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Wipro to acquire Capco, a global management and technology consultancy to banking and financial services industry, for $... BANGALORE, India & LONDON & NEW YORK -Friday 5 March 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Capco, a global management and technology consultancy providing digital,...

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...

Uplight Adds New Investors Schneider Electric and Huck Capital-Led Investment Group in Deal Valued at $1.5 Billion, with... -Friday 5 March 2021

The AES Corporation extends its investment in Uplight and its digital and carbon-free future Investment will speed development of critical software for a cleaner, more resilient and affordable grid for consumers, support Uplight’s organic and M&A-driven growth, and catalyze international...

Andersen Global Strengthens Presence with Jordanian Tax Firm -Friday 5 March 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global enters into a Collaboration Agreement with Amman-based tax firm Al-Tillawi & Al-Khateeb Co., adding dimension to the existing capabilities of the organization’s member firm in Jordan. Founded in 1996, Al-Tillawi & Al-Khateeb Co. provides a wide range of tax...

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:...

Flagship Report From Arthur D. Little Urges Telcos to Accelerate Growth by Embracing New Services and Reconfiguring... -Thursday 4 March 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arthur D. Little (ADL) today released a major telecoms report that identifies key strategies to unlock the value of network assets, diversify product offerings, and succeed in a 5G world. Entitled “Time to accelerate growth” and based on a global survey of over 100 C-level...

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...

TrakCel Fuels Growth and Increased Market Access Through Strategic Investment Round -Thursday 4 March 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TrakCel, a leading supplier of cellular orchestration solutions supporting the cell and gene therapy industry, today announces that it has closed its latest funding round led by AmerisourceBergen and Labcorp (NYSE: LH). These strategic investments enable further transformation...

Galderma Continues Global Growth Ambition With Sculptra® (injectable poly-L-lactic Acid) Re-launch in Europe -Thursday 4 March 2021

Updated administration protocol means Sculptra®offers the fastest reconstitution of any injectable poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) available in Europe Updated protocol allows for faster and more convenient administration of Sculptra®with the optional addition of lidocaine to increase patient...

Alpho: The value of pharmaceutical companies will be affected by the resolution of production problems -Thursday 4 March 2021

The vaccination marathon of the world’s population continues in 2021. Stocks of companies producing Covid-19 vaccines do not experience their all-time highs; they are in the same position as other sectors on financial markets. However, from the long-term perspective, production problems are...

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...

Socially Responsible Investment at the Heart of CIP Saint Lucia Covid-19 Relief Bond innovation -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the light of the global socio-economic challenges created by the COVID-19 crisis, countries around the world are being pushed to innovate in an effort to move their economies forward. CIP Saint Lucia is no exception, with awareness of the pragmatic need for modernization...