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HAMILTON, Bermuda -Friday 6 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the devastating impact of Hurricane Dorian on The Bahamas, Bacardi Limited and the Bacardí family commit to donating $1 Million in cash and other assistance to the disaster relief and recovery efforts.

Bacardi will collaborate with non-profit partners and the Bahamian government to ensure that this cash donation provides immediate and long-term assistance to local relief agencies in their efforts to support the islands and communities that need it most. The company has also organized an employee drive to collect much needed items for those in need in the wake of Hurricane Dorian as well as communicated a website to provide cash donations to a global humanitarian partner.

Bacardi has a long relationship with The Bahamas which became its adopted home in the early 1960s when the company moved there after the revolutionary government forces in Cuba illegally confiscated all asse ... Read more »

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 Industry Leader Expands Growing Global IoT Business; Provides Channel Partners Worldwide Access to Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Portfolio

IRVINE, Calif.-Friday 6 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on the success of its global IoT (internet of things) business, Ingram Micro Inc. today announced it has been authorized globally to market, sell and support the Microsoft HoloLens 2. The win is a direct result of Ingram Micro’s global and expanding focus on Advanced Solutions and IoT, as well as emerging, complementary technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data and most recently mixed reality.

“It’s an exciting time of innovation, collaboration and change across the IT industry – especially when it comes to IoT and immersive technologies where the business applications are growing exponentially,” says Mike Zilis, executive vice president and group president, Ingram Micro. “We&rsqu ... Read more »

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TAMPERE, Finland-Friday 6 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The City of Tampere’s newest district is being constructed over the railway tracks in Tampere city centre. The main landmark for the Tampere Deck district, the Tampere Deck Arena will be Finland’s biggest sports and event venue. The foundations for the building were laid on 5 September, and the Arena is set for completion by the end of 2021.

Designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, the Tampere Deck will bring together both eastern and western city districts on both sides of the railway tracks. Joining the old city districts, the Deck will be a completely new kind of living, breathing and inspiring environment. It will comprise residential services, business and trade premises, a hotel and an event venue. The railway line will serve to bring event guests into central Tampere even from more distant locations. The entire district in set for completion in 2025.

Architect Daniel L ... Read more »

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 And for a limited time only, popular items using fish sent directly from the Toyosu Market are now available at the jointly-managed food stands.


TOKYO -Friday 6 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Art collective teamLab’s “museum where you move through water” in Toyosu, Tokyo, teamLab Planets TOKYO (hereafter, teamLab Planets) will change into an autumnal space for a limited time, starting on September 1. Experience an artwork space where autumn leaves and chrysanthemums spread out before you, but only until November 30.

The change to an autumnal space takes place in a massive interactive work entitled Drawing on the Water Surface Created by the Dance of Koi and People - Infinity, where visitors to the museum can walk barefoot through water. This work changes throughout the year, with flowers that bloom and change with the seasons in real time. During this three-month period only, the koi that swim ac ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Friday 6 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that Linda S. Huber, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will speak at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference at the Hilton Hotel Midtown in New York on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 07:30 AM EST.

The live audio webcast of the presentation will be available via the events and presentations section of MSCI’s Investor Relations homepage, A replay of the presentation will be available on the same site for a period of 60 days commencing within 24 hours of such presentation.

About MSCI Inc.

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 45 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisi ... Read more »

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CINCINNATI -Friday 6 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Six-Part Docuseries Draws Attention to Critical World Issues With Activists Including Hugh Jackman, Pharrell Williams, Common, Usher, Rachel Brosnahan, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Darren Criss, Uzo Aduba, Becky G and Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Series Premieres in the U.S. September 5 at 10/9c on National Geographic

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Procter & Gamble and National Geographic’s six-part docuseries ACTIVATE, co-produced by Global Citizen and RadicalMedia, premieres tonight, Thursday, September 5, in the U.S. on National Geographic. Each episode of the six-part series delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of poverty, including sustainable sourcing, criminalization of poverty, disaster relief, girls’ education, plastic waste and the global water crisis. The P&G ACTIVATE overview video can be viewed here.

The hour-long episodes begin tonight and will air weekly through Oct ... Read more »

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LONDON -Friday 6 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The IBC2019 Best Technical Paper award will be presented to Sebastian Schwarz and Mika Pesonen of Nokia Technologies and Jani Nurminen, co-founder of Innogiant. Their paper, Real-time decoding and AR playback of the emerging MPEG video-based point cloud compression standard, is a comprehensive and concise look at the prospects for delivering immersive experiences to mobile devices, using the currently available hardware.

Reflecting the rapidly growing interest in augmented and virtual reality experiences, the authors are part of a research team working on new standards and their implementation. MPEG (ISO/IEC SC29 WG11) has developed an ambitious programme for the compression and transmission of time-varying, three dimensional objects using a technique known as point-cloud coding. Once decoded, these objects can be easily incorporated into VR or AR productions. The proposed technique is known as V-PCC, f ... Read more »

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