Tag: Matters

Why Pivot Technology Solutions’ (TSE:PTG) CEO Pay Matters

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What is Jack Ma’s Ant Group and how does it make money?

Digital financial services giant Ant Group is on the cusp of pulling off the world’s biggest initial public offering and could be worth over US$500 billion in the near future, riding on the digitisation of financial services in the world’s second-largest economy.Hangzhou-headquartered Ant’s coming out parade illustrates China’s lead in digital finance. Its super-slick mobile payment app, Alipay, has over 1 billion users, making it the world’s most popular app outside social-media networks.Ant’s payments network is just the gateway, funnelling small businesses and consumers

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Technology Matters, but How Real Are Our Virtual Lives at Work and Play? | Technology News

NEW YORK – As our lives become more virtual with technology, how do gadgets define our identity at work, home and social circles at this unique moment in history?

Mary L. Gray, an anthropologist and recent recipient of a 2020 MacArthur “genius grant,” looks at the way technology affects labor, identity and human rights. Gray, 51, who is based in Somerville, Massachusetts, discusses how digital culture can improve our professional as well as personal lives.

Below are edited excerpts.

Q: Nearly six in 10 workers say that working from home means their day is less defined, according to a recent

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Don’t Let Technology Distract You From What Matters Most

Technology is as much the center of our existence as the sun. Our lives revolve around it, from our computers and cellphones to our washing machines, cars, and even our high-tech sneakers. All this technology has improved our lives in many ways, but it has also distracted us from the things that matter most.

Nancy Sidhu, PhD, a licensed psychologist in Chester, NJ, recently shared her assessment of some of the ways that technology affects people. She reflected on how it makes our lives so much better. It reduces our workload, increases our efficiency, and advances our knowledge more

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