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Insider QA: Proofpoints Devin Redmond

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 49 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) The rise of social media has given brands a quick and efficient way to communicate with consumers.But hackers are using those same channels such as popular public Facebook pages and Twitter accounts to dupe their...
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German govt to help dairy farmers as milk prices fall

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 49 min ago
BERLIN (AP) Germany says it will provide at least 100 million euros ($112 million) to help the countrys milk producers who have been suffering from falling prices.Agriculture Christian Schmidt said Monday the 100 million euros...
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Farmers turn backs on abysmal season

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 54 min ago
Hopes are running high that the first GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction for 2016/17 will show an improvement in dairy prices after farmers consign the poorest season in a decade to the scrap heap.NZX futures have, over the last few...
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Punter pulls off wild $180k payday

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 54 min ago
A South Auckland punter has turned $12 into a life-changing $183,894 after an astonishing nine sporting events played out exactly as he predicted.I had a great weekend, mate, said the punter, who did not want to be identified...
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VMob loss up $2.2m over year

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 54 min ago
VMob, the mobile advertising firm which joined the NZX main board in January, widened its annual loss while investing in building a presence in the US market and in the development of its technology platform.The net loss was $6.6...
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Smelters earnings cool as power decision looms

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 54 min ago
The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter made an underlying profit after tax of $54 million in the year to December 31, just $2 million less than the previous years profit, although only $4 million of that was made in the second half of...
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Smaller firms struggle for top directors

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 54 min ago
New Zealands small and medium-sized businesses are struggling to attract high-quality directors to their boards, leaving a gap for firms just when they need an experienced hand on the tiller, Financial Markets Authority boss Rob...
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For Memorial Day, new stamps showing Service Cross Medals

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 59 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) The U.S. Postal Service is marking Memorial Day by issuing new stamps showing the Service Cross Medals. They are among the nations highest military honors.The Postal Service dedicated the stamps at a ceremony Monday...
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The Latest: Verizon union says pact protects American jobs

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 14 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on a tentative agreement to end a strike by nearly 40,000 Verizon workers (all times local):1:05 p.m.A union that represents about a quarter of some 40,000 striking Verizon workers says a tentative agreement...
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4-H program aims to grow next generation of ag scientists

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 19 min ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) One team is developing GPS ear tags so cattle farmers can track herds from afar. Another thinks drones can protect livestock from predators. Yet another is developing a rechargeable portable warmer to prevent...
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North Dakota ballot measure pits family vs. corporate farms

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 24 min ago
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakotas hog and dairy industries are hoping voters will bless state lawmakers decision to allow non-family corporations to own operations, but it could be a tough sell in a state that has safeguarded...
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Barge traffic makes a resurgence on the Missouri River

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 29 min ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Missouri River is slowly resuming its role as a transportation corridor for commodities such as grain, scrap metal and fertilizer, but proponents of the barge industry acknowledge theyre still swimming...
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After Gamergate, female video game developers on the rise

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 49 min ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Students from an all-female arts college in Philadelphia attended a conference for video game developers last year and, without even trying, they stood out.We were basically the only girls in the room, recalled...
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EU, Mexico officially launch update of free trade deal

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 59 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union and Mexico have launched talks to update a free trade agreement that one EU official says has already led to a rise of over 250 percent in goods traded between them.Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom...
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Stronger economy lets ECB kick back, let stimulus work

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 59 min ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Europes economy is finally showing signs of increasing strength, after years of sluggishness and false starts.And that means the European Central Bank likely wont have to step up its ongoing 1.74 trillion-euro...
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Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 9 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also...
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Experimental installations put the social in social science

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 19 min ago
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The truck-size metal container sitting in a downtown park here isnt meant to raise awareness about the global shipping industry, though it may nudge some peoples curiosity in that direction.Step into the carpeted...
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Czech government again approves ban on smoking

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 59 min ago
PRAGUE (AP) The Czech government has again approved a smoking ban in restaurants.Mondays move comes just days after Parliament rejected such a bill because it failed to get the support of a government coalition partner. Right...
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EU negotiators seek leaders backing for US trade talks

Business New from NZ Herald - 6 hours 9 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union negotiators who have been locked in protracted talks over free trade with the United States are asking the EUs 28 leaders to publicly back them.The European Commission and Trade Commissioner Cecilia...
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Poland, Iran seek to build business ties after sanctions end

Business New from NZ Herald - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 11:25pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) Irans foreign minister and Iranian businessmen are seeking to build economic ties with Poland at a forum for political and business leaders.Mohammad Javad Zarif is on a two-day visit ending Monday, the first...
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