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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 19 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

A satellite that American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) students are helping to develop, build and test is planned for launch on a Soyuz-2 rocket from Russia in June 2020, said Dr. Abdul-Halim Jallad, Director and Assistant Professor, Center of Information, Communication and Networking Education and Innovation (ICONET).

The MeznSat Nano-satellite is designed to detect greenhouse gas concentrations from an orbit of 565 kilometers above the Earth.

The project has successfully passed the Critical Design Review stage with the satellite currently undergoing the final stages of construction in the purpose-built cleanroom at AURAK’s Space Lab before it moves on to the testing phase in March 2020. 

The project is a collaboration between the UAE Space Agency, AURAK and Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST).

MeznSat will be the first student-built ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 22 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

TECNO CAMON 15 is one of the most anticipated upcoming smartphones launches this Spring. Leaked information revealed that the CAMON 15 series camera will be supported by a cutting-edge SONY chip which is recognized as the leader in this industry. As its launch date approaches, recent revelations about the device are increasingly intriguing. The latest update is that TECNO Mobile has trademarked TAIVOS™:

TECNO AI Vision Optimization Solution, a new technology utilized on TECNO CAMON 15 Series.

It is said TAIVOS™ is a signal processing technology. In other words, it’s a dedicated microprocessor that works together with AI algorithms to do one job: significantly enhance night-time photography, optimizing processes and renderings by making images clearer, enhancing night shots, and overall improvement through high-performance imaging algorithm capabilities.

According to leak ... Read more »

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-Sunday 22 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The events of this year alone, starting with the bushfires in Australia and moving to the outbreak of COVID-19, underscored the ever-growing complexity of our global shared challenges and expose the weaknesses of the current dominant economic system, and how it deepens inequalities between individuals and countries. We ask that G20 leaders recognize our new global reality and reorient this year’s G20 priorities towards building a more resilient global governance.

G20 leaders need to uphold the principles of human rights, civic engagement, and democracy. As the crisis develops, the C20 observes with great alarm the continued deterioration of the situation for many vulnerable groups in different societies. Governments must protect and extend medical care to all people without leaving anyone behind.

The infodemic surrounding the disease is equally fatal to the virus. The C20 stands in solidarity with ... Read more »

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Worldwide Western Union Customers increasingly choose to send money digitally from the comfort and safety of their home

Company is working with Agents, Governments, Customers and Employees to enable global money movement and help ease the economic impact of COVID-19

DENVER-Sunday 22 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, informed its money transfer customers that the Company’s money movement network stands ready to help customers deliver vital financial support to friends and families around the world in these challenging times. Customers can choose to send funds via Western Union’s increasingly adopted digital channels or its vast retail network.

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Western Union understands that some of its customers may look for alternate ways of sending money to their loved ones. Certain retail Agent ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 22 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire]

Del Monte, a leading provider of fresh, healthy and great-tasting food to consumers around the globe, is continuing its sustainability drive by exerting more efforts in several fields such as waste management. The company carefully recycles cartons, plastic, nylon bags, metal etc. and has partnerships with various waste management companies for kinds of repurposed waste to achieve its sustainability objectives.

“Our commercial operations go hand-in-hand with our sustainability efforts which have always been a part of Del Monte’s DNA since its early days,” commented Taymour Shukri, the Regional QA & HSE Manager, Del Monte. “The end-to-end waste management operations we run include recycling cardboards, papers, plastics, treating drain water from production operations and re-using it for irrigation of perimeter garden and greeneries, as well as ensuring proper disposal of land fi ... Read more »

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