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Sasria Chooses Guidewire to Support Strategic Business Objectives

Sasria, the South African short-term special risk insurer to individuals, business and government institutions, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), the platform general insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently, today announced that Sasria has selected Guidewire for claims management and to deliver an enhanced digital experience to its agents and customers. PwC, one of the leading global professional services networks, and a Guidewire PartnerConnect™ Consulting Premier member, has been chosen to assist in the implementation.

Sasria is replacing its legacy system in favour of an advanced, automated IT system that can underpin its strategic business objectives and help it respond to increased and changing customer demand. They have a two-phase deployment timeline, with initial system delivery for new claims in late 2020, as well as migration of open claims, followed with added digital capabilities in mid-2021.

“Sasria has a broad mandate to provide solutions to

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TikTok chooses Oracle as U.S. ‘technology partner’

SEATTLE – TikTok has chosen Oracle as its “technology partner” in a deal it thinks will satisfy U.S. regulator concerns about data security, according to a person familiar with the talks who asked to speak anonymously to discuss the deal.

Microsoft said Sunday that its offer to acquire TikTok’s U.S. operations was rejected. Microsoft said in a blog post that TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, said it would not sell to the tech giant.

“We are confident our proposal would have been good for TikTok’s users, while protecting national security interests,” Microsoft said in its post. “To do this, we would have made significant changes to ensure the service met the highest standards for security, privacy, online safety, and combatting disinformation, and we made these principles clear in our August statement.”

Walmart had joined Microsoft’s bid for TikTok. The rejection may leave tech company Oracle as a bidder for TikTok.

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