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MUMBAI, India-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Servify, a Mumbai based startup that works with multiple OEMs globally as their partner in delivering superior product ownership experience, announces the acquisition of 247around, a unique service platform in India, that specialises in at-home service of home appliances, consumer electronics & white goods. This acquisition will further strengthen Servify’s service fulfilment network beyond smart products and help its expansion into new product categories.

Sreevathsa Prabhakar, Founder of Servify, said “We keep looking for like minded people and complementing offerings to fast track our growth. With 247around, we’ve not only onboarded a great team that is aligned to our vision completely, but also a technology and fulfillment platform that will help us scale the home appliances and electronics category.”

The acquisition brings 247around’s existing 150+ p ... Read more »

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• Over the past decade, the Pearl Initiative convened 12,500 business leaders, conducted 222 training sessions and workshops, and published 155 reports, case studies making the business case for corporate governance across the Gulf region.

• 74% of 200 business leaders who attended the forum believe that artificial intelligence and big data tools will help inform and accelerate accountability and transparency of companies

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Pearl Initiative, a leading Gulf-based, business-led, non-profit organisation, hosted its global virtual forum: “The State of Affairs of Corporate Governance in the Gulf Region”. Attended by over 200 business leaders and executives from across the Gulf region, the forum celebrated the Pearl Initiative’s 10th anniversary and the journey of the collective business community in the Gulf region in achieving economic and sustainable business grow ... Read more »

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Technology leader will improve planning and forecasting capabilities

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The ability to forecast demand and plan inventory is crucial for today’s manufacturing supply chain. That’s why Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), a leader in delivering world-changing technology, has embarked on a digital supply chain planning transformation journey using Blue Yonder’s Luminate™ Planning solutions.

Lenovo supports customers in 180 markets around the world. The company is focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions and services) millions of customers every day to create a more inclusive, trustworthy, and sustainable digital society. Also, Lenovo ranked #16 in Gartner’s 2021 Top 25 Global Supply Chain, highlighting its leadershi ... Read more »

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The select group of global personalities, represent the best of their regions, from the United States, Italy, Spain, Colombia and Croatia, and will join the inspiring event to honor the work of some of today’s most impactful changemakers.

WASHINGTON-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Some of the world's most renowned personalities will join the 2022 International Peace Honors, presented by PeaceTech Lab. The global event pays tribute to the work of global leaders in compassion, innovation, and change-making to advance peace, prosperity, and justice around the world. The ceremony airs Sunday, February 27th, 2022, at 8:00 pm EST. Register to watch at: internationalpeacehonors.org.

This year’s honorees include actor, director and activist Forest Whitaker; chairman of MasterCard, Ajay Banga; humanitarian and musician Juanes, former IBM Vice President of Innovation and Technology Nicholas Donofrio, creator of ‘Humans o ... Read more »

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Proposals Sought on Climate Action in Agriculture

DULUTH, Ga.-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through sustainable agricultural development, today announced the launch of its new grant application cycle on the theme of “Climate Action Within the Context of Agriculture” for non-profit organizations with grant proposals between $20,000 - $300,000 USD and located anywhere across the globe.

In alignment with the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG 13) on “Climate Action” and AGCO’s purpose to deliver “farmer-focused solutions to sustainably feed our world,” the Foundation is accepting grant applications on climate action in agriculture. The AAF grant application platform, through its community investment software partner, Benevity, is running the application cycle from February ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

 DMS, the digital arm of Choueiri Group recently announced that they would be serving as the Exclusive Media Representatives for “InMotion outcome-based solutions”.  The move is aligned with DMS’ commitment to remaining at the forefront of digital advertising innovations in the MENA region.

InMotion is a Programmatic and Outcome based solutions provider, which helps brands, advertisers and agencies grow their audience and reach their goals in the most efficient and cost-effective way.

For regional advertisers, InMotion opens greater access to programmatic ad inventory and activity across the Middle East region, enabling the launch and management of digital campaigns across multiple channels, including desktop, mobile, Connected TV and Digital-Out-Of-Home (DOOH).  InMotion seeks to enable the healthy growth of programmatic advertising in the MENA region, while ... Read more »

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LARGEST WILDLIFE SAFARI OUTSIDE AFRICA IS LOCATED IN THE BARDI RESERVE IN AL DHAID

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has stressed that development projects in Sharjah are carefully planned and implemented in a way that maintains the environmental nature of the Central Region, including its deserts, trees, plants and animals that the Emirate is keen to preserve. This is being achieved alongside development in various sectors - infrastructure, culture, tourism, heritage, economy and sports, etc.

The Sharjah Ruler made these remarks after inaugurating the Sharjah Safari on February 17. The largest safari in the world outside Africa, it is located within the Bardi Reserve in Al Dhaid, extending over an area of 8 square kilometers.

Dh 1 billion project

The Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by officials and dignitaries, later tour ... Read more »

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HONG KONG-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited has announced that effective 7th March 2022, Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) will be included as a constituent stock on the Hang Seng Index – Hong Kong’s benchmark stock gauge. This selection means Lenovo is included alongside other “blue chip” companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange such as HSBC, Tencent, and Meituan. Lenovo’s addition to the Index follows the review of the Hang Seng Family of Indexes for the quarter ending 31st December 2021.

Inclusion in the index is a clear recognition by the market of the company’s consistent performance over recent years. As well as consistently stellar financial results, Lenovo has carved out a clear strategy for its transformation from a PC/devices company to a global technology powerhouse that includes solutions and services. This Index inclusion broadens the Group&rsqu ... Read more »

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Demonstrating mRNA production capabilities suitable for late clinical and commercial scales

SERAING, Belgium-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kaneka Eurogentec, an FDA inspected contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today that its mRNA manufacturing facility has successfully produced a 25 g batch of mRNA for a US customer.

Successful large-scale mRNA production

Eurogentec’s GMP mRNA manufacturing service offers in vitro transcription (IVT), purification, quality control and batch release of GMP material up to 25 g scale in its current facility in Belgium. In this project Eurogentec successfully produced and purified 25 g of material in one batch that will be tested by the customer. This quantity is equivalent to 100,000’s to millions of doses of mRNA, potentially sufficient for late clinical and commercial uses.

Ingrid Dheur, Vice President Biopharma Development at Kaneka Eu ... Read more »

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DOHA, Qatar-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hytera (SZSE: 002583), the global leading provider of professional communications equipment and solutions, is proud to announce that its involvement in the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup has contributed to the phenomenal success of the grand event.

Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 and a massive attendance of 571,605 people, the organizing committee of the FIFA Arab Cup managed to deliver a remarkable event with the assistance of the top-notch communication system provided by Hytera.

Hytera supplied its Tetra system and Tetra terminals to the organizing committee so that all stadiums and FIFA venues could be equipped with highly-accessible and ultra-reliable Tetra services. The Tetra system was first built in 2006 in support of the 15th Asian Games. Ruggedized-built and well-maintained, it performs just the same as when it was new and has served numerous clients from industries such as airp ... Read more »

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Make allows anyone to visually design, build, and automate anything—from tasks and workflows to apps and systems—at the speed of their ideas.

PRAGUE-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, no-code integration platform Integromat, launched “Make”. Make represents the name of the brand, business, and the new product—a visually intuitive platform that lets you design, build, and automate anything from simple workflows to complex processes, without coding. The new brand name and identity has evolved alongside the new product to capture the broader vision for a world where everyone has the power to innovate without limits.

“Make captures the evolution of our platform, the spirit of our customers, and reflects one of the most transformational trends of our era: from rigid, top-down, repetitive jobs to flexible, empowering, and meaningful work. Our users aren’t just connecting apps or automating wor ... Read more »

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.-Tuesday 22 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced that DEWA-SAT 1, which it launched last month, is stable in its low earth orbit at 525 kilometres. It travels at some 7.5 kilometres per second and takes about 90 minutes to orbit the Earth.  

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, said that DEWA-SAT 1 is a 3U nanosatellite. It was launched as part of DEWA’s Space-D programme to improve its operations, maintenance, and planning of electricity and water networks by using nanosatellites and taking advantage of the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, including the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, and information exchange through space communications, Earth observation and remote-sensing technologies.

“Through the Space-D programme, we intend nanosatellite technology to complement the terrestrial IoT communication net ... Read more »

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