Michael Cohn, editor-in-chief of AccountingToday.com, has been covering business and technology for a variety of publications since 1985. Prior to joining Accounting Today and WebCPA, he worked for Red Herring, Internet World, Beyond Computing, Accounting Technology and PC Magazine, and freelanced for a variety of other business publications. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in English, he studied accounting at the Wharton School of Business, and currently lives in New York City.
MyFirmsApp, a U.K.-based technology development company, has gotten the go-ahead to use the technology powering Amazon’s Alexa voice-based assistant to develop artificial intelligence apps for accounting.
Newly inaugurated President Donald Trump has released a “Contract with the American Voter,” outlining his 100-day plan to “make America Great Again,” including plans for a Middle Class Tax Relief and Simplification Act.