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WESTFORD, Mass. - Tuesday, 27. September 2022

TCP-based, DNS water-torture, and carpet-bombing attacks dominate the DDoS threat landscape

Ireland, India, Taiwan, and Finland battered by DDoS attacks resulting from the Russia/Ukraine war

(BUSINESS WIRE)--NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) today announced findings from its 1H2022 DDoS Threat Intelligence Report. The findings demonstrate how sophisticated cybercriminals have become at bypassing defenses with new DDoS attack vectors and successful methodologies.

"By constantly innovating and adapting, attackers are designing new, more effective DDoS attack vectors or doubling down on existing effective methodologies," said Richard Hummel, threat intelligence lead, NETSCOUT. "In the first half of 2022, attackers conducted more pre-attack reconnaissance, exercised a new attack vector called TP240 PhoneHome, created a tsunami of TCP flooding attacks, and rapidly expanded high-powered botnet ... Read more »

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BONN, Germany - Tuesday, 27. September 2022

  • Key topics at the Open RAN Summit @ Fyuz 2022 brought by the O-RAN ALLIANCE
  • O-RAN Global PlugFest Fall 2022 initiated at 6 venues across Asia, Europe and North America
  • 36 new demos of O-RAN technology at the O-RAN Virtual Exhibition

(BUSINESS WIRE)--O-RAN ALLIANCE:

Key topics at the Open RAN Summit @ Fyuz 2022 brought by the O-RAN ALLIANCE

The Open RAN Summit @ Fyuz, powered by O-RAN ALLIANCE and Telecom Infra Project, will take place in Madrid on October 25-26, 2022. As a main partner of the event, O-RAN ALLIANCE brings key topics to the agenda and invites utmost erudite speakers.

Join the event to get the latest news and views on:

    O-RAN ALLIANCE and TIP cooperation
    Established operators worldwide showcasing how they are overcoming Open RAN challenges and moving fo ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, 27. September 2022


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arthur D. Little (ADL) has published The Metaverse, beyond fantasy, the latest in a series of new reports from the company running under the ‘Blue Shift’ banner, which explore the impact of new technologies on business, society and humans.

The Metaverse, Beyond Fantasy looks beyond the hype and delivers a realistic picture of the Metaverse for businesses, focusing in particular on the technologies necessary to enable it.

While the Metaverse is not a new concept, the past few years have seen a rapid acceleration of both development and adoption, driven by the convergence of three industries: gaming; collaboration and productivity tools; and social media and networks. Yet while the size of the Metaverse market is difficult to estimate, the report emphasizes that companies should not underestimate its potential importance to their business.

The report looks at the key enabling tec ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Tuesday, 27. September 2022

Nearly 7 in 10 respondents believe governments and businesses must work together to achieve significant change faster

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new international survey released today by Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) reveals that despite broad public support for disruptive innovation to address global challenges, issues such as lack of equal access are likely to stall progress. Commissioned by PMI and conducted by independent research agency Povaddo, the survey shows that 89 percent of adults across 14 countries believe that new technologies and innovations can play an important role in improving public health. However, 38 percent feel such innovations are not accessible to all citizens in their countries.

The more than 17,000 survey respondents aged 21 and older believe that the development and adoption of new technologies, innovations, and capabilities can enable significant progress against ... Read more »

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CHESTERBROOK, Pa
After recently appointing to its board Larry Quinlan, former CIO of Deloitte, Boomi adds former CEO of Ford Motor Company who brings 30 years of experience driving innovation and business transformation initiatives across multi-billion-dollar public companies and private, equity-backed technology organizations

Fields currently serves as a senior advisor to TPG Capital, and sits on multiple boards, such as Hertz and Qualcomm

As a proven advisor, Fields will help guide Boomi in its next phase of growth, driven by its recent launch as a stand-alone company backed by premier private equity firms, Francisco Partners and TPG, in a $4 billion transaction

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boomi™, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader, today announced the appointment of former CEO of Ford Motor Company Mark Fields as an independent, non-executive member of its Board of Directors.

“As Boomi continues its rapid growth, we’r ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, 26. September 2022

ComTech FZCO receives Shariah Compliance Certification for ComTech Gold Token (CGO), becoming the first in industry to be awarded a shariah certification for Gold tokenization product in the Region.  Shariah certification (Fatwa) was issued by Amanie Advisors Ltd, an entity specialising in field of Shariah-compliant investments and Islamic finance solutions.

ComTech FZCO, a Dubai-based company redefining tokenization infrastructure (for real-world assets), started with digitization of Gold powered by XDC Network. Comtech Gold ‘CGO’ is listed on Global Exchanges like LBank, Bitrue. Investors can buy CGO by opening an account with these exchanges. Investors can hold tokens within the exchange wallets or with any of the Internationally accepted wallets like D’cent, Guarda, or through regulated digital Custodians like Propine, a MAS-regulated  entity.

Supported by the guidance fr ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kyndryl (NYSE: KD), the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider, today announced the launch of Kyndryl Vital, a designer-led, open and collaborative co-creation experience that helps customers and alliance partners solve their business challenges and create groundbreaking technology platforms.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220927005392/en/

Kyndryl Vital is led by global teams of designers who work side-by-side with customers and partners to define and solve complex problems with elegance and innovation. These designers lead the co-creation experience with a human-centered design and rigorous research approach. This outside-in model integrates data with a deep understanding of people’s needs and behavior. Paired with design strategy, experience design, storytelling, data-driven research, and the implementation of technologies, Kyndryl Vital fo ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 27. September 2022

The first edition of the GB Tech Web3 Awards 2022 was held on Friday, September 23rd to celebrate the most influential companies, startups and pioneering leaders of the Web3 community.

The event witnessed an engaging panel that focused on how to build success in Web3. Amrita Sethi, UAEs first NFT Artist, Saqr Ereiqat, co-founder and CCO at Crypto Oasis, Mehdi Cherif, co-founder and CEO at Pulse Music and Gaurav Dubey, CEO at Tdefi were a part of the panel discussion. It was moderated by Saed Ereiqat, ecosystem manager at Crypto Oasis.

The panellists discussed how Web3 is a seamless multiverse with infinite possibilities. For businesses, it presents an opportunity to harness the power of an open internet world. They spoke how organisations and startups are on the cusp of transformation as the world continues to adapt to Web3.

The ceremony was held at Social Distrikt and a total of 15 winners wer ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, 27. September 2022 AETOSWire 

U.S. Dominates As Global Hubs Slow to Recover Post-Pandemic

Key Findings:

Chicago O’Hare (ORD) is the most connected airport in the world
London Heathrow (LHR) dropped to #22 globally, but retains #1 European spot
Mexico City Juarez International Airport (MEX) is the most connected non-U.S. airport
Tokyo Haneda (HND) moved from # 22 position in 2019 to #14 in 2022
Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is the most connected airport in Asia Pacific
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OAG, the world’s leading data platform for the global travel industry, today released Megahubs 2022, the Top 50 most internationally connected airports in the world. Last updated in 2019, Megahubs provides fresh insight into how ongoing travel disruptions are affecting global connectivity.

While London Heathrow (LHR) maintained its first-place ranking among European hubs, its gl ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Covetrus® (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, today announced the appointment of Michelle Bonfilio as Chief People Officer, reporting to Ben Wolin, President and Chief Executive Officer at Covetrus. In this role, Bonfilio will oversee the human resources and communications organizations and help shape the culture of the company.

“Michelle has a proven track record of empowering teams to achieve results, driving an inclusive culture and aligning purpose to the work employees do each day,” said Wolin. “At Covetrus, she will champion the fact that our employees worldwide are at the core of our mission to drive better outcomes – both business and healthcare – for veterinarians across the globe. In addition, Michelle is one of those rare executives who can translate business objectives into operational strategies that drive transformation and performance for employees, the company and its s ... Read more »

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SINGAPORE - Tuesday, 27. September 2022


The True Global Ventures 4 Plus Fund and Follow On Fund has invested in total US$38m including US$16m of secondaries into Animoca Brands during Q2 and Q3 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- True Global Ventures 4 Plus Fund and Follow On Fund (TGV 4 Plus FoF) today announce a total investment of US$38m including a US$16m bought from the secondary market. TGV has previously communicated an investment of US$17m, this means that we have invested an additional US$21m.

Animoca Brands recently raised a US$110m convertible led by Temasek, Bayou Capital and GGV, where TGV also participated.

TGV Partners across 20 cities around the globe support Animoca Brands’ mission to deliver digital property rights to the world's gamers and Internet users, leading the play-and-earn model for the creators economy, and contributing to the Web3 Builders ecosystem of the open metaverse.

Globally, Animoca Brands has grown sal ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Tuesday, 27. September 2022

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Global strengthens its global presence in East Asia through a non-exclusive Collaboration Agreement with the full-service law firm Lee & Ko, extending the global organization’s reach into South Korea.

Founded in 1977, Lee & Ko is one of the oldest firms in South Korea with more than 800 professionals and 300 Partners. The firm provides clients with full service across its eight major practice groups: antitrust and competition, banking and finance, corporate and M&A, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation and arbitration, tax and customs, and white-collar crimes. Lee & Ko is consistently recognized as a Tier 1 firm by organizations, including Asialaw, IFLR1000, Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, among others.

“Throughout our firm’s history, we’ve grown to be widely recognized as a leading firm ... Read more »

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News highlights

New Directors Karen Dykstra and Jeff Sine join Arm’s Board of Directors
Jason Child named new CFO
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arm today announced the appointment of new Board members Karen Dykstra, former Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of AOL and Jeff Sine, Co-Founder and Partner of Raine Group, effective immediately. These highly qualified leaders bring a diverse range of expertise to Arm as the company prepares for a potential public listing.

Arm Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rene Haas said: “I extend a warm welcome to Karen and Jeff, both exceptional business leaders who will bring a depth and breadth of experience to the Arm Board.”

Arm also today announced the appointment of Jason Child as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Child has more than 30 years of experience in leadership at high growth companies and scaling global finance functions. Child will join Arm on November 2, 2022 and lead the c ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 27. September 2022 AETOSWire

StayWell Holdings have announced today the commencement of an aggressive expansion project as part of their global market consolidation strategy across key growth regions.

The ambitious expansion plan, which breaks ground in Q4 2022, comes on the back of rebounding international tourism experienced in the first five months of 2022, with almost 250 million international arrivals recorded, according to the latest UN World Tourism Organization World Tourism Barometer.

The medium to long-term expansion exercise will include setting up to deliver 250 hotels in key bespoke hospitality destinations in critical regions. These include the UAE, which ranked second among the Middle Eastern countries with the most international tourist arrivals, receiving 8.08 million arrivals in 2020, and the Asia Pacific region.

StayWell’s expansion in The Middle East, which has also been earmarked to get ... Read more »

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CHICAGO - Tuesday, 27. September 2022

New artificial intelligence engine is the biggest advancement in product formulation testing in 70 years

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NielsenIQ BASES, the global leader in new product and innovation development, is pleased to announce a breakthrough in how products are tested, screened, and optimized using BASES Creative Product AI. BASES Creative Product AI was built using over 100 models and algorithms, creating an artificial intelligence engine that can predict performance and identify new ways to optimize products.

The launch of BASES Creative Product AI is a significant step forward in the next generation of tools enabling clients to develop exciting new products for consumers. BASES Creative Product AI was trained using dedicated consumer testing in 35 countries, assessing over 11,000 in-market products to capture consumer liking, sensory profiles, and demographic data. NielsenIQ continues to train BASES Creative Product AI, ... Read more »

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NERVIANO, Italy - Thursday, 22. September 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nerviano Medical Sciences S.r.l. (NMS), a member of the NMS Group and a clinical stage company discovering and developing innovative therapies for the treatment of cancer, announced today the signing of a collaboration agreement with licensing option with Merck Healthcare KGaA (Merck), for the next-generation highly selective and brain penetrant PARP1 inhibitor NMS-293.

PARP (poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase) is key in the repair of DNA damage and PARP inhibitors have been shown to be highly efficacious in the treatment of tumors deficient in homologous recombination repair, such as breast, ovarian, prostate and pancreatic cancers which are BRCA mutated.

NMS-293 is an orally available PARP1 inhibitor, designed to be more PARP1 selective and brain penetrant compared to first generation PARP inhibitors. With its expected lower hematological side effect profile, it has the expected features for potent ... Read more »

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