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TECNO Joins Android 11 Developer Preview Program and Release its Pouvoir 4 Update

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 4:08am

As part of the Android 11 Developer Preview Program, the Pouvoir 4 will allow consumers to try pre-release versions of Android 11 and provide consumers a more secured, stable and smarter user experience.

Key Points: 
  • As part of the Android 11 Developer Preview Program, the Pouvoir 4 will allow consumers to try pre-release versions of Android 11 and provide consumers a more secured, stable and smarter user experience.
  • TECNO Mobile is one of the major players and has presence in more than 60 countries across the world.
  • Its Pouvoir 4 is a 4G smartphone with 6000mah battery and 7'' dot notch screen.
  • With Android optimized OS, it offers consumers several benefits including:
    One-time permissions: It gives users the ability to specify more granular permissions for location, microphone, and camera.

World's First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated With a DEB

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 8:00am

This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.
  • "This first patient was treated with the investigational device after suffering a DES ISR.
  • We are delighted to be able to offer our patients this promising new technology," commented Professor Pascal Vranckx, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.
  • "No coronary drug-eluting balloon has yet been approved in the US, where ISR currently represents 11% of all stent implantations.

AMN Passes Milestone of 1 Billion Phone Calls Per Year

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:31pm

LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In June 2020, AMN processed 91,623,222 voice calls, representing an annualised rate of 1.1 billion calls per annum, plus also nearly 6 terabytes (6,000 GB) of data.
  • The 2G/3G/4G mobile network services are provided by AMN on behalf of tier-1 licensed mobile network operators in each country.
  • All of the major pan-African tier-1 operators partner with AMN to extend their network coverage deep into rural Africa.

AMN Passes Milestone of 1 Billion Phone Calls Per Year

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:22pm

LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In June 2020, AMN processed 91,623,222 voice calls, representing an annualised rate of 1.1 billion calls per annum, plus also nearly 6 terabytes (6,000 GB) of data.
  • The 2G/3G/4G mobile network services are provided by AMN on behalf of tier-1 licensed mobile network operators in each country.
  • All of the major pan-African tier-1 operators partner with AMN to extend their network coverage deep into rural Africa.

World's First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated With a DEB

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.
  • "This first patient was treated with the investigational device after suffering a DES ISR.
  • We are delighted to be able to offer our patients this promising new technology," commented Professor Pascal Vranckx, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.
  • "No coronary drug-eluting balloon has yet been approved in the US, where ISR currently represents 11% of all stent implantations.

Pisano Secures $2.5 Million Investment in a Round Led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:00am

The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).

Key Points: 
  • The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).
  • Founded in 2015, Pisano currently operates in more than 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia-Pacific.
  • "Our collaboration with EV started with RBI's fintech partnership program Elevator Lab, where we shared our solutions from a start-up perspective.
  • The relationship developed from a successful PoC with RBI to a growth investment," said, Ozkan Demir, Co-founder and CEO at Pisano.

Pisano Secures $2.5 Million Investment in a Round Led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:00am

The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).

Key Points: 
  • The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).
  • Founded in 2015, Pisano currently operates in more than 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia-Pacific.
  • "Our collaboration with EV started with RBI's fintech partnership program Elevator Lab, where we shared our solutions from a start-up perspective.
  • The relationship developed from a successful PoC with RBI to a growth investment," said, Ozkan Demir, Co-founder and CEO at Pisano.

Dominica Citizenship by Investment Is "a Life-changer", Cites The Economist

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:00am

A recent article from The Economist unravels the cases of several African nationals who chose Caribbean citizenship over others due to their experience and smoother processing.

Key Points: 
  • A recent article from The Economist unravels the cases of several African nationals who chose Caribbean citizenship over others due to their experience and smoother processing.
  • One in particular says that obtaining the economic citizenship of the Commonwealth of Dominica was a "life-changer".
  • Dominica has the world's best Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, established in 1993.
  • Vetted applicants can pick one of the select luxury resorts and make a qualifying investment of at least US$200,000.

Dominica Citizenship by Investment Is "a Life-changer", Cites The Economist

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 8:23pm

A recent article from The Economist unravels the cases of several African nationals who chose Caribbean citizenship over others due to their experience and smoother processing.

Key Points: 
  • A recent article from The Economist unravels the cases of several African nationals who chose Caribbean citizenship over others due to their experience and smoother processing.
  • One in particular says that obtaining the economic citizenship of the Commonwealth of Dominica was a "life-changer".
  • Dominica has the world's best Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, established in 1993.
  • Vetted applicants can pick one of the select luxury resorts and make a qualifying investment of at least US$200,000.

Alight's COVID-19 Health Messaging Campaign IN OUR HANDS Reaches 100 Million People Worldwide

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 6:53pm

MINNEAPOLIS, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alight , formerly known as the American Refugee Committee, is proud to share that the IN OUR HANDS campaign has officially reached 100 million people worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • MINNEAPOLIS, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alight , formerly known as the American Refugee Committee, is proud to share that the IN OUR HANDS campaign has officially reached 100 million people worldwide.
  • IN OUR HANDS was developed to share bite-sized, positive health messaging and prevention techniques, while also dismantling prevalent myths and misinformation about COVID-19.
  • The campaign utilized social media as one of the main communication platforms, working with 170+ influencers from over 10 countries.
  • As the campaign picked up momentum, additional grassroots approaches for reaching more people were employed and customized for each country.