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Frost & Sullivan “Best Practices Award” Recognizes Impact of Company’s UVD Robots in Disinfecting Against Viruses like COVID-19 as well as Company’s Other Service Robots; GoBe Robots and PTR Robots 

ODENSE, Denmark -Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Blue Ocean Robotics announced that it has been selected by Frost & Sullivan for its Best Practice “2020 European Professional Service Robots Product Leadership” Award. The recognition was earned primarily based on the company’s work with subsidiary UVD Robots, which combines autonomous robot technology with ultraviolet light to disinfect against viruses like COVID-19.

A subsidiary of Blue Ocean Robotics, Denmark-based UVD Robots’ innovative solution has been proven to eliminate pathogens within 10-15 minutes in a patient room. The company’s self-driving, disinfecting robots have been rolled out to more than 50 countries wo ... Read more »

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Secure Code Warrior’s ‘start left’ approach to secure coding amplifies Zoom’s commitment to software security

SYDNEY & BOSTON & LONDON -Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global secure coding company Secure Code Warrior® today announced it had been selected by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM), to implement its online secure coding platform as part of Zoom’s ongoing strategy to enhance their developers’ secure coding best practices.

"With an upturn in remote working, online communication and collaboration, it is more vital than ever to ensure the software powering effective remote teams is private and secure”, said Pieter Danhieux, Secure Code Warrior Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman. “We're striving to assist companies all over the world in achieving industry-leading best practices by shipping secure code with confidence. It has been excellent to see Zoom's eff ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US -Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ] Ischemic heart disease, including myocardial infarction, is the leading cause of death in the world1 EMPACT-MI is the first trial in the SGLT2 inhibitor class to investigate the prevention of heart failure after acute myocardial infarction in adults with and without diabetes The trial is part of the EMPOWER clinical trial program, the broadest and most comprehensive of any SGLT2 inhibitor, exploring the impact of empagliflozin on the lives of people across the spectrum of cardio-renal-metabolic conditions (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced an academic research collaboration with the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) on a new trial, EMPACT-MI (EMPAgliflozin for the prevention of Chronic heart failure and morTality after an acute Myocardial Infarction). The collaboration will investigate whether empagliflozin can improve outcomes and prevent heart ... Read more »
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Leading educational institution brings students from around the world

BERKELEY, Calif.-Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UC Berkeley Extension is proud to announce the launch of UC Berkeley Global. This new brand expands UC Berkeley’s long-standing mission to provide educational access to its local and international global communities.

“Now more than ever, we must realize that our lives are interconnected, and that education has always been the most effective way to develop cultural humility,” says Dean Diana Wu. “We define global as a mindset rather than a geography. We’re seeking students who want to expand beyond their comfort zones and learn from peers here in Berkeley and across the world.”

Eligible students can apply for Berkeley Global’s many programs across dozens of subjects in science, technology, business, and arts & letters. Formats range from online self-paced courses to ful ... Read more »

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 SES will make substantial investments with U.S. companies to meet accelerated clearing goal and support U.S.’s global leadership in 5G while protecting critical broadcast services

LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, elects today to clear a portion of the C-band spectrum in the United States in accordance with the accelerated timeline detailed in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Order published in the Federal Register on 23 April 2020. SES will file the election later today, ahead of the 29 May FCC deadline.

Accelerated clearing, including the migration of existing customers, is an important and resource-intensive process for the current C-band users. The SES Board of Directors has approved an investment envelope of USD 1.6 billion which includes the procurement and launch of new satellites and other equipment and services – expenses that are ... Read more »

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HONG KONG -Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Full-year revenue exceeding US$50 billion for second consecutive year
Historical high pre-tax income of US$1.02 billion, up nearly 19%. Net Income of US$665 million, a 12% increase year-on-year and above market consensus
Breakthrough year for Software and Services, with revenue* of US$3.5 billion (up 43% year-on-year), becoming the catalyst for overall Group transformation
Fourth quarter impacted by COVID-19 but minimized by global manufacturing footprint and supply chain operational excellence, delivering results beyond market expectations
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (OTC Pink: LNVGY) today announced robust results for its full fiscal year and Q4, demonstrating the company’s position of strength amid unprecedented global transformation. Despite a fiscal year full of macro-economic and industry challenges, the company delivered full-year revenue exceeding US$50 billion (US$50.7 billion ... Read more »

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Inaugural Grant Addresses Food Security and Key Supplies in Africa and Latin America

DULUTH, Ga. -Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation committed to ending hunger through sustainable agricultural development, today announced the launch of its COVID-19 Aid Program with a $100,000 grant to the World Food Program USA (WFP USA) in support of the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) COVID-19 emergency response.

The AAF COVID-19 Aid Program’s inaugural grant to WFP USA will support the WFP, the leading humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, to continue to deliver food and critical supplies at full capacity. Our donation will focus on the most vulnerable populations in Africa and Latin America.

“The urgency of hunger worldwide has become even more critical with the addition of the coronavirus, and we are directing our global support to the World Food P ... Read more »

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New and Expanded Financial Service Offerings Ease Cash-Flow Challenges for Channel Partners and Customers across Europe—Making it Easier to Buy or Lease Technology Solutions and Services

IRVINE, Calif. -Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ingram Micro Inc. today announced another wave of financial services to help channel partners solve for the cash crunch created by the COVID-19 pandemic, while meeting the technology needs of businesses and consumers worldwide. Readily available throughout Europe, the new and enhanced Ingram Micro Financial Solutions offerings include flexible, low-interest and long-term financing solutions, as well as extended credit terms, deferred payments, as-a-service models and pay-as-you-go options.

“Ingram Micro is generating new ways to help our channel partners, and the businesses they serve, stay strong, agile and fiscally smart, so they can come out of this crisis in a position of strength,” sai ... Read more »

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AfricaPCWG has been established to represent private creditors and assist with coordination with African countries and other debt providers to contain the economic impact of COVID-19 across the African continent

LONDON-Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Africa Private Creditor Working Group is an initiative to represent the views of international private creditors invested in Africa and to work with countries on their financing needs during the COVID-19 crisis.

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SHANGHAI-Monday 25 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Over the past 40 years, China pursued all avenues in the roll-out of its financial reform and steered its financial system toward an open, inclusive and forward-thinking model. Now available on YouTube, the series The Story of New Finance in China recounts this period of development and shares China’s valuable experience and lessons with other economies.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

China’s successful reinvention of its financial system began with the shareholding reform of its four major state-owned commercial banks, which transformed the country’s wholly state-owned banking sector into a truly diversified market. Today, those four banks have already successfully ventured into the domestic and international capital markets. ICBC and CCB have also expanded their commercial operations in ... Read more »

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PARIS-Monday 25 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on July 24, 2020 to discuss the results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2020.

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 (844) 721-7241 within North America or +1 (409) 207-6955 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call and the access code is 4013483.

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 until August 24, 20 ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 26 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global expands its presence through a Collaboration Agreement with tax firm SKATT, strengthening the organization’s existing presence in Mexico and increasing its regional footprint in Latin America. The firm has three locations in Mexico: Mexico City, Guadalajara and Queretaro.

SKATT, led by Office Managing Director Jaime Rojas, includes a team of 12 Partners and more than 110 professionals that specialize in complex cross-border and domestic tax matters and provides services for a variety of industries including energy, automotive, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, financial, technology, real estate, agriculture, manufacture, retail and consumer. The firm has also been recognized consistently by global tax directory, ITR World Tax and Leaders League as a highly recommended firm.

“Our firm is committed to delivering best-in-class services to our clients, and we constant ... Read more »

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Panasonic makes 20% strategic equity investment in Blue Yonder; investment further accelerates activities for the two companies in Japan

OSAKA, Japan & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz-Monday 25 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On May 20, 2020, Panasonic Corporation announced that it is making an equity investment in Blue Yonder — the leading end-to-end supply chain software provider. The investment via a secondary sale of shares values Blue Yonder at an enterprise value of $5.5 billion. It builds upon a strong strategic relationship between the two companies, including a joint venture in Japan announced in April 2019. Panasonic will have a 20% minority ownership stake and one seat on the Board of Directors of Blue Yonder.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

The expanded partnership between Panasonic and Blue Yonder will accelerate the promise of the Autonomou ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Monday 25 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DC Administration Services, Inc. has today announced the composition of five regional Determinations Committees (DCs), effective from June 19, 2020.

Voting Dealers (for all regions):

Voting Non-Dealers (for all regions):

Bank of America N.A.

AllianceBernstein L.P.

Barclays Bank plc

Cyrus Capital Partners, L.P.

BNP Paribas

Citadel LLC

... Read more »

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NOVI, Mich. -Monday 25 May 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


~ Maines’ QSR and Casual Dining distribution customers, including Burger King, Tim Hortons and Darden Restaurants to benefit from Lineage®’s end-to-end supply chain capabilities and world-leading warehouse network ~

~ Acquisition saves more than 850 U.S. jobs and ensures continuity within the food supply chain in the midst of the pandemic ~

~ Acqui ... Read more »

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