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• Acquisition provides assets targeting the tumor stroma and myeloid cells

• These new programs targeting the tumor microenvironment are the latest in a series of strategic acquisitions and collaborations that strengthen Boehringer Ingelheim’s position in cancer immunology, with leading assets and robust capabilities in cancer vaccines, oncolytic viruses, T-cell engagers and myeloid cell modulators

• Acquisition of Versant-built company based in Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District

INGELHEIM, Germany & TORONTO, Canada-Thursday 14 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the acquisition of Northern Biologics Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern LP. By acquiring this entity, which focuses on therapeutic antibodies targeting the tumor microenvironment, Boehringer Ingelheim is now positioned at the forefront of the stromal biology space - an emerging area in cancer immunology. ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS -Thursday 14 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The city of Las Vegas and NTT Corporation (NTT) today announced the Accelerate Smart project has expanded to include two new locations – the city’s Community Healing Garden and a portion of Las Vegas Boulevard at South Main Street and East St. Louis Avenue. As part of the partnership, NTT and the city plan to further expand the smart cities project to Bob Baskin Park, Rotary Park, Stupak Park and Ethel Pearson Park this summer before adding six additional parks by the end of 2020.

Following the success of the initial pilot, which has improved traffic congestion and wrong way driving, NTT will expand the project to provide real-time alerts of safety conditions and maintenance issues to improve public safety and provide a better experience for citizens and visitors. The city’s Smart Park Initiative is designed to increase public safety, while providing awareness of activity to generate u ... Read more »

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Western Union provides fee reduction for frontline and essential workers as a part of company’s ongoing efforts to provide essential money transfers and payments services amid the COVID-19 pandemic

DENVER-Sunday 10 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced a 50 percent fee reduction1 for front-line responders and essential workers sending money globally via any of the company's digital channels for the next two weeks. The promotion is a small tribute by the company to these customers for their endless commitment to their local communities and dedication to maintain the infrastructure and resources necessary to keep local economies afloat.

More than 65 percent of global citizens working and living across the world occupy roles as first responders or in essential service industries, according to Western Union’s business intelligence. ... Read more »

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• Shareholders agreed to the Board of Directors’ recommendations for all proposed resolutions

• Election of Jacques Theurillat as new Chairman of the Board of Directors

• Etienne Jornod appointed Honorary Chairman by the Board of Directors

• Confirmation of all members of the Board of Directors standing for re-election and election of Gilbert Achermann as new member

• Dividend of CHF 2.00 approved

ST GALLEN, Switzerland-Thursday 14 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, -Thursday 14 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is planning to introduce four new academic programs in Fall 2020 that were reviewed recently by the External Review Team of the Commission on Academic Accreditation at the Ministry of Education.

The new programs comprise a Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design, a Master of Science in Infrastructure Engineering, and a Master of Science in Sustainable and Renewable Energy.

“The four new programs have been carefully vetted to expand the career options for AURAK’s students while enhancing the University’s outreach both locally and internationally. These state-of-the-art programs are at the intersection of science and technology,” said Prof. Lee Waller, Associate Provost – Office of Enrollment Management. 

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A new free platform lead by a pool of entrepreneurs inviting Italian companies to join and offer an added value to multinationals searching for excellences in the Italian territory

MILAN-Thursday 14 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


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New Addition to Popular Cx-Series Instantly Uploads Images to the Cloud for Building, Manufacturing, and Utility Applications

ARLINGTON, Va.-Thursday 14 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the FLIR C5 Compact Thermal Camera with new built-in FLIR Ignite™ cloud connectivity and Wi-Fi features for professionals in the building maintenance, manufacturing, and utility industries. The FLIR C5 is designed as a pocket-portable thermal camera, providing easy sharing tools and reduced diagnostic time for commercial electrical testing, mechanical engineering, home and building inspection, energy auditing, and general contracting.

The C5 is the first FLIR Cx-Series thermal camera to offer the FLIR Ignite cloud-based solution. When connected to Wi-Fi, professionals can directly upload, store, and back up images and videos to FLIR Ignite. Professionals can also manage and share the data via email from any mobi ... Read more »

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