Hong Kong and New York-based Easyship joins Shopify Plus’ tech partner program

Easyship, a logistics startup that allows e-commerce sellers to add multiple carriers to their stores, announced it has joined the Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program. Easyship is headquartered in Hong Kong and New York. Co-founder Tommaso Tamburnotti told TechCrunch it is the only shipping app in Asia for Shopify Plus, the e-commerce platform’s solution for large companies and high-volume shippers.

Founded in 2015 by Tamburnotti and Augustin Ceyrac, both veterans of Southeast Asia e-commerce giant Lazada, and former banker Paul Lugagne Delpon, Easyship’s platform is includes more than 250 shipping options from carriers including UPS, FedEx and DHL, pre-negotiated discounted rates and the automation of tasks like taxes and duty charges. So far, Easyship says it has served more than 100,000 clients.

According to a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), volumes of international postal packages dispatched have grown during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for things

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Calix and Conexon Partner to Eliminate the Digital Divide, Providing Electric Cooperatives With the Expertise and Technology Required to Succeed

Calix selects Conexon as the first Elite Partner in the consulting category of the Calix Partner Community, aligning both organizations around the urgent need to deliver broadband to underserved rural communities throughout the U.S.

Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced a formal partnership with full-service broadband consulting firm, Conexon, which it has named an Elite Consulting Engineering Partner, the founding member of the consulting category of the Calix Partner Community. The terms of the relationship provide Conexon customers access to the entire Calix product portfolio—both Revenue EDGE and Intelligent Access EDGE solutions, along with the full set of Calix Services—which means electric cooperatives that work with Conexon can also leverage Calix solutions to build future-proof networks that will help their communities thrive for decades to come.

Currently more than a quarter of the 800-plus electric cooperatives serving rural areas are deploying broadband services, and the federal government has made billions

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Qualcomm to reportedly partner with Asus for making its own gaming smartphone



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Qualcomm recently sent out invites for its upcoming event that is to take place this December. The brand is set to unveil its newest Snapdragon series processors at the event, the highlight of which will be the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 875, based on 5nm architecture. Now, as per a new report by DigiTimes, via GSMarena, Qualcomm is also likely to announce its first-ever dedicated gaming smartphone around the same time.

While we don’t have a lot of details, to begin with, the new gaming phone will reportedly be co-developed by Asus. Qualcomm already designs its own boards to flaunt the skills of the latest chipsets. However, making a completely new phone is a whole different ball game, which is why the partnership with Asus makes sense. The new phone may even get the branding of the Asus ROG (Republic

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Okta Announces New Okta Partner Connect Specializations For Hybrid IT and Customer Identity, Highlights Global Partner Expansion

New specializations help partners become trusted advisors across every market as global channel ecosystem grows by over 400 percent

Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today at Okta Showcase, announced Customer Identity and Okta Access Gateway Specializations within Okta Partner Connect. The two new areas of focus coincide with considerable global partner momentum for the company, which has seen an over 400 percent increase in the global channel partner ecosystem in the last two years.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for organizations around the world. With millions of people working remotely, companies need to ensure connectivity and security for employees and customers alike. Okta Access Gateway solves the hybrid IT access problem for enterprises, connecting on-premises legacy and custom-built applications to the Okta Identity Cloud to enable workforces to easily access every application through a centralized identity provider. With the new challenges

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Nabd and Huawei Partner to Provide Personalized Arabic News to Huawei Smartphone Users in MENA

Nabd, the world’s largest Arabic News Aggregator platform, has today announced its strategic partnership with Huawei, whereby Nabd provides personalized Arabic content for Huawei smartphone users in the MENA region via “Huawei Assistant” and “Huawei Browser”.

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Nabd newsfeed, instantly available on all Huawei Handsets in MENA (Huawei Assistant and Huawei Browser) (Photo: AETOSWire)

The new alliance between Nabd and Huawei enables the delivery of personalized Arabic newsfeeds within both Huawei Browser and Huawei Assistant. It will provide millions of Arabic users across the globe with the latest news that matters to them. This is done by leveraging Nabd’s smart content engine that relies on real-time data obtained from Nabd’s massive audience reach.

Earlier this year Huawei launched “Huawei Assistant”, bringing a new level of intelligent performance to users, by helping them to find services and information when and where

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Valpatek Technology Group, a new Certified DocPath Document Technology Partner

The company will be implementing DocPath’s document technology. This new partnership reinforces DocPath’s document software’s competitive advantage.

SUWANEE, Ga., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ —

  • The company will be implementing DocPath’s document technology.
  • This new partnership reinforces DocPath’s document software’s competitive advantage.

DocPath, a document technology software company specialized in the development of Document Output Management and Print Spooling solutions, has recently initiated a partnership with the Valpatek Technology group to distribute and implement DocPath´s document software solutions among its client portfolio.

VALPATEK continuously analyzes all different solutions and trends that are available in the market and offer their customers extensive experience so they can be implemented. They work with the main manufacturers worldwide, both hardware and software. They also run ad-hoc projects customized according to the needs of each client.

Valpatek uses high standards to ensure quality while focusing on innovation and integrations. Therefore, there are never two identical

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Three New York Counties Partner with Verra Mobility to Implement School Bus Stop Arm Safety Camera Programs

Enforcement set to begin in Broome, Oneida and Orange Counties in 2021

Verra Mobility (NASDAQ: VRRM), a global leader in smart transportation, announced that it has been awarded multi-year contracts with three New York counties to deploy CrossingGuard™, an automated stop arm photo enforcement solution that enhances safety by reducing the number of vehicles that illegally pass a school bus as children enter and exit.

The recently awarded contracts include Broome County, Oneida County, and Orange County. Combined, these counties account for a total of 44 school districts, approximately 135,500 students and thousands of school buses.

The announcement comes as Verra Mobility continues its ongoing commitment to support school safety in the state. By the end of 2020, Verra Mobility is on track to have more than 1,000 school zone speed safety cameras installed in New York City, one of the largest safety camera programs in the country.

The need

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Dr. Sabah al-Binali Joins OurCrowd as UAE-Based Venture Partner & Head of Gulf Region

Israel’s most active venture investor to increase tech investment and deal flow in the region

OurCrowd, the world’s largest global venture investing platform and Israel’s most active venture investor, today announced the appointment of Dr. Sabah al-Binali as UAE-based venture partner and head of the Gulf region.

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Dr. Sabah al-Binali, Emirati investor and seasoned executive, has been appointed as UAE-based venture partner and head of the Gulf region for Jerusalem-based OurCrowd. (Photo: OurCrowd)

Dr. al-Binali will oversee the development of OurCrowd’s business in the region. OurCrowd plans to meet the growing demand for meaningful ties with Israel expressed by the investment and entrepreneurial communities in the UAE and neighboring states following the signing of the Abraham Accords.

Dr. al-Binali is a seasoned financial services executive with 22 years of experience in investments and an entrepreneurial leader with a

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Felix & Paul Studios and TIME Studios Partner with Nanoracks to Deliver Customized Space Camera to the International Space Station

Canadarm2 and Nanoracks Deployer to Function Together as “Space Crane” to Capture First Spacewalk Filmed in Immersive Virtual Reality

Space Camera

Space Camera full view. Photo courtesy of Felix & Paul Studios.
Space Camera full view. Photo courtesy of Felix & Paul Studios.
Space Camera full view. Photo courtesy of Felix & Paul Studios.

MONTREAL, NEW YORK and HOUSTON, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Felix & Paul Studios, the EMMY-award winning creator of immersive entertainment experiences, TIME Studios, TIME’s EMMY-award winning television and film division, and Nanoracks, the leading provider of commercial access to space, today announced the successful delivery of Felix & Paul Studios’ customized 3D, 360-degree, Space Camera to the International Space Station via the NG-14 Cygnus spacecraft, the S.S. Kalpana Chawla. The Space Camera will be used to capture the first-ever spacewalk filmed in cinematic virtual reality as the culmination of Space Explorers: The ISS Experience, produced by Felix & Paul Studios and TIME Studios.

“An

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NREL, UK University Partner To Dive Deeper Into How Enzymes Digest Plastic

NREL researchers Chris Johnson and Rita Clare take biological samples from an old PET soda bottle that Johnson found during a cleanup drive around NREL. They are looking to isolate any microbes that may be breaking down the PET. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL
NREL researchers Chris Johnson and Rita Clare take biological samples from an old PET soda bottle that Johnson found during a cleanup drive around NREL. They are looking to isolate any microbes that may be breaking down the PET. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL
NREL researchers Chris Johnson and Rita Clare take biological samples from an old PET soda bottle that Johnson found during a cleanup drive around NREL. They are looking to isolate any microbes that may be breaking down the PET. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL

Golden, CO, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A collaboration between scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom, and other partners has yielded further insight into the workings of plastic-eating enzymes.

The research determined two synergistic enzymes—PETase and MHETase—work effectively in tandem to break down polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which

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