Future proofing the country

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Philippine Star

We have a national goal and that is to become an upper income economy by the year 2040, where each Filipino earns $13,000 a year (about P640,000 in today’s money), with zero incidences of poverty. Each Filipino household should have their own home and live their lives with pride, dignity and security. In my column last week, I wrote about how the next administration will inherit a fundamentally weaker economy. There are clear and present threats, not the least of which are alarming debt levels and widening budget deficit. If these are not addressed, the next administration will have to cut spe… Read More “Future proofing the country”

Accelerating Real-Time ERP Connectivity And Payments

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ValueWalk

The interest in improved ERP Connectivity and Payments solutions has never been higher. As CFOs prepare for post-pandemic growth, their demands for efficiency and scalability easily explain Gartner’s projections of $516 Billion in enterprise software spending in 2021, increasing to $571 Billion in 2022. Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more De-Risking ERP Payments ProjectsDriven by the need for automation and improved financial controls in the face of fraud and other threats, CFOs and CIOs recognize the success of an ERP project or migration is directly related to integration and co… Read More “Accelerating Real-Time ERP Connectivity And Payments”

PJET To Launch EV Sales Through University Campus EV Roadshow

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The Street

By GlobeNewswire Dallas, Texas, Dec. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Priority Aviation, Inc. (OTC Pink: PJET) (“PJET”) today announced the company will soon be introducing electric motorcycles and scooters for use on university campuses. PJET plans to start taking orders in the first quarter of 2022. The company is launching a university campus roadshow first in Texas, where it will bring its electric motorcycle and scooter models to campuses for demonstrations and to take orders. PJET recently introduced a new business focus, delivering technology solutions to improve the student living experien… Read More “PJET To Launch EV Sales Through University Campus EV Roadshow”

GATC Health Names Gerald Sokol, Jr. Chief Administration Officer

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The Street

By PR Newswire IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — GATC Health, a technology company revolutionizing drug discovery and disease prediction using artificial intelligence and advanced multiomics, today announced that Gerald “Jerry” Sokol, Jr. has joined the company as Chief Administration Officer. Gerald “Jerry” Sokol, Jr., former Amtrak CFO, has joined the company as Chief Administration Officer. Jerry has extensive experience managing and growing both large and small companies in rapidly evolving environments. His expertise spans operations, sales and marketing, and finance across a … Read More “GATC Health Names Gerald Sokol, Jr. Chief Administration Officer”

New Survey Shows Most Americans Want The Government To Regulate Big Tech Companies

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Knewz

By Nick Dimengo Nashville (Knewz) — Many Americans said they want to see the government step in and put more regulations on big tech companies, according to a new survey. But while the government has yet to put its foot down and require regulations for many big tech companies, that doesn’t mean that the majority of Americans don’t think it’s necessary to do. In fact, according to an exclusive poll from Axios, a whopping 81 percent of respondents believe governments must do more to protect privacy from popular tech brands. The survey, which spoke to 1,500 people, also showed that the majority o… Read More “New Survey Shows Most Americans Want The Government To Regulate Big Tech Companies”

Greg Cote: Bonds, Clemens, now A-Rod: Weight of steroids as a Hall of Fame voter shares his 2022 ballot

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., is a quaint place lost in time. It’s a village with an estimated 1,750 people actually living there. It is a Norman Rockwell painting. You aren’t sure what decade you’re in. The Hall’s address is Main Street, although that might have gone without saying. Getting into the Hall of Fame is rather a quaint process, too. As if the internet did not yet exist. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America mails the latest ballot every December to the 440 voting members — I am honored to be one — and they are due back by Dec. 31. You fill… Read More “Greg Cote: Bonds, Clemens, now A-Rod: Weight of steroids as a Hall of Fame voter shares his 2022 ballot”

Radian Home Price Index (HPI) Infographic December 2021 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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The Street

By Business Wire In November, home prices across the United States rose at a slower pace than the month prior (October 2021) but continued to appreciate at higher than 2021 average monthly rates. According to the Radian Home Price Index (HPI) released today by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC, a Radian Group Inc. company (RDN) – Get Radian Group Inc. Report, home prices nationally rose from the end of October 2021 to the end of November 2021 at an annualized rate of +17.1 percent. The company believes the Radian HPI is the most comprehensive and timely measure of U.S. housing market prices and condit… Read More “Radian Home Price Index (HPI) Infographic December 2021 (Graphic: Business Wire)”

Stock market depressed despite festive season | Daily FT

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Daily Financial Times

Net foreign outflow crosses Rs. 52 b markThe Colombo stock market remained depressed for the second consecutive day despite the festive cheer as investor sentiment appeared lacklustre except. The All Share Price Index declined by over 100 points or 0.8% and the S&P SL20 saw a marginal dip of 3 points. Turnover was Rs. 5.67 billion involving 317 million shares. Net foreign selling has been on the rise this week with yesterday’s figure being Rs. 637 million on top of Rs. 459 million on Monday. Year to date net foreign outflow also crossed the Rs. 52 billion mark. Yesterday net foreign selling to… Read More “Stock market depressed despite festive season | Daily FT”

A wave of pediatric omicron infections could be in store for Hudson County after winter break

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NJ.com

Hudson County has shown itself not to be immune to a rising tide of pediatric COVID cases nationwide, though the effects appear less drastic in the county than elsewhere – for now. According to the Jersey City Board of Education, 287 public school students have tested positive for COVID in December so far, nearly triple the total for November. In Bayonne, there were 157 COVID-positive students as of Dec. 23, the most recent day for which data was available on the city ed board connection. Bayonne’s COVID tracker doesn’t show previous one-day reports so it wasn’t immediately clear how their case r… Read More “A wave of pediatric omicron infections could be in store for Hudson County after winter break”

GBT GRANTED Patents (IP – Intellectual Property) Update

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The Street

By GlobeNewswire GBT’s IP includes additional innovative pending patents, and the company intends to file more during 2022 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GBT Technologies Inc. ( OTC PINK: GTCHD ) (“GBT” or the “Company”), disclosed about its filing of patents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). In order to assist its followers, GBT released partial IP’s update, which under one release encompass all five patents granted. The company’s IP include more innovative pending patents, and intends to file more technological advancements patents during 2022. MUL… Read More “GBT GRANTED Patents (IP – Intellectual Property) Update”