‘Bellies of pork will be like gold’: Christmas ham prices to surge

‘Bellies of pork will be like gold’: Christmas ham prices to surge

Nov 22, 2019 — 11.45amNervous butchers are asking how far they can jack up the price of ham before they have to ditch the product altogether this Christmas, as a global outbreak of swine flu and years of drought send wholesale pork prices soaring.Tony O'Connell, owner of the eponymous O’Connell’s Meats at the Adelaide Central…
It’s easy being green in apartments – unless you demand perfection

It’s easy being green in apartments – unless you demand perfection

OpinionMany in strata argue that since the ideal solar system requires batteries that haven't yet been perfected, they should do nothing. Here's the argument against that.Jimmy ThomsonColumnistThere’s a common misconception that apartment blocks must be more environmentally efficient than stand-alone housing. Having all those people living in a building with the same physical footprint as…
Optus CEO quits, replaced by CBA’s Bayer Rosmarin

Optus CEO quits, replaced by CBA’s Bayer Rosmarin

Dec 5, 2019 — 2.16pmFormer Commonwealth Bank executive Kelly Bayer Rosmarin has been named as the new chief executive of the nation's second biggest telecoms firm Optus, replacing Allen Lew.Mr Lew, who has been in the top job since 2014, will move to the Thai arm of Singtel, Optus' Singaporean parent company, where he will…
Dubai Police tease Tesla’s new Cybertruck as city’s new patrol car – Business Insider

Dubai Police tease Tesla’s new Cybertruck as city’s new patrol car – Business Insider

Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted on Twitter Tuesday that the company has received 250,000 orders for the Cybertruck, unveiled in Los Angeles last week.
8 biggest takeaways from ‘Free, Melania’ biography – Business Insider

8 biggest takeaways from ‘Free, Melania’ biography – Business Insider

"Free, Melania: The Unauthorized Biography," captures Trump as an untraditional first lady at the center of many misconceptions around as first lady.
Nikki Haley was ‘deeply disturbed’ by Trump’s Charlottesville remarks: book – Business Insider

Nikki Haley was ‘deeply disturbed’ by Trump’s Charlottesville remarks: book – Business Insider

Haley writes that she called Trump after his comments to explain how the events in Charlottesville and the shooting in Charleston were connected.
ASX to rise as trade angst eases

ASX to rise as trade angst eases

Dec 5, 2019 — 4.56amAustralian shares are poised to snap their brutal start to December as Mr Trump's latest trade comments helped revive optimism that progress is being made in talks between the US and China.ASX futures were up 58 points or 0.9% to 6669 near 6am AEDT. The local currency was little changed.Shares across…
This could be the next gold mine for Tesla and other electric vehicles – MarketWatch

This could be the next gold mine for Tesla and other electric vehicles –...

Charging stations will outnumber gas stations, writes Vitaliy Katsenelson.
UNO Releases Its First-Ever Braille Deck – Comicbook.com

UNO Releases Its First-Ever Braille Deck – Comicbook.com

UNO Releases Its First-Ever Braille Deck
‘Raving inner city lunatics’: Deputy PM lashes bushfire climate link

‘Raving inner city lunatics’: Deputy PM lashes bushfire climate link

Nov 11, 2019 — 9.03amDeputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has dismissed links between climate change and unprecedented bushfires in Queensland and NSW, slamming "woke capital city greenies".A day after Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian refused to discuss any link between climate, drought and the fires which have so far killed three…