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Family-owned company celebrates workplace culture


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Congratulations are in order as Bacardi, the world’s largest privately held international spirits company, celebrates its debut on the World’s Best Workplaces™ in 2023 list presented by Great Place To Work® and Fortune magazine, coming in at #18.

Global leaders were selected from organizations that participated in Great Place To Work’s employee survey process, representing the voices of 14.8 million employees worldwide. The 25 World’s Best Workplaces stood out for creating globally exceptional employee experiences, high-trust relationships, and workplaces that are fair and equal for all.

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Esri Founders Recognized by United Nations Foundation for Groundbreaking Mapping Technology Contributing to Global Good


(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 1969, Jack and Laura Dangermond founded Esri, then known as Environmental Systems Research Institute, pioneering the use of maps and analytics software for the betterment of the world. Today, Esri is the world leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, and the Dangermonds have worked for years to foster global partnerships for sustainable development. In recognition of this continuing commitment, Jack and Laura Dangermond were recently awarded the United Nations Foundation's Global 17 Innovation in Partnership Award.

"This recognition is really due to the work of thousands at Esri and our users around the world who are using GIS software and driving the development of GIS into many new fields—including sustainable development," said Jack Dangermond, Esri president. "The task ... Read more »

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Visa Foundation pledges $100 million commitment to APEC economies
Visa surpasses its pledge to digitally enable 50 million SMBs globally
Visa announces SMB accelerator initiatives in U.S. and 15+ emerging economies

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Visa (NYSE: V) and Visa Foundation today made several announcements related to their ongoing commitment to support small and micro businesses (SMBs) across APEC and the world. First, Visa Foundation is pledging $100 million to support underserved and women-led SMBs in APEC economies over five years. Visa announced it has exceeded its three-year goal of digitally enabling 50 million SMBs globally by June 2023 and has now helped nearly 67 million SMBs. To deepen its support for global SMBs, Visa launched a new initiative to further accelerate digital enablement of underserved SMBs in the United States and developing economies with an initial focus on APEC economie ... Read more »

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 Enhancements to Esri's Platform as a Service Will Help Developers and Businesses More Efficiently and Securely Build Solutions


(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2021, Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, released ArcGIS Platform, a geospatial platform as a service (PaaS) for developers to integrate location capabilities into their apps, business systems, and products. Now, the company is adding two new enhanced services to ArcGIS Platform to improve the ease, speed, cost effectiveness, and security with which users will be able to accomplish these goals for their organizations.

New services includ ... Read more »

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 In the Holiday Edition Threats Report, Visa anticipates threat actors will use advanced schemes to exploit consumers’ information during the holiday season and shares tips and tricks for safe transactions

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Visa Inc., a world leader in digital payments, revealed its Holiday Edition Threats Report, which anticipates heightened scam activity during the holiday season across both card-present (CP) and card-not-present (CNP) transactions. The new report identifies popular fraud tactics expected between November 2023 and January 2024 due to the rapid increase in eCommerce ... Read more »

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With over 70+ global speakers, and 1000+ investors, the Summit will boost startup ecosystem in the UAE and the MENA region


Renowned as the world’s most prestigious Angle Investor conference, the SuperAngels Summit will etch its name in history, landing in the UAE. Conceived by the visionary Ravi K Ranjan and presented by Venture Catalysts++, the summit expects over 70 distinguished speakers worldwide. The Summit is being held under the support of the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi Convention Centre (ADNEC), The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, and Emirates Angels, a UAE Ministry of Economy Initiative.


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 Lenovo sees signs of recovery across technology sector - delivers quarter-on-quarter performance improvements and further accelerates AI leadership

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), together with its subsidiaries (‘the Group”), today announced second quarter results reporting Group revenue of US$14.4 billion and net income of US$273 million on a non-Hong Kong Financial Reporting Standards (HKFRS)[1] basis. Gross profit margin improved year-on-year to 17.5%, a record high for a second quarter. The Group’s diversified growth engines continued to deliver strong performance, with revenue from the non-PC businesses accounted for 40% of Group revenue, up three points year-on-year.

The Group is seeing clear signs of recovery across the technology sector, noting the strong execution of its strategy, operational excellence, and continuous investment in innova ... Read more »

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