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ZURICH & TOKYO-Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avaloq, a Swiss-based global leader in digital banking solutions and wealth management technology, and Japan-based NEC Corporation today announced the closing of NEC’s acquisition of Avaloq. Each being a market leader in their own field, the combination of their shared vision, technological strengths, and global presence, will accelerate both companies’ long-term growth, global expansion and value creation strategy.

This acquisition was first announced in October 2020, and following receipt of the relevant regulatory approvals, the acquisition was completed on December 22, 2020. NEC now holds 100% of Avaloq’s shares, including the 45% previously held by private equity firm Warburg Pincus, as well as the remaining shares held by Avaloq’s founder Francisco Fernandez and by employees.

Founded in 1985, Avaloq provides powerful cloud solutions for banks and weal ... Read more »

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Expanding Ericom Global Cloud Platform Data Center Footprint Supports Growing Demand for Ericom Zero Trust Remote Browser Isolation


NEW YORK -Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ericom Software, a leader in Zero Trust cloud cybersecurity solutions and a member of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN), today announced an expansion of its Ericom Global Cloud platform data center presence in the Middle East to support growing demand for Ericom Shield Remote Browser Isolation (RBI). These investments expand local access to Ericom’s globally distributed, multi-tenant cloud platform for all organizations in the region.

The rate of cyberattacks using malware designed to exploit web browser vulnerabilities has been dramatically accelerating. These types of web and email based attacks use zero-day malware embedded in the content of websites to deliver ransomware, exfiltrate data, disrupt operations, and more. Ericom Shield RBI p ... Read more »

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CAIRO-Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Astrazeneca, Lundbeck, Parkville Pharmaceuticals, MSD Animal Health, Johnson & Johnson and Teleperformance are recognized as the top 6 best places to work in Egypt for 2020 according to the annual prestigious “Best Places To Work” workplace research program. Best Places to Work is an international certification program providing employers in different countries the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and satisfaction of their employees and honor those who deliver an outstanding work experience with the highest standards in regards to working conditions.

Astrazeneca Egypt was awarded the top position in the large enterprises category followed by Parkville Pharmaceuticals, a well established pharma company providing high quality and affordable medicines across the country. Johnson & Johnson Egypt came in the third position followed by Teleperformance Egypt, a subsidiary of ... Read more »

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New Western European Base Created in Response to Brexit and Rapid Regional Growth

GREENWICH, Conn. & DUBLIN-Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBK ... Read more »

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Deliver and deploy cloud native software for mobile network services in Africa both in urban and rural areas

-Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, the industry's only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) is geared up to provide end-to-end solutions for mobile networks in the African Continent. Mavenir’s multigeneration solutions (2G through 5G) deliver a cost effective and technology advanced supplier alternative to transform the mobile infrastructure in the region and to expand coverage even in the most remote rural areas.

In the Mobile Core, Mavenir brings its market leading, virtualized software for core networks, providing basic and advanced services, as well as its legendary messaging capabilities, based on IP Multimedia Systems (IMS), as well as its Converged Packet Core solution, capable of scaling both up and down, and providing a very solid and r ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Coagulo Medical Technologies, an MIT-born startup that has developed the world’s first precision-medicine platform for comprehensive and targeted blood clotting management, today announced it has raised $6.5 million in financing from 20/20 HealthCare Partners, Sands Capital, Good Growth Capital, IAG Capital Partners and private investors. The Boston area diagnostics innovator also announced that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Science Foundation to accelerate delivery of breakthrough innovations amid the global COVID–19 public health crisis, which has called attention to the limitations of conventional coagulation tests.

Coagulo’s rapid, point-of-care device is a major advancement for personalized diagnosis and management of all coagulation-related diseases. The device is ultra-portable, requires just drops of blood and ... Read more »

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 “Studies show nasal sprays, such as Xlear, reduces risk of COVID-19 transmission and infection”

WASHINGTON-Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, a consortium of 15 doctors, nurses and other public health professionals petitioned the Centers for Disease Control to issue Guidance calling on: Americans to use nasal sprays to combat the COVID-19 pandemic; and doctors to use them in treating COVID-19 patients.

The petition has also been placed on and the medical professionals are seeking support for it from all Americans:

The petition in particular calls on CDC to tell Americans to use nasal sprays as part of a layered defense against COVID-19. “You wash your hands; you should wash your nose, too. You wear a mask and social distance; you should do that and use a nasal spray,” said Dr. Alonzo Jones, one of the petitioners, and an inventor of one of the s ... Read more »

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The Six-Month Contest Asked Global Innovators Between the Ages of 15-24 to Help Amid the Pandemic By Creating Face Mask Designs That Overcome Common Barriers to Use

LOS ANGELES-Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- XPRIZE, a nonprofit organization that uses global competitions to crowdsource solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges, is pleased to announce that, following last week’s pitch slam, Luminosity Lab from the United States has been named the grand prize winner of the organization’s Next-Gen Mask Challenge. Selected by the competition’s panel of judges, which included a diverse set of industry professionals and executives, Luminosity Lab was chosen from the other finalists for their mask’s design, x-factor of style, early assessments of accessibility and functionality. The winning team is student-led and developed the FloeMask, which uses a bifurcated filtration chamber to achieve filtration and ... Read more »

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Zayn Malik Shows Signature Style with Special Avatar and Message for Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells Fans

SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday 23 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA):

Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced that winter holiday celebrations are rolling out in its recently released mobile game Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells. Officially licensed from Warner Bros. Games and published under the Portkey Games label, players of the game will be treated to a series of seasonal festivities throughout December, ranging from special limited-time collection events to a host of holiday decor and surprises.

In the game, players can collect cards to complete the new, limited-time ‘Christmas in the Wizarding World’ album to earn a mythical Unicorn as their companion magical creature. Later in the month, holiday decor and weather will turn Hogw ... Read more »

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