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TSX ends down along with U.S. markets, Canadian dollar makes slight gains – Business

Canada’s main stock index joined U.S. markets in the red Monday as a Federal Reserve meeting looms and a share price hit at Facebook over improper data use weighed on the tech sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 121.94 points to 15,589.39, led by declines in energy and base metals as both oil and copper prices slipped. Aeroplan parent company Aimia Inc. was a bright spot on the TSX, up 25 per cent to $2 after announcing a partnership…

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McDonald’s wants to end potential landmark workplace case – Finance News

(Bloomberg)—McDonald’s and the U.S. National Labor Relations Board asked an agency judge to approve the settlement of a long-running workplace-retaliation case, cutting short a trial that could lead to increased corporate liability for alleged wrongdoing by franchisees. The trial, which was to resume Monday after a two-month delay, stems from claims by McDonald’s franchise employees that they were fired for joining a national effort to obtain a $15 hourly wage, the so-called Fight For $15 movement backed by the Service…

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Facebook exec denies rumors of impending resignation

Facebook’s chief security officer will leave the social media company after battling with executives over their transparency about the extent of Russian disinformation on the website, a report said Monday. Alex Stamos — who had already been set to depart in August — was a proponent of disclosing and investigating nefarious activity by Russian agents on the social media network, according to The New York Times. Stamos disputed the report, however, in a Twitter post. “Despite the rumors, I’m still…

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Apple To Make Own Displays in Shot at Samsung, Sharp

Apple Inc. is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its California headquarters to make small numbers of the screens for testing purposes, according to people familiar with the situation. The technology giant is making a significant investment in the development of next-generation MicroLED screens, say the people, who requested anonymity to discuss internal planning. MicroLED screens use different light-emitting compounds than the current OLED displays and promise to make…

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Idea Lab operator Action! Worcester cuts ties with WBDC, moves to Worcester CleanTech Incubator – News – telegram.com

Lisa Eckelbecker Telegram & Gazette Staff @LisaEckelbecker WORCESTER – The organization running the Idea Lab, a downtown co-working space, has cut ties with landlord Worcester Business Development Corp. and moved to another facility. Action! Worcester left the WBDC building at 20 Franklin St. on March 9, said Joshua Croke, executive director and co-founder of Action! Worcester. The two-person organization has relocated to the Worcester Clean Tech Incubator, which has its own co-working space at its leased offices at 44…

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One in three professionals in Wales risk job opportunities through social media activity

One third of recruiters admit to ‘stalking’ potential candidates on social media, putting pressure on professionals to be savvy about what they post online. Despite this, 37 per cent of workers in Wales don’t set their social media profiles private. That’s according to the latest data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site. The study of 1,100 UK workers and more than 200 recruitment professionals explored attitudes towards social media and the effect it has on your employability. The…

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Multiply Your Marketing Using Facebook Live

Overcome your stage fright and broadcast yourself live to leverage your marketing and get a bazillion leads. March 19, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. There have been a lot of announcements and changes coming out from Facebook, causing Internet “buzz” to go a bit crazy. Speculation has been rampant how algorithm changes might affect marketing plans, advertising campaigns and content strategies. There have been few specific details shared by Facebook, except one very important…

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa suspends revenue service head Moyane

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa suspended the head of its revenue service (SARS), Tom Moyane, on Monday with immediate effect pending disciplinary action, the presidency said. “Developments at the SARS under your leadership have resulted in a deterioration in public confidence in the institution and in public finances being compromised,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a statement issued by his office. “For the sake of the country and the economy, this situation cannot be allowed to continue, or to worsen.”…

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Airlines in America are in a race to improve their meals

IN THE 1950s—when the International Air Transport Association (IATA), a cartel of airlines, used to set fare levels and service quality on international routes—there were few differences between major carriers. One way to persuade passengers to choose one airline over another was to offer better meals as entertainment on board. And so an arms race to serve fancier food on transatlantic flights began. It came to an end in 1958, when SAS, a Scandinavian carrier, was fined $20,000 by IATA…

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Tech stocks flashing a warning similar to before dotcom bubble popped

A measure comparing riskier tech stocks to safer utilities is triggering memories of what happened just before the dotcom bubble wrecked the market 18 years ago. Price performance between the two sectors has spread lately to a gap not quite as wide as during the bubble, but close. Using a measure called the “Popular/Panned Ratio”, Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at the Leuthold Group, sees danger signs growing for the bull market that began nine years ago. “Even though its…

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Rai alleges communication breakdown between Banks Board Bureau and govt

Banks Board Bureau (BBB) Chairman Vinod Rai on Monday hit out at the government for sitting over its slew of recommendations for public sector banking reforms. He also pressed for banking regulations being made independent of ownership, a position similar to what Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel had taken in a public event a few days ago, in the light of the Rs 129 billion Punjab National Bank scam. Rai submitted a 60-page report titled ‘Compendium…

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Facebook stock value plunges amid Cambridge Analytica controversy

1/51 19 March 2018 The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft is mounted on the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan AFP/Getty 2/51 18 March 2018 President Vladimir Putin walks out of a voting booth at a polling station during Russia’s presidential election in Moscow. AFP/Getty 3/51 17 March 2018 People take part in a pensioners protest to demand decent pensions in Barcelona. Thousands of people across the country took part in mass demonstrations called by main Spanish workers unions…

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Toon legend Terry McDermott thanks the Newcastle medics who helped his wife beat cancer

Newcastle United legend Terry McDermott has thanked the Newcastle medics who helped his family through their darkest days and urged the public to stand by the NHS. The former Toon midfielder has revealed how his beloved wife Carole bravely beat breast cancer in his new autobiography. And now Terry has told the Chronicle of his lifelong gratitude for the doctors and nurses at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary. He said: “They were absolutely fantastic. I have seen first hand what they…

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Trump calls for death penalty for drug traffickers

President Donald Trump on Monday said he believes the impact of the opioid abuse epidemic can be curbed by cutting opioid prescriptions by a third over the next three years. He also called for the death penalty for large-scale drug traffickers. The president’s “Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse” calls for more aggressively prosecuting drug traffickers who deal fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that can be 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin. “This scourge of drug addiction in America will…

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The European Union needs to confront the cancer of corruption before more brave journalists are murdered

Prominent journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attack in Malta Storyful Barely a few months after the assassination of Maltese journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, news of another journalistic assassination is breaking from Slovakia. I have commented previously on the Galizia murder, and was not expecting this sinister trait to continue. Sadly, I was wrong. The Slovakian journalist in question, Jan Kuciak, was only 27-years- old when he was shot dead. Worse still, his girlfriend Martina Kušnírová, was also…

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JSE little-changed as rand slips, while market eyes looming risks

The JSE closed lower on Monday, with global miners under pressure and as investors face a series of risk events this week. Volumes were lower than usual, at R16bn, compared with the daily average of R20bn, ahead of a busy week locally and internationally. Ratings agency Moody’s latest pronouncement on SA’s credit status and a US Federal Reserve monetary policy announcement on Wednesday helped temper market activity. The Treasury had, however, already indicated that recent political developments had been well…

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