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Interoperable GEO/MEO platform enables seamless switching between GEO and MEO satellite beams, opening the door for O3b connectivity to disrupt the skies as it has the seas

LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 23 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES and Thales have taken inflight connectivity to a new level, successfully demonstrating uninterrupted access to high-throughput broadband applications for the first time over a platform supporting multi-orbit interoperability, switching seamlessly between SES’s geostationary (GEO) and O3b medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite beams. The demo flight from Melbourne, Florida to the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua saw dozens of switches successfully completed between GEO and MEO beams, and between multiple MEO satellites within a beam, using the Hughes JUPITER(TM) Aeronautical system high performance airborne modem system, SES and Thales announced today.

Engineers aboard the test flight were able to simultaneously use a b ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 23 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

This year’s The Maritime Standard (TMS) Tanker Conference, held at The Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai, reached a new attendance record. The one-day event, which took place on Tuesday 22nd October, attracted close to 300 delegates, the highest yet.

Trevor Pereira, Managing Director, was clearly delighted. He said, “The fact that so many people took time out from their busy schedules to attend shows that this conference is a much needed opportunity for tanker industry professionals to meet with their peers and discuss and debate key issues. The big rise in delegate numbers shows the topics that we selected for the agenda were relevant were the things that people wanted to come and talk about.”

This year the theme of the Conference was Opening up New Horizons, reflecting an underlying sense of optimism within this sector. Clive Woodbridge, Conference Editor, says. “This is a ... Read more »

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ZURICH-Wednesday 23 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Holding course in tougher markets

– Total orders -1%1, order backlog +3%
– Steady revenues and book-to-bill2
– Operational EBITA margin2 11.7%, +20 basis points; impacted 70 basis points by stranded costs
– Income from continuing operations, net of tax $42 ... Read more »

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BEAVERTON, Ore.-Wednesday 23 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) announced today that John Donahoe will be appointed as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Jan. 13, 2020. At the same time, Mark Parker, CEO since 2006 and Chairman, President & CEO since 2016, will become Executive Chairman and continue to lead the Board of Directors and work closely with Donahoe and the senior management team.

 “This is an exciting time for Nike where we see brand strength and momentum throughout the world and great opportunity for future growth,” said Parker. “I am delighted John will join our team. His expertise in digital commerce, technology, global strategy and leadership combined with his strong relationship with the brand, make him ideally suited to accelerate our digital transformation and to build on the positive impact of our Consumer Direct Offense. I lo ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 22 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The sixth annual The Maritime Standard Awards, held on Monday 21st October at the Atlantis Ballroom, The Palm, celebrated the achievements of the top performers in the region’s shipping and maritime sectors in some style. As always, a glittering and glamorous occasion, the event demonstrated clearly why it has earned the right to be considered the leading awards ceremony for the industry in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.

Over 700 executives from the worlds of shipping, ports, shipbuilding and repair and related sectors, from almost 70 different countries packed out the Ballroom to see the dramatic events of the night unfold. H.E. Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Shareef Al Khoori, Director General of the Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, gave the keynote speech of welcome, in which he said, “The maritime sector is an important incubator of economic growth and diversificat ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 23 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Visa (NYSE: V) announced that it has completed the acquisition of the token services and ticketing businesses, formerly Bell ID and Ecebs LTD, from Rambus (NASDAQ: RMBS), a premier silicon IP and chip provider dedicated to delivering data faster and safer. The acquisition strengthens Visa’s tokenization capabilities beyond card-based payments on the Visa network, to those on domestic card networks, account-based and real-time payments, extending the security and convenience of tokens to more transactions than ever before.

Once integrated, the local and account tokenization technology from Rambus, coupled with Visa’s global network and industry-leading Visa Token Service, will:

    Scale fraud-reducing, secure payment solutions achieved by tokenization technology to reach more retailers, financial institutions and transport operators via Visa Token Servi ... Read more »

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UNTERENGSTRINGEN, Switzerland-Tuesday 22 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WEY Technology (WEYTEC) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have signed a teaming agreement to co-develop the next-generation air traffic controller workplaces called Multi-platform ATC Re-hosting Solution, or MARS.

Today in the U.S., air traffic controllers use Raytheon's Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System, or STARS, to provide safe and efficient aircraft spacing and sequencing guidance for more than 40,000 departing and arriving aircraft daily at both civilian and military airports. WEYTEC brings smart tech to airport command and control centers around the world through the transmission, control, distribution and display of real-time data critical to efficient flight operations.

"Our integrated KVM solutions are autonomous, scalable, and IP-based, which makes them ideal for complex multiscreen workplaces like those found in air traffic control managemen ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM -Tuesday 22 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Scheiner as Chief Marketing Officer, Tommy Hilfiger Global, effective October 28, 2019.

Michael has amassed over 15 years of experience at global brands. He joins Tommy Hilfiger from Hollister Co., where he served as SVP, Global Marketing. His work helped to move Hollister into the top 5 brands among teens in Piper Jaffray’s Fall 2019 Taking Stock survey, and supported Hollister’s recognition as a Top Omni-Channel retailer. Michael will utilize his passion and experience to lead TOMMY HILFIGER into a new era of innovative marketing strategies – particularly across digital and experiential platforms – to reach and engage the next generation of consumers.

“As one of the world’s most globally recognized brands, our Marketing teams around the world play a ... Read more »

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Report states ‘Security and risk management leaders responsible for fraud prevention must orchestrate a number of capabilities to bring identity proofing use cases within organizational risk tolerance.’

PALO ALTO, Calif.-Tuesday 22 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s latest “Market Guide for Identity Proofing and Corroboration,”1 published on September 30, 2019.

Jumio was named as a Representative Vendor among several other identity proofing and corroboration providers. According to the report, “Representative Vendors were selected on the basis of one or both of the following: frequent inquiry by Gartner clients about that vendor for identity proofing use cases, vendor offers capabilities supporting identity proofing and corroboration in a way that is uni ... Read more »

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KUNMING, China-Tuesday 22 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In Yunnan, such a 394,100-square-kilometer vast land, there is full of magic and romance. From valleys with an altitude of 76 meters to peaks with an altitude of 6,740 meters, this land encompasses all kinds of spectacular landscape, such as numerous mountains and surging rivers.

There are last paradises for wild animals and miraculous plants growing for thousands of years hidden in warm zones, frigid zones, rain forests, meadow, rocks and peaks. Once you get here ... Read more »

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Crocs and Pizzaslime create limited-edition, Classic Clog to commemorate #CrocDay

NIWOT, Colo.-Tuesday 22 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) a global leader in innovative, casual footwear for women, men and children, continues its annual Croctober celebration by partnering with premier streetwear brand Pizzaslime to deliver their latest, limited-edition, glow-in-the-dark version of the Classic Clog for Croc Day on Wednesday, October 23rd.

National Croc Day was adopted by brand fans as a way to celebrate all things Crocs with the shared hashtag #CrocDay. Last year’s limited-edition Croc Day shoe sold out within hours.

To commemorate this year’s event, the shoe will arrive fully-loaded with a curated assortment of custom, glow-in-the-dark #CROC DAY IS LIT Jibbitz™ charms – the first of their kind! Just as fun, each pair of #CrocDay shoes is available only as a mystery order that will include ... Read more »

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Highly controlled volumetric dispensing of one-part and two-part fluids is now possible with EFD’s new 797PCP systems.

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.-Tuesday 22 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), ... Read more »

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