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Featuring sessions from global CEOs at Lenovo, IBM, Accenture, Intel, Qualcomm, and more

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- On October 18, 2022, Lenovo will host its annual global innovation event, Tech World, for the eighth consecutive year. This year’s virtual event will showcase how Lenovo's smarter technology is empowering people everywhere to change their world for the better.

At Tech World ‘22, Lenovo will explore what’s next in our world, from the evolution of physical and virtual collaboration across users, spaces and devices, to how data creation is fueling the demand for computing everywhere.

Tech World will feature a keynote session from Lenovo Chairman and CEO, Yuanqing Yang, who will present his insights on the possibilities smarter technology offers our changing world. Attendees will also hear from technology leaders and global CEOs who will show Lenovo’s innovation and partnership in action. Speakers include Lenovo’s SVP and C ... Read more »

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Company aims to dramatically expand access to African financial markets as the world’s only portal for direct investment in stocks and bonds on exchanges across Africa

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SecondSTAX, the company reimagining capital markets in Africa, is announcing the launch of its cross-border multi-asset order routing and market data portal. The company is also announcing the close of $1.6 million in pre-seed funding from private investors and venture capital firms including LoftyInc Capital Management, Orbit54, and STEMeIn.

African stock and bond exchanges are not easily accessible to investors outside their home territories, limiting countries’ access to capital and investors’ access to high-growth securities. Yet African capital markets have grown tremendously over the past decade, with over $246 billion raised in debt, over $87 billion raised in equity, and indices peaking at over 50% annual growth across major stock exchanges.

SecondST ... Read more »

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~Lynn Wentworth brings over 30 years of expertise in financial, technology and logistics leadership to the Lineage Board of Directors~

~Natalie Matsler returns to Lineage with significant experience in real estate development and logistics to support the company’s global growth ambition~

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Lynn Wentworth, a seasoned public board member, to its Board of Directors. Additionally, Lineage also announced the appointment of Natalie Matsler as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. In this role, she will oversee Lineage’s global Legal, Safety & Compliance, Food Optimization and Corporate Compliance functions.

Wentworth joins Lineage’s Board of Directors at a pivotal time in the Company’s g ... Read more »

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Wednesday, 05. October 2022

Five all-expenses-paid spots at ExpensiCon – the premier global accounting conference hosted by Expensify in May 2023 at Borgo Egnazia in Puglia, Italy – are up for grabs for accountants starting today

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Expensify, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXFY), a payments superapp that helps individuals and businesses around the world simplify the way they manage money across expenses, corporate cards and bills, today announced the “Win your spot at ExpensiCon” contest. The contest is open to any accountant, but only five accountants will win a spot at this exclusive, invite-only conference for themselves and a guest.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221004005072/en/

“We’re bringing together 100 of the industry’s best and brightest, and five of the most coveted spots in accounting are ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, 05. October 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Global strengthens its Canadian presence through a Collaboration Agreement with Toronto-based tax firm Trowbridge Professional Corporation, further enhancing its seamless service capabilities in Canada.

Managing Partners Todd Trowbridge, Arun (Ernie) Nagratha and Wayne Bewick founded the firm in 2002 after meeting during their time at Arthur Andersen. Trowbridge provides a broad range of international tax services, specializing in corporate tax, private clients and global mobility. Headquartered in Toronto, Trowbridge also has a presence in India, Germany and the UK.

“Seamless service across all borders is central to our business model,” Ernie said. “Through this Collaboration Agreement with Andersen Global, our firm will have the support of a global organization, allowing us to maintain a competitive edge in the markets we serve.”

“Our collaboration wi ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif.
Acquisition Bolsters Velodyne’s Lidar Solutions for Intelligent Infrastructure

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced the company has acquired Bluecity, a Montreal-based artificial intelligence (AI) software company whose next-generation, lidar-based solutions solve safety, traffic and infrastructure issues. The all-stock acquisition reinforces Velodyne’s commitment to enabling customer success by delivering industry-leading, AI-powered autonomous vision solutions. The addition of Bluecity is expected to be immaterial to operating expenses and cash usage. Bluecity’s executive, software development and sales teams will join Velodyne.

Velodyne and Bluecity have been partnering for many years to deliver lidar-based solutions for smart city applications. Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution (IIS) combines the company’s award-winning lidar sensors and Bluecity’s AI ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Napier, a global end-to-end intelligent compliance platform and provider of advanced financial crime risk management solutions, has announced the appointment of Julian Clarke as its new Global Head of Corporate Development.

In his new role, Clarke is set to work closely with Napier’s CEO, Greg Watson, to develop a robust strategy for the firm’s global third-party distribution, including partnerships and alliances.

Clarke’s addition to the Napier team brings considerable expertise in corporate development, gained from over 20 years at the likes of Capgemini, Sopra Steria and, most recently, as Fenergo’s Vice President and Head of Global Partners and Alliances.

Continuing the award-winning RegTech’s trajectory of aggressive expansion, corporate development under Clarke will form a key pillar of Napier’s growth strategy over the next several years, with a view to solidify its presence in existing markets and ... Read more »

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Wednesday, 05. October 2022 AETOSWire 

Boeing-built SES-20 and SES-21 will enable SES to continue delivering TV and network services while freeing up C-band spectrum to enable the deployment of 5G across the U.S.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that the SES-20 and SES-21 satellites were successfully launched into space by the United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States, at 5:36 pm local time on Tuesday, October 4.

Both C-band satellites will enable SES to continue delivering TV and radio to millions of American homes and provide other critical network communications services. SES-20 and SES-21 will operate in the 103 degrees West and 131 degrees West orbital slots, respectively, and are expected to begin operations in November 2022.

These launches are part of a broader Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to clear a portion of C-band ... Read more »

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 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Wednesday, 05. October 2022


Launch of Center3 to enhance digital economy growth in KSA

stc Group, the leading digital enabler, inaugurated one of its largest and most significant projects, Center3 Company, the digital regional center for the Middle East and North Africa. The new company will be the owner of the digital infrastructure assets owned by stc Group, including data centers, submarine cables, international points of presence, and internet exchange points. The inauguration took place in the presence of H.R.H Prince Mohammad bin Khalid Al Abdullah Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Board of Directors of stc Group, His Excellency the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Eng. Abdullah Alswaha, and a number of excellencies and senior executives of stc Group.

Center3 will be a group of carrier-neutral data centers and a provider of international communication for the telecommunic ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, 05. October 2022


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that Cowtribe is the first recipient of investment and non-financial support from the Boehringer Ingelheim Social Engagement (BI SE) initiative, a program which aims to close a critical financing gap for social businesses in vulnerable communities.

Cowtribe, a leading last-mile veterinary delivery company from Ghana, leverages technology to help coordinate deliveries of veterinary vaccines and other animal health products to rural and underserved communities, where many farmers are dependent on just a few animals.

With innovative solutions, such as software supported demand & supply matching, as well as a partnership for drone delivery, Cowtribe bridges the final, critical last mile to get animal medication and veterinary vaccines to smallholder farmers in remote areas. The social start-up, which was founded in 2017, plans to expa ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, 05. October 2022

The multi-year deal provides Vueling access to Cirium’s new aviation data warehouse and analytics solution, Cirium Sky, and gain insights from over 25 operational factors to ultimately provide a best-in-class traveller experience
Using Cirium Sky, Vueling can manage flight operations more effectively and analyze flight delays based on a wealth of contextualised data
Recovering better through data and analytics is key for tackling disruption and improving an airline’s bottom line in the wake of COVID-19
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vueling, an airline which forms part of IAG (International Airlines Group), has signed a landmark deal with Cirium, the aviation analytics company, to improve airline operational efficiencies through the Cirium Sky managed data warehouse and analytics solution.

The multi-year deal provides Vueling, with access to Cirium’s new data aviation warehouse and analytics capability.

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