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Opening fully driverless Robotaxi service to the general public in California starting in 2022

 

FREMONT, Calif-Friday 18 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Silicon Valley-based Pony.ai, a leading autonomous driving company, today announced that it has begun regular and daily fully driverless testing on public roads in Fremont and Milpitas, CA. Along with the recent launch of fully driverless testing in Guangzhou, China, the company has become the first to get fully driverless automated vehicles on public roads in three cities across the world's two most dynamic mobility markets.

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The successful kick-off is authorized by the previously announced driverless permit received from the California Department of Motor Vehicles for a fleet of six driverless vehicles, facilitating the total operational coverage o ... Read more »

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Company launches global booking experience to enable travelers to more seamlessly book and instantly confirm connecting rooms 

MCLEAN, Va.-Friday 18 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just in time for summer travel, Hilton solves travel planning frustrations as the first major hotel company to introduce a booking experience that allows individuals to easily book and instantly confirm at least two connecting rooms. This innovative technology - Confirmed Connecting Rooms by Hilton - has started to roll-out globally and will be available when booking on Hilton.com or through the Hilton Honors app at participating hotels within any of the portfolio’s 18 world-class brands.

“Research shows that nearly half of travelers booking trips together consider connecting rooms to be important. As families and friends begin to reunite, reconnect and travel again, we anticipate that need will only grow stronger,” said Chris Silcock, executive vi ... Read more »

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Integration and open collaboration will help Equinor unlock Bacalhau’s full potential 

HOUSTON-Friday 18 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger announced today an award to Subsea Integration Alliance of a large contract by Equinor on its Bacalhau project offshore Brazil. The contract scope covers the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea pipelines (SURF).

The development will include 19 trees as well as associated subsea equipment including subsea wellheads, subsea controls and connection systems, and a full completion workover riser. The SURF scope comprises rigid risers, flowlines, and umbilicals.

The Subsea Integration Alliance team established during the initial front-end engineering design phase, awarded in January 2020, will now transition into the full EPCI phase. Project management and detailed engineering will take place in Rio de Jan ... Read more »

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Global Leader in Privacy-Enabled Data Collaboration Helps Retailers Unlock New Business Opportunities and Transform Supply Partner Relationships

SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 18 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LiveRamp® (NYSE: RAMP) today announced an expanded global partnership with Carrefour (OTCMKTS: CRERF) to enable robust data collaboration, analytics and innovation capabilities through LiveRamp’s Safe Haven. Using LiveRamp’s best-in-class privacy-preserving technologies, retailers, consumer packaged goods (CPGs) brands and Carrefour partners can execute safe, simple and productive data collaboration on an unprecedented global scale. Safe Haven is currently available in the U.S., UK, France, China, Japan and Australia, and, with Carrefour, is expanding to Spain, Italy, Belgium, Poland, Romania, Argentina, Brazil and Taiwan. LiveRamp’s Safe Haven is part of a new business unit that Carrefour is launching on this occasion: “Carrefour ... Read more »

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Velabit Makes 3D Lidar Available for Safety-Critical Applications

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Thursday 17 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today introduced the next generation of its Velabit™ sensor, which addresses the cost, safety, and design challenges of autonomous solutions while delivering state-of-the-art performance. Equipped with Velodyne's breakthrough proprietary micro-lidar array architecture (MLA), the Velabit delivers on what Velodyne customers asked for - an ultra-wide field of view (FoV) and higher resolution.

The solid-state Velabit sensor now has a simultaneously achievable maximum horizontal FoV of 90° and maximum vertical FOV of 70°, approximately three times more points per second than the previous model. The next generation Velabit takes all of Velodyne's learnings to offer a configurable and dynamic field of view and delivers a high-resolution zoom capab ... Read more »

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EXTON, Pa. -Friday 18 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Seequent Holdings Limited, for approximately $900 million in cash (for a debt free business and subject to final working capital adjustments) plus 3,141,342 BSY Class B shares.

When announcing its second quarter 2021 operating results (scheduled for August 10, 2021) Bentley Systems will update its full‑year 2021 financial outlook, reflecting the inclusion of Seequent.

About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry‑leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operation ... Read more »

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REDLANDS, Calif.-Friday 18 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HIMSS has announced Dr. Este Geraghty, the Chief Medical Officer for location intelligence world leader Esri, as a recipient of the Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.

The award recognizes and celebrates influential women who harness the power of information and technology to transform health and healthcare. The winners are unique among power lists and award programs as it is inclusive of all women of influence, no matter where they may be in the health information and technology field.

Dr. Este Geraghty, MD, MS, MPH, CPH, GISP, leads strategy and messaging for Esri’s Health and Human Services sector. Dr. Geraghty has been with the company since 2014 and has led business development and solution development in the market. During her time at Esri, Dr. Geraghty has helped organizations around the world use location intelligence to combat Zika virus, finish the fight against polio ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Friday 18 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jacek Olczak, Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE: PM), today announced a new structure for the Americas with the appointment of Deepak Mishra—formerly Chief Strategy Officer—as President, Americas Region, covering the United States, Canada, and Latin America. The appointment is effective July 1.

The new structure in the Americas will focus on three areas: strengthening PMI’s leadership in Latin America & Canada as the company accelerates toward a smoke-free future; deepening efforts with partners to commercialize reduced risk products in the U.S.; and building a vital launchpad for the company’s “beyond nicotine” strategy in the U.S., in coordination with PMI’s Life Sciences group, through expanded partnerships and commercial deployment.

Mr. Olczak said, “I am thrilled to name Deepak Mishra, one of our top business ... Read more »

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NOVI, Mich.-Friday 18 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

~ Claus Sørensen Cold Storage is a leading cold storage company in Denmark ~

~ Acquisition adds warehouse network and capable team that will strengthen Lineage’s end-to-end supply chain offering for its customers in the Nordic region~

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), a leading global temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced its intention to acquire the cold storage division of Claus Sørensen Group, a renowned cold storage operator in Denmark.

Founded in 1926, Claus Sørensen is headquartered in Esbjerg, Denmark and operates nine cold storage facilities that are strategically located in relation to major fishing ports and food production facilities. The total capacity of Claus Sørensen’s facility network exceeds 800,000 cubic metres, with a freezing capacity of approximately 1,800 tonnes ... Read more »

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