Australia’s latest unicorn revealed as BlackRock goes in on SiteMinder

Australia’s latest unicorn revealed as BlackRock goes in on SiteMinder

ExclusiveJan 17, 2020 — 12.01amHotel booking tech company SiteMinder has become the country’s newest $1 billion tech unicorn, banking more than $100 million in capital from investors such as BlackRock, Ellerston Capital, Pendal Group and AustralianSuper.The business provides the core technology that has allowed websites such as Agoda and Booking.com to boom, connecting hotels’ back-end…


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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities The US CEO of Colliers, one of the Big 4 commercial real-estate service providers and brokerages, says tech is more of an enabler than a disruptor for the industry

Gil Borok, the CEO and president of Colliers’ US business, told Business Insider that tech has enabled, instead of disrupted, the commercial real estate business. He outlined Colliers’ priorities in the US market in 2020. The company, the smallest of the Big Four commercial real estate brokerage and service firms, is looking to use that size…


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Bitcoin Flippening: BCH Overtaken By ‘Satoshi’s Vision’ BSV

Bitcoin battle becomes three-way shootout as BSV replaces BCH as fourth-largest capped cryptocurrency. BSV has been on a tear all week – seven-day gains stand at 286%. But is there any substance behind BSV’s market growth? A Bitcoin flippening was witnessed for the first time this week as Bitcoin Cash (BCH) was replaced by Bitcoin…


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Trade deal must force China shake-up, says Trump adviser

Former Dow Chemical boss Andrew Liveris has applauded Donald Trump for a reboot of the trading relationship, which could have long-term implications for Australian LNG exports to China.Jan 16, 2020 — 12.01amWashington/Shanghai | The US-China trade deal will be worth all the economic and financial market pain of the past two years if it leads


Via https://newsapi.org  online business  online marketing  online business opportunities New Research Finds More Than 40% of eCommerce Digital Transformation Fails Due to Digital Fraud

Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities New Research Finds More Than 40% of eCommerce Digital Transformation Fails Due to Digital Fraud

BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kount, the leader in AI-driven digital fraud prevention, today released a new research report on digital innovation and emerging fraud, which found that the most innovative businesses are also the ones facing the greatest fraud threats. The report, conducted by Javelin Research, surveyed hundreds of respondents across the retail, restaurant, insurance, and financial…


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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities DICK’S Sporting Goods, AkzoNobel and Smashburger Select Medallia to Deliver Extraordinary Experiences in LiveTime

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NRF–Medallia, Inc. (NYSE: MDLA), the global leader in experience management, today announced that leading retailers DICK’S Sporting Goods, AkzoNobel and Smashburger have selected Medallia Experience Cloud to turn shoppers into brand promoters and diners into loyalists. “We are seeing amazing growth across our retail and QSR business as new customers look to optimize…


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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities Zebra Technologies Unveils New Intelligent Automation Solution at NRF 2020

January 13, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NRF 2020 (Booth #3301) – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today introduced SmartSight, a new intelligent automation solution that improves front-of-store operations and enhances the…


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Where Bitcoin Goes Next After This Week’s Stunning Rally

Many crypto analysts believe that bitcoin has already bottomed out. Bitcoin’s bullish price action is giving some traders the ammunition to predict a run-up to $14,000. Other analysts warn that investors should taper their expectations. Bitcoin is starting the year with a bang. The top cryptocurrency is up by over 17% year-to-date, and we’re just…


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Costello warns of boom in risky assets

ExclusiveAustralia’s longest-serving treasurer says individual investors and superannuation funds must focus more on “risk-adjusted returns”.Jan 15, 2020 — 12.00amThe chairman of the $166 billion sovereign wealth fund, Peter Costello, has warned that record low interest rates are pushing investors into risky financial products akin to “collateralised debt obligations”, which blew up during the 2008 global…