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Global software partnership with Dassault Systèmes and targets for New ABB’s four leading businesses announced

ZURICH-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

    New ABB: focus, simplify, lead
    Focused portfolio: Divestment of Power Grids to Hitachi well on track
    Simplified structure: New operating model “ABB-OS™” for enhanced customer focus, agility
    and profitability; ~$500 million annual savings
    Four new leading businesses, #1 or #2 in their respective markets, effective April 1, 2019 with
    new medium-term business operational EBITA margin target corridors of:
        Electrification: 15-19 percent
        Industrial Automation: 12-16 percent
        Motion: 14-18 percent
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 Gandhi Peace Prize ceremony hosted by Government of India


TOKYO-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- At a ceremony held by the Government of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, the president’s official home, on February 26, 2019 (local time), Indian President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Gandhi Peace Prize to The Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also presented Mr. Sasakawa with a handicraft item and a check for 10 million rupees (approximately 15 million yen, or US$140,000) that accompany the prize. Mr. Sasakawa is the first Japanese national to receive the award.

Presenting the award, President Kovind recognized Mr. Sasakawa’s work, commenting, “He has been instrumental in helping us win crucial battles in the war against leprosy – to prevent and eradicate the disease, and to end stigma and discrimination,” and adding “On behalf of India, I ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain-Monday 25 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- During MWC 2019, Huawei CBG launched the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro; HUAWEI MateBook 13; HUAWEI MateBook 14; the 5G foldable smartphone, HUAWEI Mate X; and the HUAWEI 5G CPE Pro.

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei CBG said, “With the advent of the all-scenario era, consumers are looking forward to revolutionary experiences. We will spare no effort to create world-leading 5G unlike anything before.”

Updated HUAWEI MateBook X Pro

The HUAWEI MateBook X Pro is equipped with a 13.9-inch 3K Ultra FullView display with 91 percent screen-to-body ratio. The laptop is powered by an Intel® Core™ i7 8565 and NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5. It features broadband Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and Thunderbolt™ 3 port and the Dolby Atmos® Sound System. The flagship features HUAWEI Share 3.0, solving data transmission difficulties between Windows notebooks and Android sm ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain-Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brightstar, the leader in device lifecycle management and value-added services for the connected world, has launched NX Life, a new brand centered around trusted, pre-owned mobile devices.

Among its portfolio of specialized services for the wireless industry, Brightstar has more than 20 years working in reverse logistics. This area of expertise allows Brightstar to manage the buyback and trade-in processes, meaning all smartphones that consumers return are collected, tested, graded, and then resold into new markets.

With locations throughout the world, Brightstar handles millions of returns every year. Its team of experts, paired with sophisticated AI-based machinery, perform meticulous reviews of every device it receives, thoroughly testing each one for cosmetic and functional defects. Where needed, Brightstar’s labs will refurbish the phones to ensure that all devices special ... Read more »

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BANGALORE, India -Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, is announcing the expansion of its global relationship with Microsoft Corp. to offer digital security services to their clients across the globe. As part of this relationship, Wipro will offer integrated digital security services, including Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 based security services.

Wipro is helping global clients in their journey of digital innovation, optimization and transformation, and enabling business to be more secure and compliant to regulatory requirements. This initiative will focus on various security services integrating Microsoft Azure and Microsoft advanced security capabilities, including Identity and Access Management, Data Protection and Threat Protection.

Sheetal Mehta, Senior Vice President and Global Head, ... Read more »

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Key 2018 milestones include:

• Businesses globally accelerated $24bn through early payments via Taulia
• Early payments revenue grew by 126%
• Signed new customers across five continents including landmark GBP30m UK Government’s procurement framework contract (Crown Commercial Services), Rio Tinto, Sasol and Telstra
• Taulia became profitable under U.S. GAAP
• Customers benefited from new AI powered user interface


SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Market-leading working capital solutions provider Taulia, rounded off a year of spectacular growth marked by numerous high-profile achievements including accelerating $24bn in early payments, doubling from $12bn in 2017, and expanding its network by over 1m to over 5.2m connections globally. The company also announced that it was opening its first Asia Pacific office in Sydney, Australia, with plans to expan ... Read more »

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Learn about the wide range of dispensing solutions and resources EFD has to offer, plus a useful valve selection guide.

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.-Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, is pleased to introduce a new Machine Builder Solutions Guide and Dispense Valve Selection Guide.

These guides are designed to make it easier for custom automation providers to understand and select the right fluid dispensing systems for end-users. The solutions guide includes testimonials and links to useful resources such as 3D and 2D CAD models of Nordson EFD valves, controllers, dispense tips, tanks, components, fittings, and more.

It also includes several application examples with recommended dispense valves and controllers. Find out how to register for a complimentary application test. Discover why it’s important t ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain -Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA announced winners of the 2019 GLOMO Awards at MWC19 Barcelona which were presented by TV and radio presenter, Remel London and BBC Africa Business Editor and presenter, Larry Madowo. The GLOMOs showcase those companies and individuals that are driving innovation in the rapidly evolving mobile industry.

“Our congratulations to all of the winners and nominees of the GSMA’s GLOMO Awards 2019,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “The GLOMO’s are a testament to the incredible innovation and ingenuity shaping our industry and it is truly an outstanding achievement to have been selected by our esteemed judging panels. We thank all of our entrants, judges, sponsors and partners for supporting the 2019 GLOMO’s.”

The winners of the 2019 GLOMO Awards are:

Best Mobile Network Infrastructure
Ericsson for 5G high-band Massive MIMO

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COURBEVOIE, France-Wednesday 27 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announced a partnership with MobileIron, the secure foundation for modern work, to extend connectivity management to MobileIron Enterprise customers deploying eSIM-enabled Windows devices.

The steady growth of eSIM-enabled devices means that consumers today have the freedom and flexibility to stay connected through a variety of different devices. It also means that Enterprise employees can be more productive and in-touch with their organization than ever before.

Microsoft announced support for eSIM in Windows 10 at WinHEC 2018. Since then we’ve seen a growing number of OEMs release tablets and PCs with embedded SIMs targeted at the consumer market; however, the Enterprise market presents a unique challenge that Microsoft, MobileIron, and IDEMIA are working to solve.

Typically, the responsibility of managing eSIM p ... Read more »

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