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Leading Video and Connected TV Advertising Platform Will Use Investment to Connect Publishers and Advertisers, Creating the Only End-to-End CTV Solution

NEW YORK-Wednesday 9 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Innovid, the world’s leading video advertising platform, today announced it has secured $30 million in pre-IPO funding from Goldman Sachs’ Private Capital Investing group. Innovid will use the additional capital to further its innovation and leadership in the connected TV (CTV) advertising technology market, as well as to expand its global footprint.

“Innovid continues to push the boundaries for what is possible with video advertising across all screens, especially on CTV,” said Zvika Netter, CEO and co-founder of Innovid. “Our technology platform is enabling new advertising models, including addressable and interactive ads, that are ushering in a new era of personalization and relevancy for CTV viewers. With thi ... Read more »

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British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) extends multi-year contract with increased SES capacity to deliver content to more serving military around the world

LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday 9 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Greater numbers of British forces and their families stationed abroad, including Royal Navy ships at sea, will receive a range of popular British TV and radio programming from the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) via SES satellites in a new multi-year agreement announced today by SES.

The increased capacity will enable BFBS to continue to deliver more popular British entertainment and sporting content across the globe, from Canada in the north-west and Falkland Islands in the south, across Europe and Africa and all the way to Brunei in the Far East. The service is an important part of making British forces and their families feel a little closer to home during deployments.

BFBS’s mix of popular news, sport and ... Read more »

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Harmless birthmark or dangerous melanoma? Deep learning supports dermatologists

BAD BIRNBACH, Germany -Wednesday 9 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- "Artificial Intelligence" (AI) is currently on everyone's lips. Experts say companies need to focus on three aspects of AI to play a leading role in the topic: latest programming insights, importance of data and AI integration into existing workflows. FotoFinder Systems already combines these key aspects today. As a pioneer, the high-tech company is a leader in integrating AI into technology for skin cancer diagnostics. With the new expert software Moleanalyzer pro, dermatologists are able to assess moles with AI. Validation results confirm an extremely high accuracy.

High-tech meets specialist expertise

Moleanalyzer pro offers physicians the possibility to confirm their diagnosis with various evaluation techniques. For the first time, it is possible to combine specialist experti ... Read more »

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Brussels, Belgium.-Wednesday 9 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

His Excellency Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, expressed his deep appreciation for the UAE’s global humanitarian and relief efforts, manifested through the work of the Emirates Red Crescent and described them as “really impressive”.

His statement came during a brief speech delivered on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, during the opening of the three-day ‘Humanitarian Aid for Stability’ exhibition at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The event was organized by the Emirates Red Crescent in coordination with the Federal National Council (FNC), the parliamentary body of the UAE.

The opening of the exhibition drew the participation of Her Excellency Dr Amal Al Qubaisi, Speaker of FNC, His Excellency Fahad Abdelrahman Bin Sultan, Deputy Secretary General for International Aid at the Emirates Red Crescent, members of the European Parliament, and severa ... Read more »

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Company Unveils Self-Driving Test Vehicle Featuring Automatic Emergency Breaking Enabled by Thermal Cameras

WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Wednesday 9 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced two thermal imaging cameras for the automotive industry, its next-generation thermal vision Automotive Development Kit (ADK™) for the development of self-driving cars and a handheld diagnostic thermal camera for auto enthusiasts and professionals, the FLIR TG275.

FLIR also unveiled a thermal enhanced self-driving test vehicle that demonstrates how thermal cameras improve the safety of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and fill performance gaps in the autonomous vehicles (AV) of tomorrow. The new cameras and the FLIR thermal autonomous test vehicle will be demonstrated this week at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall Three, booth #31166.

Next-Generation FLI ... Read more »

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 The switch from coal to natural gas for baseload power generation could result in the needed quick emissions reductions, Crescent Petroleum CEO Majid Jafar tells business leaders at Global Energy Forum.

 

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 13 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Policy makers worldwide have a proven solution for cutting carbon emissions by switching electricity generation from coal and oil to natural gas, Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum, told an audience of energy ministers and industry leaders meeting in Abu Dhabi this morning.

As global demand for energy rises, natural gas is emerging as a fuel of choice for power generation in the 21st century, serving as a central ingredient in a more sustainable energy mix in combination with renewable energy sources such as solar and wind, Mr Jafar said.

“The switch to natural gas from coal and oil for baseload power generation could result in the kind of rapid emissions ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM-Sunday 13 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is helping simplify and secure IoT connectivity for AT&T customers by integrating its embedded SIM (eSIM) inside the Cinterion® LTE-M IoT module.

The new solution streamlines development for OEMs and reduces the cost and complexity of IoT deployment by eliminating the need for SIM card integration after manufacturing. In addition, the eSIM helps maintain the strongest security levels with continuous security updates for the long life of IoT solutions. Samples of the new module are available with volume shipping to follow shortly.

Combining IoT efficiency with design simplicity and deployment ease

With an AT&T eSIM integrated in the Cinterion EMS31 LTE-M module, customers will take advantage of the power and bandwidth efficiency of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) without having to buy and install ... Read more »

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Vienna, Austria-Wednesday 9 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

QatarDebate Centre, member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, concluded the European Arabic Debating Championship in Vienna, Austria. The championship, which took place from 3-5 January 2019, featured 20 universities representing 15 European countries.

Dr. Hayat Abdullah Maarafi, Executive Director of QatarDebate Center, praised this milestone that marks an outstanding achievement for the center and ushers a successful new year. She reiterated QatarDebate Center’s keenness, through this championship, to promote the Arabic language among speakers and spread the culture of positive debate and dialogue as an effective skill.

European Institute of Human Sciences Team, Winner of the European Debating Championship

The European Institute of Human Sciences (EIHS) from Germany team, namely Mounir Rabeh, Salima Ahwazi and Mounir Al Bayk, bagged the championship&rsqu ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday 9 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

8 months from deal announcement to deal close
Strong shareholder support with high approval rates on Takeda (89.1%) and Shire (99.8%)
Integration planning well underway
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502) (NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Shire plc (“Shire”), becoming a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan.

Takeda now has an attractive, expanded geographic footprint and leading position in Japan and the U.S., bringing its highly-innovative medicines to approximately 80 countries/regions with dedicated employees worldwide. Takeda’s R&D efforts are focused on its four therapeutic areas of Oncology, Gastroenterology (GI), Neuroscience and Rare Diseases, with targeted R&D investment also committed to Plasma-Derived Therapies (PDT) and Vaccines ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 13 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

GEZE at the BAU Fair 2019 from 14th to 19th of January 2019. The fair will take place in Munich exhibition Center and GEZE will be in Hall B1, Booth 538-539. At BAU 2019, GEZE will be displaying systems and solutions which support customers and partners in all stages of the building life cycle. From building planning to inspirational 'professional solutions' to specific international solutions and service; all on demand, from a single source and from A to Z. BAU visitors can also look forward to the 'look and feel' of the GEZE booth, which invites visitors to come and chat, and where there are plenty of new things to discover.

“GEZE smart building solutions aim to provide automated and networked building infrastructure solutions to make modern buildings more comfortable, secure and ultimately reduce energy consumption. With a lot of research going into developing this, we are conf ... Read more »

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