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QINGDAO, China-Thursday 3 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Living under the new-normal, ESG has become one of the world's most trending topics. A positive impact on society and providing sustainable development opportunities for employees have gradually become the new criteria for companies to represent their growth. By putting talent first, Hisense strives to build a global team that includes people from different cultures and unique experiences, and to provide an equal and healthy working environment to drive its success. Together with over 90,000 employees around the world, Hisense is creating a sustainable future and exerting positive social influence constantly.

Focusing on local talent cultivation and cultural inclusion

Hisense supports local communities to relieve their unemployment pressure and to reduce the indirectly related crime rate. Through its investment in industrial parks worldwide, Hisense creates more than 3,000 job positions ... Read more »

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Velodyne’s Solution Recognized for Enabling Transformative Smart Cities Projects


SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution, powered by Bluecity, was named a winner of the 2021 Smart 50 Award, recognizing the solution’s innovation in smart city applications. The awards, presented by Smart Cities Connect, have a highly competitive review process and honor the 50 most transformative smart cities projects in the world.

Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution helps governments solve some of their most challenging and pervasive infrastructure problems. The solution combines Velodyne’s award-winning lidar sensors and Bluecity’s powerful artificial intelligence (AI) software to monitor traffic networks and public spaces. It generates real-time data analytics and predictions to improve traffic and ... Read more »

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Compliant with the JIS2 standard, IDEMIA supplies its contactless cards to domestic major issuers and Fintech issuers in Japan 

TOKYO-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the global leader in Augmented Identity, payment card issuance and payment solutions, IDEMIA (Japan office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Vice President of Japan Sales: Nezu Nobuyoshi), today announced that it will provide dual-interface credit cards to financial institutions in Japan that are compliant with the JIS2 standard and certified by Visa, JCB and other brand schemes. The cards are embedded with a JIS2 standard – an embedded surface magnetic stripe on the card, to deliver enhanced security and contactless payment services to end-users.

IDEMIA has delivered the contactless dual-interface cards to Fintech issuers such as UPSIDER, Inc, and major issuers including Toyota Finance Corporation in Japan to expand and scale rapidly.

“We are proud to be able ... Read more »

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MILPITAS, Calif.-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Scotsman, a Silicon Valley-based electric scooter brand, has unveiled its flagship product, the world’s first electric scooter custom 3D-printed entirely in carbon fiber composite.

The Scotsman touts a true unibody ... Read more »

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 ~Acquisition marks Lineage’s entrance into the European freight forwarding industry, strengthening efficiencies in global supply chain offering~

 

NOVI, Mich-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced it has closed the acquisition of UTI Forwarding (“UTI”), a renowned Rotterdam-based freight forwarder.

The acquisition was first announced on April 26, 2021.

UTI Forwarding is a leading freight forwarding company that is strategically located in Rotterdam, Netherlands, which specializes in the exporting and importing of Full Container Load (“FCL”) cargo, handling both temperature-controlled and other containerized goods.

The acquisition marks Lineage’s entrance into the fr ... Read more »

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Martial arts organization grows audience engagement and streamlines workflow by powering mobile app with broadcast-quality video platform 

SINGAPORE-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ONE Championship (ONE), one of Asia’s largest global sports media properties, features a diverse array of content stacks, including live events, fight highlights, and reality television programming.

Since November 2020, ONE Championship’s content has been streaming on the Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV) video platform through the ONE Super App, cutting the company’s content management time in half and increasing video watch time by 300 percent.

The ONE Super App, available on the Apple App Store and Google Play, features ONE TV, which now includes a Brightcove-powered customizable experience with thematic playlists that continuously roll out videos, in-app alerts, and the latest news.

Fans access the ONE Super App to imme ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE -Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Four in five (82%) businesses remain concerned about the security risks of employees working remotely, despite many exploring potential hybrid working models
    Nearly half (47%) report an increase in the volume, severity, and/or scope of cyber-attacks in the last 12 months
    Of those who have ever experienced a breach, 41% had it happen in the last year, almost double the number (21%) compared to 2019
    Retailers are most at risk, with 61% experiencing a breach or failed an audit in 2020, raising concern for suppliers and consumers alike

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Despite being over a year into remote working and looking ahead to likely shifts to hybrid remote/in-office working models, four fifths (82%) of businesses still remain concerned about the security risks of employees working remotely.

This is just one of the key insig ... Read more »

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ALPHARETTA, Ga-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cyble, an AI-powered, Y Combinator-backed, cyber threat intelligence company that empowers organizations with darkweb & cybercrime monitoring and mitigation services, today announced that regional cybersecurity expert Shenoy Sandeep has joined Cyble as the Regional Director - Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META).

This news follows Cyble’s recent announcement of a USD 4 million seed financing led by Blackbird Ventures and Spider Capital, with participation from Xoogler Ventures, Picus Capital, and Cathexis Ventures. Shenoy brings over 13+ years' experience in the cybersecurity, having advised some of the most critical organizations in the region. A well-known figure in the local cybersecurity community, Shenoy will be responsible for driving growth across the META region by highlighting the true value Cyble provides in the cyber threat intelligence monitoring space.

Mandar Pa ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Japanese Cuisine and Food Culture Human Resource Development Committee (JCDC) [https://tow.co.jp/program/]
We are now accepting applications for an online training program to acquire correct knowledge and skills in Japanese cuisine and food culture. Study under a curriculum taught by first-class chefs in your own country using online training. It’s a great opportunity to learn basic techniques in authentic Japanese cuisine and obtain official certification by the Japanese government in a short period of time.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210531005103/en/

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021
Online Training: July 25 to November 30, 2021
*Dates are Japan standard time.
*Participants will be selected mainly based on the screening of application documents.
*Schedule is subject to change dep ... Read more »

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• US$3 million annual Prize attracts 4,000 submissions

• Brazil, India, Kenya, USA and China among top countries

•Strong emphasis on food and health solutions highlights the urgency of building more resilient and robust ecosystems to further accelerate climate action

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Following a six-month submissions phase amidst the prevailing restrictions imposed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE's pioneering global award in sustainability, has officially closed entries for its 2022 awards. With a remarkable 4,000 applications received, the Prize marked a notable 68.5% increase in submission entries compared to the previous cycle. 

Attracting submissions from a record 151 countries, representing over three quarters of the world’s countries, the Prize proves to be truly global in its reach and impact. This include ... Read more »

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Targeted spraying technology can provide a significant reduction in herbicide use in growing crops and fallow ground, as well as night and day applications

DULUTH, Ga. -Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision ag technology, announced it has entered into a proof of concept (PoC) collaboration agreement with Robert Bosch GmbH, BASF Digital Farming and Raven Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVN), with the objective of evaluating targeted spraying technology to make the application of crop protection products more effective and efficient by reducing crop input costs while driving farm and environmental sustainability.

To support the reduction in herbicide application, the targeted spraying PoC will focus on real-time sensing technology to make crop protection decisions. By detecting weeds in growing crops as well as on fallow ground, day o ... Read more »

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Badr Jafar calls for creation of Gulf Corporate Philanthropy Network to boost cooperation and coordination between businesses

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 2 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Crescent Enterprises CEO Badr Jafar has called for the creation of a Gulf Corporate Philanthropy Network to encourage all businesses to embrace the transformative power of strategic corporate giving, as businesses across the region and the world play a leadership role in the post-pandemic economic recovery.

Speaking at the World Economic Forum’s Jobs Reset Summit on Tuesday, Badr Jafar, who also founded the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, said: “Beyond the ill-effects on the pandemic, it provided many with an opportunity to fundamentally rethink the status quo in relation to the role of business in society, with a greater acceptance of the notion that business really has no other choice but to be at the forefron ... Read more »

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