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The great white shark has surprising dining habits

A University of Sydney research team found that the great white shark spends an unexpectedly large amount of time feeding close to the sea bed. The group examined the contents in the stomachs of 40 juvenile white sharks and found the remains of a variety of fish species that typically inhabit the sea floor or are buried in the sand. The scientists hope that the information gained from this research will assist conservation and management efforts for the species. In the first-ever study detaili...
Tags: Australia, Animals, Fish, Nature, South Africa, Oceans, Queensland, Innovation, Ecology, Tasmania, Marine Biology, Grainger, University of Sydney, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Carcharodon, Charles Perkins Centre


Watch Japan’s latest private rocket launch end up in the water

Interstellar Technologies has succeeded with only one of its five launches
Tags: Space, Japan, News, Trends, Rocket, Momo, Interstellar Technologies, Momo Rocket, Momo-5


LEADERSHIP SPARK

What follows is a poem written by Mohammed Azim, the Head of the English Department at Al Siraat College in Epping, Australia. Mohammed is one of 34 teachers and staff members participating in the Team Leadership Training that I am currently facilitating at the school. Mohammed, as you will note below, is getting a lot of value from the course. PS: I was hesitant to publish Mohammed's poem because I didn't feel comfortable calling attention to myself -- but just 30 minutes ago, the illust...
Tags: Poetry, Innovation, Mohammed, Mitch, Azim, Al Siraat, Al Siraat College, Mohammed Azim, Epping Australia Mohammed


Shovel-ready projects get the green light to go ahead under new infrastructure law

Good news for Aucklanders: six of the 11 infrastructure projects fast-tracked under a new law are set in the city of sails, creating more than 750 jobs.The projects have been pushed through under a new law to help rebuild the economy... [Author: [email protected]]
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Another Successful SpaceX Starlink Launch

There was another successful SpaceX Starlink launch. There are now 478 version 1.0 satellites and about 60 version 0.9 satellites. 420 satellites are needed for minor broadband coverage of Earth. 780... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, StarLink, Starlink Launch


Gold steady as second wave fears weigh on risky assets

Gold prices were little changed on Monday after posting their best week since early April as fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections in Beijing cut investors' appetite for riskier assets.
Tags: Money, Beijing, businessNews


Oil drops as new coronavirus outbreaks raise fuel demand concerns

Oil fell more than 2% on Monday, extending losses from last week, as new coronavirus infections hit China and the United States, raising the prospect that renewed outbreaks of the virus could weigh on the recovery of fuel demand.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States


Global Markets: Asian stocks, oil fall as second wave fears grow

Asian shares stumbled on Monday and oil prices slipped as fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections in Beijing sent investors scurrying for safe-havens while underwhelming data from China further weighed on sentiment.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews




China's May factory output rises less than expected

China's industrial output rose for a second straight month in May but the gain was smaller than expected, suggesting the economy is still struggling to get back on track after the coronavirus crisis.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Systemic racism slows economic growth, Dallas Fed chief Kaplan says

Systemic racism and high unemployment levels among black and Hispanic Americans create a drag on the U.S. economy, Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said on Sunday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Kaplan, Dallas Fed, Robert Kaplan, Dallas Federal Reserve


IRS employees returning to offices in 9 more locations

Thousands more Internal Revenue Service employees are will be back in their offices this month, starting Monday, June 15. They're the second wave of IRS staff to return to work after the agency in mid-March sent more than half of its 81,000 staff home as a way to help slow the spread of COVID-19. More than 10,000 IRS workers in Kentucky, Texas and Utah were called back on June 1, primarily to deal with the million-plus pieces of U.S. Postal Service mail that had piled up in their absence. Those...
Tags: Utah, Taxes, Tennessee, Irs, Puerto Rico, Office of Personnel Management, Internal Revenue Service, U S Postal Service, Reardon, NTEU, IRS Commissioner IRS, Tony Reardon, National Treasury Employees Union NTEU, Kentucky Texas, Charles Rettig, COVID


How CRM Can Help Accelerate Your Startup

When you start a business, you do not just want to be at the starting phase but desire to grow and succeed.  If you are a startup that looks forward to growing your business, then it is important to be organized and have a plan. The most important part of the startup is the customers; without them, a startup does not get far. Customers are the most important aspect of any business and it is important to focus on them if you want your startup to be successful. There are tools available for this ...
Tags: Startups, CRM, Customer Relationship Management, Others


Low expectations as Johnson joins EU leaders to break Brexit deadlock

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will join a video-conference with EU leaders on Monday, keen to make headway in negotiations on a future EU-UK relationship, but officials in Brussels expect no breakthrough in the Brexit deadlock.
Tags: Money, Eu, businessNews, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Johnson, EU UK


Unilever to invest 1 billion euros in climate change fund over 10 years

Unilever Plc said on Monday it will invest 1 billion euros in a fund to invest in climate change projects and reduce to net zero greenhouse gas emissions from all its products by 2039, 11 years ahead of the Paris Agreement deadline.
Tags: Money, Unilever, businessNews, Unilever PLC


England's shops back in business as lockdown eased

After 83 days of coronavirus lockdown, non-essential stores in England reopen their doors on Monday, hoping to get the tills ringing again and start a long road to recovery.
Tags: England, Money, businessNews


EasyJet resumes flying with COVID-19 measures in place

EasyJet aircraft will take to the skies on Monday for the first time since March 30, as the British carrier resumes a small number of mainly domestic flights after weeks of lockdown.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Easyjet


Visitors to UK shops remained more than 80% lower in May

Numbers of shoppers in Britain's high streets, retail parks and shopping centres in May were 81.6% lower that the same month a year ago as most non-food stores remained closed due to the coronavirus lockdown, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) said.
Tags: UK, Money, businessNews, Britain, British Retail Consortium BRC


Volkswagen in Mexico will begin sending workers back to plant on Tuesday

Volkswagen AG's Mexican unit will begin sending workers back to its plant in the central state of Puebla on Tuesday for "preparation and training eyeing a gradual start further ahead," the company said in a statement on Sunday.
Tags: Money, Mexico, businessNews, Volkswagen, Puebla, Volkswagen AG


Oil prices drop as rising U.S. coronavirus cases stoke fears of weak fuel demand

Oil prices fell on Monday, with U.S. oil dropping more than 2%, as a spike in new coronavirus cases in the United States raised concerns over a second wave of the virus which would weigh on the pace of fuel demand recovery.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States


Global Markets: Asian stocks, oil sell off on second wave fears

Asian markets started the week on the backfoot on Monday while oil prices slipped as fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections in China sent investors scurrying for safe-havens.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


Apple registers 9 new iPhone models with iPad Pro design ahead of WWDC

New details have emerged about the upcoming Apple iPhone models expected to go on sale later this year, including what appears to be a confirmed design change.Apple has reportedly filed registrations for nine different models in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business


Facebook says it doesn’t need news stories for its business and won’t pay to share them in Australia

Social media giant rejects ACCC proposal, saying it could cut out news completely without any significant impact on its business Facebook has rejected a , saying there would “not be significant” impacts on its business if it stopped sharing news altogether.On Monday, the social media giant issued its response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which has been tasked with creating a mandatory code of conduct aimed at levelling the playing field.
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, Media, Australia, Social Media, Australia news, Australian politics, Australian media, ACCC, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission


Centuria takes another tilt at Augusta with $169.5m bid

ASX-listed Centuria Capital is making another tilt at Augusta Capital, offering $1 a share for the 76.7 per cent it doesn't already own.That's half the per-share amount it was prepared to pay in January, but Augusta's issued shares... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Augusta, ASX, Centuria, Augusta Capital, Centuria Capital


Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck used by Universal Quantum to raise $4.5 million to take on Google and build the 1-million qubit computer

British quantum computing startup Universal Quantum has emerged from stealth to announce a £3.6 million seed round. The startup wants to build a quantum computer with chips comprising one million qubits. For context, today's quantum computers have 20 to 50 qubits and the technology is difficult to scale up. Others competing in the field include Google and IBM, with quantum computing promising major breakthroughs in climate change, drug discovery, and other scientific fields. Read on for an exc...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Trends, Palo Alto, Finland, Ibm, Jeff Bezos, Quantum, University of Sussex, Hoxton Ventures, Village Global, Universal Quantum, Sebastian Weidt


New animals, exhibits make for exciting reopening of Aquarium of the Pacific

Micah Stowell, 7, and Lilah Stowell, 3, watch the exhibit at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach as the aquarium reopens after being shut for weeks because of Covid-19 on Saturday, June 13, 2020. The Aquarium reopened on Friday June 12th and Saturday June 13th for member preview days and for the rest of the public on Sunday June 14th while they keep special safety measures in place by limiting the number of visitors, requiring reservations, face masks and temperature checks. (Photo by An...
Tags: Business, News, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Pacific, Ana, Sula, Roger Rees, Sandy Trautwein, Aquarium of the Pacific, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


Services sector indicator bodes ill for labour market

Activity in the country's services sector – which accounts for about two-thirds of the economy – bounced back from the lockdown doldrums in May, but still points to a souring labour market.The Business NZ - Bank of New Zealand performance... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Business NZ Bank of New Zealand


Tesla 2025 and 2030

Here we examine how Tesla can impact the world. Tesla is already worth $170+ billion in market value. In 2019, Tesla delivered 367,000 electric vehicles. In 2020, Tesla should deliver over 500,000... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Tesla, Innovation


TVNZ warns up to 90 jobs could be cut to 'safeguard the future' of state broadcaster

TVNZ staff are set to be invited to meetings today to find out whether their jobs are in threat as the state-owned broadcaster undertakes a major restructure.On Monday morning chief executive Kevin Kenrick wrote to staff warning... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, TVNZ, Kevin Kenrick


17 coronavirus deaths, 1,003 new cases reported Sunday in LA County

In numbers declining considerably from Saturday’s jolting totals, Los Angeles County officials revealed 17 new deaths and 1,003 new cases of novel coronavirus in Sunday’s Department of Public Health update. The announcement brought the county’s state-topping total of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 to 73,018, while total fatalities continued to inch closer to the 3,000 threshold, with 2,907 deaths. About 93% of people who died reported underlying health conditions, officials said. “So many ...
Tags: Business, News, Minnesota, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Long Beach, Lausd, Pasadena, Orange, Pacific, Brad Sherman, West Hollywood



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