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Arab World Predicts Decline in Extremism and Wants Greater Separation Between Mosque and State Finds Arab News/YouGov Poll

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:54pm

72% said their country was deeply religious or somewhat religious, while 66% actively practice their religion

Key Points: 
  • 72% said their country was deeply religious or somewhat religious, while 66% actively practice their religion
    On mosque and state, the most popular response (35%) was that separating mosque and state would not cause a decline in religious practice.
  • On moderate Islam, the most popular response (47%) was that moderate Islam would rise over the next decade across the Arab world.
  • Only 7%named extremism as the top problem for the home country, and just 15% saw it as the main cause of Arab world conflict.
  • "When you dive into the findings of this poll, perhaps the events unfolding should come as no surprise.

Exchange Data International (EDI), Worldwide Corporate Actions, and Securities Reference Data Services Now Available in AWS Data Exchange

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:47pm

LONDON, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Exchange Data International (EDI) a provider of global security corporate actions, pricing and reference data, announced today that its Worldwide Corporate Actions (WCA) data and Security Reference Data (SRF) services are now available for purchase in AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easy for millions of Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to securely find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Exchange Data International (EDI) a provider of global security corporate actions, pricing and reference data, announced today that its Worldwide Corporate Actions (WCA) data and Security Reference Data (SRF) services are now available for purchase in AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easy for millions of Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to securely find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud.
  • "We are pleased to be part of the launch of AWS Data Exchange," said Jonathan Bloch, Chief Executive Officer, EDI.
  • AWS Data Exchange helps customers to quickly obtain high quality, affordable financial data such as EDI reference data services through a consolidated purchasing platform and integration with their existing AWS accounts.
  • As of today, AWS Data Exchange customers can access EDI data directly, view our datasets available here .

Virginia Tech and Indivior Announce New Collaboration to Study Long-Term Recovery in People with Opioid Use Disorder

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:30pm

The study will be carried out by a team of researchers led by Warren Bickel, a Virginia Tech addiction researcher and professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute.

Key Points: 
  • The study will be carried out by a team of researchers led by Warren Bickel, a Virginia Tech addiction researcher and professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute.
  • Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome: Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome is an expected and treatable outcome of prolonged use of opioids during pregnancy.
  • Remission from chronic opioid usestudying environmental and socioeconomic factors on recovery (RECOVER): Study design and participant characteristics.
  • Remission from Chronic Opioid Use-Studying Environmental and Socio-Economic Factors on Recovery (RECOVER): Study Design and Participant Characteristics.

Richard Curtis, Sting, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, and Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO of Chobani to be Honoured at the 2019 Global Citizen Prize on December 13 at Royal Albert Hall

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:06pm

Richard Curtis, Sting, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Amina J. Mohammed, and Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO of Chobani, will be recognised at the Royal Albert Hall on December 13, 2019 for their efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.

Key Points: 
  • Richard Curtis, Sting, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Amina J. Mohammed, and Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO of Chobani, will be recognised at the Royal Albert Hall on December 13, 2019 for their efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.
  • Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya will receive the Global Citizen Business Leader Prize, honouring an individual in the business community who has combined business goals with positive human impact.
  • The Global Citizen Prize is the first major event of Global Citizen's 2020 campaign, Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream.
  • For more information about the Global Citizen Prize, please visit www.globalcitizen.org/prize and follow @GlblCtzn on Twitter , Instagram , and Facebook using #GlobalCitizen.

InvestCloud Launches Personatech™ - Personalization at Scale

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:07pm

PersonaTech can be applied to firms of any size working across the investment management value chain.

Key Points: 
  • PersonaTech can be applied to firms of any size working across the investment management value chain.
  • Yaela Shamberg, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at InvestCloud, led development of PersonaTech in response to this situation and because of her own experiences in the financial industry.
  • PersonaTech helps them achieve this empathy unlocking new levels of personalization to improve the digital experience."
  • PersonaTech is one of more than 300 apps available on the InvestCloud Digital Platform.

InvestCloud Launches Personatech™ - Personalization at Scale

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:07pm

PersonaTech can be applied to firms of any size working across the investment management value chain.

Key Points: 
  • PersonaTech can be applied to firms of any size working across the investment management value chain.
  • Yaela Shamberg, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at InvestCloud, led development of PersonaTech in response to this situation and because of her own experiences in the financial industry.
  • PersonaTech helps them achieve this empathy unlocking new levels of personalization to improve the digital experience."
  • PersonaTech is one of more than 300 apps available on the InvestCloud Digital Platform.

Telit's Innovative Module-Integrated Software and Services Wins Multiple Industry Awards in 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

LONDON, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that the company's innovative module-integrated software and services, Telit OneEdge,has garnered multiple prestigious industry awards since being announced in February 2019 .

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that the company's innovative module-integrated software and services, Telit OneEdge,has garnered multiple prestigious industry awards since being announced in February 2019 .
  • "We are honored to be the recipient of so many prestigious industry awards and recognitions.
  • "The CompassIntel IoT Innovator Awards honors companies and vendors demonstrating innovation in IoT solutions, products, applications and technology," said Stephanie Atkinson, CEO of Compass Intelligence.
  • Below is the list of awards recognizing OneEdge's capabilities based on specific criteria including corporate, technological and industry significance, as well as innovative hardware and software solutions or services.

Blue Prism Marks One Year Anniversary of Digital Exchange (DX) Intelligent Automation "App Store"

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

Every week new intelligent automation capabilities get added to the Blue Prism DX making it the ideal forum foraugmenting and extending traditional Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities.

Key Points: 
  • Every week new intelligent automation capabilities get added to the Blue Prism DX making it the ideal forum foraugmenting and extending traditional Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities.
  • The DX is designed to provide users with an a la carte menu of intelligent automation solutions, makingit easy to scale automation projects through drag and drop capabilities.
  • To find out more please visit: https://digitalexchange.blueprism.com/site/global/partner/index.gsp
    As the pioneer in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Blue Prism has emerged as the trusted and secure Intelligent Automation choice for the Fortune 500and public-sector market.
  • "Blue Prism", "Thoughtonomy", the "Blue Prism" logo and Prism device are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Blue Prism Limited and its affiliates.

Calm Partners with LeBron James to “Train Your Mind”

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

Together, Calm and James are showing the world that taking care of your mind is just as important as taking care of your body.

Key Points: 
  • Together, Calm and James are showing the world that taking care of your mind is just as important as taking care of your body.
  • LeBron James is so much more than an athlete, said Michael Acton Smith, Calm co-founder and co-CEO.
  • James teamed up with Calm to create the Train Your Mind content series, available in the Calm app soon.
  • Calm members can expect to see more content from the Train Your Mind series in 2020.

Subex and RAG Announce First of its Kind Alliance to Leverage Blockchain for Combatting Fraud

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 11:00am

As part of this alliance, Subex becomes part of the RAG Wangiri Blockchain Consortium which seeks to use Blockchain technology to gather real-time industry threat intelligence about fraudsters.

Key Points: 
  • As part of this alliance, Subex becomes part of the RAG Wangiri Blockchain Consortium which seeks to use Blockchain technology to gather real-time industry threat intelligence about fraudsters.
  • By partnering with the RAG Wangiri Blockchain Consortium, Subex aims to provide its customers with a decentralized and cryptographically secure blockchain ledger of fraud-related information.
  • Further this will be one of the first large scale blockchain based efforts in the fraud data exchange space.
  • "I believe that connecting the Fraud Management Systems supplied by Subex to the RAG Wangiri Blockchain will be a major leap forward for global fraud prevention.