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WILMINGTON, Del.-Thursday 10 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSC announces a new domain name security intelligence API that can now bring together the power of CSC’s domain name security intelligence with other cloud-based security operations platforms. Debuting today at the FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2019, this new solution will help the world's leading security experts, government leaders, and executives from various industries address important challenges in today’s cyber threat landscape, including the vulnerability of digital assets like domains, domain name systems (DNS), and digital certificates outside the firewall, noted by both companies as serious security blind spots.

Cyber threats such as domain name and DNS hijacking events enable criminals to redirect web traffic, email, apps, and other connections to services that rely on the hijacked domain name. The exploitation of weaknesses in DNS infrastructure is caused by a lack ... Read more »

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As PMI Raises the Bar to Mitigate Climate Change, Its Factory in Klaipeda, Lithuania, Achieves a Zero Net Carbon Footprint

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Thursday 10 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced its aim that all its factories become carbon neutral by 2030. The announcement comes as PMI celebrates its factory in Klaipeda, Lithuania, as its first carbon neutral manufacturing facility.

“A clear message emerged from last month’s Climate Week NYC, run in coordination with the UN General Assembly: Now is the time to act against climate change,” said Huub Savelkouls, PMI’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “We share the ambition of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius. This requires setting challenging targets, taking action to achieve them and transparently reporting on progress and gaps. This is what our employees, our consumers and our sharehold ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 9 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

CosmeSurge, one of the region’s most trusted brand for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, has launched its 16th center in Dubai. Located in BR Medical Suites, Dubai HealthCare City, the clinic will offer state-of-the-art facilities along with expert medical solutions that will enhance the beauty of patients and help transform their lives. The opening of a special hair transplant department was also revealed during the launch. Expected to be a stand-alone department, it will be helmed by a dedicated team of experts specialising in the field of hair restoration, and are in-tune and at the forefront of medical advancements in the field.

At the inauguration of the latest facility NMC’s Chief Operating Officer, Michael Davis said: “We are very excited to be adding yet another center to our ever-expanding portfolio which provides the highest standards in aesthetic treatments including hai ... Read more »

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CORAL GABLES, Fla.-Thursday 10 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) No. ST04184NY for installation of AerSale®’s AerTrak® system on Boeing 777-200 series aircraft to comply with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule, a critical part of the agency’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). Beginning January 1, 2020, the FAA has mandated that aircraft operating in airspace defined by 14 CFR § 91.225 must be equipped with an ADS-B Out system that meets the minimum performance requirements of 14 CFR § 91.227. The FAA previously approved AerTrak for Boeing 737 Classic and NG series aircraft (ST04009NY) and Boeing 757-200 series aircraft (ST04011NY).

ADS-B provides enhanced navigational accuracy using precise tracking via global positioning satellite (GPS) signals. Reducing risk and improving safety, t ... Read more »

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JV to utilize proprietary, best-in-class technology and a highly scalable insurance solutions platform to serve the $23 trillion life insurance industry

Targeting $500 million of investments in complex life insurance, annuity and reinsurance products


MINNEAPOLIS & NEW YORK-Wednesday 9 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Värde Partners and Agam Capital announced today an agreement to pursue the acquisition, reinsurance and management of life and retirement businesses globally.

The agreement calls for Värde Partners and Agam Capital to form a joint venture that will combine the investment management expertise of Värde Partners with the proprietary insurance solutions platform developed by Agam. The JV will have the capability to price and manage complex insurance products with embedded market and actuarial risks, on a global basis. It will serve as a turnkey solution for financial modelling and enterprise risk management to provide ... Read more »

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 With funding commitment from lululemon, Peace on Purpose aims to train and equip more than 3,000 aid workers and reach 30,000 UN staff over the next three years with mindfulness and self-care tools

VANCOUVER, British Columbia-Wednesday 9 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- lululemon and the United Nations Foundation today announced their partnership around an innovative program to address the mental and physical health of UN development and humanitarian workers who serve on the front lines of urgent global challenges, so they can better support communities around the world. lululemon will commit $1 million USD over the next three years to Peace on Purpose, an evidence-based program, which provides access to mindfulness and self-care tools and resources for UN workers to build resilience in the face of adversity and stressful environments – such as responding to humanitarian emergencies, supporting communities facing poverty, and more. Peace on ... Read more »

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TAMPERE, Finland-Wednesday 9 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A total of 57 proposals were submitted by the set time limit to the Viinikanlahti international urban ideas competition in Tampere, launched in May 2019. The jury will select a maximum of six competition entries to the next phase. All designs equipped with a pseudonym can be viewed on the competition website. The winner of the entire competition will be announced in April 2020.

The second phase of the competition will start on 15 November 2019. The authors of the selected competition entries will receive new instructions from the jury and will continue the designing work. The jury will announce the winners in April 2020. Until then, the designs submitted under a pseudonym can be viewed by all at https://first-phase-entries.viinikanlahti.weup.city.

In accordance with the City of Tampere’s city strategy, new digital working methods will be used in the organisation of the competitio ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 9 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with one of Namibia’s largest law firms, Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. Andersen Global’s presence in Southern Africa has grown significantly this year with additions in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Mauritius and now Namibia – the 17th country in Africa in which the global organization now has a presence.

With deep roots practicing law in Namibia for more than 70 years, Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc has over 100 legal professionals and 19 Partners across Namibia with offices in Windhoek, Ongwediva, Swakopmund and Grootfontein.

“At the core of our business we are relationship-driven and mindful of the way we conduct ourselves,” said André Swanepoel, Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. Office Managing Director. “We are transparent and committed to providing best-in-cl ... Read more »

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IRVING, Texas-Wednesday 9 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that a consortium of Fluor, JGC Corporation of Japan and TechnipFMC of France was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Mozambique Rovuma Venture S.p.A. (MRV) for its Mozambique Rovuma Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Phase 1 Project in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique with an immediate release of a limited notice-to-proceed. Fluor will book its portion of this work in the fourth quarter of 2019.

 “Fluor is pleased to have been selected for this strategic development and to partner with a team that combines considerable LNG expertise and design build capabilities on the African continent,” said Mark Fields, group president of Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals business. “We worked closely to develop the project model that builds upon each party’s strengths and capabilities to partner with MRV to advance thi ... Read more »

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• Mobile and autonomous YuMi® laboratory robot will be designed to work alongside medical staff and lab workers

• New robotics technologies will be developed in ABB's first global healthcare research hub at Texas Medical Center (TMC) Innovation Institute in Houston

• Global market estimated to reach nearly 60,000 non-surgical medical robots by 2025, almost quadrupling since 2018

 

HOUSTON, Texas-Wednesday 9 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB today opened its first global healthcare research hub on the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus, in Houston, Texas – showcasing a number of concept technologies, including a mobile YuMi® robot, which will be designed to assist medical and laboratory staff with laboratory and logistics tasks in hospitals.

The dual-arm mobile YuMi® will be able to sense and navigate its way around its human co-workers autonomously, while learning to find differe ... Read more »

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HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands-Wednesday 9 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologic solutions, has received notice from the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) that it has updated its guidance (MTG12) regarding the use of the EXOGEN Ultrasound Bone Healing System for treatment of long bone fractures with nonunion. EXOGEN uses low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) to help stimulate the body’s natural bone healing process and promote fracture healing. 1 It also has an 86% heal rate for fractures not healing on their own 2 and provides 38% faster healing of fresh fractures. 3,4

NICE reviewed a large body of clincial evidience, and based on the findings of its external assessment centre (EAC), will maintain its recommended use specific to EXOGEN for treatment of long bone fractures with nonunion, which NICE defines as fractures that fail to heal after nine months.

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