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The ceremony recognizes some of today’s most outstanding global leaders and change-agents who make philanthropy a hallmark of their lives, to advance both humanity and our planet.

WASHINGTON-Saturday 25 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The International Peace Honors (IPH), created by PeaceTech Lab, an award-winning non-profit organization founded by the United States Institute of Peace, will recognize Forest Whitaker, Ajay Banga, Juanes, Tokata Iron Eyes, Brandon Stanton, Dr. Lisa Su and Nicholas Donofrio for being global change-makers who have positively impacted the world through targeted activism. The virtual event airs Sunday, February 27th, 2022, at 8:00 pm EST. To register to watch visit:

“This year’s International Peace Honorees inspire us to greater hope and urgency, by showing what can happen when we leverage technology and media in their highest forms. From promoting peace and non ... Read more »

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UAE and European businesses turn to advanced video technologies to gain a competitive edge


Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES-Thursday 23 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Europe and UAE will see a surge in deployment of advanced video technologies according to new research conducted by the global market intelligence firm IDC and sponsored by Milestone Systems.*

The research revealed key findings including industry plans, challenges, and opportunities for video technology investments.

Technology developments in artificial intelligence, image processing, cloud computing, and sensors are rapidly expanding organizations’ application of video and sensor technology and the business outcomes they deliver.

“Video technologies are moving from a pure ‘insurance’ and security purpose to a real business differentiator, e.g., in citizen service, product quality, patient care, and customer experience,” said Malou Tof ... Read more »

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MTN to leverage Google and Dotgo platforms, and Dotgo’s managed services to serve over 82 million subscribers

LAGOS, Nigeria & BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J-Thursday 23 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nigeria’s largest mobile network operator (MNO), MTN, is all set to launch RCS Business Messaging (RBM) Services in partnership with Google and Dotgo®, a Gupshup company and a leading cloud communications provider of RBM Solutions.

RBM uses the rich and interactive features of Rich Communication Services (RCS)—the next generation SMS that allows sharing of audio, video, images, location, and a lot more—to enable branded business messaging. RCS messages are securely delivered to native messaging apps such as Google Messages and Samsung Messages on Android phones. Available on 3G and 4G networks, RCS is the default messaging standard for 5G networks. As of today, RCS is available globally with over 700M monthly active users.< ... Read more »

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GENEVA, Switzerland-Thursday 23 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- H.E. Justin Sun, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Grenada to the WTO & Founder of TRON, today revealed that he placed the winning bid for the first seat on Blue Origin’s Inaugural New Shepard rocket. The full bid amount of $28 million went to Blue Origin’s foundation Club for the Future, which in turn benefited 19 space-based charities to inspire future generations to pursue careers in STEM and help invent the future of life in space. Sun and five crewmates will fly on a New Shepard flight in 2022. H.E. Mr. Sun will be the first Grenadian, international diplomat, and blockchain industry leader to go up to space. He will be bringing the Grenadian flag with him on his voyage.

Blue Origin, whose vision is a future of millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth, completed its first human flight on July 20 and successfully returned from s ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany-Thursday 23 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

New clinical trial data published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that spesolimab, a novel IL-36R antibody treatment, was effective in rapidly treating adult patients with generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) experiencing a flare.1

The study met the primary endpoint, where 54% of patients had no visible pustules after a single dose of spesolimab, compared to 6% receiving placebo at week one. 1

Spesolimab has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation in China and USA.


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of new data from the pivotal Phase II EffisayilTM 1 trial, which showed spesolimab, a first-in-class investigational treatment, significantly improved signs and symptoms of generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) in patients experiencing a flare.1

GPP is a rare, life-threateni ... Read more »

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• Given as few as six times per year and demonstrated superior efficacy to a daily oral PrEP option (FTC/TDF tablets) in reducing the risk of HIV acquisition

• Approved in the US for use in adults and adolescents weighing at least 35 kg who are at risk of sexually acquiring HIV, including men who have sex with men as well as women and transgender women who have sex with men


LONDON-Thursday 23 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK), with Pfizer Inc. (Pfizer) and Shionogi Limited (Shionogi) as shareholders, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Apretude, the first and only long-acting injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) option to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV-1. The long-acting injectable was approved for use in adults and adolescents weighing at least 35 kg who are at risk of sexuall ... Read more »

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