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Kong Inc. Unveils Winners of the API Innovator Awards and Partner Awards

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Friday, September 30, 2022

Today at the Kong Summit 2022 conference, Kong Inc. , the cloud native API company, announced the winners of its second annual API Innovator Awards and inaugural Partner Awards.

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  • Today at the Kong Summit 2022 conference, Kong Inc. , the cloud native API company, announced the winners of its second annual API Innovator Awards and inaugural Partner Awards.
  • The API Innovator Awards recognize teams and individuals who are navigating new and complex business challenges with the help of Kong solutions such as Kong Konnect, Kong Enterprise, Kong Gateway, Kuma and Insomnia.
  • For the very first time, the Partner Awards spotlight companies in Kongs partner network that are supporting joint customer success across various regions.
  • Kong is the cloud native API platform with the fastest, most adopted API gateway in the world.

Cogwheel Marketing Launches Cogwheel Analytics - A Hotel Digital Marketing Reporting Tool

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cogwheel Analytics aggregates data from multiple sources in digital marketing areas to give a 360-degree view of a total online presence.

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  • Cogwheel Marketing launches Cogwheel Analytics, a hotel digital marketing reporting and business intelligence tool.
  • BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cogwheel Analytics aggregates data from multiple sources in digital marketing areas to give a 360-degree view of a total online presence.
  • Cogwheel Marketing is a hotel digital marketing agency focusing on providing strategy and services to branded hotels.
  • Since 2018, Cogwheel Marketing identifies the gap in where brand marketing stops and hotel marketing begins.

CoRise Launches Out of Stealth to Help Bridge the Data and Technical Skills Gap

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CoRise today officially launched its live online upskilling platform to help businesses and individuals acquire the cutting-edge technical skills necessary to remain competitive in today's market. The CoRise platform features live online courses from top industry experts, a rich community of peers, and leverages technology to deliver high-quality education with real career outcomes at scale.

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  • "This growing skills gap has forced organizations and individuals to choose between high-cost live training for a select few, or scalable, self-paced platforms that struggle with engagement.
  • CoRise is on a mission to break this trade-off, creating scalable but impactful training that allows professionals to acquire the most in-demand skills."
  • 94 percent of learners say the skills they learned from their CoRise courses will help them succeed in their jobs.
  • CoRise is a live technical upskilling platform designed to arm business and individuals with the latest cutting-edge technical knowledge and best practices.

United States B2C Ecommerce Market Analysis/Opportunities Report 2022: e-Commerce Players are Looking at the Metaverse to Create Enhanced Shopping Experiences for their Customers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The B2C Ecommerce market in United States is expected to grow by 11.80% on annual basis to reach US$1,574.5 billion in 2022.

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  • The B2C Ecommerce market in United States is expected to grow by 11.80% on annual basis to reach US$1,574.5 billion in 2022.
  • The medium to long-term growth story of the B2C Ecommerce industry in United States promises to be attractive .
  • The B2C Ecommerce market is expected to grow steadily over the forecast period, recording a CAGR of 10.22% during 2022-2026.
  • Consequently, to create an enhanced shopping experience for their customers, many players in the e-commerce segment are investing and innovating in the metaverse space.

Expedia Group Launches Open World™ Accelerator to Unlock Innovation in the Travel Industry and Empower Startups to Build New Capabilities on its Platform

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Next year, Open World Accelerator initiative will launch an additional program focused on co-developing new capabilities.

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  • Next year, Open World Accelerator initiative will launch an additional program focused on co-developing new capabilities.
  • Open World Accelerator is specifically designed to drive innovation in the industry, remove barriers to travel, and enable startups and SMBs to build capabilities on Expedias Open World technology platform that significantly improve the experience for every traveler.
  • The first Open World Accelerator program focuses on startups and SMBs working on making the travel industry more open and accessible.
  • The Expedia Group family of brands includes: Expedia, Hotels.com, Expedia Partner Solutions, Vrbo, trivago, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Wotif, ebookers, CheapTickets, Expedia Group Media Solutions, CarRentals.com, and Expedia Cruises.

Kong Deepens Performance, Security and Extensibility Capabilities Across Its Industry-Leading API Platform

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Today at the fifth annual Kong Summit 2022 conference, Kong Inc ., the cloud native API company, introduced a number of new performance, security and extensibility features across its entire product portfolio, including major new releases of Kong Gateway , Kong Konnect , Kong Mesh , Kong Insomnia and Kong Ingress Controller, as well as inventive new projects from the Kong Incubator.

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  • Today at the fifth annual Kong Summit 2022 conference, Kong Inc ., the cloud native API company, introduced a number of new performance, security and extensibility features across its entire product portfolio, including major new releases of Kong Gateway , Kong Konnect , Kong Mesh , Kong Insomnia and Kong Ingress Controller, as well as inventive new projects from the Kong Incubator.
  • Thats where Kong comes in with our end-to-end API platform.
  • Kongs API platform has been instrumental in helping RBI bridge older systems and modern systems.
  • Kong is the cloud native API platform with the fastest, most adopted API gateway in the world.

Guesty Announces the Acquisition of Hospitality Software Companies Kigo and HiRUM

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Guesty, the leading property management platform for the short-term rental and hospitality industry, today announced the acquisition of Spain-based vacation rental software company, Kigo, and Australian property management software company, HiRUM. Guesty will welcome Kigo's and HiRUM's existing teams into the Guesty family, expanding its global reach, increasing R&D resources and product advancement for customers of all three platforms. The mergers continue Guesty's long-term growth vision, extending further into new markets and offering an end-to-end solution to manage the complex needs of property managers and hospitality professionals in all category segments, wherever they operate.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Guesty , the leading property management platform for the short-term rental and hospitality industry, today announced the acquisition of Spain-based vacation rental software company, Kigo , and Australian property management software company, HiRUM .
  • Kigo and HiRUM bring thousands of customers to the Guesty family of product solutions, representing short-term rentals, vacation villas, and hospitality listings within Europe and Australia's thriving tourism sector.
  • "Guesty, Kigo and HiRUM view consolidation as the path forward in such a dynamic space and fragmented industry," said Guesty Co-Founder & CEO, Amiad Soto.
  • HiRUM Software Solutions is a leading Australian property management system, providing hotel and accommodations managers with a complete end-to-end solution, including Trust Accounting and channel management software.

Uber, Lyft, Square, ScyllaDB & Google Engineers on the P99 CONF Agenda

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

PALO ALTO, Calif. and HERZLIYA, Israel, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScyllaDB, the company behind the ScyllaDB database for data-intensive apps that require high performance and low latency, today announced the agenda for P99 CONF 2022.

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  • PALO ALTO, Calif. and HERZLIYA, Israel, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScyllaDB, the company behind the ScyllaDB database for data-intensive apps that require high performance and low latency, today announced the agenda for P99 CONF 2022.
  • P99 CONF is a highly-technical conference where top engineers share how they are tackling their toughest high-performance, low-latency challenges.
  • This year's event features 50+ sessions from engineers at Uber, Lyft, Square, ScyllaDB, Google, Red Hat, Oracle, RedisLabs, Microsoft, and more.
  • P99 CONF offers a core subset of talks focused on low-latency distributed data sharing engineering strategies from RedisLabs, Percona, Redpanda, QuestDB, TiDB, RavenDB, DragonflyDB, RageDB, and ScyllaDB.

India B2C e-Commerce Market Opportunities Report 2022: Market is Expected to Grow by 21.52% to Reach $105 Billion in 2022 - Forecasts to 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The B2C Ecommerce market in India is expected to grow by 21.52% on annual basis to reach US$105.0 billion in 2022.

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  • The B2C Ecommerce market in India is expected to grow by 21.52% on annual basis to reach US$105.0 billion in 2022.
  • The B2C Ecommerce is expected to grow steadily over the forecast period, recording a CAGR of 14.62% during 2022-2026.
  • The country's B2C Ecommerce Gross Merchandise Value will increase from US$86.4 billion in 2021 to reach US$181.2 billion by 2026.
  • In the Asian Pacific region, India is expected to become the second-fastest growing economy based on e-commerce sales in 2022.

Manulife expands Vitality program in unprecedented move to disrupt traditional insurance industry

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

"The insurance industry is going through a transformational change and Manulife is at the forefront with our behavioural life insurance policies.

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  • "The insurance industry is going through a transformational change and Manulife is at the forefront with our behavioural life insurance policies.
  • The incredible results of our Manulife Vitality program have re-affirmed our belief this is the path forward in our industry," said Naveed Irshad, President & CEO, Manulife Canada.
  • For advisors that sell Manulife products, the Manulife Vitality program has a proven and significant value proposition4:
    Two out of three advisors find that Manulife Vitality helps them differentiate their practice from the competition.
  • The Vitality Group Inc., in association with The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, provides the Manulife Vitality program.