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Semifinalist Teams Selected in $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition LOS ANGELES -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...

PW Power Systems Will Now Be Mitsubishi Power Aero, Signifying Greater Integration of the Companies -Sunday 4 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, PW Power Systems officially changed its name to Mitsubishi Power Aero. Adopting the Mitsubishi Power brand is part of a larger effort to apply synergies that will benefit aero-derivative gas turbine customers. The strength of the aero-derivative product and services...

Risky Whipple procedure conducted successfully at American Hospital Dubai -Sunday 4 April 2021  

Professor of Surgery Dr Ali AL Dameh and colleague Dr Imran Al Haq perform lifesaving surgery on a 73 years old army professional who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A rare Whipple procedure performed at the American Hospital Dubai in 2nd, March 2021 saves the life of Paul Morris, 73,...

National Academy of Sports Medicine Announces Collaboration with Gold’s Gym Egypt -Saturday 3 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, is expanding its global presence through a new collaboration with Gold’s Gym Egypt. Gold’s Gym will provide NASM’s exclusive Certified Personal Trainer course and a range of new...

The LYCRA Company Announces Leadership Changes -Saturday 3 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the textile, apparel, and personal care industries, announces the appointment of Yafu Qiu, chairman of The LYCRA Company, and Julien Born, chief commercial officer of The LYCRA Company, as co-chief...

SmartStream Launch High Performance, AI Enabled Platform to Meet Client Demands for Managing Complex Data -Saturday 3 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider today announces the launch of TLM Aurora Universal Data Control - driven by client demand - it is the only solution of its type to match any reconciliations data, from basic to...

City of Hope and Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein Sign Agreement to Advance Cancer Care in Latin America -Saturday 3 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer and diabetes, today announced that it will extend its leading-edge cancer expertise to South America via an education agreement with Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, a top cancer center in...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Agreement With AGM Systems LLC -Saturday 3 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year agreement with AGM Systems LLC, which provides state-of-the-art hardware and software technology for the collection, processing and analysis of air and mobile mapping data. AGM Systems will utilize...

Egypt Captivates World with Golden Pharaoh Parade -Saturday 3 April 2021  

Twenty-two pharaoh mummies walked the streets of Cairo on Saturday evening in a stunning royal procession from the Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Fustat. The event marked the official launch of NMEC. Against the backdrop of...

Global Youth Problem-Solvers Announced as Winners of Mary Kay Inc.-Sponsored NFTE World Series of Innovation Challenge -Friday 2 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc., a leading corporate advocate of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, announced today the top three winners of its World Series of Innovation (WSI) Challenge in partnership with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). In its first year partnering...

For the First Time the Unions of Arab Banks, Technology and Chambers Operating Under the League of Arab States Join... -Friday 2 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Union of Arab Banks (UAB), Union of Arab Chambers (UAC), and Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization (AICTO), operating under the Arab League umbrella, joined forces with the Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics (GCEL / Coalition) to deploy the...

Hankook Tire Switches to Rimini Street Support for its SAP Applications -Friday 2 April 2021  

(BUSINESS 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 leading global tire company Hankook Tire has switched to...