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REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Thursday, 14. September 2023 AETOSWire  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guide to Europe announces a groundbreaking advancement in travel planning: Travis, an AI travel planner powered by generative AI, now offers users optimized travel itineraries based on customer preferences, attraction proximity, a unique blend of review data, opening hours, and other critical variables.

Using a state-of-the-art genetic AI algorithm, Travis curates an unparalleled selection of attractions and optimizes routes to offer a seamless travel experience.

The Chatbot goes beyond conventional planning by packaging the best services tailored to customer preferences and reviews. This allows users to view and book an entire trip in one simple booking process.

Dr. Helgi Helgason, the Head of AI at Guide to Europe and the visionary of Travis, says, "We're delighted to introduce a chatbot that revolutionizes how people plan their travels. Travis allows ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 13. September 2023

The significant step towards showcasing a resolute commitment to sustainability, while keeping Motul’s legacy of high-performance oils in the market, reduces carbon footprint significantly in the manufacturing process.


Motul, one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the formulation, production, and distribution of high-tech engine oils, has announced the launch of its NGEN range of engine oil in the Middle East. Motul aims to tackle new challenges in the marketplace with this new engine oil that combines sustainability and high performance.


The NGEN range is made of bio-sourced and premium regenerated base oils for passenger hybrid cars and motorbikes, respectively. The lubricant range made from renewable, non-fossil sources limits Motul’s environmental impact and reduces its carbon footprint significantly during the manufacturing process. ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, 12. September 2023

  • Standard 20-foot container will come ready to connect
  • Safety features include liquid-cooling technology and smart thermal management
  • Compatible with wide range of inverter brands


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hithium has announced a new 5 MegaWatt hours (MWh) container product using the standard 20-foot container structure. The more compact second generation (ESS 2.0), higher-capacity energy storage system will come pre-installed and ready to connect. It will be outfitted with 48 battery modules based on the manufacturer’s new 314 Ah LFP cells, each module providing 104.5 kWh capacity and designed to meet the needs of large utility scale systems.

Due to the more compact design, the 5 MWh container will provide an energy density of 117 Wh/l. That is 46% higher than the 80 Wh/l that can be seen in standard systems based on 280 A ... Read more »

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  • Study reveals nearly half of surveyed growth corporates expecting to use more working capital in the year ahead
  • Broader alignment of sector needs with options and access still needed

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Visa (NYSE: V) released its first-ever 2023-2024 Growth Corporates Working Capital Index (WCI). The study surveyed CFOs and treasurers of growth corporates, organizations that have unique needs and capabilities but often fall through the cracks between small businesses and enterprises with their purpose-built solutions.

The findings revealed these organizations face challenges securing working capital solutions that fit the unique operational and financial needs of their business. Nearly half of surveyed growth corporates plan to use more working c ... Read more »

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BAD HOMBURG, Germany - Wednesday, 13. September 2023

An optimized Cinema 4D core, more art-directable Pyro simulations, enhanced Real Lens Flares and color correction workflows highlight this release.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Maxon, developers of professional software solutions for editors, filmmakers, motion designers, visual effects artists and creators of all types, is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated September release with updates for nearly all Maxon products. Cinema 4D 2024 is better than ever - with massive performance improvements in interactive playback, enhancements to Rigid Body simulations and a more “art-directable” Pyro workflow. With Trapcode 2024, artists can now create realistic thermal dynamics with the new Combustion feature and create particle tracks with Stroke from Parent. VFX 2024 opens up a new dimension in lighting control and includes several enhancements to the popular Real Lens Flares. With Magic Bullet 2024, color correct ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 13. September 2023

As part of its strategy focused on investments into debt structures, Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based consulting firm governed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, has advised on an investment into a tax-efficient Jersey SPV that would offer an Amortizing Mezzanine loan to a US based Sponsor and backed by a portfolio of Rental Single-Family Homes in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The structure has been created to comply with Shariah guidelines.

This portfolio being financed includes 491 total rental units all located in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The properties currently have an average occupancy of 88% and are rented below market rates. The credit quality of the rental cash flows is greatly enhanced by the fact that approximately 61% of portfolio rent is supported by local and federal government programs which are aimed at keeping key workforce housing affordable.

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SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC), a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, today announced that it is rebranding to AtkinsRéalis.


Building on more than a century of accomplishments from brands such as SNC-Lavalin, Atkins, Faithful+Gould, DTS and Atkins Acuity, AtkinsRéalis brings the whole organization together under one single brand and represents a major milestone in the Company’s transformation journey. Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, AtkinsRéalis combines the expertise of its 36,000 employees across markets and regions to deliver end-to-end solutions in the built and natural environments.


“AtkinsRéalis ... Read more »

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New Directors Bring Industry Expertise and Leadership to the EMEA and APAC Regions

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced the appointment of Ian Redmond and Simon Powell as the new Directors of International Customer Support for EMEA and APAC.

ExaGrid offers in-theater customer support in local languages to its customers, and prides itself on its industry-leading customer support model, where level 2 senior support engineers are assigned to individual customers, ensuring they always work with the same engineer so that customers never have to repeat themselves to various support staff, and issues get resolved quickly.

Redmond and Powell will manage ExaGrid’s customer support for Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, bringin ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES - Wednesday, 13. September 2023

The UltraGlass 2 is Belkin’s strongest and most durable glass yet

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Belkin, a leading consumer electronics brand for 40 years, today announced the availability of its strongest screen protection offering designed for iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. The Belkin UltraGlass 2 Screen Protector is engineered to provide further ultra-impact protection that’s up to 2.7x stronger than standard tempered glass protectors1. They are available to order now on and

Providing even more protection for the world’s toughest smartphone glass, the Belkin UltraGlass 2 Screen Protector remains ultra-thin at 0.29mm and adaptive to the native touchscreen experience. UltraGlass 2 is Belkin’s strongest and most durable glass to-date, with up to 24% better drop test results than the original award-winning UltraGlass2.

The 100% plastic-free pa ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global alternative asset management firm with $58 billion of capital under management, is pleased to announce the closing of H.I.G. Middle Market LBO Fund IV (the “Fund”). The Fund closed with aggregate capital commitments of $5.5 billion, in addition to co-investment separately managed accounts of $450 million, significantly exceeding its original target.

The Fund will build on the team’s deep-rooted track record by primarily making control equity investments in complex situations in U.S. middle market companies with asymmetric risk/reward profiles and a differentiated value proposition.

Sami Mnaymneh and Tony Tamer, co-Founders and co-CEOs of H.I.G., commented: “We are delighted with the continued support from our investors, reflecting the strong performance of the H.I.G. Middle Market team and its differentiated investment approach. We are confident that our unique platform ... Read more »

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Organizations choosing to expand with Armis as they seek one platform for all asset intelligence and security needs

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Armis, the asset intelligence cybersecurity company, today announced another business milestone since it reached its $100M ARR milestone in February, announcing it has achieved 80% customer growth in just the first 6 months of its fiscal year, ending July 2023. Customers across the globe also expanded their use of the Armis Platform with a 50% adoption rate of two solutions in the Armis portfolio, with over 15% adopting three or more of its solutions in the past year.

“We focus on empowering businesses with asset intelligence and actionable plans so they can be assured that their infrastructure is safe and operational at all times,” said Yevgeny Dibrov, Co-Founder and CEO at Armis. “Today I see Armis chosen as the platform of choice for Fortune 100, 200 and 500 companies all around the world who are looking to unders ... Read more »

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Zero money transfer fees now available to consumers sending money to their loved ones in Morocco.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union today announced its response to support the people and communities affected by the devastating earthquake that hit the Al-Haouz region of Morocco on Friday, 8 September.

Zero Transfer Fees1

Western Union is offering zero-fee money transfers to consumers around the world who need to send money to Morocco to support their loved ones.

Available for payouts in cash at Agent locations2 until midnight, 12AM Central European Summer Time (CEST), on 19 September 2023.

Available for payout into bank accounts until midnight, 12AM Central European Summer Time (CEST), on 11 October 2023.

Zero transfer fees to Morocco applies to money sent from Western Union services across its global network though all available digital channels and retail locations.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic consequences of th ... Read more »

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Armis Centrix™ enables organizations to see, protect and manage all physical and virtual assets ensuring the entire attack surface is both defended and managed in real time

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Armis, the asset intelligence cybersecurity company, today announced the launch of Armis Centrix™, the AI-powered cyber exposure management platform. Armis Centrix™ is a seamless, frictionless, cloud-based platform that proactively secures all your assets, remediates vulnerabilities, blocks threats and protects your entire attack surface.

Armis Centrix™ enables organizations to discover, contextualize, enrich and profile every asset in their environment whilst also building a line of defense by leveraging Armis Centrix™ Asset Intelligence risk scores, policies, alerting and visualizations and most importantly: prioritize efforts against the exposures that matter to your business. Armis Centrix™ also integrates with existing enforcement and tic ... Read more »

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DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas - Wednesday, 13. September 2023 AETOSWire Print 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mouser Electronics Inc., the industry's leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components™, unveils the next installment of its award-winning Empowering Innovation Together series today, spotlighting the need for environmental sensors. Mouser examines the technology and applications behind environmental sensors and how they are used in creating indoor air quality monitoring solutions through a technical content stream of articles, blogs, videos, and the latest podcast episode of The Tech Between Us.

Environmental sensors have become more popular among employers looking to improve air quality inside the workplace, bolstered at least in part by the pandemic and the demand for clean indoor air, and the sensors to track potential hazards By mo ... Read more »

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Industry’s first end-to-end connectivity solution delivering bandwidth capacity of up to 3 Gbps per ship, enabling a unique guest and crew connectivity experience.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- For the first time ever, cruise operators can now depend on a single managed solution to reap the benefits of low-latency, high-throughput satellite connectivity services that are enabled by integrating Starlink’s low-earth orbit (LEO) and SES’s medium earth orbit (MEO) services, both companies announced today. The joint offering – SES Cruise mPOWERED + Starlink – seamlessly integrated, sold and delivered by SES – will combine the best of both MEO and LEO orbits to provide high-speed and secure connectivity 24/7 to cruise ships and their guests, regardless of their route and location.

Cruise operators will be able to enjoy SES's new offering that combines the truly global, high-throughput service of Starlink’s LEO system with SES’s unma ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Wednesday, 13. September 2023 AETOSWire 

Takeda’s Five New Partnerships Boost Total Global CSR Program Contributions to JPY 24.2 Billion (Approx. USD 167.5 million) Since Program Inception in 2016.
More Than 24,500 Takeda Employees Worldwide Participated in the Selection of the Five New Partnerships: Society for Family Health Rwanda, Relief International, Mercy Corps, University of Nairobi and Partners In Health.
With This New Cohort of Partnerships, Takeda’s Global CSR Program Expects to Reach 25.2 Million People in 92 Countries by 2028.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced five new partnerships to its Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program, which contribute to strengthening health systems in low- and middle-income countries. The new partnerships bring its total contributions to JPY 24.2 billion (Approx. USD 167.5 million) across 29 long-term partners ... Read more »

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