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What can Web3.0’s potential mean for global financial landscape

As Web3.0 applications are vouched to take the decentralised ‘centre stage,’ experts seem to explore its possibilities for shaping the financial world. It is believed that the current financial system can benefit from enhancement in Web3.0 penetration. According to Grand View Research, a market intelligence firm, global Web3.0 blockchain market is expected to grow at […]

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Former PwC partner banned for 2 years in Australia for leaking in

A former partner at PwC has been banned from practising as a tax agent in Australia for two years in a scandal involving the sharing of confidential information about government plans to target multinational tax avoidance with the firm’s clients. Peter-John Collins, who was head of international tax for PwC’s Australian office, was a member […]

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PwC resigns as indebted Chinese developer Evergrande’s auditor

Indebted Chinese property developer Evergrande said on Tuesday that global accounting firm PwC had resigned as its auditor, citing different views on financial statements under investigation by Hong Kong regulators. The development casts further doubt on the fate of Evergrande, which has $300bn in liabilities and has repeatedly missed deadlines to provide a restructuring plan […]

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Why employers should keep their metaverse workplace expectations

Our proximity to 2023 has me thinking about the future of the workplace and technology’s ability to transform the way we work. Many tech companies are eyeing the metaverse as a promising evolution of the office-Zoom duopoly. But what can employers realistically expect out of the metaverse in the coming year? Apparently, not much. Although […]

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iTWire – How to enhance Cloud Computing Security

GUEST OPINION: If you own a business, you might have used cloud computing to centralize all operations, including cloud applications, services, and data. The flexibility it provides to organizations is one of its main advantages, but it’s vulnerable to cyber-attacks. That is why, as more companies and organizations continuously shift to cloud operations, it’s crucial […]

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse ‘Doomed,’ Says a Big Rival

Facebook has already lost $16 billion related to the metaverse, which is bad for the whole industry. The metaverse — at least as Mark Zuckerberg as perceived and is developing it — has become a laughingstock.  This immersive virtual world, in which we are to interact through avatars, has been almost given up for dead due to […]

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iTWire – 7 Technologies that are disrupting the finance industry

GUEST OPINION: Technology has been changing the financial industry for a long time. Just think of the ATM. It’s been around since 1969.  But the rate at which new technologies are disrupting finance is accelerating. So much so that we have a new term for such technology: Fintech (short for financial technology).   If you want to […]

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PwC Hong Kong and TerraZero Partner to Explore Metaverse Products

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Hong Kong has partnered with Metaverse technology company TerraZero to explore Metaverse products and services. According to a press release, PwC Hong Kong announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with TerraZero Technologies Inc., a Metaverse technology company, to provide Metaverse products and services. PwC will explore the public Metaverse experience for business-to-business […]

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PwC Hong Kong Signs Collaboration Agreement With Metaverse Developer TerraZero Technologies Inc.

TerraZero Technologies Inc. Logo (CNW Group/TerraZero Technologies Inc.) PwC logo (CNW Group/TerraZero Technologies Inc.) Above: Official logos of PwC Hong Kong and TerraZero Technologies, Inc. VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – TerraZero Technologies Inc. (“TerraZero” or the “Company“), a vertically integrated Metaverse technology company, announces that it entered into a collaboration agreement with PwC […]

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MinIO and PwC Announce Joint Business Relationship

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MinIO Inc., creators of the MinIO Multi-Cloud Object Storage suite, today announced the launch of a joint business relationship with PwC Canada to build, co-sell, and co-market cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions to Canadian enterprises across industries. With MinIO, customers get a […]