jobs report

Asian share markets were subdued on Friday amid thin holiday trade although the dollar found support as investors pared expectations for a U.S. rate cut this year while oil prices loitered near one-month lows on oversupply fears.
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Judge tosses $128M damages in ‘Bones’ profit dispute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has overturned a $128 million punitive damages award to the stars and producers of the long-running Fox TV show “Bones” in a dispute over profits. Judge Richard Rico’s order Thursday is a victory for 21st Century Fox. The studio calls it a vindication. The ruling leaves in place a […]
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How to steer clear of scam influencers

A few days ago the NZH reported that Facebook was suing a New Zealand company for allegedly selling likes, engagements and followers to the tune of $14million. The business in question has since taken down its website. Add to this... [Author: [email protected]]
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Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Facebook would aim to keep the coin’s value stable. Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies have been susceptible […]
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Elon Musk owes $507 million to banks helping Tesla raise capital

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk personally owes $507 million to Wall Street banks involved in Tesla's stock and debt sale, backed by his stake in the electric car maker, a company filing showed on Thursday.
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Freelancers: Stop Making These 5 Mistakes if You Want to Survive

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Facebook planning to launch its own currency

Facebook plans to leverage its huge size to launch a cryptocurrency-based payment system, according to a the Wall Street Journal .READ MORE:• Facebook sues Upper Hutt company for $14m over 'fake' likes While the social... [Author: [email protected]]
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Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 billion to fund expansion

Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines.
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