Author: Clarke Martin

New Year’s Resolution No. 1: Never Lose A Good Idea Again

How often have you forgotten that important note or just lost it in the clutter? Help is here. Wacom’s new small version of the Bamboo Folio smartpad helps thinkers and doers capture, shape, share and organize ideas on-the-go. “Our Bamboo smartpads are made to naturally fit into any workflow, fusing the ease of writing naturally on pen and paper with digital technology to transform thoughts to ideas,” said Mike Gay, senior vice president for Wacom’s Consumer Business Unit. “The small Bamboo Folio provides an on-the-go solution for those that are looking to organize and protect their valuable ideas as...

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China-Based Zhejiang Narada Boutique Hotels Announces The Roll Out Of Its New Brand Pagoda Hotels

On November 11, 2016, Zhejiang Narada Boutique Hotels Co., Ltd. (the “Company”), announced the launch of its new brand, Pagoda Hotels, at the 2nd China (Shanghai) Hotel Franchise Expo, at which the hotel group showcased the brand’s concept model rooms. Pagoda Hotels Makes Inroads Providing High End Services to China’s Middle Class Consumer Market The Pagoda brand started in 1922, has reflected the history and culture of its place of origin, Perth, Australia, is the second largest brand in the Company portfolio and is being positioned as a high-end boutique limited service hotel brand that complements the group’s older...

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SWIFT’s KYC Registry Crosses 3,000-Member Milestone

Industry utility continues its momentum, as customers report a 45 percent reduction in the time it takes to complete the KYC process More than 3,000 financial institutions have signed up to use The Know Your Customer (KYC) Registry , SWIFT’s centralised repository that maintains a standardised set of information about financial institutions required for KYC compliance. Launched in December 2014, The Registry provides a secure, cost-effective KYC solution that enables banks, fund distributors and custodians to maintain and grow their correspondent network. As an industry utility, The KYC Registry is designed to help these institutions save significant time and...

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Emporio Armani Enters The World Of The Connected And Launches A Hybrid Smartwatch

A young, contemporary brand, today Emporio Armani marks its entrance into the field of connected wearables with the Emporio Armani Connected collection of hybrid smartwatches. “Today, technology decisively influences our daily lives. There’s an app for everything, and I find that in many cases they’re inventions that actually improve our lives. I’m delighted to present a hybrid smartwatch, which marks the entrance of Emporio Armani — a brand always at the forefront of innovation — into the world of connected accessories. This line of timepieces combines stylistic research, high technological content, immediacy and ease of use,” commented Giorgio Armani....

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Owl Computing Technologies To Speak On Industrial Control System Cybersecurity In Japan

Owl Computing Technologies Inc., a data diode cybersecurity solutions provider, is proud to announce it will be presenting cybersecurity protection strategies for industrial control systems (ICS) at the upcoming S4xJapan ICS Security Conference in Tokyo on October 14, 2016. This event, focused on industrial control system (ICS) / SCADA cybersecurity, will examine advanced concepts and recommendations for ICS cybersecurity controls. This includes business and operations technology (OT) strategy, offensive and defensive ICS security sessions, future trends and related fields. Mr. Dennis Lanahan, Director World Wide Channel Partnerships & International Sales for Owl, will be presenting key concepts from the...

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