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PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Tuesday 16 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

On 18 February, when the Perseverance rover lands on Mars, the Thales laser will enter service as part of SuperCam, the ‘eyes’ of the rover, to determine the chemical and organic composition of Martian rock samples.

The Thales laser at the heart of the SuperCam instrument, which is even more powerful than the laser that has been operating for the last eight years on the Curiosity mission, will help to look for potential signs of life on the Red Planet.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On 18 February, the Perseverance rover — a key component of the Mars 2020 mission — will touch down on the Red Planet after a long seven-month voyage. SuperCam, one of seven strategic onboard instruments, is a powerful combination of technologies designed to analyse, characterise and select Martian rock samples. SuperCam is the result of close collaboration between Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in the Unit ... Read more »

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ICRYPEX Cryptocurrency Market blazed a trail around the world and signed a sponsorship agreement, making the payment in Bitcoin.

ISTANBUL-Tuesday 16 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to the sponsorship agreement signed in exchange for 42 Bitcoins (approximately 1.3 million USD), ICRYPEX became the name and uniform chest sponsor of Beşiktaş JK Men's Basketball A-Team, one of the largest sports clubs in Turkey. ICRYPEX took an important step towards the future of the digital currency ecosystem by making the payment for the sponsorship agreement in Bitcoin.

The CEO of ICRYPEX, Gökalp İçer commented about the sponsorship: “We keep establishing the trends in this industry with the steps we take in line with our principles. We try new things that have never been done in this industry within our geography. The sponsorship agreement signed with Beşiktaş JK should also be considered within this scope. And this agreement is paid out in ... Read more »

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Combined company to broaden and further diversify its software portfolio, creating the leading software provider to the energy industry

HOUSTON-Tuesday 16 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quorum Software ("Quorum"), a world leader in digital transformation for the energy industry, today announced two major transactions that will result in the creation of the world's largest software provider of business workflows focused solely on energy.

Quorum will merge with Aucerna, a globally trusted provider of integrated planning, execution and reserves software for the energy industry. The deal will combine two Thoma Bravo-owned industry leaders with a shared focus on driving digital transformation and complementary customer offerings.

Also announced today, the newly combined company, operating as Quorum Software, has entered into an agreement with TietoEVRY to acquire TietoEVRY's entire Oil and Gas software business, which incl ... Read more »

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LONDON-Monday 15 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation, one of the biggest investors in infrastructure solutions in Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sameh Shenouda as its new Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer.

Mr. Shenouda brings over 27 years of experience in investments and fundraising in international capital markets, with a focus on infrastructure development, setting up new platforms and supporting management te ... Read more »

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KOZHIKODE, Kerala, India-Monday 15 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Gender Campus in Kozhikode, Kerala was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan on Feb 14th. The ceremony marked the functional launch of projects, programmes and completed facilities at the campus, where the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE II) was held from 11-13 Feb, 2021.

Working under the Department of Women & Child Development of the Government of Kerala, The Gender Park aims to become a premier convergence point for all gender-related activities. With UN Women as equal partners, it will be developed into a South Asian hub for gender equality.

Lauding this novel initiative, the Chief Minister said, “The Gender Park should be a model not just for the country but also the world.” The new projects at the campus include the Gender Museum, Gender Library, Women in Sustainable Entrepreneurship Fellowship ... Read more »

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