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EWTS 2020 Online Introduces New Conference Platform

The seventh Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit (EWTS) is next week, October 20-23rd. Conference organizer BrainXchange is calling the online edition EWTS Everywhere. In a story about the conference last year, we noted the hand-picked nature of the 1,000+ attendees, who made up a who’s who of innovation executives from large industrial enterprises in verticals like aerospace, transformation, energy and manufacturing. “Having the right people is more important than the number of people at this tightly focused conference,” BrainXchange COO Andrew Fergunson said. Wearable augmentation, from wrist scanners, exoskeletons and head mounted displays were on display in Dallas last year allowing attendees innovative tools for connecting people to computers, and machines, and making this connection as seamless and invisible as possible. That, and the serendipitous connection of attendees seems impossible to replicate online. Some platforms we experienced, such as the The HTC Conference on the Engage education platform, or Educators in

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Bahrain introduces 10 year multi-entry visa scheme for US passport holders

Dubai: The Nationality, Passport and Residence Affairs (NPRA) in Bahrain announced a ten-year multi-entry visa for US citizens on Saturday.The 10 year visa will allow holders of American passports to stay up to 90-days each visit, local media reported.

Americans can apply through the website www.e-visa.gov.bh for a BD60 fee. The new service comes in line with the decision of the Executive Committee as part of the government efforts to offer facilities to US nationals out of strong ties of friendship between the two countries that resulted in an agreement to provide similar services to Bahraini nationals and unify fees between both sides.

in September Bahrain announced it is resuming its visa-on-arrival services, which according to Bahrain Airport company is now open to travellers from 68 countries.

The service is open to all GCC citizens, excluding those from Qatar, who are required to obtain a visa before their arrival to

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K-State introduces online Master of Accountancy

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) – Kansas State University Master of Accountancy students now have a new avenue of learning.

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Kansas State University says it launched for the 2020 fall semester an online Master of Accountancy program.


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According to the university, the 30 credit hour program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and certified by the Institute of Management Accountants. It said the course was previously only available in an in-person format.

K-State said the program retains the same rigorous coursework in a variety of topics like accounting analytics, financial statement analysis, business valuation and international and multijurisdictional taxation.

“Now more than ever we are looking for ways to deliver our programs in innovative and online formats,” said Brett Wilkinson, head of the accounting department in the K-State College of Business Administration. “We have a long history of producing

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Slack introduces new features to ease messaging between business partners

Slack is holding its Frontiers conference this week — virtually like everyone else in 2020 — and it’s introducing some new features to make it easier to message between partners. At the same time, it’s talking about some experimental features that could appear in the platform at some point (or not).

Let’s start with some features to help communicate with partners outside of your company in a secure way. This is always a tough nut to crack whether it’s collaboration or file sharing or any of the things that trusted partners do when they are working closely together.

To help solve that, the company is creating the notion of trusted partners, and this has a few components. The first is Slack Connect DMs (direct messages), which allows users inside an organization to collaborate with anyone outside their company simply by sending an invite.

“You can now direct message anyone in

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Hepion Pharmaceuticals Introduces Proprietary A.I. Platform for Drug Development & Announces Creation of Clinical Pharmacology Analytics Team

AI-POWR™ Driving Big Data Analytics

EDISON, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / October 5, 2020 / Hepion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEPA)(“Hepion”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic drugs for the treatment of liver disease arising from non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (“NASH”), today announced the rollout of a proprietary artificial intelligence (“AI”), machine learning platform called, AI-POWR™.

AI-POWR™ is Hepion’s acronym for Artificial Intelligence – Precision Medicine; Omics that include genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics, and lipidomics; World database access; and Response and clinical outcomes. AI-POWR™ allows for the selection of novel drug targets, biomarkers, and appropriate patient populations. AI-POWR™ is used to identify responders from big data sources using Hepion’s multi-omics approach, while modelling inputs and scenarios to increase response rates. The components of AI-POWR™ include access to publicly available databases, and in-house genomic and multi-omic big data, processed via machine learning algorithms. AI outputs allow for improved response outcomes through

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Charter Introduces Stay Connected K-12, Making It Easier For Students And Teachers To Participate In Online Learning

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With many school districts opting for full or hybrid distance learning this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Charter Communications, Inc., today announced Stay Connected K-12, a new Spectrum Enterprise solution that enables schools to offer high-speed, cable broadband Internet access direct to their students, educators and staff in their own homes so learning and teaching are uninterrupted. Residences are not billed for the service.

Stay Connected K-12 combines the robust speeds and rich features of Spectrum Internet with simplified program management and billing for local districts through Spectrum Enterprise and is a turnkey solution for their students and educators. Users can enjoy:

  • Download speeds up to 50 Mbps to support video collaboration and large file transfers.
  • In-home WiFi to connect all of the WiFi enabled devices in the residence.
  • Unlimited usage with no data caps, providing schools/districts with a consistent cost
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UnitedHealthcare Introduces New Health Plan Offering Lower Premiums and a High-Performing Network in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kansas City-area employers can save up to 15% on monthly premiums with a new health plan from UnitedHealthcare that features Saint Luke’s Health System and Children’s Mercy Kansas City in its high-performing network.

The new Core Essential plan provides eligible participants access to Saint Luke’s Health System, which is continually recognized on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals list. Saint Luke’s consists of 18 hospitals and campuses, 10 convenient care clinics, more than 130 primary care and specialty offices treating patients in 65 specialty services, home care and hospice, behavioral health care and a senior living community. Plan participants can access care from Saint Luke’s affiliated physicians and enjoy the flexibility of seeing their doctor through telehealth services.

The network also includes Children’s Mercy, one of the top pediatric health systems in the country. Children’s Mercy is consistently named one of the best children’s

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Mastercard introduces round-up charity donation feature

This unprecedented year has accelerated charitable giving by double-digit percentages[1]. With consumer spending increasingly moving online, Mastercard is today announcing the expansion of its digital giving platform – Mastercard Donate – to enable cardholders to round up their everyday spend to the nearest dollar for donations to the charity of their choice.

Consumers will be able to simply register their debit or credit card information, select the cause they wish to support and start contributing small donations that add up to big impact. Visitors to the Mastercard Donate site can already make one-time and recurring donations. The newly expanded roundup feature, allowing cardholders to make donations based on the roundup amount, will be made available to U.S. cardholders through a new Mastercard Donate mobile app in time for the holiday season and through the website shortly after.

With the freedom to modify where their contributions go and with real-time

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Union Medical Healthcare introduces real estate expert its strategic shareholder to facilitate its business development in mainland China




Union Medical Healthcare introduces real estate expert its strategic shareholder to facilitate its business development in mainland China


(28 September 2020, Hong Kong) Union Medical Healthcare Limited (“Union Medical Healthcare” or the “Company”, which together with its subsidiaries is referred to as the “Group”, SEHK stock code: 2138), the largest nonhospital medical group in Hong Kong*, is pleased to announce that the Group has conditionally agreed to sell the 10 million existing shares to Renowned Idea Investments Limited, which is wholly-owned by a non-executive director of Agile Group (SEHK stock code: 3383) (the “Purchaser”), through Top-up Placing. Such shares will account for approximately 0.97% of the Company’s enlarged issued share capital. The sale price is HK$4.25 per share. The Group expects to receive net proceeds of approximately HK$42.3 million from the transaction and intends to use them for its general corporate purposes. 


The sale price of HK$4.25

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Remarkety Introduces SMS Marketing Platform to Help Ecommerce Companies Enhance Their Multichannel Marketing Strategy and Improve ROI

NEWARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Remarkety Inc., a leading provider of data-driven marketing automation solutions, today introduced the Remarkety SMS Marketing platform, a new marketing solution that enables eCommerce companies to create and deliver personalized, hyper-targeted SMS messages that propel customers to action and improve ROI.

Built upon the same advanced technology as the company’s best-in-class email marketing automation tools, the Remarkety SMS Marketing platform makes it easier than ever for eCommerce companies to rise above the noise of the inbox and reach their customers. Users can send mass and trigger-based SMS messages or integrate SMS Marketing with their email automation strategy to build targeted, cross-platform campaigns that span multiple touchpoints and channels.

“Today’s consumers are on mobile devices more than ever, and SMS messages have an almost 100% open rate. Brands that can deliver relevant and timely SMS messages to their customers can foster loyalty and engagement and drive greater

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