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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

An exclusive media roundtable and exhibition to showcase the use and benefits of European products, Krokos Kozanis PDO and Magiun de prune Topoloveni PGI- two of the most sought-after European spices, has been announced to take place on November 10, at Airwerks Cafe, Jumeirah.

Dubbed Discover European Treasures, the presentation has been organized specifically for Editors, senior Journalists from various media companies in the region including food bloggers and influencers in an effort to familiarize them with the two products and highlight their various uses and applications in local and international cuisine.

Krokos Kozanis PDO, the world’s most expensive spice, is the dried red stigmas of the autumn-flowering crocus. It is known for its properties as a dye as for its unique and distinctively pungent, honey-like flavor and aroma.

Magiun de prune Topoloveni PGI is a concentrate ... Read more »

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PARIS & SEATTLE-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Akur8, the next generation insurance pricing solution, and Milliman, a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, are pleased to announce a strategic alliance to empower property & casualty (non-life) insurance carriers, start-ups, and MGAs with next generation pricing capabilities. Together, this collaboration leapfrogs conventional ratemaking solutions to offer increased speed, accuracy, and governance in insurance pricing.

Through its unique, cloud-based platform, Akur8 leverages an innovative combination of proprietary machine learning algorithms and Transparent AI™ to automate the insurance rate modelling process, while maintaining full transparency and interpretability of the models created. Akur8 offers end-to-end ratemaking capabilities to property and casualty (non-life) insurers, MGAs, and start-ups, while adhering to Actuarial Standards of Practice. This includes a f ... Read more »

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EDGEWOOD, Md-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) to provide 110 radiation portal monitors (RPM). Partnering with Radiation Solutions, Inc, the RPM’s will be deployed across land border crossings throughout the US.

The RPM is a passive checkpoint which can detect potentially dangerous radiation emitting material which passes through its detection zone. The portal is capable of scanning trucks, vehicles, containers, packages and people.

Shan Hood, President of Smiths Detection Inc., said, “We are delighted to announce our new contract with the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, continuing our relationship after the initial contract award for test unit RPM’s in Janua ... Read more »

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EDGEWOOD, Md-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) to provide 110 radiation portal monitors (RPM). Partnering with Radiation Solutions, Inc, the RPM’s will be deployed across land border crossings throughout the US.

The RPM is a passive checkpoint which can detect potentially dangerous radiation emitting material which passes through its detection zone. The portal is capable of scanning trucks, vehicles, containers, packages and people.

Shan Hood, President of Smiths Detection Inc., said, “We are delighted to announce our new contract with the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, continuing our relationship after the initial contract award for test unit RPM’s in Janua ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the findings of a prospective study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience in which Dr. Shuyi Yang and colleagues at Capital Medical University in Beijing investigated whether Masimo Root® with a multimodal brain monitoring algorithm to manage anesthesia during spinal surgery could improve postoperative cognitive function. In the first study of its kind, the algorithm incorporated measurements from Root, including Masimo SedLine® Brain Function Monitoring, Masimo O3® Regional Oximetry, and ANI® Analgesia Nociception Index. The researchers concluded that managing anesthesia based on the multimodal algorithm “may improve the post-operative cognitive function and brain function connectivity in elderly patients undergoing spinal surgery compared to routine anesthesia management.”1

Noting that perioperative neurocognitive ... Read more »

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NIAMEY, Niger-Monday 8 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is delighted to welcome the Republic of Niger as its 33rd member state. The Corporation has now achieved 60% of countries of Africa as member states.

“It is my pleasure to welcome the Republic of Niger as a member of AFC”, said Samaila Zubairu, President & CEO of AFC. “The membership of Niger is a significant milestone as it completes the membership of all countries in West Africa. This will be a significant contributor to integrating AFC’s activities in the region and making headway in the intra-Africa trade and logistics system. AFC will continue to bring its wealth of experience and technical expertise to deliver critical infrastructure required to support the development and industrialization of the country especially in these challenging times”.

Commenting on Niger’s accession, the Minister of Finance, Ahmet Jido ... Read more »

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 SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

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 New account benefits bundle expands Visa’s sustainability solutions for clients as part of company’s climate positive goal

 

SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, announced today the launch of Visa Eco Benefits, a new package of sustainability-focused benefits for account issuers designed to enable and encourage their cardholders to engage in sustainable consumption behaviors. The Visa Eco Benefits bundle will be available first in Europe and then rolled out globally during the next year to Visa’s clients. With this new offering, Visa continues to play a leading role in driving sustainable commerce and climate action in the payments industry, supporting its clients’ objectives to meet increasing demand from cardholders to enable sustainable consumption and living.

 

The Visa Eco Benefits bundle w ... Read more »

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- Enabling solutions for biopharmaceutical development and production -

TOKYO-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) announces that it has acquired all shares of Insilico Biotechnology AG (“Insilico”), a Stuttgart, Germany-based developer and provider of bioprocess software and services. Fostering the development of the bioeconomy is one of the priority issues within Yokogawa’s sustainability goals, and in line with that the company aims to leverage this acquisition to build total bioprocess solutions that support biopharmaceutical development through to manufacturing.

Driven by developments such as the COVID-19 pandemic, demand continues to grow for biopharmaceuticals that have fewer side effects and can be used to treat patients with rare and intractable conditions. In contrast to the production of chemically synthesized general-purpose pharmaceuticals, the overall cost of biopha ... Read more »

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New service will leverage IP streaming to deliver 50 HD channels and content libraries and can expand HD+ reach by 20 million homes


LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced HD+ IP, a new Internet-based streaming service in Germany that provides subscribers with access to 50 HD channels and libraries with more content without needing to have a satellite, cable or DVB-T2 TV connection. Launching in December, the new HD+ IP streaming service will expand SES’s addressable market by additional 20 million households in Germany. The TV-app-based service will be downloadable or come pre-installed on a variety of smart TVs with Panasonic as an initial launch partner.

Comparable with the current HD+ service for satellite TV-households, HD+ IP subscribers can watch both linear TV as well as on-demand programmes and content without additional or proprietary devices – everything is delivered through the HD+ ... Read more »

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This partnership will help organizations make meaningful progress on their net zero commitments through standardized, certifiable, and verifiable processes


GLASGOW, Scotland-Tuesday 9 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Envision Digital International Pte Ltd (“Envision Digital”), a Singapore-headquartered global Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) technology leader for net zero, and Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, will jointly develop net zero technology solutions helping businesses, organisations and governments around the world drive climate action, make meaningful progress on their net zero commitments, and do so in a standardized, certifiable, and verifiable manner.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211108005906/en/

Lei Zhang, Founder and CEO of Envision Group, commented:

““Thro ... Read more »

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