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 ‘Gen 3.0’ platform to expand on the collaboration with strategic border customers in the Asia Pacific region

SINGAPORE-Wednesday 25 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on its recently renewed business in the region, IDEMIA is expanding its investment in its people in Canberra and Sydney.

The growing organization is driven by the adaptation of the Gen 3.0 Border & Airport platform for the local market with a portfolio of solutions for a seamless traveller experience across the whole Border and Airport process.

The teams are placed as close as possible to customer operations to foster innovation and incubate new concepts, whilst being part of IDEMIA’s global innovation community and benefiting from its worldwide and multi-sectorial research and development capacity.

This leading edge passenger facilitation capability was refined and productised for scalability through IDEMIA’s work with the ... Read more »

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United Pension Trustees Bags 2 more awards, namely: Best Pension Trustee and Most Innovative Pension Fund Company in Ghana for the year 2019

LONDON-Wednesday 25 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Brands Magazine (GBM) is one of the worlds most admired brand publications, research and review company devoted to news and opinions on brands that are shaping the future of their industry. The UK based magazine provides its readers with the latest news and information on 'best-in-class' brands across the globe. Each year, GBM develops a series of awards both individuals and companies that have stood out among their peers, demonstrating exceptional service and unique vision.

United Pension Trustees won the awards for setting the bar to the Pension Funds Industry while Mr. Seth Ansah Obiri was awarded for his never-ending zeal to scale newer heights and also simplify the customer experience and empower them with the best investment ideas an ... Read more »

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 Customers innovate using cloud computing technologies and ecosystem support to address operational pain points

 

HANGZHOU, China -Wednesday 25 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, today showcased the success of its customers who have made use of Alibaba Cloud’s technologies to ramp up innovation. A range of customers from various industries, which have benefited from Alibaba Cloud’s technology and the interconnectivity with the other business units of the Alibaba Group, gathered at the China Gateway Summit during the Apsara conference to share their journey to success.

By partnering with Alibaba Cloud, customers including Canon, Refinitiv and The Trade Desk, are able to access proven technologies such as data analytics, networking and artificial intelligence to develop innovative solutions that meet their industry demands in China. These ultimately become ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Wednesday 25 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced that Sam Myers, Jr., has been named President of Direct Impact (DI), the nation's leading grassroots campaign firm and member of BCW Group. Myers is based in Washington, D.C., and is charged with building DI’s industry-leading work in developing local market campaigns that drive communities to take action around various public affairs, public education and corporate reputation issues.

“I am thrilled that Sam will be leading DI,” said Chris Foster, President of BCW North America. “His more than two decades of political campaign experience and having served at the highest levels of government will be invaluable to clients that are navigating increasingly complex communications and legislative environments.”

Myers has served in two presidential administrations and worked on ... Read more »

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DENVER & LONDON-Tuesday 24 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sibos Conference – Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announced availability of its real-time cross-border platform to accelerate international consumer, consumer-to-business and business-to-consumer payments to eligible accounts, cards and digital wallets. The announcement marks an expansion of Western Union’s unique ability to leverage its core assets – including global settlement capabilities, network, compliance and technology systems – to enable international cross-border payments in minutes across multiple currencies.

Globally recognized for daily cross-currency management and settlement via its vast retail network across 20,000 corridors or pairs of countries for consumers in local currency, the company’s expanded money in minutes platform will now power next-generation cross-border payment experien ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 24 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

This year’s The Maritime Standard Awards will have top impressionist, comedian, actor, presenter and astronomy enthusiast, Jon Culshaw, as Master of Ceremonies. The Awards, which take place at Atlantis The Palm, Dubai on Monday October 21st, have established a global reputation as one of the most prestigious and glittering occasions in maritime industry calendar.

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New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results of a Phase 2 Trial Evaluating Takeda’s TAK-620 (Maribavir) as a Potential Treatment of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection

– From the results of a Phase 2 study, maribavir, an investigational agent that targets a specific CMV protein, may result in the clearance of CMV infections, a condition with potentially fatal complications in transplant patients

– Two global Phase 3 trials for maribavir are currently enrolling patients

OSAKA, Japan-Tuesday 24 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ] ... Read more »

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Ministry of Justice expands operation to departure procedures for foreign travelers to realize fast yet strict immigration control


OSAKA, Japan.-Friday 20 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced that it will be providing additional automated facial recognition gates for use at an expanded number of airports in Japan and also for newly expanded use in departure procedures for foreign travelers. The additional order will bring the total number of automated gates to 203 units across the country (123 units to be used for foreign nationals).

[Video] Automated Facial Recognition Gates for Passport Control at Airports in Japan
https://channel.panasonic.com/contents/27078/

In October 2017, Panasonic's automated facial recognition gates were first chosen by the Immigration Services Agency of the Ministry of Justice, and 137 units have since been put into operation at five major airports in Japan (Tokyo H ... Read more »

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LONDON -Tuesday 24 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AM Best executives will conduct a Finance Workshop to examine Africa’s insurance markets, exploring key considerations for insurers navigating the sector, and discussing the segment’s relative strengths and foreign influences. The Finance Workshop is organised in partnership with the African Insurance Organisation (AIO) and will be held as a parallel session at the 24th African Reinsurance Forum, which will take place 29 September to 1 October 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia.

Tim Prince, director of analytics, Jessica Botelho-Young, senior financial analyst, and Dr. Edem Kuenyehia, director, market development and communications, will lead the workshop on Monday, 30 September, at 2 pm (CEST).

Africa’s reinsurance industry has witnessed steady growth in the last decade. Still, AM Best views market conditions for reinsurers as challenging, with volatile operating environments and elevat ... Read more »

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Strategic Partnership Will Invest in Female Entrepreneurship Around the World

DALLAS -Tuesday 24 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Mary Kay Inc., a leading advocate of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, announced the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator, a multi-partner initiative designed to inspire, educate, and empower women entrepreneurs around the world. With no qualifying barriers to participate, the ground-breaking initiative is a strategic collaboration developed in consultation with six United Nations agencies: UN Women, United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Trade Centre (ITC), UN Global Compact (UNGC), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The Accelerator will offer a guided digital curriculum supplemented by on-the-ground training and mentorship. In addition, it will serve as an advocacy platform to eliminate entrepreneurial roadbl ... Read more »

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TS4-A-2F (Fire Safety) is the TS4 Platform’s newest advanced rapid shutdown solution for two modules up to 1000W and standard configuration of 1500V

LOS GATOS, Calif.-Tuesday 24 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tigo®, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE & TS4 Platform, today announced its new TS4-A-2F (Fire Safety), the advanced retrofit/add-on rapid shutdown solution for two modules that provides smart PV module functionality. The TS4-A-2F is the newest, most partner adopted, and most cost-effective addition to Tigo’s advanced generation of flexible module-level power electronics in the TS4 Platform.  

The UL-certified TS4-A-2F complies with NEC 2017 690.12 Rapid Shutdown specifications when installed with Tigo’s UL-certified RSS Transmitter or an inverter with Tigo's built-in RSS Transmitter. The unit’s powerline communication can be easily verified with Tigo’s RSS Signal Detector. System owners c ... Read more »

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