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CULVER CITY, Calif.-Thursday 19 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios announced today that its series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic fantasy novels The Lord of the Rings will shoot in New Zealand. Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.

“As we searched for the location in which we could bring to life the primordial beauty of the Second Age of Middle-earth, we knew we needed to find somewhere majestic, with pristine coasts, forests, and mountains, that also is a home to world-class sets, studios, and highly skilled and experienced craftspeople and other staff. And we’re happy that we are now able to officially confirm New Zealand as our home for our series based on stories from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings,” said showrunners and executive producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. “We are grateful to the people and t ... Read more »

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Commits to net zero carbon by 2040 and 100% renewable energy by 2030

Orders 100,000 fully-electric delivery vehicles, the largest order ever for electric delivery vehicles

Invests $100 million in reforestation projects around the world to begin removing carbon from the atmosphere now

Launches new sustainability website to report progress on commitments

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Thursday 19 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Global Optimism announced The Climate Pledge, a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. Amazon today becomes the first signatory of this pledge. The Climate Pledge calls on signatories to be net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Accord’s goal of 2050.

Companies that sign The Climate Pledge agree to:

Measure and report greenhouse gas emissions on a regular basis;
Implement decarbonization strategies in ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Monday 23 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

S Series Mice by BenQ Zowie is the latest professional FPS Esports mice with symmetrical right-handed design. The premium lightweight mice are developed especially for palm and claw grip, becoming favourite of all the Esport lovers in the Middle East. The mice are designed to have a shorter overall length allowing users to wrap around and hold the mouse comfortably. There is enough space between the palm and back edge of the mouse so users can move freely during vertical movements while still being able to rest their palm on the back of the mouse. S Series is equipped with 3,360 sensor and comes in two different sizes, S1 (medium) and S2 (small).

BenQ has designed the mouse based on comfort but added a focus on movement by introducing certain key design elements. The S Series standard edition uses Zowie's consistent black coating to offer gamers a different grip feeling. The mouse provides full c ... Read more »

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Milestone team joins Andersen Tax in the UK

SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 20 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues its expansion in the UK as Miles Dean, Zoe Wyatt and their team join the Andersen Tax LLP team in the UK. This addition brings further depth to the group in London and enhances the team’s ability to work with clients holistically and provide best-in-class, seamless service. Andersen Global has a presence in five locations in the UK through its member and collaborating firms.

Miles and Zoe previously worked at Milestone which was founded by Miles Dean in 2008, with Zoe Wyatt joining as a partner in 2015. As part of Andersen Tax LLP, these partners will continue to provide a broad range of international tax services to corporations and private clients, investment funds and real estate investors and developers. Milestone signed a collaboration agreement with Andersen Global in 2018 and the positive impact of this rel ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Monday 23 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that in a study published in Injury, researchers used Masimo SpHb® – noninvasive, continuous hemoglobin monitoring – to investigate possible delays in the detection of perioperative anemia assessed using invasive, intermittent laboratory hemoglobin values in elderly patients undergoing hip fracture surgery.1 In addition, they investigated associations between a) this delay and cumulative perioperative time with anemia, monitored using SpHb, and b) patient outcomes (postoperative delirium and mortality or severe complications).

Dr. Christopher G. Clemmesen and colleagues at Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark sought to investigate the impact of anemia during surgery on patient outcomes – and whether noninvasive hemoglobin monitoring using Masimo SpHb might provide an earlier indication of perioperative anemia, as well as mo ... Read more »

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M300 Series Combines Thermal and High-Definition Visible Imaging to Offer Professional Mariners, First Responders, and Recreational Boaters Increased Situational Awareness and Safer Navigation

ARLINGTON, Va.-Monday 23 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the FLIR M300 Series, a new generation of maritime thermal cameras delivering advanced awareness-enhancing technologies, safer navigation, and seamless integration with onboard boat systems. FLIR M300 Series cameras are designed for the most demanding professional mariners and first responders who operate in the harshest marine environments.

The successor to FLIR’s industry-leading M-Series of maritime cameras, the next generation M300 Series consists of five models featuring rugged and robust new pan and tilt housings – four models with the FLIR Boson™ resolution thermal camera cores, plus a visible-only, high-definition (HD) model. The ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France & OSLO, Norway -Thursday 19 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity and one of the world’s largest biometric payment card manufacturers, and Zwipe, a leading biometric technology company, have signed an exclusive partnership and distribution agreement that sees the two companies co-investing in the development of a disruptive biometric payment card platform. The companies’ shared vision is to enable mass volume market take-off and long-term growth for biometric payment cards, by bringing to market a technology platform that will significantly reduce the complexity and cost of the design and production process for biometric payment cards, enabling an accelerated path to mass volumes which will ultimately benefit the issuers and users of cards.

This result is achieved by drastically reducing the number of components, integrating in a single chip the functions that previously requ ... Read more »

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