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The man who taught Uber how to say sorry

2020-10-24 10:57:19| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Economist John List had a bad ride with Uber and never got an apology, so he showed them the best way to do it.


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Burts Bees Presents Clinical Data at Integrative Dermatology Symposium

2020-10-23 21:41:06| Happi Breaking News

Brands natural lip and anti-aging skin care efficacy information is available online.

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

UK-Japan trade deal to boost fashion and textiles

2020-10-23 16:47:00| Daily apparel & textile news and comment - from just-style.com

The UK has officially sealed its first post-Brexit trade deal, after signing an economic partnership agreement with Japan in a move that will cut tariffs on nearly 99% of products traded between the two countries.


Category: Consumer Goods and Services
 

Information Technology


The Trials and Tribulations of Paying Ransomware Hackers

2020-10-23 13:34:00| TechNewsWorld

There's no question that hackers are getting increasingly ambitious -- the average ransom demand increased from about $29,000 in 2018 to more than $302,000 in 2019. U.S. law doesn't prohibit paying ransom per se; but when victims pay monies to people or organizations who have been sanctioned by the U.S. government...they get into more trouble.


Category: Information Technology
 

Manifesto Hatched to Close Gap Between Business and IT

2020-10-23 00:11:18| TechNewsWorld

The BizOps Coalition hopes to bridge the gap between technology investments and business outcomes through an effort called the BizOps Manifesto. The BizOps movement has gained traction with leading organizations, helping them to better align IT with business outcomes. But more needs to be done. That led to the Manifesto's creation.


Category: Information Technology
 

Open Source Defies Conflicts of Interest: Red Hat Tells All

2020-10-22 22:18:59| TechNewsWorld

Red Hat, a major provider of open source solutions, has never had a comprehensive document guiding associate participation in open source projects, until now. Perhaps under the influence of its recent purchase by IBM, Red Hat recently announced the external publication of its open-source participation guidelines. The company released the guidelines on GitHub under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.


Category: Information Technology
 

Real Estate


Seven Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Oct. 23, 2020)

2020-10-23 19:10:00| National Real Estate Investor

Median rent for apartments in Manhattan has reached its lowest point in nearly a decade, reports The New York Times. J.C. Penney filed a sale agreement with landlords Simon Property Group and Brookfield Asset Management after weeks of delays and negotiation, according to Retail Dive. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate
 

America Doesnt Need So Many Gap Stores. Gap Agrees.: Sarah Halzack

2020-10-23 16:59:00| National Real Estate Investor

The company plans to close about 350 Gap and Banana Republic stores in North America by the end of 2023.


Category: Real Estate
 

Eight Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Oct. 23, 2020)

2020-10-22 21:37:00| National Real Estate Investor

The National Multifamily Housing Council rent payment tracker found 90.6 percent of apartment households made a full or partial rent payment by Oct. 20. Apartment REITs are seeing a surge in vacancies, reports the Washington Post. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate
 

Telecommunications


Triple Play Insights 2020 Q2

2020-10-23 14:11:43| Telecompaper Reports

The Triple Play Insights report recognizes the growing importance of triple and dual (broadband + TV) play plans in the market. The current position of each provider in the triple play market is clearly presented, as well as how the market positions have changed over time.


Category: Telecommunications
 

Cellnex to buy tower infrastructure of Play in Poland

2020-10-23 10:46:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Spanish operator Cellnex has agreed to acquire the tower infrastructure of Polish operator P4 from France's Iliad group. Under the deal, Cellnex will buy about 7,000 sites, and pay EUR 800 million for a 60 percent controlling stake in the company that will manage those sites. The newly-created tower company plans to invest up to EUR 1.3 billion into rolling out of up to 5,000 new sites over the next 10 years. Iliad launched a takeover bid for Play  last month and is expected to close that deal by November. The agreement between Iliad and Cellnex is expected to complete in the second quarter of next year. At that point, Cellnex will have 73,000 sites in nine countries. 


Category: Telecommunications
 

Airtel Africa revenue rises 11% in H1, customers up 12%

2020-10-23 10:22:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Airtel Africa's revenue increased by 10.7 percent to USD 1.81 billion in the first six months to 30 September from USD 1.64 billion in the same period in 2019. Revenue growth in constant currency was 16.4 percent in H1. The customer base grew by 12.0 percent to 116.4 million and data customers increased by 21.1 percent to 39.6 million from 31.9 million in 2019.


Category: Telecommunications