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 The joint venture "BeeEdge" will accelerate startups with the aim to develop Panasonic technologies in new and exciting ways. 

TOKYO-Saturday, March 3rd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it is forming BeeEdge, a joint venture with Scrum Ventures, a San Francisco based early-stage venture capital firm. Aimed at enabling a new generation of products, BeeEdge will identify technologies within Panasonic that are not fully utilized and create independent startups to commercially develop them. BeeEdge will act as an accelerator with Panasonic and Scrum bringing their experience collaborating with and supporting entrepreneurs.

"We are looking forward to working with Scrum Ventures because of their expertise in supporting startups. From analyzing opportunities and bringing products to market, to sharing best practices in operations, Scrum Ventures will be a valuable partner in maximizing how we ... Read more »

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LACHEN, Switzerland-Friday, March 2nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Over the last six years, the Octapharma Group has accomplished a remarkable compound annual growth rate of 15% and reports another record-breaking result for 2017, with sales of €1.72 billion – €120 million (7.5%) more than 2016’s figure (on a constant currency basis, the growth rate is 9.4%).

Gross profit in 2017 is €592 million. Operating income is €349 million. Net cash from operating activities is €353 million (20.5% of revenue). Trade receivables have remained stable despite the significant sales growth and our net inventory has increased by €57 million, to a comfortable holding of raw plasma.

Total operating expenses were €243 million, which includes significant investment in the future product portfolio: €87 million was invested in research and development (R&D) and €201 million in the extension of our production cap ... Read more »

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CHICAGO-Friday, March 2nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BAI announced the 2018 BAI Global Innovation Awards are now open for submissions. The application is available at

Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 13, 2018. Finalists will be announced this summer then later celebrated at BAI Beacon 2018, the financial services industry’s premiere conference, on October 9-11 in Orlando.

Each year, hundreds of financial services companies from around the world submit nominations for the BAI Global Innovation Awards. The program’s global reach, participation among the financial services elite and esteemed judging panel make it the industry’s most prestigious innovation honor. Now in its eighth year, the BAI Global Innovation Awards has created a community of forward-looking leaders and organizations whose innovations educate and inspire others, as well as year-round thought leadership and idea exchange. ... Read more »

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.-Friday, March 2nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. For the quarter, reported earnings per share was $0.31 and reported operating income was $8 million. Adjusted earnings per share and adjusted operating income were $0.03 and $20 million, respectively, for the quarter. See page two of this press release for the reconciliation of reported to adjusted results and related disclosures.

Michael T. McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Our fourth quarter reflects improved performance in Latin America and demand stability of key businesses in North America (electric utility, construction and automotive) and Europe (land turnkey). Although industry dynamics, especially in Europe, and business uncertainties resulting from our review of strategic alternatives did impact results, our 2018 outlook is positive based on tre ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif.-Friday, March 2nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Edgewater Networks, the market leader in Network Edge Orchestration, announced the availability of the EdgeMarc 2900e Power over Ethernet (PoE) Intelligent Edge. Edgewater Networks’ EdgeMarc 2900e PoE Intelligent Edge devices are ideally suited for Hosted PBX applications that require PoE functionality to power IP endpoints. This solution enables service providers to easily support locations with less than 12 phones with a single device (larger implementations can utilize external PoE switches). EdgeMarc Intelligent Edges scale according to user demands, allowing service providers to deliver high quality VoIP solutions to customers of all sizes and network configurations.

The EdgeMarc 2900e PoE offers 12 fully managed PoE ports as well as dual Ethernet and Optical WAN connections to extend the capabilities of Edgewater Networks’ Network Edge Orchestration platform. The EdgeMarc 2900e ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM -Friday, March 2nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

  • 2017 full year In line with Company expectations:
    • Revenue at €3 billion with Platforms & Services at €1 billion
    • Second semester revenue up +1% year-on-year at constant exchange rates
    • Profit From Operations (PFO) at €310 million
    • Transition plan savings of €15 million
  • 2018 outlook: expected double digit revenue growth in the Identity, IoT & Cybersecurity segment and stable PFO margin for the Smartcards & Issuance segment1 leading to mid to high single digit growth in profit from operations at Gemalto level
  • On December 17th, Gemalto and Thales announced their intention to combine their operations: the combination process is on track
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 Visa expands global program to personalize experiences for start-ups while providing a discovery mechanism for clients and partners 

BARCELONA, Spain -Friday, March 2nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced an expansion of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative (VEI) for 2018 with a more dynamic program, new participating countries, and an elevated level of support for participants. Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to solve commerce challenges of tomorrow, further enhance their own product propositions and provide visionary solutions for Visa’s vast network of partners.

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative will begin 2018 with a broader approach that presents program participants with challenges unique to each region and propel digital commerce solutions. This year’s program updates include:

    Robust country lineup: The 2018 roster spans f ... Read more »

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