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TYSONS, Va.-Saturday, October 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] New company will be a mission-enabled, end-to-end IT services provider to the U.S. government, providing clients with highly differentiated offerings and capabilities DXC will remain a global leader in commercial and non-U.S. public sector IT services, leading client digital transformation through strong focus on innovation and delivery excellence (BUSINESS WIRE)-- DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, today announced that its board of directors has unanimously approved a plan to combine its U.S. Public Sector (USPS) business with Vencore Holding Corporation and KeyPoint Government Solutions to form a separate, independent publicly traded company to serve U.S. public sector clients. Both Vencore and KeyPoint are currently owned by affiliates of Veritas Capital, a leading private equity firm recognized for its in-depth knowledge and understanding of government and technology ... Read more »
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vidsys, a global provider of enterprise Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, announced today that Injazat Data Systems will employ its CSIM platform as part of the UAE’s Hassantuk programme. This Smart and Safe City programme aims to reduce the cost of inspecting buildings and provide central monitoring of fire and life safety events for over 150,000 buildings across the UAE. Legislation has been passed mandating all addressable buildings must connect to Hassantuk for monitoring equipment and provision of service. Injazat Data Systems is the service provider under the Ministry of Interior (MOI) for the ten-year Hassantuk programme. A centralized dashboard visualization layer will be provided by Vidsys CSIM, with a unified interface for operators on a 24x7 basis. The CSIM platform will provide filtering and correlation of all alarms and events based on location, typ ... Read more »
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LONDON -Saturday, October 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today offered the following comment on the status of Mobile World Congress 2018: The GSMA has an agreement in place with the Barcelona City Partners making Barcelona the Mobile World Capital and host city of the GSMA Mobile World Congress through 2023. The 2018 edition of Mobile World Congress will take place in Barcelona from 26 February to 1 March 2018. The GSMA continues to monitor developments in Spain and Catalonia and assess any potential impact for the Mobile World Capital and Mobile World Congress. About the GSMA The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, ... Read more »
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Saturday, October 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America reported its third-quarter 2017 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: Bank of America newsroom at Bank of America Investor Relations website at Business Wire’s news webpage at 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 of the call. Investors can also listen to a live audio webcast of the conference call and view the presentation slides by v ... Read more »
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KAMPALA, Uganda-Saturday, October 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is putting the spotlight on menstrual health for young women and girls through the donation of one million sanitary pads to three countries in Africa: Uganda, Nigeria and Zambia. The symbolic gesture is in honor of the 2017 International Day of the Girl Child; a United Nations recognized day that promotes the rights of girls and addresses gender inequality issues that put young women and girls at a disadvantage. It is commemorated on October 11 of every year. According to a UNESCO report, 1 in 10 girls in Sub-Saharan Africa misses school during their menstrual periods, which is about 20% of a given school year, and so many more drop out of school completely once they start menstruating due to lack of sanitary pads and menstrual health services. “At the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, we believe in giving every child every means necessary to live up to their greatest potential. I ... Read more »
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Positive opinion is based on Phase III trial data demonstrating a 4.9 month progression-free survival improvement with combination over fulvestrant alone2 CAMBRIDGE, England-Saturday, October 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending a new indication for Faslodex (fulvestrant) that will expand its use to include combination therapy with palbociclib.1 The combination use is for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative (HER2-) locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in women who have received prior endocrine therapy. Klaus Edvardsen, Head of Oncology Global Medicines Development at AstraZeneca said: “This positive CHMP opinion builds on the growing body of evidence around the potential of fulvestrant in combination with targeted therapies, such as ... Read more »
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In less than 10 years 1000 enrolled students highlights university’s burgeoning reputation Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Saturday, October 14th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) celebrated its 6th commencement ceremony in the presence of H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, at RAK Cultural Center. The evening saw a total 141 students awarded their degrees – 84 bachelor’s and 57 master’s – in front of their proud family members and professors, after years of effort and dedication. The guest of honorary, His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, took to the stage to congratulate the graduates for their achievement. Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, AURAK President, proudly addressed the university’s latest group of students to graduate under his presidency. He focused on how the class of 2017 have grown and matured as young adults, ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, October 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announces the appointment of a global Advisory Council to provide a forum for problem solving and Partner participation as international expansion continues. The Council is comprised of more than 30 Partners and Managing Directors from member firms and collaborating firms around the world who will work alongside Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO, Mark Vorsatz, to tackle challenges such as the scaling of the organization’s business while maintaining a strong culture rooted in the core values of stewardship, best-in-class, seamless, independence and transparency. The announcement of the Advisory Council comes shortly after the announcements of the Global Board, Regional Boards, and Senior Advisory Council, all of which provide a vehicle for creating an environment where Partners have involvement in the business. “The input of all of our Partners matters. My goal is to engage many of them ... Read more »
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WARSAW, Poland -Friday, October 13th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today announced the completion of the renovation of Sheraton Warsaw – the icon and flagship hotel for the brand in Poland. The renovation, which included all guest rooms and Sheraton Club Lounge, was led by London-based designer Alex Kravetz and draws on the property’s heritage and prestigious location on the corner of Three Crosses Square overlooking The Ujazdowski Park. Sheraton Warsaw offers 350 spacious rooms and suites, each of them beautifully transformed by Alex Kravetz who has created a truly residential look appealing to business people, high ranking diplomats and leisure travelers. The interiors offer a series of well-connected spaces where business and pleasure seamlessly combine. The rooms feature elements inspired by high-end residential projects such as multilevel soft lighting, luxurious fabrics and high-quality textu ... Read more »
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