Coppel Mexico Picks VoltDB to Power Customer Profiles

BEDFORD, Mass., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — VoltDB, the only enterprise-grade data platform that meets the real-time data requirements of modern applications, announced today that Coppel, the biggest nationwide department store in Mexico, is now using the VoltDB Data Platform to create a unified system for customer profiles.

“Volt has really been a game-changer for us,” said Coppel CTO Robert Gil. “We can now have a unified platform to manage all of our 13 million customer portfolio data, which then feeds into much better customer experiences and far bigger ROI for us thanks to improved customer loyalty.”

One of Coppel’s main assets, customer portfolios, also present a big challenge: to have a single profile that is online and up-to-date with all the customer’s information and for this profile to be live in an omnichannel environment so that customers can access their information on charges, credits, and installments (balances) in real time, without compromising the speed at which transactions are processed within the portfolio.

Coppel chose VoltDB because it needed a data platform that could enable them to:

  • Store online information in one place
  • Be fault tolerant through distributed, multi-site optimized finite-difference (DRP) schemes
  • Analyze information in real time with dashboards
  • Do real-time data collection
  • Perform fraud analysis without compromising database performance

“All the tests we carried out with Volt exceeded the expectations with respect to performance in transactions per second,” Gil said.

Moving forward, Coppel plans to expand its use of Volt to various call center and customer service use cases.

For more information on why organizations across all industries are choosing VoltDB to power their operations, visit https://www.voltdb.com/.

About VoltDB

VoltDB is the only data platform designed to support telco applications in the age of 5G. We combine in-memory data storage with predictable low-latency and other key capabilities to power BSS/OSS, customer management, and revenue assurance applications that need to act in single-digit milliseconds to drive revenue or prevent revenue loss, without compromising on data accuracy. For more information, visit voltdb.com.

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‫شبكة تلفزيون الصين الدولية (CGTN): الصين تستهدف أن تكون مركزًا للابتكار

بكين، 10 يونيو/حزيران 2021 / PRNewswire / — انطلاقًا من صناعة البوصلة وصناعة الورق والطباعة والبارود -هذه الاختراعات الأربعة العظيمة للصين القديمة- وصولًا إلى الغواصة المأهولة جياولونج وجسر هونج كونج-تشوهاي-ماكاو ومسبار المريخ تيانوين-1، فلطالما كانت الصين تتبنى الروح الإبداعية والحيوية المبتكرة لشعبها.

قال الرئيس الصيني شي جين بينغ خلال حوار مع مجموعة من الشباب المتميزين من جميع مناحي الحياة بتاريخ 4 مايو 2013: “الابتكار هو الروح التي تقود تقدم الأمة، وهو مصدر لا ينضب لازدهار البلد. إنه أيضًا جزء أساسي من الشخصية الوطنية الصينية”.

كما أضاف أو هذا هو فحوى المقولة القديمة: “إذا كان بإمكانك تجديد نفسك في يوم واحد، فافعل ذلك يومًا بعد يوم، حينها ستجد أنك تتجدد كل يوم”.

انطلاقة الابتكار

اتخذت الصين خطوات مهمة لتعزيز قدرتها الابتكارية على مدار السنوات القليلة الماضية، مع تحسن قوتها في جوانب العلوم والتكنولوجيا بشكل مطرد من حيث المؤشرات الرئيسية.

احتلت الصين المرتبة 14 من بين أكثر من 100 اقتصاد في جميع أنحاء العالم في تصنيف الابتكار القياسي في عام 2020، وهي الاقتصاد الوحيد متوسط الدخل المدرج ضمن أعلى 30 اقتصادًا لمدة سبع سنوات، وفقًا للمؤشر الذي أصدرته المنظمة العالمية للملكية الفكرية ( World Intellectual Property Organization ) في سبتمبر الماضي.

وورد في بيان صحفي صادر عن جهة المؤشر: “لقد رسخت الصين مكانتها كدولة رائدة في مجال الابتكار، مع مرتبة عالية في المقاييس المهمة، منها براءات الاختراع ونماذج المنفعة والعلامات التجارية والتصاميم الصناعية وصادرات السلع الإبداعية”.

تضاعف تمويل الحكومة المركزية للبحوث الأساسية على مدى السنوات الخمس الماضية، في حين يُقدر التمويل بنحو 6.16%من إجمالي نفقات البحث والتطوير في عام 2020، وفقًا لوانغ زيغانغ، وزير العلوم والتكنولوجيا.

من المتوقع أن يصل معدل إسهام التقدم العلمي والتكنولوجي في النمو الاقتصادي إلى 60% في عام 2020، حسب توقعات رسمية من وزارة العلوم والتكنولوجيا.

 تم تحقيق العديد من الإنجازات البارزة في مجال التكنولوجيا الفائقة في السنوات الأخيرة، فقد عاد مسبار شانجي-5 إلى البلاد بالعينات الأولى التي تم جمعها من القمر، بينما بدأت أول مركبة فضائية صينية تصل إلى المريخ في استكشاف الكوكب الأحمر.

وتتخذ الدولة خطوات سريعة لتطوير طائرات الركاب الكبيرة والقطار المحمول مغناطيسيًا، بينما تزدهر الصناعات المتعلقة بالاقتصاد الرقمي، وتكنولوجيا الجيل الخامس، والذكاء الاصطناعي، والسيارات الكهربائية على الجانب الآخر.

الوصول إلى الريادة في الابتكار اعتمادًا على الذات

وفقًا للخطة الخمسية الرابعة عشرة للصين (2021-2025) للتنمية الاقتصادية والاجتماعية الوطنية والأهداف بعيدة المدى حتى عام 2035، ينبغي اعتبار الابتكار جوهر عملية التحديث في الصين، وينبغي إيلاء الأولوية القصوى إلى الاعتماد على الذات وتحسين الذات في العلوم والتكنولوجيا كدور دعم إستراتيجي.

في مواجهة المنافسة الدولية الشديدة، وعلى خلفية تزايد النزعة الانفرادية والحمائية، شدد الرئيس شي على الاعتماد على الذات وتعزيز الذات في تطوير العلوم والتكنولوجيا في البلاد في اجتماع عقد في 28 مايو.

حث الرئيس شي جين بينغ المتخصصين في مجال العلوم والتكنولوجيا في الصين على تحمل المسؤوليات التي أوكلها إليهم العصر والسعي من أجل الاعتماد على الذات في العلوم والتكنولوجيا وتعزيز الذات على أعلى المستويات.

كما قال الرئيس أن الانطلاقات العلمية والتكنولوجية يجب أن تعالج القضايا الأكثر إلحاحًا، مع التركيز على تلبية احتياجات البلاد، سواء العاجلة أو طويلة الأجل.

مع تحول الصين من مُصنع عالمي إلى مبتكر عالمي، فإن الخطة الخمسية الرابعة عشرة مفادها أن المجالات التالية ستكون محور تركيز البلاد خلال السنوات الخمس إلى الخمس عشرة المقبلة، والتي تشمل الذكاء الاصطناعي والمعلومات الكمية والدوائر المتكاملة والصحة والحياة، والعلوم المتعلقة بالمخ، والتربية الحيوية، والفضاء، واستكشاف أعماق الأرض والبحار.

من المزمع أن ترفع الصين استثماراتها في البحوث الأساسية خلال فترة الخطة الخمسية الرابعة عشرة، مع توقعات بأن يصل التمويل إلى أكثر من 8% من إجمالي نفقات البحث والتطوير، وفقًا لوزارة العلوم والتكنولوجيا.

 https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-06-08/China-aims-to-become-an-innovation-powerhouse–10QnCEg98Oc/index.html

فيديو –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpJsi0soSNo

CGTN: An open China is a boon to global economy

BEIJING, 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Over 1,000 global brands including Swatch of Switzerland, Swarovski of Austria, Shiseido of Japan and America’s Tesla gathered at the first China International Consumer Products Expo in Haikou, capital of south China’s Hainan Province in May.

With a large host of business, trade, invention and innovation expos and fairs, access to foreign products is now easy and convenient in China. But decades ago, it was a completely different story.

Before the 1970s, many people were struggling to fill their bellies, let alone pampering themselves with a shopping spree.

China’s reform and opening-up policy altered the country’s course of development.

Since the initiation of this policy, the country has gone through three major waves of opening-up.

The first began in 1978 and continued through the 1980s and 1990s. It saw an influx of foreign direct investment for infrastructure building and industrial projects across the country.

The second wave began in 2001 with China’s accession to the WTO, which spurred another burst of foreign investment and greater integration with the global economy.

Now, as China embarks on a fresh chapter of development under its 14th Five-Year Plan, the nation is on the cusp of a new wave marked by proactive initiatives to deepen integration even further.

The vehicles include the development of new free trade zones (FTZ) and the Hainan free trade port, the integration of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and new international trade and investment agreements such as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Agreement (RCEP).

This policy approach has driven reforms and expanded the market, enabling a more specialized division of labor. In addition, intense competition stimulated by trade liberalization and import tariff cuts forced domestic businesses to be more efficient. It has also led to the optimization of the allocation of resources and industrial upgrading.

More than 40 years of reform and opening-up have seen China’s total imports and exports soar from $20.6 billion to more than $4.5 trillion, making the country the world’s top trading nation.

Having moved the nation from times of scarcity to today’s shopping spree experience, reform and opening-up is not only a recipe for China’s success, but has arguably become an indispensable driving force towards a more prosperous world.

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-19/An-open-China-a-boon-to-global-economy-10mwRLc0YVy/index.html 

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Moonbug Entertainment’s Hugely Popular Kids Shows come to the BBC

Programs Including Global Hits CoComelon, Go Buster, Little Baby Bum And More Are Now Available

LONDON, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Moonbug Entertainment Ltd., one of the largest digital media companies in the world, today announced its fun, relatable and enriching kids shows are now available on the BBC. All available episodes of hugely popular titles, including CoComelon, Digley and Dazey, Little Baby Bum, Go Buster and Playtime with Twinkle can now be enjoyed by families across the UK on BBC iPlayer.

Moonbug x BBC

“Our collaboration with the BBC marks the first partnership with a public service broadcaster. A real quality stamp for our creative teams!” said Nicolas Eglau, Managing Director EMEA & APAC, Moonbug. “BBC is known worldwide for its engaging programming for preschoolers, and Moonbug is excited to enter a partnership with such a renowned organization.”

Moonbug’s programming introduces universal themes that children can relate to via colorful animation and compelling storytelling. Whether it’s eating veggies or getting ready for bed, Moonbug’s playful animation and catchy songs supports children’s development and learning.

About Moonbug Entertainment
Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company providing values-based educational programming for children. Its popular kids lineup includes global sensations CoComelonBlippiLittle Baby BumMy Magic Pet MorphleSupa StrikasGo BusterPlaytime with TwinkleGecko’s GarageARPO and many more which are available in 27 languages.

In just two years, it has become a kids programming powerhouse with a library of more than 550 hours of content, which is distributed on more than 100 platforms globally, including YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Sky, Tencent, Youku and Roku. In May of 2020, Tubular Labs named Moonbug one of the leading digital kids’ entertainment companies in the world based on the total number of minutes watched worldwide.

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SecuLetter Promotes Korea’s Innovative Security Technologies in Middle East

2021 K-Security Webinar in Saudi Arabia on June 16

SEOUL, South Korea, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — SecuLetter, a company that specializes in detecting and blocking malicious code and a member of Born2Global Centre, will soon host 2021 K-Security Webinar in Saudi Arabia with Best IT (Best Information Technology System), its partner in the Middle East to promote Korea’s outstanding security technologies.

The webinar aims to share the latest cyber security threats and best practices for defending against the sophisticated threats. As the business move towards remote working and virtual engagements, cyber attack surface has widened and number of cyber-incident has increased dramatically. Those who are interested in participating may apply through the webinar registration site. (https://seculetterevent.com/2021/seculetter_webinar_219616_eDM.html)

2021 K-SECURITY WEBINAR in Saudi Arabia

At the webinar, SecuLetter and more Korean security solutions will be introduced to potential Middle Eastern clients, including companies in Saudi Arabia, and will work to expand its supply network. The webinar will feature SecuLetter, Best IT and three major Korean security firms with participants mostly comprising representatives of Saudi Arabia’s government and public agency and educational organization. The Korean security company speakers will introduce their security technologies and solutions with the best practices.

  • Proactive Protection against Advanced Cyber Threats
  • Secure Your Business with Identity and Access Management
  • The Best Way to Prevent Data Leakage
  • Untact Networking under COVID19 with Easy 2 Simple, Secure, and Smart Management

SecuLetter, the organizer of this webinar is an advanced malware analysis expert which provides the proactive security against the cyber threats. With the SecuLetter automatized reveres-engineering analysis technology, malicious attacks such as evasive threats can be detected and blocked before reaching to corporate email and file systems. Since SecuLetter has attracted investment from Riyadh Valley Company, a Saudi Arabian venture capital firm in 2019, SecuLetter has remained active in the Middle Eastern security market.

Chasung Lim, CEO of SecuLetter said, “As we have attracted investment and secured references in Middle East, we are hoping to provide more Korean outstanding security solutions, various and valuable experience in cyber security to Middle Eastern market.”

For more detailed information on SecuLetter, visit www.seculetter.com/content/en/.

To participate in Saudi K-Security Webinar, register on https://seculetterevent.com/2021/seculetter_webinar_219616_eDM.html.

Media contact
SecuLetter: benett.choi@seculetter.com
Born2Global Centre: jlee@born2global.com

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Dynasty Targets Global Upscale Real Estate Market With Innovative Cryptocurrency

ZUG, Switzerland, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A new and unique cryptocurrency, the D¥NS, designed to link the benefits of both the crypto and real estate worlds, is being announced by Swiss-based Dynasty Global Investments AG. D¥NS will be linked to ultra-premium property assets acquired by Dynasty in major centres around the world.

“By linking D¥NS with real estate, we want to bring more solidity and credibility to the market,” stated Dynasty’s co-founder and CEO, Eduardo Carvalho. In all, 21 million D¥NS tokens will be issued in four tranches, starting on July 01 via major crypto exchanges. As tokens are sold, funds will be used to acquire more ultra-premium real estate. With revenues from the properties, Dynasty will rebuy D¥NS from the market to be burnt, increasing their scarcity.

The company is already building its property portfolio, with the purchase of nearly 1,000 sqm of high-end commercial office space in Sao Paulo’s prestigious Faria Lima Avenue, worth BRL 27,695,000 (USD 5.48 million). Additional properties being assessed for acquisition are in cities like New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

It’s no accident that successful Brazilian entrepreneurs Eduardo Carvalho and Fabio Asdurian chose the Swiss canton of Zug as Dynasty’s headquarters when they created the company in 2016. The area, known as the Crypto Valley, hosts a number of cryptocurrency-related businesses committed to the region’s globally recognised rules, set up to regulate the use of blockchain technology. Dynasty also follows strict rules to prevent money laundering, including the 1988 Know Your Client principles, developed in Basel, with a thorough process to identify buyers of its D¥NS tokens.

Carvalho started his enterprising career early, halting university studies to launch his first business venture at the age of 19. He developed experience in the high-end property market as COO of Imovel A, a property business specialised in the sale of luxury real estate. Co-founder Asdurian is also a seasoned retail entrepreneur, with a number of innovative Latin American e-commerce concepts involving major global brands, launched from his native Brazil.

The D¥NS’s launch coincides with Carvalho’s attendance at this year’s Ritossa Family Office Investment Summit in Monte Carlo, starting on June 30. He will make presentations and hold meetings at the event, considered the largest and most influential gathering of family wealth, representing USD 4.5 trillion in assets.

ON THE WEB:
Dynasty Global Investments AG 
www.dynastygi.com

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