KOTA KINABALU, April 16 (Bernama) -- AmBank Group and Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) partnered to enable JomPAY - so that students at the university can now enjoy convenient, simple and secure way to pay their fees. Additionally, UMS staff can make JomPAY payments for Pusat Minda Lestari (PML) and utility to the university.
Present at the ceremony were Datuk K Y Mustafa Chairman, Board of Directors, UMS, Encik Jamzidi Khalid, Deputy Managing Director, Wholesale Banking, AmBank Group and Encik Khairuan Abdul, Deputy Director, Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet), the operator of JomPAY along with the senior officer from UMS, AmBank Group and PayNet.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 (Bernama) -- Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) today encouraged local companies to embrace latest technologies to “future proof” their business models while developing new revenue streams.
MDEC vice president (growth ecosystem development) Norhizam Kadir said that, with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) now in full-swing, companies can no longer second guess themselves as newer innovations continue to emerge and shake-up the existing state of affairs.
HONG KONG, April 16 (Bernama) -- Teledyne e2v, a Teledyne Technologies company and global innovator of imaging solutions, has expanded its Lince family of image sensors with a new 11Megapixel detector. Lince11M is a new CMOS image sensor designed for applications that require 4K resolution at very high shutter speed. This standard sensor uniquely combines 4K resolution at 710 fps in APS-C format.
Lince11M can be advantageously used for in-line inspection to increase manufacturing throughput, or with strobed lighting for multispectral imaging or multi field (bright field, dark field, backlight) imaging, and serve as an alternative to line scan sensors to improve defect classification where uniform image sharpness across all directions is critical.
NEW YORK, April 16 (Bernama) -- Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that Tai-Heng Cheng and Simon Navarro have joined the firm as partner and counsel, respectively, in its New York office. They join from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where Dr. Cheng chaired the New York International Arbitration practice. As a leading arbitration practitioner, Dr. Cheng will help direct the growth and development of Sidley’s global arbitration practice. He was previously a tenured professor of law at New York Law School and served as co-director of the Institute for Global Law, Justice and Policy. While Dr. Cheng is based in New York, he will also be spending time in Asia and Europe, given the international scope of his practice.
“Tai is a powerhouse arbitration practitioner and litigator with a cross-border and cross-disciplinary practice who, with Simon, will add to our team’s deep well of knowledge as we help our clients navigate the intricate web of rules and contracts that govern commerce,” said Yvette Ostolaza, global co-leader of Sidley’s Litigation practice and member of the firm’s Management and Executive Committees. “At a time when companies are increasingly turning to arbitration to settle disputes, we’re particularly pleased to see our global litigation capabilities further expand in New York, a major center of international arbitration.”
RENSSELAER, N.Y., April 16 (Bernama) -- Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing genetically engineered rodent model solutions, announces the launch of TruBIOMETM, a first of its kind solution enabling the generation and maintenance of mice with custom microbiome profiles.
TruBIOMETM was developed to meet the research community’s need for a microbiome solution that affords increased predictability, reproducibility, and systems biology insight within mouse model use. It is the first and only platform that allows researchers to develop models with customized microbiota profiles and then expand to produce study cohorts with similar microbiomes via natural mating, all while monitored with extensive quality controls.
NEW YORK, April 16 (Bernama) -- Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading independent global infrastructure investor, today announced that Tom Horton will join GIP as a Partner as of April 15, 2019. Tom Horton is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines. As Chairman and CEO, he led American through a successful restructuring and turnaround which culminated in the merger with US Airways, creating the world's largest airline. He also serves on the Board of Directors of General Electric and Walmart. He is the lead director at both companies.
Adebayo Ogunlesi, Chairman and Managing Partner of GIP commented: “Tom’s leadership and vision in creating the world’s largest airline as Chairman and CEO of American as well as his lead director role at both General Electric and Walmart speak for themselves.”
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 16 (Bernama) -- Digital Reasoning, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that understands human intentions and behaviors, has won Best AI Technology in the WatersTechnology Sell-Side Technology Awards for the third time. The award recognizes proven AI innovation for the sell-side, with Digital Reasoning winning due to advances in integrated voice and text analytics and the extent of its live production implementations in sell-side environments. Earlier this year, Digital Reasoning also counted its third entry into the Forbes Fintech 50, which list the most innovative fintech companies operating in the United States.
Accepting the Best AI Award at WatersTechnology event at The Corinthia Hotel in London, John Holland, Senior Vice President of Sales for EMEA and APAC at Digital Reasoning, said: “Digital Reasoning pioneered the application of AI to identify conduct risk in communications and, as we introduce AI-enabled voice analytics specifically designed for conduct applications, this award underlines our commitment to stay at the cutting edge. Victor Anderson and the team at WatersTechnology understand how the sell-side thinks about new technology, so winning Best AI for the third year is truly a great honor.”