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Innovation delivers robust processor-level cybersecurity solution for new wave of cloud-based networks AMSTERDAM-Tuesday, April 17th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced, it is bolstering protection against cyber-attacks for the new generation of cloud-based virtualized networks being planned and deployed with Intel® technology. This new initiative combines the Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) trusted ’enclave’(1), deployed in the company’s industry-leading cloud server CPUs, with Gemalto’s advanced SafeNet Data Protection On Demandsecurity software services to create a robust processor-level security solution for virtualized networks. With physical network functions being migrated to the cloud resulting in increased ‘attack surfaces’ for malicious forces, one of the challenges for the mobile industry is to ensure identity protection, confidentiality and integrity of these newly virtualized network func ... Read more »
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Le Mozambique étend son programme pilote de météo pour protéger les résidents et créer de nouvelles sources de données météorologiques GERMANTOWN, Maryland & MAPUTO, Mozambique -Mardi 17 Avril 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE): Earth Networks a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'elle a conclu un partenariat avec l'Institut National de Météorologie de Mozambique (INAM) pour intensifier la surveillance de la tempête en direct, la détection de la foudre et des observations en temps réel. Celles-ci alimenteront les services de prévision et d'alerte météorologiques visant le sauvetage des vies à l'échelle du pays. L'annonce a été faite aujourd'hui lors d'une session de présentation lancée à Maputo en collaboration avec l'INAM, le ministère des Transports et des Communications et le Service Commercial des États-Unis. Weather Network lancé par Earth Networks en 2014 au Mozambique comme étant un projet pilote a pour but d'aider les agences de sécurité et de récupération après sinistre à avertir le ... Read more »
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Orange Côte d'Ivoire, Safaricom (Kenya), Telenor Microfinance Bank Ltd. (Easypaisa Pakistan), Tigo Tanzania (Millicom Group) and Vodacom Tanzania Are the First Mobile Money Providers to Become Certified ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire-Thursday, April 12th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the Mobile 360 – West Africa event, the GSMA announced the launch of the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global scheme for mobile money providers to offer safer, more transparent and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around the world. The certification relies on an independent assessment of a mobile money provider's ability to deliver secure and reliable services, to protect the rights of consumers and to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. The certification is designed to enhance consumer trust and accelerate commercial partnerships by setting a high bar to which all providers can aspire. “The GSMA Mobile Money Certification is a consumer-focused in ... Read more »
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Orange Côte d'Ivoire, Safaricom (Kenya), Telenor Microfinance Bank Ltd. (Easypaisa Pakistan), Tigo Tanzania (Millicom Group) and Vodacom Tanzania Are the First Mobile Money Providers to Become Certified ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire-Thursday, April 12th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the Mobile 360 – West Africa event, the GSMA announced the launch of the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global scheme for mobile money providers to offer safer, more transparent and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around the world. The certification relies on an independent assessment of a mobile money provider's ability to deliver secure and reliable services, to protect the rights of consumers and to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. The certification is designed to enhance consumer trust and accelerate commercial partnerships by setting a high bar to which all providers can aspire. “The GSMA Mobile Money Certification is a consumer-focused i ... Read more »
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bank of America reported its first-quarter 2018 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180416005642/en/ Bank of America newsroom at http://newsroom.bankofamerica.com. Bank of America Investor Relations website at http://investor.bankofamerica.com. Business Wire’s news webpage at http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/news. Investor Conference Call information Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan and Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio will discuss the financial results in a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET today. For a listen-only connection to the conference call, dial 1.877.200.4456 (U.S.) or 1.785.424.1732 (international), and the conference ID is 79795. Please dial in 10 minutes prior to the start ... Read more »
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Saudi Arabia has ranked 23rd among 92 countries in terms of patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 2017. The vast majority of these patented inventions are scientific. According to StatNano, which publishes at the beginning of each year a report on the status of nanoscience, technology and innovation in the previous year, Saudi Arabia was granted 664 patents last year, compared to 517 in 2016 and 409 in 2015. What’s more, the latest number is double that of all Arab countries combined during the same period. This year, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) ranked seventh among the top 10 universities in the world in terms of the number of patents granted. “The university achieved 183 patents in 2017, surpassing Johns Hopkins University, Harvard College and California Institute of Technology,” said Dr Khaled bin Saleh Al Sultan, president of the Dhahran-based university. “ ... Read more »
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SHANGHAI-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Health Industry Summit (tHIS) 2018 hosted by Reed Sinopharm, opened in Shanghai at the National Exhibition and Convention Center on 11 April 2018. This is the largest gathering of healthcare industry professionals in the world with well over 200,000 attendees from more than 150 countries and regions and over 7,000 exhibitors. In accordance to the President Xi's call for greater promotion of the health industry at the Boao Forum for Asia, this leading health industry event covering the entire industry value chain to cover key segments like medical devices, pharmaceutical production, drug distribution and natural health and nutrition is becoming China's solution to promoting technology innovations and academic exchange on the grandest scale. Now in its fourth edition, tHIS has been firmly established as the world's largest health industry event covering an over 350,000m2 exhibition space with 160 individual events a ... Read more »
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Mozambique expands pilot weather program to protect residents and create new sources of weather data GERMANTOWN, Md. & MAPUTO, Mozambique-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Earth Networks today announced that it entered into a partnership with Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia de Moçambique (INAM) to scale up live storm monitoring, lightning detection and real-time observations that will power life-saving weather forecasting and alerting services across the country. The announcement was made today at a launch presentation in Maputo in collaboration with INAM, the Ministry of Transport and Communications, and the U.S. Commercial Service. Initiated as a pilot project in 2014, the Earth Networks Weather Network in Mozambique is intended to help safety and disaster recovery agencies provide the public with advance warning of incoming severe weather to save lives, reduce injuries and minimize property damage. In addition to lightning detection, the network incl ... Read more »
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COLOMBES, France-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has today announced Laurent Lemaire’s appointment as the Group’s new Chief Financial Officer. Laurent Lemaire, an ESSEC graduate, has acquired considerable financial expertise within major companies, particularly in financial organisations management, transformation and merger. After spending eighteen years as CFO of a division of the French group Danone, he joined Steria Group and later Sopra-Steria, the European leader in the IT services industry and digital transformation, where he spent 9 years as CFO. In 2016, he became CFO of the Korian group, the European leader in senior services, employing close to 47,000 employees around the world. Didier Lamouche, IDEMIA CEO, says: "IDEMIA is proud to welcome Laurent Lemaire, a talented Executive with an exceptional track record as Chief Financial Officer within major international companies. His broad expertise in ... Read more »
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• University of Oxford to assess effect of empagliflozin on heart and kidney disease in people with chronic kidney disease • EMPA-KIDNEY will be part of the empagliflozin clinical development programme which explores the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin across a broad spectrum of patients and clinical conditions INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced an academic collaboration with the University of Oxford. EMPA-KIDNEY will investigate the effects of empagliflozin on the progression of kidney disease and the occurrence of cardiovascular death, in people with established chronic kidney disease with and without diabetes. The study will be independently conducted, analysed and reported by the Medical Research Council Population Health Research Unit at the University of Oxford (MRC PHRU), which is based in the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiolo ... Read more »
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Ce partenariat autour d’un projet pilote servira de tremplin à l’infrastructure des paiements sans contact dans la région Dubaï, ÉAU-Mardi 17 Avril 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Faisant un nouveau bond technologique dans le monde des paiements, IDEMIA, le leader mondial des identités de confiance ; Network International, le grand fournisseur de solutions de paiement au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique (MEA), et Mastercard, un des leaders de l’industrie mondiale des paiements et de ses technologies, lancent un projet pour permettre aux commerçants d’accepter les paiements sans contact par smartphone. Première initiative de ce type dans la région MEA, ce projet de partenariat permettra aux commerçants clients de Network International aux Émirats arabes unis d’accepter les paiements sans contact par smartphone Android équipé de la technologie NFC (« near-field communication », communication en champ proche), ce qui simplifiera grandement la phase de validation des paiements. Netwo ... Read more »
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