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In a sign of the growing imperative of protecting digital transactions, Visa Token Service issues its 4 billionth token

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced that the company has now issued more than 4 billion network tokens worldwide through Visa Token Service (VTS), marking a major milestone in its proprietary offering to help secure digital payments and further accelerate ecommerce innovation and acceptance. This historic milestone, which nearly doubled Visa’s token count in one year, surpasses the number of physical Visa cards in circulation worldwide. This milestone underscores the powerful security that tokens provide to merchants, issuers and consumers alike.

“Tokenization is a simple, yet powerful concept pioneered by Visa: conceal and devalue sensitive payment data to stay ahead of fraudsters and make digital payments more secure,” said Jack Forestell, executive vice president and chief product officer at Visa. “The uptick ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Taulia, a leading provider of working capital management solutions and part of the SAP Group, today announces strong year-over-year growth in Asia Pacific.

Since it announced expansion in the region one year ago, the number of deals won by Taulia has risen by more than 250%, including logos in the packaging, IT services and manufacturing industries across some of the world’s leading and emerging economies, including China, Singapore, India, Hong Kong SAR and Australia.

Taulia remains committed to increasing support to small and medium-sized enterprises in this market. During this period, the number of Asia Pacific headquartered businesses in Taulia’s network has grown by more than 75,000, and as a result the number of customers taking early payments has increased by 37%.

Taulia has also significantly grown its team in Asia Pacific, doubling its headcount in the past year, and growing the team by a further ten in the coming month ... Read more »

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HOUSTON - Thursday, 25. August 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aramco and Wireless Seismic, Inc (WSI), have started joint development of a next-generation real-time seismic while drilling system, DrillCAM™, that aims to significantly decrease drilling cycle times, improving operational safety and providing significant cost reductions.

The DrillCAM system will deliver a real-time stream of intelligence during the drilling process to monitor the health of the drilling equipment, the accuracy of the subsurface model and provide imaging ahead of the drill bit. This is made possible by WSI’s core seismic acquisition technology that can transmit large amounts of wireless data in complex physical environments.

“I am excited to be working with Aramco on the DrillCAM development project. The repurposing of WSI’s wireless linear mesh technology will allow us to quickly productize and commercialize the DrillCAM suite of applications and provide better, f ... Read more »

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DALLAS - Thursday, 25. August 2022
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for corporate sustainability and stewardship, has long been on the frontlines of the fight to protect our oceans. Recently, representatives from the brand participated in Making Waves: Women Leaders in Ocean Conservation, a virtual panel hosted by The Nature Conservancy, the global environmental nonprofit whose goal is to create a world where people and nature can thrive.

During the event, panelists discussed how women leaders from across the globe are spearheading efforts to restore the health of our oceans—but more must be done. Other key themes included the empowerment, education, and motivation of the next generation along with the importance of local leadership.

Other panelists joining Mary Kay included:

Dr. Lizzie Mcleod, Global Reefs Lead, The Nature Conservancy
Dr. Sherry Constantine, Director of the Eastern Caribbean Program, The Nature Conservanc ... Read more »

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Amman, Jordan

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma), the multinational pharmaceutical company, announces an exclusive licensing agreement with Adalvo to commercialise a nasal spray medication used to treat an increasingly prevalent respiratory disease; allergic rhinitis (AR).


The exclusive licensing and supply agreement with Adalvo expands Hikma’s respiratory portfolio in MENA. The licensed product is a combination treatment in a single advanced delivery system that has proven efficacy and safety in treating patients with AR. This medication will help more patients control their symptoms, with an advantage of a faster onset of action and fewer adverse effects. The agreement covers key MENA markets.

“Our latest agreement with Adalvo aligns with Hikma’s strategy of creating a well-diversified pipeline of high-value products, while further solidifying our commercial presence in MENA. By partnering with a dynamic a ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Galderma:

Continued strong commercial and financial performance in a resilient market

-Galderma delivered continued strong growth across product categories, with net sales up 15% year-on-year on a constant currency basis at 1,914 M USD
-Particularly strong performance of Injectable Aesthetics and Dermo-cosmetics product categories with growth of 32% and 31% on a constant currency basis, respectively
-Volume as a primary growth driver underpins confidence in the resilience and long-term growth fundamentals of the dermatology market
-On track to deliver on 2022 guidance of 12-14% net sales and core EBITDA growth on a constant currency basis

Advancing innovation across its leading dermatology portfolio

-Important clinical milestones achieved, including positive phase III results reinforcing the efficacy and safety of nemolizumab in prurigo nodularis, and positive phase III topline data release of RelabotulinumtoxinA ( ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, 25. August 2022 

Supported by the National Association of Logistics and Freight (NAFL), Logistics Gulf News will be hosting the Awards on 22 September 2022


Logistics Gulf News, the fastest growing logistics news media platform, strengthens its commitment to cater to the needs of the logistics and supply chain businesses in the region with the announcement of the Landmarks in Logistics Awards 2022. The publication will be hosting the prestigious awards, set to take place on the 22nd of September at the Address Dubai Mall Hotel.

The awards present the leading companies within the logistics and supply chain industry with an opportunity to showcase their success and achievements. The award categories expand across last mile deliveries, sustainability, air freight operations, seaport logistics, and eCommerce platforms among others while recognizing enterprise, individuals, and sustainability efforts.

... Read more »
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MIAMI - Thursday, 25. August 2022 

Led by the former head of TikTok's gaming unit, Meta0 will leverage Polygon's vast GameFi ecosystem and developer tooling to help drive Web3 expansion and interoperability

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Meta0, a new blockchain startup that connects metaverses and blockchain ecosystems through a Layer 0 protocol, has announced an official partnership with Pol ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, 25. August 2022 AETOSWire 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Estée Lauder has announced that it will be participating in Decentraland’s Metaverse Art Week from August 24th – 28th with an exclusive Proof of Attendance Protocol (POAP) designed by Dr. Alex Box, renowned identity designer and one of the first women to pioneer the concept of Beauty Futurism.

Continuing to innovate at the intersection of beauty, art and technology, Estée Lauder’s POAP experience is inspired by the legacy of the brand’s visionary founder, Mrs. Estée Lauder and incorporates the brand’s iconic cartouche.

The Estée Lauder POAP by Dr. Box can be claimed at one of three different stations within Decentraland’s Art Week, including the Sculpture Garden, CashLabs Gallery and ArtNet location. Once the POAP is claimed, users will garner exclusive access to upcoming Web3 activations from the Estée Lauder brand.

“We are excited to bring ... Read more »

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CHIASSO, Switzerland & BOSTON - Thursday, 25. August 2022


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Board International, the global leader for Intelligent Planning for leading enterprises worldwide, today announced the appointment of Mandy Jeffery as Chief People Officer.

“Mandy is an outstanding human resources leader with an established track record of delivering successful people, talent and workforce management strategies for high performing technology businesses,” said Marco Limena, CEO of Board International. “I am excited to welcome Mandy as Chief People Officer, as we continue to deliver on our transformation vision and grow our people and company worldwide.”

Mandy Jeffery is the former Vice President of People at Workday, a SaaS leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, where she played a key role in helping the organization scale and grow across EMEA and APJ.

During Mandy’s 8 years with ... Read more »

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