Daily Archives: December 9, 2020

Chinese-made COVID-19 Vaccine Nearly 90% Effective, UAE Says

One day after Britain became the first Western nation to begin mass COVID-19 vaccinations, the United Arab Emirates says a Chinese-made vaccine has proven to be 86% effective in preventing moderate and severe cases of the disease. The Emirates’ Health Ministry announced the news Wednesday about the vaccine developed by China’s state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm.


Non-Incendive Hazardous location (HAZLOC) Zebra devices and industry-leading Intelex EHSQ software to enable real-time worker safety and risk management anywhere TORONTO, CANADA, Dec. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intelex Technologies, ULC, a leading global provider of SaaS-based Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) management software, today announced their participation in Zebra Technologies’ PartnerConnect program. Intelex focuses […]

Xoom, a PayPal service, announces secure money transfers to mobile wallets in 12 countries in Africa

– Helps reduce the cost of sending money to Africa – SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Xoom, PayPal’s money transfer service, announced that the company’s customers in the US, UK, Canada and Europe can now send secure and convenient money transfers directly to mobile wallets in key markets across Africa with a focus […]

A plan to address fossil fuels is key for the Climate Ambition Summit

Latest UN reports show that fossil fuel production plans risk sinking Paris goals – observers from across the world call on governments to tackle fossil fuel production head-on at Paris anniversary summit.  NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement approaches, leaders from around the globe call for renewed […]

dSPACE and LeddarTech Join Forces to Drive Development of Lidar Innovations for Self-Driving Cars

dSpace and LeddarTech PADERBORN, Germany, and QUEBEC CITY, Canada, Dec. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — dSPACE and LeddarTech®, a leader in level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, have entered into a partnership to jointly drive forward the development of lidar technologies for autonomous driving. The close cooperation will enable dSPACE and LeddarTech to provide […]

dSPACE et LeddarTech unissent leurs forces pour fournir des outils clés permettant de déployer des systèmes avancés ADAS et AD

dSpace et LeddarTech BIÈVRE, France et QUÉBEC, 09 déc. 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — dSPACE, l’un des fournisseurs leaders mondiaux de solutions de simulation et de validation, et LeddarTech®, leader dans les technologies de détection ADAS et AD de niveau 1 à 5, ont conclu un partenariat pour faire évoluer conjointement le développement des technologies lidar […]