Standard Chartered Bank partners with Microsoft to become a cloud-first bank

SINGAPORE AND REDMOND, WASH. - Media OutReach - 11 August 2020 - Standard Chartered Bank and Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced a three-year strategic partnership to accelerate the bank's digital tr...

MTA asks Apple's help to solve iPhone mask issues

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread ...

Kantar Health Expands National Health and Wellness Survey into South Korea and Taiwan

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA AND TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 5 August 2020 - Kantar Health, a leading global healthcare data, analytics and research provider, today announces the expansion of its National...

Coronavirus in India: Is public negligence causing surge in cases?

When India began a nationwide lockdown in March, the reality of coronavirus had just begun to sink in. As the lockdown continued people across India looked into a void of uncertainty. In the two mont...

Microsoft Forecasts a Hybrid New Normal of Work in Asia-Pacific

Released whitepaper assesses the key trends shaping Asia Pacific’s workforce, and the critical role of organizations, people and technology in realizing a hybrid workplace SINGAPORE - Media OutReach -...

U.S. agency: Pandemic masks thwarting face recognition tech

Having a tough time recognizing your neighbors behind their pandemic masks? Computers are finding it more difficult, too. A preliminary study published by a U.S. agency on Monday found that even th...

Business Highlights

___ As Congress fights, analysts warn economy needs help now WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress and the White House resume their efforts to agree on a new economic aid p...

U.S. agency: Pandemic masks thwarting face recognition tech

Having a tough time recognizing your neighbors behind their pandemic masks? Computers are finding it more difficult, too. A preliminary study published by a U.S. agency on Monday fou...

Garmin acknowledges cyberattack, doesn't mention ransomware

BOSTON (AP) — The GPS device maker Garmin Ltd. acknowledged Monday being victimized by a cyberattack last week that encrypted some of its systems, knocking its fitness tracking and pilot navigation se...

Infinix NOTE 7: Powerful Features, Infinite Possibilities

NAIROBI, KENYA - Media OutReach - 23 July 2020 - Infinix, a premium online-driven smartphone brand designed for the young generations, and Infinix NOTE 7 which is a newest smartphone model targeting t...

Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues

One of the great mysteries of the coronavirus is how quickly it rocketed around the world. It first flared in central China and, within three months, was on every continent but Anta...

Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues

One of the great mysteries of the coronavirus is how quickly it rocketed around the world. It first flared in central China and, within three months, was on every continent but Anta...

Lebanon looks to China as US, Arabs refuse to help in crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — Facing a worsening economic crisis and with little chance of Western or oil-rich Arab countries providing assistance without substantial reforms, Lebanon’s cash-strapped government is lo...

Meet The Local Heroes Helping SMEs Thrive Even During COVID-19: Heroes of Digital

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14 July 2020 - Amidst the economic downturn from COVID-19, a number of savvy SMEs are experiencing business growth with the help of digitalisation from Heroes Of Digital, ...

Brazil asks investment firms to adopt protected Amazon areas

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s government on Thursday proposed that global asset-managers adopt protected areas in the Amazon rainforest in order to curb illegal deforestation ahead of the season farm...