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- Fujifilm’s Xair ultra-portable handheld, battery powered X-ray machine will be deployed with Qure.ai’s AI-enabled Chest X-ray solution to screen presumptive TB cases

- The partnership is aimed at augmenting active screening for TB in hotspots with the support of USAID and the Lagos State TB program.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Institute of Human Virology in Nigeria (IHVN) has announced their partnership with Fujifilm, the multinational medical imaging device manufacturers and Qure.ai, a global AI-enabled medical imaging solutions provider to use advanced technology to help optimize tuberculosis (TB) screening outreach in Nigeria. The partnership has enabled USAID funded IHVN to deploy ultra-portable X-ray machines embedded with AI for active case finding in Nigerian rural communities.

TB is the leading cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria inclusive) and the most common opportunistic co-infection alongside HIV. Fujifilm’s Xair portable ... Read more »

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LEUVEN, Belgium - Friday, 12. August 2022 AETOSWire


Budweiser kicks off its global campaign as the Official Beer of the FIFA World Cup, by offering fans an opportunity to win a trip to the tournament

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tomorrow, Budweiser, an Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) global brand will “drop” prizes in select destinations in the lead up to the biggest global sporting event. As the Official Beer of the FIFA World Cup, Budweiser is giving fans the once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience the FIFA World Cup in person by dropping hundreds of red prize boxes in major cities that include signed memorabilia, a year’s supply of Budweiser, and the grand prize of a trip to the tournament.

Beginning August 13, coordinates leading to prize boxes will be revealed to fans who scanned exclusive Budweiser QR codes. These exclusive QR codes were shared on Budweiser and athlete partner social accounts earlier this week, spurring curiosity and exci ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif.
Infosecurity Hall of Famer and Security Intelligence Expert Broadens Focus on Digital Terrain Risk

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Forescout Technologies, the leader in automated cybersecurity, today announced the appointment of Rik Ferguson as VP of Security Intelligence.

With a career spanning more than 25 years, including 15 years as VP of Threat Research at Trend Micro, Rik is a stalwart of the cybersecurity world. Rik is a researcher, storyteller, and futurist, helping governments, law enforcement, businesses and individuals understand the complexities of technology and its intersection with cybercrime. He has taken deep dives into the cybercriminal underground and helped the wider world understand the threats of today and explored how those threats will change over time.

Rik is a founding Special Advisor to Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3), a multi-award-winning security professional recognized for his contribution to IT, a Fe ... Read more »

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Friday, 12. August 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- This week marks the one-year milestone of the debut of one of live entertainment’s most technologically advanced venues that has enjoyed record-breaking attendance and along with it world ranking in box office sales.

To date, Coca-Cola Music Hall has held 59 concerts and 43 private events with a total attendance of more than 165,000 people.

ASM Global President and CEO Ron Bension said, “Our work with Coca-Cola Music Hall is an excellent example that the island is ready to foster more significant alliances of private and government companies for the development of all sectors.”

Since its opening, the 4,200 capacity Coca-Cola Music Hall has featured artists such as: Ednita Nazario, Caramelos de Cianuro, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Stryper, Jesse & Joy, Louis Tomlinson, Gente de Zona, Toño Rosario, Ana T ... Read more »

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Lenovo delivers ninth straight quarter of improved revenue and profitability as diversified new growth engines drive sustained strong performance

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced strong first quarter results for the Group, improving both revenue and profitability for the ninth consecutive quarter. First quarter net income grew 11% year-on-year to US$516 million and 35% year-on-year to $556 million on a non-HKFRS [1] basis. Revenue grew to US$17 billion, up 5% year-on-year in constant currency.

The Group saw revenue from non-PC businesses reach 37%, demonstrating its services-led transformation strategy and persistent investments in diversifying the business have paid off and are driving future growth opportunities. These new growth engines of solutions and services, infrastructure solutions, and mobile businesses all grew revenue by double digits year- ... Read more »

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US$3 million Prize attracts 4,538 submissions from 152 countries
High number of entries in Food and Health categories reflect need for more resilient food and health systems in response to rising impacts of global climate change
 

 

Following a successful 4-month submissions phase, the Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE's pioneering global award for recognising excellence in sustainability, has officially closed entries for its 2023 awards cycle. Over 4,500 applications were received across the five Prize categories of Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools, from a record 152 countries, demonstrating the Prize’s growing global reach and impact.

 

The Zayed Sustainability Prize winners will be announced at the 2023 Zayed Sustainability Prize Awards Ceremony that will be held on January 16, 2023 as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

 

The Prize witnessed a 13% increase in submis ... Read more »

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BEDFORD, Mass. - Thursday, 11. August 2022


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetWitness, an RSA® Group Business and globally trusted provider of cybersecurity technologies and incident response services, today welcomes Ken Naumann as the new Chief Executive Officer.

“NetWitness has long prided itself on forging the frontier of extended detection and response capabilities, which is becoming increasingly universal amid an industry renaissance that prioritizes investment in threat detection,” said Rohit Ghai, CEO of RSA Group. “With decades of experience in enterprise tech and cybersecurity, Ken brings the right mix of growth, strategy and diligence to take NetWitness to the next level.”

Naumann joins NetWitness from AccessData, a provider of digital forensic investigation technology where he led the company’s growth as CEO. Under his leadership and direction, AccessData was one of the world leaders in data forensics before it was ultim ... Read more »

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Pretoria, South Africa - Thursday, 11. August 2022

 

NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA), a leading international women’s empowerment establishment headquartered in Sharjah, UAE, has crossed a new milestone by successfully enabling 16,000 women-owned enterprises to be absorbed into the value chains of South Africa.

The landmark achievement follows four years of strategic efforts under the ‘Stimulating Equal Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs’ Flagship Programme Initiative (FPI), which NAMA launched in South Africa and the UAE in partnership with the UN-Women in 2018 to remove structural barriers to gender equality and foster women’s economic empowerment.

Implemented in partnership with UN-Women, governments, the private sector, investors, civil society, women entrepreneurs, and women’s enterprise associations, projects initiated under FPI have enhanced the capacities of more than 16,000 women-owned enterprises to partic ... Read more »

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The Company will update shareholders on the latest developments of its Endurion battery program and CHS technology, and illuminate its plans for growth and development through the remainder of 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Coretec Group (OTCQB: CRTG), developers of silicon anode active materials for lithium-ion batteries and cyclohexasilane (CHS) for EV, cleantech, and emerging tech applications, will host a shareholder call at 10:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, to discuss the company's achievements in 2022 while also providing insights into the growth and development goals the Company aims to achieve.

In the first half of this year, Coretec has devoted significant time and resources toward the development of its Endurion battery program, which applies the company’s expertise in silicon nanoparticles to manufacture silicon anodes for faster-charging, improved cycling, and increased energy density lithium-ion batteries. The shareholder call will pro ... Read more »

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Newest version of cutting-edge XDR technology focuses on critical threat detection

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetWitness, a globally trusted provider of cybersecurity technologies and incident response, today announced the upcoming availability of NetWitness Platform XDR 12 later this month, the industry’s most comprehensive extended detection and response solution. NetWitness Platform XDR 12 is the first solution on the market to deliver on the promise of extended detection and response.

Developed in response to real-world customer needs, NetWitness Platform XDR 12 is focused on sophisticated detection, which is at the core of effective threat defense. The updated platform offers full visibility into all key data planes across an organization including network, logs, endpoint, and Internet of Things (IoT); full Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR); a complete Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP); User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA); and new asse ... Read more »

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