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NEW YORK-Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New York City’s original big-savings ticket booklet now offers a mobile ticket option. The New York CityPASS® program, which saves travelers 40% off admission to the Big Apple’s very best attractions, including the Empire State Building, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History, has gone mobile.

Offering packaged, discounted admission to the most iconic attractions in 12 North American destinations, City Pass, Inc. has always focused on making travel easier and less expensive. The company’s decision to offer mobile tickets—a move that dramatically enhances convenience for travelers—began last month with the successful launch of a similar option for the Tampa Bay CityPASS program.

“It was exciting to watch the debut of the New York mobile ticket option unfold in real time,” said CityPASS President and CEO Megan Alle ... Read more »

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Building on the success of YuMi®, the world’s first truly collaborative, dual-arm industrial robot, ABB unveils its single-arm collaborative robot, which combines industry-leading capabilities with a much smaller footprint

ZURICH-Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB is previewing its newest collaborative robot, now with a single arm, at the International Robotics Exhibition (iREX) 2017 in Tokyo. As their name suggests, collaborative robots are designed to work alongside humans on the factory floor to raise productivity and support the transition to mass customization. The robot will be officially launched in 2018.

Like YuMi, a small-parts assembly robot introduced in 2015, the new robot has a payload of 500 grams and, thanks to its compactness, is easily integrated into existing assembly lines, increasing productivity. The new robot also features lead-through programming, eliminating the need for specialized training fo ... Read more »

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- International films selection based on quality and relevance

- 2017 Theme: ANTHROPOCENE - WELCOME TO THE HUMAN AGE

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

American University of Ras Al Khaimah hosted over 1200 students at the Science Film Festival 2017. The festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, produced by the Goethe-Institut, Germany´s Cultural Institute operating worldwide. In cooperation with local partners to promote science literacy and facilitates awareness of contemporary scientific, technological and environmental issues through the medium of film and television content.

Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, President, AURAK said: “We are proud to host Science Film Festival 2017 at American University of Ras Al Khaimah, as this type of scientific festivals demonstrates that science can be communicated in an educational, as well ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Takeda’s investigational Zika virus vaccine candidate (TAK-426) progresses into Phase 1 clinical trial
    The clinical trial (ZIK-101) will evaluate safety and immunogenicity of TAK-426 in 240 subjects between the ages of 18 and 49 across the continental U.S. and U.S. territories
    Takeda’s Zika program is funded with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response; Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), under Contract No. HHSO100201600015C

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) today announced that its purified, inactivated, alum-adjuvanted, whole Zika virus vaccine candidate (TAK-426) has progressed into a Phase 1 clinical trial, approximately 15 months after Taked ... Read more »

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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Software company Jade Logistics, supplier of the world’s number one Terminal Operating System (TOS) for mixed cargo ports, has continued to increase its global footprint by implementing its Master Terminal product at 22 sites in 2017.

On the back of significant sales growth and what has been a record year for the company, Jade Logistics’ global implementation team achieved go-live at terminals across multiple geographic locations including Europe, the Americas, Australasia, and the Middle East.

This impressive result was underpinned by a substantial Australasian project in which 16 terminals went live in less than ten months, and was complemented by an eight-week implementation of a multi-purpose terminal on the eastern coast of the UAE.

Chief Executive Officer of Jade Logistics, David Lindsay said, “We are well aware of the importance of getting ... Read more »

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 Global Initiative against Illegal Trade and Related Crimes Receives 157 Applications in Second Funding Round

 


LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) announced today that PMI IMPACT, its global initiative to support third party projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes, received 157 expressions of interest for its second funding round.

The applications come from a range of government agencies, public universities, private companies, and not-for-profit organizations across 56 countries in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa, the EU, and the US.

“The Expert Council is encouraged by the substantial number of responses to our invitation for expressions of interest in combatting illegal trade in all its forms. It is gratifying to receive such sustained support for the initiat ... Read more »

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BILLERICA, Mass.-Tuesday, November 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announces that it has been selected by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) as the supplier of TAP cards, and associated personalization services. TAP cards are contactless smart cards designed for use on buses and trains.

Metro in Southern California is unique among the transportation agencies in the United States. Created in 1993, Metro transports about 1.3 million passengers daily and oversees bus, rail, highway and other mobility-related building projects. The TAP card allows Los Angeles County passengers to travel with regional and local transit passes on the 24 transit providers. TAP cards offer a secure way for passengers to electronically pay fares and travel by tapping the card each time a rider boards a bus or train. Benefits of TAP include faster boarding times ... Read more »

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