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Moscow, Russia - Thursday, 14. September 2023

Representatives of 30+ countries took part in the BRICS International Innovation Forum "Cloud City"


The BRICS International Innovation Forum, aptly named "Cloud City", recently concluded in Moscow, bringing together more than 5,000 participants hailing from over 30 countries, including the United Arab Emirates, China, India, Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa etc.


The event was held from 27 to 29 August as part of the Moscow Urban Forum at the Zaryadye Concert Hall. Throughout the three-day event, discussions by experts, heads of cities and departments from Russia, the BRICS countries, Asia and the Middle East delved into the profound impact of modern technologies on urban life, showcased cutting-edge IT solutions for governments and businesses, and offered insights into fostering innovation within their respective countries.


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CAMBRIDGE, England - Thursday, 14. September 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arm Holdings plc (“Arm”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering (the “IPO”) of 95,500,000 American depositary shares (“ADSs”), each representing one of its ordinary shares, at a price to the public of $51.00 per ADS. The ADSs are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (“Nasdaq”) on September 14, 2023 under the symbol “ARM.”

The selling shareholder, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., in the IPO has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 7,000,000 ADSs to cover over-allotments, if any, for 30 days after the date of the final prospectus. The IPO is expected to close on September 18, 2023, subject to customary closing conditions.

Raine Securities LLC is acting as financial advisor in connection with the IPO. Barclays, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. ... Read more »

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Expands Sagemcom portfolio of CPE products for global RDK operators

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sagemcom, a world leader in video, audio, and broadband solutions to operators, today announced that its newest version of its ground-breaking Video Soundbox™ is powered by RDK open-source software.

RDK is an open-source software solution, deployed on more than 100 million devices worldwide, that standardizes core functions and telemetry used in broadband, video, and IoT connected devices. Last year, Sagemcom announced that it became a member of the prestigious RDK Technical Advisory Board and its commitment to embed RDK software throughout its full portfolio of broadband CPE devices (PON, FTTH, DOCSIS, DSL and 5G). Sagemcom also is adopting RDK software within video products, including the Video Soundbox—an all-in-one audio/video entertainment hub, embedding premium speakers and woofer, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision certified, with powerful, ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Paysend, the UK Fin-Tech innovator, and Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced a strategic collaboration enabling Paysend’s customers globally to send money in real-time1 to eligible Visa cards across 170 countries and territories2.

The five-year partnership aims to revolutionize international money transfers through Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time money movement network and builds on the companies’ initial collaboration announced in Feb. 2022 allowing Paysend’s US and UK customers to send money internationally and domestically to eligible Visa cards. The announcement also builds on the existing relationship between Paysend and Currencycloud -- part of Visa Cross-Border Solutions -- aimed at delivering a tailor-made approach utilizing the latest dynamic, competitive rates in market on Visa Direct’s money movement rails.

Paysend aims to bridge the gap for countries underserved by ... Read more »

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Fully web-based product line for utility network management now available globally

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- VertiGIS, a leading global provider of spatial asset management solutions is pleased to announce the global launch of its VertiGIS Networks product line following its North American debut in May. Using purpose-built VertiGIS Networks solutions, utilities can visualize, edit and integrate their network data using modern web applications.

Esri, the global leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, launched the ArcGIS Utility Network in 2018. VertiGIS Networks is a state-of-the-art product line — built from the ground up — that allows utilities to visualize, trace, analyze, and edit their ArcGIS Utility Network data in both web browsers and native apps with online and offline workflows.

VertiGIS Networks can leverage the scalability and flexibility of cloud infrastructure to provide organizations with seamless integrat ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, 14. September 2023 AETOSWire Print 

“Inclusive Capital: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs on a Global Scale” will foster dialogue among stakeholders in the women's entrepreneurship ecosystem.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In alignment with the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA) is proud to announce a pivotal event spotlighting the pressing gap in financing for women-led businesses. This initiative is a collaborative effort with WEA-participating UN agencies, Mary Kay Global, Yildiz Holding, and the Women Entrepreneurs Act initiative (WE Act) of the Women20 (W20) countries.

“Inclusive Capital: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs on a Global Scale”
Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters, NYC
Thursday 21 September 2023. Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm ET
Register here ... Read more »

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Bringing the finest in digital storytelling, offering fresh perspectives, and connecting Gen Z and Millennials across multiple screens, platforms, and smart devices

Combating fake news, misinformation, and disinformation through authentic and genuine storytelling

Offering exclusive long-form content via the blinx Smart TV App, including investigatives, talk shows, and live broadcasts

Encapsulating the motto: “More Story. Less Noise.”

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today marks the launch of blinx, the new digital media hub in the Middle East, empowering Middle Eastern youth with the finest in digital storytelling and news stories, offering fresh perspectives, and connecting Gen Z and Millennials across multiple screens, platforms, and smart devices.

'More Story, Less Noise': A Vision for Au ... Read more »

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DORTMUND, Germany - Thursday, 14. September 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- At the renowned InterTabac 2023 exhibition, held from September 14-16, FEELM, the world leading closed system solution provider, unveiled its latest innovation OS Vape in partnership with OS. It is the first time FEELM has co-exhibited with its local partner.

Since its inception in 1978, InterTabac has been recognized as the world's premier trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories. This distinguished gathering provides a platform for industry professionals to interact with top-tier representatives spanning retail, manufacturing, and service sectors. As testament to the evolving landscape of the tobacco world, in recent years, the spotlight has increasingly shone on brands from the rapidly expanding European vaping area.

FEELM’s First Co-Exhibition

OS, recognized as a dominant force in Germany's shisha product market, ventured into the disposable vape indus ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Thursday, 14. September 2023

Company earns recognition for inclusive, high-trust, high-performance culture with career growth and development opportunities for all employees


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of end-to-end enterprise software support, products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software, and a Salesforce and AWS partner, today announced that it has earned the Great Place to Work® Certification in India for a second time.

Rimini Street's achievement highlights the company’s commitment to fostering a workplace culture of innovation that actively involves and improves the experience of all its employees in the country. This recognition builds on Rimini Street’s growing list of employer excellence awards including Great Place to Work® certifications in France, Israel, Japan, Korea, UK and USA, as well as Top Workplace USA ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom - Thursday, 14. September 2023

15-year agreement with Future Biogas will provide 100 GWh of green gas (biomethane) annually, equivalent to meet the heat demands of over 8,000 homes

Initiative will provide additional renewable capacity to the national gas grid, representing the UK's first fully commercial biomethane system

Significant boost to energy efficiency at UK’s largest medicines manufacturing site in Macclesfield, through upgrade of combined heat and power plant

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Powering AstraZeneca’s transition to net zero, the Company has agreed a 15-year partnership with Future Biogas to establish the UK’s first unsubsidised industrial-scale supply of biomethane gas, and is investing in major energy efficiencies in its operations, totalling a commitment of £100m.

Energy from the biomethane facility will supply AstraZeneca’s sites in Macclesfield, Cambridge, Luton and Speke w ... Read more »

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The Diligent One platform, announced at Modern Governance Summit 2023, allows organizations to capture, analyze and report disparate data from any information source, automate controls, and continuously monitor risk and compliance across the organization


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diligent, a leading GRC SaaS company, today announced Diligent One, a first-of-its-kind platform that provides leadership, boards and practitioners with a single source for all their governance, risk and compliance (GRC) needs. The platform was announced live today at Modern Governance Summit, the world’s premier GRC event, and is available in pilot phase now.

Over the last six months Diligent has launched board and ... Read more »

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Backed by significant capital and interdisciplinary expertise, Galvanize’s Innovation + Expansion Fund invests in early- to growth-stage companies driving timely decarbonization

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galvanize Climate Solutions (“Galvanize”), a global climate-focused investment firm, today announced the final close of its Innovation + Expansion Fund (“the Fund”) at over $1 billion. With commitments from a diverse set of institutional investors, including leading endowments, foundations and family offices, the Fund is one of the largest climate venture funds raised to date. The Fund targets investments in early- to growth- stage climate companies that drive timely decarbonization, providing both capital as well as interdisciplinary resources to help accelerate the path to commercial scale.

Founded by seasoned investors with decades of collective experience working in the climate ecosystem, Galvanize is purpose-built to scale the defining clima ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, 14. September 2023

Chery's unwavering dedication to crafting outstanding automobiles, coupled with rigorous quality testing, reinforces its position as an industry leader.


Chery, the esteemed Chinese automotive manufacturer, has triumphed as the top Chinese brand in the prestigious 2023 J.D. Power China Initial Quality Study (IQS), reinforcing its unwavering dedication to producing exceptional vehicles with superior quality and customer satisfaction.

On August 31st, J.D. Power released the highly anticipated results of the 2023 China Initial Quality Study (IQS), a benchmark for new car quality in the Chinese automotive market. Chery appeared as the frontrunner among all domestic Chinese brands, marking a significant advancement from its 2022 position. Notably, Chery's models, the Chery Arrizo 5 and the Chery Tiggo 5X (also known as the Tiggo 4 Pro in international markets), clinched top pos ... Read more »

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Cognitive™ Experience equates to lightning-fast problem resolution

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Linksys®, an iconic Home and Small Office connectivity company, announces in a statement of direction its new Cognitive Experience technology. Cognitive Experience brings a whole new level of intelligence to networking with cutting-edge technological features specially designed to enhance and improve the user experience.

In the technology space, the word “cognitive” refers to “thinking technologies” that can deterministically – either by user selection or automation – solve problems. Developed based on user input and feedback, Cognitive Experience focuses on saving time and effort by automating the process for reporting technical issues to customer support agents.

“Currently 50% of our Support calls are dead air, nobody talking, as our Guardians review the logs and network information while the customer is on the phone,&rdq ... Read more »

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New phase poised to advance zero trust journey through asset access control across the DoDIN; Expands capabilities with integrated tools to secure Operational Technology environments

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Forescout, a global cybersecurity leader and a key provider of cybersecurity solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), announced today that it secured a new contract with the DoD as it enters year four of the highly successful Comply-to-Connect (C2C) program. The program’s next stage will be to configure delivered capabilities to enforce zero trust access principles across the DoD Information Network (DoDIN) enterprise and bring the DoD closer to the goals set forth in the Department’s Zero Trust Strategy.

As advocated by the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) C2C Program Management Office (PMO), the new contract also delivers additional capabilities to the C2C platform that revolutionize security of Operational Technology networks and integr ... Read more »

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