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Landscapes Golf Management Chooses Lightspeed to Power 30 Courses in the U.S.

Global commerce leader brings its fully integrated golf course management software to Landscapes Golf Management as it adapts to new consumer demands and the need for digital touch-points

MONTREAL, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Lightspeed announces that it has been selected by Landscapes Golf Management as the cloud-based commerce software that will power 30 of its prestigious golf courses in the U.S. As one of the largest golf management organizations in the world with over 40 years in business, Landscapes Golf Management recognizes the benefits of managing all facets of its business in one simplified system, including its pro shops, clubhouses and golf courses. The golf leader adds Lightspeed’s solutions, including robust APIs, to an existing technology stack during a time of rapid digital transformation within the industry.

With government legislation permitting the continuation of golf operations in most of Landscapes Golf Management’s regions at the height of

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German Fintech Vanta Chooses Marqeta to Launch Credit Card for German Startups

Powered by Marqeta’s modern card issuing platform, Vanta develops its next generation card offering in just three months.

Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, today announced that it has helped Berlin based fintech, Vanta, launch its next generation credit card for startups – the first of its kind in Germany. Using the Marqeta platform, Vanta was able to quickly build its credit card offering in just three months, providing startups with a one-stop solution for obtaining credit.

Marqeta’s instant card issuing capabilities will give Vanta customers access to an unlimited number of physical and virtual cards for employees and departments. Once signed up, businesses can start issuing cards to employees within seconds, allowing startups to access capital at short notice for a range of purposes. Using Marqeta’s platform, Vanta customers have the flexibility to set spending controls and limits on individual cards, allowing its customers to gain real-time control

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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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