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Chile’s Klap expects transactions to skyrocket with new technology solution
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Chile’s Klap expects transactions to skyrocket with new technology solution

Chilean payments fintech Klap expects the number of transactions it processes to rise rapidly by 2024 after selecting the SmartVista suite of European technology provider BPC. As a result, it has begun to operate in the world of acquirers, allowing sales with credit, debit and prepaid cards. "This world is different from where we were, it’s one with a very large number of transactions and very high speed," Levy Abud, Klap's technological development and innovation manager, told BNamericas. The previous solution it had was not going to allow the company to scale its business. “It’s a business that has grown a lot, especially due to the pandemic. At a global level, we’ve seen a significant increase in the requirements for solutions of this type, both to serve the traditional phys...
Here’s Why Micron Technology Stock Plunged 25% in June
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Here’s Why Micron Technology Stock Plunged 25% in June

What happened Shares of Micron Technology (MU 0.83%) fell 25.1% in June, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The stock was down big early in the month because investors and analysts are nervous about the semiconductor space right now. And toward the end of June, Micron reported financial results that caused the stock to fall further.  So what One way to track market sentiment for an entire industry is to look at an industry-specific exchange-traded fund (ETF). In the semiconductor space, there are many options, one of which is iShares Semiconductor ETF. As the chart shows, investors didn't care too much for semiconductor stocks in general during June, which was a drag on Micron shares. MU data by YCharts Supply chain challenges and a slowdown ...
axilor fund: Axilor launches second fund of $100-million
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axilor fund: Axilor launches second fund of $100-million

Early-stage investor Axilor Ventures is launching its second technology fund - Axilor Technology Fund - II (ATF-II) - worth $100 million to double down on its investments in Indian startups while continuing its focus on seed opportunities. ATF-II is awaiting approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), and expects to close by September-end. This comes as the eight-year-old fund - founded by former cofounders Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal, along with other senior technologists - has deployed 90% of its first fund (ATF-I) worth Rs 200 crore by backing almost 54 companies. Axilor’s new fund comes at a time when overall funding in Indian startups has dipped to $6.9 billion in the April to June period compared with $11 billion in the previous quarter. Further, gl...
Technology is Just the Beginning : The Hearing Journal
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Technology is Just the Beginning : The Hearing Journal

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles about the work of the Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss and lessons learned from its international programs. The first and second articles in the series appeared in the April 2022 and May 2022 issues, respectively. Isn’t it amazing how technological advancements of all kinds have accelerated human progress? Our ability to connect, communicate, and learn from each other from anywhere on the planet has been enhanced at a faster rate in the past few decades than at any other time in history.A clinician administers the OAE hearing screening test to a newborn baby. Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss, technology, Vietnam, Audiology Without Borders, video conferencingI remember when the Global Foundat...
The Roehl Family set to host the 2022 Farm Technology Days in Clark County.
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The Roehl Family set to host the 2022 Farm Technology Days in Clark County.

The Roehl family looks forward to welcoming visitors to their farm in Clark County, Wisconsin for the 2022 Farm Technology Days. The show is being held at Roehl Acres and Rustic Occasions just south of Loyal, July 12-14. "Clark County offers the traditional feel of agriculture, but has adapted to many of the new technologies available for use in agriculture," Richard Halopka, Clark County's extension crops and soils agent, said. "We are delighted to host the show with our theme: 'Where tradition and technology meet.'""In 1983, I went to my first Farm Progress Days Show. I was 14 years old and I thought it was the greatest thing I had ever been too. Now, 36 years later I will be the host farm for Farm Technology Days 2022. In a way, I have been preparing for this all of my life," said Denni...
EHR app taps into remote patient monitoring technology
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EHR app taps into remote patient monitoring technology

Withings Health Solutions has announced its remote patient monitoring tech will be put into play by Athenahealth, a company offering electronic health record (EHR) solutions. As part of the arrangement, Athenahealth Marketplace users will be able to place standard orders for RPM services from the Athenahealth HER solution; Withings also will ship its cellular devices (such as the Body Pro scale and BPM Connect Pro blood pressure monitor) right to patient homes.To learn more about the arrangement and how the technology can benefit clinical projects, Outsourcing-Pharma connected with Antoine Robilard, vice president of health solutions at Withings.OSP: Could you please talk about some of the challenges associated with patient monitoring, in the age of surging popularity for DCTs?​AR: The pan...
Cisco research finds immersive digital experiences are critical to wearable technology
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Cisco research finds immersive digital experiences are critical to wearable technology

UAE, Dubai, 05 July, 2022: A seamless and integrated digital experience is essential for consumers to maximise the potential of smart wearable health and wellbeing devices, according to new research conducted by Cisco across the EMEA region. Over the shoulder view of young Asian sports woman checking pulse on smartwatch and syncing her smartwatch with fitness app on smartphone to monitor her training progress after working out / exercising / practicing yoga at home in the fresh bright morning The research was carried out by Cisco AppDynamics and questioned 4,000 people across in the UAE, UK, France and Germany. It discovered that 83 percent of those polled believe smart wearable technology has the potential to positively transform the health of individuals and impr...
Establishment of African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation: An innovative approach to transforming Africa’s health system
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Establishment of African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation: An innovative approach to transforming Africa’s health system

Establishment of African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation: An innovative approach to transforming Africa's health system - Businessday NG     Columnists African Development Bank (AfDB) HomeColumnistsEstablishment of African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation: An innovative approach to transforming Africa’s health system ...
Inverter Technology Air Conditioner Market Size And Forecast
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Inverter Technology Air Conditioner Market Size And Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The Inverter Technology Air Conditioner Market research report aims at providing a quick overview of the overall performance of the industry and significant novel trends. Important insights, as well as findings, latest key drivers, and constraints, are also depicted here. A huge array of quantitative and qualitative techniques is used by market analysts including in-depth interviews, ethnography, customer surveys, and analysis of secondary data. It becomes easy for major players to collect important data regarding key organizations along with insights such as customer behavior, market size, competition, and market need. By referring to this Inverter Technology Air Conditioner market study report, it becomes easy for key players to take evidence-based decisions....
Third-party technology partners accelerate integration, digitization and dexterity in B2B commerce
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Third-party technology partners accelerate integration, digitization and dexterity in B2B commerce

TradeCentric's Michael Sonier explains why your business must modernize their buying and selling processes. Image: Drazen/Adobe Stock The last few years have highlighted the divide between early adopters and laggards of automation and digitization. Buyers and suppliers that invest in integration capabilities between eCommerce platforms and eProcurement systems have outshone their competitors — and they are reaping the benefits via improved efficiency and stronger trading partner relationships. While many industry leaders are interested in providing a more sophisticated commerce experience, for too many B2B commerce remains a manual and tedious process. Digitization efforts place a heavy burden on teams that are often already-strained, including IT, eCommerce and digita...