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LIVERPOOL, England-Thursday 28 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) based in Liverpool has become the first car manufacturer in the world to go ‘climate positive’, setting a new industry standard for climate action. Becoming climate positive means that BAC will contribute to the removal of more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits. To deliver on its commitment to protect the environment, the maker of the world-famous Mono supercar has partnered with the Poseidon Foundation. Poseidon gives individuals, organisations and governments the opportunity to rebalance their carbon footprint by supporting forestry conservation projects around the world using blockchain technology. As the manufacturer of the world’s only single-seater, road-legal supercar used primarily to enjoy the sport of driving in its purest form, BAC is conscious of its environmental impact; and it will be taking measures to ensure current and future customers are offere ... Read more »
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SHANGHAI-Thursday 28 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA announced the winners of the 2018 Asia Mobile Awards (AMO Awards), which were presented in series of ceremonies at Mobile World Congress Shanghai this week. The awards honour achievement, excellence and innovation in mobile communications across the Asia Pacific region. “We congratulate all of the winners and nominees of the Asia Mobile Awards here at Mobile World Congress Shanghai,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “The AMO Awards recognise the most innovative mobile technologies, products and services, while showcasing the positive impact of mobile on individuals, business and society across the Asia Pacific region. Many thanks to all of our entrants, judges and partners for supporting the 2018 Asia Mobile Awards.” The winners of the 2018 Asia Mobile Awards are: Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough – Asia KaiOS Technologies for KaiOS, the emerging OS Best Innovation for LTE to 5G Evoluti ... Read more »
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 28 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Health & Prevention (MOHAP) is adopting a national screening protocol for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) for all newborns. As part of the program launch, the MOHAP is equipping 9 hospitals across 5 emirates, serving 50% of the UAE population, with Masimo Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeters® with Eve™ CCHD Newborn Screening Application. Newborns delivered at these hospitals will now be screened for CCHD using Eve – the first large-scale installation of Eve on Rad-97, which received CE marking earlier this year. CCHD affects approximately 2.5 to 3 newborns per 1000 live births1 and requires intervention soon after birth to prevent significant morbidity or mortality; later detection in infants also increases the risk of brain damage.2 In a study of 39,821 infants, CCHD screening sensitivity i ... Read more »

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Readers around the world can now enjoy a growing selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language Kindle books on the free Kindle app and Kindle devices Authors can now publish Kindle books in Arabic with Kindle Direct Publishing SEATTLE -Tuesday 26 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon announced today that Kindle customers around the globe can now enjoy reading from a growing selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language Kindle books on Kindle devices and the free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets and Fire Tablets. Starting today, readers will find a large digital selection of popular Arabic language titles in the Kindle Store including books from leading authors like Naguib Mahfouz, and Nizar Qabani, best-sellers like Al Aswad Yaliko Biki and Harbo Alkalbi Athania (winner of the 2018 International Prize for Arabic Fiction), classics like Ibn Khaldoun’s Muqadimah, Al-Mutanabbi’s anthology, and Kalila wa Dimna as well as translated En ... Read more »
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Rudy Banholzer appointed to lead the new expanded operation in the region LONDON-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dentsu Aegis Network is expanding its operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with the launch of a new office for Merkle (www.merkleinc.com), a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency. In MENA, Merkle will be led by Rudy Banholzer, formerly the managing director of full-service social media agency Your Social prior to its acquisition by Merkle in the EMEA region. Your Social is being rebranded to Merkle with Rudy’s remit now to grow the business’ capabilities to help clients adopt people-based marketing. PBM enables brands to identify real people by leveraging the data behind them to create personalised experiences - ultimately driving customer loyalty. As a global leader in PBM – with a rich heritage in data, technology and analytics - Merkle has expanded rapidly in EMEA, which now comprises almost 15 ... Read more »
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AUSTIN, Texas-Saturday 23 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In the interests of stakeholder transparency, this announcement provides background and context to Viking's file bankruptcy proceedings upon Tecnotree: As many of you will now know, Viking Corp was recently forced to file bankruptcy proceedings upon Tecnotree, which were withdrawn on the 19 June. In the interests of stakeholder transparency, we make this Announcement to provide background and context to this action. Firstly, we would reflect on the recent history of our attempts to partner with Tecnotree and all its stakeholders. Viking launched a Tender Offer (TO), having conducted detailed discussions with the Tecnotree Board and our advisors. On the basis of those discussions, we were very confident that the TO price of 10 cents per share provided truly superior value for shareholders. So did the Tecnotree Board as evidenced by their unanimous recommendation of our Offer and of course, further evidenced by the ... Read more »
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Nearly One-Fourth of the World’s 500 Most Powerful Supercomputers are Now Running Lenovo FRANKFURT, Germany-Monday 25 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Frankfurt, Lenovo Data Center Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) continued its global momentum, becoming the world’s largest TOP500 supercomputing provider measured by the number of systems ranked on the TOP500 list. 117 of the 500 most powerful supercomputers included in the TOP500 are Lenovo installations, meaning nearly one out of every four systems (23.4 percent) on the prestigious list is a Lenovo solution. “Last year, we set a goal to become the world’s largest provider of TOP500 computing systems by 2020. We have reached that goal two years ahead of our original plan,” said Kirk Skaugen, President of Lenovo Data Center Group. “This distinction is a testament to our commitment to prioritize customer satisfaction, deliver cutting edge innovation and performanc ... Read more »
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Key Asia Markets Prepare to Launch Region’s First 5G Networks Beginning Next Year SHANGHAI-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Asia Pacific is on track to become the world’s largest 5G region by 2025, led by pioneering 5G markets such as Australia, China, Japan and South Korea, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report. Launches of commercial 5G networks in these markets beginning next year will see the Asia region reach 675 million 5G connections by 2025, more than half of the global 5G total expected by that point. Asia’s move to state-of-the-art mobile broadband networks reflects the mobile ecosystem’s growing value to the region’s economy. According to the report, Asia’s mobile industry added $1.5 trillion in economic value last year, equivalent to 5.4 per cent of regional GDP1. “The Asia Pacific region has experienced rapid migration to mobile broadband networks and smartphones over recent years and is now set to play a pioneeri ... Read more »
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MUNICH & ACCRA, Ghana -Mercredi 27 Juin 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Sea Housing Services (RSHS), un leader mondial des environnements de vie et de travail pour les clients industriels et résidentiels, a choisi REDAVIA, un chef de file mondial des solutions locatives d'énergie solaire rentables, fiables et propres pour les entreprises et les communautés, pour mettre en place son premier parc solaire à Accra, au Ghana. Au cours des prochains mois, REDAVIA aura entièrement finalisé un parc solaire de 336 kWp sur le plus grand site de production de RSHS à Tema, stratégiquement situé à proximité du principal port du Ghana. Ceci permettra à RSHS d’introduire une solution rentable et fiable dans son offre énergétique de réseau solaire et national. « Grâce à l'énergie solaire de REDAVIA, nous sommes à présent en mesure de mieux contrôler certaines de nos dépenses opérationnelles, tout en réduisant nos émissions de carbone afin de devenir plus respectueux de l'environnement », ... Read more »
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Red Sea Housing Goes Solar with REDAVIA for Cost-Effectiveness, Reliability MUNICH & ACCRA, Ghana-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Red Sea Housing Services (RSHS), a global leader for modular living and working environments for industrial and residential communities, chose REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable and clean rental solar power for businesses and communities, to implement its first showcase solar farm in Accra, Ghana. Within the next few months REDAVIA will have fully commissioned a 336 kWp solar farm at RSHS’s biggest manufacturing facility in Tema, strategically located in close proximity to Ghana’s main port. This will allow RSHS to introduce a cost-effective and reliable solution into their energy mix of solar and the national grid. “Thanks to REDAVIA solar power we are now able to control some of our OPEX cost better whilst reducing our carbon emissions to become more environmentally friendly,” said Harm Ploeger, Preside ... Read more »
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PHILADELPHIA -Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- PEI-Genesis, a global leader in the design and assembly of custom engineered connectors and cable solutions, has expanded its footprint into the Indian market, naming Manesh Pratap Singh as Country Manager for India, it was announced today by Jane Fishetti, General Manager, Distribution & International Sales. “We have been selling to the India market for many years through Jost Engineering but bringing Manesh on board clearly shows our commitment to the India market,” said Fishetti. “Our next step is to build a team of sales and engineering professionals to support our existing and new customers in this flourishing market.” Singh, based in New Delhi, has over two decades of business development and sales leadership experience in India and South Asia. He has worked in leadership positions serving as Country Manager for Nortel DASA, Head of Business Development at TataGroup company, and Head of Sales & Marketing at ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] •89% of surveyed patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) are aware of potential complications which may arise due to their blood thinning treatment in the event of an emergency •The majority (83%) considered it important to know about a medication which could stop the blood thinning (anticoagulant) effects of their medication if needed •For AF patients, doctors are the #1 source for information: 78% stated that they would prefer to receive information about reversibility of anticoagulant medication from their doctor (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Results from a survey in five countries among 902 people living with atrial fibrillation (AF) reinforce the importance of patient-physician discussion around the reversal of blood thinning (anticoagulant) treatments in potential emergency situations. AF is the most common cardiac rhythm disorder worldwide1 and increases the risk of stroke five-fold.2 Blood thinning treatments, known as anticoagul ... Read more »
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ameliorate FZE, just entered the UAE market with the intent to support organizations to unlock their employees’ potential with a focus on their sales skills Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] ameliorate FZE, an international human capital enabler, entered the UAE market to support organizations in unlocking the real potentials of their employees with a focus on sales skills, using the latest learning techniques in the industry. The step comes in line with the company’s philosophy ‘Employee Growth’ which matters to every organization with top talent in a competitive market. Growth is inevitable and the meaningful change in employees is crucial for organizations that aim to excel. “Potential is the amount of resources that you already have, and our task is to ensure that employees connect with the real amount of their potential,” commented Melissa L. Schlimm, Founder and General Manager of ameliorate FZE. “Our key to success is to be able to engage cl ... Read more »
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Government Backing 5G, AI and Data Analytics to Transform Industrial Sector; GSMA Intelligence Forecasts 13.8 billion IIoT Connections Worldwide by 2025, with China Accounting for One-Third of Global Market LONDON-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today issued a new report, ‘The Industrial IoT in Greater China’, highlighting how the region is poised to lead the global Industrial IoT (IIoT) market. The in-depth report draws on interviews with mobile operators including Asia Pacific Telecom Group, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Far EasTone and Taiwan Mobile who outline how the combination of fast internet speeds, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and the IoT is transforming the region’s industrial sector. GSMA Intelligence estimates that there will be 13.8 billion IIoT connections globally by 2025. Greater China accounts for approximately 4.1 billion of these connections or a third of the global market. “These new technologies w ... Read more »
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