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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

A historical cultural feat for the Arab world has been attained, as His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, released the first 17 volumes of the Historical Corpus of the Arabic Language – the first-of-its kind project to chronicle 17 centuries of development in the Arabic language, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.

The Corpus volumes were unveiled by the Sharjah Ruler during the opening ceremony of the 40th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) on Tuesday (2 November) at Expo Centre Sharjah, in the presence of a host of Arab ministers, presidents of Arabic language academies in the region and several Arabic scholars and researchers. HH Ruler of Sharjah also unveiled the official website of The Historical Corpus of the Arabic Language on ... Read more »

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Launch accompanies Dobson Cloud release delivering a whole new level of cloud agility and developer empowerment to power innovation

LAS VEGAS -Thursday 4 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GUIDEWIRE CONNECTIONS– Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE) today unveiled Guidewire Live, a suite of analytics apps to equip insurers with real-time insights embedded in core systems across the insurance lifecycle. The announcement arrives with the launch of Dobson*, the latest release of Guidewire's market-leading cloud platform, at the company's Connections customer conference. Guidewire Live and Dobson will be featured in the keynote address at Connections which will be livestreamed today at 8.30am PT and available on-demand.

Guidewire Live's smart-loop analytics power the apps that provide insurers with curated intel from an array of high-value data sources. Live Apps are integrated with core systems and enable more accurate decision-making for claims m ... Read more »

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Now available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace, offering enterprises a faster path from Oracle database to cloud PostgreSQL and built by EDB’s team of PostgreSQL developers and experts

BEDFORD, Mass. -Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EDB, a leading contributor to PostgreSQL®, today announced the general availability of its BigAnimal™ offering, the first fully-managed PostgreSQL database in the cloud with compatibility for Oracle database technology. Built and backed by the world’s largest roster of PostgreSQL engineers, BigAnimal is for enterprises looking to deploy their most demanding databases into the cloud.

“BigAnimal was built in direct response to what our customers told us was missing from existing cloud Postgres offerings,” said EDB president and CEO, Ed Boyajian. “These improvements aren’t incremental - they’re transformational. We’ve made no compromises. This means yo ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has named Christine Elliott as Managing Director - Head of Global Corporate Affairs. In this newly created role, Ms. Elliott will lead Moody’s dialogue with key stakeholders, including employees, policymakers, government officials, and media.

“As a global integrated risk assessment firm, it is of vital importance that we deliver clear communication and consistent outreach to our many stakeholders,” said Rob Fauber, President & Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s. “Christine has significantly evolved our approach to communications and brand management since joining Moody’s, and she is well positioned to further enhance our outreach, engagement, and external relationships as Head of Global Corporate Affairs.”

Global Corporate Affairs brings together Moody’s Global Communications & ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE -Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Thales and First Tech enable fintech, SWAP, to leapfrog legacy systems and provide customers with fast, secure digital services
SWAP has seen a four-fold increase in its customer portfolio
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In partnership with First Tech, global technology company Thales today announced it has helped venture capital-backed financial service provider SWAP launch its modern digital payment infrastructure. With Thales’s cloud-based payment transaction security solution, SWAP will deliver financial infrastructure technologies faster and more effectively to its banking-as-a-service customers.

Banking-as-a-Service
SWAP, a venture capital-backed financial service provider, was founded in 2018 to support fintech and service providers in the adoption of financial technology in response to demand across all sectors – from marketplaces to ride sharing – for more reliable transaction p ... Read more »

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The new OCTO team is comprised of senior enterprise software specialists, application and cloud architects, technologists and security experts who will assist in creating and executing a smart path to achieving strategic IT, operational and financial goals


LAS VEGAS-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, has appointed Eric Helmer as its chief technology officer (CTO) and announced the establishment of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO). As CTO at Rimini Street, Helmer is charged with helping prospects and clients design and deploy innovative solutions and roadmaps to achieve strategic IT, operational and financial goals across various enterprise applications and technology products from proprietary vendors such as Oracle, SAP ... Read more »

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The LYCRA ONE™ portal includes latest innovations, fabric library, knowledge center, certification services and merchandising assets, allowing mills and retailers to collaborate digitally

WILMINGTON, Del.-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, today announced the launch of their LYCRA ONE™ Online Network Exchange. The new online customer portal empowers brands, retailers, and garment makers to connect to a global network of mills all in one convenient platform focused around the science of comfort, fit and performance.

Prior to the pandemic, there was already a need in the marketplace for a digital experience allowing brands and retailers to connect with mills and manufacturers in a virtual capacity without losing the inherent advantages of an in-person connection. Through the LYCRA ONE™ portal, users can so ... Read more »

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Key partnerships for the company, including with leading energy provider ENGIE, create a clear path for long term sustainability

REHOVOT, Israel-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aleph Farms, the first cultivated meat company to grow steaks directly from non-genetically engineered animal cells, today announced its detailed roadmap for achieving net zero carbon. In April 2020, Aleph Farms first announced it would reach net zero within its operations by 2025, and throughout its entire supply chain by 2030. Today, Aleph Farms’ net zero carbon roadmap details its scope for achievement, strategic partnerships and the investments necessary to advance its environmental goals and business bottom line as the company delivers its quality cultivated beef steaks.

“The production of food is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions on the planet today, and a driving reason why Aleph Farms is making long-term sustainability ... Read more »

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 New Solution Extends Scalable, Fault-Tolerant Visibility to the Cloud Edge

 

SAN JOSE, Calif. -Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- cPacket Networks, a leading provider of intelligent observability for hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud networks, announced its integration with Microsoft Azure's newly launched Gateway Load Balancer (GWLB) service – at Microsoft Ignite today. As one of Microsoft's cloud visibility solution partners, cPacket's cCloudTM Visibility Suite is deployed in Azure as an agentless bump-in-the-wire solution across leading financial and technology enterprises. The new point of integration makes it easy to deploy, scale, and manage third-party security or application monitoring virtual appliances at the cloud edge, making it more secure and economical.

As more enterprises, governments, and service providers move to the cloud or expand to multi-cloud, visibility into network traffic is a d ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired Bogard AB, a leading provider of data and information on politically exposed persons (PEPs) in the Nordic region. The acquisition advances Moody’s ability to help customers perform Know Your Customer (KYC) screening and research to address financial crime.

Bogard covers over 17,000 PEPs, relatives, and close associates across Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. The company collects, refines, and updates its data using various sources, including tax authorities, business and real estate registries, and other directories in the Nordic region.

“Access to accurate, up-to-date information on politically exposed persons is vital for banks, corporations, and other market participants seeking to prevent money laundering ... Read more »

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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today declared that the Corporation will pay a quarterly dividend of twenty-six cents ($0.26) per share on each outstanding share of the Company’s Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock, said dividend to be paid on December 15, 2021 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2021.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc., through its family of companies, is a global manufacturer headquartered in the USA that provides one of the broadest plumbing, heating, and water quality product lines in the world. Watts companies and brands offer innovative plumbing, heating, and water quality solutions for commercial, residential, and industrial applications. For more information, visit www.wattswater.com.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211102005889/en/

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DUBLIN-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dole plc (NYSE: DOLE) will announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2021 on Friday, December 3, 2021, prior to the market opening. The company’s management will host a webcast and conference call on the same day at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Hosting the call from the company will be Rory Byrne, Chief Executive Officer; Johan Linden, Chief Operating Officer; Frank Davis, Chief Financial Officer; and James O'Regan, Head of Investor Relations.

A presentation to accompany the discussion will be posted on www.doleplc.com/investors.

To access the webcast, go to “Events and Presentations” at www.doleplc.com/investors. An archived replay of the webcast will also be available shortly after the live event has concluded.

The conference call can be accessed live by dialling 1-855-979-6564 or for international callers by dialling +44 203 936 2999. The access code ... Read more »

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NOVI, Mich. and AMSTERDAM -Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Lineage’s expansion strengthens Denmark’s role as a global hub for cold- and frozen-food distribution
Claus Sørensen’s focus on innovation and sustainability is perfectly aligned with Lineage’s strategy
Claus Sørensen adds to Lineage’s value-added services portfolio in Denmark, with additional packing, customs and border control and distribution
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), a leading global temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced it has closed the acquisition of the cold storage division of Claus Sørensen Group, a renowned cold storage operator in Denmark.

The acquisition was first announced on 15 June 2021.

The expansion in Denmark is a key element of Lineage’s growth plans in the Nordic region. Through the acquisition, Linea ... Read more »

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ARLINGTON, Va.-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC), a leading global provider of energy storage products and services and digital applications for renewables and storage, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 35,650,000 shares of its Class A common stock, including the exercise in full of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares of its Class A common stock, at an initial public offering price of $28.00 per share. Proceeds from the initial public offering were $998.2 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses. The shares began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on September 28, 2021 under the ticker symbol "FLNC."

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital Inc., and BofA Securities are act ... Read more »

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The funding will fuel Permutive’s mission to rebuild data in programmatic advertising to protect privacy.

LONDON & NEW YORK-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Permutive, an audience platform for publishers and advertisers, which enables media to be traded in a privacy-safe way, has secured $75M in Series C from SoftBank Vision Fund 2. It brings Permutive’s total raised to date to $105M, with previous investors EQT Ventures, Octopus Ventures, and ACE & Company also participating. The funding will enable Permutive to grow its patented on-device technology and scale its Audience Platform to create a global privacy-first infrastructure for programmatic advertising, now a $155B industry.

Personal data has powered digital advertising for over ten years; its misuse has captured the attention of regulators and consumers. This reckoning has triggered a seismic power shift from adtech owned programmatic advertising to a publ ... Read more »

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Funds to drive commercial expansion as growing number of facilities bring genomics into communities worldwide

ST. LOUIS-Wednesday 3 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PierianDx, the global leader in clinical genomics knowledge, announced that it closed on $30 million of new growth capital including equity financing and a term loan facility, which includes access to additional tranches for up to $17.5 million by 2022 and 2023, subject to certain conditions. The financing was led by healthcare investment firm OrbiMed with existing investors Health Catalyst Capital, Research Triangle Institute, Inova Health Systems, ATW Partners, and SJF Ventures also participating. The new capital will drive commercial expansion in response to increased demand as more healthcare organizations seek to provide high quality, affordable, faster care locally to their patients by internalizing next generation sequencing (NGS) testing capabilities.

PierianDx partners direc ... Read more »

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