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Tech takes a softer initial stance on Trump’s latest executive order

This article was sourced from Tech Crunch. Article by Kate Conger. After several courts shot down his executive order that banned travelers from seven nations from entering the United States, President Trump today made another attempt to implement his proposed Muslim immigration ban. Trump signed a new executive order this morning that reduces the list of affected nations to […]

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Why newspaper subscriptions are on the rise

This article was sourced from Tech Crunch. Article by Tien Tzuo. So much for the death of the newspaper industry. A recent Nielsen Scarborough study found that more than 169 million U.S. adults now read newspapers every month, in print, online or mobile. That’s almost 70 percent of the population. The New York Times picked up […]

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Digital Transformation Requires Enterprisewide Agile Transformation

This article was sourced from Forbes. Article by Jason Bloomberg. In many corporate boardrooms, the word Agile conjures up images of small teams of hotshot software developers, iterating over their backlogs of requirements so rapidly they don’t have time to sit down during their daily status meetings. At ICAgile’s inaugural Business Agility 2017 conference in New […]

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Cash is no longer king

This article was sourced from Tech Crunch. Article by Christoffer O. Hernæs.  The idea of a cashless society is one of the topics that stirs up a heated debate when it comes to the digitalization of banking and society. On one hand, physical cash is the common denominator for corruption, tax evasion, money laundering and other various illegal […]

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MONEY & MARKETS Allphones has gone into administration

This article was sourced from Business Insider Australia. Article by Chris Pash. Mobile phone retail chain Allphones went into voluntary administration today. Allphones, which opened its first shopfront in South Australia in 1989, is the largest independent telecommunications retailer in Australia with 80 company-owned, licensed and franchised stores and 440 staff. As a first step, 18 company-owned […]

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CommBank suffers major Eftpos, Netbank outage.

This article was sourced from Sydney Morning Herald. Article by Ben Grubb. CommBank suffered an almost three-hour long major outage on Friday afternoon that affected its Eftpos machines and customers’ access to some features in Netbank, its online banking system. The outage, which began about 12pm AEST, was affecting customers across Australia, leaving some people unable to pay for […]

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Impulsive? A procrastinator? Blame your genes.

This article was sourced from The Sydney Morning Herald.  Article by Melissa Healy.  New research suggests the tax office should expand the list of acceptable explanations for procrastinators’ yearly extension requests and late tax filings. Two possibilities: “I was born this way” and “failure to evolve”. Procrastination, suggests a new study, is an evolved trait that […]