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 Innovation delivers robust processor-level cybersecurity solution for new wave of cloud-based networks


AMSTERDAM-Tuesday, April 17th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced, it is bolstering protection against cyber-attacks for the new generation of cloud-based virtualized networks being planned and deployed with Intel® technology.

This new initiative combines the Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) trusted ’enclave’(1), deployed in the company’s industry-leading cloud server CPUs, with Gemalto’s advanced SafeNet Data Protection On Demandsecurity software services to create a robust processor-level security solution for virtualized networks.

With physical network functions being migrated to the cloud resulting in increased ‘attack surfaces’ for malicious forces, one of the challenges for the mobile industry is to ensure ... Read more »

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Orange Côte d'Ivoire, Safaricom (Kenya), Telenor Microfinance Bank Ltd. (Easypaisa Pakistan), Tigo Tanzania (Millicom Group) and Vodacom Tanzania Are the First Mobile Money Providers to Become Certified

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire-Thursday, April 12th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the Mobile 360 – West Africa event, the GSMA announced the launch of the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global scheme for mobile money providers to offer safer, more transparent and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around the world. The certification relies on an independent assessment of a mobile money provider's ability to deliver secure and reliable services, to protect the rights of consumers and to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. The certification is designed to enhance consumer trust and accelerate commercial partnerships by setting a high bar to which all providers can aspire.

“The GSMA Mobi ... Read more »

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Orange Côte d'Ivoire, Safaricom (Kenya), Telenor Microfinance Bank Ltd. (Easypaisa Pakistan), Tigo Tanzania (Millicom Group) and Vodacom Tanzania Are the First Mobile Money Providers to Become Certified


ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire-Thursday, April 12th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the Mobile 360 – West Africa event, the GSMA announced the launch of the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global scheme for mobile money providers to offer safer, more transparent and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around the world. The certification relies on an independent assessment of a mobile money provider's ability to deliver secure and reliable services, to protect the rights of consumers and to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. The certification is designed to enhance consumer trust and accelerate commercial partnerships by setting a high bar to which all providers can aspire.

“The GS ... Read more »

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bank of America reported its first-quarter 2018 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways:

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180416005642/en/

    Bank of America newsroom at http://newsroom.bankofamerica.com.
    Bank of America Investor Relations website at http://investor.bankofamerica.com.
    Business Wire’s news webpage at http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/news.

Investor Conference Call information

Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan and Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio will discuss the financial results in a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET today. For a listen-only connection to the conference call, dial 1.877.200.4456 (U.S.) or ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Under the patronage and in the presence of Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, the Fourth International Schools Arabic Debating Championship was concluded on Wednesday evening 11 April 2018. The event was held at the Qatar National Convention Centre from 7-11 April with the participation of 50 Arab and non-Arab countries.

The closing ceremony was attended by HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad; Mrs. Machaille Al-Naimi, President of Community Development; Dr. Hayat Maarafi, Executive Director of QatarDebate Center; along with a number of Excellencies, Arab and foreign ambassadors in Qatar, representatives of official sponsors, participants and guests from all segments of the society.

The Turkish team came first in the finals of the Fourth International Schools Arabic Debating Championship. The winning team received a phon ... Read more »

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Saudi Arabia has ranked 23rd among 92 countries in terms of patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 2017. The vast majority of these patented inventions are scientific.

According to StatNano, which publishes at the beginning of each year a report on the status of nanoscience, technology and innovation in the previous year, Saudi Arabia was granted 664 patents last year, compared to 517 in 2016 and 409 in 2015. What’s more, the latest number is double that of all Arab countries combined during the same period.

This year, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) ranked seventh among the top 10 universities in the world in terms of the number of patents granted. “The university achieved 183 patents in 2017, surpassing Johns Hopkins University, Harvard College and California Institute of Technology,” said Dr Khaled bin Saleh Al Sultan, ... Read more »

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SHANGHAI-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Health Industry Summit (tHIS) 2018 hosted by Reed Sinopharm, opened in Shanghai at the National Exhibition and Convention Center on 11 April 2018. This is the largest gathering of healthcare industry professionals in the world with well over 200,000 attendees from more than 150 countries and regions and over 7,000 exhibitors.

In accordance to the President Xi's call for greater promotion of the health industry at the Boao Forum for Asia, this leading health industry event covering the entire industry value chain to cover key segments like medical devices, pharmaceutical production, drug distribution and natural health and nutrition is becoming China's solution to promoting technology innovations and academic exchange on the grandest scale. Now in its fourth edition, tHIS has been firmly established as the world's largest health industry event covering an over 350,000m2 exhibition space ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has today announced Laurent Lemaire’s appointment as the Group’s new Chief Financial Officer.

Laurent Lemaire, an ESSEC graduate, has acquired considerable financial expertise within major companies, particularly in financial organisations management, transformation and merger. After spending eighteen years as CFO of a division of the French group Danone, he joined Steria Group and later Sopra-Steria, the European leader in the IT services industry and digital transformation, where he spent 9 years as CFO.

In 2016, he became CFO of the Korian group, the European leader in senior services, employing close to 47,000 employees around the world.

Didier Lamouche, IDEMIA CEO, says: "IDEMIA is proud to welcome Laurent Lemaire, a talented Executive with an exceptional track record as Chief Financial Officer within major ... Read more »

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 Mozambique expands pilot weather program to protect residents and create new sources of weather data

 

GERMANTOWN, Md. & MAPUTO, Mozambique-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Earth Networks today announced that it entered into a partnership with Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia de Moçambique (INAM) to scale up live storm monitoring, lightning detection and real-time observations that will power life-saving weather forecasting and alerting services across the country. The announcement was made today at a launch presentation in Maputo in collaboration with INAM, the Ministry of Transport and Communications, and the U.S. Commercial Service.

Initiated as a pilot project in 2014, the Earth Networks Weather Network in Mozambique is intended to help safety and disaster recovery agencies provide the public with advance warning of incoming severe weather to save lives, reduce injuries and minimize property damage. In add ... Read more »

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• University of Oxford to assess effect of empagliflozin on heart and kidney disease in people with chronic kidney disease

• EMPA-KIDNEY will be part of the empagliflozin clinical development programme which explores the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin across a broad spectrum of patients and clinical conditions


INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced an academic collaboration with the University of Oxford. EMPA-KIDNEY will investigate the effects of empagliflozin on the progression of kidney disease and the occurrence of cardiovascular death, in people with established chronic kidney disease with and without diabetes. The study will be independently conducted, analysed and reported by the Medical Research Council Population Health Research Unit at the University of Oxford (MRC PHRU), which is based in th ... Read more »

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 Thursday 10th May 2018, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

 

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) today announced partnerships with the National Media Council, PRWeek and the Arthur W. Page Society for the fourth Leadership Majlis, the year’s major communications conference in Abu Dhabi. The event, which will be held on 10 May 2018 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, is expected to bring together more than 200 senior communication professionals to address the industry’s biggest challenges, trends and opportunities.

As the platinum headline partner, The National Media Council (NMC) will address communication leaders on its crucial role in the positioning of the UAE. PRWeek and Arthur W. Page Society have returned for the second year, enriching the agenda with international speakers to uncover the most pressing topics of our profession. The conferen ... Read more »

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