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 Stop, before it starts!


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 23 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

In today’s fast paced world, digital forms of communication are gaining pace over conventional methods. While most people use cell phones for varied reasons, chances are that slouching to a mobile phone can lead to several disorders.

“Recently, I visited a patient who complained of severe upper back pain. He woke up and was experiencing severe, acute, upper back muscle strain. While nothing had changed in his daily lifestyle, he confessed using his mobile phone longer as compared to the past few months. It was clear that the pain was due to the long hours he spent hunching over his cell phone. He was diagnosed with Text Neck Syndrome,” said Dr. Asha Thomas, Medical Director for Doctor on Call who serves as a specialist with Doctor On Call - a 24/7 Medical Services company that provides healthcare services at homes and hotels.

Text ... Read more »

Views: 53 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2018

 In a New Emirati Global Achievement

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

His Excellency Majid Ali Al Mansouri, Secretary General of the Emirates Falconers’ Club, was elected with a great majority by the delegates as President of the International Association for Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey (IAF) at the conclusion of the General Assembly held on the 22nd of October 2018 in Bamberg, Germany. This is a new achievement for the UAE and its valuable efforts in preserving human heritage, preserving falconry and sustainable hunting. Formerly the UAE led one of the most important achievements in falconry history which was the registering of the falconry heritage in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in UNESCO which happened in 2010.

The IAF is a non-profit organization founded to preserve the art of falconry with 115 clubs and falconry institutions in more than 90 count ... Read more »

Views: 41 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2018 | Comments (0)

 Combination of E2open and INTTRA Forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and Information

AUSTIN, Texas -Tuesday 23 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. The combination of INTTRA’s ocean carrier and shipper network with E2open’s industry leading business network will create a unified global logistics and supply chain network. E2open and INTTRA will join efforts to strengthen the connections and streamline the information flow between manufacturers, suppliers, shipping service providers, ocean carriers and all the participants in global trade.

E2open is the largest cloud-based provider of networked supply chain solutions, featuring a complete portfolio of applications that enable the world’s mos ... Read more »

Views: 47 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2018 | Comments (0)

 Additionally, a Prize Concept to Protect and Restore Coral Reefs Named Top Prize Design and Moves Forward into the XPRIZE Pipeline

LOS ANGELES-Wednesday 24 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- During Visioneering 2018, XPRIZE’s annual gathering of philanthropists and innovators to evaluate concepts for future competitions, the Foundation revealed the results of its latest, completed XPRIZE. The Skysource / Skywater Alliance was announced as the grand prize winner of the $1.75M Water Abundance XPRIZE, a two-year competition aimed at alleviating the global water crisis with energy-efficient technologies that harvest fresh water from thin air. In addition at Visioneering, five new prize concepts were evaluated with top honors going to a prize concept called “Coral Survival”, a prize designed to protect and restore coral reefs. This prize will move forward into the XPRIZE pipeline.

The Water Abundance XPRIZE, powered by the Tata ... Read more »

Views: 54 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2018 | Comments (0)

Court finds headgear used on Simplus and Eson 2 CPAP masks infringes ResMed patent


MUNICH-Tuesday 23 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD), the world’s leading tech-driven medical company and innovator in sleep apnea and respiratory care, today announced the results of a court and patent office ruling in Germany in ResMed’s favor.

A trial court ruling from the Munich District Court states that the headgear used on two Fisher & Paykel CPAP masks – the Simplus full face and Eson 2 nasal mask – infringes ResMed patent EP 2 373 368 B1 in Germany. In a separate decision, the Opposition Division of the European Patent Office had already decided that the patent asserted against Fisher & Paykel is valid. Each decision may be appealed by Fisher & Paykel.

“We applaud the Munich District Court for reaching this just finding, and are exploring all options in light of the fact t ... Read more »

Views: 40 | Added by: africanewsline | Date: 10.24.2018 | Comments (0)

 10-Year Anniversary of Global Shopping Festival Demonstrates Clear Upgrade in China’s Consumption

 

BEIJING-Friday 19 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) today officially kicked off the 2018 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in China’s capital, promising this year’s mega-event will be the largest-ever in terms of scale and reach.

Businesses within the Alibaba ecosystem will jointly offer hundreds of millions of consumers an enriching experience that supports their pursuit of high-quality products, entertainment and fast, reliable services. The Festival will also demonstrate the enthusiasm of consumers and brands embracing Alibaba’s New Retail strategy – the convergence of online and offline retail through technology.

“This year marks the 10th anniversary of 11.11. On the back of China’s explosive digital transformation, the Festival’s as ... Read more »

Views: 44 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2018

GENEVA-Tuesday 23 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On October 18th, Safe Group sold its Safe Cronite business area, including the Swiss holding company Cronite SA and all its manufacturing plants and sales offices, to new shareholders brought together by Pierre Wittmann and managers in partnership with investment funds driven by Ciclad.

The Safe Cronite business area, which has been gradually incorporated into the Safe Group since 1983, is a world leader in the design and production of refractory steel tools and components resistant to high temperatures and thermal shocks. Safe Cronite achieved a consolidated turnover of EUR 74 million in 2017 and employs around 800 people. It operates 7 plants in France, England, Germany, China, India, Mexico, and has a R & D and Design Center in the Czech Republic. Its sales offices in the United States, Japan, South Korea and Sweden propel a global coverage of 2,000 customers in the automotive, aerospace, incinera ... Read more »

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 The video gallery features more than 200 videos focusing on industrial precision fluid dispensing products, industries, applications, and more. 

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Tuesday 23 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, announces the launch of a new online video portal, which is now live and can be viewed at videos.nordsonefd.com. The portal can also be accessed through Nordson EFD’s existing Video Gallery web page at nordsonefd.com/videos.

EFD strives to satisfy its customer base and wanted to create a more efficient and user-friendly video interface. The video gallery is organized with all videos on one main page so users do not have to search through different web pages to find what they need.

“Generating product and application knowledge through video is important to EFD and users should receive the ... Read more »

Views: 41 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2018 | Comments (0)

Acquisition of a Leading Global Provider of Property Insurance Claims Workflow Solutions Expands Insurance and International Footprint


IRVINE, Calif.-Tuesday 23 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global provider of property information, insight, analytics and data-enabled solutions, today announced the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the outstanding shares of Symbililty Solutions Inc. (“Symbility”) (TSX.V: SY) not already owned by CoreLogic. CoreLogic currently holds approximately a 28% ownership interest in Symbility.

Symbility, founded in 2004, is a leading provider of subscription and cloud-based property insurance claims workflow solutions for the Property & Casualty insurance industry. Symbility also provides an extensive array of innovative enterprise mobile and application software solutions. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and operates in the ... Read more »

Views: 52 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2018

In “The Hilton Effect,” Best-Selling Author Chip Heath Defines the Ongoing Influence of the First Global Hotel Company

MCLEAN, Va.-Friday 19 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As Hilton (NYSE: HLT) heads toward a milestone 100th anniversary in 2019, best-selling author and Stanford Business professor Chip Heath will unveil the impact the first global hotel company has had around the world in a new book titled The Hilton Effect. Business author Karla Starr joined him in the examination of the company founded by Conrad Hilton, a dreamer who aspired to create much more than just a comfortable place to sleep.

Over the last century, Hilton has grown from a single hotel in Cisco, Texas, to nearly 5,500 hotels and 14 brands in 106 countries and territories. Hilton’s hotels have hosted more than 3 billion guests since 1919 and enlisted nearly 10 million Team Members in the company’s mission to fill the Earth with the light and warm ... Read more »

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Company Continues to Deliver Improvements to IQOS to Accelerate the Switch to Smoke-Free Alternatives and to Create a Better World for Smokers


TOKYO-Tuesday 23 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In its passion and drive to provide better choices to people who smoke, Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM), the global leader in smoke-free innovation and science, has launched the next generation of IQOS. The new IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI integrate extensive consumer insights and feedback to improve design and user experience while maintaining signature taste, sensory attributes and ritual—all underpinned by strong scientific substantiation. The new versions aim to further encourage a growing number of smokers to switch, to the benefit of their health, public health and, ultimately, society.

The new iterations were launched today in Tokyo, Japan—the country considered the birthplace of IQOS. The iconic brand of ... Read more »

Views: 38 | Added by: africanewsline | Date: 10.24.2018 | Comments (0)

Enevate’s advanced Li-ion technology features extreme fast charging combined with high energy density and low-temperature operation


IRVINE, Calif.-Tuesday 23 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company, announced that LG Chem, a leading high volume battery manufacturer in South Korea, has participated in Enevate’s recent funding. This investment is a nod to the viability of Enevate’s technology which could enable Electric Vehicles (EVs) to charge in the same time as gas cars without compromise.

Enevate’s HD-Energy® Technology for EVs allows Li-ion batteries to be charged to 75 percent capacity in five minutes, while also providing higher energy densities than available for today’s current long-range EVs. They can also safely charge and discharge down to -40°C and capture more energy during regenerative braking, extending their range ... Read more »

Views: 43 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2018