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NFTs: Risks and opportunities beyond the hype

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Christie’s, the historical auction house and a pioneer in the art world made history a few weeks ago by auctioning off artwork for a record US$69 million – making it one of the most expensive works ever sold. The piece entitled “The first 5000 days” created by the contemporary artist Beeple cannot be hung on […]

“I am not a Cat”, says Lawyer to Judge

PRESIDIO – Technology and its use is often a serious topic of discussion, but sometimes, it can also provide a moment of comedic relief – as we continue to fumble our way around the newest devices and the latest features. One such recent meme involved a US lawyer presenting virtually before a judge, and accidentally […]

Can technology improve employee mental wellbeing

Innovators look to help resolve Work from Home challenges As more individuals work from home today than ever before in recent history; knowing their emotional state has become harder for those in charge. A recent study claims that 1 in 3 adults, particularly women and younger adults, feel anxiety and depression related to COVID-19 – […]

An Introduction to Risk and the Growth Mindset

Thursday, April 16th 2020 Webinar details For Professionals and Small Businesses It is no secret that with greater risk comes greater reward. But why is that? What is risk and why is it an important component of strategy? What is a risk mindset? How does it relate to a growth mindset? How can businesses and […]

Content Marketing for busy professionals

Thursday, January 16th 2020 Webinar details This webinar explores how content (original or shared) is key to personal branding in 2020 and beyond. It will cover practical steps to start creating and sharing content that attracts – even if you are a busy tech professional or entrepreneur. About the Presenter NINA GRENNINGLOH REYES (M.A.) is […]

Cryptocurrencies amongst asset class hardest hit on Black Monday

GLOBAL – Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies took a hard hit today, wiping as much as $26 billion off the crypto market within 24 hours. This is despite the steady increase in value the virtual assets market had been enjoying over the last several months. The plunge was part of a significant downturn in Global Stock […]

Collision cancels in-person event amid fears of COVID-19

TORONTO – COLLISION CONF., the hugely successful tech conference, has cancelled its in-person event. An online summit has been planned instead. Collision Conference, one of North America’s biggest and fastest-growing tech conference, was planned to host in Toronto for a second time. Last year’s event drew a record 25.000 attendees from all over the world, […]

Facebook to change course on Libra strategy

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook Inc. ( NASDAQ: FB) and its partners are considering a redesign of the Libra cryptocurrency system to allow for digital versions of established currencies such as the dollar and the Euro – according to Bloomberg and tech site The Information. The change marks a clear attempt by the firm at adapting […]

How Asian countries are using technology to fight COVID-19

It has been some time since Coronavirus, or COVID-19 as it is officially known, has taken hold of major urban centres around the world. As the virus continues to cause global panic, I examine the use of technology in combatting the spread of the disease in Asia. In particular, Chinese authorities have enacted several high […]

Beijing cuts Tariffs on hundreds of products

Beijing announced that it will slash tariffs on hundreds of products worldwide; from frozen pork to high-end industrial parts. In total, 850 products were reviewed, making it easier for Chinese firms to buy imports. This move brings hope amidst trade tensions, and a standoff between China and the US this year. The goal is to […]

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