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•    Study confirms Azipod® superiority over shaftline propulsion

•    ABB launches mid-power range Azipod® in June 2019

•    Latest Azipod® designed to improve energy efficiency, cut emissions

LILLESTRØM, Norway-Wednesday 5 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An independent study by marine consultancy Deltamarin revealed that the ABB Azipod® electric propulsion system for ferries could save up to $1.7 million in annual fuel costs per vessel, strengthening Azipod® propulsion’s market-leading position in sustainable marine technologies.

By simulating a transit on seven existing ferry routes, researchers found that a ferry equipped with twin 10 MW mid-power range Azipod® units consumed less fuel compared to a similar vessel powered by a traditional shaftline propulsion system. Lower fuel consumption also means that the Azipod®-powered ferry would ... Read more »

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•    Obesity is a complex disease and leading cause of morbidity and mortality and there are only insufficient treatment options available

•    New collaboration aims to develop novel peptide poly-agonists for the treatment of obesity and concomitant diseases

•    Gubra may receive up to EUR 240 million in upfront and success-based development and commercialization milestones plus staggered up to double-digit royalties on worldwide net sales

INGELHEIM, Germany & HØRSHOLM, Denmark-Wednesday 29 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Gubra announce a second collaboration and license agreement for the development of novel poly-agonist peptides to treat obesity. It will bring together Gubra’s established expertise in the design, synthesis, pharmaceutical characterization and in vivo testing of therapeutic peptides with Boehringer Ingelheim’s expertise i ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Wednesday 5 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electoral commissions have the delicate task of maintaining reliable and correct electoral registers as part of the execution of the election. To help ensure secure and accurate voter verification before issuing ballot slips, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in the Philippines has appointed Gemalto, a Thales company, and Nextix as technology partners to develop, deploy and support the Biometric Voter Verification System for the 2019 Philippines National and Local Election. The aim is to automate the verification of voters through the use of their biometrics information.

Addressing this need, Gemalto will provide over 30,000 biometric tablets to enable rapid identification and authentication of voters in the designated precincts across the Philippines. With the tablets that feature Gemalto’s Voter Verification System, authorities will be able to reduce fraud by verifying voters&r ... Read more »

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Leading steel manufacturer in Brazil leverages substantial savings to accelerate digital transformation initiatives

LAS VEGAS-Wednesday 5 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Grupo Ferroeste, Brazil’s leading manufacturer of steel, fuel and energy, switched to Rimini Street support and is estimating a R$2 million of savings in total support costs through 2025. Grupo Ferroeste moved to Rimini Street support for its SAP ECC 6.0 system in 2018. By switching to Rimini Street, the company realized savings of 50 percent in its annual maintenance fees and now receives a premium-level, ultra-responsive support for its current, robust SAP system for a minimum of 15 years from the time it transitioned to Rimini Street. In addition, Grupo Ferroe ... Read more »

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Press conference will introduce new virtual toolkit that provides tailored content and resources to help early stage businesses scale

-Wednesday 5 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stanford Graduate School of Business:


A virtual press conference to learn how Stanford GSB is furthering its global reach and impact with Stanford Embark, a comprehensive toolkit that will deliver tailored content designed by Stanford’s world-class faculty and partner founders to support entrepreneurs through each stage of their venture.

Learn why Stanford GSB is making its proprietary methods and knowledge available to a new audience through interactive tools, see how the subscription-based platform works with a live demo and hear directly from beta users who are already experiencing success after participating in Embark.


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
9:00 a.m. PT: Live press conference, demo and Q&A

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The facility, which opened its doors in November 2018, is the second Mary Kay project to earn coveted LEED status

DALLAS-Wednesday 5 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc., an international leader in corporate and social responsibility, today ... Read more »

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•    Manchester City and payment programme solutions provider, Wega, extend global partnership
•    Partnership will continue to offer leading edge payment solutions and unique opportunities and prizes for City fans to enjoy

GENEVA & LONDON-Wednesday 5 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Four-time Premier League Champions and domestic treble winners, Manchester City have announced an extension to its partnership with Wega, the Club’s Official Acoustic Contactless Secured Card Payment Partner.

Since the global partnership launched in 2015, Wega has been working to add value to the fan experience and has introduced the world’s first commercial deployment of a FIDO Certified acoustic payment card and the City Wega app, tailored for City fans.

Employing leading edge 3DSA 2.0 technology, the acoustic payment card, validated by Mastercard and FIDO Certified, will allow City fans to tu ... Read more »

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The company now offers its integrated software platform with virtual business phone services in 160 countries, a new global benchmark

ATLANTA & CHARLESTON, S.C. -Thursday 30 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AVOXI, a global provider of cloud contact center software for business, announced a major expansion to its virtual number availability within its software platform. The latest release included local and toll free business numbers in 41 countries and expands AVOXI’s virtual phone number inventory across 160 countries, a new global benchmark.

“It is core to our mission to offer the most destinations available for use in our software platform - this latest expansion represents strong execution by the team on our strategic plan,” comments David Wise, Founder and CEO of AVOXI. “We continue to focus on expanding to best help our customers connect to their customers globally, seamlessly and instantly.”

The latest ... Read more »

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PARIS-Wednesday 5 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on July 19, 2019 to discuss the results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2019.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at 7:00 am US Eastern time.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (800) 288-8967 within North America or +1 (612) 333-4911 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call, and ask for the “Schlumberger Earnings Conference Call.”

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference call, a replay will be available at ... Read more »

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The Bite-Sized Battle Royale Game is Available Now on Snapchat’s Multiplayer Gaming Platform 

SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 5 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of its fast-paced battle royale game, Tiny Royale™, exclusively on Snap Inc’s (NYSE: SNAP) new real-time multiplayer gaming platform, Snap Games.

Tiny Royale™ is a top-down multiplayer shooter that reinvents the battle royale experience for the Snapchat platform. Tiny Royale™ lets players choose custom characters and squad up with friends or battle solo for quick two-minute rounds to loot and shoot their way to victory. Up to 30 players can battle at a time, forming squads of up to four friends. As players progress they can unlock characters and collect weapons and health packs while the map shrinks during the match until only one player, or team, remains.

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