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Australian Department of Home Affairs’ New Biometric System Goes Live Using Unisys Stealth(identity)™ and... CANBERRA, Australia & BLUE BELL, Pa. -Tuesday 9 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) and IDEMIA today announced that the Australian Department of Home Affairs’ new Enterprise Biometric Identification Services (EBIS) system has gone live. EBIS is based on the Unisys Stealth(identity)™ multi-factor identity management and...

AMAALA’s Triple Bay Construction under Supervision of Saudi Arabian Parsons -Tuesday 9 June 2020  

AMAALA, the ultra-luxury destination located along Saudi Arabia’s northwestern coast, appointed Saudi Arabian Parsons Limited (Parsons), who, following a competitive tender, was awarded the construction supervision contract. The digitally enabled solutions provider is taking on the role of...

SkyNet de Colombia and SES Networks Ramp Up Connectivity Services to Aid Worst-hit COVID-19 Colombian Amazonas... -Tuesday 9 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Local residents, businesses, government entities and the San Rafael de Leticia Hospital in the Colombian Amazonas are experiencing efficient, reliable and high-performing Internet connectivity as Colombian services provider SkyNet and SES Networks extended their partnership and...

IDEMIA and Sopra Steria Chosen by eu-LISA to Build the New Shared Biometric Matching System (sBMS) for Border Protection... -Monday 8 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (eu-LISA) has awarded a consortium of IDEMIA and Sopra Steria a framework contract for the delivery of a new shared biometric matching system (sBMS)....

GfK Covid-19 Consumer Pulse report reveals new buying patterns -Sunday 7 June 2020  

Consumers around the world are facing unprecedented challenges as the COVID-19 crisis continues to disrupt their employment, travel and lifestyles. In Egypt, the COVID-19 crisis started mid-February in Egypt, escalated in March, leading to suspension of prayers at mosques on March 21, and then...

Atkins announces new Middle East and Africa business structure, aligned to market and client needs -Sunday 7 June 2020  

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, today announces a new market-focused structure for its Atkins, Faithful+Gould and Atkins Acuity brands in the Middle East & Africa. The new business structure, which will take effect from 1 July 2020, will be based around two core markets of the...

Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association Commissions First Research Project -Saturday 6 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade group created to promote green benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announced today that it had selected Jeremy Faludi, Ph.D., a leading researcher of sustainable engineering, to oversee its first...

CGTN Explainer: What's National Security Legislation for HKSAR? -Saturday 6 June 2020      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A draft decision on establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to safeguard national security was adopted at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) on May 28. HKSAR Chief...

ZOOM International to Begin Doing Business As Elevēo -Saturday 6 June 2020    

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ZOOM International a worldwide leader in omni-channel compliance recording, workforce optimization (WFO), and revenue protection software for contact centers will begin doing business solely as elevēo beginning June 2nd, 2020. For over 20 years, ZOOM International has...

To Help Building and Facilities Managers Meet the Demands of Social Distancing, Bentley Systems Opens Up Full Access to... -Friday 5 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced it has opened up its LEGION Simulator and OpenBuildings Station Designer...

New Western Union research provides insight into the future of international education -Friday 5 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today shares a new report on “The Future of International Education,” in partnership with The Future Laboratory. The white paper highlights five new student profiles...

Zynga Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Istanbul-based Peak, Creator of Top Charting Mobile Franchises Toon Blast and Toy... -Friday 5 June 2020  

Toon Blast and Toy Blast Expand Zynga’s Portfolio to Eight Forever Franchises Increases Zynga’s Mobile Daily Active Users (DAUs) by More Than 60% Zynga and Peak’s Talented Teams Join Forces to Grow Faster Together Peak will Maintain Their Unique Creative Culture and Brand...

Kioxia Announces English Version of World’s First AI-Designed Manga -Friday 5 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kioxia Corporation today announced that an English version of “PHAEDO,” a new manga created and designed by AI and human collaboration, inspired by the artistic style of manga legend Osamu Tezuka, will be released on June 3 as part of TEZUKA 2020, the first phase of...

Jack Ma Foundation’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) Joins Forces With Ecosystem of Partners for the... -Thursday 4 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Jack Ma Foundation’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) has joined forces with local partners from across Africa to identify and mobilise innovative, resilient, and mission-driven African entrepreneurs, as well as support them throughout the application and...

Media Alert: ESG Event for Board Directors Featuring CEO of Bank of America and Founder of World Economic Forum Explores... -Thursday 4 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As companies continue to focus on long-term value creation in the face of economic recovery, operationalizing Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) will be critical. However, with no consistent metrics, disclosures or reporting frameworks, companies and board members...

Ferring and Igenomix Collaborate to Advance Care in Reproductive Medicine and Maternal Health -Thursday 4 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Igenomix today announced a two-year research collaboration aimed at the discovery of novel targets and disease mechanisms in infertility and pregnancy-related conditions, including preeclampsia, with the goal of developing innovative diagnostic and...

Princess Hussa Bint Salman.. the Honorary Chairperson of The Social Responsibility Association -Thursday 4 June 2020    

HRH Princess Hussa Bint Salman Bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud was appointed as the Honorary Chair of the Saudi Social Responsibility Association. This is the first Philanthropic Association specializing in liaising among three sectors; the governmental, the private & the non-profit. The Head of the...

FLIR Systems Installs Its EST Screening Solution at Pentagon to Support the Fight Against COVID-19 -Wednesday 3 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced it has installed its EST™ screening system at the Pentagon Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. The company’s integrated EST screening solution, the A700 EST-IS, features the FLIR A700 thermal imaging camera. The system is being...

Masala King Dhananjay Datar to Sponsor the Repatriation of Indians from UAE -Tuesday 2 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- There is promising news for thousands of stranded Indians waiting for their return from UAE to India on the background of current COVID 19 pandemic. The air traffic between these two countries has been resumed and the process of registration of names with Indian Consulate and...

Campus Reopening: EHL Becomes the World's Best-equipped Hospitality School for a Digital Future -Tuesday 2 June 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After two months of campus closure and confinement, EHL Group announces the reopening of its campuses and draws a positive assessment of the actions taken to deal with the crisis, as well as its leadership in the world of hospitality education in times of crisis. In line...