Google boss, Huffington see technology boosting jobs

Google boss, Huffington see technology boosting jobs

AFP New technologies are capitalising on the jobs market and in the workplace, said Arianna Huffington and Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt at a London conference. The Future of Work conference, staged at Lancaster House, looked at how technological advancements are changing the shape and even existence of traditional workplaces. "While there have been a lot of concerns about machines and …

Australian Markets

  • Europe shares end mixed after US jobs data CNBC - 11 hours ago
    Europe shares end mixed after US jobs data

    Europe shares end mixed after US jobs data

  • Aust shares close flat AAP - 23 hours ago

    Australian shares have finished flat as all eyes turn to a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Friday AAP - Fri, Mar 6, 2015 12:11 PM AEDT

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Friday.

  • Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money? Associated Press - Fri, Mar 6, 2015 9:58 AM AEDT
    Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money?

    If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money. Founded in 2005, Brooklyn-based ...

  • Will they rise? Rate worries weigh on dividend stocks Associated Press - Fri, Mar 6, 2015 7:49 AM AEDT

    Dividend investing used to be so easy, not to mention lucrative. But it may be set to get a lot different. Stocks that pay the biggest dividends took a nosedive last month. Power and gas utilities -- once ...

  • Alibaba may slip back to IPO price: Analyst CNBC - Fri, Mar 6, 2015 7:29 AM AEDT
    Alibaba may slip back to IPO price: Analyst

    The Chinese e-commerce giant has seen "tremendous volatility," but still holds promise long term, KKM Financial's Jeff Kilburg said.

  • INVESTOR ALERT: Wites & Kapetan Announces Investigation of Volaris GlobeNewswire - Fri, Mar 6, 2015 3:08 AM AEDT

    PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Law Offices of Wites & Kapetan, P.A. (www.wklawyers.com) has been investigating Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris" or the "Company") ...

  • Summit Therapeutics PLC (Nasdaq: SMMT) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell GlobeNewswire - Fri, Mar 6, 2015 12:32 AM AEDT

    Summit Therapeutics PLC, the drug discovery and development company advancing therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and C. difficile infection, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration ...

  • Aussie shares close higher AAP - Thu, Mar 5, 2015 4:17 PM AEDT

    The Australian share market closed higher on Thursday, with positive manufacturing data out of the US overnight and China during the day promoting positive investor sentiment.

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday AAP - Thu, Mar 5, 2015 12:20 PM AEDT
    Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Thursday: FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP - up 3.00 cents, or 1.31 per cent, at $2.32 Iron ore miner Fortescue is shoring up its balance sheet by ...

 

Company Finances

  • The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens Welcomes Litter of Warthogs GlobeNewswire - 4 hours ago

    Palm Desert, CA -- The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, in Palm Desert, California, is celebrating the birth of a litter of piglet warthogs. Born in late February, two piglets have been spotted outside of ...

  • Chrysler recalls minivans, SUVs to fix ignition switches Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    About 703,000 Fiat Chrysler SUVs and minivans will have to go back to the shop to fix malfunctioning ignition switches that can cause the vehicles to stall unexpectedly. Chrysler also is warning owners ...

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies were down at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR fell $2.89 or 2.3 percent, to $124.80. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.88 or 2.1 percent, to $41.52. Dr Pepper Snapple ...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies were mixed at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.60 or 1.7 percent, to $34.26. General Mills Inc. fell $1.15 or 2.2 percent, to $52.13. Hormel Foods Corp. ...

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were down at the close of trading: General Electric Co. fell $.40 or 1.5 percent, to $25.42. Snap-On fell $2.00 or 1.4 percent, to $145.34. Stanley Works ...

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies were down at the close of trading: Clorox fell $1.47 or 1.3 percent, to $108.69. Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell $2.21 or 3.1 percent, to $69.25. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top autos companies were mixed at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. fell $.18 or 1.1 percent, to $15.93. General Motors Co. fell $.77 or 2.0 percent, to $36.84. Honda Motor Co. rose $.28 ...

  • Mount Airy Toyota Scion Welcomes New General Sales Manager GlobeNewswire - 6 hours ago

    Mount Airy NC -- Mount Airy Toyota Scion announces the appointment of Kerry Mitchell as the new General Sales Manager. "We are very excited to welcome Kerry to be a part of the Mount Airy team," ...

  • Deadly bird flu strain jeopardizes Minnesota turkey exports Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    More than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week. Health officials in the country's ...

  • Wolf applauds move to allow sale of 12-packs of beer Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Gov. Tom Wolf is praising a move by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to allow beer distributors to sell brew by the 12-pack, but a statewide brewers association is unhappy about it. Wolf said Friday's ...