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TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

The Facebook logo is displayed on their website in an illustration photo taken in Bordeaux, France, February 1, 2017. Regis Duvignau

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc’s chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies.

The London-based startup said on Tuesday that it had developed a Facebook Messenger “chatbot”, or an automated program that can help users communicate with businesses and carry out tasks such as online purchases.

TransferWise’s chatbot enables customers to send money to friends and family to and from the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia and Europe from Facebook Messenger. It can also be used to set up exchange rate alerts.

Facebook already allows its users to send money domestically in the United States via its Messenger app, but has not yet launched similar services internationally. TransferWise said its service will be the first to enable international money transfers entirely within Messenger.

Facebook opened up its Messenger app to developers to create chatbots in April in a bid to expand its reach in customer service and enterprise transactions.

Chatbots have become a hot topic in enterprise technology over the past year because recent advances in artificial intelligence have made them better at interacting. Businesses, including banks, are hoping that they can be used to improve and reduce the cost of their customer service operations.

One of Europe’s most well-known fintech companies, TransferWise was launched in 2011 by Estonian friends Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann out of frustration with the high fees they were being charged by banks for international money transfers.

The company, which is valued at more than $1 billion, is backed by several high profile investors including Silicon Valley venture fund Andreessen Horowitz, Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, and PayPal co-founders Max Levchin and Peter Thiel, through his fund Valar Ventures.

Customers in more than 50 countries send roughly $1 billion through its website every month.

While the TransferWise chatbot is now only available in Facebook Messenger it can be adapted to work with other popular chat services, Scott Miller, head of global partnerships for TransferWise said. He said the service would eventually be extended to work in other countries and money transfer routes that the company operates in.

The launch comes as competition in the mobile payments and international money transfer sectors intensifies. Earlier this month PayPal Holdings Inc announced its U.S. payments application Venmo would be available within popular chat service Slack.

While in January. Ant Financial Services, an affiliate of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said it would acquire U.S. money-transfer company MoneyGram, in a deal that is expected to shake up the international payments landscape.

Reporting by Anna Irrera; Editing by Sandra Maler


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Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management – Courses and Programs – The University of Queensland,

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Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management ( GDipEnvMan )

Why study the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management?

Courses

Majors/Specialisations

Study options

Entry requirements for Australian students

Entry requirements for International students

How to apply

View International
fees and costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules .

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven’t yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

View Australian
fees and costs

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules .

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven’t yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Courses that include a field trip component may incur additional costs to cover transport, accommodation and food.

Careers

Career opportunities exist in managerial and policy positions in government, consulting firms and research, and in the private sector as environmental management system managers, auditors and policy analysts.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student must complete #16 in total, comprising:

  • #4 from part B; and
  • #12 from either:
    • (a) To fulfill a Field of Study – #10 from part C in an approved field and #2 from part A, part C or part D or other courses approved by the executive dean; OR
    • (b) #4 from part C and #8 of any combination of part A, part C or part D, or other courses approved by the executive dean.

Refer to GDipEnvMan rules for further information

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management.

Program Rules for the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the:


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Security bachelor degree in australia

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There are currently 18,514 Security job openings in Australia*. The average salary for a Security job in Australia is $53,327.

The Australian Government Department of Employment estimates a projected employment growth to 2018 of 48,500 jobs for the Security industry in Australia .

Gaining a Security qualification will significantly increase your career prospects for Security jobs in Australia. Studying an online course with an accredited Australian provider gives you the flexibility you need to study at your own pace.

Employment in the Security industry in Australia

Australia has a population of 23,625,031, with a total of 11,645,500 people currently employed. The average job seeker age for Australia is 37 years and the current unemployment rate sits at 5.7%. Part-time workers make up 46% of the workforce in Australia .

Education in Australia

  • The percentage of people employed in Australia with a bachelor’s degree or higher qualification: 29%
  • The percentage of people employed in Australia with a cert III or higher VET qualification: 31%
  • The percentage of people employed in Australia without a post-school qualification: 36%

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SENTRICON > termite baiting system #termidor, #fipronil, #basf, #termite #control, #australia, #usa, #premise, #bayer,

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Sentricon – Termite Baiting System has been the most extensively tested of those similar products currently on the market. The Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System was developed by Dow AgroSciences (Indianapolis, IN), and is sold only through authorized pest control firms. The bait contains a slow-acting ingredient which disrupts the normal growth process in termites (i.e. termites die while attempting to molt). Termite control with the Sentricon System entails a 3 Step process: (1) initial monitoring to pinpoint termite activity, (2) delivery of the bait, and (3) subsequent monitoring to provide ongoing protection of the structure.

Step 1. Initial Termite Monitoring

Termites are detected by installing plastic monitoring stations around the perimeter of the building. The station housing is a hollow green plastic cylinder, about 10 inches long by 2 inches wide, with slits along the sides for termites to enter. Initially, each station is provisioned with two untreated pieces of wood, intended as monitoring devices for the presence of termites in the area. The station is inserted into an augured hole in the ground, with the cover flush with the soil surface. Monitoring stations are installed around the outside perimeter of the building, at about 10- to 20- foot intervals alongside the foundation. Narrower intervals, while more effort to install and inspect, increase the odds that termites will encounter them during foraging. Stations are typically installed about 12 to 18 inches from the foundation, to avoid soil that may have been treated earlier with a liquid termiticide. Patios, driveways, and other paved surfaces are not a problem unless soil access is prevented around the majority of the structure. Oftentimes, stations can be installed farther out from the foundation, in adjoining planter boxes, etc. When necessary, stations can also be installed under pavement. As a supplement to installations along the foundation, additional stations are installed in suspected termite foraging areas, such as near pre-existing termite damage, stumps, woodpiles, or moist areas on the property. Periodically thereafter (monthly, bimonthly, etc.) the wood monitoring devices within each Sentricon station are inspected for termite presence.

Step 2. Sentricon Bait Delivery

When termites are found in a monitoring station, the untreated wood is replaced with a perforated plastic tube containing bait laced with a slow-acting termite growth inhibitor (noviflumuron). To hasten the overall process, termites feeding on the wood pieces are carefully dislodged and placed within the bait tube. Eventually, these termites tunnel through and out of the perforated tube, reuniting with their nestmates in the soil. In doing so, they leave behind a colony-specific scent that promotes recruitment of other nestmates to the bait. In order to promote additional “hits” (attacks) on stations, additional stations containing wood are installed near those receiving bait tubes. Inspection of all Sentricon stations, with and without substituted bait tubes, continues until no more live termites are discovered. Empty, moldy or degraded baits are replaced and additional stations added as deemed necessary.

Step 3. Continued Monitoring of Sentricon Bait Stations


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Au pair in the USA and Australia #aupaircare, #intrax, #au #pair, #usa, #america, #australia,

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Au pair in the USA and Australia

Discover new horizons with AuPairCare!

For the past twenty years, AuPairCare has supported young people wishing to become an au pair. We can help you spend a year in the USA, or between 6 and 12 months in Australia.

If you are a participant from

  • Germany, please refer to your local website: www.intrax.de/au-pair.html
  • Spain, please refer to your local website: www.aupaircare.es
  • France or Belgium, please refer to your local website: www.aupaircare.fr
  • none of the above, please find more information on our AuPairCare program:

AuPairCare’s destinations:

Au pair Australia

Au pair Germany

Highlights of the programme:

A high number of host families

Au pair in the USA Infant Specialised training

Complete insurance package included in programme price

Personal, competent advice and preparation through AuPairCare

Flexible start dates

Flexible programme length Down Under

Costs to anticipate:

What costs are involved with an au pair year in the US or Australia? Which costs are included in the programme fees, and which are extra? What is the difference between the programme Au pair in the USA and Au pair in Australia? You can find all the answers below:

Apply now for our Au pair programme in the USA or Australia

Are you interested in becoming an au pair? Sign up online with our pre-application form for our programme in the USA and Australia.


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Bachelor of Multimedia Design – Courses and Programs – The University of Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Multimedia Design ( BMultMedDes )

Why study the Bachelor of Multimedia Design?

The Bachelor of Multimedia Design is a studio-based program providing students with the knowledge and skills to become the designers, architects and implementers of highly sophisticated multimedia projects. Whether it is building a corporate presence on the web or designing new formats for interactive television, multimedia design is central to creatively engaging an audience.

The major focus of the program is on the integration of theory and technology and their practical application in design projects. Areas include animation, graphic design, sound production, 3D modelling, internet authoring, game design and interactive media design. An important feature of the program is its focus on teamwork and team projects undertaken in a studio environment. You can also gain credit for industrial certification courses licensed by major commercial software developers.

During the program students build a portfolio of many different projects and often undertake projects with industry based clients. In particular, final year students have the opportunity for advanced study and research projects with significant industry partners through UQ participation in the Australasian Cooperative Research Centre for Interaction Design (ACID) which is investigating new forms of human interaction with emerging technologies.

Graduates are in demand within the education, arts and commercial industries, which want to engage audiences, and demand for this level of expertise is increasing worldwide.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Multimedia Design.

Honours

Honours is available as an additional year of study.

Study options

Entry requirements for Australian students

How to apply

Entry requirements for International students

How to apply

Fees for Australian students

Fees for International students

Careers

To complete the Bachelor of Multimedia Design

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Multimedia Design


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.COM.AU Domain Name

Why choose the .COM.AU domain?

COM.AU is one of the most preferred TLDs on the English-speaking domain market. First, this is because most Australians and Australia-based companies and organizations prefer to use the native Australian TLD for their sites. This will guarantee them a greater recognition among the local visitors and at the same time will reinforce their Australian identity on the international market. Another way to explain why .COM.AU is so popular is to mention that many foreign business entities have found it worthwhile to target the broad-minded Australian audience.

.COM.AU characteristics

While it is not possible to register Australian TLDs at first level (e.g. your-domain-name.AU), you can choose between two widely marketed options – .COM.AU and .NET.AU. They are both open for general use and can be registered by anyone who wants to directly associate their online presence with the Australian market. Of both. COM.AU is currently more popular, because of its clear reference to commercial activities.

By registry rules, the domain can be registered for 2 years at a time. No other registration periods are supported to date. The domain doesn’t have a lock option and can be transferred between registrars using an EPP key.

How to register a .COM.AU domain name?

Registering your unique .COM.AU domain name with NTC Hosting or transferring your existing one is a breeze. Our domain wizard functionality will help you easily find the domain you want and will take you through the quick registration/transfer steps right at signup. With the point-and-click Domain Manager integrated into our Web Hosting Control Panel, you will be able to edit your domains’ Whois information and name servers, set custom DNS records, park .COM.AU domains, set URL redirection and more, within seconds.

Feature explanation:

  • .COM.AU Registrar-Lock allows the domain owner to lock his/her domain name, in order to avoid unauthorized, or accidental changes to the domain name.
  • .COM.AU Transfer means change of the domain registrar; usually 1 year is added to the registration upon successful completion of the transfer. Domain transfer fee is equal to the domain registration fee. In some cases, an EPP authorization key is required. It must be obtained from the domain’s current registrar.
  • .COM.AU Edit WHOIS allows the publicly displayed WHOIS information of the domain name to be edited.
  • .COM.AU Registration Period various TLDs can be registered for different periods.
  • .COM.AU Single registration/transfer this refers to the price of a 1-year registration/transfer for a particular TLD, purchased with a web hosting plan. For the majority of TLDs, the minimum registration period is 1 year. For the TLDs marked with * this period is 2 years.

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Welcome to Emantra – Australian Hosting and Cloud Services #cloud, #secure, #gateway, #government, #hosting,

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Hosting

Emantra hosts applications, platforms and infrastructure using the “as a service” model from premier data centres located in Australia. Your choice of physical or virtual machines, and dedicated or multi-tenanted software instances. Delivered through multiple diverse gigabit gateways certified to PROTECTED level to the internet, private network or VPNs. These high-availability services, from full-touch to low-touch, carry a financially backed SLA tailored to your critical requirements. Emantra’s customers, including many government agencies and large corporate entities, are drawn to its agility, service flexibility and the quality of its local care and attention.

Cloud

As an Australian Cloud Solution Provider partner of Microsoft, Emantra can curate and support your implementation of Office365, Skype for Business, Enterprise Mobility Suite and Azure. From guidance, discovery, benchmarking and recommendation to migration, testing, implementation and ongoing hand-holding at the level you choose. We manage these services using the same skills learned from ten years of private hosting and case study involvement with Microsoft. Partner with Emantra to benefit from the global scale and sophistication of Microsoft’s cloud combined with Australian compliance, productivity enhancements, integration and dedicated local support.

Hybrid

Emantra provides integration and satellite services to customers with a hybrid of on-premise, private hosting and public cloud computing resources. We design, implement and support such architectures which achieve goals of simplicity, cost saving, and reliability. Our services can largely replace your in-house IT cost centre, or help you rationalise its ongoing role. From a user perspective, the best hybrid solutions are invisible. Careful attention is therefore required to access and identity management, rights management and the integration of diverse resources in a secure manner. This is a new and developing field, one where Emantra is building a leading Australian capability.

Full Service Hosting

Emantra has the skills and perspective gained as an enterprise hosting practitioner for ten years. We now bring that experience to bear in the public cloud arena.
Full service hosting means that we are able to exploit the best of both technologies to deliver your optimal solution. Few others can do this. Emantra’s services are utilised directly by customers or channelled through some of the largest system integrators, developers, and SaaS software vendors in the country. We are privately owned and proudly Australian. We invest in local jobs, facilities and suppliers. Read below about some of our featured services or call us on 1300 728 953 anytime for more information. Initial consultations are always free and without obligation.

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MBA Australia Master of Business Administration #mba, #study #mba, #master #of #business #administration, #study,

Master of Business Administration Australia

Australian MBA programs have changed considerably from their somewhat staid and traditional reputation of a few decades ago to now exhibit a flexible response to the constantly changing business environment. This response includes the availability of various business specialisations and foci within the MBA Australia structure including strategy and management analysis in areas such as finance and accounting, operations management, human resource management, and marketing, all including both a local and an internationalised global approach. Along with this the program has adapted to become more accessible in terms of delivery with full time, part time, online and mixed mode options, along with a range of entry requirements from undergraduate degrees and work experience to graduate certificates and graduate diplomas in business and business management.

The outcome of this is an array of options with something to suit every prospective student including students on a career path towards corporate leadership, students advancing into the higher levels of public sector management, and students who want to start or develop their own small business. The program offering can also provide career changing pathways for individuals from technical backgrounds such as engineering, teaching, and nursing so they can move into management and leadership roles such as operations manager, school principal, nurse leader and beyond. The breadth and depth of modern day MBAs in Australia can even be attractive to someone who just wants to study for personal interest and self-development, although other rewards would almost certainly follow upon successful completion of a program undertaken with this purpose in mind.

This guide has been developed to make it easy to determine which Australian MBA courses most closely meet your study requirements.

You can search for a suitable program depending on:

The MBA journey begins with proper planning, and planning requires an understanding of all the important variables that can impact on the decision making process.

Use this guide along with the links and contacts provided to collect the information you need to embark on your journey well-prepared and with a confidence that the decision you ultimately make is the right one for you.

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