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ANA Avatar XPRIZE to accelerate the development of a multi-purpose avatar system that will enable us to remotely see, hear, and interact with physical environments and other people AUSTIN, Texas-Tuesday, March 13th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, at the South By Southwest® (SXSW®) conference in Austin, XPRIZE Founder and Executive Chairman Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, in partnership with ANA, will announce the launch of the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE, a four-year global competition to develop real-life avatars. With registration opening today, teams around the world are challenged to accelerate the development of a multi-purpose avatar system that will enable us to remotely see, hear, touch and interact with physical environments and other people through an integrated robotic device. “Our ability to physically experience another geographic location, or to provide on-the-ground assistance where needed, is limited by cost and the simple availability of time,” said Diamandis. “ ... Read more »
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MILAN -Friday, March 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Midea Group, the world leading home appliances manufacturer to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, announced today that its All Easy Series R290 residential split systems air conditioner recently became the first of its kind to obtain the Blue Angel Certification for its ultra-low global warming potential (GWP), high energy efficiency, low noise, and stringent material safety control, which also makes Midea the world’s first in the industry to provide a mass-producible, efficient and reliable solution for the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. As air-polluting and climate-warming gases pose threat to the earth, the air conditioner industry is facing higher requirements especially after the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol was enacted. To develop Amendment-compliant air conditioner products has become the ultimate goal for every air conditioner enterprise. The Blue Angel Certification, approved by ... Read more »
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NEW HAVEN, Conn.-Friday, March 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Speaking at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 15, Yale University President Peter Salovey announced an expanded opportunity for emerging leaders in Africa to pursue an MBA education at Yale. The Yale School of Management will dedicate two scholarships in its full-time MBA program for students from the continent who intend to return and contribute to economic growth in their nations and communities. “This initiative is part of a broad commitment across the university to build on our longstanding relationships in Africa,” said President Salovey. “Yale, our partner institutions, and even the world benefit immensely from our collaborations with people and organizations on the continent.” The Yale-Africa Impact Scholarships will be awarded based on merit to the candidates most likely to advance Yale SOM’s mission to educate leaders for business and society. The scholarships will provide funding for ... Read more »
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Doha, Qatar-Samedi 17 Mars 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] QNB Group a l'intention de recommander à l'Assemblée Générale Extraordinaire de la Banque d'approuver l'augmentation du pourcentage de la propriété non-Qatarienne dans le capital de la Société à 49% au lieu de 25%, conformément aux dispositions applicables de la Loi n°9 promulguée en 2014 réglementant l'investissement du capital non-qatarien dans l'activité économique et sous réserve d'approbation des régulateurs concernés. Une Assemblée Générale Extraordinaire sera convoquée pour présenter et approuver la modification proposée aux Statuts de QNB, en ajoutant un point de l'ordre du jour après avoir obtenu les approbations réglementaires appropriées de la modification proposée. QNB Group dévoilera la date et le lieu de l'Assemblée Générale Extraordinaire en temps voulu. La présence du Groupe au travers de ses filiales et sociétés associées s’étend maintenant à plus de 31 pays sur trois continents, offrant une gamme complète de produits ... Read more »
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Doha, Qatar-Monday, March 12th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] QNB Group intends to recommend to the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Bank, to approve increasing the percentage of non-Qatari ownership in the Company’s capital to 49% instead of 25% in accordance with the applicable provisions of Law No. 9 of 2014 regulating the Investment of Non-Qatari Capital in the Economic Activity and subject to approval of the concerned regulators. An Extraordinary General Assembly will be convened to present and approve the proposed amendment to QNB’s Articles’ of Association by adding an agenda item in respect of the above after securing the appropriate regulatory approvals of the proposed amendment. QNB Group will disclose the date and venue of the Extraordinary General Assembly in due course. QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total num ... Read more »
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The content creation company responds to the large demand for scalable CGI content with its latest acquisition, a deal potentially worth in-excess of $100 Million NEW YORK -Friday, March 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- CreativeDrive has acquired 3D visualization and augmented reality tech startup, Decora. CreativeDrive, the global content creation company which operates over 150 production studios around the world, is expanding its service capabilities with the addition of Decora’s scalable CGI and augmented reality content production services. Decora, founded in Brazil in 2012, is an accelerated CGI engine which serves marquee retailers in both the United States and Latin America. The company has streamlined the creation of 3D product models and hyper-realistic CGI scenes and created the most scalable solution available to marketers to date. Decora offers clients product imagery, visual scenes, 360-degree videos and augmented reality ready files making content future p ... Read more »
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SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Friday, March 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Nocturia, the need to wake to urinate more than once in the night, is the most common cause of sleep disruption in adults of all ages.1,2 The condition is associated with loss of deep sleep, disruption of daytime functioning and reduced productivity and alertness.3,4,5 In rare cases, nocturia may also be a symptom of a serious health condition, such as high blood pressure, diabetes or cardiovascular disease.2 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- On World Sleep Day, scientists are highlighting the number one reason that people are waking up at night – nocturia (otherwise known as the need to get up and urinate more than once during the night).1,2 It often has one or more contributing factors such as an overproduction of urine, reduced bladder capacity; certain illnesses and medications are also potential contributors.2,6 Although it is most common in older adults, nocturia can affect people of all ages and frequent sleep disturbances sig ... Read more »
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LUXEMBOURG -Friday, March 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. announced today the successful launch and pricing of a bond offering in which it has agreed to sell senior unsecured fixed rate notes due in 2026 for a total amount of EUR 500 million. The notes will bear a Coupon of 1.625% per annum and were priced at 99.34% of their nominal value. SES is rated Baa2 by Moody’s (with stable outlook) and BBB by Standard & Poor’s (with stable outlook). Proceeds of the issuance will be used for general corporate purposes (which includes the refinancing of existing debt). With this transaction, SES has taken advantage of the current attractive market conditions to further strengthen its liquidity profile ahead of a EUR 500 million senior debt maturity later this year and issue a bond with the lowest coupon in the company's history. BBVA, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, HSBC, ING and J.P. Morgan acted as joint bookrunners. The settlement is scheduled for 22 March 2018 and applicatio ... Read more »
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