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This funding will allow VRChat to grow and empower VRChat’s community

SAN FRANCISCO-Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- VRChat, a social virtual reality (VR) platform that allows users to create, publish, and explore virtual worlds with other users around the globe, announced a Series D investment round of $80 million. The round was led by Anthos Capital, alongside participating investors Makers Fund, GFR Fund and others.

VRChat is the leading social VR platform with millions of users, hundreds of thousands of worlds and over ten million unique avatars. It’s the top free VR application on both the Steam and Oculus Rift store, with over 40,000 concurrent users. Thanks to the creative freedom of VRChat’s tools, users have turned VRChat into a unique cultural phenomenon, tied closely to internet memes, events and culture. It has also become a virtual hangout for online events and communities.

“VRChat hos ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, England-Friday 25 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cambridge start-up Lucida Medical has today announced that it has joined the Edison Accelerator, a programme designed by GE Healthcare in partnership with innovation organisation Wayra UK, to support early-stage and technologically advanced businesses developing AI applications for healthcare.

Participation in the Edison Accelerator programme is a major advance towards Lucida Medical’s goal to disrupt the cancer diagnostic pathway with technology that finds prostate cancer more accurately by analysing MRI, enabling radiologists to save time and patients to receive the best possible diagnosis and treatment.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in Europe, Africa and North and South America, with 1.4 million diagnosed worldwide each year and 375,000 deaths. Earlier and better detection saves lives.

The Edison Accelerator creates a collaborative environment for star ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that the newly elected Board of Directors of Toshiba has issued a statement.

The full text of the statement is as follows:

The newly elected Board of Directors of Toshiba Corporation acknowledges and respects the outcome of the vote at the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders today. Listening to shareholders’ concerns and responding to them is a critical responsibility of the Board.

Toshiba is in the middle of a period of considerable change, focused around an improvement in corporate governance, greater emphasis on capital management, increase in shareholder returns, and the rebuilding of trust and support from our shareholders. The Board of Directors has undergone considerable change as a result of the independent investigation report published on June 10th, 2021 and the voting at the Annual General Meeting this aft ... Read more »

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HOUSTON-Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on July 23, 2021 to discuss the results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2021.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at 7:00 am US Eastern time.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (844) 721-7241 within North America or +1 (409) 207-6955 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call and the access code is 8858313.

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference call, a replay will be available at until August ... Read more »

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CHICAGO & INCHEON, Korea & EL SEGUNDO, Calif.-Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Skyworks Aeronautics (“Skyworks”) announces the order of 100 eGyro™ electrically powered vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft from a consortium of Mint Air (“Mint”) and Corp (“Mobius”) with options for an additional 100 aircraft.


“A consortium led by Mint Air is committed to bringing safe, efficient, and cost-effective electric aircraft solutions to South Korea and we are absolutely thrilled they have selected our eGyro as their aircraft of choice to initiate operation of the leading eVTOL service in Korea. We look forward to performing our first public demonstrations of the eGyro in Korea and to launching the eGyro Urban Air Mobility (UAM) platform in the Korean market,” said John Michel, C ... Read more »

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Project Joins Startup Impact Observatory and Microsoft to Deliver Map to Worldwide Users 

REDLANDS, Calif.-Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced it is releasing for the first time ever a new high-resolution, 2020 global land cover map as part of the company’s Living Atlas. The map was built using European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-2 satellite imagery, and developed using a new machine learning workflow teaming with new Esri Silver Partner Impact Observatory, as well as long-time partner Microsoft.

The new map will be updated annually supporting change detection and highlighting planetary land changes, especially related to the effects of human activity. A consistent map of land cover for the entire world based on the most current satellite information, the 2020 Global Land Cover Map can be combined with other data layers for green infrastructure, sustainability pr ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China-Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Please replace the release dated May 20, 2021 with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions.

The updated release reads:


Fibocom (Stock Code: 300638), a leading global provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solution and wireless communication modules, today announces that its 5G wireless communication modules FM150-NA has successfully received the T-Mobile Technical Acceptance (TA). The approval signifies that Fibocom FM150-NA 5G module can now provide wireless connection services under T-Mobile’s network, which is an important achievement of the product's entry into the US market.

Based on Qualcomm SDX55 chipset platform, Fibocom’s FM150-NA module supports 5G NR Sub-6 band and is backward co ... Read more »
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PHILADELPHIA-Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of the Project Management Institute (PMI) stated today that Sunil Prashara, President & CEO, will be leaving PMI on December 31, 2021.

“It has been an honor to lead PMI,” Sunil said. “For the past year, I’ve been inspired by the heightened focus on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance with respect to business and investment, and after careful consideration, I have decided to enroll in a full time Masters program at the London Business School (LBS). It will demand my full attention, which is why I made the difficult decision to step away from PMI. I love this organization and will miss the amazing people here with whom I’ve had the privilege to work and collaborate.”

Sunil continued: “I am grateful to have had the chance to help develop and advance the Institute’s strategy over the past two years. It has been ... Read more »

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a time when world leaders are setting aggressive goals to fight climate change, global logistics company C.H. Robinson is realizing triple-digit growth in its renewable-energy logistics business and helping the renewables industry cope with five key challenges. Feeding the demand for wind and solar power depends not only on overcoming today’s global supply-chain disruptions, but also reducing the risks, damages, complexities and costs inherent to projects that stretch into some of the most remote places on Earth.

C.H. Robinson helps renewable-energy companies manage the supply chain and logistics for complex projects in some of the most remote places on Earth. (Photo: Business Wire)

C.H. Robinson, which manages renewable-energy transportation and logistics from manufacturing to installation to recycling, has seen its renewables business soar 654% globally in just the past thr ... Read more »

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New CV5S and CV52S Families Provide Industry-Leading Combination of 4K Encoding, Advanced AI Performance and Extremely Low Power Consumption

SANTA CLARA, Calif.-Saturday 26 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), an AI vision silicon company, today announced the expansion of its AI vision SoC portfolio with the new CV5S and CV52S security families. Based on the CVflow® architecture and advanced 5nm process technology, the new SoCs support simultaneous 4K encoding and advanced AI processing in a single low-power design, which provides industry-leading edge AI SoC performance per watt. The CV5S family is ideal for security camera applications that require multiple sensors for 360-degree coverage, over a wide area and with a long range, such as outdoor city environments or large buildings. The CV52S family is designed for single-sensor security cameras with advanced AI performance that need to more clearly identify individuals or ... Read more »

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