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 Layering detection and authentication methods that evolve with fraud will be instrumental in the struggle to stay ahead of fraudsters, says Aite Group. 

BOSTON -Friday, September 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aite Group’s latest report, Digital Authentication: New Opportunities to Enhance the Customer Journey, explores merchant and financial institution initiatives to create an intuitive user experience. FIs and merchants are spending a considerable amount of time and resources in their quest to make it as easy as possible for consumers to access and spend their money. Meanwhile, an increasing proportion of banking and retail transactions are quickly moving into the online and mobile channels, and criminals are following with rapidly evolving and innovative attacks.

A variety of technologies, such as biometrics, are now available that can bring both greater security and a superior user experience. However, the resulting cacophony ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Friday, September 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Secures Major 12 Year Funding Commitment;

Shares Initial Plans to Reduce Harm and Deaths from Smoking Worldwide

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organization (WHO), was the primary architect of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The Foundation will build upon recent shifts in policy and science to fund research and support collaborative initiatives to accelerate progress in reducing harm and deaths from smoking worldwide.

“For decades, despite significant tobacco control initiatives, smoking has remained the world’s number one preventable cause of death. With more than one billion smokers, and one death eve ... Read more »

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MANZINI, Swaziland -Friday, September 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global HIV/AIDS organization, congratulates Swaziland on its recent HIV/AIDS response milestone. Data presented at the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science in Paris reveals that new HIV infections in Swaziland have fallen by 44%, and over 73% of people living with HIV in the country now have an undetectable viral load.

According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Swaziland has an HIV prevalence rate of 28.8%, with about 220,000 of its people living with HIV. With this remarkable achievement, lowering the number of new HIV infections, Swaziland has joined a select list of countries who are on track to achieving UNAIDS 90-90-90 Fast-Track goals.

“This is indeed a true reflection of the situation in Swaziland and I would definitely attribute it to improved treatment ... Read more »

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DENVER -Friday, September 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, has launched a mobile crop guide to help agronomists, growers and researchers identify and treat boron deficiency in soils, a key issue facing agriculture.
Boron is an essential micronutrient to plant growth. In recent years, there’s been increased attention to the role micronutrients--such as boron and zinc--play in the proper absorption of macronutrients.
“Boron deficiency is the second-most common micronutrient deficiency problem worldwide,” said Malcolm Carr, Vice President, Commercial. “In working with our distributors and research partners, we saw a need to increase the understanding of boron’s role in soil and plant health for producing higher yields of quality crops.”
The mobile-optimized crop guide available at https://agriculture.borax.com includes:
Boron deficiency tips and growing guidance for more than 140 ... Read more »

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