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Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Wednesday, 20. December 2023

The New Murabba Development Company (NMDC), a fully-owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), Saudi Arabia, has appointed AtkinsRéalis (TSX: ATRL), a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, to support the design of  the New Murabba masterplan, the world’s largest modern downtown in Riyadh, and the Mukaab, an immersive destination that will revolutionize the way in which people experience hospitality, retail and leisure.

A signing ceremony, attended by Sabah Barakat, Acting CEO, New Murabba Development Company, and Campbell Gray, CEO of AtkinsRéalis, Middle East & Africa, was held to mark this milestone and celebrate the ongoing support to deliver Riyadh’s new iconic destination.

Sabah Barakat, Acting CEO, New Murabba Development Company, commented: “We are proud to recognize the important role that ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 20. December 2023

Small and medium enterprises, nonprofit organisations and high schools are invited to submit entries before the 23 June 2024 deadline


The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global sustainability and humanitarian award, has officially announced that the 2025 cycle is now open for submissions.

Submissions will be accepted until 23 June 2024 through the Prize’s online portal. Small to medium enterprises (SMEs), nonprofit organisations (NPOs) and high schools with sustainable solutions are invited to submit an entry for consideration in one of the six categories of Heath, Food, Energy, Water, Climate Action and Global High Schools.

Commenting on the launch of the 2025 submissions cycle, H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Director General of the Zayed Sustainability Prize, and COP28 President, said: & ... Read more »

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 Within the framework of the European program "EU Organic Journey," a distinguished B2B event unfolded in tandem with the prestigious Middle East Organic & Natural Products Expo Dubai (MENOPE) 2023. This exclusive gathering took place on Tuesday, the 13th of December 2023, starting at 16:00, and was hosted at the illustrious International Centre for Culinary Arts ... Read more »

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 Moira Gilchrist named Chief Communications Officer; Marian Salzman appointed SVP & Chief Corporate Citizenship Officer

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced senior management changes to further accelerate its rapid transition to a substantially smoke-free company.

Effective January 1, 2024, Dr. Moira Gilchrist will be promoted to Chief Communications Officer and join PMI’s Senior Management Team. Moira has had a distinguished career at PMI since joining the organization’s R&D function in 2006, serving most recently as VP, Strategic and Scientific Communications. In her new position, she will report to Chief Executive Officer Jacek Olczak.

Also effective January 1, 2024, Marian Salzman, currently SVP, Global Communications, will assume the position of SVP & Chief Corporate Citizenship Officer. After more than five years spent building ... Read more »

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 VeriSilicon’s open hardware platform facilitates the development of open-source software ecosystem

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- VeriSilicon (688521.SH) today announced its collaboration with Google in support of the newly launched Project Open Se Cura, an open-source framework consisting of design tools and IP libraries, to accelerate the development of secure, scalable, transparent, and efficient Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. As part of the project infrastructure, VeriSilicon contributed its expertise in providing various IPs, low-power silicon design, Board Support Package (BSP), and commercialization.

Project Open Se ... Read more »

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  • Leading Korean mobile operator SK Telecom and Thales partnered to deploy Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) on 5G networks to upgrade protection of subscribers’ identity and privacy.
  • This is a significant innovation based on Thales 5G PQC SIM cards and SKT 5G standalone network environment.
  • Both SK Telecom and Thales demonstrated key advanced mobile cryptographic expertise to pioneer this quantum-resistant solution for the telecom industry.


(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the context of 5G networks and the evolution of cryptographic standards, SK Telecom ("SKT”), the largest mobile operator in Korea, and Thales, leader in digital security, partnered to successfully test advanced quantum-resistant cryptography. Based on 5G standalone network and  ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, 20. December 2023 AETOSWire

Company earns expanded, global recognition for inclusive, employee-centric culture that continues to attract and retain top talent


(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 it has earned a Great Place to Work® Certification in Singapore for the first time and in Japan for a second consecutive year, and was recognized among Top 50 India's Best Workplaces™ in IT & IT-BPM 2023 category.

Rimini Street’s achievements underscore the company’s commitment to creating a workplace culture of innovation that actively engages and enhances the experience of its employees across the globe. This recognition builds on Rimini Street’s growing list of empl ... Read more »

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Over 450 companies, including 12 international ones, presented their products.


From December 9 to 12, one of the largest events in the beauty industry took place – the first Moscow Beauty Week. Over four days, more than 170,000 people visited the main exhibition at the Manege and other partner venues.


More than 450 companies showcased cosmetics, perfumery, skincare products, and healthy food products. Among the participants were 359 Russian manufacturers, 90 distributors of foreign brands, and 12 international companies from 7 countries, including Kazakhstan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, and others.


Among the local brands presented at the exhibition, 54 were participants in Serg ... Read more »

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ESPOO, Finland - Tuesday, 19. December 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tecnotree, a global digital platform and services leader for AI, 5G, and cloud-native technologies, has been recognized as one of the top two companies in revenue management globally, by ‘Precision Reports - Global Telecom Billing and Revenue Market’. Tecnotree has garnered recognition as one of the largest providers of Telecom Billing and Revenue management Solutions worldwide. The acknowledgment comes from this latest comprehensive report, which presents a thorough and insightful analysis of the global Telecom Billing and Revenue market, assessing the market based on the top players, their market share, and future growth by 2029.

Tecnotree has secured the top position among other major telecom leaders in the report, which provides an in-depth analysis of the market, based on its segments, such as fraction, application, end-use, and significant regional presence. The study focuses on telecom ... Read more »

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Fabric’s flexible wealth technology combined with MSCI’s investment portfolio solutions will help streamline portfolio construction and sales enablement to bring customization at scale to the global wealth management industry

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of mission-critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, today announced it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Fabric, a wealth technology platform specializing in portfolio design, customization, and analytics for wealth managers and advisors.

Founded in 2019, Fabric was established to provide a previously underserved wealth management community with leading risk and portfolio design technology. Known for its rules-based portfolio construction tools and platform leveraging the MSCI Multi-Asset Class (MAC) Factor Model and MSCI Private Asset Model, Fabric is focused on providing wealth managers and advisors with a platform for mo ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, 20. December 2023

Newly created role will further accelerate global organizational growth and momentum

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Uptime Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Mustapha Louni to the position of Chief Business Officer, a role specifically created to drive strategic leadership and client success. In this new role, Mr. Louni will assume responsibility for the global Uptime sales and marketing organizations and drive overall business value for all Uptime clients. He will retain his existing responsibilities overseeing operations in the Middle East, India, Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions. In this elevated capacity, Mr. Louni is poised to play a pivotal role in driving Uptime's next phase of global expansion through strategic initiatives to enhance market awareness of the dramatically expanding global service lines and delivery capabilities of Uptime that uniquely support the global data center industry in its pursuit of ... Read more »

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