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WhatsApp’s payment platform reaches 1 million users in India (FB)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. WhatsApp’s pilot for its payment service in India reached 1 million users, according to Quartz. The company, which started […]

Disney Hikes Bid For Fox Entertainment Assets To $71.3 Billion

The sum tops Comcast’s $65 billion offer. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

US existing home sales fall for second straight month

Existing home sales were expected to increase in May. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

Hotel Live Chat Instant Gratification Wins Every Time

There’s a lot of debate about the best way to handle the huge influx of guest messages happening through private message and live chat platforms. Should we be using more automation? More resources in house? More outsourcing? read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Wealth managers want more AI, but consumers are showing reluctance

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Wealth managers globally are looking to implement more AI and machine learning solutions within their businesses to keep up with the threat of emerging digital wealth […]

Employers now face a time crunch on pot policy

Employers across Canada are grappling with the new reality of recreational marijuana becoming legal following the passage of Bill C-45 in the Senate. The pending change will mean decades-old workplace policies on the drug will need to be adjusted, and new safety concerns considered. read […]

EU tariffs on US imports to begin on Friday

Commission confirms range of retaliatory measures read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

Delta orders 20 Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets: list price US$961 million

Bombardier Inc. says Delta Air Lines Inc. will buy 20 CRJ900 regional jets with a list price totalling about US$961 million. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Mortgage applications jump 5.1% as interest rates settle

The gain in mortgage applications was driven by applications to refinance a home loan. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

The inside story of how one of the world’s hottest investment strategies was born from the ashes of the tech bubble

Rob Arnott, the chairman and chief executive of the Pimco subadviser Research Affiliates LLC, is one of the most influential minds in investing, having pioneered a technique that has grown into a $730 billion industry. In an exclusive interview with Business Insider, Arnott describes the […]

Rove La Mer to open in Dubai ahead of Expo 2020

Rove Hotels has announced Rove La Mer, located in the heart of La Mer, Dubai’s new beachfront. Set by the Arabian Gulf and with views of the city skyline, the 366-room Rove La Mer marks the newest addition to the growing portfolio of properties in […]

Cannes Lions festival: what about the lionesses?

Cannes Lions festival: what about the lionesses? read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

The Belfry unveils latest tasting menu at Ryder Grill

Visitors are invited to experience the magic of the Belfry and tantalise their taste buds with the launch of the latest mouth-watering Tasting Menu series at the Ryder Grill. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Amazon announces Alexa for Hospitality

Online retail giant Amazon has announced the launch of Alexa for Hospitality. A new experience offered by invitation to hoteliers, Amazon hopes the new service will bring the simplicity and convenience of Alexa to hotels, vacation rentals, and other hospitality locations. read more >>> Source:: […]

Asian stocks take breather from trade tension

Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened to impose on one another, focusing on positive housing data instead. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Rupee recovers from 1 month low, up 32 paise against US dollar

Investor sentiment turned positive following higher opening of the domestic equity market. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Starbucks Announces Plans To Close 150 Underperforming Stores

No word yet on how many workers will lose their jobs when the stores close. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The 28 best CEOs in Britain, according to the people who work for them

The highest-rated CEOs in the UK have been announced by recruitment company Glassdoor. Employees who chose to take part anonymously reviewed their CEOs on the Glassdoor website. Winners came from a range of industries, including technology, retail and consulting. Only one woman made the UK’s […]

10 Advantages of Buffet Systems – By Maria Ploumido

Have you ever though that a food stylist is a ‘must’ when it comes to food presentation? Not anymore! A buffet system comes to give you a solution which matches all kind of interiors and event venues. It will be your buffet display decorator right […]

Dollar steadies vs yen as US yields come off lows, but capped by trade woes

Better-than-expected US housing data also nudged Treasury yields off their lows on Tuesday. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

This Texas tech tycoon bet $30 million of his own money on a big plan to take on the Silicon Valley investment industry

Former Rackspace CEO Lanham Napier is now in command of a new investment company, called BuildGroup. “That guy in Seattle” came calling with an offer to buy Anaconda, a hot startup that also happened to be his first investment. If Napier were a Silicon Valley […]

‘A looming crisis’: Brexit poses ‘significant risk’ to personal finances of 36 million people in Europe

A “looming crisis” over the failure of financial contracts after Brexit threatens Europe’s financial stability and poses a “significant risk to the personal finances of millions of people,” a finance lobby group has warned. TheCityUK said Britain’s loss of financial “passporting” after Brexit needs urgent […]

High net worth wealth gains in 2017 show Asia is a leader: Capgemini

David Wilson of Capgemini Financial Services says China, Japan and India all showed solid gains among high net worth individuals in 2017, led by stock market rallies and diversified investments. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

Hotel Marketing: 5 Steps to Get Bookings and Guests From Russia

Russians are back in the ranking of the top spender travellers by UNWTO on the 8th place With 5 online marketing activities it is possible to easily find new guests, and get direct online reservations through the hotel website. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Trump claims Canadians are smuggling shoes across the border because of high tariffs, but that doesn’t make sense with reality

President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Canadians are smuggling goods across the border from the US to avoid high Canadian tariffs. Trump also claimed Canadians are scuffing up shoes in the US to disguise the goods before taking them home. Tariff data shows that the […]

Oracle stock is soaring following a major earnings beat (ORCL)

Oracle shares shot up 4% in after-hours trading Tuesday, following a major beat for the company in its fourth quarter 2018 earnings. Here’s what Oracle reported: Revenue for the quarter (GAAP): Oracle reported $11.26 billion, up 3% from the year before, which beat analysts’ expectations […]

SLS LUX Brickell Hotel & Residences Opens in Miami

sbe, The Related Group and Allen Morris Company announced yesterday the upcoming Summer 2018 opening of the SLS LUX Brickell Hotel & Residences, the third SLS-branded property in Miami. SLS LUX marks the fourth of nine jointly developed projects in the pipeline for The Related […]

Ex-Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya’s VC firm just lost 3 partners in 2 weeks, and it signals more changes to come

Social Capital is bleeding top investment partners. The venture firm, run by legendary investor Chamath Palihapitiya, has lost three partners — Tony Bates, Marc Mezvinsky, and Arjun Sethi — in two weeks. Palihapitiya says the firm will shift focus away from new growth opportunities and […]

HVS Asia-Pacific Hotel Operator Guide 2018 – By Pawinee Chaisiriroj and Daniel J Voellm

The publication continues to serve owners as a reference for which operator has a strong presence in their home market and in potential future markets further ashore as well as key feeder markets across the region. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Better prices and new pipelines expected to drive higher Canadian crude output

A pipeline capacity gap that is impeding the movement of Western Canada’s crude to market will close by 2021 and there will be surplus room from about 2022 until 2030, according to the Canadian Energy Research Institute. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Will memes be banned by the EU?

As the EU Legal Affairs Committee gears up to vote on proposals to modernise copyright rules in the EU, digital platforms are worried about freedom on the internet. read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

W.P. Carey Plans to Buy Corporate Property Associates in $6 Billion Deal | Reuters – Reuters

The combined company’s portfolio, spanning North America and Europe, will include both office properties and industrial facilities and boast clients such as The New York Times, Marriott International and German home improvement store chain Hellweg. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

‘The reckoning will come in 2 waves:’ The president of a major stock exchange explains what should keep the crypto world up at night

The market for initial coin offerings is about to witness a two-part regulatory reckoning, according to Cboe president Chris Concannon. The veteran trader said if such offerings are deemed as unregistered securities, then the SEC will go after industry participants and litigation will rise. Crypto […]

What you need to know on Wall Street today

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your inbox. Dow tumbles on trade war worries US stocks stumbled early Tuesday, the morning after […]

Moxy Tbilisi Hotel Opens in Georgia

With the style and spirit of a boutique hotel without breaking the bank, the 130-bedroom property is located in Saarbruecken Square, offering easy access to Gallery Tbilisi Shopping Mall, MOMA Tbilisi, and the city’s business district. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Rupee dives to near one-month low of 68.38 as trade war fears rise

Increasing prospects for a full-blown US-China trade war triggered a risk-off atmosphere. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

A Kmart store opens inside a Sears store in Brooklyn, and more may be on the way

The department store chain is also about to start testing mini Sears shops, selling appliances, inside its Kmart locations. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

Don’t call it a trade war: Scotiabank economist is optimistic about outcome for Canada

A new report from Scotiabank spells out four potential scenarios for Canada if trade tensions with the U.S. continue to escalate, but one of the bank’s top economists is anticipating a more benign outcome. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Callaway Resort & Gardens Relies On Guestware Rapid Response for Asset Protection, Guest Service

Full-Service Golf and Spa Destination Taps Guestware Automated Task Management to Route Requests to Staff, Track Recurring Incidents for Preventive Maintenance read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Oil is sliding ahead of this week’s OPEC meeting

SEE ALSO: Oil was down more than 2% Tuesday. OPEC is expected to roll back supply cuts at a meeting later this week. China has threatened to impose tariffs on US crude. Oil slid Tuesday ahead of a meeting among OPEC and other supply-curbing countries […]

Facebook Fundraiser To Reunite Families Separated At Border Brings In Millions

People are outraged by the thousands of immigrant children being split up from their parents. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Debit card transactions have officially surpassed cash payments in the UK

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Debit card transactions surpassed cash payments in volume for the first time in the UK during Q4 2017, according […]

Want a free laneway house in Vancouver? There’s a catch

A Vancouver entrepreneur is offering to build prefabricated laneway houses free of charge for homeowners with space in their backyards, as long as they let him collect rent from the tenants for 12 years. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

‘I just feel upset’: Airline destroys couple’s bag containing raw seafood

An Ontario couple is seeking compensation from an airline after one of their checked bags was destroyed because it contained raw seafood. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

The top 30 companies where Ivy League graduates who studied computer science say they most want to work

The race to snag top tech talent from prominent schools is competitive. Typically, tech giants like Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are all vying for the same pool of graduates. A recent from study from software company Piazza rounded up the companies that computer science […]

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