Monday, 02 March 2015

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  • Gumtree Out, Post-a-Note In

    12:17 | 2/3/15
    Gumtree, one of the UK’s largest websites, has decided to shut down its New Zealand operations as of March. The website allowed users to buy and sell goods for free, which flew directly in the face of Trademe, New Zealand’s largest online marketplace. ... more»
  • NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi at mercy of overseas moves this week

    12:03 | 2/3/15
    March 2 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar will probably be at the mercy of overseas news this week with several central bank meetings and key data releases.  more»
  • Grow your bottom line with new pasture

    11:56 | 2/3/15
    March 2: Cost-conscious dairy farmers take heart – even with the lower payout, investing in new pasture remains highly profitable this autumn.  more»
  • UPDATE: Diligent sees 2015 sales growth up to 19%

    11:49 | 2/3/15
    March 2 (BusinessDesk) - Diligent Board Member Services, the governance software developer, expects sales growth of up to 19 percent in 2015 as it attracts customers to its BoardBooks service, and plans to launch a new product later this year. The ... more»
  • Wellington Drive widens FY loss, to raise $3M in share issue

    11:45 | 2/3/15
    March 2 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington Drive Technologies, the unprofitable manufacturer of energy efficient motors, widened its annual loss as sales dropped 35 percent. It will tap investors for $3 million to fund its growth recovery plans, in a capital ... more»
  • NZ terms of trade fall 1.9% in 4th qtr

    11:36 | 2/3/15
    NZ terms of trade fall 1.9% in 4th qtr, on falling prices for dairy exports  more»
  • Former Blue Chip boss Bryers seeks bankruptcy discharge

    11:33 | 2/3/15
    March 2 (BusinessDesk) - Former Blue Chip boss Mark Bryers is seeking discharge from his five-and-a-half year bankruptcy in the High Court at Auckland today while the Official Assignee is asking for conditions to be attached to that. more»
  • 10 reasons to love Samsung's new Galaxy S6

    11:19 | 2/3/15
    Samsung announced its new flagship phone the Galaxy S6 this morning, along with its even sexier brother the S6 Edge. more»
  • Wellington Drive widens annual loss

    11:12 | 2/3/15
    Energy efficient motor manufacturer Wellington Drive Technologies has widened its annual loss as sales dropped 35 percent.  more»
  • Busy weekend for Auckland

    11:07 | 2/3/15
    It’s one down and three to go at Eden Park for Cricket World Cup 2015. It was a very busy weekend in Auckland with the Volvo yachts coming in late Saturday, the Lantern Festival running in Albert Park and of course that cricket game. Vector crews ... more»
  • Google's Solve for X draws innovators to Rutgers

    10:56 | 2/3/15
    Innovator Lou Elwell presented the benefits of SumaGrow, a product produced by his company that consists of naturally occurring, non-pathogenic, non-GMO microbes which were isolated from the soil, and then cultivated and concentrated which he refers to ... more»
  • Boehner's Future Gets Tangled Up in Funding Battle

    10:56 | 2/3/15
    The Fiscal Times
    Barely two months after the GOP took control of Congress for the first time in nearly a decade, a relatively small group of 50 or so conservative House members are dictating vital national security policy to the rest of the Congress. Boehner has long ... more»
  • PayPal stops processing Mega payments; NZX listing still on

    10:52 | 2/3/15
    March 2 (BusinessDesk) - PayPal has ceased processing payments for Mega, the file storage and encryption firm looking to join the New Zealand stock market via a reverse listing of TRS Investments, amid claims it is not a legitimate cloud storage service. more»
  • Lower dairy prices continue to push down terms of trade

    10:50 | 2/3/15
    The merchandise (goods) terms of trade fell 1.9 percent in the December 2014 quarter, due to export prices falling and import prices rising, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the second consecutive fall in the terms of trade, following six increases ... more»
  • Jihadi John's' e-mails revealed

    10:45 | 2/3/15
    New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
    Writing to the advocacy group's research director, Asim Qureshi, Emwazi began with his altercations at a UK airport, making impassioned allegations about his treatment by UK security officials and intelligence. CNN was unable to obtain a statement from ... more»
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