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NEW YORK-Saturday 19 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Lloyd W. Howell, Jr. has been elected to the company’s Board, effective March 15, 2021. Mr. Howell will join the Board’s Audit, Compensation & Human Resources and Governance & Nominating Committees. With the election of Mr. Howell, Moody’s Board will consist of 11 directors.

“Lloyd’s financial expertise and extensive experi ... Read more »

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HONG KONG-Saturday 19 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CoinEx, a global and professional cryptocurrency exchange service provider, celebrates its 3rd anniversary and announces that it has upgraded and optimized the underlying system as well as the front-end.

After months of hard work by the R&D department, CoinEx has completed the system upgrade named "Aegis". This upgrade significantly improves the performance and security of CoinEx’s underlying platform, enhances the new system’s carrying capacity and matchmaking performance at least tenfold, and effectively optimizes users’ trading experiences such as order placing, canceling, match making, and clearing.

The upgrade further promotes CoinEx’s stability and availability, besides, a brand-new risk control system has also been adopted to further protect the security of users' assets.

Upon refining the core, the CoinEx team engaged in the front-end ... Read more »

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 • IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, reinforces its leadership in civil identity market by meeting burgeoning government needs for remote services.

• IDEMIA complements its IDway offering with a secure and trust-inspiring system that delivers a personal digital identity.

• With a trusted digital identity, citizens can securely and seamlessly enjoy multiple online services, while service suppliers benefit too from increased security and trust.


COURBEVOIE, France-Saturday 19 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Accelerating on the digital identity (ID) market

- In 2019, the Group was selected to supply Morocco’s latest national electronic ID cards that will help Morocco’s economy go digital.
- IDEMIA is currently engaged in an experimentation of a world first, MONA by VINCI Airports, a contactless passenger experience at Aéroport de Lyon (France).
- On Nov ... Read more »

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COLOGNE, MARBURG, BRAUNSCHWEIG & INGELHEIM, Germany-Friday 18 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Cologne University Hospital (UKK), University of Marburg (UMR), the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) and Boehringer Ingelheim collaborate on potential COVID-19 therapy and prevention
BI 767551 (DZIF-10c) is a potent anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody that has shown promising virus neutralizing properties in pre-clinical research
Phase 1/2a clinical trials will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics, and antiviral activity of BI 767551 administered by intravenous infusion and by inhalation. The first patients have already been enrolled

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cologne University Hospital (UKK), University of Marburg (UMR), the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) and Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the initiation of Phase 1/2a clinical investigation of BI 767551, a new SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody. By combining UKK, UMR and DZIF’s exp ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG-Friday 18 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The European Investment Bank today launched the first ever scheme to strengthen local production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Africa and scale up drug manufacturing essential to improve public health. The EIB’s new EUR 50 million pharmaceutical investment initiative, initiated together with kENUP Foundation, will contribute to reducing dependency on drug imports and address medical supply chain weaknesses linked to COVID-19.

The programme will improve availability of specialist drugs and tackle supply chain challenges that currently damage public health across Africa. This new initiative is aligned with World Health Organisation goals and the recently announced cooperation between the EIB and WHO to combat COVID-19 and strengthen health system resilience to better face future pandemics.

Scaling up pharmaceutical investment in Africa will help to protect millions of people fr ... Read more »

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Partnership with Esri Provides Drone Mapping Solution to Mine Sites Worldwide

REDLANDS, Calif.-Saturday 19 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced that Newmont Corporation, a Colorado-based gold mining company, will use Site Scan for ArcGIS to supply drone workflow tools under its Global Drone Operating Model. With Site Scan for ArcGIS, Newmont will have a standardized, cloud-based platform to scale the company's drone operations, which span surface and underground facilities across seven countries. Newmont will use Site Scan for ArcGIS alongside ArcGIS Pro for monitoring and analysis, reclamation reporting, and improvement of health and safety initiatives.

Due to the frequently remote locations, monitoring mines and associated infrastructure by traditional methods can be time-consuming and costly, requiring an extensive workforce and posing a safety risk. Site Scan for ArcGIS ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & SEOUL-Saturday 19 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spotify (NYSE: SPOT) today announced that it will launch its service in South Korea in the first half of 2021. The world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service will give Korean listeners access to over 60 million tracks and over 4 billion playlists. The launch will enable Korean artists to reach their local music fans, as well as Spotify’s 320 million listeners worldwide. It will also connect listeners in Korea to artists and music from around the world.

As one of the fastest-growing major music markets in the world* and the sixth-largest music market globally**, South Korea is key for Spotify in its mission of giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. Spotify wants to help accelerate the growth of Korea’s entire music streaming ecosystem, benefiting artists, l ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif.-Saturday 19 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a multi-year sales agreement for Alpha Prime™ sensors with Motional, a global driverless technology leader. Velodyne will be the exclusive provider of long-range, surround view lidar sensors for Motional’s SAE Level 4 driverless vehicles.

The Alpha Prime sensor is industry-leading for its combined range, resolution and field of view that collectively address the high-performance requirements of autonomous vehicles. The sensor was developed to improve safety in autonomy and offers high resolution along with robust reflectivity returns, simplifying detection and tracking of vehicles, pedestrians and other road obstructions. The Alpha Prime can help autonomous vehicles safely navigate roadways at various speeds, traveling in a range of road conditions such as rain, sleet and snow.

Motional has been at the forefront of driver ... Read more »

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