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Why The COVID-19 Crisis Could Give The MENA’s Female Entrepreneurs An Edge

Around the globe, economies are beginning to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The world is surveying the rubble left behind by the pandemic, and is turning its attention towards how to rebuild. Some industries have been hit harder than others– the road to recovery for global tourism, for example, will be a long one. Others have, perhaps against expectations, thrived. Just look to the largely cash-dependent MENA region, which has seen a near unprecedented surge in the uptake of e-commerce, digital banking, and fintech more broadly as consumers adapted fast to life in lockdown and quarantine.





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Now increasingly, this world of social distancing, remote working, and even digital socializing has come to be referred to as “the new normal.” In other words, even if the pandemic really is beginning to fade, life will never return exactly to how it was. Even when the shopping malls

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Edge AI challenges memory technology

With the rise of AI at the edge comes a whole host of new requirements for memory systems. Can today’s memory technologies live up to the stringent demands of this challenging new application, and what do emerging memory technologies promise for edge AI in the long-term?

The first thing to realize is that there is no standard “edge AI” application; the edge in its broadest interpretation covers all AI-enabled electronic systems outside the cloud. That might include “near edge,” which generally covers enterprise data centers and on-premise servers.

Further out are applications like computer vision for autonomous driving. Gateway equipment for manufacturing performs AI inference to check for flaws in products on the production line. 5G “edge boxes” on utility poles analyse video streams for smart city applications like traffic management. And 5G infrastructure uses AI at the edge for complex but efficient beam-forming algorithms.

At the “far edge,” AI

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NTT Ltd. and AlefEdge Partner to Unleash the Power of 5G and Edge Internet in India

  • 62% higher data throughput with a 48% increase in network efficiency by lowering bandwidth costs
  • Up to 90% conversion rate, with customers engaging with AR and a 21% higher revenue per visit with 3D/AR
  • 2.1x enhanced video resolution with more HD and UHD video streaming
  • Rich learning experiences with an 89% increase in user engagement, 60% learner motivation and 83% retention improvement
  • NTT Ltd., a leading global technology services company and AlefEdge, the leader in the edge internet, today announced their collaboration in India to deliver the power of 5G based edge internet to application developers through AlefEdge’s Software-Defined Mobile Edge Platform. As the country gears up to leverage the immense potential of 5G technology, the partnership will boost the ability for enterprises to build edge applications that leverage and realize the value of virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, industry 4.0,

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    World shares edge higher after tech rout, oil slides

    LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – World shares rose slightly on Monday after losing $2.3 trillion in the last two sessions in a technology stocks led rout as investors reassessed soaring valuations when the global economy is in a coronavirus-induced recession while oil prices dropped.

    FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, September 3, 2020. REUTERS/Staff

    European stocks, which have fewer technology stocks compared to the United States, started the week in the black driven by a 1.2% gain in Germany’s Dax and London’s export-heavy FTSE 100

    UK stocks, meanwhile, were helped by a falling pound with Brexit talks plunging into crisis following Britain’s threat to override its EU divorce deal. Sterling fell around half a percent against the dollar and euro on Monday.

    “It is almost inevitable that the perceived probability of ‘no deal’ will escalate over the coming weeks,” Goldman

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    World Shares Edge Higher After Tech Rout, Oil Slides | Investing News

    By Thyagaraju Adinarayan and Swati Pandey

    LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – World shares rose slightly on Monday after losing $2.3 trillion in the last two sessions in a technology stocks led rout as investors reassessed soaring valuations when the global economy is in a coronavirus-induced recession while oil prices dropped.

    European stocks, which have fewer technology stocks compared to the United States, started the week in the black driven by a 1.2% gain in Germany’s Dax and London’s export-heavy FTSE 100

    UK stocks, meanwhile, were helped by a falling pound with Brexit talks plunging into crisis following Britain’s threat to override its EU divorce deal. Sterling fell around half a percent against the dollar and euro on Monday.

    “It is almost inevitable that the perceived probability of ‘no deal’ will escalate over the coming weeks,” Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a note.

    Markets activity was likely to remain subdued on Monday with

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    World shares edge down ahead of U.S. jobs data

    By Tom Arnold and Tom Westbrook

    LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – World shares edged lower on Friday, and were on course for their worst week in more than two months, though gains in safer assets like bonds and the dollar were muted as investors awaited U.S. jobs data to see if it triggers a bigger sell-off.

    The pan-European STOXX 600 index added 0.4%, rebounding from its worst day in more than a month a day before amid a tech-led plunge on Wall Street on Thursday.

    Data showed German industrial goods orders rose by a smaller-than-expected 2.8% on the month in July, undermining hopes of recovery for Europe’s largest economy from the coronavirus shock.

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.3% and looked set to snap a six-week winning streak with its biggest weekly loss since April. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei share average closed down 1.1%.

    The MSCI world equity index,

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    Women money managers have an edge over men during the pandemic of 2020. Thank tech stocks for that

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    Women on top

    A century after winning the right to vote and in the midst of a pandemic, female fund managers are outperforming their male colleagues on Wall Street.

    That is according to a team of equity strategists at Goldman Sachs, who crunched the numbers in honor of 2020, which marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment’s ratification, which affirmed a woman’s right to vote. Goldman found that year-to-date, 43% of female-managed mutual funds outperformed their benchmarks on a year-to-date basis, versus 41% of funds beating their benchmarks with no female managers.



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    From the start of the year, up to March 28, when markets were swinging wildly on pandemic panic, Goldman found the median female-managed fund outperformed its benchmark by 50 basis points, whereas the typical fund lacking a female at the top, underperformed its benchmark by 20 basis points.

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    And the reason

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