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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 29 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global extends its global platform’s eastern coverage through a Collaboration Agreement with tax advisory firm BoardRoom Business Solutions Pte. Ltd., adding 14 locations across Singapore, Malaysia, China and Hong Kong.

Founded in 1968, BoardRoom offers a full suite of tax, finance, payroll and corporate secretarial services, providing business solutions and corporate advisory to clients including Fortune 500 multinationals, public companies and privately-owned enterprises. The firm is led by Group CEO Kim Teo and Managing Director of BBS Chester Leong, and operates with 19 Partners and over 800 professionals.

“We are pleased to be collaborating with like-minded professionals who invest in their people and promote stewardship to ensure clients receive best-in-class solutions,” Kim said. “Our combined expertise and synergy afford us the opportunity to de ... Read more »

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For the first time, three CGTN channels will be broadcast in HD via SES’s prime neighbourhood of ASTRA 19.2 degrees East
LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday 29 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Audiences across Europe are now able to watch China Global Television Network (CGTN) channels in high-definition (HD) due to a new capacity agreement, SES announced today. Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has extended its partnership with SES to deliver three CGTN channels in HD using Globecast’s media services and SES’s satellites at 19.2 degrees East. These channels continue to be available in SD quality.

Under the multi-year agreement, Globecast will lease additional capacity on SES's prime neighbourhood to deliver CGTN News, CGTN Documentary and CGTN French, and will manage the uplinking and contribution services for these channels. After a simulcast period, all three Chinese public broadcaster’s channels will broadcast e ... Read more »

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10 Winners to be announced at Awards Ceremony this January

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday 28 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering award for recognising sustainable solutions and humanitarianism, held its Jury meeting to elect winners for its current 2022 cycle, who will be announced during the Prize’s Awards Ceremony at the 2022 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), this January.

A total of 30 finalists were confirmed and are now vying for 10 awards, across the five categories of Health, Food, Energy, Water, and Global High Schools. This year, the Prize received a remarkable 4,000 applications, marking a significant 68.5% increase in entries compared to the previous cycle, while attracting submissions from a record 151 countries, representing over three quarters of the world’s nations.

The Prize Jury, comprising former heads of state, government ministers and international busin ... Read more »

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Are you looking for funding for your performing arts project? We are announcing Ibsen Scope Grants 2022 (formerly Ibsen Awards Scholarships.)

SKIEN, Norway-Tuesday 28 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ibsen Scope Grants 2022 are now applicable for individual artists, theatre companies, institutions and organizations worldwide.

The program amount to a total of NOK 2.000.000,-. (Approx. Euro 205.000,- /USD 248.000,-).

The program offers funding for innovative performing arts projects.

The projects must act as incentives for critical discourses on society related matters and be based on one or more of Henrik Ibsen’s plays.

Applications are submitted through our website, and an appointed jury will evaluate the applications.

For further information, statutes and application form see

Deadline for applications is December 9th 2021.

The winners of the Ibsen Scope Grants 2022 will ... Read more »

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● The Strategic Philanthropy Initiative (SPI) in collaboration with Badr Jafar will champion the academic study and application of strategic philanthropy in the Gulf and wider MENA region.

● The SPI will promote new models for high-impact philanthropic investments and collaborations among private, public, and non-governmental institutions across the region.

● The Gulf’s largest family firms donate at least USD 7 billion every year, with 71 percent saying they would increase their donations with improved charity governance frameworks.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Monday 27 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced the launch of the Strategic Philanthropy Initiative (SPI), the first academic and community-based platform that aims to shape a dynamic and strategic practice of philanthropy within the UAE as well as across the Gulf and wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The SPI was established through a ... Read more »

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• The competition will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in June 2023

• ASPIRE, the technology programme management pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council, to organise the contest

• Competitors will deploy unmanned vehicle technology in a GNSS-denied environment

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 28 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) will be held in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, in June 2023, where tech innovators will participate to seek marine safety and security solutions to take home more than US$3 million in prize money.

Organised by ASPIRE, the dedicated technology programme management pillar of the Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), the overarching advanced technology research body in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the MBZIRC is held every two years. The upcoming edition, called MBZIRC Maritime Grand Challenge, focuses on real-time solutions to ma ... Read more »

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-Tuesday 28 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The 2022 edition of the Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF) will be held on 1st and 2nd of February 2022 in Riyadh under the High Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The GCF 2022 theme, Rethinking the Global Cyber Order, will focus on the root challenges in cybersecurity and explore how the global cyber community can seize upon the many benefits cyberspace offers to humanity. Building off the momentum from its previous forums, the GCF will continue to grow into an action-oriented global platform that integrates the global cybersecurity community. Through its annual events, continuous research, design and launch of new initiatives, and more, the GCF aims to catalyze socioeconomic change, push the knowledge boundaries on core cybersecurity topics, foster investment and build the foundations for global cooperation in cyberspace.

Interactive and dynamic di ... Read more »

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Tokyo, Japan-Monday 27 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that the brand new story by the original author of “Captain Tsubasa” Yoichi Takahashi titled "NEXT DREAM" will appear in its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team starting Friday, September 24, 2021. For full details please see the original press release (

Various campaigns will be held both in and out of the game starting today in celebration. Also, a special preview video of "NEXT DREAM" will be available on the official Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team YouTube channel.

NEXT DREAM Preview Video:

The plot for the new story "Next Dream" was created by Yoichi Takahashi, the original author of "Captain Tsubasa", and will be produced by KLab under his super ... Read more »

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HOUSTON-Saturday 25 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on October 22, 2021 to discuss the results for the third quarter ending September 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 un ... Read more »

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. & KYOTO, Japan-Sunday 26 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Illumination (HQ: Santa Monica, CA, USA; Founder and CEO: Chris Meledandri) and Nintendo Co., Ltd. (HQ: Kyoto, Minami-ku, Japan; Representative Director and President: Shuntaro Furukawa, “Nintendo” hereafter) today announced that their new animated film based on the world of Super Mario Bros. will be released worldwide during the 2022 holiday season. Universal Pictures will release the film in North America on December 21, 2022, with the release schedule for additional countries and regions to be announced at a future date. The film will be co-financed by Universal Pictures and Nintendo.

In addition, the two companies announced the voice actors for the characters Mario (Chris Pratt), Princess Peach (Anya Taylor-Joy), Luigi (Charlie Day), Bowser (Jack Black), Toad (Keegan-Michael Key), Donkey Kong (Seth Rogen), Cranky Kong (Fred Armisen), Kamek (Kevin Michael ... Read more »

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MONTREAL -Saturday 25 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Swappable will sponsor the Dota 2 team for upcoming 'The International 10'

T1 will auction their first-ever NFTs on Swappable

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Swappable, an NFT (Non-Fungible Token) interface for high-profile and exclusive digital collectibles, has announced its partnership with T1's Dota 2 team, the popular esports team for the upcoming International 10 - Dota 2 World Championship in Bucharest, Romania.

T1 is not just an esports team but a pop culture phenomenon with millions of fans worldwide. The team embodies a blend of lifestyle, creativity and attitude, fresh from the source of Seoul & LA.

As part of the collaboration, T1 will auction their first-ever NFTs (digital collectibles) on Swappable for T1’s Genesis Collection. With the first auction starting Friday September 24th, T1 will release a series of NFTs each possessing utility features such as special access to ... Read more »

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Advancement to Phase 3 is major milestone for SAB’s unique DiversitAb™ immunotherapy platform that produces fully-human polyclonal antibodies without human donors


Both doses of SAB-185 tested in Phase 2 met pre-defined efficacy goal at interim analysis


SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Sunday 26 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SAB Biotherapeutics (SAB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a novel immunotherapy platform that produces specifically targeted, high-potency, fully-human polyclonal antibodies without the need for human donors, today announced that an independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) has completed its prespecified interim analysis data review of the safety and efficacy of SAB-185 in the Phase 2 portion of the ACTIV-2 trial and has recommended advancement to Phase 3. SAB-185 is a fully-human, specifically-targeted, broadly-neutralizing polyclonal antibody therapeutic candidat ... Read more »

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London, United Kingdom-Monday 27 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Today, global advertising technology leader, The Trade Desk announces a new partnership with Choueiri Group, the leading media representation group in the Middle East which has close ties with many of the region’s largest broadcasters and publishers.

The partnership will open greater access to programmatic ad inventory across the Middle East region. The move will allow advertisers to launch and manage their digital campaigns across multiple channels, including desktop, mobile, Connected TV and Digital-Out-Of-Home (DOOH).

Choueiri Group’s extensive inventory will provide brands with scale not previously available in the region. The partnership will also provide access to enhanced measurement and data capabilities through The Trade Desk's platform, helping advertisers to provide a more relevant consumer experience and boosted campaign performance.

Choueiri Group’s newly ... Read more »

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Partnership enables smart railway intersections using advanced lidar-based obstacle detection solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif. -Saturday 25 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cepton, a Silicon Valley-based innovator of smart lidar solutions has teamed up with Lithuania-based system integrator Belam to improve road user and rail passenger safety by deploying lidar-enabled obstacle detection at railway level crossings. Following the installation of Cepton’s Helius® Smart Lidar System at a busy railway intersection in Europe, the lidar-based solution has monitored over 15,000 train passages with high accuracy to help ensure the safety of pedestrians and other road users. The system has also helped improve the efficiency of the train service and the traffic flow where it is deployed.

Belam is a full-service system integrator operating in the Baltics and Northern Europe. Utilizing cutting-edge technologies such as lidar, Belam delivers advanced so ... Read more »

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