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NEW YORK - Tuesday, 01. August 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)--MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, is pleased to announce the appointment of Hiromichi (Hiro) Mizuno as a Special Advisor to the CEO, effective August 1, 2023.

Mr. Mizuno is widely recognized as a pioneering figure in the world of sustainable investment and has played a pivotal role in promoting and implementing sustainable principles throughout the financial industry. He is particularly known for his impact and active efforts in advocating for and addressing climate change and gender diversity through investment practices.

Mr. Mizuno served as the Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan, the largest pension fund in the world with approximately $1.4 trillion in assets under management, from 2015 to 2020.

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Expanded Offering Builds on Success of US and European Fractional Shares

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interactive Brokers (Nasdaq: IBKR), an automated global electronic broker, today announced the launch of fractional shares trading for Canadian stocks and ETFs. Clients of Interactive Brokers can now buy and sell fractional shares of all stocks and ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and on CBOE Canada, plus eligible US and European stocks and ETFs.

Fractional shares give investors a simple way to build a balanced portfolio and invest in shares regardless of the share price. With fractional shares, investors can divide investments among more stocks to achieve a better-diversified portfolio and put small cash balances to work quickly to maximize potential returns.

“Fractional shares trading continues to be an easy and economical way for investors of any level to construct or add to their portfolios,” said Steve Sanders, EVP of Marketing an ... Read more »

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 Research from Yale School of the Environment shows huge reduction in GHG over traditional casting methods

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (“AMGTA”), a global advocacy group focused on promoting sustainable additive manufacturing (AM) industry practices, announce ... Read more »

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 HEAT Shield and HEAT Visibility, powered by Menlo Securitys Isolation Core™, prevent attacks from infiltrating enterprise networks and provide rich, actionable intelligence to mitigate highly evasive threats

 

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CHESTERBROOK, Pa. - Tuesday, 01. August 2023


Boomi’s ISO 27001 and 27701 certifications demonstrate the company’s continued commitment to information security and privacy compliance

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--BoomiTM, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader, today announced the company is an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and an ISO/IEC 27701:2019 certified provider whose Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) and Information Security Management System (ISMS) have received third-party accreditation from the International Standards Organization (ISO). Boomi’s 27001:2013 and 27701:2019 ISO certifications also include control objectives from ISO 27017:2015 and ISO 27018:2019 which provide guidance on both the information security aspects of cloud computing and the protection of personal data in the cloud.

By obtaining these certifications, Boomi reaffirms its unwavering dedication to upholding the highest levels of information ... Read more »

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 ExaGrid President and CEO Honored in Top 25 Innovators category

 

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After achieving mechanical completion of the critical power electronic components, commissioning of the newly constructed EVx started in June as planned, and is expected to be fully interconnected to the local state utility grid in the fourth quarter of this year

The system will be the world’s first commercial, grid-scale gravity energy storage system that offers a more economical, scalable and sustainable alternative to existing pumped hydroelectric plants that currently represent ~90% of all energy storage capacity globally

Constructed just outside of Shanghai adjacent to a wind turbine farm, the 25 MW EVx system will be one of the largest long duration energy storage systems in the world

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energy Vault Holdings, Inc. (N ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tuesday, 01. August 2023 AETOSWire

Gives enterprises overwhelmed by rapid asset growth and a widening attack surface a more intuitive way to identify and respond to exposure gaps

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forescout, a global leader in cybersecurity, today unveiled Risk and Exposure Management, its cloud-native product designed to collate all data sources associated with an enterprise’s connected assets and calculate a unique multifactor risk score for each asset, offering a more intuitive and quantitative approach to risk prioritization.

Enterprises’ attack surfaces are expanding daily given the technology and business dynamics at play. Security teams realize that existing approaches to cyber asset management can’t effectively scale to meet the diversity of asset types or track configuration and risk posture changes for their assets, making it exceedingly more difficult to conduct expeditiously any incident analysis. The new Risk a ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, 01. August 2023

Areas of progress include rare skin diseases, cardio-renal-metabolic diseases, and immuno-oncology
Jardiance® and NexGard® portfolios drive strong growth
First half 2023 net sales up 9.7 percent at 12.2 billion EUR year on year and currency-adjusted
 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim, a leading research-driven biopharmaceutical company, continues to advance its pipeline in both Human Pharma and Animal Health expanding across its key therapy areas.

Currency-adjusted net sales rose by 9.7 percent to 12.2 billion EUR driven by high demand for medications during the first six months of 2023, driven by strong momentum in Jardiance® for Human Pharma and NexGard® for Animal Health.

“True innovation addressing high unmet patients’ needs has enabled us to reach ever more patients in the first half of this year,” said Hubertus von Baumbach, Chairman of th ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the recent inaugural round of allocations by the World Bank Pandemic Fund, AIDS Healthcare Foundation urges the Fund to include the Africa CDC in the grantmaking and implementation process as the top regional public health body. The Fund must also support nations with technical assistance to bring forward strong proposals while navigating a new and complex application process.

“We understand the Pandemic Fund has a tall task in getting resources where they’re needed most despite being underfunded. However, it is unacceptable that it has disregarded the Africa CDC’s prominent role on the continent. We urge the Fund to be more proactive in allowing institutions like the Africa CDC to become implementing entities for its grants,” said AHF Africa Bureau Chief Dr. Penninah Iutung. “The process of applying for these much-needed funds must also be fair and support countries that have the need but may not have the capacity to ... Read more »

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EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. & BENGALURU, India - Tuesday, 01. August 2023 AETOSWire Print 

The rapid rollout of AI and other disruptive technologies is creating unprecedented cybersecurity challenges for enterprises in all industries

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading technology services and consulting company, today released the 2023 edition of its State of Cybersecurity Report (#SOCR). The report presents an in-depth look at cybersecurity trends across three geographies and seven industry sectors. It gives security leaders valuable insights on industry trends, allowing them to benchmark their cyber journey against their peers and determine actions they need to take to achieve cyber resilience in the future.

“CISOs are facing unprecedented disruptive changes across the cybersecurity landscape,” said Tony Buffomante, Senior Vice President & Global Head – Cybersecurity & Ris ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, 01. August 2023

Diligent Market Intelligence drives decision making with leading data and analytics across corporate governance, shareholder activism and ESG

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diligent, a leading GRC SaaS company, today announced the launch of Diligent Market Intelligence, a market-leading provider of governance and shareholder intelligence. The launch combines Diligent’s leading shareholder activism, voting and corporate governance data (formerly Insightia) with its ESG and executive compensation data, empowering customers to proactively manage shareholder pressures and mitigate governance risks.

With the launch, Diligent’s expanded market intelligence solution now includes data sets covering environmental, social and governance (ESG) and executive compensation with more offerings to come. In times of heightened scrutiny, the expanded data sets will help organizations gain clarity on broader corporate governance topics to bette ... Read more »

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AFP and SES will continue to deliver global live news events in an extended partnership

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agence France-Presse (AFP), a leading global news agency, is extending its partnership with SES, enabling its customers to continue leveraging the innovative AFPTV Live platform for real-time access to live news and events from around the world, both companies announced today.

AFPTV Live, based on SES 360, offers a platform that enables users to access AFP’s live video news feeds and deliver content to their news studios via IP in a simple and secure way. Customers can also plan their news coverage with real-time information, collaborative agenda features and a chat tool connecting them to AFPTV’s Live editors.

Since the platform’s launch in 2018, AFP and SES have introduced numerous new features to AFPTV Live to optimise the user experience and capabilities of the platform, making it the first of its kind to offer advanced features such ... Read more »

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 (BUSINESS WIRE)--REMNANT II sold more than one million units across PC, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5, Gearbox Publishing announced today. Gamers and media around the globe showered praise on REMNANT II as the breakout hit of 2023. REMNANT II, the follow-up to the best-selling REMNANT: From the Ashes, also more than doubled the number of concurrent players at launch, breaking its own franchise record.

“To everyone who helped us achieve this amazing milestone, thank you for your unwavering support,” said David Adams of Gunfire Games. “This was a multi-year journey for us and we couldn’t be happier to see fans having such a great time with a game we put our heart and soul into.”

“REMNANT II exceeded our expectations. As a commercial and critical hit, we’re incredibly proud of the Gunfire team and everyone here at Gearbox Publishing who brought this title to life,” said Yoon Im with Gearbox Publishing ... Read more »

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Partner-first program approach incentivizes alignment with NetApp’s strategy while delivering greater customer value and accelerated growth

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global cloud-led, data-centric software company, today announced the launch of its Partner Sphere Partner Program. This program further solidifies NetApp’s commitment to driving a partner-first culture that creates an ecosystem of collaboration and innovation to capture greater market share by growing flash revenue, accelerating cloud adoption, and leveraging partner-led solutions and services.

Partner Sphere provides a unified engagement model where partners can move seamlessly between sell-to, sell-through, and sell-with sales motions that accelerate their revenue by driving customer-based outcomes and outpacing competition.

“We view partnership as a power play and, with the Partner Sphere Program, NetApp is redefining how we work with partn ... Read more »

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