With the next Xbox, Microsoft is finally ending its lofty TV ambitions – Business Insider

With the next Xbox, Microsoft is finally ending its lofty TV ambitions – Business...

It's the end of an era: When the next Xbox arrives this holiday, it marks the end of Microsoft's big push into TV.
Malcolm Turnbull attacks Morrison’s fire response

Malcolm Turnbull attacks Morrison’s fire response

Jan 23, 2020 — 8.39amFormer prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has accused Scott Morrison of failing to show leadership during the bushfire crisis and of "misleading" the public about global warming.Mr Turnbull said the prime minister had misled the country by downplaying the influence of global warming."Everybody knew we were in a very dry time and…
‘Battle-hardened’ John McFarlane ‘excited’ by Westpac challenge

‘Battle-hardened’ John McFarlane ‘excited’ by Westpac challenge

Jan 23, 2020 — 8.24amWestpac has confirmed that former ANZ chief executive John McFarlane will lead the bank's effort to restore its reputation in the wake of the AUSTRAC scandal that claimed its chief executive Brian Hartzer and chairman Lindsay Maxsted.The veteran banker who spent 10 years as the chief executive of ANZ and six…
Prosecutors detail Weinstein’s ‘tests’ for women in opening statement – Business Insider

Prosecutors detail Weinstein’s ‘tests’ for women in opening statement – Business Insider

In a fiery opening statement at the disgraced mogul's trial, prosecutors described how Harvey Weinstein groomed women before sexually assaulting them.
Mark Cuban: Where the ‘frothy’ market goes from here depends on one thing – MarketWatch

Mark Cuban: Where the ‘frothy’ market goes from here depends on one thing –...

“Where else are you going to put your money?” the Dallas Mavericks owner asked, adding that low interest rates are like universal basic income, but for rich...
ECB’s strategy review can’t solve its main problem

ECB’s strategy review can’t solve its main problem

OpinionThe bank has limited room to manoeuver, especially in the absence of a more comprehensive pro-growth policy response on the part of governments.Mohamed A. El-ErianAt the end of a two-day policy meeting on Thursday, Christine Lagarde, the new president of the European Central Bank, is expected to provide some details, however preliminary, on the bank's…
Sheryl Sandberg revealed new Facebook privacy protections at Davos – Business Insider

Sheryl Sandberg revealed new Facebook privacy protections at Davos – Business Insider

Sandberg told cocktail party attendees "we think we are making progress because we are coming together and we continued willing to try our best to do more."
ASX to slip, IBM boosts Wall St

ASX to slip, IBM boosts Wall St

Jan 23, 2020 — 5.33amAustralian shares are poised to fall at the open after deaths from China’s new virus rose to 17 with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of contagion.ASX futures were down 13 points or 0.2% to 7033 near 6am AEDT. The currency slipped 0.1%.While China's openness about the virus was viewed…
LIVE UPDATES: Trump impeachment trial opening arguments – Business Insider

LIVE UPDATES: Trump impeachment trial opening arguments – Business Insider

The trial is expected to last two weeks and start at 1 p.m. ET every day. It will be aired on TV and livestreamed using the Senate's video feed.
Plastic giant Coca-Cola says people want its plastic – The Verge

Plastic giant Coca-Cola says people want its plastic – The Verge

Coca-Cola said it will continue selling drinks in plastic bottles. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the company said it is catering to customers who want their drinks in plastic bottles.