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 • Asymmetric cryptography lies at the heart of digital security

• The asymmetric algorithms (e.g. RSA and ECC) are deemed not to be resistant to cryptanalysis methods that will be achievable with the new generation of quantum computers
• Post-quantum cryptography is the newest generation of cryptographic algorithms, which is resistant to the cryptanalysis methods that will be possible with quantum computers

 

COURBEVOIE, France-Saturday 13 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asymmetric cryptosystems are at the heart of digital security as they are the cornerstone for the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), as well as – amongst other things - secure authentication, digital Identities and trusted services. In particular, they are widely deployed in secure elements to perform safe authentication of people and things (IoT).
Indeed, it is believed that quantum computers will be able to break various asymmetr ... Read more »

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410-room Hilton Bogota Corferias represents first full-service hotel located within Bogota’s International Fair & Convention District


BOGOTA, Colombia & MCLEAN, Va.-Saturday 13 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today officially announces the opening of Hilton Bogota Corferias, representing Hilton’s 20th property in the country. As the first full service hotel in the city’s fair and convention district, the 410-room property features more than 13,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event space, including the largest terrace in the area that offers both indoor/outdoor space and spectacular mountain views.

 “Colombia’s tourism industry continues to set records with a nine percent growth in visitor arrivals last year, maintaining a positive year over year momentum,” said Jorge Giannattasio, senior vice president and head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton. “ ... Read more »

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VICTORIA, British Columbia-Saturday 13 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tiny, a Canadian technology holding company, today announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Pixel Union, a leading partner in the Shopify ecosystem. Since 2011, Pixel Union has provided Shopify's customer base with beautiful and easy-to-use themes, apps, and custom services.

"It's clear that ecommerce is the future, but many people miss just how early in the story we still are. In 2018, only 14% of total retail sales happened online. That volume is set to more than double in the next decade and we want to help make that happen," said Andrew Wilkinson, Chairman of Tiny. "Shopify is the best ecommerce platform in the market and is well-positioned to help bring more retailers online. We could not be more excited to throw our full weight behind the platform and to continue to invest our time, energy, and capital into making Shopify the #1 choice for online ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Saturday 13 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir’s 5G-ready virtualised RAN solution has won ‘Best RAN Product’ at 5G MENA in Dubai, this week. The award, which recognises the solution that best aids the development of RANs and supports the roll-out of 5G services, was awarded to Mavenir’s innovative solution which centralizes baseband processing in cloud-native virtualized baseband units (vBBU) and exploits fronthaul over ethernet between vBBU and multiple remote radio units (RRU).

The solution supports carrier aggregation across licensed and unlicensed LTE (FDD/TDD) spectrum between 0.7 and 6 GHz, CBRS and LAA bands. The Mavenir vRAN ar ... Read more »

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GSMA Announces Digital Leaders Programme; First Speakers; INSEAD Masterclass Programme; New Exhibitors and Partners


SHANGHAI-Saturday 13 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the newly introduced Digital Leaders Programme, the first event speakers, Masterclass Programme and new exhibitors and partners for MWC Shanghai 2019, taking place 26 – 28 June 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). MWC Shanghai 2019 is set to attract more than 60,000 professionals and 550 leading companies from over 110 countries and territories across the mobile ecosystem and adjacent sectors.

GSMA Launches Digital Leaders Programme

The new Digital Leaders Programme is a C-Level programme that will bring business leaders from across the broader mobile ecosystem and vertical industries to tackle common challenges in the new digital era, and to advocate the best way to deliver future services to consumers. The Digit ... Read more »

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DENVER-Saturday 13 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today announced that the Company’s shareholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the authorization and issuance of Newmont common shares in connection with the proposed transaction with Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG, TSX: G) (Goldcorp). On April 4, 2019, Goldcorp’s shareholders also voted overwhelmingly in support of the combination with more than 97 percent of votes cast in favor of the transaction.

The proposal to increase authorized common stock required a majority of shares outstanding, whereas the proposal to issue shares for the transaction required a majority of votes cast. Newmont shareholders approved the increase in Newmont’s authorized common stock with more than 76 percent of the outstanding shares voting for the proposal and approved the issuance of shares pursuant to the transaction with more than 98 percent of the vo ... Read more »

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•    Company Completes Separation from Novartis 

•    Begins Trading Today on SIX Swiss Exchange and NYSE

GENEVA-Tuesday 9 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alcon, the global leader in eye care dedicated to helping people see brilliantly, today announced its debut as an independent, publicly traded company and the completion of its separation from Novartis. The company’s shares begin trading today on the SIX Swiss Exchange and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol “ALC.”

Alcon is the largest eye care device company in the world, with complementary businesses in Surgical and Vision Care. The company has a global presence in 74 countries and serves patients in more than 140, with fast-growing businesses in emerging markets. Alcon has the widest array of eye care offerings in the industry with products that can treat eye disorders at each stage of life.

“For ... Read more »

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Award Recognizes SpaceIL’s Successful Lunar Orbit and Landing Attempt, and Contributions to Private Space Exploration

LOS ANGELES-Saturday 13 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions, announced it will recognize SpaceIL’s achievement with a $1 million Moonshot Award for its successful entry into lunar orbit and for its attempt to land on the lunar surface – both of which are “first ... Read more »

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ARLINGTON, Va.-Saturday 13 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has received an award from the United States (U.S.) Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) in support of the Nuclear Biological Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade (NBCRV SSU) program for the U.S. Army. The Other Transaction Authority Agreement (OTA) is valued at $48.1 million, with execution extending through mid-2022.

FLIR will be the lead integrator in the modernization of the U.S. Army’s NBCRV system. Under the agreement, FLIR will develop a platform agnostic modular mission payload, which integrates multiple chemical, biological and radiological sensors into a flexible command and control (C2) system. This C2 system will allow for data integration from the various sensors that will enable automation of certain tasks, reducing w ... Read more »

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