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SUNRISE, Fla. & CAMBRIDGE, England -Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- nCipher Security, the provider of trust, integrity and control for business critical information and applications, announces that as organizations embrace the cloud and new digital initiatives such as the internet of things (IoT), blockchain and digital payments the use of trusted cryptography to protect their applications and sensitive information is at an all-time high, according to the 2019 Global Encryption Trends Study from the Ponemon Institute.

With corporate data breaches making the headlines on an almost daily basis, the deployment of an overall encryption strategy by organizations around the world has steadily increased. This year, 45% of respondents say their organization has an overall encryption plan applied consistently across the entire enterprise with a further 42% having a limited encryption plan or strategy that is applied to certain applications and data ... Read more »

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 EMPRISE is an ongoing real-world evidence study in 35,000 people with type 2 diabetes in the US, comparing empagliflozin with DPP-4 inhibitors;

initial results based on the first two years of the study were presented at AMCP 2019 and ACC.191,2 Initial results presented at AMCP 2019 showed empagliflozin was associated with reductions in all-cause hospitalisations compared with DPP-4 inhibitors, and significantly fewer recurrent emergency department visits and physician office visits1

Initial results presented at ACC.19 showed empagliflozin was associated with a reduction in hospitalisation for heart failure or all-cause mortality, and was not associated with an increased risk of bone fracture or lower leg amputation compared to DPP-4 inhibitors2

INGELHEIM, Germany, & INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced initial results from the EMPaglifl ... Read more »

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HOUSTON -Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Holdings Corporation (“SHC” or the “Company”) today announced pricing terms with respect to its private offer to exchange three series of senior notes in the table below (collectively the “Old Notes”) for a new series of senior notes to be due in 2028 (the “New Notes”). The offer is referred to herein as the “Exchange Offer.”

For each $1,000 principal amount of Old Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 26, 2019 (the “Early Participation Date”) and accepted by SHC, the following table sets forth the yields, the Total Consideration and the principal amount of the New Notes, as priced below:
                                        ... Read more »

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 CEO Declares It Is in The Business of “Moving People”

 

NEW YORK-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications company formed one year ago by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, today announced its hybrid offering that defines the future of the agency world with a positioning that focuses on the value of its business: Moving People.

 “Everything we do at BCW is about moving people,” said Donna Imperato, Global CEO, BCW. “As public relations, public affairs and marketing communications agencies struggle with identifying exactly what they are and what they should call themselves, we are very focused on what our clients need to move their internal and external stakeholders. They need to engage, inspire and lead constituencies in a favorable direction. BCW helps people discover the truth; understand, respect and love bra ... Read more »

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Regional multi-hazard early warning systems to be enhanced with real-time lightning detection and severe storm nowcasting


GERMANTOWN, Md.-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Earth Networks, a global provider of weather intelligence, announced today it has partnered with the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES). The partnership will enable a multi-year collaboration program to enhance RIMES’ member state National Hydro-Meteorological Services (NMHS) capacity for early warning of severe weather. The announcement was made at the 6th annual InterMET Asia conference in Singapore.

Together, the two organizations are working to improve access to reliable weather information and early warning capabilities in Africa and Asia. By contributing on-the-ground insights from its weather and lightning networks, Earth Networks is providing critical hyperlocal data to RIMES to help regional NMHS clos ... Read more »

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Collaboration with Philippines’ public weather provider enables faster early warning and new weather data for the country and the broader region

 

GERMANTOWN, Md.-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Earth Networks announced today the completion of the Philippines’ first nationwide severe weather monitoring and alerting network with associated software services for the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) agency of the Republic of the Philippines. The announcement was made at the 6th annual InterMET Asia conference in Singapore.

Initiated in 2017, and formally commissioned this week, the technology partnership between PAGASA and Earth Networks is the first of its kind in the Philippines and surrounding regions, powered by a network of total lightning sensors and real-time automatic weather stations for mes ... Read more »

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 New guide and video help manufactures select the right dispense systems and fine-tune process adjustments for successful CA dispensing.

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.-Thursday 28 March 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 guide and video to help manufacturers dispense tricky cyanoacrylates (also known as CAs, super glues, or instant adhesives) with greater control for higher production throughput with less rework and fluid waste.

The new Cyanoacrylate Dispensing Guide provides detailed information about the properties of this fast-curing material and how those properties create advantages and disadvantages in production. Choosing the right dispensing systems and components is critical to success, as is establishing the right operating procedures, including special set up and maintenance steps.

The new vi ... Read more »

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State-of-the-Art Velodyne Sensors Power Clearpath Robotics Research Robot Platform


SAN JOSE, Calif.-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Clearpath Robotics has become a value-add partner to offer its groundbreaking lidar sensors for the Clearpath research robot platform. Clearpath Robotics, headquartered in Canada, offers Velodyne sensors to academic and corporate research organizations on its mobile robots for survey and inspection, oil and gas, agriculture, materials handling and other applications.

Clearpath’s robotic solutions utilize Velodyne’s state-of-the-art lidar technology, which boasts industry-leading resolution, range, and field of view. Velodyne sensors create a 360° real-time map of the environment, allowing the robot to detect and avoid obstacles for safe autonomous navigation.

“Velodyne delivers outstanding contributions to the robotics research commu ... Read more »

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T. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio -Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murray Energy Corporation (“Murray Energy”) has been informed that it has been selected as the Successful Bidder to acquire the Oak Grove, Seminole Alabama, and Maple Eagle Mining Complexes (the “Mission Assets”), located in Alabama and West Virginia, from Mission Coal Company, LLC (“Mission”), through the Mission bankruptcy proceedings. Mission has accepted Murray Energy’s bid and has filed notice with the bankruptcy court today, March 27, 2019.

Murray Energy has formed a new, majority owned unrestricted subsidiary company, Murray Metallurgical Holdings, LLC, to acquire and operate the Mission Assets, with its existing JV partner, Javelin Global Commodities (UK) LTD. (“Javelin”), as the minority owner of the newly formed unrestricted subsidiary. The bankruptcy court has scheduled a hearing on April 3, 2019, to approve the sale of the Mi ... Read more »

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 Will pay $0.88 per share with a record date prior to completion of Goldcorp acquisition

 

DENVER-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a one-time special dividend of $0.88 per share of common stock, conditional upon approval of the Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) (TSX: G) (Goldcorp) transaction. The dividend will be paid to Newmont shareholders of record as of April 17, 2019 (the record date), which is prior to closing of the proposed Newmont Goldcorp combination. The special dividend is conditional upon the approval by both Newmont’s and Goldcorp’s shareholders of the resolutions to be considered at their shareholder meetings on April 11 and April 4, 2019, respectively, in connection with the proposed transaction. The special dividend will be paid, subject to satisfaction of the conditions, on May 1, 2019. Clo ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (TDSC) today announced the consolidation of two of its subsidiaries, Toshiba Microelectronics Corporation (TOSMEC) and Toshiba Discrete Semiconductor Technology Corporation (TDIT), into a new company, Toshiba Electronic Device Solutions Corporation (TEDS). The move is expected to strengthen capabilities in proposing solutions and bringing greater efficiency to R&D for the semiconductor business. TEDS will start operation on April 1.

TDIT’s business covers product development and technical sales for discrete semiconductors, while TOSMEC provides comprehensive services for system LSI, ranging from product planning, development and design to testing and failure analysis. Following the merger, TEDS will be responsible for product planning, product development, failure analysis and solution proposals for the semiconductor business, and will cooperat ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (TDSC) today announced the consolidation of two of its subsidiaries, Toshiba Microelectronics Corporation (TOSMEC) and Toshiba Discrete Semiconductor Technology Corporation (TDIT), into a new company, Toshiba Electronic Device Solutions Corporation (TEDS). The move is expected to strengthen capabilities in proposing solutions and bringing greater efficiency to R&D for the semiconductor business. TEDS will start operation on April 1.

TDIT’s business covers product development and technical sales for discrete semiconductors, while TOSMEC provides comprehensive services for system LSI, ranging from product planning, development and design to testing and failure analysis. Following the merger, TEDS will be responsible for product planning, product development, failure analysis and solution proposals for the semiconductor business, and will cooperat ... Read more »

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Virgin Voyages’ first ship, Scarlet Lady will feature an onboard record shop, karaoke studio, and artfully selected music

Virgin Voyages’ residency program to feature Mark Ronson, MK (Marc Kinchen) and Sofi Tukker

 

MIAMI-Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virgin Voyages, the new lifestyle brand set to disrupt the travel industry, is returning to its Virgin brand roots and creating an incomparable music experience on their first ship, Scarlet Lady. Due to set sail for its inaugural season in 2020, Scarlet Lady will be equipped with an on ship record shop called Voyage Vinyl, The Groupie, a private karaoke and gaming lounge, and perfectly curated music and performances by up-and-coming artists as well as music trendsetters for Virgin Voyages’ Sailors to enjoy.

Virgin Voyages’ residency program will feature performances by world-class talent on ship, in-port destinations and at The Beach Club at ... Read more »

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ZURICH, Switzerland -Thursday 28 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB Ltd has published its 2018 annual report on its website and has filed the annual report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

The 2018 annual report is now available electronically at www.abb.com/groupreports. It provides comprehensive information on the company and its strategy, business, governance and financial performance.

Shareholders may request a printed copy of the annual report via this link. It will be distributed when it becomes available.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: ... Read more »

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