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LOS ANGELES - Wednesday, 07. September 2022

Acknowledged as a sustainability leader for the 3rd year in a row

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, The Business Intelligence Group named Belkin International as a winner of the Sustainability Leadership Award in the 2022 Sustainability Awards program. The Sustainability Awards honors those people, teams and organizations who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice or overall mission.

In the last 12 months, Belkin has made strides in its mission to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all, hitting key milestones in climate action and responsible consumption and production. To date, Belkin has achieved 35% renewable energy in Scope 2, achieved over 64% reduction in its operations from 2009 to 2021, expanded its single use plastic reduction in all product categories, and converted to using 100% Recycled PET (RPET) where possible. Belkin is developing a path toward 100% plastic-f ... Read more »

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Deployment milestone for Open vRAN mMIMO running over O-RAN Alliance Open Fronthaul Interface

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir and NEC Corporation (NEC) have deployed massive MIMO (mMIMO) on Orange’s 5G standalone (SA) experimental network.

Mavenir’s cloud-native Open virtualised Radio Access Network (Open vRAN) software has been deployed on Orange’s cloud infrastructure with NEC’s 32T32R mMIMO active antenna unit (AAU) to deliver high capacity and enhanced coverage. Interoperability between radios and virtualised Distributed Units (vDUs) over the O-RAN Alliance Open Fronthaul Interface is key to Open RAN’s ability to simplify the deployment of multi-vendor networks and eliminate vendor lock-in.

The technologies have been deployed at the Orange Gardens campus in Chatillon near Paris, and are part of the extension of project Pikeo – Orange’s cloud-based and fully automated 5G SA experimental network, also called Pikeo at thi ... Read more »

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Former CIO of Deloitte brings over 35 years of experience driving innovation and business transformation initiatives across Fortune 500 companies and high-growth technology organizations
With experience running a $45B professional services firm’s technology strategy, Quinlan sits on numerous boards, including those of two public companies: ServiceNow and Jones Lang LaSalle
Named one of America's fastest-growing private companies on the Inc. 5000 2022 list, and earning numerous awards for product excellence and culture, Boomi recently set the industry record for largest customer base among integration platform vendors, added world-class leaders, and continues to expand its global footprint
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boomi™, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader, today announced the appointment of former Deloitte CIO Larry Quinlan as an independent, non-executive member of its Board of Directors.

“We’re thrilled to have Larry as ... Read more »

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Large Scale, High-Graded Upstream Portfolio Provides Reliable Energy to Support Growing Demand

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- EIG, a leading institutional investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Repsol S.A. (“Repsol”) to acquire a 25% stake in Repsol Upstream, a newly-formed global exploration & production (“E&P”) company comprising Repsol’s entire global upstream oil and gas business. The strategic partnership delivers upfront capital to Repsol to increase its investment in the energy transition, specifically to support the growth of Repsol’s renewable power generation, renewable fuels, and circular products segments.

Under the terms of the agreement, a newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary of EIG, Breakwater Energy, will acquire the 25% interest in Repsol Upstream for total consideration of approximately $4.8 billion, including debt, with Repsol ho ... Read more »

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LONDON - Thursday, 08. September 2022 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Barclays has appointed Daniel Hanna as Global Head of Sustainable Finance for the Corporate and Investment Bank with the responsibility for creating a market-leading center of excellence for sustainable finance. He will be based in London and joins the Corporate and Investment Bank’s Management Committee.

“The center of excellence will bring together the power of our 'One Barclays' approach to deliver a fuller suite of products, solutions, and expertise to clients as they navigate the transition to a low-carbon economy,” said Paul Compton, Global Head of Corporate and Investment Bank and President, Barclays Bank Plc. “He will partner closely with the Sustainable Capital Markets, Sustainable and Impact Banking, and the Sustainable Product Group teams, as well as with Barclays’ Sustainability and ESG team to ensure connectivity with Barclays’ broader firm-wide ... Read more »

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FLORENCE, Italy - Wednesday, 07. September 2022


El.En. Group at Palazzo Vecchio hosted some of the most important figures in the world of laser: science, physics and industry met to celebrate important milestones and to pave the way to the future.

Key to the City to Prof. Gérard Mourou, 2018 Nobel Prize winner

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thanks to the El.En. Group of Calenzano, Florence, a multinational specialized in laser production for medical and industrial applications, and for conservation of artistic heritage, an event was organized to celebrate the just over 40 years since it was founded in the presence of the 2018 Nobel Prize winner for Physics, Gérard Mourou, and other prominent professors of international acclaim who contributed to pioneering research in the field of laser physics, paving the way for a multitude of scientific and medical applications.

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-The Fall 2022 Multicultural Innovation Lab (MCIL) cohort includes the following companies that have innovative strategies across sectors such as education, energy, food and beverage, healthcare, legal, marketing, media and technology: Advocat, AMAKA Studio, AuditMate, Gentreo, Here Here Market, imagi, Kami, Perse, Physician 360 and Wearisma
-With startups based in both the US and EMEA, MCIL’s first global cohort will build upon the success of the previous 59 portfolio companies that have reached more than $670M combined valuation and have raised over $150M in additional funding to date after participating in the five-month accelerator program

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Morgan Stanley today announced the eighth cohort of the Multicultural Innovation Lab. The in-house accelerator program for technology and technology-enabled startups in the post-seed to Series A funding round stage targets companies with multicultural or women founders, co-founders, CTOs or o ... Read more »

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EXTON, Pa. - Wednesday, 07. September 2022

And Expanded Executive Roles for James Lawton, Claire Rutkowski, and Suzanne Little

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that Michael Campbell has been appointed chief product officer and will lead more than 1,500 colleagues in the company’s product advancement group. Campbell join ... Read more »

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VENTURA, Calif. - Wednesday, 07. September 2022 AETOSWire

The company to showcase exponential throughput and economic gains with its comprehensive 3D printer portfolio spanning from desktop to the factory floor 

Orders of magnitude throughput, higher productivity, and lowest TCO of polymer additive manufacturing available on the market, to be featured in booth #432504 in the Additive Manufacturing Pavilion
Comprehensive end-to-end photopolymer and thermoplastic additive manufacturing portfolio of printers and new materials geared at scaled additive production
Highlighting real manufacturing applications by Applied Rapid Technologies / Obsidian Solutions, Wilson Sporting Goods, PepsiCo, and more

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nexa3D, the leading maker of ultrafast professional and industrial polymer 3D printers, today announced its plans to exhibit at IMTS, taking place September 12-17 in Chicago, Illinois. For its first showing at IMT ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The shareholders of ABB approved the proposed spin-off of its Accelleron turbocharging division at today’s Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting of ABB Ltd held in Zurich. The Board of Directors’ proposal to spin off ABB’s market-leading turbocharging business by way of a dividend in kind of Accelleron Industries Ltd’s shares to ABB’s shareholders was supported with 99.72 percent of the votes. ABB will distribute to its shareholders, on a pro rata basis, as a dividend in kind, 1 Accelleron share for 20 ABB Ltd shares held. Shareholders representing 62.3 percent of the total share capital with a right to vote took part in the meeting.

Accelleron’s listing on SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich is planned for October 3, 2022. ABB plans to publish Accelleron’s listing prospectus on September 23, 2022.

Accelleron is a global leader in turbocharging technologies and optimization solutions for 0.5 to 80+ MW engines ... Read more »

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ESPOO, Finland - Wednesday, 07. September 2022
(BUSINESS WIRE)--In pursuance to the release dated 3rd June 2022, Padma Ravichander, the CEO of Tecnotree Corporation (“Tecnotree”) and Fitzroy Investments Limited (“Fitzroy”) have today entered into a definitive agreement wherein Fitzroy will sell the first tranche of 7,500,000 shares of Tecnotree to Padma Ravichander for a purchase price of EUR 0.74 per share, which is a 3% premium on the 50-day moving-average of the Tecnotree share price on the NASDAQ Helsinki Stock Exchange. By executing this transaction, the parties have materialized the first tranche of the investment agreed by the parties. The final tranche of the investment shall be completed by December 2022. The parties shall make the necessary market notifications as required under applicable law with respect to this transaction.


This transaction further validates our vision to ‘empower digitally connected communities ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Power management company Eaton will display its Vehicle Group's innovative portfolio of internal combustion solutions for commercial vehicles Sept. 20-25 at the IAA Transportation show in Hannover, Germany.

"Although the transition to electrification is progressing, OEMs continue to seek improvements in fuel emissions and consumption for internal combustion engines," said Traci Melville, senior vice president and general manager, Global Products, Eaton's Vehicle Group. "In fact, according to KGP Powertrain Intelligence, there will be more than 30 million commercial vehicles produced with a diesel engine over the next decade."

Variable Valve Actuation technologies are flexible, reduce emissions

Eaton's Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) solutions are flexible and adaptable to any valvetrain architecture, allowing OEM customers to implement one or multiple functions that can significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2 ... Read more »

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