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TEMPE, Ariz-Monday 13 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Supima, the brand for American-grown Pima cotton, announces a strategic partnership with TextileGenesis™ to establish the new industry benchmark platform for authenticating cotton.

The Supima blockchain platform powered by TextileGenesis™ will digitally connect Supima’s comprehensive supply chain from the growers to the brand/retailers. Integrated with this digital platform, Supima’s technology partner Oritain™ will provide the forensic origin authentication for Supima cotton across the platform. The ability to independently validate the Supima content of products at every stage of the supply chain achieves unmatched authenticity and responsibility through the combination of forensic physical and digital authentication.

Since it was founded in 1954, SUPIMA® has been referred to as the “world’s finest cottons.” Today marks the next chapter in S ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 14 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global Processing Services (GPS), a leading global payment technology platform, has today announced the appointment of Cameron Cox as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO). In this newly created role, Cameron will shape GPS’ strategic integrated payments business initiatives to capture new international growth opportunities. Based in London, Cameron sits on GPS’ global executive committee.

Cameron has spent over three decades helping financial services businesses scale and innovate with a unique blend of cross-functional and technical expertise, in addition to corporate leadership to support technology-driven strategic transformation initiatives across multiple sectors including Payments, Banking, Technology & Consulting. Prior to joining GPS, Cameron was Head of Technology Transformation & Global Chief of Staff at Worldpay.

Joanne Dewar, Chief Executive Officer, GPS, said: “ ... Read more »

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The joint venture will supply housing solutions in high growth states

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-Monday 13 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Walton Global, a real estate investment and land asset management company with US$3.6 billion under management, announced today a joint venture with Rockpoint, a real estate private equity firm based in Boston, to support the growing demand for single-family homes in the form of rental communities across the United States. Rockpoint intends to invest up to $300 million in equity in Walton’s Build-to-Rent (BTR) line of business that is expected to total up to $1 billion in real estate assets.

Rockpoint has significant experience in the single-family rental market including both build-to-rent communities and the acquisition of existing homes, focusing on high-quality, well-located housing in select growth markets throughout the United States.

Walton’s BTR platform was launched in 2021 with the goal of ... Read more »

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Around three-quarters of nicotine consumers want policymakers to consider their views when deliberating on tobacco and nicotine regulations
LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Monday 13 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The results of a new international survey released today by Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) reveal that citizens worldwide are frustrated by divisive and exclusionary approaches to policymaking. More than eight in ten adults surveyed worldwide (82 percent) believe the best solutions to critical global challenges can be found not at the extremes but in the middle ground. Conducted by independent research firm Povaddo for PMI, the survey of more than 44,000 adults in 22 countries shows strong agreement among respondents (88 percent) that when making decisions that affect the lives of a significant portion of the population, leaders must listen to and advocate for the people they represent.

The survey results show support for a balanc ... Read more »

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The Storage Magazine “Storries XIX” Marks ExaGrid’s Fifth Consecutive Yearly Win

MARLBOROUGH, Mass-Monday 13 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that the company was honored with the “Enterprise Backup Hardware Vendor of the Year” award, announced at the 19th annual Storage Magazine Storage Awards ceremony, “The Storries XIX,” held in London on June 9, 2022.

Winners are determined by public vote. This further validates ExaGrid’s differentiated product architecture, especially in the enterprise sector, as ExaGrid offers the largest scale-out system in the industry—comprised of 32 EX84 appliances that can take in up to a 2.7PB full backup in a single system, which is 50% larger than any other solution with aggressive deduplication.

In addition, ExaGrid’s unique scale ... Read more »

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MENLO PARK, Calif.-Monday 6 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Seismic, an apparel company that designs Powered Clothing has launched its newest line in Powered Clothing.

Seismic Suit for Worker Safety

This is the first Seismic Powered Clothing designed specifically for the Worker Safety market, an over-the-clothes “vest-style” garment inspired by traditional workwear, with a toolbelt form-factor hardware “carrier” at the waist. The Seismic Suit has been deigned in line with OSHA standards and developed in conjunction with teacher customers to protect workers’ core, upper and lower back in repetitive, awkward and hazardous postures. These powered postures include standing, forward lean, backward lean, squatting, stooping, and kneeling.

The Suit automatically senses and responds to the workers movements and delivers powered strength from its 7 twisted string actuators when needed. The Suit has a battery life of up ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Monday 13 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Iraq Stock Exchange’s (ISX) trading volume in May dropped 30% compared to the previous month to US$46.7 million. The banking sector had the highest share in trading volume with 81.2%, followed by the telecoms sector with a 6.2% share.

Ayşegül Özge Özgür, SVP, Head of Research at Rabee Securities, said: “The month witnessed a high volume of cross transactions in the banking sector. Foreigners’ share in total trading volume decreased from 4.0% in April to 3.5% in May”.

She added: “In May, Rabee Securities RSISX Index decreased by 5.7%, mainly due to the dividend distribution of Asiacell, a major component of the RSISX Index, and Eid Al Fitr holidays. The index is still up 2.0% for the year”.

Two companies decided to distribute profits during May; Asiacell (dividend yield: 11.8%) and Mamoura Real Estate Investment (dividend yield: 2.0%).

Seventeen c ... Read more »

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ZUG, Switzerland-Saturday 11 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Both studies met their primary endpoints with significantly higher response than placebo after one month for both frown lines and crow’s feet

    Results showed rapid onset of action with median response within two days (39% saw results on Day 1 for frown lines and 34% on Day 1 for crow’s feet)

    Results also demonstrated long duration of action up to six months and high participant satisfaction

    Treatment was well tolerated with all treatment-related adverse events mild-to-moderate and non-serious

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Galderma announced today at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology meeting, topline results from two phase III clinical studies (NCT04249583, NCT04249687) demonstrating that RelabotulinumtoxinA, a novel liquid formulation botulinum toxin A, improves both glabellar and lateral cantha ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sion Power Corporation (Sion Power), a leader in next-generation rechargeable batteries, released the results of an independent technical assessment of its Licerion® lithium-metal rechargeable battery technology for electric vehicle applications. The evaluation, prepared by independent battery expert Dr. Y. Shirley Meng, provides the first public review of the company’s proprietary process of the vapor-deposited lithium (VDLi) anode and analysis of Sion Power’s cathode, electrolyte, and battery pack strategy.

“What Sion Power is making is unique among next-generation battery companies. Their vapor deposited lithium process for creating an ultra-thin layer of lithium provides a way to cut costs and speed advanced batteries to the market,” says Dr. Meng. She goes on to say, “With a strong patent portfolio and a pressure control strategy to eliminate lithium dendrite formation, Sion Power could be an important driver in helpi ... Read more »

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