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TikTok vanishes from Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store in India following its ban

Last night, India banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, and WeChat alleging that these apps steal data and send it to servers that are not located in India. Now, TikTok’s Android and iOS apps have disappeared from both Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store. However, several other apps including UC Browser, WeChat, Bigo Live, and Shein were still available to download on both stores. India’s IT ministry issued the press release last night, invoking section 69 of the IT ACT 2000 that ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, India, Shein, TikTok Helo


Amazon Prime Video rolls out Watch Party feature for movies with friends

Just a month after Hulu began testing an official ‘watch party’ feature, Amazon has decided to join the bandwagon. The company today began rolling out a beta of the feature (US-only, for now) that allows up to 100 viewers to participate in synchronized playback of a TV show or movie. Playback is controlled by the host, and there’s a chat window that participants can communicate with. And because it’s 2020 and all, you can communicate in stickers too. To start a watch party, simply head on over t...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Apps, US, Hulu, Insider, Amazon Prime Video




Uber is on the verge of buying Postmates, report claims

News of the possible deal follows Uber's failed attempt to acquire Grubhub
Tags: Uber, News, Trends, Postmates, Meal Delivery, Delivery Services


China's June factory activity quickens, but exporters struggle amid pandemic

The 50-point mark separates expansion from contraction on a monthly basis
Tags: Finance, China, Article, Reuters, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets/china, Fox-business/economic-indicators, B1778949-0c17-55e9-87b3-0fdb13802d60


Grant Robertston: Don't expect return of students in 2020

New Zealand is unlikely to see the return of foreign students, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said this morning. Interviewed for Bloomberg's Inside Track webinar, Robertson said it would take some time for New Zealand to establish... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Bloomberg, New Zealand, Don, Robertson, Grant Robertson, Grant Robertston


Grant Robertson: Don't expect return of foreign students in 2020

New Zealand is unlikely to see the return of foreign students any time soon, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said this morning. Interviewed for Bloomberg's Inside Track webinar, Robertson said it would take some time for New Zealand... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Bloomberg, New Zealand, Don, Robertson, Grant Robertson


Covid 19 coronavirus: Surge in fraud during pandemic likely to increase, KPMG says

By RNZ Fraud cases surged during the Covid-19 pandemic and are only likely to increase in the coming months, multinational accounting firm KPMG says.KPMG partner Stephen Bell said there was usually an increased risk of fraud... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kpmg, Stephen Bell, RNZ Fraud


Cooks Global sees difficult year ahead for cafes

International coffee franchiser Cooks Global Foods is pressing on with cafe acquisitions despite not expecting trading to return to near-normal until the second half of the 2021 financial year.Cooks executive chair Keith Jackson... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Cooks, Keith Jackson, Cooks Global Foods, Cooks Global


Boeing’s beleaguered 737 Max completes first flight in 15 months

The plane has been grounded since March 2019 following two fatal crashes
Tags: News, Trends, Boeing, Boeing 737, 737 Max


After losing Grubhub, Uber reportedly hails Postmates

Uber has reportedly made an offer to buy food delivery service Postmates, according to The New York Times. According to the Times, the talks are still ongoing and the deal could fall through. For those that have been paying attention to Uber, this appetite is not new, albeit consistent. A little over a month ago, the ride-hailing company was reportedly pursuing an acquisition of Grubhub,  another food delivery company. Grubhub was ultimately acquired by Just Eat Takeaway in a $7.3 billion ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Uber, Tech, Deal, The New York Times, Food Delivery, Times, Postmates, Uber Eats, Doordash, GrubHub, JustEat, DoorDash Postmates, GrubHub Uber


These are the best cheap grill deals for July 2020

If you are looking for a new outdoor grill, we have rounded up some fantastic grill deals for you.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Trends, Grill, SAH, Commerce 2020, Grill Deals


These are the best cheap microwave deals for July 2020

Need a microwave for over your range or a stand-alone one? We have found the best deals on these appliances.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Commerce 2020, Deals Evergreen, Microwave Deals


The best Instant Pot accessories for July 2020

We've rounded up the best Instant Pot accessories to complement your favorite all-in-one appliance.
Tags: Deals, Accessories, Trends, Smart Home, Buying Guides, Pressure Cooker, Instant Pot, Multicooker, Commerce 2020


The best oven deals for July 2020

We did the homework and found deals on all types of ovens, so you will be able to choose one that fits you.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Commerce 2020


These are the best cheap washer and dryer deals for July 2020

When you think of new and exciting technology, washers and dryers are probably not the first items that come to mind, but washers and dryers are appliances that everyone uses. We have selected some of the best deals on washers and dryers for you so you can make an informed decision and save some money.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Commerce 2020, Best Buy 2020


India blocks TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps that the government says pose a security threat

India on Monday blocked dozens of Chinese apps, including the popular viral video app TikTok, citing concerns about national security and privacy of user data.   In total, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology listed 59 mobile apps that it said posed a security threat. The move follows major clashes between India and China earlier this month along a disputed border shared between the two countries. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. India on Monday blocked do...
Tags: London, China, India, US, Trends, Economic Times, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, WeChat Weibo, Bytedance, Tiktok, Galwan River Valley


Best deals on Bowflex fitness equipment for July 2020

Looking to start a home gym and get into shape this year? Bowflex fitness training equipment is the best in the market. Find all the best deals to get started.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Health And Fitness, Health & Fitness, Bowflex, Commerce 2020


Best deals on video games, consoles, and gaming accessories for July 2020

Here are the best gaming deals for the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch that are available for July 2020.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo


Working out at home? These are the best total gyms for home use for July 2020

If you are planning on getting into shape and need some new home gym equipment, we have you covered.
Tags: Trends, Affiliate, Buying Guides, Health & Fitness, Home Gym, Home Gym Equipment


These are the best cheap Xbox Game Pass deals for July 2020

These are the best deals on Xbox Game Pass for July 2020.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Xbox One, Trends, Xbox 360, Xbox Game Pass, Commerce 2020


These are the best Samsung deals for July 2020

Samsung has been a leader in high-quality tech for decades. Check out all of the Samsung deals for July.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Wearables, Samsung, Trends, Home Theater, Samsung Deals, Commerce 2020


The best bidet deals for July 2020: Cheap bidet toilet seats

If you are out of toilet paper and open to trying new things, here are some cheap bidet toilet seats.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Bidet, SAH, Commerce 2020, Bidet Seat, Bidet Toilet Seat


Business confidence levels point to recession - ANZ

Business confidence continues to improve as the economy returns to normal but still points to a recession, the latest ANZ business confidence survey showed."A vigorous bounce out of lockdown is evident in the numbers, but the levels... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, ANZ


Grant Roberston: Don't expect return of students in 2020

New Zealand is unlikely to see the return of foreign students, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said this morning. Interviewed for Bloomberg's Inside Track webinar, Robertson said it would take some time for New Zealand to establish... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Bloomberg, New Zealand, Don, Robertson, Grant Robertson, Grant Roberston


Surge in fraud during Covid-19 likely to increase, KPMG says

By RNZ Fraud cases surged during the Covid-19 pandemic and are only likely to increase in the coming months, multinational accounting firm KPMG says.KPMG partner Stephen Bell said there was usually an increased risk of fraud... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kpmg, Stephen Bell, RNZ Fraud


Banking platform solarisBank raises $67.5 million at $360 million valuation

Despite the Wirecard fallout, German fintech startup solarisBank has raised a Series C funding round of $67.5 million (€60 million). Following today’s funding round, solarisBank is now valued at $360 million (€320 million). solarisBank doesn't have any consumer product directly. Instead, it offers financial services to other fintech companies through a set of APIs. With solarisBank, you can build a fintech startup and leverage solarisBank’s line of products to do the heavy lifting. It’s an i...
Tags: Travel, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Europe, Germany, American Express, Penta, IBAN, solarisBank, Roland Folz, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, Trade Republic, Vulcan Capital Samsung Catalyst Fund, Layla Qassim, Splitpay, Germany American Express


Agribusiness Report: Stefan Corbett: Productive and Sustainable Land Use package

COMMENT: Protecting our environment while remaining one of the world's best food and fibre exporters has both challenges and opportunities says Stefan Corbett, Director Regional Economic Development at the Ministry for Primary Industries... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ministry for Primary Industries, Stefan Corbett


A Checklist For Entrepreneurs Looking To Build Their Business

As an entrepreneur, it is likely that you want to know as much as possible before you begin your new adventure into starting a business. So, in no particular order, here is a helpful checklist for many areas of your business that you should be concentrating on in order to promote healthy and successful growth. Business Branding. When you’re a newly-created business that is still trying to find its footing, solid branding may feel uncertain at first. Perhaps you don’t yet know what your busine...
Tags: Startups, Others, Don, Business Advice, Digital Asset Management, Digital Asset Management Entrepreneurs, Social Media Unveiling


New Taxpayer Advocate highlights COVID-19 effects on the IRS and taxpayers in her first report

Erin M. Collins took over as National Taxpayer Advocate on March 30, just as the United States was coming to grips with the coronavirus, so it's no surprise that the pandemic and its effects on taxes are part of her first official report to Congress. "Starting in the midst of a pandemic and witnessing IRS offices closing one by one was not the way I envisioned my role when I accepted the position," wrote Collins in the report's preface. But, added Collins, there's been a silver lining. In confe...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, United States, Collins, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, TFA, Collin, Olson, TAS, National Taxpayer Advocate, Taxpayer Advocate, Taxpayer Assistance Centers, Congress Starting, Taxpayer Advocate Service TAS, COVID



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