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‘Fair Share’ Conference Engages Male Employees to Drive Diversity 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is honoring International Women’s Day by hosting “Fair Share: The Future of Communicating with Women,” a conference to help improve gender bilingual communications. Flipping the script on traditional events hosted on this day, the summit will bring the company’s men together to hear from female thought leaders who will present insights on themes of equality, gender and new strategies for engaging diverse conversations with internal and external audiences.

“At PMI, we talk about giving everyone a ‘fair share,’ not just women. This is a discussion that's vital to everyone—and we recognize that to empower women, we must engage and empower men to be advocates for equality,” said Marian Salzman, sen ... Read more »

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DENVER-Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Goldcorp Combination Represents Superior Value Creation Opportunity
    Barrick’s Proposal Presents Significant Risks to Newmont Shareholders
    Provides Term Sheet for Nevada Joint Venture with Barrick to Realize Synergies
    Files Investor Presentation Responding to Barrick Claims and Providing Long-Term Outlook for Newmont Goldcorp
    Company to Host Conference Call at 9:00 AM ET

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously determined that Barrick Gold Corporation’s (Barrick) (NYSE: GOLD) (TSX: ABX) unsolicited, all-stock negative premium proposal to acquire Newmont is not in the best interests of Newmont’s shareholders.

After a comprehensive review conducted in consultation with its financial an ... Read more »

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GSMA Provides Further Details on Global Mobile 360 Series of Events 

LONDON-Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2019 Mobile 360 Series – West Africa conference, which will take place 16-17 April at the Radisson Blu Abidjan Airport Hotel in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The event sponsors include Mastercard (Headline Sponsor), Visa (Industry Sponsor) and Intelsat (Supporting Sponsor).

“The mobile industry is playing a major role in leading digital, financial and social inclusion in many African countries by providing access to essential information and services,” said, John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “We are excited to be returning to West Africa for a third time to continue examining what is needed to overcome critical roadblocks in technology, governance, business models and investment. The event will provide an invaluable opportunity for attendees to share their ... Read more »

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In the presence of HE Khalifa Aldrai


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Emirates Hospital-Jumeirah, an Emirates Healthcare Company and an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system, has announced the launch of eight specialised clinics created to diagnose and treat specific ailments that are common to the community. In the presence of His Excellency Khalifa Hassan Aldrai, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services​​​​​, and the hospital’s senior management, the clinics were inaugurated on March 2nd, 2019.

His Excellency acknowledged Emirates Hospital-Jumeirah for this initiative, stressing the need for focused treatments for common medical issues. “It is very impressive that Emirates Hospital-Jumeirah has taken the lead by conducting an independent survey to identify the most common ailments and needs. This will lead to the provision of targeted medical so ... Read more »

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At Mobile World Congress, Go-Live with P.I. Works Sees Intelligent Automation Enhance 5G Experiences for Hundreds of Millions of Customers in MENA and SE Asia


LONDON-Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ooredoo Group, one of the region’s leading ICT providers, announced at Mobile World Congress that it is accelerating its 5G network transformation across the Middle East, North Africa, and South East Asia with Artificial Intelligence solutions from P.I. Works.

Following the successful deployment of P.I. Works’ Centralised Self-Organising Network (C-SON) solutions in Indonesia and Myanmar, which delivered strong results in optimising network efficiency and costs in a short amount of time, Ooredoo Group has rolled out the technology across all operations.

With the roll-out, hundreds of millions of Ooredoo customers in the company’s operations in Middle East, North Africa, and South East Asia are now experiencin ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS-Thursday 7 March 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 issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Rimini Street v. Oracle:

“Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision of national significance in copyright law, reversing earlier decisions by lower courts and ruling that Oracle must return $12.8 million in non-taxable expenses (plus interest) that Rimini Street paid to Oracle in 2016. This refund is in addition to the $21.5 million that Oracle previously returned to Rimini Street, following a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Rimini Street’s appeal of the judgment in the Oracle v. Rimini Street case. The decision resolves a nationwide split among federal appellate courts about the prop ... Read more »

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EBIKON, Switzerland-Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Schindler announced the formation of BuildingMinds, a start-up created to optimize the management of real estate assets through a software-as-a-service platform.

Partnering with Microsoft, BuildingMinds is using Microsoft’s Azure and Dynamics 365 cloud platforms. Building owners will benefit from the combination of Microsoft’s intelligent cloud and business applications and Schindler’s domain knowledge in servicing real estate customers globally.

BuildingMinds will offer a one-stop service platform for real estate asset optimization, transforming the way buildings are managed in the real estate sector. The start-up will develop a fully integrated, product-agnostic, cloud solution that improves transparency and operational efficiency by allowing building owners to centrally manage all their properties and service providers.

Founded in Berlin, Europe&rsqu ... Read more »

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Published in The New England Journal of Medicine, new data show single dose BI 655130* rapidly cleared symptoms of a rare and potentially life-threatening form of pustular psoriasis1 

BI 655130 is an investigational, potential first-in-class treatment targeting interleukin-36 receptor (IL-36R) 

BI 655130 is being studied in generalised pustular psoriasis as the first of several potential indications, including inflammatory bowel diseases

INGELHEIM, Germany.-Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today published new data from a Phase I clinical trial showing BI 655130, a first-in-class investigational treatment, significantly improved symptoms of generalised pustular psoriasis (GPP), a rare form of psoriasis.1

BI 655130 is a monoclonal antibody that blocks the action of the interleukin-36 receptor (IL-36R), a signalling pathway within the immune system that may play a role in ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DC Administration Services, Inc. (DCAS) notes that the 2019 List Review Date for the Determinations Committees falls on Friday, March 29, 2019.

DCAS would therefore like to invite all interested Members of ISDA to apply for a position as a Non-dealer Committee Member of the Determinations Committee for the relevant region.

Parties wishing to apply for such a position should carefully review and submit an executed Non-dealer Committee Participation Letter by 5pm EST on Friday, March 8, 2019.

For more information on the process and to download the form of the Non-dealer Committee Participation Letter, please visit https://www.cdsdeterminationscommittees.org/about-dc-committees/constitution-of-the-determinations-committees/.

 

 

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