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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yesterday, leaders from 34 governments along with seven non-government bodies, including Californian governor Gavin Newsom, London mayor Sadiq Khan, the World Bank president, the Chief Executive of insurer Allianz, and the head of the UN’s Green Climate Fund, addressed the summit.

Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte was representing the UN-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA) and Allianz's commitment as a "first mover and doer" in the global effort to combat the climate crisis.

The transcript of Oliver Bäte’s speech follows.

Dear excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,

Since we last came together to announce the launch of the UN-Convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance in 2019 in this building, the world has changed profoundly. We have not talked about that today. The long era of robust economic growth, low inflation, and geopolitical stability is over, and it’s replace by uncertainty, volati ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany - Wednesday, 20. September 2023

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  • Partnerships with BenevolentAI and Exscientia to drive accelerated drug discovery with higher probability of success
  • Access to end-to-end AI platform capabilities to generate novel development candidates in oncology, neurology and immunology
  • AI-powered R&D integral part of delivering on ambition of bringing more medicines to more patients, faster


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced two new strategic drug discovery collaborations aimed at harnessing powerful artificial intelligence (AI)-driven design and discovery capabilities, further advancing the company’s research efforts. The partnerships, with BenevolentAI, London, U.K., and Exscientia, Oxford, U.K., are expected to generate several novel clinical develo ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The latest version of KTH (Kalignite Terminal Host), from world-leading ATM software company KAL, provides banks with a highly scalable solution for processing transactions.

As part of the Kalignite software suite, KTH is best known as a host terminal handler that drives ATMs, kiosks and POS devices. It is also a robust and future-ready alternative to conventional host systems, suitable for networks of all sizes and complexities.

With the key release of version 3, KTH has evolved into a fully integrated acquiring host. As the demand for resilient and innovative banking grows, today’s financial institutions can now leverage KAL’s solution to deliver a whole ‘host’ of additional capabilities - including end-to-end transaction processing, card scheme gateway support and advanced security. At a business level, KTH delivers cost reductions along with a superior transaction set. It also increases banks&rs ... Read more »

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SEOUL, Republic of Korea - Wednesday, 20. September 2023 AETOSWire Print 

Kingsley Wheaton, BAT’s Chief Strategy & Growth Officer offered the following remarks as the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum 2023 (GTNF) kicked off today.
Mr Wheaton called for a smarter regulatory framework for vapour products to help governments worldwide deliver on their aims for a Smokefree 2030.


(BUSINESS WIRE)--A blueprint for how regulators and governments could better regulate vapour products and help smokers switch to less risky*† products has been outlined today by Kingsley Wheaton, BAT’s Chief Strategy & Growth Officer as the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) opened in South Korea.

Mr Wheaton explained how BAT’s five-step plan for regulation could support achieving the right balance between harm reduction and the mitigating unintended consequ ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tecnotree, a Finnish-based global provider of digital transformation solutions for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and Digital Service Providers (DSPs), is proud to announce the signing of a new deal with Briclinks Africa Plc “BTEL” Nigeria, where Tecnotree will provide Tecnotree Switch, DiWa and Moments B2B2X marketplace enabling Briclinks Africa Plc “BTEL” to meet current and future market requirements as Green Field MVNO Operator in Nigeria.

Tecnotree’s Switch for MVNOs suite comprises a full range of business processes that support customer lifecycle and revenue management. Tecnotree Switch is agile and cloud-native, Open Digital Architecture (ODA) compliant, and platinum certified by TM Forum for real-world Open APIs that allows seamless integrations and interoperability. Tecnotree Switch provides an improved customer experience as well as advanced monetization opportunities. It meets the increasing need for new an ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, 20. September 2023 AETOSWire  

Executives will discuss strategies for driving innovation in IT and ERP at events in Orlando, Barcelona and Tokyo


(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 the company will participate in three global Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo events this fall, following the exhibition and presentation at IT Symposium Gold Coast earlier this month.

Rimini Street will lead sessions and host insightful discussions around how to rebalance innovation and execution, understand and activate best practices to transform IT into a profit center, develop strategies for uncovering hidden resources to fuel business projects, and more - across the IT Symposia at Orlando, Barcelona, and Tokyo. ... Read more »

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Intelsat’s multi-orbit service will be available for factory and retrofit-installed inflight connectivity systems

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), today announced that its multi-orbit network offerings, relying on LEO and GEO satellites, will be available to airlines and aircraft lessors through Airbus’ Airspace Link (HBCplus) solution. Intelsat will be the largest service provider in the manufacturer’s flexible IFC service catalogue.

“Understanding that no airline is like any other, Intelsat has long offered flexibility and choice to its customers, including fit-for-purpose equipment options, and a variety of business models and passenger service offerings,” s ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, 20. September 2023

Dr. Yanbing Li, a digital engineering expert, brings expertise as a tech entrepreneur and innovator in the US and China.
Carl Bass, former CEO of Autodesk, will support business strategy in the transition to Software-as-a-Service.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, today announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors to its board this September. The appointments come as the company further strengthens its focus on the transition to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and expands in key markets including the US and China.

Dr. Yanbing Li is a global business and technology leader with extensive experience building market leading products and hyper-growth businesses of over US$1 billion. Deeply rooted in technology and engineering, she has led large-scale international business operations. She brings expertise in cloud commerce and enterprise software, and the evolvin ... Read more »

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Avaya to showcase a range of use cases that highlight transformative AI capabilities in delivering outstanding customer and employee experiences across the customer journey

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avaya, a global leader in customer experience solutions, today announced its participation at the 2023 edition of GITEX Global, where the company will illustrate how organizations can choose their own journey to delivering AI-powered customer experiences.

Avaya’s major presence at GITEX Global will showcase a range of vertical-specific use cases that highlight the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in delivering outstanding experiences across the customer journey.

Throughout the week of the event, Avaya will demonstrate solutions that harness AI to reimagine the way customer and employee experiences are delivered. The solutions on display will also show how organizations can chart their own path to delivering these AI-enhanced experiences without disrupting exis ... Read more »

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 Dubai offers the perfect escape and Address Beach Resort is giving you more reason to book your next trip with discounts on room rates, dining, and spa treatments


Address Beach Resort, the epitome of luxury and relaxation in the heart of Dubai, announces its exclusive flash sale, offering travellers an opportunity to experience vacation bliss. With extraordinary discounts of up to 35% off on room rates, free breakfast, and a remarkable 30% off spa and dining experiences, this is the gateway to creating unforgettable memories.

Address Beach Resort is located in the bustling heart of Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) near some of the best entertainment, dining, and nightlife hotspots. A truly iconic property in Dubai, it stands tall as a landmark of the city and holds two Guinness World Records, for the ‘Highest Outdoor Infinity Pool in a Building in the World’ and the ‘Highest Occupiable Skybridge Floor in the World’. ... Read more »

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