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 First-In-Human Study Targeting the Endothelial Cell-expressed Adhesion Molecule VAP1


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SEOUL, South Korea & NANJING, China-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LG Chem Life Sciences (“LG Chem”) today announced the first healthy adult volunteer has been safely dosed in the phase I study of LG00303174 being run in the US.

LG Chem licensed LG00303174 (TT-01025) from TransThera Biosciences Co. Ltd. (“TransThera”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company based in Nanjing, China. LG Chem had entered into an exclusive license agreement with TransThera in August 2020 to research, develop, manufacture, and commercialize LG00303174 in the world except China and Japan.

LG00303174 is a potential best-in-class novel SSAO/VAP-1 inhibitor, currently being developed for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases, including non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The phase 1 st ... Read more »

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80 percent of businesses surveyed in research by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Cybersecurity Tech Accord are concerned about falling victim to a state-sponsored cyberattack. They call for greater international political cooperation to mitigate these threats.

LONDON-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A majority of businesses surveyed for a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and the Cybersecurity Tech Accord released today, see state-led and sponsored cyberattacks as a major threat. They are concerned about catastrophic reputational and financial consequences and call for greater international political cooperation to mitigate these threats.

The survey was conducted between November and December 2020, before the pernicious cyberattack on software company SolarWinds came to light. That attack was a moment of reckoning for many organizations about the challenges posed by state-led and -sponsored cyberattacks but, as t ... Read more »

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• Embedded financial services provider HUBUC launches new card offering for clients across Europe

• Partnering with IDEMIA to offer payment cards with MOTION CODE™ technology – a dynamic security code to help protect retailers and cardholders against fraud

• European Central Bank’s latest figures put European card-not-present fraud losses at €1.4bn per year

COURBEVOIE, France-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Embedded financial services provider HUBUC announces the launch of payment cards underpinned by MOTION CODE™ - a dynamic CVV technology – from IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, for online shopping across Europe.

HUBUC is a novel embedded financial services provider that offers a number of payment capabilities, including card issuance, from a single platform, integrating the IDEMIA MOTION CODE™ server. Under the joint project, HUBUC can offer cli ... Read more »

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Skilled volunteers from Dassault Systèmes will share their knowledge of digital technologies to help train a new generation of African engineers

VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- La Fondation Dassault Systèmes, a foundation dedicated to transforming the future of education and research with the learning and discovery capabilities of 3D technology and virtual universes, today announced it supported the nonprofit Digital Transformation Alliance on the creation and launch of InnoTechLab, the first high-tech innovation center for technology, industrialization and education in Cameroon. The aim of InnoTechLab is to instill an inclusive and sustainable transformation of African society based on an industrial, technological and digital revolution. This can be achieved by fostering greater access to, understanding of, and experimentation with 3D digital technologies among young students, teachers, researchers, and their eco ... Read more »

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• C-RAM forms part of Rheinmetall AG’s Skynex Air Defence System

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

HALCON, a regional leader in the production and supply of precision-guided weapons, today unveiled SkyKnight - the first UAE designed and manufactured counter-rocket, artillery, and mortar (C-RAM) missile system, at the International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX) 2021.

EDGE, the parent company of HALCON, has been developing a short-range air defence system, as has Germany-based Rheinmetall AG, which was actively seeking a missile system to form part of its Skynex air defence system. The companies decided to jointly offer a solution, with HALCON providing SkyKnight, the missile system to the highly regarded Oerlikon Skynex Air Defence System, which sets new standards with its unique open architecture.

HALCON’s SkyKnight was purposely designed to counter the full spectrum of modern threats, ... Read more »

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MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PMC Group International, Inc., which is an independent arm of PMC Group Companies, announced the acquisition of Cobra Investments Management Inc. and its two subsidiaries, Copperhead Chemical Company Inc. (“Copperhead”) and Copperhead Investments Inc., from a group of previous owners of these entities, effective February 5, 2021. Copperhead is the manufacturing arm of the three acquired entities and is located on an 875 acres facility with 53 buildings in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania.

Copperhead has been the sole manufacturer of the FDA approved cardiac therapeutic drug nitroglycerin in the US for over 70 years and a custom manufacturer of drug dosage forms. It is also a major producer of energetic chemicals (explosives and propellants) for the defense industry as well as a novel class of preservatives and antimicrobials. Copperhead’s products are sold globally.

“The ... Read more »

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Enables Enterprise MDM Platforms to Leverage Android OS and GMS Features including Google Play Store Applications

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Posiflex Technology, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of retail POS, kiosk, computing, and self-service transaction peripherals, is proud to announce a new Android 10 GMS certification, applicable to the kiosk portfolio of both Posiflex and KIOSK Information Systems (KIOSK).

Posiflex CEO Owen Chen notes, “This new Android 10 GMS certification milestone is quite significant. By offering GMS Certified kiosks, it allows Google Play and other GMS applications to be installed on our Android platforms. It streamlines onboarding onto Google’s proven and secure network, while unlocking kiosk access to the full suite of applications in the Google Play Store.”

Further, as mobile devices become increasingly pervasive in delivering re ... Read more »

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Four of top five major cruise companies have contracted for service on the groundbreaking O3b mPOWER system and the SES geostationary fleet, resulting in a backlog in excess of EUR 220 million

LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Four of the top five major cruise companies have entered into long-term strategic framework agreements, with the majority extending through 2026 and beyond, for services delivered over SES's next-generation O3b mPOWER communications system, SES announced today. These agreements will enable enhanced connectivity experiences onboard their current fleets as well as ships planned as part of their extensive new-build programmes, and result in a backlog of over EUR 220 million.

The advanced connectivity solutions delivered by SES will elevate guest connectivity to provide an ultimate digital immersive experience, enabling more wearable technologies and unlocking more personalised services. This reflects ... Read more »

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MSCI Investment Solutions as a Service will leverage Microsoft’s cloud and AI to enable investors to build better portfolios for a better world

NEW YORK-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools and services, today announced the development of Investment Solutions as a Service for the global investment industry in collaboration with Microsoft Corp. The new service will allow institutional investors to use next generation technologies, advanced analytics and big data to help anticipate and address key strategic and investment challenges.

Built to align long-term technology and data trends with the immediate needs of investors, the service will combine Microsoft’s Cloud and AI technologies with MSCI’s extensive data sets, analytical models and deep expertise of the global investment industry to power next-generation investment decision making.

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SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 23 February 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following its rapid expansion in Africa, Andersen Global is now unifying its African member firms under the brand “Andersen.” As part of this transition, five former collaborating firms will become member firms of Andersen Global, solidifying its platform in Africa. The announcement comes on the heels of the adoption of the Andersen brand by the founding U.S. member firm in 2019, and member firms in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East in 2020.

Andersen Global member firms in Nigeria and Kenya—previously operating under the brand “Andersen Tax”—will now transition to the common brand “Andersen.” Former collaborating firms in South Africa (Tabacks), Tunisia (Jelil Bouraoui & Associates), and Mauritius and Seychelles (ATax Advisors) will also adopt the Andersen brand. Andersen Global also welcomes member firms in Ivory Coast (Mondon Conseil) ... Read more »

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