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IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, revolutionizes metal cards in the region with its Smart Metal Art offering to meet the growing demand from millennials


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a survey conducted last year, it was noted that 73% of global millennials prefer a metal card over a plastic one1. To support financial institutions in delivering the premium payment experience demanded by this demographic, IDEMIA is proud to introduce its Smart Metal Art offering. The Smart Metal Art range offers contactless capabilities on both sides of the card. It also enables a large variety of graphic printing capabilities that can be combined with exposed metal features and extended tactile technology for ground-breaking visual effects.

Banks have been quick to note this trend and to respond. Emirates Islamic, a leading Islamic bank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has chosen to collabor ... Read more »

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ACI and MACI treatments could be improved with the first of its kind feat by Edogawa Hospital, Tokyo


TOKYO-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regenerative therapy to treat knee joint damages gets a boost with a breakthrough technology of growing ideal type of cartilage cells including chondroprogenitors and mesenchymal stem cells enriched with hyaluronic acid (HA), reported by Dr Shojiro Katoh, President, Edogawa Hospital in “The KNEE” journal ( Edogawa Evolutionary Laboratory of Science (EELS) researchers accomplished this feat using a 3D tissue engineering scaffold, without externally added HA or growth factors. They hope this technology will improve the clinical outcome of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI) and Matrix Assisted Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI) treatments.

Regenerative medicine applications for articular cartilage repair require growing chondrocyt ... Read more »

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• SafeNet Trusted Access recognised for wide range of authentication factors, delivering risk adaptive authentication alongside access management functions

• Thales’ primary access management product received a “strong positive” rating for Security and “positive” for both Usability and Deployment

PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thales today announced that it has been named as a Market Leader in the 2021 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Enterprise Authentication.

The report recognised Thales as a global leader within the enterprise authentication market through its SafeNet Trusted Access offer. Thales’ primary access management capability received accolades for its authentication support, authorisation and policy management, in addition to strong reporting capabilities, modern user interfaces (UIs) and dashboards. SafeNet Trusted Access supports public cloud and a ... Read more »

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Veteran talent management executive with tech experience joins global HR leadership team

PORTLAND, Maine-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covetrus (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, today announced the addition of Stacey M.M. Shirra as vice president of global talent management. The newly created post is a strategic role designed to drive the Company’s acceleration of its three-year plan.

Shirra is responsible for Covetrus’ global talent strategy including building a strong talent bench across the organization. As part of her role, she will focus on investing in and developing employees, and helping drive an innovative fast-moving culture. She is also responsible for leading the Company’s Diversity & Inclusion initiatives.

“I am pleased to welcome Stacey to our global leadership team,” said Ditte Marstrand Wulf, Covetrus CHRO. “Our employees are ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics is pleased to announce that Louise Green has won Reference Data Professional of the Year in the WatersTechnology Women in Technology and Data Awards 2021. It is the third straight year that Ms. Green has won this award.

Ms. Green was recently promoted to General Manager of Marketing. In her new role she has responsibility for the central marketing function serving all of Moody’s Analytics. She was previously Head of Marketing and Communications for Bureau van Dijk, which became a Moody’s Analytics company in 2017.

Joining Bureau van Dijk shortly after its founding, Ms. Green led the company’s brand strategy, demand generation, knowledge enablement, and other core functions. Much of her focus was on growing market awareness for Orbis, the company’s flagship offering, which has become the world’s leading database on private companies and entity dat ... Read more »

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DALLAS, Texas & VANCOUVER, British Columbia -Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Transaction combines the first ESG-focused SPAC with a developer of the world’s largest and highest-grade estimated source of electric vehicle (EV) battery metals that are expected to be produced at low cost with dramatically reduced social and environmental impact
Pro forma equity value of the combined company is expected to be approximately US$2.9 billion. Upon closing, the combined company will operate as The Metals Company and is expected to be listed under the ticker TMC
The combined company is expected to have approximately US$570 million in cash, assuming no redemptions, as part of the business combination, facilitating plans for The Metals Company to start commercial production of battery metals as soon as 2024
The transaction includes an upsized US$330 million fully committed common stock Private Investment in Public Equity (“PIPE”) at US$10.00 pe ... Read more »

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Sinclair Vass Named Chief Commercial Officer

Mike Jellen Promoted to Chief Strategy Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced that it has appointed Sinclair Vass as Chief Commercial Officer, succeeding Mike Jellen. Mr. Vass joins Velodyne from Focuslight Technologies, where he served as Corporate Senior Vice President and was responsible for driving profitable growth as the leader of its Laser Optics Business Unit. As Chief Commercial Officer of Velodyne Lidar, Mr. Vass will be responsible for worldwide sales and deepening the Company’s customer relationships.

In conjunction with Mr. Vass’s appointment, Mr. Jellen has been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer, where he will be responsible for advancing Velodyne’s growth through mergers and acquisitions and corporate development initiatives. Both Mr. Vass and Mr. Jellen will report di ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fibocom (Stock Code: 300638), a leading provider of cellular embedded wireless module solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the world-wide launch of the next generation 5G NR modules compliant with the 3GPP R16 standard during Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2021 (MWCS21). The new launch includes FM160 and FG160 5G module series of Sub-6GHz frequency range, as well as FM160W and FG160W series of mmWave range.

Product video on YouTube:

The new 5G NR module series is based on the newly-announced Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X65 and X62 5G Modem-RF Systems and delivers enhanced mobile broadband and high-reliability, low-latency wireless services for IIoT (Industrial IoT), FWA ( Fixed Wireless Access), 4K/8K live streaming, telemedicine, private 5G networks, and other mass data scenarios by supporting lightening data transmissi ... Read more »

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Quarterly revenue of $87.8 million, up 15.4% year over year

Fiscal year revenue of $326.8 million, up 16.3% year over year

Fiscal year operating cash flow of $42.1 million, up 107% year over year

2,487 active clients at December 31, 2020, up 20.6% year over year


LAS VEGAS-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.

“For the fourth quarter and full year 2020, we continued to execute well against our strategic growth plan to achieve $1 billion in annual revenue by 2026 and exceeded quarterly and full year guidance. We accelerated year-over-year revenue growth for the fourth quarter from 11.7% to 15.4% and for the full ye ... Read more »

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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany -Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

- Acquisition closed / first capacities online in the next weeks

- Milestone reached on successful roadmap / immediate expansion with five new sites in Canada and Scandinavia

- Highly scalable with up to 4.5 gigawatts of hydropower available

- Value added for customers: data sovereignty not affected by US Cloud Act

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northern Data AG (XETRA: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87) has successfully closed the acquisition of the site in Northern Sweden near the city of Boden, announced in January, and immediately started to roll out and install the first GPU-based high-performance computing (HPC) hardware. The site is expected to bring the first capacity online within the next weeks and will contribute decisively to the further successful expansion of Northern Data Group's HPC infrastructure and provide direct customer benefits.

The highly efficient data center in North ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS & LONDON-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Kent County Council, the largest County Council in England, is switching support for its Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 application and Oracle Database software to Rimini Street.

Digital Transformation Possible, Even with Constrained IT Budgets

Like other public sector bodies in the UK, Kent County Council is under significant pressure to allocate its annual budget effectively to meet the challenges affecting the county. With 1,759 core users and 21,096 self-service users spread across the organization, as well as schools and local authority teams in the County, their IT infrastructure makes up a sizeable part of its expenditure. Having conducted a rigorous evaluat ... Read more »

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Topline clinical trial results showed LEUKINE® was safe, well tolerated and generated T cells targeted at the SARS-CoV-2 virus in patients hospitalized with COVID-19

LEUKINE® is currently being assessed in a clinical trial in US in COVID-19 patients

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Tuesday 9 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tanner Pharma Group (Tanner) today announced expansion of the LEUKINE Access Program (LeAP) as a channel for distribution of LEUKINE® (sargramostim) in international markets. LEUKINE®, approved by the US FDA in 1991 and now manufactured by Partner Therapeutics (PTx), is a recombinant granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) that stimulates the immune system and has been used in leukemia patients to reduce the risk of infection.

PTx recently announced that a clinical trial of Leukine® conducted in Belgium of hospitalized COVID-19 patients suffering from acute hypoxic respiratory failure requirin ... Read more »

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