Virtusa Achieves AWS End User Computing Competency Status

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS:VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions, announced it has achieved the Amazon Web Services (AWS) End User Computing (EUC) Competency. This designation recognizes that Virtusa provides deep expertise in supporting customers that need to provision, protect, and get intelligence […]

Arcserve Appoints Ivan Pittaluga as Chief Technology Officer

Award-winning technology expert brings more than 20 years of experience in software engineering and delivering products that transform the customer experience Pittaluga will oversee the acceleration of Arcserve’s acclaimed data and ransomware protection solution portfolio MINNEAPOLIS, July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arcserve, LLC, the world’s most experienced data and ransomware protection provider, today announced the […]

Philips appoints Deeptha Khanna as Chief Business Leader of the Personal Health businesses and Edwin Paalvast as Chief of International Markets

July 16, 2020 Edwin Paalvast will succeed current Chief of International Markets Henk de Jong, who has been appointed as CEO of Philips’ Domestic Appliances business, effective August 1, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the appointment of Deeptha Khanna as the Chief Business […]

More US States, Businesses Requiring Face Masks

With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States nearing 3.5 million and rising, more states, local jurisdictions and businesses are mandating facial coverings for residents and customers. Gov. Kay Ivey of the southern state of Alabama ordered all residents to begin wearing masks effective Thursday, as the state reported nearly 50 new […]

US Coronavirus Infections Soar as Officials Adopt Mixed Messages

WASHINGTON – The U.S. hit a devastating record-breaking high of daily new coronavirus cases Thursday – more than 75,000, according to a New York Times database. It took less than a week to surpass the previous record of 68,241 set last Friday. While the number of new U.S. coronavirus cases is soaring, state governors continue to offer […]

UN Raises COVID-19 Appeal to $10.3 Billion

NEW YORK – The United Nations raised its appeal Friday to combat the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries to $10.3 billion, warning that inaction now could cost countless lives and trillions of dollars later. “Unless we act now, we should be prepared for a series of human […]

WHO Pays Tribute to Spain for COVID-19 Success

Saying Spain showed “strong resolve” that “changed the course” of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said while paying tribute to the onetime COVID-19 hot spot for reversing “the trajectory of the outbreak.” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Thursday that “Spain has shown that with political leadership and […]

Chinese-Backed Copper Exploration Plans in Myanmar Rekindle Fears

The recent approval of plans by a Chinese-backed mining firm to explore a vast swathe of northwestern Myanmar for copper has alarmed residents who fear losing their farms in a repeat of earlier bitter clashes over land rights, pollution, and compensation that gripped the region. The multinational firm with links to a Chinese state-owned resource […]