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Executives from Fuze and LogMeIn Join Cryptography Pioneer and Turing Award winner Silvio Micali to build next-generation ’blockchain for business’

BOSTON-Thursday 25 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Algorand, a first-of-its-kind blockchain and cryptocurrency purpose built for business, announced today the closure of a $62M equity investment and the addition of senior executive hires from leading global technology brands. Steve Kokinos, co-founder and Chairman at Fuze, and W. Sean Ford, co-founder of uPromise and former CMO of LogMeIn, join Algorand as CEO and COO, respectively. The $62M comes from a broad global investment group representing the venture capital, cryptocurrency, and financial services communities. The funding, combined with the executive hires, will help launch the revolutionary blockchain protocol designed by MIT’s Silvio Micali.

“At USV we believe that foundational innovation is required to deliver on th ... Read more »

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 Annual Mobile Event Convenes Industry Experts and Government and Regulatory Officials to Debate Key Issues in Region

LONDON-Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first speakers for its Mobile 360 Series – MENA (Middle East and North Africa) conference taking place on the 26-27 November 2018 in Dubai. The two-day event, which is now in its sixth year, will take place as a standalone event for the first time at the new location of the Westin Mina Seyahi Hotel. The event brings senior-level delegates together to debate and discuss the latest issues, opportunities and challenges facing the region, through a mix of keynote presentations, panel discussions and workshops. This year’s event will place a particular focus on the region’s investment in transformative technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and 5G.

“The region’s significant investment in mobile t ... Read more »

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Infant-type HRB may eliminate potentially harmful food-derived opioid peptides in infants’ intestines

TOKYO-Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Scientists at Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264) have long theorized that Human-Residential Bifidobacteria (HRB) are superior to non-Human-Residential Bifidobacteria (non-HRB) in promoting good health outcomes. The results of a new study strengthen the evidence for this theory, showing that infant-type HRB may be able to break down incompletely digested peptides in the infants’ gastrointestinal systems and thus contribute to their overall health.

Human-Residential Bifidobacteria for Humans

Morinaga Milk has been conducting research on bifidobacteria for many years, and studies over the past decades have shown that bifidobacteria play a vital role in various aspects of human health. There are two major groups of bifidobacteria: Human-Residential Bifidobacteri ... Read more »

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Innovations in the automotive industry are not only helping to open up new revenue channels but might be the only way to survive in a challenging time for a lot of automotive companies, notes Mobility Team at Frost & Sullivan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Innovations are impacting every single space of the automotive and mobility industry. Almost nothing is left unchanged - Starting from the way vehicles are being designed using additive manufacturing, to light-weight and eco-friendly materials being used in car manufacturing, to Big Data applications, to a better understanding of customers, aftermarket and end of life of vehicles. However, the question is: Will GCC mobility industry players be able to employ innovations to secure long-term growth and sustainability?

GCC Automotive Industry: Innovations as the Engine of Future Growth, a recent white paper from Frost & Sullivan’s Mobility practice d ... Read more »

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• Hilton Launches its Newest Affordable Urban Lifestyle Brand

• Targets Prime Cities Around the World

• Multi-functional Room Design Allows Unprecedented Flexibility for Solo or Group Travel

• Highly Competitive Rates, Customizable Rooms and Coveted Urban Destinations Create a New Type of Stay for All Guests

MCLEAN, Va.-Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today announced the launch of Motto by Hilton, its newest affordable lifestyle brand that will empower guests by giving them the freedom to create their own experiences in the world’s most sought-after cities. As Hilton approaches its 100th anniversary, it continues to pioneer the hospitality landscape with a new brand to address the needs and desires of the evolving global traveler.

“Hilton prides itself on being a leader in the hospitality industry and evolving with the needs of our guests,” said Christo ... Read more »

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Design & Manufacture of naval equipment with guaranteed performance for critical & complex applications onboard

PARIS -Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CNIM will be presenting its naval equipment for surface and submarine vessels at Euronaval for the very first time. CNIM designs, manufactures and installs weapon handling & containment systems, opening & closing systems with complex kinematics seamlessly integrated within their environment, suited to user requirements and with a long life-cycle, high performance sealing systems (waterproof membrane and gaskets), and critical shock absorption systems for acoustic filtering/impact reducing.

With a global understanding of the functional and operational issues faced by the naval Defence sector, CNIM is able to meet the strictest performance requirements (life-cycle, resistance to harsh environmental conditions) and cost control.

To respond to these technolo ... Read more »

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KULPSVILLE, Pa. -Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The U.S. Patent Office has awarded Greene Tweed Patent Number 10,011,690 for Rapid Gas Decompression-Resistant Fluoroelastomer Compositions and Molded Articles. The innovative elastomer technology was developed by a team that included inventor Ron Campbell, PhD, Principal Scientist and Technology Leader for Elastomers in Greene Tweed’s Advanced Technology Group, to provide a competitive advantage in the Energy market and expand technology protected under a previous patent.

Rapid gas decompression (RGD) often occurs when high-pressure gas molecules migrate into an elastomer at a compressed state. When the pressure surrounding the elastomer is suddenly released, the compressed gas inside the elastomer tries to expand and exit the elastomer, thus causing RGD (also known as explosive decompression). Most elastomers experience severe blistering or cracking when the force of these expanding g ... Read more »

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 Exceeding Last Year’s 9-Month Performance by 90%, Company Prepares for Exciting Final Quarter of 2018


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.-Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: POTN) today announced sales of $18.1 Million for the first 9 months of the year, realizing an $8.6 Million increase in year over year sales. This follows the Company’s recent announcement of its record third quarter revenues of $6.1 Million.

Driven by the growth of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Diamond CBD, Inc., PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. has taken root as an industry leader in the growing market for premium hemp extracts. PotNetwork Holdings is expanding its research and development, multinational marketing and international distribution of a broad range of hemp-derived cannabinoids and other natural hemp derivatives.

PotNetwork Holdings also reported that sales of Diamond CBD Products are coming 60% fr ... Read more »

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Established partnership for joint capabilities to explore new business opportunities in the global market

TOKYO, Japan & SEOUL, Korea -Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC) (TOKYO: 6701) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced a partnership of joint effort to strengthen their next generation business portfolio including 5G.

The partnership brings together the best-in-class technology and expertise in 5G, merging NEC and Samsung’s leadership in 5G and IT solutions. It also provides mobile carriers with flexible 5G solutions that are localized for each region with customized services to meet mobile carriers’ demands efficiently.

Since 5G will enable unprecedented services and business models, it is inevitable for mobile carriers to demand customized solutions and flexible network architecture. Through this partnership, both companies will satisfy these growing demands effective ... Read more »

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