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ATLANTA - Wednesday, 17. January 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Inspire Brands announced two international franchise agreements to bring Jimmy John’s, the largest owned-delivery sandwich brand in the United States, to Canada and Latin America, launching the brand’s global expansion plan.

Jimmy John's focus on quality ingredients, convenience and digital innovation blended with ease of operations uniquely positions the brand for international appeal. Its global expansion will usher in a new way for international guests to enjoy its iconic menu—the ability to order hot, toasted sandwiches as a customization option.

"For 40 years, Jimmy John's has taken a straightforward approach to making ridiculously good, quality sandwiches and it's now time to share them with the world," said Michael Haley, President & Managing Director, International for Inspire Brands. “In a global restaurant environment where simplicity is p ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland 
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Timeline, a consumer health biotech company at the forefront of developing innovative solutions for healthy aging and longevity, today announces that it raised CHF 56M (USD 66M) in an oversubscribed Series D financing round. This marks a significant milestone for the company and includes strategic investments from two global industry leaders—L’Oréal and Nestlé.

The financing round was led by BOLD (Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development), L'Oréal Groupe’s strategic innovation venture capital fund, underscoring investors confidence in the company's proprietary technology, Mitopure®, to help people live healthier for longer. Mitopure® is backed by over 15 years of research and is clinically proven to target a key cellular longevity pathway, by recycling and renewing the powerhouses inside cells, the mitochondria. Optimal mitochondrial function is essential for maintaining cellular ... Read more »

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Davos, Switzerland - Wednesday, 17. January 2024

 

Saudi Arabia reinforced its call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, and an end to the spiraling volatility in the Red Sea, today at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2024.

Speaking at a session on ‘Securing an Insecure World’, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, said: “We need to focus on the immediate crisis which is the suffering that is happening in Gaza.

“The international community has been moving more in the direction that we have called for since the beginning, which is a ceasefire and more humanitarian aid. But we need to do more. We agree that regional peace includes peace for Israel, but that can only happen through peace for the Palestinians, through a Palestinian state.”

On the escalating volatility in the Red Sea, His Highness added: “Freedom of navigation in the ... Read more »

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CHICAGO - Wednesday, 17. January 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE)--NielsenIQ, a global measurement and data analytics leader, announces an agreement with TransUnion’s (NYSE: TRU) marketing solutions business, TruAudience®, to connect NielsenIQ’s consumer data with partners’ identity spaces for audience modeling. This cooperative effort leverages NielsenIQ's first-party data on fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) purchases and TransUnion’s Identity Resolution for data connectivity to help Media and AdTech companies create impactful campaigns with audience segments informed by consumer purchases.

The alliance overcomes historical barriers to leveraging offline consumer purchase behavior data for FMCGs. Clients can use NielsenIQ data as a "Seed Audience" to create precise look-alike segments based on demographics and FMCG purchase behavior. Key highlights of this collaboration include:

    Precise Targeting comparable to Ret ... Read more »

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MUMBAI, India - Wednesday, 17. January 2024 AETOSWire 

EBIT increase of 14.6% YoY; Strong order inflow of USD 1.5 billion, registering a YoY growth of 21%

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--LTIMindtree [NSE: LTIM, BSE: 540005], a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, announced its consolidated results today for the third quarter ended December 31, 2023, as approved by its Board of directors.

“Our strong operational performance in a seasonally weak quarter speaks about the organization’s resilience amid the continuing macro challenges. For the quarter, we reported a revenue of USD 1.08 billion, a 3.5% YoY growth in USD terms, an EBIT margin of 15.4%, an increase of 150 bps YoY, and a PAT margin of 13%, an increase of 140 bps YoY.
We have booked our highest-ever order inflow at USD 1.5 billion, representing a 21% increase YoY, and our strong cash flow metrics helped us cross INR 10,000 crore in cash and investment balan ... Read more »

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 NEVIS, Saint Kitts and Nevis - Wednesday, 17. January 2024 AETOSWire 

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hamilton Reserve Bank, the award-winning hometown bank of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, and the largest global bank headquartered in the Caribbean region announces today that the Bank has significantly expanded its customer deposit base by accepting 70 different currencies as client deposits, including all of the world’s major currencies.

 

70 Deposit Currencies, Clients From 150 Countries

 

Hamilton Reserve Bank currently serves a large and rapidly expanding clientele from more than 150 countries offering fast, safe, and reliable private banking services in total privacy. About 60% of bank customers are businesses and 40% are individuals. Powered by Temenos, the world’s largest banking software provider, Hamilton Reserve Bank enables fast customer onboarding 100% online in 20 minutes.

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SYDNEY - Wednesday, 17. January 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sims Limited (ASX: SGM), a global leader in metal recycling and the provision of circular solutions for technology, has emerged as 2024’s most sustainable corporation on Corporate Knights’ Global 100 index. This is the company’s tenth and highest ranked inclusion on the list.

“We are very proud to have topped the ranking on the 2024 Global 100. This recognition reflects our commitment to our own sustainability performance, as well as our role in helping build a greener future through the supply of more circular metals and materials globally,” said Stephen Mikkelsen, Sims Limited’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. “Our purpose, create a world without waste to preserve our planet, is integrated into our business strategy and is the lens through which we consider every aspect of our business. Supplying products safely and sustainably, that help our customers t ... Read more »

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Agreement encompasses delivery of uniquely durable 300Ah cell
Hithium to supply Powin projects globally over the next three years
Deal solidifies partnership between two companies
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stationary battery manufacturer Hithium has signed on to supply 5GWh of battery capacity to global energy storage platform provider Powin, LLC. The duration of the deal is three years, with the two companies having signed their first agreement earlier in 2023 for the delivery of at least 1.5GWh. Hithium will provide Powin with the agreed-upon energy storage capacity in the form of its 300Ah lithium ferro phosphate (LFP) cells.

Hithium’s 300Ah cells are the manufacturer’s most durable product on the cell level, featuring its unique technology for the active, sustained release of lithium-ions, which extends the lifespan of the cells to over 12,000 cycles. The cells also operate stably with up to a maximum 2% aging effect over the first t ... Read more »

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 Two-thirds of people today get news and information from nontraditional sources, according to international survey

(BUSINESS WIRE)--A white paper and survey released today by Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) examine the increasing influence of the Fifth Estate on public discourse. Encompassing a vast and ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, 17. January 2024 AETOSWire Print 


BYD unveiled its Integrated Vehicle Intelligence strategy on Dream Day 2024.
XUANJI Architecture empowered by AI debuted, marking a transformative leap in merging electrification with intelligence.
BYD announced its plan to construct the world's first professional all-terrain test driving sites across several cities in China.
 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--BYD, the world's leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles, hosted the 2024 BYD Dream Day at its global headquarters in Shenzhen. This event marks the unveiling of BYD's strategy of Integrated Vehicle Intelligence along with the launch of XUANJI Architecture, setting a new course in the development of intelligent new energy vehicles. Additionally, BYD announced its plan to construct professional all-terrain test drive sites, heralding a new era for Chinese automotive culture ... Read more »

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Davos, Switzerland - Wednesday, 17. January 2024

Saudi Arabia and OECD sign MoU at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024 to expand cooperation on economic and governance policies

 

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation on a wide range of public policy initiatives in areas including the economy, tax, corporate governance and sustainability.

The strategic partnership, signed during the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2024 in Davos, Switzerland, reflects the Kingdom’s solutions-oriented approach to multilateralism and its willingness to build balanced and collaborative institutional frameworks for sustained prosperity.

His Excellency Faisal F. Alibrahim, Minister of Economy and Planning, said the Saudi-OECD partnership would further boost the Kingdom’s thriving investment landscape throu ... Read more »

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  • The Aquapreneur Innovation Initiative is a five-year $15 million investment to drive freshwater sector innovation from HCL, a leading global conglomerate.
  • The 10 winning Aquapreneurs were selected from a pool of 192 global applicants
  • The winners will receive a financial award from a total pool of 1.9 million CHF in funding ... Read more »
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 TCL Electronics (1070.HK), the Global Top 2 TV brand, hosted a star-studded event, bringing Arsenal FC stars face-to-face with their fans at JBR Beach in Dubai. The meet-and-greet event featured top Arsenal players including Reiss Nelson, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Cédric Soares, David Raya Martín, and Karl Jakob Hein, who engaged with fans in a football fanfare like no other.< ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, 17. January 2024 AETOSWire  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE:V) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Pismo – a global cloud-native issuer processing and core banking platform.

With the transaction complete, the combination of Visa and Pismo will provide clients with core banking and card-issuer processing capabilities across all product types via cloud native APIs. Pismo’s platform will also enable Visa to provide support and connectivity for emerging payment schemes and RTP networks for financial institution clients.

“Core banking and issuer processor capabilities are key offerings for many of our financial institution and fintech partners’ clients,” said Jack Forestell, Chief Product and Strategy Officer at Visa. “With the combination of Visa and Pismo, we can now broaden these offerings and better serve the ecosystem.”

“The combination of Visa and Pismo wil ... Read more »

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  • Phase III READY-3 study met its co-primary endpoints, with RelabotulinumtoxinA significantly improving both frown lines and crow’s feet when treated alone or ... Read more »
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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will unveil a number of world-first technologies among a total of 31 innovative technologies for 5G Evolution, 6G, Generative AI and more during docomo Open House'24, an exhibition of cutting-edge technological advancements to be held in Tokyo on January 17 and 18.

A dedicated website (https://docomo-openhouse24.smktg.jp/public/application/add/32) will be accessible from January 17 until February 29 to showcase the exhibits, including highlights such as the following.

5G Evolution & 6G

Sub-terahertz bandwidth for ultra-high-capacity communication over 100Gbps
Cutting-edge technologies such as extreme-high-speed transmissions over 100Gbps, together with AI, will be deployed to meet the advanced requirements of 6G in the coming future. As one example, DOCOMO will launch new communication infrastructure to harness sub-terahertz bandwidths for the integration of physical space and cyberspac ... Read more »

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