Apprentices put their skills to the test

Apprentices put their skills to the test

Brendan Rees | September 28th, 2022 Twenty-one automotive apprentices at the Bendigo Kangan Institute’s Docklands campus have battled it out in the hope of claiming a spot in the coveted WorldSkills Australia competition. Competing individually, the competition is designed to test their technical and professional skills under pressure, just like they would repair a vehicle … Read more

The Next Big Battle Between Google and Apple Is for the Soul of Your Car

The Next Big Battle Between Google and Apple Is for the Soul of Your Car

A few years from now, in addition to deciding your next vehicle’s make and model, you may have another tough choice: the Google model or the Manzana one? Other options may include “car maker generic” and even, I’m spitballing the name here: amazon Prime Edition. Now that cars, especially electric ones, are becoming something like … Read more

How the Next Generation of the Internet will Enhance Open Banking Solutions from Fintechs

How the Next Generation of the Internet will Enhance Open Banking Solutions from Fintechs

Although many of us cast our minds to the vast social media applications of the metaverse, this new technological landscape extends far beyond the realm of socializing and entertainment and into more traditional sectors. The growth of virtual and augmented reality have enabled the buying and selling of goods in virtual environments, revolutionizing how consumers … Read more

Ingram Content Group, the World’s Leading Book Distributor, Invests in Web3 eBook Startup Book.io

Ingram Content Group, the World’s Leading Book Distributor, Invests in Web3 eBook Startup Book.io

DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Book.io, the leader in NFT eBooks on the blockchain, announced that they closed a seed funding round with Ingram Content Group (“Ingram“), one of the world’s leading book distributors, that possesses an expansive reach inside the world of book publishing with access to tens of thousands of publishers and … Read more

Rite Aid Could Test 2009 Bear-Market Lows. Here’s the Chart.

Rite Aid Could Test 2009 Bear-Market Lows.  Here’s the Chart.

Shares of Rite Aid (RAD) on Thursday they have lost more than a quarter of their value after the drugstore chain reported earnings. Of course, the broad stock market is also under significant selling pressure once again. As for the company’s report, it beat revenue expectations even as sales fell 3.4% year over year. But … Read more

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

Second time was not the charm. MacKenzie Scott filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett, on Monday after less than two years of marriage. According to documents obtained by the New York Times, Jewett did not contest the divorce and the division of property has already been determined in a prenuptial agreement. The … Read more

Capital Alliance continues its investment in Docklands with bid for new hotel and conference center

Capital Alliance continues its investment in Docklands with bid for new hotel and conference center

The District Docklands could soon have another premium hotel as well as a new conference center for up to 1000 people added to its precinct under Capital Alliance’s latest bold proposal for Waterfront City. The developer, who recently unveiled the new Marriott Hotel at The District, has partnered with Australia’s International Hotel Group, TFE Hotels, … Read more

Melbourne Fringe Festival turns 40

Melbourne Fringe Festival turns 40

The 2022 Melbourne Fringe Festival theme “it’s about time” is appropriate for an event that has 40 years of history to celebrate and three lost years to make up for due to COVID. This year’s first in-person Fringe Festival kicks off with an enormous free opening night 40th birthday party on October 6 and runs … Read more

The world’s biggest fitness brand here in Docklands

The world’s biggest fitness brand here in Docklands

With more than 530 clubs nationwide, Anytime Fitness is a giant of the fitness industry. According to American magazine and website, Entrepreneurits 4000-plus clubs globally rank it the ninth largest in the world, mixing it with franchise heavyweights like KFC, 7-Eleven and McDonald’s. With such a monumental presence across the world, it would be easy … Read more

An interesting time for the NewQuay precinct

An interesting time for the NewQuay precinct

By Monique WylieNewquayResident I’ve personally seen a small increase in foot traffic but it’s a different feel. We appear to have a lot more intrastate visitors and to be honest – a lot more quiet and respectable visitors than what was occurring directly after COVID. I know there’s been a lot of gossip about safety … Read more