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French Defense Procurement Agency to Incorporate FLIR Nano-UAV Technology for Military Operations

WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Saturday 19 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has been awarded a contract from the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) in support of the French Operational Pocket Drone (DrOP) program. The contract has a ceiling value of $89 million to provide the FLIR Black Hornet® 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) to support French Armed Forces operations.

The Black Hornet PRS is the world’s smallest combat-proven nano-Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and is currently deployed in more than 30 countries. The Black Hornet enables the warfighter to maintain situational awareness, threat detection, and surveillance no matter where the mission takes them. Equipped with electro-optical/infrared sensors and the ability to fly up to 25 minutes, the Bl ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Saturday 19 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is pleased to announce that its Mission Winnow initiative is expanding in 2019 to include the Ducati Corse racing team.

Mission Winnow is a PMI-led campaign to raise global awareness of our passion and determination to constantly improve and evolve, as well as highlight the power of science, technology and innovation to build a better future.

PMI has partnered with Ducati Corse since 2002 and has extended the relationship for another three years until the end of 2021. As of the start of this year’s MotoGP season, the team will be officially known as Mission Winnow Ducati.

Mission Winnow was first launched in October 2018 with Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow, which – like Ducati Corse – has a passion for innovation and a relentless drive to improve in the team’s pursuit of victory.

Ducati Cor ... Read more »

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 Event will focus on harnessing the power of people to adapt and implement corporate strategies in a world with disruptive technologies

 

PHILADELPHIA-Saturday 19 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Brightline™ Initiative, a coalition dedicated to helping executives bridge the gap between strategy design and delivery, along with Project Management Institute is hosting The Economist Events panel discussion entitled “Humans 2.0: Designing and Implementing a Future Proof Strategy.”

In line with Davos’ overarching theme, “Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” panelists will discuss how business leaders can harness the power of people to adapt and implement corporate strategies and grapple with the effects of disruptive technologies. This topic is of particular interest to PMI, the leading member of Brightline, given how this wave of disr ... Read more »

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CredEarn enables Uphold customers to earn up to 10% interest when loaning their BTC, XRP, ETH, USD, EUR to Cred
SAN FRANCISCO-Saturday 19 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cred, the leading provider of crypto borrowing and lending with over $300 million in credit facilities, today announced the launch of CredEarn* on the Uphold platform. CredEarn allows Uphold customers to lend their crypto and fiat assets to Cred and receive up to 10% of annualized interest.

“We’re thrilled to offer consumers the opportunity to earn interest on their digital assets and fiat currencies,” said Dan Schatt, Co-founder and President of Cred. “In a bear market, customers can benefit from the liquidity they receive when obtaining a fixed amount of interest in USD or Stablecoin. In a bull market, customers also benefit by receiving the full upside on the amount of crypto they originally committed.”

CredEarn customers can commit to a si ... Read more »

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LONDON-Monday 14 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Migration is the central issue in world affairs and will increasingly shape key matters on the World Economic Forum’s “Globalization 4.0” agenda, according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index and Global Mobility Report, published by global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners.

The report – which offers cutting-edge analysis by 16 leading scholars and professional experts on current global mobility trends, including the significant divide created by war, climate change, economic inequality, and political instability – is released just a week before Henley & Partners’ attendance at Davos.

Taking part in two key panels at the annual gathering, Dr. Christian H. Kälin, Group Chairman of Henley & Partners says that the impact of migration on geopolitical affairs cannot be overstated. “Migration is both a cause and a consequence of ... Read more »

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ZURICH-Saturday 19 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Just a few days before the start of the World Economic Forum 2019, Davos is celebrating a world premiere: The latest ABB FIA Formula E racing car - dubbed Gen2 – was transported on a train from the iconic Swiss Rhaetian Railway to Europe’s highest city, where it will be an exciting eyecatcher during the coming week at the Davos Platz railway station.

From this Saturday until next Sunday, January 27, the Gen2 will be on display in a special glass case. Interested passersby can learn about the ABB FIA Formula E racing series as well as about the activities of ABB in e-mobility via an information system. With over 8,500 fast charging stations installed in 70 countries around the world, ABB is the global market leader for charging infrastructures.

To watch the video, click here

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, i ... Read more »

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dunnhumby media enables retailers to improve customer experience and profits through owned and paid media channels – in-store, offline and online

NEW YORK-Tuesday 15 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show – dunnhumby today introduced dunnhumby media, offering a unique combination of cross-channel media, data science and partnerships that connects retailers and brands to customers, from browsing to buying. dunnhumby media activates retailer data assets to engage consumers with personalized communications along the entire customer journey, wherever they are. Powered by dunnhumby’s customer data science, the media solution helps advertisers grow customer loyalty and enables retailers to monetize their owned media for measurable sales growth.

“Data is fueling the new retail media ecosystem and has become one of the most valuable and critical business assets that helps connect in-store and online cu ... Read more »

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MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Saturday 19 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) announced today that FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is being rebranded as FedEx Logistics. The new name describes the company’s ability to meet its customers’ increasingly complex and industry-specific supply chain, transportation, value-added services, and brokerage needs. FedEx Logistics provides specialty solutions that complete a simple, seamless and powerful global trade experience for FedEx customers around the world.

“We’re adding tremendous value by bringing all of the specialty services we offer under the FedEx Logistics banner,” said Richard W. Smith, president & CEO of FedEx Logistics. “The global solutions we of ... Read more »

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SCHAUMBURG, Ill.-Saturday 19 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ISACA, a global association serving technology audit, assurance, governance and cybersecurity professionals, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019, announced its annual event schedule, which includes learning opportunities focused on emerging technologies, innovation, best practices and professional development.

Disruptive technologies over the last 50 years and in the future of business enterprise, and the evolution of technology careers and ISACA professions, will be featured in conjunction with the ISACA anniversary year at nearly every venue. ISACA’s growing Cybersecurity Solution Portfolio, including the CSX Training Platform and the CMMI Cybermaturity Platform, will be highlighted in new conferences in 2019, which will include events in North America and Europe.

The 2019 CACS conferences, set for North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Oceania region and Latin America, ... Read more »

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