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PureCircle Names New Top Additions To Its Commercial Team To Help Further Fuel Its Growth

CHICAGO, July 10 (Bernama) -- Having solved the challenges of taste and supply, PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the leading global producer and innovator of stevia sweeteners, is now better poised than ever to help beverage and food companies reduce sugar without using artificial sweeteners. To further maximize that growth potential, PureCircle is enhancing its commercial team:

Japanese IT Company Integrates Cloudian Object Storage Software With Flash for High-Performance, Low-Cost Storage

Solution Enables Dwango to Achieve Faster, More Consistent Performance and Capitalize on Full S3 Storage Compatibility for Video Application Development

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 10 (Bernama) -- Cloudian today announced that Dwango, a leading Japanese telecommunications and media company, has deployed Cloudian’s HyperStore object storage software in a unique all-flash hardware configuration to meet the evolving needs of its niconico video streaming service. As a result, Dwango has been able to repatriate application development workflows from the public cloud, taking advantage of HyperStore’s full S3 storage compatibility and accelerating these workflows.

Increased Data Demands Highlight Cost and Inefficiency of Storage Silos
Dwango was established in 1997 to provide network game planning, development and operation services. In 2006, through the development and provision of various content services, the company launched the niconico video service, one of the most popular such services in Japan.

Malaysia Offers Vast Opportunities in E-Commerce Fulfillment Industry

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) -- “In light of the projected double-digit growth of e-Commerce in the region, Malaysia is ready to take part in transforming the existing digital landscape into a bright digital future. The Government through MIDA has expanded the logistics incentive scheme by introducing the second round Integrated Logistics Services (ILS) incentive to encourage logistics companies to adopt technology in their operations and to position themselves as regional e-Fulfilment hub providers in Malaysia. From 2017 until March 2019, MIDA has approved eight e-Fulfilment projects in which seven of these projects are locally owned,” said YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Deputy Minister of the International Trade and Industry at the “Investment Opportunities in the E-Commerce Fulfillment Industry Seminar 2019” held in the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) today. 

The Seminar, which was an initiative of the National e-Commerce Council (NeCC), was organised by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) in collaboration with MITI and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). It aims to position Malaysia as an “E-Fulfillment Hub”, focusing on leveraging greater integration across the industry to support its rapid growth in the country.

Genscape Partners With Mitsubishi Research Institute For Wholesale Market Service In Japan

Louisville, KY, July 10 (Bernama) -- Today, the Japanese headquartered Mitsubishi Research Institute and U.S.-based Genscape, Inc signed a partnership agreement to provide real-time data services to the newly liberated Japanese wholesale power market.

In April 2016, the Japanese retail power market was fully liberalized, dramatically increasing activity, opportunity, and the need for transparency in the Japanese wholesale power market.

AmBank And Maxis Collaborate To Launch Joint Financial And Digital Solutions Initiatives For SMEs

KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 (Bernama) -- AmBank and Maxis have entered into a partnership to grow small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia. Maxis and AmBank will be working together to create a roadmap of digital solutions for SMEs that will enable easy access to solutions for their financial and technology needs, at the tip of the finger through a one-stop hub. The solutions created as part of this partnership will also provide a faster, more seamless experience with Maxis’ “Always On” connectivity and via a single touch point. Overall, SMEs can expect better digital customer experience and value from these joint offers.

Both parties officiated the partnership today. Representing AmBank Group was its Group CEO, YBhg Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, while Maxis represented by its CEO, Gokhan Ogut.

Agrobank Organised Agenda Agro Sarawak Focuses on Prospect and Opportunities in Agriculture Sector

KUCHING, SARAWAK, July 9 (Bernama) -- Agrobank today organised another business networking session called “Agenda Agro: Prospect and Opportunities in Agriculture Sector” in Kuching, Sarawak. The programme was attended by more than 160 guests comprises of Agrobank’s clients and agropreneurs from the state.

Agenda Agro is one of Agrobank’s initiatives to share latest updates with agropreneurs on the prospects and information in agriculture sector and agro-based industry. The business session provides opportunity for the clients to interact with Agrobank’s officers and also to learn more on opportunities in this sector.

Aptorum Group´s subsidiary Smart Pharma announces Smart Pharma token (SMPT) to be listed on IDAX and LATOKEN

VICTORIA, Seychelles, July 9 (Bernama) -- Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq: APM) subsidiary Smart Pharmaceutical is excited to announce that the Smart Pharma Token (“SMPT token”), is to be available for trading on IDAX ( and LATOKEN ( IDAX and LATOKEN are two leading global cryptocurrency exchange platforms. SMPT Token will commence trading on IDAX on or around July 10, 2019, and shortly thereafter on LATOKEN.

The SMPT token is an ERC-1404 security compliant token with ERC-20 and ERC233 compliance on the Ethereum blockchain. SMPT tokenizes rights to a portion of the royalty income derived from the eventual commercialization of intellectual property rights of drug candidates to be discovered under our Smart-ACTTM platform.