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The digital era has enabled schools and education systems globally to transform and dramatically improve their learning outcomes. With the introduction and advancement of technology in the classroom, students have entered into a new era of learning and development. With the rise in digital and distance learning, United Printing and Publishing has partnered with TechKnowledge, a leading eLearning company, to deliver uninterrupted academic progress through an award-winning digital reading solution to all k-7 public and private primary school students in the UAE.

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 26 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

UPP, a strategic service provider to the Ministry of Education, has appointed TechKnowledge to provide a digital Arabic reading solution for all k-7 native and non-native Arabic speaking students across all public and private schools in the Emirates.

This strategic partnership provides unrestricted access to the award winni ... Read more »

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 #RaiseYourSpirits provides financial aid and other relief to those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis

 

HAMILTON, Bermuda-Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, today launched #RaiseYourSpirits, an initiative to support bars and restaurants debilitated by the COVID-19 shutdown. We have been devastated to watch our longtime partners and friends lose their livelihoods virtually overnight, as dining out, nightlife and entertainment grind to a halt around the world. Bacardi and our brands including BACARDÍ® rum, MARTINI® vermouth & sparkling wines, GREY GOOSE vodka, PATRÓN® tequila, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® gin and DEWAR’S® Blended Scotch whisky, pledge $3 Million USD in financial aid and other support to help the people on the frontlines of our industry during this unimaginable time. This donation is in addition to the $1 Million USD pledged ... Read more »

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 Fully Turnkey COVID-19 Shield Software Mitigates Disruption from Coronavirus with Purpose-Built Pandemic Data Feeds, Quick-Start Templates, and Integrated Modules

BURLINGTON, Mass.-Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced that the company has launched COVID-19 Shield, a new set of Coronavirus Protection Solutions designed to protect the safety of employees and customers, maintain business operations, safeguard supply chains, and reduce costs and liabilities stemming from the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic. Drawing upon 18 years of crisis management experience, Everbridge’s purpose-built packages mitigate the impact of coronavirus by leveraging the company’s industry-leading CEM platform, used by over 5,000 enterprises globally, to help organizations identify their risks, safeguard their workforce, and manage disruptions t ... Read more »

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Presenting 5G & communications, smart solutions, gaming, and startups

TAIPEI-Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Unfortunately, the world is affected by severe infectious pneumonia (COVID-19). As of today, more than 300,000 people have been diagnosed across 167 countries worldwide, impacting the economy, trade, transportation, convention, and tourism. COMPUTEX organizers, TAITRA President & CEO, Mr. Walter Yeh, and TCA Secretary General, Mr. Enoch Du jointly announce, for the health and safety of exhibitors and visitors, the effectiveness of the exhibition, and maintaining the COMPUTEX brand image, COMPUTEX scheduled for June 2-6 will be rescheduled to September.

To continue to service exhibitors and visitors around the world while taking into account the health and safety of all participants, COMPUTEX is rescheduled to September 28-30, at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 2 (TaiNEX 2) and will present 5G and communication, s ... Read more »

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 Backing the right horse in crisis times: A forward-looking partnership between Pegasus Development AG and the UK-based chemical company Nuevo

CHUR, Switzerland-Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Restaurants and coffee shops are closed. The doors of shopping centres and shops remain closed. Most of the production facilities are at standstill or have gone into short-time working. In short: the economy has ground to a halt.

However, there are a number of industries that are benefiting strongly from the corona crisis. The current high demand for disinfectants plays into the cards of chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. It is precisely these companies that have seen an enormous sales boom in recent weeks. Due to the enormous demand, most of the companies in this industry now have the problem to keep up their production. Gradually, all companies in the sector are running out of ethanol reserves. Due to the explosive demand, th ... Read more »

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Returns Abuse Annually Costs U.S. Retailers $24 Billion

NEW YORK-Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Forter, the leader in e-commerce fraud prevention, today announced the release of Forter Returns Abuse Protection. The new solution enables merchants to identify and block abusive returns practices, allowing merchants to confidently offer competitive policies their shoppers expect.

38% of online shoppers indicate that return policies have a major impact on their decision to purchase from any retailer. Nearly 1 in 4 have abandoned a shopping cart due to poor returns options, and 31% of consumers would not shop again at a retailer following a difficult returns experience. Merchants offer liberal returns policies to satisfy rising consumer expectations in an increasingly competitive market.

With 10% of all items sold in the United States returned, merchandise returns are forecast to cost American retailers $550 Billion in 2020. Fraudu ... Read more »

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Convenience retailers doing business across multiple states or countries can now maintain centralized control and visibility while increasing operational flexibility

ATLANTA -Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PDI (www.pdisoftware.com), a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics industries, is delivering another industry first by adding store clustering capabilities to its back office software, PDI Envoy.

With this addition, multi-store convenience retailers can group their locations into independently operated clusters that feed into a single database at the home office. The feature is a game-changer for convenience retailers who need centralized control, visibility, and reporting as well as operational flexibility.

The new store clustering capabilities enhance an already robust back office solution:

    A central management system de ... Read more »

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 - World’s first cloud native highly secure 5G network radio equipment to be manufactured in Japan

 

TOKYO-Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rakuten Mobile, Inc. and NEC Corporation today announced that production of the 5th generation mobile communications system (5G) radio unit (RU) jointly developed by the two companies has started at NEC Platforms, Ltd.’s Fukushima Plant, and the first unit has been shipped.

“NEC’s 5G RU, developed and produced in Japan, will play a very important role in Rakuten Mobile’s fully virtualized cloud native mobile network,” said Tareq Amin, Rakuten Mobile Director, Vice President and CTO. “With the launch of production of the 5G radio unit, we will begin work on the construction of our 5G base stations and will aim to provide our subscribers with a cost efficient, highly secure, high quality 5G service.”

“NEC is very proud to ... Read more »

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Campaign calls on global influencers, likeminded individuals and food chain leaders to help feed people in need around the world

Lineage Logistics kicks off the campaign with a $1,000,000 donation to Feeding America and will match contributions up to $500,000 more from a fundraiser run by Stephen and Ayesha Curry’s Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation

NOVI, Mich.-Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics, today announced its commitment to a $5 million donation and the launch of its Share A Meal campaign to help provide 100 million meals* to people in need in response to COVID-19.

“The COVID-19 virus presents extraordinary challenges for moving, storing, and distributing food on a large scale,” said Greg Lehmkuhl, Lineage’s President & CEO. &ld ... Read more »

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Donations To Benefit Feeding America and City Harvest, New York City’s Private Response to Hunger and Largest Food Rescue Organization

 

NEW YORK-Wednesday 25 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kyrie Irving has partnered with Lineage Logistics, the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics, and Feeding America®, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization, to raise awareness for its Share A Meal campaign, which aims to help provide 100 million meals* in response to COVID-19. The campaign goal is to help ensure no family or child goes hungry during this global pandemic.

Kyrie is personally contributing $323,000, and is asking his family, friends, fans and partners to join him in donating in support of Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund. Lineage Logistics will match all donations up to $200,000 to City Harvest, New York City’s private response to hunger and ... Read more »

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