Investment to further accelerate tech innovation, fuel international growth, and bolster company vision as the operating system for marketingNewsCred, the world’s leading enterprise content marketing platform (CMP) provider, announced an additional $20 million in financing; capital that will help accelerate R&D innovation, fuel the company’s rapid global expansion, and support the growing demand for the Integrated Marketing Edition of its CMP. Led by InterWest Partners, with new participation from strategic partner Dentsu Inc. as well as Escalate Capital Partners, this investment brings the total invested capital in NewsCred to over $100 million — the largest in its category. All major existing investors also participated in the round, including FTV Capital, Mayfield Fund, FirstMark Capital and Greycroft.Marketing Technology News: JotForm Reaches 5 Millionth User After Major LaunchJust over 10 years old, NewsCred has firmly established itself as the leader of its category, positioned highest and furthest to the right in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Content Marketing Platforms for two consecutive years. Combining its domain expertise and industry-leading platform — recently enhanced with strategic planning and global collaboration tools — the company is now setting out to modernize how global marketing organizations work.”This latest round of funding will help us double down on our mission to unleash the potential of marketing teams,” said Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder & CEO of NewsCred. “Not only do we have the most invested capital in the category, but we are also the largest in terms of revenue. Our traction in the enterprise market is a testament to the confidence that customers have in our business as well as our mission. The future is bright, and we are excited to continue supporting our customers in pioneering a new, modern era of marketing.”Marketing Technology News: Wix and FaZe Clan Launch Global PartnershipOver the last 12 months, NewsCred launched the Integrated Marketing Edition of its CMP, introducing new campaign planning and project management functionality designed to unify global marketing organizations.Now, this latest round of financing positions NewsCred to:Increase R&D investment in its integrated marketing and work management capabilities, as well as broaden its integration stack for interoperability with the wider marketing tech ecosystemExpand existing field operations in the US, EMEA, and APAC to increase competitive displacements and accelerate growth in those regionsBolster its ability to support a growing enterprise customer base with best-in-class marketing software and services“We believe that Content Marketing Platforms are equipped to become the strategic centerpiece for modern marketing organizations,” said Shafqat. “By bridging the gap from campaign planning to content creation, providing tools to streamline execution, and surfacing analytics across operational efficiency and campaign performance, we are empowering global marketing organizations to transform how they work, deliver exceptional content, and elevate the impact of their marketing efforts.”Marketing Technology News: Seal Software Announces Executive Leadership Changes NewsCred Announces $20 Million in Additional Financing; Takes Aim at Global Marketing Transformation Business WireJuly 12, 2019, 9:00 pmJuly 12, 2019 content marketingglobal marketingMarketing Technology NewsNewsNewsCredShafqat Islam Previous ArticleTechSee Launches Industry’s First Visual Automation Solution for Contact CentersNext ArticleConga Study: Documents are Going Digital but 76% of Companies Yet to Fully Transform
Developing a universal vaccine is a hot topic in the world now. The current vaccine for seasonal flu provides only about 20 to 30 percent protection in recent years, which is low. Many people complain that they get the vaccine, but still get infected. I am glad our college can be an important player in the effort to solve this issue.”Grant’s principal investigator, Xiaoping Zhu, associate dean and chair of the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Maryland Reviewed by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor)Jul 1 2019In the race to create a universal flu vaccine not dependent on predicting strains of flu, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has been awarded a $3.1 million grant.The grant comes from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases with the National Institutes of Health.The funding comes on the heels of the veterinary department’s previous work in this area, particularly the development of a technology for an intranasal vaccine that could be used in place of an injection into the muscle tissue. This new vaccine delivery technique not only would protect against the flu virus before it enters the body, but would be safer and more effective for higher-risk populations, such as the young and the elderly.Because some 20 percent of the U.S. population contracts the flu each year, a figure that spikes even higher worldwide, the development of a new and improved universal flu vaccine stands to have significant global impact. Varying from year to year, the effectiveness of the current vaccine is largely based on how accurately the World Health Organization and associated labs can predict that strains that will be prominent in the next flu season. Once predictions are established, between seven and nine months are required to produce the vaccine, during which time naturally occurring flu strains may change.”The seasonal flu vaccine is always behind the flu season,” said Zhu. “But if we can focus on conserved regions of antigens with our vaccine that are common in all flu viruses, the strain won’t matter. That is the goal of a universal flu vaccine.”In addition, current seasonal flu vaccines are ineffective against pandemic flu events, which spread quickly around the world. These catastrophic events, such as the 1918 Spanish flu that killed millions and nearly ended World War I, are typically the result of antigenic shift, during which viruses can exchange genetic information and move across species.Related StoriesComputer-generated flu vaccine enters clinical trials in the USNew shingles vaccine reduces outbreaks of painful rash among stem cell transplant patientsHPV vaccine has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer rates, but Africa is lagging behind”Pandemics still threaten our society globally, with the latest case in 2009 jumping from pigs to humans as H1N1 swine flu,” said Zhu. “In these cases of antigen shift, the seasonal flu vaccine won’t help, but a universal vaccine would.”Zhu and his team at the University of Maryland — Weizhong Li, assistant research professor in the Department of Veterinary Medicine; and Susan Park Ochsner, Zhu’s former graduate student and now a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School — have worked on a universal flu vaccine for more than a decade, formulating preliminary data and preparing to patent an innovative intranasal delivery technology.A protein-based process, intranasal delivery through the nose cavity and directly into the lungs can induce local immunity to the flu virus, protecting recipients before the virus can infect them. Such a method would especially benefit higher-risk populations that are more likely to react negatively to a traditional flu vaccine that, administered intramuscularly, contains a small amount of the inactivated virus.”This is very competitive work with a huge impact on the whole world, and many other labs are working on a universal vaccine, but we used our unique idea and technology to secure this funding,” said Zhu. “We have a track record of several publications around this technology that is unique and novel.”Mindful of the One Health aspect of his work, Zhu is committed to making headway in combating diseases like the flu that both affect and travel between animals and humans. And he is more than willing to test out the new vaccine. “I’ve told my team that I will be the first,” he said. “When it’s ready, I’ll be the first to use it on myself.”The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine serves as the in-state veterinary college for residents of Virginia and Maryland. Locations include the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia, and the Gudelsky Veterinary Center in College Park, Maryland.This news is from a University of Maryland news release. Source:Virginia Tech
The Premier League acquired a new television broadcaster when on-line giant Amazon bought the rights to show two rounds of matches. Live broadcasts of Premier League games will now be legally available online The global online retailer will show 20 Premier League matches a season for three years in the UK, starting from the 2019/20 season, the league said Thursday.The US company breaks up the recent dominance of Sky and BT Sport of lucrative Premier League TV rights in a first for the online sector that is threatening to shake up the traditional sports rights market.The EPL gave no details of the scheduling, but the BBC reported that Amazon will exclusively livestream all 10 matches over a bank holiday period and another 10 during the first midweek fixture programme in December.The games will only be available to their Amazon Prime UK subscribers, which is the online seller’s premium service available for a fee.Memberships costs £79 (90 euros or $106) a year or £7.99 a month.Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore described Amazon as an “exciting new partner”.”Prime Video will be an excellent service on which fans can consume live Premier League football—including for the first time in the UK a full round of matches,” he said.Sky and BT will still show the vast majority of live matches, with 128 and 52—BT having been awarded the other package up for grabs on Thursday of 20 games at a reported cost of £90 million—respectively.”Sky and BT are established Premier League partners and provide first-rate coverage of the competition through their live-match broadcasts and comprehensive programming,” said Scudamore. Amazon, which started as an online retailer, has built up an increasingly impressive sports portfolio in both the Britain and the US including US Open tennis, ATP World Tour Tennis events—where they outbid Sky for UK rights by offering £50 million—and NFL games. Amazon has secured the rights to show English Premier League football matches in a pioneering move for the online sector in the bidding war for sports events. Citation: Amazon to livestream Premier League in online shakeup (2018, June 7) retrieved 18 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-06-amazon-livestream-premier-league-online.html © 2018 AFP Explore further Premier League launches rights auction as tech giants wait Although a figure has not been released as to how much Amazon—who have been in talks over the past couple of months over the package—is paying, the Guardian reported that the EPL did not get the price they were seeking as the companies bidding didn’t see a deal for just two rounds of matches as a money maker. However, Rob Wilson a financial football analyst at Sheffield University told AFP it could strike a blow against illegal streaming.”It is a bold move for the Premier League to say we are going to start broadcasting online,” he said.”It has an implication for illegal streaming, it is clearly a problem for any entertainment industry.”The development of Amazon Prime service is a longer-term strategy to try to reduce the number of illegal streaming sights and push people to pay for subscriptions.”The league divides its rights into bundles of possible games. In February, Sky Sports paid £3.58bn for four packages, while BT Sport spent £295m on another package.In a separate announcement the Premier League also agreed that there would be a change in the distribution of money gained from the foreign broadcast deal.The big six clubs—Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham—managed to get the necessary 14 votes out of the 20 to agree that from 2019/20, any increase in the current international rights package, will be distributed according to league position and not equally distributed between all 20 clubs as it has been up to now. ‘The future is bright’Scudamore will be delighted as it was his idea to lure either Amazon, or their rivals such as Facebook and YouTube into bidding for the rights.Indeed, 58-year-old Scudamore having unveiled his commercial coup, then announced he would step down after almost two decades in charge—first as chief executive and then in his present role—a few hours later. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.
SHARE February 06, 2019 SHARE SHARE EMAIL COMMENT labour Published on Poverty Children India consists of 30.3 per cent of extremely poor children living across the world COMMENTS India is second only to sub-saharan Africa in how many poor children live in the country, states a joint report released by UNICEF and International Labour Organization (ILO) on Wednesday. India consists of 30.3 per cent of extremely poor children living across the world. Close to 9.97 crore children in India live in poverty-stricken conditions.The report states that in the light of this, in 2017, India expanded the nationwide extension of conditional cash transfer programme for pregnant and lactating women as a part of Maternity Benefit Programme (a cash transfer of ₹6,000 paid in 3 installments — at the early registration of pregnancy, at the time of instituitional delivery and three months after delivery if the child is registered and has received BCG vaccination as well as OPV and DPT-1 and 2 vaccines. However, it later limited the maternity benefit to one child only (instead of two, as was previously announced in January 2017). This has been deemed it as a ‘contraction’. This goes against the universal social protection for children that forms Sustainable Development Goal 1.3. “The fact that hundreds of millions of children are denied access to social protection contradicts democratic values and social justice, damages development efforts, and has high political costs for governments,” warned the report.The report has cited the example of Bihar in another case which rolls out Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana, which transfers close to $800 (over ₹57,000) to a girl starting from birth going upto primary, secondary and then college graduation level, and maximum of two girls can benefit from the family for the scheme. The report has deemed this as a quasi-Universal Child Grants programme in India which is being hoped to uplift the status of girl child.
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