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COPENHAGEN, Denmark-Thursday 23 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BELFOR, the world’s leading provider of disaster recovery services, and SSG, the Scandinavian market leader in damage restoration services, have joined forces to strengthen their customer service in Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

BELFOR, now with more than 12.500 employees in 500+ locations throughout the world, covers the whole value chain in disaster recovery - from damage assessment, first mitigation measures, restoration to reconstruction services for small, large and technically complex losses.

SSG Group provides a broad service offering focussing on damage prevention, damage restoration, repair and reconstruction services with 980 employees in 57 locations in Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

“With SSG, we will grow our skilled and experienced teams with great people, ... Read more »

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HONG KONG & SYDNEY-Friday 24 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

William Wu and Mark Aubrey will serve as co-CEOs of Catheon Gaming.

Mark Aubrey has over 19 years of experience in the gaming industry with a track record of developing and executing global strategies to build highly successful companies.

Mark Aubrey and William Wu will combine their expertise to scale up Catheon Gaming as the premier blockchain gaming technology platform for game developers.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Catheon Gaming (“the Company”), the fastest-growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company, today announced that Mark Aubrey will be appointed as the company’s new co-Chief Executive Officer, effective July 11, 2022. Aubrey will work alongside William Wu, Founder and CEO, to scale the company in the rapidly growing blockchain gaming industry. Catheon Gaming partners with leading game developers and IP-holders to incubate and launch “best-in-class&r ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES-Friday 24 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Binarly Inc., a cybersecurity company building technology to address repeatable security failures in the firmware supply chain, today announced $3.6 million in seed funding from WestWave Capital and Acrobator Ventures. Prominent cybersecurity leaders Michael Sutton, Thomas 'Halvar Flake' Dullien, Jamie Butler, Ryan Permeh, Bryson Bort, Pedram Amini, Chris Ueland and David Mandel from Emerging Ventures also joined as investors.

Binarly is co-founded by security pioneers Alex Matrosov and Claudiu Teodorescu, who previously worked on hardware and software security at NVIDIA, Intel Corp., ESET, BlackBerry, Cylance and FireEye. Matrosov, a highly regarded researcher who is regularly credited with major vulnerability discoveries, is co-author of Rootkits and Bootkits, a seminal book that explains how to understand and counter sophisticated, advanced threats buried deep in a machine’s boot proce ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Thursday 23 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global further unifies its platform in the Middle East as Ramallah-based law firm Sharp and Beyond, a collaborating firm since 2020, adopts the Andersen brand.

Andersen in Palestine provides customized legal and business advisory services for corporations, small and medium enterprises (SME), family businesses, startups, investors, business professionals, accelerators, and national and international organizations. The firm’s professionals assist clients at every business stage – from organization structure to operations, expansion, and growth. The firm’s adoption of the brand enhances the organization’s regional footprint and signifies the synergistic, cultural relationship among Andersen Global’s member firms.

“By becoming a member firm of Andersen Global, we are able to adopt global best practices and provide our clients with high-quality, niche ... Read more »

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BUDAPEST, Hungary-Thursday 23 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) and Corpay, a FLEETCOR® (NYSE: FLT) brand and global leader in business payments, are today delighted to announce a multi-year collaboration that will see Corpay Cross-Border group provide their foreign exchange (FX) solutions to FINA. This new deal was announced on the occasion of the 19th FINA World Championships Budapest 2022, which is playing host to the leading aquatics athletes from across the globe.

FINA and the wider FINA Family will gain access to Corpay’s innovative foreign exchange solutions to help manage currency exposure for international payments. In addition, Corpay Cross-Border’s award-winning trading platform will enable FINA to manage global foreign exchange payments from one single point of access.

As the global governing body of six aquatic disciplines – Swimming, Water Polo, Diving, High Diving, ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Alvaria, the world leader in enterprise-scale customer experience and workforce engagement management, announced Jeff Cotten as Chief Executive Officer. Tim Dahltorp, who has been interim CEO as well as Chief Financial Officer since February, will continue as CFO.

An innovator, Jeff Cotten is a culture-driven and customer-focused executive leader with more than two decades of high delivery results in the information technology sector. He has led transformations and growth at large enterprise organizations in addition to incubating multiple new businesses to $100M+ revenue. He is highly effective in building and leading teams with deep operational experience in market strategy, building go to market teams and models for growth acceleration and driving enterprise-wide operational excellence.

Most recently, Jeff was Chief Executive Officer at Tenfold, a VC backed startup. Prior to Tenfold, Jeff spent 10 years at Rackspace where he held many dif ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 23 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

7Hills for Social Development, a Jordan-based non-profit, has been awarded the Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA) 2022, organized annually by The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a UAE-based global humanitarian organization dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide.

The sixth edition of the Award, valued at AED 500,000, has recognized the innovative strategy of the non-profit in launching creative youth empowerment programmes and transforming an abandoned area into a fully equipped 650 sqm skatepark which is today creating a stimulating and inclusive environment and creating an integrated new future for refugees and their host communities in Amman, Jordan.

Through a dedicated space for skateboarding, the organization provides a creative and inspiring outlet for children and youth to learn new skills and build confidence. Targeting all age groups, ... Read more »

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In 2021, an estimated 1.3 billion more illicit cigarettes were consumed in the European Union, reaching 8.1% of total consumption in the region.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is calling for European regulators and policymakers to consider the millions of adult smokers who are turning to the illicit market instead of switching to better alternatives. The 2021 KPMG annual study on illicit cigarette consumption, commissioned by PMI, reveals that overall illicit cigarette consumption increased by an estimated 3.9%—or 1.3 billion cigarettes—last year, reaching 35.5 billion cigarettes consumed across European Union (EU) member states. Meanwhile, the study estimates that total EU cigarette consumption declined over the same period.

Based on the report, the increase of illicit consumption in the EU was largely driven by an estimated 33% increase in counterfeit consumption in France, where it grew to 8.0 billion cigarettes la ... Read more »

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Velodyne’s Solution Delivered Traffic Monitoring with Lidar and Edge AI Computing

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Thursday 23 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution (IIS) was deployed in Helsinki, Finland to collect traffic data and improve roadway safety. The project demonstrated the high accuracy and value of IIS in multimodal traffic counting and classification, and in near miss collision detection and monitoring.

The project was directed by the Forum Virium Helsinki and City of Helsinki in collaboration with Nodeon Finland and Commsignia. Intelligent Infrastructure Solution, which combines Velodyne’s award-winning lidar sensors and Bluecity’s AI software, was used to monitor traffic flow at three intersections in the vibrant Jätkäsaari section of Helsinki. In addition, one of the intersections was equipped with a cooperative intelligent transport sys ... Read more »

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