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 The Computing Conference 2018 Expected to Draw over 60,000 Participants

HANGZHOU, China-Wednesday 12 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Computing Conference 2018, Alibaba’s annual flagship event, will showcase an array of cutting-edge technology from the company and its partners from September 19 to 22.

The theme of this year’s Conference is Empower Digital China, and more than 60,000 participants—including entrepreneurs and developers across China—are expected to attend the four-day event in Hangzhou, Alibaba’s home base.

Now in its ninth year, the world-class technology festival will feature the hottest trends in areas such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and the blockchain. The Conference also aims to open up a dialogue among top industry experts around technology’s influences on the economy and society.

The Computing Conference is Alib ... Read more »

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dClinic’s Public Dedicated Healthcare Blockchain (PHB)


SINGAPORE & MELBOURNE, Australia-Monday 10 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- “Current Blockchains are not dedicated Healthcare blockchains. They are not purpose built to handle fractal clinical data nor do they pass the scrutiny of worldwide security protocols for clinical data. Attempts to create a centralized personal digital health record have principally failed because fundamentally, health data needs to be available, despite national and international regulation differences and geography, in order to provide proper healthcare services by care givers to consumers.” – Dr. Richard Satur (CEO)

@dClinic_io;

    Is real-world assets (facilities) around the world, operated by qualified Healthcare, Wellness and Vitality focused dClinic partners,
    Is a Healthcare Platform putting the Patient at the centre of their ... Read more »

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Acquisition Advances FLIR’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Business with Dynamic Traffic Data Generation and Software Analytics Engine for Global Transportation Systems Operators


WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Wednesday 12 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Acyclica, Inc., a leading developer of software for automotive roadway and intersection data generation and analysis. Acyclica’s solutions provide high-resolution, real-time traffic information to transportation department end-users to make roads safer, reduce congestion, and improve overall efficiency and performance of thoroughfares.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Acyclica delivers cloud-based analytics of data generated from proprietary technology and from other sensing sources, such as visible and thermal cameras, roadway sensors, radars, and intersection signals. The Acyclica solution is utilized by transpo ... Read more »

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KULPSVILLE, Pa.-Wednesday 12 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Greene Tweed has announced the introduction of WR® 650, the newest thermoplastic composite in its wear-resistant (WR) portfolio.

WR® 650 is reinforced with a three-dimensional carbon-fiber architecture, offering enhanced performance over the leading PFA-based material, while maximizing equipment reliability.

WR® 650 offers superior dry run capability, excellent chemical resistance, and an operating temperature up to 260°C (500°F). Its higher fiber content provides a harder material over a wide range of operating temperatures.

WR® 650 offers significant competitive advantages, including:

    2.5 times higher PV limit in dry run conditions over the leading PFA-based material
    Maintains production during upset conditions, particularly during dry runs, increasing MTBR (mean time between repair)
 &nb ... Read more »

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KULPSVILLE, Pa.-Tuesday 11 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Greene Tweed’s global customers rely on the company’s materials expertise, custom engineered solutions, and collaborative approach to design and manufacture elastomeric, thermoplastic, and thermoplastic composite solutions that deliver proven performance within extreme and demanding operating environments. To support sustained market growth and satisfy demand surges, Greene Tweed has proactively expanded capacity of its manufacturing facilities over the past four years, using Copy Exactly! methodology to ensure product equivalency with supporting data.

With manufacturing facilities located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, Greene Tweed is uniquely positioned to serve its customers within their local markets. Capacity expansion is accomplished using Copy Exactly!, a design and process change management approach that ensures physical and functional interchangeability of co ... Read more »

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 Ten startups from around the world convene in Toronto, Canada for this first global proptech accelerator

 

TORONTO-Tuesday 11 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services and investment management, announced today its 2018 class of proptech startups for the Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars. This program is part of our focus on targeted innovation that will enable us to create solutions, shape technologies and find opportunities to advance our business and accelerate success. In our inaugural class, we have diverse technologies and entrepreneurs, including:

    Solutions across the real estate value chain such as commercial datasets for occupiers and investors; office services and tenant engagement; big data, analytics and artificial intelligence; space as a service; marketplaces and space utilizati ... Read more »

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MILWAUKEE-Saturday 8 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today authorized the company to expend up to an additional $1 billion to repurchase shares of Rockwell Automation common stock. This is in addition to the authorization on January 15, 2018, to repurchase $1 billion worth of common stock, of which approximately $245 million was remaining as of September 5, 2018.

“Our Connected Enterprise strategy generates strong, sustainable cash flow,” said Blake D. Moret, Rockwell Automation chairman, and CEO. “This enables us to balance business reinvestment and strategic acquisitions with a return of cash to shareowners. In the last five fiscal years, we returned over $4 billion, or 87 percent of free cash flow, to shareowners through dividends and share repurchases. We have a long record of returning excess cash to shareowners, and we remain committed to it.”

Rockwel ... Read more »

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Partnership aims to deliver a new era of entertainment focused advertising opportunities across the Kingdom


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 11 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Choueiri Group’s AMSI recently announced their latest appointment as Media Representatives for the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) of Saudi Arabia.

The tie-up effectively enables the region’s advertisers and brands to benefit from GEA’s leadership in bringing the most sought-after live entertainment offerings to the Kingdom. AMSI will retain the representation rights to sell advertising space for GEA’s diversified and rich events calendar.

Since its inception in May 2016, GEA aims to regulate and develop the entertainment sector in Saudi Arabia, while providing invaluable opportunities for people to celebrate life, experience joy and create shared memories with family, friends and their community.

GEA is committed to delivering and s ... Read more »

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NAIROBI, Kenya-Tuesday 11 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When Jane Atieno had a chance meeting with AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in Mombasa in 2008, she could not have known she would grace the stage 10 years later to share her story and the significant role AHF played in her life. In a room packed with staff, partners and well-wishers, Jane proudly announced that she was the very first AHF Kenya client. She gave her testimonial during a gala dinner on August 31 to commemorate AHF’s 10 years of supporting the Kenyan people and government with free HIV testing, treatment and healthcare services.

Jane shared her memory of when she accompanied a friend whose child had an immunization appointment. A message about the importance of HIV testing on a wall at Mtongwe Health Centre prompted her to take an HIV test. The shock of testing positive, mainly because she didn't feel sick, kept her away from the facility and from seeking treatment. But ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 11 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hired two new deans starting Fall 2018: Professor Daniel Kirk, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Professor Joseph L. Wallis, Dean of the School of Business.

Prof. Joseph, formerly a professor of Economics and Public Administration at the American University of Sharjah (2003-2018), served as the Head of the Department of Management, and played a lead role in the School of Business Administration gaining accreditation in 2011 with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and re-accreditation in 2016. He served as a faculty member in the departments of economics at the University of Otago in New Zealand (1987 to 2003) and Rhodes University in South Africa (1984 to 1987).  He has launched a program of cross-disciplinary, scholarly research and professional consulting, encompassing economics, public admini ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France-Tuesday 11 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is bringing electronic device makers its expertise in biometric security with IDEMIA 3D Face, software that uses 3D facial recognition to unlock smartphones quickly and easily.

According to a study by Counterpoint Research, although 66% of device makers currently opt for fingerprint sensors, they are increasingly turning to biometric facial recognition technologies. In 2020, all new smartphones will feature biometric sensors. Therefore, facial recognition is set to become standard, creating a more secure and ergonomic user experience.

The IDEMIA 3D Face facial recognition solution, which was unveiled at the 2018 Mobile World Congress and pioneers 3D acquisition technologies, reflects smartphone users’ demand for simplification, efficiency and security.

IDEMIA is now the leader in biometric solutions across all industries a ... Read more »

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