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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Monday 28 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- For someone who is devoted to working hard and determined to be a successful entrepreneur, it all started with a humble beginning. We got an opportunity to interview Mr. Mahmood Ahmadu, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Online Integrated Solutions Ltd, who has been recognized & awarded at various occasions among the Nigerian and International community for the multinational presence in over 30 international locations across 10 different time zones.

We got to know more about him during this interview, especially on his vision and inspiration, and how he has succeeded in building such a powerful technology company serving several government institutions and corporations in over 52 countries. Here is an excerpt from interview:

What is OIS, and what do they do?
OIS is primarily a technology company, and founded with a vision to become the one stop shop for all Niger ... Read more »

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 Alliance is dedicated to providing mainstream investor safeguards and interoperability standards


SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bittrex International has joined a coalition of leading blockchain organizations, including Uphold, Cred, Blockchain at Berkeley, Brave in support of a universal transparent reserve and custody standard that mints and burns Proxy tokens via the Universal Protocol Platform (UP Platform). The UP Platform, which plans to introduce the Universal Dollar and Universal Euro later this month, serves as the hub for the creation and management of ‘proxy’ tokens and user features that will drive mass user adoption of cryptocurrencies.

“We’re thrilled to join an Alliance of like-minded blockchain companies dedicated to incubating blockchain-based technologies and helping projects go mainstream,” said Bill Shihara, Bittrex International. “The blockchai ... Read more »

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Fans wonder: “Where is the esports tie-in to Big Game?”

Millennials want to bet more on the Big Game as legal gambling blossoms across U.S.

Facebook’s influence fades for previewing ads; Instagram and Snapchat pick up slack

Would you move your wedding if it fell on Super Bowl and your team were playing? 

NEW YORK-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Millennials, famously, are more interested in enjoying experiences than making big purchases, thus it should be no surprise they want more from the Super Bowl besides the spectacle of the game, funny TV ads and an entertaining halftime show. From emerging gambling opportunities to an esports connection, Millennials want the Big Game to be even grander, according to a national survey measuring fan sentiment conducted by the Fan Experience sports and entertainment specialty of BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) and fielded by research firm PSB.

While gambl ... Read more »

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Coca-Cola Expands Minority Investment to Full Ownership of Africa’s Leading Producer of Juice and Value-Added Dairy Beverages

ATLANTA-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Chi Ltd. in Nigeria. Coca-Cola first announced a minority investment in Chi three years ago and, as planned, has now acquired full ownership of the company.

Chi is recognized in West Africa as an innovative, fast-growing leader in expanding beverage categories, including juices, value-added dairy and iced tea. The company, founded in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1980, produces juice under the Chivita brand and value-added dairy under the Hollandia brand, among many other products. Coca-Cola acquired a 40 percent stake in Chi in 2016 from Tropical General Investments Group, the holding company for Chi Ltd. Juices and value-added dairy categories rank among the fastest-growing beverage segments in Nig ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TOKYO: 4502 / NYSE: TAK], (“Takeda”) today announced it has become part of a select group of only 12 to receive global Top Employer® status for 2019. Established over 25 years ago, award certification is given annually by the Top Employers Institute to companies with outstanding employee offerings. The program is designed by the Institute to recognize those that create optimal conditions for their employees to develop professionally and personally, and that achieve the highest standards of excellence for their people.

To be certified globally at least 20 countries, four regions and the applicant company’s global headquarters all needed to be certified by the Top Employers Institute, which Takeda has achieved this year.

“The recognition from the Top Employers Institute is testament to our strong, unchanged Values as the compas ... Read more »

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LONDON-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZephyrTel, an ESW Capital software company dedicated to serving the global telecommunications industry, is pleased to announce it has acquired ResponseTek’s Telco business with immediate effect.

The acquisition of ResponseTek is part of ZephyrTel's plan to deliver value to telecom businesses worldwide through strategies that surround Business Support Systems (BSS) and the rapid deployment of cloud native solutions.

ResponseTek, a global leader in enterprise Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions, drives hardline revenue growth through effective, easy to use and engaging solutions that provide insight and action on how to retain customers, grow share of wallet and add new customers. ResponseTek’s product, previously known as ‘ResponseTek Listening Platform’, will be marketed as ‘ResponseTek for Telco’ under the ZephyrTel brand. The platform will be ta ... Read more »

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Departments achieve significant savings and superior support by shifting from Oracle and SAP to Rimini Street’s comprehensive, high-value, third-party support services

LAS VEGAS-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced that over 10 Australian federal and state government agencies have switched their enterprise software support to Rimini Street from Oracle and SAP. The agencies that have made this move include: NSW Department of Family and Community Services; Victorian Government Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources; Australian Hearing; and Open Universities Australia. These government agencies now achieve significant returns on their enterprise system investments, and have realized savings of up to 90% on total mai ... Read more »

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 − Takeda’s dengue vaccine candidate (TAK-003) was efficacious in preventing dengue fever in children and adolescents living in dengue-endemic countries in the ongoing Phase 3 trial – 

 − The vaccine candidate was found to be well tolerated with no significant safety concerns identified in analyses to date –

 − Details will be published in a peer-reviewed journal – 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE:4502 / NYSE:TAK] (“Takeda”) today announced that the pivotal Phase 3 trial of its dengue vaccine candidate met the primary efficacy endpoint. This first analysis of the Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study (TIDES) trial showed that the company’s investigational live-attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine (TAK-003) was efficacious in preventing dengue fever ... Read more »

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