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Partner to launch a cross-border send-to-wallet capability for SMBs and consumers

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) is partnering with Thunes to help individuals and small businesses move money internationally to 78 digital wallet providers, reaching 1.5 billion digital wallets across 44 countries and territories. This partnership will now expand Visa Direct’s reach to nearly 7 billion endpoints, including more than 3 billion cards, over 2 billion accounts and 1.5 billion digital wallets.

For the unbanked individuals in emerging markets, digital wallets are gaining traction as an empowering first entry point to the financial system. Consumers are not required to have a card or account to load or receive funds directly to their digital wallet, opening the potential for greater financial inclusion and enabling underserved populations opportunities to access financial products that meaningfully impact how they live and work.

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New AWS Asia Pacific (Bangkok) Region will allow customers to run workloads and securely store data in Thailand while serving end users with even lower latency

AWS plans an estimated investment of more than $5 billion (190 billion baht) in Thailand over 15 years

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amazon Web Services (AWS), an, Inc. company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced plans to open an infrastructure Region in Thailand. The new AWS Asia Pacific (Bangkok) Region will consist of three Availability Zones, adding to the existing 87 Availability Zones across 27 geographic regions. Globally, AWS has now announced plans for 24 more Availability Zones across eight more AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, India, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand. The upcoming AWS Region in Thailand will enable developers, startups, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations, to run their applications and serve end users from AWS data cent ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Wednesday, 19. October 2022


Lidar-Powered Mapping and Vegetation Management for Safety and Sustainability


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a new multi-year agreement with Swedish company Visimind Group to provide customers in the EMEIA region with integrated solutions, including mapping and vegetation management, powered by Velodyne’s lidar technology. This agreement further strengthens the long-standing partnership between Visimind and Velodyne Lidar, including a 3-year supply agreement for Puck and Ultra Puck lidar sensors. Shipping has already begun.

Visimind is an expert and leading provider in airborne mapping of power lines and portable solutions for major European energy distribution. Visimind offers a line of products that enable better control of infringements, proper vegetation maintenance and complete mapping of power lines. Visimind&rs ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Wednesday, 19. October 2022

Flagship client SSD built with PCIe 4.0 performance; blazing-fast speed and excellent power efficiency

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Solidigm has introduced the P44 Pro solid-state storage drive (SSD), a high-performance client SSD for today’s most demanding workloads. With blazing-fast speed and excellent power efficiency, the P44 Pro is the world’s premier SSD for enthusiasts.

The P44 Pro delivers spectacular PCIe Generation 4.0 performance, with up to 7,000 MB/s sequential read speeds. It provides a superb combination of speed and efficiency in Solidigm testing, meeting or exceeding published performance specifications while drawing just 5.3W. The P44 Pro is available in 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities.

Solidigm Synergy™ software works with the P44 Pro to optimize performance and “close the gap” between the host and storage device. The software enables users to view drive health repor ... Read more »

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HONG KONG - Wednesday, 19. October 2022 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--HS Group, one of the largest long term capital providers in alternative investments, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with sustainability focused asset manager, Mercator Partners.

Established in 2018, Mercator is an alternative asset manager dedicated to decarbonization opportunities across basic industries. The firm combines an experienced and proven portfolio construction team with a differentiated investment process built around primary research. Co-founder and CIO Scott Hobart commented “We are thrilled to partner with HS Group, a team that has demonstrated its ability in helping to scale leading alternate investment managers along with a strong appreciation for the multi decade structural investment opportunity that lies along the road to decarbonize industry.”

Mercator launched the Mercator Convergence Fund, a low net global long/short equity mandate in April 2019. ... Read more »

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Innovations across form-factors, hybrid work technology, and Metaverse showcased at Lenovo’s flagship annual tech event Tech World ’22 – focused on making life better, work more productive, and the planet more sustainable

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lenovo today held its annual global innovation event, Tech World, sharing its vision for the evolution of collaboration across users, spaces, and devices to unlock unlimited possibilities in both real-world applications and the Metaverse. Lenovo unveiled new concepts, solutions, and emerging innovations that will define the way we work, learn, and engage in the digital world. The company also announced its vision for net-zero emissions, honing in on a credible and collaborative blueprint to addressing one of humanity’s greatest challenges.

Lenovo unveiled innovations including the first public showing of rollable proof of concepts for smartpho ... Read more »

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Introducing two elegantly designed options for Mac laptops, desktops and external displays

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Belkin, a global consumer electronics leader, today announces the iPhone Mount with MagSafe for Mac laptops, and the iPhone Mount with MagSafe for Mac desktops and displays. These mounts use MagSafe to connect to the iPhone and are elegantly secured to the Mac, and work great with Continuity Camera — a new feature in macOS Ventura that enables Mac customers to use their iPhone as a webcam. The iPhone Mount with MagSafe is perfect for hands-free streaming or chatting, and complements video conferencing apps like FaceTime, and innovative Continuity Camera features like Desk View that come with macOS Ventura.

“Belkin designs beautiful peripherals and innovative accessories for Apple’s incredible lineup of products, and the new iPhone Mount with MagSafe is the latest example,” said Steve Malony, CEO, Belkin International. & ... Read more »

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-Insights using the global fleet analysis solution shows a 9.5% improvement in average CO2 emissions per flight in September 2022 versus 2019
-CO2 emissions estimates, tracked flights and fleets data now together in the most flexible and comprehensive fleet analysis tool in the market
-The upgrades empower the industry to monitor the 360-degree view of aircraft globally, enabling the analysis of supply, demand and liquidity of aircraft

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, the aviation analytics company, Cirium, announced the integration of aircraft CO2 emissions and satellite-based flight tracking data with its expansive fleets analysis solution, Fleets Analyzer.

Jeremy Bowen, CEO at Cirium said: “Cirium has focused on the accuracy and fusion of the data we offer to clients. By bringing together the tracked flights and aircraft CO2 emissions data with our unrivaled fleets data, businesses can monitor and have a 360-degree view of aircraft globally to enable th ... Read more »

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