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LIVERPOOL, England-Thursday 28 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) based in Liverpool has become the first car manufacturer in the world to go ‘climate positive’, setting a new industry standard for climate action. Becoming climate positive means that BAC will contribute to the removal of more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits.

To deliver on its commitment to protect the environment, the maker of the world-famous Mono supercar has partnered with the Poseidon Foundation. Poseidon gives individuals, organisations and governments the opportunity to rebalance their carbon footprint by supporting forestry conservation projects around the world using blockchain technology.

As the manufacturer of the world’s only single-seater, road-legal supercar used primarily to enjoy the sport of driving in its purest form, BAC is conscious of its environmental impact; and it will be taking measures to ensu ... Read more »

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SHANGHAI-Thursday 28 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA announced the winners of the 2018 Asia Mobile Awards (AMO Awards), which were presented in series of ceremonies at Mobile World Congress Shanghai this week. The awards honour achievement, excellence and innovation in mobile communications across the Asia Pacific region.

“We congratulate all of the winners and nominees of the Asia Mobile Awards here at Mobile World Congress Shanghai,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “The AMO Awards recognise the most innovative mobile technologies, products and services, while showcasing the positive impact of mobile on individuals, business and society across the Asia Pacific region. Many thanks to all of our entrants, judges and partners for supporting the 2018 Asia Mobile Awards.”

The winners of the 2018 Asia Mobile Awards are:

Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough – Asia

KaiOS Tech ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 28 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Health & Prevention (MOHAP) is adopting a national screening protocol for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) for all newborns. As part of the program launch, the MOHAP is equipping 9 hospitals across 5 emirates, serving 50% of the UAE population, with Masimo Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeters® with Eve™ CCHD Newborn Screening Application. Newborns delivered at these hospitals will now be screened for CCHD using Eve – the first large-scale installation of Eve on Rad-97, which received CE marking earlier this year.

CCHD affects approximately 2.5 to 3 newborns per 1000 live births1 and requires intervention soon after birth to prevent significant morbidity or mortality; later detection in infants also increases the risk of brain damage.2 In a study of 39,821 infants, CCHD screeni ... Read more »

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Rudy Banholzer appointed to lead the new expanded operation in the region

 

LONDON-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dentsu Aegis Network is expanding its operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with the launch of a new office for Merkle (www.merkleinc.com), a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency.

In MENA, Merkle will be led by Rudy Banholzer, formerly the managing director of full-service social media agency Your Social prior to its acquisition by Merkle in the EMEA region.

Your Social is being rebranded to Merkle with Rudy’s remit now to grow the business’ capabilities to help clients adopt people-based marketing. PBM enables brands to identify real people by leveraging the data behind them to create personalised experiences - ultimately driving customer loyalty. As a global leader in PBM – with a rich heritage in data, technology and analytics - Merkl ... Read more »

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KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan-Tuesday 26 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FCF Fishery Company (FCF) and the Western Pacific Sustainable Tuna Alliance announced today that the Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin free school purse seine fishery has been granted Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Standard for Sustainable Fishing certification. The certification decision was determined by third party certifier, SCS Global.

Free school fishing is considerably more sustainable than traditional fishing practices, resulting in less bycatch and thereby substantially reducing the impact on endangered species.

“We have chosen to pursue MSC certification to contribute to the growing demand, expectation and responsibility towards sustainable management of our fisheries to provide sustainably sourced tuna from the Pacific, which provides 50% of the world’s skipjack tuna supply,” said FCF Fishery president Max Chou.

MSC is recogn ... Read more »

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Key Asia Markets Prepare to Launch Region’s First 5G Networks Beginning Next Year

 

SHANGHAI-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Asia Pacific is on track to become the world’s largest 5G region by 2025, led by pioneering 5G markets such as Australia, China, Japan and South Korea, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report. Launches of commercial 5G networks in these markets beginning next year will see the Asia region reach 675 million 5G connections by 2025, more than half of the global 5G total expected by that point. Asia’s move to state-of-the-art mobile broadband networks reflects the mobile ecosystem’s growing value to the region’s economy. According to the report, Asia’s mobile industry added $1.5 trillion in economic value last year, equivalent to 5.4 per cent of regional GDP1.

“The Asia Pacific region has experienced rapid migration to mobile br ... Read more »

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Growing environmental awareness and water stress drives industries to adopt sustainable and energy-efficient solutions, notes Frost & Sullivan’s Environment and Industrial Team


Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The global industrial water market is expected to grow at a staggeringly high rate of 7.6% in 2018. Sustainability and water security will take the spotlight, as the world aligns towards protection of vulnerable waters and minimises impact of water-related hazards. In the event that status quo is maintained, two-thirds of the world’s population could be living in water stressed conditions by 2025!

In this context, Africa will be one of the most prominent stakeholders for the emerging water industry, considering that the continent has the largest number of water-scarce countries in the world. A majority of the continent relies on rainfall and surface water for water supply, which is not going to be ... Read more »

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Red Sea Housing Goes Solar with REDAVIA for Cost-Effectiveness, Reliability

MUNICH & ACCRA, Ghana-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Red Sea Housing Services (RSHS), a global leader for modular living and working environments for industrial and residential communities, chose REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable and clean rental solar power for businesses and communities, to implement its first showcase solar farm in Accra, Ghana.

Within the next few months REDAVIA will have fully commissioned a 336 kWp solar farm at RSHS’s biggest manufacturing facility in Tema, strategically located in close proximity to Ghana’s main port. This will allow RSHS to introduce a cost-effective and reliable solution into their energy mix of solar and the national grid.

“Thanks to REDAVIA solar power we are now able to control some of our OPEX cost better whilst reducing our carbon emissions to become more ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany and INDIANAPOLIS-Monday 25 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that both randomised controlled trials in the EASE phase III programme, investigating the use of empagliflozin in combination with insulin therapy in adults with type 1 diabetes, met their primary endpoint. The primary efficacy endpoint, defined in both trials as placebo-corrected change from baseline in HbA1c after 26 weeks of treatment, was met for all investigated doses of empagliflozin (2.5, 10, and 25 mg).

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180625005579/en/

Type 1 diabetes currently affects approximately 30 million adults worldwide.1 It is an autoimmune disease in which the body does not produce sufficient amounts of insulin and therefore requires life-long daily insulin administration to regulate blood sugar. Fo ... Read more »

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PHILADELPHIA -Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PEI-Genesis, a global leader in the design and assembly of custom engineered connectors and cable solutions, has expanded its footprint into the Indian market, naming Manesh Pratap Singh as Country Manager for India, it was announced today by Jane Fishetti, General Manager, Distribution & International Sales.

“We have been selling to the India market for many years through Jost Engineering but bringing Manesh on board clearly shows our commitment to the India market,” said Fishetti. “Our next step is to build a team of sales and engineering professionals to support our existing and new customers in this flourishing market.”

Singh, based in New Delhi, has over two decades of business development and sales leadership experience in India and South Asia. He has worked in leadership positions serving as Country Manager for Nortel DASA, Head of Business Development at ... Read more »

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Government Backing 5G, AI and Data Analytics to Transform Industrial Sector;
GSMA Intelligence Forecasts 13.8 billion IIoT Connections Worldwide by 2025,
with China Accounting for One-Third of Global Market


LONDON-Wednesday 27 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today issued a new report, ‘The Industrial IoT in Greater China’, highlighting how the region is poised to lead the global Industrial IoT (IIoT) market. The in-depth report draws on interviews with mobile operators including Asia Pacific Telecom Group, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Far EasTone and Taiwan Mobile who outline how the combination of fast internet speeds, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and the IoT is transforming the region’s industrial sector. GSMA Intelligence estimates that there will be 13.8 billion IIoT connections globally by 2025. Greater China accounts for approximately 4.1 billion of these connections or a th ... Read more »

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