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Placed Global top three and APAC number one for the 2nd consecutive year


HANGZHOU, China-Wednesday 24 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing and data intelligence arm of Alibaba Group, has been named first in Asia Pacific(*) market share for IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and IUS (Infrastructure Utility Services) in two consecutive years as per Gartner’s latest report revealed earlier this month named Market Share: IT Services, 2018. It has also retained its top three global provider position in the same space.(**)

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190424005371/en/

According to this Market Share conducted by global analyst firm Gartner, Alibaba Cloud led the Asia Pacific market for IaaS and IUS with 19.6% market share (+4.7% market share gain from 2017). The technology innovator is followed by 11.0% and 8.0% market share ... Read more »

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Satellite-based broadband access delivered via SES-12 to bridge digital divide for far-flung locations across the 17,000-island archipelago


LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday 24 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Communities in remote areas of Indonesia will soon be able to enjoy reliable broadband internet access delivered by Teleglobal enabled by SES Networks’ managed data services and the SES-12 satellite, SES announced today. Under a new agreement, Teleglobal and SES Networks will be partaking in the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology’s universal service obligation (USO) project via its USO agency Badan Aksesibilitas Telekomunikasi dan Informasi (BAKTI) to provide broadband internet access and mobile backhaul services to 150,000 sites in remote parts of the country.

The five-year agreement will see Teleglobal contract 1.3 GHz of capacity on SES-12, one of SES’ high throughput satellites (HTS) covering the Asia-Pacific ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Wednesday 17 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a study, recently published in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, in which researchers at Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Australia sought to measure cerebral oxygenation in a large cohort of healthy volunteers, using Masimo O3® Regional Oximetry, to establish a normal range of values and investigate the relationship between cerebral oxygenation and other physical and hemodynamic characteristics.1 O3 uses near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to monitor cerebral oxygenation in situations in which peripheral pulse oximetry alone may not be fully indicative of the oxygen in the brain.

Noting that “normative values for clinical devices are essential to allow for definition of abnormality during clinical use” and that available regional cerebral tissue oxygen saturation (SctO2) reference values have limitations, including not taking ... Read more »

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PMI’s vision of a smoke-free future is supported by its long-established policy to ensure its only goal is to switch adult smokers

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Wednesday 24 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today reaffirmed its vision for the future: To achieve a smoke-free world; that is, one without cigarettes. For the hundreds of millions of men and women globally who will otherwise continue to smoke, PMI’s goal is to switch them to nicotine-containing products that are scientifically substantiated as better choices than continuing to smoke. Our strong belief—if you don’t smoke, don’t start—begins with a continued and robust focus on preventing youth from beginning to smoke or use nicotine products.

“Given the rapid pace of innovation in the tobacco products space, we are emphatic that youth should not use any tobacco- or nicotine-containing product. Nicotine is ... Read more »

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Eligible Organizations Should Apply by 31 May 2019

NEW YORK-Wednesday 24 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group launched the call for applications of the sixth edition of the Intercultural Innovation Award. Grassroots initiatives that encourage intercultural understanding through innovative methods, with the aim of alleviating identity-based conflicts around the world, are encouraged to apply online at interculturalinnovation.org. This year, the deadline for applications is 31 May, at 5:00 PM EDT.

Following a competitive process, ten organizations will be selected to receive the Intercultural Innovation Award. Based on their needs, recipients will receive a monetary grant to help their projects expand and replicate (total funding available in 2019: USD 100,500). They will also benefit from a one-year mentoring program, which will include capacity-building training in a multitude of a ... Read more »

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NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.-Thursday 18 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, in association with Brightline™ Initiative explores how organizations can change their way of working to improve strategy execution. The report titled “Testing Organizational Boundaries to Improve Strategy Execution” is the result of 1,636 executives surveyed worldwide on their strategy implementation capabilities.

The report sheds light on “strategy implementation leaders” that can quickly adapt to meet new or unexpected market, competitor, or customer needs. Organizations that are implementation leaders are much more successful and achieve 80% or more of their strategic goals. One in five organizations are classified as being implementation leaders. Most organizations are implementation “laggards” that miss their strategic targets year after year and as a result, their financial situat ... Read more »

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A solution to all your stressing car break-downs

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 23 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

Dial-A-Battery (DAB), a 24x7 road assistance has been providing car battery replacement, flat tire change and fuel delivery services in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah since 2011. Saving customers the hassle and the stress; DAB technicians are equipped to bring automotive solutions to the doorstep.

When going about your everyday routine, a car break-down can be very stressful as battery failure or a flat tire, are situations that a motorist is usually unprepared for. In such circumstances, a swift and professional assistance is necessary and much appreciated. Dial-A-Battery is just a call away, available round t ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Thursday 18 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New York hedge fund, Kingstown Capital Management L.P, and other plaintiffs filed a lawsuit on 10 April 2019 in the Southern District of New York against Radovan Vitek, a Czech real estate mogul with business interests throughout Europe, whose fortune Forbes magazine estimates at $3.5 billion. Represented by litigation powerhouse Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, the hedge fund Kingstown Capital Management L.P and Czech investment firm Investhold Ltd allege that Vitek ran an elaborate criminal enterprise that defrauded the plaintiffs out of more than US $1 billion.

According to the complaint, Berlin’s largest commercial real estate landlord, Vitek engaged in racketeering activity including wire fraud, mail fraud, money laundering, and other crimes and amassed his wealth at the expense of the plaintiffs, according to the complaint. His commercial interests span multiple jurisdictions including the Czech ... Read more »

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Donating a unit of blood can help save at least three lives 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 23 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah (EHJ), an Emirates Healthcare Company and an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system, in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is encouraging citizens of the UAE to begin Ramadan on a positive note by participating in a blood donation drive. The drive will be held on April 24 at the EHJ facility, from 9am to 2pm and is expected to draw over 150 participants. 

“Ramadan is a month of giving, and the drive is an ideal initiative to help those in need. We would therefore encourage all citizens of the UAE to celebrate the spirit of the holy month and be a part of this effort to help make a difference,” said, Dr Maan Jamal, Medical Director of Emirates Hospital – Jumeirah.

Donating blood helps keep the donor’ ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE -Tuesday 23 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 16 April 2019 on the results of the Post-Closing Acceptance Period in relation to the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the Offer).

Thales and Gemalto jointly announce today that, at their request, Euronext has confirmed that the ordinary shares in the capital of Gemalto will be delisted from Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Paris effective on 29 May 2019.

The last day that Gemalto shares can be traded on Euronext will therefore be 28 May 2019.

... Read more »

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Foundational blockchain platform from Turing Award winner, Silvio Micali, opens with several hundred active users

BOSTON-Wednesday 17 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Algorand, an open-source software and blockchain technology company, announced today the opening of its TestNet to the public at large. After a successful private TestNet period with several hundred participants, the company is now inviting all businesses, developers and users to engage with TestNet and provide feedback on the quality, function, and overall experience of the TestNet protocol.

Backed by an initial $66 million in invested capital from a distributed group of global investors, the Algorand protocol was designed by MIT professor, cryptography pioneer, and winner of the prestigious Turing Award, Silvio Micali. As a decentralized, public and permissionless platform that supports the scale, open participation and transaction finality for billions of users, Algorand will enabl ... Read more »

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