Africa News Line Friday, 05.24.2024, 5:08 PM
Welcome Guest | RSS
Site menu

Main » 2022 » March » 25

ORT WORTH, Texas-Friday 25 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Galderma, the leading company solely dedicated to advancing the future of dermatology, announced it will be attending the 2022 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting to showcase its latest approved and investigational product updates. This includes clinical data presentations at its product theaters, advisory boards, and booth activities onsite as AAD returns in-person once more.

“We are excited to attend AAD to connect with the dermatology community and showcase our latest innovation and data across our complete dermatology portfolio,” said Baldo Scassellati Sforzolini, Global Head of Research & Development at Galderma. “Our presence underscores our commitment to developing and bringing to market dermatological solutions to address every skin need.”

A considerable amount of new data will be presented during the AAD Congress in the form of abstracts and ... Read more »

Views: 96 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

DUBLIN-Thursday 24 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The latest IBS Intelligence report, in partnership with CR2 (www.cr2.com), looks at how critical digital onboarding is for banks and other financial institutions to retain their current customers while also attracting new ones. As a result, banks are attempting to create an easy, tailored, and frictionless end-to-end digital buying and contracting experience. Having the capability to digitally onboard customers simplifies and streamlines the very first user experience that a customer has with the bank as well as significantly reducing the cost of customer onboarding.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, banks and financial services providers have faced unanticipated challenges. As clients shift online to receive essential services, the financial industry needs to rethink the future of digital banking through quick adaption methods and a deeper focus on banks’ digital presence. Digital customer onboarding ... Read more »

Views: 92 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

Vatika was declared as the most innovative shampoo product based on a survey conducted by Nielsen IQ on a sample of 3,600 GCC consumers

Vatika, a leading name in the hair care industry, has clinched the 2022 Product of Year award further cementing its leadership position in the highly competitive hair care industry.

Vatika’s recently launched Oil Shampoo emerged as a clear winner in the Shampoo category with its offering and value proposition having impressed 3,600 consumers across the GCC based on a research study done by Nielsen. The judging panel for the award comprised of academic members, independent organizations, and active professionals in the marketing and advertising fields

Product of the Year (POY) is the world’s largest consumer-voted award for marketing innovation. Established in France in 1987, POY currently operates in 45 countries around the world with the same core purpose: to guide consumers to the newest products in the market a ... Read more »

Views: 85 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

• Follow-up share buyback program expected to begin in April 2022 and run until 2023 Annual General Meeting.

• Buyback to exceed remaining $1.2 billion from Power Grids divestment
ZURICH-Friday 25 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB has completed its share buyback program that was launched in April 2021 as part of the company’s commitment to return to shareholders cash proceeds from the Power Grids divestment of $7.8 billion. Through this buyback program, ABB repurchased a total of 90,066,100 shares – equivalent to 4.15 percent of its issued share capital at launch of the buyback program – for a total amount of approximately $3.1 billion over the past 12 months. In total, since July 2020, ABB repurchased 218,686,689 shares under its Power Grids capital return program for a total amount of approximately $6.6 billion.

At today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), as separately announced, ABB shareholders approved ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

DALLAS-Friday 25 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Water is essential to life in all its forms and to the ongoing development of a healthy and sustainable future. According to the World Economic Forum, environmental risks and the impact on natural ecosystems and resources continues to be a top global risk.

This World Water Day,  ... Read more »

Views: 104 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

MARRAKECH, Morocco-Thursday 24 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hytera (SZSE: 002583) is delighted to announce that it has made a donation to Tinzert elementary school of Morocco. As part of Hytera’s collaboration with the American Academy Casablanca, the donation will help supply the students with warm coats and renovate the Tinzert school to withstand the coldness of the mountainous area.

Tinzert of Morocco has an elevation of 1,135 metres and is located near the foot of the Atlas Mountains. On cold days, the students of Tinzert elementary school have to endure the cold weather in their classrooms with no heaters while trying hard to concentrate on studies. The American Academy Casablanca, a leading international school in Casablanca that is concerned about the situation of students in Tinzert elementary school, reached out to Hytera for help after learning about Hytera’s keen focus on supporting the local communities.

“The kid ... Read more »

Views: 87 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.-Thursday 24 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Power management company Eaton today announced its Vehicle Group is celebrating 50 years of MLocker® differential production. The mechanical locking differential provides drivers with best-in-class traction without the need for pushbuttons, shift knobs, or other driver intervention, and is applicable to vehicles with both internal combustion engines and electrified vehicles (EVs).

 “We’re happy to celebrate this important milestone for the MLocker differential, which is built on the success of its predecessor, our popular Posi differential,” said Mark Kramer, business unit director, ePowertrain, Eaton’s Vehicle Group. “The unique design and proven quality of the MLocker differential have made it the differential of choice for global full-size pickups and sport-utility vehicles, and even a recently launched electrified urban truck in the Asia-Pacific regio ... Read more »

Views: 94 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The shareholders of ABB have approved all the proposals by the company’s Board of Directors at its 2022 Annual General Meeting. As ABB continues to prioritize the health of its shareholders and employees, shareholders were not able to attend the virtual meeting in person but could exercise their shareholder rights via the independent proxy who represented 81 percent of the share capital with a right to vote. In addition, ABB offered its shareholders the opportunity to address questions on agenda items to the Board of Directors in writing ahead of the meeting, which was broadcast live.

The shareholders supported the proposed distribution of an increased dividend of CHF 0.82 per share. The dividend payment in Switzerland is planned for March 30, 2022. The shareholders also approved the management report, the consolidated financial statements and the annual financial statements for 2021.

Peter Voser was confirmed as Chairman of the company&rsquo ... Read more »

Views: 101 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

LONDON-Thursday 24 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Mastercard deepens a decade long collaboration with GPS, launching and scaling hundreds of card programmes for some of the most successful fintechs in the world

GPS recently raised over US$400 million in new capital to accelerate investment in open API, cloud-based technology, driving global expansion into many of the world’s largest markets over the next three years

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global Processing Services (“GPS”), a leading global payment technology platform, today announced a new strategic partnership with Mastercard.

Today’s announcement expands on the two firms’ longstanding relationship stretching back over a decade. Together, GPS and Mastercard have worked in partnership to launch and scale hundreds of card programmes for some of the most successful and innovative fintechs in the world including Revolut, Starling Bank and Curve, amongst many others across Europe and ... Read more »

Views: 85 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

-- BridgeTower Announces AVAX Staked Digital Asset Security on Avalanche --

BARCELONA & SAN FRANCISCO.-Thursday 24 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BridgeTower Capital, an innovator in connecting blockchain markets globally, is partnering with Securitize, the leader in digital assets securities, to launch the BridgeTower Global Platform offering for Permissioned Markets. BridgeTower is also launching a Staked Digital Asset Security (SDAS) that will run in an Avalanche subnet.

BridgeTower is partnering with Securitize, its digital transfer ... Read more »

Views: 98 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

US FDA approval of updated label streamlines the initiation process for the first and only complete long-acting HIV treatment by allowing people to start directly with injections

LONDON-Thursday 24 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- For media and investors only

ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a label update for Cabenuva (cabotegravir, rilpivirine) making the oral lead-in with cabotegravir and rilpivirine tablets optional. Oral cabotegravir and rilpivirine can be taken for a month to assess tolerability to the medicines prior to initiating cabotegravir and rilpivirine injections, a regimen co-developed as part of a collaboration with the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, but this oral lead-in is now optional after clinical t ... Read more »

Views: 77 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

Critical mobile connectivity services delivered via the Kymeta™ u8 product family and a jointly developed broadband solution are now available to IP Access International’s large community of public safety customers


REDMOND, Wash.-Wednesday 23 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kymeta (www.kymetacorp.com), the communications company making mobile global, and IP Access International (www.ipinternational.net), a leading mobile and fixed satellite solutions provider, announced today the signing of a partnership agreement to co-develop and distribute optimized solutions using Kymeta terminals, broadband and LTE services to first responders across North America.

Today, IP Access operates the nation’s largest public safety satellite network, which includes over 1,000 agency customers encompassing 1,700 unique endpoints. This agreement to deliver optimized solutions will combine Kymeta’s resilient and cost-effective electronic ... Read more »

Views: 82 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK-Thursday 24 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Estée Lauder will be the exclusive beauty brand participating in Decentraland Metaverse Fashion Week, the first-ever large-scale virtual fashion week in an on-chain metaverse.

To create a unique virtual beauty experience, Estée Lauder has partnered with Alex Box, a prominent female artist in the metaverse space, to create an original non-fungible token (NFT) wearable inspired by the brand’s #1 serum, Advanced Night Repair.

Users will be able to step inside the iconic Advanced Night Repair “Little Brown Bottle” to unlock a digital badge or Proof of Attendance Protocol (POAP) and claim one NFT wearable that gives their avatars a glowing, radiant aura inspired by Advanced Night Repair.

From March 24th – March 28th, a limited quantity of 10,000 of the complimentary Advanced Night Repair NFT wearables can be claimed by attendees of Metaverse Fashion Week. Users only r ... Read more »

Views: 84 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (C3.ai DTI) today announced the third round of C3.ai DTI funded advanced research awards, focused on using artificial intelligence (AI) to harden information security and secure critical infrastructure.

The Institute awarded a total of $6.5 million in cash awards to leading research scientists at University of California, Berkeley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carnegie Mellon, Princeton, University of Chicago, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and MIT.

“Cybersecurity is an immediate existential issue,” said Thomas M. Siebel, chairman and CEO of C3 AI, a leading enterprise AI software provider. “We are equipping top scientists with the means to advance technology to help secure critical infrastructure.”

Twenty-four projects were awarded $100,000 to $700,000 each, for an initial period of one year:

AI Resilience: Techniques and methods to enable the develop ... Read more »

Views: 82 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.25.2022 | Comments (0)

Search

Entries archive

Calendar