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MELBOURNE, Australia-Thursday 2 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The inaugural CEO of Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), Dr Andreas Schwer, has been appointed Chairman of the Melbourne-based industrial-scale additive manufacturing company Titomic (ASX:TTT)

Beginning immediately, Dr Schwer, who boasts a 25-year career in the global defence, manufacturing, and aerospace industries will bring a wealth of experience to Titomic. The news comes just days after Titomic announced the appointments of Mr Dag W.R. Stromme, a former Managing Director of Morgan Stanley; and Mr Humphrey Nolan, an experienced leader in the global industrial and distribution industries.

As the first CEO at SAMI, which was established in 2017, Dr Schwer led this greenfield operation to become a multi-billion-dollar company in 2020 before recently stepping down.

Prior to his role at SAMI, Dr Schwer was Chairman and President of Rheinmetall Internationa ... Read more »

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 Research published by the British Dental Journal


KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-Thursday 2 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Laboratory testing completed at the Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Center (TIDREC) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, has confirmed the effectiveness of BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which causes COVID-19 disease. BETADINE® is manufactured and distributed in Malaysia by Mundipharma.

BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash was tested for virucidal activity in two concentrations, undiluted (PVP-I 1% w/v) and at a 1:2 dilution (PVP-I 0.5% w/v) under established European (EN14476) methodology and standards. The testing demonstrated strong in-vitro virucidal activity, with the tested products killing 99.99% of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in just 15 seconds.

The TIDREC research has been accepted by the British Dental Journal (BDJ) and was published ... Read more »

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Global cloud leader aims to be the world’s leading digital intelligence backbone by 2023


HANGZHOU, China-Thursday 2 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, said today it has supported 38 percent of the Fortune 500 companies over the past fiscal year.

With this milestone, the cloud service provider plans to accelerate its globalization strategy, aiming to become the world’s leading digital intelligence backbone in three years.

“We are extremely confident in the future of the global digital economy, especially with the digitalization of healthcare, business, education, leisure and other parts of our lives during the pandemic. As the largest cloud service provider in the Asia Pacific region, we will continue increasing investments in the next three years to strengthen our infrastructure, our solutions and our role in the wider technology ... Read more »

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 Survey reveals users take security training seriously, but may still engage in risky behaviour

LONDON-Thursday 2 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released survey results that show how remote workers address cybersecurity. Nearly three quarters (72%) of remote workers say they are more conscious of their organisation’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began, but many are breaking the rules anyway due to limited understanding or resource constraints.

Trend Micro’s Head in the Clouds study is distilled from interviews with 13,200 remote workers across 27 countries on their attitudes towards corporate cybersecurity and IT policies. It reveals that there has never been a better time for companies to take advantage of heightened employee cybersecurity awareness. The survey reveals that the approach businesses take to training is critic ... Read more »

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With Tech Data’s acquisition by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo now complete, investment to be made over the next five years


CLEARWATER, Fla.-Thursday 2 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With its acquisition by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management now complete, Tech Data (or the “Company”) today announced the Company plans to invest approximately $750 million in digital transformation initiatives over the next five years. The investment will power Tech Data’s strategy to accelerate innovation in ways that will deliver improved experiences and greater agility for businesses across the technology ecosystem.

“Tech Data’s acquisition by the Apollo funds is a significant milestone, and their support of our multi-year commitment of resources underscores our collective focus on long-term value creation,” said Rich Hume, chief executive officer, Tech Data. “We continue to ... Read more »

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• LiDAR Brings Dramatic Reduction in False Alarms, over 5X Cost Reduction, Significantly Higher Accuracy than Camera-Based Systems

• Adds Operational Intelligence to Manage Social Distancing for Occupancy Density and Flow Management

• Enhances Threat Detection, Classification and Tracking for Security & Surveillance

SUNNYVALE, Calif.-Thursday 2 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart perception solutions, today announced the first commercial integration of 3D AI-powered LiDAR solutions with the Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”) Security Center unified security platform. The integrated solutions will provide advanced people flow and occupancy management in smart spaces as well as enhanced threat detection and surveillance in high-security environments.

Quanergy’s high-performance AI-powered 3D LiDAR solution will b ... Read more »

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 Blue Ocean Robotics' subsidiary GoBe Robots announces a new generation of its climate-friendly telepresence robots with significant demand driven by COVID-19 pandemic.

ODENSE, Denmark-Thursday 2 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Get the experience of being there without actually going there with Blue Ocean Robotics’ new GoBe Robots that replace travel with a Remote Presence. Users remotely control the new telepresence robot and get a distinct feeling of being where the robot is as they receive live video streams of the location as the robot moves around it. This enables collaboration and interaction between people, no matter how far they are from each other. As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads, GoBe Robots are also quickly emerging as an effective tool in preventing the spread of coronavirus, overcoming closed borders, while reducing travel budgets, working hours and transport time.

The leader in telepresence robots, GoBe Robots is now l ... Read more »

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The Line of FLIR EST Thermal Solutions Include Enhanced Screening Mode to Offer Fast, Safe, and Simplified Frontline Screening 

ARLINGTON, Va.-Thursday 2 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced modified thermal cameras for fast and safe non-contact elevated skin temperature* screening. The FLIR EST™ thermal screening solutions provide frontline screening at building entries and in high traffic areas to improve safety and help curb the spread of COVID-19. The FLIR Axxx-EST, FLIR T5xx-EST, and FLIR Exx-EST series cameras are designed to simplify the screening process, reducing the burden on screening operators and adhering to recommended social distancing guidelines.

“The new FLIR EST thermal solutions represent nearly two decades of experience designing and manufacturing thermal measurement solutions for skin temperature screening,” said Jim Cannon, President and CEO at FLIR. “T ... Read more »

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