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  • IBM’s new 53-qubit quantum ‘mainframe’ is live in the cloud 21 Sep 2019 01:27 Sophos IBM has boosted its growing stable of quantum computers with a new 53-quantum bit (qubit) device, the most powerful ever offered for commercial use. Google announced a more powerful 72-qubit ‘Bristlecone’ model last year, but that was for its internal …
  • Last-Minute Plans: 118 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: September 20-22, 2019 21 Sep 2019 00:53 AltWeeklies.com Panicking because you don’t know what to do this weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment that won't cost more than $10, ranging from the opening weekend of three new exhibits …
  • Julie Bishop's job with Palladium caught Dfat by surprise 21 Sep 2019 00:47 The Guardian The foreign affairs department had no idea Julie Bishop was taking a job with one of Australia’s biggest foreign aid contractors until it was publicly announced, internal documents show. Documents obtained by the Guardian through freedom-of-information …
  • ULI Names Boston a Top Real Estate Market for 2020 21 Sep 2019 00:23 Banker and Tradesman Boston will be second only to one other American city in terms of investor demand for real estate assets, according to the Urban Land Institute’s 2020 forecast. Austin is ranked first out of 80 cities in the U.S. for overall real estate prospects for 2020, …
  • Google Says It's Achieved Quantum Supremacy, a World First: Report 21 Sep 2019 00:12 Gizmodo A Google researcher’s paper claiming to have achieved quantum supremacy, a major early milestone in the field of quantum computing, appeared on a NASA website this week before being removed, the Financial Times reports. Google, as well as IBM, Microsoft, …
  • GST Council cuts rates on hotels, hikes on caffeinated beverages 20 Sep 2019 23:46 business-standard The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday more than doubled the GST rate for caffeinated beverages such as Thums Up Charged and Red Bull from 18 per cent to 40 per cent while giving relief for hotels and outdoor catering services. Despite the …
  • The Focus On Apple's September Keynote Resulted In Investors Missing Another Important Development 20 Sep 2019 22:57 Seeking Alpha Over the last few days, Apple (AAPL) investors and consumers have remained focused on assessing the impacts of the newly launched devices and services on Apple's revenues and earnings. Indeed, investors need to have a thorough understanding of whether …
  • ULI, PwC Emerging Trends Report Forecasts Continued Strength in CRE in 2020 20 Sep 2019 22:45 Nreionline The commercial real estate market remains strong, despite talk of an approaching recession, according to an Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2020 report produced by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and consulting firm PwC and released at this week’s ULI fall …
  • How the Digital Economy is Transforming Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union 20 Sep 2019 22:45 Nextbillion The rise of the global digital economy continues to rapidly evolve. While many have recognized the digital prowess of countries like China, the potential for growth in one vast region remains woefully unrecognized—Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union …
  • Stratford paid $75K to end cyber attack on city data 20 Sep 2019 22:35 CFPL Officials in Stratford, Ont. paid just over $75,000 to unlock the city's data after a cyber attack in April that inserted malware onto its servers. The city says the attacker began encrypting its systems on the morning of April 14. Within five hours, …
  • Agencies, industry investing in quantum infrastructure 20 Sep 2019 22:12 Government Computer News Agencies, industry investing in quantum infrastructure By Susan Miller Sep 20, 2019 Advances in quantum algorithms, tools and platforms are being fueled by federal grants and private-sector investments. *** The Department of Energy awarded $60.7 million in …
  • GST Annual filing waived off for taxpayers below Rs 2 cr turnover 20 Sep 2019 21:53 Economic Times The GST Council, in its 37th meeting held at Goa provided relief to MSMEs by allowing them waiver to file GSTR 9 and GSTR-9A. Announcing the relaxation in filing of annual returns for MSMEs for FY 2017-18 and FY 2018-19, a statement said waiver of the …
  • ‘3rd Budget’ in 7 months— and the biggest 20 Sep 2019 21:38 The Times of India PANAJI: In one of its boldest economic initiatives - and easily one of the largest ever giveaways in India - the Narendra Modi government on Friday sought to reach out to investors and reverse the pessimism in India Inc with a massive Rs 1.45 lakh crore …
  • Relief for FPIs: Capital gains on debt securities now exempt from surcharge 20 Sep 2019 21:34 business-standard The government on Friday exempted foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) that make capital gains on debt securities from the higher surcharge that was introduced in the Budget. This will bring relief to scores of funds. “The enhanced surcharge shall also not …
  • Spirit MTA REIT Announces Closing of Sale of Assets to Hospitality Properties Trust 20 Sep 2019 21:34 Tradingcharts.com Spirit MTA REIT (NYSE: SMTA) ("SMTA" or the "Company") announced today that the Company has completed its previously announced sale of assets to Hospitality Properties Trust ("HPT") (NASDAQ: HPT). The Company also successfully …
  • A to Z: AMELIA WILLIAMS 20 Sep 2019 21:20 Gainesville Sun SCHOOL: Buchholz YEAR: Senior POSITION: No. 1 golfer on team HEIGHT: 6-foot-1 A great day for me consists of ... getting breakfast with my sister, going to school and seeing my friends, having an easy day, and having an away match with my team and winning. …
  • Peter Frampton On His Farewell Tour, Living With I.B.M. & Reclaiming 'Peter F**king Frampton' 20 Sep 2019 21:06 Grammy.com The first thing you notice when speaking to guitar-rock pillar and GRAMMY winner Peter Frampton is what a sweet, upbeat guy he is. Calling me directly from a break on his Peter Frampton Finale—The Farewell Tour, Frampton is in cheery spirits as he recounts …
  • Back to Monolithic Applications in BI and Data Analytics? Top 3 Ways That Marketers Could Be Affected 20 Sep 2019 20:57 Destination CRM Back in June, CRM software giant Salesforce.com announced its acquisition of Tableau—the business intelligence (BI) tool with the lion’s share of the BI market. For marketers, among others, I saw it as setting an industry reversion back to monolithic …
  • NetApp: Hybrid Cloud Company Has Strong Upside With Large Buybacks 20 Sep 2019 20:57 Seeking Alpha NetApp is Navigating a Difficult Sales Environment NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) is a hybrid cloud storage company and data management company based in Sunnyvale, CA. Essentially, its hardware product storage business is in decline and its hardware and software …
  • Coryann Stefansson Joins SIFMA Policy Team 20 Sep 2019 20:56 Mondovisione SIFMA today announced Coryann Stefansson has been appointed managing director and head of prudential capital and liquidity policy. “I am very excited to have Coryann join our team,” said Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., SIFMA president and CEO. “She has …
  • As Meghan Markle’s Smart Set range flies, Smart Works Leeds prepares to dress region’s job seekers 20 Sep 2019 20:51 Yorkshire Evening Post With the Duchess of Sussex as its patron, Smart Works opens in Leeds this year to help vulnerable women find work. Stephanie Smith reports. Give a woman the right shoes and she can conquer the world, or so the saying goes. Imagine, then, what the right …
  • Haute Residence Welcomes Lisa Gould To Its Exclusive Real... 20 Sep 2019 20:44 SF Gate Haute Residence welcomes acclaimed real estate agent Lisa Gould to its invitation-only real estate network. As a Haute Residence partner, Lisa Gould exclusively represents the high-end real estate market in Orlando, FL. ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) September 20, …
  • If Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst ever became IBM's CEO, here's some insight on how he will manage 20 Sep 2019 20:24 Bizjournals
  • ‘Nerd,’ ‘Nonsmoker,’ ‘Wrongdoer’: How Might A.I. Label You? 20 Sep 2019 20:16 International Herald Tribune In recent months, researchers have shown that face-recognition services from companies like Amazon, Microsoft and IBM can be biased against women and people of color. With this project, Mr. Paglen and Ms. Crawford hoped to bring more attention to the …
  • Offshore wind energy price plunges 30 per cent to a new record low 20 Sep 2019 19:58 Independent A new wave of offshore wind farms around the UK will generate power more cheaply than burning coal and for the first time will not require any subsidy. The cost of power from offshore wind has plummeted 30 per cent in two years with a raft of 12 new energy …
  • Medicine show: Crown Sterling demos 256-bit RSA key-cracking at private event 20 Sep 2019 19:57 Arc Technica Enlarge / Robert Grant, Crown Sterling CEO and founder, emcee'd a demonstration of crypto-cracking at an event yesterday. Cryptographers were not impressed. Crown Sterling, via YouTube 17 with 15 posters participating On September 19, in a …
  • Judge orders liquidators to 'Diamond Joe' Gutnick's mining company 20 Sep 2019 19:57 Sydney Morning Herald The court's decision on Friday is the latest setback for Mr Gutnick, one of Australia's best-known business figures, nicknamed "Diamond Joe" due to his appetite for outback diamond and gold deposits. An ordained Rabbi and former president …
  • Fiscal stimulus, with one stroke, changes narrative for India as an investment hotspot 20 Sep 2019 19:44 MoneyControl.com Highlights - So far, easier monetary policy alone was expected to do the heavy lifting - By cutting corporate tax rate from 30% to 22%, a fiscal stimulus is added - Brings India at par with some of the major Asian countries - These steps can help India …
  • Google reportedly attains 'quantum supremacy' 20 Sep 2019 19:37 Cnet A new quantum computer from Google can reportedly do the impossible. Eric Lukero/Google Google has reportedly built a quantum computer more powerful than the world's top supercomputers. A Google research paper was temporarily posted online this …
  • After corporate tax cuts, GST Council reduces rates on hotels, jewellery and automobiles 20 Sep 2019 18:56 The New Indian Express By PTI PANAJI: The all-powerful GST Council on Friday more than doubled the tax on caffeinated beverages but slashed the same on hotel tariffs and some goods with a view to addressing sectoral concerns in a slowing economy. The tax changes came on a day …
  • View: FM Nirmala Sitharaman surpasses many expectations 20 Sep 2019 18:50 The Economic Times By Vikram Doshi, Partner-Tax & Regulatory, PwC India Amidst the backdrop of slowing economy and reducing competitiveness, the need of the day was a set of solid tax and economic reforms. While some form of stimulus was expected, what was delivered by …
  • New SEZ investments made attractive 20 Sep 2019 18:50 The Economic Times New Delhi: Special economic zones (SEZ) will continue to remain an attractive investment opportunity after the government revised the minimum alternate tax (MAT) and made it commensurate with claiming tax holidays. "In order to promote growth and …
  • Govt-sponsored incubators eligible for CSR funds 20 Sep 2019 18:50 The Economic Times New Delhi: Government-sponsored incubators have been made eligible for India Inc's corporate social responsibility spending, in a major boost to startups. Finance and corporate affairs minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday that research funding in …
  • Insurance Policy Payouts May Fuel Ransomware Attacks 20 Sep 2019 18:48 CBS Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — The call came on a Saturday in July delivering grim news: Many of the computer systems serving the government of LaPorte County, Indiana, had been taken hostage with ransomware. The hackers demanded $250,000. No way, thought County …
  • $1b Commercial Bay tower nears full lease of retail stores 20 Sep 2019 18:46 The New Zealand Herald The $1 billion Commercial Bay tower set to open next year as the Auckland CBD's largest shopping complex has now leased 95 per cent of its retail stores, as US clothing brands Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger jump on board. Precinct Properties chief …
  • StackState Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner 20 Sep 2019 18:42 MarketWatch.com ATLANTA, Sep 20, 2019 /PR Newswire Africa via COMTEX/ -- AI startup StackState named a '2019 Cool Vendor in Performance Analysis' by leading research company, Gartner StackState, world's leading monitoring and AIOps platform for hybrid …
  • Diwali comes early for companies as FM offers tax cuts to lift up economy 20 Sep 2019 18:28 business-standard Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday went a step further to announce steeper corporation tax rate cuts than were proposed earlier even as these would hit the exchequer by Rs 1.45 trillion a year amid a shaky revenue position of the Centre. …
  • AFL boss Gillon McLachlan: 'Cultural leadership is one of the most difficult parts of the job' 20 Sep 2019 18:21 WA Today The McLachlan brothers Hamish (far left) and Gillon (far right) played polo growing up.Early on at the AFL, McLachlan used to skateboard to meetings, and in the office he still occasionally tries to scone someone with a stab pass of the Sherrin. If the …
  • View: Lowering of corporate-tax rate will widen tax net 20 Sep 2019 18:12 The Economic Times By Rajiv Memani Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement on Friday to slash the basic corporate-tax rates to 22% for all domestic companies without tax exemptions or incentives, and 15% for new manufacturing companies is a bold move. It is, …
  • Air Force awards $950M tech contract to 8 Northern Virginia companies 20 Sep 2019 18:09 WTOP The Air Force on Wednesday tapped eight Northern Virginia businesses to provide enterprise analytical and technical support on a contract… The Air Force on Wednesday tapped eight Northern Virginia businesses to provide enterprise analytical and technical …
  • IBM Preps 53-Qubit Quantum Computer for Launch in October 20 Sep 2019 18:07 ExtremeTech IBM plans to make a 53-qubit quantum computer available to clients of its IBM Q Network next month. The new system, which should go online by the middle of October, will be the largest universal quantum computer that’s available for general commercial use. …
  • INBS inquiry asked to drop investigation into former boss Fingleton on health grounds 20 Sep 2019 18:00 The Irish Times Michael Fingleton jnr, the son of the former managing director of now-defunct Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS), has asked an inquiry into the lender to terminate its investigation into his father, Michael Fingleton snr, on the grounds of his ill …
  • New downtown library expected to cost average household $5 a year 20 Sep 2019 17:55 Star Phoenix Saskatoon Public Library board chair Lisa Erickson, right, and library director Carol Cooley discussed the business case for a new downtown library at the France Morrison Central Library in Saskatoon, SK on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Liam Richards / …
  • Chances of KMT taking back power look slim 20 Sep 2019 17:53 Taipei Times The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) failed its midterm exam at last year’s nine-in-one elections and many were expecting it to also fail its final exam in next year’s presidential election. Unexpectedly, however, the support rating of Kaohsiung …
  • SailPoint Positioned To Expand Market Share In Enterprise Identity Governance 20 Sep 2019 17:49 Forbes SailPoint went public in November 2017 at $12 a share. The post-IPO high of $34.60 was reached last September. In June 2019, the stock fell to a new 52-week low of $16.63. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg © 2017 Bloomberg Finance LPWith increased …
  • Global System Integration Market Share to Record Steady Growth by 2025 20 Sep 2019 17:40 MarketWatch.com Sep 20, 2019 (Innovative Reports via COMTEX) -- Global System Integration Market valued approximately USD 244.9 billion in 2016 is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 10.19% over the forecast period 2017-2025. System integration is …
  • Industry lauds GST Council's move to slash tax rates for hotels 20 Sep 2019 17:17 Economic Times NEW DELHI: The hospitality industry has welcomed the GST council's move to slash tax rates for hotels. The GST Council on Friday approved the proposal to reduce tax rates on hotels, which had been a long standing demand of the industry. The move to …
  • Women in Trucking’s finalists for 2019 Influential Woman in Trucking Award 20 Sep 2019 17:14 Fleet Owner Magazine The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks revealed the six finalists for the 2019 Influential Woman in Trucking award. This is the ninth year for the award which was developed in 2010 to honor female leaders and to attract and advance …
  • Q&A: New Rady Dean Ordóñez on School’s Growth, Startups, Ethics & More 20 Sep 2019 17:14 Xconomy Under Bob Sullivan, the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego matured into its teenage years. Sullivan became Rady’s founding dean in 2003, ahead of the fall 2004 enrollment of the school’s charter MBA class. Rady School is marking its sweet sixteen …
  • From AI to restructuring: Major Pharma Trends 20 Sep 2019 17:11 Digital Journal Pharmaceuticals remains in a state of change, from precision medicines to artificial intelligence; and with further restructuring and mergers, and new job roles. These trends are drawn out in a new industry survey. Several key trends in pharmaceuticals are …
  • Caffeinated energy drinks industry to feel pinch of rate hike 20 Sep 2019 16:58 The Hindu Business Line Energy and caffeinated drinks are set to get costlier, with the GST Council’s move to increase the rate on these drinks to 28 per cent from the current 18 per cent tax slab. In addition, these beverages will attract a cess of 12 per cent taking the …
  • Global Smart & Mobile Supply Chain Solutions Market Report 2019: Analyses & Forecasts Through 2014-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 20 Sep 2019 16:41 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 20, 2019-- The "Global Smart and Mobile Supply Chain Solutions Market By Component (Software & Service), By Enterprise Size, By Industry (Third Party Logistics (3PL); IT & Telecom; BFSI; & Others), By Region, …
  • FSC urged to ensure Nan Shan fixed insurance system 20 Sep 2019 16:40 Taipei Times The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) must “exhaustively†examine whether Nan Shan Life Insurance Co (å —å±±äººå£½) has fixed problems with its new information system, as more policies might have been affected, the Nan Shan labor union said on …
  • India can chart 8-9pc growth path on tax cuts: Experts, leaders ooze confidence 20 Sep 2019 16:38 The Times of India New Delhi, Sep 20 () Industry leaders and experts on Friday exuded confidence that the measures announced by the government on corporate tax front will help India attain its true potential of 8-9 per cent of GDP growth. Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar …
  • Govt. cuts corporate tax to spur investment, jobs 20 Sep 2019 16:24 The Hindu In its boldest gambit yet to stir up the economy, the government on Friday issued an ordinance to reduce the corporate tax rate for domestic firms and new manufacturing units by 10 to 12 percentage points, effectively bringing India’s tax rates on a par …
  • Wedbush’s Top Picks in the Observability Tech Field 20 Sep 2019 16:20 24/7 Wall St The term “observability” is being used to describe next-generation approaches to observing and troubleshooting complex distributed systems with high cardinality of its various entities and a high potential for “unknown-unknowns” to affect their operation. …
  • Tax relief to kick-start capex plan, revive corporate sentiments: Tax experts 20 Sep 2019 16:11 The Economic Times The government's big bang announcement of slashing corporate tax rate will revive corporate sentiments, provide impetus to companies to kick-start capex plan, improve compliance and give India a competitive slot amongst leading economies of the world, …
  • TransferMate takes top prize at financial services innovation awards 20 Sep 2019 16:03 The Irish Times TransferMate, the international payments firm established by Taxback Group founder Terry Clune, has been named as the overall winner of the first annual Deloitte Financial Services Innovation Awards. The Kilkenny-headquartered company which facilitates …
  • Industrial Internet of Things Market 2019|Top Key Players Analysis, Trends, Global Size Forecast To 2024 20 Sep 2019 16:03 Tradingcharts.com Sep 20, 2019 (Heraldkeepers) -- New York, September 20, 2019: The Global Industrial Internet Of Things Market is segmented on the lines of its end user, technology and regional. End user segment is classified into manufacturing, healthcare, retail and ICT. …
  • After A Month-Long Review, I Believe The Galaxy Note10+ Is The Ultimate Business Smartphone 20 Sep 2019 15:54 Forbes The Galaxy Note10 on top of the Galaxy Note10+ showing off the size difference of both displays. Samsung The Samsung Galaxy Note10 is the newest in a long family of Note devices that the company released in August. After four weeks of use, the Galaxy …
  • FM's tax cuts may give more elbow room to govt to sign the RCEP deal 20 Sep 2019 15:43 business-standard Friday’s tax cuts could give the government more space to look to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal between 16 Asian nations, including India. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has substantially reduced one of the pain …
  • Corporate tax cut likely to help demand, make consumer goods cheaper 20 Sep 2019 15:43 business-standard In the run-up to the festive season, there is some good news for consumers--prices of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) are likely to fall after the government cut corporation taxes on Friday. FMCG sector experts said consumer goods will be one of the …
  • HEXUS Week In Review: chassis, graphics and motherboards 20 Sep 2019 15:20 HEXUS.net 0 Intel starts to ship its Stratix 10 DX FPGAs VMware is amongst first customers for the Intel UPI, PCIe Gen4 x16, & Optane friendly chips. 0 IBM opens Quantum Computation Centre in New York State And it unveils a new 53-Qubit quantum system which will …
  • India cuts corporate tax rates 20 Sep 2019 15:16 Bangkok Post Surprise move to boost sluggish economy brings rates more in line with peers in emerging Asia NEW DELHI: India cut corporate tax rates on Friday in a surprise move designed to attract manufacturers, revive private investment and lift growth from a six-year …
  • Microsoft poses threat to Germany's digital sovereignty, warns study 20 Sep 2019 15:03 ZD Net A study commissioned by the German interior ministry has confirmed what many critics have long argued: the German government is too dependent on Microsoft software. Munich: The journey from Windows to Linux and back again This ebook charts the city's …
  • Pricing Power Index: Shippers Gain Advantage As Freight Futures Decline 20 Sep 2019 14:47 Benzinga Last Week's Pricing Power Index: 45 (Shippers) The trucking industry operates in a market based on real-time demand and supply. When demand is higher than capacity, carriers gain negotiating power for rates. When supply is higher than demand,  shippers …
  • Lower corporate tax rates to boost manufacturing, Make in India: Industry 20 Sep 2019 14:16 business-standard Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced a significant cut in corporate tax – a demand the industry has been putting forward for the past few years. Giving much relief to the corporate companies, the government has slashed the tax rate on …
  • A message to the climate strikers: Don't stop. It's working. 20 Sep 2019 14:14 Business Green The past week provides an avalanche of evidence that the climate strike movement is working Today thousands of people across the UK and millions of people around the world, the majority of them children and young people, will take to the streets and strike …
  • Maria Bartiromo talks artificial intelligence, the dot-com crash and why she’ll never retire 20 Sep 2019 14:09 MarketWatch Maria Bartiromo has been covering business news for 30 years, and she’s got her eye on the next big wave: artificial intelligence. The Fox Business News anchor, who recently re-signed with the network for a multiyear deal, is releasing an hour-long …
  • India cuts corporate taxes to boost manufacturing and revive growth 20 Sep 2019 13:40 Reuters PANAJI, India (Reuters) - India’s government slashed corporate taxes on Friday, giving a surprise $20.5 billion break aimed at reviving private investment and lifting growth from a six-year low that has caused job losses and fueled discontent in the …
  • Why Backup Software Market fastest growth segment should surprise us? 20 Sep 2019 13:30 Tradingcharts.com Sep 20, 2019 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) -- HTF MI recently introduced latest version Backup Software Market Study 2019. It covered product Scope, Market Share, Size, Revenue, Opportunities, Growth Rate, Sales Growth, Demand, Supply, Production*, …
  • smart manufacturing Market Size, Share and Growth 2019 to 2026 20 Sep 2019 13:30 Tradingcharts.com Sep 20, 2019 (Heraldkeepers) -- Global smart manufacturing Market 2019- Market Overview, Growth Analysis, Regional Demand and Forecast 2019-2026 The smart manufacturing market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.75% during …
  • Talent And Trust: Ingredients For Successful AI Implementation 20 Sep 2019 13:22 Forbes In the digital-first world, the value of artificial intelligence (AI) is more evident than ever, and many CEOs and business leaders are witnessing the positive impact it’s having on their organizations. So it’s no surprise that enterprises plan to double …
  • Half of South African workers are worried that their jobs are at risk of automation 20 Sep 2019 13:18 News People who have fewer opportunities to learn new digital skills are more fearful of the impact of automation and are more likely to have lower levels of education. These are the findings from new research carried out by PwC of more than 22,000 employees in …
  • College Graduates Are “Between Two Ferns” 20 Sep 2019 13:17 Forbes Today marks the release of a new Netflix movie based on the worst talk show ever produced. Zach Galifianakis’ Between Two Ferns ran sporadically on Funny or Die for nearly a decade and showcased celebrity interviews on a set that looked like a public …
  • Taylor Swift, Oprah, And The Keys To Effective Mentoring 20 Sep 2019 13:17 Forbes SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesEarlier this week, “The Voice” announced that Taylor Swift would be its latest “Mega Mentor,” offering her guidance to contestants during the knockout rounds that begin airing in October. Swift, who is one of the …
  • Venture Corporation: Resilient In The Short-To-Mid Term Thanks To New Product Launches And Diversified Customer Base 20 Sep 2019 13:10 Seeking Alpha Elevator Pitch Singapore-listed EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) company Venture Corporation (OTCPK:VEMLY) (OTCPK:VEMLF) [VMS:SP] trades at an attractive 12.6 times consensus forward FY2019 P/E which represents a discount to the stock's …
  • U.K., Salesforce, and World Economic Forum debut AI procurement guidelines for governments 20 Sep 2019 13:07 VentureBeat A collaborative group that includes Salesforce, Deloitte, the World Economic Forum (WEF), and the United Kingdom Office of AI today introduced guidelines for government officials procuring artificial intelligence systems. The WEF is calling the guidelines …
  • Real-estate seers expect a strong 2020 in Seattle, though not so much for housing | Jon Talton 20 Sep 2019 13:02 The Seattle Times Every year, the Urban Land Institute and the consultancy PwC publish their Emerging Trends in Real Estate report. Seattle is back in the top 10 for next year. Surveys or interviews with 1,450 individuals in the sector nationwide, including property owners, …
  • Media companies set to benefit from cut in corporate tax rate 20 Sep 2019 12:58 livemint.com New Delhi: The Indian media industry seems to be at the cusp of good times after the government slashed the basic corporate tax rate to 22% from 30% on Friday. A domestic company can pay income tax at 22% if they don't seek any exemption or incentive. …
  • Big banks shift just 1,000 jobs since Brexit vote, EY reports 20 Sep 2019 12:53 City A.M. Just 1,000 jobs within the big banks have left the City since Brexit, a new report from EY has found. According to the accountancy giant, among the large investment banks monitored in its tracker under 1,000 jobs have already relocated to the continent. …
  • Nirmala Sitharaman’s latest stimulus brings cheers but industry expects more 20 Sep 2019 12:52 Economic Times Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a slew of measures to attract fresh investments in manufacturing and give a boost to Government’s Make-in-India’ initiative. This is ahead of the GST Council meet on Friday. “Manufacturing companies …
  • Unpopular New York City mayor Bill de Blasio QUITS long-shot presidential bid 20 Sep 2019 12:36 Charleston Daily Mail MICHAEL BENNET  Age on Inauguration Day 2021: 56 Entered race:  May 2, 2019 Career: Currently Colorado senator.  Educated at elite St. Albans preparatory school and was a Capitol Hill page before graduating Wesleyan and Yale Law School. Was law clerk and …
  • 'I just do my thing': Adland's snappy dressers open their wardrobes 20 Sep 2019 12:31 campaign Morgan Murray Business director, Anomaly New York Talk us through your fashion. I wear outfits that bring me joy. The specifics of my look shifts a bit season to season, with my general rule being that if an Oompa-Loompa would wear it, so should I. Get …
  • Is The Single Market Preventing Digital Champions In Europe? 20 Sep 2019 12:20 Forbes Is The Single Market Preventing Digital Champions In Europe? NurPhoto via Getty ImagesThe transformation of Silicon Valley from farmland into the center of the technological universe has been attracting envious looks from around the world for a generation …
  • Three Steps To Take Before Implementing A Sales Enablement Platform 20 Sep 2019 12:19 Forbes Recently, we were engaged by a client to help with the adoption of a new sales enablement platform. Before they signed the purchase order, I asked them to consider these two statistics: • The sales enablement platform market will be worth $2.6 billion by …
  • Tax rates more competitive and better aligned to global standards now: Gokul Chaudhri, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP 20 Sep 2019 12:15 The Economic Times In some ways, the government has delivered upon a rather bold set of measures which will incentivise corporate India to start investing, says Gokul Chaudhri, Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP. Excerpts from an interview with ETNOW. The markets on …
  • What is in people's minds when they buy stocks? 20 Sep 2019 12:08 Phys.org When people buy stocks, they tend to have beliefs in place about how well the investments will perform and which ones are riskier bets. Economists would love to know what is going on in people's minds, but because that is not always possible, they …
  • Report: Use of AI surveillance is growing around the world 20 Sep 2019 12:02 Sophos When you think of nations using artificial intelligence (AI) -enhanced surveillance technologies, China probably comes to mind: the place where facial recognition is used to ration toilet paper, to name and shame jaywalkers, and to outfit police with …
  • How Companies Are Using AI To Improve Sales 20 Sep 2019 12:00 Forbes Artificial intelligence solutions are inundating the market right now: They're penetrating and transforming industries from transportation and agriculture to finance (paywall) and business development. AI is everywhere. And sales and marketing are no …
  • Lord Stern: Biggest risks omitted from economic warnings on climate crisis 20 Sep 2019 11:54 Business Green New report warns policymakers have been given economic assessments of future climate change impacts which 'omit or grossly underestimate' the biggest risks Major impacts of climate change that could result in the collapse of ecosystems or mass …
  • Blockchain’s Potential Within The Family Office And Two Investment Applications 20 Sep 2019 11:51 Forbes Blockchain has the potential to better navigate risks around investments. What other future applications could there be? GettyThere's been a great deal of hype surrounding blockchain since its capabilities were first promoted to underpin and support …
  • Stratford cyberattack costs $75K in bitcoin 20 Sep 2019 11:51 CBLA FM 2 Kitchener-Waterloo The city of Stratford agreed to pay an attacker 10 Bitcoin in exchange for decryption keys to unlock its information systems, following an April cyber attack.  City paid attacker 10 Bitcoin — then valued at $7,509.13 each CBC News · …
  • India's corporate tax rate is now among the lowest globally 20 Sep 2019 11:44 The Hindu Business Line BL Research Bureau With the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing a sharp cut in tax rates for corporates, India is now among the countries that have a low corporate tax rate. Though the incentive is only for companies that do not claim any …
  • Microsoft Board Authorizes Up To $40bn Of Buybacks - We Hope That's Not Their Best Idea 20 Sep 2019 11:31 Seeking Alpha DISCLAIMER: This article is not directed at, nor intended to be relied upon by any UK recipients. Any information or analysis in this article is not an offer to sell or buy any securities. Nothing in it is intended to be investment advice and it should not …
  • Why Wells Fargo plans to pilot its own cryptocurrency 20 Sep 2019 11:25 Computerworld Wells Fargo & Company this week announced plans to pilot an internal settlement service using a homegrown cryptocurrency backed by fiat money, starting with the U.S. dollar. Wells Fargo Digital Cash, which will run on the bank's first distributed …
  • WTTC and Deloitte jointly launch initiative on future of work transformations in Travel & Tourism 20 Sep 2019 11:20 Travel Daily News Organisations Vicky Karantzavelou / 20 Sep 2019 10:15 259 With one in five new jobs created in the last five years coming from Travel & Tourism; recognised sector leaders are prioritising the Future of Work and engaging in this important initiative …
  • IEA: Renewable energy installations to hit double-digit growth in 2019 20 Sep 2019 10:53 Business Green After stalling last year, installations of renewable energy capacity are expected to grow by almost 12 per cent in 2019 Solar PV is driving a strong rebound in global renewable electricity installations, with deployment expected to grow at the fastest pace …
  • I’d say you need another cup 20 Sep 2019 10:52 Computerworld It’s the late 1960s shop gets several new IBM 1403 Model N1 printers. The 1403 is big, fast — and loud. The Model N1 addresses the noise issue by enclosing the printer on all sides. When the printer encounters an error, the top automatically opens. That …
  • U.S. CEOs’ embrace of stakeholder model sounds enlightened, but doesn’t offer any real changes 20 Sep 2019 10:48 Calgary Herald By Yvan Allaire With suspect enthusiasm, the CEOs of large U.S. corporations have just embraced the notion that a corporation’s purpose is broader than merely “creating shareholder value.” But why now, one might ask, after 30 years of obedience to the …

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