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Milestone achieved safely, on budget and on schedule

IRVING, Texas-Wednesday 21 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) has achieved first ore at its Bauxite Production Expansion Project in Kamsar, Guinea safely, on budget and on schedule. Fluor is providing engineering, procurement and construction management services on the project.

 “From developing the local craft workforce to strengthening the economy, this project will have a lasting positive impact on the Kamsar community,” said Tony Morgan, president of Fluor’s Mining & Metals business. “Achieving this milestone safely, on budget and on schedule is a testament to the dedication and perseverance of the joint CBG and Fluor team.”

The project is expanding bauxite production at the mine from 13.5 to 18.5 million tons per year. Fluor is responsible for the expansi ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France-Wednesday 21 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is proud to have been selected by SK Telecom, the number one telecommunication operator in South Korea, to launch the first eSIM Connected watch based on GSMA Consumer standards.

As a leading actor in the telecom field, IDEMIA is at the forefront of the digital revolution and is committed to bringing protected and convenient experiences to mobile operator customers. Leveraging its industrial leadership and appetite for innovation, IDEMIA will be providing SK Telecom its GSMA compliant solution. Based on IDEMIA’s Smart Connect Subscription management solution also known as remote SIM provisioning, the technology remotely connects the eSIM of the smart watch to the SK Telecom’s network without inserting a physical SIM card. This technology is also compliant with the latest GSMA standards ensuring interoperability. The solution ena ... Read more »

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•    Cyber Advanced Technology, the technology provider for A-Nex, has developed an innovative crypto-trade platform that plans to take the crypto-industry to a new level of security and profitability.

•    A-Nex will be powered by the Operational Technology-Operation Centric Networks (OT-OCNTM), a secure, Next GEN internet technology created by CAT.

BERKELEY, Calif.-Thursday 15 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A-Nex, a cyber coin company, announces its initial coin offering (ICO) today. This innovative crypto enterprise is designed for the sale and exchange of virtual currencies, smart contracts and tokens. Non-US crypto-enthusiasts, particularly the community in Korea, will be able to start their transactions immediately. Those who wish to participate will be able to invest in a new, digital advancement that is expected to grow and to provide numerous benefits for the crypto economy. It promises to revol ... Read more »

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 On the Conclusion of the Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 20 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the endorsement of the ‘Abu Dhabi Declaration’. The declaration, issued by the Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities: Child Dignity in the Digital World Forum was endorsed and approved by religious and spiritual leaders participating in the two-day assembly, which took place in Abu Dhabi on November 19-20, who pledged to act upon the declaration’s articles and achieve the objectives and obligations outlined by the leaders of the seven major world religions participating in the forum.

In the presence of Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Ex ... Read more »

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•    Boehringer Ingelheim Expands Biomarker-driven Oncology Programs

•    Alliance Enhances Epizyme’s Leadership in Oncology Epigenetics

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and INGELHEIM, Germany-Thursday 15 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Epizyme, Inc. (Nasdaq: EPZM) today announced a new global collaboration focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel small molecule inhibitors directed toward two previously unaddressed epigenetic targets as potential therapies for people with cancer. Specifically, these targets are enzymes within the helicase and histone acetyltransferase (HAT) families that when dysregulated have been linked to the development of cancers that currently lack therapeutic options.

“Boehringer Ingelheim’s collaboration with Epizyme furthers our strategic vision to profoundly impact the oncology treatment landscape by enabling a new g ... Read more »

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Viewers in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro will be able to receive compelling content from SES’ orbital location at 23.5 degrees East

LUXEMBOURG-Thursday 15 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Viewers in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro will soon have access to new content delivered by Telekom Srbija from SES’ key orbital location at 23.5 degrees East. SES announced today that the main telecommunication operator in Serbia has signed a multi-year and multi-transponder contract for service on its Astra satellite to launch Telekom Srbija’s new Direct-to-Home (DTH) platform which will start broadcasting in all three countries simultaneously mid-December.

The new DTH platform will enable Telekom Srbija to broadcast more than 150 channels, including up to 30 in High Definition (HD). All Serbian public television channels will also be available on the platform, bringing a complete selection of content to vie ... Read more »

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COBIT 2019 adds focus areas, reintroduces a maturity model and features a design guide to simplify implementation

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.-Thursday 15 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ISACA, the global association for information and technology (I&T) audit, risk, governance and security professionals, has released its first update to the COBIT framework in nearly seven years. The new version, COBIT® 2019, provides comprehensive and more practical guidance to help enterprises better govern and manage their information and technology. The COBIT framework is used by enterprises in all industries around the globe, and COBIT publications have been downloaded more than one million times.

ISACA introduced COBIT in 1996 to provide and organize a set of controls for IT. The new iteration of COBIT will come in four phases and will include focus areas reflecting trends and priorities in technology (e.g., DevOps, cybersecurity), updates aligned with the la ... Read more »

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WASHINGTON, D.C.-Tuesday 20 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dentons, the world's largest law firm, announced today that Joseph Andrew and Elliott Portnoy have been re-elected to three-year terms as Global Chairman and Global Chief Executive Officer, respectively. They have led the firm together since its formation in March 2013.

Messrs. Andrew and Portnoy ran without opposition and have been the entrepreneurial drive and architects of Dentons’ client-centric strategy and polycentric approach to law firm management, resulting in a period of unprecedented growth while many law firms are contracting as they are buffeted by the changes shaping the legal profession globally. Under their leadership, Dentons has grown into the world’s largest law firm with more than 9,600 lawyers operating in 174 locations and 78 countries. During this same time, the firm has successfully completed dozens of business combinations throughout markets in Africa, ... Read more »

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Additional facilities designed to help customers comply with data protection regulations and sovereignty

AMSTERDAM-Tuesday 20 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has today announced it is expanding its delivery footprint for Access Management as a service solutions across the European Union with additional data centers in the region. These newly added facilities will help the company respond to rising demand for its cloud-based authentication and access management solutions while also helping EU customers meet requirements around data sovereignty.

As more companies use multiple cloud-based collaboration, infrastructure and storage services that are delivered from data centers around the world, securing data across all cloud platforms while meeting local regulatory mandates has become an increasing challenge. The addition of the new Gemalto data centers will give organization ... Read more »

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P&G Highlights Contributions to Society, the Community and the Environment in New 2018 Citizenship Report

CINCINNATI-Thursday 15 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]


P&G Tackles Clean Water, Gender Equality and Plastic Waste in 2018 CSR Report (Press Video: AETOSWire)
       
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) extends its long history of doing good in the world by bringing the comforts of home to those impacted by disasters, continuing to spark conversations about diversity, inclusion and gender equality with its advertising and making meaningful impact on the environment with new 2030 goals including a vision to ensure that none of the Company’s packaging ends up in the world’s oceans.

Captured in the 2018 Citizenship Report released today, P&G highlights the recent activities that define the Company as a force for good and a force for growth.

“Our aspir ... Read more »

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