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Leading voices in gaming & web3 start work on creating standards for the decentralized metaverse

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, OMA3™ (Open Metaverse Alliance), an association based in Zug, Switzerland, is announcing open membership to its first working groups at Web Summit, Europe’s largest tech conference.

Initial working group participants include some of the biggest and most innovative names in the space such as Animoca Brands, Alien Worlds, Dapper Labs, MetaMetaverse, SPACE Metaverse, SuperWorld, The Sandbox, Upland, Voxels, Unstoppable Domains, and Wivity (the agent to the consortium).

One of the core values of the metaverse is celebrating the decentralization of not only assets but power and influence as well. OMA3 achieves this by ensuring virtual land, identities, digital assets, ideas, and services are highly interoperable between platforms and transparent to all communities. OMA3’s Portaling and Mapping Working Group will cr ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Wednesday, 02. November 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kioxia Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, has developed an image classification system based on Memory-Centric AI, an AI technology that utilizes high-capacity storage. The system classifies images using a neural network that refers to knowledge stored in external high-capacity storage; this avoids "catastrophic forgetting," one of the major challenges of neural networks, and allows knowledge to be added or updated without the loss of current knowledge. This technology was presented on October 25 at the oral session of European Conference on Computer Vision 2022 (ECCV 2022) in Tel Aviv, one of the top conferences in the field of computer vision[1].

In conventional AI techniques, neural networks are trained to acquire knowledge by updating parameters called “weights.” Once fully trained, in order to acquire new knowledge a neural network must be either re-trained from the beg ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today declared that the Corporation will pay a quarterly dividend of thirty cents ($0.30) per share on each outstanding share of the Company’s Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock, said dividend to be paid on December 15, 2022 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2022.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc., through its family of companies, is a global manufacturer headquartered in the USA that provides one of the broadest plumbing, heating, and water quality product lines in the world. Watts companies and brands offer innovative plumbing, heating, and water quality solutions for commercial, residential, and industrial applications. For more information, visit www.wattswater.com.

 

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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, 02. November 2022 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hytera Communications (SZSE: 002583), a leading global provider of professional communications technologies and solutions, launched its partner recruitment program opening to companies in countries of Asia and Africa.

As a key player in the professional communications market, Hytera offers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios consisting of Digital Mobile Radio (DMR), Push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC), and Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) series radios, body cameras, and accessories. Owing to its decades of experience in the market, Hytera has served a wide range of industry verticals including public safety, utility, oil and gas, transportation, emergency response, hospitality, private security, and facility management.

The new program is developed to further expand Hytera’s global partner network made up of distributors, resellers, system integrators, and mobile ope ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. 
NetApp BlueXP simplifies hybrid multicloud data storage with cost and performance optimization, security, and flexible consumption – all powered by state-of-the-art AIOps

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, today announced the availability of NetApp BlueXP, a unified control plane delivering a simple hybrid multicloud experience for storage and data services across on-premises and cloud environments.

Organizations today have increasingly moved to hybrid multicloud environments to accelerate their digital transformation and drive growth, even in uncertain times. But in managing these environments, companies face daunting challenges and inefficiencies that can impede innovation. With BlueXP, NetApp is leading the way to a more “evolved cloud” to simplify and automate critical operations across on-premises and public clouds in order to help organizations drive b ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Global adds depth to its Asian platform through a Collaboration Agreement with law firm Dherakupt (DKRI), bringing extensive legal capabilities to Thailand and its surrounding markets.

Founded in 2004 by Managing Partner Dr. Anuphan Kitnitchiva, DKRI delivers a full suite of legal services including corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, capital markets, transfer pricing and personal data collection. The firm’s team works closely with clients to provide quality, seamless service in both the public and private sectors in Thailand and globally.

“Our firm takes pride in our strong client relationships and deep industry knowledge to deliver best-in-class solutions,” Anuphan said. “By collaborating with Andersen Global, our firm will continue to drive results to meet legal business needs and reinforce our goal to be a leading firm in the region.”

“For more than 16 ... Read more »

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HANGZHOU, China - Wednesday, 02. November 2022

 

Supported by dedicated Wuying Architecture, Wuying Cloudbook provides enhanced security, flexibility and collaboration for the workplace in the digital age

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, will be showcasing the new additions to its cloud computer offering at its Apsara Conference. The Wuying Cloudbook, empowered by Wuying Architecture, is designed to provide enterprises with unlimited computing power while helping them enhance data security, improve cost efficiency and facilitate collaboration in increasingly diverse hybrid office settings.

Drawing on the high levels of security, scalability and compatibility that characterize the cloud, the Wuying Cloudbook allows users to fully leverage the power of cloud computing while minimizing the workload for local devices. U ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, 02. November 2022 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SLB (NYSE: SLB) today announced that it is hosting its 2022 Investors Conference on Thursday, November 3, 2022 in New York.

Olivier Le Peuch, chief executive officer, SLB, will present at the Investors Conference beginning at approximately 8:30 a.m. US Eastern Time (ET), where he will discuss, among other things, SLB’s strategy and business outlook. In addition, Stephane Biguet, chief financial officer, SLB, will present at the conference beginning at approximately 4:05 p.m. ET, where he will discuss, among other things, SLB’s financial performance, strategic objectives, 2023 guidance, and capital allocation framework.

A live webcast of Mr. Le Peuch’s address will be available on a listen-only basis beginning at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET. In addition, a second live webcast of Mr. Biguet’s address, as well as a Q&A session, will be available on a listen-only basis beg ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 02. November 2022

The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) announced today that it has received a record-breaking of close to 800 award entries from regional public relations agencies and in-house communications departments for this year’s premier awards gala event.

The annual MEPRA Awards is the most coveted event of its kind and is open to all Middle East-based agencies, corporates, government organizations and non-profits working in the PR and communications profession.

This year will see agencies and in-house teams and practitioners compete across 44 hotly-contested award categories including Best in Market, People & Teams, Techniques, and Sector & Services, for a chance to be crowned as victors.

In its 14th edition, the MEPRA Awards will feature a brand-new sponsorship category - Diamond Sponsor - whic ... Read more »

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Company commits to 50% intensity reduction of Scope 3 GHG emissions and science-aligned target for Scopes 1 and 2 by 2030

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company today announced availability of new ways for companies to monitor, manage, and optimize their carbon footprints across their hybrid, multi-cloud environments. The company also outlined its commitment to achieve a 50 percent intensity reduction of Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions (produced by an organization’s value chain) by 2030, and a 42 percent reduction of Scope 1 (controlled or owned by an organization) and Scope 2 (electricity, heat, and cooling purchases) GHG emissions through adoption of a science-aligned target.

“The unparalleled environmental challenges we face require everyone to be a part of the solution. We are deeply integrating sustainability into the strategy and operational priorities of our business,” said Geo ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Xpansiv, the premier market-infrastructure platform for environmental commodities, today announced the launch of a new benchmark carbon-offset contract, Sustainable Development Global Emissions Offset™ (SD-GEO™).

The standardized contract, tradable on Xpansiv market CBL, provides a benchmark for market participants and corporates to transact high-quality carbon offsets from projects that also deliver high social impact. The SD-GEO will allow for delivery of cookstove projects with a minimum of five Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the Verra or Gold Standard registries.

Eligible projects are carefully vetted under the CBL Standard Instruments Program that contains the Global Emissions Offset™ (GEO®), the first in this series developed by Xpansiv, as well as the Nature-Based Global Emissions Offset™ (N-GEO®), “widely seen as the frontrunner to become the VCM’s biggest price benchmark,” ... Read more »

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Copenhagen, the Florida Keys, Istanbul, Lisbon and Mexico City are among the top places to visit

(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Express Travel, today, published the 2023 Trending Destinations list1, featuring the ten most popular destinations for travel next year, identified by global American Express Card® Member travel reservations. For each of these destinations, American Express Travel Consultants also created three-day itineraries, providing inspiration on the top places to stay, eat, shop and explore the local culture, including how Platinum Card® Members can spend the “bonus vacation day” they receive with guaranteed 4:00 p.m. check-out when they book a Fine Hotels + Resorts® property through American Express Travel.

“When Card Members book trips through American Express Travel, they’re trusting us with their most valuable resource, their time,” said Audrey Hendley, President of American Express Travel. “Our global fo ... Read more »

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