KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 (Bernama) -- AXEL -- a technology company providing protection for users´ digital data and content -- appointed Michael Conn as the chief strategy officer (CSO) to lead its upcoming launch of AXEL Token and development of its blockchain platform.
President and CTO of AXEL, Ben Ow said Conn´s experience and knowledge in the financial industry as well as his expertise in blockchain and cryptocurrency will be valuable for the company´s blockchain venture.
As CSO of AXEL, Conn will be responsible for advancing interest in the institutional blockchain and crypto community and overseeing the upcoming Token Generation Event (TGE), as well as the future growth of the AXEL Token, a statement said.
Previously, Conn served as the co-founder and chief executive officer of Ether Capital -- the first Ethereum-focused publicly traded company which raised US$45 million or RM 182.7 million through a private placement. (1US$ = RM 4.06)
AXEL provide users with true ownership over their data with dynamic, easy-to-use, patented technology solutions for file sharing, access, security and privacy, transfer, streaming and integration from one secure platform.
More information at www.axel.org or https://www.axeltoken.com.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 (Bernama) -- Graminex® LLC has announced that the US Patent Office has rejected Serelys' patents for use of its pollen extracts in treating women's premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menopausal symptoms.
In a statement, the company said that in parallel re-examination proceedings against US Patents 6,569,471 and 6,669,967, the US Patent Office recently rejected all claims of both patents.
Based on overwhelming evidence submitted, the Office found the claimed solvent-extracted GC FEM and PI 82 pollen extracts, for use in treating PMS and menopausal symptoms in women, to be unpatentable.
Graminex® LLC is the leading producer of natural and solvent-free Graminex® Flower Pollen Extract.
The company markets clinically supported Flower Pollen Extracts, focusing on prostate care, urinary care, menopausal support, and skin care.
Partnered with its distributors, retailers and manufacturers, Graminex® products are made in the USA and sold in more than 44 countries on six continents.
More details at https://www.graminex.com
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 (Bernama) -- Kumon Malaysia marked its 60th anniversary with its annual National Instructors Summit 2018 and an expert roundtable discussion session themed “Limitless Potential in Kids: Truths vs Myths” recently.
A statement from Kumon said the roundtable discussion saw industry captains such as founding president of the Early Childhood Care and Education Council Datuk Dr Chiam Heng Keng, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur child psychologist Katyana Azman, and general manager of Kumon Malaysia Yosuke Sugawa sharing their insights on the topic.
Sugawa said: “For over 60 years, we have supported parents, caregivers, instructors and students on the importance of discovering each individual’s potential in over 50 countries and regions around the world.
“In Malaysia, we were established in 1997 and is now the largest after-school enrichment programme. We continue to strive to guide our students to learn how to think, identify and attain their highest potential,” added Sugawa.
Speaking at the expert roundtable session, Dr Chiam shared that a child’s developmental years began from the time they were born.
“The first 24 months of life is the most sensitive period for the optimal development of emotional intelligence which is important to children's holistic development during their growing up years. These are among the important factors to take into consideration to ensure a child is able to maximise his or her learning abilities to the fullest,” added Dr Chiam.
Kumon Malaysia is an after-school Mathematics and English enrichment programme that assists children to achieve his or her fullest potential independently via the Kumon Method. Since its inception in Malaysia in 1997, Kumon Malaysia has over 200 centres nationwide.
NANJING, China, Aug 1 (Bernama) -- The TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 is held at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park from July 30 to August 5. It is one of the top tournaments in the world. The BWF World Championships consists of men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles. 359 world-class athletes from 48 countries and regions participate in the competition. They will have 251 games in 7 days.
On July 30, the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 officially started in Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park. On the morning of July 29, the Chinese team men's singles player Chen Long, men's doubles players Liu Cheng, Zhang Nan, women's doubles players Chen Qingchen, Jia Yifan, Danish men's singles player Viktor Axelsen, Japan women's singles player Okuhara Nozomi, England mixed-double players, White and Edcock, attended the pre-match press conference and gave an interview to correspondents.
At the press conference, some reporters asked how the preparations were going. The athletes said that they were "ready" for the game through constant state adjustment and environmental adaptation, and they would look forward to the game in the best condition.
According to Cheng Xiangyang, deputy secretary general of the BWF World Championships 2018 Committee, the World Championships will highlight technological innovation and use holographic naked eye 3D technology in the sports exhibition session to present the history and culture of Nanjing in the competition venue.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 (Bernama) -- Westinghouse Electric Company (Westinghouse) announced today the completion of its sale to Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (Brookfield) together with institutional partners, and emergence from Chapter 11 as a reorganised company.
"With the support of Brookfield, Westinghouse will continue to build on its legacy of leading the nuclear industry," said its president and chief executive officer, José Emeterio Gutiérrez, in a statement.
The close of the transaction marks a milestone for Westinghouse as it continues to navigate a significant transformation that positions it for long-term sustainable success, Gutiérrez added.
The company is focused on strengthening itself, capitalising on its global footprint and excelling in client service and innovation.
Westinghouse is the world's pioneering nuclear energy company and a leading supplier of nuclear plant products and technologies to utilities throughout the world.
While Brookfield is a business services and industrials company focused on owning and operating high-quality businesses that benefit from barriers to entry and/or low production costs. It is listed in the New York and Toronto stock exchanges.