Facebook’s Ventures into Cryptocurrencies is Larger than Many Expected
May01

Facebook’s Ventures into Cryptocurrencies is Larger than Many Expected

Facebook is venturing into the cryptocurrency space for the second time and at least one major Wall Street firm sees substantial upside if the company is able to monetize a cryptocurrency via the social media giant. Facebook has been developing a cryptocurrency that could be part of a multibillion-dollar revenue opportunity, according to the financial giant Barclays. Huge Revenue Opportunity While is is not clear exactly how Facebook...

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How Amazon Became the Most Valuable Company in the U.S.
Jan08

How Amazon Became the Most Valuable Company in the U.S.

Amazon just became the most valuable public company in the U.S. taking Microsoft’s place. Amazon stole Microsoft’s spot as the most valuable publicly traded U.S. company Monday morning with a market capitalization of $790 billion versus its competitor’s $785 billion, CNBC reports. The change marks the latest shake-up for the top spot, which until recently was occupied for years by the iPhone maker Apple, and underscores the...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Business Owners Need to Keep Learning
Aug01

Top 5 Reasons Why Business Owners Need to Keep Learning

When was the last time you attended a training course or spent some time learning a new skill? Unfortunately, a large number of business owners don’t continually update their skill set and their business suffers as a result. Below are some of the main reasons every business owner needs to keep learning new things. 1.      You Stay Competitive and Sharp Over time, the decision makers in an organisation often rest on their laurels and...

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Australia’s Soft Drink Industry Promises to Cut Back on Overall Sugar
Jun25

Australia’s Soft Drink Industry Promises to Cut Back on Overall Sugar

Coca Cola and Pepsi promise to cut back on sugar by 20% The country’s biggest soft drink makers including Coca-Cola and Pepsi have vowed to slash their use of sugar by 20 per cent over the next seven years in a bid to tackle Australia’s obesity epidemic. But the highest-sugar varieties of drinks such as Coke will remain unchanged, with the plan largely focusing on efforts to produce and market low-sugar alternatives, and...

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Toys R Us is Closing all Australian Stores; 700 Jobs Lost
Jun20

Toys R Us is Closing all Australian Stores; 700 Jobs Lost

TOYS R Us and Babies R Us stores across Australia will be closed, putting 700 people out of work, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the doomed business. The chain of 44 toys and baby goods stores has been trading since entering voluntary administration in May but today administrators McGrathNicol said all potential buyers had pulled out and the business will be wound down. McGrathNicol said stock will now be liquidated...

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Amazon Prime is now Available to Australians
Jun18

Amazon Prime is now Available to Australians

Amazon launches Prime in Australia Amazon launched its Prime service in Australia today, giving most Australians access to free two-day shipping, Prime Video and a number of other perks. A subscription will cost AU$59 (approximately $44) per year — as opposed to the US price of $119 — a discounted rate that takes into account a smaller selection of goods and higher prices. Amazon just launched in the country last December....

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