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Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants

E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer, are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest.China's internet industries... [...]

By | January 17th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Warnings grow that stock market bubble could burst

Stock markets are caught in a "rational bubble" that threatens to pop if the economy fails to catch up with record-breaking valuations, one of the world's top market experts has warned.There will be "serious and [...]

By | January 17th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments

The move that could close cinemas permanently

Some epic films are set for release this year – think The Matrix 4, Godzilla vs. Kong and sci-fi thriller Dune – and you don't even have to leave your house to see them. But [...]

By | January 17th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Hot in the city: Townhouse next to Auckland motorway nudges $1m in first auction

A new year hasn't taken the heat out of Auckland's property market, with a three-bedroom townhouse next to a busy motorway selling for almost $1 million in the first Saturday auction of 2021.The 76sq m, [...]

By | January 16th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Bill Gates is now the biggest owner of farmland in America

Microsoft founder Bill Gates now owns the most farmland of anyone in the United States, according to The Land Report.The tech mogul, the fourth richest person in the world with a net worth of US$121 [...]

By | January 16th, 2021|Categories: Business|0 Comments