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Consumer Goods and Services


Chicken shortage hits KFC

2018-02-19 18:07:46| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

KFC has closed 562 chicken restaurants after problems with a supplier caused a shortage of chicken.


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Statistics: trends in glass fibre reinforced plastic production in Europe, 2018

2018-02-19 16:25:00| Apparel & textile industry market research - from just-style.com

European production of glass fibre reinforced plastics rose for the fifth year in succession in 2017 and production was at its third highest level on record. Geographically, Germany was the largest pr


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Global technical textiles business update, January 2018

2018-02-19 16:25:00| Apparel & textile industry market research - from just-style.com

This report provides a round-up of recent corporate developments in the global technical textiles sector, including: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; business news; investments; and joint ventur


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Information Technology


Silicon Valley's Corrupt Underbelly: It's Far Worse Than We Thought

2018-02-19 19:55:15| TechNewsWorld

After addressing the topic of sexual harassment and misconduct in Silicon Valley last month, I finally got my hands on a copy of Brotopia, an eye-opening new book, and a lot of executives should be happy I did not pursue my career in law enforcement. Otherwise I would be working my butt off to get them off the streets behind bars. Everyone connected to tech should read this book.


Category: Information Technology
 

Report: Samsung Galaxy S9 to Support 3D Emoji

2018-02-19 15:17:28| PC Magazine Cell Phones Product Guide

Samsung's Galaxy S9 will support Apple Animoji-esque 3D emoji, according to reports.


Category: Information Technology
 

Pixel Owners Report Battery Life, Overheating Problems

2018-02-19 15:17:28| PC Magazine Cell Phones Product Guide

The problems appear to be related to Google's February security patch.


Category: Information Technology
 

Real Estate


10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 16, 2018)

2018-02-16 18:27:22| National Real Estate Investor

Warby Parker, an eyeglass retailer that was founded online, plans to open 100 stores in the U.S. by the end of the year, according to CNBC. Amazon is consolidating its Amazon Prime Now and AmazonFresh departments, which may streamline deliveries for Whole Foods, Yahoo! Finance reports. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

Tags: february today industry reads

Category: Real Estate
 

Wall Streets Home-Rental Bets Shift to Lower-End U.S. Houses

2018-02-16 18:27:22| National Real Estate Investor

As Wall Streets rental-home industry matures from its early days of frenzied homebuying after the foreclosure crisis, upstarts such as Promise are turning to cheaper houses that have largely been cast aside by big, established landlords.

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Category: Real Estate
 

Tech Firms Continue to Seek Out New Markets for Expansion

2018-02-16 10:26:55| National Real Estate Investor

They are looking at cities that have a critical mass of STEM talent and/or universities graduating significant numbers of STEM professionals.

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Category: Real Estate
 

Telecommunications


WhatsApp launches money transfer service in India

2018-02-19 09:24:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) WhatsApp has launched a "full feature" inter-bank money transfer service in India. The launch follows a trial period involving a million users, Reuters reports, citing a statement from the National Payments Corp of India. The statement marks the official launch of WhatsApp's new service as NPCI is the body set up by the central bank and lenders to oversee payment services.


Category: Telecommunications
 

Telegram raises USD 850 mln in initial coin sale to private investors

2018-02-19 08:58:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) The encrypted messenger Telegram has raised USD 850 million in a sale of its own coin to private investors. According to a SEC filing, the money will be used to develop its own blockchain architecture for payments, develop and maintain the Telegram Messenger and for other corporate purposes.


Category: Telecommunications
 

Qualcomm rejects latest Broadcom offer

2018-02-19 08:47:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Qualcomm has rejected the latest takeover offer from Broadcom. After Broadcom raised its bid and the companies met, Qualcomm said it still thinks the offer "materially undervalues" its shares and has an "unacceptably high level of risk".


Category: Telecommunications