Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

Recently, I saw a commercial where two men are chatting at a table in a diner, then abruptly pause their conversation and look up when the waitress steps up to their table to clear their plates. Once she steps away, they quickly go back to their lively discussion. It is followed by a tagline along the lines of, “you expect privacy in your personal life, so why not online and on your devices?”

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

In a recent Accounting Today article, “5 blockchain trends CPAs need to know,” writer Girish Ramachandra outlines the latest and greatest of blockchain and its relevance to the accounting world. She highlighted five prominent trends.

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

The idea of integrating cryptocurrency into accounting has been a heavily discussed and debated hot topic for a while now, but it’s only recently that we’re seeing the beginnings of the actual implementation of it led by prominent firm leaders.

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by Gary Hunt

Do small firms and sole practitioners have the skills and knowledge to work with blockchain accounting and cryptocurrency?

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Gary Hunt

Home ownership has declined in recent years and college graduates are increasingly choosing to leave rural communities. Turns out those trends might be related.

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2018 by Gary Hunt

Who is responsible for fraud by AI?

Posted on Friday, November 30, 2018 by Rebecca Kerr

Now that we’ve covered what SMiShing is as well as why and how it occurs, it’s preventative action time. Many, if not all, SMiShing attempts can be stopped with some simple but diligent detective work. Let’s suit up.

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by User Not Found

Apple, self-proclaimed kingpin of all things technology, can officially say “scoreboard” to literally every other company on the planet. Because as of Aug. 2, Apple became the first public company worth $1 trillion.

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by Gary Hunt

As the list of responsibilities for CPAs grow, it’s understandable if certain tasks get left behind. But neglecting to update your skillset when it comes to analytical tools could be a costly mistake.

Posted on Friday, November 16, 2018 by Rebecca Kerr

If you haven’t received a SMiShing message yet, you might think you have immunity from this type of attack. Unfortunately, this is probably not the case, starting with the different ways scammers obtain phone numbers.

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by User Not Found

If you’ve already made time to cast your vote, now it’s time to turn your attention toward making sure all your friends, family members, acquaintances, kids’ teachers and coaches, dentists, mechanics, and librarians do, too.

Posted on Friday, November 2, 2018 by User Not Found

Advance is wrapping up on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Toledo, which is bittersweet because it’s been fun to watch our CEO’s trip around the state through the tweets, photos and other comments we’ve seen and heard over the last two weeks.

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2018 by User Not Found

That might sound like a trick question, but a new business in Manhattan, Drug Store, is willing to bet its customers will.

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by User Not Found

Protecting yourself online is important no matter the account or platform. But today, let’s focus specifically on Twitter, and even more specifically on scam artists posing as cryptocurrency investors, because that’s exactly what’s playing out on AICPA’s Twitter handle right now (at the time of writing).

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by User Not Found

Thanks to an article released this week about Google “manipulating its algorithm to prioritize left-leaning news outlets in their coverage of President Trump,” President Trump has threatened to regulate Google. Are his threats credible?

Posted on Monday, July 30, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

When I heard blockchain for the first time, it registered as an umfamiliar term. But what I didn’t realize until hearing it for the third or fourth time, is that it was new to many people, accounting background or not.

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2018 by User Not Found

A lot of the craze around the Internet of Things (IoT) is centered around two core concepts - personalization and convenience.

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018 by User Not Found

Nearly every day a headline emerges about cryptocurrencies and their viability in the global market - but how realistic are reports about a growing interest in cryptocurrencies?

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 by User Not Found

US workers continue to brace for an all-out trade war between the United States and China. While many products have already become more expensive and several reports are focusing on US farmers, automakers and oil producers, there still hasn’t been a fervent look at the supposed issue at the root of all this: protecting American intellectual property.

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by User Not Found

IBM’s AI supercomputer recently argued (convincingly) against a human competitor, which means we are closer than ever to AI actually being able to make decisions that impact humans.