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INGELHEIM, Germany -Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Breakthrough results in the treatment of a type of heart failure, which is extremely difficult to manage
    Strong progress in mental health pipeline
    Good business performance in all areas, despite ongoing impact of COVID-19

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the first half of 2021, Boehringer Ingelheim has supplied more humans and animals worldwide with innovative medicines than ever before. The company’s success is based on its rich R&D portfolio with a focus on diseases with high unmet medical need. The R&D pipeline in Human Pharma comprises more than 60 new substances and around 100 clinical and pre-clinical projects. This pipeline has the potential to deliver up to 15 medicines for approval by 2025.

In July, Boehringer Ingelheim reported a breakthrough in the treatment of heart failure with empagliflozin (marketed as JARDIANCE®). ... Read more »

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HONG KONG-Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

BUSINESS WIRE)-- After achieving historical 2021 fiscal year results, Lenovo has been ranked #159 on FORTUNE’s annual Global 500 List and in the top 20 (#15) of all Technology sector companies cited in the List. Lenovo jumped 65 spots this year to an all-time high ranking due to its record financial results, which saw the Group surge past the US$60 billion revenue mark, and adding more than US$10 billion from the previous fiscal year as all core businesses grew.

The Fortune Global 500 is the annual ranking of the largest 500 corporations in the world as measured by total revenue. Together, companies on The Global 500 generated US$31.7 trillion in revenue and US$1.6 trillion in profits in 2020, employ 69.7 million people worldwide and are represented by 31 countries.

Lenovo’s updated ranking reflects the company’s clear strategy, product innovation, operational excellence, and global/local footpr ... Read more »

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Leveraging its Market-leading Global Network of over 25,000 Security Threat Data Sources, Everbridge’s Latest Situational Awareness Reporting Helps Organizations Prepare for and Maintain Enterprise Resilience Throughout the International Summer and Para Games in Tokyo


BURLINGTON, Mass. -Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced its customized data-driven Situational Awareness and Risk Intelligence reporting focused on the ongoing International Games in Tokyo, to help safeguard traveling workers, attendees, supply chain and business operations in the vicinity of the Summer Games.

Integrated into its larger CEM platform, Everbridge risk intelligence data feeds empower organizations to help keep traveling workers and visitors safe and informed, and impacted business operations resilient throughout the Games and Para Games taking place ... Read more »

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PUNE, India -Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sany, a leading manufacturer of the construction equipment and heavy machinery space, has become the world’s number one company in excavators’ sales by selling 98,705 excavators in the year 2020 globally. The brand registered a 15% market share in 2020 across the globe. Through their facility in Pune, India, the company operates in four Business verticals viz: Excavator, Heavy Equipment, Mining Machinery, and Renewable Energy.

On this remarkable feat, elated Deepak Garg, Managing Director of Sany India and South Asia said, “Indeed it's a proud moment for all of us. After all the hardships and struggle, the milestone that Sany has achieved on a global platform is absolutely commendable. We would like to thank our customers for reposing immense faith in our brand and making Sany the No. 1 Excavator brand globally. This accomplishment is the clear validation of a strong bond with o ... Read more »

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FUKUOKA, Japan-Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd. will renew its company name to "i-PRO Co., Ltd." on April 1, 2022.

Our company was established in October 2019 as a business separation from Panasonic Corporation, and we have incorporated the network camera brand "i-PRO" into our company name. With the new brand "i-PRO", we have been developing and delivering products that incorporate various innovations to our customers, with "Extend human senses through technology, to capture moments of truth so the front-line professionals can act." as our brand purpose for our existence in society.

With our global headquarters located in Japan, we will continue our daily efforts to innovate and develop a range of products under the global brand name "i-PRO", which will be launched in markets around the world. In advance of it, i-PRO EMEA B.V. will be headquar ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s ESG Solutions announced today the launch of its Global Compact Screening tool, which allows market participants to evaluate companies’ alignment with the principles set by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

Sustainable investment is rising both in volume and as a percentage of assets under management (AUM) globally. Amid this growing focus on responsible investing, Moody’s Global Compact Screening tool provides financial institutions with essential data for portfolio and risk management as well as reporting. It helps investors integrate global ESG standards into their portfolio management practices and develop socially responsible investing (SRI- labelled) funds and indices, while allowing asset owners to evaluate the ESG risk exposure of their portfolio holdings. This type of screening is critical for market pa ... Read more »

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Turkish Institution Will Offer GIS Training, Provide Space for Research and Development

REDLANDS, Calif-Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced it signed a protocol to extend cooperation with Atlas University in Istanbul, Turkey, through its distributor, Esri Turkey. In doing so, Atlas University seeks to enable students to learn and develop the application of geospatial technology in all their activities.

Atlas University was established in 2018, and it aims to use geographic information system (GIS) solutions in its related units, especially in the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences. For this purpose, the Continuous Education Center (AtlasSEM) in the university will also serve as a GIS base. This center will be allocated to provide training on GIS, using Esri technology, and courses will be included in the online training contents offered by AtlasSEM. Additionally, the ... Read more »

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Brings together two of the fastest growing global fintech companies to advance shared mission of economic empowerment and financial inclusion


SAN FRANCISCO & MELBOURNE, Australia-Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) and Afterpay Limited (ASX: APT) today announced that they have entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed under which Square has agreed to acquire all of the issued shares in Afterpay by way of a recommended court-approved Scheme of Arrangement. The transaction has an implied value of approximately US$29 billion (A$39 billion) based on the closing price of Square common stock on July 30, 2021, and is expected to be paid in all stock. The acquisition aims to enable the companies to better deliver compelling financial products and services that expand access to more consumers and drive incremental revenue for merchants of all sizes. The closing of the transaction is expected in the first quarter of calenda ... Read more »

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− Takeda Intends to Challenge This Outcome through All Available Legal Means

− First Quarter FY2021 Reported IRFS-based Financial Results Will Be Updated to Reflect the Impact of the Decision with No Impact on Core and Underlying Financial Results

 

OSAKA, Japan-Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the receipt of a decision by the Irish Tax Appeals Commission on July 30, 2021 (IST) to uphold the Irish Revenue Commissioners’ position related to the treatment of a break fee received by Shire plc (“Shire”) in October 2014 from AbbVie Inc. (“AbbVie”). Shire was acquired by Takeda in January 2019. Takeda intends to challenge this outcome through all available legal means including appealing the decision to the Irish courts.

On November 28, 2018, Shire received a tax assessment from the Ir ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

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The Philippines’ leading wireless and digital services provider Smart engages P.I. Works to further enhance 3G, 4G and 5G automation capabilities

SINGAPORE-Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the wireless unit of the Philippines’ largest, fully integrated telecommunications company PLDT, has partnered with P.I. Works for a comprehensive strategy for its Self-Organizing Network (SON) Solution to automate its multi-vendor, multi-technology networks.

A self-organizing network (SON) is an automation technology designed to make the planning, configuration, performance management, coverage and quality optimization and healing of mobile radio access networks efficient, simpler and faster.

This automation is expected to significantly improve the performance management and service quality enhancements of the Smart wireless network, which will result in an improved experience for Smart customer ... Read more »

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Satellite-based network services further enable rapid digitalisation for Orange merchant shipping customers


PARIS & LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday 3 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Orange maritime customers will now be able to accelerate their digital transformation with higher-capacity satellite connectivity services provided jointly by SES Networks and Orange.

With this innovative agreement, Orange will integrate its own global infrastructure with the global network coverage powered by SES Networks’ Skala Global Platform. Together it will enable Orange maritime customers to cost-effectively scale up their bandwidth with seamless, ubiquitous and global services. This will ensure they can implement new technologies onboard that take advantage of IoT and AI, as well as edge and cloud applications.

The combination of the Orange secured and digital network infrastructure and SES Networks’ Skala Global Platform -- a next-generatio ... Read more »

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