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Diane Betts to Head Professional Services at TrustQuay
Tue, 16th May 2023
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TrustQuay appoints Diane Betts as global head of professional services, where she will be managing new projects and programs for software solutions.
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Honeywell report explores reality of ESG goals for enterprise
Thu, 8th Dec 2022
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Energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and ESG guidelines are top priorities for multinational organisations, according to a report by Honeywell and Reuters.
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Australia grants first banking license to fintech startup
Tue, 8th May 2018
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digital banking
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Australia's first fintech banking license has been authorised by authorities in a bid to improve competition in a sector dominated by four major lenders.
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Update: Synlait shares fall 12% on first-half loss; lower guidance
Mon, 30th Mar 2015
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Shares of Synlait Milk, which has taken a cornerstone stake in Sichuan New Hope Nutritional Foods Co to gain direct interest in a Chinese infant formu.
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Nufarm plans to consolidate European plants, take 30M euro charge
Mon, 9th Feb 2015
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jobs
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Nufarm, the agricultural chemicals manufacturer, will take a 30 million euro charge this year to consolidate its European manufacturing operations.
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Chorus credit rating outlook upgraded to 'stable'
Wed, 17th Dec 2014
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Chorus, the telecommunications network operator, has been given some breathing room from Moody's Investors Service, which has upgraded the outlook.
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Nuplex sees 8.2 % earnings growth in 2015FY as it restructures ANZ
Wed, 5th Nov 2014
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shares
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Nuplex Industries eyes 8.2% earnings boost in 2015 as it hones focus on global resins, offloading ANZ businesses.
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NZX trading volumes rise in October, boosted by smaller value trades
Wed, 5th Nov 2014
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shares
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The volume of trades on the New Zealand stock exchange increased in October, boosted by a rise in lower value equity transactions and more trading.
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Lenovo leaves IBM takeover table
Thu, 2nd May 2013
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Companies call off negotiations following a disagreement over the valuation of IBM's X86 server business.
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McAfee founder seeking asylum
Wed, 5th Dec 2012
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John McAfee crosses into Guatemala seeking asylum, on the run for 3 weeks from Belize police over a neighbour's murder investigation.
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Resume error not my fault: Yahoo CEO
Fri, 11th May 2012
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commerce systems
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Reports say Scott Thompson has claimed an executive placement firm introduced the erroneous qualification before he started work with PayPal.
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Steve Jobs book may be Amazon's biggest for 2011
Tue, 25th Oct 2011
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Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs, released by Simon and Schuster, could top Amazon's 2011 sales chart, reflecting Jobs' profound legacy.
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InterDigital sale delayed
Thu, 18th Aug 2011
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microsoft
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apple
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smartphones
Auction postponed in light of Google's Motorola Mobility acquisition.
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IBM settles bribery complaint for $10m
Mon, 21st Mar 2011
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business
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Complaint alleged IBM employees tried to bribe South Korean and Chinese officials in return for business over ten years.
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AOL closer to selling Bebo
Fri, 18th Jun 2010
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Private investment firm tipped to swoop in and save the site from closure.