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ZURICH -Thursday 22 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Strong performance in a recovery quarter

Orders $8.0 billion, +32%; comparable1 +24%
Revenues $7.4 billion, +21%; comparable +14%
Income from operations $1,094 million; margin 14.7%
Operational EBITA1 $1,113 million; margin1 15.0%
Basic EPS $0.37; +150%2
Cash flow from operating activities and from operating activities continuing operations was $663 million
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB (SWX:ABBN):

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Endorsement received in Asia-Pacific, EMEA, Latin America, UK&I and North America

LONDON-Thursday 22 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Experian has been recognised across all of its regions globally as a Great Place to Work®.

This year, for the first time, Experian participated in the Great Place to Work® survey globally and was recognised in 211 countries. These include our major markets, United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, India, South Africa, Italy, and Australia.

Great Place to Work® defines a great workplace as an organisation where employees feel trusted and valued. It measures employee experiences across five dimensions – credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.

Jacky Simmonds, Chief People Officer at Experian, said: “We are thrilled to be Great Place to Work-Certified™ in over 20 countries. Our ambition is to be one of the best companies in the world to work for and so we are ... Read more »

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The pandemic has unlocked creativity for many businesses – but action is required to transform innovation from a buzz-word into tangible results

LONDON-Thursday 22 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today launches Beyond Boundaries, a new report on the state of business innovation today. The study examines how businesses are innovating their way into the post-COVID future, not just to satisfy pent-up demand and unlock growth, but also to improve their social and environmental performance.

The pandemic has acted as a catalyst for innovation - while the scientific community were producing a vaccine at unheard-of speed, commerce was quicker still in largely transforming to a work-from-anywhere model.

But how do businesses not only keep these benefits of innovation, but continue to ride the wave? To find the answers to these questions, Lenovo surveyed senior decision makers in North America, Euro ... Read more »

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The U.S. Air Force awarded Kymeta the multiple award multi-level security effort to provide development and operations of systems as a unified force across air, land, sea, space, cyber, and electromagnetic spectrums.

REDMOND, Wash-Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kymeta (www.kymetacorp.com), the communications company making mobile global, announced today it has been awarded a $950,000,000 ceiling Indefinite-Delivery/ Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract for the maturation, demonstration and proliferation of capability across platforms and domains, leveraging open systems design, modern software and algorithm development in order to enable Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2).

“Kymeta is pleased to participate in the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) competitive category for connectivity,” said Rob Weitendorf, Vice President, Business Development, Kymeta. “Our advanced technology is proven effec ... Read more »

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Multi-year brand evolution highlights the power of Visa’s trusted global network, enabling modern money movement and expanding economic access

SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inviting the world to ‘Meet Visa,‘ the global payments technology company today unveiled the initial phase of its brand evolution spotlighting the diverse capabilities of its network and commitment to enabling global economic inclusion. Aligned closely with the company’s business strategy, this phase includes the debut of a dynamic global marketing campaign and a preview of a modernized look for Visa’s iconic brand.

More than 60 years ago, when Visa was founded, few could imagine a world beyond cash and checks. Visa’s founding vision to introduce a more secure, reliable and convenient currency in digital form began with a simple question: what if money became fully electronic? Today, Visa continues to anticipate th ... Read more »

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TOKYO -Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

https://www.jetro.go.jp/en/events/jbc/

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) are pleased to announce the jointly organized “NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021)” to accelerate innovation in green investment and realizing carbon neutrality. The event will take place from Wednesday, July 28, and will be held online.

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In the main program, panel discussions will be held between 15 leaders of global companies and organizations. From the standpoint of various regions and different business fields, they will talk about the world's cutting-edge initiatives and future visions under the theme of "Realizing Net Zero", which has become a global issue.

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TORONTO -Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

NICP III fundraising exceeds US$1.25 billion target
More than 35% of capital already committed to well-developed portfolio of five infrastructure investments
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northleaf Capital Partners (Northleaf) announced today that it has held the final closing for its third pooled infrastructure fund, Northleaf Infrastructure Capital Partners III (NICP III), raising more than US$1.4 billion of commitments and exceeding the original target of US$1.25 billion. Northleaf’s infrastructure program is focused on direct, long-term investments in mid-market assets in OECD countries, providing investors with stable, consistent cash flow from assets that deliver essential services.

Northleaf’s infrastructure fundraise attracted capital commitments from a broad range of institutional limited partners globally, including both new and existing investors, comprising public and private pension funds, sovere ... Read more »

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Free-to-air channel will be available as of 22 August

LUXEMBOURG & UNTERFÖHRING, Germany & BERLIN-Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WeltN24, subsidiary of Axel Springer will be launching a new free-to-air high-definition (HD) channel – BILD – in August via SES’s prime ASTRA neighbourhood 19.2 degrees East in a new multi-year capacity agreement, both companies announced today.

The new agreement will continue to see SES broadcast Welt and N24 Doku, two channels that are owned by WeltN24, the subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. BILD TV will be the third TV channel to be distributed via SES’s ASTRA satellites. Additionally, SES will provide signal uplink and playout services for the latest news channel.

The new free-to-air TV channel BILD will be available in HD via SES’s prime TV neighbourhood of ASTRA 19.2 degrees East at frequency 10.964,25 MHz as of 22 August.

The TV channel BILD will foc ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) (“ELC”) announced that Daniel Mahler has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Global Transformation and Category Leadership, effective July 1, 2021. He will continue to report jointly to Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tracey T. Travis, Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

“Our unique Transformation capability is an industry-first approach to enabling the continuous evolution of our business into the future,” said Fabrizio Freda. “Daniel is a dynamic leader with a unique ability to align stakeholders and translate ideas into action. Under Daniel’s leadership, Transformation is accelerating ELC’s business in priority high-growth areas and strengthening our ability to strategically pivot and win with consumers.”

To date, Daniel has led a broad sp ... Read more »

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Hypersensitivity to the active substance, to the parent molecule octocog alfa or to any of the excipients listed in the SmPC. Known allergic reaction to mouse or hamster protein

Special warnings and precautions for use
The medicinal product contains traces of mouse and hamster proteins. If symptoms of hypersensitivity occur, patients should be advised to discontinue use of the medicinal product immediately and contact their physician. Patients should be informed of the early signs of hypersensitivity reactions including hives, generalised urticaria, tightness of the chest, wheezing, hypotension, and anaphylaxis.

The formation of neutralising antibodies (inhibitors) against factor VIII is a known complication in the management of individuals with haemophilia A. These inhibitors are usually IgG immunoglobulins directed against the factor VIII procoagulant activity, which are quantified in Bethesda Units (BU) per mL of plasma using the modified assay.

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HAMBURG, Germany -Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Q2 2021 with more than USD 15 million revenue
Copy-trading increased by 360%
2020 audited results to be published July 26th
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NAGA Group AG (XETRA: N4G, ISIN: DE000A161NR7), provider of the social network for financial market trading NAGA.com, announces the preliminary group figures for its record-half year 2021.

NAGA continues its impressive growth journey. With unaudited preliminary revenues of more than USD 15 million in Q2 (Q2 2020: USD 6.3 million) NAGA delivered the 11th consecutive quarter of record growth posting a 135% quarter over quarter. Total group sales of the first half year amounted to USD 29 million which is +85% increase to USD 15,7 million of the first half year in 2020 and almost the entire revenue of 2020 (USD 30 million).

NAGA's unique social-investing concept is one of the major growth drivers with its core functionality auto-copy trading. Copi ... Read more »

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Helena Also Invests $20 Million to Further Expand the Circular Economic Value Proposition of the Company’s Energy Storage Platform and its Breakthrough Remediation Technologies

LOS ANGELES & LUGANO, Switzerland-Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global problem-solving organization Helena and Energy Vault, the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to utility-scale energy storage for grid resiliency, today announced a strategic partnership to identify additional opportunities for Energy Vault’s breakthrough waste remediation technologies as the company begins deployment of its innovative energy storage system worldwide.

While supporting Energy Vault’s expansion through Helena’s vast network, the strategic partnership will focus on accelerating adoption by global energy providers of the company’s transformative technology, in particular its advanced mat ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lambda, a leading provider of deep learning GPU cloud services and computing hardware, today announced that it has raised $24.5M in financing. Primary investors include 1517, Gradient Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Razer, and Georges Harik. This financing round consists of a $15M Series A equity round and a $9.5M debt facility provided by Silicon Valley Bank.

The company will use the capital to expand its cloud and software engineering teams, pay for fixed assets related to its cloud business, and as working capital for its deep learning hardware business.

"Fortune 500 companies, startups, and universities are forced to build huge teams to administer the compute resources required to train deep learning models," said Stephen Balaban, co-founder, and CEO of Lambda. "We want to build a world where a single researcher can manage petaflops of GPU compute. A world where training a mode ... Read more »

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

LiDAR-based IoT solution deployed in Busan, one of several pilot smart cities in South Korea
Quanergy 3D LiDAR solution delivers greater than 95% accuracy to help improve transportation policies.
A low total cost of ownership (TCO) drives cost savings of more than 30%.
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of OPA-based solid state LiDAR sensors and smart 3D solutions for automotive and IoT, today announced its 3D LiDAR solution has been selected to support the development of an Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) system in Busan, South Korea. The ICT system is a key component of the South Korean government’s strategy to build data driven IoT smart cities. Busan is one of the pilot cities for the initiative.

Deployed in collaboration with long-time system integrator partner iCent, Quanergy’s 3D solution, consisting of its MQ-8 LiDAR sensor, paired ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, has furthered its commitment to advancing gender parity by releasing a position paper welcoming the European Commission’s Gender Equality Strategy for 2020 – 2025 and by joining the Generation Equality Forum Global Action Coalitions.

The position paper, which can be accessed here, echoes the strategy of the European Union on gender equality. According to the European Union: “The Strategy presents policy objectives and actions to make significant progress by 2025 towards a gender-equal Europe. The goal is a Union where women and men, girls and boys, in all their diversity, are free to pursue their chosen path in life, have equal opportunities to thrive, and can equally participate in and lead our European society.”

“Discriminatory laws, gender bias and stereotyping, violence against wo ... Read more »

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GRCop-42 material parameter and furnacing specification to enable full alloy adoption

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.-Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sintavia, LLC, a designer and 3D printer of a new generation of flight and launch components, announced today that it has developed proprietary printing technology for GRCop-42, the preferred copper alloy used by NASA and private space flight companies for rocket thrust chamber assemblies. The new technology, which is a combination of a proprietary parameter set and post-processing heat treatment, was developed on an EOS GmbH M400-4 printer, and results in GRCop-42 components with minimum density of 99.94%, minimum tensile strength of 28.3 ksi, minimum ultimate yield strength of 52.7 ksi, and minimum elongation of 32.4%. Importantly, the technology avoids the use of a hot isostatic press in post-processing steps, thereby reducing the time, complexity, and cost of production.

 “Today’s an ... Read more »

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Solar industry’s leading MLPE company adds international availability of two new rapid shutdown products to its portfolio for optimization, monitoring, and safety. 


CAMPBELL, Calif. -Wednesday 21 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tigo Energy, Inc., the solar industry’s leading Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics) supplier, today announced the global market availability of the Tigo TS4-A-F and TS4-A-2F rapid shutdown devices (RSD). The expanded availability of the two products brings fire safety support for industry-leading solar modules up to 700-watts (Tigo TS4-A-F) and for two PV modules up to 500-watts (Tigo TS4-A-2F). With this release, and including the Tigo TS4-A-O, Tigo now has a complete suite of products available worldwide.

The Tigo Energy TS4 platform maximizes the benefit of PV systems for installers. With installations on all continents, from less than 10kW to more than 10MW in size, installation in less tha ... Read more »

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