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VIB Plans to Reach VND3,400 Billion Profit before Tax

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 13 (Bernama) -- Vietnam International Bank (UPCoM:VIB) has just released documents for Annual General Meeting 2019, expected to be organized on March 28.

2019’s VIB plan

VIB has targeted its profit before tax of VND3,400 billion, increasing by 24% year-on-year. Total asset is expected to reach VND182,908 billion and total lending balance amounts to VND136,509 billion. Deposit only from tier 1 market is planned to achieve VND127,198 billion. The bank expects to maintain bad debts at below 2%.

Kony Launches Kony Quantum to Deliver Next-Generation Low-Code Application Development Without Limits

AUSTIN, Texas, March 13 (Bernama) -- Kony, Inc., the leading provider of digital banking and low-code development solutions, today announced the launch of Kony Quantum, a new brand with enhanced capabilities for its next-generation low-code app development platform that delivers rich digital experiences. Kony Quantum combines the ease of use and speed of low-code application development with the power of the leading enterprise-grade digital experience development platform. Kony Quantum enables businesses to build mission-critical web and mobile solutions for both employees and consumer-facing apps on a unified platform, resulting in greater speed and productivity.

According to Gartner, “The technologies used for creating applications have always been of critical importance. But the rise of digital business is driving ever-increasing demand for software creation to automate new and existing processes, in new contexts, and often in rapidly changing situations. This puts enormous pressure on IT leaders to dramatically increase application delivery speed and time to value. Vendors are responding with low-code solutions that aim to increase productivity by reducing or avoiding the need for specialist ‘code’ by scarce enterprise IT developers.”

SolarWinds Enhances AppOptics APM Troubleshooting with User-Driven Feedback

AUSTIN, Texas, March 13 (Bernama) -- SolarWinds® (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the addition of live code profiling to its SaaS-delivered infrastructure and application performance monitoring (APM) solution, AppOptics™. The new feature was inspired by the company’s ongoing collaboration with its customers to align with how today’s technology professionals work on a day-to-day basis.

AppOptics live code profiling provides a breakdown of the most frequently called functions and methods in a transaction. Profiling is gathered in a manner tailored to each language, and includes information down to the class, method, and even filename and line number. Live code profiling is designed to provide a level of detail to understand what line of code is causing a performance issue, empowering development teams with the needed information to quickly find the relevant section in the source code. This functionality does not require custom code changes, providing an off-the-shelf solution with full visibility into applications.

[CIMB MEDIA STATEMENT] CIMB Bank's Clarification On Bank Account

KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) -- In reference to a YouTube video dated 8 May 2018 alleging that YB Lim Guan Eng had a large amount of funds in a CIMB account, CIMB Bank Berhad (“CIMB” or “the Bank”) would like to clarify that the bank account number - as stated on a purported CIMB bank statement - does not exist in the bank’s records.

The bank reserves its right to take legal action against any party that misuses any aspect of its brand identity.

Additional note: Kindly attribute quote to "a company media spokesperson".

LBBW Implement SmartStream´s Solution to Deploy an Operational Centre of Excellence

LONDON, March 12 (Bernama) -- SmartStream Technologies, the Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) specialist, today announced Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) has extended its partnership with SmartStream to deploy new modules over the next five years - building a fully operational control centre for its financial transactions business.

LBBW is a long-standing customer of SmartStream and the success continues with the implementation of additional new modules, for example a securities module to enable full trade process control. The overall solution is also designed to address new regulatory requirements, together, with a consolidated view of operational processes in one scalable platform - providing visibility of all transactions and identifying exceptions at a very early stage in the lifecycle.

Teledyne e2v announces new 5 Mpixel, 1/1.8 inch CMOS image sensor for machine vision

HONG KONG, March 12 (Bernama) -- Teledyne e2v, a Teledyne Technologies [NYSE: TDY] company and global innovator of vision solutions, announces the expansion of its Emerald family of CMOS image sensors with a new 5 Megapixel device.

The Emerald™ 5M is designed for machine vision, Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), and factory automation applications that require higher resolution images of objects in motion, with no distortion. Available in both monochrome and color, this sensor has a small 1/1.8 inch optical format, containing a 2.8 μm, low-noise, global shutter pixel, and arranged in a 2,560 x 1,936 array. The device can also stream video at 50 fps at 10 bits, over a 4 wire, MIPI CSI-2 interface.

MIDA and kOTRA signs MoU for Investment Promotion Cooperation

KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) today, in conjunction with the visit of His Excellency Moon Jae-In, President of the Republic of Korea to Malaysia this week. The partnership includes information exchanges on investment environment, opportunities, and promotion activities, as well as best practices of investment promotion.

“MIDA has been working together with KOTRA for a long time.  Every year we organise investment missions to South Korea where there will be seminars, roundtable meetings, and one-on-one sessions with Korean investors, to promote business opportunities in Malaysia as well as to provide updates on the latest policies and economic landscape. KOTRA has always been one of our supporting organisations. So, we are excited to seal this strong cooperative relationship in investment promotion,” said Dato’ Azman Mahmud, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MIDA.