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CHICAGO & NUREMBERG, Germany - Friday, 01. July 2022 AETOSWire

Combination brings together two complementary global leaders serving retailers and brands to provide extensive retail and consumer information through a total store read and state-of-the-art technology
Creates a leading provider of retail and consumer measurement data with strengthened omnichannel measurement capabilities
Combined company will have an unmatched global footprint and industry coverage, creating a strong platform to deliver innovative client solutions and opening new opportunities for growth
Advent International (“Advent”) will be the majority shareholder in the combined company, while Nuremberg Institute for Market Decisions (“NIM”) and KKR will remain invested as significant shareholders in the combined company
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NielsenIQ and GfK SE (“GfK”), two leaders in global information services, today announced a definitive agr ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Friday, 01. July 2022

Joyalukkas Exchange one of the leading money exchanges houses in the Gulf has partnered with Effiya Technologies an Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) solutions provider on AML/CFT compliance for greater efficiency and effectiveness in real-time screening transactions. They have a hybrid ensemble approach with seamless integration and better algorithms backed with machine learning models to generate the most accurate hits. The implementation of this technology has helped reducing the false positives to a greater extent without compromising potential matches by generate real-time alerts and hence empowering the overall compliance performance.

Antony Jos – Managing Director, Joyalukkas Exchange quoting on this partnership said, “At Joyalukkas Exchange, adherence to compliance is non-negotiable and we don’t like it be compromised at any level. We are diligent on this, to ensure a s ... Read more »

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RESTON, Va. - Friday, 01. July 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, today announced that the first quarter of 2022 closed with 350.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 8.8 million domain name registrations, or 2.6%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2021.1,2 Domain name registrations have increased by 13.2 million, or 3.9%, year over year.1,2

The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of 174.7 million domain name registrations in the domain name base3 at the end of the first quarter of 2022, an increase of 1.2 million domain name registrations, ... Read more »

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PARIS - Thursday, 30. June 2022 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Europ Assistance Group and Akur8 are delighted to announce their collaboration to strengthen Europ Assistance's pricing process for its Travel Insurance and Car Assistance programs. By joining forces with one of the world's leading assistance companies, Akur8 is extending its European footprint and developing its expertise in the pricing of various insurance products.

Specifically developed for insurers, Akur8’s solution enhances their pricing processes by automating risk modeling using Transparent Artificial Intelligence proprietary technology. Core benefits for insurers include increased predictive performance and speed-to-accuracy for higher market reactivity and immediate business impact, all while maintaining full transparency and control of the models created.

In 1963, Europ Assistance invented the concept of assistance. With 24/7 assistance and an international network operating in ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, 30. June 2022

Dustin Deno, Chief Revenue Officer, and Rich Bessel, Vice President of Design, bring deep experience accelerating revenue and driving product experience

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Affinity, the relationship intelligence platform for dealmakers, today announced the appointments of two key executives: Dustin Deno as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Rich Bessel as Vice President of Design.

“Over the past few years, we’ve seen exponential growth across relationship-driven industries,” said Ray Zhou, co-CEO and co-founder at Affinity. “As we enter our next stage of growth we are excited to welcome Dustin and Rich to our executive team. Their strong track records of driving revenue growth and designing world-class products at leading technology companies will be critical as we scale to meet growing market demand.”

Deno brings over 15 years of experience in SaaS, including building and scaling sale ... Read more »

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Dubai - Thursday, 30. June 2022 AETOSWire

Acronis announced today its partnership with Mindware, one of the leading Value Added Distributors (VADs) in the Middle East and Africa, as they have signed an agreement together. Mindware will offer the Acronis’ innovative cloud solutions ranging from cyber security to data protection, to enterprises in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, UAE, and Pakistan. The partnership will further Mindware’s ambitions as a ‘Cloud Distributor’ with Acronis’ strong value proposition in the Cloud protection space. 

Acronis offers antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, endpoint protection management solutions, and award-winning AI-based anti-malware and blockchain based data authentication technologies through service provider and IT professional deployment models. These solutions protect data, applications, and systems in any environment.

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 PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - Thursday, 30. June 2022

 

Scottsdale-based Walton Global acquires the historic Smoke Tree Resort Property

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Walton Global, a real estate investment and land asset management company with US$3.6 billion under management, is pleased to announce its acquisition of the Smoke Tree Resort property located west of Scottsdale Road on Lincoln Drive in the Town of Paradise Valley, Arizona.

The deal closed on June 29, 2022, with ST Holdings, a subsidiary of Scottsdale-based Walton Global Holding, LLC. Walton acquired th ... Read more »

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First SES C-band satellite dedicated to freeing up lower 300 MHz of C-band spectrum will ensure SES can continue providing video and data services to its customers while enabling wireless operators to quickly deploy 5G services across the US

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that the SES-22 satellite was successfully launched into space onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States, at 5:04 pm local time.

The first of SES’s C-band satellites dedicated to freeing up the lower 300 MHz of C-band spectrum is built by Thales Alenia Space, and will operate in the 135 degrees West orbital slot. It will deliver TV and radio to millions of American homes and provide other critical data transmission services. SES-22 is expected to start operations by early August 2022.

The launch of SES-22 is part of a broader Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to clea ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, 30. June 2022 AETOSWire

The world’s pre-eminent fantasy football card collecting metaverse game BMT to expand in the region

Leegree Ltd., a company that develops exciting social games -BEAT MY TEAM (BMT) that challenge the norm  is bringing the unique fantasy sports game to football fans and gamers in the region, starting with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

The company's representative announced this at the "Web3 DeCode" event, a two-day exhibition held on June 25 and 26 at the Grand Hyatt, Dubai, to raise awareness of Web3 technologies.

For most experts, the Metaverse promises opportunities. Whatever happens, the Metaverse will probably shape the future of many industries – including gaming. For sports organizations, the Metaverse will become very real over the coming months and years, revolutionizing how fans watch, consume, play, and interact.

The Metaverse i ... Read more »

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LISBON, Portugal - Thursday, 30. June 2022

Global experts from the United Nations Environment Programme, The Nature Conservancy, governments, research agencies, and the private sector are coming together to share best practices in improving marine management based on lessons learned around the world.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Marine protected areas (MPAs) are key tools for reducing threats to biodiversity, safeguarding marine and coastal habitats, building climate solutions, and supporting human needs through sustainable use. The Convention on Biological Diversity’s Global Biodiversity Framework may include an ambitious target of expanding MPA coverage to 30% by 2030. However, less than 3% of marine protected areas are meeting their objectives in the face of accelerating local and global threats.

To tackle this challenge, a team of experts is convening at the United Nations Oceans Conference in June 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal in a side event entitled, “Qua ... Read more »

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Sensor Cloud Network Collaborators Will Bring High-Quality Data and Data Science Together to Help Speed Faster Discovery and Better Treatments to Patients

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, announced 10 highly innovative organizations have joined its groundbreaking Sensor Cloud Network. AliveCor, Aural Analytics, Biobeat, Blue Spark Technologies, Glooko, Indie Health, University of Arizona, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Rochester, and University of Vermont are now part of the first cross-sector collaboration focused on solving the challenges related to sensor integrations, standardization of sensor data, and the development of novel digital biomarkers and algorithms. These will help to create new digital endpoints that could translate into more effective treatments and better healthcare for patients.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220629005239/en/

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Newly formed entity includes the recently completed acquisition of ANPAC portfolio of 11 run-of-river hydroelectric plants as well as the existing Cerro Dominador plants

Platform is well positioned to support the energy transition in Chile with innovative projects providing renewable energy 24/7

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- EIG, an institutional investor to the global energy sector and one of the world’s leading infrastructure investors, today launched Grupo Cerro, a new renewable energy platform in Chile. The newly formed entity includes EIG-owned Cerro Dominador plants and the recently acquired ANPAC, the owner of a portfolio of 11 small and medium run-of-river hydroelectric power plants in the O’Higgins, El Maule, Bio Bio and La Araucania regions. The 110 MW ANPAC portfolio includes operating plants and projects at various stages of construction and development in both the spot and stabilized-tariff markets.

Following the acquisition, Grupo Cerro now man ... Read more »

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Founded by Matt Clifford and Alice Bentinck a decade ago, Entrepreneur First now employs more than 120 around the world to help find and support the next generation of tech founders.
The company has raised its largest funding round to date, of $158m, from a large group of successful founders turned investors including Patrick and John Collison, Reid Hoffman, Taavet Hinrikus and Matt Mullenweg.
EF will target a direct investment of $100m over the next three years in hundreds of entrepreneurs, and will continue building out its talent product suite. This comes against an impressive backdrop: the aggregate value of companies created through EF now exceeds $10bn.
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Entrepreneur First (EF), a scaleup investor in early stage founder talent, has raised a $158m Series C funding round from a group of veteran technology founders, including Patrick and John Collison, Reid Hoffman, Taavet Hinrikus and Matt Mullenweg.

Bucking the trend of mounting layof ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Thursday, 30. June 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Sally Frykman won the 2022 Woman of the Year award from Sensors Converge and Fierce Electronics. The Best of Sensors Awards recognize the best and most innovative products, technologies, teams and people in the sensors industry.

The Sensors Converge conference, which is taking place now in San Jose, covers sensors and electronics technologies and applications that are driving industry innovation. The conference’s awards, selected by a panel of industry experts, were presented yesterday at an event honoring the best in sensor technologies and the sensor ecosystem, people and companies.

“Sally is very deserving of this Woman of the Year award,” said Dr. Ted Tewksbury, CEO, Velodyne Lidar. “She is an outstanding leader in our company and industry, developing and driving world-class mark ... Read more »

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Braun sponsors Brooklyn Museum’s presentation of Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Braun, the design-centric German appliances brand, announces its sponsorship of the Brooklyn Museum’s presentation of Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” that opens to the public on July 1st, 2022, and closes January 29, 2023. The exhibition, originally organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, spans two decades of the artist’s multifaced career, including collaborations with artists such Takashi Murakami, Juergen Teller, and Arthur Jafa; material from his fashion label Off-White and items from Louis Vuitton, where he served as the first Black menswear artistic director; and unique pieces from brand collaborations including Braun.

To celebrate 100 years of ‘good design’ in 2021, Braun entered a one-of-a-kind collaboration with Abloh that saw him delve into the Braun archives to update and co-curate the 19 ... Read more »

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Quorum’s Planning Space Integrated with the Schlumberger FDPlan Solution

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quorum Software (Quorum), a global software leader dedicated to the energy industry, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Schlumberger to jointly integrate Quorum’s industry-leading Planning Space, a business planning and petroleum economics offering, with the FDPlan field development planning solution, which is enabled by the DELFI cognitive E&P environment. The integrated solution will be offered directly by Schlumberger with Planning Space as its petroleum economics engine.

As part of the agreement, Quorum will also acquire Merak planning, risk, and reserves software from Schlumberger.

“Quorum and Schlumberger have developed longstanding relationships with our customers and partners over decades of serving the energy industry,” said Gene Austin, Chief Executive Officer at Quorum. “Bringing together our market-l ... Read more »

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