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Lenovo™ takes official technology partnership to the next level and becomes back-of-shirt sponsor on the iconic Inter jersey

MILAN -Wednesday 14 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Lenovo and FC Internazionale Milano deepen their wide-ranging technology partnership, reaching every corner of the club.
The agreement will make FC Internazionale Milano one of the world’s most technologically advanced clubs – providing the team’s training facilities and HQ with a smarter, more transformational experience for players, fans and the wider club community.
Player performance tech has involved assessing over 100 million data points in the past two years alone.
This includes supporting infrastructure to enable the efficient processing of vast quantities of data to enhance the fan experience.
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo and world football (soccer) association Football Club Internazionale Milano (Inter) have upgraded their multi-year partnership t ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Wednesday 14 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) are pleased to announce the jointly organized “NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021)” to accelerate innovation in green investment and realizing carbon neutrality by 2050. The event will take place from Wednesday, July 28, and will be held online.

A total of 54 companies and local governments, including startup companies and "green" companies funded by the University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners Co., Ltd. (UTEC), will exhibit the pride of Japan’s latest technology.

The Japan Technology Showcase divides the virtual venue into five categories: Energy Sector, Manufacturing and Mobility, Digitalization, Smart City and Lifestyle, and Other. The showcase introduces the characteristics ... Read more »

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After months of applications and weeks of deliberation by the Competition's Panel of Judges, 28 Teams Will Collectively Be Awarded Up To $500,000 to Support Their Development of Globally Accessible Chicken and Fish Alternatives

LOS ANGELES-Wednesday 14 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, XPRIZE is pleased to announce the 28 semifinalist teams moving forward in XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion. The $15 million competition, launched in December 2020, is aimed at reinventing how humanity will feed future generations by incentivizing the production of structured chicken breast or fish fillet alternatives that replicate or outperform conventional chicken and fish in access, environmental sustainability, animal welfare, nutrition and health, as well as taste and texture.

Selected by the competition’s panel of judges, the 28 semi-finalist teams were chosen based on their technical submissions and represent 14 countries.

Over the n ... Read more »

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• Quanergy’s IoT LiDAR solution selected for Smart City deployment

• Quanergy’s M-Series selected for its long range up to 200 meters and superior object detection

• Initial project deployed with the French Ministry of Interior, with future expansion to global deployments

• Builds on and expands a multi-year partnership to create safe highway systems (total of over 850 of sensors)

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & PARIS-Tuesday 13 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of OPA-based solid state LiDAR sensors and smart 3D solutions for automotive and IoT, today announced that it has expanded its exclusive agreement with PARIFEX, a leading solution provider in project management for speed enforcement and smart cities, to deploy Quanergy’s M-Series 3D-LiDAR sensors for highway speed monitoring and enforcement. The new project will be deployed with the French Ministry of In ... Read more »

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

Plastic and cosmetic surgery have ironically seen a rise in demand since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. People everywhere, from Hollywood to Dubai, have been itching to get appointments for procedures that would ordinarily warrant time off work to heal, an issue that the pandemic, mandated mask wearing, and lockdowns solved.

Dubai, often regarded as the “Beverly Hills of the Middle East”, has emerged as an epicentre for the world's cosmetic medical tourism, with the highest number of cosmetic surgeons per capita in the region — about 50 specialists for a million people, according to a report by the Dubai Health Authority.

Dr. Charles Galanis, MD, FACS, who operates his clinic in Beverly Hills, California, and as a visiting doctor for CosmeSurge in Dubai reflects: “There is no question that Dubai is growing within the industry of cosmetic surgery as a regional ... Read more »

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Currency impacts spike 55% globally as North American multinationals triple their losses from previous quarter, putting corporate liquidity at risk

SAN DIEGO-Tuesday 13 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kyriba’s Currency Impact Report (CIR), a comprehensive quarterly report detailing the impacts of foreign exchange (FX) exposures among 1,200 multinational companies based in North America and Europe, revealed a negative impact from currency volatility of $9.54 billion. North American companies experienced greater headwinds than their European counterparts in the first quarter of 2021, reporting $5.87 billion in FX-related negative impact -- a staggering increase of 322% from the last quarter. By comparison, European corporations reported $3.67 billion in negative impact.

“Despite warnings that currency volatility would be on the rise, many companies were unprepared to manage FX exposures, according to the data. As businesses experience a ... Read more »

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Company continues to scale leading global work platform

Follows acquisition of iWorkGlobal in April

Combined company serves more than 1,000 brands and over 7,000 supported employees this year
DENVER -Tuesday 13 July 2021

Velocity Global continues to scale its leading global work platform with the acquisition of Shield GEO, an established global Employer of Record (EoR) provider. This is Velocity Global’s second acquisition this year, after it acquired iWorkGlobal in April.

The company deployed capital from the $100 million growth investment from FFL Partners announced in April to complete the transaction. Terms of the deal were not announced.

Velocity Global adds scale to its global work platform that simplifies the employer and employee experience. The platform combines the company’s cloud-based workforce management technology, personalized expertise, and unmatched global scale. Users access automated technology as well as p ... Read more »

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MELBOURNE, Australia-Tuesday 13 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Titomic Limited (ASX:TTT) is pleased to announce that as at the close of business on 9 July 2021, its wholly owned subsidiary Titomic USA, Inc has completed the acquisition of the business of Tri-D Dynamics Inc (‘Tri-D’) on the terms set out previously on 22 April 2021. The Tri-D acquisition is another milestone in the Titomic strategy to be a global solutions leader in additive manufacturing.

Tri-D is a Silicon Valley-based design and manufacturing company developing smart pipe infrastructure for the 21st-century economy. Tri-D aims to upgrade and electrify infrastructure by embedding electronics directly into metal structures to outfit them with digitally connected technology. The smart-pipe product developed by Tri-D represents a unique innovative solution, which is set to be fully commercialised when combined with the licensed TKF process.

Tri-D founders Deepak Atyam, ... Read more »

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Juniper Research acknowledges Experian as an established leader, highlighting their flagship identity and fraud platform, CrossCore™

COSTA MESA, Calif.-Tuesday 13 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Experian was named one of the established leaders in fraud detection and prevention in Juniper Research’s Online Payment Fraud Deep Dive Strategy & Competition 2021-2025. The report looks at the continuing growth in online payment and the vulnerability it has caused for online fraud and identity theft.

“As businesses transformed their operations to accommodate the rapidly growing volume of digital transactions, consumer expectations for easy and secure interactions increased at an even faster pace,” said David Britton, Experian’s vice president of industry solutions for Global Identity & Fraud. “Businesses must find ways to continually improve the customer experience, while at the same time, protecting consumer i ... Read more »

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Joined by InCert, itrust consulting, LuxConnect, LuxTrust and SnT, the SES-driven consortium will develop satellite-terrestrial infrastructure and the roadmap for wider European integration, setting the path for next-generation cybersecurity

LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday 13 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg’s Quantum Communications Infrastructure project (LuxQCI), coordinated by the Department of Media, Telecommunications and Digital Policy (SMC) of the Luxembourg Ministry of State, and supported by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) under the Luxembourg National LuxIMPULSE programme, will create a secure communications shield against cyber threats based on quantum technology. To design the LuxQCI, Luxembourg has put in place a consortium comprising InCert, itrust consulting, LuxConnect, LuxTrust and the University of Luxembourg (SnT), that is led by SES’s fully-owned affiliate SES Techcom.

One of t ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Tuesday 13 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA), a leading driver for increased women’s economic participation, joined the Generation Equality Forum in Paris (June 30-July 2) through the “Drivers of Change” Program. 26 years after the Beijing Declaration, the Generation Equality Forum, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France, is the “most critical moment in a generation to invest in gender equality and accelerate momentum for women’s safety, leadership and economic opportunity1. 50,000 people virtually engaged in the Forum which gathered 1,000 commitment-makers, recorded $40 billion of investments for gender equality in support of a 5-year plan to act for equal across 7 areas of action.

On July 2, the Accelerator hosted a panel titled “Building a Transformative Strategy for Gender-Responsive Procurement,” aiming at creating aw ... Read more »

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LAGOS, Nigeria-Tuesday 13 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation, the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, has onboarded the Central Bank of Guinea and the Togolese Republic as its newest shareholders, cementing AFC’s pan-African representation.

One of AFC’s first Member States in 2008, the Corporation has invested approximately US$300 million to spur employment opportunities and sustainable economic development from Guinea’s vast mineral resources. Developments co-financed by AFC include the high-grade bauxite Alufer Mine in 2017, which marked one of the largest foreign investments in the west African country since the 2014 Ebola crisis, at US$205 million.

“Africa Finance Corporation’s infrastructure investment has contributed enormously to our country’s economic development, and we look forward to enhanced engagement and partnership,” said Dr Louncény Nabe, Governor of ... Read more »

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