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LONDON - Tuesday, 23. May 2023 AETOSWire Print 

CEO says science-backed alternatives have the potential to accelerate the decline in cigarette smoking and cautioned that historical tobacco control measures alone are not working fast enough
Calls on governments to follow the smoking reduction policies of nations like Sweden, Japan, and the U.K. and reduce smoking faster by giving adult smokers a wide choice of smoke-free alternatives

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Jacek Olczak, Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM), today delivered remarks at the UnHerd Club in London, calling on governments globally to accelerate the end of cigarettes.

In his remarks to global media, politicians, and policymakers, Olczak shared that “cigarettes belong in museums” but that current policies to reduce smoking prevalence are not working fast enough and may be prolonging smoking.

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RALEIGH, N.C. - Tuesday, 23. May 2023

Pandemic recovery and economic headwinds considered major influences on maintaining status quo for the foreseeable future with database operations strategies

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Percona, a leader in enterprise-grade open source database software, support, and services, today announced the initial findings of its State of Open Source Database Survey report for 2023 during its annual Percona Live conference. According to the survey of nearly 300 database professionals working in companies ranging in size from small-to-medium-sized business to large enterprise, the database market is currently in a period of stasis around database deployments and changes, most likely due to economic uncertainty and post-COVID-19 recovery. The research indicates that most organizations are not planning to make significant alterations to their database strategies over the course of the next three years.

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 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Quad Investors Network formally launched today in parallel with the Quad Leaders meeting in Hiroshima, Japan. The Network is an independent forum of public, private, and philanthropic stakeholders from the four Quad nations, created to foster cooperation, collaboration, and co-investment into critical technologies and su ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 23. May 2023 AETOSWire

The institute’s launch in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with IFEM Endo marks a significant milestone in advancing women’s healthcare in the region


Burjeel Medical City, the flagship facility of Burjeel Holdings, has launched an Advanced Gynecology Institute (AGI) designed to offer multidisciplinary healthcare solutions to women of all ages. The launch comes just months after the hospital joined hands with the globally renowned Franco-European Multidisciplinary Institute of Endometriosis Academy (IFEM Endo). Three specialized clinics of the hospital - Gynecological Oncology, IFEM Endo Middle East Clinic, and Complex Gynecology Care - will come under AGI.


Prof. Horace Roman, a renowned endometriosis surgeon and founding member of IFEM Endo, will be heading the institute. Dr. Benjamin Merlot, Consultant - Obstetrics and Gynecology and founding member of IFEM ... Read more »

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  • 48% of IT professionals reported an increase in ransomware attacks with 22% of organisations experienced a ransomware attack in past 12 months
  • 51% of enterprises do not have a formal ransomware plan
  • Of those recently suffered a cloud data breach, 55% of respondents identified human error as the primary cause


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  • Thales has been successfully certified against the automotive standard 'ISO/SAE 21434' following an independent audit, demonstrating the highest level of cybersecurity expertise in the field.
  • Obtaining this critical certificate required by 68 countries, establishes Thales as a trusted cybersecurity provider for the automotiv ... Read more »
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Visa’s first strategic Tech and Product Hub in Central and Eastern Europe will further expand Visa’s footprint as it invests worldwide to drive continued rapid growth in digital commerce and payments

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), a global leader in digital payments, today announced that it plans to open a new global Technology and Product Hub in Poland that will be the first of its kind for Visa in Central and Eastern Europe. The Hub will house as many as 1,500 new tech and product hires over the next few years, as Visa invests worldwide to support its 24/7 development model for innovation and drives continued rapid growth in digital commerce and payments.

“Poland’s highly skilled workforce and vibrant IT sector make it an ideal location for us to recruit and collaborate with partners and businesses to develop new payment solutions,” said Rajat Taneja, President, Technology, Visa. “The next wave of our product and innovat ... Read more »

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Integrated endpoint detection and response + backup solution for MSPs enables mass adoption of advanced security capabilities

Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, today announced the general availability of Acronis Advanced Security + Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) for Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud. With new capabilities such as AI-based attack analysis, Acronis EDR reduces complexity and simplifies workflows for a more streamlined operation, making it easier than ever for MSPs and the businesses they serve to deploy comprehensive security and data protection. With more organizations turning to MSPs for their backup and security needs, and with a greater need for simplicity and efficiency, Acronis EDR aims to expand the adoption of advanced security capabilities, helping organizations of all sizes better protect themselves.

“With the proliferation of endpoints and increasing frequency of cyber threats, EDR has become a mission-critica ... Read more »

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