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TIVAT, Montenegro-Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New Economy Observer (NEO) today announces the full launch of its digital media platform covering the present and future of sustainability and investment, bringing fresh stories and perspectives from contributors around the globe to illuminate the issues shaping tomorrow’s world amid the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy.

Led by long-time Bloomberg reporter and energy specialist Stephen Bierman, NEO serves an audience of retail and institutional investors, financial institutions and corporates as well as general public readers looking for fresh news and sharp analysis on sustainable business and investing.

NEO’s energy section focuses on major petroleum producers in transition, the growth of investment in alternative energy sources such as wind and solar, as well as hydrogen and other new “clean commodities”. Other cornerstone themes include invest ... Read more »

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Signed up 54 new enterprise customers in the region; Enterprise enrollment up 44.3% YoY

LONDON-Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Coursera, Inc. (NYSE: COUR), one of the world’s leading online learning platforms, today announces several new enterprise customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In the first half of 2021, more than 130 companies across the region launched, renewed or expanded their enterprise learning programs using Coursera for Business. The growth represents 54 new customers, including Lycamobile, Checkatrade, Eurowag, and Scania.

According to PwC’s 2021 Global CEO Survey, a ‘skilled, educated and adaptable workforce’ is now a top business imperative for CEOs across EMEA. Coursera for Business is helping companies address these needs by providing job-based skills development to employees. In the first half of the year, enrollment in EMEA increased by 44.3% year-on-year as companies double ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that the Phase 3 PANTHER (Pevonedistat-3001) study did not achieve pre-defined statistical significance for the primary endpoint of event-free survival (EFS). The trial evaluated whether the combination of pevonedistat plus azacitidine as first-line treatment for patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) and low-blast acute myeloid leukemia (AML) improved EFS versus azacitidine alone. An event in the trial is defined as death or transformation to AML in participants with higher-risk MDS or CMML, whichever occurs first, and death in participants with AML.

“While we are disappointed with this outcome, we are continuing to gain a greater understanding of the full data set and hope that findings from this Phase 3 study will ... Read more »

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SEATTLE -Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 The initiative will launch in the Amazon rainforest, focusing on reforestation and regenerative agroforestry, while driving sustainable local economic development

Amazon’s investment aims to remove up to 10 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions through 2050—equivalent to one year of emissions from 2 million cars

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its efforts to support global solutions to the climate crisis, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the launch of the Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, a global environmental organization. The Accelerator will create a more sustainable source of income for thousands of local farmers in the Brazilian Amazonian state of Pará, while also restoring native rainforests and fighting climate change by naturally trapping and storing carbon.

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ... Read more »

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Company recognized for delivering high-quality, valuable and efficient support to hundreds of clients in Japan via a superior model enabled by proprietary artificial intelligence technologies

LAS VEGAS-Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Rimini Street has been awarded the Grand Prize for Best Customer Support from the Japan Institute of Information Technology (IT). Rimini Street earned this distinguished honor for its unique and innovative support model, which includes the Company’s proprietary, patent-pending artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and platform. The judges recognized the quality, efficiency and continued evolution of Rimini Street’s support operations, vastly improved through its innovative, pr ... Read more »

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Company provides global, mission-critical “turnkey” enterprise-class database services from a single partner for proprietary Oracle, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server and SAP Sybase/MaxDB/HANA and open source MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and MongoDB database platforms

LAS VEGAS-Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced it has extended its award-winning, mission-critical, 24x7x365 support, application management, security and migration services beyond proprietary databases to leading open source database platforms, including MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and MongoDB.

Rimini Street has nearly 400 full-time database-skilled engineers and has already provided database services to more than 1,400 clients around the world who have ... Read more »

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StrongholdNET Aligns Network Use and Growth with Increased Overall Health of the Ecosystem

SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stronghold, a payments and financial infrastructure company, has launched a new program to reward early network members, including select technology partners and business customers. StrongholdNET, Stronghold’s proprietary payments network, spans old and new rails to enable interoperability between legacy systems and modern real-time payments.

The rewards program will catalyze new integrators, benefit current network members, and optimize network utilization. Integrated companies will receive SHx based on the payment volume they process through StrongholdNET. Members can then apply the rewards earned to offset transaction fees and other related costs.

Stronghold launched the rewards program in March 2021, and interest in joining the program has grown since. Initial program participants i ... Read more »

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The Kymeta™ u8 MIL hybrid terminal provides a complete connectivity solution for communications-on-the-move (COTM) and networks-on-the-move (NOTM).

REDMOND, Wash. -Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kymeta (www.kymetacorp.com), the communications company making mobile global, announced today a launch of the Kymeta™ u8 MIL hybrid terminal, providing military users with a camouflaged, flexible, and more robust connectivity solution for communications-on-the-move (COTM) and networks-on-the-move (NOTM). The new terminal adds to the growing number of solutions offered by Kymeta based on the innovative u8 antenna technology.

The u8 MIL hybrid terminal utilizes Kymeta’s revolutionary software-defined, electronic beam-steering technology to transform military communications through the ruggedized, low-profile terminal, which is easy to mount on vehicles and vessels. Kymeta u8 MIL hybrid terminals integrate the iDirect 950mp rou ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mitsubishi Group (MUFG) the second largest banking and finance group in the world has injected another $120 million investment into the Mars Growth fund, a 50/50 joint venture owned by MUFG and Liquidity Capital. MUFG has a broader strategic relationship with Liquidity and this latest investment represents their cumulative investment of $220 million to date.

Mars Growth Capital provides debt financing solutions to technology companies in Asia Pacific and Europe. Since its inception one year ago, the fund has recorded exceptional performance through ten transactions to the value of $80 million, executed across Asia, Australia and Europe, with demand exceeding $2 billion during this period.

Through its strategic collaboration with MUFG, Liquidity is focused on revolutionizing the credit underwriting process for the business sector. Recognizing the challenges for high potential companies to secur ... Read more »

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Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO, Mads Nipper, Ørsted CEO, Judson Althoff, Microsoft EVP & Chief Commercial Officer, and Øyvind Eriksen, Aker ASA President, & CEO to open the annual conference. The free, virtual event will feature global leaders and innovators who are driving industry and supply chains toward a more innovative, data-driven, sustainable future.


OSLO, Norway, & AUSTIN, Texas-Friday 3 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cognite, a leader in industrial innovation, in partnership with Microsoft and Aker Horizons will host its fourth annual global conference, Ignite Talks on September 21-23, 2021. Top leaders in Technology & AI, Energy, Power and Utilities, Manufacturing, Finance, Renewables, and Cybersecurity will share insights at the three-day virtual industrial digitalization conference, co-located in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release ... Read more »

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