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‘Can a Tobacco Company Be Sustainable?’ Philip Morris International Says ‘Absolutely,’ and Outlines Clear Progress Toward a Sustainable, Smoke-Free Future


LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Wednesday 15 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today published its fourth Sustainability Report, detailing its progre ... Read more »

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The girl was delivered during the patient’s first IVF attempt

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Doctors at Eve Fertility Center, One of NMC Healthcare Centers in Sharjah, successfully delivered their first baby girl since the clinic’s opening in February earlier this year.  Battling infertility for three years, a twenty-six year old resident of Ras-Al-Khaimah, (name withheld on request), was unable to conceive naturally due to male infertility factors. After several failed attempts and almost loosing hope on the thought of having a family of her own, the patient approached IVF specialists at Eve Fertility Center who through their expertise helped her overcome the battle with infertility.

Under the consultation of Dr. Ahmed Elbohoty, medical director of EVE fertility center, the patient underwent the recommended fertility treatment and was blessed with a baby girl. With over 15 years of clinical experience, Dr. E ... Read more »

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Highly multiplexed test offers workflow advantages to support the Flu season surge

SYDNEY-Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. today announced the clearance of the PlexPCR® RespiVirus* test from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). The test utilises market-leading PlexPCR® technology to detect 11 viral respiratory-illness causing pathogens and allows laboratories to process more samples in an 8-hour shift compared to standard in-house test methods. The respiratory virus test includes automated reporting software to further improve laboratory productivity and speed up result reporting processes.

 “We are so pleased to be in a position to support Australian laboratories for what is already proving to be a very busy flu season,” said Colin Denver, SpeeDx CEO. “The workflow advantages afforded by PlexPCR® RespiVirus means more patient results can be reported over the course of ... Read more »

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 Aerospace Component Production Facility is Open for Business


HOLLYWOOD, Fla.-Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sintavia, LLC, the leading Tier One metal additive manufacturer for the Aerospace & Defense industry, has officially opened the doors to its new 55,000 square foot advanced manufacturing facility, located in Hollywood, Florida. The new plant, which also serves as the company’s headquarters, celebrated its grand opening on May 9th at an event with over 150 customers, industry partners, and government officials.

 “This new facility is the first of its kind in North America to offer large-scale AM production coupled with a robust aerospace quality management system,” said Brian Neff, Sintavia’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “As we grow, it will serve as a template for future vertically-aligned advanced manufacturing facilities around the U.S. and the world.”

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Takeda to Highlight New Research into the Long-term Complications of Chronic Hypoparathyroidism at the European Congress of Endocrinology 2019 Annual Meeting

– Seven presentations will be shared, including new data on the risks of long-term cardiovascular, renal and infection complications, underlining Takeda’s commitment to further understanding of this rare disease

OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday 15 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( ... Read more »

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 Cost-Effective Industrial IoT Device Protects Billions in Global Multi-Modal Shipments


ALEXANDRIA, Va.-Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Savi®, an innovator in big data/machine learning analytic solutions, supply chain management software and sensor technology, today announced the newest addition to its current suite of sensors. Savi Locate™ for global multi-modal shipments is the first sensor built to operate on all available 4G, 3G and 2G cellular networks to ensure shippers have live, streaming visibility to goods in-transit worldwide. When coupled with Savi Visibility™ software, shippers will have up-to-the-minute data needed to mitigate the risk and cost of delayed or lost shipments.

The most significant visibility gaps in global multi-modal shipping happen when a shipment is transferred from land-to-sea or sea-to-land. Traditional Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) carrier messages provide delayed ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif-Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marking the initial closing of its Series C funding round, CYNORA today announced that it has secured US$25M in financing from investors in Asia, Europe and the US. Germany-based CYNORA is an emerging materials leader with a novel technology to produce ultra-high-efficiency emitter systems required for next-generation Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) displays. The company has raised US$80M since its inception in 2008. Final closing of the C round with an additional investment is expected shortly.

In a related move, CYNORA appointed Adam Kablanian as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Kablanian joins the company as part of the C round. He succeeds Gildas Sorin who led the company through R&D and early customer engagements. Sorin will remain at CYNORA during the transition. Kablanian previously led several Silicon Valley-based public and privately-held companies, bringing complex technologies to ma ... Read more »

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In Europe’s first such demo, an 8K signal is directly broadcast to a flat screen TV without any separate external receiver or decoder

LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The SES annual Industry Days event kicks off today with the world leading satellite operator announcing that an 8K demo signal is broadcast directly to a flat screen TV with a built-in satellite receiver.

The 8K content broadcast via ASTRA 28.2 degrees East orbital slot is unveiled at the invite-only two-day event that is held in Luxembourg, with Spin Digital providing the expertise to encode high quality 8K signals, SES the bandwidth to broadcast the signal, and Samsung the 8K flat screen TV to receive and decode the broadcast signal directly.

The 8K content, with 7680x4320 pixels at 50 frames/s, is encoded by Spin Digital using its HEVC encoder at a bit rate of 70 Mbps for broadcast-grade quality, while the transmission is carried out by SES on a s ... Read more »

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HOUSTON-Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced today it is lifting the force majeure declared on its polymers, compounds and fibers, as well as hexamethylene diamine, or HMD, effective immediately.

Ascend continues to invest in capacity and is on track to complete its previously announced capacity expansion efforts by the end of the year.

About Ascend Performance Materials

Ascend Performance Materials is a global premium provider of high-quality plastics, fibers and chemicals and is the world’s largest integrated producer of PA66 resin. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Ascend has nine global locations, including five fully-integrated manufacturing facilities located in the southeastern United States and an engineering plastics compounding facility in Europe, all dedicated to the innovation and safe production of nylon 6, ... Read more »

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Projects are brought together by IBC and TM Forum collaboration.

Three unique Catalyst projects include participants from Al Jazeera, Associated Press, BBC R&D, RTÉ and more to exploit 5G, AI, and data management to solve business and technology challenges and improve customer experience


PARSIPPANY, N.J. -Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, and IBC, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, unveiled the details of three joint proof-of-concept Catalyst projects to be demonstrated at Digital Transformation World in Nice, France, May 14-16, 2019.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

Catalysts are proof-of-concept projects developed collaboratively. These projects bring together companies large and smal ... Read more »

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BUCHAREST, Romania & LONDON-Tuesday 14 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Superbet (the "Company"), the largest omni-channel sports betting and gaming operator in Romania, and Blackstone (NYSE: BX) announce a €175m strategic minority equity investment in Superbet by funds managed or advised by Blackstone's Tactical Opportunities business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Sacha Dragic, founder and Group CEO of Superbet, said, "We look forward to our strategic partnership with the Blackstone team. Blackstone's equity investment and extensive experience will help us maintain and grow our market-leading position in Romania and pursue expansion opportunities in Central Eastern Europe and globally."

Andrea Valeri, senior managing director of Blackstone, said, "We look forward to working with Sacha Dragic and the excellent management team he has assembled. The Company's continued investment in world-cl ... Read more »

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