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INGELHEIM, Germany & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Dicerna to receive up to $201 million in upfront and success-based development and commercialization milestones, excluding royalties, for an undisclosed target
    The collaboration will investigate a new therapeutic approach that enables addressing previously inaccessible drug targets to protect and restore liver functionality in NASH

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim and Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (NASDQ: DRNA), a leading developer of investigational RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced a research collaboration and license agreement to discover and develop novel GalXC™ RNAi therapeutics for the treatment of chronic liver diseases. The partnership will initially focus on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a devastating, chronic liver disease for which there is no approved treatment optio ... Read more »

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 YellowScan to leverage Velodyne’s lightweight VLP-16 Puck LiDAR sensors for its advanced aerial Surveyor LiDAR system

 

SAN JOSE, Calif. -Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D vision systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced that it is partnering with YellowScan to integrate its VLP-16 Puck and VLP-16 Puck LITE LiDAR sensors into YellowScan’s Surveyor for a turn-key and reliable LiDAR system for demanding UAV applications.

Real-time LiDAR systems for UAVs are leveraged around the world for industrial and scientific applications, including surveying, civil engineering, archeology, and environmental science, requiring YellowScan’s ultra-compact 3D laser mapping solutions. By combining its LiveStation app with the unbeatable real-time 3D data capture capabilities of Velodyne’s VLP-16 Puck and VLP-16 Puck LITE sensors – both of which feature ... Read more »

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 Highest ranked Hospitality company on Great Place to Work’s® annual list of 25 World’s Best Workplaces

 

MCLEAN, Va. -Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton (NYSE: HLT) was today named the highest ranked hospitality company on the list of the World’s Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work®, joining a group of 25 elite global companies recognized for high-trust, high-performing workplace cultures in 2017.

This is the second consecutive year that Hilton’s employees have placed the company’s workplace culture among the world’s best, increasing the ranking to 9 from 17 last year.

“Together with our more than 360,000 Team Members across the globe, we’ve built a truly special culture at Hilton that’s all about exceptional hospitality,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton. “We know that our people are our greatest asse ... Read more »

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Rising 4G and Smartphone Adoption Growing Latin America’s Mobile Economy 

BOGOTÁ, Colombia -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Latin America’s mobile ecosystem generated 5 per cent of GDP last year, according to a new GSMA study. The 2017 Latin America and Caribbean edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy series, published today at the GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Latin America event in Bogotá, calculates that mobile technologies and services contributed $260 billion in economic value to the region in 2016 (5 per cent of GDP1). The report noted that mobile’s contribution to the regional economies has been driven by rapidly rising 4G and smartphone adoption.

“Latin America’s mobile ecosystem is a key contributor to economic growth and social development across this diverse region, building a platform for innovation, investment and entrepreneurism,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing ... Read more »

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 The Sensation fever takes off with a 2016 after-movie screening, live radio broadcast and exclusive Sensation AFTER GLOW only at Club Vista Mare

Participating restaurants will offer exclusive deals and great entertainment to Sensation fans who collect festival bracelets at the venue one week before Sensation hits Meydan on November 10.

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

The World’s Leading Dance Event Sensation Dubai gives festival-goers an extended party time at Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah. This premium beach front property will offer several deals & discounts at participating restaurants from 2nd to 9th November and also host the exclusive not-to-be-missed Sensation AFTERGLOW on 11th November.

Club Vista Mare will become the go-to place, a week before Sensation, from 2nd November right up to 9th November! Get ready for a white themed brunch, brilliant combo deals, all night happ ... Read more »

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P&G Highlights Contributions to Society, the Community and the Environment in the 2017 Citizenship Report


CINCINNATI-Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today released its 2017 Citizenship Report, detailing progress in improving social conditions for those in need, advancing Diversity & Inclusion, building a world free from gender bias inside and outside the Company and reducing its environmental footprint. As P&G operates in about 70 countries and serves nearly 5 billion people, the Company leverages its brands and people to make the world a better place through its Citizenship efforts.

“Our Citizenship efforts are a win-win opportunity for our business, for our communities, and, more broadly, for our society,” said David Taylor, P&G’s Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Consumers care about the company behind the bran ... Read more »

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The Financial Times Group Awards Northern Trust with “Best Private Bank” in U.S.; “Best Private Bank” for Family Offices Globally; and “Best Private Bank” for U.S. Succession Planning


CHICAGO -Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Trust, a leading provider of wealth management services, has been named “Best Private Bank” in the U.S. by Professional Wealth Management and The Banker magazines, publications of the Financial Times Group. Northern Trust was also recognized globally as “Best Private Bank” in the Family Office and the U.S. Succession Planning categories

Now in its ninth year, the Global Private Banking Awards attract more than 170 submissions from banks in more than 60 countries. Northern Trust has been recognized as “Best Private Bank” in the U.S. for eight of nine years.

“Northern Trust sets the standard with the quality of ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Honorable Charles Fernandez, Minister of  Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Antigua and Barbuda, met with HE Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares last week to discuss the latest developments in Antigua and Barbuda following Hurricane Irma. The meeting took place at Dubai Cares headquarters in the presence of Abdulla Ahmed Al Shehhi, Chief Operating Officer and Annina Mattsson, Director of Programs at Dubai Cares.

During the meeting, Mr. Fernandez went over with HE Al Gurg Dubai Cares’ latest program in Antigua and Barbuda.  He also expressed his gratitude and appreciation for UAE’s generous donations and tremendous support in the wake of hurricane Irma.

Dubai Cares’ program in Antigua and Barbuda, titled ‘Renovation of Villa Primary School in Antigua and Barbuda’, is being implemented in partnership with ... Read more »

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