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TAIPEI, Taiwan-Friday 25 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Startups are the key to technology development, and they are the driver for industry transformations and evolutions. In COMPUTEX 2021 Virtual, the event organizer, TAITRA, has dedicated a special hall for #InnoVEXVirtual. With 81 startups from 21 countries, TAITRA aims to empower these startups by bridging the network and business opportunities with them and the global technology ecosystem through the digital platform.

Sparking creativity with global disruptors

Since its first establishment in 2016, InnoVEX, the exhibit dedicated to startups at COMPUTEX, has successively hosted National Pavilions from France, Korea and the Netherland. The National Pavilions have become one of the exhibition highlights to the visitors, venture capitalists and media.

This year, La French Tech Pavilion, organized by Business France, gathers 5 teams to showcase tech strength and diversity from France in ... Read more »

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The digital LED screens installed by Pixcom contribute to a green environment with its energy efficient, superior quality and enhanced designs catering to the expected 25 million visits at the Expo 2020.


Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES-Thursday 24 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Dubai Expo 2020 is scheduled for October 2021 and is likely to attract over 25 million visits. Gearing up to make this event a success, Pixcom Group of Companies has installed LED digital signages across new metro stations enroute 2020.

Signages Complement the Modern Dubai Metro Stations.

Pixcom has successfully implemented the LED digital signages at strategic and user-friendly locations of the modern metro station enabling maximum visibility. The Expo stations have ample capacity and can serve 29,000 riders per hour during peak times and around 522,000 riders per day.

The Dubai Investment Park Station is an underground station. The station is vast and spans over 27,0 ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan -Thursday 24 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has signed a brand ambassador agreement with professional women's tennis player Naomi Osaka. The period of agreement is two years starting from April 22, 2021.

Panasonic sought the agreement with Ms. Osaka after observing that her values and perspectives on society deeply resonate with its own management philosophy, primarily with regard to the following three points:

First, Ms. Osaka takes social issues seriously, looking beyond tennis to share her views on what a better society would look like in her own words. The founder of Panasonic, Konosuke Matsushita, held the notion that a stable state of happiness comes only when both mental stability and material prosperity are secured. Based on this idea, the company endeavors to create an ideal society where all of us can enjoy lives that are both mentally fulfilling and affluent in the material sense.

Second, M ... Read more »

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Music fans in Germany and Austria will continue to receive free-to-air music channel in both SD and HD quality via satellite

LUXEMBOURG-Thursday 24 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- HIGH VIEW, an independent Munich-based media company, has extended its partnership with SES in a new multi-year contract and secured long-term satellite capacity. Its DELUXE MUSIC channel will continue broadcasting on SES’s satellites in SD and HD quality at its prime TV neighbourhood at ASTRA 19.2 degrees East.

Reaching up to four million viewers a day, DELUXE MUSIC delivers a mix of current hits, classics and exciting new trends on 20 different editorially-curated shows and moderated programs. With this multi-year contract, viewers in the region will continue to enjoy free-to-air DELUXE MUSIC in SD, and in HD via SES’s leading TV platform in Germany – HD+.

"Our focus is on delivering extraordinary music experiences to our viewers, so we a ... Read more »

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• COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the DIAMOND study, leading to lower-than-anticipated enrolment and slower incidence of cardio-vascular events

• Independent study Executive Committee recommended new clinically relevant endpoints

• Data are expected to be published in H1 2022

• Vifor Pharma continues to drive evidence-based care using Veltassa® through multiple additional trial activities

ST. GALLEN, Switzerland-Thursday 24 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

- Vifor Pharma will host a conference call today at 10:30 am CET -

 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:

Vifor Pharma Group today announced that the phase-IIIb DIAMOND study has been amended with new and clinically relevant endpoints, including a new primary endpoint of efficacy in potassium management in high-risk heart failure patients treated with guideline-recommended doses of renin-angiotensin aldosterone system inhibitor (RAASi). Th ... Read more »

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Decarbonization plan leverages technology to address operational emissions, customer emissions, and carbon-negative actions 

HOUSTON-Thursday 24 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger announced today its commitment to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. Guided by climate science, Schlumberger has spent 18 months conducting extensive analysis and working with experts to produce a decarbonization plan. With minimal reliance on offsets, the plan is focused on reducing Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions across the oil and gas value chain—including the introduction of its Transition Technologies portfolio to assist its customers and the wider industry in their decarbonization commitments.

Schlumberger is committed to getting to net zero, using 2019 as a baseline year, supported by a comprehensive near-term emission reduction roadmap and interim targets:

    By 2025, a 30% reduction in Scopes 1 and 2
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Integrated solution delivers more secure, seamless boarding experience 

RESTON, Va.-Thursday 24 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The deployment is part of a contract awarded by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to EASIER, a leader in e-gate technology. In alignment with protection measures defined by the U.S. Congress, passengers will now get to experience a faster, more accurate, and touchless boarding experience. LAX is just one of multiple airports where IDEMIA’s facial recognition technology is deployed in conjunction with CBP and an example of the long-term commitment to provide secure and effective passenger facilitation technologies.

“With IDEMIA’s advanced facial recognition technology, which was ranked #1 in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) latest Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT), airports will be equipped to deliver the best-in-class passenger experience utilizing our accurate and responsible system ... Read more »

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GUANGZHOU, China -Thursday 24 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPeng Inc. (“XPeng” or the “Company”, NYSE: XPEV), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle (“Smart EV”) company, today announced the launch of its Hong Kong public offering (the “Hong Kong Public Offering”), which forms part of the global offering (the “Global Offering”) of 85,000,000 new Class A ordinary shares of the Company (the “Offer Shares”) and listing of its Class A ordinary shares on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Hong Kong Stock Exchange”) under the stock code “9868” (the “Proposed Listing”).

The Company’s American depositary shares (the “ADSs”), each representing two Class A ordinary shares of the Company, will continue to be listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”). The Proposed Listing is a dual-p ... Read more »

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The share of illicit cigarettes increased by 0.5 percentage points, to 7.8% of total consumption in the EU; PMI calls for continued collaboration between public and private sectors


LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Thursday 24 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is calling for public and private representatives to jointly combat illicit trade as a new report produced by KPMG was released on the consumption and flows of illicit cigarettes in 30 European countries—the 27 European Union (EU) member states, as well as U.K., Norway and Switzerland. The study estimates that, while total cigarette consumption continues to decline, the share of illicit cigarettes increased by one half of a percentage point to 7.8% of total consumption in 2020, reaching 34.2 billion cigarettes consumed across the EU 27 member states (EU27). The increase of illicit cigarettes—which consist of contraband, counterfeit, and illicit ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 23 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. announced today the successful launch and pricing of a tap of its 1.625% Notes due 22 March 2026 in which it has agreed to sell incremental senior unsecured fixed rate notes for a total amount of EUR 150 million. The new notes were priced at 106.665% of their nominal value representing a credit spread of 47bps and a yield-to-maturity of 0.207%.

SES is rated Baa2 by Moody’s (with negative outlook) and BBB- by Standard & Poor’s (with stable outlook). Proceeds of the issuance will be used for general corporate purposes.

BBVA, Deutsche Bank and IMI Intesa Sanpaolo acted as Joint Bookrunners. The settlement is scheduled for 29 June 2021 and application has been made for the notes to be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The securities were placed with a broad range of institutional investors across Europe.

Sandeep Jalan, Chief Financial Officer of SES, commen ... Read more »

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