Monday , April 12th , 2021  

Industry Leading SAFR Facial Recognition for Live Video Integrated with Geutebrück VMS

SEATTLE, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK) today announced that its SAFR facial recognition system for live video is now integrated with the Geutebrck G–Core VMS (Video Management System). SAFR for Geutebrck is an AI layer that runs on top of the G–Core VMS which provides advanced video analytics that save time and increase efficiency...

Farmers in Brazil Benefit as Biogas Replaces Firewood

Claudete Volkswey and her husband smile together on their poultry farm in the municipality of Toledo, in the southwest Brazilian state of Paraná. The poultry shed is now heated using biogas instead of the wood-burning stove that used to keep her up at night, stoking it every two hours to keep the chicks warm in their first few weeks of life, as she explained at the South Brazilian Biogas and Methane...

The UN Security Council and the “New US-China Cold War”

A Security Council meeting in progress. Credit: United Nations By James A. PaulNEW YORK, Apr 12 2021 – Commentators talk about a “new Cold War” between the United States and China. They sometimes conclude that the geopolitical rivalry between these two major powers has ruined the effectiveness of the UN Security Council through hostile vetoes and other barriers to Council action. In fact,...

Education Cannot Wait Interviews Afghanistan’s Minister of Education Rangina Hamidi

Rangina Hamidi By External SourceApr 12 2021 (IPS-Partners) H.E. Rangina Hamidi is the first female Minister of Education of Afghanistan in the last 30 years. Minister Hamidi was born in Kandahar, Afghanistan, fled with her family to Pakistan in 1981 during the Soviet Occupation and eventually immigrated to the United States. She attended high school in the United States and received her B.A. degree...

Palestinians are Suffering from Hunger, Poverty, Conflict & a Global Pandemic

When the previous US administration pulled its aid, the impact was enormous on the Palestinian people. As a result, funding for hospitals in East Jerusalem dropped, which would then go on to affect Palestinians during the pandemic. Photo by Ahmed Abu Hameeda on Unsplash By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Apr 9 2021 – The Trump administration’s decision to cut off assistance to the United...

Rohingya Children Find Refuge in Education

A Rohingya girl proudly holds up her drawing at a UNICEF school at Balukhali camp, Bangladesh.As Rohingya refugee families settled in the Cox’s Bazar Kutupalong Refugee Camp, the area had one of highest rates of primary and secondary age children out of school. Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the multilateral global fund dedicated to education in emergencies and protracted crises, immediately allocated...

In the Secretive World of Government-to-Government Lending, 100 Chinese Debt Contracts Offer a Trove of New Information

By Scott MorrisWASHINGTON DC, Apr 9 2021 – Is Chinese financing good for developing countries? This has become a provocative question, freighted with ideology, geopolitics, and commercial rivalries. That doesn’t mean it isn’t worth trying to answer factually and empirically. Yet, taking stock of China’s lending activities has long been hindered by the lack of publicly available data on...

Nyxoah Reports Full Year 2020 Results

Nyxoah Reports Full Year 2020 Results Conference call and webcast today at 3pm CET / 9am ET Mont–Saint–Guibert, Belgium "" 9 April 2021 "" Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels: NYXH) ("Nyxoah" or the "Company"), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), today...

The Invisible Women in Energy: Biomass Producers Who Deserve More Recognition

Indian woman bends over her wood-burning stove in her home in northern India. Credit: Athar Parzaiv/IPS By Philippe Benoit and Jully MeriñoWASHINGTON DC, Apr 8 2021 – As the world looks to address issues of gender equity, development and climate change, the importance of increasing the participation of women in the energy sector is gaining attention. To date, this topic has generally been...

Overcoming COVID-19: World Leaders Must Finance a More Equal World to Beat Pandemics

High school graduation, Accra, Ghana, 2013. Credit: United Nations By Winnie ByanyimaGENEVA, Apr 8 2021 – Leaders at this year’s World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings (April 5-11) will determine how best to recover from one of the biggest crises the institutions have faced since their founding in 1944—COVID-19’s impact and its economic aftermath. Given the need to fund treatment and vaccines,...