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~ Lineage further expands its growing presence in Europe with the acquisition of Pago, Poland’s largest cold storage and logistics provider ~


NOVI, Mich.-Thursday 3 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced it has acquired Pago Sp. z o.o. (“Pago”), a leading warehousing, distribution and transport logistics provider in Poland from its current ownership, including Tönnies International Holding GmbH (“Tönnies”). The strategic acquisition marks the Company’s entrance into the Polish market and adds six exceptional assets to Lineage’s global network of temperature-controlled facilities. Lineage was founded and continues to be managed by Bay Grove Capital, LLC (“Bay Grove”), a principal in ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France-Thursday 3 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- O2 in partnership with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has today supplied secure connectivity to over 4 million UK homes with a second generation Smart Meter. The rollout will continue into the future, supporting the UK government program to deploy Smart Meters for all UK households and small businesses.

As part of the transition to a flexible energy market that requires a low carbon economy and sustainable consumption habits, smart meters give consumers near real-time information on energy helping them to take control of their energy usage and bring an end to estimated billing. Smart meters come with in-home displays to enable consumers to have a better understanding of their energy usage. Against that backdrop, customers using the latest generation of smart meters are reporting an average saving of around 10% per month.

IDEMIA is proud to be one of the key partner ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Thursday 3 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Analytics has earned repeat wins in four categories at this year’s Chartis RiskTech100®. These are four of our 10 wins to go along with the #2 overall ranking.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201203005152/en/

Credit Risk for the Banking Book: 5 straight wins

Predicting potential credit losses is more challenging than ever. Firms around the world rely on our solutions to assess and manage their credit risk exposure, for the duration of the credit lifecycle. Industry-leading capabilities from Moody’s Analytics turn credit risk data and analytics into insights that help our customers make better decisions.

Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL): 3 straight wins

Banks, credit unions, and insurance companies use our solution to automate allowance calculations, anal ... Read more »

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Company to provide support services to agencies linked to the Legislative, Executive and Judiciary branches of Brazilian government as part of government’s initiative to deliver transparency, efficiency, economy and optimization of public resources


LAS VEGAS & SÃO PAULO -Thursday 3 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that it has been awarded three separate contracts to provide enterprise software support to agencies linked to the Legislative, Executive and Judiciary branches of the Brazilian government, specifically the Chamber of Deputies, the Superior Labor Court and APEX Brasil, an independent social service agency. The Brazilian government public procurement processes were put in place to ensure that public sector organ ... Read more »

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41% of the global population and 57% of the economy could be exposed to flooding by 2040 and over a third of today’s agricultural land will be under high water stress


LONDON-Thursday 3 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s affiliate Four Twenty Seven today released a report analyzing the future exposure of the global population, the economy, and agriculture to a range of climate hazards, exploring both global trends and findings by country. Leveraging new analytics developed by Four Twenty Seven, the report assesses exposure to floods, heat stress, hurricanes and typhoons, rising sea levels, wildfires, and water stress and is based on the only known global dataset matching physical climate risk exposure to population location, GDP Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), and agricultural areas within countries.

“This novel dataset provides a detailed view of the exposure of key human and economic assets around the world. Unders ... Read more »

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Velodyne Velabit Recognized for Delivering Small Size, Big Safety


SAN JOSE, Calif. -Thursday 3 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced its Velabit™ lidar sensor was named a winner in the Best of What’s New awards by Popular Science. The Velabit, Velodyne’s smallest sensor, brings new levels of versatility and affordability to 3D lidar perception. It is a cornerstone solution in Velodyne’s mission to transform lives by advancing safe mobility and smart communities through access to their innovative lidar technologies.

“Popular Science has an esteemed legacy of reporting on groundbreaking innovations and discoveries,” said Anand Gopalan, CEO, Velodyne Lidar. “Velodyne is honored to have the Velabit recognized as a leading innovative product by the magazine’s editors. With its combination of performance, size and price position, the Velabit is a brea ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE -Thursday 3 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The new Thales Gemalto Intelligent ID Card Reader is the first reader designed for inspecting both sides of an ID document simultaneously in the cloud, thus simplifying the ID verification process.
The new document reader enables accurate ID card and driving license authentication to speed up people onboarding and protect business from ID fraud.
It answers Covid-19 hygiene recommendations by providing contact-free ID verification for end users and operators.
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thales showcases the world’s only double-sided ID card reader, the first to be able to examine ID cards or driving licenses in the cloud1 in less than four seconds. The design of the intelligent reader allows to speed up the process, while guaranteeing a high security level, and offering cost benefits to the operators. It simplifies the process of ID verification and offers a touchless check, which is all the more importan ... Read more »

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SEATTLE -Thursday 3 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

 18 companies have now joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early

New signatories are implementing real, science-based, high-impact changes to their businesses, including deploying renewable energy, investing in sustainable buildings, and mobilizing supply chains to reach net-zero carbon by 2040

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, during Web Summit 2020, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Global Optimism announced that Boom Supersonic, Cabify, JetBlue, Rivian, and Uber have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050.

Signatories to The Climate Pledge agree to:

Measure and report greenhouse gas emissions on a regular basis;
Implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris Agreement through real business changes ... Read more »

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