Technology never stops evolving and neither do we. That's why we're excited to tell you about the new Extra Crunch Stage at Disrupt Berlin 2019. Our premiere tech conference dedicated to early-stage startups takes place 11-12 December. Now's the time to book your super early-bird ticket, because the earlier you buy, the more you save. Okay, it's time to get extra crunchy. We named the Extra Crunch Stage after the eponymous how-to content we create for [...]
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Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Gold leaps to six-year highIranian tensions and trade war fears worry investorsDollar under pressure after Trump attacks FedAsia and European markets in the red 8.28am BSTGold actually got as high as $1,438/ounce in choppy overnight trading (highest since May 2013), before settling around $1,430 now.Neil Wilson of Markets.com says a “perfect blend of supporting factors” is responsible for its surge.Four things are really driving gold – [...]
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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites launched into orbit early Tuesday morning. It is also carrying portions of the cremated remains of 152 space enthusiasts. [...]
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Shadow treasurer says decision an ‘unfortunate consequence' of Coalition's victoryThe shadow treasurer, Jim Chalmers, has ruled out reviewing Newstart in opposition, saying those hoping for a boost to the payment had Labor won the election will now “have to convince the government.”As Labor prepares to reshape its policy agenda following its 18 May electoral defeat, Chalmers used his first speech after being promoted to the senior portfolio to outline the opposition's economic priorities. Continue reading... [...]
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James Marape says foreign contractors should not be doing work that locals can doPapua New Guinea's newly appointed prime minister wants Australia to cancel its controversial contract with Paladin to deliver services on Manus Island.James Marape, who became prime minister after the resignation of Peter O'Neill last month, told PNG's parliament on Tuesday he would summon Australia's diplomatic head of mission “to provide an explanation”. Continue reading... [...]
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Trump son-in-law's plan, which ignores the key political issues, is dismissed as ‘a fantasy that is completely divorced from reality'A US-designed economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday, without the participation of either Palestinian or Israeli officials.The Palestinians are boycotting the conference and a late decision was taken not to invite Israelis. A relative handful of Palestinian business leaders are expected in Bahrain, for what is widely seen as a [...]
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SpaceX has succeeded in launching its third mission with the Falcon Heavy high-capacity rocket it first launched successfully last year. The rocket's STP-2 mission took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida towards the end of a four-hour launch window that opened at 11:30 PM EDT on Monday, with liftoff taking place at 2:30 AM EDT on Tuesday after the launch was pushed back so that the ground crew could complete “additional ground [...]
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Residents and owners told part of the building appears to be ‘moving in a downward motion'A Sydney mayor insists there is no “cover up” from his council over Mascot Towers, after it was revealed engineers are still waiting on paperwork that may help them pinpoint the cause and prevent further damage.It comes after residents and owners of the units were told part of the building appeared to be “moving in a downward motion”. Continue reading... [...]
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Key facts about the second largest outbreak of the disease in history‘Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say expertsWith more than 2,100 cases and 1,412 confirmed deaths, the outbreak in the eastern DRC is the second largest in history. It has a 67% fatality rate and 11 months after it began, the case numbers are still escalating. It is disproportionately affecting women (55% of cases) and children (28%). The WHO says the national [...]
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FedEx is suing the United States Department of Commerce, claiming that it has been “essentially deputize[d]” to enforce its trade blacklist. The lawsuit comes a month after Huawei said it is reassessing its relationship with the delivery giant after several packages meant for shipment within Asia were instead diverted, or erroneously marked for delivery, to the U.S. FedEx claimed the packages (which Huawei said did not contain any technology covered by the trade ban [...]
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