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CORAL GABLES, Fla.-Wednesday 27 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AerSale®, a global supplier of mid-life aircraft, engines, used serviceable material, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today it has signed a contract with Aero Air / Erickson Aero Tanker to build another firefighting air tanker for the company’s fleet at AerSale’s MRO facility in Goodyear, Arizona. Conversion of the 6th MD-87 aircraft, formally begins on April 1 and will mark the sixth such aircraft modification AerSale has completed at Goodyear.

 “The Erickson Aero Tanker is a very versatile fire bomber and we are proud to continue our work to expand their fleet and add more aerial firefighting power to the skies,” said Charlie McDonald, Senior Vice President MRO Services at AerSale. “This modified aircraft will rank among the best air tankers available for fighting wildfires across the country for years to come.”

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 Brand-agnostic solution helps HMEs provide timely PAP replacement supplies to sleep apnea patients, increases long-term adherence and improves satisfaction

 

SAN DIEGO-Wednesday 27 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD) today launched its automated ResMed ReSupply solution for all U.S. home medical equipment (HME) providers to increase sleep apnea patients’ long-term therapy adherence and improve patient satisfaction.

Patients enrolled in an automated resupply program are 50 percent less likely to stop PAP (positive airway pressure) therapy within the first year, according to a 2018 study. ResMed’s program goes one step further, automating enrollment as patients meet compliance requirements and letting patients choose their preferred contact method – text, email or live call. Patients can also order supplies through a web- or mobile-based patient portal.

HMEs are able to manage al ... Read more »

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SES Networks’ Signature Maritime Solution to offer unmatched connectivity at sea aboard custom-built luxury yachts

 

LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 27 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Networks will be providing an innovative, fully-managed hybrid broadband connectivity service to The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, a luxury fleet comprising of three custom-built yachts, SES announced today. Representing a unique first for a luxury hotel operator, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will bring the brand’s legendary service to the seas with a curated yachting experience for its guests.

With the inaugural yacht setting sail in February 2020, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will provide an array of opportunities for network-enabled entertainment and enrichment, offering guests more flexibility and options with their onboard experience.

Delivered as an end-to-end managed network service, SES Networks’ Signature Maritime ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Wednesday 27 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE:SPOT), the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Parcast, a premier storytelling-driven podcast studio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Since its founding in 2016, Parcast has launched 18 premium podcast series including Serial Killers, Unsolved Murders, Cults and Conspiracy Theories and the studio’s first fiction series, Mind’s Eye. Parcast will bring to Spotify its curated library of highly produced shows and its engaged, loyal audiences. With an expertise in genres touching mystery, crime, science fiction, and history, Parcast has shown it has depth in subject matter and the ability to develop audiences across its robust network. Additionally, Parcast has more than 20 new shows slated to launch later this year.

“The addition of Pa ... Read more »

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LONDON -Wednesday 27 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a resounding demonstration of Asia’s growing power and influence on the world stage, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea now hold joint top spot on the Henley Passport Index, with a visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of 189. These latest results consolidate 12 months of Asian dominance, after Japan first climbed to the top spot in February last year.

Following a visa-exemption from Uzbekistan, Germany currently sits alone in 2nd place, with a score of 188. Five countries now share 3rd place on the index – which is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) – with a score of 187: Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, and Sweden. The UK and the US look increasingly unlikely to regain the top spot they jointly held in 2015, with the UK now siting in 5th place with a visa-free/visa on arrival score of 185, and the US in 6th, with a score of 184. Afghanistan an ... Read more »

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 With its expertise in designing and manufacturing extremely large equipment of the greatest technical complexity, CNIM is proving to be an indispensable partner

 

PARIS-Wednesday 27 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CNIM has announced the launch of the third phase of the Purpose Built Tools (PBT) framework agreement signed with ITER Organization in December 2016. This agreement covers the engineering, manufacturing and installation of special tools for the installation of ITER Tokamak. It entails the design and manufacture of extremely large lifting systems to handle parts weighing up to 4 metric tons. These structures, comprising two 8-level towers (18 meters tall) weighing some 40 metric tons, will equip the Sector Sub-Assembly Tools (SSAT). The SSATs will be used to assemble each sector of the vacuum chamber of the fusion reactor before its transfer to the reactor building where they will all be assembled.

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License to allow launch of direct-to-consumer, AI-driven wealth management services

SINGAPORE-Tuesday 26 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PIVOT Fintech Pte. Ltd. (“PIVOT”), the digital wealth management technology services venture backed by Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“PINTEC”; NASDAQ: PT) and FWD Group announced today that it has been granted a Capital Markets Services (“CMS”) license by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

PIVOT’s CMS license, which comes after the recently published MAS Guidelines on the Provision of Digital Advisory Services on 8 October 2018, allows the company to offer AI-driven investment services directly to retail clients.

“This significant Singapore milestone marks the start of PIVOT’s ambition to deliver innovative wealth management solutions in Southeast Asia,” said PIVOT CEO Victor Lye, who created PIVOT’s proprietary gamified risk pro ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 27 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brookstone Partners, Platinum Power's reference shareholder, learned through the press that during Platinum Power's Extraordinary General Meeting ("EGM") on February 5, 2019, decisions other than those on the agenda were taken. These decisions would concern the appointment of new directors of the company and the retention of Omar Belmamoun as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Brookstone Partners contends that, "if such information is correct, this decision would be contrary to the company's legal and statutory provisions. As a reminder, the EGM does not and cannot be competent to appoint the Company's Board of Directors. Any change to the agenda of the meeting must be done by unanimity." In light of these factors, Brookstone Partners will seek the annulment of all decisions of this EGM other than those related to the continued operation of Platinum Power, which B ... Read more »

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Acuris Cybercheck enables businesses and individuals to monitor against compromised identity information


LONDON -Wednesday 27 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acuris Risk Intelligence, a trusted and independent provider of data intelligence for anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and cyber security professionals, today announces the launch of Acuris Cybercheck, a database that allows businesses and individuals to identify whether or not their information has been compromised by criminals.

Acuris Cybercheck provides the largest proprietary database of compromised personal ID data. Complied since 2008, the database includes information traded on criminal websites globally such as identity, personal and financial data. It also allows users to search via APIs against specific records or to continuously monitor data.

The database is a one-stop shop for monitoring compromised data, allowing users to, among other things, proactively moni ... Read more »

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