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Stocks Keep Climbing as Hopes for US-China Trade Deal Rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the

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Payrolls rise 312,000; wages top estimates

US EMPLOYERS added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labour force participation jumped, reflecting a robust job market that nevertheless faces mounting risks in 2019. Non-farm payrolls increased by 312,000 in December, easily topping all

Emerging nations will take longer to outpace developed economies: CEBR

IN THE race to outpace developed economies, emerging countries such as China, India and Brazil suffered a setback this year and will outgrow them later than previously expected, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) said. The London-based consultancy’s

Noble disputes regulators’ allegations of improper accounting

COMMODITIES trader Noble Group is disputing allegations of possible accounting irregularities by regulators, who have relied on those potential inaccuracies to block a key step in the company’s restructuring plans. Noble, in a filing to the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on

The Emirates, where art is blooming

IF YOU’RE looking for world-class art, creative capitals such as Basel, Paris, London and Berlin come to mind. But it’s time to add the Gulf countries to your list, as the Arab region sets its sights on being a global

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Senate agrees to new probe for My Health Record

After Greens, Labor push. The Senate has approved a push by the Greens for a fresh inquiry to be conducted into the government’s controversial My Health Record scheme. Greens Leader

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ACCC to devise bulk of consumer data right

Govt gives regulator ‘substantial scope’. Australia’s competition regulator has been handed “substantial scope” to devise the government’s impending consumer data right,

CSIRO hands CDC new data centre deal

To support applications, high performance computing. The CSIRO has chosen Canberra Data Centres to house its corporate applications and high performance

IISER Kolkata’s compound makes drinking water nearly free of fluoride, metal ions

The compound synthesised by IISER Kolkata researchers can reduce copper, mercury, cadmium and iron content in drinking water to below

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Written Review

Pros Rugged design with good grip Flat, bezel-less display Good battery life Cons Possibly inconvenient fingerprint sensor placement Non-customizable physical

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Stocks Keep Climbing as Hopes for US-China Trade Deal Rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the

Read More

Payrolls rise 312,000; wages top estimates

US EMPLOYERS added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labour force participation jumped, reflecting a

Emerging nations will take longer to outpace developed economies: CEBR

IN THE race to outpace developed economies, emerging countries such as China, India and Brazil suffered a setback this year

Noble disputes regulators’ allegations of improper accounting

COMMODITIES trader Noble Group is disputing allegations of possible accounting irregularities by regulators, who have relied on those potential inaccuracies

The Emirates, where art is blooming

IF YOU’RE looking for world-class art, creative capitals such as Basel, Paris, London and Berlin come to mind. But it’s

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Vodafone to cut up to 100 staff from Hobart call centre

Due to online self-service, better network performance. Vodafone is set to cut up to 100 staff from its Hobart call centre because it is no longer receiving the volume of

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IAG creates ‘novel’ model to predict cost of cyber attack

  Checks how its investments may offset losses. Insurer IAG has modelled the financial cost that a data breach or ransomware attack would have on its business, in part to understand how much proposed infosec investments might offset its losses.

NAB redefines its IT infrastructure

Multi-cloud and open systems. NAB is working towards a software-defined end state for both its IT and network infrastructure as part of a transformation of its technology operations. Executive general manager of business enabling technology, Yuri Misnik, told iTnews the bank is

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Google Celebrates Dr. Har Gobind Khorana with Home Page Doodle

If you visit Google today you’ll see a doodle of a man in a laboratory with two colorful strands of RNA floating overhead. This is a representation of Dr. Har

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