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NBS is a privately-owned holding company, which seeks opportunities to acquire and grow businesses that can generate long-term sustainable cash flow and attractive returns to maximize value for all stakeholders. We are a team of visionaries, enthusiasts and operators. We have a value investor mentality with a long-term investment outlook.

NBS has an array of diversified subsidiaries within its investment portfolio. Our portfolio spans Digital Technologies, Commodity Trading, Resourcing and Accredited Training & Development. We support each of our subsidiaries by enabling them to increase efficiency, create better customer experience and to maintain their sustainability.

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“Knowledge is an unending adventure
at the edge of uncertainty.”

– Jacob Bronowski

Vignette is a handy new app that keeps your iOS contact photos up to date

Technology Chrunch If there’s a special place in your heart for single-purpose utilities that solve a nagging problem, then you’re going to want to skip your daily Starbucks coffee and instead buy...

My desk doesn’t deserve the $600 Dyson Lightcycle lamp

Technology Chrunch Like many of you, I’m assuming, my desk was purchased at Ikea and is the center of my life. Such as it is, the desk is littered with bits of crackers, memory cards, branded...

Getaround, Facebook, AI chips, Nvidia, Africa, and immigration

Technology Chrunch Who helped your startup grow? Nominate a growth marketing agency. For those who have been members of Extra Crunch for a while now, you have seen us go through two cycles of...

US Post Office to Test-Drive Autonomous Trucks

Tech News World The U.S. Postal Service has announced a pilot project using self-driving trucks. It will conduct the two-week experiment in collaboration with TuSimple, an autonomous driving...

Tencent CEO warns companies must keep innovating to survive amid US-China tensions

Technology Chrunch On Tuesday, Tencent’s usually low-profile founder and CEO Pony Ma made rare comments to weigh in on escalating tensions between the United States and China, calling domestic tech...

In Ford’s future, two-legged robots and self-driving cars could team up on deliveries

Technology Chrunch Autonomous vehicles might someday be able to navigate bustling city streets to deliver groceries, pizzas, and other packages without a human behind the wheel. But that doesn’t...

Leak reveals Uber’s $9.99 unlimited delivery Eats Pass

Technology Chrunch What’s the cord-cutting equivalent to ditching your kitchen? Uber’s upcoming subscription to unlimited free food delivery. Uber is preparing to launch the $9.99 per month Uber...

The Rebirth of the Personal Computer

Tech News World I went to Lenovo Accelerate last week and feasted my eyes on one of the most innovative PCs I've ever seen. However, as I absorbed the rest of Lenovo's announcements, I realized I...

Budgeting Software Options to Keep Linux Users From Seeing Red

Tech News World Budgeting apps come in all sizes and shapes. Budget apps for Linux are part of a software category that has been all but abandoned. But take heart. A number of Web-based solutions...

Macron defends his startup-friendly policies

Technology Chrunch For the third year as president, France’s president Emmanuel Macron talked to the French tech ecosystem at VivaTech in Paris. This time, he used this opportunity to defend his...

China’s Luckin Coffee raises up to $651M in upsized US IPO

Technology Chrunch Another week, another cash-burning tech IPO in the U.S. Following on from Uber’s high-profile listing, ambitious Chinese startup Luckin Coffee has raised up to $650.8 million on...

Amazon leads $575M investment in Deliveroo

Technology Chrunch Amazon is taking a slice of Europe’s food delivery market after the U.S. e-commerce giant led a $575 million investment in Deliveroo . First reported by Sky yesterday, the Series...

Digging for Bitcoin Is a Labor of Love

Tech News World It would have been reasonable for those attending Josh Bressers' session at CypherCon -- myself included -- to expect a presentation by a cryptocurrency expert. It was billed as a...

Reality Check: The marvel of computer vision technology in today’s camera-based AR systems

Technology Chrunch Alex Chuang Contributor Alex Chuang is the Managing Partner of Shape Immersive, a boutique studio that helps enterprise and brands transform their businesses by incorporating...

Google’s Translatotron converts one spoken language to another, no text involved

Technology Chrunch Every day we creep a little closer to Douglas Adams’ famous and prescient babel fish. A new research project from Google takes spoken sentences in one language and outputs spoken...

White House refuses to endorse the ‘Christchurch Call’ to block extremist content online

Technology Chrunch The United States will not join other nations in endorsing the “Christchurch Call” — a global statement that commits governments and private companies to actions that would curb...

New Relic takes a measured approach to platform overhaul

Technology Chrunch New Relic, the SaaS applications performance management platform, announced a major update to that platform today. Instead of ripping off the band-aid all at once, the company has...

SpaceX kicks off its space-based internet service tomorrow with 60-satellite Starlink launch

Technology Chrunch As wild as it sounds, the race is on to build a functioning space internet — and SpaceX is taking its biggest step yet with the launch of 60 (!) satellites tomorrow that will form...

Federal labor lawyer says Uber drivers are not employees

Technology Chrunch There has been an ongoing debate regarding whether or not gig-economy drivers for Uber and Lyft are independent contractors or employees, who would be eligible for benefits. The...

Google, Microsoft In Step in New Era

Tech News World Apple, Google and Microsoft are three very powerful companies. Two of them had big events last week -- Google I/O and Microsoft Build. What I found interesting was that both Google...

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