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Consumer Goods and Services

Flybmi won't be the last airline failure, say analysts

2019-02-18 14:39:16| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

The airline's collapse follows a string of European failures as a perfect storm hits the industry.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

NatWest worker told customer 'vegans should be punched'

2019-02-18 10:47:54| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

A NatWest worker said he felt vegans were forcing their beliefs on him but the bank apologised for his outburst.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Late-paying big firms 'should get public contract bans'

2019-02-18 07:43:59| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Small business leaders want big companies to prove they pay their suppliers on time before winning government deals.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Information Technology

Wireless Charging and Our Autonomous Electric Future

2019-02-18 14:00:00| TechNewsWorld

One of the biggest problems for those of us who have electric cars is charging. Chargers that drop the charging time to a few minutes have been coming to market, but the cars that can use them haven't yet begun to ship. What this means for most of us is that we are talking anywhere from 45 minutes to several days to fully charge our cars, depending on the charging system we have access to.

Category: Information Technology

Apple's Plans for Subscription News Service Irk Publishers

2019-02-14 14:00:00| TechNewsWorld

Apple is expected to launch a subscription news service at an event next month. Described as "Netflix for news," it would let customers access an unlimited amount of content from publishers for a single monthly fee. It will be based on a reworked version of Texture, the media subscription service Apple purchased last year. The monthly fee for the service is expected to be about $10.

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Category: Information Technology

Amazon Meshes With Eero

2019-02-13 14:00:00| TechNewsWorld

Amazon has scooped up mesh WiFi network maker Eero, the home network company known for making an easy to set up product that can blanket a home with high quality WiFi. "We are incredibly impressed with the Eero team and how quickly they invented a WiFi solution that makes connected devices just work," said Dave Limp, Amazon's senior vice president for devices and services.

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Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

Salt Lake City Tops U.S. in Diversity of Jobs; Las Vegas Is Last

2019-02-15 18:31:52| National Real Estate Investor

Salt Lake City has the best job market diversification among U.S. metro areas with a population over 1.1. million according to LinkUp.

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Category: Real Estate

Amazons NYC Pullout Shouldnt Have Long-Term Impact on CRE Market: Experts

2019-02-15 18:31:52| National Real Estate Investor

Most companies searching for space in New York City arent looking for 4-million-plus sq. ft. and $3 billion in incentives, they note.

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Category: Real Estate

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry (February 15, 2019)

2019-02-15 09:28:39| National Real Estate Investor

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will pay the U.S. Treasury $4.7 billion in dividends, reports Reuters. Economists have cut down GDP growth forecasts for the fourth quarter, according to CNBC. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate


Last week in media: Universal Music, Amazon, Fortnite and EU regulation having an impact

2019-02-18 15:06:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Music companies, or those predominantly active in the music segment, did well last week. Spotify's share price ended week 7 up 10.3 percent, slightly ahead of Tencent Music's 10.0 percent gain. Vivendi won 8.2 percent on rumours of planning to sell around 50 percernt of Universal Music Group. Apple's name surfaced in the press as a candidate, as UMG's valuation would even eclipse Vivendi's. Stingray (+13%) was the week's winner, worst in came Naver (-4.5%) and Lions Gate (-4.3%).

Category: Telecommunications

UK officials believe Huawei 5G security risks can be managed - report

2019-02-18 11:24:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) The UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has concluded that it is possible to limit the risks of using equipment from Chinese company Huawei in 5G mobile networks, reports the Financial Times citing two unnamed people familiar with the decision.

Category: Telecommunications

Last week in telecoms: TIM, Kcom, NextGenTel up and earnings season gathers pace

2019-02-18 10:10:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) The TP Stock Index European Telecoms was up 1.8 percent in week 7, but still trailed the general market, as the EuroStoxx 50 index won 3.4 percent. A number of micro caps made double digit gains (Forthnet 42%, NextGenTel 23%, 3U 15%), but the heavy-weights made limited advances (Deutsche Telekom +0.8%, Vodafone +1.8%). The most eye-catching news from last week was the rumour of Liberty Global (+2.1%), via Virgin Media UK, looking at a possible offer for Kcom (+5.8%). Tele Columbus (-11%) was the week's biggest loser. TIM (+8.8%) was up on news of CDP raising its stake.

Category: Telecommunications