Thursday, May 26, 2022

Juniper Networks announces strategic deal with PP Telecommunication

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Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a secure AI-driven networks firm, announced that it has been selected by PP Telecommunication Sdn. Bhd. (PPTEL), a network service provider based in Sarawak, to provide solutions to build a core network that will support its growth plans. This network will provide the foundation to help PPTEL meet the demand for critical high-speed internet connectivity, enabling consumers access to richer digital experiences.

Why and how we should all be using air quality monitors as Omicron rages

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As the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus ravages its way through Australia equipping yourself with a carbon dioxide monitor is an essential device for added health security. A carbon dioxide monitor is a small device that measures air quality. It has become an incredibly important tool during this COVID era that we’re living in.

The effects of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on the financial markets

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It’s fair to say that the global political and economic landscape has shifted in recent weeks due to the war between Russia and Ukraine. Since last month’s 'special military operation’ first took hold – perhaps marking the largest land war since 1940 – it would be fair to assume that the financial markets would have been heavily impacted by the conflict. In reality, it is not always possible to predict how war will impact the world, let alone the stock markets. If we look back at other moments of conflict in recent history, examples show that the markets remain relatively composed in response to geopolitical events.

Planet appoints Brent Warrington as its new CEO to lead transformation

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Planet, a global tech firm, announced that it has combined with Proximis, Datatrans, protel Hotelsoftware and Hoist Group to power digital commerce, with the industry cloud software and payments solutions for the Retail, Hospitality, and Financial Services verticals. The combined company operates in over 120 markets and employs over 2,000 people globally. Planet’s strategy to combine software, payments and technology is driven by its customers’ need to deliver consistent, convenient and personalised experiences, which meet the changing demands of their own consumers.

Improving respiratory health is vital in the fight against the COVID pandemic

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Smoking is a lifestyle choice that many are now choosing to reduce or quit, meaning that smokers can regain better lung health. Steam therapy, for example through using WellO2 is also a recommended pathway to improving and regenerating lung health.

Improbable gets $150m to create M², a metaverse network and ecosystem

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Improbable, the UK-based metaverse technology company, announced that it has raised US$150 million in funding to establish and develop M² (MSquared), a network of interoperable Web3 metaverses powered by its Morpheus technology. The global metaverse revenue opportunity is expected to be worth $800bn by 2024, according to Bloomberg Intelligence, and has seen heavy investment in recent months.

Music China 2022 to accelerate business with musical tradeshow

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Music China, jointly organized by CMIA, Shanghai INTEX, and Messe Frankfurt, returns to Shanghai, China, October 26th-29th, 2022. As its 20th edition, Music China will feast people's eyes with not only front-edge products but also various events to celebrate the anniversary. Having been held for 20 years, Music China has contributed to building an international platform for exhibition and exchange of musical instruments in the global market. Despite the pandemic, Music China was held in 2020, hosting 1,106 exhibitors from 15 countries and regions, and drawing a total of 81,761 visitors onsite and 1.62 million viewers online.

Nexus Mutual adopts Bancor’s DAO treasury management solution

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Nexus Mutual will execute the single largest DAO treasury deposit on Bancor this week, joining dozens of DAOs that have recently staked treasury funds on Bancor. The deposit of over $2.2m wNXM comes as a growing number of top DAOs and token projects are allocating funds on Bancor, including UMA, Flexa Network (AMP), Paraswap (PSP), KeeperDAO (ROOK), Harvest Finance (FARM), Request Network (REQ), Instadapp (INST), WOO Network DAO (WOO) & more.

UK retail investors are unshaken by the raging Russia-Ukraine conflict

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New research conducted by HYCM found that UK retail investors have remained composed in the face of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, despite significant concerns about future implications of the crisis on the financial markets, international relations, and the environment. The trading broker commissioned an independent survey of 726 UK-based investors, all of whom have investments in excess of £10,000, excluding the value of their residential property, savings, and workplace pensions. It found that only 14% of investors monitor the conflict between Russia and Ukraine when thinking about their investment strategy.

Akur8 launches Akur8 Academy, a global program on insurance pricing

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Akur8 announced the launch of its Akur8 Academy, a training and upskilling program for insurance pricing advanced practices. This program is open to actuaries willing to benefit from the company’s expertise and build or grow their mastery of Akur8’s pricing platform. The first initiative of the Akur8 Academy will be a gamified digital credential certification program that will allow users to test their skills and share their knowledge of the Akur8 solution with their professional network. This program is appropriate for both new and existing Akur8 users.