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• High Hopes has served as a one-stop resource for parents, schools, and specialists working to support children of determination of all abilities

• Center has introduced unique integrated teaching models and advanced equipment to serve children of determination in the UAE and the region


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

High Hopes Pediatric Therapy Center, Dubai’s fully integrated facility for children with moderate to complex special needs, celebrated its first anniversary by reinforcing its commitment to families of children with special needs.

In a celebration of High Hope’s first anniversary milestone, friends and families of children with special needs gathered at the not-for-profit center to mark the progress they have made over the past year as the center has introduced unique therapy models and advanced equipment to serve children of determination in the region.

With awar ... Read more »

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LIÈGE, Belgium-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EverZinc, the leading global provider of specialty zinc materials, today announced an investment of more than 5 Million Euros in order to increase the production capacity of the Zano® (ultra-fine zinc oxide) product line. Production capacity of EverZinc has been increased by 30% in 2018 and will increase further by another 30% in 2019. EverZinc is also investing in an additional Zano® production line, which is scheduled to be operational from Q1 2020 onwards. This new line will expand EverZinc’s current Zano capacity by another 50%. In total EverZinc is going to triple the production capacity of Zano® in this 48-month period.

The market for UV filters is envisaging major changes, and there is a growing demand for ultra-fine zinc oxide as a mineral UV filter (due to a higher public awareness for UV-A protection, an increasing worldwide interest for natural UV filters, the ban o ... Read more »

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 Through its global network of over 500,000 Board Directors and Governance Professionals, the Enterprise Governance Management leader leverages its reach and perspective to give back to the board member community with new research platform

NEW YORK-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diligent Corporation today unveiled the Diligent Institute, a groundbreaking think tank dedicated to filling a void for today’s board directors around a global perspective on governance.

At its core, Diligent Institute provides board directors and executive teams with industry-leading global research on governance practices to better inform decision-making, enabling organizations to drive increased environmental and social impact and long-term value. With access to more boardrooms than any company in the world, Diligent is uniquely situated to share the collective knowledge of this community to improve governance practices worldwide.

Thi ... Read more »

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Kickoff Event Takes Place Thursday, November 29th 11:00 a.m. at Hassett ACE Hardware, 875 Alma Street, Palo Alto

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Thursday 29 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Utilizing Velodyne Lidar sensors, ThorDrive, a leading autonomous vehicle (AV) startup, is introducing commercial vehicle services in the first of many pilots. The kick-off event will be attended by local government and business leaders, including Mayor Liz Kniss of Palo Alto, Mike Jellen, President and CCO of Velodyne Lidar, and Seung-Woo Seo, founder of ThorDrive. The initial service, in partnership with Hassett ACE Hardware, will support select residents of Channing House (senior housing) and fire departments in Palo Alto with plans to expand to additional pilots soon. The ThorDrive platform is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to provide rich data content for its AV software.

 “We are excited to provide groundbreaking autonomous driving technology that is ... Read more »

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New UN Task Force to Focus on Digital Financing to Advance SDGs


LONDON-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GSMA Director General Mats Granryd has been appointed as a member of a new United Nations Task Force dedicated to harnessing the potential of technology and digital financing to advance the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The appointment underlines the key role the mobile industry is playing in driving digital and financial inclusion across the world.

The new Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals brings together leading figures from a range of sectors, including experts from the investment community, capital markets, government and civil society, as well as leading banks and innovators in digital payments.

“Rapid developments in digital financial services mean we now have a great opportunity to expand financial inclusion to many hundreds of millions more people, a ... Read more »

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– Maintenance Therapy with NINLARO™ (ixazomib) Improved Progression-Free Survival in Adult Patients with Multiple Myeloma Following Autologous Stem Cell Transplant –

– Data will be presented at the 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting on December 2, 2018 –


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced that data from the Phase 3 randomized, TOURMALINE-MM3 study evaluating the effect of single-agent oral NINLARO™ (ixazomib) as a maintenance therapy in adult patients diagnosed with multiple myeloma who previously responded to high-dose therapy (HDT) and autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) will be presented at the 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting on Sunday, December 2, 2018 in San Diego, California. NINLARO is currently not approved as a maintenance therapy for m ... Read more »

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BCW Study Finds 92 Heads of State, 48 Heads of Government and 36 Foreign Ministers Have Personal Accounts on Instagram

 

NEW YORK-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Instagram with 14.8 million followers. He is closely followed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, with 12.2 million followers, who more than doubled his followers over the past 12 months, according to the newly released 2018 World Leaders on Instagram study by leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe). With 10 million followers, U.S. President Donald Trump is in third position.

Pope Francis is in fourth position with 5.7 million followers, just ahead of Queen Rania of Jordan, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the White House account, each with more than 4 million followers. The UK Royal Family has almost tripled its followers over the past 12 month ... Read more »

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 Designed for Android, Mopria Scan offers a convenient way to scan and enhance productivity

 

SAN RAMON, Calif.-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Mopria® Alliance, a global non-profit membership organization providing universal standards and solutions for print and scan, today announced the release of its Mopria Scan app. Mopria Scan provides a complete scan solution and universal standard that is compatible with scan devices from most manufacturers. The new app enables scanning of photos, documents and other media directly to an Android device. Mopria Scan is available for download from Google Play or the Mopria website.

The Mopria Scan app unlocks the convenience of scanning at work, at home or on the go by streamlining the scanning process allowing users to scan directly from their scanner or multi-function printer (MFP) to an Android device. Where previous scanning methods required vendor-specific applic ... Read more »

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 • Establishes ResMed as a leader in COPD patient management, across all stages of the disease

• Propeller Health will operate as a standalone business, maintaining its COPD and asthma product solutions, as well as its partnerships with pharmaceutical and healthcare organizations

SAN DIEGO-Wednesday 5 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD), a leader in cloud-connected medical devices and out-of-hospital software-as-a-service (SaaS) business solutions, today announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Propeller Health, a digital therapeutics company providing connected health solutions for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma.

Named a “2017 Most Innovative Company” by Fast Company, Propeller helps people and their doctors better manage their COPD and asthma. Propeller’s digital medicine platform consists of small sensors that eas ... Read more »

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