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Governance expert and CEO of Diligent publishes first book to provide a refreshed look at governance practices to match the current state of business

 

NEW YORK-Thursday 18 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It’s never been harder to be a board director than today. The rapid rate of change, the speed of information and digital disruption have sent corporate risk soaring to an all-time high, yet many boards are still governing according to practices that haven’t materially changed in 150 years. For the first time ever, boardroom practices are being studied in light of the accelerating pace of change of the digital age. Brian Stafford, CEO of Diligent, and Dottie Schindlinger, Vice President of Thought Leader ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 21 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), in cooperation with Khalifa Fund and Google, organized the RAK 19 Startup Weekend to facilitate future entrepreneurs in developing projects into market ready products.

With the sponsorship of the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development and the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, RAK 19 Startup Weekend was an event hosted at AURAK that attracted 190 participants with 31 new business ideas from across the United Arab Emirates, desiring to evolve an idea into a viable project ready for implementation. Over the course of the weekend, the event provided participants with leading industry mentors equipped to teach how to plan, implement, and follow through with a business plan. Many business ideas were presented, and among them were the first-place winner, “Her Step Up,” the second place winner, “E Loyalty Card,&r ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Friday 19 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Native, an on-demand marketplace that enables global brands to task locals to collect any type of data they need on the ground nearly anywhere in the world, from pricing to store checks, announced today closing a $2.5 million round to fuel its global growth. Currently Native operates in over 30 countries around the world with offices in New York, Washington DC, London, and Bogota, working with some of the world’s largest organizations.

Led by Lavrock Ventures, alongside participation from Riverbend Capital, this funding round comes at an important time in the market research industry, just as leading fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands increasingly rely more on emerging market opportunities, and the traditional providers of research are facing constraints on how far they can go and how fast they can move. Native is not bound by the same constraints, delivering the on-demand economy experience ... Read more »

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Dubai-based architectural engineering studio is spreading its international footprint.

Committed to leveraging the firm’s experience in the Middle East, Dewan Architects and Engineers is making significant inroads into SE Asia.


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 21 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

With SE Asian countries experiencing record growth and development and setting new standards for design and hospitality concepts, Dewan Architects and Engineers is keen to actively participate in the success of these economies and to tap into the wealth of experience and expertise they have amassed during their 35 years of operation.

With the vast majority of their work over the past 35 years focused on the Middle East, with key markets in UAE, KSA and Iraq, Dewan Architects and Engineers is also known for its extensive work in Europe, Africa and parts of Asia. The architecture practice is now targeting SE Asia and will be applying their extensive know ... Read more »

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Solution Offers Compliance-Driven Retention with a Reduced Data Storage Footprint 

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Friday 19 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, today announced the availability of an integrated disaster recovery, long-term retention backup storage, and data backup solution with Zerto, an industry leader for IT resilience. It is key to a complete business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) plan that data is protected and recoverable during a disaster from very granular restore points, as well as providing long-term retention compliance for the growing number of data protection regulations, such as HIPAA, GLBA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and addressing the need to prepare for SEC audits and legal discovery.

Zerto’s continuous data protection (CDP) ensures that changes are constantly recorded to the Zerto Elastic Journal so that recovery points are kept up to dat ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 21 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The world's largest chain of homeopathic clinics, Dr Batra’s Homeopathy, launched their first clinic in Abu Dhabi on World Homeopathy Day, 10th April 2019. The brand, Dr Batra’s, is synonymous with homeopathy. Dr. Mukesh Batra, Padma Shri recipient for medicine (Homeopathy) and India’s leading homeopath, founded Dr Batra’s Multi-Specialty Homeopathy as a patient-driven institution in Mumbai in 1982. With over 225 multi-specialty clinics operating across 125 cities in India, UK, UAE, Bahrain and Bangladesh, today, Dr Batra’s has over 1.5 million happy patients globally with a success rate of 91% as authenticated by American Quality Assessors.

Homeopathy is the 2nd largest system of medicine in the world according to World Health Organization. It is practiced in 86 countries and is consumed by over 200 million people globally. France is the largest contributor to the h ... Read more »

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SEATTLE & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -Saturday 20 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

The official YouTube apps will be available on Fire TV in the coming months, giving users seamless access to a world of entertainment – including music videos, their favorite creators, movies, shows, news, live sports and more

Prime members streaming to Chromecast and on Android TV devices will have unlimited access, in the coming months, to thousands of titles and Amazon Originals including Golden Globe-winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Homecoming, Hanna and The Widow

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Amazon ... Read more »

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DENVER-Saturday 20 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont Goldcorp or the Company) today announced the successful conclusion of its transaction combining Newmont Mining Corporation and Goldcorp Inc. to form the world’s leading gold business.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190417006057/en/

The resulting company features an unmatched portfolio of assets, prospects and talent. This portfolio includes long-life operations and profitable expansion and exploration options in some of the world’s most favorable mining jurisdictions. Newmont Goldcorp will also offer investors the highest annual dividend and the largest Reserves and Resources per share among senior gold producers.

“We’ve met our goal to become the world’s leading gold business, and we’ll maintain that position by execu ... Read more »

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‘Z 7 voted as Best Full Frame Professional Camera, amongst the accolades received from the reputable international awards’


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 21 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

TIPA WORLD AWARDS recognise the best products in the photography and imaging industry, and Nikon Middle East FZE. is pleased to present four products which are recipients of the prestigious TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019 sponsored by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), a global authority in the industry.

The Nikon D3500 digital SLR camera was selected for the Best DSLR Camera award, the mirrorless camera Nikon Z 6 for the Best Full Frame Camera Expert award, Nikon Z 7 for the Best Full Frame Professional Camera award, and the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S for the Best Mirrorless Wide Angle Zoom Lens award.

Summary of TIPA comments for Nikon Z 7 as the BEST FULL FRAME PROFESSIONAL CAMERA award

A High-Res Performer

The high-resolution Nikon ... Read more »

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New LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime and new SPIKE™ Prime Expansion Set can now be used in FIRST LEGO League along with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3. 

HOUSTON -Saturday 20 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at the FIRST® Championship, LEGO® Education and FIRST unveiled two new, exclusive LEGO sets created specifically for the 2019-2020 FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. and FIRST® LEGO® League season. LEGO Education also announced today that its newly released LEGO Education SPIKE™ Prime with the new SPIKE™ Prime Competition Expansion Set can be used along with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 in FIRST LEGO League. LEGO Education SPIKE Prime and the SPIKE Prime Expansion Set can be pre-ordered today in the U.S. and will be available around the world in August 2019.

FIRST, an international youth not-for-profit, and LEGO teamed up in 1998 to create FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League ... Read more »

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SAN ANTONIO-Thursday 18 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acelity announced today that its affiliate, KCI Holdings, Inc. (“KCI”), filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), relating to a proposed initial public offering of KCI’s common stock. Prior to the effectiveness of the registration statement, there will be a restructuring as a result of which KCI will become the holding company of the businesses currently conducted by Acelity L.P. Inc. and its subsidiaries. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from: J.P. M ... Read more »

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IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is proud to have been selected by NOS, a Portuguese operator, to launch an eSIM subscription management service.

COURBEVOIE, France -Saturday 20 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the occasion of the launch of the first ever eSIM (embedded SIM) service on the Portuguese market, NOS today introduces with IDEMIA an eSIM subscription management commercial service for the consumer market, based on a physical voucher approach and future evolution towards a digital voucher.

As a major actor in the telecom field, IDEMIA is at the forefront of the digital revolution and is committed to bringing protected and convenient experiences to mobile operator customers. IDEMIA will be providing NOS its eSIM management solutions that will provide instant digital connectivity that allows users to connect any electronic device straight out-of-the-box and link multiple devices to the same mobile subscription.
eSIM ... Read more »

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