HKTDC Export Index 2Q19 revises 2019 export growth forecast to 2%

In view of the threat posed by prolonged trade disruption and slowing growth in some of the world's major economies, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) made a downward revision to its forecast for Hong Kong's export performance in 2019, from 5% to 2%. Exporters are more proactive in diversifying their markets and enhancing product competitiveness.

WeWork, the World's Leading Co-working Community Giant, Sets Foot in Chinlink International Centre

Chinlink International Holdings Limited ("Chinlink", HKSE Stock Code: 0997) and its subsidiaries (collectively the "Group") and WeWork, the internationally renowned workspace and community services brand, are pleased to announce that WeWork will open a new co-working space in Chinlink International Centre (CIC), a commercial development project under the flagship of Chinlink.

360Quadrants analyzes over 100 vendors offering Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security Solutions

Industrial Control Systems covers various types of control systems used in industries for their operations. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Distributed Control System (DCS), and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) are used to remotely manage industrial critical infrastructures from a central control room.

Tauriga Sciences, Inc. enters into comprehensive Distribution Agreement to establish ITs Tauri-Gum Brand in the New York City Metropolitan Area Market

Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: TAUG) ("Tauriga" or the "Company"), a revenue generating Company that operates through the development, distribution, and licensing of proprietary products as well as the evaluation of potential acquisition opportunities and equity investments, today announced that it has entered into a comprehensive distribution agreement (the "Agreement") with a well-established Direct Store Delivery ("DSD") Food Distribution Company with annual revenue in excess of $100,000,000 from its thousands of customers (convenience stores, delis, pharmacies, supermarkets, specialty stores, etc.) in the New York City ("NYC") Metropolitan Area marketplace (the "NYC Market").

Latest updation on GST for Tally

In this article, you will learn all about the latest GST updates and the process of using Tally Software for best results. But before we overload you with information, let’s start with a few basics.

ANZ first Australian bank to roll out Voice ID for mobile banking

ANZ will today be the first Australian bank to roll out Voice ID technology on mobile banking enabling customers to complete higher value transactions conveniently and securely.

With Voice ID, ANZ customers can now make ‘Pay Anyone’ payments of more than $1000 on their mobile without needing to log into internet banking, or remember additional passwords or PINs, or visit a branch. They can also use Voice ID to make BPAY payments of more than $10,000 on their mobile.

Commenting on the announcement, Managing Director Customer Experience and Digital Channels, Peter Dalton said: “This is a significant security update that will make it easier for our customers to complete high value transactions on their smartphones.

“Customers increasingly want the convenience of banking on their digital devices and this solution delivers that with the added level of voice biometric security. “This will be particularly good news for our small business customers who regularly need to make payments of more than $1000 on the go and will only need their voice to authorise those transactions.”

The rollout comes after ANZ completed a successful pilot program with the new technology in recent months and will be available for customers using the Grow by ANZ app from today. It will then be rolled out to other digital channels across the bank.

ANZ has developed Voice ID with world-leading voice biometrics company Nuance to bring the new technology to Australian customers.

Nuance managing director Aust & NZ, Enterprise Division Robert Schwarz said: “ANZ is taking a forward-thinking yet secure approach to identity verification with Voice ID, making it fast, easy and secure for customers who are on-the-go to perform high value transactions.

“Through the ANZ mobile banking app, Voice ID uses proven voice biometric technology from Nuance that is more secure and more convenient than legacy authentication methods.”

 

Xero announces new Singapore-based regional headquarters, Regional Managing Director and strategic partnerships to support accelerating growth in Asia

​Xero, (@Xero), the global leader in cloud accounting software for small businesses, announced the next phase of its growth in Asia with the opening of its Singapore office. Xero also announced strategic partnerships with leading businesses, including Visa, United Overseas Bank (UOB) and HReasily, at its Singapore Roadshow. Opened by Andy Lark, Xero’s chief marketing and business officer, industry leaders from Google, Microsoft, Visa and UOB joined the Xero Roadshow.

Competitive accounting software market offers big opportunities for wise small businesses, Association of Accounting Technicians says

The Federal Budget’s generous small business tax concessions have provided the impetus for small business to examine their operations and take advantage of the competitive market in small business accounting software, Stuart Norman, chief executive officer of the Association of Accounting Technicians, Australia says.

PaycheckCity Announces Online Payroll Calculators Ready to Compute 2015 Paychecks

PaycheckCity®’s online payroll calculators have been updated to include the latest 2015 tax information following annual changes in federal, state, and local tax codes. Individuals can use the site’s self-service tools to model what their take-home pay will look like given the tax changes that went into effect on January 1.

Real Estate Investar join Xero partner network to help property investors maximise their profits and automate their accounting

The new Xero add-on integration called Portfolio Tracker gives Xero customers and Real Estate Investar members the ability to synchronise their property investment portfolio data and financial accounts, to enjoy real time portfolio tracking and simpler, stress free accounting.

MYOB invests in Acumatica

Australia’s leading business solutions provider, MYOB, announced a minority investment position in Washington-based Acumatica, the powerhouse provider of cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial software with over 1, 000 installations of cloud ERP. The investment will also see MYOB take a seat on the company’s board.

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