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Offering allows organizations to quickly understand third-party risk, centralize investigations with one trusted partner and easily compile reports

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diligent, the global leader in modern governance providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG, today announced its ESG Due Diligence investigation report offering. In the wake of ESG regulatory requirements, the new offering allows an organization to gain better visibility into the conduct of partners, vendors and external business relationships across its third parties to protect the company’s brand and reputation.

“The reputations of organizations are linked more closely than ever to the tenets of good environmental, social and governance practices,” said Amanda Carty, General Manager, ESG & Data Intelligence at Diligent. “Yet for most companies ESG due diligence is a siloed effort, if tackled at all. Diligent’s ESG Due Di ... Read more »

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South Korean leader in civil engineering, leisure and broadcasting businesses achieves its goals redeploying cost and labor savings into strategic infrastructure projects while benefiting from more responsive and robust ERP support

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, and a Salesforce partner, announced today that Taeyoung Engineering & Construction, a Korean leader in civil engineering, leisure, and broadcasting businesses, has selected Rimini Street to replace expensive and low value vendor support for its mission-critical Oracle ERP and database systems.

Established in 1973, Taeyoung E&C is a pioneer and leader in civil engineering in Korea, specializing in water and sewage management. The company concentrates on public projects, including highways, bridges, water drainage systems, and port facilit ... Read more »

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JOHANNESBURG & BANGALORE, India - Wednesday, 09. November 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced the appointment of Warren Zambelli as the Managing Director for Africa.

Zambelli has over 20 years of experience spanning capital markets, banking, insurance, telecom and retail. His formative years were spent in various front-office environments affording him context for how products and services are consumed, post which he entered professional services, partaking in the build of new practices. He has held various roles in leadership, professionalising and expanding businesses while aiding clients to setup, transform and optimise across Africa. He joins from Mastercard where he was the Advisors Division Lead and member of the OpCo across Sub-Saharan Africa.

“Our ambition is to be the leading and most responsible organ ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 09. November 2022 AETOSWire

Today, customers are looking for new ways to use video technology beyond safety and security. They are realizing that there is a wealth of data that can be unlocked and harnessed to deliver additional value. In the healthcare industry, Milestone Systems embarks on a strategy that will ultimately result in solutions that enable video technology to be a value driver for specific industries.

Based on a deeper understanding of the customers’ objectives, needs, and challenges within specific industries Milestone plans to bring proven industry-specific video solutions to healthcare and hospitality over time. Milestone’s XProtect open platform video management system (VMS) is the perfect tool for bringing together the best-in-class video and data integrations, video analytics, and cloud solutions to address critical industry needs.

“Delivering true customer value and business outc ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, 09. November 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sisvel International S.A. (Sisvel) announced today the launch of its Cellular IoT (C-IoT) Patent Pool consisting of 20 patent owners.

The C-IoT patent pool offers a single solution to license standard essential patents (SEPs) that are essential for the use of the cellular LPWAN standards LTE-M and Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT). Sisvel is joined in the pool by ASUSTek, Datang, Ericsson, ETRI, Innovative Sonic, JVCKENWOOD, KDDI, MediaTek, Mitsubishi Electric, NTT DOCOMO, Optis Cellular, Optis Wireless, Orange, Pantech, Shanghai Langbo, Sony Group Corporation, Telefónica, Unwired Planet and one additional company to be announced soon. The pool remains open for new participants that hold relevant patents. The C-IoT pool’s initial main focus will be on smart meters and asset trackers.

“The IoT market has been in development for about a decade, however only now we see clear early signs of widespread r ... Read more »

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NEW DELHI - Wednesday, 09. November 2022

 


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inventor and Entrepreneur Sanandan (Sandy) Sudhir, who created quite some ripples in Shark Tank with the world’s fastest cooking device, has declared that his startup On2Cook India Pvt Ltd has secured seed funding of over 2 Million USD. The funding round was led by angel investor Dr Mayur Desai, who infused the first tranche of Rs 16 crore for 16% equity, reaffirming the startup’s valuation at 12.5 Million USD. The round also saw the participation of NRI investor Nirbhay Gandhi. On2Cook is currently making an appearance at GulfHost 2022 at World Trade Centre in Dubai.

“On2Cook works on the combination cooking technology with induction or flame acting on the food from outside and microwaves from inside. Engineered to disrupt the food industry, the product is designed to help both domestic as well as commercial kitchens save up to 70% on time and 50% on energy. Additionall ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 09. November 2022 AETOSWire 

Revamped Cloudera Partner Network offers a more robust partner ecosystem to drive demand, fuel growth, and establish new revenue pathways

Cloudera, the hybrid data company, today announced Cloudera Partner Network, a redesigned partner program that recognizes and rewards partners for their contribution to Cloudera’s go-to-market success. Cloudera Partner Network includes a competency-based, points-driven approach to leverage expanded program opportunities, more comprehensive tools, and support, and industry-leading incentives and promotions. The program was designed to help partners guide their customers to adopt modern data strategies based on the Cloudera hybrid data platform. Cloudera Partner Network replaces the Cloudera Connect partner program.

“Our extensive partner network helps us reach new markets and customers. Investing in the channel means that more businesses, ... Read more »

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HILLSBORO, Ore. - Wednesday, 09. November 2022 

 

Real-world solutions created using Radisys’ award-winning platform at TADHack 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Radisys® Corporation, a global leader of open telecom solutions, is pleased to highlight the winners of the Engage Digital Platform real-world solutions in the 2022 TADHack Global, a hackathon focused on programmable communication solutions. Radisys provided participants in the Telecom Application Development (TAD) with access to its award-winning, no-code or low-code Engage Digital Platform to develop software projects or “hacks” ... Read more »

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PARIS & LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, 09. November 2022 AETOSWire

EAGLE-1 satellite for ESA’s end-to-end Quantum Key Distribution system to launch on the Vega C rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana in 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The EAGLE-1 satellite, which will support the end-to-end secure Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) system for Europe, will be launched for SES by Arianespace on a Vega C rocket from French Guiana as early as Q4 2024. The satellite will be placed into Low Earth Orbit (LEO). The EAGLE-1 project comprising satellite and ground infrastructure, is developed by SES and its consortium of 20 European partners, with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission support.

Under the recently-signed agreement with ESA, SES and its partners will design, develop, launch and operate a satellite-based end-to-end QKD system for the purpose of testing and validating space-based secure transmission of cryptographic keys. The firs ... Read more »

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~Partnership underscores Lineage’s commitment to strong environmental leadership and its ongoing efforts to create a more sustainable cold chain~

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced it has renewed its participation in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership, a program that provides a framework to assess the environmental performance and energy efficiency of goods moving through supply chains so partnering companies can reduce their environmental footprint.

Launched in 2004, the SmartWay program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency. Moreover, the program also helps companies select more efficient freight carriers, transport modes, equipm ... Read more »

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DALLAS - Wednesday, 09. November 2022 


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As global leaders convene at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 27) this month, Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for corporate sustainability and stewardship, announced the completion of a 69-acre reforestation project to revitalize Florida’s Econfina Creek Wildlife Management Area in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. To date, Mary Kay Inc. has planted more than 1.2 million trees with partners across the globe.

Working alongside the Northwest Florida Water Management District, the Arbor Day Foundation and Mary Kay partnered to plant 43,000 longleaf pine that will help protect critical water resources in Bay County Florida. Key project environmental and biodiversity benefits include:

Restoring and preserving the primary source of drinking water for Bay County, Florida

Replanting native tree species to return this area to its natural state

Improving the habit ... Read more »

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HILLSBORO, Ore. - Wednesday, 09. November 2022

The new entry-level phone enables 2G/3G voice-only users to acquire 4G-enabled experiences and provides equal opportunity for all to experience the power of data and internet

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Radisys® Corporation, a global leader of open telecom solutions, today announced the launch of Radisys’ Reach Phone Lite, an affordably priced 4G feature phone designed to help Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) across Africa and the Middle East migrate 2G and 3G voice-only users to 4G networks by enabling superior experiences.

News Highlights

    GSMA estimates that approximately 45% of the population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and 53% in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are covered by the 4G network, but these users lack a phone with internet capabilities as well as access to affordable services.

    MNOs around the world are sunsetting or shutting down ... Read more »

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Poly Combines the Brand New TC10 Controller with its Award-Winning Studio Video Solutions and the HP Mini Conferencing PC to Deliver True Meeting Happiness

 

Poly, a global provider of pro-grade audio and video solutions, today announced Poly Studio Systems for Zoom Rooms, powered by HP. Each Poly Studio System features award-winning solutions, certified for Zoom Rooms, powered by the HP Mini Conferencing PC, plus a Poly TC10 controller and scheduler to redefine how work gets done.

 

Poly Studio Systems for Zoom Rooms provides IT teams with the flexibility to outfit Zoom Rooms of varying sizes, with access to the operating system of their choice, including Poly support for Android and Windows experiences. Poly Studio Systems for small Zoom Rooms feature the Poly Studio R30, medium rooms feature the Poly Studio USB video bar, and large rooms feature the Poly Studio E70. Poly’s lineup of Studio video bars are equipped with advanced AI ca ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), the leading satellite operator has inked a deal with Tizeti, West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider and a leading provider of community connectivity solutions to jointly improve broadband penetration in Nigeria, especially in underserved locations. The two companies announced during the sidelines of the AfricaCom 2022 trade fair that they will deploy Eutelsat’s KA-band satellite connectivity, Konnect, to reach remote communities throughout Nigeria and provide fast, and affordable internet services.

Despite 44.5 percent broadband penetration, covered largely by Mobile Network Operators, reliable internet connectivity is still limited to a few states. The partnership between Tizeti and Eutelsat will provide a complementary solution that leverages satellite broadband infrastructure and Tizeti’s community Wi-FI management platform to deliver a fast and ... Read more »

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Brightcove expects major content distribution diversification, including a massive expansion of direct-to-audience, for TV, film, and social creators as well as global enterprises and brands

(BUSINESS WIRE)--A significant global shift in how brands, enterprises, creators, and influencers engage, influence, and interact is predicted as they emerge as producers with true agency and ownership of their distribution and platforms, not just creators of their content, according to Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV).

With video streaming increasing and the value of the market, according to Fortune Business Insights, set to top over $1.6 trillion by 2029, the trusted leader in streaming technology is expecting significant changes, including diversification amongst creators and a shift to more engaged direct models for content owners.

Marc DeBevoise, Chief Executive Officer of Brightcove, commented:

“Platforms such as YouTube and Netflix have helped take the ... Read more »

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The Techstars Gift Guide showcases more than 100 products and services from Techstars founders

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Techstars, a global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentorship, and programming for early-stage entrepreneurs, today relaunches the Techstars Gift Guide, which features products and services from current and alumni founders from all over the world. Shoppers can browse and purchase more than 100 goods and services from early-stage companies and beyond.

Techstars’ gift-giving online catalog features categories including apparel and lifestyle, education, food and beverage, pets, home and outdoor, health and fitness, along with toys and games. Each listing includes a brief company profile and their affiliated Techstars’ global accelerator program. There is a Techstars company that has a present for everyone on your holiday shopping list, ranging from tech support and lessons for older adults by Candoo T ... Read more »

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