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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Monday, 23. October 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quectel, a global IoT solutions provider, has unveiled six new antennas designed to provide robust connectivity performance for IoT devices. The new antennas cover a wide range of use cases from 5G to non-terrestrial networks (NTNs) bringing new capabilities to customers.

“We’re delighted to further augment our comprehensive range of antennas with the addition of these new antennas and evaluation boards,” said Norbert Muhrer, President and CSO, Quectel Wireless Solutions. “Internet of Things applications increasingly demand high-performance antennas that meet their specific needs whether that’s for competitive cost, access to specific network technologies in particular frequency bands or for robust, safe characteristics such as IP ratings and RoHS and REACH compliance. The expanded Quectel antenna range is sure to meet the needs of your device and deployment and is ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tuesday, 24. October 2023 AETOSWire

Delivering a True Data Pipeline for AI & Best-in-Class Ransomware Defense

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global cloud-led, data centric software company, today announced multiple innovative portfolio updates, including enhancements to the industry’s best data pipeline for hybrid multi-cloud AI and advancements on the most secure data storage against ransomware. These illustrate NetApp’s industry-leading solutions drive simplicity, savings, security, and sustainability for customers.

“There are two major disruptions today for customers: the opportunity of AI and the threat of ransomware,” said Harv Bhela, Chief Product Officer at NetApp. “Today, NetApp unveiled new innovations that make the AI data pipeline simple to deploy as well as scalable and performant across your hybrid multi-cloud data estate – while protecting that same data from ever-incre ... Read more »

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Abidjan/Marrakech, Morocco - Tuesday, 24. October 2023 The highly anticipated Market Days Event of the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) is set to take place in Marrakech, Morocco from November 8–10. Bringing together Heads-of-State, decision makers, multinationals and investors, the upcoming three-day event under the theme "Unlocking Africa's Value Chains," will be the continent’s foremost business gathering. The Africa Investment Forum is a dynamic, multi-stakeholder platform focusing on continental dealmaking, facilitating connections between project sponsors, policy makers and investors and has mobilised $ 142 billion in investment interest since 2018. The upcoming event will add significant value to investors, partnering them with carefully curated opportunities at a time of substantial transformation across the African continent. Following Morocco’s recent hosting of the IMF and World Bank Annual meetings, the continent is centre stage as Africa witnesses groundbreaking developme ... Read more »
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Tuesday, 24. October 2023
Annual meeting was held in presence of the Secretary-General of UNCTAD
The event was held for the first time outside of Geneva, in Riyadh

The highly anticipated EMPRETEC Forum was held in Riyadh, under the esteemed patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Eng. Ahmed Al-Rajhi. The event was organized by the Social Development Bank (SDB) and saw the presence of distinguished individuals, including the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Rebecca Greenspan, the Governor of the National Development Fund, Dr. Steve Grove, and the CEO of the SDB, Ibrahim Al-Rashed, along with senior government officials and international experts.

His Excellency, the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, delivered a keynote address emphasizing the paramount importance of empowering the private sector within the Ki ... Read more »

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CHICAGO (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BAI has named ten financial services companies from around the world as winners of the 2023 BAI Global Innovation Awards. For 13 years, the BAI awards have become known as the financial services industry’s leading honor celebrating achievements in innovation including advancing customer experience, implementing new technologies and improving the lives of employees, customers, and communities. BAI also honored ten individuals and two teams with a BAI Rising Star Award. Winners were selected by the BAI Innovation Circle, a panel of distinguished judges from around the world who are at the forefront of innovation in the financial services sector. “This year’s honorees stand out for their exceptional creativity and dedication to continuous and impactful innovation by implementing transformative solutions in customer experience, payments, risk management, fraud detection and internal processes,” said Debbie Bianucci, president and CEO of BAI and Innovation Circ ... Read more »
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Lenovo showcases the next generation of AI capabilities, focused on creating inclusive offerings and solutions tailored to individuals and organizations of all sizes

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Lenovo unveiled its most comprehensive AI capabilities to date, as well as its vision of ‘AI for All’ at the company’s annual global innovation event Tech World held in Austin, Texas. This year’s event, the 9th the company has hosted, focused on how Lenovo is unleashing the power of AI to drive intelligent transformation in every aspect of our lives and in every industry - from pocket to cloud with purpose-built AI-ready devices, infrastructure, solutions, and services that empower industries, enterprises, and individuals around the world.

As part of a unifying vision of ‘AI for All’, and following its announcement of a further US$1 billion investment in AI innovation, Lenovo shared its dynamic approach to hybrid AI where it believes public, p ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arthur D. Little (ADL)’s Blue Shift Institute today published Generative Artificial Intelligence: Towards a New Civilization? a major new report on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Generative AI (GenAI). It demonstrates that current GenAI tools, such as ChatGPT, are just the small tip of a gigantic AI iceberg, and that this AI iceberg will heavily impact every sector. However, many executives have yet to fully grasp this revolution for business, society, and humans.

Based on extensive analysis and research with 150 international experts, the report shows that Generative AI models now consistently meet or surpass median human performance in a broadening spectrum of tasks, including language understanding, inference, and text summarization.

The report also demonstrates that applications will stretch far beyond chatbots and text generation — their most popular current forms. In fa ... Read more »

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1 in 4 employees in the UAE & KSA have navigated job transitions within the past year seeking financial wellness and career advancements


The evolving state of the work landscape in the Middle East, particularly in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is undergoing significant changes. With one in four employees switching jobs in the past year, retaining talent is becoming a top priority for employers. New research, commissioned by Zurich International Life in the Middle East and conducted by market research company Radius Insights, highlights the vital role of employee benefits in retaining and attracting talent in a competitive market.

The research, conducted in July and August 2023, surveyed 2,507 respondents in the UAE and KSA, of which 1,255 were employers and 1,252 employees. It aims to shed light on how central aspects of the work landscape, such as talent shortage, employee benefits and workplace culture, have evolved in the region over the past ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tuesday, 24. October 2023 AETOSWire  

Now with unmatched savings and sustainability for block storage

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global cloud-led, data centric software company, today announced several updates to the industry’s only unified data storage solution including new block storage products driving unmatched savings and sustainability, multiple improvements to public cloud storage services, and updates to NetApp Keystone Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS) —all designed to drive simplicity, savings, security, and sustainability for customers.

Over two decades ago, NetApp introduced unified storage to the industry. Today, NetApp extends the definition of unified data storage to an entire architecture that enables file, block, and object workloads. Unified data storage provides a common storage operating system that spans multiple on-premises storage offerings and every major public cloud, unified by a ... Read more »

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The exclusive B2B event, hosted within the European program "EU Fresh Fruit Gift," dazzled Dubai on October 10, 2023, at the International Centre for Culinary Arts. The event was a convergence point for Horeca professionals, importers, distributors, wholesalers, bloggers, journalists, and grocery chain representatives. They came together to savor the flavors of European cherries, blueberries, and raspberries and explore exciting collaboration opportunities.


The "EU Fresh Fruit Gift" campaign, financed by the EU, aspires to introduce Greece's fresh cherries and Romania's blueberries and raspberries to consumers in India, the UAE, and the UK. Spearheading this initiative are the Agricultural Cooperative of Rachi Pieria "Agios Loukas" from Greece and The Association of South Fruit Producers - FRUCTPROD from Romania.


Throughout the event, participants engaged with representatives from these organizations ... Read more »

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