Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data.Facebook has been facing increased scrutiny... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Local Focus: Avocado thefts 'skyrocketing' fuelling black market

Avocado growers say thefts are skyrocketing and they are the targets of organised gangs supplying a black market fuelled by high demand for the pricey fruit. Bay of Plenty orchard owner Dianne Cheshire is feeling "wretched" after... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Fran O'Sullivan: Winston Peters is proving he's a safe pair of hands

COMMENT: Surprising perhaps? But out in the business community, away from the verbal jousting that takes place with Winston Peters in Parliament, there is a sneaky respect for the Acting Prime Minister.Despite fanciful media predictions,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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The Interview: Deborah Caldwell talks working through Hallenstein Glasson Holdings 'divorce'

Deborah Caldwell never planned on having her own clothing line - it was an idea that sprang to mind almost 20 years into her fashion industry career.She saw an opportunity, drafted a proposal and pitched it to Tim Glasson and the... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Westhaven Luxury Lodge for sale with $24m price tag

Westhaven Luxury Lodge has hit the market with a price tag of $23,995,000.Tucked away on the northwest tip of the South Island, the property spans 329ha (813 acres) with more than 8km of water frontage – overlooking the Whanganui... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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NZ shares up, led by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Ryman

New Zealand shares gained, turning around from recent weakness, with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp and Ryman Healthcare leading stocks higher.The S&P/NZX50 Index rose 37.95 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 8,955.54. Within the index,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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IRD and MBIE staff to strike again after bosses fail to budge

After no movement from their bosses at Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Business, public servants will strike again on Monday. More than 4000 employees walked off the job for two hours on July 9 but, since then, union delegates... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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NZ dollar heads for 0.1% weekly fall with jittery markets over weaker yuan

The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.1 per cent weekly fall against the greenback as China allowed the yuan to fall further, adding to jitters that the US-China trade skirmish could weigh on Chinese growth. The kiwi traded... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Auckland Council stresses quake prone buildings are not an imminent danger

Public buildings will not be closed simply because they have been deemed earthquake prone, Auckland Council says.Nine council-owned buildings in Auckland have now been identified as at risk if struck by a moderate earthquake.As... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Melania Trump listens as students discuss being civil online

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is listening to teens talk about their best practices for being civil online.The first lady's spokeswoman tweeted Thursday that Mrs. Trump is meeting with students at Microsoft's office in the nation's... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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