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04 Jun, 2020, 09:30 BST Open Source Software to Drive Telecom's Innovation Agenda by 2025

Open source software (OSS) serves as the foundation of IT infrastructure worldwide, allowing e-commerce platforms and innovative over the top (OTT)...


03 Jun, 2020, 19:26 BST Digital Technology Key to Post COVID-19 Recovery of Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, Reveals ADIPEC

Companies involved in the offshore oil and gas sector should use the COVID-19 pandemic, as a springboard to create stronger, more sustainable...


03 Jun, 2020, 09:30 BST COVID-19 Causes Wearable Shipments to Plummet by 27 Million Compared to Pre-Pandemic 2020 Forecast

Wearables have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic because consumer interest in buying non-essential devices has dropped in the first quarter of...


02 Jun, 2020, 14:39 BST Ping An: China's SMEs Amid the Pandemic Are Facing Cash Flow Problems

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (hereafter "Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx:2318; SSE:601318) announces that according to the SME...


02 Jun, 2020, 10:00 BST Business Reporter: Why Digital Transformation Doesn't Need to be a Leap Into the Unknown

Digital transformation has been changing the way businesses large and small operate dramatically over the last few years, with recent events only...


02 Jun, 2020, 07:28 BST Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital Raises Over $200 Million For Its First Fund, Latin America Fund I

Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital has closed its first fund, raising just over $200 million for its Latin America Fund I ("the Fund"). The Fund ...


02 Jun, 2020, 06:00 BST Innovate UK Partner With DueDil to Accelerate Delivery of Coronavirus Loan Scheme

Innovate UK have partnered with DueDil to get funds to small businesses faster during the Covid-19 crisis. In April the government announced £750m of ...


29 May, 2020, 19:16 BST Statement From the Ad Hoc Argentine Bondholder Group

Yesterday, the Ad Hoc Argentine Bondholder Group, represented by White & Case LLP, and the Exchange Bondholder Group disclosed they had jointly...


29 May, 2020, 13:45 BST Second Wave Concerns Create Urgent Need For Fast, Accurate Tests and Plausible Vaccines

As countries around the globe begin to lift stay-at-home orders and return to work, the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that lifting...


28 May, 2020, 20:35 BST Digital Solutions Optimize Performance in Global Homes & Buildings Market Following Minor COVID-19 Setbacks

Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Global Homes and Buildings Industry Outlook, 2020, reveals that the penetration of advanced technologies that...


28 May, 2020, 14:25 BST Gig Economy Crucial for Assisting Restaurants to Navigate Complex Regulations While Gearing Back Up

While restaurants are going empty, food delivery is actually going strong… for the food delivery companies but now, many restauranteers are...


28 May, 2020, 09:00 BST Annual Accounts 2019: Sedus Stoll Group Satisfied

With sales of €210.1 million, the Sedus Group failed to achieve the record reached in 2018 (€212.3 million) by only a very thin margin. With the...


28 May, 2020, 07:00 BST Art&Co. Announces the Launch of the World's Largest Online Art Auction for COVID-19

Art&Co. ('Art&Co.'), an initiative connecting the worlds of art, finance and support groups launches the world's largest online auction bringing...


28 May, 2020, 02:18 BST Poverty alleviation top of agenda at two sessions

A report from China Daily: This year is crucial for China's anti-poverty campaign as the country aims to eradicate absolute poverty. How will the...


27 May, 2020, 09:10 BST Swiss Education Group Partners Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to Initiate Research Study On Best Practices for the Global Hospitality Industry

Swiss Education Group, the largest provider of hospitality and culinary education in Switzerland, is collaborating with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group ...


26 May, 2020, 15:17 BST LCG Announces Upcoming Trading Webinars

As a part of its increased coverage on market volatility, the London Capital Group (LCG) is pleased to announce the following complimentary webinars...


26 May, 2020, 12:43 BST 5G Integration in IIoT Systems Accelerates Industry 4.0 in the Wake of Pandemic, says Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Role of 5G Communication Revolutionizing Industrial Internet of Things, finds that the integration of 5G in IIoT...


26 May, 2020, 11:35 BST CRU's Bold Calls on China Stimulus Were Right

The 22nd May marked the first day of China's 2020 National People's Congress. The overall message from this meeting was to achieve macroeconomic...


26 May, 2020, 09:00 BST Casino.se Exclusive Interview: Play'n GO Predicts the Future

Casino.se sat down with Play'n GO Head of Sales Magnus Olsson to discuss his predictions for the 2020 casino industry. 2019 was a success story for...


25 May, 2020, 06:34 BST CGTN: Key targets for 2020 in China's government work report

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered the government work report to the third session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing on Friday. The ...


24 May, 2020, 20:21 BST CGTN: Opportunities amid crisis in economic development

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited national political advisors from the economic sectors attending a joint group meeting at the third session of...


22 May, 2020, 09:41 BST Statement of Ad Hoc Bondholder Group, May 22, 2020

The Ad Hoc Bondholder Group, advised by White & Case LLP, consists of international asset managers that collectively hold approximately $16.7 billion ...


22 May, 2020, 01:00 BST African Leaders Endorse Plan From Global Center on Adaptation for Africa to Build Climate Resilience Into Recovery From COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, 54 leaders from the African Adaptation Initiative championed by President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, endorsed the policy recommendations...


21 May, 2020, 17:56 BST CRU: China to Announce More Than RMB 5tn of Stimulus

China will set out its major economic objectives and policy goals for 2020 at the National People's Congress. We expect fiscal stimulus of 5-8% of...


21 May, 2020, 05:27 BST CGTN: Five-Year Plans map out China's future development

China's Five-Year Plan (FYP) system is formulated to make plans for economic and social development over the coming five years. CGTN has recently...