Thursday, January 23, 2020

Renewing Passports

One of my pet peeves of being a heavy traveller is the need to renew my passport every several months. That, and immigration officers who have an innate need to mark their territory by stamping over an entire page of passports. Renewing passports and travelling across borders are good ways...
Brokerage Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW.N) has launched a service that combines its automated investment management technology with human advisors, as financial institutions race to offer digital financial advice. The service, called Schwab Intelligent Advisory, provides clients with a financial and investment plan, unlimited access to a human advisor via phone...
Germany wants to use its presidency of the Group of 20 major economies to promote fast internet for all, agree common technical standards and promote lifelong digital learning, Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said. Zypries' comments come ahead of a first meeting of G20 ministers responsible for digital policy later...
Uber Technologies Inc. has released its first diversity report, showing that women and non-white employees are underrepresented at the ride-services company – just as they are at many other technology firms. Uber released the information after a series of revelations about its culture and business tactics that have incited...
Hong Kong has long been a prime destination for keen-eyed shoppers of high-quality, low-priced consumer electronics. But aside from competitive pricing, what else can brands do to differentiate themselves from their competitors, attract returning customers and create top-of-brand-awareness? According to a recent study conducted by global loyalty marketing agency...
By Reuter Chua, Country Head of ACCA Singapore The digital world is now the accountant’s world. Technology has enabled the profession to change and grow. Looking back, it was the finance function that was first to be automated, where accountants became the business partners and consultants within large enterprises as they...
By Lilian Teo, CFO and Toniya Sundaram, Blockchain Developer of oCap Management Pte Ltd One interesting result from the recent Small Business Credit Survey 2019 shows that the share of applicants who sought loans, credit lines or cash advances from online lenders has grown remarkedly since 2016 from 19% to...
By Julienne Loh Around the world, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the mainstay of nearly every economy. The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is no different. SMEs here comprise 95 percent of all businesses, employ half the workforce, and account for as much as 50 percent of the GDP of wealthy nations...
By Derek Handova, Senior Technical Writer at Synopsys Software Integrity Group An application security vulnerability is “a hole or a weakness in the application, which can be a design flaw or an implementation bug, that allows an attacker to cause harm to the stakeholders of an application,” according to OWASP. These...

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