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Cryptocurrency
More countries to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in 2022 - expert
“By adopting cryptocurrency as legal tender these countries then immediately have a currency that isn’t influenced by market conditions within their own economy, nor directly from just one other country’s economy."
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InterSystems
InterSystems and Veromo power Australia’s economic recovery with new banking solution
It is anticipated that the solution will help drive post-pandemic economic growth by making it easier for start-ups and entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into business reality.
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Fujitsu
Fujitsu addresses massive skills shortages with Global Strategic Partner Academy program
With a focus on Fujitsu employees, apprentices and new recruits, the Global Strategic Partner Academy program will offer training, re-training and experience-based development opportunities.
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Economics
NZ economy entering 2021 as fit as a fiddle - research
While the COVID-induced recession initially derailed the nation’s economic recovery, New Zealand has managed to rebound sharply from its biggest economic slump.
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Economics
'Wealth economy' key to measuring economic growth – University of Cambridge
Current economic indicators such as the GDP are inadequate for effective economic policymaking, a new study from the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge claims.
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SaaS
Subscription economy driving significant shift for Aussie businesses
“The survey results highlight the increasing pressure coming to bear on Australian businesses as a direct result of changing consumer demands.
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Business Intelligence / BI
Australian businesses: Prepare for an economic slowdown
Business risks are expected to increase in 2016. At the same time, it is unlikely there will be any improvement in the coming year
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Economics
Tech Hub launches in Wellington for NZ's brightest minds
A Tech Hub has been established in Wellington by the City Council to serve tertiary institutions, start-up ventures, established businesses and more.
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CFO
NZ central bank, in neutral, will weigh drought, higher TWI in revising forecasts
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will probably keep interest rates unchanged this week, reiterating that monetary policy is in neutral, while revising
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Big Data
Pivotal looking to change Big Data forever
Pivotal is looking to change the economics of Big Data forever with their new "Pivotal Big Data Suite" offering.