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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, 15. September 2022

The procedure was conducted on a patient from Kazakhstan with end-stage kidney failure

Providing an option for local and international patients to undergo kidney transplantation in private hospitals in the UAE’s Abu Dhabi, Burjeel Medical City (BMC) has started performing kidney transplantations. The first such transplantation was successfully performed on a patient from Kazakhstan at BMC, a quaternary healthcare center of excellence under Burjeel Holdings.

The patient had end-stage renal failure and was undergoing dialysis since March 2022. “The patient was physically fit and did not have other contraindications. The surgery was conducted after both the patient and the donor (the patient’s nephew) underwent thorough evaluations and were deemed fit for the procedure,” said Dr. Rehan Saif, Director - Transplant Surgery, BMC.

Dr. Venkat S Vellanki, Consultant N ... Read more »

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The first module, Risk Insights, features interactive dashboards that leverage analytics and cloud delivery to synthesize investment risk measures

(BUSINESS WIRE)--MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, has announced the launch of Risk Insights, the first module of a new analytics platform, MSCI Insights, that calculates, stores, and seamlessly delivers a broad range of risk measures to help investors identify trends and respond to rapid changes in markets.

Institutional investors will be able to access a wide range of MSCI data and analytics through MSCI Insights, which will feature performance attribution, index data, ESG data, and Climate data modules. Additional MSCI Insights modules are slated for release in the fourth quarter of 2022 and in 2023.

MSCI Risk Insights automates many analysis and reporting tasks usually performed manually by risk analysts. Automation al ... Read more »

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First-of-its-kind sports betting and content partnership kicks off in time for the NFL season

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Front Office Sports, a leading multiplatform media brand built for the modern sports consumer, together with PointsBet, the fastest growing online sportsbook in the U.S., are teaming up to deliver a groundbreaking partnership that brings together the unique strengths of both properties.

By leveraging Front Office Sports’ core tech and content competencies, PointsBet will now be able to deliver its audience of sophisticated bettors the latest news, biggest bets, and hottest boosts to subscribers’ inboxes. The digital destination for bettors looking for an edge.

“We’re excited to partner with Front Office Sports for a first-of-its-kind newsletter that’s made for the modern bettor,” said Liam Roecklein, Senior Vice President of Content for PointsBet. “PointsBet’s ‘Hustle’ will provide insider ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 14. September 2022

Tarjama, the pioneering language service provider in the MENA region has today launched its Arabic Machine Translation (AMT) website, Tarjama Translate, targeting businesses that need instant access to translation of business documents to extend their reach into the Arabic-speaking world or to get instant access to Arabic content.

Speaking about the launch, Tarjama’s CEO, Nour Al Hassan said, “At Tarjama, we know the Arabic language and business and its translation complexities better than anyone. We are thrilled to further our mission to overcome language barriers and be the gateway to the MENA market by providing our Arabic Machine Translation to Tarjama´s customers.”

Tarjama’s neural MT engine has been purpose-built for business, learns from the best, and is trained on high-quality translation data, that has been carefully selected and rigorously quality assured and e ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Jubilant FoodWorks, Maersk, and Quiqup, and others to also share insights on building sustainable and cost-effective logistics operations on the 20th September 2022


Shipsy, a leading SaaS-based logistics management solution provider, will host its flagship virtual event, Limitless Summit 2022, on September 20th. Global supply chain and logistics leaders across industries will share critical insights on navigating “The Road to Sustainable and Cost-efficient Logistics.”

The Limitless Summit is an influential gathering of leading global logistics, supply chain, and operations professionals. The summit delves deep into the limitless opportunities within the logistics universe. It is designed to build a community of industry leaders and experts to enable an open forum for sharing knowledge, key trends, and best practices that drive better decision-making and accelerated business performance in a rapidly evolving ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on October 21, 2022 to discuss the results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2022.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at 7:00 am US Eastern time.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (844) 721-7241 within North America or +1 (409) 207-6955 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call and the access code is 8858313.

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference call, a replay will be available at until November 20, 2022, and can be accessed by dialing +1 ... Read more »

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GALESBURG, Mich. - Wednesday, 14. September 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Power management company Eaton announced Royal Power Solutions (RPS), a leading provider of high-precision electrical connectivity components that it acquired earlier this year, is now providing its industry-leading components to commercial vehicle manufacturers. RPS components will be displayed Sept. 20-25 in Eaton’s exhibit at the IAA Transportation show in Hannover, Germany.

RPS, established in 1938, is a global leader in the development and production of critical high-precision power- and signal-distribution terminals and connectors. Eaton is utilizing RPS products in its eMobility business and expanding its global market opportunities, including in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

“Eaton’s global footprint and diversification have broadened Royal Power Solutions’ reach and ability to grow in EMEA,” said Tom Ross, president, Eaton’s Royal Power Solu ... Read more »

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Enterprise Data Solution with an open, industrial platform will unlock customers’ operational data and deliver value faster

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB) and Cognite, two leaders in technology innovation, today announced a strategic partnership to integrate Schlumberger’s Enterprise Data Solution for subsurface with Cognite Data Fusion®, Cognite’s leading open industrial DataOps platform. Through this partnership, customers can integrate data from reservoirs, wells, and facilities in a single, open platform, and leverage embedded AI and advanced analytics tools to optimize production, reduce costs and decrease operational footprint.

“Operational data in the production domain is a vastly underutilized customer asset due to its complexity and lack of contextualization at scale. Our strategic partnership with Cognite leverages Cognite Data Fusion® to extract better and faster insights from our domain-specific applications in ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 14. September 2022

After searching for over two years for a lender that could help them overcome the challenges of modern global trade – including labor shortages, increased shipping costs, and the extreme swings of supply and demand – a towel manufacturer based in Gujarat, India was introduced to Tradewind Finance, who was just the financial partner they were looking for.

Tradewind recently provided USD 5.5 million in funding for the company, which specializes in all sorts of cotton towels for the bath, beach and kitchen. Patterned or plain, and designed with antiviral fabrics for good health measure, the towels are sold to big-name retailers in the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

It was Tradewind’s global presence and international capabilities that won the client over. Supplying to multiple household names around the world, the company felt reassured knowing that Tradewin ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, 14. September 2022


Since its Launch in 2016, New Partnerships Bring Total Global CSR Program Contributions to JPY 19.7 Billion (Approx. USD 140.7 million) Across 24 Programs in 79 Countries
More Than 23,000 Takeda Employees Voted on New Partnerships Selecting Ipas, Plan International, Pure Earth and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Global CSR Program Partnerships Help Takeda Advance Disease Prevention, Empower the Health Workforce and Strengthen Health Systems Across the World


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced four new partnerships to its Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program, which makes long-term commitments to strengthen healthcare for people in developing and emerging countries. Even the best clinics and hospitals are unable to offer consistent, appropriate, quality care if people cannot access them; a strong health workforce, sustainable su ... Read more »

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SYDNEY - Wednesday, 14. September 2022

Organizations of all sizes now empowered to reimagine approach to design work in ways that drives growth, streamlines systems and fuels their visual communication needs

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Canva, the global visual communications platform, today announced a suite of new workplace products and features created to empower anyone to communicate visually, on any device, from anywhere in the world.

"Visual communication is becoming an increasingly critical skill for teams of every size across almost every industry," said Canva co-founder and CEO, Melanie Perkins. "It has been incredible to see the continued growth of Canva over the last few years, as more and more people embrace the power of visual communication to unlock their creativity and achieve their goals. With the launch of our new Visual Worksuite, we’re bringing simple design products to the workplace to empower every employee, at every org ... Read more »

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Strategic partnership delivers better outcomes for brands by intelligently matching customers and contact center agents across conversational channels

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Afiniti, the world's leading provider of AI that pairs customers with contact center agents, and LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN), a global leader in customer engagement solutions, today announced the native integration of Afiniti’s AI pairing technology with LivePerson’s Conversational Cloud®. This strategic partnership will help customers have better conversations with brands on their preferred digital channels by connecting them to contact center agents on the basis of best fit.

LivePerson provides AI-powered customer engagement solutions that brands use to have conversations with millions of consumers as personally as they would with one. Afiniti’s technology uses AI to pair customers with contact center agents uniquely best-suited to helping them, and is proven to deliver meas ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, 14. September 2022

Funding will be used to accelerate Ownera’s deployment of a global interoperability network to unlock the institutional tokenized securities market.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ownera, the company delivering an extensive interoperability trading network for tokenized assets, is today announcing Series A funding of $20M including J.P. Morgan and LRC Group.

Ownera’s objective is to create a global unified inter-trading pipeline for digital securities, efficiently connecting siloed tokenization platforms and trading interfaces. Based on the open-source FINP2P protocol, Ownera’s offering seamlessly connects any type of securities tokenization engine on any public or private blockchain, or even on traditional ledgers.

For financial institutions and venues, Ownera can provide clients with a unified digital securities wallet, connected to a single API that aggregates and normalizes the ... Read more »

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Full details including product roadmap and directions to be revealed at the Alvaria Customer Experience (ACE) event ACE 2022, Alvaria U, Sept 13-15, 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Alvaria, Inc. is pleased to announce the successful deployment of Alvaria Cloud™ in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Adding GCP to their current offerings of AWS and Azure expands the available public cloud options Alvaria provides to support customer experience (CX) and employee engagement (EX) strategies.

Providing multiple public cloud selections, including GCP, is a part of the commitment Alvaria has made to provide choice for customers in order to meet their business objectives with the proper products and services. As an enterprise CCaaS vendor, Alvaria now provides industry leading support to help enterprise brands with complex and specific configuration requirements evolved to meet the needs of rapidly evolving customer expectations.

ACE 2022, Alvaria U kicks off at 9:00 A ... Read more »

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Despite volatile market activity in 2022 leading to overall portfolio decline, the majority of respondents in the annual Family Office Survey remain optimistic and expect portfolio gains in the next twelve months

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Citi Private Bank’s Family Office Group today released the results of its 2022 Family Office Survey, capturing the thinking and behaviors of some of the most diverse family offices and ultra-high net worth investors globally. At a time of increasingly broad financial and geopolitical challenges, the report outlines areas of opportunities for potential growth in the year ahead.

Seven predominant themes emerged from the survey: 1) concerns go beyond financial assets, 2) portfolio values declined overall year to date, 3) outlook is positive despite the economic and geopolitical uncertainty, 4) direct investing remains a priority, 5) professionalization of the investment function in family offices continues, 6) readiness to manage family ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Global strengthens its presence in Indonesia through a Collaboration Agreement with full-service law firm Armila & Rako, further enhancing the organization’s ability to provide seamless client service through legal capabilities in the country.

In 2018, Armila & Rako was founded by Co-Managing Partners Eva Armila Djauhari and Michel A. Rako, who merged their previous firms to increase their expertise and ensure clients receive high-quality service. The firm provides a range of legal services to local and international clients, including corporate and commercial law, restructuring, commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, mining and energy, foreign investment and restructuring.

“Our firm takes pride in delivering best-in-class solutions and promoting stewardship to ensure our people have the insight and knowledge to maintain a competitive edge in the region,” Eva said. “Collaborating ... Read more »

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-Dr. Badrul Chowdhury Appointed Chief Life Sciences Officer
-Dr. Matthew Holman Appointed Vice President, U.S. Scientific Engagement and Regulatory Strategy
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today that it has appointed two former United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) officials to key positions to accelerate its science-based transformation.

Dr. Badrul Chowdhury is appointed PMI’s Chief Life Sciences Officer, Smoke-Free Products, succeeding Jorge Insuasty, who will complete his move into the recently created position of President, Vectura Fertin Pharma. After a short transition period, Badrul will join PMI’s Senior Management Team in January 2023, reporting to Jacek Olczak, Chief Executive Officer.

“I am delighted to welcome Badrul to PMI and look forward to working closely with him as he leads our talented team of scientific experts,” said Jacek Olczak. “He is an acco ... Read more »

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