News: Money

Giant Mystery Wave Spotted in Atmosphere of Venus

Wednesday  18:36,   18 january 2017
MSN

A huge wave has been spotted in the upper atmosphere of Venus, baffling scientists because it's staying so still aboveNew work suggests that the wave was created in the lower atmosphere when it flowed over a mountain, which would be similar to a [...]

More than half of young Australians do unpaid work

Wednesday  16:51,   18 january 2017
MSN

More than half of Australia's young adults have done unpaid work as part of an internship or a job trial raising questions about the need for greater regulation of unpaid work.The study of 3800 people aged 18 to 29 from across the country is the [...]

Conor McGregor seeks to trademark his name and nickname

Wednesday  15:37,   18 january 2017
FOXSports

Conor McGregor is locking down 'The Notorious' with a trademarkThe reigning UFC lightweight champion is seeking a trademark on his nickname and name for several potential products including an aftershave, books, video games, restaurants,[...]

May puts Britain on course for 'hard' Brexit

Wednesday  15:37,   18 january 2017
AFP

Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit blueprint, announcing for the first time that Britain will leave Europe's single market in order to control EU immigration .In a highly-anticipated speech, May warned the EU against imposing harsh[...]

Showpo rival Black Swallow says it is thrilled by the publicity from allegations it stole customer data

Wednesday  15:37,   18 january 2017
Business Insider Australia

Australian fashion startup Showpo is suing rival online retailer Black Swallow and a former staff member, accusing them of stealing its entire customer database of 306,000 records. The boss of Black Swallow has today defiantly claimed the resultant [...]

Australians are suddenly stressed about money

Wednesday  15:36,   18 january 2017
Business Insider Australia

Perhaps Australians aren't as confident as we first though in early 2017. Only a day after learning that consumer confidence remained near multi-year highs in the separate ANZ-Roy Morgan survey, the latest Westpac-MI consumer sentiment survey[...]

MACQUARIE: Here's how big foreign retailers like H&M and Zara are doing in Australia

Wednesday  15:36,   18 january 2017
Business Insider Australia

International retailers such as Uniqlo, Zara and H&M are seeing lofty growth slip in Australia, along with margins, as they expand into smaller regional centres. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { [...]

Qualcomm Accused of Forcing Deal on Apple to Thwart Rivals

Wednesday  07:06,   18 january 2017
Bloomberg

Qualcomm Inc. forced Apple Inc. to use its chips exclusively in return for lower licensing fees, unfairly cutting out competitors, the U.S. said in a lawsuit against the biggest maker of mobile phone chips. Qualcomm’s exclusive deal with Apple was[...]

Wesfarmers' coal mining business is about to slip back into profit

Wednesday  07:06,   18 january 2017
Business Insider Australia

The surging price of coal is pushing Wesfarmers' resources business past the breakeven point. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode = "PRMQAP"; var config = {}; [...]

Flipping hell! New Zealand property frenzy as two houses sold five times in four days

Wednesday  06:36,   18 january 2017
The Guardian

Real estate watchdog to investigate the dealings as Auckland red-hot market continues to soarThe two houses are located side by side in the suburb of Mangere Bridge in south Auckland, where flipping is most common, according to an analyst from[...]

NBN rollout to hit halfway mark by June

Wednesday  05:21,   18 january 2017
MSN

Half of Australia's homes and businesses will have access to the national broadband network by June 30, the company in charge of the project says.NBN Co says construction is accelerating, but warns that connecting homes in capital cities will[...]

Telco union officials lured into 'catastrophic' identity fraud scam

Wednesday  04:20,   18 january 2017
MSN

Two telecommunications union officials have been caught up in a brazen case of identity fraud, raising serious questions about the security of personal data held by big companies. The drama began when one officials' phone number was transferred from [...]

Zuckerberg Denies Tech for Virtual-Reality Device Was Stolen

Wednesday  03:40,   18 january 2017
Bloomberg

<p>Facebook is defending $2 billion suit over Oculus Rift headset</p>Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive officer, who has hailed virtual reality as his company’s next big thing, was called to the witness stand Tuesday by ZeniMax Media[...]

Garlic bread products recalled after fears of plastic contamination

Wednesday  03:00,   18 january 2017
MSN

Anyone with garlic bread in the fridge or freezer has been advised to check their packets after a major manufacturer issued a recall on a large range of products.&nbsp;George Weston Foods has recalled 11 of their garlic bread products after two[...]

HSBC: Australia's economic rebalancing act is nearly complete

Wednesday  01:50,   18 january 2017
Business Insider Australia

Australia has been undergoing a once in a multi-generation economic transition since the beginning of the decade, with household spending, residential construction and the nation's services sector tasked with helping to offset the negative[...]