Hong Kong on the way to become global tech and innovation hub

The Science Park, launched in 2002 by the government of the Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Science Park, the city’s high-tech hub, welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping for a visit during his busy two-day trip to attend celebrations for the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. The Science Park is the…

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Manulife launches new learning platform

ManuAcademy accessible now to more than 60,000 advisors in Vietnam. Manulife has launched ManuAcademy, a new learning platform for its 60,000 insurance advisors in Vietnam and will soon launch the platform in four other markets in Asia. Accessible via a mobile app and website, the latest digital tool makes learning easier, while accelerating…

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21 per cent of HTML attachments found to be malicious

HTML attachments are not scanned by anti-spam nor anti-virus solutions. Businesses in Asia-Pacific could find themselves vulnerable to attack via HTML attachment, with 21 per cent of all HTML attachments analysed found to be malicious – according to Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions. Having…

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Opening a new chapter for 5G Globally

5G-advanced takes off. After unveiling 5G-Advanced last year, the 3GPP determined the first 28 research items for Release 18 in December, taking the technology research and standardization of 5G-Advanced to a new stage of practicality. China Mobile initiated the program “5G-Advanced Innovation-Industry Chain Convergence” together with industry partners last year.…

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Neurominorities could help to close the global tech gap

Businesses should hire an untapped neurodiverse workforce to close tech skill gaps. Adults with conditions such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and Tourette syndrome, are hugely underrepresented across many sectors of the jobs market. While many neurodiverse people may find some parts of work and socialise…

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WireBarley expands its global payment service with Visa

A prepaid card can be reloaded with foreign currencies on the WireBarley mobile app. Cross-border payment solution provider WireBarley Corp. (WireBarley) announced the launch of ‘WireBarley Global Card’ with Visa, a world leader in digital payments. Through this partnership, WireBarley is to expand its overseas remittance-focused service to a cross-border…

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