Rakon shares climb as earnings beat guidance

Rakon shares rose 9.6 per cent after the telecommunications component maker reported better than expected earnings and said the outlook, while murky, was generally positive.The company reported underlying earnings before interest,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Kiwi motorsport stalwart Clark Proctor dies

He was the man who turned people's junk into a successful nationwide business, and a handy race driver to boot.Metal man and Kiwi motorsport stalwart Clark Proctor passed away on June 26, aged 62.Proctor dedicated over 45 years... [Author: [email protected]]
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Nikola and Hydrogen Vehicles vs Tesla and Electric Vehicles

There is a company called Nikola which claims they will sell semi-trucks using hydrogen. Amazingly, with virtually no revenue and no vehicles made, Nikola is worth over $22 billion. They say they... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Innovation, Nikola, Hydrogen Vehicles

Agribusiness report: Sir Peter Gluckman - Food for long-term thought

COMMENT: Over the past few months Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures has explored New Zealand's post-Covid future through a series of conversations with industry leaders, policy makers, scientists and stakeholders. Two... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Koi, Peter Gluckman, Centre for Informed Futures

Quarter of businesses in Pacific fear they will not survive Covid-19 pandemic

Region that has so far avoided worst of outbreak still suffering economic fallout, with reports of theft and need for food handouts soaringA quarter of businesses in the Pacific are not confident they will survive the coronavirus pandemic despite the region largely avoiding the pandemic health crises seen elsewhere, a survey of businesses across the region shows.Ninety per cent of businesses have lost money, and many are already struggling with the effects of recent natural disasters. Sixty-five...
Tags: Business, Economics, Asia Pacific, Pacific, Coronavirus outbreak, Pacific Trade Invest Australia

The Conversation: Let's learn from Covid-19 and make the traditional workplace better

COMMENT: Having had to rapidly adjust to working from home due to Covid-19, many people are now having to readjust to life back in the office. Many will have enjoyed aspects of what is sometimes called "distributed work", but some... [Author: [email protected]]
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Agribusiness Report: Three concerns underpinning Māori agribusiness

There are three concerns which underpin Māori agribusiness, according to Andrew McConnell, director of Māori strategy policy and partnerships at the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI).A socio-economic and sustainability... [Author: [email protected]]
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Agribusiness Report: Industry hurdles for agri in 2020

Outbreaks, Drought, Climate Change and the Rise of Plant-based Alternatives. Along with the rest of the world and other industries, the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus which began in Wuhan, China at the end of 2019 has had a severe... [Author: [email protected]]
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Most people use COVID stimulus money to cover expenses

A recent government survey found most people are spending their COVID stimulus money on necessities, like food. (Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels) What did you do with your COVID-19 economic impact payment (EIP)? If you're like most of the folks who responded to a U.S. Census Bureau survey, you used it to pay household bills. Many in the White House and on Capitol Hill had hoped the funds would help jump-start the stalled economy and then keep it going as businesses started to reopen. Loo...
Tags: Taxes, White House, Capitol Hill, Irs, U S Census Bureau, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Census Bureau, PUF, COVID, Anna Shvets, Census Bureau Experimental Household Pulse Survey

New Normal: A conversation with Seth Ravin of Rimini Street

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Trends, Vinnie, Rimini Street, Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc, Global and Vertical extensions, Seth Ravin, New Normal COVID-19

Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet could start flight tests as early as Monday

The aircraft was grounded in March 2019 after two crashes that killed 346 people
Tags: News, Trends, Boeing, Boeing 737, 737 Max, Boeing MAX

10 Strategies Helping Me to Stay Semi-Sane as a Business Owner During COVID19. 

So, I’ve been at home since March 16, 2020. This is the longest I’ve been in the one place for well over 30 years as far as I can remember. Read More …
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Still Need Cash for Your Business? The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) is Back

The SBA has once again opened up its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) grant and loan program to non-agricultural companies. This means that small businesses, self employed, and independent contractors in business on January 31, 2020 are eligible to receive a $1,000 grant per employee (up to $10,000) which does not have to be paid back. However, the grant is deducted from your PPP loan forgiveness. Remember these loans and grants are not through a bank or a fintech lender, but directly from t...
Tags: Small Business, Sales, PPP, SBA, EIDL

Big Napier buildings up for mortgagee sale

Mortgagee sales have been advertised for two of Napier's bigger commercial buildings – one of them under renovation as a hotel.They are a four-storey block built on the corner of Munro and Raffles streets about 13 years ago and... [Author: [email protected]]
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Chesapeake Energy, fracking pioneer, files for bankruptcy owing $9bn

The Oklahoma City-based company helped turn the US into a global energy powerhouse but ran up huge debts in the processChesapeake Energy, the shale gas drilling pioneer that helped to turn the United States into a global energy powerhouse, has filed for bankruptcy protection.The Oklahoma City-based company said on Sunday that it had been forced to enter chapter 11 protection because its debts of $9bn were unmanageable. Continue reading...
Tags: Energy, Business, Environment, Oil, US, Commodities, US news, Gas, Fracking, United States, Fossil Fuels, Oklahoma City, Chesapeake Energy

Motorola Edge vs. iPhone 11: Which budget flagship device reigns supreme?

The iPhone 11 and Motorola Edge stand out as two impressive midrange phones, but which one should you buy?
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Motorola, Trends, Buying Guides, iPhone 11, Motorola Edge

Read the letter Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot sent to staff about sexual harassment allegations and his promise to 'personally follow' each case

Ubisoft, one of the world's biggest video game companies, has been rocked by accusations of sexual assault and harassment leveled against senior staff. CEO Yves Guillemot wrote to all employees on June 27, promising to "personally follow" each reported case.  His letter came after an all-staff email from the company's chief talent & communications officer said law firms had launched "several investigations" into the allegations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Yves Guillem...
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10 Millionaire Books for Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur with big goals, you dream of success and one day becoming a millionaire. You want financial independence. You want the means to enjoy a nice lifestyle. So how do you achieve your dreams?One of the best ways to get started and stay on track is to read books about millionaires. We’re talking about books with rags-to-riches stories to inspire you and grow your confidence. We’re also talking about books that offer practical advice for investing and making smart financial decisions...
Tags: Sales, America, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Alex, Tim Ferriss, Napoleon Hill, Thomas Edison, Don, Ramsey, Cramer, Jim Cramer, Benjamin Graham, Troy, Paychex, Robert Kiyosaki

What Exponential Space Capabilities Can Look Like

People know that computers became a multi-trillion dollar industry because it rode the exponential growth in power of Moore’s Law. Aviation also experienced decades of exponential growth and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Coronavirus: Can you really do these jobs from home?

Coronavirus has forced people to get creative with the way they work, with some surprising jobs going online.
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Who needs Wimbledon? Strawberry sales soar

The cancellation of events like weddings and Wimbledon has not stopped strawberry sales soaring.
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National leader Todd Muller speaks after former deputy leader announces retirement

National leader Todd Muller is making a speech to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce in Wellington on Monday.The speech comes only two hours after Paula Bennett, the former deputy Prime Minister, announced that she would retire... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Wellington, Paula Bennett, Wellington Chamber of Commerce, Todd Muller

Extra £14bn needed a year for climate, report says

A report by the Green Alliance think tank argues that extra cash is required for clean transport.
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Several Copies of The Last of Us 2 Being Resold on Mercari

An observant individual has spotted numerous buyers of The Last of Us 2 are now trying to sell their copies of the game on Japanese marketplace app Mercari, the sellers possibly trying to squeeze all the value out of the game they can and perhaps hinting it is not worth playing more than once. The […]
Tags: Business, Games, Internet, Zombies, Anime, Ps4, Last Of US

Three steps Kiwi Property Group plans next: capitalising on half of Aucklanders renting

New Zealand's largest listed property business, with $3.1 billion of real estate, has a three-pronged strategy for success and half of Aucklanders renting plays a part in that. Kiwi Property Group started its virtual annual meeting... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Kiwi Property Group

Covid 19 coronavirus: NZ economy likely to bounce back after pandemic recession

By Nona Pelletier of RNZ The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to leave a lasting scar on the world's economies but New Zealand is likely to fare better than most, according to a credit ratings agency.A review by S&P Global said... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, RNZ, Nona Pelletier

Fonterra's sustainability carrot looks more like a stick

Fonterra Cooperative Group recently announced it will pay farmers more for sustainable, high-quality milk, but it turns out it's more of a stick than a carrot.The dairy exporter is introducing a cooperative difference payment of... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Fonterra, Fonterra Cooperative Group

MangaGamer’s Steam Summer Sale Blazing With Low Prices

Visual novel distributor MangaGamer has embraced the arrival of summer with a Steam summer sale, offering up an assortment of games, DLC, drama CDs and other content for as low as 75% off and sure to be a perfect opportunity for enthusiasts to bolster their collections. MangaGamer will also be supplying discounts on their official […]
Tags: Translation, Games, Usa, Sales, Summer, Steam, Anime, Pc Gaming, Dlc, Image Gallery, Eroge, Visual Novels, MangaGamer

Xbox exec attempts to explain Perfect Dark, Fable accounts on Twitter

Both accounts have Microsoft email addresses
Tags: Gaming, Twitter, News, Microsoft, Trends, Fable, Xbox Series X, Perfect Dark

Facebook moves fail to stem advertiser boycott as Starbucks, Levis, Diageo walk

Moves by Facebook to tighten up on hate content have failed to staunch advertiser defections, with Starbucks, Levi's, Verizon and Smirnoff and Baileys maker Diageo the latest to join a 30-day boycott.According to the Wall Street... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Verizon, Facebook, Business, Diageo, Starbucks Levis Diageo, Starbucks Levi

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