VFD Group Plc, has been nominated in two categories in the forthcoming BusinessDay Banks' And Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Award. Incorporated eleven years ago, VFD Group holds businesses in financial advisory, real estate, asset management, currency exchange, debt services, international settlement and remittances, among others, and is nominated in the 'Diversified...
Visa adds new Partner Toolkit and Visa Ready Fintech Enabler certification to Fast Track program Fast Track program grows 360% year-over-year, supports accelerating industries including digital wallets, financial inclusion, business-to-business (B2B) and digital currency payments Visa has introduced a Fast Track Partner Toolkit designed specifically for fintech partners who onboard with...
Radisys® Corporation, a global leader of open telecom solutions, today announced its showcase of end-to-end digital engagement solutions at the virtual AfricaCom 2020, taking place November 9-12. Radisys will demonstrate its real-time communication and digital engagement platforms and applications designed to bridge the digital divide in emerging regions. In addition,...
International Data Corporation (IDC) last week hosted more than 200 senior ICT leaders on its industry-leading virtual platform for the 10th annual edition of its IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit. With more than 30 pioneering ICT organizations taking part, the event showcased exclusive insights from Eng. Ali Al Asiri,...
Internationally acclaimed innovator of visual display technology and digital devices, BenQ, announces a collaboration with Zoom. BenQ’s large-format interactive displays and digital signages will now deliver video conference solutions through Zoom Video Communications, Inc. The tech giant’s integration with Zoom reaffirms BenQ’s commitment to cater to the ongoing and...
IRIS Software Group, one of the UK’s largest privately held software companies is today announcing it has acquired iSAMS, a leading, fully integrated, online school management system. Set to grow the scope of the education portfolio for IRIS, iSAMS is closely aligned with the Group’s vision to be the most...
The acquisition of Paystack, a Nigerian FinTech company, by Stripe is a huge boost for the Nigerian technology ecosystem, says Jide Awe, the Chief Executive Officer of Jidaw Systems Limited. Awe  spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday while reacting to the development. NAN reports that...
As Artificial Intelligence transforms lives at breakneck speed, it also presents countless avenues for access to information, intelligence gathering, sharing, security and privacy. The Director-General of National Information Technological Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa made the disclosure at a Workshop in  Commemoration of International Day for Universal Access to Information...
PCI Pharma Services (PCI), a pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical global outsourcing solutions provider today announced the launch of pci | bridge, an innovative digital platform that will give customers immediate visibility into their clinical and commercial supply chain, and provide instantaneous data and insights to inform decision-making. Created using an...
Stars of Science officially kicked off the search for this year’s Top Arab Innovator by choosing 22 applicants to advance to the selection episode, where eight innovators will get the chance to transform their ideas into reality. Focusing on collaboration and encouraging open dialogue amongst fellow innovators, the show’s alumni...
Luxury watchmakers Bulgari and Breitling and a handful of Swiss brands are gathering in Geneva this week for a scaled-down industry exhibition, braving the coronavirus pandemic to try to revitalise demand. The big Swiss watch fairs in Basel and Geneva, which usually attract thousands of visitors, were cancelled earlier this...
China’s Tencent Holdings will be under pressure to address concerns on the impact of a U.S. ban on WeChat-related transactions and outline its plans to mitigate any fallout as it reports second-quarter results on Wednesday. The ban, to take effect in September and the latest salvo in a worsening U.S.-China...
China has rejected charges that hackers linked to its government targeted biotech firm Moderna Inc, a leading US-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, to steal data. The accusations are baseless and without evidence and China does not need to and does not engage in technology theft, foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin...
Google’s $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit will face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation next week, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Alphabet Inc unit Google this month offered not to use Fitbit’s health data to help it target ads in an attempt to address EU...
E.ON will work with SAP to develop a platform aimed at standardising data of its vast network of gas and power grids. First outcomes from the collaboration are expected in mid-2022, E.ON said in a statement, adding that cloud solutions would reduce costs by more than 40% in the long-term. “This...
Acronis adds DeviceLocks leading device control and endpoint data leak prevention solutions to its list of capabilities in order to deliver an even higher level of cyber protection to every business. Global leader in cyber protection, Acronis, on Sunday announced the acquisition of DeviceLock Inc., a leading provider of endpoint...
Young people interested in coding will get the opportunity to be part of a six-week, online, immersive, entrepreneurial, creative and problem-solving bootcamp to build their coding capacity and proficiency. An IT company, Derasoft Consulting, says it is partnering with Whistler Communications Limited to organise the bootcamp dubbed ‘#CodeCamp for Youths’. A statement...