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Velodyne Lidar Enables Accurate and Powerful Mobile Mapping

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday 13 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced the NavVis VLX wearable indoor mobile mapping system, launched today, is equipped with Velodyne lidar sensors to provide high-quality data capture of 3D measurements. NavVis VLX is designed for reality capture in complex built environments such as construction sites and multi-level towers.

Each NavVis VLX system uses two Puck LITE™ sensors to capture point cloud data needed to create building documentation including floorplans, 3D models and digital twins. NavVis VLX combines Velodyne image data with NavVis simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) technology to deliver survey-grade point clouds with a mobile device. Its compact, versatile design enables the system to map small, fragmented and narrow spaces as well as environments with many obstacles and uneven terrain.

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DULUTH, Ga.-Tuesday 12 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, today announced it is highlighting its commitment to bringing farmers sustainable high-tech solutions by relaunching its vision.

“Our new vision—Sustainable high-tech solutions for farmers feeding the world—better represents our thoughtful approach to helping our farmers and our business continually find better and more sustainable ways to raise the food people need, all around the world,” said Martin Richenhagen, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGCO Corporation. “As the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of Earth Day last month, we felt it was the right time to stress the importance of sustainability in our company’s vision.”

Agriculture is one of the most essential industries in the world. As the population grows to a pro ... Read more »

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Working to reduce plastic litter in Ghana and support women entrepreneurs

ACCRA, Ghana -Friday 8 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (the Alliance) today announced a partnership with the ASASE Foundation to support women entrepreneurs working to reduce plastic litter in the community. The initiative called Closing the Loop uses a circular economy model to enable local communities to benefit from discarded plastic waste by collecting, reprocessing and reselling it.

Closing the Loop kicks off the Alliance’s support for projects based in Africa. It was first launched by ASASE in 2018 to provide seed money to equip a plastic waste reprocessing plant and offer technical and business management training to women entrepreneurs to run the recycling plant for profit. In the first twelve months, the project created eight jobs within the community and diverted 35 (metric) tons of plastic from waste. By partnering with the Al ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 12 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Del Monte group of companies in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) today announced its participation in the ’10 Million Meals’ campaign in Dubai, an initiative that will provide food support to communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the UAE throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan. Under the initiative, Del Monte Foods UAE (FZE) will be delivering fruits and multiple containers of bananas, to help people break their fast in a healthy way.

Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and is led by his wife Shaikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of UAE Food Bank, the “10 Million Meals” campaign represents a great example of sharing, caring and social solidarity, to provide a better life for as many people as possible.

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PHOENIX-Tuesday 12 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Walton, a real estate investment and land asset management company, is excited to announce distributions to investors in aggregate of CAD $21,315,034 have been approved in April from Walton-managed entities including: Roll-Up Corporation (RUC), McConachie Asset Management Corporation, U.S. Dollar 1 Corporation, U.S. Dollar 2 Corporation and WIGI Restructured Bond Corporation.

A distribution of CAD $8.3 million has been paid to shareholders of Roll-Up Corporation (RUC) on April 24, 2020. Walton Global Investments, Ltd. is the manager of RUC, which was formed through the amalgamation of 132 Canadian pre-development land entities and has more than 27,000 shareholders. RUC collectively owns an interest in 21,533 acres of pre-development land in key growth markets throughout the United States and Canada.

Walton’s McConachie Asset Management Corporation distributed CAD $5,515,035 on the Corporation ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan -Friday 8 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

− Approval makes Entyvio the only maintenance therapy approved across Europe with both intravenous and subcutaneous formulation options for adult patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease

− Additional treatment modality provides more options for how patients in Europe can receive the gut-selective biologic

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that the European Commission has granted a Marketing Authorization for the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of Entyvio® (vedolizumab), a gut-selective biologic for use as maintenance therapy in adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn’s disease (CD). Entyvio SC will be made available in both a pre-filled syringe and a pre-filled pen.

UC and CD are two of the most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and affect ... Read more »

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 Kakao saves time, money and internal resources, allowing it to divert saved resources to key strategic initiatives

LAS VEGAS-Tuesday 12 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Kakao, a leading internet and mobile messaging company in South Korea, has switched to Rimini Street support for its Oracle Database. As a result of making the switch, Kakao now receives premium, ultra-responsive support for its mission-critical Oracle Database instances for a minimum of 15 years from the time the company transitioned to Rimini Street support with no required upgrades. The company also immediately realized savings of 50 percent in annual support fees. Today, Kakao not only enjoys a vastly improved level of support for its databases, but the company has taken back control of its IT roadmap and has more flexibilit ... Read more »

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The COVID-19 outbreak has led to the introduction of innovative digital applications in a number of business sectors. Real-estate firms, for example, are now showing properties to customers through virtual tours, while all transactions are being carried out electronically.

ISTANBUL -Tuesday 12 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Due to social-distancing measures, global production has declined drastically, with many sectors taking steps to adapt to “the new normal.” The real-estate industry has responded to the crisis by conducting sales and rentals through virtual tours.

Within the last month, Antalya Homes, the real-estate company preferred by foreigners wishing to buy property in Turkey, has successfully sold 12 properties worth a total of $1 million through remote property selling methodology TeleProperty, amid rising demand from European countries. The exchange rates have also created a perfect opportunity to buy real estate in Turkey a ... Read more »

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