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MILANO-Tuesday 25 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SIAE MICROELETTRONICA a leading technology specialist in mobile microwave backhaul announces to have successfully developed and field tested with a tier 1 global mobile operator a proof of concept solution to boost e-band millimetre-wave radio reach, expanding its applicability in 5G mobile backhaul.

With 20Gbs full-duplex capacity, current E-Band systems offer highest capacity with limited distance reach, restricting their applicability to urban environment. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA engineered an E-band power booster that couples with a new generation smart antenna especially designed for this project takes the EIRP to the maximum allowed limit (85 dBm) as set by ETSI/FCC. This solution would cater for an extra 85% hop length, at the same availability and capacity conditions, almost doubling the distance.

The smart antenna keeps link alignment compensating from pole sway or movements, allo ... Read more »

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Philanthropic Tej Kohli Foundation will establish a new incubator to back scientific projects and commercial ventures that are targeting new solutions.

Forms part of strategy by investor Tej Kohli to focus on new innovations borne from research, science, technology and enterprise for the prevention and cure of corneal blindness.

Solutions must be affordable, scalable and accessible in the poorest countries in the world, where 90% of those affected by blindness and visual impairment live.

LONDON-Monday 24 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Tej Kohli Foundation is to establish a new incubator to provide seed and acceleration funding to projects with the potential to help eliminate corneal blindness worldwide. Funding, practical resources and intellectual capital will be available to both commercial and non-commercial projects that have a clear path to the prevention, treatment and cure of corneal blindness; with funding decisions based o ... Read more »

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LAGOS, Nigeria-Monday 24 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation ("AFC" or the “Corporation"), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, announces a US$63 million strategic investment to construct and operate a 60MW wind project in the Ghoubet area, near Lake Assal in Djibouti. AFC has made this investment as lead developer together with Great Horn Investment Holdings (“GHIH”) and inviting further investment from Climate Fund Managers (“CFM”), and FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank.

AFC has led the development of the project since 2017, developing it from concept to bankability, securing a 25-year take or pay power purchase agreement with Électicité de Djibouti as the off-taker, an implementation agreement and with the Government of Djibouti backed by a Government Guarantee. The Project also has MIGA guarantee cover. The wind project is expected to begin commerc ... Read more »

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Calls for independent review and reversal of diversification strategy

Sees potential to reduce substantial conglomerate and capital allocation discounts by refocusing on core beer markets

Proposes disposal of stakes in publicly listed, non-core holdings in Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd and FANCL Corporation

Raises questions about Company’s proposed overhaul of its board

Submits shareholder proposals for upcoming Annual General Meeting

LONDON -Thursday 20 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Independent Franchise Partners, LLP (“Franchise Partners”) today launches a website to outline the overlooked value in Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (“Kirin” or “the Company”) (TSE: 2503) and to call for a reversal of its diversification strategy.

Franchise Partners has held a position in Kirin since September 2014 based on its view of the fundamentally attractive collection of beer assets in Japa ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China-Monday 24 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Black Shark, the cutting-edge gaming technology company, today announced the launch of its new brand identity, with redesigned visual identity and new corporate slogan “Game is Real”.

Black Shark aims to provide the unmatched and unique gaming experience by its hardware, software and services, and create the best gaming world with global gamers. The evolution of the brand identity will mark a starting point of the company for marching toward another significant milestone, expecting far-reaching effects on company development, product definition, brand recognition as well as the positive impact on the cooperative partnership in Black Shark’s gaming eco-system.

Brand Positioning Affirmed in Gaming Smartphone Market Segment

As the leader in the gaming smartphone industry, Black Shark has successfully broadened its footprint globally in only two years since its esta ... Read more »

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 Expanded Investor Group Reflects Growing Industry Support


CORVALLIS, Ore.-Monday 24 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inpria, a pioneer in high-resolution metal oxide photoresists for extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV), today announced that it has secured $31 million in Series C funding from a broad syndicate representing leaders from across the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. This financing was led by photoresist manufacturer and existing investor, JSR Corporation. New investors included SK hynix Inc. and TSMC Partners. The round also included participation from existing investors Air Liquide Venture Capital ALIAD, Applied Ventures, Intel Capital and Samsung Venture Investment Corporation.

“Inpria is the world leader in metal oxide photoresists for advanced EUV lithography process,” said Mark Slezak, President of JSR Micro and new Inpria Board Director. “We are excited to expand our partnership wi ... Read more »

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