Technology

July 22, 2019

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UK-SA Tech Hub, Future Females partnership delivers first 50 female tech entrepreneurs graduates

Earlier this year Future Females secured a partnership with the UK-SA Tech Hub, to support 50 South African, early-stage female tech entrepreneurs, to transform their ideas into businesses and the first cohort recently graduated.

The program was for any South African female entrepreneur with an idea or early-stage business, ready to upskill and utilise technology to bring their businesses to life!

“I joined this course thinking"...

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July 22, 2019

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U.N. Environment Programme Urged to Protect Nature and Humankind from Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

The Advisors to the International EMF Scientist Appeal, representing 248 scientists from 42 nations, have resubmitted The Appeal to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director, Inger Andersen, requesting the UNEP reassess the potential biological impacts of next generation 4G and 5G telecommunication technologies to plants, animals and humans.

There is particular urgency at this time as new antennas will be densely located"...

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July 20, 2019

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Schlumberger Appoints Olivier Le Peuch as CEO

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Olivier Le Peuch as its Chief Executive Officer and member of the Schlumberger Board, effective August 1, 2019. Mr. Le Peuch succeeds Paal Kibsgaard, who will retire as Chief Executive Officer effective that same date. Also effective August 1, Mr. Kibsgaard will step down as Chairman of the Board and retire as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Kibsgaard will retire after more than 22 years of service to the Company, including"...

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July 20, 2019

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Fluke Corporation Acquires Industrial Reliability Leader PRÜFTECHNIK

Fluke Corp., the global leader in test and measurement instruments, has acquired Ismaning, Germany-based PRÜFTECHNIK, a market leader in precision laser shaft alignment, condition monitoring, and non-destructive testing.

“Fluke’s acquisition of PRÜFTECHNIK reflects the growing importance our customers place on reliability systems to keep their equipment in optimum operating condition,” said Marc Tremblay, president of"...

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July 20, 2019

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Quanergy and Chery Established Partnership to Propel a New Era of Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Cities

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, announced a partnership with Chery Automobile, one of the largest automotive manufacturers in China.

On June 20th, 2019, Chery unveiled the logo of its new brand Chery Lion, and announced its strategic plan of working with selected partners to solve technological challenges across the ecosystem. Quanergy signed on to Chery Lion’s"...

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July 19, 2019

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Secure-D Releases the First Ever Mobile Malware Analytics Platform

Secure-D, mobile security platform by leading technology company Upstream, launched a new mobile malware center that reports suspicious Android applications it detects and blocks around the world. The information on the Secure-D Index, currently in beta, allows anyone to easily find what apps pose a threat to their privacy and pocket, in one place, for free. Data is openly available to the whole mobile industry, from app developers, ad networks and publishers, to media, advertisers and mobile network operators that all fall prey to mobile ad fraud. The Secure-D Index includes an aggregated list of Android applications that have been identified as suspicious by Upstream’s security platform. For each app the Secure-D Index center features pertinent information such as number of downloads, market infection rate and markets where the app is active. Data is currently available for 17 markets,......

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July 19, 2019

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Swrve Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

Swrve, the world leader in real-time, relevant customer engagement, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms 1. Swrve was one of 18 vendors evaluated in the report. This is the second consecutive year that Swrve has been placed in the Leaders quadrant. Swrve is a real-time marketing and customer engagement platform that enables the world’s largest brands to scale communications to millions of customers, and meet the exact needs of each customer wherever they are, and regardless of channel. Swrve’s real-time relevant engine allows marketing, customer success, and business intelligence departments to process highly granular and contextual customer data, including geo-location, media and streaming preferences, and app usage. Leading brands rely on Swrve for a full picture of relevant customer experiences, engagement, revenue and loyalty, including Ryanair, Emirates, Condé Nast, NETGEAR, Mastercard, Sony Pictures Television, The Movember Foundation, Playrix, and more.......

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July 19, 2019

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Toshiba Memory to Rebrand as “Kioxia” in October

Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation announced today that it will officially change its name to Kioxia Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019. The name Kioxia (kee-ox-ee-uh) will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same date. Kioxia is a combination of the Japanese word kioku meaning “memory” and the Greek word axia meaning “value.” Merging “memory” with “value,” Kioxia represents the company’s mission to uplift the world with “memory,” which forms the foundation of the company’s vision. Kioxia will cultivate the new era of memory, defined by rapidly increasing demands for large-capacity, high-performance storage and data processing, which positions the company to grow sustainably as a leading flash memory producer for many years to come. “I am delighted to take the......

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July 18, 2019

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IDS Africa signs contract for broadcast services on AMOS-17 communications satellite

Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, has announced that Nigeria-based IDS Africa is the newest broadcaster to sign up for broadcast services on the AMOS-17 satellite. The satellite is scheduled to be launched to its 17°E orbital position in August 2019.

IDS Africa will use the satellite to broadcast Channels TV news programming throughout Nigeria as well as to the Nigerian diaspora in Europe. Spacecom worked closely with local partner"...

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July 18, 2019

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FVC and Avaya to assist businesses across Africa deliver next-generation digital experiences

FVC, a Value-Added-Distributor in the Middle East and Africa, has partnered with Avaya Holdings Corp. to help businesses across North, West, East, Central Africa and Egypt (NWECA) deliver unmatched customer experiences with Unified Communications, Collaboration and Cloud Communications solutions.

The partnership will see FVC become a distributor for Avaya’s products and services including the industry-leading range of Unified Communications"...

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