K2's process automation platform allows businesses of all types around the globe to rapidly build and deploy automation across the business.

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept 21 (Bernama) --

K2 today announced the availability of its new low-code process automation platform - furthering innovation in the way organizations drive digital efficiencies. With a new managed cloud service, K2 Cloud, new on-premises version, K2 Five, and completely redesigned user interfaces and experiences, the platform helps businesses of all types around the globe rapidly deliver powerful process automation and realize business productivity gains.

CHICAGO, Sept 21 (Bernama) -- Global market research company Euromonitor International released today new data on the automotive, consumer health and consumer finance industries.

Below are the key trends highlighted in the new research.

Initial Focus on Asset Intelligence and Predictive Maintenance Use Cases

LAS VEGAS and LONDON, Sept 21 (Bernama) -- BT, one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, and Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced a global partnership to co-create innovative solutions in the area of industrial and enterprise internet of things (IoT). The partnership aims to drive better business outcomes for global customers, including greater efficiency, productivity and cost savings. The companies will initially focus on exploring and designing asset intelligence and predictive maintenance solutions to deliver the desired outcomes for customers in industry sectors such as manufacturing and transportation.

Strategic Alliance will improve communications experience for business users worldwide

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept 21 (Bernama) -- Aryaka®, the leading global SD-WAN provider, and 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the world's first Communications Cloud provider, today announced that they are entering a strategic partnership that will improve the performance and reliability of business-critical cloud unified communications. This will enable global mid-market and enterprise companies to enhance business communications, collaboration and customer engagement for their employees, customers and partners around the world.

TAWAU, Sabah, Sept 21 (Bernama) -- Following the fire tragedy that hit Kampung Hidayat, Tawau, Sabah in early July, CIMB Foundation ("CIMB" or "the Foundation") recently extended its support to the fire victims through a contribution of basic amenities worth RM85,500 and clothes to 171 families.

The 171 families were provided basic necessities consisting of pillows, mattresses, bed linens and rice. CIMB Foundation also organised a clothes donation drive among its staff for the fire victims. The Foundation's initiative to contribute to the fire victims was supported by local authorities such as Majlis Perbandaran Tawau and Sabah, Jabatan Kebajikan Negeri Sabah, and Ketua Ketua Kampung Hidayat.

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SÃO PAULO, Sept 21 (Bernama) -- Global market research company Euromonitor International revealed today at In-Cosmetics Latin America a new report, "Men's Grooming in Latin America: Key Trends & Opportunities", highlighting healthy growth prospects for beauty products focusing on the male segment.

According to the report, men's grooming will grow the fastest in emerging regions. Latin America, in particular, will become a key market for men's beauty. Valued at USD 10 billion in 2016 and forecasted to grow over 27 percent until 2021, Latin America will lead men's grooming sales growth in the world.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) will host the World Tourism Day (WTD) 2017 celebration once again at the Malaysia Tourism Center (MaTiC) from 26 - 27 September, 2017.

Under the theme "SUSTAINABLE TOURISM - A TOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT", WTD 2017 aims to create awareness about World Tourism Day among the local and international community of the importance of tourism and its inclusive and sustainable economic growth; social inclusiveness, employment and poverty reduction; resource efficiency, environmental protection and climate change; cultural values, diversity and heritage; and mutual understanding, peace and security.