KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) -- Izetex's President, Alexey Zagainov and Nikita Kuptsov, Director of Communications, recently met with the senior management of US VR Global.com Inc., to commence discussions for the acquisition of a strategic stake in the fast growing location based entertainment (LBE) VR pioneer´s business.
"With US VR's strong operational focus in the lucrative South East Asian and Chinese markets, we see this as an important tactical investment to gain ingress in to the world´s fastest growing middle class " says, Kuptsov.
Payments and cryptocurrency platform selects Jumio to help scale its global expansion, onboard new customers, and satisfy AML and KYC requirements
SINGAPORE, March 13 (Bernama) -- Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, today announced a partnership with Monaco, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform that enables users to buy, exchange, and spend fiat and cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and ether, at perfect interbank exchange rates.
Monaco's vision of Cryptocurrency in Every WalletTM places a high premium on the user experience during the onboarding process. Jumio facilitates the process by providing the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-money Laundering (AML) checks. To enable access to the app, users must first pass both the KYC and AML processes to verify that they are who they claim to be.
- Appetite for home AI strongest in Asia and emerging markets
- Shopping in bricks and mortar stores rises
- Majority of consumers plan to maintain or increase spending in 2018
LONDON, March 13 (Bernama) -- Almost a third (32%) of consumers surveyed globally by PwC plan to buy an AI device including robots or automated assistants, with retailers watching closely as ‘voice commerce´ develops in the home.
The findings are published today in PwC´s Global Consumer Insights survey, which assesses the shopping behaviour, habits and expectations of over 22,000 consumers in 27 countries.
CBTS is first customer deploying UC-One SaaS new cloud deployment option to offer enterprises quick access to cloud UC benefits
GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 13 (Bernama) -- BroadSoft, Inc. now a part of Cisco, and a global market leader in cloud calling, meeting, messaging and contact center software as a service (SaaS), has made it quicker and easier than ever for BroadWorks® service providers to provide businesses access to popular BroadSoft cloud unified communications (UC) capabilities by launching UC-One SaaS in North America and EMEA. CBTS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell, is the first service provider to deploy the new UC-One SaaS offer it to its customers.
UC-One SaaS is a new cloud delivery option which allows service providers to add UC-One capabilities in the cloud to their existing BroadWorks call control platform without the need for new software or the complexity of branding clients. Onboarding is simple and intuitive and takes mere minutes, allowing service providers to quickly deliver a comprehensive cloud UC service to end users.
Nearly 60% of Asia-based cybersecurity pros fear malicious attacks on the horizon from Russia, China and North Korea; some also doubt effectiveness of APEC Privacy Framework
SINGAPORE, March 13 (Bernama) -- A majority of information security professionals in Asia expect to see major, cross-border compromises in enterprise networks and critical infrastructure in the next year or two, and most do not feel confident in their ability to defend against these impending threats.
These concerns and more are outlined in Black Hat Asia´s first-ever research report, Cybersecurity Risk in Asia. The report, compiled from a survey of nearly 100 current and former attendees at Black Hat Asia, provides insights on critical information security issues pertaining to Asian cyber defenses and vulnerabilities. The results closely mirror the responses of Black Hat attendees in the United States and Europe - raising further concern for cybersecurity on a global level.
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TOKYO, March 13 (Bernama) -- GRANVISTA Hotels & Resorts Co., Ltd., which are expanding their facilities operations throughout Japan at city hotels, business hotels, hot spring inns, comprehensive seaside leisure facilities, golf courses, highway restaurants, and more, have launched a new hotel brand, INTERGATE HOTELS. The first hotel to open for this brand was the HOTEL INTERGATE Kyoto/Shijo-Shinmachi, which began operations on Thursday, March 1st, 2018. Official website: https://www.intergatehotels.jp/kyoto_shijo/
Popular Kyoto tourist destinations and World Heritage Sites, including Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu Temple, and the Golden and Silver Pavilions are approximately 30 minutes from the hotel. The Nishiki Market, known as Kyoto's Kitchen, is roughly ten minutes away on foot. The HOTEL INTERGATE is therefore optimally positioned to be your base for exploring Kyoto. A wide variety of services are available to optimize a full day in your destination. There will also be regularly planned workshops to learn about Kyoto's traditional industries as well as displays of local art and crafts to enable you to make more new discoveries and connections at your destination.