January 17, 2020


Brazilian Manufacturers Transform IT Roadmaps by Switching to Rimini Street Support for their SAP Applications

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, today announced Metalurgica Fallgatter and Continental Parafusos, two industrial manufacturers in Brazil, have transformed their IT roadmaps since switching to Rimini Street’s premium support model for their SAP applications. Both companies leveraged the savings – realized by switching from vendor support to Rimini Street support – to fund their business transformations. The decision to move to third-party support was spearheaded by the companies’ respective Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and resulted in improvement in productivity and business operations. Digital Innovation on the Agenda of the Modern CFO Today’s CFOs are taking powerful and innovative approaches......

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January 17, 2020


Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited Wins ‘Utility-Scale Solar Project of the Year’ at Middle East Solar Awards 2020

Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL) (BSE Scrip Code: 542760; NSE Symbol: SWSOLAR), the world’s largest solar EPC solutions provider*, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Utility-Scale Solar Project of the Year’ at the recently held Middle East Solar Awards 2020 in Abu Dhabi. The Company was felicitated with the award during the World Future Energy Summit, one of the leading global industry events for future energy, cleantech and sustainability.


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January 16, 2020


Digital Lab Africa kicks off its fourth edition at Tshimologong Precinct

Africa’s reference platform for next-gen content, Digital Lab Africa (DLA), has launched its next call for applications. In its fourth edition, all creatives and cultural entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan African countries are invited to apply to take part in the DLA#4 acceleration programme before 1st March, 2020.

Managed by the South African innovation hub Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct since 2018, DLA is an initiative of the Embassy"...

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January 15, 2020


Retailers look to hybrid cloud as they search for flexibility

Nutanix, a provider of enterprise cloud computing, has announced the retail industry findings of its second Enterprise Cloud Index Report, measuring retailers’ plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds.

The report found the vast majority of retailers, 88 per cent, identified hybrid cloud as the ideal IT operating model. It also showed many retailers, at 72 percent, are planning to move some public cloud applications back on-premises.


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January 15, 2020


MPEG LA Introduces One-Stop License for Qi Wireless Power

MPEG LA, LLC today announced availability of the Qi Wireless Power Patent Portfolio License providing one-stop access to the standard for wireless charging and power transfer known as Qi* developed by the Wireless Power Consortium.

“Just as Qi makes mobile products more mobile by removing wires from wireless devices, MPEG LA is pleased to make Qi technology readily available to the worldwide market on the same terms under an efficient and"...

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January 15, 2020


NEC Qualifies 20 Fiber Pair Subsea Telecom Cable Systems, With Further Advances Soon

NEC Corporation (TOKYO: 6701) and its subsidiary OCC Corporation announced today that they have completed full qualification of subsea repeaters and optical cable containing up to 20 fiber pairs (40 fibers). This is a 25% improvement in fiber count over 16 fiber pair systems previously built by NEC. This development allows cable owners worldwide to construct subsea telecom cables capable of the highest traffic capacity, while optimizing the cost per bit of the wet plant.


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January 15, 2020


Neustar Delivers UltraThreat Feeds for More Effective Data Security

Neustar®, Inc., a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, today announced the release of UltraThreat Feeds, a new service that provides its enterprise customers with access to real-time threat data to help them better identify cyber threats as they evolve. Designed by Neustar’s renowned security experts and leading academic researchers, the service – unique to Neustar – enables security and threat intelligence teams of all sizes to access threat feeds based on analysis and observations curated from Neustar’s expansive DNS, OneID and IP decisioning data. Incorporating proprietary data derived from Neustar’s Security Portfolio & OneID identity resolution platform, UltraThreat Feeds can be ingested into a client’s existing platform to deliver superior threat data and provide valuable insights to unique and developing......

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January 14, 2020


Backbase Debuts ‘Backbase-as-a-Service’ to Help Banks Innovate at Scale & Remove Infrastructure Hurdles

Digital banking software provider, Backbase, has today announced the launch of its next generation Backbase-as-a-Service. This managed cloud platform service covers Backbase’s entire portfolio of banking products, helping banks to innovate with speed whilst reducing their costly operational hurdles.

At present, banks face a twofold threat; both from more technologically-capable neo-bank competitors and, more recently, from the expansion of"...

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January 12, 2020


Luxoft and LG Electronics to Form Joint Venture to Enable Digital, Consumer-grade Experiences in Automotive

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company (NYSE:DXC), and LG Electronics (LG) today announced that they will form an automotive joint venture to advance the deployment of production-ready digital cockpit, in-vehicle infotainment, rear-seat entertainment (RSE) and ride-hailing systems based on the webOS Auto platform. The JV will bring together one of the industry's most innovative automotive software engineering providers with one of the world's leading innovators in technology and home entertainment. “This new venture reinforces Luxoft’s capabilities in the design, development and deployment of large-scale digital cockpit and connected mobility solutions based on open platforms,” said Dmitry Loschinin, executive vice president, DXC Technology, and president and CEO, Luxoft. “The combined strengths of LG and Luxoft will create invaluable synergy to deploy webOS Auto, the platform for digital, consumer-grade experiences to automakers and their key partners.” Luxoft will lead the deployment of webOS Auto platform in production-ready systems......

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January 11, 2020


MTN Cameroon receives GSMA Mobile Money Certification

MTN Cameroon, a key player in the telecommunications sector in Cameroon, has been awarded the GSMA Mobile Money certification.

The certification was discerned by GSMA following a rigorous assessment that ran from 02 to 06 December 2019 with the aim of evaluating the conformity of MTN Cameroon’s Mobile Money (MoMo) services to best practices in the sector.

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