News: Money

Platinum shares slide after billionaire co-founder Kerr Neilson steps down as CEO

Saturday  05:42,   24 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

Billionaire investor Kerr Neilson has announced he's stepping down as CEO of Platinum Asset Management, the company he co-founded in[...]

Telstra apologises for billing identity fraud victims

Saturday  05:42,   24 february 2018
MSN

Since 9NEWS revealed the story of Andrew Dwight and his battle with Telstra over 10 mobile phones that were added to his account without his knowledge, more claims of identity theft at the telco have surfaced. Graeme Robinson is a pensioner from the [...]

Woolies may challenge ACCC over BP deal

Saturday  05:41,   24 february 2018
MSN

Woolworths says it is looking at challenging the competition watchdog's opposition to the group's $1.8 billion sale of its service stations to BP. The supermarket giant struck a deal in December, 2016, to sell its 527 petrol stations and[...]

Steve Jobs' pre-Apple job application could fetch $50,000 at auction

Saturday  05:41,   24 february 2018
Reuters

A job application filled out by Steve Jobs more than four decades ago that reflects the Apple (AAPL.O) founder's aspirations to work in technology and design will go up for auction next month. With an estimated value of about $50,000 (£36k), the [...]

High-rise precinct on hold in Melbourne

Saturday  05:40,   24 february 2018
MSN

Billions of dollars worth of development applications at Melbourne's Fishermans Bend precinct are in limbo after being put on hold by the state government.Billions of dollars worth of development applications are on hold while new planning[...]

Australia Post 'robbed us of our retirement'

Saturday  05:37,   24 february 2018
MSN

Australia Post licensees are trapped by a contract that has barely been updated in 25 years."it can be demoralising and depressing," Mr McIntyre told A Current[...]

Taxpayer money funding $4m multiplex in country town

Saturday  05:37,   24 february 2018
MSN

You wouldn’t think building a brand new movie theatre would divide a community.But no cinema chain is paying for it, and that’s the[...]

'There is no Plan B': Lowy family defends $30b takeover

Saturday  05:36,   24 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Westfield's co-chief executive Peter Lowy has staunchly defended the takeover deal with French retail giant Unibail-Rodamco.Westfield's co-chief executive Peter Lowy has staunchly defended the shopping centre group's $30 billion takeover deal[...]

Iron ore markets are stirring as China returns from holiday

Saturday  05:36,   24 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

Iron ore markets are stirring as China returns from its week-long holiday. The initial moves have been to the downside, driven by a weakness in steel prices. According to Metal Bulletin, the spot price for benchmark 62% fines fell 0.3% to $78.20 a[...]

Acting PM tries to woo Senate on tax cuts

Saturday  05:35,   24 february 2018
MSN

Senate crossbenchers are being lobbied by Acting Prime Minister Mathias Cormann as he turns his attention to company tax cuts.With Malcolm Turnbull meeting Donald Trump in Washington, Senator Cormann is making the case for a more globally[...]

Google plans deeper Assistant integration with phones and wireless carriers

Saturday  05:35,   24 february 2018
The Verge

Google is announcing a bunch of forthcoming updates to Assistant today, but one arrives right away: routines, a feature announced back in October that’ll allow Assistant to perform multiple actions at once from a single command you set up ahead of[...]

Intel will bring 5G to laptops in 2019

Thursday  18:41,   22 february 2018
Engadget

5G will be a key part of the company's "Always Connected" PC plans.To give us an idea of what 5G will look like in a laptop, Intel will also be showing off a 2-in-1 concept at Mobile World Congress next week. There aren't too many[...]

Nine chief Hugh Marks says social is out of favour with advertisers

Thursday  14:56,   22 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Nine Entertainment Co chief executive Hugh Marks said he is confident about future investments, after posting a strong half yearly profit result.Strong video content and advertisers looking at free-to-air have helped push Nine's revenue up 9 per[...]

Archos reveals Citee Connect, first Google Android Scooter

Thursday  14:56,   22 february 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

If you've ever thought about using a scooter to commute to work, you'll want to check out the ARCHOS Citee Connect, the first ever Google Android Scooter that comes with navigation apps.   Below the handles of the ARCHOS[...]

The one question you should never ask during a job interview

Thursday  14:33,   22 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

What you say to a recruiter in an interview can determine whether or not you get hired. Asking smart questions about the company's goals and their expectations for the role at hand is a great way to convey your enthusiasm and sell[...]