Alumni gala celebrates leaders young and old

Adib Noor Exchange program alumni are leaders in their fields and continue to draw upon their experience to collaborate across countries and cultures, empowering others and working towards building a more peaceful and inclusive world. This was said by United States (US) Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Caryn McClelland during an alumni gala to celebrate its … Read more

Tintra plc Appoints Dr. Davy Smith is also Chief Innovation Officer

The board of directors of Tintra the appointment of Dr. Davy Smith as Chief Innovation Officer (“CIO”) as the Group continues to execute its plan to build global banking infrastructure driven by Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing tools. While this is not a Board position, the CIO will be responsible for the execution of … Read more

Nvidia CEO sees ‘large space’ for China sales despite US restrictions

Nvidia Corp CEO Jensen Huang holds one of the company’s new RTX 4090 chips for computer gaming in this undated handout photo provided September 20, 2022. Courtesy of Nvidia Corp/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 21 (Reuters) – Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) Chief Executive Jensen Huang said Wednesday that … Read more

YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – YouTube unveiled a new way for creators to make money on short-form video, as it faces intensifying competition from TikTok. The Google-owned (GOOGL.O) streaming service announced Tuesday that it would introduce advertising on its video feature Shorts and give video … Read more

Spotlight on Shell companies’ achievements

James Kon Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP) recently marked the 50th anniversary of Champion oil field, which produced its first oil from the CP-4 Well in March 1972. Since then, the oil field’s production has built a strong foundation for BSP and remains a contributor to the Sultanate’s oil and gas production as … Read more

US consumer watchdog plans to regulate ‘buy-now, pay-later’ companies

Signage is seen at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) headquarters in Washington, DC, US, August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 15 (Reuters) – The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) plans to start regulating “buy-now, pay-later” (BNPL) companies like Klarna and Affirm Holdings (AFRM.O) due … Read more

ING to refocus innovation approach, bringing initiatives closer to customers

ING announced it is adapting its innovation approach, bringing initiatives closer to the business, in line with our strategic focus on providing a superior customer experience and putting sustainability at the heart of what we do. “We have a well-recognized track record of innovation and using technology to better serve our customers,” he said Steven … Read more

Most Twitter shareholders vote in favor of sale to Musk -sources

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 12 (Reuters) – A majority of Twitter Inc’s shareholders (TWTR.N) have voted in favor of the social media company’s $44 billion sale to Elon Musk, people familiar with the tally said on Monday. The deadline for the shareholder vote on the deal is Tuesday but … Read more

Most Twitter shareholders vote in favor of selling to Musk, sources say

Twitter app logo is seen in this illustration taken, August 22, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 12 (Reuters) – A majority of Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) shareholders have voted in favor of the social media company’s $44 billion sale to Elon Musk, people familiar with the tally said … Read more

US holiday sales growth likely to slow as inflation hits shoppers, report says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 12 (Reuters) – US sales growth is expected to slow this holiday season as consumers facing decades-high inflation cut back on discretionary spending, according to the Mastercard (MA.N) SpendingPulse report released on Tuesday. No longer able to bank on pandemic relief aid, budget-conscious consumers are … Read more