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CORAL GABLES, Fla.-Tuesday, March 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AerLine Holdings has entered into negotiations to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary XTRA Airways. XTRA Airways has operated Boeing 737 aircraft in its charter fleet flying sports teams, rock bands, relief flights from Caribbean Islands including Puerto Rico, scheduled service between Saipan in the U.S. Mariana Islands and China, sub-service for tour operators within Europe, deportees for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and most recently supplying two highly customized executive 737 aircraft for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. XTRA Airways has an impeccable safety record, is one of the few charter carriers having scheduled service (U.S.-flag) authority, is certified to fly within Europe, and is authorized by the U.S. and China to conduct scheduled service between the two countries. Following the decision to divest of its interest in XTRA Airways, seven of its eight 737 aircraft have bee ... Read more »
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Second cohort of 37 participants follows inaugural program for African entrepreneurs in 2017 GENEVA & HANGZHOU, China-Tuesday, March 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Alibaba Business School today enrolled the first class of 37 Asian entrepreneurs for the eFounders Initiative at an opening ceremony held on the Alibaba campus in Hangzhou, China. The 11-day course is part of a commitment by Jack Ma, Alibaba Group’s founder and Executive Chairman and UNCTAD Special Adviser, to empower 1,000 entrepreneurs from developing countries in five years. The launch of the first program for Asian entrepreneurs comes after the success of the inaugural class for 24 African participants last November. Following a rigorous selection process, the final candidates from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam will embark on an 11-day intensive course providing first-hand exposure to ... Read more »
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COLOMBES, France-Monday, March 26th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, will present its 2017 annual financial results to investors, on Tuesday March 27, 2018. Didier Lamouche (CEO) and Frédéric Beylier (COO) will be presenting these financial results and taking questions the same day at 1pm CET (12pm London Time / 7am New York Time). Conference call dial-in details: Conference number: France: +331 72 72 74 03 PIN: 18691033# United Kingdom: +442071943759 PIN: 18691033# United States: 8442860643 PIN: 18691033# Webcast access link: http://event.onlineseminarsolutions.com/r.htm?e=1638875&s=1&k=CD11FF885F7EA87280B32C51EA78CAEF For more information, please refer to our website: http://investors.oberthur.com About IDEMIA OT-Morpho is now IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, with the ambition to empower citizens and consumers alike to interact, pay, connect, travel and vote in ways that are now possible in a connected envi ... Read more »
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TOKYO-Tuesday, March 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTT DATA, a global IT services provider, announced today that it has selected Barcelona-based startup Gestoos as the Champion of the Open Innovation Contest 7.0 based on its AI solution that enables content and services to be operated simply with hand gestures. The winning proposal was chosen during the contest’s Grand Finale at NTT DATA headquarters in Toyosu, Tokyo on March 22. NTT DATA will collaborate with Gestoos to develop a concrete business plan based on the winning proposal. The global competition, which is organized annually by NTT DATA, invites high-tech companies worldwide to submit proposals for IT services that offer potential to create new value in global society. The judging panel includes both NTT DATA personnel and outside experts. The Gestoos AI solution recognizes and interprets subtle physical movements to enable people to operate content and services with just hand gestures. Gestoos’ patented prop ... Read more »
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Will collaborate in three-month project to develop concrete business plan TOKYO-Tuesday, March 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTT DATA, a global IT services provider, announced today that it has selected Barcelona-based startup Gestoos as the Champion of the Open Innovation Contest 7.0 based on its AI solution that enables content and services to be operated simply with hand gestures. The winning proposal was chosen during the contest’s Grand Finale at NTT DATA headquarters in Toyosu, Tokyo on March 22. NTT DATA will collaborate with Gestoos to develop a concrete business plan based on the winning proposal. The global competition, which is organized annually by NTT DATA, invites high-tech companies worldwide to submit proposals for IT services that offer potential to create new value in global society. The judging panel includes both NTT DATA personnel and outside experts. The Gestoos AI solution recognizes and interprets subtle physical movements to enable people to ... Read more »
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Wdesk Used to File More Than 84% of All Inline XBRL facts with the SEC in Q4 2017; Wdesk Among First to Incorporate ESEF Taxonomy for European Filers AMES, Iowa & LONDON-Thursday, March 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of solutions for enterprise productivity, today announced Wdesk users filed more than 84 percent of all Inline XBRL facts with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the fourth quarter of 2017. Wdesk has also been used to file more than 69 percent of all Inline XBRL filings. Inline XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language), also known as iXBRL, creates a single, standardized, machine-readable report that is integrated within companies’ human-readable HTML filings. Inline XBRL combines the advantages of both filing types into a single, browser-friendly document. “XBRL was arguably the biggest thing to come along to enable machine readable financial data, and Inline XBRL is how we advance toward the co ... Read more »
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TOKYO-Thursday, March 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), a leading Japanese dairy product company, today announced the results of a new study investigating the preventive effects of its new probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve A1 on a model of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found that B. breve A1 improved spatial recognition capability, as well as learning and memory capabilities, in cognitively deficient mice, indicating it could play an important role in preventing the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease in humans.1 The number of patients affected by dementia is increasing worldwide. One report estimates there were 46.8 million people worldwide living with dementia in 2015 and projects this number will reach 131.5 million by 2050.2 Alzheimer’s disease accounts for a large proportion of dementia cases. Like many chronic diseases, Alzheimer’s develops slowly for several decades before the onset of symptoms, even though deterioration ... Read more »
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