Technology

May 19, 2019

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Africa50 launches Innovation Challenge to help increase access to internet in Africa

Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, has launched the first edition of its Innovation Challenge at the 2019 Transform Africa Summit holding in Kigali.

Through this initiative, Africa50 will crowdsource innovative solutions to help increase access to high-speed internet in under-served areas in Africa.

The call is open for ICT developers, innovators,"...

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May 19, 2019

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BenQ introduces 32-inch 2560x1440 QHD Screen with 1800R Curvature for Immersive Gaming Experience

BenQ, leading global innovator of displays, announced its latest milestone in visual technology earning VESA DisplayHDR 400 and AMD FreeSync 2 certifications for the EX3203R entertainment monitor. BenQ EX3203R features dazzling HDR performance with stunning gaming capabilities, the curved 32” display delivers immersive viewing, 144Hz helps in ultra-smooth performance and the 90% DCI-P3 for HDR and FreeSyncTM 2 ensures fluid gaming. The screen is also protected by BenQ Brightness Intelligence Plus (B.I.+) eye-care technology.

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May 18, 2019

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Tokyo Energy & Systems Switches to Rimini Street for SAP Application Support

(AETOS 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, today announced that Tokyo Energy & Systems Inc., a leading construction company in Japan that installs and maintains equipment for power plants and substations, has switched to Rimini Street for support of its SAP application. By switching to Rimini Street, Tokyo Energy & Systems immediately realized savings of 50 percent in annual support fees, plus saved time, cost and resources previously used for their ERP operations, and has utilized these cost savings to improve their mail system, groupware and security system. Tokyo Energy & Systems is also planning to apply the savings toward the implementation of IoT devices that collect environmental data and maintenance needs from the company’s electrical facilities. ERP Cost Analysis Leads to Operational Efficiency Tokyo Energy & Systems has deployed nearly 1,500 SAP licenses since......

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May 18, 2019

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ExaGrid Named a ‘Finalist’ in 2019 Storage Awards – The Storries XVI

(AETOS Wire)-- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, today announced that it has been nominated in six categories for Storage Magazine’s annual awards ceremony The Storries XVI. ExaGrid has become a finalist for Enterprise Backup Hardware Product of the Year, Storage Innovators of the Year, Hyper-convergence Vendor of the Year, Storage Performance Optimisation Product of the Year, Storage Product of the Year and Storage Company of the Year. Voting to determine the winner in each category is underway now and closes on June 3. The results will be revealed at the evening awards ceremony in London on June 13. ExaGrid’s EX Series backup storage appliance with data deduplication is nominated in three categories. One of ExaGrid’s key architectural differentiators is its unique Landing Zone that stores the most recent backups in their......

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May 18, 2019

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Toshiba Memory and Western Digital to Jointly Invest in Flash Manufacturing Facility in Kitakami, Japan

(AETOS Wire) -- Toshiba Memory Corporation and Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ:WDC) have finalized a formal agreement to jointly invest in the “K1” manufacturing facility that Toshiba Memory is currently constructing in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. The K1 facility will produce 3D flash memory to support growing demand for storage in applications such as data centers, smartphones and autonomous cars. Construction of the K1 facility is expected to be completed in the fall of calendar 2019. The companies’ joint capital investments in equipment for the K1 facility will enable initial production output of 96-layer 3D flash memory beginning in calendar 2020, with meaningful output expected to begin later in the year. Toshiba Memory and Western Digital will continue to cultivate and extend their leadership in their respective memory businesses by actively developing initiatives......

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May 17, 2019

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GSMA Outlines New Developments for MWC19 Shanghai

(AETOS Wire)-- The GSMA today announced new developments for MWC19 Shanghai, including recently confirmed keynote and 4YFN speakers, Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Programme, leading players showcasing latest mobile technologies at the GSMA Innovation City, Seminars and Forums and newly joined exhibitors, partners and sponsors. Taking place 26 - 28 June 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), the GSMA expects more than 60,000 professionals from over 110 countries"...

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May 17, 2019

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Rimini Street Earns Seven Stevie Awards for Excellence in Customer Service

(AETOS 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, today announced it has been honored with seven Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service for the Company’s unwavering commitment to providing outstanding client service to organizations around the world. Rimini Street received a gold award for the Innovation in Customer Service category and also received awards for Front-Line Customer Service Professional of the Year, Customer Service Department of the Year, Woman of the Year in Customer Service, and Back-Office Customer Service Team of the Year. Awards Reflect Company Commitment to Service and Client Success Rimini Street’s global support team earned the Customer Service Department of the Year award for its ultra-responsive, premium-level support provided to clients. Rimini Street’s global support team provides 24/7/365 support coverage, and is made up of hundreds of expert......

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May 16, 2019

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Inlaks, Temenos to Drive Digital Transformation

ICT infrastructure and systems integrator, Inlaks, in partnership with Temenos, one of the leading banking software companies are set to implement the digital transformation strides of Vista Group.

The Vista Bank is a challenger bank with the vision of building a world-class Pan-African Financial institution.
Implementing the Temenos software is expected to support Vista Banks’ innovative strategy of generating new products and services"...

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May 16, 2019

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Oracle Harps on Transformational Technologies for Enterprises

The Managing Director, Oracle Nigeria, Mr. Adebayo Sanni, has said the joint forces of the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain represents an unprecedented opportunity for enterprises in the public as well as private sectors, if fully utilised.

Sanni, in a recent statement, emphasised that every institution has the capability to exploit these emerging technologies, securing a competitive edge to radically streamline"...

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May 16, 2019

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The LYCRA Company Opens Advanced Textile Innovation Center in China

The LYCRA Company, a leading provider of fiber and technology solutions for the global apparel and personal care industries, announced today it will officially open its new Advanced Textile Innovation Center (ATIC) in Nanhai, China on May 16. The new 4,500-square-meter Research & Development (R&D) laboratory, which is the company’s fourth, represents a significant increase in the U.S.-based firm’s global R&D capabilities.

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