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CFCA launches first commercial demo of LEI usage in digital certificates and becomes the first Certification Authority to act as a Validation Agent in the Global LEI System, streamlining LEI issuance with digital ID product and service provision

BASEL, Switzerland-Wednesday 14 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has welcomed the first commercial demonstration of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) embedded within digital certificates by the China Financial Certification Authority (CFCA). Simultaneously, GLEIF confirms that CFCA, which is a member of the GLEIF Certification Authorities (CA) Stakeholder Group, is the newest Validation Agent in the Global LEI System and the inaugural CA to sign up for the Validation Agent role.

These developments by CFCA follow the recent launch of the GLEIF CA Stakeholder Group, created as a platform for GLEIF to collaborate with CAs and Trust Service Providers (TSPs) on ... Read more »

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Bentley iTwin First to Harness Real-time Rendering, AI, and Simulation Capabilities of NVIDIA Omniverse

EXTON, Pa. -Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GTC21 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that it is developing applications using the NVIDIA Omniverse platform for photorealistic, real-time visualization and simulation of digital twins of massive-scale industrial and civil infrastructure projects. ... Read more »

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Workplace flexibility, customer interactions that delight now prized by employees and customers

RALEIGH-DURHAM, N.C. -Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avaya (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simpl ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Following a successful pilot programme earlier this year, The health bank (THB) has announced the launch of Diabetes Connected Care programme. The programme, available to all individuals in the UAE living with a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis, supports the day-to-day management of diabetes, and related complications.

Combining innovation with personalised care, the programme follows the International Diabetes Federation guidelines, using state-of-the-art technology including Continuous Glucose Monitor by Medtronic and smart glucometer by iHealth and Contour.

Zarmina Jafar, THB Co-founder and Strategy Director, said: “Quite often, a diagnosis of diabetes can be overwhelming, and the issue can be compounded when tasked to adhere to a care plan and manage a busy lifestyle. Lack of knowledge, understanding and motivation can greatly affect how well the condition is managed and can increase the ... Read more »

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 NEW YORK-Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) (ELC) announced that after 13 years with the company, Alexandra (Alex) Trower, Executive Vice President, Global Communications, will retire effective July 1, 2021. The successor to Alex’s role will be announced at a later date.

 “Alex has been a highly respected thought-leader, collaborative partner, and a trusted senior business advisor,” said Fabrizio Freda, President and CEO, The Estée Lauder Companies. “Leveraging her deep expertise across financial, corporate, consumer and crisis communications, Alex has continuously evolved our strategic communications priorities to drive and support the rapid growth of our business. She built a truly outstanding, global, multi-disciplinary organization and has led her team with wisdom and grace, continuously strengthening the delicate balance of art and science that is ever-present in ... Read more »

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Enabling Enterprises & Telcos to Implement AI-on-5G Applications

RICHARDSON, Texas-Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, the industry’s only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider and a leader in accelerating software network transformation for communications service providers (CSPs), announced today the launch of an AI-on-5G Hyper Converged Edge solution working in close collaboration with NVIDIA.

Mavenir has developed this unique solution, based on NVIDIA’s hardware and software technologies, enabling Enterprises & Telcos to implement AI-on-5G applications for many promising verticals such as Manufacturing, Mining, and Healthcare that cover Industry 4.0 applications, including Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) and Extended Reality (XR) and Gaming use cases. The use cases can be around remote and immersive collaboration, precision robotics control, people sa ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany -Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

US National Cancer Institute led Phase II clinical study met its primary objective with 36% confirmed ORR, and showed durable responses1
A new company-sponsored, global clinical trial will further assess berzosertib in small cell lung cancer
Merck is leading more than ten clinical trials across DNA Damage Response (DDR) pathways in various tumor types 
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced key clinical advancements for berzosertib (M6620), an investigational, potent and selective ataxia telangiectasia and Rad3-related (ATR) inhibitor. Berzosertib is the leading asset in the company’s DNA damage response (DDR) inhibitor program and one of the most advanced ATR inhibitors in oncology clinical development industry-wide.

Results from a Phase II proof-of-concept study conducted by the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) (NCT02487095)* and publi ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France -Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

    IDEMIA launches Health Travel Pass, a secure solution so that health certificates can be distributed to various international parties involved, while preserving travelers’ health data security and privacy.
    This solution is based on ICAO1 standards for travel-related public health evidence - ‘Visible Digital Seals’ (VDS-NC)2.
    Health certification is key to restoring trust for both governments and travelers and reducing public health risks when traveling.
    IDEMIA's Health Travel Pass is being tested in the Netherlands.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fake health certificates have become a big issue since Covid began, even more so since vaccination programs started. IDEMIA’s solution enables governments to curb the risk of incoming travelers spreading Covid, which in turn helps global business recover, especi ... Read more »

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Ross Brewer Promoted to Executive Management Team to Lead Company’s Expansion Throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AttackIQ®, the leading independent vendor of Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) systems, today announced that Ross Brewer has been promoted to General Manager and Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) regions. In his new role, Brewer will be responsible for developing the strategy to expand AttackIQ’s presence in the regions, including delivering IT security and risk management leaders with solutions to identify gaps in their security posture more effectively and prioritize security initiatives more efficiently.

Brewer brings more than 35 years of sales and management experience with technology organizations across the globe. He previously served as strategic advisor for EMEA at A ... Read more »

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• New studies mark an important advancement of Boehringer Ingelheim’s cardiometabolic focus areas obesity and NASH.

• The GLP-1/glucagon dual agonist BI 456906 may offer important benefits on both chronic weight management and NASH improvement.

• The Phase 2 trials for BI 456906 in obesity and NASH are part of the long-term collaboration between Boehringer Ingelheim and Zealand Pharma, with a prior Phase 2 trial of BI 456906 in people with type 2 diabetes initiated in 2020.

INGELHEIM, Germany & COPENHAGEN, Denmark-Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Zealand Pharma A/S (“Zealand”) (NASDAQ: ZEAL) announced the initiation of two Phase 2 trials of the GLP-1/glucagon dual agonist BI 456906 for adults who are overweight or obese and for adults with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The compound was in-licensed from Zealand in 2011 and is being investigated in an ongoing Phase 2 study in peopl ... Read more »
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BOSTON-Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little (ADL) today announced it has acquired MAG, a US-based management consultancy focused on the convergence of media, technology, and wireless. The deal expands ADL’s global Telecommunications, Information Technology, Media, and Electronics (TIME) Practice and brings additional senior-level expertise to the firm’s growing presence in the US and abroad.

Founded by media and telecoms veterans Shahid Khan, Mark Rowland, George Yun and Fred Boxa, MAG is built around a senior team of seasoned, highly regarded industry experts. The firm brings with it a history of end-to-end engagements spanning from strategy through execution, with a strong reputation for delivering impactful results to some of the world’s leading media brands and communications companies. The team’s expertise addresses critical concerns in the media marketplace through solutio ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 13 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Agthia Group PJSC revealed its long-term strategy to become an F&B leader in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) region and beyond by 2025. The strategy is built on three strategic pillars (growth, efficiency and capability) and is designed to extend the Group’s market leadership, provide significant value for all stakeholders and continue to drive profitability growth with a consumer-centric approach.

The Abu Dhabi-based organisation is engaged in manufacturing, distribution and marketing of a wide range of F&B products, including popular regional brands such as Al Ain (water), Al Foah (dates), Al Faysal Bakery & Sweets (bakery) and Grand Mills (flour and bakery) among others.

Khalifa Sultan Al Suwaidi, Chairman, Agthia Group, said: “The strategy will unleash the full potential of the exceptional capabilities we have built, create greater opportun ... Read more »

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