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AUCKLAND, New Zealand-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


1. Digestive wellness
2. Snacking as an occasion in its own right
3. Ethics goes 360
4. Total wellbeing
5. Adventurous consumption

Insights from some of the world’s largest food and nutrition research providers* have been analysed by NZMP, picking its top five trends for food and beverage manufacturers worldwide. NZMP, the global ingredients brand of Fonterra, hopes the information will help its customers worldwide with their product development and positioning.

Alex Turnbull, NZMP Marketing Director, says the trends are helping to shape the global FMCG marketplace, with NZMP at the forefront of delivering to the trends in all of its markets.

“At a macro level, these trends are driven by a changing global demographic, rapid urbanisation and rising wealth. NZMP helps our customers meet their consumers’ changing needs b ... Read more »

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Describing Her as the Woman of Several Accomplishments

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Dr. Nashwa Al-Ruwaini yesterday was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration and Management Studies from the Oxford College for Research and PhD Studies, one of the oldest educational institutions in Europe and the world. This was in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the field of media and in recognition of her success as an entrepreneur.

The award ceremony was attended by VIP officials as well as the media, her family and friends and was held at Al Majlis Tent on Al Hudayriat Island. It began with a speech from the Dean of International Research and Studies for Oxford College for PhD Studies, Member of the High Committee and Chairman of European and Business Fellowship Foundation, Prof. Dr. Al Mutassem Bellah Alshaikh Issa who welcomed the audience and then introduced Dr. Ruwaini, stressing that she was ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE,France -Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In Barcelona, IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, will display its DIM® Low Power newest features. Using M2M cellular modules from the IoT solutions leader, Sierra Wireless, it enhances energy saving and security on both LTE-M and NB-IoT networks.

Cellular networks are evolving to connect devices requiring extremely low power consumption. The 3GPP standards like LTE-M and NB-IoT are defined for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) connectivity by using existing network infrastructures. IDEMIA is strongly involved in this IoT evolution, delivering solutions, secure technology using our exclusive know-how.

IoT requires devices that are connected everywhere often under extreme environments, especially in Industrial IoT where devices need to last more than 15 years with only a few amounts of data exchanged. Low Power Networks, therefore, play an important role in the IoT indust ... Read more »

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 4YFN Startup Event Draws Record-Breaking 23,000 attendees and over 760 participating companies

BARCELONA, Spain -Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA announced Nanolock Security as the winner of the 4YFN (Four Years From Now) Barcelona Startup of the Year Award at the close of the 4FYN event running alongside MWC19 Barcelona. More than 23,000 attendees and over 760 companies, including 600 startups, participated in the event Fira Montjuic from 25-27 February 2019.

“Convening and recognizing creative innovation is the essence of the 4YFN event and Nanolock Securities proved to be the rightful winner of the Startup of the Year Award,” said Pere Duran, 4YFN Event Director, GSMA. “On behalf of the GSMA, I would like to thank our sponsors, partners and participating companies for making this 4YFN Barcelona or biggest and best yet.”

The 4YFN Awards are a highlight of the three-day event and featur ... Read more »

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City players will spotlight water issues in their home countries to educate football fans globally about urgent challenges like water scarcity and flooding

RYE BROOK, N.Y.-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Premier League Champions, Manchester City and Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company, have teamed up to launch the ‘Closer Than You Think’ campaign to drive awareness of urgent water challenges among millions of football fans around the world. The latest UN data estimates that 3.6 billion people – almost half the global population – currently live in areas that are potentially water-scarce at least one month per year and, by 2050, more than 5 billion people could suffer water shortages due to pressures such as climate change, increased demand and polluted supplies. Through creative, multimedia storytelling, the Xylem-Manchester City initiative will show audiences how every country on eart ... Read more »

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 Consumer Electronics and Internet of Things Sectors Implementing Technology in New Products; Over 90 Mobile Companies Supporting GSMA eSIM Specifications for Consumer Devices Worldwide

BARCELONA, Spain-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the release of a new report highlighting the significant progress made by Chinese mobile operators, vendors and manufacturers in adopting Remote SIM Provisioning and eSIM technologies. The in-depth report which is titled “eSIM in China: the road ahead” and was prepared by GSMA Intelligence in partnership with the Telecommunication Terminal Industry Forum Association (TAF), draws on fresh insights from China’s three mobile operators – China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom – as well other companies from the wider mobile ecosystem1 and highlights developments particularly in the consumer electronics and IoT sectors.

“In China and aro ... Read more »

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 FedEx SameDay Bot is an Evolution for Same-Day, Last-Mile E-Commerce Deliveries


MEMPHIS, Tenn. -Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) announced today a development in cutting-edge delivery solutions to meet the rapidly changing needs of consumers — the FedEx SameDay Bot — an autonomous delivery device designed to help retailers make same-day and last-mile deliveries to their customers.

With the bot, retailers will be able to accept orders from nearby customers and deliver them by bot directly to customers’ homes or businesses the same day. FedEx is collaborating with companies such as AutoZone, Lowe’s, Pizza Hut, Target, Walgreens and Walmart to help assess retailers’ autonomous delivery needs. On average, more than 60 percent of merchants’ customers live within three miles of a store location, demonstrating the opportunity for on-demand, hyper-local delivery. ... Read more »

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World’s most popular music streaming service launches a personalised experience, upgraded for India

MUMBAI-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spotify (NYSE: SPOT), the world’s leading music streaming service, is available in India today with all-new features tuned to Indian music fans’ personal tastes.

With today’s launch in the world’s second most populous country (over 1.3bn people), Spotify is making its way to the fastest growing market globally for mobile apps(1). The number of active internet users in India is estimated at over 400m(2), as mobile internet and smartphones become faster and more affordable.

Spotify’s India launch follows the company’s recent expansion across MENA and South East Asia, bringing the total number of Spotify markets to 79 with 207m users, including 96m subscribers, globally.

Spotify comes to India offering the best listening experience in local a ... Read more »

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HOUSTON -Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials today announced it has extended force majeure on hexamethylene diamine (HMD) and all polymers, compounds and fibers.

Persistent fog followed by historic rainfall and flooding in the Tennessee River Valley restricted transportation along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed locks along the waterway, thereby cutting off supply of a crucial raw material to an Ascend manufacturing facility.

Ascend is exploring other options for procuring the necessary raw materials. The company will allocate existing products as prescribed in its contracts and is working with affected customers to minimize the impact to their respective businesses.

About Ascend Performance Materials

Ascend Performance Materials is a global premium provider of high-quality plastics, fibers and chemicals and is the world’s largest integrated ... Read more »

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FUKUOKA, Japan -Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JIUN Corporation has announced on February 28th, 2019, the March release of SonicDICOM PACS Cloud, a cloud-based medical image management system. Pre-registration is available at the following product website. Registrants will receive a notification in email when services begin.

Cloud service overview:

SonicDICOM PACS Cloud enables any computer or tablet with an Internet connection to view medical images hosted in the cloud from anywhere in the world, simply by accessing a URL. There are no initial expenses because this system allows you to use the hardware you already have; you can use PACS for just a monthly fee.

The following are the key benefits for this new service.
1) PACS can be easily created in the cloud. You can start using it after just a few minutes of browser-based setup.
2) It is easy to share just the necessary medical im ... Read more »

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ZURICH-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Unique customer value through ABB Ability™ offering of digital solutions combined with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB and Dassault Systèmes today announced a wide spanning global partnership to offer customers in digital industries a unique software solutions portfolio ranging from product life cycle management to asset health solutions. The two companies will provide customers an end-to-end offering of advanced open digital solutions, enhancing competitiveness of industrial companies, while increasing flexibility, speed and productivity of their products' lifecycles, manufacturing and operations.

The partnership will combine the strengths of ABB Ability™ digital solutions and Dassault Systèmes' 3DEXPERIENCE platform, and build on both companies’ strong installed base, deep domain expertise and global customer access. ABB has already ... Read more »

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ZURICH-Thursday 28 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


    Total orders +8%1, up in all divisions and regions
    Revenues +4%, strong growth in Robotics and Motion
    Order backlog +6% at end of year, book-to-bill ratio2 at 1.03x
    ABB Ability™ drives growth across all divisions
    Operational EBITA margin 10.9%2, impacted by a combined 250 basis points due to stranded costs, charges for legacy non-core projects and GEIS dilution
    Reported net income at $2,173 million, -2%
    Cash flow from operating activities at approx. $3 billion
    New ABB announced
        Focus of portfolio on digital industries through divestment of Power Grids
        Simplification of business model ... Read more »

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