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Appoints Media and ICO Expert David Drake as Advisor to Glance Coin Advisory Board, The Canadian Business Journal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE:GET:CN) (CSE:GET.WT) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (FKT:GJT) announces that it has appointed David Drake to the advisory board of Glance Coin Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, which is developing its rewards based cryptocurrency, Glance Coin. David Drake is the founder of LDJ Capital, a financially integrated family office with a global footprint and local presence in 12 countries; Victoria Partners, a 300 family office network based in London; and The Soho…

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WIHCON residential development Seascape to launch by March | Business

The housing project being pursued by WIHCON near Harbour View at a cost $1.12 billion will launch into construction this quarter, the company said. The complex, to be called Seascape, will incorporate 96 homes on lands provided for the project by the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation. WIHCON’s General Manager of Development Aisha Campbell, says the development will span 3.51 acres owned by the ministry. “As such the project is a joint venture between that Ministry and WIHCON…

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Greece’s Parliament Votes on Another Bailout Reform Package

ATHENS—Greece’s parliament voted on dozens of fiscal, labor and energy reforms late Monday, as the government seeks to wrap up the current review of its bailout program, leaving just one inspection before the end of the country’s bailout regime after eight years. “Today’s vote is pivotal for the country to successfully emerge from bailouts in seven months,” Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told lawmakers in the 300-seat parliament ahead of the vote. … Source link

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China disrupts ecomaine and other recyclers with ‘foreign garbage’ ban

China has prompted “a crisis in the recycling world” with its decision to no longer accept what its regulators call “foreign garbage” such as paper contaminated with pizza grease. The action by China, long known for its willingness to import and repurpose recyclables from the United States and elsewhere, is being felt in Maine and around the nation. “They put the hammer down,” said Kevin Roche, chief executive officer of ecomaine, the nonprofit that handles recyclables for about a third…

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Newport recruitment agency moves to new office

Just two years after opening its first office with just two members of staff, Toucan Recruitment has moved into larger premises in Newport city centre. The firm now employs five full-time recruitment consultants and has a client list of many of the leading employers in the area. Robyn Walters, managing director of Toucan Recruitment, set up her own business after gaining experience working for a national recruitment company. She said: “The last two years has flown by, and we are…

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Market Yourself, Not Your Business

The problem If you operate a small business, no matter what field you are in, you will be up against a lot of competition. Chances are you all offer similar services, similar price and similar advertisements. What is going to make your business stand out above the rest, and be the choice of your potential customers? The answer The answer may just be in the mirror. The one thing that makes your business different from all the others is you…

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Lessons From Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy, as Told by Google Doodle Artists

Lesson: We don’t succeed without understanding and building on the work that came before. Artist: Ekua Holmes Inspiration: “I chose to illustrate his successful march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge because it captured the strength of spirit and leadership of the man. It also acknowledges those who marched and put their lives on the line with him,” Holmes told Google. “The linked arms and rhythm of the hands hopefully convey a message of collaboration, strength, unity and determined action. This…

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Exclusive: U.S. lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei – sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, said two congressional aides. The warning comes after the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump took a harder line on policies initiated by his predecessor Barack Obama on issues ranging from Beijing’s role in…

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Sei start-ups IoT di Breed Reply hanno raccolto oltre 50 milioni di dollari in finanziamenti di Serie A nel 2017

LONDRA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Breed Reply, investitore con forte coinvolgimento operativo in aziende early-stage nell’Internet degli Oggetti (IoT), ha visto un terzo delle aziende del suo portafoglio di 18 investimenti completare finanziamenti di serie A nel corso del 2017. In totale, sei società hanno raccolto in eccesso di 50 milioni di dollari nel corso dell’anno, con fondi provenienti da investitori di spicco inclusi Accel, Aviva Ventures, Finance Wales, Intu and MunichRE. Ci si aspetta che nel corso del 2018, altre società presenti nel…

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US core consumer prices post biggest gain in 11 months

Economists are hoping that a tightening labor market, rising commodity prices and a weak dollar will lift inflation toward the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target this year. The U.S. central bank’s preferred inflation measure, the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index excluding food and energy, has undershot its target since May 2012. The U.S. central bank is forecasting three rate hikes this year. It increased borrowing costs three times in 2017. Supporting the rise in underlying inflation pressures last month,…

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LCT Holdings issues profit warning for Q2 2018, Companies & Markets

Tue, Jan 16, 2018 – 5:49 PM LCT Holdings expects to report a loss for the second quarter for the fiscal year 2018. The group, formerly known as Longcheer Holdings, said on Tuesday that the loss will be mainly due to an increase in maintenance cost for the investment property in Xi’an, China, based on a preliminary review of its performance. LCT will disclose full details of the group’s financial performance when it announces its quarterly earnings on or before…

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Khattar govt bans release of “Padmaavat” in Haryana

The Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana has banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film ‘Padmaavat’ in the state, Health Minister Anil Vij said today. “Film Padmavati/Padmavat banned in Haryana,” the senior minister tweeted. The film had faced stiff opposition from various quarters in Haryana. Vij had earlier said that he would not allow screening of the movie in the state. He had alleged that Bhansali had wrongly presented historical facts in the movie to “defame” the image…

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Digital financial reporting should be audited. Why isn’t it?

Much has been written and discussed about the merits of digital financial reporting. Some concerns still need to be addressed, however, such as reviewing or validating these reports using eXtensible business reporting language (XBRL), a markup language for the electronic transmission of business and financial data, against a set of standards. Currently, no established standards exist for review or audit of these reports. As things stand, the reviews are based on voluntary agreed-upon (AUP) procedures, which are procedures agreed upon…

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Cabinet to meet over Carillion crisis

The Cabinet is due to meet today to discuss the continuing fallout from the collapse of infrastructure and construction giant Carillion. The Wolverhampton-based company’s top executives face investigation after the firm’s demise put thousands of jobs at risk and saw the Government heavily criticised for its role in the debacle. The listed group, which employs around 400 staff at its head office and a further 20,000 across the UK, went into compulsory liquidation as it struggled with a £900 million…

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Bitcoin prices tumble as South Korea upholds threat to ban cryptocurrency over regulation and tax

Related: Bitcoin‘s turbulent history IBTimes US Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea’s top financial policymaker said Tuesday (16 January) that a crackdown on trading of cryptocurrencies was still possible. Finance minister Kim Dong-yeon said in an interview with local radio station TBS that banning trading in digital currencies was “a live option.” He said the decision was subject to a thorough government review. “There are no disagreements over regulating speculation,” such as using real-name…

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