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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 26 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Humanitarian aid worth US$ 15.8 million (AED 58 million) to 1,091,000 million refugees, internally displaced and acutely disadvantaged people in 12 conflict-laden nations worldwide has been offered by The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a leading international humanitarian organisation based in Sharjah, UAE.

Operating under the leadership of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, UNHCR Eminent Advocate and TBHF Chairperson, the humanitarian non-profit operating out of Sharjah – the third largest emirate in United Arab Emirates (UAE) – has mobilised the funds to support and initiate 20 projects in collaboration with UNHCR, Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) in vital sectors of food security, healthcare and education.

Their 2018 efforts spanned 12 countries, namely, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Palestine, Syria, Ta ... Read more »

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Building on a decade-long Product Engineering relationship, this Managed Services arrangement positions HCL to transform Xerox’s shared services globally, resulting in greater operational efficiency, automation and enhanced service levels

NEW YORK & NOIDA, India-Thursday 21 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, announced that it signed a managed services agreement with Xerox (NYSE: XRX). Under the terms of the agreement, HCL will manage portions of Xerox’s shared services, including global administrative and support functions, including, among others, selected information technology and finance functions (excluding accounting). Leveraging HCL’s global scale and capabilities, Xerox will strategically evolve its shared services into process-first, technology-led digital operations.

This seven-year agreement for an incremental $1.3 billion continues to build on the success o ... Read more »

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Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Jordan takes First Place

Doha, Qatar-Thursday 21 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), attended the closing ceremony of the fifth edition of the International Universities Arabic Debating Championship (IUDC) organized by QatarDebate, a member of QF.

The championship – held under the patronage of  Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani – took place at Qatar National Convention Centre from March 16-20, 2019, and included 107 teams from 51 Arab and non-Arab countries.

During the ceremony, Her Excellency Sheikha Hind presented the winners with their awards. The debate team from Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Jordan took first place in this year’s edition of IUDC. The boys’ team from Qatar University was awarded second place, while the team from the University of Amar Telidj ... Read more »

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HarbourVest invests in three CIP-managed funds focused on transportation infrastructure


NEW YORK -Friday 22 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Corsair Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”), the global infrastructure investment business of Corsair Capital (“Corsair”), today announced that HarbourVest Partners (“HarbourVest”), a leading institutional investor active across multiple asset classes and geographies, has invested in three new CIP-managed funds established to deploy capital in the aviation, port, and road sectors.

Earlier this year, CIP’s new funds closed on the acquisitions of shareholdings in three platform companies – the airport developer Vantage Airport Group, the Australian stevedore DP World Australia, and the Spanish toll-road operator Itínere Infraestructuras – from various selling shareholders including Gateway Infrastructure Investments, a legacy CIP-managed vehicle. The inves ... Read more »

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Velodyne Lidar Sensors Provide Intelligence to Vehicle Manufacturers and Tier 1 Suppliers for Vehicle Autonomy and Driver Assistance Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Thursday 21 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced its surround-view lidar solutions for collecting rich perception data in testing and validation are available on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ autonomous driving platform--allowing full, 360-degree perception in real time, facilitating highly accurate localization and path-planning capabilities.

Velodyne sensors’ characteristics are also available on NVIDIA DRIVE Constellation™, an open, scalable simulation platform that enables large-scale, bit-accurate hardware-in-the-loop testing of AVs. The solution’s DRIVE Sim™ software simulates lidar and other sensors, recreating a self-driving car’s inputs with high fidelity in the virtual world.

“Velodyne and NVIDIA are at the forefr ... Read more »

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