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NEW YORK-Wednesday 9 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) (ELC) is proud to announce the first-year grant recipients for WRITING CHANGE, its global three-year, US$3M literacy impact initiative inspired by Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, award-winning writer, and Estée Lauder Global Changemaker and Brand Ambassador.

SUSTAINED PROGRESS IN LITERACY

Literacy builds self-efficacy and esteem, unlocks opportunity, and empowers people to participate fully in their community and in society. Yet, despite the steady rise in literacy rates over the years, more than 773 million children and adults1 around the world are illiterate, most of whom are girls and women. In the United States, over 43 million adults2 lack functional literacy skills and nearly two-thirds of high school graduates are still reading below grade level.

The COVID-19 pandemic has further disrupted education and magnified ... Read more »

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Seven Capitals, the largest share market broker in the Middle East and Africa region announced their newly launched Institute for Financial Market Studies on world’s tallest building 

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Financial investment industry is dynamic and ever-changing. Bolstering worldwide success, an Indian company is aiming to grow as tall as one of the world’s wonder - Burj Khalifa.
On February 11, 2022, 9:10 pm, the Burj Khalifa was painted gold with the logo of Seven Capitals. The event not just grabbed the attention of the attendees but also received an overwhelming response from the other spectators in the crowd.
The announcement of new venture of financial studies institute took place under the parent company "Seven Capitals", the largest share market broker across the GCC and MENA region, owned by an Indian. The first cam ... Read more »

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The Angola Commission at Expo 2020 Dubai projects a panel of experts to raise awareness on healthy ageing as a part of the Dikota_E6.0 Platform


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE and Angola exchanged powerful ideas to encourage healthy and graceful ageing in a roundtable session titled “Thinking the Best Age”. It was organised by the Angola Pavilion at the Expo 2020 as a part of the Dikota_E6.0 Platform, an initiative by HE Mrs Ana Dias Lourenço, President of Ngana Zenza Foundation for the Community Development, FDC and First Lady of the Republic of Angola,

The panel discussion featured members of the Angolan and the UAE Governments, along with experts who discussed ways to increase seniors’ participation in the economies around the world while protecting their rights.

Dr Alexandre Kalache, President of the Longevity Centre in Brazil and founder of the Ageing Epidemiology Unit of the Uni ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Crescent Enterprises is the first business in the MENA region to commit to the World Economic Forum EDISON Alliance 1 Billion Lives Challenge to accelerate digital inclusion
The digital divide has left 2 billion people with no access to healthcare, 1.7 billion adults unbanked, and 265 million children with no access to education.
 

Crescent Enterprises has announced its commitment to the EDISON Alliance 1 Billion Lives Challenge, to impact 100,000 youth in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia (MENASA) region by 2025 through a set of comprehensive initiatives across its technology investments, new business incubation, and corporate citizenship programmes. Crescent Enterprises is the first business in the MENA region to make a commitment, which targets underserved communities focused on digital access, telehealth, and digital skilling.

The 1 Billion Lives Challenge is ... Read more »

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MD&CEO: Natural gas conversion supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050 to provide 100% of Dubai’s total power capacity from clean energy sources by 2050


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Saturday 12 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has confirmed that the current production capacity of Hassyan Power Complex reached 1,200 megawatts (MW), using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model. A further 600 MW will be added in Q4 of 2022 and an additional 600 MW will be added by Q3 of 2023. This will raise capacity of Hassyan Power Complex, which has been converted recently to run only on natural gas instead of clean coal, to 2,400MW.

The Hassyan Power Complex was initially designed and built-for-purpose as a dual-fuel plant with the ability to operate full-time on both natural gas and clean coal. It now relies only on natural gas.

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tay ... Read more »

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Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to HITSERIES from TANAAKK to take advantage of the scalability, reliability, and agility of Azure to drive application development and shape business strategies.

TOKYO-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TANAAKK K.K. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Shoichiro Tanaka, “TANAAKK”) today announced the availability of HITSERIES in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure.

TANAAKK customers can now take advantage of the scalability, high availability, and security of Azure, with streamlined deployment and management.

HITSERIES includes reference architectures, quick-start container images and hands-on support from TANAAKK’s developer team. HITSERIES has broad Fortune Global 500 customer base in automotive, energy, oil, retail, finance, construction and logistics.

In Japan alone, there is a ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China -Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In recent years, Chinese vaping industry leaders RELX and SMOORE are committed to cross-disciplinary fundamental research on atomization mechanism, so as to explore the long-term health effects of vaping.

China’s leading vape brand, RELX has initiated China’s first clinical research on vaping safety. It studies the acute effects of traditional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes on human respiratory system and cardiovascular system. In February 2022, this clinical research has been registered on China Clinical Trial Registry (ChiCTR), a primary registry in the World Health Organization (WHO) Registry Network.

Early in March 2021, RELX had conducted another clinical research on the metabolism and kinetics of nicotine.

In both clinical researches, RELX has adopted the vaping devices made by FEELM, the flagship atomization tech brand belonging to SMOORE, a global leade ... Read more »

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Leverage AI to realize the potential of 5G, through end-to-end low latency IoT Analytics

RICHARDSON, Texas-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir, the Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native software that runs on any cloud and transforms the way the world connects, today announces the commercial availability of its Intelligent IoT Platform (IIoTP). The solution applies artificial intelligence (AI) to data streams from IoT sensors, enabling enterprises and communication service providers (CSPs) to gain instant insights and actionable intelligence.

As the demand for IoT applications increase with the rollout of 5G networks, a large number and variety of sensors can now be deployed. Such sensors are generating huge amounts of data, which require near real time analysis with very low latency to derive actionable insights. The use of AI and analytics at scale has become of imperative importance.

< ... Read more »
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Revenue and Bookings Ahead of Guidance
Largest Annual Mobile Audience Ever
Highest Annual Revenue and Bookings in Zynga History
Strong Quarterly and Annual Operating Cash Flow

SAN FRANCISCO-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) today released financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2021.

“Our strong Q4 results capped off our record 2021 performance where we delivered our highest annual revenue and bookings ever, while reaching the largest mobile audience in Zynga history,” said Frank Gibeau, CEO of Zynga. “I am proud of our team’s execution across all aspects of our growth strategy including live services, new game development and investments in our advertising platform, new markets and technologies to solidify Zynga as a leading mobile-first, free-to-play live services company.”

Fourth Quarter 2021 Financial Summa ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Below is a statement by Dr. Lucy Gildea, Chief Innovation Officer, Product and Science of Mary Kay Inc., on International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022.

In a landmark study conducted between 1966 and 1977, nearly 5,000 children were asked to draw a scientist. Of those drawings, a mere 0.6% depicted female scientists. Similar, more recent studies have shown improvement, with 28% of modern-day children drawing female scientists when given the same task.

It’s progress. But we’re not there yet.

Mary Kay Inc. envisions a future where more women scientists exist not only on paper, but in the real world. That’s why, on this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we’re calling on all governments, educational institutions and our peers in the private sector to invest in, encourage and advocate for more women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engine ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Below is a statement by Dr. Lucy Gildea, Chief Innovation Officer, Product and Science of Mary Kay Inc., on International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022.

In a landmark study conducted between 1966 and 1977, nearly 5,000 children were asked to draw a scientist. Of those drawings, a mere 0.6% depicted female scientists. Similar, more recent studies have shown improvement, with 28% of modern-day children drawing female scientists when given the same task.

It’s progress. But we’re not there yet.

Mary Kay Inc. envisions a future where more women scientists exist not only on paper, but in the real world. That’s why, on this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we’re calling on all governments, educational institutions and our peers in the private sector to invest in, encourage and advocate for more women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engine ... Read more »

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Algbra, a leading company in the FinTech industry, has recently announced a milestone partnership with Mastercard, which includes joining the payment network’s Priceless Planet coalition.

The announcement was made at Algbra: Decoded, an exclusive event hosted last week  where the work of the FinTech over the past year was unveiled and where speakers included Lord Philip Hammond, former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Kelly Devine, President of UK and Ireland at Mastercard.

The terms of Algbra’s partnership with Mastercard includes support to grow Algbra’s card business as well as across global marketing projects. Algbra also joins the established community of worldwide financial institutions that are part of Mastercards’ network, as a direct participant, and will become an active member of the Priceless Planet Coalition – Mastercard’s global move to un ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES-Monday 14 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic Second Age seen on-screen for the first time

The countdown to September 2 begins

Watch Official Trailer HERE
Key Art/Episodic Images/Stills Available HERE

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tolkien fans, pop culture fans, and football fans alike paused during the third quarter of Super Bowl LVI on Sunday when Amazon transported them on a long-awaited journey back into Middle-earth.

Prime Video released its first official teaser trailer for its most highly anticipated new series of 2022, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.

The 60-second commercial spot offered Super Bowl viewers their first-ever audio-visual glimpses of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fabled Second Age, unveiling a brand-new legend from Amazon Studios and showrunners J.D. Payne & Patrick McKay set to begin on September 2. Featuring a selection of characters from the ensemble cast—such as Elves, ... Read more »

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