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NEW YORK - Thursday, 23. February 2023

The $25 million request for proposals seeks to support nonprofits leading groundbreaking food security projects that are designed to boost the physical and financial health of underserved communities

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Citi Foundation (the “Foundation”) today announced its first-ever Global Innovation Challenge to help scale the impact of nonprofits around the world that are developing innovative solutions to improve food security. This inaugural challenge will provide a collective $25 million to 50 organizations to support the piloting or expansion of ideas and projects that are designed to address this issue and strengthen the physical and financial health of low-income families and communities.

With 770 million people suffering from some form of malnutrition around the world, food insecurity is one of today’s top global crises. A recent study from Citi Global Perspectives & Solutions (GPS) foun ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & BANGALORE, India - Thursday, 23. February 2023 AETOSWire 

Launches Decentralized Identity and Credential Exchange (DICE) ID to make digital identification and credential verification faster, easier, and more secure

DICE ID creates immediate trust between parties and giving end users control over their personal data

Wipro was recently named to the Forbes Blockchain 50 2023 list

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wipro Lab45, the innovation lab of the leading technology services and consulting company, Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), today announced the launch of its Decentralized Identity and Credential Exchange (DICE) ID, which puts users in control of their personal data and enables faster, easier and secure sharing of private information online.

Powered by blockchain technology, DICE ID enables issuance and verification of tamper-proof, self-verifiable digital credentials. DICE ID stores verified personal information ... Read more »

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LONG BEACH, Calif. - Thursday, 23. February 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Laserfiche — the leading SaaS provider of intelligent content management and business process automation — today announced a partnership with Boomi, a leading provider of integration platform as a service known for its speed, ease-of-use, and low total cost of ownership. Through this partnership, organizations can simplify integrations between Laserfiche's robust content services platform and on-premises and cloud applications such as Salesforce, Workday, and Smartsheet using Boomi’s connectors to over 1,500 applications.

“Today’s connected enterprise is built on a robust technology infrastructure, which requires a centralized system to collect and monitor process data, paired with a simplified integration strategy,” said David Everson, Laserfiche’s senior director of strategic solutions. “Laserfiche is excited to bring a proven system for data cent ... Read more »

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Lenovo Launches Annual Intelligent Transformation Index to Explore the Global Adoption of Digital Intelligence

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- To explore the adoption of technology driving intelligent transformation, Lenovo today launched the first edition of the global Intelligent Transformation Index, which benchmarks adoption rates of transformative digital technologies across markets and industries. The report is written by Economist Impact and commissioned by Lenovo.

Across all businesses, technology is transforming every aspect of an organization’s function, but it is technologies such as big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and the internet of things (IoT) that are driving a new paradigm of change – intelligent transformation – for better social and economic outcomes. However, the lack of skilled labor is slowing the speed of adoption.

The Intelligent Transformation Index

Lenovo’s Intelligent Transformation Index ranks market adop ... Read more »

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Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Global Services programme will leverage SES’s O3b mPOWER system to provide sovereign solutions for defence and disaster recovery missions and support strategic partnerships between Luxembourg and the U.S.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Government of Luxembourg unveiled its intent to leverage SES’s high-performance, second-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) system – O3b mPOWER – as a critical resilient satcom infrastructure for Luxembourg, its partners and NATO in the areas of defence and security, disaster recovery and more, SES announced today.

In a press conference, Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, François Bausch said that the Luxembourg Government is proud to be utilising highly innovative satellite technology that was developed in the country by its leading space player, SES. The programme – MEO Global Services (MGS) – valued at €195 million over 10 years will authorise, when passed ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Syntagma Capital today announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Eramet, to acquire Erasteel ( The business is a global leader in the conventional and powder metallurgy of high-speed steels used for high performance machining, drilling and cutting tools. In addition, Erasteel has unique metal recycling capabilities in Europe, offering sustainable solutions for the recovery of batteries, catalysts and metals. The business employs ca. 850 employees across its six sites in France, Sweden, and China. In 2022, Erasteel generated ca. €275m in revenues serving primarily the aerospace, automotive and industrial sectors.

The proposed transaction, which will be submitted to the required information and consultation of works councils, is subject to definitive agreement which will include the fulfillment of customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, and would be expected to be comple ... Read more »

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Ferrer Acquires Worldwide Rights to ASN90, an O-GlcNAcase Inhibitor From Asceneuron, Exclusively to Treat Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)

BARCELONA, Spain & LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Thursday, 23. February 2023


  • ASN90, an O-GlcNAcase inhibitor, is a new chemical entity at clinical stage and a promising candidate for the treatment of PSP, a disorder with a high unmet medical need
  • PSP is a rare neurological condition that causes severe problems with walking, balance, speech, swallowing and vision. As the disease progresses, it causes severe disability within three to five years of onset1
  • ASN90 in PSP is ready to start phase II of clinical development

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spanish pharmaceutical company Ferrer and Swiss clinical stage biotechnology company Asceneuron announce the signing of a licensing agreement in which Ferrer obtains the excl ... Read more »

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PowerSchool’s partnership with OneConnect will help grow the company’s customer base in Africa

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced the expansion of its Global channel partner initiative, the PowerPartner Program, with the program’s first channel partner in Africa, OneConnect. OneConnect is an innovative provider of turnkey technology services and solutions in South Africa and throughout the African continent.

The PowerPartner Program leverages PowerSchool’s regional channel partners to support localized marketing, sales, and customer deployment efforts. As the first channel partner in Africa, OneConnect will help grow PowerSchool’s customer base in South Africa and throughout the region and is expected to help the company serve more than 500,000 students across the continent in the next year.

“We are excited to announc ... Read more »

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CAPELLE AAN DEN IJSSEL, Netherlands - Thursday, 23. February 2023 AETOSWire Print 

Brasco Group enters into joint venture with Charles Real Estate

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Brasco B.V. conglomerate is establishing a joint venture with the real estate company Charles Real Estate.

The Dutch company is thus consolidating its position in the German residential and commercial real estate market.

The Brasco Group continues on its investment tour: with its strategic investment in the joint venture with Charles Real Estate, the Dutch conglomerate is further diversifying its portfolio.

As a first step, the Brasco Group is investing EUR 8 million in the joint venture, and in the course of 2023 is planning to invest a further EUR 30 million.

Charles Real Estate, based in Berlin, has a portfolio of 550 units in Germany with a total lettable space of more than 33,000 square metres. The company's portfolio also includes a property currently un ... Read more »

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أطلقت البوابة العقارية الرائدة النسخة الإنجليزية من موقعها الإلكتروني لتلبية الطلب المتزايد من المستثمرين المهتمين بالعقار التركي في منطقة الخليج والشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا. تتيح المنصة للمستثمرين الإقليميين إجراء أبحاث السوق من المنزل، وتضم مجموعة مكونة من 75 ألف عقار في إسطنبول و50 ألف عقار في أنقرة وأكثر من 25 ألف عقار في المدن الشهيرة الأخرى مثل إزمير وأنطاليا.


تُظهِر البيانات التي نشرها معهد الإحصاء التركي أن سوق العقار في تركيا قد نمى حجمه بمقدار خمس مرات ونصف خلال العقد الذي أعقب صدور القانون الذي يسمح للأجانب بالحصول على الجنسية التركية من خلال الاستثمار في العقار، وقد اشترى الأجانب حوالي 4.5% من المليون ونصف عقار التي تم بيعها خلال عام 2022، وكانت دول الشرق الأوسط في الصدارة؛ إذ استحوذت على نصيب الأسد بنسبة إجمالية بلغت 37%.

hepsiemlak التي تم تأسيسها عام 2006 هي بوابة العقارات الأولى في تركيا، وتقوم منصة ب ... Read more »

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To meet increasing demand from the Gulf and MENA region for investors interested in Turkish real estate, leading property portal has launched its English language website. The platform allows regional investors to conduct market research from the comfort of their homes, featuring a portfolio of 75 thousand residences in Istanbul, 50 thousand in Ankara, and over 25 thousand in popular cities like Izmir and Antalya.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the decade since the law allowing foreigners to obtain citizenship by investing in Turkish real estate came into force, data published by Turkish Statistical Institute shows that the Turkish property market has grown about 5.5 times in size. Around 4.5% of the 1.5 million properties sold in 2022 were to foreigners, and Middle Eastern countries are in the lead with a 37% lion’s share of the total.

Founded in 2006, hepsiemlak is Turkiye’s premier property portal. The platform invests in technology ... Read more »

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يتولى السيد آلوك كومار منصب المدير المؤسسي ونائب الرئيس الأول ورئيس قسم تطوير وحدة أعمال المدن الذكية العالمية والرئيس والرئيس التنفيذي لشركة "إن إي سي كوربوريشن" الخاصة المحدودة في الهند

سيترأس أيضاً إدارة وحدة أعمال المدن الذكية العالمية، وتشمل الخطط طويلة الأمد الخاصة بشركة "إن إي سي" إنشاء مركز تميّز للمدن الذكية العالمية في الهند

(بزنيس واير): أعلنت شركة "إن إي سي كوربوريشن" في الهند، وهي شركة تابعة لـ"إن إي سي كوربوريشن" ومملوكة لها بالكامل، عن ترقية السيد آلوك كومار، الذي يشغل حالياً منصب رئيس مجلس الإدارة والرئيس والرئيس التنفيذي لشركة "إن إي سي كوربوريشن" في الهند، لمنصب المدير المؤسسي ونائب الرئيس الأول ورئيس وحدة أعمال المدن الذكية العالمية.


وسيُواصل السيد آلوك قيادة الأعمال في الهند وتعزيز مكانتها الاستراتيجية لمجموعة "إ ... Read more »

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● Aalok Kumar is now the Corporate Officer & Sr VP - Head of the Global Smart City Business Development Department and President & CEO, NEC Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.

● He will spearhead the Global Smart Cities Business, and NEC’s long-term plans include establishing a global Smart City Centre of Excellence in India

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NEC Corporation India, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, announced the elevation of Mr. Aalok Kumar, Chairman, President and CEO, NEC Corporation India, to Corporate Officer & Senior Vice President - Head of Global Smart City Business.

Aalok will continue to lead the India business and further strengthen India’s strategic positioning for NEC Group as a whole. He will continue to forge partnerships with the Government and private sector, pursuant to the company’s vision of “In India, for India” and “From India, for Global”. Aalok will take over a new global role a ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lazard Asset Management (LAM) today announced that Larry Cohen has been appointed as Managing Director and Global Head of Technology & Operations, effective immediately.

“Larry brings a wealth of experience in the asset management industry as well as in technology and operational infrastructure,” said Evan Russo, Chief Executive Officer of Lazard Asset Management. “He will work with our teams globally to improve and refine our global technology, systems and operational infrastructure, which will help support the next stage of growth and expansion within the asset management business.”

Mr. Cohen joined the firm last August as a Strategic Advisor. He has deep experience across operations, technology, portfolio implementation, and operational risk from a variety of roles within the asset management and financial services industry, including positions at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, UBS and, most recently, at AllianceBerns ... Read more »

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RICHARDSON, Texas - Thursday, 23. February 2023 AETOSWire

Delivers an integrated end-to-end turnkey containerized solution already deployed with service providers globally

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir, the Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native solutions that run on any cloud, today announced that it has launched its Converged Packet Core solution running on Red Hat OpenShift, delivering a fully containerized and automated solution built on a services-based open architecture for public, private, hybrid, edge and on-premises cloud deployment. It runs on general-purpose, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware available from market-leading server vendors and can be deployed and operated without any dependencies on the underlying infrastructure, making the network flexible, agile, and programmable.

The integrated solution is being deployed by six tier-1 and tier-2 service providers in global markets including Europe, North Ame ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, 23. February 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in high-performance multi-asset sell-side technology and Blue Ocean Technologies (BOT), a unique capital markets fintech leader in global afterhours trading, announced today a connectivity partnership to broaden access to FlexTrade’s sell-side order management solutions for broker-dealer subscribers. As p ... Read more »

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O-Cloud compliant solution augments Mavenir distributed unit (DU) and centralized unit (CU) RAN offerings.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir, the Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native solutions that run on any cloud, today announced that it has launched its Open Virtualized RAN (Open vRAN) solution running on Red Hat OpenShift for cloud deployment, running on general purpose, common-off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware available from market leading server vendors. The solution complies with O-RAN Alliance’s O-Cloud specifications, using the O-RAN O2 interface to allow Mavenir’s cloud-native network functions (CNF) to manage the resources provided by Red Hat OpenShift, the industry’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform.

The integrated offering provides a full stack solution to operationalize Open RAN, including life cycle management, orchestration, and automation, to lower the barrier to entry for service providers and ente ... Read more »

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MENLO PARK, Calif. - Thursday, 23. February 2023

New Product Line Delivers Major Advance in Immunology Research

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- LevitasBio, Inc. (, a premier end-to-end sample processing and cellular analysis provider to the life sciences market, unveils a suite of LeviSelect™ cell depletion and enrichment kits for immunology research.

LeviSelect Kits are a targeted expansion of the revolutionary LeviCell™ Advanced Workflow fully integrated protocol that delivers an important new approach to cellular isolation and analysis, offering:

Cells of interest are entirely label-free, unmodified or unperturbed with no gene expression or activation changes

Live-cell enrichment, debris removal, and targeted selection all occur in a single simple step with no additional purifications, filtrations or consumables required

Multiple LeviSelect kits can be multiplexed for a powerful and extremely targeted approach

... Read more »
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