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Philip Morris International Makes a Bold Call to the Public Health Community: People Who Smoke and Do Not Quit Deserve Access to Less Harmful Smoke-Free Alternatives

NEUCHÂTEL, Switzerland-Tuesday 28 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International (PMI) is marking World No Tobacco Day by publishing a call to the global regulatory and public health community to leave aside ideological differences and instead leverage technology, science and innovation to more rapidly improve public health.

World No Tobacco Day is meant to improve public health by addressing the serious issues related to smoking and tobacco use. It is clear, however, that despite the well-known health risks associated with smoking, many people continue to smoke and will do so in the near future. The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that there will be more than 1 billion people who smoke in 2025, about the same number as today. While the best choice would be to qui ... Read more »

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 One of the 10 conditions for parents to seek medical attention, constipation among children is rising and is particularly affecting their self esteem

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 28 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Reem visited Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah (EHJ) – an Emirates Healthcare company and an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system after her 4-year-old son, Rayan complained of what she believed was diarrhoea. She sought medical attention after she realised something was wrong especially because Rayan was periodically releasing small quantities of loose stools.

On evaluation by Dr Sripradha Sudarsanam, a Specialist Paediatrician at EHJ, Rayan was diagnosed with chronic constipation.

“Many children who suffer from chronic constipation experience leaking of soft stools in their underwear which poses a big problem in their social and emotional dimensions. Because of the uncon ... Read more »

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Brand-new Exhibition Brings Business Opportunities for the Technology Ecosystem

TAIPEI-Tuesday 28 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- COMPUTEX 2019 officially kicks off on Tuesday with focuses on AI & IoT, 5G, Blockchain, Innovations & Startups, and Gaming & XR. A total of 1,685 exhibitors will showcase their technologies in 5,508 booths, which is a near 10% growth from last year. The keynote speakers reflect this emphasis as AMD, Intel, and Microsoft are getting ready to give talks at COMPUTEX.

Exciting Lineup of Keynote Speeches; Technology Giants Gather at the Forum to Share Insights

For the first time, a CEO Keynote is incorporated in the international press conference where AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su addresses how the next-generation of computing will drive innovation. AMD will, at the same event, unveil details about upcoming products with its ecosystem partners in Taiwan. AMD will share with the audience how to build a ... Read more »

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 A healthy child was given birth to at the clinic’s Oman center


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 28 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Doctors at Fakih IVF Fertility Center in Oman delivered their first IVF baby girl earlier this year. This was followed by a string of successful pregnancies and deliveries. Fakih IVF is one of the leading Infertility, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Genetics and IVF centers in the GCC Region catered towards helping families battling infertility.

Dr. Walaa Zidan, specialist Obstetrics & Gynecology said, “We are absolutely delighted that the family chose to use our expertise and services for such an important decision in their lives. Although it was challenging for us, the team at Fakih put all their efforts and best resources into use in achieving this feat.”

Fakih IVF Fertility Centre in Oman opened its doors to the public during February last year. Their aim is to reach out to all families ba ... Read more »

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Patent Trial and Appeal Board Upholds Validity of Velodyne’s US Patent 7,969,558

SAN JOSE, Calif. -Tuesday 28 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne has won a patent challenge brought by competitor Quanergy. In making its ruling the US Patent Trial and Appeals Board on May 23, 2019 upheld the patentability of all claims in Velodyne’s pioneering ‘558 patent. The ‘558 patent relates to a lidar based 3D point cloud measuring system used for Autonomous Vehicles, ADAS, Robotic vision, and other diverse applications.

“Velodyne Lidar Inc. is the inventor of the surround view lidar and we were confident that our patent would be upheld,” said Marta Hall, President, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. “The ruling was not a surprise because real-time surround view lidar was invented by our Founder, David Hall, and the company holds a number of foundational patents relative to this technology. We are an invention-based company and w ... Read more »

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• Egon Zehnder makes long-term investment in SQN to bring a proprietary, AI-enabled culture change solution to its clients that allows them to unlock potential.

• The SQN Living Analytics™ platform, featuring the SQN Flow Operating System™, accurately measures the impact of culture on an organization’s bottom line. It is the first culture change platform and approach that consistently links to improved performance.

• SQN clients show 10 to 20 percent productivity improvements annually after 18 months, as well as large shifts in employees’ energy and purpose.


ZURICH-Tuesday 28 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership consulting firm, has formalized an agreement to purchase a minority stake in Zurich, Switzerland-based Sinequanon (SQN), a firm that uses AI and advanced analytics to improve workplace culture and performance. SQN is the first to have c ... Read more »

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 Ivorian TV viewers will be able to watch 60 digital TV channels via SES’s satellite at 22 degrees West


ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire & Luxembourg-Tuesday 28 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ivory Coast’s public broadcasting company, the Société Ivoirienne de Télédiffusion (SIDT), has selected SES as its digital partner in a major move to meet the country’s 2020 deadline for switching over from analogue to digital broadcasting. Under this multi-year agreement, 60 analogue turned digital channels will be broadcast with brighter, sharper picture and better sound, via the SES-4 satellite at 22 degrees West.

SES will be using the comprehensive coverage of SES-4 to ensure high service availability of bandwidth and to broadcast all channels via the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) infrastructure across Ivory Coast. These digital channels will then be available to all Ivorian television (TV) viewers who have a d ... Read more »

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