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ExaGrid Voted “Storage Company of the Year” in addition to “Storage Hardware Innovation of the Year” and “Vendor Channel Program of the Year”


MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Wednesday 9 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that the company was honored with three industry awards at the annual SDC Awards, which held a virtual awards show on December 3, 2020.

ExaGrid’s wins at the SDC Awards are in categories that reflect different areas of strength that the Tiered Backup Storage company has become known for. ExaGrid’s Reseller Program was voted “Vendor Channel Program of the Year,” and it won the “Storage Hardware Innovation of the Year” award for its Retention Time-Lock for Ransomware Recovery feature released this year in ExaGrid Software Version 6.0. ExaGrid was further recognized by voters with t ... Read more »

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WASHINGTON-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Xlear is filing a Pre-Emergency Use Authorization (Pre-EUA) Request with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Pre-EUA is a first step in seeking authorization of Xlear Nasal Spray as a new hygiene tool to help in combat the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Xlear’s Pre-EUA Request is based on initial data suggesting Xlear Nasal Spray may reduce SARS-CoV-2 viral load in the nose, and otherwise attenuate the virus. “Studies show that regular nasal cleansing may help reduce viral infections, including from the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19),” said Dr. Gustavo Ferrer, a doctor and global respiratory disease expert who has studied the use of Xlear Nasal Spray to combat SARS-CoV-2. “The concept is straight-forward: Cleansing the nose means less virus, less virus produces less risk of infection,” Dr. Ferrer added.

The Pre-EUA Request is f ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 9 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) comes in a variety of forms and fundamentally means a process of resolving a dispute other than through litigation or arbitration. Typical forms of ADR include conciliation, mediation, adjudication, and expert determination.

Expert Determination is a dispute resolution process in which an independent expert or experts in the subject matter(s) of the dispute are appointed to resolve the matter(s).

Driver Trett is pleased to announce that Peter Banathy has recently completed the RICS expert determination training programme which was the first of its kind run by the RICS, allowing him to develop further his skills in delivering effective expert determination.

Peter recently contributed an article to the October edition of the Driver Trett Digest, an inhouse publication circulated to over 20,000 people via email, that was entitled ADR: Independent exp ... Read more »

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− TAKHZYRO is the first approved modern therapy for the preventive treatment of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in patients 12 years and older in China1

− TAKHZYRO is a subcutaneous injection that took the majority of patients one minute or less to self-administer2

SHANGHAI & OSAKA, Japan-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab) subcutaneous injection for prophylaxis to prevent attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in patients 12 years and older.1 TAKHZYRO is a fully human monoclonal antibody (mAb) that inhibits the activity of plasma kallikrein, an enzyme which is uncontrolled in people with HAE, to help prevent HAE attacks.3

“The approval of TAKHZYRO is exciting news for the HAE community in China,” said Fi ... Read more »

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New Ankara R&D Center Will Help Users Connect Innovative Photogrammetry to GIS


REDLANDS, Calif. -Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, announced today the acquisition of Zibumi Yazılım Bilişim Tasarım Arge Sanayi Ticaret S.A. (“Zibumi”), a software development company headquartered in Turkey.

Zibumi’s products—recognized for their unique and automated 3D data creation methods—were delivered to its customers as the “CitiGenius” family of applications. The Zibumi software development team, with its strong connections to academia as well as GIS users, will serve as the hub of Esri’s new R&D Center in Ankara, Turkey.

“We see the integration of our software team into Esri as the next logical step in our continued commitment to the general mapping and GIS community around the world,” said Erdal Yilmaz, Director of t ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today confirmed that IQOS 3, Philip Morris International’s electrically heated tobacco system, is appropriate for the protection of public health and has authorized it for sale in the United States. FDA’s decision follows an assessment of a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) filed with the agency in March 2020.

The IQOS 3 device contains a number of technological advancements, compared to a previously authorized IQOS device, including longer battery life and quicker recharge between uses.

In its decision the FDA noted that:

International survey data reviewed by the agency found no evidence of increased uptake of IQOS by youth or young adults, while use patterns available for a previously authorized version of IQOS within the U.S. have not raised new concerns regarding product use in youth and young adults.
Commenti ... Read more »

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The 48 major cities across the world ranked by Mori Memorial Foundation’s GPCI 2020 Report


TOKYO-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- London, New York, Tokyo, Paris and Singapore once again emerged as the world’s most comprehensively attractive cities, in that order, in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2020 report. This report is published by The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies, a research body established by Mori Building, a leading urban developer in Tokyo. Although the composition of the top five cities has remained unchanged since 2016, London and New York have shown a marked uptrend over that time while the scores of Tokyo and Paris have slipped, and Singapore has closed in on Paris. Among the other cities in the top 10, Berlin extended its scores in the area of Livability, leapfrogging Seoul into seventh place overall. Shanghai improved its ratings in all areas aside from Research and Deve ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The new Yamaha Motor Craftsmanship website has been launched to show the world the finely honed techniques, eyes, hands and minds of the masters at work in Yamaha Motor’s manufacturing and production factories. The website introduces several areas wher ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired ZM Financial Systems (ZMFS), a leading provider of risk and financial management software for the U.S. banking sector. The transaction advances Moody’s position as a leader in integrated risk assessment by broadening Moody’s Analytics’ suite of enterprise risk solutions, which help financial institutions make informed decisions.

ZMFS’ product suite delivers key systems and services that banks and other financial institutions use to model and manage risk, and to make fundamental business decisions related to asset and liability management (ALM), portfolio management, liquidity, solvency, and budgeting. Using a comprehensive cash flow engine, these solutions allow banking professionals to forecast and stress test their balance sheets by analyzing data patterns, modeling positions, trading securities, and bu ... Read more »

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Tokyo, Japan -Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that it has been three years since the global version of Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team launched. To commemorate the milestone, the Worldwide Release 3rd Anniversary Celebration kicked off Friday, December 4 in both the Japanese and global versions of the game.

Worldwide Release 3rd Anniversary Campaigns

All players will receive fabulous rewards just by logging in during the event period as part of the various present and login bonuses. Some of these include: Dreamballs, Black Balls (SSR), SR+ Guaranteed Transfer Tickets, Limit Break Reset Tickets, and much more. Players can even receive one Worldwide Release 3rd Anniversary Celebration Big Thanks Login Bonus 10-Player Transfer Ticket every day for up to 10 days. The Transfer has 10 steps, so players can receive up to 100 draws. *Items will change depending on the number of days a player logs in.

Pl ... Read more »

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GENEVA-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The two-month deadline set by the European Commission for the governments of Cyprus and Malta to reply to the letters of formal notice regarding their citizenship-by-investment pathways is approaching. In advance of this date, the Investment Migration Council (IMC) wishes to engage with all relevant stakeholders and remind them of a number of salient points.

The legal case

The right to assign citizenship is very clearly the sole competence of a sovereign state. This analysis of the European Commission’s legal case has nothing to do with whether one agrees with the concept of citizenship by investment. The vast majority of EU legal experts argue that the Commission has no legal right to become involved in how sovereign states define citizenship law.

The IMC has sought the opinions of several legal scholars, including Professor Dr Daniel Sarmiento, a leading specialist in EU competenc ... Read more »

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UVD Robots Deployed to Fight the Spread of Covid-19 and Reduce Hospital Acquired Infections


ODENSE, Denmark-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UVD Robots and Blue Ocean Robotics, the manufacturer of autonomous disinfecting robots equipped with UV-C light, announced today that it was selected by the European Commission directorate-Generale for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (EU Commission) to supply 200 of its autonomous disinfecting robots to European Union hospitals fighting the Coronavirus. UVD Robots’ tender ranked first in the EU Commission’s review of disinfecting robots evaluating technical excellence and maturity of technology, quality of approach in deployment, response time in technical support and maintenance, and overall value. UVD Robots are now being deployed in the first 10+ EU countries with more to follow.

In a statement President of the European Commission Ursula Von Der Leyen said: &l ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics today announced that it is working with VanEck, a global investment manager, as a data and analytics provider for two new exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The funds are VanEck Vectors® Moody’s Analytics® IG Corporate Bond ETF (MIG®), which focuses on the US corporate investment-grade market, and the VanEck Vectors® Moody’s Analytics® BBB Corporate Bond ETF (MBBB®), which concentrates on the market’s BBB segment, for bonds with the lowest investment grade rating.

Moody’s Analytics has offered its credit risk metrics for use in the indices underlying these two new VanEck funds. VanEck is using several data points produced by the Moody’s Analytics industry-leading CreditEdgeTM solution as inputs for the indices underlying the new ETFs.

These metrics are based on information from financial markets and are combined with a det ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics has won Best AI Technology Initiative at the 2020 American Financial Technology Awards. We earned this award for our QUIQspread™ solution, which helps financial institutions automate the spreading of financial statements.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201207005633/en/

Every bank has its own unique lending criteria. But all banks start the loan origination review process by gathering and standardizing the loan recipient’s financial records, a process known as financial spreading. The QUIQspread tool—available globally and built for scalability as a software-as-a-service solution—uses a combination of artificial intelligence and machine learning to make the financial spreading process more efficient, accurate, consistent, and traceable.

Moody’s Analytics fin ... Read more »

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• 23.3% of board positions are now held by women, up only slightly from 20.4% in 2018.

• Black directors make up just 4.1% of all U.S. directors in the Russell 3000 index. In the UK, 37% of FTSE 100 companies surveyed don’t have a non-white corporate director.

• Only 24 out of the 5,000+ board seats in the Fortune 500 index are filled by openly LGBTQ+ individuals.

• New board appointments make up 13.5% of board appointments, up from 11.4% in 2018. Of that number, 30% percent were women, up from 27%.

LONDON & NEW YORK & ZURICH-Tuesday 8 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Egon Zehnder, the world's leadership advisory firm, today released the results of its 2020 Global Board Diversity Tracker. For 16 years biennially, Egon Zehnder has tracked gender and international diversity on boards around the world.

This year’s report analyzed data from 1,685 companies across 44 countries with ... Read more »

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