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Prominent Stanford University scientist and cellular reprogramming innovator will oversee all research for Turn Bio

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Turn Biotechnologies, a cell rejuvenation company developing novel mRNA medicines to cure untreatable, age-related conditions, today announced that co-founder Vittorio Sebastiano, PhD, will become its head of research. Sebastiano led development of the unique mRNA-based ERA™ (Epigenetic Reprogramming of Aging) platform Turn Bio uses to produce tailored protein cocktails to rejuvenate targeted... Read More

Amwell Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Comprehensive Digital Care Delivery Enablement Platform, Converge™

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Frost Sullivan researched the virtual care delivery industry and, based on its analysis results, recognizes  Amwell® (NYSE: AMWL) with the 2022 North America Customer Value Leadership Award. Amwell provides comprehensive digital healthcare enablement enterprise technology and services for health systems, health plans, employers, government agencies, and physicians. It offers a platform with... Read More

BlackBerry Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Optimizing Edge-to-cloud Performance, Security, Privacy, and Scalability with its IVY Platform for Automakers

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost Sullivan has analyzed the edge-to-cloud connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) industry and, based on its assessment results, recognized BlackBerry with the 2022 North America Enabling Technology Leadership Award. The company is a provider and developer of Internet of Things (IoT), intelligent security software and services, and enterprise mobility solutions. With its edge-to-cloud solutions,... Read More

DIFC Launches First Global Family Business and Private Wealth Centre

DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced the launch of the first Global Family Business and Private Wealth Centre (Centre) in the region and worldwide. DIFC is the first financial centre in the world to create a unique offering at a time when an estimated AED3.67 trillion ($1 trillion) in assets... Read More

Accenture to Acquire Romp to Boost Brand Transformation Capabilities and Advance Customer Experience Across Southeast Asia

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Romp, a brand and experience agency in Indonesia renowned for its creative talent and innovative services across branding, creative and performance marketing. The move will strengthen Accenture Song's (formerly Accenture Interactive) ability to deliver creative and tech-driven brand experiences for clients across Southeast Asia. Read More

Geek+ announces $100 million series E1 financing round with strategic investment from Intel, valued over $2 billion

BEIJING, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Geek+, the global leader in autonomous mobile robot technologies, announced it has closed a new, $100 million series E1 funding series, with the company valued at over $2 billion. Investors in the round include Intel Capital, Vertex Growth, and Qingyue Capital Investment. The company will use this funding to accelerate its global market expansion and invest in its AMR technology research and development... Read More

Catalytic Investment to Improve Community Health Care for Millions Across Africa

GENEVA, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria is announcing a crucial new catalytic fund to support community health workers across up to 10 African countries. The Africa Frontline First Catalytic Fund (AFF-CF) will provide financing to accelerate and sustain the scale up of frontline community health workers, the backbone of community health services. The Global Fund warmly welcomes the first... Read More

Tata Communications enhances InstaCC™ Platform with digital features

MUMBAI, India and SANTA JOSE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, today enhances its InstaCC™ platform with digital features to transform customer engagement of enterprises. It stitches a secure, connected digital fabric that allows global enterprises and end users to connect across varied channels ranging from social media to web browsers to mobile applications and company websites.... Read More

Klaytn Spearheads World's Largest Blockchain Research Center Program in Collaboration with Top-Ranking Universities KAIST and NUS

SINGAPORE, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Klaytn, the leading Layer-1 blockchain in Asia, has announced its selection of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) to host and operate its Blockchain Research Center (BRC) Program. The announcement was unveiled at Korea Blockchain Week by Dr Sangmin Seo, Representative Director, Klaytn Foundation during his 8 August keynote "The... Read More

TCL Reaffirms its Leadership in Mini LED TVs in 2022

HONG KONG, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by its culture of creativity and innovation, the past four decades have witnessed TCL's rapid growth to become one of the dominant players in the global TV industry with vertical integration capabilities and a diversified product portfolio including award-winning TV and audio home appliances. The Future of LCD Display: Mini LED Technology Delivering high contrast, high brightness, an ultra-thin... Read More

Clarivate Selected by Singapore's National Library Board to Play a Part in Building Libraries of the Future

LONDON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarivate Plc (NYSE: CLVT), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has been selected by The National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) to provide library software solutions from Innovative, part of Clarivate, to support NLB's Libraries and Archives Blueprint 2025 (LAB25). Under the contract, the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS) and Vega... Read More

HKEX Welcomes First MSCI China A 50 Connect Index Structured Products

HONG KONG, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to welcome today (Monday) the listings of the first A-share structured products, MSCI China A 50 Connect Index Derivatives Warrants, further enhancing Hong Kong's role as an offshore A-share risk management centre. The new derivative warrants listed on HKEX are based on the MSCI China A 50 Connect Index, which tracks the performance of 50 key... Read More

AirCarbon Exchange Offsets Emissions Through to December 2023

SINGAPORE, ABU DHABI, UAE and LONDON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AirCarbon Exchange (ACX), the world's first carbon negative exchange, has offset all its emissions through to the end of next year by retiring Verified Carbon Units (VCUs) from the Katingan Peatland Restoration and Conservation Project. The Exchange, which is revolutionizing the voluntary carbon markets by making them as easy to access and as low cost as possible, is... Read More

Hectagon to Launch TGE on August 8 Aiming to Bootstrap Decentralized VC DAO

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hectagon, an upcoming decentralized Venture Capital DAO, is launching the TGE for its HECTA token, which grants holders a claim to governance rights and to the tokens held in its treasury. Hectagon is a novel platform that lets regular users get the windfall from investing into crypto startups at an early stage. They share the risks, but also receive the profits from... Read More

BEYOND Expo 2022 Early Bird Booth Registration - Ending August 31st

MACAU, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The BEYOND Expo Organizing Committee has officially released the details for BEYOND Expo 2022. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it will be held virtually from September 21st-27th in the metaverse. The conference will host exclusive summits on investment and web3, as well as unique exhibitions for each of BEYOND Expo's 3 sub-brands: HealthCare, Sustainability, and ConsumerTech. BEYOND Expo 2022 will host 5... Read More

Xinhua Silk Road: E. China's Wuxi city steps up biomedical industry development

BEIJING, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2022 Taihu Bay Future Healthcare Conference held Thursday in Wuxi City in east China's Jiangsu Province witnessed the launch of Wuxi Intellectual Property Protection Center with 52 biomedical projects contracted, involving a total of more than 30 billion yuan investment. Biomedical industry is an important part of Wuxi's modern industrial system construction during the 14th Five-Year Plan(2021-2025)... Read More

LoanQ a Finalist in the Australian Mortgage Awards

SYDNEY, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Australian fintech loan origination and lead generation solution for mortgage brokers, LoanQ, has been announced as an excellence awardee finalist in this year's Australian Mortgage Awards. In under two years, LoanQ has digitally transformed the mortgage and personal finance broking industries, re-shaping how brokers and dealerships generate new revenue streams. Parent company, LoanQ... Read More

Matrixport Launches Support for the Klaytn Metaverse Ecosystem

SINGAPORE, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Matrixport, one of the world's largest digital assets financial services ecosystem, has announced support for the Klaytn ecosystem through Cactus Custody™, Matrixport's third-party institutional custody service. Cactus Custody™ will become the world's first institutional-grade custodian to provide custody and escrow services through Warm Cold Non-Fungible Token (NFT) storage solutions for Klaytn-based... Read More

Forrester's Future Of Jobs Forecast: 63 Million Jobs In APAC Will Be Lost To Automation By 2040

SINGAPORE, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Forrester (Nasdaq: FORR) forecasts that working populations in the five largest economies in Asia Pacific — India, China, South Korea, Australia, and Japan — are more at risk due to physical robot automation than Europe and North America. By 2040, 63 million jobs are expected to be lost to automation, with more than 247 million jobs expected to be in jeopardy across industries that are more susceptible... Read More

BIO Asia-Taiwan 2022 concludes, marking another successful edition of the region's biggest bioindustry-focused conference and exhibition

TAIPEI, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BIO Asia–Taiwan 2022, held at the TaiNEX 2 Exhibition Center, Nangang, Taipei, from 27-31 July, came to a successful conclusion on Sunday, 31st of July. Held in an innovative onsite-online format to encourage international participation, with the pandemic winding down crowds returned to the event in large numbers; around 1,500 people from 30 countries attended the conference and other onsite events while... Read More