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 “The case studies were supported with real life problems and offered an exciting environment to challenge my own experience and test my skills.”


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 20 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Time is a scarce resource for busy people, and for Royal Dutch Shell’s Group Portfolio Advisor Gokhan Tekiner, it helps to save as much of it as he can while pursuing the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional qualification, all while juggling a business role and a family life which demand a lot of him.

“CIMA’s Corporate Business Leaders Challenge (CBLC) and Global C-suite Business & Finance Programme offered a rich curriculum and practical tools to recognise and solve common finance and business problems,” says 35-year-old Gokhan, who is coming to his 10th year at Shell. “Not only was the material relevant to me for my day-to-day work, but the CBLC offered a busy ... Read more »

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Paralympic Athlete Undergoes High-Caliber Tests at nanoM Sports and Human Performance Laboratory


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 20 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Sergey Burlakov, a Paralympic athlete and four-time amputee, visited nanoM on September 16th. nanoM is a sports and human performance facility that is the first of its kind in the world, and Burlakov visited to undergo a series of tests.

Karan Rekhi, Vice President - Operations of Emirates Healthcare, said, “An inspirational hero like Sergey proves that you can do anything you set your mind to. He passed our tests at nanoM with flying colors; the tests are challenging at times because they are meant to test your endurance and push your limits. It was very impressive to measure and even more impressive to witness a quadruple amputee living his best life like anyone else and out-performing most people.”

“I always do what I love and what I can, and I push my limits ... Read more »

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Driving innovation in smart mobility with an auto-parking solution, car-to-home AI services and an Internet car


HANGZHOU, China-Thursday 20 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) announced today a series of smart mobility initiatives in partnership with auto brands and technology service providers. The announcement was made during The Cloud Computing Conference, the company’s largest technology showcase, held over four days in Hangzhou, Alibaba’s home base.

Partnering with Bosch on Automated Valet Parking

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud-computing arm of Alibaba Group, and Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology services, announced plans to introduce Automated Valet Parking (AVP) solutions in China. Both parties will work together to enable the infrastructure-based, driverless parking solution. The technology is powered by software in a cloud and it will offer a fully automated val ... Read more »

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The new centre will be a key access point for global investors and key to boost investor services in the emirate


SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Thursday 20 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a bid to support prospective foreign investors expand their international growth ambition in the UAE, its third largest emirate, Sharjah, has announced the launch of a digitally robust business facilitation initiative, the Investors Services Centre.

The emirate’s investment and development authority, Shurooq, has partnered with Injazat Services, to develop this high-end facility to offer an exhaustive list of fully integrated business consultancy services, which will specially benefit new players on the UAE turf.

The office will serve as a key access point for global business owners and investors in Sharjah, and serviced by a highly trained staff, will play an integral role in facilitating high-level and mid-level investments across a ... Read more »

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The service robot is expected to begin servicing guests at a hotel in October


HANGZHOU, China-Thursday 20 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The robotics industry is revolutionizing the world, and Alibaba A.I. Labs is raising the stakes in this cutting-edge industry with the announcement of launching service robots for the hospitality sector starting in October. The news was made at The Computing Conference 2018, which is scheduled for four days till September 22 in Hangzhou, China, the site of Alibaba’s headquarters.

Alibaba A.I. Labs is the department leading consumer AI product development at Alibaba.

Hotels have until now depended entirely on human labor. But the labs' service robot — from delivering meals to taking laundry to guests — demonstrates what guests can expect at hotels in the future. Guests talk to the robot via voice command, touch and hand gesture, and its responses are driven by AliGenie, t ... Read more »

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LONDON -Thursday 20 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2018 has closed its doors for this year and has delivered another great event with visitor figures of 55,884. As well as providing a host of new initiatives this year, the exhibition grew by 667m2 and conference delegates were up by 14% year on year. One of the most important growth figures lies in the diversity of its content with a targeted effort increasing women speakers at the conference up from 14% to 37%.

The IBC International Honour for Excellence saw its first-ever woman recipient this year, too. Joan Ganz Cooney was the co-creator of the global phenomenon that is Sesame Street, 50 years ago and her trophy was collected on her behalf by one of the street’s longest residents, Ernie.

The IBC App has provided real networking opportunities, with more than 91,000 interactions on the matchmaking platform. In addition, IBC trended number one on Twitter in the Netherlands on several ... Read more »

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