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COURBEVOIE, France-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The company was one of 12 finalists in the showcase, which recognizes solutions for their capacity to support disadvantaged groups, advance financial inclusion, and mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

IDEMIA has been awarded second place in the 2020 AFI Inclusive Fintech Showcase for its digital identity solution for disadvantaged groups. The company was one of 12 finalists in the showcase, which recognizes innovative solutions that are helping to address the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

In a virtual presentation to AFI’s final jury, Ali Akbar, Director of Business Intelligence for IDEMIA’s Digital Business Unit highlighted how IDEMIA’s Digital Identity Platform can be leveraged by FinTechs and regulators to provide identity verification methods to the underserved – enabling them to easily and securely register their identities a ... Read more »

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TOKYO & MUNICH-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Telefónica Germany / O2 and NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701) announced today that NEC, working with its ecosystem of partners, has been selected by Telefónica Germany / O2 as its favored full-service system integrator for the first Open RAN pilot system in Germany. The system has already successfully completed a first call via Open RAN on a live O2 mobile network in the Bavarian city of Landsberg am Lech.

During the pilot, NEC will help to define a customized Open RAN architecture, optimized and adapted to the requirements of the mobile network of Telefónica Germany. As the system integrator for this pilot, NEC coordinates the overall design of the Open RAN system and ensures the delivery of a solid end-to-end solution. This is being carried out in collaboration with industry leaders that include ADVA, Altiostar, GigaTera Communications, Intel, Red Hat, Supermicro and Xilinx.

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Interactive Brokers Central Europe to Serve Investors and Wealth Managers in Rapidly Growing Region

 

GREENWICH, Conn.-Tuesday 15 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBKR), a global brokerage firm, today announced the creation of Interactive Brokers Central Europe Zrt., (IBCE) and the opening of an office in Budapest. With the addition of Hungary, the global brokerage firm now has ten entities around the globe in the US, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Singapore, and the UK, serving over one million client accounts in more than 220 countries and territories.

“Establishing an office in Hungary is part of our continuing trend of opening entities around the world to support our growing global presence,” said Thomas Peterffy, chairman of Interactive Brokers. “We plan to make Budapest the center of our operations for Central Europe to keep pace with account growth ... Read more »

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 Velodyne’s Lidar Sensors Recognized for Providing Advanced Perception for Rapidly Growing Autonomous Robot Market

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced its Velabit™ lidar sensor was named the winner of the 2020 Innovation Award by Silicon Valley Robotics. The Velabit, Velodyne’s smallest sensor, brings new levels of versatility and affordability to 3D lidar perception. It is a cornerstone solution in Velodyne’s mission to transform lives by advancing safe mobility and smart autonomy through access to the company’s innovative lidar technologies.

 “Having Velabit selected for the Innovation Award by Silicon Valley Robotics demonstrates the continuing strong industry recognition of Velodyne’s inventive track record,” said Anand Gopalan, CEO, Velodyne Lidar. “Velodyne is honored to have the Velabit named as a ... Read more »

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Muscat, Oman-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Raysut Cement Company (RCC), Oman’s largest cement manufacturer, scooped seven awards at two Best Employer Brand Awards, one focused on Oman companies and the other on GCC corporate entities.

RCC, the Muscat Stock Market-listed company, and an emerging global cement player, said its Group CEO, Mr. Joey Ghose won `CEO of the Year’ award at both the Oman Best Employer Awards 2020 in October and GCC Best Employer Awards 2020 in November.

The awards, presented at virtual events held by the  global branding, HR and leadership body, Employer Branding Institute, reinforced  RCC’s excellence across leadership, health and safety, technology, training and talent management.

RCC won `Promoting Health in the Workplace,’ `Best Use of Technology for Training,’ and `Training Provider of the Year’ awards at Oman Best Employer Brand Awards. At the GCC Best Employer Bra ... Read more »

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Kuwait City, Kuwait-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Fresh Del Monte Kuwait delighted consumers around the country by announcing new additions to its line of fresh products. The new products additions include ultra-fresh Juices (lemonade, mango, orange, pineapple, pomegranate, strawberry), wide variety of fresh cut fruits (pomegranate arils, Del Monte Gold Pineapple cubes and mixed fruits), and ready-to-use sanitized fresh cut veggies (peeled, shredded, cut, and sliced) to ensure consumers’ convenience.

To deliver on our promise of freshness and quality, our ultra-fresh Juices are 100% freshly squeezed and safely sealed in a convenient bottle to offer you the ultimate taste and nourishing experience with every sip. Our beverages are prepared daily with no additives, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors in state-of-the-art facilities in Kuwait. Furthermore, our range of fresh-cut fruits and vegetable satisfy today’s health and wellness-cons ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Organising Committee for Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations has announced its preparations for welcoming 2021, with a focus on ensuring public safety in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event includes fireworks in various shapes and themes rising above the sea near Al-Marjan Island, over a 4km stretch, in tune with special musical arrangements for a total of 10 minutes to welcome the New Year. Click here for the video.

#RAKNYE2021 will be held without public activities or viewing areas to ensure the safety of the public, while adhering to social distancing protocols.

Since the celebration of New Year coincides with the weekend, families will find a special time awaits in Ras Al Khaimah, with all the hotels in Al-Hamra Village and Al-Marjan Island featuring dedicated viewing areas that will be the safest in the region to celebrate the New Year in style.

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MADRID & LONDON-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- I Squared Capital, a leading global infrastructure investment manager, announces that it has entered into an agreement to sell Grupo T-Solar to Cubico Sustainable Investments Ltd, the renewable energy specialist jointly owned by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and PSP Investments, for a total enterprise value of €1.5 billion.

“Our objective during our stewardship of T- Solar was to improve operations, grow the platform and establish T-Solar as a leader in renewables energy in Spain. We will continue to invest globally in renewables generation as well as transition energy in both industrial and growth economies,” said Sadek Wahba, Chairman of Grupo T-Solar and Managing Partner of I Squared Capital.

A leading European renewables platform, Grupo T-Solar has 274 megawatts of installed and regulated capacity in Spain and Italy with growth prospects underpinned by ... Read more »

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Lightspeed, Insight Partners and Cyberstarts invest $25M to help enterprises gain visibility and control over threats created by the explosion of APIs


PALO ALTO, Calif.-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Noname Security, the enterprise API security company, launched from stealth today with $25 million in funding from Lightspeed, Insight Partners and Cyberstarts. Noname is the only holistic security platform that lets enterprises see and secure managed and unmanaged APIs exposed by the organization, consumed by the organization or used internally, thereby eliminating the API security blind spots that exist in most businesses today.

Digital transformation encourages companies to leverage APIs extensively to grow business and promote innovation. However, many have an underdeveloped API security strategy, which creates a major attack surface. Gartner has stated that "by 2022, API abuses will move from an infrequent to the most ... Read more »

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- rf IDEAS, a leading manufacturer of credential readers for authentication and logical access, announced a new technology partnership with Nymi, the creator of the Nymi Band™, an innovative workplace wearable wristband for secure hands-free authentication. This partnership will enable 100% contactless authentication to networks, data, applications, and devices for industries that must maintain the strictest standards of hygiene.

rf IDEAS is a well-established leader in contactless credential readers, including WAVE ID® Mobile readers that incorporate Bluetooth® Low Energy technology for use with mobile credentials. The Nymi Band is a sleek rechargeable device worn on the wrist that is unlocked via personal biometrics. It also incorporates Bluetooth Low Energy connectivity, enabling instant multi-factor authentication when used with WAVE ID readers.

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 16 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Adding depth and coverage to its Latin American platform, Andersen Global now has a presence in Venezuela through a non-exclusive Collaboration Agreement with the country’s largest law firm, LEĜA Abogados.

LEĜA Abogados, recognized by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000, covers all branches of law with office locations in Caracas, Valencia and Barquisimeto. The full-service firm assists businesses and multinational clients with capabilities in the areas of tax, international arbitration, immigration, foreign trade and customs, foreign investment, intellectual property regulatory matters, labor and employment, competition law, cross-border M&A, litigation, compliance, and white-collar crime. Additionally, LEĜA Abogados is a leader in serving the energy and natural resources, banking and finance, information technologies, life sciences and health care, and manufacturing and di ... Read more »

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