China April home price growth solid, big cities lead in sign of broadening strength

New home prices in China grew at a solid pace in April as Beijing sought to boost economic activity, though rapidly rising prices may prompt some cities to tighten policies to contain a potential bubble.
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Tesla's senior director of global communications is leaving the company — here are all the key names who have departed in the past year (TSLA)

Tesla is known for its high rate of executive turnover, and the past year has been no different. During a year in which the automaker faced production and delivery issues, investigations from the federal government, and questions about the decision-making of CEO Elon Musk, departures from senior employees have added yet another challenge. Tesla's senior director of global communications Dave Arnold is leaving the company. Arnold served the electric automaker for two years. Tesla has seen a...
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A mystery to many, Australian PM is a tough sell at election

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scott Morrison has carried an unusual burden for an Australian prime minister campaigning for election on Saturday. As well as explaining why Australians should vote for him, he’s also had to explain who he is to voters who have had little time to get to know their government’s leader. The 51-year-old […]
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Australian opposition leader favorite to win election

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten, the man most likely to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday, has the solid support of his center-left Labor Party behind him. But the Australian public isn’t so sure. Shorten first found the public spotlight as a miners’ union boss in 2006 when the world media was […]
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High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites

Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site.
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Global Markets: Asian shares fall after U.S. blacklists China's Huawei

Asian shares fell on Thursday after the United States hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, threatening
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Huawei, Global Markets

MorphoSys AG (MOR) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

MOR earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
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Virtusa Corp (VRTU) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

VRTU earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.
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Lonely Planet's top destination suffers a blow after blasts

Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled.
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South Korea's economic growth could fall in 2020s: think-tank

South Korea's slowing population growth and stalled productivity could reduce its annual average economic growth to 1.7% during the next decade from 3.0% seen so far this decade, the country's top government think-tank said on Thursday.
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Australia jobless rate jumps to eight-months highs, A$ stumbles

Australia's unemployment rate rose to the highest in eight months while full-time jobs fell, official data showed on Thursday, cementing views its central bank may be forced to lower rates soon to stimulate the economy.
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Mexico says it is close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada

Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday.
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Trade group to hold meeting of airlines affected by Boeing's grounded 737 MAX

A trade group is inviting airlines that use Boeing Co 737 MAX jets to meet next week to discuss challenges they face as a result of the grounding of the airline model involved in two fatal crashes, as they prepare to reintroduce the planes into operation.
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Synlait says Munchkin US FDA process on hold

Synlait Milk said the registration process required to launch Munchkin Inc's Grass Fed infant formula in the US has been put on hold to allow the company to look at other options. Synlait "has been informed that the clinical study... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Synlait Milk, Munchkin Inc, Grass Fed, Synlait, Munchkin US FDA

Tesla to update battery software following car fires

Tesla Inc will update its battery software after two recent fires involving its Model S electric vehicles (EV) in Shanghai and Hong Kong, the U.S. automaker said on Thursday, adding that investigations into the incidents are ongoing.
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Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

CSCO earnings call for the period ending April 27, 2019.
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Kiwibank to ditch cheques by 2020

State-owned Kiwibank will stop accepting cheques by February 28, 2020 and won't issue new cheque or deposit books after September 28 this year.Chief executive Steve Jurkovich said it was a tough decision to make but for the past... [Author: [email protected]]
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Brainstorm Facilitation Training for PR and Marketing Companies

Here's what three savvy PR professionals at Purple Strategies had to say about Idea Champions' highly engaging brainstorm facilitation training: Conducting Genius. "Our success as a firm depends on our ability to think about tough challenges in new and creative ways, often on short timelines. The Idea Champions Conducting Genius training gave us the tools to better unleash the full potential of our employees and clients. And we had fun while doing it! Thanks to Val and Mitch, we're challengin...
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SpaceX to Launch 60 Starlink Satellites, Aiming to Build Orbital Internet

The mission is a test of the company’s ambitions to create a new line of business by connecting more parts of the world.
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Why People May Enter Into Each Other’s Lives

Years ago when I first got onto Facebook, I started playing one of their multiple versions of Scrabble. I met a friendly young lady and we not only started playing each other multiple times, but we started having pretty good conversations on a multitude of topics. rawpixel by Pixabay At some point she told me […]
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3 Genre Fiction Tips: Write What Sells Today (Location, Location)

In real estate it’s location, location, and location. Similarly, when you’re writing genre fiction (commercial fiction) it’s genre, genre, and genre. With some five million books for sale in the Kindle Store, SHOWING your fiction’s genre is essential. A couple of days ago I chatted with a writer who’s seriously depressed about the sales of […] The post 3 Genre Fiction Tips: Write What Sells Today (Location, Location) appeared first on Angela Booth's Fab Freelance Writing Blog.
Tags: Self-publishing, Freelance, Writing Tips, Angela Booth, Writing Techniques, Professional Writing

Xero shares jump to new record as it - finally - hits profit in second half

Xero shares jumped 9.3 per cent to a record A$59.37 it reported its first cashflow positive result and a maiden net profit in the second half - giving the company a market cap of A$7.65b ($8.06b).Had it remained on the NZX, it would... [Author: [email protected]]
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PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV: Which is the better live TV streaming service?

PlayStation Vue and Sling TV are two of the most popular live TV streaming services, but whether you're looking to save some cash or watch as much TV as possible, deciding between the two isn't easy. Let our in-depth guide help you decide. The post PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV: Which is the better live TV streaming service? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Playstation Vue, Sling TV, Streaming Services, Movies & TV, live TV streaming

NZ's most complained about ads in 2018

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has released the ads Kiwis' most complained about in 2018. Last year the authority received 1338 complaints about advertisements – an increased on the 1168 complaints they received in 2017.... [Author: [email protected]]
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People are lazy

We all know the rules and rationale of an effective elevator pitch. The theory has it that you must craft a persuasive story that lasts about 30 seconds. The premise is that that is all the time you would have to tell your story in a (hypothetical) elevator ride before the person to whom you are talking tunes out, and wishes their office were on a lower floor. The truth is though, that you are ignoring a basic truth: people are lazy. In this context, as soon as they have heard you say you are ...
Tags: Business, Advertising, Marketing, Sales, Creativity, Ideas, Humor, Weddings, Good Ideas, Jay H Heyman, Father of the Bride

Not-free Free File complaint heads to court as class action

The Internal Revenue Service has formed a working group to look into allegations that some of its Free File members really didn't (don't?) want taxpayers to file for free. State and city officials have launched official investigations into or taken legal steps in connection with allegations that some tax software companies redirected online searches away from their free options on at the IRS website. Now what is being hailed as the first nationwide class-action lawsuit in the matter has been fi...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Pennsylvania, Intuit, Irs, City Of Angels, Oakland California, Internal Revenue Service, Turbotax, California New York, Gibbs Law Group LLP, New York s Department of Financial Services DFS

Tesla is losing another top executive amid a brutal week for the electric automaker (TSLA)

Tesla is losing another top executive, this time in the communications department. The senior director of global communications Dave Arnold is leaving the company. Arnold served the electric-car company for two years. He follows a long line of Tesla executives who have parted ways with the company in the past year. "We'd like to thank Dave for his work in support of Tesla's mission, and we wish him well," a Tesla spokesperson said in a statement to Business Insider on Wednesday. Arnold will re...
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Geoff Gwynn: No good news story with M. bovis

COMMENT: Nearly a year ago, Cabinet and the cattle sectors decided to attempt eradication of Mycoplasma bovis, a disease that causes horrible animal welfare issues, and could cause $1.3 billion in productivity loses for the cattle... [Author: [email protected]]
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White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears

The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’re legal citizens, anyway. For Conservatives like Trump, a man who rose to prominence on the backs of the social networks he’s now convinced are out to get him, the argument isn’t a new one. Republicans have, since before the last Presidential Election, been rallying support for the idea that these platforms were silencing right-wing voices. Never m...
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