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ANNUAL REPORT 2020: MILESTONE SYSTEMS DELIVERS SUCCESSFUL RESULT IN A CHALLENGING YEAR Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -Thursday 8 April 2021  

With a solid COVID-19 continuity plan, a strong focus on people retention and new ways of collaborating with partners, Milestone Systems achieved a net revenue of DKK 1 billion in 2020. Milestone’s net revenue amounted to DKK 1 billion (AED 586 Million) in 2020, a decrease of 1% compared...

Western Union Foundation Announces New Partnerships to Advance Vaccine Education & Workforce Training in Q1/2021 -Thursday 8 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Western Union Foundation today announced its first-quarter 2021 programs, investing more than USD 1.25 million to mobilize youth to access jobs in the healthcare industry, assisting with COVID-19 vaccine education and distribution, and to enable economic recovery through...

Diligent Completes Galvanize Acquisition, Becoming World’s Largest GRC SaaS Company -Thursday 8 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Diligent Corporation (“Diligent” or the “Company”), the modern governance company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Galvanize, a global leader in SaaS governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software. Having also recently acquired Steele...

Unifrax Introduces New Catalysis Product Eco-lytic™ — a Cleaner, Lower Weight, and More Efficient Solution... -Thursday 8 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Unifrax, the leading manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, today introduced a new, nano-structured alumina catalyst support technology for the transportation market – Eco-lytic™ by Unifrax. Housed within a vehicle’s catalytic converter, the Eco-lytic...

Velodyne Expert Discusses How Lidar Simulations Advance Automated Driving Solutions Testing at NVIDIA GTC 2021 Global... -Thursday 8 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Simulations have an important role in developing and testing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle (AV) capabilities. Andrei Claudiu Cosma, PhD, Autonomous Solutions Manager at Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW), will discuss how developers...

Galderma Announces Publication of Phase 2b Trial Results Demonstrating the Rapid and Long-lasting Benefits of... -Thursday 8 April 2021  

Atopic dermatitis is the most common type of eczema. Moderate to severe atopic dermatitis is a chronic and incurable condition, severely disrupting patients’ quality of life1 The outcome of a post-hoc analysis of the phase 2b study published in the Journal of the European Academy of...

WATERMELON JOINS IPREX GLOBAL COMMUNICATION PLATFORM -Thursday 8 April 2021  

The frontline, homegrown, Dubai-headquartered public relations consultancy with an integrated outlook on communication from strategy to execution, Watermelon Communications, has partnered with IPREX, a US$420 million global network of communication agencies with footprints across the world...

Global OEM Selects Eaton’s Power Distribution Technology for New Electric Vehicle Platform -Wednesday 7 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Power management company Eaton today announced its eMobility business secured a contract to supply power distribution units (PDUs) and Bussmann™ series fuses to a global vehicle manufacturer for use in a new battery electric (BEV) light-duty commercial vehicle, which is a...

Study Investigates the Effects of Ventilatory Rescue Therapies on the Cerebral Oxygenation of COVID-19 Patients Using... -Wednesday 7 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the results of a prospective, observational study published in Critical Care in which researchers in Genoa, Italy, evaluated the impact of a variety of rescue therapies on the systemic and cerebral oxygenation of mechanically ventilated...

Erbe Elektromedizin to acquire Maxer Endoscopy -Wednesday 7 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An investment to strengthen our operating room presence “This acquisition reflects our determination to become a solution provider for surgeries and procedures where visualization is critical. We will offer holistic solutions, from visualization to therapy. Entering into...

Technology Innovation Institute Appoints Globally-Renowned Experts to Board of Advisors at Autonomous Robotics Research... -Wednesday 7 April 2021  

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced the appointment of leading international experts to the Board of Advisors at its Autonomous Robotics Research Centre (ARRC). The appointments...

Semifinalist Teams Selected in $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition -Tuesday 6 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced today that 38 teams from 16 countries are advancing to the semifinals round of the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE competition. Sponsored by All Nippon...

IDEMIA’s Facial Recognition Ranked #1 in NIST’s Latest FRVT Test -Tuesday 6 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA’s facial recognition 1:N algorithm achieved best for accuracy in the latest Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)1. IDEMIA today announced that its facial recognition algorithm 1:N came top among 75...

Cyble Announces $4 Million in Seed Funding -Tuesday 6 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cyble, a global cyber intelligence firm specializing in providing early warning intelligence on cyber threats, announced today that it has raised a $4M seed financing round led by Blackbird Ventures and Spider Capital, with participation from Xoogler Ventures, Picus Capital,...

Knightscope Selects Velodyne Lidar Technology for Next-Generation Autonomous Security Solutions -Tuesday 6 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), jointly announced today that Knightscope has selected Velodyne Lidar’s...

Uniphore Raises $140 Million in Series D Funding as Demand Skyrockets for Enterprise AI and Automation Solutions -Tuesday 6 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Uniphore, an early leader in Conversational Service Automation (CSA), today announced it has raised $140 million in Series D funding, bringing the total funds invested in the company to $210 million. This latest round of financing was led by Sorenson Capital Partners. It...

Dante Labs achieves ISO 13485 certification for its Genomic Interpretation Software Immensa, leveraging an 18 month long... -Tuesday 6 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dante Labs, a world leader in genomic sequencing and data analysis, announced today that it received ISO 13485:2016 certification for its Immensa Genomic Interpretation Software as a medical device. The highly coveted industry certification involved a deep clinical validation...

Summit discusses latest regulations and best practices in GCC pharmaceuticals sector -Monday 5 April 2021  

6th GCC Regulatory Affairs Pharma Summit, supported by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, seeks to expedite drug registration and approval Two-day summit had 50 regional and international speakers and over 300 professionals as attendees Government authorities in the Gulf region and...

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business expands its design and engineering services in Saudi Arabia   -Monday 5 April 2021  

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is expanding its design and engineering services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to meet the needs of the country’s growing mixed-use developments, leisure and entertainment industries. This sees the appointment of new senior positions to support...

LG “LIFE’S GOOD RESTAURANT” OPENS TO UAE RESIDENTS -Sunday 4 April 2021  

The UAE is widely known as a food-haven, with street food joints, family-owned eateries and fine dining establishments achieving widespread acclaim in the Gulf region. Residents across the Emirates are also increasingly becoming savvy in the kitchen, seeking to re-create restaurant-quality...