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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumination (HQ: Santa Monica, CA, USA; Founder and CEO: Chris Meledandri) and Nintendo Co., Ltd. (HQ: Kyoto, Minami-ku, Japan; Representative Director and President: Shuntaro Furukawa, “Nintendo” hereafter) today launched the first trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie, the new animated film based on the world of Super Mario Bros. during the Nintendo Direct which was streamed today.

“We are thrilled to finally share the very first look at The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” said Chris Meledandri, Illumination’s Founder and CEO. “Nintendo’s Mario and Luigi are the most iconic and beloved characters in the gaming universe and it has been an incredible honor to work with Miyamoto-san over the past few years to bring this story to film in a way that is authentic to its roots.”

"What kind of movie should Super Mario Bros. be?” said Shigeru Miyamoto, Representative Director, Fellow of Nintendo. &ldqu ... Read more »

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa & NEW YORK & LONDON & TEL AVIV, Israel 
Advanced AI solution to enable growing fintech to effectively detect money laundering and sanctions list violations

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MFS Africa, the largest digital payments hub in Africa, and ThetaRay, a leading provider of AI-powered transaction monitoring technology, today announced they will collaborate to protect MFS Africa’s growing network of services against financial crimes.

Through the agreement, ThetaRay will provide MFS Africa its SONAR SaaS solution, including AI-powered AML transaction monitoring and sanctions list screening, enabling it to stay a step ahead of complex and emerging financial crime typologies, and increase growth opportunities with a trusted and secure service.

MFS Africa has made significant acquisitions in the past year, acquiring Baxi, a leading super-agency network in Nigeria, and the US-based fintech GTP, a top processor of prep ... Read more »

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass. - Wednesday, 12. October 2022

ExaGrid had another record quarter of bookings growth and remained Cash, EBITDA, and P&L positive for its 8th quarter in a row.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that it had an all-time record bookings and revenue quarter ending September 30, 2022.

ExaGrid’s revenue grew over the previous quarter and the same quarter a year ago. ExaGrid is growing at 20% per year while maintaining positive: P&L, EBITDA and free cash flow. ExaGrid added 156 new customers in Q3 2022, including 43 six- and seven-figure deals, and has more than 3,600 active upper mid-market to large enterprise customers that use ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage to protect their data. ExaGrid’s growth is accelerating, and the company is hiring over 50 additional inside and field sales staff worldwide.

“ExaGrid’s continued momentum results fr ... Read more »

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Wednesday, 12. October 2022
New report by leading global advisory firm names i2c as category leader in its evaluation of the credit card issuer processors

(BUSINESS WIRE)--i2c Inc., a leading provider of digital payment and banking technology, today announced that it has been named “Best in Class” provider in the Credit-Card-as-a-Service (CCaaS) category by Aite-Novarica Group, a global advisory firm providing mission-critical insights in the financial services industry.

The report, Aite Matrix: Credit Cards as a Service - Providers That Democratize Credit Card Issuance, examines CCaaS market trends, key features and available solutions across legacy providers and newer entrants, and names i2c “Best in Class” based on Aite-Novarica’s comprehensive evaluation, rating frameworks and industry experts.

“i2c is a long-standing company offering a robust credit card platform equipped with the tools nec ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Wednesday, 12. October 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)--NTT Corporation (President and CEO: Akira Shimada, “NTT”) and the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo (GSFS) have successfully produced the world's first communication signal using a battery and a circuit composed of environmentally friendly materials free of scarce elements and hazardous substances. As the Internet of Things (IoT) proliferates, all sorts of objects are being transformed into devices, expanding their range of services and applications. However, concerns exist about the environmental impact associated with the disposal of consumables converted into sensor devices. To address this issue, NTT is promoting the research and development of devices using materials that have a low environmental impact once discarded.

NTT and GSFS are exploring improvements to environmentally friendly batteries by eliminating the use of scarce materials and hazardous substances. Tog ... Read more »

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69% of UAE organizations believe in smart working – the key to smart everything
 

Poly shares the upcoming smart KSA and UAE trends for 2023.

Trend 1: The advent of the smart city will boost smart working

Smart working, aka hybrid working, is equally popular among employees and employers because it boosts productivity. Almost 70% of the UAE firms believe that failing to address their hybrid work procedures and strategies will result in employee turnover and an inability to recruit new talent.

We are moving a step further as a world and seeing the conversations around smart cities start at the same time. The linear city "The Line" in Saudi Arabia has been proposed with the objective of facilitating a perfect work-life balance for its residents.

The same trend is getting quite prevailing in the UAE.  Arising from the Emirati government's vision for 2021, one of the most important priorities is to establish a s ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Global initiates further expansion into the Scandinavian region through a Collaboration Agreement with Iceland-based law firm, Lagastod.

Established in 1979 and led by Managing Partner Sveinbjörg Birna Sveinbjörnsdóttir, Lagastod’s team of 12 partners operates out of Reykjavík and works closely with individuals, families, businesses, financial institutions and government bodies. The firm specializes in corporate and competition law, intellectual property, litigation and arbitration, property law, tax, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, pension funds and due diligence.

“Our professionals are dedicated to providing customized solutions and serving clients at the highest level,” Sveinbjörg said. “Collaborating with the like-minded professionals of Andersen Global further reinforces our practice and signifies our dedication to meeting our clients’ needs.”

“The addition of Lagastod not only co ... Read more »

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SIX Exchange Regulation approves delisting of Vifor Pharma AG's registered shares

The totality of the registered shares will be delisted following the legally binding court decision regarding the cancellation of the remaining publicly held registered shares

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:

AD HOC ANNOUNCEMENT PURSUANT TO ART. 53 LR

Vifor Pharma AG (SWX:VIFN) (Vifor) announced today that Vifor has received approval for the delisting of the totality of Vifor's registered shares.

On August 18, Vifor applied to SIX Exchange Regulation AG (SER) for the delisting of the totality of its registered shares. With its decision of October 11, 2022, SER approved the delisting of all registered shares of Vifor with a par value of CHF 0.01 each.

SER will determine the last trading day and the delisting date in consultation with Vifor after the issuance of the legally binding decision by the Commercial Court St. Gallen regarding the cancellat ... Read more »

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BRISBANE, Australia - Wednesday, 12. October 2022

Customers of Megaport and Zenlayer now have access to on-demand private connectivity in North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1) ("Megaport"), a global leading Network as a Service (NaaS) provider, and Zenlayer, a leading global edge cloud services provider, entered into a strategic partnership to expand the global reach of their networks to more than 800 locations across six continents to their joint customers. This joint offering enriches Zenlayer’s coverage in developed markets and extends the offering to Megaport customers in emerging markets.

“Megaport’s strategic partnership with Zenlayer makes it easier than ever for our customers to use on-demand private connectivity to power their cloud networking anywhere in the world,” said Vincent English, Chief Executive Officer at Megaport. &ld ... Read more »

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WILMINGTON, Del. - Wednesday, 12. October 2022
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing sustainable and innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, today announced the publication of its first annual Planet Agenda Update. Visitors to the company's website may download the entire update or the abridged 2030 Goals and Commitments section.

The Planet Agenda Update is named for The LYCRA Company's sustainability framework that was established in 2008. It has three pillars that touch every aspect of its business: corporate responsibility, product sustainability, and manufacturing excellence. The sustainability goals outlined in these documents are organized around these pillars, include 2030 targets (unless otherwise noted), and provide 2021 baseline performance.

"We believe in transparency and think it's important to have a clear sustainability roadmap to guide our business into ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, 12. October 2022 AETOSWire 

Latest Barometer Survey of 1,110+ Physicians Finds Low Patient Interest in New Bivalent Covid Booster

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new survey from Sermo, a physician-first online community and leader in global HCP insights, found that the majority of physicians feel there is a lack of clinical guidelines to diagnose and treat Long Covid in patients in their practices. The survey of more than 1,100 global physicians found that 86% felt there is a lack of clinical guidance on how to diagnose Long Covid and 87% reported that they felt there is a lack of clinical guidance on how to treat Long Covid in patients.

Long Covid is Top-of-mind for Physicians and Patients Alike:

Long Covid is a pressing issue for many physicians. 62% of surveyed physicians reported that they are seeing an increase in Long Covid symptoms in patients in their practice and 71% reported seeing an increase in patients being concerned abou ... Read more »

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