28Jun/22

BT Group Partners with Unacast to Deliver Unmatched Human Mobility Insights in UK

Unacast, a global location data and analytics firm, today announced a partnership with London-based BT Group, one of the largest multinational telecommunications firms. Through the partnership with Unacast, BT seeks to set a new gold standard for human mobility insights in the United Kingdom. Continue reading

28Jun/22

Fast Buds: German cannabis legalisation will open the door to home cultivation

In a potentially game-changing development for the cannabis industry, the German government has confirmed its plans to legalise the sale of recreational cannabis in the coming months. Continue reading

28Jun/22

Over half of social housing residents have turned to credit or buy-now-pay-later services for essential expenses, survey reveals

Over half (53%) of social housing residents surveyed say they have used credit or a buy-now-pay-later service to cover an essential household cost such as a food shop or a bill in the last 12 months, according to the latest output from the Resident Voice Index™ (RVI) initiative. The survey of over 5,200 social housing residents on the impact of the cost of living crisis also reveals that nearly seven in 10 respondents (68%) worry all or most of the time about meeting normal monthly living expenses. Continue reading

27Jun/22

Alibaba.com Report finds MSMEs to be the “Backbone of the Post-Pandemic Economy”

To commemorate MSME Day 2022 on June 27, Alibaba.com and AliResearch Institute, Alibaba Group’s research arm, published the report “Challenges, Responses, and Transformation of MSMEs in the Post-Pandemic Era”. The report takes a multi-focal look at how Micro- Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) fared through the pandemic to provide a better understanding of what action businesses took in order to survive, revealing key findings that include: Continue reading

27Jun/22

iClick Interactive Releases Metaverse Livestreaming Mobile App Arohar

iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (“iClick” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ICLK), a leading enterprise and marketing cloud platform in China that empowers worldwide brands with full-stack consumer lifecycle solutions, today announced the launch of Arohar, its proprietary live streaming enhancement mobile application that integrates AI, AR and interactive 3D avatars to bring a brand new metaverse-based live streaming experience to users. iClick’s flagship product, Arohar, for KOL promotion in overseas markets represents a new SaaS paradigm for live streaming. Continue reading

27Jun/22

IWMF Announces 2022 Courage in Journalism Award Winners

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today announced the recipients of its 32nd annual Courage in Journalism Awards, which honor women journalists who show remarkable persistence and bravery within news media. This year’s honorees are Lynsey Addario, a veteran United States photojournalist currently working with The New York Times; Victoria Roshchyna, a Ukrainian freelance journalist; and, Cerise Castle, a United States investigative journalist. Imprisoned Chinese columnist Xueqin (Sophia) Huang was awarded the Wallis Annenberg Justice for Women Journalists Award, which is given annually to a journalist who is unjustly jailed, detained, or imprisoned. Continue reading

27Jun/22

Genpact Study Reveals Hybrid Workplace Dichotomy: Executives Confident They Can Maintain Corporate Culture but Concerned About Employee Experience

Executives are confident they can maintain their culture in a long-term hybrid work environment, but at the same time remain concerned about negative impacts the pandemic has had on employee experience, according to a new study released today by Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation. Continue reading

27Jun/22

L-Charge plans to accelerate the deployment of EV Charging Infrastructure in Europe

While Norway, the Netherlands and Germany are leading the race on electrification and infrastructure provision with a planned ratio of 3 EVs per public charge point, many European countries are lagging behind. In contrast, there are currently 22 EVs per public charge point in Ireland, and 27.2 EVs per public charge point in the UK. Increasing the number of grid-tied chargers is often a difficult, lengthy and cost onerous process because of grid constraints and aging infrastructure. Continue reading