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28 May 2015 - Global

Has Congress finally come to its Census?

New York Post - 28 May 2015 04:54
Has Congress finally come toCongress wants the Census Bureau's finances audited. What took so long? A few weeks ago, this memo popped up on the Web site of the Inspector General of the Department...
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Mining slump takes toll on spending

The Australian - 28 May 2015 04:54
Mining slump takes toll onBusiness investment fell 4.4pc in the March quarter, worse than forecasts, prompting a sharp fall in the dollar.
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Aussie upstart's plan to dethrone Netflix

Daily Telegraph - 28 May 2015 04:51
Aussie upstart's plan toHE’S amassed a staggering fortune. And this week he launches a brave new venture that might just beat Netflix at its own game.
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Relativity pair resign amid $200M debt conflict

New York Post - 28 May 2015 04:50
Relativity pair resign amidRelativity Media announced Wednesday that two directors have resigned from the Ryan Kavanaugh-led company at the board's request. The Post reported on May 22 that conflicts had erupted between the...
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$20M man Jamie Dimon lashesJamie Dimon doesn't want to hear your thoughts about running his bank. The JPMorgan CEO railed against some of the bank's "lazy" shareholders on Wednesday, flogging them for voting to...
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Suitors emerge in $2 billion Hostess bidding

New York Post - 28 May 2015 04:47
Suitors emerge in $2 billionPost Foods on Wednesday joined several suitors making nonbinding bids to acquire the back-from-the-dead Hostess bakery for roughly $2 billion, a source close to the situation told The Post. Grupo...
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Asia is home an enthusiastic gambling market, and Russia's eastern port of Vladivostok is looking to get in on the game.
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Aust capex fell 4.4% in Mar quarter

Sky News - 28 May 2015 04:18
Aust capex fell 4.4% in MarAust business investment fell 4.4% in the March quarter, worst than economists' forecasts of a 2.4% drop.
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Telstra seals telco deal with Woolies

Sky News - 28 May 2015 04:10
Telstra seals telco deal withWoolworths has signed up Telstra to help the retail giant offer mobile services direct to its customers.
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Sundance lifts annual output targets

The Australian - 28 May 2015 04:08
Sundance lifts annual outputSundance Energy has lifted its full-year production targets despite scaling back exploration amid weaker oil prices.
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$A falls on investment data

Sky News - 28 May 2015 04:07
$A falls on investment dataThe AUD has fallen 0.4 of a US cent after the release of worse than expected business investment figures.
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Qantas nears pay deal with pilots

The Australian - 28 May 2015 03:57
Qantas nears pay deal withQantas now has an in-principle agreement with long-haul pilots that brings the arrival of new aircraft closer.
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Broadcom is said to be inPioneering semiconductor maker Broadcom Corp., an industry mainstay with technology in a wide array of computing products, may be seeing its days numbered as an independent company in Orange County.
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Mining firm Glencore is cutting 80 jobs from the workforce of its Collinsville coal mine in north Queensland.
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Southern Cross hires Blackley as CEO

Sky News - 28 May 2015 03:39
Southern Cross hires BlackleyFormer Ten Network boss Grant Blackley has been appointed chief executive of Southern Cross Media.
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ALS slumps to full-year loss

The Australian - 28 May 2015 03:39
ALS slumps to full-year lossLaboratory services provider ALS has cut its dividend by almost half after a loss blamed on its exposure to the oil market.
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The Australian dollar is falling after the Bureau of Statistics released a disappointing update on business investment plans.
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Here's what Uber's futuristicUber is going to start building its new San Francisco headquarters this fall, and today we got the first look at what it'll look like. The campus will be in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood... near the upcoming arena for the Golden State Warriors basketball team, in the spot that Salesforce was going to occupy before it decided to build a big skyscraper downtown instead. It will open in 2017 or 2018, the company tells SF Gate. Here's what it will look like. The coolest feature looks to be the transparent walkways connecting the buildings:  There's also going to be a glass-enclosed area that appears to hover over the street.  And here's one more look:   SEE ALSO: This lawyer fought for FedEx drivers and strippers. Now she's standing up for Uber drivers Join the conversation about...
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Liberal calls for broader GST

Sky News - 28 May 2015 03:11
Liberal calls for broader GSTFormer assistant treasurer Arthur Sinodinos says the GST base should be broadened.
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Mary Meeker's latest Internet trends reports highlight India on the tipping point of becoming a major tech player up there next to China.
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Next Up for GoPro: VirtualGoPro made its name strapping rugged cameras onto helmets. Now it's pushing into virtual reality and drones
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Obama pursues Democrats onAs a proposal over a major trade deal reached a critical point in the Senate last week, lawmakers reported a rare occurrence: last-minute calls from President Obama.
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GoPro is making a drone and aGoPro CEO Nick Woodman announced two new products on stage on stage at Re/code's Code Conference on Wednesday: A six-camera system for shooting spherical videos and a quadcopter.  The six-camera... product will start shipping in the second half of this year and will cost more than $3000. That price might seem steep, but all six cameras will also be removable, so they can be used individually.  "A GoPro camera is the one camera you can combine with other cameras to create a new camera," Woodman quipped.  Once you've got footage from all six cameras, they'll be stitched together into a seamless 360-degree image using Kolor, a virtual reality software company that GoPro brought last year. A device that can shoot spherical video will be increasingly important as people want to start creating...
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Rick Santorum On Education: 5Rick Santorum, the former senator and congressman from Pennsylvania, today became the seventh candidate to join the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Santorum, who won 11 state... primaries in the 2012 campaign, has a strong following among the home-schooling community. He and his wife, Karen, have homeschooled their seven children.
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B2C messaging on WhatsApp: AGUEST: Facebook is thinking about allowing B2C messaging on WhatsApp. With the app now reporting 800 million monthly active users, marketers are hoping Facebook flips that switch soon.
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