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“Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team” Ramadan Campaign Kicks Off and Ramadan Special Livestream Announced! Tokyo, Japan -Thursday 15 April 2021  

KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team will celebrate Ramadan with special in-game campaigns starting Friday, April 9. Furthermore, a special Ramadan live broadcast will be held on the official YouTube...

ExaGrid Reports Record Bookings and Revenue in Q1 - 2021 -Thursday 15 April 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that it had an all-time record bookings and revenue in the quarter ending March 31, 2021. As compared to Q1-2020, bookings grew over 40% and revenue grew at 24%. In addition, ExaGrid was cash...

Abu Dhabi based LuLu Financial Holdings appoints former ADGM FSRA CEO Richard Teng to its Board of Directors -Wednesday 14 April 2021  

UAE-based LuLu Financial Holdings – a holding company with investments in financial services and products spanning the GCC, Indian sub-continent, and APAC regions, has announced the appointment of Richard Teng, former CEO of Financial Services Regulatory Authority at Abu Dhabi Global Market...

Renowned French Sommeliers Appointed as Ambassadors for “Awasake,” a Sparkling Japanese Sake Exported to... -Wednesday 14 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Japan Awasake Association (Representative Director: Noriyoshi Nagai, President of Nagai Sake Inc.), an association established by brewers of sparkling Japanese sake “Awasake,” which is produced by combining traditional sake production methods with advanced technologies...

FLIR Wins DARPA Contract Worth Up to $20.5M to Develop Revolutionary New Protective Fabrics for Chem-Bio Defense -Wednesday 14 April 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced it has won a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to rapidly develop novel fabrics with embedded catalysts and chemistries that can fight and reduce chemical and biological threats upon contact. The...

6 unique Mocktails debut at Euro Super Juices event in Dubai -Wednesday 14 April 2021  

European Organic Juices have been actively increasing its presence in the Middle East organic juice space. The latest promotional activity was a tasting event with renowned bartender Jeet Verma and importers, distributors, journalists and food bloggers. The Product Presentation Event took place...

Ameriprise Financial to Acquire BMO’s EMEA Asset Management Business -Wednesday 14 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with BMO Financial Group (BMO) to acquire its EMEA asset management business for £615 million, or approximately $845 million. The all-cash transaction adds $124 billion of AUM in...

GLEIF Welcomes Pioneering Advances by China Financial Certification Authority (CFCA) Which Pave the Way for Increased... -Wednesday 14 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has welcomed the first commercial demonstration of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) embedded within digital certificates by the China Financial Certification Authority (CFCA). Simultaneously, GLEIF confirms that CFCA, which...

Africa’s Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration Accelerator, Startupbootcamp AfriTech, Now Open for Applications... -Wednesday 14 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Technology sectors such as FinTech, InsureTech, AgriTech, eCommerce, HealthTech, and CleanTech are not only solving some of Africa’s most pressing problems, but also contributing significantly to the continent’s economy. In fact, the so-called Internet economy is set to...

GLIDE Launches Inaugural Awards for Disease Elimination -Wednesday 14 April 2021  

- New Abu Dhabi-based global health Institute launches its first disease elimination awards - 5 awards of up to USD200,000 each (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE), a new Abu Dhabi-based global health Institute focused on eliminating infectious diseases...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Zealand Pharma Advance to Phase 2 Clinical Testing in NASH and Obesity -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Zealand Pharma A/S (“Zealand”) (NASDAQ: ZEAL) announced the initiation of two Phase 2 trials of the GLP-1/glucagon dual agonist BI 456906 for adults who are overweight or obese and for adults with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The compound...

AttackIQ Appoints New General Manager and Vice President of EMEA and APJ Regions -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AttackIQ®, the leading independent vendor of Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) systems, today announced that Ross Brewer has been promoted to General Manager and Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) regions. In his new role,...

The Estée Lauder Companies Announces Retirement of Alexandra Trower, Executive Vice President, Global... -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) (ELC) announced that after 13 years with the company, Alexandra (Alex) Trower, Executive Vice President, Global Communications, will retire effective July 1, 2021. The successor to Alex’s role will be announced at a later date....

Agthia Embarks on Transformational Journey with its Strategy to Become an F&B Leader by 2025 -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

Agthia Group PJSC revealed its long-term strategy to become an F&B leader in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) region and beyond by 2025. The strategy is built on three strategic pillars (growth, efficiency and capability) and is designed to extend the Group’s market...

The Health Bank (THB) launches Diabetes Management Program on World Health Day -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

Following a successful pilot programme earlier this year, The health bank (THB) has announced the launch of Diabetes Connected Care programme. The programme, available to all individuals in the UAE living with a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis, supports the day-to-day management of diabetes, and...

NATO Relies on Thales for a Real-Time View of the Operational Situation in Joint theaters -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

Thales has been awarded by NATO the delivery of Increment 2 for the NATO Common Operational Picture (NCOP) programme, which will provide joint forces under NATO command with enhanced situational awareness and decision support in the theatre. Thales was selected for Increment 1 in 2012 and...

Mavenir Launches 5G Hyperconverged Edge AI Solution for Enterprise & Telco Market Based on NVIDIA Platforms -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, the industry’s only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider and a leader in accelerating software network transformation for communications service providers (CSPs), announced today the launch of an AI-on-5G Hyper Converged Edge solution working in close...

Avaya’s “Life and Work Beyond 2020” Survey Reveals Organizations Play Key Role in Individuals’... -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avaya (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, today released the results of a new survey, “Life and Work Beyond 2020: The Change Makers,” examining how attitudes and feelings toward home and work life have changed...

Bentley Systems Brings Infrastructure Digital Twins to NVIDIA Omniverse -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GTC21 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that it is developing applications using the NVIDIA Omniverse platform for photorealistic, real-time visualization and simulation of digital twins of...

Merck Advances ATR Inhibitor Berzosertib in Small Cell Lung Cancer With New Published Data and Initiation of Phase II... -Tuesday 13 April 2021  

US National Cancer Institute led Phase II clinical study met its primary objective with 36% confirmed ORR, and showed durable responses1 A new company-sponsored, global clinical trial will further assess berzosertib in small cell lung cancer Merck is leading more than ten clinical...