Friday, December 2, 2022

eDriving integrates Greater Than’s EcoScore into their Mentor solutions

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eDrivingSM, a Solera company and global provider of digital driver risk management solutions, has announced a partnership with Greater Than, the provider of tech that converts GPS data into insights and driver scores. Through the collaboration, eDriving will integrate Greater Than's EcoScore into a new feature in its award-winning digital driver safety app MentorSM.

upGrad signs 335,000 sq. ft space for expansion across four Indian cities

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Asia’s largest higher Edtech player upGrad continues its growth and expansion plans to impact learners in India and globally and make them job ready. To date, 'One upGrad' has already impacted 8.2 million learners in soft skills, test prep, college-linked programs, credential-linked programs, placements, job changes, and career enhancement.

LTI and Mindtree join businesses to operate as a single entity LTIMindtree

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Larsen & Toubro Infotech and Mindtree, tech consulting and digital solutions companies under the L&T Group, announced that Mumbai and Bengaluru Benches of Hon’ble National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) have approved, via two separate orders, the scheme of amalgamation and arrangement between the two companies and their respective shareholders and creditors under section 230-232 and other applicable provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

HKSTP Elevator Pitch Competition 2023 invites global innovators to join

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Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) kicked off its seventh global Elevator Pitch Competition 2023 (EPiC 2023), by inviting tech startups around the world to enter one of the largest elevator pitch events in Hong Kong. HKSTP will shortlist the top 50 semi-finalists as contestants to deliver a 60-second elevator pitch to international investors and corporate partners at the EPiC 2023 event which will be held in Hong Kong in April 2023.

The City of Newcastle and University of Newcastle launch the Landing Pad

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The country’s fastest growing gateway city is inviting entrepreneurs and professionals to join its thriving innovators’ hub, as part of its on-going transformation to a diverse, sophisticated economy.  The City of Newcastle is offering domestic and international innovators a three-month free membership to the Landing Pad within the University of Newcastle’s I2N hub.

Zoho Finance Platform achieves 50% YoY growth, extends to 160 countries

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Zoho Corporation, a tech company, announced that the Zoho Finance Platform has achieved 50% YoY revenue growth, supporting more than half a million businesses in 160 countries. Driving the growth is the expansion of its cloud-based accounting app, Zoho Books, which now supports 180 currencies, 17 languages, and is backed by a global tax engine that solves country-specific tax compliance challenges, like GST and Single Touch Payroll in Australia. 

Scientists discover superconducting qubit to boost quantum computers

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A group of scientists from IQM Quantum Computers, Aalto University, and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have discovered a superconducting qubit, the unimon, to increase the accuracy of quantum computations. The team has achieved the first quantum logic gates with unimons at 99.9% fidelity — a milestone on the quest to build commercially useful quantum computers. This research was just published in the journal Nature Communications.

Leading tofu producer Pulmuone deploys Aera’s Decision Intelligence

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Aera Technology, the Decision Intelligence company, has partnered with Pulmuone Co. Ltd. — South Korea’s fresh food company — to enable Decision Intelligence across its supply chain. Using the Aera Decision Cloud™, a purpose-built platform that digitizes, augments, and automates business decisions, Pulmuone will speed and scale decision making to effectively support its worldwide growth and drive business and environmental outcomes.

Sisvel announces its Cellular IoT Patent Pool to aid balanced choices

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Sisvel International S.A. (Sisvel) launched of its Cellular IoT (C-IoT) Patent Pool consisting of 20 patent owners. The pool offers a single solution to license standard essential patents (SEPs) essential for the use of the LPWAN standards LTE-M and Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT). Sisvel is joined by ASUSTek, Datang, Ericsson, ETRI, Innovative Sonic, JVCKENWOOD, KDDI, MediaTek, Mitsubishi Electric, NTT DOCOMO, Optis Cellular, Optis Wireless, Orange, Pantech, Shanghai Langbo, Sony Group Corporation, Telefónica, Unwired Planet and one additional company to be announced soon. The pool remains open for participants that hold relevant patents. The C-IoT pool’s initial main focus will be on smart meters and asset trackers.

30 finalists announced for UAE’s Zayed Sustainability Prize 2023

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The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE's award for recognising excellence in sustainability, held its Jury meeting to elect winners for its 2023 cycle, who will be announced during the Prize’s Awards Ceremony at the 2023 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), this January. A total of up to 30 finalists were confirmed and are now in competition for the 10 awards, across the five categories of Health, Food, Energy, Water, and Global High Schools.