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Human Rights Report reinforces the company’s commitment to the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today released its first Human Rights Report, detailing the company’s strategy to promote, respect, and protect human rights, and its progress to date in implementing its Human Rights Commitment.

PMI’s Human Rights Commitment is the cornerstone of its human rights strategy. It outlines the foundational principles that need to be respected throughout the operations and value chain, by both PMI and its business partners. In 2022, PMI updated its Commitment with the company’s latest saliency mapping, sustainability materiality assessment, ongoing due diligence activities, and the evolution of the company’s sustainability strategy.

“Establishing a strong foundation and integrating mechanisms into our organization that promote, respect, and protect ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Tuesday, 20. June 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global further expands into Singapore through a Collaboration Agreement with full-service law firm CNPLaw.

Established in 1988, CNPLaw has grown to be widely recognized as a leading law firm by various leading publications including Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific and Global), The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and IFLR 1000. CNPLaw was also named one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms by The Straits Times. The firm’s team of multidisciplinary professionals specialize in a wide range of services, including corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, employment, financial services, intellectual property, insolvency and restructuring, M&A, technology, family office, private clients and real estate.

“Our primary objective is to provide comprehensive, integrated solutions to our clients,” Managing Partner Lisa Theng said. “Collaborating with Andersen Global ele ... Read more »

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PARIS - Tuesday, 20. June 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Huawei launched the 2023 Tech Arena competitions in Europe at Viva Technology, one of Europe's biggest tech summits, on Friday.

Tech Arena competitions are sponsored and designed by Huawei's worldwide labs in partnership with top universities to give students from around the world more opportunities to experience and learn how to solve real-world problems.

Liu Shaowei, President of Huawei’s European Research Institute, explained that the company plans to host 10 Tech Arena competitions for over 1,000 students during the 2023–2024 school year. These competitions will be hosted in several countries, including France, the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Germany, Finland, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, and Israel.

Liu also emphasized that Huawei’s sharing of the results of past Tech Arena competitions was evidence of Huawei’s determination to invest in young talent. By the end of 2022, ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cambridge Broadband Networks Limited Africa (CBNLA) and Tarana announced today their partnership to serve network operators throughout Africa with Gigabit 1 (G1), Tarana’s groundbreaking wireless broadband platform.

CBNLA is a value-added reseller of telecommunications equipment for mobile operators and internet service providers. With the aim of enabling their customers to bridge the digital divide with reliable and affordable connectivity solutions, Tarana G1 is a natural addition to their product offering.

Tarana is the innovator behind next-generation fixed wireless access (ngFWA), a groundbreaking technology category exemplified by the G1 platform. ngFWA overcomes the major performance challenges that previously hindered the widespread implementation of wireless broadband solutions. For CBNL ... Read more »

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BONN, Germany - Tuesday, 20. June 2023 AETOSWire

Live solution now enabling automotive IoT as car manufacturers transition to digitised mobility

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir, the Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native solutions that run on any cloud, today announces the deployment of its cloud-based Remote Packet Gateway to Deutsche Telekom IoT GmbH in North America, with the initial use case focused on delivering IoT connectivity to several industry-leading car manufacturers.

Consumer behaviour within the automotive industry is shifting, with customers looking more for sustainable mobility and fewer people wanting to own a car as a status symbol. Electric Vehicles (EVs) and car sharing are currently key trends, and the advent of connected cars will ultimately lead to autonomous driving – adding pressure on automakers and suppliers to make their supply chains resilient. All of these contributing factors are driving the ... Read more »

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass. - Tuesday, 20. June 2023

Latest Update Further Enhances Comprehensive Security Features

(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExaGrid®, the industry's only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced the release of software Version 6.3, which started shipping in June 2023.

With each software update in Version 6, ExaGrid has been adding additional layers of security to its Tiered Backup Storage, which already guards against external threats by utilizing a non-network-facing repository tier (tiered air gap) with delayed deletes and immutable data objects where backup data is stor ... Read more »

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Tuesday, 20. June 2023

Crash Bandicoot Fans Take the Brawl to the Arena in New Team-Based Multiplayer Game

Includes Season 1 Post-launch Content with New Heroes - Ripper Roo, N. Gin, a New Arena, and More!

(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s time to get your rumble on! Crash Team Rumble, published by Activision Publishing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is now available on PlayStation® 5, PlayStation® 4, Xbox® Series X/S, and Xbox One®. Crash™ fans can team up and #Bandicruit friends across PlayStation and Xbox platforms now and get in on the Wumpa fruit-collecting mayhem.

Developed by the incredibly talented team at Toys for Bob, Crash Team Rumble brings an all-new experience to the multiplayer table, with frenetic team-versus-team gameplay, thrilling strategic elements, and hilarious action when eight players race to score the max Wumpa fruits for their team. Starting today, players can take eight heroes and villains for a ... Read more »

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Dubai International Chamber (DIC), one of the three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, today marked the official inauguration of its new international representative office in Johannesburg. The opening further strengthens Dubai’s growing trade links with Africa and is aimed at boosting the level of bilateral investments between Dubai and South Africa.


The office will focus on providing comprehensive support to the South African business community and building strong relationships with key public and private sector stakeholders, as well as delivering on-ground assistance to South African companies seeking to enter Dubai and expand internationally through the emirate.


Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah, President & CEO of Dubai Chambers, said: "In line with our strategic priorities and the emirate's foreign trade plan, we are anticipating further growth in Dubai's non-oil trade with South Africa and other key African m ... Read more »

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