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VALENCIA, Spain-Saturday 17 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) and Dorna Sports S.L., the commercial rights holder for the world FIM MotoGP Championships, have extended their partnership until the end of 2021.

The two organizations have collaborated successfully for 26 years. As of 2019, the partnership will focus on advancing the cause of a smoke-free world.

More than 1 billion people smoke today and, according to the World Health Organization, will continue to smoke in the near future. PMI has committed to transform its business and encourage all men and women who would otherwise continue smoking to replace cigarettes with better alternatives as soon as possible.

With around 350 million MotoGP fans worldwide, MotoGP can play a significant role in positively impacting the lives of people who smoke and those around them.

“The best choice for consumers concerned about the health ... Read more »

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Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power Aerial and Ground Robotics to Mitigate Security Threats
SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]
       
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (booth #79) will exhibit its latest lidar technology for autonomous solutions in physical security and public safety at the Unmanned Security Expo New York. Velodyne’s lidar sensors enable essential mapping, navigation, and perimeter security capabilities in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) for commercial, government, and first responder applications.

Unmanned Security Expo New York is co-located with ISC East and Infosecurity New York with more than 8,000 security and public safety professionals, buyers, and influencers expected to attend the events at the Javits Center on Nov. 14-15.

Velodyne will feature a live demonstration of its VLS-128 lidar sensor, which provides industry-leading rang ... Read more »

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 Company launches subsidiary in New Zealand, hires staff and opens new office in Auckland

LAS VEGAS-Sunday 18 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced that it has expanded its operations in the Asia-Pacific region with the launch of its new subsidiary, Rimini Street New Zealand Limited, and the opening of its new office in Auckland to address the growing demand for Rimini Street’s premium, ultra-responsive support services in New Zealand. Rimini Street’s expansion was announced at a gala event held at The Northern Club in Auckland, where clients, local IT leaders and the special guest of honor, Ambassador Scott P. Brown, the U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, were hosted by Rimini Street’s general manager for Asia-Pacific, Andrew Powell, and Rimi ... Read more »

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Redmond-based communications company and seven of its global partners head to Cape Town to demonstrate viability of flat panel satellite antenna solutions on-the-move

REDMOND, Wash. & CAPE TOWN, South Africa-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kymeta—the communications company making good on the promise of global, mobile satellite communications—will offer static demonstrations and live driving demonstrations of Kymeta solutions at AfricaCom, Tues-Thurs, November 13-15, 2018.

Seven of Kymeta’s global partners will have a presence at the show. Several of these partners will host stands and live demonstrations for the media and tradeshow attendees: Intelsat (stand D60) and Stratosat (stand C191) will host live driving demonstrations in vehicles mounted with the Kymeta™ terminal, demonstrating reliable high-throughput communications on-the-move with an electronically steered, lightweight, easy to install satell ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif.-Sunday 18 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announces the promotion of Rick Tewell to Chief Operating Officer. Tewell assumes leadership of the company’s vast manufacturing efforts at its Megafactory in San Jose, California. He joined the company in September 2017 as Senior Vice President of Automated Manufacturing and was promoted to Chief Advanced Manufacturing Officer prior to the promotion to COO. He brings a wealth of expertise to the day-to-day production of Velodyne’s industry-leading lidar sensor product line.

According to Marta Hall, Velodyne’s President and Chief Business Development Officer, Velodyne “recruited Rick Tewell to manage Robotics and Advanced Technology, and within a year it was clear he could lead Operations as COO. Velodyne Lidar is at the extreme edge of high tech, and Rick meets the challenge with da Vinci-like multiple talents. In the last three months Rick upgraded ... Read more »

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Invests in BillDesk, India’s leading payments technology platform

MUMBAI, India-Saturday 17 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced a minority investment in BillDesk, a leading platform for online payments and bill payments in India. Visa’s investment and collaboration will help BillDesk develop new product lines for its payments and loyalty businesses and also expand its footprint into other geographies. The investment will be subject to necessary statutory approvals and is expected to have no direct bearing on Visa’s existing Indian business.

“As a leading payments player in India, BillDesk has been a long time business partner to Visa. Having worked with BillDesk’s founders over the years, the Visa leadership has been consistently impressed with their vision, market knowledge and execution capabilities, as well as alignment on values. This investment further reinforces our long-term commit ... Read more »

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DENVER-Saturday 17 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MPEG LA announced today that the District Court in Düsseldorf, Germany (“Landgericht Düsseldorf”) has ruled that Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH (“Huawei”) and ZTE Deutschland GmbH (“ZTE”) infringed patents of two patent holders in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License (“AVC License”) by using their technologies in mobile phones that implement the AVC/H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10) Standard. The court also found that the license offered by the patent holders under those patents through the AVC License is fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory.

“The Landgericht Düsseldorf’s decision confirms the importance of respect for intellectual property, and offering everyone easy and affordable access to essential AVC technology under a single license is a cornerstone of the MPEG LA AVC License’s wide acceptance making that possible,” sa ... Read more »

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 Data Shows Significant Improvement in Clinically Relevant Endpoints

HOUSTON-Saturday 17 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SpinalCyte, LLC, a Texas-based regenerative medicine company focused on regrowth of the spinal disc nucleus using its universal donor product, CybroCell™, today announced that a single injection of modified human dermal fibroblasts (HDFs), resulted in significant improvements of disc height and pain reduction 12 months after injection of the cell therapy for patients with degenerative disc disease (DDD).

The trial assessed patients using the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and disc height via MRI scans. Using composite scoring, 54% of the treatment arm patients met all three endpoints as compared to only 17% with the placebo (p=0.0003). Over 84% of patients in the treatment group of CybroCell™ or CybroCell™ with platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections had an increase or no ch ... Read more »

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NOVI, Mich.-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s most innovative and trusted provider of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions, today announced it has acquired Yearsley Group Limited (“Yearsley”), a leading temperature-controlled logistics service provider and frozen food distributor in the UK. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Yearsley has demonstrated a strong commitment to developing longstanding, bespoke customer relationships that is consistent with how we do business at Lineage. Bringing Yearsley into the Lineage family enables us to better serve customers in the UK market and further reinforces our international logistics capabilities,” said Greg Lehmkuhl, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lineage Logistics.

“Our acquisition by Lineage is a tremendous opportunit ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new consensus statement on postoperative anemia management was published in Anaesthesia by an international panel of clinicians specializing in patient blood management, which includes clear guidance on the use and benefits of noninvasive hemoglobin measurement.1 The statement, which discusses both spot-check and continuous measurement, references the Masimo Rad-67™ Pulse CO-Oximeter®, a spot-check device that measures noninvasive hemoglobin using Masimo SpHb®, as the example of noninvasive measurement.

The statement notes in part that “The use of non-invasive continuous haemoglobin monitoring devices instead of phlebotomy may reduce blood loss, pain and discomfort for the patient, but concerns about precision limit routine clinical use. Although the debate focuses on accuracy of a single check, the reliability of non-in ... Read more »

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WASHINGTON-Sunday 18 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, announced that Telstra: Capital Planning & Delivery (Melbourne, Australia) has been awarded the 2018 PMO of the Year Award.

In 2012, Telstra created the Capital Planning and Delivery (CP&D) function as a dedicated capability within the Finance and Strategy organization. Their purpose was clear – support the annual capital investment allocation, prioritization, and planning processes to better support investment programs and projects. Since that time, it has created a single enterprise wide investment gating model, created a sponsorship engagement model going from 0% of sponsors engaged at the start to 77% today, and enabled a culture of never stopping projects to one that stops non-viable efforts. With many other accomplishments, the core was a c ... Read more »

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HOUSTON-Saturday 17 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on January 18, 2019 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2018.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at 7:00 am US Eastern time.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (800) 288-8967 within North America or +1 (612) 333-4911 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call, and ask for the “Schlumberger Earnings Conference Call.”

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcast on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference call, a r ... Read more »

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