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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 16 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Preparations for The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, which takes place in Dubai, at The Atlantis, the Palm, on Tuesday October 22nd this year, are rapidly gathering momentum. A top-class line-up of speakers and panellists has been confirmed, ensuring the event will fully live up to the reputation for quality built up over the past three years.

The theme of this year’s Conference is ‘Opening Up New Horizons’, reflecting the cautious optimism that now exists within the tanker industry. Conference editor, Clive Woodbridge, says, “While there are for sure some significant challenges presented by the volatile politico-economic context, market fundamentals appear more positive than they have for some time. This is creating opportunities for fleet growth and trade development in the tanker shipping business, which the event aims to explore and highlight.”

Proceedings wi ... Read more »

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -Saturday 15 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Hot Wheels id integrates #1 selling toy in the world* into digital racing with new Mixed Play experience, a unique experience that keeps the physical toy at the core of gameplay and adds digital enhancement
    Hot Wheels™ id Vehicle Assortment, Race Portal, Smart Track® Kit and companion app available now

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the launch of Hot Wheels id, the evolution of the beloved brand that generations of kids have played with to ignite their challenger spirit. Through innovative vehicle play, Hot Wheels id brings together physical and digital in a Mixed Play experience with uniquely identifiable vehicles, a smart Race Portal, Smart Track, and digital hub, so you can build your personalized fleet, measure your performance, and compete like never before. Hot Wheels id is available starting June 14th exclusively at Apple ... Read more »

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 Velodyne Integrator DGWorld Showcases Advanced Vehicle Automation

SAN JOSE, Calif. -Friday 14 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Stand A50) will demonstrate how its smart, powerful lidar solutions can advance port terminal automation at TOC Europe in Rotterdam, 18-20 June. Velodyne will highlight customer applications that show how its lidar sensors can be used in crane steering, container handling, internal terminal vehicles (ITV), automated guided vehicles (AGV), forklifts, and terminal security/yard monitoring systems.

DGWorld (Stand B21A), a Dubai-based Velodyne integrator, will showcase autonomous taxis, ITVs, AGVs, and terminal operation vehicles that use Velodyne lidar sensors to run autonomously. These vehicles use advanced artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and self-driving systems to bring greater precision and efficiency to port and terminal operations.

“Autonomous vehicles (AV) can reduce co ... Read more »

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CINCINNATI-Friday 14 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, in partnership with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) announced that for the first time in Olympic and Paralympic Games histories, all medal podiums will be created entirely from recycled materials – and consumers can directly contribute.

The Tokyo 2020 Podium Project officially kicks off on Thursday, June 13th, in host-country Japan, inviting members of the community to collect their plastic items, like shampoo and dish detergent bottles, and bring them to the nearest AEON Group store location, major Japanese retail chain, for recycling. Collection boxes for discarded plastic will be provided in more than 2,000 AEON Group locations across the country, including AEON, AEON Style and MaxValu. The retailer will then forward the plastics to P&G, who will also leverage recycled plastic waste recovered from the o ... Read more »

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 Leading Japanese mobile internet and media service provider leverages support maintenance savings to introduce cloud and a next-generation security system while obtaining premium-level support

 

LAS VEGAS-Friday 14 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that GREE, Inc., a leading mobile Internet and media service provider in Japan, has switched to Rimini Street support for its SAP ECC 6.0 system. GREE has been using its SAP system for nearly six years and was satisfied with their current mature ERP environment, however a 2025 planned end of mainstream maintenance date for ECC 6, and high operations and maintenance costs from the vendor became an issue. As a result of making the switch to Rimini Street, GREE now receives premium, ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM & BEND, Ore-Friday 14 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keeping pace with changing market dynamics, clients, their key decisionmakers, corporate networks and competitors, is vital for law firms to continually add value, differentiate and unlock new business development opportunities.

CGLytics and Manzama have joined forces to drive business development and opportunities for world leading law firms. Through this partnership, law firms gain access to intuitive relationship mapping tools, revealing connections between corporate decisionmakers, their peers, as well as finding the easiest and shortest way to connect, which is not an easy feat. Clients can keep track of key executive movements and corporate changes by receiving daily or weekly updates and alerts.

CGLytics’ extensive database provides access to hundreds of thousands of comprehensive profiles of business leaders including their compensation arrangements and corporate netw ... Read more »

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PARIS -Friday 14 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Euronext's1 Index Steering Committee, which meets four times a year to validate the list of 40 stocks making up the CAC40, has decided today to include Thales in the benchmark French stock market index.
    Thales will be included in the CAC40 from June 21st 2019 after market closing.
    The inclusion of Thales in the CAC40 reflects the substantial increase in the company's market capitalisation, which stood at €21.7 bn at 31 December 2018 compared with €9.6 bn at 31 December 2013 (an increase of 126% in five years). This increase was driven by improved earnings: EBIT increased by 67% over the same period, from €1.0 bn in 2013 to €1.7 bn in 2018, and is expected to reach close to €2 bn in 2019.
    Euronext's decision is an endorsement of unflagging efforts by the company's staff to continuously improve operatio ... Read more »

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GSMA Announces: 5G Immersive Experience; Live 5G-Connected Exhibition Halls; 5G-Enabled Tele-Mentored Surgery; Additional Keynote Speakers, Programme and Event Updates


HONG KONG -Friday 14 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With two weeks until MWC19 Shanghai, the GSMA today announced a number of exciting 5G experiences at MWC19 Shanghai including 5G immersive experience of sports, performing arts and culture open to all event attendees; 5G-connected exhibition halls and 5G-enabled tele-mentored surgery. Also announced were additional keynote speakers, new partner programmes, topic tours and other event updates.

“This promises to be the most exciting MWC Shanghai ever as 5G becomes a reality. Under the theme of ‘Intelligent Connectivity’, 5G will be prominent all across MWC19 Shanghai and it will be exciting to see a glimpse of that new world,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “Along with event favourites such as ... Read more »

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EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. & BANGALORE, India-Thursday 13 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, and Moogsoft, a pioneer and leading provider of artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps), today announced a partnership. Wipro will leverage Moogsoft’s industry-leading platform to deliver next-generation artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) solutions for its customers.

Moogsoft’s AIOps platform, powered by purpose-built Machine Learning (ML) algorithms, helps IT teams in the real-time detection and remediation of IT incidents across applications, networks and IT infrastructure, ensuring continuous service delivery for customers. Wipro HOLMES™, Wipro’s AI and Automation platform, in partnership with Moogsoft, will provide end-to-end capabilities in AIOps transformation. This partnersh ... Read more »

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Brand acquisition bolsters Milliken’s capabilities to include fleece, performance textiles for consumer, workwear and military outdoor apparel

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -Thursday 13 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of textile expertise, today announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Polartec, LLC (“Polartec”), a strong global brand known for its innovative performance textiles for outdoor and military apparel, from Versa Capital Management, LLC (“Versa”). The acquisition is expected to close in June. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190611005819/en/

Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, the Polartec brand carries a respected portfolio of fabric technolog ... Read more »

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