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NEC Utilizes Digital Technologies to Create Healthcare and Life Science Business

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:59am

TOKYO, Sept 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today an initiative to create healthcare and life science business that utilizes AI and other digital technologies as part of the "creation of future growth businesses" set forth in the 2025 Mid-term Management Plan.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today an initiative to create healthcare and life science business that utilizes AI and other digital technologies as part of the "creation of future growth businesses" set forth in the 2025 Mid-term Management Plan.
  • Through these three areas of business, NEC aims to create a world in which individuals may live more freely and comfortably.
  • NEC will also launch the Healthcare and Life Sciences Project Management Office (PMO) to support the acceleration of business development across the NEC Group.
  • Furthermore, NEC will create new value in the healthcare and life sciences fields through co-creation with a wide range of external partners.

Starter to Host Launch of DeFi Token $CUEX

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 7:00pm

Starter will oversee the trading and staking of $CUEX and support their goal to change the DeFi industry.

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  • Starter will oversee the trading and staking of $CUEX and support their goal to change the DeFi industry.
  • CUEX operates under the CUE Protocol team and is CUE protocols entry into the DeFi world.
  • CUEX is another of Starters highly sought after IDOs, handpicked by the Starter team and presented to the Starter community.
  • Starter consists of four separate branches: venture arm Starter.capital, decentralized launchpad Starter.xyz, decentralized exchange StarterSwap.xyz, and token vesting and liquidity locking StartVesting.xyz.

Meet the 2021 WISE Awards Winners

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) , an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has unveiled the six winners of the 2021 WISE Awards.

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  • DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) , an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has unveiled the six winners of the 2021 WISE Awards.
  • Their groundbreaking work positively impacted 800,000 students in 1,024 schools, who became more involved and focused in class.
  • A durable solution, the tablet can be solar-charged and is designed to be used in remote and marginalized environments.
  • The projects will be celebrated during the WISE Summit " Generation Unmute: Reclaiming our Future through Education " from December 7-9, 2021 in Doha, Qatar and online.

Meet the 2021 WISE Awards Winners

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) , an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has unveiled the six winners of the 2021 WISE Awards.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) , an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has unveiled the six winners of the 2021 WISE Awards.
  • Their groundbreaking work positively impacted 800,000 students in 1,024 schools, who became more involved and focused in class.
  • A durable solution, the tablet can be solar-charged and is designed to be used in remote and marginalized environments.
  • The projects will be celebrated during the WISE Summit " Generation Unmute: Reclaiming our Future through Education " from December 7-9, 2021 in Doha, Qatar and online.

NEC Face Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Accuracy Testing

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 2:41am

Expansion of high-precision face recognition use for FinTech, Digital ID and more

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  • Expansion of high-precision face recognition use for FinTech, Digital ID and more
    TOKYO, Aug 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that its face recognition technology ranked first in the world in the most recent face recognition technology benchmarking test (FRVT Ongoing, 1) conducted by the globally authoritative U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
  • In NIST benchmark testing, NEC also ranked first following the face recognition benchmark in 2018 (FRVT2018, 3).
  • NEC was one of the first companies in the world to develop and commercialize a face recognition engine that achieves high accuracy even when masks are worn in response to the spread of COVID-19.
  • In this way, NEC works to further improve the performance of its core face recognition algorithm in order to quickly respond to emerging social needs.

BUSTA Launches Token Sale for the First of Its Kind GameFi Platform on Binance Smart Chain

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 9:00pm

BUSTA is the first, and currently only, iGaming+DEX platform built on Binance Smart Chain (BSC).

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  • BUSTA is the first, and currently only, iGaming+DEX platform built on Binance Smart Chain (BSC).
  • It features a flagship multi-token progressive jackpot crash game that is built alongside its own DEX, staking, and affiliate platform.
  • The House Edge is then distributed throughout the ecosystem via smart contracts to benefit the community and $BUST token holders.
  • BUSTA ( https://www.busta.gg/ ) is a next generation GameFi platform built on Binance Smart Chain.

TaxBit Raises $130M Series B at $1.33B Valuation to Disrupt Legacy Tax Information Reporting

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 4:35pm

TaxBit's Value Tops $1.3 Billion With $130M Series B Funding Led By IVP and Insight Partners.

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  • TaxBit's Value Tops $1.3 Billion With $130M Series B Funding Led By IVP and Insight Partners.
  • FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried commented, "FTX US is excited to partner with TaxBit in bringing a world-class tax experience directly to our platform.
  • TaxBit will use the funds to scale its multi-channel ecosystem of tax and accounting offerings across enterprise, consumer, and government sectors.
  • Designed by CPAs and tax attorneys, TaxBit is the leading tax and accounting solution for the digital economy.

Sable and Wise Launch Fast, Cheap and Convenient International Money Transfers

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 2:04pm

To ensure customers receive exclusively low costs, all money transfers conducted through Sable will be backed by a best rate guarantee.

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  • To ensure customers receive exclusively low costs, all money transfers conducted through Sable will be backed by a best rate guarantee.
  • Our customers can continue to trust Sable to meet all their financial needs, including our latest international money transfer offering.
  • Sable selected Wise to power its international money transfers to ensure its customers could receive transfers in as fast as seconds, enjoy the most transparent pricing in the industry and meet growing demand for an integrated money transfer offering.
  • With the Wise account people and businesses can hold 56 currencies, move money between countries and spend money abroad.

Professor Dr Ger Graus OBE joins Hello Genius

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 1:07pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Genius , an AI-powered learning system designed to foster closer bonds and empower greater connectivity between parents and their children through personalized learning experiences, announced today the appointment of Professor Dr Ger Graus OBE as a Board Director.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Genius , an AI-powered learning system designed to foster closer bonds and empower greater connectivity between parents and their children through personalized learning experiences, announced today the appointment of Professor Dr Ger Graus OBE as a Board Director.
  • In 2019, Dr. Graus was invited to become a Visiting Professor at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia.
  • Meeting Professor Ger Graus has been equally as remarkable for the partners and board of Hello Genius.
  • The Hello Genius full suite of apps and bespoke content management system for Hello Genius partners will be activated on August 31st, 2021 after over three years of consumer testing and development.For more information on Hello Genius visit, HelloGenius.com .

Canadian Solar Publishes Its 2020 Sustainability Report

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

GUELPH, ON, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced the release of its 2020 Sustainability Report, which presents the Company's commitments, progress and achievements towards contributing to a better and more sustainable future from an environmental, social and governance (ESG) perspective.

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  • GUELPH, ON, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced the release of its 2020 Sustainability Report, which presents the Company's commitments, progress and achievements towards contributing to a better and more sustainable future from an environmental, social and governance (ESG) perspective.
  • By 2025, Canadian Solar aims to increase the share of its global female workforce to 40% (from 35% in 2020) and its female share in management positions to 30% (from 22% in 2020).
  • Ms. Hanbing Zhang, Chief Sustainability Officer, added, "For Canadian Solar, sustainability is more than just environmental sustainability.
  • Canadian Solar was founded in 2001 in Canada and is one of the world's largest solar technology and renewable energy companies.