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o    Report highlights the role of high-net-worth travelers in boosting the travel and hospitality industry
o    Over a third (38%) of luxury seekers are willing to pay 30-50% more for sustainable travel features1
o    Affluent travelers in the MENA region are power users of loyalty and membership card programs
o    GCC tourists are some of the highest spenders, whether vacationing within the region or further afield

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 May 2024:

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has emerged as one of the main regions driving growth in affluent travel, recording high spends, while also displaying an appetite for sustainable eco-luxury and meaningful cultural experiences. Mastercard’s latest report, ‘Affluent Travel: A Middle East Perspective’, released during the Arabian Travel Market 2024, unpacks some of the key trends.

The appetite for ne ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced the appointment of Philip Sherrill as Global Head of Insurance. In his new role, Mr. Sherrill will focus on growing the firm’s insurance platform globally, working closely with Gilles Dellaert, Global Head of Blackstone Credit & Insurance.

Blackstone’s insurance platform has tripled in size since 2020, recently surpassing $200 billion in assets under management. The platform leverages the firm’s scale and breadth to serve Blackstone’s insurance clients, to drive stronger long-term performance, and, ultimately to meet the needs of more policyholders.

Gilles Dellaert, Global Head of Blackstone Credit & Insurance, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Phil to Blackstone as Global Head of Insurance. Our credit and insurance business is experiencing enormous growth momentum, and we see a significant opportunity set ahead of us. Phil’s experience and expertise ... Read more »

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CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - Tuesday, 07. May 2024 (BUSINESS WIRE)--Boomi™, the intelligent integration and automation leader, announced today the winners of its 2024 Partner Awards, recognized at the 2024 Boomi Partner Summit held in Denver, Colorado. These awards recognize innovative partners who successfully leverage their Boomi relationship to accelerate business outcomes for customers. Winners were selected based on how they utilized the breadth of the Boomi platform to enable creativity and innovation, scope and complexity, and environmental or social impact. “As frontrunners in the domain of IT and digital advancement, we are delighted to extend our appreciation to our esteemed partners for their invaluable contributions to the success of our mutual customers,” said Dan McAllister, Senior Vice President of Global Alliances and Channels at Boomi. “Their dedication and efforts play a pivotal role in optimizing operational efficiencies and leveraging automation to confront the dynamic ch ... Read more »
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NetApp sponsored research by leading market research firm identifies key components of implementing successful AI initiatives, citing data infrastructure as foundational to scaling AI responsibly

(BUSINESS WIRE)--NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), the intelligent data infrastructure company, today unveiled insights from its latest report on the evolving landscape of AI in the enterprise. The IDC White Paper, sponsored by NetApp, “Scaling AI Initiatives Responsibly: The Critical Role of an Intelligent Data Infrastructure*,” reveals the various challenges and business benefits at different levels of AI maturity and provides insights into the successful strategies adopted by leading organizations in their efforts to responsibly scale AI and GenAI workloads. By spotlighting actionable approaches, the report aims to help organizations avoid common pitfalls, ensuring that their AI initiatives are not one of the 20% that are likely to fail. The report also introduces a detaile ... Read more »

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Cybersecurity Solutions provider RevBits was named the winner of multiple awards in the 12th Annual Global InfoSec Awards at one of the top Cybersecurity Conferences of the Year - RSA 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- RevBits, winner in eight categories in the 2024 Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM) Global InfoSec Awards ®, continues to advance the state of cybersecurity solutions. The awards were delivered by CDM, the industry's leading electronic information security magazine, during the 2024 RSA Conference in San Francisco.

RevBits is pleased to be the recipient of eight awards in multiple categories.

Company-level awards:

Editor's Choice / Cybersecurity Company


Editor's Choice / Chief Technology Officer

Mucteba Celik, CTO, RevBits

Product-level awards:

Hot Company | Extended Detection and Response (XDR)

RevBits Cyber Intelligence Platform

Market Leader | Deception Based Security

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CHICAGO & CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - Tuesday, 07. May 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boomi™, the intelligent integration and automation leader, today announced the extension of its strategic business alliance with RSM US LLP (“RSM”) — the leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services for the middle market. Through this alliance, RSM will leverage the Boomi platform to help middle market companies thrive in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

“As middle market organizations increasingly adopt cloud technologies, seamlessly connecting various systems and applications becomes critical,” said Shari Lava, Research Director, IDC. “However, many of them struggle with data trapped in separate systems, manual workflows that drain employee time, and limited IT resources to implement robust integration solutions. Low-code integration is a crucial tool to overcoming complexity, while improving efficiency, agility, and sustained growth ... Read more »

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 Visa’s new Visa Account Attack Intelligence (VAAI) Score helps identify the likelihood of enumeration attacks in card-not-present transactions

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Threat actors are leveraging sophisticated technologies, like automated scripts and botnets, to amplify their card testing attacks, allowing them to exploit vulnerabilities at an unprecedented scale and speed. These attacks, known as enumeration attacks, inflict operational expenses and $1.1B annually in fraud losses,1 accounting for a significant portion of global fraud. To combat this threat, today, Visa (NYSE:V), a leader in digital payments, announced updates to its Visa Account Attack Intelligence (VAAI) offering with the addition of the VAAI Score, a new tool that uses generative AI components to identify and score enumeration attacks. The VAAI Score, which will be available to U.S. issuers first, will help reduce fraud and operational losses by ... Read more »

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 (BUSINESS WIRE)--Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced that leading global energy management and industrial automation organisation, Schneider Electric has chosen Manhattan Active® Warehouse Management and  ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 07. May 2024 AETOSWire  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--MultiBank Group, a premier forex broker, has proudly received the prestigious accolade of "Best Gold Broker 2024" from FX Empire, a globally acclaimed financial news portal known for its accurate forecasts, comprehensive market insights, detailed broker evaluations, and up-to-the-minute news coverage.

Established in 2005 in California, USA, MultiBank Group has amassed an impressive collection of over 50 awards. Recognized worldwide as a top-tier broker, MultiBank Group offers a diverse portfolio of more than 20,000 instruments across six asset classes, including forex, metals, indices, shares, cryptocurrencies, and stocks.

This recognition from FX Empire underscores the exceptional quality of service provided by MultiBank Group to its clientele, who rely on the broker for gold trading—an asset that has seen significant growth and value appreciation in ... Read more »

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  • Galderma has received filing acceptances for nemolizumab for the treatment of patients with prurigo nodularis and for adolescents and adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in Australia, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, via the Access Consortium framework
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European Medicines Agency also accepted filing submissions for nemolizumab for the treatment of prurigo nodularis and atopic dermatitis in February 2024, with U.S. decisions anticipated this year
  • Further submissions to regulatory authorities in additional countries are ongoing



(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Galderma today announced that it has received filing acceptances for nemolizumab for the treatment of patients with prurigo nodularis and for adolescents and ad ... Read more »

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MUNICH & PFORZHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, 07. May 2024 AETOSWire Print 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The EU’s objectives are ambitious: The total solar energy deployment is to reach around 750 gigawatts by 2030. In this context, dual land use concepts, especially agricultural PV, are gaining importance. At Intersolar Europe, the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry, visitors will have the opportunity to see a varied range of technologies, products and solutions for agricultural PV, and to gain deeper insights into best practices and the latest developments. Intersolar Europe will take place from June 19–21, 2024 as part of The smarter E Europe, the continent’s largest alliance of exhibitions for the energy industry, in Munich.

Extensive subsidies

European countries such as Germany and France subsidize agricultural PV with the aim of deploying more solar energy whi ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, 07. May 2024 AETOSWire 

Jared Leto Among Participants in the Big Rappel

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Empire State Building (ESB) hosted 20 brave supporters of Outward Bound – along with participant Jared Leto – in a historic rappel down the building’s south façade, in partnership with Outward Bound to raise transformational funds for the charity across the world. Participants total donations exceeded $3 million to Outward Bound, which will make a profound difference in the educational journeys of young people everywhere.

“The Empire State Building is the perfect host to amplify Outward Bound’s charitable mission through this historic rappel, and it reaffirms the Empire State Building’s long-held status as a symbol of hope, strength, and resilience,” said Tony Malkin, chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust. “My wife and I chose to join the Big Rappel to benefit a great cause, and ... Read more »

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