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Daily Archives: October 21, 2018

Sex worker busted running illegal business at Gladstone unit

A TASKFORCE detective went undercover as a client to bust a woman operating an unlawful prostitution business from a Gladstone CBD unit complex. Xiaoyan Luo pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court to one count each of engaging in prostitution through an unlawful prostitution business and possessing tainted property. Court documents sighted by The Observer revealed on October 11 detectives of ...

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Size alone not the reason the big banks dominate

Graeme Samuel’s contribution to the debate about financial system regulation is informed by his unique background as both a former chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and a member of the panel that produced searing insights into the cultural and governance deficiencies of Commonwealth Bank. In a speech to the Customer-Owned Banking Association on Monday, that combination ...

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Challenged by his neighbour, he now runs a shoe business

When Stephen Alibaruho started making leather shoes, it was all out of love. Today, he is the proprietor of Big Leather Goods Limited and a testimony that success truly follows passion.The principles of running a business were never part of Alibaruho’s craft. All he cared about was making shoes to the best of his abilities. What people did not know ...

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McDonald’s, Merck, Microsoft and More Dow Stocks Reporting This Week

This past week saw a handy recovery for the broad markets after suffering a 4% loss just two weeks ago. While the Dow Jones industrials and S&P 500 recovered, the Nasdaq continued to slide. However, the Dow can keep this recovery going with one-third of its components reporting this week. Ten of the index’s 30 components are expected to share ...

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Challenged by his neighbour, he now runs a shoe business

When Stephen Alibaruho started making leather shoes, it was all out of love. Today, he is the proprietor of Big Leather Goods Limited and a testimony that success truly follows passion.The principles of running a business were never part of Alibaruho’s craft. All he cared about was making shoes to the best of his abilities. What people did not know ...

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Armenia Opens $50 Million Bitcoin, Ethereum Mining Farm

Armenia has opened a cryptocurrency mining farm to the tune of $ 50 million. It reportedly mines Bitcoin and Ethereum and consists of 3,000 machines. Chepicap reports: The country’s first mining project, launched in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, is headed by Armenian real estate investment company Multi Group Concern and Malta-registered Omnia Tech International Company. Armenian entrepreneur and head ...

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A congestion free future will require blockchain

The challenge has been set by the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative together with the Trusted IoT Alliance, according to EE News Europe. This takes the form of the MOBI Grand Challenge. The remit for startups is to unlock a range of new and potentially useful blockchain-connected autonomous vehicle solutions. The ultimate aim of the challenge is to develop ways to ...

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