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Making Mythical the Second-largest Blockchain Processor of Digital Assets behind Ethereum

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mythical Games, the next-generation gaming technology studio, has launched Mythical Marketplace 2.0 following the acquisition of marketplace tech start-up DMarket, as part of its continued commitment to innovation in gaming. The new marketplace is built on Mythical’s new layer 1 EVM blockchain and powered by the Mythos native ecosystem token, MYTH. The acquisition is a significant milestone for Mythical Games, with DMarket’s tech facilitating the most advanced trading platform for digital assets. It makes Mythical the world’s second-largest processor of digital assets on a distributed ledger after the Ethereum mainnet, as of December.

Mythical’s Marketplace 2.0 has fully integrated DMarket’s technology to feature principles of its blended payment gateway, featuring a powerful AML and anti-fraud protection system built on more than ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, 26. January 2023


New data platform will help MSCI process its structured and unstructured data at scale by leveraging Google Cloud’s AI and advanced analytics capabilities

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As part of its commitment to improving the client experience through technology and relentless innovation, MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) today announced a strategic alliance with Google Cloud to build a cloud-native investment data acquisition and development platform, aimed at delivering data, insights, and solutions to power better and faster investment decision making.

Built natively on Google Cloud, the investment data platform will help MSCI create solutions designed to better serve its clients, including asset managers, asset owners, banks, corporates, insurers, and wealth managers. MSCI’s use of Google Cloud’s artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) technologies—and advanced analytics such as B ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lazard Asset Management (LAM) today announced that Jennifer Ryan has joined the firm as Managing Director and Head of North American Distribution, effective immediately. Based in New York, Ms. Ryan joins from BlackRock where she held leadership roles in both its U.S. and U.K. Institutional Client Businesses. As a member of the senior leadership team for Lazard’s Asset Management business, she will be responsible for LAM’s business development in North America and will oversee its Institutional Client Group, Financial Institutions Group, Alternative Investments Sales, and Consultant Relations Group.

“Jen brings to Lazard over 25 years of experience in the asset management industry. She has a deep understanding of the North American market, the trends that are driving its evolution, and the strategies needed to grow and develop both our intermediary and institutional client businesses,” said Evan Russo, Chief Executive Officer of Laza ... Read more »

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LOS ALTOS, Calif. - Wednesday, 25. January 2023

With 1000 clients already on the platform, CYGNVS™ to scale operations backed by $55M Series A funding

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CYGNVS Inc. today emerged from stealth backed by $55 million in series A funding and unveiled its pioneering guided cyber crisis platform purpose-built to empower organizations to stay Connected, Confident, in Control and Compliant as they prepare for and respond to any cyber crisis.

“No matter how much is spent on cybersecurity, cyber crises are inevitable and every organization in the world needs to prepare and plan for that eventuality,” said Marc Goodman, global security advisor and The New York Times bestselling author of “Future Crimes.” “Successful response is surprisingly complex, and most victims fail because they try to cobble together their response at that time. Being prepared and having a practiced plan is critical to any organization’s cy ... Read more »

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SEATTLE - Wednesday, 25. January 2023 AETOSWire 

Second AWS Region in Australia provides customers with more options to run workloads with even greater resilience and availability, securely store data in Australia, and serve end users with even lower latency

The new AWS Asia Pacific (Melbourne) Region is estimated to support an average of more than 2,500 full-time jobs annually through a planned investment of more than $4.5 billion (approx. A$6.8 billion) in Australia by 2037

Hundreds of thousands of customers, including ANZ, Littlepay, and RMIT University, use local AWS infrastructure to innovate

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced the launch of its second AWS infrastructure Region in Australia—the AWS Asia Pacific (Melbourne) Region. Starting today, developers, startups, entrepreneurs, and enterprises, as well as government, education, and nonprofit organizations, will ... Read more »

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ESPOO, Finland - Wednesday, 25. January 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tecnotree, a global digital platform and services leader for 5G and cloud-native technology, post the acquisition of a North American AI/ML company in December 2022, announced the launch of Tecnotree Sensa. Tecnotree Sensa is a new AI-enabled technology that cuts across the Tecnotree portfolio to enable the creation of composable blueprints that will humanize platforms for intelligent experiences across Telecommunications, Healthcare, Financial Inclusion and Entertainment. The Sensa Intelligent Experience Platform will transform telecommunication service providers from enablers to orchestrators of network dependant ecosystems for 5G monetisation, keeping human sentiments in mind.

With the fast-paced technological advancements in AR & VR applications, 5G connectivity, and AI enabled personalization, digital experiences will soon move from screen-based to sense-based technologies. Tecnotree Sensa is insp ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mary Kay Inc., a global leader in skin care innovation and nutritional science, recently investigated the benefits of a botanical leaf extract when included in nutritional drinks containing protein, fat, and fiber. The findings, which the Mary Kay Global Nutrition Research & Innovation team shared at the American Society for Nutrition’s Annual Conference, could have a significant impact on our understanding of botanical leaf extract rich in polysaccharides, flavonoids, alkaloids, and 1-deoxynojirimycin and other active components to lower glucose response and improve satiety in consumers.

“Beauty is about holistic wellness,” said Dr. Lucy Gildea, Chief Innovation Officer, Product & Science at Mary Kay. “We’ve researched the benefits of nutritional supplements for more than 15 years. Consumers not only want to look good—they want to feel good. Beauty starts from the inside out, and our latest research helps inform u ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, 25. January 2023

 


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Financial decision-makers across regions are investing in automation (37%) and supply chain technology (37%) as businesses respond to inflation and lingering concerns about a recession, according to new research from Taulia, the working capital management solutions provider.

The survey, which was carried out amongst more than 500 senior financial decisions-makers in the U.S., UK, Germany and Singapore found that businesses in Singapore and the U.S. are more likely to invest in technology and infrastructure than undertake cost-cutting measures, such as seeking cheaper suppliers, reducing staff expenses, and working more efficiently with raw materials and energy, as economic uncertainty continues.

U.S. decision-makers said they are prioritizing investment in automation (43%) and supply chain management tech (41%) alongside cutting costs (41%). Financial decision-makers in Singa ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, 25. January 2023

Strategic selection of Rimini Street reduces SAP operating costs and refocuses talent resources toward new investments in security and digital transformation

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Tanita Corporation, a global leader in precision scales and health monitoring devices, has switched to Rimini Street for support of its SAP applications. By leveraging Rimini Street’s comprehensive suite of SAP support services at its headquarters in Japan and other international locations, Tanita is reinvesting its reduced annual maintenance costs and redirecting IT staff to security and transformation initiatives that are critical to the business.

Reallocating Valuable IT Resources, Powered By Rimini Street

Simi ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, 24. January 2023 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jetcraft, the global leader in business aircraft sales and acquisitions, has appointed Gerald Hooper and Laurence Vidal to senior sales roles in the Americas. The executive hires position Jetcraft to meet customer demand throughout the continent and further expand the company’s on-the-ground market intelligence.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230124005773/en/

As Aircraft Sales Director, Hooper will lead Jetcraft’s business development in the US West Coast territories, including Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Prior to joining Jetcraft, Hooper was Director of Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions at Executive Aircraft Services (EAS), working with corporate clients and aircraft worldwide.

Based in Brazil, Vidal joins Jetcraft as Sales Representative and will oversee the South American territ ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Wednesday, 25. January 2023

Mainz brings 25 years of industry experience to execute on Forescout’s strategy and drive its next phase of growth

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Forescout Technologies Inc., the global leader in compliance and cybersecurity for all connected devices, today announced that Barry Mainz will join the company as CEO, effective immediately.

Barry Mainz brings more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership across infrastructure software and cybersecurity companies. Mainz has served as CEO and member of the Board of Directors for MobileIron and also led Wind River Systems, a division of Intel, as President during important years of growth. Additionally, Mainz has held leadership roles, as well as advisory and board positions at private and public companies such as Mercury Interactive, Makara (acquired by Red Hat, Inc.) and Sun Microsystems.

“Barry has been working with Wael, our Board and myself for th ... Read more »

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SEATTLE - Wednesday, 25. January 2023 AETOSWire 

The Global CDMO’s Seattle site continues work on this new T1D treatment, the first and only treatment approved to delay the onset of Stage 3 type 1 diabetes (T1D) in adult and pediatric patients aged 8 years and older with Stage 2 T1D

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AGC Biologics, a leading global Biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), today announced a new commercial manufacturing project at its Seattle protein biologics manufacturing site. The CDMO is producing TZIELD™ (teplizumab-mzwv), a new T1D treatment from Provention Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRVB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing the development of investigational therapies that may intercept and prevent debilitating and life-threatening immune-mediated diseases.

Provention Bio chose AGC Biologics to manufacture TZIELD after the CDMO helped guide the product through PPQ manufacturing and validation b ... Read more »

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On January 16, Dar Al-Handasah Consultants – Dar – inaugurated its new Poland office at Aleje Jerozolimskie 142 B 02-305, Warsaw. The move comes after the company began its design activities as the Master Civil Engineer on Poland’s new Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK) Airport.

The opening ceremony was attended by Dar’s Chairman and CEO Talal Shair, Regional Director of Operations Danny Aoun, and a team of the company’s leading directors and industry experts. Honored guests at the ceremony included the CEO of CPK Mikołaj Wild, the Director of Aviation at CPK Piotr Kasprzyk, a representative from the Polish national airlines LOT, the Lebanese Ambassador to Poland HE Reina Charbel, as well as senior stakeholders, officials, and subconsultants in Poland’s aviation industry.

Dar’s Chairman and CEO Talal Shair said, “Even as one of the world’s leading aviation design consultants and with our experience in airports aro ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--The new Cirium Fleet Forecast reveals demand for approximately 44,500 new aircraft globally over the next two decades, worth US$2.9 trillion.

The forecast published by Ascend by Cirium, the consultancy arm of aviation analytics firm Cirium, is an independent outlook of the global passenger and freighter market for the next 20 years.

It reaffirms an encouraging long-term projection for the aviation industry and its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, predicting that 20-year aircraft deliveries will be 1% lower globally than predicted a year ago.

This comes despite Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, travel restrictions in China, and rising energy costs all emerging as influential factors during 2022.

The aviation industry’s recovery from the Covid-19 crisis in early 2020, has progressed significantly if unevenly across regions. Global aviation activity is predicted to reach 2019 levels in October.

Rob Morris, Ascend by C ... Read more »

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