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16/06/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Blockchain: a ledger you can bank on

While bitcoin attracted negative publicity in its early days, virtual currency networks such as blockchain and Ethereum have the potential to change the world. By Emmet Kelly Picture the scene: a locker room with an infinite number of lockers in … Continue reading

16/06/2017
by GAA Accounting
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AI: The Human Connection

By Dwayne Bragonier Brain-computer interface technology will allow the advantages of AI to combine directly with all the advantages of human intelligence. Over the past 25 years, there’s been a huge disruption in how we communicate. Cellular, Bluetooth, Near Field … Continue reading

16/06/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Hiring for the future

A recent survey conducted by the International Federation of Accountants revealed a worrying shortage of accountants in major economies, especially in small-and mid-sized practices. A Plus looks at the recruitment situation in Hong Kong and what firms are doing to … Continue reading

16/06/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Technology and trust in the age of disruption

By Raymund Chao Raymund Chao, PwC Greater China Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, talks about how business leaders can build and sustain trust in the digital age. Undoubtedly, technology is reshaping our industry landscape. It is also adversely impacting stakeholders’ … Continue reading

16/06/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Robotics and the business of tomorrow

By Jemelyn Yadao As China aggressively expands its industrial robot market, A Plus talks to experts about the broadened scope of robotics innovation beyond manufacturing, and Hong Kong’s place in the rise of intelligent machines. Why are you sad?” asks … Continue reading

16/06/2017
by GAA Accounting
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SMPs embracing technology

By Michelle Perry Moving to cloud computing is inevitable for small- and medium-sized practices looking to remain as relevant as larger firms with more resources. Michelle Perry talks to SMPs utilizing technology and looks at the benefits and pitfalls of … Continue reading