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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 19 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Expanding its existing platform in the European region, Andersen Global establishes a presence in Liechtenstein with collaborating firm actus ag based in Triesen.

actus ag, established in 2016, offers a range of services including national and international tax advisory, cross-border tax planning and IT services. With a specialization in tax laws related to Liechtenstein, Germany and Austria, the firm serves individuals, family offices, business enterprises, private equity firms, and blockchain and fintech companies.

“Our firm’s success is a result of our team’s ability to adapt to our clients’ evolving needs,” Managing Partner Matthias Langer said. “In only a few years, our position in the market has grown tremendously because of our ability to provide clients with best-in-class services through our team’s commitment to stewardship and the power of t ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -Friday 19 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

New Velodyne Video Illustrates How Lidar-based Pedestrian Automated Emergency Braking System Can Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities in All Conditions

While U.S. Traffic Dropped During the Pandemic, Traffic Fatalities Increased

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While overall driving was down 13 percent in miles driven last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, motor vehicle deaths were up 8 percent in the United States, reported the National Safety Council. Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today showed how with lidar technology, Pedestrian Automated Emergency Braking (PAEB) systems can be significantly improved, with the potential to save thousands of lives annually.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

Velodyne released a new video that showcases how its affordable lidar-based PAEB solution delivers superior performan ... Read more »

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BOSTON-Saturday 20 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today announced the appointment of Ann Fogarty to executive vice president and deputy head of Global Delivery with responsibility for State Street’s custody, middle office, transfer agency and client service operations. Fogarty will report to Liz Nolan, executive vice president and head of Global Delivery. She will also join State Street’s Management Committee.

Fogarty joins from BNY Mellon where she was most recently Executive Committee member responsible for leading the Global Operations organization and supporting every stage of the client investment lifecycle and overseeing a team of more than 20,000. She held a variety of senior positions since joining BNY Mellon in 1988, including head of EMEA Investment operations and managing director leading the provision of fund accounting, transfer agency and middle office services to mutual, ETF and alternative ... Read more »

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SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland-Tuesday 16 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the acquisition of Synapsys, its long-time partner located in Cape Town, South Africa that specializes in distributing Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions through the service provider channel. Marking the latest move in the company’s accelerated growth plan, it is Acronis’ fourth acquisition in the past 18 months.

Synapsys is a channel-centric group of companies that delivers Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions to thousands of customers through a network of sub-distributors, resellers, and managed service providers (MSPs) in South Africa and across the continent. It is comprised of two businesses: Synapsys Systems (Proprietary) Limited, a specialist software distributor and the region’s Authorized Acronis Distributor for on-premises solutions since 2003, and Synapsys Distribution (Proprietary) Limited, which services the MSP market using t ... Read more »
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The importance of proper hand hygiene, thoroughly washing and drying hands, cannot be overstated

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass-Friday 19 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated handwashing guidelines, standardizing language and updating visuals. Though hand dryers have always been recommended by the organization, language around the topic of hand drying was inconsistent across industries and materials. Now, with the latest updates, the CDC’s stance is unequivocally clear: hand dryers are a supported hand drying solution.

The CDC has shared that “germs spread more easily when hands are wet” and recommends thorough hand drying with clean towels or hand dryers to mitigate germ transfer and the spread of viruses like COVID-19. The organization’s robust hand hygiene media library now visually depicts both towels and hand dryers as a means to complete hygienic hand drying in materials sup ... Read more »
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Migrants, Refugees, and International students benefit from Western Union Foundation’s 2020 Giving

DENVER-Wednesday 17 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Foundation today announced it invested more than USD 6 million to impact 200,000 people in 33 countries – funding training, education, and other workforce initiatives for migrants, refugees, and international students, as well as for disaster and COVID relief. In its 2020 Global Philanthropic Impact Report the Foundation highlights the impact created by community activation and calls on the global community to take further action to connect underserved populations to economic opportunity as the world begins early-stage recovery from a COVID-disrupted global economy.

2020 also marked the first full year of the Western Union Foundation’s signature ‘Opportunity Beyond Borders’ commitment, a three-year, USD 15 million investment to provide migrant and refu ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 16 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider today announce the expansion of its Innovation Lab, with the recent opening of its new workspace in Mariahilfer Strasse in Vienna, Austria. This doubles the footprint and supports the company’s growth in client innovations – where SmartStream spends a quarter of its revenues on R&D.

SmartStream’s Innovation Lab is a collaboration of highly skilled mathematicians, applied data scientists and IT specialists. The innovation team has partnered with a number of Tier 1 banking customers to investigate the use of AI, machine learning and blockchain. These partnerships assess how advanced technology can be used to re-engineer traditional processes to boost efficiencies, cut costs, and enhance business plans.

Andreas Burner, CIO, SmartStream, states: “It is a logical step in our business growth to ... Read more »
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• ReNew Power becomes World’s first clean energy company to be recognised as a Lighthouse by World Economic Forum.

• ReNew joins cross-sector international network of companies recognized for use of technology to grow their bottom line, without increasing their environmental footprint.

• ReNew joins a diverse group of Lighthouse companies from the tech, heavy industry, consumer products, healthcare and energy sectors.

NEW DELHI-Tuesday 16 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ReNew Power (“ReNew” or “the Company”), India’s leading renewable energy company, today announced that it has been named to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Lighthouse Network, which recognizes companies using new technologies to achieve environmentally sustainable, community supportive, profitable growth. In announcing ReNew’s appointment, the WEF specifically noted the Company’s recent investments ... Read more »

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Cold Storage and Distribution Expansions Support Vaccine and Biologics Supply Chain, Keep Pace With Global Industry Trends

PHILADELPHIA-Tuesday 16 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PCI Pharma Services (PCI), a leading pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical global outsourcing solutions provider, today announced a new milestone in its global Clinical footprint with the expansion of cold chain clinical supply storage and distribution capabilities at its Berlin location, a major investment that will provide global access to regional customers. The Berlin facility recently passed mandatory regulatory inspection for these expansions, and it is now fully operational.

PCI has added significant capacity and several new cold chain storage conditions to its capabilities, which now include temperatures from controlled room temperature to -80°C. PCI has doubled the size of its 2-8°C storage and added -20°C and -80°C. PCI will be adding liquid nitro ... Read more »

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Recognized for outstanding financial technology enabling financial institutions with seamless cross-border, cross-currency money movement

DENVER-Tuesday 16 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today was named winner of the “Consumer Payments Innovation Award” in the fifth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards for 2021. The company’s innovative cross-border money transfer solution was awarded for its ‘plug and play’ technology used by a growing number of financial institutions to offer seamless, convenient, reliable, and fast international money transfer capabilities for their customers, connecting them to more than 200 countries and territories and over 130 currencies.

Western Union’s White Label Digital Partner technology solution enables FIs to use their existing branded customer technological interface to provide international ... Read more »
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FUKUOKA, Japan-Tuesday 16 March 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In order to integrate the latest improvements in speed and range of the HD-PLC*1 technology promoted by HD-PLC Alliance*2, the Alliance has proposed the specifications of the next generation technology to the IEEE Standards Association*3. To the great satisfaction of the Alliance members, recently published IEEE 1901-2020 Standard includes the latest HD-PLC features that provide higher speed, longer range wired communications over existing metal wires (control cable, coaxial cable, power cable, etc.).

Compared with wireless communication systems, HD-PLC enables more secure, stable and reliable communications. Furthermore, the use of existing cables allows a network infrastructure to cover not only indoors such as homes, buildings and factories but also outdoors extending several kilometers.

Mr. Yoshiyuki Miyabe, Senior Adviser of HD-PLC Alliance and Senior Managing Executive Officer of Pana ... Read more »

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