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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -Thursday 29 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

LiDAR-based IoT solution provides 3D modeling of waste piles to optimize the recycling process while reducing the plant’s environmental impact.
LiDAR data enables waste density measurement solution to prioritize waste incineration.
Quanergy’s LiDAR sensors feature industry-leading accuracy and 3D point cloud density.
(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 a new smart LiDAR deployment automating waste plant operations, to ensure process efficiency and minimize the environmental impact of a waste-to-energy incineration plant in China.

Deployed in collaboration with Hunan University, one of China’s top engineering research universities, and Hunan Qiaokang Bridge Health Intelligent Technology for Puxiang Bioenergy, Quanergy’s hi ... Read more »

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New advance pack boosts MSPs’ services by extending Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud’s essential file sharing service with electronic signatures, blockchain-based notarization, and compliance-enabling data security

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES-Thursday 29 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, today announced a new advanced protection pack for its service provider solution, Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud. The new Advanced File Sync and Share pack builds on the essential file-sharing capabilities included in Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, layering additional data security capabilities such as blockchain-based data notarization and electronic signatures so service providers can strengthen their workplace collaboration services.

Demand for secure file sync and share services has skyrocketed during the past 18 months as 88% of organizations worldwide required employees to work from home and the same percentage of employees expec ... Read more »

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Discover, Goldman Sachs, NBCUniversal, Dow and Alexion among FORTUNE 500TM leaders earning prestigious Best in Enterprise ResilienceTM designation through rigorous CEM CertificationTM benchmarking
BURLINGTON, Mass.-Thursday 29 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) today announced the industry’s first Critical Event Management (CEM) Certification™ Program for assessing an organization’s enterprise resilience. Developed from 20 years of professional services engagements across tens of thousands of projects in over 150 countries and facilitating tens of billions of critical interactions, Everbridge’s proprietary CEM Standards FrameworkTM and related certification process offer organizations an end-to-end methodology for evaluating and benchmarking enterprise resilience preparedness. Businesses who achieve CEM CertificationTM status follow proven industry best practices for enterprise resilienc ... Read more »

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LONDON & PARIS-Thursday 29 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s ESG Solutions Group announced today that V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the Kingdom of Spain’s Sovereign Green Bond Framework.

The Framework is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles 2021 and follows best market practices identified by V.E. Net proceeds of the bonds will exclusively be used to finance or refinance projects tied to the country’s environmental objectives, including renewable energy, biodiversity protection, and climate change adaptation.

“The bonds issued under Spain’s Framework will provide an ‘advanced’ contribution to sustainability, the highest score on our four-point scale,” said Patrick Mispagel, MD – Sustainable Finance at Moody’s ESG Solutions. “Our assessment reflects that in many cases Spain’s Framework followed the detailed technical eli ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Thursday 29 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Riskified Ltd. (“Riskified”), a fraud management platform enabling frictionless eCommerce, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 17,500,000 Class A ordinary shares at a public offering price of $21.00 per Class A ordinary share. The offering consists of 17,300,000 Class A ordinary shares offered by Riskified and 200,000 Class A ordinary shares to be sold by one of Riskified’s existing shareholders. Riskified will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling shareholder. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,625,000 Class A ordinary shares from Riskified at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. The Class A ordinary shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on July 29, 2021 under the ticker symbol “RSKD”.

The closing of the ... Read more »

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Investment establishes Gupshup as the leader in Conversational Messaging, accelerates product innovation for digital commerce enablement, M&A activity & global GTM expansion

SAN FRANCISCO-Thursday 29 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gupshup, the leader in conversational messaging, today announced it has raised an additional $240 million in follow-on funding from an industry-leading group of investors including Fidelity Management and Research Company LLC, Tiger Global, Think Investments, Malabar Investments, Harbor Spring Capital, certain accounts managed by Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLC, White Oak, Neeraj Arora and others. This funding round follows the $100 million raise from Tiger Global in April, at a $1.4 billion valuation.

Gupshup will use this investment to continue executing its vision and for secondary purchase of shares from current and former employees as well as prior investors. Gupshup continues to invest in product ... Read more »

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LONDON & PARIS-Thursday 29 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, published today a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Colombia’s Sovereign Green Bond Framework and inaugural issuance.

The SPO assesses four main components: the framework’s level of contribution to sustainability, its alignment with international standards, its coherence with Colombia’s strategic sustainability priorities, and Colombia’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

“Proceeds from the green instruments issued under Colombia’s framework will provide a ‘robust’ contribution to sustainability, the second-highest level on our four-point scale,” said Adriana Cruz Felix, Head of Sustainable Finance Research at V.E. “The issuance will fund projects to protect biodiversity as well as build climate change resilience and adaptation, thereby reinforcing the capacity of Colo ... Read more »

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SES provides satellite bandwidth to support distribution of satellite TV services across India

LUXEMBOURG-Thursday 29 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that it had entered into a multi-transponder agreement for its SES-8 satellite with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under Department of Space (DoS) based in Bengaluru, India. The nine-transponder capacity agreement on SES-8 at 95 degrees East will be used to support India’s thriving direct-to-home (DTH) market.

SES Enters Multi-transponder Agreement with NewSpace India Limited via SES-8 (Photo: Business Wire)

Deepak Mathur, Executive Vice President of Sales at SES Video, said, “Satellite TV and the programmes it brings hold a very important role for Indian TV viewers. We are honoured to be able to provide continued support and satellite capacity needed to support DTH operations in the country in collaboration with ... Read more »

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First trade shows following pandemic, open to public for first time

HONG KONG-Monday 26 July 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, opened on 25 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and will run until 29 July. The twin shows are the first two physical trade fairs to be staged by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), since the pandemic began and are being held in a hybrid format for the first time, with both physical and online exhibitions. The online show will run until 5 August to help global jewellers capture business opportunities as the pandemic continues.

The physical fairs have attracted close to 440 exhibitors and are open to jewellery-loving public visitors for the first time. Exhibitors are coming from Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Switzerland and the United States. Some of the overseas exhi ... Read more »

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