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LAGOS, Nigeria-Saturday 11 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure solutions provider on the continent, has received a US$100 million credit line from the Export-Import Bank of India (India Exim Bank) to develop the critical infrastructure required to rebuild Africa’s economies in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210910005392/en/

Proceeds from the 10-year loan will support AFC’s continued mission to bridge Africa’s infrastructure gap and drive the sustainable economic growth that’s urgently required on the continent. India Exim Bank, the sovereign export credit agency of India, has actively sought opportunities to co-finance projects in Africa through credit lines to support infrastructure development. The AFC draws capital from a diverse range of internation ... Read more »

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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -Saturday 11 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Heiner Leisten and Joe Euteneuer appointed as Chairs of NAX’s development and securitization platforms

NAX forms ecosystem ahead of next phase of growth

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New Asset eXchange (NAX), a company that creates new markets and ecosystems around corporate assets, has today announced the appointment of Patrick Nicolet as Chair of its technology platform, Bridge.

Patrick Nicolet - formerly Group CTO and Executive Board Member at Capgemini - will lead NAX’s technology platform as it works on the development and deployment of enterprise-grade solutions to power digital asset economies. The platform’s current focus areas include coin & tokenization solutions, payment & disbursement processing, aggregated blockchain solutions and deployment services.

The arrival of Patrick Nicolet coincides with the appointment of Dr. Heiner Leisten as Chair of the G ... Read more »

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Raju Gadiraju recognized by Great Place to Work® India for exemplary leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic

LAS VEGAS -Saturday 11 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Great Place to Work® India has recognized Raju Gadiraju, managing director of Rimini Street India Operations Private Ltd., as one of the top 25 of India’s Best Leaders in Times of Crisis 2021. In a study conducted by Great Place to Work® India and validated with employee feedback, leaders from medium and large organizations in India were identified for demonstrating their exceptional leadership in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis and efforts in guiding their organizations to overcome the uncertainties related to, and intensified by, the global pandemic ... Read more »

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LONDON & NEW YORK -Saturday 11 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Followed by Australia and the UK
Kazakhstan the most complex of over 160 jurisdictions
APAC the best region overall.
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Singapore is ranked the top jurisdiction for multinational companies to base subsidiaries or ‘entities’ from a governance and regulatory standpoint, according to an inaugural report ranking over 160 jurisdictions globally on both the cost and speed of doing business.

The Mercator Entity Management (MEM) Report 2021 outlines the challenges that business leaders, General Counsels and corporate secretarial teams face in countries where multinationals with global portfolios have their entities. It includes the busiest regions in terms of regulatory activity, the average cost of regulating entities in each jurisdiction and the overall time taken to complete activities (click here to download the report). The rankings are based on data from Mercat ... Read more »

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Lenovo’s tech showcase features launch of Lenovo TruScale as an Everything-as-a-Service platform, an enhanced edge to cloud portfolio, software, new A.I. platform, green and responsible innovation, and a wide array of the latest Yoga™ and Chromebook laptops, tablets, monitors, and more.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -Saturday 11 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At its 7th annual global technology event, Tech World, Lenovo today unveiled a wave of new innovations – from a dramatically expanded “Everything-as-a-Service" business model with Lenovo TruScale, to a series of new Edge to Cloud infrastructure and datacenter products, to a wide range of new laptops, tablets, monitors, and edge computing and accessory devices built to help businesses and consumers navigate what the company sees as “the next reality.”

Along with announcing a number of new products and services, Lenovo Chairman and CEO, Yuanqing Yang ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 10 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Taulia, the leading fintech provider of working capital solutions today announces a strong first half of the fiscal year, with revenue from its Supply Chain Finance solution growing 42% year over year.

During the period, Taulia also added 11 major banks as funders to its multi-funder platform, including SEB, Bradesco, DBS and CoBank, cementing its position at the forefront of the industry. The addition of these funding partners will enable the fintech to access an ever larger and more diverse pool of funding, while offering greater choice and availability to its clients globally.

In the first half of the year, Taulia signed a number of new customers including leading companies in the pharmaceutical, consumer goods and chemicals sectors among others.

Taulia remains committed to supporting small and medium-sized enterprises around the world, many of whom have faced ongoing challenge ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France -Friday 10 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The French government agency, Agence Nationale des Titres Sécurisés (“ANTS”), will be collaborating with IDEMIA on the national digital ID program, France Identité Numérique
With their consent, French citizens using the service, will be able to prove their identity remotely by placing their eID card on the back of their smartphone
Hundreds of additional secure online services will soon be available thanks to the Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information (ANSSI)-certified authentication system
 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The updated French national eID card (CNIe) was launched in August 2021, and will enable French citizens to complete online transactions using their smartphone. Citizens will receive an authentication request on their smartphone. They will then place their CNIe on the back of their phone, which will communicate using Near-Field Communication t ... Read more »

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Following the successful release in 170 countries, ‘MIR4’ will have its first update this month.

SEOUL, South Korea-Friday 10 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After a successful global release, 'MIR4' will receive its first major update. Additional content will be revealed, including the first global clan battle, Clan Challenge, and Solitude Training.

Today (September 10), additional core content, Hidden Valley Capture, was released. The battle to conquer Hidden Valley is a battle between different clans to control the source of the game's main resource, Darksteel. It will be held every Wednesday at 10 PM from September 15th, based on local server time.

“The clan that occupies the Hidden Valley gains enormous power and authority to operate the Darksteel trade,” Wemade said. “Clans may monopolize the mines by controlling entry into the Hidden Valley, or tax the mined Darksteel to benefit the clan ... Read more »

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-- Research collaboration covers multiple antibody research programs –

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. & INGELHEIM, Germany-Thursday 9 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Twist Bioscience Corporation (NASDAQ:TWST), a company enabling customers to succeed through its offering of high-quality synthetic DNA using its silicon platform, today announced a broad-based research collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH to use Twist’s proprietary antibody libraries to discover therapeutic antibodies against multiple targets provided by Boehringer Ingelheim.

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“Boehringer Ingelheim believes Twist’s ability to generate potent, diverse therapeutic antibodies by mining its comprehensive libraries, combined with our extensive capabilities and experience in drug discovery and development, wi ... Read more »

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From the pocket to the cloud, Lenovo offers its entire portfolio as-a-service under an expanded Lenovo TruScale umbrella

RESEARCH PARK TRIANGLE, N.C.-Thursday 9 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, at its annual Tech World event, Lenovo announced an evolution in its consumption-based business model, introducing Lenovo TruScale, a new portfolio-spanning everything-as-a-service offering. This announcement is part of Lenovo’s continuing transformation for the next reality – a new era where consumers and business leaders need new solutions and technologies to face unprecedented change in business, education, living and beyond.

Expanding its TruScale brand beyond infrastructure services, Lenovo is bringing all of its as-a-service offerings under one umbrella to provide a truly global solution that makes everything from the pocket to the cloud available via a single contract framework. Lenovo TruScale embodies the company’s visi ... Read more »

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UCL research on the environmental impact of DLT examined six Proof-of-Stake consensus mechanisms and found that Hedera Hashgraph has the lowest energy output

LONDON-Thursday 9 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- University College London (UCL), a top-10 globally ranked university, has published a significant new research paper on the varying environmental impacts of different distributed ledger technologies (DLT). The paper examined the energy consumption of second-generation consensus models such as Proof-of-Stake, which promise to provide more favourable energy consumption characteristics than their Proof-of-Work predecessors. Researcher’s at UCL’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT) quantified and compared the energy demands of six second-generation systems: Algorand, Cardano, Ethereum 2.0, Hedera Hashgraph, Polkadot, and Tezos. The full paper can be found here.

The research paper found that Hedera Hashgraph had the lowest ... Read more »

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LONDON-Thursday 9 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ground-breaking new offering will safely integrate drones into managed airspace, unlocking new benefits for business and society while making skies cleaner and greener

Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, today announced the launch of its advanced new Velaris connectivity solution, which is uniquely positioned to serve as a catalyst for the safe and rapid growth of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) industry.

Powered by the Inmarsat ELERA global satellite network, Velaris will provide secure communications for commercial UAVs – commonly known as drones – to fly beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and seamlessly integrate with aircraft in commercial airspace. Backed by military grade cybersecurity, it allows operators to send their UAVs on long distance flights and access various applications, such as real-time monitoring, to ensure safe integration ... Read more »

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• TVS technology to provide precise airflow for hydrogen fuel cells

• U.S. Department of Energy recognizes Eaton’s technology leadership with research grant

• Eaton’s Vehicle Group continues commitment to creating sustainable solutions

GALESBURG, Mich.-Thursday 9 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Power management company Eaton today announced its Vehicle Group has partnered with leading fuel system manufacturer Ballard Fuel Cell Systems, and the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), to develop heavy-duty truck fuel cell technology. The partnership is the result of a grant Eaton’s Vehicle Group received from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop highly efficient hydrogen fuel cells capable of powering heavy-duty machinery.

The new fuel cell technology will leverage Eaton’s Twin Vortices Series (TVS) technology to improve fuel efficiency. This marks anot ... Read more »

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