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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global sports company PUMA celebrates 55 years since the iconic Silent Gesture made by Tommie Smith at the 1968 Olympics on October 16th. In honor of this special date, PUMA launches the ‘Icons of Unity’ collection, and an exclusive interview with the brand’s ambassadors: Colin Jackson, former track and field athlete and Olympic silver medalist, Felix Streng, Paralympic gold and silver medalist and World and European Champion, and Tommie Smith, former track and field athlete and Olympic gold medalist.

In 1968, at the Mexico City Olympics, American sprinter Tommie Smith made history with his Silent Gesture. After receiving his gold medal for the 200-meter race, Smith raised a gloved fist in a powerful symbol against racial injustice and discrimination in the United States. Smith's Silent Gesture remains a symbol of athlete activism and an enduring statement against social inequality.

PUMA has always been committed to removing b ... Read more »

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MUNICH - Tuesday, 17. October 2023

  • 11th Allianz Motor Day: Allianz welcomes the EU Data Act – but sees further need for regulation on secure exchange of vehicle data
  • Vehicle owners should have full control and sovereignty: they decide who can use the data from their vehicle for specific purposes
  • Allianz calls for a regulated marketplace for data exchange and for vehicle manufacturers to demand fair prices for providing data
  • The new regulation can strengthen the European digital economy and make our transport systems more sustainable, safer and more effective
  • Allianz sees major customer benefits: the EU Data Act enables even more individualized and risk-based insurance premiums, improved accident prevention and smarter claims management in car insurance
  • An Allianz survey conducted in five European countries shows that a gr ... Read more »
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MIAMI, United States
Global agribusiness achieves groundbreaking success with launch of first carbon-neutral certified pineapple, reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, and food waste

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, marketers, and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, has released its 2022 Sustainability Report, reaffirming its steadfast commitment to conserving the planet. For decades, Fresh Del Monte has been at the forefront of sustainable practices, focusing on reducing its emissions and food waste, and adopting regenerative agriculture and smart farming practices, among many others.

"As a global agribusiness, sustainability is ingrained in our identity and we recognize the pressing need to continue fortifying our operations against the changing climate,” said Hans Sauter, Chief Sustainability Officer, Senior Vice President, R&D and Agricultural ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sirion, a leader in AI-powered contract lifecycle management (CLM), today announced a collaboration to embed IBM watsonx to redefine CLM for enterprises. As the first adopter of this combined offering, IBM will also deploy Sirion CLM to help streamline its own order-to-cash (O2C) and source-to-pay (S2P) processes.

Sirion’s Generative AI, embedded with IBM watsonx, is designed to make contracting accessible to everyone in an enterprise while empowering them to mine insights from across contracts, enterprise data, and other data resources. This can enable customers to establish causal connections between business processes and outcomes, unlocking new avenues of growth.

watsonx is IBM’s AI and data platform, designed to help enterprises scale and accelerate the impact of AI adoption to deliver enterprise value through an open and trusted environment. The technology is built with governance that allows customers to create responsible and expl ... Read more »

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  • Monetizes Moov Africa Niger A2P SMS traffic for sustainable revenue increase and fraud protection
  • Deploys iBASIS comprehensive messaging monetization solution including full managed services, SMS Firewall


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 Publication in Scientific Reports documents inflammation control as well.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Skeletal muscle fibrosis which leads to locomotor dysfunction in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) could be significantly reduced by oral consumption of Neu-REFIX beta 1,3-1,6 glucans alone for 45 days without any other drugs, in ... Read more »

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Customers Benefited by Proactively Detecting and Mitigating Threats, Decreasing Outage Time through faster MTTR, Improving Operational Readiness, and Identifying New Revenue Opportunities

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of performance management, cybersecurity, and DDoS protection solutions, today revealed the findings of a commissioned October 2023 Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact™ study evaluating the cost savings and business benefits of deploying the NETSCOUT Arbor DDoS Protection Solution. Customers using the solution can effectively thwart DDoS attacks, minimiz ... Read more »

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ExaGrid Nominated in Three Categories for 14th Edition of Premier IT Awards

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that it has been nominated in three categories for the 14th annual Storage, Digitalisation and Cloud (SDC) Awards, which are focused on recognizing the innovation, expertise and success of the IT industry across a range of key disciplines. Storage, security, cloud, automation, digitalization - some of the key building blocks of today's digital businesses blazing a trail in their chosen industry sectors .

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Marrakech, Morocco - Tuesday, 17. October 2023

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) Chief Executive Officer, H.E. Sultan Al-Marshad, signed today SFD’s first development loan agreement in Grenada with the Minister of Finance of Grenada, Hon. Dennis Cornwall, through which SFD is contributing $100 million USD to fund the construction of the “Climate Smart Infrastructure Project”, marking it the 91st nation to receive funds from SFD for development project. The signing took place on the sidelines of the 2023 World Bank Group - IMF Annual Meetings in the city of Marrakech, Morocco.

The development loan will help to develop climate smart infrastructure in the towns of St. George, Greenville, and their neighboring areas. The project will include constructing breakwaters, developing water and sewage networks, modernizing and developing the sewage treatment system, and using remote sensors to monitor air pollution. These measures will help to make Grenada ... Read more »

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Test with SoftBank’s 5G communications payload for HAPS conducted with the aim of bridging the digital divide and providing equal education opportunities to the children of Africa


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Government of Rwanda and SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434, President & CEO: Junichi Miyakawa, “SoftBank”) announced that on September 24, 2023, they successfully tested SoftBank’s proprietary 5G communications payload in the stratosphere installed on a solar-powered High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) prototype.


The demonstration, conducted for HAPS research purposes in Rwandan airspace by SoftBank and the Government of Rwanda, marked the world’s first publicly announced delivery of 5G connec ... Read more »

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Every second respondent is willing to make their data available for insurance services
One in two drivers fears misuse of data
Three-quarters demand clear deletion procedures

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The survey of European car drivers about vehicle data* conducted as part of this year’s Allianz Motor Day revealed a rather low level of understanding of the modern world of data in our cars. The fear of data misuse and loss of privacy is noticeable. But the survey also showed that the benefits that people can derive from their data are seen. There is great interest in using data for innovative services and accident clarification.

Better accident clarification, faster claims processing

With two-thirds of all respondents agreeing, approval is highest of data use for clarifying accident blame. For example, 69 percent (UK), 67 percent (France), 66 percent (Spain), 64 percent (Germany), and 63 percent (Italy) agree with the statement that every ... Read more »

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  VANCOUVER, British Columbia & LONDON - Tuesday, 17. October 2023



(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Svante Technologies Inc. (Svante) and Storegga today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate to deliver integrated carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects around the world.

The two companies will work together to identify, develop, and deploy large CCUS projects, aiming to significantly reduce carbon emissions. The collaboration leverages Svante’s environmentally responsible carbon capture and removal filter technology and Storegga’s expertise in the transportation and storage of CO2.

Storegga provides an end-to-end, integrated, carbon capture and storage service for CO2 emitters utilising net zero infrastructure including carbon capture and storage projects and hydrogen projects.

Svante is a leading carbon capture and removal technology provider that manufa ... Read more »

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Marrakech, Morocco - Tuesday, 17. October 2023 AETOSWire 

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) Chief Executive Officer, H.E. Sultan Al-Marshad, signed today an additional development loan agreement with the Prime Minister and Minister of State in Charge of Economy, Planning, and International Corporation of the Republic of Central Africa, H.E. Felix Moloua, through which SFD is contributing $20 million USD to fund the “Completion of a Number of Projects Within the Reconstruction Program.” The signing took place on the sidelines of the 2023 World Bank Group - IMF Annual Meetings in the city of Marrakech, Morocco.

This additional loan follows a previous loan agreement made, through which SFD initially contributed $77 million to help fund the same project.

The signing of today’s additional loan agreement consists of two major components, both of which will be carried out in the nation’s capital, Bangui. The first component of ... Read more »

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