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Hari Moorthy, Goldman Sachs global head of transaction banking. Source: Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs wants to help any company in the world become a bank. The firm has just released software that allows clients to embed banking services into their own products as part of a push to break into the $32 billion a year …

By Raffaella Ciccarelli19:58 There are concerns millions of Australians have been left out of the Federal Government’s budget, while others say it’s the “right budget, for the right time”.  Australian Council of Social Services CEO Cassandra Goldie believes the budget has left many unpaid workers “stranded”.  “Millions without paid work have been left stranded in …

Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Jack Ma’s Ant Group filed for an initial public offering in Hong Kong and Shanghai on Tuesday, aiming to speed up its move into the financial services industry. The company is targeting a $225 billion valuation and could raise as much as $30 billion in the deal if demand holds …

The explosion in data that has launched the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an era when business will be transformed by cyber-physical systems, has enabled several technology trends to develop. Every business can leverage these important trends and should pay attention to how best to use them, but accountants should really evaluate how these six technologies can …

The biggest Saharan dust storm in 50 years has hit the US and is headed for Florida, Texas and other states already struggling with COVID-19 surges, sparking fresh fears of respiratory problems among Americans.  The so-called ‘Gorilla Dust Cloud’ struck Mississippi’s gulf coast Thursday after charting its path across the Caribbean this week where air …

As the coronavirus spreads and social distancing becomes a new norm, many of us are grappling with a somewhat obvious but still surprising reality: despite the ubiquity of digital technology, much of the business of ordinary life happens off-line. Humans are wired — but not hardwired for physical distancing. Yet faced with the threat of …

Image copyright Copernicus/Esa/Sentinel-1 Image caption A-68 has now dropped a large chunk of ice itself. The main berg is about 150km long The world’s biggest iceberg, A-68, just got a little smaller. At around 5,100 sq km, the behemoth has been the largest free-floating block of ice in Antarctica since it broke away from the …

Image copyright Kamioka Observatory / ICRR / Uni Tokyo Image caption The Super Kamiokande detector consists of a cylindrical steel tank holding 50,000 tonnes of purified water. The detector wall is covered in photo-sensors known as photo-multiplier tubes (PMTs) Stars, galaxies, planets, pretty much everything that makes up our everyday lives owes its existence to …

At his briefing on Friday, Mr. Trump said he was not aware of the government’s own latest forecasts, but aides said he had interpreted the decreasing death projection to mean that his health advisers may have been overly pessimistic. The president cited the 60,000 estimated death toll as evidence of progress. “I think we’ll be …

The Indian real estate industry is combating many challenges Emerging technologies like ML are helping identify property trends and pricing algorithms The increase in internet penetration has provided a great platform for property firms The Indian real estate sector has seen a major transformation over the past few years, with the advent of new business …