Daily Archives: July 16, 2020

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

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

Covid-19 cases exceed 13.68 million globally

 Covid-19 cases now total 13.68 million globally, with over 586,000 fatalities and more than 8 million recoveries, according to worldometers.info.  The US remains the worst-hit country with 3.6 million infections and 140,000 deaths, followed by Brazil, India, Russia, and Peru.

US announces visa restrictions for employees of Chinese tech companies

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced visa restrictions on employees of Chinese technology companies, including Huawei. He told reporters at a State Department press briefing that the US will impose visa restrictions on certain employees of Chinese

Conference discusses normalization of US-Vietnam relations

   A conference on US-Vietnam relations and progress made on war legacy issues in the last 25 years was held online Wednesday hosted by the Stimson Center in Washington, D.C.  Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, who has contributed to resolving war

PM urges clearing of bottlenecks in public investment disbursement

 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday chaired an online meeting with leaders of all cities and provinces aimed at accelerating the disbursement of public investment funds. He called for solutions to three backlogs: idle capital, debts owed on completed

PM congratulates successful separation of conjoined twins

 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday sent a special congratulatory message to doctors in Ho Chi Minh City who had just successfully separated Truc Nhi and Dieu Nhi, twins conjoined at the pelvis, and at the same time conveyed

Thua Thien-Hue works to restore tourism

The Thua Thien-Hue People’s Council met Wednesday to discuss measures to realize socio-economic goals for the second half of this year. A top priority is to restore the tourism sector. Le Huu Minh, acting Director of the municipal Tourism Department,

International flights proposed reopening in August

   The Ministry of Transport has asked the Prime Minister to allow commercial flights between Vietnam and certain other countries to resume in August. It proposed that one flight per week be reopened to Guangzhou, China; Seoul, South Korea; Tokyo,

Viettel urged to make more breakthroughs

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked the military-run Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) to up its role as a major state economy group and make further breakthroughs to contribute more to national development.  At a meeting with the corporation