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DENVER -Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vendavo, the market leader in commercial excellence solutions, announced today it has entered into a comprehensive settlement agreement with Price f(x) corporation to resolve all lawsuits regarding the US Patent Nos. 8,396,814; 7,640,198; 7,308,421; 8,412,598; 7,912,792.

The settlement agreement resolves and ends all lawsuits and invalidation proceedings initiated by Vendavo Inc. against Price f(x) and resolves all counterclaims by Price f(x). These lawsuits concerned the patent infringement of its intellectual property, the misappropriation of Vendavo trade secrets, and unfair competition against Vendavo by Price f(x), as first announced on December 6, 2017.

Vendavo believes that settling the case at this time is in the best interests of all parties, and that as a result of this settlement, Vendavo customers, employees and shareholders are firmly protected.

“As the market leade ... Read more »

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HOUSTON-Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aggreko plc, the global leader in rental power, heating and cooling, has been recognized by Texas Oil & Gas Awards with its award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship for the company’s custom Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions control technology that helps reduce NOx emissions on temporary large-scale natural gas power plants.

Launched in 2012, the Texas Oil & Gas Awards showcases the great gains being made by upstream, midstream and downstream companies in key areas of corporate social responsibility, the environment, and health and safety. The awards enable companies to celebrate their achievement and demonstrate their commitment to these critical industry issues.

“We are gratified to be recognized with this prestigious award for the work we did for a new cryogenic gas processing facility in the Permian Basin of West Texas,” said Charles Royce, M ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Rapid changes in Dubai’s real estate industry is making it a preferred market for buyers. The emirate’s realty market is constantly maturing especially as it witnesses an increase in its population with each passing year. Seeing this rapid influx of people into the city attracts more investors, who are showing keen interest in purchasing properties to supplement this boost in rental demand.

Overtime, with an increase in demand to rent property, a steady hike in the sales demand is also predicted wherein tenants and buyers will look out for properties constructed in desirable locations which will also offer a wide range of amenities. To meet this demand, developers are also becoming increasingly innovative by offering lucrative incentives and flexible payment plans to potential buyers.

Kalpesh Kinariwala, Founder and Chairman of Pantheon Group, said: “Some perks that can be ... Read more »

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HANGZHOU, China-Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alibaba Group and SAP today announced that SAP S/4HANA® Cloud and SAP® Cloud Platform are now available on Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group in China. Chinese enterprises can now easily adopt SAP’s world-leading enterprise cloud solutions on the powerful Alibaba Cloud infrastructure. The strategic partnership between the two technology leaders provides seamless integration of world-class SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions.

Alibaba Group and SAP also announced that they will jointly design local solutions that meet the unique needs of Chinese enterprises to help accelerate their digital transformation, as well as co-innovate in the areas of Internet-of-Things, Artificial Intelligence and enterprise-level Big Data applications.

Stefan Wagner, Global Senior Vice President, SAP, said: "Through our close partnership with Alibaba, we are deploying ... Read more »

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HOUSTON -Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (“Schlumberger”) today announced the expiration of the previously announced cash tender offer by Schlumberger Holdings Corporation, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Schlumberger (“SHC”), for any and all of its outstanding (a) 3.000% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “2020 Notes”) and (b) 3.625% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Notes,” and together with the 2020 Notes, the “Notes”), on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated September 18, 2019 (the “Offer to Purchase”) and the related Notice of Guaranteed Delivery attached to the Offer to Purchase (the “Notice of Guaranteed Delivery ... Read more »

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Company Continues to Pioneer at the Forefront of Technology, Science and Consumer Centricity in Realizing a Smoke-Free Future

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today the latest addition to its smoke-free portfolio, IQOS 3 DUO. The continued development of technology exemplified by IQOS 3 DUO—driven by consumer insights and supported by scientific substantiation—represents PMI’s latest step in its journey to achieve a smoke-free future and to strengthen its position as a leader in the smoke-free products category. IQOS 3 DUO will be available in Japan this month and subsequently rolled out in most of the markets where IQOS is currently available by the end of 2019.

“The launch of IQOS 3 DUO affirms our commitment to constantly and continuously investing in the development and commercialization of scientifically-substantiat ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & JOHANNESBURG-Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Refinitiv and AFGRI Technology Services (ATS) today announce the Bankable Farmer Research Initiative (BFRI). BFRI will be dedicated to the use of data science, alternative data sets and novel approaches to risk modelling in order to increase access to financial services for small commercial farmers across sub-Saharan Africa. Access to credit for small farmers continues to be a challenge due to lack of credit history and profile. BFRI proposes a highly innovative approach to establishing creditworthiness and is expected to be a significant enabler for growth and prosperity in the region. It is anticipated the BFRI will partner with public and private entities to expand the impact of this initiative.

Over 80% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population is engaged in agriculture. Smallholders, micro-commercial farms and the business ecosystem around these farms constitute the vast majo ... Read more »

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 Refinitiv is a proud strategic partner for the United Nation Secretary General's Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), charged with harnessing the potential of financial technology to advance the UN 2030 agenda.

NEW YORK & LONDON -Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Refinitiv today announced the first fruits of its strategic partnership with the United Nations Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals (the Task Force) - a Digital Governance of Infrastructure (DGI) initiative and the Sustainable Leadership Monitor (SLM) - at a reception hosting members of the UN Task Force, held at Refinitiv’s Times Square offices.

David Craig, CEO of Refinitiv, said: “Earlier this year, we made several pledges in support of the SDGs. We believe that the private sector has a key role to play in the achievement of the SDGs, and we are hon ... Read more »

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X-Ray puts viewers in control of how they experience the game and delivers Next Gen Stats powered by AWS to fans in a whole new way

Kay Adams and Chris Long host NFL Next, a new live show produced by NFL Films and featuring expert insights exclusively on Prime Video

Twitch doubles co-streamers broadcasting on their interactive social video service

Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer returning to lead play-by-play and analysis for TNF


SEATTLE-Thursday 26 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — For the third straight year, Amazon Prime Video brings NFL fans around the world Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum and launches new innovations allowing Prime members to experience the game they love like never before, with a new lineup of expert insight and analysis, access to robust live data and a simplified experience.

“We’re revolutionizing the way football fans stream ... Read more »

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