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LAGOS, Nigeria & SINGAPORE-Monday 10 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDOOH International has expanded to Africa through a partnership with Nigeria’s Abercairn Digital to deploy 1,000 in-vehicle media screens with ride-hail drivers in Lagos to provide passengers with an entertaining and interactive passenger experience. Drivers will benefit from the additional income and brands can access a comprehensive digital out-of-home (DOOH) branding platform that can effectively reach out to their targeted audience.

The fully interactive 10-inch IDOOH display tablets will offer passengers with a selection of high-quality lifestyle, news, entertainment and e-commerce function. IDOOH uses proprietary in-vehicle technologies like geo-fencing and day-parting to create a customised in-vehicle experience. The technologies offer content based on factors such as location, weather and traffic conditions, presenting passengers with a new OOH entertainment experi ... Read more »

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia-Sunday 9 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Saja Hotels & Resorts, the leading Saudi hotel and condominium management and operation company, has recently celebrated the first anniversary of its Saja AlMadinah Hotel in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, marking a successful year of astounding services provided to visitors to the holy city of Madinah.

Strategically located in the Northern side of the central area of Madinah; the four-star hotel is just steps away from the Prophet's (PBUH) Mosque in the city.

Mr. Mohannad Bin Nabeel Khogeer, Chief Executive Officer of Saja Company commented, “We are extremely proud to celebrate the first anniversary of Saja AlMadinah Hotel, the renowned national brand in Saudi Arabia. The past year demonstrated our success in providing visitors to Madinah with the best convenient accommodation in the city, making their Hajj and Umrah trips an unforgettable experience.”

“Our long standing expe ... Read more »

Views: 19 | Added by: africanewsline | Date: 12.10.2018

BAC educates regulators, State, Federal legislators on blockchain technology benefits

SAN FRANCISCO-Sunday 9 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cred, the leading provider of crypto-backed lending with over $300 million in credit facilities and the Universal Protocol Alliance, creator of the Universal Protocol Platform, today announced that they will join the Board of the Blockchain Advocacy Coalition to provide education and support to state and federal legislators and regulators.

“We’re pleased to welcome Cred and the Universal Protocol Alliance to our Board,” said Ally Medina, Executive Director of BAC. “These pioneering blockchain organizations are at the cusp of innovation. By working closely with policymakers and regulators, our board members will help develop thoughtful policy initiatives that support innovation in the blockchain industry and benefit the U.S. economy.

Blockchain Advocacy Coalition has taken th ... Read more »

Views: 21 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.10.2018 | Comments (0)

From December 6 to 12, fans can vote for their favorite holiday ornament in the “Christmas with Hogwarts Mystery” event

-Friday 7 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Jam City:

Who: Jam City, a Los Angeles-based mobile games studio, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Portkey Games, a label dedicated to creating new Wizarding World mobile and videogame experiences that place the player at the center of their own adventure, inspired by J.K. Rowling’s original stories.

What: In the hit mobile game, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, players have their first opportunity to create a character and attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In celebration of Christmas in the Wizarding World, each House’s common room at Hogwarts will feature its own Christmas tree adorned in its respective House colors: red for Gryffindor, green for Slytherin, blue for Ravenclaw and yellow for Hufflepuff. ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM-Thursday 6 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) announce a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test will confirm the passenger needs and expectations are met through use of facial recognition vs. traditional boarding pass as well as satisfying CBP (Customs and Border Protection) U.S. Exit requirements.

The world of travel is changing rapidly, and with air traffic expected to double and reach 7.8 billion passengers by 20361, airlines and airports are innovating to meet new government and consumer demands for enhanced security and efficiency. Gemalto will satisfy these needs together with biometric boarding using facial recognition.

“Being able to use your face instead of your boarding pass will not only enhance security but allow passenge ... Read more »

Views: 24 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.10.2018

NEW YORK -Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Diligent announced today that its Blueprint® OneWorld product will join forces with CSC, a top tier global provider of Registered Agent services, through a new technology integration which will offer a best-in-class global entity management solution to organizations looking for a more efficient way to manage entities.

In today’s complex regulatory landscape, legal and compliance professionals need a combination of global entity management technology and services to drive efficiency, improve compliance, and effectively mitigate risk. By bringing together Blueprint OneWorld software and CSC Registered Agent services, this newly formed alliance responds to this demand with a unified offering.

“We strive to provide solutions which streamline efficiency and increase compliance while mitigating risk and exposure,” said Liam Healy, SVP & Managing Director for Blueprint One ... Read more »

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ARMONK, N.Y. & NOIDA, India-Sunday 9 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBM (NYSE:IBM) and HCL Technologies (HCL) today announced a definitive agreement under which HCL will acquire select IBM software products for $1.8 billion. The transaction is expected to close by mid-2019, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews.

The software products in scope represent a total addressable market of more than $50 billion and include:

  •     Appscan for secure application development,
  •     BigFix for secure device management,
  •     Unica (on-premise) for marketing automation,
  •     Commerce (on-premise) for omni-channel eCommerce,
  •     Portal (on-premise) for digital experience,
  •     Notes & Domino for ... Read more »
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Largest Bitcoin Processor Supports Universal Protocol Tokens

 

SAN FRANCISCO-Sunday 9 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BitGo, the market leader in institutional cryptocurrency financial services, will support the Universal Protocol Platform and its family of Tokens. The UP Platform allows all cryptocurrencies to become accessible on a single network through the introduction of Universal Tokens. The first set of tokens to be supported include the Universal Bitcoin (an Ethereum based version of Bitcoin), and two Stablecoins -- the Universal Dollar (UPUSD) and the Universal Euro (UPEUR). These interoperable tokens are minted in a fully transparent process on the blockchain.

“We’re pleased to be supporting a standard that can help move the crypto community forward by solving issues of interoperability and the safeguarding of crypto assets,” said Mike Belshe, CEO, BitGo.

Currently, digital assets like Bitcoin an ... Read more »

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 Visa will build upon success of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to bring more one-of-a-kind experiences to football fans globally

Expanded presence will include new women’s football events across Europe, as well as the premier men’s tournament in Africa

Beginning December 10, Visa cardholders have access to an exclusive presale for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ tickets

 

SAN FRANCISCO-Sunday 9 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V), the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, has announced partnerships with the Union of European Football Associations’ (UEFA) Women’s Football Competitions and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Total Africa Cup of Nations tournament to evolve its sponsorship portfolio and connect with fans around the world. Leveraging its sponsorship expertise and success at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Visa will implement its inno ... Read more »

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 Empowering sustainability is going to be an essential component of rebuilding economy efforts in Iraq, notes Frost & Sullivan’s Energy Practice

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 9 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Blessed with an abundance of solar and wind resources, Iraq is now seeking to diversify its energy dependency away from fossil fuels within the next decade, and enhance the energy mix. The country is expected to supply over 10% of its energy needs by 2028 from sustainable resources, by opting to build large-scale Solar, Wind and Biomass facilities.  

The war-torn country suffers from serious electricity shortage due to insufficient generating capacity and constantly increasing demand which is now outpacing capacity expansion. The ISIS aggression in June 2014 reduced the available generation capacity from 28,680 MW to about 24,020 MW. While demand is 17,000 MW, the output of electricity averaged less than 11,300 MW in ... Read more »

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