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To promote sustainability and prevent the overuse of natural resources

 

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 3 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Sharjah Research Academy organised a workshop on ‘Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Methods in cooperation with the University of Sharjah, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) and QATRA, a joint venture to develop a new water reuse plant in Sharjah.

The workshop was part of the efforts to promote sustainability and reduce the overuse of natural water resources. It was held at Sharjah Research Academy’s headquarters in Sharjah’s University City in the presence of a number of officials and researchers from the Academy, the University of Sharjah and various government departments in the Emirate. A number of topics were discussed, including the four organisations’ water reuse plant.

In his welcome address, Professor Dr Amr Abdel Hamid, Director of Sharjah Research Acade ... Read more »

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 Market players expect additional demand and capital appreciation as one of the world’s biggest shows is set to contribute AED 62.2 billion in gross value added to the UAE economy

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Saturday 2 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Less than a year ahead of the World Expo 2020 Dubai, the buzz of one of the biggest global events is already being experienced by the market players across the sectors, particularly the UAE’s real estate industry, according to an expert.

“The upcoming Expo 2020 is adding to the business confidence of real estate investors, and there is positive traction in the market. More professionals and experts are taking up residence in the city to support the preparatory work, and all core sectors – including aviation, tourism, retail, hospitality, logistics and financial services – are gearing up with new investments, which is ultimately energising the economy,” said K ... Read more »

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The finalists will share in a $600,000 seed fund and compete to become the Arab world’s top innovator


Doha, Qatar-Saturday 2 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The stakes were high in the penultimate episode of Stars of Science Season 11, as the final four contestants in Qatar Foundation’s edutainment TV show were determined to earn top marks from the jury in the last elimination round and secure their place in the Grand Final.

In this week’s Prototype Testing episode, there was no margin for error for Nuha Abu Yousef, Abdulrahman Salah Khamis, Youssef El Azouzi, and Husam Sameer as the jury demanded that they met higher standards than ever before. Their products underwent vital user testing to demonstrate that they had addressed consumer needs in their design, the last step before deeming them viable for the market.

“User testing is arguably the most important piece of the puzzle,” said Dr. Khalid Al-Ali, Stars of Scien ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Saturday 2 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mary Kay FoundationSM recently awarded over $3 million in cancer research and domestic violence shelter grants around the country. The Mary Kay Foundation was established in 1996 with the overarching purpose of eliminating cancers affecting women. In 2000, The Foundation expanded to include ending domestic violence as part of its mission.

100 domestic violence shelters across the country, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, have been awarded $20,000 each, totaling $2 million. The Foundation is committed to funding the life-saving work of women’s shelters, and the annual shelter grant program has helped finance critical needs including emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling and legal aid. All of these resources support women and children as they seek refuge and relief on their journey to an abuse-free life.

While a majority of domestic violence shelter grant recip ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China & SEOUL, South Korea -Saturday 2 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 17th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2019) was convened in Seoul, South Korea this week. YITU Technology attended the conference with its latest researches. Known as the world’s top-notch computer vision conference, ICCV is held once every two years, of which the papers and topics manifest the highest research level and technical growth trend in the field of computer vision.

As a globally leading artificial intelligence company, YITU has been always standing at the frontier of AI innovations. From October 29th to November 1st, AI researchers from YITU present their up-to-date research findings and industrial practices at the ICCV 2019, including QuestCoreTM, a cloud AI chip developed by YITU, so as to communicate with and learn from a wider range of research communities.

“The peak of artificial intelligence algorithm performanc ... Read more »

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Baer Pettit, President, to Reassume Additional Title of Chief Operating Officer

NEW YORK-Saturday 2 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that Alvise Munari, MSCI’s Head of Client Coverage - Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), has been promoted to the role of Global Head of Client Coverage, effective January 2, 2020, reporting directly to C.D. Baer Pettit, President. In this role, he will assume the responsibility of overseeing MSCI’s sales, client relationship management and client service teams globally as Laurent Seyer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Client Officer, retires to pursue outside interests. Mr. Seyer will remain with the Company as a Managing Director for a transition period until February 17, 2020. Effective January 2, 2020, Mr. Pettit will reassume the title of Chief Operating Office ... Read more »

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 Brightcove Beacon™ provides flexible monetization options, allowing customers to recognize revenue across devices at launch

 

BOSTON-Saturday 2 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced the general availability of Brightcove Beacon™, a new SaaS-based OTT platform. Brightcove Beacon empowers customers to deliver captivating OTT experiences on a breadth of devices, with the flexibility of multiple monetization models to fit any business need.

As consumers continue to shift their viewing habits, broadcasters, content owners, and Pay-TV providers are seeking new business models and technology in an effort to stay relevant to their audiences. The continuously expanding list of viewing devices is a challenge for many content owners, and Brightcove Beacon addresses this by allowing customers to launch content to multiple platforms simultane ... Read more »

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