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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 6 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Four years after becoming a member firm of Andersen Global, Paris-based STCPartners has officially adopted the Andersen trademark in France debuting as Andersen Tax & Legal. The firm was one of the very first member firms of the global organization that helped drive the initial expansion into Europe in late 2013 and is led by Managing Partners Hervé-Antoine Couderc, Delphine Bariani and Pierre Bouley. Andersen Tax & Legal in France is a law firm specializing in private equity and offering tailor-made and innovative services to its clients. “Many of us share a common history and we felt a natural closeness beginning with our very first exchanges. Working with likeminded individuals is essential for our firm and for our clients, who will thus be able to benefit from seamless and consistent services of the highest quality in numerous economic centers around the world,” remarked Hervé-Antoine Couderc. Delphine Bariani ... Read more »
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Europe Passes Up Opportunity To Demonstrate 5G Leadership BRUSSELS-Wednesday 6 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Commission, Parliament and Council have reached a political agreement on the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). In the GSMA’s view, this agreement is a political compromise that fails to confront long term challenges for the European telecommunication sector and could hinder deployment of 5G networks in Europe, weakening the region's competitiveness and harming European citizens. In particular, these setbacks include: Investment uncertainty: the GSMA is disappointed that the agreement does not deliver sufficiently on the ambition to provide a strong, pro-investment regulatory reform. The GSMA believes that only such an assurance would allow the industry to make the necessary investments that would ultimately benefit consumers. Lack of harmonisation: while some constructive provisions have been introduced, the main issues remain unto ... Read more »
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New Recommendations Call On G20 Member States to Promote Digital Inclusion for Women LONDON -Wednesday 6 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its role within the W20 (Women 20) group1, the GSMA has backed a series of recommendations to promote digital inclusion for women to be presented to the G20 member states later this year. The GSMA is Topic Chair of the Digital Inclusion theme within the W20, which is advising the G20 on issues around gender equality and the economic empowerment of women, supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG #5 (Gender Equality). “The GSMA has been privileged to help shape the W20 recommendations, which will provide an actionable roadmap for the G20 nations to drive gender equality policies around the world,” said Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA. “These recommendations underline the importance of closing the digital gender gap by removing barriers to access and use, and promoting policies that encour ... Read more »
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Abou Dhabi, Émirats Arabes Unis-Dimanche 10 Juin 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] En présence de Son Excellence Cheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, ministre de la Culture des Émirats Arabes Unis, la ville d'Abou Dhabi a assisté à la première du court-métrage 'Estimrariya', ce dernier rend hommage à l'héritage du père de la nation, le défunt Cheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Ecrit et dirigé par Ullas R Koya, Estimrariya, le court métrage de six minutes, qui signifie Continuation en arabe, met en vedette un homme d'affaires et un philanthrope de renom. Le Docteur B. R. Shetty joue le rôle d'un citoyen arabe âgé qui enseigne à sa petite-fille (Gamila Yassin) les vertus héritées du défunt Cheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Pour sa part, le Docteur B. R Shetty, président de NMC Healthcare et Finablr, a déclaré : « En cette 'Année de Zayed', ce court métrage représente la meilleure façon pour exprimer ma gratitude envers les valeurs apportées par le défunt Sheikh Zayed à cette nation, que j'ai tenda ... Read more »
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• State-of-the-art EPC project utilizing retort gas from oil shale • Upgrade of CFB boiler to increase environmental benefits ESPOO, Finland-Wednesday 6 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sumitomo SHI FW announces today that it has successfully completed the delivery of a CFB boiler technology upgrade project to increase the oil shale retort gas combustion in an existing circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) boiler at the Enefit's Narva Power Plant in Estonia. As a result of the successful project, Enefit will be able to burn the entire volume of shale oil gas in the modified boiler plant resulting in higher efficiency and improved environmental conditions. For this engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, Sumitomo SHI FW provided the design, supply, construction and commissioning of modifications and equipment to the existing 100 MWe CFB boiler to increase its retort gas combustion capacity to 50% of heat input when co-firing with Estonian oil shale. Tomas H ... Read more »
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Latest Black Hornet Enables Operation in GPS-Denied Areas WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Wednesday 6 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the Black Hornet® 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for use by global militaries, government agencies, and first responders. The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) is already the world’s smallest combat-proven nano-Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), and FLIR’s next generation Black Hornet 3 nano-UAV adds the ability to navigate in GPS-denied environments, enabling the warfighter to maintain situational awareness, threat detection, and surveillance no matter where the mission takes them. The Black Hornet PRS has been fielded by over 30 nations over the past seven years and continues to represent the cutting-edge in the combat nano-UAS space, enabling small combat units, SWAT teams, and first responders with immediately available intelligence, target-acquisition, and reconnaissance capabilit ... Read more »
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.-Sunday 10 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] In attendance of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Culture, Abu Dhabi witnessed the premiere of ‘Estimrariya’, a short film that pays tribute to the legacy of the father of the nation, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Written and Directed by Ullas R Koya, the six-minute short film, Estimrariya, which means Continuance in Arabic, features noted businessman and philanthropist. Dr B. R. Shetty plays the role of an elderly Arab citizen teaching his granddaughter (Gamila Yassin) about virtues inherited from the late Sheikh Zayed. Dr. B. R. Shetty, Chairman, NMC Healthcare and Finablr, said, “In the Year of Zayed, there isn’t a better way for me to express my gratitude to the merits the late Sheikh Zayed brought upon this nation, which I have called home for 45 years. He was the symbol of kindness and tolerance, the foundation blocks of this great nation. It was a real honor ... Read more »
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• First Airbag child car seat in the UAE • Up to up to 55% safer vs. standard child car seats • Constant innovation and awareness creation needed for child safety • 1/3 of UAE parents do not have proper child car seats • 42% of the young parents (18-29) years do not have proper child car seats Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 10 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] The arrival of the first child car seat with airbags from Maxi-Cosi also marks the start of the cooperation between Mamas & Papas and RoadSafetyUAE for the important topic of child car seats. The safety of children in cars remains a critical concern and UAE media reported in February 2018, that 64 per cent of fatal injuries of kids are the result of road traffic incidents (Abu Dhabi). The new holistic seat belt law as per 1-July-2017, ongoing education efforts and the introduction of innovative products are seen as key ingredients to improve the situation. Richard Peace, Senior Vice President at Al Tayer Insignia, explains: “ ... Read more »
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Executives from HBO, Nokia, Samsung Sprint and the LA Department of Transportation to Keynote; Sponsors, Additional Participating Companies, Exhibitors and Programs Announced ATLANTA-Wednesday 6 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA announced the first confirmed speakers for the second Mobile World Congress Americas taking place September 12-14, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The GSMA also released additional details for the Americas event today, including new programs, exhibitors and sponsors. “For the first time in history, the leading entertainment city in the world will be the main stage for a mobile industry event of this magnitude – Mobile World Congress Americas will put the spotlight on the intersection of mobile with content, media and entertainment,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “There are now more than 5 billion mobile subscribers globally and mobile connects nearly everything in our lives – including content, media and e ... Read more »
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