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The rise and rise of the virtual assistant

The impacts of the global pandemic which first loomed into our field of vision here in Australia in early 2020 has wrought disaster, mayhem and destruction across the board. As
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Opinion: Raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour

Democrats want to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour to address inequality, but that might not be the best way to fix that problem. Conservative—and many politically moderate—economists don’t like
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Patrick Allaway resigns from Nine

Nine’s six person board currently comprises three directors with ties to the television company — chairman Peter Costello, Samantha Lewis and Catherine West; and three with ties to Fairfax —
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Calls for accused minister to stand aside

Senior Morrison government ministers have stressed a cabinet colleague accused of a horrific historical rape is entitled to the presumption of innocence. Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Labor’s Penny Wong and
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Brand Building Isn’t a Happy Accident. Take This Steps to Find Success.

February 28, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. All you need is an idea, a little grit, and an empty garage to launch a
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Taking big, calculated risks | Inside Small Business

Being a successful entrepreneur is knowing how to take calculated risks. As business owners, we can’t keep doing the same thing while hoping for a different result. There are five
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Praise for helicopter firm Leonardo’s LGBTQ+ ‘corporate champion’

Members of aerospace engineering company Leonardo’s LGBTQ+ network group Pride have praised a new “corporate champion” for making them feel more represented in the company’s working culture. Pride members said
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The ‘jobdobber’ hotline is another policy aimed at keeping wages low | Greg Jericho | Business

This week came further confirmation that even in the midst of a wages crisis, the Morrison government remains determined to push wages even lower. When you get down to it,
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Austal efficiencies drive profit but revenue takes hit

Austal’s net profit after tax was $52.4 million, up 29 per cent, while revenue fell 19 per cent to $840.3 million, due to a poor exchange rate and less throughput
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Facebook Settles Lawsuit for $650 Million – Jewish Business News

Facebook Settles Lawsuit for $650 Million The company was sued over its use of facial recognition tech, among other things. It will cost Facebook $650 Million to settle a civil
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Retailers propose measures for industry’s recovery

A survey of 172 retailers reveals what the sector needs to get fully back on its feet post-COVID. The research, commissioned by CouriersPlease (CP), shows that over a third (36
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Thailand’s Stock Exchange (SET) welcomes leading oil and retail business operator OR on Feb 11

SET News 10/2021February 10, 2021 SET welcomes leading oil and retail business operator OR on Feb 11 BANGKOK, February 10, 2021 – The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will list
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Australian energy giant Woodside urged to ‘get off the fence’ on Myanmar

“They should commit to not proceeding any further until democracy is restored – at the moment it’s a bit of fence-sitting,” Mr Gocher said. “They’re treading very lightly in terms
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Virus vaccine safety paramount: Morrison

Early issues with Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout are being ironed out as the federal government assures the public safety is paramount. Thank you for stopping by and reading this news
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Schumpeter – Apple’s duel with Facebook is a new form of big-tech rivalry | Business

Feb 27th 2021 LAST WEEKEND Mark Murrell, the founder of Get Maine Lobster, bought an Oculus virtual-reality (VR) headset. It is a plaything, but he quickly thought of business. “I
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Digital store-front displays in retail – moving on from traditional signage

Partner Content In the cities of the future – check out any sci-fi epic for proof – retail storefronts have long since moved beyond the static mannequins and digital TVs
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Opinion: Raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour

Democrats want to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour to address inequality, but that might not be the best way to fix that problem. Conservative—and many politically moderate—economists don’t like
Read More

Brand Building Isn’t a Happy Accident. Take This Steps to Find Success.

February 28, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. All you need is an idea, a little grit, and an empty garage to launch a
Read More

Praise for helicopter firm Leonardo’s LGBTQ+ ‘corporate champion’

Members of aerospace engineering company Leonardo’s LGBTQ+ network group Pride have praised a new “corporate champion” for making them feel more represented in the company’s working culture. Pride members said
Read More

Facebook Settles Lawsuit for $650 Million – Jewish Business News

Facebook Settles Lawsuit for $650 Million The company was sued over its use of facial recognition tech, among other things. It will cost Facebook $650 Million to settle a civil
Read More

Thailand’s Stock Exchange (SET) welcomes leading oil and retail business operator OR on Feb 11

SET News 10/2021February 10, 2021 SET welcomes leading oil and retail business operator OR on Feb 11 BANGKOK, February 10, 2021 – The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will list
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Schumpeter – Apple’s duel with Facebook is a new form of big-tech rivalry | Business

Feb 27th 2021 LAST WEEKEND Mark Murrell, the founder of Get Maine Lobster, bought an Oculus virtual-reality (VR) headset. It is a plaything, but he quickly thought of business. “I
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US consumers rebound to boost spending 2.4% as income jumps – Long Island Business News

Bouncing back from months of retrenchment, America’s consumers stepped up their spending by a solid 2.4% in January, the sharpest increase in seven months and a sign that the economy
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Metro Manila kept under general lockdown

Manila and nearby cities will remain under a general lockdown next month amid a coronavirus pandemic, according to the presidential palace. President Rodrigo R. Duterte also kept nine other areas
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Lack of online offering costs Primark £1.6bn in lost lockdown sales

The owner of Primark said yesterday that the latest lockdown would cost the chain £1.6 billion in lost sales, but it struck an optimistic note about prospects when shops reopen.
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Art prices drop as rich favour wine

Art Art prices drop as rich favour wine Friday February 26 2021 From left: African Golfing Lady by Kioko Mwitiki, Bust of African Queen by Robison Kamwathi, and A girl
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European officials urge World Bank to exclude fossil-fuel investments -sources

Article content WASHINGTON — Senior officials from Europe have urged the World Bank’s management to expand its climate change strategy to exclude investments in oil- and coal-related projects around the
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DraftKings Stock: Is It A Buy Right Now After DKNG Stock Earnings?

As sports-betting legalization spreads across U.S. states, DraftKings (DKNG) is at the forefront of the online betting industry. Amid a huge move since its April 2020 debut, is DKNG stock
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Veteran CPI leader D Pandian no more; Tamil Nadu leaders condole death

CPI veteran and the party’s former state secretary D Pandian died here on Friday following illness, the party said. The 88-year old former MP was not keeping well and had
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Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ is in a bubble, says J.P. Morgan

FILE PHOTO: The Wall St. sign is seen outside The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid February 25, 2021 By April Joyner
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Coronavirus latest: California’s death toll tops 50,000 after Los Angeles undercount

California has become the first US state to confirm 50,000 coronavirus deaths since the start of the pandemic after reporting a record one-day increase of more than 1,000 fatalities. A
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Sequoia Capital raises $195 million for its newest seed fund

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