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Employees offered more choice about setting their own working environment. Investments in technology and collaboration will empower people to work anywhere.

LONDON-Thursday 13 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Experian, the global information services company, has today announced a new global approach to work. The aim is to take the learnings from the experience of Covid-19 lockdown and create a working environment which suits everyone’s situation.

Experian is committing to promote more individual choice by creating a new hybrid model, where employees will be encouraged to ‘work your way’. Through the lockdown, Experian moved its global operations to remote working with very limited disruption.

Most employees will be offered increased flexibility, with the majority moving to a hybrid model, some working fully remotely, and some in the office.

Experian – which operates in 45 countries around the world – bel ... Read more »

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Test will detect infection of chlamydia and gonorrhoea and determine antimicrobial susceptibility to easy-to-access antibiotics within 60 minutes

SYDNEY-Thursday 13 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, announced it has been awarded up to US $1.8 million from CARB-X, a global non-profit partnership dedicated to supporting research and development to address the rising threat of drug-resistant bacteria. SpeeDx represents the first Australian-based diagnostics company to receive CARB-X funding and a further $1.9 million will be available once the project reaches defined milestones. Funds will be used to develop a rapid test for the combined detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae, while identifying antimicrobial resistance (AMR) of gonorrhea infections towards common antibiotic treatments. Chlamydia (CT) and gonorrhea (NG) are globally significant sexually transmitted i ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Wednesday 12 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mary Kay Inc., a global leader in skin care innovation, continued its ongoing support of the beauty and scientific communities recently by sponsoring the virtual 2021 Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting, helping fund the society’s virtual meeting platform. At the meeting, Mary Kay unveiled breakthrough skin health research on a botanical extract reducing retinol-related irritation via the TRPV1 receptor. The brand was also excited to announce its first-ever grants for researchers conducting groundbreaking, innovative studies in skin health and skin disease.

Mary Kay will be awarding four $25,000 grants to researchers conducting groundbreaking and innovative studies in skin health or skin diseases, which eligible applicants can apply for through August 31, 2021. The winners of the Mary Kay grants will be announced at the SID annual meeting in 2022. Through the funds, Mary Kay h ... Read more »

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Industry leaders combine digital drilling automation solutions for wellbore construction

LONDON-Wednesday 12 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Schlumberger and NOV announced today a collaboration to accelerate automated drilling solutions adoption by oil and gas operators and drilling contractors. The agreement will enable customers to combine Schlumberger surface and downhole drilling automation solutions with NOV’s rig automation platform to deliver superior well construction performance. This integrated offering enables the automation of manual workflows, improving safety, decision making, consistency, and efficiency in drilling operations.

“We are pleased to collaborate with NOV and to integrate their rig automation interface with our drilling automation solutions to unlock higher performance for operators and drilling contractors. Leveraging downhole and surface automation applications, we can deliver enhancements in operations safet ... Read more »

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 HANGZHOU, China-Wednesday 12 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dahua Technology, a world-leading video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, has recently released its upgraded WizMind series, offering a comprehensive project-oriented product portfolio and flexible AI solutions that focus on human, vehicle, object and thermal technology to empower vertical markets with enhanced AI experience.

Human-based Applications

Adopting topnotch AI chip and algorithms, the upgraded human-based WizMind solution includes privacy protection 2.0, face recognition 2.0, human video metadata 2.0 and other advanced AI performance to enable timely responses to incidents while providing accurate customer flow, crowd density, target direction, etc. to assist in further business analysis. Privacy Protection 2.0 offers additional occlusion options (irregular polygons, mosaics, and colored blocks) and supports code exporting based on specified targets, ensuri ... Read more »

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Market Validation for AI-Powered Technology and Scaled Enterprise Go-To-Market


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.-Thursday 13 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SentinelOne, the autonomous cybersecurity platform company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner as a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms1. SentinelOne believes the placement is a testament to the company’s innovative Singularity XDR platform and scaled go-to-market execution in record time. We believe this accomplishment signifies unrivaled product-market fit, innovation, and superb customer experience across a diverse set of customer profiles.

“Modern society is digital, and every place where data resides is vulnerable. Human-powered products simply cannot keep up with the exponentially growing threat landscape. Our AI-powered technology is the automated solution to modern day cyberattacks,” said Tomer Weingarten, CEO and Co-founder, Se ... Read more »

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• With a unified, modern authentication platform, Thales has expanded its access management solution across all applications or services in any IT environment, including APIs, cloud and non-standard apps

• The broadened scope of Thales’ SafeNet Trusted Access brings agility and flexibility to secure its customers’ increasingly complex IT environments

 

PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Wednesday 12 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thales has announced an expansion of its SafeNet Trusted Access solution, offering customers full access management protection across all applications or services in any IT environment. Whether it’s in the cloud, on-premise or through an API, Thales’ customers will now be able to benefit from modern authentication capabilities to ensure applications can only be accessed by those authorised to do so.

On-Premises lingers as API and Cloud adoption rises

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• A second major transaction for Kasada which continues to build its Sub-Saharan hospitality portfolio

• Over N$100m (US$8m) of additional investment planned for the hotel renovations and development

• 150 local jobs will be created

JOHANNESBURG & PORT LOUIS, Mauritius & WINDHOEK, Namibia-Wednesday 12 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Funds advised by Kasada Capital Management today announced the acquisition of the 414-key Safari Hotels and Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia. This transaction will be made through Kasada Hospitality Fund LP (“Kasada”) and remains subject to approval by the Namibian Competition Commission.

The hotel complex is strategically located within ten minutes of Windhoek’s city center and adjacent to Eros Airport. It consists of the 215-key Safari Court Hotel, the 199-key Safari Hotel and Namibia’s foremost Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions (MICE) ... Read more »

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The New Restaurant Opening Marks a Key Milestone in CKE’s 40-Year International History

FRANKLIN, Tenn.-Wednesday 12 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, announced the opening of its 1,000th international restaurant in Madrid, Spain, as they continue to bring bold, craveable burgers and flavors to all corners of the globe. The opening marks a key milestone for the brand as it continues to expand its international footprint across Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and more.

The opening of the new Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Madrid marks the 23rd restaurant in Spain. CKE is continuing to expand across the European market, all the while, delivering new, innovative customer experiences and a menu filled with its impossible-to-ignore flavors.

“The opening of the 1000th international location is a proud moment placing CKE in t ... Read more »

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BERLIN-Wednesday 12 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ogletree Deakins and KPMG Law in Germany1 are forming a global alliance to provide businesses with global workforce solutions. This alliance will be instrumental in expanding immigration and employment law reach for both organizations and will enable KPMG firms outside of the US2 to bring the US capability and services of Ogletree Deakins to their clients around the world.

The alliance is in response to growing client demand for a technology-powered, globally unified approach to business challenges faced in the areas of immigration and global mobility, labor and employment, and the associated tax, compensation, and benefits issues. This non-exclusive alliance with Ogletree Deakins does not include KPMG in the US or entities that it owns or controls, which do not provide legal services3.

“As businesses expand and look to shore up recovery in the post-pandemic world, there is increasing pressu ... Read more »

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New combined company will expand its global reach in the Customer Experience technology space

WESTFORD, Mass.-Wednesday 12 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Aspect Software will merge with Noble Systems of Atlanta Georgia, to form Alvaria™, (pronounced: ahl-vahr-ee-uh), a new global company delivering optimized customer experience and workforce engagement software and cloud services technology solutions.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210510005167/en/

The newly combined company will be led by Patrick Dennis, Aspect President and CEO.

“This merger will combine two of the leaders in the customer experience space into a major unified force for innovation and growth,” said Patrick Dennis, President & CEO of Alvaria. “Our unified customer base represents the largest financial institutions, healthcare, online retail, and travel a ... Read more »

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