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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 01. February 2023 AETOSWire Print 


The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) has named His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous, the Director General of the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), as the UAE’s official candidate for the Presidency of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Dr. Al Mandous is currently serving as the UAE's the Permanent Representative to WMO and President of WMO’s Regional Association II (Asia).

With over 30 years of experience in meteorology and climate science, Dr. Al Mandous is well-known to the global weather and climate community and was appointed by WMO as a member of its Expert Team on Weather Modification in April 2021.

Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous said: “The UAE's official announcement in support of my WMO presidency candidacy reiterates the importance the country attaches to meteorology, weather ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kioxia Group is increasing the usage of renewable energy by installing large-scale solar power generation systems for the first time at its Kitakami Plant and Yokkaichi Plant. Installed on the rooftop of flash memory fabrication facilities, the new solar power systems will be the largest of their kind at any semiconductor plant in Japan.1 With a total generating capacity of about 7.5 megawatts (MW), the new solar power systems are expected to generate about 7,600 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity annually for Kioxia and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by about 3,200 tons per year. With the new solar power systems, we will accelerate our efforts to address climate change, one of the key objectives of our management strategy.

The solar power generation system at Fab1 of our Kitakami Plant became operational recently while the system at Fab6 of our Yokkaichi Plant will be operational in June of this year.

Kioxia Group has set the goal of sourcing 10 ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced that it has been included in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the third year running. With an overall score of 80.6%, surpassing the index average score of 73%, PMI joins an A-list of global companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing equality in the workplace.

“Achieving gender balance at all levels of the company is one of our top priorities, and I am delighted that our efforts are recognized again in this year’s index,” commented Silke Muenster, Chief Diversity Officer at PMI. “While we are making significant progress, we know we need to keep our foot on the acceleration pedal. An inclusive workplace that leverages the full talents of both women and men is crucial to our smoke-free vision, making our organization more innovative, resourceful, and engaged.”

In 2022, PMI achieved its target of ensuring at leas ... Read more »

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GREENWICH, Conn. - Wednesday, 01. February 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interactive Brokers (Nasdaq: IBKR), an automated global electronic broker, today announced the launch of its new IBUSOPT order destination. With the dramatic increase in retail options trading, Interactive Brokers has launched this new order destination to help its retail and institutional clients achieve better price execution on their options trades.

IBUSOPT, a new order destination for US equity and index options, is designed to offer clients the opportunity to interact with IBKR SmartRoutedTM order flow and have their orders filled in between the National Best Bid/Offer (NBBO). The IBUSOPT destination helps traders execute options trades more efficiently and effectively and helps achieve better executions by providing traders with more control over their trades by supporting different order types.

IBUSOPT orders will wait for an offsetting order from another IB customer and will not be shown ... Read more »

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Amadeus integrates Cirium’s advanced flight schedules data into its Travel Platform solutions, enriching the available dataset for flight and search bookings
The deal expands the decade-long partnership between the two industry leaders
Access to the new data continues to enhance the search and booking experience for travel sellers and travelers
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cirium, the aviation analytics leader, has signed a deal with Amadeus to provide its advanced flight schedules data into the Amadeus Travel Platform, further enhancing the dataset available for flight search and bookings.

As one of the travel industry’s technology leaders, complete and timely data is essential for Amadeus to deliver high quality information to customers. The new deal means that Cirium’s comprehensive schedules data will be integrated into the Amadeus Travel Platform, benefitting many Amadeus clients in the travel space, including airlines, travel providers an ... Read more »

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SEOUL, South Korea 
New game that recreated ‘The Legend of Mir 2’

Implements Inter-game Economy with MIR4 using governance token ‘DOGMA’

Download from ‘Google Play’ ‘Apple App Store’ and the official website

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wemade officially launched its MMORPG ‘MIR M: Vanguard & Vagabond’ (MIR M) in more than 170 countries across the globe on January 31, 2023.

‘MIR M’ is an MMORPG that recreated ‘The Legend of Mir 2’, Wemade’s representative intellectual property (IP) that received a lot of attention from global players and led the craze for K-games. MIR M maximizes the unique strategic performance of the original game with ‘grid battlegrounds’ that enhance the fun of tactical plays and 'quarter-views’ that allow users to easily identify the battle composition.

It also has a new growth system with a high degree of fr ... Read more »

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CHESTERBROOK, Pa. - Wednesday, 01. February 2023


After recently appointing Steve Lucas as CEO, Boomi adds Arlen Shenkman, former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Citrix, and Alison Biggan, former President, Corporate Marketing at SAP, to its accomplished executive leadership team
Shenkman and Biggan bring more than 25 years of experience driving business transformation and world-class marketing strategies across multinational, public cloud computing and enterprise software technology companies
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boomi™, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader, today announced the appointment of former Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Citrix Arlen Shenkman as President and CFO, and former President, Corporate Marketing at SAP Alison Biggan as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

“Boomi believes that building and maintaining connections is fundamental to not only ... Read more »

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass. - Tuesday, 31. January 2023

New Relationship with Key Distributor Keeps ExaGrid on Track for Continued Channel Growth

(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that the company has entered into a distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, a Fortune 104 value-added distributor. Arrow aggregates the world’s leading technologies and services to enable its global channel ecosystem. Arrow’s cloud management platform, ArrowSphere, removes the complexity in the IT buying process by connecting these technologies with thousands of channel partners and end-users through an extensive cloud catalog and life-cycle management capabilities.

“We are pleased to start this relationship and to make our Tiered Backup Storage solution available to more channel partners and their end-user customers across the United States and Canada though our new agreement with Arrow Electroni ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Wednesday, 01. February 2023 AETOSWire  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT group, announced today the immediate launch of the renewed SkyWay software development kit (SDK). The new SkyWay SDK makes it easier than ever to implement real-time voice, video and data communication for applications and websites.

People interested planning or developing online communication services may apply to attend a free webinar in person (50 people) or online (100 people) to learn about the renewed SkyWay SDK at NTT Communications' Tokyo headquarters from 3:00pm (JST) on February 23.

Simple to use and supported with extensive documentation, SkyWay does not require special technical skills or knowledge of voice/video communication or constructing servers, and can be used for a wide range of applications, such as online lessons, IoT and robots. To date, SkyWay h ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, 01. February 2023

This latest offering adds powerful automation and scalability to a proven suite of enterprise organic search solutions.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Botify, a leading performance marketing platform for organic search, today announced the launch of Botify Activation to empower organizations to regain control of how search engines and consumers find products and services organically online.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

A key suite within the Botify Platform, which already includes Botify Analytics and Botify Intelligence, Botify Activation connects insights about a website’s performance with making brands more discoverable online. By enabling scalable, automated site improvements and content discoverability, Botify Activation provides brands with the ability to expedite how search engines discover and interpret website pages ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- JEOL Ltd. (TOKYO:6951) (President & CEO Izumi Oi) announces its launch of the FIB-SEM system “JIB-PS500i” on February 1, 2023.

With the finer structure of advanced materials and advancing complexity of processes, evaluation techniques such as morphological observation and elemental analysis require higher resolution and precision. In the preparation of samples for transmission electron microscopes (TEM) in the semiconductor industry as well as in the battery and materials fields, "higher precision" and "thinner sample" are required.
This product is a combined system of the FIB (Focused Ion Beam) system that can process with high accuracy and the SEM (scanning electron microscope) of high resolution to satisfy these needs.

Main Features

The FIB column enables processing with a large-current Ga ion beam up to 100nA. The high-current processing is particularly effective in preparing cross section sampl ... Read more »

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Growing Global Footprint Provides Multinational Clients with Independent, Best-In-Class, Multidisciplinary Services Andersen Global

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tenth bullet point in release should read: MGC Legal (Turkey) (instead of MCG Legal (Turkey)).

Additionally, remove Bangladesh from the list of countries in the Africa section.

The updated release reads:


Growing Global Footprint Provides Multinational Clients with Independent, Best-In-Class, Multidisciplinary Services

Andersen Global, the worldwide leader in tax and legal services, welcomes 11 member firms to its platform, increasing its ability to provide independent, multidisciplinary, borderless service to its global clients. Through its member and collaborating firms, Andersen Global has over 13,000 professionals and a presence in over 390 locations in more th ... Read more »

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More NASA-Published Earth Science Data Services Will Be Accessible in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The science community at large is undertaking critical work, researching solutions to the world's most pressing challenges, many of which require a geographic approach. The ability of scientists and researchers to make informed decisions related to these challenges—from natural disasters to climate change mitigation—relies heavily on accessible, authoritative geospatial data. To support these efforts, Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, has signed a Space Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

The agreement focuses on extending access to the broader global community of NASA's geospatial content for continued research and exploration—including new datasets from nearly 100 spaceborne sensors, measuring atmospheric health, land-based phenomena, and characteristics of the oc ... Read more »

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