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DBS is First Bank in Southeast Asia to Join Hedera Governing Council and Run Network Node

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 8:01am

We look forward to joining our peers on the Hedera Governing Council in exploring further use cases that bring tangible benefits to our stakeholders."

Key Points: 
  • We look forward to joining our peers on the Hedera Governing Council in exploring further use cases that bring tangible benefits to our stakeholders."
  • "We are pleased to bring this relationship to fruition and have DBS join the Hedera Governing Council," said Mance Harmon, CEO of Hedera Hashgraph.
  • Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS is in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia.
  • With its extensive network of operations in Asia and emphasis on engaging and empowering its staff, DBS presents exciting career opportunities.

Intertrust Group: Blockchain, Big Data Expected to Drive the Future of Tech in Private Fund Industry

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Intertrust Group report titled " The Future of Fund Technology " is part two of a series about the evolving demands in the private capital funds industry, which includes private equity, debt, real estate and more.

Key Points: 
  • The Intertrust Group report titled " The Future of Fund Technology " is part two of a series about the evolving demands in the private capital funds industry, which includes private equity, debt, real estate and more.
  • The full report along with data and Intertrust Group expert insights is available on the Intertrust Group website here along with the previous report " The Future Private Capital CFO: Evolving in a Digital Age ".
  • Big Data and Blockchain Reign Supreme: The majority of respondents perceived big data and blockchain as the most important technology tools.
  • Additionally, over the next five years, 46% see blockchain, or distributed ledger technology (DLT), as the most important to the future of fund administration and 37% cite big data.

Intertrust Group: Blockchain, Big Data Expected to Drive the Future of Tech in Private Fund Industry

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

LONDON, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Intertrust N.V. ("Intertrust Group" or "Company") [Euronext: INTER], a world leader in providing specialized administration services to clients in over 30 jurisdictions, published the results of a global survey that found that by 2026 private capital funds plan to prioritize investments in blockchain and big data, even more than automation and machine learning. Intertrust Group worked with some of the largest funds in the world to gather this intelligence and learned that fund asset size and knowledge of new technology influenced whether funds would make such investments in innovation.

Key Points: 
  • The Intertrust Group report titled " The Future of Fund Technology " is part two of a series about the evolving demands in the private capital funds industry, which includes private equity, debt, real estate and more.
  • The full report along with data and Intertrust Group expert insights is available on the Intertrust Group website here along with the previous report " The Future Private Capital CFO: Evolving in a Digital Age ".
  • Big Data and Blockchain Reign Supreme: The majority of respondents perceived big data and blockchain as the most important technology tools.
  • Our focus on bespoke corporate, fund, capital market and private wealth services enables our clients to invest, grow and thrive anywhere in the world.

SQZ Biotechnologies Announces Independent DSMB Recommendation to Advance Lead Cell Therapy Candidate Into Combination With Checkpoint Inhibitors

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:45am

Based on our preclinical studies and available clinical trial data, we believe SQZ APCs could work synergistically with checkpoint inhibitors to provide additional clinical benefit to patients.

Key Points: 
  • Based on our preclinical studies and available clinical trial data, we believe SQZ APCs could work synergistically with checkpoint inhibitors to provide additional clinical benefit to patients.
  • The combination stage of the trial is now open for enrollment and will include checkpoint inhibitors targeting the PD-(L)1 and CTLA-4 pathways.
  • The DSMB recommendation and initiation of the combination cohorts will trigger a Roche collaboration agreement milestone payment.
  • The investigational candidate, which targets E6 and E7 oncoproteins, is being studied as a monotherapy and in combination with immuno-oncology agents.

Technology Innovation Institute’s Secure Systems Research Centre Collaborates with Global Universities on Secure Mesh Communications Research Projects

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 9:19am

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabis Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its Secure Systems Research Centre (SSRC) has partnered with three prestigious universities on secure mesh communications research projects.

Key Points: 
  • Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabis Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its Secure Systems Research Centre (SSRC) has partnered with three prestigious universities on secure mesh communications research projects.
  • The project is set to strengthen the security of the Mesh network technology that TII is currently developing for machine to machine and human to human communications.
  • The Khalifa University project is titled A Secure and Resilient Chat/VoIP Application over Private Mesh Networks.
  • He noted that dependable and secure Mesh Networks are an integral part of overall communication infrastructure and will enable secure autonomous systems.

Ixian-Next generation of data streaming

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:15pm

From censorship and data breaches to WhatsApps controversial new terms of service, trust is low for many of the big names in social media and streaming.

Key Points: 
  • From censorship and data breaches to WhatsApps controversial new terms of service, trust is low for many of the big names in social media and streaming.
  • Its a platform enabling streaming and messaging services on the blockchain, along with the ability to trade and transfer funds in IxiCash - which is currently surging in value.
  • Meanwhile, user data is stored on users own devices, safe from central data breaches and intrusive governments.
  • This focus on privacy and security puts Ixian in a great position to capitalise on the growing mistrust against traditional streaming and messaging platforms.

LiquidX Announces InBlock Digital Policy Management for Trade Credit Insurance

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:13pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LiquidX, the global fintech solutions provider for working capital, trade finance, and insurance, continues to break new ground with market-changing trade credit insurance technology. After pioneering the world’s first digital trade credit insurance platform, LiquidX today announced the launch of its InBlock Digital Policy Management pilot for trade credit insurance. This solution leverages Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), smart contract technology, and AI, integrating trade credit insurance policies into financial workflows for the first time and automating critical policy management and compliance processes.

Key Points: 
  • InBlock Digital Policy Management leverages blockchain technology, AI, and machine learning, allowing market participants to reduce risk, increase efficiency, and scale through automation.
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LiquidX, the global fintech solutions provider for working capital, trade finance, and insurance, continues to break new ground with market-changing trade credit insurance technology.
  • After pioneering the worlds first digital trade credit insurance platform, LiquidX today announced the launch of its InBlock Digital Policy Management pilot for trade credit insurance.
  • This solution leverages Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), smart contract technology, and AI, integrating trade credit insurance policies into financial workflows for the first time and automating critical policy management and compliance processes.

WoodWorks Releases U.S. Mass Timber Construction Manual

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

The mass timber family of products includes cross-laminated timber (CLT), nail-laminated timber (NLT), dowel-laminated timber (DLT), and glue-laminated timber (glulam or GLT).

Key Points: 
  • The mass timber family of products includes cross-laminated timber (CLT), nail-laminated timber (NLT), dowel-laminated timber (DLT), and glue-laminated timber (glulam or GLT).
  • While intended primarily for GCs and installers, the U.S. Mass Timber Construction Manual is a resource for anyone interested in the construction of buildings using these materials.
  • Mass timber draws installation techniques from other construction types, so people with concrete, precast, tilt-up, and structural steel experience can readily adapt to a mass timber system.
  • WoodWorks' Mass Timber Construction Management Program includes two distinct elements:
    Project management curriculum is offered by WoodWorks for individuals who estimate, procure, and manage new commercial and multi-family construction projects in the U.S. To engage across the spectrum of the project management career track, WoodWorks recently partnered with Michigan State University's School of Planning, Design and Construction to provide hands-on mass timber experience and educational resources to the next generation of GC project managers.

Intrado, TSG Global and WMC Global Form Strategic Initiative

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

Intrado , TSG Global and WMC Global have formed a strategic initiative to address key identity, privacy and security issues in enterprise communications using blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Key Points: 
  • Intrado , TSG Global and WMC Global have formed a strategic initiative to address key identity, privacy and security issues in enterprise communications using blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT).
  • With the global reach of Intrado together with WMC Globals monitoring and security, we are confident we can solve the issues that STIR/SHAKEN only begins to address.
  • TSG Global brings decades of experience in educating, designing, migrating and deploying the latest vetted communications technologies necessary for todays successful enterprises.
  • Expanding beyond mobile and messaging to address all digital service sectors, WMC Global focuses on phishing and provides reporting, monitoring, mapping, and takedown of deceptive, fraudulent, and illegal global activity.

Autolomous and Vineti form strategic partnership to deliver end to end supply chain management solutions for cell and gene therapy sector

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:00am

The collaboration will integrate Autolomous critical manufacturing management systems with Vinetis Personalized Therapy Management (PTM) platform.

Key Points: 
  • The collaboration will integrate Autolomous critical manufacturing management systems with Vinetis Personalized Therapy Management (PTM) platform.
  • The result will be an increase in the visibility and dynamic exchange of information to and from stakeholders across the cell & gene therapy value chain.
  • Vineti has developed its Chain of Identity (CoI) and Chain of Custody (CoC) systems to be vital elements of the cell and gene therapy value-chain.
  • Autolomous is now building strategic value-add collaborations across the cell and gene therapy industry to provide solutions to critical needs within value chains.