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BRAZZAVILLE, Congo-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or the “Corporation”) is delighted to welcome the Republic of Congo (“Congo Brazzaville” or “Congo”) as its 28th Member State, following the execution of the country’s Instrument of Adherence by Mr Gilbert Ondongo, Minister of State for the Economy, Industry and Public Finances on the 20th of October 2020.

The Congolese Government’s commitment to structural economic transformation and inclusive growth is fully aligned with AFC’s ecosystem and beneficiation investment strategy. AFC looks forward to supporting the Government of Congo’s efforts to maximize the value of its vast natural resource base and unlock its full agricultural potential for the betterment of its people, by promoting economic growth and diversification, job creation and sustainable development.

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 Highlights Include the Release of Software Version 6.0, Continued Global Expansion, Strong Sales Quarters, and Consecutive Award Wins


MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that the company had a successful year despite the worldwide struggles associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are grateful to our customers, reseller partners, and alliance partners who have worked with us to make 2020 such a successful year, in spite of the adversity that we have all faced during the pandemic. We are hopeful that in 2021 that there will be some return to normalcy and look forward to more in-person meetings and events,” said Bill Andrews, President and CEO of ExaGrid. “In the meantime, we have been fortunate that ExaGrid’s industry-leading customer support model already featured remote installation an ... Read more »

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Aptorum Group Announces Submission of Clinical Trial Application for ALS-4, an Orally Administered Small Molecule Drug for the Treatment of Infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)


NEW YORK & LONDON & PARIS-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

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• As in ANCA vasculitis, avacopan demonstrated statistically significant improvement in renal function as measured by eGFR compared to placebo over 26 weeks of blinded treatment

• The change from baseline to week 26 in C3 glomerulopathy histologic index (C3G HI) for disease activity (primary endpoint) was not statistically different between the two treatment groups, while the C3G HI for disease chronicity (measuring progression of fibrosis) shows significant benefit for avacopan versus placebo

• Avacopan safe and well tolerated in C3G patients

• ChemoCentryx and VFMCRP plan to discuss registration pathway with regulatory agencies in US and EU

ST. GALLEN, Switzerland & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:

Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (VFMCRP) and ChemoCentryx, Inc. today announced topline data from the ACCOLADE clinical study, the la ... Read more »

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Other luminary Global Ambassadors include Senator Lanre Tejuoso and Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu

SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Oncology, a U.S.-based non-profit organization announces the launch of the Cervical Cancer-Free Nigeria (CCFN) campaign, which seeks to eradicate virus-driven diseases such as cervical cancer by educating Nigerians about vaccine safety and efficacy. The campaign is proud to announce the appointment of three Global Ambassadors including Otunba Abimbola Ogunbanjo, President of the National Council of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (see bio); Senator Lanre Tejuoso, Chair of the Legislative Initiative for Sustainable Development (see bio); and Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu, First Lady of Kebbi State and Founder and CEO of Medicaid Cancer Foundation (see bio). As Global Ambassadors, these distinguished leaders will raise awareness, leveraging exciting learning tools, such as a vaccine-focused comic b ... Read more »

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LG’s Advanced Washing Machines with Dual Washing Capabilities Offered at Discounted Prices During Dubai Shopping Festival


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Since 2015, LG Electronics (LG) has been empowering homeowners to take care of their laundry with greater ease and efficiency, with the introduction of the company’s revolutionary TWINWash system.

LG’s TWINWash washing machines feature a main washer drum for larger loads of clothing and bedding, while the TWINWash Mini (which sits underneath and keeps a slim profile) is ideal for delicate fabrics, and smaller loads.

The TWINWash system is unique in that it empowers users to operate two cycles, simultaneously – eliminating the risk of last-minute rushing before an important meeting or function. Additionally, if a homeowner only has a few items which require assistance, the TWINWash Mini serves as the ideal solution for smaller ... Read more »

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Velodyne Lidar Advances Smart City Industry

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced it has joined the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Program to promote using lidar technology in smart city solutions. By becoming part of the Qualcomm Smart Cities ecosystem, Velodyne will work more closely with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., governments and solution developers to create smart city applications that improve public services and enhance safety and quality of life.

Smart city solutions can use Velodyne’s lidar sensors to measure and monitor conditions in areas such as pedestrian safety, vehicle traffic, parking space management, speed measurement, V2X communications, queue and asset management, security and more. The sensors can collect highly accurate, detailed 3D information about people, vehicles, bicyclists, public spaces and more, while preserving ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today its affirmation of the principles outlined in the Say on Climate campaign, a sustainability-focused initiative involving disclosure of emissions, a comprehensive plan to manage those emissions, and a shareholder vote on the plan at its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Moody’s is the first S&P 500 company to join the initiative, reflecting its ongoing leadership and commitment to climate action and corporate sustainability.

The Say on Climate campaign is sponsored by The Children’s Investment Fund Management (TCI) and The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (UK), and seeks to implement sustainable business practices around the globe by advocating for corporate climate action plans.

“Activating a sustainable future for the environment is a core objective for Moody’s and we are proud to take a leading rol ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France & OSLO, Norway-Tuesday 22 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has obtained, as planned, the ICCN security certificate from EMVCo, for the next generation biometric card secure chip, for which ZWIPE has secured worldwide distribution rights1.

This is a major step forward in delivering on our joint vision of an affordable biometric card for all.

In a context where global demand for contactless payments is booming, biometric cards are best placed to ensure secure, hygienic and convenient payments. The exclusive partnership and distribution agreement between IDEMIA and ZWIPE aims to promote biometric card as the reference for tomorrow’s contactless payments.

The ICCN2 security certificate is a key milestone towards the next generation biometric card and confirms IDEMIA's outstanding expertise in the field of payments and biometrics. Our biometric payment chip com ... Read more »

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