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NEW YORK - Saturday, 25. March 2023

50th Anniversary Nod to Prism Spectrum Will Rotate in its Mast

(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Friday, March 24, the Empire State Building (ESB) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s legendary album “The Dark Side of the Moon” with a special anniversary version of the famous original album artwork to spin in its mast.

“‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ is as authentic, global, and iconic an album as the Empire State Building is a building, so it is only logical to celebrate it atop ESB’s world-famous tower,” said Anthony E. Malkin, chairman, president, and CEO at Empire State Realty Trust. “On March 24 she will celebrate this milestone anniversary alongside the multitude of Pink Floyd fans throughout the world.”

Released in 1973, “The Dark Side of the Moon” is one of the best-selling albums of all time with more than 45 million copies sold worldwide ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Campbell Lutyens and J.P. Morgan are pleased to announce the establishment of a strategic collaboration to jointly offer their advisory services on single-asset and concentrated multi-asset continuation fund secondary transactions. The offering will enable clients to benefit from Campbell Lutyens’ and J.P. Morgan’s global, market leading secondary and Investment banking advisory practices, respectively.

The proposition combines J.P. Morgan’s global top-tier investment banking services with Campbell Lutyens’ leading global placement and secondary advisory platform, creating a best-in-class global offering for single-asset and concentrated multi-asset continuation funds. It will be available for clients across all regions and sectors in which Campbell Lutyens and J.P. Morgan both operate. The offering provides access to Campbell Lutyens’ secondaries expertise focused on fund structuring and capital raising from secondaries and i ... Read more »

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MADISON, Wis. - Wednesday, 29. March 2023 AETOSWire Print 


Type One Energy Group, Inc. capitalized with $29M, names new CEO

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Type One Energy announced today the close of an over-subscribed $29 million financing round. This effort launches the company’s ambitious, partner-rich and capital-efficient FusionDirect program to commercialize its stellarator fusion technology.

Type One Energy’s technical foundations provide a powerful springboard to achieve its mission. Founded by several of the world’s leading stellarator experts, Type One Energy also brings concentrated experience from renowned fusion science institutions, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the U.S., the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Germany and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for its work on advanced magnet technology. The stellarator is a fusion technology characterized by inherently stable and steady-state ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, 29. March 2023 AETOSWire Print 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energy Aspects (EA) and Vortexa today announced a new strategic partnership that combines industry leading energy commodity data and intelligence with best in class cargo tracking analytics to provide energy markets with even greater understanding of short-term market dynamics.

Under the partnership, EA will use Vortexa’s market leading cargo tracking analytics as an input to its world-class research and analysis on global crude, refined products and LNG markets. The partnership will help bring increased clarity to energy markets during a time of historic complexity, volatility and transition.

“We are pleased to announce that Vortexa is our new preferred third-party provider of global flows data”, said Fredrik Fosse, Chief Executive at Energy Aspects. "Trusted data is key to our best-in-class fundamental analytics, and it's important for us to benchmark and co ... Read more »

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The February 2023 report by Thales's Cyber Threat Intelligence unit reviews one year of cyber-attacks across Europe.
The third quarter of 2022 marked a turning point in cyber-attacks related to the conflict in Ukraine, with a clear transition from a cyber-war focused on Ukraine and Russia to a high-intensity hybrid cyber-war across Europe. The cyber-war is targeting Poland and the Baltic and Nordic countries in particular, with an increasing focus on critical national infrastructure in sectors including aviation, energy, healthcare, banking and public services.
From targeted destruction campaigns to guerrilla cyber-harassment, pro-Russian hacktivists are using DDoS1 attacks to make servers temporarily inaccessible and disrupt services. They are part of Russia's strategy to engage in information warfare as a way to wear down public and private organisations.
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thales:

Eastern and Northern Europe on the front lines of the cyber conflic ... Read more »

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Wednesday, 29. March 2023

 


SRMG, a global integrated media group, yesterday announced the launch of its corporate venture capital arm, SRMG Ventures. In line with SRMG’s transformative growth strategy, SRMG Ventures will invest in early-stage companies and technologies within the core target areas: media creators, digital media, media enablers and tools, including generative AI, as well as immersive and interactive entertainment. SRMG Ventures will initially target investments from the seed to Series B stage.

SRMG Ventures will enable SRMG to back and empower regional talent and entrepreneurs, acting as a catalyst for further growth of the rapidly evolving media industry in the region. SRMG Ventures will provide SRMG with direct access to innovative technologies, as well as new media talent and content creators, that will continue to enhance SRMG’s own media portfolio and drive forward the future of media. The n ... Read more »

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  • Introduction of a US zone enables global and large enterprises to protect internal and external identities in North America as part of their digital transformation
  • The OneWelcome Identity Platform allows businesses to orchestrate frictionless, secure and trusted digital identities for their customers and business eco-system
  • The OneWel ... Read more »
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 The Tiered Backup Storage Company is up for Eight Industry Awards

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that it has been nominated in eight categories for the annual Network Computing Awards. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at the awards ceremony in London on May 18, 2023.

ExaGrid has become a finalist in the following categories:

Data Protection Product of the Year – ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage

Storage Product of the Year – ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage

The Return On Investment Award – ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage

Hardware Product of the Year – ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage

Customer Service Award – ExaGrid

Product of the Year – ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage

Company of the Year – ExaGrid

Voting to determine the winner in each category is underway now. Ad ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In response to rumours in the market, SES S.A. confirms that the company has engaged in discussions regarding a possible combination with Intelsat. At this stage, there can be no certainty that a transaction would materialise. The Board of SES remains fully committed to acting in the best interest of SES and its shareholders.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 29. March 2023

Developed through Arthur D. Little’s Breakthrough Incubator Program, HALO Space will enable 10,000 passengers to experience the “Overview Effect” this decade
The second test flight for HALO Space will take place in southern Spain this year after its first test flight in India was completed successfully last December
HALO Space aims to lead the market for commercial space travel, which analysts predict will reach $14 billion by 2030
The net-zero company plans to operate sustainable, eco-friendly flights in line with its commitment to environmental responsibility
 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--HALO Space, a global space tourism company developed via Arthur D. Little’s Breakthrough Incubator Program, has announced the next stage of its journey towards the launch of its innovative edge-of-space experience. HALO Space’s second test will take place in southern Spain this ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, 29. March 2023
Market leader in residential lighting products and smart home selects Rimini Street to optimize operations, drive efficiency, bridge IT skills gaps and fund critical projects that improve competitiveness

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of end-to-end enterprise software support, products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software, and a Salesforce and AWS partner, today announced that GE Lighting, a Savant company, a market leader in residential lighting products and smart home, has selected Rimini Watch™ for Change Management, replacing SAP Change Management (ChaRM) after determining a need for more flexibility and value from its change management system.

GE Lighting, a Savant Company, Reduces Redundancy and Increases Efficiency with Rimini Watch™

When evaluating potential solutions, GE Lighting, a Savant company, reviewed f ... Read more »

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New ‘Climate Action’ category will reward innovative solutions that promote climate adaptation, build resilience and deploy environmental solutions
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and nonprofit organisations (NPOs) are eligible to apply to the Climate Action category
Winner of the Climate Action category to win US $600,000
 

The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global award for recognising excellence in sustainability, has launched a special category called ‘Climate Action.’ This new category is aimed at recognising and promoting innovative solutions that address climate change and protect the planet's natural resources.

 

The launch of the Climate Action category coincides with the UAE's Year of Sustainability, a national initiative that aims to accelerate sustainable development across the country in line with the UAE’s national strategy. It also comes ahead of ... Read more »

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FOLSOM, Calif. - Wednesday, 29. March 2023

Framework includes expanded language support like right-to-left and Arabic translation capabilities in PowerSchool SIS and Schoology Learning, ensuring more students benefit from tailored instruction globally

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced it is in later stage development of localization features for customers to use in their regions developed under PowerSchool’s proprietary international framework. The upcoming release enables out of box support for right-to-left language support and Arabic translation capabilities in three of its Unified Operations solutions, including Unified Operations PowerSchool SIS, Unified Operations PowerSchool Enrollment Express, and Unified Operations PowerSchool Ecollect Forms, as well as its learning management system (LMS), PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning.< ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Out of more than 500 global solutions, Graforce was recognized at the Petronas Race2Decarbonise with its methane electrolysis technology (plasmalysis) in the category “Gas Flaring Reduction or Elimination.” The competition is aimed at accelerating the development of low-carbon solutions and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Gas flaring results in more than 400 million tons of CO2 emissions every year. Thousands of gas flares at production sites around the globe burn approximately 150 billion cubic meters of natural gas each year, thus wasting a valuable resource. Plasmalysis, on the other hand, converts methane and other hydrocarbons previously vented or flared into clean hydrogen and solid carbon, thus generating climate-neutral energy.

Using hydrogen, a clean, sustainable energy source, can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and thereby mitigate climate change. Graforce is the world’s first company to offer a market-ready technolo ... Read more »

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 Abu Dhabi University (ADU), one of the leading academic institutions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Atkins, the leading global design, engineering and project management consultancy, that aims to enhance academic cooperation and exchange of scientific expertise between the two organizations in nuclear and energy sectors in the UAE.

As part of the five-year agreement, ADU will partner with Atkins to develop and deliver targeted trainings, activities and events that present educational programs about nuclear power and energy solutions and collaborate on research and scientific studies in the field. In addition, Atkins will provide training opportunities, including internships and project experience for ADU’s students, helping to build local capabilities and create job opportunities in the nuclear sector. The MoU was signed by Professor Ghassan Aouad, Chancellor, ADU, and David Haboubi, Head of ... Read more »

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Medicines reached a record 30 million people, driven by JARDIANCE® and OFEV®
R&D investments of 5 billion EUR, or 21 percent of net sales
Net sales rise 10.5 percent (currency adjusted), up strongly to 24.1 billion EUR
 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim today reported a strong performance in 2022, a year in which 30 million patients benefited from its innovative medicines, while deepening investments in the search for new treatments. Research & development investments reached 5 billion EUR, or 21 percent of net sales. Net sales rose by a currency-adjusted 10.5 percent to 24.1 billion EUR.

“2022 has shown that our long-term commitment to medical research is the right strategy. For some patient conditions that were until recently deemed difficult to treat, we have now found medical entities that can be true breakthroughs,” said Hubertus von Baumbach, Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors. “The accelera ... Read more »

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