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• U20 Chair says he is confident next Italian presidency will carry the Urban20 2020 legacy forward, building on the record-breaking work led by the Saudi Presidency.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-Thursday 26 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Urban20 (U20) Chair, His Excellency Fahd Al-Rasheed, President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City has today wished his Italian counterparts good luck or “Buona Fortuna” as Italy prepares to take up the reins of the 2021 G20 Presidency and the engagement group of cities, the U20.

“The city of Riyadh is immensely proud and honored to have Chaired the 2020 U20. We are proud of the progress we made together as the U20 of 42 cities and 30 think tanks, universities, and multi-lateral entities.   We collaborated, innovated and found common ground.  We discussed challenges and solutions experienced by cities across every continent.  We focused on the common goal of rebuilding better. As we ... Read more »

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Pan-African fintech giant already working on deployments with institutional customers

CAPE TOWN, South Africa-Wednesday 25 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Entersekt, a leader in device identity and omnichannel authentication, has announced a partnership with Cellulant, Africa’s leading financial technology company. The partnership will further enhance Cellulant’s cybersecurity by proactively securing its digital banking channels and guarding against digital banking and payment fraud.

Entersekt is working with the Cellulant team to integrate its mobile software development kit with Cellulant’s product stack, making Entersekt’s authentication and app security solutions available to Cellulant’s clients. Two large Kenyan banking groups are already working on their deployment.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Cellulant. The company works with some of the finest brands on the continent. This c ... Read more »

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• ASPIRE frames problem statements with cross-sector industry stakeholders, universities and research institutes

• Serves as a technology programme manager for R&D projects and designs with international competitions

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 25 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


The newly established Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC) has today announced its plans to drive the creation of future transformative technologies with the launch of its dedicated technology progr ... Read more »

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TORONTO-Thursday 26 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PureFacts Financial Solutions, a leading WealthTech provider of fees, reporting and AI-powered predictive analytics solutions, has acquired Quartal Financial Solutions, Europe’s leading provider of fee billing and commission solutions for the financial and insurance industries.

This acquisition further strengthens PureFacts’ ability to provide mission critical, AI-driven and regulatory compliant fee solutions to its marquee clients. Additionally, the combined organization expands the company’s global reach to bring market-leading solutions and opportunities to all its stakeholders.

These two successful companies both have industry-leading expertise in calculating fees and commissions. Together, they will provide the most powerful fee platform in the global financial marketplace. The combined entity will benefit from strengthening their core capabilities in data aggregation, m ... Read more »

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Disruptive streak continues with unique DevOps distribution play combining Nuaware skills with Exclusive Networks scale and services

PARIS & LONDON-Wednesday 25 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Exclusive Networks today announced the acquisition of Nuaware, a hyper growth, born-in-the-cloud distributor at the bleeding edge of cloud, DevSecOps and containerisation. The move adds immediate global scale and services capability to the Nuaware proposition and portfolio, while enabling Exclusive Networks, its vendors and partner community with a unique skill set for capitalising on immense demand shifts brought about by digital transformation.

Jesper Trolle, CEO at Exclusive Networks said: "DevOps tool chains, containers and the emergence of DevSecOps are specialist areas where Nuaware has carved a truly unique niche in distribution. This acquisition puts us where we want to be in this space, giving our partners a readymade on-ramp into new h ... Read more »

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LONDON-Friday 20 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s announced today that it has appointed Emilie Mazzacurati as Global Head of Moody’s Climate Solutions. In this newly-established role, Ms. Mazzacurati will oversee the climate solutions suite within Moody’s ESG Solutions Group, a new business unit formed earlier this year to serve the growing global demand for ESG and climate analytics. Ms. Mazzacurati will report to Andrea Blackman, Global Head of Moody’s ESG Solutions.

“As global awareness and recognition of the financial risks posed by climate change increase, Moody’s is committed to meeting market needs for forward-looking, science-driven climate analytics that help advance a resilient financial system, responsible capitalism, and the greening of the economy,” said Ms. Blackman. “Emilie’s extensive climate expertise will be vital to our continued development of climate solutions and to ensu ... Read more »

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Expansion of the humanitarian initiative’s global network of supporters

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,-Wednesday 25 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020, has entered into a strategic partnership with BNP Paribas, a leading European bank with presence in 71 markets worldwide, making it the first international private company to support the global initiative.

BNP Paribas has been operating in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region for over 40 years in the fields of corporate and institutional banking and international financial services.

As part of the agreement, BNP Paribas will support the upcoming 20by2020 deployments in Bangladesh, Cost Rica, and Indonesia, which are part of the initiative’s ongoing first phase. The water and energy-related projects are scheduled to be implemented on the ground by the end of December.

Building on the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Wednesday 25 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Inc. (“MEDIROM”), the healthcare company which runs branded relaxation salons in Japan, today announced it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its American Depositary Receipts which represent the common shares of the Company. The number of ADRs to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. MEDIROM has applied to list its ADR on Nasdaq Capital Market.

Maxim Group LLC is acting as lead manager and representative of the underwriters for the offering.

The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Once available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained at the SEC's website at or from the offices of ... Read more »

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 The Winning Design of CSR2’s Elite Tuners: ‘Design A Wrap’ Competition Will be Featured in Game and Placed on a Real-World Car Designed by Liberty Walk


SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday 25 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Zynga (Nasdaq:ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced a partnership with Japanese premier car tuner Liberty Walk for the launch of the new Elite Tuners feature and ‘Design A Wrap’ competition in CSR Racing 2 (CSR2).

Starting December 9, players can enter the exclusive mobile racing competition by designing a custom car-wrap to be featured in CSR2 and the contest winner will have their design placed onto a real-world Toyota Supra by Liberty Walk. To enter, players will upload their player-designed wraps to social media, tagging @CSRRacing and using the hashtag #CSR2Wrap. Players will be encouraged to like and share their favorite designs.

The top 10 ... Read more »

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Better performance, system scalability, and lower TCO among top reasons to install ExaGrid

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Wednesday 25 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid® the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that more city and county governments are replacing inline deduplication appliances with ExaGrid’s tiered backup storage, which sits behind more than 25 backup applications and utilities, for improved backup and restore performance, true scalability as data grows and a lower TCO (total cost of ownership).

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

The IT department at the City of Kennewick, Washington not only supports various city departments, but also the Bi-County Police Information Network (BiPIN) for Benton County and neighboring Franklin County, to maximize efficiency in sharing information between ... Read more »

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