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Industry Event to Highlight Impact of 5G on Digital Economy Across Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States

LONDON-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced a number of new high-profile speakers for its Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 conference taking place at the Lotte Hotel, Moscow on the 8-9 October 2019. The industry event features a stellar line-up of senior leaders from across the mobile ecosystem who will discuss and debate the impact of mobile technology in the region. A key focus this year will be on the imminent roll-out of commercial 5G networks with Russia expected to have 48 million connections by 2025.

“5G is a buzzword in almost every market around the world and Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States is no exception, with initial commercial networks expected next year,” said Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA. “We have convened an incredible line-up of expert speakers at ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France & OSLO, Norway-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity announces that IDEMIA and IDEX Biometrics ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions have entered a worldwide license agreement for use of IDEX’s biometric enrollment intellectual property. Under the terms of the agreement, IDEX has granted IDEMIA a license to use some IDEX patents in order to develop, manufacture and sell on-card enrollment devices while benefiting from IDEMIA’s biometric card software expertise.

 “On-card Enrollment” refers to enabling a user to enroll onto a brand new biometric smart card in their own home. The cardholder may receive a new biometric smart card and a lightweight receptacle containing a power source through the mail. The user then inserts the card into the enrollment receptacle and simply touches the fingerprint sen ... Read more »

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 - Advancing the reliability of biometric technology for payments, transportation and other fields in the age of AI -

 

TOKYO-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, today announced that its face recognition technology achieved the highest matching accuracy in the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2018 (*1) performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with an error rate of 0.5% when registering 12 million people (*2).

NEC’s technology ranked No. 1 in NIST testing for the fifth time, following its top placement in the face recognition testing for video in 2017. The high performance of NEC’s technology is reflected in the test results which placed the company significantly ahead of the runner-up.

In recent years, the growing convenience of biometric authentication technology, impro ... Read more »

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Successful demonstration of 5G O-RAN data transmission

STOCKHOLM-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, the industry’s only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider and a leader in accelerating software network transformation for communications service providers (CSPs), has successfully demonstrated the transmission of data traffic over O-RAN interface in a 5G New Radio during the official opening of the Center of Innovation in Stockholm on Wednesday, October 2. The Center focuses on Mavenir’s innovative and open virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) development, both S/W and H/W, as well as innovation on next generation platforms for 5G and IoT for Service Providers, Industry and Enterprises.

The successful transmission of data at the physical layer demonstrated the implementation in a 5G New Radio of the O-RAN split 7.2 open interface between a Distributed Unit (O-DU) and a simulated Remote Radio Unit (RRU) (O ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announced today that Andersen Tax & Legal in Poland is expanding with a new office in Torun to serve clients in northern-central Poland. Torun is one of four locations in Poland in which Andersen Global has a presence through its member and collaborating firms.

Andersen Tax & Legal in Poland became a member firm of Andersen Global in January 2019. The team in Poland provides tax, legal, transfer pricing, and consultancy services, including VAT consultancy, due diligence, customs consultancy, mergers & acquisitions, labor law, administrative law and valuation services for clients.

“This is a great addition for our continued growth and the growth of our professionals. The new office not only allows us to enhance our service capabilities within Poland, but it enhances our ability to reach and serve clients outside the country,” said Marcin Matyka, Managin ... Read more »

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 Company already serving unique needs of UK public sector organizations ranging from central government departments to local authorities and public sector bodies

LAS VEGAS-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced it has become a supplier for G-Cloud 11, the UK Government’s framework for public sector organizations to find and purchase Cloud-based services. The company is now a supplier under Lot 3: Cloud Support for third party support for Oracle Siebel, PeopleSoft, JDEdwards, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Hyperion, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Agile PLM, IBM DB2, Retail, SAP Applications, Sybase and HANA databases. This latest development follows on from its confirmation as a supplier for third-party support for the ... Read more »

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 Additions in Asia Pacific region a cornerstone of HireRight’s strategy to deepen relationships with global and local customers

 

IRVINE, Calif.-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HireRight, a leading provider of global employment background checks, drug testing, education verification and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisitions of J-Screen and PeopleCheck, leading background screening providers based in Tokyo, Japan and Newcastle, Australia, respectively.

Both acquisitions are integral to HireRight’s strategy to strengthen its global services overall and its presence in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region specifically. These strategic additions will deliver a superior offering for global customers seeking to hire from or in APAC, while customers based in the region will experience enhanced on-the-ground services.

“As businesses and talent become increasingl ... Read more »

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murray Energy Corporation (“Murray Energy” or “the Company”) announced today that it has entered into forbearance agreements with lenders holding in excess of 50% of outstanding loans under its Superpriority Credit and Guaranty Agreement and with lenders holding in excess of 50% of outstanding loans under its ABL and FILO credit facilities. Murray Energy also announced that it has elected not to make the amortization and interest payments due on September 30, 2019 as provided for in its Superpriority Credit and Guaranty Agreement.

Under the terms of the forbearance agreements, the lenders have agreed to forbear from exercising any and all remedies available to them in respect of any event of default arising from the missed amortization and interest payments due on September 30, 2019. The forbearance period extends through 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on October 14, 2019 ... Read more »

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 A ‘Twin-City’ ecosystem of innovation for next generation networks with 5G and IoT, and the digital transformation of Service Providers, Enterprises and Industry

 

STOCKHOLM-Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, the industry’s only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider and a leader in accelerating software network transformation for communications service providers (CSPs), has opened another Center of Innovation, now in Stockholm. The Center will focus on Mavenir’s innovative and open virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) development, both S/W and H/W, as well as innovation on next generation platforms for 5G and IoT for Service Providers, Industry and Enterprises.

The ambition is to leverage the innovation center to evolve and scale Mavenir’s disruptive approach for next generation networks (5G and 4G) with fully virtualized RAN that will be led by Mikael Rylander, SVP/G ... Read more »

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CEOs from Companies Including Airbus, Nokia, Novartis, NTT Docomo, Orange, Telefónica and Viacom, Speaking in MWC Keynote Programme


LONDON -Friday 4 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first details of MWC Barcelona 2020, including keynote speakers, prominent participating companies, programmes and events. MWC Barcelona will take place 24-27 February 2020, with events also staged at Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet. Under the theme of ‘Limitless Intelligent Connectivity’, MWC Barcelona will outline the convergence of AI, Big Data, and IoT, all powered by 5G.

“Supported by 5G, Limitless Intelligent Connectivity will shape a new digitally-driven industrial revolution,” said John Hoffman, CEO GSMA Ltd. “Attendees will be able to experience and shape how mobile will help their industries to work smarter and use finite resources more efficiently. Also, by connec ... Read more »

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