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New company name, new brand: thyssenkrupp Elevator now called TK Elevator with new global brand TKE Essen, Germany -Sunday 7 March 2021  

TK Elevator, a leading global player in the elevators and escalators market, announces the launch of its new global brand, TKE. The new brand name results from the change in ownership that took place mid of last year. “The new TKE brand allows the independent company to further expand....

Celebrating the arts: winners of Noon Arts Award 2021 announced in virtual ceremony -Sunday 7 March 2021  

The winners of the prestigious Noon Arts Award have been presented with their prizes, during an online awards ceremony posted on the YouTube channel of Sharjah Ladies Club under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson...

GLIDE-Carter Center Partnership Aims to Eliminate River Blindness in the Americas, Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria on... -Sunday 7 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Carter Center and The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) announced an exciting new partnership to support the Carter Center’s innovative disease elimination efforts in the Americas. GLIDE, an initiative of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi and the Bill...

CGTN: China Outlines Plan to Address Economic Challenges in Next 5 Years -Saturday 6 March 2021    

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- China has set a gross domestic product (GDP) growth target of over six percent for 2021 and outlined a plan to promote innovation, green development, and common prosperity in the next five years. Addressing the country's annual legislative session, Premier Li Keqiang on...

OptiPulse Announces the Discovery of a New Type of Laser That May Replace Microwaves -Saturday 6 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OptiPulse has discovered a new light source that sends invisible eye-safe photons wirelessly from one building or pole to another at 10Gbps with its 3rd prototype. The light source is a miniature chip that costs ~$1 to produce in large volumes and has tested error-free at...

C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute Announces Shell as New Industry Partner -Saturday 6 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (DTI) today announced that global energy company Shell is the newest industry partner to join the consortium of universities, national laboratories, and companies that make up the Institute. Shell’s Chief Scientist - Computation and...

Dole Launches “The Dole Way” Sustainability Campaign -Saturday 6 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dole Food Company announced today the launching of an integrated sustainability campaign aimed at amplifying its commitment to the key enterprise-wide sustainability goals launched in 2020 under “The Dole Way.” As a leader in the produce industry for over 150 years, Dole...

The Estée Lauder Companies Announces New Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence -Saturday 6 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) announced today that it has established a new Equity and Engagement Center of Excellence (COE). The creation of this new capability underscores The Estée Lauder Companies’ (ELC) core values and commitments to build greater equity and...

Milliken & Company Appoints Cindy Boiter as Executive Vice President, Chemical Division President -Friday 5 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Milliken & Company is pleased to announce Cindy Boiter has been promoted to executive vice president and president of Milliken’s Chemical Division. Effective March 15, she will step into the role currently held by David Moody as he transitions to a role outside of...

Takeda Secures Global Rights from Ovid Therapeutics to Develop and Commercialize Soticlestat for the Treatment of... -Friday 5 March 2021  

− Ovid eligible to receive up to $856M in payments, including a $196M upfront payment, regulatory and commercial milestone payments and tiered double-digit royalties on product sales − Potential first-in-class therapy reduced seizure frequency in children with Dravet syndrome and...

IDEMIA to Participate in the UK Government’s Digital Identity Pilot -Friday 5 March 2021  

IDEMIA announces the signature of a contract to participate in the UK government’s Document Checking Service (DCS) pilot The pilot will enable service providers to benefit from instant passport checks by delivering a digital “root of trust” IDEMIA will incorporate this new...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Free Virtual Summit, Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced the Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future Summit featuring prominent female executives and engineers discussing the future of AV technology and the critical role of women in making it all possible....

FedEx Commits to Carbon-Neutral Operations by 2040 -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), home of the world’s largest cargo airline, announced today an ambitious goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. To help reach this goal, FedEx is designating more than $2 billion of initial investment in three key areas:...

Formative AI and Distributed Cloud among 4 mega trends revealed at MIPS 2021 -Thursday 4 March 2021  

The 3 trends of 2020 - aggregation, automation and augmentation were replaced by 4 mega trends in 2021 at the annual MIPS 2021. Formative AI, Distributed Cloud, Composite Architecture and Digital Ethics were revealed as the 4 mega trends in the video industry by Milestone Systems demonstrating...

Ibsen Awards: Announcing Ibsen Scholarships 2021 -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Looking for funding for your performing arts project? The Ibsen Scholarship program offers funding for innovative performing arts projects worldwide. The scholarship program amounts to a total of NOK 2.000.000,- (approx. Euro 205.000 / USD 248.000). The projects must...

Zynga Acquires Echtra Games Team Led by Developers of Diablo and Torchlight Franchises -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced that it has acquired Echtra Games, a cross-platform game studio composed of a development team whose core members have previously shaped the world of action role-playing games through their...

AGCO Announces Farmer-First Strategy -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision ag technology, today announced its farmer-first strategy designed to maximize value creation for its key stakeholders. During its 2021 Virtual Analyst...

International Fashion Designer Anna Chybisova Draws Major Investments Worth $9Million for her Brand Maison... -Thursday 4 March 2021  

Following a series of successful market takeovers, Anna Chybisova takes another step towards success by securing another major investment for Maison D’angelann. The Gate Business Service, a private family office based out of the United Arab Emirates has been announced as the latest investor to...

Baker Hughes & C3 AI Release BHC3 Production Schedule Optimization Application for Demand Planning &... -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) and C3 AI (NYSE: AI) have announced the launch of BHC3™ Production Schedule Optimization (PSO), an enterprise AI application for industrial demand planning and manufacturing production scheduling. The application improves supply chain and delivery...

Denis Ferrand-Ajchenbaum Joins Exclusive Networks to Lead Global Vendor Strategy and Relationships -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exclusive Networks, the global trusted digital infrastructure specialist, today announced its appointment of international channel veteran Denis Ferrand-Ajchenbaum to lead its global vendor strategy. A highly knowledgeable channel leader, Denis brings a proven scorecard of...