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KIGALI, Rwanda - Friday, 09. September 2022


10,000 young people across Africa are set to benefit from the new USD $275.7 million partnership, which will expand the engineering and technology, research, and entrepreneurship programs at Carnegie Mellon’s Kigali location and help to strengthen Africa’s technology, innovation, and research ecosystem.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the Mastercard Foundation, in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda, today announced a transformational investment in higher education and innovation in Africa to catalyze opportunities for 10,000 young people from economically disadvantaged communities—particularly young women, young people with disabilities, and forcibly displaced young people—and to drive inclusive development.

The $275.7 million partnership with the Mastercard Foundation will significantly expand advanced engineering and technology education at CMU-Africa ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & TEL AVIV, Israel & LAGOS, Nigeria
Nigerian fintech selects SONAR SaaS solution for AML and sanctions screening to create new revenue opportunities and boost customer service

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ThetaRay, a leading provider of AI-powered transaction monitoring technology, today announced that ARCA, a premier African payment services provider, will implement ThetaRay’s advanced SONAR SaaS anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions list screening solution for transactions on its open AI-based platform.

ARCA is the first Nigerian fintech to adopt ThetaRay’s advanced SONAR solution, industry renowned for its ability to detect the very first signs of sophisticated financial crime. ARCA provides advanced digital payments for an open banking ecosystem, helping expand innovative and inclusive financial services throughout Africa.

“Our mission is to provide feature-rich financial solutions delivered through an open and flexible ... Read more »

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AFTER 2049 will be taking over the rooftop of Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands

(BUSINESS WIRE)--TOKEN2049, Asia’s premier crypto conference, announced the DJ line-up of AFTER 2049, the official closing event of this year’s September edition. Headlined by Istanbul-based DJ and producer Carlita, electronic icon DJ Tennis, and Moojo, Mo-Shi and Leon (Calamar Crew), AFTER 2049 will be taking place on Friday, 30 September as it takes over the rooftop of the city's most iconic building, Marina Bay Sands.

Occupying both the iconic observation deck that offers unparalleled, uninterrupted views of the Singapore skyline, and CÉ LA VI, one of Singapore’s most iconic nightlife institutions, AFTER 2049 will be hosted in tandem with the first practice round of the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2022. The exclusive event will feature exhilarating views of the night race at what’s set to be the Singapore Grand Prix race weekend’s largest pa ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team will hold the worldwide Dream Championship 2022 tournament and will kick off its online qualifiers starting Friday, September 9th. See the original press release (https://www.klab.com/en/press/) for more information.

Online Qualifiers Overview

 Starting Friday, September 9th users who get 3 wins in the in-game Online Qualifiers Round 1, reach the top 5,000 in the regional ranking in the Online Qualifiers Round 2 held the following week, and reach the top 8 in Round 3 held the week after that, will advance to the Final Regional Qualifiers.

How to Enter

Join the tournament from the in-game Online Qualifiers Round 1.

*Conditions for participating apply such as being 18 years old or older (as of September 1, 2022). For details, please check in-app and the Dream Championship 2022 web ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Thursday, 08. September 2022

The time on the Clock has turned back for two consecutive years since 2021, striking 9:35 in 2022. It was the first period in 12 years the time on the Clock had gone back for two consecutive years.
Looking at the times on the Clock around the world, the time moved forward more than 10 minutes in North America, Africa, Middle East, and Eastern Europe & former Soviet Union.
"Climate Change" has been the top environmental issue since 2011 that the respondents worldwide have had on their minds.
The advances made in “Policies and Legal System” and “Social Infrastructure (Funds, Human Resources, Technologies, and Facilities)” were less pronounced than those for “Public Awareness.”
The category most commonly identified as showing signs of improvement in approach was “Climate Change” (30.0%), followed by “Society Economy and Environment, Policies, Measures ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, 08. September 2022

 

Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the establishment of its logistics headquarters in “Dubai CommerCity”
The platform, which specializes in providing high-quality Brazilian products to the region's markets, announced a significant growth of more than 30 percent over the past year.
 

Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the establishment of its logistics headquarters in Dubai CommerCity, the METRO BRAZIL platform, which specializes in providing high-quality Brazilian products to the region's markets, today announced a significant growth in its business, which accounted for more than 30 percent at all levels. (Video Link)

Commenting on this occasion, Alaa Kara Ali, METRO BRAZIL Founder and CEO said: “Today, the platform represents a leading destination for shoppers who want to easily and quickly acquire authentic Brazilian products that a ... Read more »

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DUBLIN - Thursday, 08. September 2022

 

  • Procore’s new EMEA hub will support the company’s regional offices to connect everyone in construction on a global platform
  • The hub is set to create hundreds of jobs as part of a significant investment in Dublin
  • Procore appoints a Head of EMEA Hub to lead the new office

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Procore Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: PCOR), a leading global provider of construction management software, today announced the opening of its new EMEA hub in Dublin, Ireland. This move demonstrates Procore’s continued commitment to the region and desire to support its expanding customer base as part of its mission to connect everyone in construction on a global platform.

The EMEA hub, within Dublin’s South Point building on Harmony Row, occupies the 3rd floor penthouse and spans 15,000 square feet. Formulated to help d ... Read more »

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PARIS - Thursday, 08. September 2022

This tool enables exhibitors and visitors of the trade fair to optimize their business opportunities, 365 days a year.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- For its 2022 edition, SIAL Paris presents a new online catalog on the CXMP marketplace listing the 7,000 exhibitors and their products. Developed by the Comexposium Group to accompany clients throughout the year, the platform is organized into three sections: Food, Fashion and Sport. Through it, the exhibitors and visitors of SIAL Paris are welcome to join a community of more than 300,000 vendors and buyers.

A digital showcase for increased visibility

Exhibitors enjoy free access to the marketplace to present their brands, to create their product catalog and boost their visibility throughout the trade fair’s community of visitors. They may upload an unlimited number of products, and add various elements: a full description, photos...

Visitors envoy the convenience o ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Thursday, 08. September 2022


Climate change was rated as the top issue

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Asahi Glass Foundation, chaired by Takuya Shimamura, conducted an online survey of 13,332 people in Japan and 24 other countries in total, with 6,585 participants aged 18-24, and 6,747 participants aged 25-69. Its goal was to assess awareness and action regarding environmental issues. The survey was supervised by Professor Norichika Kanie of Keio University. Its main findings were as follows:

Overall, participants rated "Climate Change" as the most pressing environmental issue in the country or region where they reside and expressed concern over abnormal weather conditions. The number two issue was "Society, Economy and Environment, Policies, Measures," and the number three issue was "Water Resources."
Participants rated Japan, the USA and Australia as the top three countries making progress in terms of public awarene ... Read more »

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GALESBURG, Mich. - Thursday, 08. September 2022 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Power management company Eaton will display technologies to support the zero emissions journey in the commercial vehicle market Sept. 20-25 at the IAA Transportation show in Hannover, Germany.

“We are helping our customers around the globe with technologies that solve some of the toughest challenges throughout the electrified vehicle (EV) ecosystem,” said Scott Adams, president, Eaton’s eMobility business. “Eaton provides a vast portfolio of EV technologies for full battery electric, fuel cell and hybrid commercial vehicles, as well as EV charging infrastructure solutions.”

Flex Power Distribution Unit delivers safe power for commercial electrified vehicles

Eaton’s eMobility business offers a new ... Read more »

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Begins shipping worldwide today

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Belkin, a global consumer electronics leader, today introduces the Belkin UltraGlass Screen Protector engineered and designed for iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Featuring ultra-impact protection that’s up to 2X stronger than tempered glass protectors, the UltraGlass delivers even more screen protection for iPhone. It is available to order now on apple.com.

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro include industry-leading durability features like the Ceramic Shield front cover, exclusive to iPhone and tougher than any smartphone glass. Providing even more protection, the Belkin UltraGlass Screen Protector joins the company’s vast portfolio of award-winning screen protection offerings for iPhone and is the best glass to date. It delivers first-of-its-kind German-engineered lithium aluminosilicate (LAS) glass for added strength, flexibility and scratch resistance to protect iPhone 14 mode ... Read more »

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Enhanced Soft Bodies and Symmetry for Cinema 4D, New Capsules, Polygonal Modeling in Forger, and Improved Workflow Throughout Highlight Release

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Maxon, developers of professional software solutions for editors, filmmakers, motion designers and visual effects artists, today announced a host of updates to the company’s product line. With this major Fall 2022 update, Maxon One receives a wide range of new features and enhancements. Cinema 4D 2023 introduces some of the most requested features - including dramatic simulation advancements, modeling with symmetry, improved asset management and native OCIO support. The Redshift team continues its breakneck development pace by adding Stacked Materials. Forger now supports entirely new professional workflows with the addition of Cinema 4D's polygonal modeling engine. Red Giant added text effects for Universe, new sprites for Trapcode and performance updates for VFX. Moves by Maxon gets a facelift and impro ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany - Thursday, 08. September 2022 AETOSWire 

Not intended for US- or Canada-based media

Late-breaking data highlight 5-year survival results from Phase II study of the investigational IAP inhibitor xevinapant in the curative setting of unresected LA SCCHN
Initial results of Phase II INSIGHT 2 study of TEPMETKO plus osimertinib as second-line treatment in EGFR-mutant NSCLC with MET amplification showed encouraging signs of clinical activity with this targeted, oral, chemo-sparing regimen
First-in-human results for potential best-in-class investigational ATR inhibitor M1774
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced the latest research from the Company’s oncology portfolio and pipeline to be presented at this year’s European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Meeting, September 9-13, 2022. A total of 29 abstracts, including 5 late-breaking oral presentation ... Read more »

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A global, multigenerational study commissioned by Citi Private Bank and conducted by Cambridge Family Enterprise Group reveals the critical issues and transformation strategies required for family enterprises—and families themselves—to succeed through this decade

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citi Private Bank today released The Future of Family Enterprise: Turbulence and Transformation in the 2020s, a report that’s the result of a year-long study in collaboration with the research and education division of Cambridge Family Enterprise Group (CFEG). Two-thirds of families surveyed for the report say they are moderately to extremely concerned about turbulence ahead, including how it will impact the next generation of leaders. This report examines those major concerns and provides the latest thinking, strategies and approaches going forward.

It’s clear that most businesses and industries will be disrupted or at least seriously impacted by the turbulenc ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany - Thursday, 08. September 2022
Not intended for US-, Canada- and UK-based media

First randomized trial in decades to show significant improvement in overall survival in patients with LA SCCHN, reinforcing the transformative potential of xevinapant over standard of care in the curative setting
Patients treated with xevinapant plus CRT almost twice as likely to be alive at five years (53% vs 28%) in Phase II study
Two ongoing Phase III clinical trials of xevinapant in this setting, TrilynX and XRay Vision, are currently recruiting, with more than 250 centers worldwide
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that the IAP (inhibitor of apoptosis protein) inhibitor xevinapant (formerly known as Debio 1143) plus chemoradiotherapy (CRT) markedly improved long-term efficacy outcomes in patients with unresected locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (LA SCCHN) ... Read more »

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As global temperatures are projected to rise between five- and ten-degrees Fahrenheit by the end of the century, Crescent Enterprises confirms continued action toward reducing its carbon footprint by supporting Emirates Nature-WWF.
Collaboration to support the UAE’s goal for Net Zero Emissions by 2050
As part of its commitment to environmental conservation, Crescent Enterprises, a leading global, diversified business headquartered in the UAE, has announced its renewed partnership with Emirates Nature-WWF, to support the UAE’s environmental initiatives. 

 

The partnership reaffirms Crescent Enterprises’ commitment to supporting conservation efforts and engaging in environmental initiatives including the impact-driven ‘Leaders of Change’ programme.  Designed to empower organisations and individuals across the UAE with training, networking, and volunteering opportunities, the environmentally focused 'Leaders o ... Read more »

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