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Amazon Project Zero now empowers brands and Amazon to drive counterfeit to zero in 17 stores worldwide

SEATTLE-Tuesday 11 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the expansion of Project Zero to seven new countries - Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, and the UAE - making it available in 17 countries where Amazon has a store. Project Zero combines Amazon’s advanced technology, machine learning, and innovation with the sophisticated knowledge that brands have of their own intellectual property so we can together drive counterfeits to zero.

Launched in 2019, Project Zero builds on Amazon’s long-standing work and investments to ensure that customers always receive authentic goods when shopping on Amazon. Over 10,000 brands – from large, global brands to emerging entrepreneurs including Arduino, BMW, ChessCentral, LifeProof, OtterBox, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Veet – ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 11 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, today announced that yesterday it successfully priced its inaugural green bond offering, totaling $500 million, paying a semi-annual coupon of 0.75% and maturing August 15, 2027. The green bond, believed to be the first issued by a digital payments network, will be used to help advance the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability and a sustainable payments ecosystem. In support of that commitment and in addition to its inaugural green bond, Visa is also announcing the appointment of its first chief sustainability officer, Douglas Sabo.

“At Visa, we see a responsibility and an opportunity to use the power of our network to drive broad shifts toward a sustainable future,” said Al Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer of Visa Inc. “Our green bond offering will help us accelerate the transformation ... Read more »

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RIO DE JANEIRO-Tuesday 11 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

SPIC to acquire 33% of GNA I and GNA II 3 GW LNG-to-power projects
Enter agreement to participate in future expansion projects GNA III and GNA IV as part of overall 6.4 GW power and domestic gas hub strategy at Port of Açu
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Prumo, a private Brazilian company controlled by EIG Global Energy Partners, bp and Siemens signed a binding agreement with SPIC Brasil. Under the agreement, SPIC will initially acquire 33% of the GNA I and GNA II LNG-to-power projects, located in Port of Açu, Rio de Janeiro. SPIC has also entered into an agreement to participate in the future expansion projects GNA III and GNA IV, which are expected to be fueled by a combination of LNG and domestic gas from Brazil’s vast pre-salt reserves.

The closing of the agreement, scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020, is subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions precedent usual to this type of transaction, amon ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 12 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Further strengthening its global platform and adding breadth to its regional footprint in Central Africa, Andersen Global announces its expansion into Gabon through a Collaboration Agreement with Libreville-based Business & Law Consulting (B & Law Consulting).

The law firm, founded in 2017, is composed of more than 10 professionals who advise businesses in the areas of contract, corporate, commercial, tax, international trade, employments and general business law.

“We are devoted to providing our clients with best-in-class solutions and maintain transparency and independence when handling client matters,” Managing Partner Khadidjatou Boussougou said. “Collaborating with Andersen Global is a great opportunity for us to continue to build our momentum and improve the quality of the services offered to our clients at an international level.”

Andersen G ... Read more »

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Taulia releases new Supplier Sentiment Survey to highlight the plight of small businesses

SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 11 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Over 60% of businesses are more interested in requesting early payment (62%) and automating invoice processing (66%) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report conducted by working capital technology solutions leader, Taulia. The global report unlocks key insights into supplier behavior due to the impact of C ... Read more »

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The software platform, NeuroKey, interfaces with multiple brain signal acquisition sources and devices, extending the reach of brain-computer interface applications 

GENEVA & SALT LAKE CITY-Tuesday 11 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering has granted a worldwide license to Blackrock Microsystems to commercialize its neural signal processing and decoding software platform for research and clinical applications. The agreement follows a long-standing collaborative relationship and represents the first of many important neurotechnology developments the Wyss Center and Blackrock Microsystems intend to advance together.

 “One limitation of neural signal processing applications is that there is no single software platform that directly works with the multiple devices collecting brain signals. Researchers and clinicians have to develop their own software to analyze the signals from a patient, whi ... Read more »

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