Jaime Harrison speaks during a DNC forum in Baltimore, Md., February 11, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) President-elect Joe Biden will nominate South Carolina senate candidate Jaime Harrison to lead the Democratic National Committee, multiple outlets reported on Thursday. Harrison polled neck-and-neck with opponent Senator Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) for much of the race, and raised $57…Continue Reading

Tiwai Point aluminium smelter to keep operating until end of 2024

Navigation for News Categories The threatened Tiwai Point aluminium smelter will keep operating through to the end of December 2024, in a new deal just announced to the New Zealand stock exchange. Photo: Graham Dainty 2012 Mining conglomerate Rio Tinto announced last year it was closing Tiwai due to high energy and transmission costs. Meridian…Continue Reading

Reserve Bank warned of cyber vulnerability weeks before breach

Navigation for News Categories The Reserve Bank was warned about a critical problem in its file-sharing service weeks before a major breach, it has been revealed. Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr. Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas The central bank revealed on Sunday that a third-party service it uses to share and store sensitive information, known…Continue Reading