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NEW YORK -Friday 8 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

New Amex/i2c fintech platform offers financial innovators a simple, seamless, and secure connection to the American Express network.
Cards issued on the American Express network have access to Amex protections and benefits including Amex Offers, the Resy Dining program, and exclusive access to pre-sale tickets.
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Express (NYSE:AXP) and i2c Inc, a provider of digital payment and banking technology, today announced an expanded global, multi-product agreement that will enable fintechs and financial institutions around the world to develop and scale innovative payments solutions for consumers and businesses on the American Express global payments network. The agreement signals that the American Express network is ‘open for business’ with fintechs by creating a plug-and-play onboarding platform to bring innovative products to market at speed.

This press release features multimedi ... Read more »

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Tigo Optimizers and Energy Intelligence software with exclusive Reclaimed Energy feature to be on display at Solar Solutions International tradeshow.

MONTEVARCHI, Italy-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tigo Energy, Inc., the solar industry’s leading Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics) supplier, today revealed that one of the Company’s solar systems in the Netherlands consistently produces 30% more energy by using Tigo MLPE Optimizers. The drastic increase in energy production was measured on a per-module basis by the Tigo EI software using the exclusive Reclaimed Energy feature. Solar installers planning to attend Solar Solutions International 2022 in Vijfhuizen are invited to meet with Tigo representatives to discuss hardware and software solutions like those used in this installation.

The 12kWp solar system was designed and installed by homeowner Hans de Git, an energy consultant at NL HDG Energie Advies. The array ... Read more »

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Key milestone reached this year as Africa gets first-ever dedicated report covering entire sector

LAGOS, Nigeria-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BHM Research & Intelligence has announced that starting this year, its annual report on the public relations and communications sector in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, will be expanded to cover the whole continent, adding 53 more countries with a combined economy of over $2 trillion and over 1 billion population.

This will be the first-ever report that will cater exclusively to the PR and communications industry within the African continent.

The Africa PR and Communications report is being compiled in partnership with the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR UK), CIPR International, the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO), Africa Communications Week (ACW), Wadds Incorporated, ID ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Friday 8 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

The technology treats waste to produce an RDF product that is used as an alternative fuel

Businesses across the UAE can benefit from the RDF plant to achieve environmental goals

Dulsco, an integrated solutions provider and the Official Waste Management Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, continues to drive environmental sustainability with the successful introduction of its Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) plant, currently located within the Expo 2020 premises.  The waste to energy plant has the capacity to process more than 70,000 tons of waste per annum – which is the equivalent of 7,000 garbage trucks diverted away from landfill.

The RDF plant has an innovative processing methodology that treats waste to produce a refuse derive fuel product. The plant is the first of its kind in the region. The waste is pre-treated ... Read more »

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API security leader partners with enterprise integration and IoT platform company to bring API security to customers italic
SUNNYVALE, Calif.-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cequence Security, the industry leader in API security, today announced a strategic partnership with Software AG, the software pioneer of a truly connected world. The integration of API Security Platform with Software AG’s webMethods Gateway will establish an end-to-end API security solution for enterprise security teams.

“Our goal has always been to empower our customers to become truly connected and secured enterprises,” said Jason Johns, Head of Global Alliances and Channels at Software AG. “We’ve been doing this for over 50 years, but the era of digital transformation brought about by COVID-19 has highlighted the market need for a solution that protects against attacks targeting API vulnerabilities, attempts to commit fraud or access ... Read more »

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Saudi’s Tamweel Aloula, the financial solution provider licensed by the Saudi Arabian Central Bank (SAMA), announced that it has achieved the highest annual profit in its history, with a SAR 50 million (before zakat) for the financial year 2021. The company’s financial performance for the year registered a total asset growth of more than 76% YOY to SAR 1.86 billion.

Hani Al-Afaleq, Tamweel Aloula’s Chairman, indicated that the outstanding record results achieved by the company have been possible thanks to the ambitious strategic plans laid out over the past two years. He adds: “The company is endeavoring to attain its vision by accelerating the fast pace of digital transformation to provide advanced and integrated financing solutions and services that allow customers to avail of these services from anywhere and at any time, without the need to visit a branch.” 

Comm ... Read more »

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MIAMI-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- I Squared Capital, a leading global infrastructure investment manager, has closed its ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund III at the $15 billion legal cap, exceeding an initial target of $12 billion. Including commitments from I Squared Capital and a dedicated co-investment vehicle, the fund has $15.5 billion in investable capital and received commitments from over 200 institutional investors, including public and private pensions, sovereign funds, insurance companies, asset managers and family offices in 27 countries. I Squared Capital has targeted the deployment of approximately 36 percent of the fund in ten investments across its targeted sectors.

“The closing of the fund comes at a critical time as the public and private sectors work to expand equitable access to sustainable and resilient infrastructure, while boosting economic growth and creating jobs,” said Sadek Wahba, Chairman and Managing P ... Read more »

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ASHBURN, Va-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), a leading Fortune 500 global technology services provider, has been named a Leader by research firm Everest Group in its PEAK Matrix® for Life and Pensions Insurance Business Process Services/Third Party Administrators Service Provider 2022 report.

DXC provides a range of solutions to the insurance industry including business process services (BPS) and insurance software. It also serves as a licensed third-party administrator (TPA) in the U.S. and licensed broker-dealer in Canada, using its deep expertise in compliance and regulation.

The report acknowledged DXC’s position in the life insurance and pensions market with its highest designated category, noting the following:

DXC has reaffirmed its commitment to the life and pensions (L&P) space through its strategic BPS focus, leveraging its differentiated ownership of the technology stack and e ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & LONDON-Tuesday 5 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of data, research and analytics, has announced that it will cease the provision of its products and services to customers who are located in Russia in order to comply with European Union sanctions.

The provision of these products and services to impacted customers, including access to data feeds, services or applications and any support or training in connection with them, will cease by no later than 5pm CET on 14 April 2022.

Additionally, Fitch Solutions is requesting that redistributors of its products and services similarly cease the provision of these products and services to affected parties located in Russia.

About Fitch Solutions

Fitch Solutions fuels better informed credit risk and strategy decisions with reliable data, insightful research and powerful analytics. Customers can easily understand and interpret markets, while l ... Read more »

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Marrakech, Maroc-Jeudi 7 Avril 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Le Centre Régional d'Investissement de Marrakech-Safi a organisé, avec l’appui de la Société financière internationale (IFC) et en partenariat avec le Secrétariat d'État à l'Économie de la Confédération Suisse (SECO), la première édition du Marrakech Investor Day, un événement qui a permis à des centaines d’investisseurs de découvrir les atouts et nouvelles opportunités d’investissement qu’offre Marrakech.

Les perturbations mondiales des chaînes d'approvisionnement, les changements géopolitiques récents, et l’obligation de produire « vert », combinés aux accords de libre-échange qui permettent l’accès direct à plus de 1.3 milliard de consommateurs, font aujourd'hui de Marrakech une alternative durable pour de nombreux investisseurs à travers le monde.

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Marrakesh, Morocco.-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

In collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), the Marrakech-Safi Regional Center for Investment hosted the inaugural edition of the Marrakech Investor Day, a meaningful event designed to allow hundreds of investors to explore the fantastic advantages and new investment opportunities across Marrakech.

Global supply chain disruptions, recent geopolitical changes, and the “Green Production” requirement, coupled with the multiple free trade agreements that provide direct access to more than 1.3 billion consumers, have aptly positioned Marrakech as the sustainable alternative for investors around the world.

Marrakech is a captivating imperial city boasting a sub-tropical mild climate and beautiful landscapes that make it an unmissab ... Read more »

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ST. GALLEN, Switzerland-Monday 4 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Full data set supports long-term use of Veltassa® (patiromer) to control potassium buildup (hyperkalemia) in heart failure patients while on guideline-recommended RAASi therapy

Veltassa® prevented the recurrence of hyperkalemia events, potentially leading to better patient outcomes

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:

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Vifor Pharma today announced full results from its phase-IIIb DIAMOND trial showing that Veltassa® allowed patients to achieve long-term potassium control, reduced the risk of recurrent hyperkalemia and prolonged optimized and guideline recommended renin-angiotensin aldosterone system inhibitor (RAASi) therapy. The findings were presented at the 71st Annual Scientific Session & Expo of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in Washington D.C., U.S.

DIAMOND is the largest interventional study to date for p ... Read more »

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Acronis Cyber Protection Week Global Report 2022 reveals growing threats and the need for integrated cyber protection solutions
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, has released its annual Cyber Protection Week Global Report 2022 timed to this year’s World Backup Day. The report which surveyed over 6,200 IT users and IT managers from small businesses to enterprises across 22 countries,  including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), exposes some of the most critical shortcomings appearing in cyber protection practices today, examines why they’re appearing, and offers guidance on how they can be fixed.

One of our key findings last year was that 80% of organizations ran as many as 10 solutions simultaneously for data protection and cybersecurity — yet more than half of them suffered downtime because of data loss. According to the report findings, the UAE performed dismal ... Read more »

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Support services help IT department drive efficiencies and enable the team to complete migration of its business applications to the cloud

LAS VEGAS-Thursday 7 April 2022 [ 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, today announced that the France-based Labeyrie Fine Foods moved its Oracle JD Edwards and Oracle Database support to award-winning service provider Rimini Street.

Through this partnership, Labeyrie Fine Foods has realized significant operational value while improving cost efficiencies, allowing resources to be redeployed to accelerate the migration of its business-critical applications to the cloud and help finance the next stage of its digital evolution.

Established in 1946, Labeyrie Fine Foods was the first retailer to bring delicacies such as foi ... Read more »

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Global enabler selected to expand cross-border, e-commerce solutions to new regions, including Hong Kong and Europe


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- i2c Inc., a leading provider of digital payment and banking technology, today announced its partnership with PingPong, Hangzhou, China-based fintech unicorn providing business owners with modern, cross-border e-commerce payment solutions.

Leveraging i2c’s agile SaaS platform, PingPong will expand its existing commercial credit offering to new regions, specifically Hong Kong SAR and Europe. The product allows merchants to access instant payouts, as well as transaction fees as low as 1%, versus the 5% fees that have been historically charged to these international merchants.

“We are thrilled to work with such an innovative platform that’s redefining global e-commerce for sellers,” said Aurangzaib Khan, i2c general manager – MEA region. “By providing an all-in-one payments solution to a ... Read more »

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KITAKAMI, Japan-Wednesday 6 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kioxia Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, today held a groundbreaking ceremony for its state-of-the-art semiconductor fabrication facility (Fab2) at its Kitakami Plant in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Utilizing AI-based cutting-edge manufacturing, the new facility will contribute towards possible expansion of production of its proprietary 3D flash memory BiCS FLASHTM at the Kitakami Plant. Construction of the Fab2 facility is scheduled to be completed in 2023.

The Fab2 facility will have an earthquake-absorbing structure and environmentally friendly design that utilizes advanced energy saving manufacturing equipment and renewable energy sources. In addition, an administration building will be constructed to accommodate the control management and technical departments in response to the increased staff.

“As a leader in memory, this Fab2 facility will become Kioxia’s ... Read more »

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