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MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Wednesday 30 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that, effective June 1, 2022, Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman, and Raj Subramaniam, President and Chief Operating Officer, will be promoted to President and CEO.

In addition, R. Brad Martin, Chair of the Board’s Audit Committee, is now non-executive Vice Chairman of the Board. As Vice Chairman of the Board, Martin is the Board’s designated successor to serve as Chairman of the Board. David P. Steiner, Chair of the Board’s Governance, Safety, and Public Policy Committee, will continue to serve as Lead Independent Director. Smith and Subramaniam will both report directly to the Board, and the Chief Operating Officer position will not be backfilled. As part of the transition, Subramaniam has been named President and CEO-elect of FedEx Corp. effective immediately.

“FedEx h ... Read more »

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PARIS & NEW YORK & TORONTO & CASABLANCA, Morocco-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Linedata (Euronext Paris: LIN) (Paris:LIN), a global provider of asset management and credit technology, data and services, today announced it has developed two artificial intelligence modules aimed at supporting clients in their decision-making and enhancing productivity in the follow-up of client cases. The new Digital Assistant and Sales Advisor modules, already used by Linedata’s clients from London to Toronto, are now available for the Linedata Ekip360 solution and can also be deployed on further Lending & Leasing solutions.

Khalid Dbich, Deputy CEO of SOFAC, a Moroccan company specializing in credit solutions, said: “Contrary to common belief, the financing offer with the best chance of success is not necessarily the one with the lowest monthly payment. It was important for us, at SOFAC, to master all the upstream information in o ... Read more »

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Yet Just 15 Minutes and 9 Seconds of Physical Activity Can Trigger a Mental Uplift


LONDON-Wednesday 30 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, the impact of physical inactivity on our mental state has been revealed for the first time in the Mind Racei – an ASICS experiment in which regular exercisers paused their normal fitness routines for one week. The impact on their state of mind was found to be similar to a week of broken sleepii, with participants reporting a 23% increase in racing thoughts.

Reassuringly, the results of ASICS’ Uplifting Minds Studyiii, involving thousands of participants from across the globe, proves it can take just 15:09 minutes of physical activity to lift our mental state – even after periods of inactivity.i

The Mind Race: just one week of inactivity significantly lowers our state of mind

Professor Brendon Stubbs, a leading researcher in movement and the mind, monitored the State ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 30 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global continues to cultivate its platform in East Asia through a Collaboration Agreement with Eiger, a full-service law firm headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

Founded in 2003, Eiger has expertise in areas including tax, corporate, employment, dispute resolution, intellectual property and energy matters. With offices in both Taipei and Shanghai, Eiger advises clients at the local and international levels. The firm is consistently recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR 1000 as a top-performing law firm.

“Our team understands the needs of our clients and is committed to providing best-in-class service,” said Partner and Office Managing Director John Eastwood. “Collaborating with Andersen Global will allow us to drive our firm’s development efforts forward as we continue to build long-lasting client relationships and deliver c ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

A new dawn for peace in the Middle East dominated talks at the World Government Summit 2022 (WGS2022) today as the UAE president’s diplomatic adviser stressed the need to work with all countries in the region.

The UAE will work with all nations to promote prosperity and stability in the Middle East, His Excellency Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Diplomatic Advisor to the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said.

“We are reaching out to friends and also adversaries and rebuilding bridges. We are not going to agree with everything they want to do,” he said on the first day of WGS2022.

Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said Russia has not been suspended from the IMF.

Speaking at a plenary session at WGS 2022, she said: “The board can ... Read more »

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Challenge of 3 Japanese Creator’s Video Released Today!

TOKYO-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) has launched the project to support people’s challenge, “Go for it. We’ve got your back.” It is a project for young people who are living in the age of the new normal. Faced with increasing pandemic-driven regulations and restrictions, the project sends a message to the youth to enjoy life with more freedom and ingenuity.
Honda is proud to support the challenge of these three Japanese young creators: globally recognized 1st virtual celebrity Kizuna Ai, one of the most popular Japanese YouTuber Sushi Ramen Riku and 19-year-old Japanese rap artist Sanari. Honda supported these three creators with the hope that more people will feel the power to take the first step forward through their challenges and will release their videos on their website today.

Honda Home Page Public We ... Read more »

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HEIMSBRUNN, France-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Since its formation as a wholly independent company in late 2020, Spine Innovations has continued to expand sales of its ESP spinal disc replacements, with more than 20,000 prostheses successfully implanted in patients around the world.

At the same time, Spine Innovations continues to expand its market reach. The company is now active in 17 countries, including new markets within Europe that opened in 2021. It will expand into Central and South America, including Mexico and Brazil, as well as additional European countries, including Norway and the Netherlands. In 2022, Spine Innovations is also working toward FDA approval to enter the US market.

Spine Innovations’ growth has been energized by operating like a startup and hyper-specializing in total spinal disc replacement and the preservation of natural motion. The company’s Cervical Prosthesis (CP-ESP®) and Lumbar Pros ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Monday 28 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

     Leading healthcare provider to maintain exponential growth in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Africa, and India

    VPS Healthcare is Healthcare Partner of World Government Summit 2022

Abu Dhabi-based VPS Healthcare, a leading UAE healthcare group, is preparing to expand boldly into new global markets, introducing the same personalised care and expertise to patients that has elevated healthcare in the UAE, the company announced ahead of the World Government Summit taking place at Dubai Exhibition Centre at Dubai Expo between March 28-30.

Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman and Managing Director, VPS Healthcare, said: “We are extremely proud of our contributions to the healthcare industry in the UAE. With 15 brands, 24 speciality hospitals, capacity of over 2,700 beds and dedicated divisions on digital health, pharma and bioscience, VPS Healthcare has rapidly ... Read more »

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DENVER-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MPEG LA announced today that enforcement actions have been brought in Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against Samsung Electronics GmbH ("Samsung") for infringement of patents in MPEG LA’s HEVC Patent Portfolio License. The patents are essential to the HEVC (also known as H.265 and MPEG-H Part 2) digital video coding standard used in products that encode and decode video for Internet, television and mobile transmission, reception and use.

According to the complaints, Samsung Electronics GmbH’s parent Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. was both Licensor and Licensee to MPEG LA’s HEVC Patent Portfolio License from Fall 2014 until terminating in March 2020, but Samsung has continued to offer products including smartphones, tablets and televisions in Germany that use patent protected HEVC methods without license since termination.

The enforcement actions seeking injunctions, monet ... Read more »

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The bridge will open the door to play-to-earn gaming and the metaverse for Minecraft gamers

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Minecraft, the best-selling video game in history engaging more than 170 million players, will be able to earn Trilium, the native cryptocurrency in the Alien Worlds metaverse. Alien Worlds is one of the largest play to earn (P2E) blockchain games and NFT metaverse.

Launched in 2020, Alien Worlds has grown to be the second largest blockchain platform by monthly active users. In the game, users can play with unique digital items (NFTs), stake Trilium tokens, travel on Alien Worlds Missions to other planets, vote in elections, and run for planetary council. The game’s 6 planet DAOs compete with each other for Trilium, encouraging user collaboration.

The new interoperability bridge to the world’s longest running and most popular online building platform will have resounding effects in the traditional and blockchain gaming worlds. The bridge ... Read more »

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MOORESTOWN, N.J.-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OPEX® Corporation, a global leader in warehouse automation technology, has added an innovative, industry-leading goods-to-person (G2P) solution to its Warehouse Automation portfolio.

The Infinity™ solution combines unparalleled storage density, configurabilit ... Read more »

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LAGOS, Nigeria-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) marks its 15th anniversary, the Corporation is rebranding with ‘Instrumental Infrastructure. Instrumental Africa’ as its strapline.

Our new logo embodies our mission to be the bridge to a prosperous African future, as we relentlessly strive to advance our continent’s instrumental position as it takes its place on the global stage.

Core to our approach, is turning infrastructure into an instrument for change. We consistently deliver fast and sustainable solutions to close Africa’s infrastructure gap and unleash our continent’s prosperity. In so doing, we seek to elevate Africa’s instrumental role as a critical engine of global growth.

Through impact investing in infrastructure, we are committed to helping the continent position for greater success in a world of growing crisis and complexity. Ultimately, we a ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

− TAKHZYRO Approved for Adult and Pediatric Patients 12 Years of Age and Older1

− Approval Based on Results of Global Phase 3 HELP Study™, Phase 3 HELP OLE and a Phase 3 Study in Japanese Patients Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of TAKHZYRO1

− In a Japan-Specific Phase 3 Study, 41.7% of the Patients Did Not Develop Attacks During the Efficacy Evaluation Period (26 Weeks) After Subcutaneous Administration of this Drug Once Every 2 Weeks1

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that it has received approval from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) subcutaneous injection 300mg syringes for prophylaxis against acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older in Japan.1

Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a rare genetic disorder that r ... Read more »

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PAFnow Capabilities to Debut in Celonis Experiences at the Celonis World Tour 2022


NEW YORK & DARMSTADT, Germany-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Celonis, the global leader in execution management, announced the acquisition of Process Analytics Factory GmbH (PAF), a leading provider of process mining insights for Microsoft Power BI. This acquisition will enable millions of Microsoft Power Platform users to utilize Celonis’ market leading Execution Management System (EMS) for process mining, automation, and collaboration.

The acquisition of PAF is part of Celonis’ strategy to enable companies everywhere and in all industries to use process mining within the Celonis EMS to reveal and fix process inefficiencies. Celonis is committed to empowering users of the top automation, collaboration, and workflow platforms to run their businesses using Celonis’ unique process insights and intelligent, targeted actions.

... Read more »
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Tokyo, Japan-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team will add new chapters to NEXT DREAM, the original story by the author of “Captain Tsubasa” Yoichi Takahashi, starting Friday, March 25, 2022.

The brand new original story NEXT DREAM began September 2021. Players and their transfer destinations were steadily introduced in the prologue and set up the stage for the continuation of the story.

The updated scenarios from February 2022 have begun to reveal where the main characters are heading and mark a conclusion to the story prologue.

In the scenario available starting today, fans will finally be able to read the beginning of the main story. This includes the start of the league matches for each country and setting the stage for the characters to compete against one another.

New scenarios will be added monthly ... Read more »

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Agreement to deploy a 5 MWe module of Heliogen’s AI-enabled concentrated solar energy technology in California and jointly market Heliogen’s innovative technology in Australia

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Heliogen, Inc. (NYSE: HLGN), a leading provider of AI-enabled concentrated solar energy, and Woodside Energy (USA) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading Australian energy producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX: WPL), today announced a project agreement (the “Project Agreement”) for the commercial-scale demonstration deployment of Heliogen’s AI-enabled concentrated solar energy technology proposed to be built in Mojave, California.

The Project Agreement follows the previously announced Limited Notice To Proceed (“LNTP”) granted by Woodside to Heliogen to begin procurement of key equipment for the deployment of a commercial scale, single-module 5 megawatt electric (5 MWe) facility. Under the Project Agreement, Heliogen will complete ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Shipsy, a leading SaaS-based smart logistics management platform provider, recently announced the joining of Iyad Kamal, former Aramex COO, to their advisory team. 

Kamal has over 29 years of leadership experience with Aramex, a global provider of transportation, logistics, e-commerce, data and analytics, and sustainability solutions. He was instrumental in driving the company's global expansion and double-digit growth during a multi-year period of significant technological change and market disruptions. His expertise includes driving organic growth, organization design and leadership, and creating asset-light, tech-driven, end-to-end operations infrastructure.

Kamal presently serves on the board of Tradeling, a growth-stage e-marketplace focused on building the largest digital network of B2B sellers and buyers in the MENA Region. He also advises GeoPost/DPD Group, a rapidly growing 50- ... Read more »

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New report provides key research and recommendations to MSPs on how to best grow their cloud businesses today

IRVINE, Calif-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ingram Micro Cloud, operator of the world’s largest cloud marketplace for the channel, announced on March 3rd the creation and release of its annual report examining prescient trends affecting Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and technology resellers. Cloud Technology: The State of MSPs Report analyzes key barriers and weaknesses that need to be addressed by MSPs in order to maximize on new and forecasted opportunities within the channel.

Cloud Technology: The State of MSPs Report is available for download here.

Drawing on the insights from over 600 MSPs acquired by Ingram Micro Cloud and global technology market research experts Vanson Bourne during an era of the greatest transformational shift in the history of the channel, the report provides revelations meant to be ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-Tuesday 29 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

− TAKHZYRO Approved for Adult and Pediatric Patients 12 Years of Age and Older1

− Approval Based on Results of Global Phase 3 HELP Study™, Phase 3 HELP OLE and a Phase 3 Study in Japanese Patients Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of TAKHZYRO1

− In a Japan-Specific Phase 3 Study, 41.7% of the Patients Did Not Develop Attacks During the Efficacy Evaluation Period (26 Weeks) After Subcutaneous Administration of this Drug Once Every 2 Weeks1

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that it has received approval from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) subcutaneous injection 300mg syringes for prophylaxis against acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older in Japan.1

Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a rare genetic disorder that r ... Read more »

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