factors spirit tax may reduce in Finland in the next few years.Transport and communications minister Anne berner was appointed.the decision of entry into force would depend on the EU commission's amendment to the law implementation.the Commission today announced the presentation, which allows digisisältöjen value added tax the calculation of the print media to the level.in finland, the factors spirit and e-book vat is 24%, while newspaper and magazine orders, it is 10%.the EU commission will present to member states the possibility to calculate the factors spirit and e-books value added tax on print media to the level.
at the beginning of 2017 onwards, the entrepreneurs can pay the vat only after you have received the money from the customer, told Finnish entrepreneurs.the Possibility of fee-based value-added tax applies to companies whose turnover does not exceed eur 500 000.the law change will help small entrepreneurs and to contribute to improvement of these liquidity as well as ease the administrative burden.the president of the Republic approved the amendment to the law today.the federation of Finnish Enterprises has driven change for a long time.Today, the sales date to determine the value of the additional tax payment date.
Russia must prove that it can once again trust your line to the British foreign minister, Boris Johnson today, Monday, according to Reuters."Let's be honest: the Russian intentions are not always good," Johnson said foreign ministers meeting."Russia needs to change and showing that the country is once again trust worthy.I think it is very important," Johnson said."in Addition, it is important to emphasize that we are not in a new cold war with Russia.no one has a aikeitakaan", the foreign minister Johnson added.
The updated app was quietly pushed live yesterday, and Google has now officially confirmed that Android Pay is available for anyone in the U.K., assuming they have a compatible NFC-enabled device.Similar to Apple Pay, Android Pay lets users purchase goods in physical retail stores by associating their MasterCard or Visa card with their device and swiping their phone against a contactless terminal at the point of sale.It can also be used to pay for things within third-party apps, including those by JD Sports, Deliveroo, Zara, Kickstarter, Airbnb, and YPlan.Crucially, Android Pay can also be used on London s public transport network, including the Tube and buses.The Internet giant launched its Apple Pay competitor last May, but so far, the feature has only been available in the U.S. Google did confirm back in March, however, that Android Pay would be landing in the U.K. some time in the next few months.The company has now confirmed that it will be launching in Australia and Singapore soon, with more countries added to the mix in the coming months.So it sounds as though the U.K. is serving as the launchpad for a major global rollout across 2016.Google had previously confirmed that eight banks would be on board for launch — Bank of Scotland, First Direct, Halifax, HSBC, Lloyds Bank, M Bank, MBNA, and Nationwide Building Society, though it did note that more would be added.Barclays was also slow to embrace Apple Pay, which has been available in the U.K. since last summer.
Photo: Nora TamHong Kong companies and financial services institutions lag behind the US and Europe in cybersecurity measures as little emphasis is placed on security from a board-level perspective, according to industry experts.He said the banking sector in Hong Kong had lagged in their uptake of cloud technology adoption.Darren Argyle, chief information security officer of UK-based financial technology firm Markit, believes that Hong Kong banks and companies fall behind the US and Europe in beefing up cybersecurity even as the number of cyberattacks have been on the rise globally.He added that companies often view security as a cost of doing business, as cyber criminals increasingly target corporations in their attacks.CEOs of financial companies are now starting to ask what technology is in place which assures that they can respond adequately during a breach, he said.One way to mitigate the skills gap in Hong Kong is for the government to invest heavily in cybersecurity and related security start-ups, thereby encouraging more Hongkongers to pursue a career in security, he said.
Functionality will at first be limited to a little over 600 ATMs in San Francisco and the Bay Area, but Bank of America hopes to expand that number to 2,400 machines by the end of May and 5,000 by 2017.Bhat demonstrated during the session with Walgreens loyalty program, Balance Rewards.Users with an existing account can simply tap a button from an SMS message, email, or push notification, or if need be, get one relatively simply — Android Pay auto-populates the name, address, phone number, and email fields of a program s sign-up page.It s, in a nutshell, a collection of simple tools to help retailers and developers create a standardized payments experience across browsers and platforms, which according to Bhan is key to customer retention — Android Pay merchants that have added features like auto-filled checkout fields have seen up to a 25 percent increase in conversions.The Payment Request API dovetails with Google s Android Instant Apps project, a streaming system that allows mobile users to interact with apps without installing them.Finally, Google s added support within Android Pay for third-party payment processors including Stripe, Vantiv, and Braintree that only require developers to write a few lines of code to integrate, according to Bhan.
First, there was the Bob Marley blackface feature, and now, there s the alleged skin-lightening filter.A number of Snapchat users have recently lambasted the popular social media app for filters that seem to make users complexions seem whiter.Particularly problematic, some users note, is the association of words like pretty and beauty with lightness.pic.twitter.com/bSK2yQFqP3— panda @pandaprince ss March 9, 2016For Coachella, Snapchat debuted a flower crown filter that does indeed whitewash the entire photo or video in question, but Snapchatters are also taking issue with beautify, a filter that makes the skin lighter, the face slimmer, the eyes wider, and blemishes disappear.But the effects were a bit less noticeable on a colleague, who said that her own change was fairly subtle.The filter evened out her skin tone and added pink and yellow hues to her complexion.
MoreFILE - In this May 28, 2015, file photo, a Google employee gives a demonstration of Android Pay on a phone at Google I/O 2015 in San Francisco.Consumers in the U.S. and U.K. will be able to add stores' loyalty programs to Android Pay to earn rewards.In addition, consumers will be able to use Android Pay when shopping on mobile Web browsers.Separately on Wednesday, a competing payments service from Samsung added loyalty programs.But Apple and Android Pay work only with stores that have newer wireless readers called NFC.Apple Pay is also in China, Canada, Australia and Singapore, with Hong Kong and Spain to come.
If the funds in the account go below an agreed limit, the band kicks in.It can also work with smart meter Nest to turn down the heating and save energy bills if funds are low.Chief executive David Webber told the BBC the idea was about consumer choice.He dismissed the idea that the concept is too controlling.The Pavlok wristband "shock" function can also be deactivated, Mr Webber added.'Road to hell'However Prof Alan Woodward, a cybersecurity expert from Surrey University, said the more connections which are made between devices, the greater the risk of a security weakness.
In a bid to win over more Indian developers, Apple on Wednesday announced it would set up by early next year a facility to help developers on best practices and to improve the design, quality and performance of their apps on the iOS platform.Apple estimates that over 1 million people in the city work in the tech sector, with over 40 percent of graduates from local universities specializing in engineering or IT.Apple s CEO Tim Cook is on his first visit to India, which he has identified as a growth market for the company, where he expects disproportionate growth versus the more developed areas.Developers usually try out a concept first on Android before offering an iOS version of the app, as it is easier to validate the concept with the large amount of feedback you get from Android users, he added.But iOS is also attractive for developers because users of the iPhone tend to have higher purchasing power and are more likely to retain apps they download, in contrast to Android users who frequently delete apps to save on memory on their phones, Mathew said.The company will also give developers access to tools which will help them create innovative apps for customers around the world, and provide support on Apple s Swift programming language.
One97 Communications Ltd., the owner of an Indian online payment processor backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. s finance arm, said funds at its disposal were enough to last five years, enabling it to build a business model that s predictable.We have enough money in the bank to last 21 quarters if we keep spending at the same rate as last year, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, chief executive officer of One97 that owns Paytm, said in an interview to Bloomberg TV in Hong Kong.One97, which was founded in 2000 by Sharma, doesn t plan to sell shares in an initial public offering for at least three years, Sharma said.The company has received funding from Intel Capital, private-equity firm SAIF Partners and Fitbit Inc.-backer Sapphire Ventures LLC.A Morgan Stanley fund marked down the value of its investment in Flipkart by more than 25 percent, paring the valuation to $11 billion in less than a year from as high as $15 billion.India s only food-tech unicorn, Gurgaon-based Zomato Media Pvt., saw its billion-dollar valuation slashed in half this month by analysts at HSBC Securities and Capital Markets India .Paytm started as a provider of value-added-services for mobile phones and later evolved into a marketing platform for consumer brands to reach customers via text messages and voice calls.The payment-processing system Paytm is the public face of One97.Its businesses include mobile-recharge services and an e-commerce platform where consumers can find goods including clothing and cameras.
T-Mobile on Tuesday added more than a dozen new services to its Binge On program as the disruptive wireless provider continues to wage war on the competition and the industry as a whole.Partners joining Binge On, in no particular order, include Google Play Music, NBC, Spotify, Tidal, Great Big Story, Kisew, Ligonier Ministries, Noggin, Qello Concerts, Radio Disney, Univision, Univision Noticias and Toon Goggles.Obviously, some of the new partners will have a greater impact than others.Binge On is a controversial program in which data streamed over your cellular connection from participating partners isn t counted against your monthly data allotment.You may have noticed that Google Play Music, Radio Disney, Spotify and Tidal already take part in T-Mobile s Music Freedom program.In announcing the expansion, T-Mobile revealed that its customers have now streamed more than 377 million hours of video via Binge On and are watching up to twice as much content from participating providers.
The company added that it will contact the affected members to reset their passwords too.According to a report on Vice s Motherboard, a hacker going by the name of Peace is attempting to sell account details, including the emails and partially hidden passwords, of 117 million LinkedIn users on the so-called Dark Web.LinkedIn is also quick to reassure its users that this isn t a fresh hack, though that will be of little comfort.Yesterday, we became aware of an additional set of data that had just been released that claims to be email and hashed password combinations of more than 100 million LinkedIn members from that same theft in 2012.We are taking immediate steps to invalidate the passwords of the accounts impacted, and we will contact those members to reset their passwords.It seems no company or industry is safe from the clutches of hackers, with the likes of Home Depot, Time Warner Cable, Ashley Madison, and SendGrid all suffering in recent times.Motherboard conversed with someone at LeakedSource who claimed that they managed to crack 90 percent of the LinkedIn passwords within three days.Though LinkedIn says it has hashed and salted its stored passwords for several years now, one potential problem of old passwords emerging online is that people often use the same credentials across many services.
View photosMoreHttps%3a%2f%2fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com%2fuploads%2fcard%2fimage%2f91465%2fd20baa5db9934c9b8c2d58d6a65d8546Looking a little like the world-saving stones from sci-fi classic The Fifth Element, a new device is expected to have a big impact on renewable energy.Built by Mark Keevers and Martin Green from the University of New South Wales UNSW , the unique prism could help make solar panels cheaper and more efficient.The prism has a sunlight-to-electricity conversion efficiency rate of 34.5 percent, Keevers told Mashable Australia.The number has been independently confirmed by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory USNREL , Keevers added.The USNREL has been contacted for comment."Right now, this is a proof of concept prototype," Keevers said.
Google announced on Google that they ve added a new filter to the Search Analytics report within Google Search Console to let you filter those reports by AMP pages.Now you can see how people discovered your AMP pages within the mobile search results.The feature aims at answering the question, Which queries lead to my AMP pages being shown in the mobile search results?Select AMP from that list.It will then allow you to compare how the AMP metrics compete against other search results links.Here is a screen shot:In January, Google added AMP error reports to the Google Search Console that helped webmasters debug implementation errors of their AMP pages.
It s no surprise to anyone that emails and social media accounts are hacked every single day.And if you cast your mind back to 2012, you might remember how millions of LinkedIn users were left vulnerable after it emerged that a Russian hacker was offloading over 6 million of their login details online.Well, he/she is back and this time there are 117 million email and passwords belonging to LinkedIn users up for grabs on an illegal Dark Web marketplace called The Real Deal for 5 bitcoin $2,200 approximately .Under the nickname Peace, the hacker has spoken to Motherboard and confirmed these logins come from the 2012 breach – proving that LinkedIn did not make it known just how widespread the hack was at the time.The hacker added that while the majority of the passwords are encrypted or hashed with the SHA1 algorithm, over 90 percent have already been cracked.While you might not have your bank details saved to your LinkedIn profile, the information that could be pulled from your account is still extremely private and could potentially allow someone to steal your identity.
Image copyright Amazon Image caption The existing store offer books at the same price as they are available onlineAmazon's chief executive Jeff Bezos has confirmed that the online retailer plans to build more real-world book stores.It opened its first bricks and mortar store in Seattle in 2015, with a second to follow this summer in San Diego."We're definitely going to open additional stores, but how many we don't know yet," he added.As Amazon mulls expansion into the real world, struggling clothing retailer Gap has said that it would consider allowing its clothes to be sold on Amazon."To not be considering Amazon and other would be - in my view - delusional," said chief executive Art Peck at the company's annual investor meeting in San Francisco.According to a Morgan Stanley report, Amazon is the second-largest clothes retailer in the US, with only supermarket giant Walmart ahead of it.
Printed electronics pilot factory is located in Oulu. VTT's printed electronics pilot factory has entered a new era. We wanted to change this by developing electronics production line is easily a post-production sensor assembly and visualization system, which allows the associated data value-added services opened out via the interfaces, explains lead researcher Marko Jurvansuu VTT. Pilot Factory offers companies a research environment, where the new sensor assembly and IoT solutions can be customized and tested in a real production environment. The solution also enables big changes in practice, as, for example, the printing press condition monitoring and predictive maintenance can also be partly outsource the measurement data. The first VTT's solution utilizes the company has Offcode by ADN IoT platform is integrated into the model.
App-based fitness coaches have been growing in popularity over the past few years, as companies attempt to turn their fitness tracking apps into services that can also help people train more effectively.The latest to do this is Strava, the self-proclaimed social media network for athletes, which has added a new feature called Live Segments.Live Segments is essentially aimed at runners and cyclists who use their phones to track their progress, and offers real-time audio and visual cues on personal records, the segment, and who s at the top of the leaderboard.Premium customers will also see their efforts in real-time on the screen, as well as personal records.When the segment is completed, you ll see your results for the segment on the screen.This could help in fine-tuning the details of a training session.
Chinese and US producers are making an $80 million £55.5m live-action sci-fi thriller based on popular 1980s building block computer game Tetris.The movie, which will begin shooting next year, is the first project from the newly-formed Threshold Global Studios, a joint venture between Chinese entertainment investor Bruno Wu s Seven Star Works and producer Larry Kasanoff s California-based Threshold Entertainment Group.The pair said the joint venture will make cross-cultural movies for the global market and Kasanoff added that the 32-year-old video game is a perfect first project for this strategy .The movie, whose name was not mentioned in the release, follows in the mould of such computer game-inspired film productions as Resident Evil, Tomb Raider and Mortal Kombat.View photosMore Mark Lennihan/AP/PA The announcement said financing for the co-production was complete and there were plans to film the movie in China, featuring Chinese actors.Kasanoff has previously produced two Mortal Kombat movies and Wu is founder and CEO of Sun Seven Stars Media Group, a private media and entertainment investment company in China.
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