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Qatar Foundation TV show’s innovative alumni join united global scientific community


Doha, Qatar-Tuesday 27 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Stars of Science alumni have joined the global fight against COVID-19, answering the call to collaborate and help their communities face challenges in the wake of the pandemic.

“Perseverance is a virtue that Stars of Science has emphasized to all of its contestants since the show started in 2009,” said Wadha Al-Adgham, Program Manager of Education at Qatar Science & Technology Park. “The importance of effective problem-solving has been highlighted as scientists work at a furious pace to help the world cope with an unprecedented crisis. The Arab world and beyond can depend on our alumni network as an invaluable resource, with inventors dedicated to giving back to their communities.”

Several alumni from the Qatar Foundation (QF) TV show have used their talents to reinforce the he ... Read more »

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Twelve companies from eight countries commit to promote sustainability in AM

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.-Thursday 22 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade group created to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announced today that twelve leading AM companies from eight countries have joined the organization to advance sustainability in AM.

Sintavia, LLC, a leading additive manufacturer focused on the Aerospace, Defense, and Space industry, launched the AMGTA at Formnext 2019. Joining Sintavia as co-founders are Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (one of the operating companies under Nippon Sanso Holdings Corporation), a supplier of stable industrial gases to a wide variety of global industries; and QC Laboratories, Inc., an industrial and commercial non-destructive testing laboratory focused on AM components. These co-founders will determine the strategic direction ... Read more »

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 Zayed Sustainability Prize finalist’s technology delivers a source of vital clean water to vulnerable communities

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Monday 26 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Thousands of people across three Cambodian villages can now live safer, healthier lives following the deployment of new water purifying technology as part of the Zayed Sustainability Prize’s UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020.

After the most recent installation of solar powered light systems in vulnerable communities in Egypt and Jordan, the initiative has progressed with five water fountains, benefiting the 4,400 residents of the Chhnok Trou, Kampong Phrah and Ses Salab villages.

Due to the instalment of the water ultra-filtration solution, organised by the 20by2020 initiative, the village communities, along with the Chhnok Trou school and clinic, have access to clean and safe water for the first time. Not only does this gives residents an op ... Read more »

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-Monday 26 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

International Data Corporation (IDC) last week hosted more than 200 senior ICT leaders on its industry-leading virtual platform for the 10th annual edition of its IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit. With more than 30 pioneering ICT organizations taking part, the event showcased exclusive insights from Eng. Ali Al Asiri, CEO of Yesser, Saudi Arabia's e-Government Program, the event's Strategic Partner, and Eng. Faisal Ahmed Bakhashwain, Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation within the Kingdom's Ministry of Human Resource and Social Development, the event's Government Partner.

"The IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2020 comes at a time when we are seeking to achieve higher levels of digital maturity in both public and private sector organizations," said Al Asiri. "The use of emerging technologies such as AI, cloud computing, blockchain, and IoT will play a critical role as we strive to dev ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Friday 23 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today the acquisition of Acquire Media (AM), an aggregator and distributor of curated real-time news, multimedia, data, and alerts, from Naviga, Inc., a leading provider of content engagement solutions for the global media industry. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics’ (MA) position as a leader in Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions by strengthening its ability to provide early warning and real-time insight to market participants.

AM’s patented technology platform ingests information from over 18,000 global content sources, including media outlets, blogs, websites, government regulatory commissions, and social media, then distributes curated real-time feeds and alerts to customers across the financial services, corporate and media sectors.

“Acquire Media plays an integral role in the dissemination of real-time news and ... Read more »

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Venture capitalist and entrepreneur Vab Goel established the firm to help rapidly scale startups from concept to global relevance

First five investments are driving the future of enterprise and digital health

PALO ALTO, Calif.-Monday 26 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTTVC today publicly announced its $500 million fund to help startups reach rapid global scale by harnessing the power of partnership. The independent venture capital firm was founded by entrepreneur and investor Vab Goel in collaboration with global technology service provider NTT. The firm is also announcing investments in five startups delivering impactful innovations for businesses and consumers: Celona, Eko, nference, Shoreline and UDP Labs.

NTTVC invests broadly across all stages and sectors, with an emphasis on the future of enterprise, digital health and innovations powered by AI, machine learning and data. By combining the deep relationships of its investment team ... Read more »

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Expands Bank, Wallet and Card Payout with Real-Time Capabilities advancing Global Digital Network to meet Growing Customer Demand


DENVER-Monday 26 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, announced it has further expanded its global digital network for funds payout and increased the availability of real-time payouts, advancing the company’s goal of building the world’s largest funds collection and distribution network to meet the growing customer demand for transparency, immediacy, and reliability.

For decades, Western Union has been moving money with payout in minutes in over 130 currencies through its vast global retail network of over 550,000 agent locations across more than 200 countries and territories.

The company now also expanded its account-based payout options, including bank account, wallet, or card payout in over ... Read more »

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