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HOUSTON-Saturday 18 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced they have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to advance Halliburton’s digital capabilities in Microsoft Azure.

Under the agreement, Halliburton will complete its move to cloud-based digital platforms and strengthen its customer offerings by:

Enhancing real-time platforms for expanded remote operations,
Improving analytics capability with the Halliburton Data Lake utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence, and
Accelerating the deployment of new technology and applications, including SOC2 compliance, for Halliburton’s overall system reliability and security.
“The strategic agreement with Microsoft and Accenture is an important step in our adoption of new technology and applications to enhance our digital capabilities, drive additional business a ... Read more »

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The Climate Pledge is a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early and achieve net-zero carbon by 2040

Verizon, Reckitt Benckiser (RB), Infosys, and Oak View Group are new signatories to The Climate Pledge

SEATTLE-Saturday 18 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and We Mean Business, a global nonprofit coalition working with businesses to ac ... Read more »

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Velodyne Announces a Multi-Year Sales Agreement to Improve Traffic Safety and Efficiency

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Saturday 18 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Blue City Technology, developer of a Smart City system for traffic monitoring. The Blue City Technology solution, equipped with Velodyne’s lidar sensors, helps improve road safety and mobility by providing real-time multi-modal traffic data and analytics to traffic lights.

Blue City Technology, an Automated with Velodyne partner, uses Velodyne Ultra Puck sensors to collect reliable, detailed traffic data about road users, including vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists, while preserving anonymity. Velodyne’s lidar sensors do not identify individuals’ facial characteristics, a growing concern for civic applications. Lidar has an advantage in privacy over camera-only systems because lidar does not record details like ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 17 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announces an expanded presence in Trinidad and Tobago with collaborating firm, Johnson, Camacho & Singh, adding depth to the organization’s platform as it accelerates its expansion efforts the Caribbean region.

Located in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the full-service law firm, is well known throughout the region, with thirteen attorneys covering corporate and commercial law, commercial litigation, property development and conveyancing, oil and gas, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, and banking and finance. Additionally, the firm is ranked Band 2 for General Business Law in Trinidad and Tobago, Global Ranking by Chambers & Partners.

The partners of Johnson, Camacho & Singh are of the view that the collaboration with Andersen Global is the next milestone for the firm as it will allow us to extend beyond the regional market and provide our clients with the resour ... Read more »

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TOKYO -Friday 17 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Toshiba’s Slate of Directors Recommended by Both Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms Glass Lewis and ISS
Toshiba Urges Shareholders to Vote “FOR” Its Director Nominees at the July 31 General Meeting

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that Glass Lewis & Co. (“Glass Lewis”), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that shareholders vote for all 12 of Toshiba’s highly-qualified director nominees at the Company’s Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders for the 181st Fiscal Period, to be held on July 31, 2020. Glass Lewis’ recommendation follows Institutional Shareholder Services’ (“ISS”) recommendation that Toshiba shareholders also vote for all 12 of Toshiba’s nominees and supports Toshiba’s position that its 12 nominees are the right leaders to guide the Company and create long-term s ... Read more »

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This special edition explores mobility in a post-COVID-19 world

 

BRUSSELS-Friday 17 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little today released the fourth edition of its Future of Mobility study in collaboration with UITP, the International Association of Public Transport. This new special edition, “The Future of Mobility Post-COVID – Turning the crisis into an opportunity to accelerate towards more sustainable, resilient and human-centric urban mobility systems,” explores mobility systems in a post-COVID-19 world.

 

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200717005109/en/

 

The study, which involved engagement with over 70 executives from more than 30 organizations worldwide, aims to shed light on the impact COVID-19 will have on mobility patterns in the medium- to l ... Read more »

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