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Le nouveau service permet le commerce électronique mondial sur le continent africain et permet aux utilisateurs de M-PESA au Kenya de faire des achats avec les commerçants PayPal dans le monde entier et permet les entreprises et les freelancers en ligne kenyans, de vendre en toute sécurité et transférer des fonds entre leurs comptes PayPal et M-PESA NAIROBI, Kenya-Mercredi 11 Avril 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- PayPal et Safaricom ont annoncé une collaboration révolutionnaire qui permet aux Kenyans de transférer facilement de l'argent entre leurs comptes M-PESA et PayPal. Le nouveau service élimine les obstacles importants qui ont empêché les consommateurs et les entreprises du pays de tirer pleinement parti du commerce électronique mondial. « La collaboration de PayPal avec M-PESA s'inscrit dans la stratégie à long terme de l'entreprise visant à permettre le commerce électronique et la démocratisation des services financiers sur le continent africain », explique Efi Dahan ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce the debut of the Andersen name in Kenya as Nexus Business Advisory Limited, a tax and business advisory firm based in Nairobi, becomes a full member firm of Andersen Global. The launch continues Andersen’s strategic expansion across Africa, with Andersen Tax in Kenya becoming the second African firm to adopt the Andersen name. In Kenya, Andersen Tax is led by Managing Partner, Philip Muema. “I appreciate the significance of working with like-minded partners around the globe, and our time with Andersen both as a collaborating firm and now as a member firm has demonstrated a shared commitment to providing best-in-class service. The launch of the Andersen name in Kenya heralds a new dawn for the tax practice in the Eastern and Central African market,” commented Philip. “We look forward to the continued collaboration with the dedicated professionals in the global organization a ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Calypso Technology, Inc., an industry leading provider of cloud-enabled capital markets and investment management software and services, today announced that Didier Bouillard has joined as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Based in London, Mr. Bouillard will oversee Calypso Technology as the company continues to expand its award-winning capabilities to lead the capital markets technology industry. Tom Gavin, who served as interim Executive Chairman, will return to his role as a member of the Board of Directors. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Mr. Bouillard has over 20 years of experience successfully leading global capital markets technology companies. Prior to Calypso, Didier served as CEO of Ullink, a global provider of connectivity and trading services, contributing to multiple years ... Read more »
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Following successful rollout in North America, SES’s commercial Ultra HD platform expands into Latin America and enables Pay TV providers to test 4K delivery ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Following major space and ground infrastructure investments and the expansion of its Latin America video neighbourhood, SES today announced the launch of its Ultra HD platform into the region to accelerate commercial 4K rollouts among leading cable, IPTV, and DTH providers across Latin America. Many of Latin America’s leading Pay TV providers are already testing SES’s new Ultra HD solution, an all-in-one package of pre-configured Ultra HD content, reception equipment, and satellite distribution that will enable quick and easy Ultra HD deployments over the region. The new SES Latin America Ultra HD solution will open with four Ultra HD channels, including NASA TV UHD, produced by Harmonic, as well as the SES Ultra HD demo channe ... Read more »
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Latest advancement in Red Wing’s long history of purpose-built, safety solutions provides superior flexibility, stability and performance in extreme work environments STAVANGER, Norway & ABERDEEN, Scotland & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Red Wing announced its PetroKing line of work boots, purpose-built for the global energy industry. Lightweight and flexible, PetroKing revolutionizes industrial footwear by combining innovative safety features and comfort. It includes styles that deliver advanced, 360-degree protection from the top of the foot to the heel and ankle for maximum performance. In the energy industry, workers are often subject to long hours on their feet in the harshest conditions. Built from the ground up, both the PetroKing XT and LT lines are constructed by bonding the upper directly to the sole for an agile boot that offers stability on uneven surfaces. The high-quality foot bed and outsole system o ... Read more »
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BRUSSELS-Wednesday, April 11th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arthur D. Little today released the third edition of its Future of Mobility study, including an updated version of its Urban Mobility Index, which ranks 100 global cities based on the maturity, innovativeness and performance of their urban mobility systems. The study, “The Future of Mobility 3.0 – Reinventing mobility in the era of disruption and creativity”, was launched at the UITP Asia-Pacific Assembly in Taipei. The Urban Mobility Index found that the majority of cities analyzed still had major potential for improvement to cope with the mobility challenges ahead, with an average score of 42.3 out of a possible 100 points. Singapore led the way (59.3 points), ahead of Stockholm (57.1), Amsterdam (56.7), Copenhagen (54.6) and Hong Kong (54.2). Only 10 cities scored more than 50 points, out of which eight were European and two Asian. “More than ever, the reform of mobility systems is one of the key challenges fac ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, April 10th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), DP World - UAE Region, Gargash Enterprises - Mercedes-Benz and Michelin, have successfully launched SAFE TRUCKS 2018, a truck safety initiative, aimed at raising general awareness of truck safety aspects and security procedures on the roads. The campaign had two main phases – educational safety seminars and truck safety check-ups. The safety seminars, which took place at DP World in Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) premises from the 26th to the 29th of March 2018, targeted truck drivers, DP World employees, and owners and managers of companies based in JAFZA. Safety lectures and advice were offered by subject matter experts from DP World, RTA, Mercedes-Benz and Michelin. MICHELIN is an official partner in the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020) and is committed to supporting road safety awareness and education campaigns with road users globally. The Michelin importer in D ... Read more »
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, April 10th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Al Saja’a Industrial Oasis (ASIO) has been honoured with the ‘Best Industrial Project’ award at the Arabian Business Real Estate Awards. Sharjah Asset Management (SAM), the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah, launched ASIO in October 2015 following the vision of the emirate to create a strong and diversified economy, to further boost the competitiveness and prosperity of the emirate. Abdel Aziz Fikri, Senior Manager at ASIO, was present to accept the prestigious award from Eddie Taylor, Editor Arabian Business Magazine on behalf of SAM, at the glittering award ceremony. After receiving the award, Mr. Fikri commented, “We are incredibly humbled to be recognised by our peers for our efforts to contribute to the sustainable growth of the emirate. This award is also a testament to the pioneering work that SAM produces to develop unique and innovative concepts.” Mr. Fikri added, “We are pleased to present a ... Read more »
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"جي إيه- إيه إس آي" تحقق رقماً قياسياً في قطاع صناعة الطائرات الموجهة عن بعد بمساعدةٍ من قاعدة عملائها حول العالم سان دييغو-يوم الثُّلَاثاء 10 أبريل 2018 [ ايتوس واير ] (بزنيس واير): أعلنت شركة "جنرال أتوميكس أيرونوتيكال سيستمز" اليوم بأنّ سلسلة طائرات "بريديتور" الموجهة عن بعد، والتي تضمّ: "بريديتور"، و "بريديتور بي"، و"جراي إيجل"، و"أفينجر"، حققت علامةً فارقةً تاريخيةً في هذا القطاع تمثلت بخمس ملايين ساعةٍ من الطيران. تحقق هذا الإنجاز في الرابع من أبريل مع إكمال 360،311 مهمة بشكل إجمالي، بحيث كانت أكثر من 90 بالمائة من هذه المهمات قد تمت خلال المعارك. قال ليندن بلو، الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة "جي إيه- إيه إس آي" في معرض تعليقه على الموضوع: "تعتبر الخمسة ملايين ساعة من الطيران شهادةً على موثوقية أنظمة التحكم بالطائرات الموجهة عن بعد التي ننتجها، والتي يقوم بتصميمها وبنائها وصيانتها مجموعةٌ متفانية من الأخصائيين المهرة والمبتكرين من أجل العمليات حول العالم". وأردف قائلاً: "أسهم تاريخنا الطويل الممتد على 25 عاماً في جعلنا السباقين في عدة مجالات في تطوير قطاع الطائرات الموجهة عن بعد، واست ... Read more »
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, April 10th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Major onshore and offshore blocks across the emirate opened for new competitive bidding round Estimates suggest blocks contain substantial amounts of oil and gas Successful bidders will have the opportunity to explore, and then develop and produce discoveries with ADNOC Prospective partners invited to register interest for an invitation to international roadshow presentations on new blocks The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, today, as part of Abu Dhabi’s first ever block licensing strategy and on behalf of the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC), the details of the initial round of six geographical oil and gas blocks open for bidding. This follows the announcement last month by His Excellency Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO that Abu Dhabi was to launch its first ever competitive exploration and production bid round. The licensing strategy represents a major ... Read more »
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GA-ASI Sets RPA Industry Record With Help From Worldwide Customers Base SAN DIEGO-Tuesday, April 10th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) today announced that its Predator®-series family of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), encompassing Predator, Predator B, Gray Eagle, and Avenger® lines, has achieved a historic industry milestone: five million flight hours. The milestone was achieved on April 4, with 360,311 total missions completed and more than 90 percent of all missions flown in combat. “Five million flight hours is a testament to the reliability of our RPA systems that are designed, built, and maintained by a dedicated group of skilled and innovative professionals for operations around the world,” said Linden Blue, CEO, GA-ASI. “Our 25-year history has produced a list of ‘firsts’ in RPA development and we have leveraged this progress to apply the latest technology and advancement in our new and improved aircraft, such a ... Read more »
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1,400MB/Second Data Transfer Speed Reaches New Milestone LAS VEGAS-Monday, April 9th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NAB—ProGrade Digital, founded with a mission to provide the highest quality professional grade digital memory cards and workflow solutions, has become the first company to publicly demonstrate the CFexpress™ 1.0 technology with 1TB of capacity. Debut of this important next generation digital memory card form factor, presented by CEO Wes Brewer and VP of Marketing Mark Lewis at NAB in Las Vegas, provides solid proof that the industry is moving toward productization of this new standard. “The CFexpress standard has been evolving for several years within the CompactFlash Association as a successor to both CFast™ and XQD™ formats. We are pleased to be working within the CFA and aside device manufacturers to bring to market this next generation removable storage standard,” said Brewer. “Industry adoption of CFexpress will allow for much higher resolution and higher ... Read more »
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Finalists Reimagine Carbon and Will Demonstrate CO2 Conversion Tech Under Real-World Conditions NEW YORK -Tuesday, April 10th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and managing incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, today announced the 10 teams advancing to the final round in the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE. This four-and-a-half-year global competition challenges teams to transform the way the world addresses carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions through breakthrough circular carbon technologies that convert carbon dioxide emissions from power plants into valuable products. The 10 finalists, each taking home an equal share of a $5 million milestone prize, were revealed today at Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit in New York City. Ranging from carbon capture entrepreneurs and start-ups to academic institutions and companies that have been tackling the challenge for more than a decade, the finalists hail fro ... Read more »
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Seasoned Oracle and SAP sales leader to build on foundation of more than 30 clients already being served in Korea LAS VEGAS-Tuesday, April 10th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced the appointment of its new country manager for South Korea, Hyungwook “Kevin” Kim. Mr. Kim will be responsible for Rimini Street’s next phase of growth and development in this dynamic region, which represents the 4th largest economy in Asia as well as one of the fastest growing developed countries in the world. The Company has a local office based in Seoul’s Gangnam District, and already supports more than 30 clients with operations in Korea. Industry Leader Brings Strong Oracle and SAP Enterprise Software Experience As Rimini Street’s new country manager in South Korea, Mr. Kim will lead the Company’s sal ... Read more »
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Doha, Qatar-Mercredi 11 Avril 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] QNB Group, la plus grande institution financière au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique (Région MEA), a annoncé les résultats de la période de trois mois prenant fin le 31 mars 2018. Le Profit net a enregistré 3.4 milliards rials qatari (0.9 milliards de dollars américains) pour les trois mois prenant fin le 31 mars 2018, soit une augmentation de 7% par rapport à l’année précédente. Le total des actifs a augmenté de 12% par rapport à mars 2017 pour atteindre 834 milliards rials qatari (229 milliards de dollars américains), le taux le plus élevé jamais atteint par le Groupe. Ceci résulte d’un taux de croissance de 12% en termes de prêts et d’avances pour atteindre 598 milliards rials qatari (164 milliards de dollars américains). QNB Group a réussi à attirer de nouveaux financements, qui ont entraîné une augmentation du financement du client de 12% pour atteindre 604 milliards rials qatari (166 milliards de dollars américains). Ceci a permis le ... Read more »
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