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 Strategic acquisition of German fluorescence-guided surgery leader drives growth of Erbe’s surgical endoscopy business

TUEBINGEN, Germany-Wednesday 7 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An investment to strengthen our operating room presence

“This acquisition reflects our determination to become a solution provider for surgeries and procedures where visualization is critical. We will offer holistic solutions, from visualization to therapy. Entering into the world of fluorescence imaging systems is the logical first step to provide the required added value to our customers", according to Christian O. Erbe, CEO & President at Erbe Elektromedizin GmbH. Maxer’s highly innovative product portfolio combined with Erbe’s energy-emitting high-tech products will allow existing unmet user needs to be addressed.

Better vision makes better surgery

Maxer’s prime innovation focus is on the development of h ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. -Monday 5 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Phase 3 Inpatient Treatment With Anti-Coronavirus Immunoglobulin (ITAC) Clinical Trial Sponsored and Funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Did Not Meet Its Endpoints to Show Efficacy in Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance today announced that the Phase 3 Inpatient Treatment with Anti-Coronavirus Immunoglobulin (ITAC) clinical trial sponsored and funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), did not meet its endpoints. No serious safety signals were raised in the trial.

The study aimed to determine whether an investigational anti-coronavirus hyperimmune intravenous immunoglobulin (H-Ig) medicine (referred to by the Alliance as CoVIg-19) could reduce the risk of disease progressi ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Tuesday 6 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ironclad Energy Partners LLC (“Ironclad”), an affiliate of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners (“Stonepeak”), has agreed to sell 100% of its indirect equity interests in RED-Rochester, LLC (“RED”) and associated affiliates to SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc (“SEEIT”) for $260 million enterprise value, subject to customary closing adjustments.

As one of the United States’ largest district energy systems, RED exclusively serves 100+ commercial and industrial customers within the Eastman Business Park (“EBP” or the “Park”) in Rochester, New York. RED’s asset base has continuously served the 1,200-acre EBP and its customers with reliable and competitively priced utilities for over a century. Today, RED serves customers with its highly efficient and environmentally friendly tri-generation plant, delivering 16 separate ut ... Read more »

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38 semifinalist teams from 16 countries will aim to create an avatar system that can transport human presence to a remote location instantly.

LOS ANGELES-Tuesday 6 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced today that 38 teams from 16 countries are advancing to the semifinals round of the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE competition.

Sponsored by All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, the Avatar XPRIZE is a four-year global competition focused on the development of an avatar system that will deploy a human’s senses, actions, and presence to a remote location in real time, leading to a more connected world. These avatars must demonstrate the ability to execute tasks across a variety of real-world scenarios and convey a sense of presence for both the operator and the recipient in those interactions. In the futur ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France-Tuesday 6 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA’s facial recognition 1:N algorithm achieved best for accuracy in the latest Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)1.

IDEMIA today announced that its facial recognition algorithm 1:N came top among 75 tested systems and 281 entrants in NIST’s latest FRVT.

FRVT measures how well facial recognition systems work for civil, law enforcement and security applications covering accuracy, speed, storage, and memory criteria. FRVT test results are acknowledged to be the gold standard of the global security industry.

NIST’s March 26, 2021 test results establish beyond all doubt that IDEMIA has the best identification system on the market. Taking border control systems as an example, IDEMIA achieved the best accuracy score of 99.65% correct matches out of 1.6 million face images.

One of the impo ... Read more »

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WAX’s Patented Technology Will Allow Funko To Release Their First Set of Blockchain Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

LOS ANGELES-Monday 5 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, The Worldwide Asset eXchange™ (WAX), the world’s leading entertainment NFT network, announced that Funko, a leading pop culture consumer products company, plans to extend Funko’s pop culture platform to include digital assets on the Blockchain.

Beginning in June of this year, Funko expects to launch their initial collectible NFT offerings using WAX’s powerful blockchain platform, which ensures verifiable authenticity for all NFT purchases. WAX’s unique vIRLTM technology will enable Funko’s physical collectibles to be owned and traded as digital items with added value.

At a starting price point of $9.99, pop culture fans will be able to purchase packs of NFTs featuring Funko’s unique stylizations. Collectors who score ultra-r ... Read more »

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 Court affirms that there has been no finding of infringement of the Company’s enterprise software support Process 2.0 or Automation Framework (AFW) tools


LAS VEGAS -Monday 5 April 2021 [ 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 issued the following statement in response to a recent court order in the decade-long litigation between Rimini Street and Oracle, where the courts have found that third-party support and customization of enterprise software is permitted, Oracle licensees have a choice of support vendors and, as stated by the United States Court of Appeals, Rimini Street provides third-party support for Oracle’s enterprise software in lawful competition with Oracle’s direct maintenance services:

“On March 31, 20 ... Read more »

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Darkweb And Cybercrime Monitoring Start Up Provides Early Warning Intelligence on Cyber Threats

ATLANTA & MELBOURNE, Australia -Tuesday 6 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cyble, a global cyber intelligence firm specializing in providing early warning intelligence on cyber threats, announced today that it has raised a $4M seed financing round led by Blackbird Ventures and Spider Capital, with participation from Xoogler Ventures, Picus Capital, and Cathexis Ventures.

The funding comes as Cyble graduates from Y Combinator, which accepted Cyble into its Winter 2021 (W21) cohort and provided pre-seed funding in January of this year. These investments demonstrate the continued trust that investors and clients have in Cyble.

Cyble has made huge progress over the last year. "We started this company with an ambitious goal: to equip organizations with real-time visibility into vulnerabilities in the cyber landscape and help safeguard their b ... Read more »

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Autonomous Security Robot Developer Begins Defining Its 5th Generation Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.-Tuesday 6 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), jointly announced today that Knightscope has selected Velodyne Lidar’s technology to power its future 5th Generation Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs).

Velodyne Lidar ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view lidar sensors and has worked with Knightscope for the past 7 years. Knightscope’s solution is powered by Velodyne’s Puck lidar sensor, which provides reliability, energy efficiency and a full 360-degree environmental view to deliver highly accurate real-time 3D data. The versatile, compact Puck sensor is an ideal solution to ... Read more »

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