Month: August 2021

Big Data Exchange (BDx) Inks Agreement with Red Dot Analytics to Increase Sustainability Across Its Asia Pacific Data Centers

HONG KONG, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Big Data Exchange (BDx), a Pan-Asian data center cluster, has entered into an agreement with Red Dot Analytics (RDA) to digitally transform BDx’s facilities, empowering them to be more efficient and sustainable. The first phase of the three-year project with RDA, a Singapore-based pioneer in the industrial artificial intelligence (AI) space, […]

European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2021: Non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke rising more steeply in women, major study reveals

BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Work stress, sleep disorders, and fatigue, regarded as non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke, are rising more steeply amongst women than men, according to a new study presented today at the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) Conference. Researchers compared data from 22,000 men and women in the […]

Older donors, and digital engagement, to the rescue as COVID takes its toll on school fundraising, ToucanTech study shows

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Total school fundraising income dropped by nearly 20 percent in 2020, with alumni giving plunging by nearly half, as reported by leading community management software company ToucanTech, which examined 1 million database records from a mix of private and public schools across the UK. ToucanTech founder Kate Jillings says: […]

RISE Education Announces Management Change

BEIJING, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — RISE Education Cayman Ltd (“RISE” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: REDU), a leading education service provider that focuses on the development of cognitive and aptitude training for young children in China, today announced that Mr. Warren Wang has decided to resign from his role as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) […]

5G Empowering the Media Transformation

BEIJING, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — This is a news report from Science and Technology Daily: On August 30, 2021, the forum of the World 5G Convention themed on 5G Accelerating and Empowering the New Development of Media Convergence was held in Yizhuang, Beijing. This forum is co-sponsored by Science and Technology Daily and China […]

Taxation of digital presence

INNOVATIONS in technology arrive in our fast-changing world time after time. Before, merchants advertised their wares only on local newspapers. Eventually, they started to introduce their products on our local radios. When we thought that technology peaked at televised advertisements, we knew we were wrong when product placements were made known through digital platforms. Truly, […]

PSEi closes August in the green

Last minute buying on Tuesday enabled the local bourse to conclude the month in positive territory despite trading in the red for most parts of the day. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) increased by 1.01 percent or 68.82 points to its intraday high of 6,855.44, while the broader All Shares gained 0.51 percent […]

Govt debt hits new record of P11 trillion

The government’s outstanding debt hit a fresh record high of P11.61 trillion at the end of July, according to the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr), due to increased domestic and external liabilities. BTr data showed that the total was up 4 percent, or P444.43 billion, from P11.16 trillion at the end of June. The Treasury […]

Producer price index contracts anew

THE producer price index (PPI) for manufacturing remained at a downtrend in July, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. In a report, the PSA said the PPI in July recorded an annual rate of -1.5 percent, slower than the -2.6 percent in June. In July 2020, the PPI likewise dropped with an annual […]

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