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5G Innovation Front and Centre Stage; Digital Leaders Convene in Shanghai to Discuss the Digital Future; 4YFN Shanghai Awards 2019 Winner Announced as RefundMe 

HONG KONG -Tuesday 2 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today reported that more than 75,000 unique visitors1 from over 100 countries and territories attended MWC19 Shanghai, held 26-28 June in Shanghai. This included 7,000 consumers who attended the Global 5G Immersion Experience Exhibition organised by China Mobile Migu. The three-day event attracted executives from the largest and most influential organisations from across the mobile ecosystem, as well as companies from a wide range of vertical industry sectors. Covering seven halls, MWC19 Shanghai hosted around 500 exhibitors, with almost half coming from outside of China. The conference programme attracted over 4,000 attendees, with more than 55 per cent of delegates holding senior-level positions, including more than 350 CEOs. More ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO -Friday 28 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announced today one of the premier accounting firms in Kuwait will debut the Andersen name there, furthering the presence of Andersen Global in the Middle East. Causeway Company For Financial Management Consulting W.L.L. in Kuwait will now become Andersen Tax in Kuwait.

The firm joined Andersen Global as a collaborating firm last year and will now become a full member firm of the international association. Andersen Tax in Kuwait will continue providing accounting and corporate secretarial services to individuals and corporations in a wide range of industries.

“We have a shared dedication toward meeting the needs of our clients, and since becoming a collaborating firm, we gained an appreciation for the way the professionals at the member and collaborating firms of Andersen Global are growing together as an organization. We understand the impact of working with like-minded ... Read more »

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Leyard EMEA headquarters and showroom in Reutlingen, Germany and new showrooms in Dubai and Moscow provide enhanced customer engagement

REUTLINGEN, Germany -Tuesday 2 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, announced it relocated its EMEA headquarters and showroom to Reutlingen, Germany, formerly eyevis’ headquarters, and opened new showrooms in Dubai and Moscow.

“The Leyard EMEA headquarters and showroom benefits from Reutlingen as a leading economic region not only in Germany but also Europe, and coincides with the full integration of eyevis and Teracue into our brand companies, which includes Planar,” said Thorsten Lipp, chief operating officer and acting CEO, Leyard EMEA. “Our combined expertise in manufacturing, marketing, sales and customer service allows us to innovate and deliver solutions that meet the diverse and growing needs of any European customer.”

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 2 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the conclusion of the International Security Alliance’s First Joint Exercise (ISALEX19) hosted by the UAE Ministry of Interior (MoI). Fifty representatives from law enforcement agencies from the International Security Alliance (ISA) countries are participating in the exercise.

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif was briefed by heads of participating tactical ... Read more »

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SEOUL, South Korea-Tuesday 2 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB’s YuMi, the world’s first truly collaborative dual arm robot, waving the checkered flags to unveil the Gen2 car at a media conference in Seoul, which will host its first ABB FIA Formula E Championship Seoul E-Prix in 2020. About 10 million people live in the capital in South Korea, which has ambitious renewal energy initiatives, the world’s first 5G service and is ranked no. 1 in the 2018 Automation Readiness Index. Sweeseng Lee, President, ABB South Korea, explained that ABB is the proud title sponsor of the Championship since 2018, to create a future of sustainable transportation, reducing global emissions and increase public awareness about how e-mobility and digitalization are helping to improve quality of life in cities. Alejandro Agag, Founder and CEO, Formula E; Alberto Longo, Deputy CEO and Chief Championship Officer, Formula E and Hee-Beom Lee, President, 2020 Seoul E-Prix ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Sunday 30 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

In conjunction with the convening of the preparatory conference for the UN 2019 Climate Summit (COP 25) in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy announced that the net CO2 emissions of Dubai have decreased by 19% compared to the business as usual (BAU) scenario and 10% below the Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 target to reduce carbon emissions by 16% by 2021.

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has been monitoring Dubai’s carbon emission since 2011 through the United Nations’ MRV methodology (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification). This detailed data-centric platform has allowed Dubai decision makers to streamline their strategy and was pivotal to other initiatives and projects such as the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the Green Fund, the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO), Shams Dubai and Electric Vehicles initiatives.

Data for the past few years ha ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Friday 28 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) and Team8, a leading cybersecurity think tank and company creation platform, announced today that they have formed a joint venture to establish a global standard for evaluating and assessing cyber risk for enterprises.

The joint venture will build on Moody’s experience in developing methodologies and global standards to measure risk, together with Team8’s expertise in cybersecurity technologies, unique access to cyber talent and distinctive understanding of the global cyber threat landscape. This combined expertise will focus on the development of innovative methods and technologies that effectively measure and analyze cyber risks facing global corporations.

This will include serving the needs of Boards of Directors, Audit Committees, Chief Executives, Risk and Security Officers for objective cyber risk assessment to better understand companies&rsqu ... Read more »

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GREENWICH, Conn.-Tuesday 2 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IEX: IBKR) will award up to $1,000 of commission credits to one million new customers for use in their IBKR brokerage accounts. Participants in this promotion can receive these credits by converting their winnings on bets made on IBKR’s Simulated Sports Betting Exchange.

The Exchange is located at sports.ibkr.com or via mobile software application “IBKR Sports”. It operates as a simulated peer-to-peer market where participants can buy, sell and trade bets on real sporting events including tennis, soccer, baseball and later, other sports.

“We expect this promotion to attract customers who may be new to the Interactive Brokers platform, and who are more familiar with spectator sports than they are with the financial markets,” said Thomas Peterffy, Chairman of Interactive Brokers.

“Our intention is to teach people ab ... Read more »

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First offshore project in Kuwait since the early 1980s

KUWAIT CITY -Tuesday 2 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) and Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) today announced the companies have signed an Integrated Offshore Drilling Services contract for six high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) exploration wells on two jack-up rigs in the Arabian Gulf. Through Halliburton Project Management, the Company will provide and manage drilling, fluids, wireline and perforating, well testing, coring, cementi ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 2 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) extended the deadline to enter the second Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to 1 September 2019. Applicants participating in the award will compete to win prizes totalling USD 1 million.

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai launched the award to encourage research centres, individuals, and innovators to find sustainable and innovative solar powered solutions for the scarcity of potable water. Suqia, under the umbrella of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), is supervising the award, which has three main categories: Innovative Projects, Innovative Research & Development, and Innovative Individual.

“This global award affirms the UAE's commitment to innovation and sustainability, and the search for sustainable solutions for the scarcity of ... Read more »

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