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• Truck accidents often caused by trailer issues • New RTA driving license requirements for articulated truck/trailer combination • Education & Technology vital to improve the situation • Multi-stakeholder conference to discuss critical issues of truck trailer safety Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday, March 21st 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] On 15th March 2018, the ‘first-ever’ UAE Truck Trailer Safety Conference took place in Dubai, organized by WABCO and supported by Dubai Police and RoadSafetyUAE. The speakers included Dubai Police, RTA, WABCO, RoadSafetyUAE, Dubai Driving Center, Gorica, Gotrade, VOLVO and Continental. Truck accidents are to a big part caused by trailer issues like trailers tipping in curves due to driver errors, trailer tire bursts, faulty trailer braking systems, poorly maintained, old or technically unfit truck trailers. According to data presented at the event by Dubai Police, 73 serious accidents involving trucks were recorded in 2017 (vs. 99 in 2016), resu ... Read more »
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COLOMBES, France -Wednesday, March 21st 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has announced his attendance to Passenger Terminal Expo (PTE) 2018, the world’s biggest aviation industry exhibition. Bringing together all industry stakeholders, including airlines, airport operators and public authorities, PTE begins today and will be held in Stockholm until March 22nd. As passenger numbers in airports continue to soar1, the need to manage flows efficiently coupled with particularly rigorous screening procedures, is becoming more strategic than ever. With its innovative Augmented Identity, IDEMIA provides a smoother passenger experience based on identification whilst ensuring that security requirements are respected. In that context, IDEMIA today operates free-flow passenger solutions in several international airports through the world. For instance, Singapore Changi Airport, voted the world’s best airport for the fifth consecutive year, r ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday, March 18th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Students at Lebanon’s Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) will now be able to gain prestigious Cambridge English certificates, thanks to a new agreement. USEK is the first Lebanese university to formally recognise Cambridge English Qualifications. The Language Center at the Faculty of letters at Holy Spirit University-Kaslik (USEK) between the University and Cambridge Assessment English, a not-for-profit department of the University of Cambridge. Students will be encouraged to prepare for Cambridge English’s C1 Advanced exam, a high level qualification which is recognised by universities, employers and government bodies in the United Kingdom, Australia and other English-speaking countries. Dr. Rania Salama, Director of the Center for International Relations at the Faculty of Arts, said: " This agreement is one of our initiatives to involve students in the learning process and provide them with the best tools and ... Read more »
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Shopify enables shopping on Instagram for businesses in eight additional markets OTTAWA, Ontario-Wednesday, March 21st 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) (TSX: SHOP), the leading multi-channel commerce platform, today announces its expanded integration with Instagram. The “shopping on Instagram” feature that allows businesses to tag products in Instagram posts is now enabled for merchants in eight additional markets: UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Brazil. This strategic expansion unlocks potential for Shopify’s merchants to sell to Instagram users all over the world. Instagram, a fun, popular photo-sharing app for mobile devices, is a great venue for Shopify’s hundreds of thousands of merchants in categories such as fashion, jewelry, beauty, furniture and home decor to grow their customer base in a meaningful way. Riding on the successes from the earlier rollout for Shopify’s U.S. merchants, the expanded integration will allow ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany-Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Complete Phase II results from the prospective GLORIATM-AF registry in dabigatran patients presented as a late-breaker at the EHRA 2018, the annual congress of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)1 Low rates of major bleeding and stroke observed for dabigatran patients1 Long-term safety data1,2 highly consistent with other available real-world evidence and randomised clinical trials (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New data from one of the largest prospective ongoing global studies examining the use of oral antithrombotics for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF) in clinical practice, GLORIATM-AF, were presented at the EHRA 2018, the annual congress of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA).1,2 The registry examined two-year safety and effectiveness outcomes of nearly 5,000 AF patients treated with dabigatran (marketed as Pradaxa®). Results of the completed Phase II of GLORIATM-AF,1 presented during the ‘Late-brea ... Read more »
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After successful implementations, Gemalto invests further in color laser engraving technology to boost fraud protection and ease verification AMSTERDAM-Wednesday, March 21st 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced the launch of two new laser-personalized innovations designed to further increase the security of official identity documents. These advanced security features are available immediately as additional options in the Gemalto Color Laser Shield* secure identity solutions range and are supported by major brands of personalization equipment. Color laser engraving is the most secure way to personalize documents. It has won the trust of progressive government bodies worldwide and is gaining further momentum in 2018. In addition to color portraits of exceptional sharpness secured by four color lasers, the two new security features can now be applied to the polycarbonate documents such as n ... Read more »
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Award-winning Galaxy S9+ tops all smartphone cameras with highest score from DxOMark RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.-Sunday, March 18th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced that the new, award-winning Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, which have been recognized by smartphone reviewers worldwide for their best-in-class display, design and camera, are now available for purchase at U.S. wireless network providers and retail stores. The phones come in three colors: Midnight Black, Coral Blue, and the new Lilac Purple. The Galaxy S9 has a suggested retail price of $719.99, while the Galaxy S9+ is available for $839.99. Both unlocked and carrier versions of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are also available for purchase on “The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are designed for the visual and social generation—the consumers who connect, communicate, and share their stories through pictures and video,” said Tim Baxter, President and Chief Executive Officer at Samsung ... Read more »
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CORAL GABLES, Fla.-Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of AerSale®’s AerTrak™ system on Boeing 737 NG series aircraft (ST04009NY), to comply with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule, a critical part of the agency’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). Beginning January 1, 2020, the FAA has mandated that aircraft operating in airspace defined by 14 CFR § 91.225 must be equipped with an ADS-B Out system that meets the minimum performance requirements of 14 CFR § 91.227. ADS-B provides enhanced navigational accuracy using precise tracking via global positioning satellite (GPS) signals. Reducing risk and improving safety, the technology increases navigational coverage, especially in remote areas beyond radar range. Additionally, ADS-B enables more direct flight plans, thereby saving time, costs, and reducing ... Read more »
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Serving over a hundred patients Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Emirates Healthcare company, a leading global healthcare provider and a member of the Abu Dhabi-based investment group, KBBO, has announced the inauguration of Emirates Rehabilitation & Homecare (ERHC). The new facility, established as part of Emirate Healthcare company’s expansion plans and continued efforts to reach more communities, was inaugurated by Michael Davis, Chief Operating Officer of NMC Healthcare, Clancey Po, Director of Corporate Operations Strategy at NMC Healthcare, Dr. Georges Feghali, Chief Operating Officer of Emirates Healthcare company and Mr. Fernando Parker, Director of Operations Dubai at NMC ProVita, on the 19th of March in Jumeirah. Owned by Emirates Healthcare company and managed by NMC Healthcare, ERHC serves over 100 patients from the UAE providing post-acute rehabilitative services, ventilated patient care and home nursing. Michael Davis, Chief Operat ... Read more »
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Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis, -Mercredi 21 Mars 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] SE cheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-Président et Premier Ministre des Émirats Arabes Unis et Souverain de Dubaï, a inauguré la quatrième phase du Parc Solaire de Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Il s'agit du plus grand projet d'investissement en Energie Solaire Concentrée (ESC) au monde, basé sur le modèle Producteurs Indépendants d'Energie (PIE), qui générera 700 MW sur un seul site. Il aura la plus grande tour solaire du monde à 260 mètres disposant de la plus grande capacité de stockage d'énergie thermique au monde. Il fournira de l'énergie propre à 270 000 résidences, réduisant ainsi 1.4 millions de tonnes d'émissions de carbone par année. Le projet utilisera deux technologies : un complexe de bassin parabolique de 600 MW et une tour solaire de 100 MW, sur 43 kilomètres carrés. Ce projet, avec des investissements de 14.2 milliards d’AED, a atteint le plus bas Coût Actualisé d'Electricité (LCOE) de 7.3 cent ... Read more »
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Accounting Professionals Can Now Organize and Manage All Their Clients In QuickBooks Online Accountant, Including Non-QuickBooks Clients MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.-Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Delivering on its open platform approach to provide seamless integrations across an ecosystem of accounting-focused solutions, Intuit (Nasdaq:INTU) today announced that QuickBooks Online Accountant (QBOA) now allows accounting professionals to manage all of their clients – even those that don’t use QuickBooks – within the product. This innovation is now available globally for QBOA users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa and France. It enables accountants to organize and view client information, notes and details in one consolidated place – meaning fewer headaches, missed deadlines and confusion. “With this new capability, QBOA continues to evolve as the one place for our accounting and tax professionals to meet the needs of all thei ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, broke ground on 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This is the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) investment project in the world, based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, and will generate 700MW on a single site. It will have the world’s tallest solar tower at 260 metres, and the largest thermal energy storage capacity in the world. It will provide clean energy to 270,000 residences, reducing 1.4 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually. The project will use two technologies: a 600MW parabolic basin complex and a 100MW solar tower, over 43 square kilometres. This project, with AED14.2 billion in investments, achieved the lowest Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE) of USD 7.3 cents per kW/h. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that developing the UAE’s infra ... Read more »
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TALLINN, Estonia -Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Known mostly for their smart warfare systems – Milrem Robotics – is entering the commercial market with its firefighting and search and rescue unmanned ground vehicle being developed together with rescue services. The UGV known as Multiscope Rescue can be equipped with firefighting equipment such as a water tank and a remotely controlled water cannon. It can reach areas that are unreachable by human personnel or too dangerous for firefighters to go into like tunnels or other structures that may collapse at any time. The search and rescue unit can also be equipped with thermal cameras and powerful lights to find missing people in harsh environments or remote forested areas. ”Innovative technologies make it possible to not only keep humans away from dangerous places but to relieve them from doing dull and dirty jobs,” explained Kuldar Väärsi, CEO of Milrem Robotics. “Multiscope Rescue is one of the first comm ... Read more »
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