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Consumer Goods and Services

Why investors are making a loss to keep their money safe

2019-08-20 01:18:17| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Some pension fund investors are paying to hold government bonds due to fears over the global economy.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Chicken Connoisseur YouTuber: Knife crime warnings racist

2019-08-20 01:17:57| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Elijah Quashie tells the BBC knife crime warnings on takeaway boxes are either "racist or stereotyping".

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Why we lie about being retired

2019-08-20 01:16:06| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

When we retire we often pretend that we're still working according to one Harvard academic.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Information Technology

Sanity-Saving Tips From a Heavy Traveler

2019-08-19 19:24:32| TechNewsWorld

I'm on the road about 50 percent of the time, and I'm often asked for advice on how to have a better trip -- what to carry with you, where to sit, how to manage frequent flier programs, and so forth. One of my first really bad travel experiences was during my stint in IBM Internal Audit. I was auditing an IBM corporate site when the rules were three-piece suit, white shirt and tie.

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Category: Information Technology

Slackel Linux Works Well Inside Its Openbox

2019-08-16 19:46:17| TechNewsWorld

The latest release of Slackel Linux renews and improves the mashup of Slackware and Salix built around an Openbox pseudo desktop environment. Slackel 7.2 hit the download servers on July 20, eight months after the release of Slackel 7.1 Openbox edition. Slackel also is available in two older versions running the KDE and Fluxbox environments. All releases are available in 64-bit and 32-bit builds.

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Category: Information Technology

YouTube as Political Influencer Takes the Spotlight

2019-08-16 11:45:44| TechNewsWorld

YouTube, which operates as one of Google's subsidiaries, is under increased scrutiny after a report earlier this month highlighted the role it played in the recent presidential election in Brazil. Among concerns is YouTube's installation of a new AI system that can suggest additional videos to watch. The goal arguably is not much different from the way newspapers offer links to other stories.

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Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (August 19, 2019)

2019-08-19 18:23:00| National Real Estate Investor

The New York Times looks at what it would take to bring about a recession next year. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to investigate whether San Francisco violated non-discrimination laws, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate

Bank or Private Loan: Which Financing Strategy Should You Choose?

2019-08-19 17:20:00| National Real Estate Investor

What to consider when choosing a lender for your real estate investment.

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Category: Real Estate

Julys 30+ Days CMBS Delinquency Rate Falls to New Post-Crisis Low

2019-08-19 16:45:00| National Real Estate Investor

Both Trepp and Fitch Ratings reported the lowest delinquency rate since the financial crisis.

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Category: Real Estate


BT looking to offload Dutch Global Services infrastructure - report

2019-08-19 21:16:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) BT Group CEO Philip Jansen is looking to sell off telecoms infrastructure worth more than GBP 100 million in the Netherlands, reports The Sunday Times.

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Category: Telecommunications

Vodafone Idea names Takkar as CEO after Sharma resigns

2019-08-19 16:40:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Vodafone Idea announced its board approved the appointment of non-executive director Ravinder Takkar as the managing director and CEO of the company for the next three years, effective from 19 August. He replaces Balesh Sharma who stepped down as the CEO of the company with immediate effect due to personal reasons. 

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Category: Telecommunications

Huawei granted another 90-day reprieve under US ban

2019-08-19 16:13:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) The US Department of Commerce confirmed it is extending the temporary licence regime allowing US businesses to continue to do business with Huawei under limited conditions. The department's Bureau of Industry and Security also announced that another 46 Huawei affiliate companies had been added to the so-called Entity List, restricting their ability to do business with American companies due to national security concerns. 

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Category: Telecommunications