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Bite-sized business news. 5 minute breakdown of the top 3 Australian or global business stories of the day. Tailor made for busy humans. Hosted by Brett Joffe and Justin Joffe, co-founders of Flux.

    Influencers evade ACCC | Ancestry.com's $6.5b pay day | Discord expands into mainstream video

    Influencers evade ACCC | Ancestry.com's $6.5b pay day | Discord expands into mainstream video

    The ACCC has admitted that it has never penalised social media influencers for not disclosing sponsored posts.

    Ancestry.com is being acquired for $6.5 billion.

    Discord, one of the world’s fastest growing gaming apps, has raised $139 million to expand further into video communication.

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    Virgin cuts Tigerair and 3000 workers | Disney cops $7b hit | Tinder keeps growing

    Virgin cuts Tigerair and 3000 workers | Disney cops $7b hit | Tinder keeps growing

    Virgin Australia is cutting the Tigerair brand and 3,000 workers.

    Disney has taken an almost $7 billion hit in its latest financial results.

    Tinder added 200,000 users in the last 3 months, taking its subscriber numbers to 6.2 million.

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    Maccas hits new record | Aussie MPs happy with potential Microsoft-TikTok combo | Australia's lost supermarket chain

    Maccas hits new record | Aussie MPs happy with potential Microsoft-TikTok combo | Australia's lost supermarket chain

    Online delivery orders for McDonald’s in Australia have hit record highs with 10% of orders now made online.

    Australian government MPs have said Microsoft acquiring TikTok would resolve their security concerns about TikTok.

    The Australian arm of German supermarket giant Kaufland lost over $250m last year before closing down abruptly pre-launch.

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    Bonds to the rescue | Mastercard, Alibaba, Blockchain Australia unite | PayPal profit soars with online payments

    Bonds to the rescue | Mastercard, Alibaba, Blockchain Australia unite | PayPal profit soars with online payments

    The owner of Aussie underwear brand Bonds is rushing 4 million masks to Australia to meet demand.

    MasterCard, Alibaba and Blockchain Australia have united to authenticate and track food and wine using blockchain.

    PayPal’s profit has increased 86% as consumers shift from using cash payments in stores to online payments.

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    Trump to ban TikTok | David Jones and BP start romance | Big Tech on notice

    Trump to ban TikTok | David Jones and BP start romance | Big Tech on notice

    A historic hearing in US Congress has put Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google on notice, with their CEOs arguing they are not monopolies.

    Petrol company BP will stock David Jones’ pre-prepared meals and gourmet groceries as part of a new partnership.

    Donald Trump has said he will ban TikTok from operating in the United States.

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    Adore Beauty's IPO plans | Shopify taking on Amazon | TransferWise worth $7 billion

    Adore Beauty's IPO plans | Shopify taking on Amazon | TransferWise worth $7 billion

    Adore Beauty is preparing for an IPO, rumoured to be worth $600 million.

    Global e-commerce platform Shopify reported impressive results this week as its strives to dethrone Amazon.

    TransferWise, the money transfers company, has a new valuation of almost $7b after a ‘secondary share sale’.

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