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Doha, Qatar
QF’s edutainment TV show Stars of Science highlights innovators looking to write locally relevant narratives about Artificial Intelligence


When hundreds of aspiring young Arab innovators converged in Doha this week to audition to be a part of the top seven on Qatar Foundation’s Stars of Science Season 14, Artificial Intelligence featured prominently throughout.

Stars of Science hosted the auditions at Qatar Science & Technology Park, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), with a wide range of ideas spanning from healthcare and education to environmental sustainability and workplace safety. Terms such as machine learning, speech recognition, and expert systems were commonplace throughout this year’s auditions.

The heavy use of artificial intelligence (AI) mirrors a rapidly growing trend throughout the world – and especially the Arab world. According to a report published by Economist Impact and Google ti ... Read more »

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CULVER CITY, Calif. - Monday, 05. September 2022
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power attracted more than 25 million global viewers on its first day, breaking all previous records, marking the biggest premiere in the history of Prime Video. The series launched exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said: “It is somehow fitting that Tolkien’s stories - among the most popular of all time, and what many consider to be the true origin of the fantasy genre - have led us to this proud moment. I am so grateful to the Tolkien Estate – and to our showrunners J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, executive producer Lindsey Weber, cast and crew - for their tireless collaborative efforts and boundless creative energy. And it is the tens of millions of fans watching – clearly as passionate about Middle-earth as we are &ndash ... Read more »

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, 05. September 2022

The reported data suggest that patients with collateral ventilation may be able to undergo successful treatment with Zephyr Endobronchial Valves following closure of collateral air channels with the AeriSeal System

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pulmonx Corporation (Nasdaq: LUNG) (“Pulmonx”), a global leader in minimally invasive treatments for severe lung disease, announces the presentation of interim results from the CONVERT Study at the 2022 European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Conference. Data on the first 40 patients in the study demonstrated that treatment with the AeriSeal System successfully converted the collateral ventilation (CV) status in 78% of patients who were subsequently treated with Zephyr Valves.

The AeriSeal System is used to close collateral air channels in a target lung lobe of a patient with severe COPD/emphysema, making the patient eligible to t ... Read more »

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HAMILTON, Bermuda - Monday, 05. September 2022

Investment strengthens global position of world’s largest private subsea fiber optic network operator

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Cloud Xchange (“GCX” or “the company”) today announces the completion of 3i Infrastructure plc’s (“3i Infrastructure”) $512m investment to acquire a 100 ... Read more »

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InPedILD Phase III trial showed encouraging results for both primary endpoints. Full data were published in the European Respiratory Journal and presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Barcelona, Spain
If approved, nintedanib would become the first approved treatment for pediatric patients with fibrosing interstitial lung disease, addressing a high unmet need
Findings supplement the long-term and established clinical efficacy of nintedanib in adults, supporting Boehringer Ingelheim’s leadership in pulmonary fibrosis and determination to transform lives for generations

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Boehringer Ingelheim announced Phase III data from the InPedILD trial, which assessed the pharmacokinetics (dosing) and safety profile of nintedanib in children and adolescents between 6 and 17 years old with clinically significant fibrosing interstitial lung disease (ILD). The trial showed encouraging data for both primary ... Read more »

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CHESTERBROOK, Pa. - Friday, 02. September 2022

Building on its 5-star partner designation from CRN, Boomi expands its award-winning partner program with new opportunities to create plug-and-play ‘Accelerators’ for customers, providing additional revenue opportunities for partners

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BoomiTM, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader, today announced it has expanded its global partner program to include new opportunities for its approximately 800 partners worldwide to submit Partner Accelerators to the recently launched Boomi Discover Catalog. Partners can now create their own accelerators for customers to set up in their Boomi accounts to address specific use cases, providing additional revenue opportunities, while further speeding customers’ time to value. In addition, Boomi today also announced simplified training, shortening the time it takes for partners to leverage Boomi’s technology.

“The high level ... Read more »

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