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MUNICH
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global Savings Group (GSG) and Pepper.com (Pepper) have signed a deal to join forces, combining the world’s largest shopping community with Europe’s leading shopping recommendation and rewards company. The transaction marks the biggest deal in the industry in 2022 and creates a European Champion with a global footprint. Together, GSG and Pepper will form a multinational tech company empowering shoppers in more than 20 markets to make more confident shopping decisions. GSG and Pepper will jointly operate the world’s largest shopping community, recommendation and rewards platform connecting brands and retailers with consumers across more than 2bn purchase journeys annually.

“We are incredibly excited about this industry-disrupting deal that reinforces our leading position in Europe. Together with Pepper, we will significantly enhance our ability to empower consumers and play an even more meaningful role in their daily liv ... Read more »

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HOUSTON - Wednesday, 07. December 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SLB (NYSE: SLB) today announced the consideration payable in connection with the previously announced offer (the “Offer”) by Schlumberger Holdings Corporation, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of SLB (“SHC”), to purchase for cash up to a certain amount of the notes listed in the table below (the “Notes”), pursuant to the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the offer to purchase, dated November 21, 2022 (as may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the “Offer to Purchase”). Capitalized terms used but not defined in this press release have the meanings given to them in the Offer to Purchase.

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Integrated cloud platform to propel enterprises to be cloud-ready and drive business outcomes by integrating cloud migration, operation, governance, and industry cloud solutions

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, today announced the launch of Cloud BlazeTech, an integrated, sector-agnostic platform, to maximize business value for cloud-powered enterprises globally. The organization will continue to invest in cloud services & hyperscaler relationships to boost digital transformation for enterprises.

Integrated cloud migration, cloud-native operation & self-healing governance model, "Cloud BlazeTech" supports bi-modal infrastructure transformation and helps enterprises to accelerate to a cloud-native world. In addition, the platform has integrations with hyperscaler hybrid cloud platforms to provide industry-specific pre-build cloud-native soluti ... Read more »

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Digital security in the palm of your hand

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ledger, the world leader in critical digital asset security, has teamed up with Tony Fadell, builder of the iPod1, to bring clarity and confidence to owning digital value. Ledger Stax™ is a usable way for you to take control of cryptocurrency and digital collectibles. It’s built on uncompromisingly secure architecture, and introduces a unique form designed for unprecedented accessibility and interactivity.

Ledger Stax has a new E Ink2 display, which covers the front and curves around the spine—you can view complete transaction details at a glance. E Ink is always viewable: your favorite art appears on the Ledger Stax screen, even when it is off. It also provides unmatched energy efficiency, so the battery can last for weeks or even months on one battery charge.

“With the Ledger Nano™ series, we created the most successful digital asset security hardware of all time&mdas ... Read more »

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BETHESDA, Md. & HOLLYWOOD, Fla
Announcement demonstrates Lockheed Martin’s commitment to the White House AM Forward initiative, expanding use of additive manufacturing and creating resilient supply chains

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lockheed Martin Corporation, (NYSE: LMT), and Sintavia, LLC, today announced a collaboration to expand research of metal additive manufacturing (AM) opportunities as an alternative to castings and forgings. AM, also known as 3D printing, has the capability to improve efficiencies in existing castings and forgings supply chains, and provide parts with a higher level of detail and greater design opportunities.

Sintavia is an AM supplier to Lockheed Martin, supporting several programs in the manufacture and production of metal additive parts. The new collaboration will explore additional AM technology areas, including laser powder bed fusion, electron beam-directed energy deposition and friction stir AM.

This enhanced relation ... Read more »

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HOUSTON - Wednesday, 07. December 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SLB (NYSE: SLB) today announced the early results of the previously announced offer by Schlumberger Holdings Corporation, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of SLB (“SHC”), to purchase for cash up to an aggregate purchase price amount, including premium but excluding any Accrued Interest (as defined below), of $500,000,000 (such amount, as it may be amended, the “Maximum Purchase Price”) of the notes listed in the table below (the “Notes”). The offer to purchase the Notes is referred to herein as the “Offer.” Additionally, SLB announced the increase of the Maximum Purchase Price from $500,000,000 to up to $800,000,000, and no Notes with Acceptance Priority Levels 3 and 4 will be accepted for purchase. All other terms of the previously announced Offer remain unchanged.

The Offer is made upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the offer to purcha ... Read more »

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TEL AVIV, Israel & MARRAKESH, Morocco - Wednesday, 07. December 2022 AETOSWire Print 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Forbes, in partnership with the Aviram Family Foundation, announce the second annual Aviram Awards – Tech for Humanity, hosted in Morocco in 2023. The competition provides a springboard for the entrepreneurs of the future to make their ideas a reality. To do this, the Aviram Family Foundation is granting a $500,000 USD prize and offering expert mentoring and a showcase on Forbes to the first-place prize winner, as well as a $100,000 USD to a second-place prize winner and $50,000 USD to a third-place prize winner. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in May 2023 in Morocco.

The Aviram Awards - Tech For Humanity, which first launched in 2021, embodies the Aviram Family Foundation’s mission to combine cutting-edge innovation and technology with social responsibility and positive action to impact the lives of millions for the better. In the fir ... Read more »

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RICHARDSON, Texas - Wednesday, 07. December 2022

 


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir, the Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native software that runs on any cloud and transforms the way the world connects, has won the Most Innovative Cloud Product Award from Leading Lights for its Telco Cloud Solution.

Mavenir’s Telco cloud solution provides CSPs a complete, end-to-end network software portfolio that is 100% cloud-native and runs in any cloud environment private, public, and hybrid. Cloud-native is required to support the 5G heterogenous environment in an automated manner, with microservices implemented in containers providing the placement of workloads at the right location.

“Mavenir’s cloud-first approach to networks is recognized as a path to the future,” said Bejoy Pankajakshan, EVP, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer at Mavenir. “We are empowering operators to take full adva ... Read more »

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Positions Industry-Leading Provider to Capitalize on Innovation and Global Expansion Opportunities to Accelerate Growth

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Z Capital Partners, L.L.C., the private equity fund management arm of Z Capital Group, L.L.C. ("ZCG"), a leading privately held merchant bank, today announced that affiliates of ZCG have acquired Universal Marine Medical Supply International (“Unimed” or the “Company”), the leading global provider of pharmaceutical and medical solutions to the maritime industry, serving both commercial and cruise end markets. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Unimed provides a wide range of mission-critical medical and clinical supplies, including oxygen, surgery equipment, vaccines and pharmaceutical products, in addition to services such as oversight of procurement and replenishment, compliance audit and advisory, and clinical facilities management. The Company currently serves approximately ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 07. December 2022

New partnership will look to address infrastructure gaps across Africa, including integrated ports, warehouses, maritime and logistics hubs


AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), the leading global facilitator of trade, logistics, and industry, has signed a collaboration agreement with the Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC”), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, to address infrastructure gaps across the continent.

The agreement provides the basis for the two organisations to join forces on identifying, financing, developing and investing in much-needed ports, warehouses, maritime and logistics infrastructure projects across Africa. Both parties will bring their technical expertise and strong financial capacity and networks to a range of development initiatives, focusing on brownfield and greenfield opportunities.

AFC is a pan-African multilate ... Read more »

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Report highlights how geopolitical and economic change, regulation, and technological innovation could shape ESG and climate finance

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rising geopolitical tensions, soaring inflation, and regulatory change underpin MSCI’s 11th annual ESG & Climate Trends to Watch report – an analysis of more than 30 emerging risks set to impact corporations and investors worldwide in 2023 and beyond.

Powered by research conducted by MSCI ESG Research analysts worldwide, the MSCI 2023 ESG & Climate Trends to Watch report highlights how global debates about what ESG and climate investing is now will impact what ESG and climate investing could be in 2023. The expanse of emerging ESG and climate issues will increase the number of financial risk considerations for both companies and institutional investors, such as pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, and asset managers.

Key themes covered in the 2023 list of 32 ESG and climate in ... Read more »

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