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Consumer Goods and Services

Uber agrees investment deal with SoftBank

2018-01-18 21:41:41| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Founder Travis Kalanick is set to sell more than $1bn worth of shares, according to reports

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services

TricorBraun Exec Re-elected to IOPP Board

2018-01-18 19:19:00| Happi Breaking News

Suzanne Fenton to serve second term.

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Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Santander boss named in GRG scandal

2018-01-18 18:37:42| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Nathan Bostock was responsible for controversial RBS division during scandal, MPs are told.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Information Technology

Few Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication

2018-01-18 23:10:00| Extremetech

Data from a Google engineer shows that just 10 percent of users have enabled two-factor authentication, with only slightly more deploying a password manager. Security advocates hate him. The post Few Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Category: Information Technology

ET Deals Roundup: Up to 30% off ThinkPads Coupons, Pre-Order the Nintendo Labo, and more

2018-01-18 22:30:39| Extremetech

January is more than half-way over have you started your new exercise routine yet? Well, you can find discounts on new equipment if you know where to look. You can also unload some of those gift cards on a new TV or even Nintendo's new cardboard-based Labo kit. The post ET Deals Roundup: Up to 30% off ThinkPads Coupons, Pre-Order the Nintendo Labo, and more appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Category: Information Technology

Apple Blocks App That Detects Net Neutrality Violations

2018-01-18 21:30:04| Extremetech

The app is called Wehe, and it was designed to further research conducted by David Coffnes at Notheastern University. The post Apple Blocks App That Detects Net Neutrality Violations appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

Yes, Rent Control Really Does More Harm Than Good: Noah Smith

2018-01-18 21:18:00| National Real Estate Investor

In the end, the strongest argument against rent control is that there are better ways to protect vulnerable renters.

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Category: Real Estate

Convenience Stores Getting Squeezed by Fast Food, Dollar Stores

2018-01-18 19:17:32| National Real Estate Investor

The nations 154,500 convenience stores are getting squeezed by competition from all sides.

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Category: Real Estate

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (January 18, 2018)

2018-01-18 17:17:33| National Real Estate Investor

Government leaders are working to address issues in their municipalities as Amazon continues its hunt for a location for its second headquarters. Forbes takes a look at commercial real estate trends to watch for this year. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate


Qualcomm wins conditional approval of NXP takeover from EC, KFTC

2018-01-18 16:45:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Qualcomm announced that it's received regulatory clearance from the European Commission and the Korea Fair Trade Commission for its proposed takeover of NXP Semiconductors. The competition regulators cleared the deal after Qualcomm agreed to separate some of NFC activities from the business. Qualcomm still needs approval in China, as well as backing from NXP shareholders, to complete the takeover first announced over a year ago. 

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Category: Telecommunications

T-Systems CEO preparing to split company in two

2018-01-18 15:05:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Adel Al-Saleh, the new CEO of T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom's corporate arm, announced plans to split the subsidiary into two separate companies that should both be supported by a "true sales leader" chosen from among external candidates, reported German business daily Handelsblatt. Al-Saleh unveiled T-Systems' new strategy to increase efficiency and the quality of its offerings to the company's management on 15 January, and this includes the separation of its "classic" IT business units from the rest of the company, a spokesman from T-Systems confirmed to Handelsblatt.

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Category: Telecommunications

Broadcom faces FTC competition investigation

2018-01-18 09:21:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) The US Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Broadcom engaged in anticompetitive tactics in negotiations with customers, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal. 

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Category: Telecommunications