Video game

Tencent Cloud Launches Global V+ Challenge In Line With Digitalization Trends

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:16am

In view of these developments, Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced the launch of a new initiative called V+ Challenge (Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge for V+ Real-Time Internet), a global audio/ video solutions contest that calls on participants to innovate on use cases and best practices based on Tencent Cloud's high-quality audio and video cloud technologies.

Key Points: 
  • In view of these developments, Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced the launch of a new initiative called V+ Challenge (Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge for V+ Real-Time Internet), a global audio/ video solutions contest that calls on participants to innovate on use cases and best practices based on Tencent Cloud's high-quality audio and video cloud technologies.
  • Tencent Cloud has also been supporting 90% of China's audio and video customers in their cloud-based innovation.
  • For overseas businesses, Tencent Cloud has adapted targeted, localized technology and algorithms to meet the unique needs of individual regions and markets.
  • Tencent Cloud is Tencent's cloud services brand, providing industry-leading cloud products and services to organizations and enterprises across the world.

Holiston Media Reveals the Winners of This Year's Global Forex Awards 2021 - Retail

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:00am

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the biggest names in forex join the list of winners in this year's Global Forex Awards 2021 - Retail, one of the world's leading awards for the forex and financial industries.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the biggest names in forex join the list of winners in this year's Global Forex Awards 2021 - Retail, one of the world's leading awards for the forex and financial industries.
  • Now in their fourth year, The Global Forex Awards 2021 - Retail celebrate those forex and related businesses from around the world who are pushing the boundaries of innovation in retail forex trading solutions.
  • Theawardshighlightthosebusinessesattheforefrontofcutting-edgetechnology,low-cost trading, comprehensive market research tools, advanced educationalprograms and world-class customer service for direct to consumer/traderbusinesses, with 58 categories comprising of global award winners, as well asregional award winners which cover specific territories, including Africa, Asia,EuropeandtheMiddleEast.
  • "We have set out to create the most transparent and trustworthy awards for the global forex retail industry and this year's have been the most successful to date with more nominations and votes than ever before," explains Mike Boydell, Director of Holiston Media.

Share split in Embracer Group

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:35am

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On 16 September 2021, the annual general meeting in Embracer Group AB resolved on a share split 2:1 whereby an existing A share and an existing B share each will be split into two new shares respectively.

Key Points: 
  • STOCKHOLM, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On 16 September 2021, the annual general meeting in Embracer Group AB resolved on a share split 2:1 whereby an existing A share and an existing B share each will be split into two new shares respectively.
  • The last day of trading in the company's shares before the share split is 28 September 2021.
  • The first day of trading in the company's shares after the share split is 29 September 2021.
  • The number of shares after completion of the share split will be 1,014,949,830, divided on 66,798,274 A shares and 948,151,556 B shares (before the share split 507,474,915 shares in total).

This metaverse project takes on the computational challenges facing the industry

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:09am

AWS supported Fortnite's 2020 Travis Scott concert--which was attended by 12 million people--but the only way Fortnite could host this enormous audience was to bundle players into groups of about 50, called shards, to which the concert was simultaneously broadcast. Fortnite could not gather the concert's 12 million viewers in one place at the same time; instead, users were shown an illusion of synchronicity.

Key Points: 
  • Rather than building new infrastructures, Computecoin is optimizing the existing computing resources with AI and blockchain
    What problem does Computecoin solve?
  • While metaverse applications have captivated audiences around the world and continue to rocket in popularity, they face a daunting challenge.
  • The scarcity of computing power available today is holding all metaverse stakeholders back, including the biggest game developers and the cloud service providers they often rely on.
  • As far as we know, CCN is the first and only project that aims to serve as the infrastructure of the metaverse.

Practising Law Institute Dedicates Conference Center to President Emerita Anita C. Shapiro

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:01am

Located in midtown Manhattan,PLI'sstate-of-the-art Anita C. Shapiro Conference Center hosts thousands of attendees each year, including esteemed faculty from leading law firms, law schools, the judiciary, non-profits, and corporations.When fully vaccinated attendees, faculty, and staff return to PLI's New York Conference Center for in-person programs resuming in October, they will see aportrait of Ms. Shapiro and a plaquein her honor.

Key Points: 
  • Located in midtown Manhattan,PLI'sstate-of-the-art Anita C. Shapiro Conference Center hosts thousands of attendees each year, including esteemed faculty from leading law firms, law schools, the judiciary, non-profits, and corporations.When fully vaccinated attendees, faculty, and staff return to PLI's New York Conference Center for in-person programs resuming in October, they will see aportrait of Ms. Shapiro and a plaquein her honor.
  • The Anita C. Shapiro Conference Center was formally dedicated with a resolution by PLI's Board of Trustees on September 22, and a ceremony will be held in the coming months.
  • "Anitawas an inspiring leaderwho dedicated her career tocontinuing education and access to justice," says PLI President Sharon L. Crane.
  • Practising Law Institute is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and other professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise.

JETRO to Showcase 19 Innovative Japanese Startups at Disrupt 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:14pm

Disrupt 2021 will feature over 1,000 early stage startups and sponsors from all technology sectors as they showcase their latest technology products, platforms, and services.

Key Points: 
  • Disrupt 2021 will feature over 1,000 early stage startups and sponsors from all technology sectors as they showcase their latest technology products, platforms, and services.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    For Disrupt 2021, JETRO will host 19 innovative Japanese startups from September 21-23.
  • JETRO is the Japanese government agency responsible for promoting trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world.
  • JETRO provides support and assistance to American companies entering the Japanese market and to Japanese companies expanding overseas.

Xenia Hotels & Resorts Announces Timing Of Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release And Conference Call

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:30pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: XHR) ("Xenia" or the "Company") will report financial results for the third quarter 2021 before the market opens on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: XHR) ("Xenia" or the "Company") will report financial results for the third quarter 2021 before the market opens on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.
  • Management will discuss the Company's results during a conference call at 1:00 pm (Eastern Time) that day.
  • About Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
    Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a self-advised and self-administered REIT that invests in uniquely positioned luxury and upper upscale hotels and resorts with a focus on the top 25 U.S. lodging markets as well as key leisure destinations in the United States.
  • For additional information or to receive press releases via email, please visit our website at www.xeniareit.com
    View original content to download multimedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/xenia-hotels--resorts-announces...
    SOURCE Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Greece Buy Now Pay Later Market Report 2021: BNPL Payments Grew by 138.1% in 2021 - Forecast to 2028

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Greece Buy Now Pay Later Business and Investment Opportunities (2019-2028) Databook - 75+ KPIs on Buy Now Pay Later Trends by End-Use Sectors, Operational KPIs, Retail Product Dynamics, and Consumer Demographics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Greece Buy Now Pay Later Business and Investment Opportunities (2019-2028) Databook - 75+ KPIs on Buy Now Pay Later Trends by End-Use Sectors, Operational KPIs, Retail Product Dynamics, and Consumer Demographics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • According to the Q2 2021 BNPL Survey, BNPL payment in the country is expected to grow by 138.1% on annual basis to reach US$ 237.8 million in 2021.
  • This report provides in-depth, data-centric analysis of Buy Now Pay Later industry in Greece.
  • Below is a summary of key market segments:
    Greece Buy Now Pay Later Spend Analysis by Channel: Market Size and Forecast
    Greece Buy Now Pay Later in Retail Shopping: Market Size and Forecast
    Greece Buy Now Pay Later in Home Improvement: Market Size and Forecast
    Greece Buy Now Pay Later in Leisure & Entertainment: Market Size and Forecast
    Greece Buy Now Pay Later in Healthcare and Wellness: Market Size and Forecast
    Greece Buy Now Pay Later in Education: Market Size and Forecast
    Greece Buy Now Pay Later in Automotive: Market Size and Forecast

Bishop T.D. Jakes Honored for 45 Years in Ministry

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:44pm

Jakes will be honored for his 45 years of ministry at a special worship service on Sunday, Sept. 26, at The Potter's House beginning at 9 a.m. CT, set to feature special guests and tributes.

Key Points: 
  • Jakes will be honored for his 45 years of ministry at a special worship service on Sunday, Sept. 26, at The Potter's House beginning at 9 a.m. CT, set to feature special guests and tributes.
  • Jakes began his ministry in West Virginia at the age of 19.
  • Key international events created by Jakes include:
    What began as a Sunday school curriculum turned into a cornerstone of Jakes' ministry.
  • Jakes, twice featured on the cover ofTimemagazine as America's Best Preacher and as one of the nation's 25 Most Influential Evangelicals.

OrderMyGear Receives Bronze Stevie® Award For Marketing Efforts at 2020 PPAI Expo

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:15pm

Winning this award reinforces OMG's mission to support multi-channel growth by servicing Distributors and Decorators, and Team Dealers through OMG's platform.

Key Points: 
  • Winning this award reinforces OMG's mission to support multi-channel growth by servicing Distributors and Decorators, and Team Dealers through OMG's platform.
  • In 2019, OMG introduced its online store platform to Distributors during the PPAI Expo, one of the largest trade shows in the Promotional Products industry.
  • Due to the overwhelming response, OMG built a marketing campaign for the 2020 PPAI Expo that reintroduced OMG as an innovative technology partner for the industry.
  • Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.