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Finalist Teams Selected in $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition LOS ANGELES -Sunday 24 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced today that 15 teams from 8 countries are advancing to the finals round of the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE competition. Sponsored by All Nippon Airways...

IMF expert panel: Improved policy frameworks are key to a transformational recovery for the MENA region -Sunday 24 October 2021  

While the Middle East and North Africa region represents approximately 14 percent of the global population, it has only received 8 percent of global administered vaccine doses. Low-skilled employees, young people, women, and migrant workers have been most affected by the pandemic, as have...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Welcomes New Leadership -Sunday 24 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit committed to achieving zero preventable patient harm and death across the globe by 2030, today announced Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA as its new chief executive officer. Following his appointment, Mike Durkin,...

Dubai chosen as first city to host the return of Bloomberg Square Mile Relay series with new race format -Sunday 24 October 2021

The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Dubai is back after a two-year absence and is set to take place on Wednesday, 9th February 2022 at the iconic Gate Building, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).  The popular event has been operated by Square Mile Sport and hosted at one of the...

SES-17 Successfully Launched on Ariane 5 -Sunday 24 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that the SES-17 satellite was successfully launched into space onboard an Ariane 5 launcher operated by Arianespace from the Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 11:10 pm local time (02:10 am UTC). The multi-mission Ka-band satellite will...

NetApp Expands Hybrid Cloud Solutions Portfolio to Unlock Best of Cloud -Saturday 23 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at INSIGHT 2021, NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global cloud-led, data-centric software company, announced new additions and enhanced capabilities across its hybrid cloud portfolio to help organizations modernize their IT infrastructures and accelerate digital transformation....

FEELM Issues Press Statement on FDA’s First Vaping Product Authorization -Saturday 23 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FEELM made the following statement regarding the FDA’s first vaping product authorization: On Oct 12, 2021, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing orders for Vuse Solo, closed electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) and accompanying...

Intelsat Announces Planned Retirement of Stephen Spengler as Chief Executive Officer   -Saturday 23 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intelsat S.A. (OTC: INTEQ), operator of the world’s largest and most advanced integrated satellite and terrestrial network, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Stephen Spengler has decided to retire as CEO upon the Company’s emergence from its financial...

New Moody's ESG Solutions Tool Helps Meet EU Taxonomy Requirements -Saturday 23 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s ESG Solutions today launched EU Taxonomy Alignment Screening, a new data solution to help market participants meet the disclosure requirements of the European Union’s (EU) Taxonomy regulation. Moody’s built its tool from the ground up, an approach that sets the...

STARS OF SCIENCE CROWNS SEASON 13 WINNER -Saturday 23 October 2021  

Riadh Abdelhedi has emerged as the top Arab innovator on Season 13 of Stars of Science, a Qatar Foundation (QF) initiative, winning the votes of the jury and public with his innovation, the Hybrid Power Bank, while overcoming a variety of challenges caused by COVID-19. The Tunisian innovator...

Tigo Energy to Showcase Solutions for Roof Space Usage, Monitoring, and Safety at Key Energy -Friday 22 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tigo Energy, Inc., the solar industry’s worldwide leader in Flex Module Level Power Electronics (MLPE), today announced the Company’s presence as an exhibitor at the upcoming Key Energy in Rimini, Italy. Tigo representatives will showcase all of its TS4 Flex...

China is Flying High Again: Cirium Survey Shows Remarkable Consumer Confidence for a Travel Restart -Friday 22 October 2021  

66% of the respondents reported taking a domestic flight during the pandemic 96% of Chinese citizens are ready to take to the skies—with 73% set to travel for leisure Southeast Asia is the top region of choice for international travel, followed by Europe, Australia/New Zealand and East...

PROMPERÚ: Peru wins 4 awards at the Oscars of Tourism, the World Travel Awards South America 2021 -Friday 22 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR) and the Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Exports and Tourism (PROMPERÚ) proudly announced that our country has won four World Travel Awards (WTA) - South America. South America's Leading Culinary Destination...

JS Bank & Home Matters, Collaborate to Provide Housing Finance to UAE Based Pakistanis -Friday 22 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Home Matters will provide an end-to-end mortgage brokerage service exclusively for JS Bank. The agreement was signed by Fahad Siddiqui, Head of Secured Lending - JS Bank and Sawan Karia, Managing Director - Home Matters Mortgage Consultants. Also present on location was Daniel...

Peru Declares Pavilion Open in Ceremony At Expo 2020 Dubai, Receives More Than 60 Thousand Visitors -Friday 22 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dubai World Expo had a stimulating musical atmosphere in which thousands of attendees were captivated by the variety of expressions and colorful costumes that characterize Peruvian folk dances, all within the framework of the opening of the Peru Pavilion in the most...

NetApp Simplifies and Speeds Digital Transformation for Customers Through Deep, Industry-Leading Public Cloud... -Friday 22 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, today announced continued growth and momentum helping organizations unlock the best of cloud at less cost, through its collaboration with the world’s three largest public clouds. NetApp’s...

BentallGreenOak Achieves New High Mark for Exceptional Performance in the 2021 Global Real Estate Sustainability... -Thursday 21 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BentallGreenOak (BGO) announced today that, in a consecutive run of industry leadership now marking 11 years, its global real estate investment platform has achieved a new high mark for exceptional performance in the annual Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)....

ABB: Q3 2021 Results -Thursday 21 October 2021

Strong demand, supply chain constraints impacting revenues Orders $7.9 billion, +29%; comparable1 +26% Revenues $7.0 billion, +7%; comparable +4% Income from operations $852 million; margin 12.1% Operational EBITA1 $1,062 million; margin1 15.1% Basic EPS $0.33; -85%2 Cash flow...

Novo Nordisk Awarded the Best Place to Work Certification in Iraq For 2021 -Thursday 21 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Novo Nordisk Iraq, an affiliate of the global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care, has been officially recognized as one of the best places to work in Iraq for 2021. The company received outstanding scores across several...

MSCI and Burgiss Launch Carbon Footprinting of Private Equity and Debt Funds to Assess Impact of Climate Change on... -Wednesday 20 October 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, and The Burgiss Group, LLC, a market-leading provider of data, analytics and technology solutions for investors of private capital, have announced the...