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CHICAGO - Tuesday, 19. September 2023

Availability through Snowflake Data Sharing Efficiently Enhances Real-Time Data Access

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NIQ, the global leader in consumer intelligence, is pleased to announce the NIQ Connect platform capabilities have now expanded to use Snowflake Secure Data Sharing. This capability marks a significant milestone for NIQ's Connect platform, empowering customers in 84 global markets with enhanced data-sharing capabilities and seamless real-time data access. As a result, this can eliminate processing and loading wait times, delivering unparalleled efficiency and agility in a complex consumer landscape.

“By extending their ability to effortlessly access global, omnichannel data, we can empower clients to uncover new pathways to growth even within a very complex consumer landscape,” said Troy Treangen, Chief Product Officer at NIQ. “Innovation is our compass, and our commitment to ree ... Read more »

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NEW YORK 
PMI presents hypothetical model that shows potential for a tenfold reduction in smoking-attributable deaths compared with historical tobacco control measures alone.
New international survey finds majority of respondents believe their government needs to consider the role better alternatives such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products can play in eradicating cigarette smoking in their country.
Nearly 9 in 10 adults agree that public health authorities should fully embrace and seek to learn from evidence and data from other countries.
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A potential tenfold reduction in smoking-attributable deaths is possible if people who currently smoke were to switch to smoke-free products, Jacek Olczak, CEO of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) will state in a speech today. He will explain the role smoke-free products can play in ending cigarette smoking globally and the human consequences of inaction.

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SEATTLE 
Veteran biotech executive to head commercial partnerships to accelerate drug discovery

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parse Biosciences, a leading provider of accessible and scalable single cell sequencing solutions, today announced that Julie Gerardi has joined the company as vice president of business development. Gerardi will lead commercial strategy for large scale applications of Parse's Evercode Whole Transcriptome, Evercode TCR, and CRISPR Detect platforms in pharmaceutical drug discovery and development.

“As demand increases for Parse’s single cell sequencing solution in the drug discovery space, we’ve been bringing on talent that can help lead us through this next phase of expansion,” noted Parse CEO and co-founder Alex Rosenberg, Ph.D. “Julie has an inherent understanding of this market and the experience and relationships to accelerate our already considerable growth. We’re thrilled to have her join us.”< ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bynder, the market-leading digital asset management (DAM) platform has today announced the acquisition of EMRAYS, a specialist provider of AI search solutions for DAM.

The acquisition further elevates Bynder’s widely recognised user experience and will improve asset findability for Bynder DAM users. It builds on Bynder’s existing investments in AI and reaffirms the company’s commitment to helping customers conquer the complexity and chaos of proliferating content with the most powerful, intuitive, and richly integrated DAM platform.

With these new capabilities, DAM admins can reduce or eliminate the time and effort needed to manage assets, reduce costs associated with management of their DAM, while improving the speed and relevancy associated with the discovery of assets. EMRAYS enables Bynder customers to further benefit from their market leading user experience, building on their market leading user adoption, especially in large ... Read more »

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- Primary endpoint reached: safe and well tolerated, no evidence of adverse reactions related to MH002 when administered for 16 weeks

- Initial efficacy observed in clinically relevant parameters, including 17% significant improvement over placebo at week 8 in centrally-assessed Mayo Endoscopic Severity score (p=0.05) and significant improvement of stool consistency seen as from 2 weeks of treatment (p=0.006)

- At a mechanistic level, anti-inflammatory effects demonstrated by 42% decrease in median fecal calprotectin (a bowel inflammation marker) relative to placebo (18%)

- Full analysis and presentation of the data by end 2023; Progression to Phase 2/3 development initiated

- MH002 is currently the most advanced rationally-designed microbiome consortium therapy in the UC ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Europe’s leading patent pool operator has unveiled a new mission statement to accompany the presentation of a redesigned corporate image and website today. Sisvel’s message, “We power innovation,” replaces the previous “We protect ideas” slogan, as the firm places itself at the heart of the innovative activity that will drive the global economy for the remainder of the 21st century.

“We are proud to have built strong relationships with companies and research institutions that are dedicated to delivering world class technological solutions in areas such as connectivity, broadcasting and coding,” says Sisvel President Mattia Fogliacco. “Our commitment to them and to those who deploy their technologies is that we will do all we can to facilitate fair returns on R&D investments while speeding new products to market.”

Sisvel has dozens of partners, including the BBC, Dolby, GE, Huawei, Micr ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing durable, sustainable and innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, announced today the publication of its second annual Planet Agenda Update and its abridged Global Sustainability Scorecard for fiscal year 2022. These documents report on the company's progress toward achieving its 2030 sustainability goals announced in last year's publication. Download them today on lycra.com/update.

Planet Agenda is the name of The LYCRA Company’s sustainability framework that touches every aspect of its business and is built on three pillars: product sustainability, manufacturing excellence and corporate responsibility. The sustainability goals outlined in these documents are organized around these pillars and align with five of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This update tracks 2022 performance against 2030 targets.

“Planet Ag ... Read more »

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  • Networks to collaborate to break down barriers in cross-border payments
  • Strengthen efforts to keep financial ecosystem connected in a fragmented world
  • Set foundation to enable fast, frictionless movement of funds
     

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Visa and Swift today announced a collaboration to streamline international business-to-business (B2B) payments by strengthening connectivity between their networks that move trillions in value globally. Working together, the organizations aim to provide financial institutions and their customers with more choice when sending money across borders, while improving the end-to-end speed and transparency of their transactions.

As part of the joint effort, announced in Toront ... Read more »

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Re-Imagined and Updated C3 Facility Continues Company’s Expansion and Growth in Rapidly Developing Region

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ASM Global, the world’s preeminent venue-management company and the leading global live-events producer, has secured venue operations and management rights for Connect Conference Centre — known as “C3” — becoming the second addition to the company’s Dubai portfolio that includes the iconic Coca-Cola Arena, which the company opened in 2019.

It also joins what is already the largest portfolio of conference and convention centres on Earth.

Situated within Expo City Dubai, C3 has undergone an impressive repositioning following its previous life as the Opportunity Pavilion during the historic Expo ... Read more »

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DALLAS - Tuesday, 19. September 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mary Kay Inc., a global leader in skin care innovation, recently revealed breakthrough research on a treatment that diminishes the visible effects of pollution and aging on human skin. The findings, which Mary Kay shared at the first International Societies for Investigative Dermatology (ISID) Meeting, significantly improved skin firmness and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles over the course of the study.

“Mary Kay scientists have spent years researching the latest ingredient innovations to best defend against free radicals and help delay the onset of premature skin aging from environmental and lifestyle stressors such as car exhaust and air pollution,” said Dr. Lucy Gildea, Chief Innovation Officer, Product & Science at Mary Kay.

The research was also published in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science.

Scientists at Mary Kay have been investigating the effects of ai ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, 19. September 2023 AETOSWire Print 

Key Findings:

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) rank #2 and #10 in the world, respectively.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is the most connected airport in Asia Pacific.
Dubai International Airport (DXB) retains its #1 position in the Middle East and Africa.
Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) ranks #6 globally.

 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OAG, the world’s leading data platform for the global travel industry, today released Megahubs 2023, the market’s definitive ranking of the Top 50 most internationally connected airports in the world. The 2023 Megahubs Index analyzes the efficacy and connectivity of the world’s international hubs.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) reclaimed its coveted position as the world& ... Read more »

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SEOUL, South Korea - Tuesday, 19. September 2023 AETOSWire 


Combat skill adjustments for all classes - Warrior, Lancer, Sorcerer, Taoist, Arbalist, Darkist
Magic Square and Secret Peak expanded to 10th floor, featuring monsters of up to level 175
Holding two events, "Hunting Hour 7-Day Check-in" and "Yiun’s 14-Day Martial Art Log"
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wemade announced an extensive skill balance update for its blockbuster MMORPG MIR4 on September 19th.

The update contained adjustments for combat skills of all classes, including added HP recovery effect for the Warrior class, increased invincible time for the Lancer, added vitality recovery for the Sorcerer, increased enemy debilitation RES reduction for the Taoist, added evade cooldown reset with certain chances for the Arbalist, and added vitality recovery for the Darkist in Asura state.

Along with these adjustments, the highest floors for M ... Read more »

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Product innovation, advanced modeling and data insights drive top ranking

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Experian has been ranked 6th on the 2023 IDC FinTech Rankings, jumping from last year’s position at 9th. The FinTech Rankings evaluate the top 100 providers of financial technology based on 2022 calendar year revenues from the financial services and FinTech industries. In addition, Experian was recognized as an IDC Fintech Top 100 Fast Track FinTech recipient, given to companies that have noticeably grown year over year on IDC’s FinTech Rankings.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230919170411/en/

“These honors reflect the incredible efforts of the people who work at Experian. It is a group of people who is dedicated to doing the right things for our customers, nurturing a culture of innovation, and relentlessly focused on translating the investments and roadmap decisions we make ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--RevBits, a cyber security solution company based on Long Island, New York, completed a review of the 2022 Suffolk County, New York, cyber hack that rendered government systems largely inoperable for months, affecting municipal work and citizen interaction with their county government. The RevBits white paper, Suffolk Hack Part of a Chinese Plot?, was recently profiled in a companion piece in the September edition of The Long Island Press.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230919470113/en/

One year ago, on September 8, 2022, an anonymous email appeared on the Suffolk County government computer system announcing a devastating hack: unnamed thieves had sized four terabytes of data – some 300 million pages of detailed government information, including highly confidential personal information regarding 26,000 current and former employees as well as banking and personal inform ... Read more »

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