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AMSTERDAM-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A majority of consumers are willing to walk away from businesses entirely if they suffer a data breach, with retailers most at risk, according research from Gemalto, the world leader in digital security. Two-thirds (66%) are unlikely to shop or do business with an organization that experiences a breach where their financial and sensitive information is stolen. Retailers (62%), banks (59%), and social media sites (58%) are the most at risk of suffering consequences with consumers prepared to use their feet.

Surveying 10,500 consumers globally, Gemalto found that, across all ages, 93% are placing the blame squarely on businesses and would think about acting against them. Social media sites worry consumers most, with 61% concerned companies in this space don’t adequately protect consumer data, followed by banking websites (40%).

Companies held responsible as consumers act

With the ... Read more »

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• Significant Milestone in Proposed Acquisition of Shire

• Completes Intended Refinancing Program for Takeda’s Bridge Credit Agreement

• Supports Takeda’s Commitment to Maintain Investment Grade Credit Rating Post-Closing

• Bolsters Takeda’s Commitment to Accelerate its Transformation into a Global, Values-based, R&D-driven Biopharmaceutical Leader Headquartered in Japan

 

OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) (the “Company or “Takeda”) announces that it has today, December 3, 2018 (London time), entered into a Loan Agreement with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation ( “JBIC ... Read more »

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SafeNet Trusted Access now supports smart card credentials access for cloud apps and brings PKI technology to cloud and digital transformation initiatives

AMSTERDAM -Thursday 29 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto today announced the launch of an industry-first solution that will enable organizations which have invested in Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security applications to leverage their investment without compromise on security or user experience when moving to the cloud. Through SafeNet Trusted Access, security-sensitive organizations whose employees log into enterprise resources with smart cards can use those same credentials to access cloud and web-based apps and benefit from single sign on (SSO).

Up until now, PKI hardware’s limitations meant companies could not adopt cloud and mobility projects without having to completely ‘rip and replace’ their current security framework. As a result, companies have been usin ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. & NOIDA, India-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO), a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, and HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced a global preferred services partnership agreement.

Effective immediately, HCL becomes the preferred services partner for Broadcom’s enterprise software products (part of former CA Technologies) and will provide professional services, education and training services. Broadcom customers will have access to HCL’s technological expertise across consulting, implementation, upgrade and support services. In addition, the majority of Broadcom’s professional services personnel with expertise including Agile, CyberSecurity, and DevOps will transition to HCL. Broadcom’s Mainframe and US Public Sector professional services group will cont ... Read more »

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•    Sir Richard Branson’s new cruise line is working with Miami-Dade County to build a new lush tropical terminal overlooking the Miami skyline.

•    Virgin Voyages 2nd ship will sail from Miami during winter season in 2021/22. 

•    Inaugural season sailings to open for bookings on February 14. 

•    Virgin Voyages calling for ocean conservation with sponsorship of Sir Richard Branson’s Blue Hole Expedition.

MIAMI-Thursday 29 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages President and CEO Tom McAlpin were joined today by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Chairwoman of the Miami-Dade County Economic Development and Tourism Committee Rebeca Sosa and other local government officials to announce plans to build a new cruise terminal for Virgin Voyages. With this new terminal a ... Read more »

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 Partners from Nigeria and Egypt to Join Advisory Board

 

SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 30 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announced today the expansion of its Global Board of Directors with two new board members: Seyi Bickersteth, Partner at Andersen Tax in Nigeria, and Lena Hamdi, Partner at Andersen Tax & Legal in Egypt.

Seyi and Lena will join 10 other top tax and legal advisors on the Global Board and their appointments will provide additional regional representation and diversity as Andersen Global continues to grow.

Seyi Bickersteth is an economist with a deep history and knowledge of global tax and legal firms. He was the Managing Partner of KMPG Professional Services, and was the Head of Tax at Arthur Andersen in Nigeria. Seyi is well-known for his efforts for economic development, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria ... Read more »

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The Council of Arab Economic Unity announces “A common vision for Arab digital economy”

Boston, United States of America-Friday 30 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

“A common vision for Arab Digital Economy” is the bold plan driven by the Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) at the League of Arab States to boost political and social stability in the Arab World through Digital Economy.

Dr. Ali Mohammed Al Khouri, Advisor to the Council of Arab Economic Unity, said that the initiative received the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces. The plan aims at digital inclusion, knowledge-based legislative and technology infrastructure, and public and private frameworks that will boost security, welfare and prosperity for the Arab societies.

The UAE’s support for the common Arab vision will promote a joint Arab action. Al-Khour ... Read more »

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 Eighty one percent overall response rate and 43% complete response rate observed in heavily pre-treated patients

Majority of patients evaluable for minimal residual disease achieved early, undetectable MRD

 

SUMMIT, N.J.-Tuesday 4 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced initial data from the dose-escalation part of an ongoing, open-label multicenter phase 1/2 study of investigational lisocabtagene maraleucel (liso-cel; JCAR017) in patients with relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL), including patients with cytogenetic features of high-risk disease, who were previously treated with ibrutinib. The data were presented by Tanya Siddiqi, M.D. in an oral presentation at the 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, C.A. (Abstract #300).

Data presented today from TRANSCEND CLL-004 inclu ... Read more »

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Tiziana Completes Patient Enrollment in a Phase 2a Trial to Evaluate Tolerability and Anti-Tumor Activity of Milciclib in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

NEW YORK & LONDON-Tuesday 4 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tiziana Life Sciences plc (Nasdaq: TLSA / AIM: TILS), a biotechnology company focusing on the discovery and development of innovative therapeutics for inflammation and oncology indications, announces that patient enrollment in the ongoing Phase 2a clinical trial (CDKO-125A-010) is completed. This is a single-arm, repeated-dose, 6-month duration study to evaluate safety, tolerability and anti-tumor activity of Milciclib in Sorafenib-refractory or -intolerant patients with unresectable or metastatic HCC. Topline data from this multi-center trial, being conducted in Italy, Greece and Israel, will be available in the second quarter of 2019.

Previously we reported interim analysis data from the first 10 patients, foll ... Read more »

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Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies

HELSINKI-Tuesday 4 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- With this historic trial in the Finnish capital’s port last week, ABB and Helsinki City Transport took the next step in autonomous shipping. In the remote trial, the world’s first for an existing passenger ferry, ABB successfully tested the enhancement of ship operations with technologies that are already available for nearly any kind of vessel.

“We are excited about the potential impact of this test on the future of the maritime industry,” said Peter Terwiesch, the President of ABB’s Industrial Automation division. “Advanced automation solutions from ABB are making the previously impossible possible for a wide range of sectors, including shipping, which is ac ... Read more »

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 Approximately $400 Million Committed Capital Ends Fundraising Above Target 

SINGAPORE-Tuesday 4 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced the final close of the Värde Asia Credit Fund (“the Fund”) with approximately $400 million of committed capital. The Fund, which exceeded its $250 million target and closed after six months, is the firm’s first Asia-dedicated vehicle.

The Fund has the flexibility to invest across corporate credit, special situations lending and stressed and distressed real estate investments throughout Asia Pacific.

Värde expects the opportunity set to be driven by structural and cyclical factors in the region, including bank retrenchment and less developed capital markets, as well as sectors with high leverage and slowed growth in certain economies and industries.

“Asia presents a massive opportunity for Vär ... Read more »

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CMI Energy awarded a contract for the Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum solar park in Dubai
SERAING, Belgium-Tuesday 4 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After its commercial success in China for the design and supply of a thermal solar receiver at Haixi, CMI has just been awarded a new contract for engineering and supplying a receiver for the Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum solar park (Dubai).

This huge concentrated solar power (CSP) project named after the Emir of Dubai, is the centerpiece of Dubai's ambitious goal of generating 75% of the Emirate’s electricity demand from renewable energy by 2050. When completed in 2030, the Solar Park will have an installed capacity of 5,000 MW from an investment of approximately 12 billion euros. Launched in 2013, the Solar Park’s first three phases are dedicated to producing photovoltaic power (PV). Phase 4, known as the DEWA project for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, is expected to cost ov ... Read more »

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