AETOS Wire Latest Press Releases from AETOS Wire http://www.aetoswire.com/rss.php?read Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:28:27 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 German Court Rules Huawei, ZTE Products Infringe AVC Patents http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7456/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MPEG LA announced today that the District Court in Düsseldorf, Germany (“Landgericht Düsseldorf”) has ruled that Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH (“Huawei”) and ZTE Deutschland GmbH (“ZTE”) infringed patents of two patent holders in MPEG LA's AVC Patent Portfolio License (“AVC License”) by using their technologies in mobile phones that implement the AVC/H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10) Standard. The court also found that the license offered by the patent holders under those patents through the AVC License is fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory. “The Landgericht Düsseldorf's decision confirms the importance of respect for intellectual property, and offering everyone easy and affordable access to essential AVC technology under a single license is a cornerstone of the MPEG LA AVC License's wide acceptance making that possible,” said Larry Horn, President and CEO of MPEG LA. “We continue to welcome Huawei and ZTE to join the nearly 2,000 Licensees who have entered into our AVC License. ... info@me-newswire.com Sat, 17 Nov 2018 06:19:07 +0100 Promoth Manghat Receives the Prestigious Arabian Business Achievement Award http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7455/en Promoth Manghat, Executive Director at Finablr and Group CEO of UAE Exchange, was awarded with the Arabian Business Achievement Award 2018 at the Waldorf Astoria in Dubai in recognition for his business achievements in the financial industry and his pivotal role in the growth of Finablr and UAE Exchange. Promoth Manghat, Executive Director at Finablr and Group CEO of UAE Exchange, said, “I have been honoured by Arabian Business at their Annual Achievement Awards in recognition to my role at Finablr and UAE Exchange and the wider financial services industry. It is indeed a privilege to be honoured among other stellar profiles of the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi; Abdul Aziz Al Gurair - Mashreq Bank; Prasanth Manghat – NMC HEALTH PLC; Dr. Habib Al Mulla- Baker McKenzie; Fadi Ghandour - Wamda Capital and many other important figures. I would like to take the opportunity to thank my team at various Finablr network brands including UAE Exchange, Travelex, Xpress Money, Unimoni etc. ... info@me-newswire.com Sat, 17 Nov 2018 05:59:47 +0100 Andersen Global Adds Tax & Legal Services in Argentina http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7454/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global announced today it signed a Collaboration Agreement with Goldemberg Saladino Hermida Rolando & Asociados, in Buenos Aires. This is the second Andersen Global collaborating firm in the commerce hub of Buenos Aires, and the 20th location in nine different Latin American countries. For thirty years, the team at Goldemberg Saladino Hermida Rolando & Asociados has provided tax consulting and compliance, international tax planning, transfer pricing, tax and customs litigation, payroll, bookkeeping, wealth management services, financial and business consulting to high-profile private and public entities, including local, national and international corporations and non-profits, foundations and similar organizations. The firm joins the global association with over 100 personnel and eight Partners. “The addition of Goldemberg Saladino Hermida Rolando & Asociados only further strengthens an impressive roster for the Andersen name in Latin America,” said Mark Vorsatz, Andersen Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO. ... info@me-newswire.com Sat, 17 Nov 2018 05:56:00 +0100 SpinalCyte Announces Sustained 12-Month MRI Outcomes After CybroCell™ Injection http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7453/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SpinalCyte, LLC, a Texas-based regenerative medicine company focused on regrowth of the spinal disc nucleus using its universal donor product, CybroCell™, today announced that a single injection of modified human dermal fibroblasts (HDFs), resulted in significant improvements of disc height and pain reduction 12 months after injection of the cell therapy for patients with degenerative disc disease (DDD). The trial assessed patients using the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and disc height via MRI scans. Using composite scoring, 54% of the treatment arm patients met all three endpoints as compared to only 17% with the placebo (p=0.0003). Over 84% of patients in the treatment group of CybroCell™ or CybroCell™ with platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections had an increase or no change in disc height compared to 25% for the placebo saline injection. Analyzed individually, 83% of spinal discs that were injected with CybroCell™ had an increase or no change in disc height compared to 25% of saline injected discs. ... info@me-newswire.com Sat, 17 Nov 2018 05:23:56 +0100 GSMA Welcomes Germany's 5G Spectrum Award, but Cautions against Unnecessary Conditions http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7452/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today welcomed the German government's decision to release the entire 3.4 to 3.8 GHz band (C-Band), essential for the future development of 5G services globally. Making available all of the spectrum in this critical band for 5G, in a timely manner, shows Germany's commitment to European and global 5G leadership. However, the GSMA warns that some of the currently proposed conditions on the allocation of these vital frequencies may slow Germany's 5G future. Ultra-fast 5G networks will form the foundation of the world's digital economy, supporting a wide variety of industry sectors. Imposing unnecessary conditions that limit mobile operators' ability and potential to deliver 5G creates a risk for all, industries and citizens alike. “The C-Band is the most vital frequency band for 5G. Germany is demonstrating 5G leadership in the timely release of this vital spectrum, but risks undercutting its 5G future with unnecessary obligations,” said Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA. “Spectrum is a limited resource and it must be used and managed as efficiently as possible to ensure a 5G future that will benefit all. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:31:53 +0100 Great Eastern Energy Corporation to Venture into Shale Gas Exploration http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7451/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited (LSE: GEEC), the fully integrated, leading Indian Coal Bed Methane (“CBM”) Company, today announced an upgrade in its resources at its Raniganj (South) block, which has been provided by the independent reserve engineers, Advance Resources International, Inc. (“ARI”). The Government of India has permitted exploration and exploitation of all types of hydrocarbons including shale resources under the existing CBM Contracts. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:44:44 +0100 MultiBank Group Expands Across Europe Making It One of the Largest Financial Derivatives ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7449/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- In December 2017, MultiBank Group announced the launch of its Asset Management business and the establishment of its European headquarter in Frankfurt, Germany. Since then, the Group's asset management business has taken off, while the performance of the MultiBank Index linked Note, listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has reached an all time high at EUR 1,357 today. As such, with the expansion in Europe, the Group has now offices in Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Sydney, Vienna, Barcelona, Beijing, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Los Angeles, Cyprus, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, with further prompt expansion anticipated in Dubai, London, Santiago (Chile) and Jakarta (Indonesia). This will make MultiBank Group one of the largest online financial derivatives providers with over 310,000 clients and a daily turnover of $5 billion. Throughout its history, MultiBank Group has maintained an impeccable and unblemished record with all its financial regulators worldwide. The latest expansion was in Spain with a new branch office opening in Barcelona just last month. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:18:26 +0100 GSMA Announces New Developments for MWC19 Barcelona http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7447/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced further details for MWC19 Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress), including additional keynote speakers, participating companies, programmes and events. Taking place 25-28 February 2019, with events being staged at Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L'Hospitalet, MWC19 Barcelona is set to attract more than 107,000 professionals from over 200 countries and territories. “We have an amazing show lined up for February, with more than 2,400 companies participating across the exhibition, four days of conference programming and so many other events and activities taking place at MWC19,” said Michael O'Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “With in-depth examination of topics such as 5G, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, content, security and many others, MWC Barcelona, now more than ever, is the “must-attend” industry event.” Execs from ARM, Huawei, KT and Orange Confirmed for Keynotes The GSMA announced several newly confirmed keynote speakers for MWC19 Barcelona, with executives representing mobile operators, technology providers, internet players and marketing technology companies, among others. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:52:33 +0100 Amazon Web Services to Open Data Centers in Italy http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7446/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced it will open an infrastructure region in Italy in early 2020. The AWS Europe (Milan) Region will comprise of three Availability Zones and will be AWS's sixth region in Europe, joining existing regions in France, Germany, Ireland, the UK, and Sweden (launching in late 2018). Currently, AWS provides 57 Availability Zones across 19 geographic regions globally, with another 12 Availability Zones across four regions coming online between the end of 2018 and the first half of 2020 in Bahrain, Hong Kong SAR, South Africa, and Sweden. For more information on AWS's global infrastructure, go to https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastructure/. "For thousands of years, Italians have been the architects of some of the most innovative and ground-breaking technical and artistic feats," said Andy Jassy, Chief Executive Officer, Amazon Web Services. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:26:09 +0100 Jiangsu Honggang Petrochemical Co., Ltd. to Utilize INVISTA's Latest P8 Technology for New PTA ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7445/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- INVISTA's technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Jiangsu Honggang Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (Honggang) have reached agreement for the licensing of INVISTA's latest purified terephthalic acid (PTA) process technology. This is the first time that INVISTA and Honggang would be collaborating to build state-of-the-art PTA assets; a further recognition by the PTA industry of the many technology and schedule advantages which INVISTA delivers for its customers. Honggang will utilize INVISTA's P8 PTA technology at a scale of 2.4 million metric tonnes per year. Since 2012 INVISTA has licensed nearly 21 million tonnes of PTA capacity, representing almost two-thirds of the license capacity awarded during this period. Of this capacity, 70% would be based upon INVISTA's industry-leading P8 PTA technology, designed to deliver long-term value for our many new and returning customers. A kick-off meeting was successfully held in the week of Oct. 8, 2018. The targeted project start-up date would be in Q4, 2020. INVISTA's latest industry-leading PTA technology is available as a licence package from INVISTA Performance Technologies. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:35:58 +0100 The Next Industrial Transformation is Here: Rockwell Automation is Helping Businesses Prepare ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7444/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, at its annual Automation Fair, Rockwell Automation unveiled its new brand promise: Expanding Human Possibility by combining the imaginations of people with the intelligence of machines. The brand promise supports the company's emphasis on bringing The Connected Enterprise to life and how, by linking people, machines and data across an entire business, manufacturers become more effective and productive.  “The new Rockwell Automation brand emphasizes the central role that people play in advanced manufacturing and underscores our focus on ways we maximize performance, advance innovation and drive growth,” says Blake Moret, chairman and CEO, Rockwell Automation. “Together with our partners at Automation Fair, we are demonstrating how to bring The Connected Enterprise to life, empowering our customers to build more efficient, nimble and productive businesses.” Thousands of global manufacturing leaders gather in Philadelphia to experience the latest technology and discuss industry trends impacting today's manufacturing climate such as cybersecurity, female leadership, the skills gap and STEM. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:50:52 +0100 Highlights of China's No. 1 High-Tech Fair CHTF 2018 http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7443/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 20th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2018) is being held from November 14-18 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center with the theme “New Development Concept for High Quality Growth.” This year's CHTF consists of exhibitions, forums, professional meetings, supporting activities, talents exchange meetings and overseas fairs, and features advanced manufacturing, next-generation information technology, AI, life sciences, new materials, new energy, as well as integration of real economy and future industries. Here are some of the highlights of CHTF 2018: Themed areas focusing on industry hotspots The IT exhibition will present themed areas like AI, smart manufacturing, smart automotive, sports technology, big data, cloud computing, IoT and blockchain; the environmental exhibition will highlight new technologies of water control; the advanced manufacturing exhibition will have special areas for laser exhibition, smart manufacturing and industrial robots. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:25:49 +0100 Kenetic Bucks Crypto Market Trend with YTD 77% Returns in Investment Portfolio http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7442/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kenetic, a blockchain investment and advisory firm based in Hong Kong, has revealed that its proprietary investment portfolio has recorded year-to-date returns of 77 percent as of October 31, 2018, against a backdrop of major losses in the cryptocurrency market. After hitting its record high in December 2017, Bitcoin has fallen over 50 percent in 2018 and the overall crypto market is down around 65%. Kenetic's proprietary investment portfolio is comprised of its best ideas that have undergone thorough due diligence by its experienced investment team. Its alpha-generating strategies are largely focused on early stage investments, catalyst driven events and macro themes, complemented by prudent risk management and proprietary in-house trading tools. “As active leaders in the global blockchain community, we see where the strongest investment opportunities lie and rising trends that are influencing traditional industries,” said Daniel Weinberg, CEO of Kenetic. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:07:20 +0100 PEI-Genesis Approved as Category C Distributor for All Conesys Product Lines http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7441/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- PEI-Genesis, the world's fastest assembler of precision connectors, has been approved as a Category C Distributor for all Conesys product lines. PEI-Genesis will be assembling all government approved Mil-Circular connector product lines manufactured by Conesys at the company's South Bend, IN facility. “The addition of Conesys Mil-Circular connectors gives global, value-added access to all customers and adds to the breadth of Conesys' offerings,” said Peter Austin, PEI-Genesis's Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, Product Management, Marketing, & Training. “The new partnership will give Conesys access to our award-winning service and largest available-to-sell connector inventory.” PEI-Genesis has inventory to assemble Conesys connectors now, and will be able to assemble over 50,000 military connector part numbers from Conesys inventory very soon. Product families being assembled by PEI-Genesis for Conesys include the MIL-DTL-38999, MIL-DTL-26482, MIL-DTL-83723, and MIL-DTL-26500. “We are excited to have PEI-Genesis as a new distributor partner in the Conesys network,” said Conesys' CEO, Walter Neubauer, Jr. ... info@me-newswire.com Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:41:22 +0100 Global Hotel Alliance Appoints Chief Financial Officer http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7424/en Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world's largest alliance of independent hotel brands, and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today announced the appointment of Andrew Boshoff as Chief Financial Officer.  This newly-created role further strengthens the GHA management team and it follows the announcement earlier this month of investments into GHA by two of the alliance's longest-serving member brands, Minor Hotel Group and Pan Pacific Hotels Group. Boshoff has more than 20 years of experience working with the world's leading hotel and travel industry companies, as well as major US and European financial investors. He has a track record of providing financial advice and strategic insights in senior roles at international firms including Credit Suisse and Dresdner Bank. He was a co-founder of Otus Corporate Finance, the hospitality-focused corporate advisory firm based in London, and he has advised the shareholders and board of GHA on strategic issues and transactions for several years. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:11:24 +0100 A-Nex Launches Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Showcasing Unhackable Cryptocurrency Technology for ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7440/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- A-Nex, a cyber coin company, announces its initial coin offering (ICO) today. This innovative crypto enterprise is designed for the sale and exchange of virtual currencies, smart contracts and tokens. Non-US crypto-enthusiasts, particularly the community in Korea, will be able to start their transactions immediately. Those who wish to participate will be able to invest in a new, digital advancement that is expected to grow and to provide numerous benefits for the crypto economy. It promises to revolutionize the decentralized financial landscape. The company providing its technology, Cyber Advanced Technology (CAT), is one of the leaders of the digital scene. They have invented an unhackable cloud technology that will keep the cryptobusiness secure and well-protected. Investor's monies will be safe. The key substance of the unhackable cloud technology lies in the introduction of the Operational Technology-Operation Centric Networks (OT-OCNTM). This eliminates all the flaws and deficiencies of the current Internet into blockchain standards which is inalterable, decentralized and trackable by the users involved in the transactions. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:19:35 +0100 ResMed Completes Acquisition of MatrixCare http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7439/en Establishes ResMed as a leader in out-of-hospital software-as-a-service offerings Expands ResMed's SaaS offerings into additional care settings, including skilled nursing and senior living Purchase price $750 million, accretive to non-GAAP gross margin and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share   (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD), a leader in cloud-connected medical devices and out-of-hospital software-as-a-service (SaaS) business solutions, today announced it has completed its $750 million acquisition of Minnesota-based MatrixCare, a leader in software solutions for more than 15,000 providers across skilled nursing, life plan communities, senior living and private duty. These care settings are complementary to ResMed's other SaaS offerings in home medical equipment, home health and hospice, delivered through Brightree and HEALTHCAREfirst, acquired by ResMed in April 2016 and July 2018, respectively. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:42:15 +0100 Azizi Aliyah Residences- AED 470 Million Project In Final Phase of Construction http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7438/en Azizi Developments, one of the leading private developers in the UAE, has announced a construction update for its upcoming AED 470 million project in Dubai Healthcare City, Azizi Aliyah Residences. Construction is almost complete with the conclusion of the mobilisation and structure phases, while MEP works and finishes are well underway. The internal and external structure painting works are progressing rapidly. Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments said: “Dubai Healthcare City offers a prime location because of its access to Dubai's key shopping malls, recreation centres, and its proximity to the historic Dubai Creek, in addition to being a high profile hub for health and wellness. This is why we have a set of projects in the pipeline in this area. With Azizi Aliyah Residences, we are bringing a premier real estate project with high-quality building design and contemporary style residential apartments to homebuyers and investors. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:33:23 +0100 Successful 2018 Chinese Food Festival Celebrates International Culture and Development at ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7437/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 2018 Chinese Food Festival at the United Nations concluded successfully last Friday inside the Delegates Dining Room of New York's United Nations Headquarters. Thousands of UN officials, socialites, celebrities and New Yorkers enjoyed performances, demonstrations and a distinguished dining experience with authentic food and exquisite wine from China. The week-long food and wine festival opened with a cocktail reception, attended by 300 VIP guests. Actor, Juan Carlos Espinosa of Narcos, commented “This is an incredible experience, getting to experience the culture, food and wine of Ningxia. I am so impressed with the food and richness of the wine”. Other guests included Under-Secretaries-General, from the UN system and international organizations, UN-DPI, UN-DESA, UN-WOMEN, UNKO, UNEP, FAO, UNDP, IOM, WHO, International Red Cross, EU, CARICOM, and OIC; ambassadors or diplomats from over 30 countries including the US, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America; representatives from US government, New York State Government; corporate executives; and socialites. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:47:40 +0100 Boehringer Ingelheim and Epizyme Announce Worldwide Collaboration to Develop Novel Epigenetic ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7436/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Epizyme, Inc. (Nasdaq: EPZM) today announced a new global collaboration focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel small molecule inhibitors directed toward two previously unaddressed epigenetic targets as potential therapies for people with cancer. Specifically, these targets are enzymes within the helicase and histone acetyltransferase (HAT) families that when dysregulated have been linked to the development of cancers that currently lack therapeutic options. “Boehringer Ingelheim's collaboration with Epizyme furthers our strategic vision to profoundly impact the oncology treatment landscape by enabling a new generation of precision medicines,” said Clive R. Wood, Ph.D., Senior Corporate Vice President, Discovery Research, Boehringer Ingelheim. “We are excited to launch this partnership with Epizyme and to work together with them to advance epigenetic inhibitors that have the potential to transform the lives of patients and help win the fight against difficult-to-treat cancers.” Epigenetic modification affects how genes are biologically regulated. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:40:35 +0100 New Direct-to-home Satellite TV Bouquet for the Former Yugoslavian Countries from Telekom ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7435/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Viewers in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro will soon have access to new content delivered by Telekom Srbija from SES' key orbital location at 23.5 degrees East. SES announced today that the main telecommunication operator in Serbia has signed a multi-year and multi-transponder contract for service on its Astra satellite to launch Telekom Srbija's new Direct-to-Home (DTH) platform which will start broadcasting in all three countries simultaneously mid-December. The new DTH platform will enable Telekom Srbija to broadcast more than 150 channels, including up to 30 in High Definition (HD). All Serbian public television channels will also be available on the platform, bringing a complete selection of content to viewers in the market. Additional channels will be offered as Free-to-Air for viewers. Viewers will also benefit from technology improvements in their home. Telekom Srbija has chosen cardless set-top boxes for this service, and for those that don't have reception equipment already this platform will be accessible using a small 60cm dish. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:16:22 +0100 Exclusive Group and Arcitura Education Team Up for Channel Partners to Profit from Cloud Skills ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7434/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exclusive Group, the value-added services and technologies (VAST) group, today announced an agreement to become the only global provider of Arcitura Education's renowned, vendor-neutral Cloud Certified Professional (CCP) accreditation programme. The move underlines the unique value of Exclusive Group's ‘Cloud Competency Centre' and will enable thousands more channel partners to develop the skills necessary to meet evolving customer challenges around cloud transformation and convert significant additional revenues. “Channel partners can't afford to lose their market edge through a lack of cloud competency – they need new skills to complement their experience and technology knowledge so that customers carry on seeing them as relevant to their future,” said Andre Dieball, Global Director, Services at Exclusive Group. “70-80% of enterprises are experiencing cloud skills crises that risk crucial transformation projects going over time and over budget. These projects, collectively worth billions of dollars every year, need independent, vendor-neutral cloud skills that do not favour one cloud platform or vendor over another. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:58:32 +0100 Communications and Business Transformation Strategist Brian Ellner Joins BCW to Lead U.S. ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7433/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, announced today that Brian Ellner has joined as Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Solutions, responsible for leading and growing BCW's U.S. Corporate Practice. Ellner takes on the role previously held by Aranthan “AJ” Jones II, who will now lead the firm's Public Affairs and Crisis Practice in the U.S. “Corporations are navigating an increasingly complex world where their reputations are tied not only to their own performance but also to their behavior on topics like climate, gender pay equity, visa status, diversity and inclusion and the environment,” said Chris Foster, President, North America, BCW. “Brian has deep experience helping clients build and protect their reputations, manage business transformation and create authentic social purpose engagements. He is a seasoned strategic counselor and power player in the New York business world and will bring our clients and our business clear opportunities for growth. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:29:20 +0100 P&G Tackles Clean Water, Gender Equality and Plastic Waste in 2018 CSR Report http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7432/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) extends its long history of doing good in the world by bringing the comforts of home to those impacted by disasters, continuing to spark conversations about diversity, inclusion and gender equality with its advertising and making meaningful impact on the environment with new 2030 goals including a vision to ensure that none of the Company's packaging ends up in the world's oceans. Captured in the 2018 Citizenship Report released today, P&G highlights the recent activities that define the Company as a force for good and a force for growth. “Our aspiration is clear. We want to be a force for good and force for growth. We know that the more we integrate and build Citizenship into how we do business, the bigger the impact we can make with the people we serve, the communities where we live and work, and the broader world that surrounds us. In turn, this helps us grow and build our business,” said David Taylor, P&G's Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:37:28 +0100 CHTF 2018 Opens, Gathering Global Enterprises and Entrepreneurs http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7431/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 20th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2018) kicked off at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on November 14, 2018. By showcasing cutting-edge high-tech products and technologies of enterprises and institutions from around the world, CHTF 2018 remained a trend setter in the high-tech industry. A large number of technology companies have emerged from CHTF in the past two decades. In its 20th year, CHTF 2018 attracted the world's top experts and scholars, and gathered multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies and unicorn enterprises to showcase the latest technical developments. Chinese giants included China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, China Electronics, CRRC; multinational companies included Suez, Foxconn, Ricoh, Baidu, Tsinghua Tongfang, TCL, Sogou, BOE; unicorn enterprises included SenseTime, iQiyi, Royale, Orbbec, Qiniu Cloud, BITMAIN, etc. In addition, three leading AI chip companies, namely Cambrian, Horizon Robotics and Deephi Tech, were also involved. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:52:50 +0100 Alliance Ventures Invests in Enevate to Advance Li-ion Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7430/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced today that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company based in Irvine, California. This marks the latest technology investment by Alliance Ventures, launched earlier this year to support start-ups, early-stage development, and entrepreneurs at the cutting edge of next-generation systems for the automotive industry. Francois Dossa, Alliance Global Vice President, Ventures and Open Innovation, said: “We are pleased to participate in Enevate's latest funding round. This strategic investment allows us to support the development of Enevate's proprietary, cutting-edge electrode technology. Continued development in this critical field will help us accelerate the electrification of our vehicles.” The investment reflects the capability of Enevate in breakthrough Li-ion batteries capable of extreme fast charging with high energy density. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:40:05 +0100 HIMSS Announces International Expansion of Healthcare IT News and MobiHealth News http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7429/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- HIMSS, a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of health through information and technology, today announced the launch of regional editions of HealthcareITNews.com and MobiHealthNews.com for Asia Pacific, Europe and the United Kingdom. Both publications will combine regional news and analysis, with curated thought leadership and insights on the challenges facing the healthcare ecosystem. “The global health ecosystem speaks many languages and has many unique challenges but all are driving to reform so each person can have the best health possible,” says Hal Wolf III, President and CEO, HIMSS. “The HealthcareITNews.com and MobiHealthNews.com brands are trusted sources of insight and information for healthcare and technology professionals, and the expansion allows us to engage a global audience while providing a robust platform to deliver HIMSS' thought leadership and insight.” “The European and UK editions will be distributed biweekly, with original news and analysis that is timely and relevant,” says Dillan Yogendra, HIMSS's managing editor for the European editions. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:23:02 +0100 PotNetwork Holdings, Inc.'s Diamond CBD Hits The Road With New Fleet of Mobile Sales Vans http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7428/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: POTN) announced today that Diamond CBD has initiated a mobile team equipped with an inventory of displays and CBD infused edible treats and oils designed to deliver stock and launch sales through brand new vendors in untapped retail stores and congruent facilities such as fitness centers, etc., across the U.S. For a brief video overview click here. Armed with the Company's most popular consumables, Diamond CBD's squad of mobile sales vans begin their journey in South Florida. Their mission is to bring Diamond CBD's premium product line to brick and mortar establishments across the country, from Miami to New York and ultimately, California. All at zero initial cost to vendors. Diamond CBD distributes premium quality products and has established a successful, growing distribution network. The company's new fleet of mobile sales vans will allow them to support their loyal vendors with free deliveries whilst simultaneously reaching out to new contacts and inducting them into the Diamond CBD family. The CBD market is predicted to be worth a staggering $2. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:14:30 +0100 ISACA Refreshes COBIT Framework to Address Latest Business Technology Trends and Standards http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7427/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ISACA, the global association for information and technology (I&T) audit, risk, governance and security professionals, has released its first update to the COBIT framework in nearly seven years. The new version, COBIT® 2019, provides comprehensive and more practical guidance to help enterprises better govern and manage their information and technology. The COBIT framework is used by enterprises in all industries around the globe, and COBIT publications have been downloaded more than one million times. ISACA introduced COBIT in 1996 to provide and organize a set of controls for IT. The new iteration of COBIT will come in four phases and will include focus areas reflecting trends and priorities in technology (e.g., DevOps, cybersecurity), updates aligned with the latest industry standards, and a design guide that provides flexibility and guidance to help organizations tailor a governance system to their needs. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 05:38:59 +0100 Hospital in Cox's Bazar Will Offer 24/7 Medical Aid to 140,000 Rohingya Refugees http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7426/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- A 100-bed capacity hospital opened in Cox's Bazar district in Bangladesh. It is expected to serve 140,000 Rohingya refugees based in the Kutupalong camp. This round-the-clock medical facility, built and managed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Doctors without Borders with the support of Sharjah-based international humanitarian organisation, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), aims to treat 7,200 people in its first year. Part of TBHF's leading humanitarian efforts to reach out globally to vulnerable communities, this hospital project was supported by AED 3 million donation from Sharjah Media Corporation (SMC), through its public fundraising initiative on healthcare projects, and will offer much-needed relief to the long-suffering Rohingya, including pregnant women, infants and young children. The hospital is equipped with intensive care units, paediatric and maternity wards, as well as outpatient departments, including support services for sexual assault victims. ... info@me-newswire.com Thu, 15 Nov 2018 05:24:21 +0100 Northern Trust Named Best Private Bank for Family Offices http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7425/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Northern Trust's Global Family & Private Investment Offices (GFO) group has been named Best Private Bank for Family Offices Globally by Professional Wealth Management and The Banker magazines, publications of the Financial Times Group. This marks the second year in a row that Northern Trust GFO has been recognized as Best Private Bank for Family Offices Globally. The prestigious recognition comes on the heels of record growth and a widening global footprint for Northern Trust's GFO group. “We are honored to receive this highly competitive award as it reflects our longstanding commitment to providing innovative financial solutions to Northern Trust's wealthiest of private clients,” Global Family & Private Investment Offices Group President David W. Fox, Jr. said. “Family Offices have highly specialized needs that require a distinct service model, and we bring the best of Northern Trust's resources to deliver world class capabilities to our clients.” Now in its tenth year, the Global Private Banking Awards attract more than 170 submissions from banks in more than 60 countries. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:27:10 +0100 Kymeta Takes Seamless Connectivity to AfricaCom with New Business Partnerships http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7423/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kymeta—the communications company making good on the promise of global, mobile satellite communications—will offer static demonstrations and live driving demonstrations of Kymeta solutions at AfricaCom, Tues-Thurs, November 13-15, 2018. Seven of Kymeta's global partners will have a presence at the show. Several of these partners will host stands and live demonstrations for the media and tradeshow attendees: Intelsat (stand D60) and Stratosat (stand C191) will host live driving demonstrations in vehicles mounted with the Kymeta™ terminal, demonstrating reliable high-throughput communications on-the-move with an electronically steered, lightweight, easy to install satellite antenna. iDirect (stand D35A) and Talia (stand D31) will host informational sessions throughout the duration of the show, and ELB, Qkon, and Blue Sky Satellite will be in attendance. “Seamless, reliable connectivity is critical in places such as South Africa, and the rest of the African continent, where remote sites heavily rely on communications systems for safety and business operations,” said Neville Meijers, chief commercial officer and executive vice president, Kymeta. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:48:45 +0100 Velodyne Lidar Showcases Groundbreaking Technology for Security and Safety Applications at the ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7422/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (booth #79) will exhibit its latest lidar technology for autonomous solutions in physical security and public safety at the Unmanned Security Expo New York. Velodyne's lidar sensors enable essential mapping, navigation, and perimeter security capabilities in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) for commercial, government, and first responder applications. Unmanned Security Expo New York is co-located with ISC East and Infosecurity New York with more than 8,000 security and public safety professionals, buyers, and influencers expected to attend the events at the Javits Center on Nov. 14-15. Velodyne will feature a live demonstration of its VLS-128 lidar sensor, which provides industry-leading range and resolution, detecting vehicles and people with unrivaled precision under challenging environmental conditions. “Velodyne Lidar helps security and public safety organizations keep pace with the changing threat landscape in protecting people and assets,” said Frank Bertini, UAV and Robotics Business Manager, Velodyne Lidar. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:42:31 +0100 Takeda Announces Publication of Circular and Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7404/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Further to the announcement on May 8, 2018, by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda” or the “Company”) regarding the proposed acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of Shire plc (“Shire”), Takeda announces the publication of a circular (the “Circular”) containing a notice of its decision to hold an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the “EGM”) to vote on the necessary matters relating to the Acquisition. The EGM is to be convened at 10:00 a.m. on December 5, 2018 at INTEX Osaka, Hall 6B Zone. The procedures and timings for shareholders to vote on the resolutions are set out in the notice of the EGM in the Circular. The Circular will shortly be available to view on the Company's website at www.takeda.com/investors/offer-for-shire. “The acquisition of Shire will accelerate our strategic transformation to create a stronger, more global and more competitive company with the financial strength to continue investing in delivering highly innovative medicines and transformative care to patients around the world,” said Christophe Weber, President and Chief Executive Officer of Takeda. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:27:25 +0100 International Consensus Statement on Postoperative Anemia Management Recommends Noninvasive ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7421/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new consensus statement on postoperative anemia management was published in Anaesthesia by an international panel of clinicians specializing in patient blood management, which includes clear guidance on the use and benefits of noninvasive hemoglobin measurement.1 The statement, which discusses both spot-check and continuous measurement, references the Masimo Rad-67™ Pulse CO-Oximeter®, a spot-check device that measures noninvasive hemoglobin using Masimo SpHb®, as the example of noninvasive measurement. The statement notes in part that “The use of non-invasive continuous haemoglobin monitoring devices instead of phlebotomy may reduce blood loss, pain and discomfort for the patient, but concerns about precision limit routine clinical use. Although the debate focuses on accuracy of a single check, the reliability of non-invasive haemoglobin monitoring devices for dynamic changes over time may permit detection of occult bleeding and response to therapy. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:31:46 +0100 Project Management Institute Launches New Reports on Navigating the New Normal of Disruptive ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7420/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Project Management Institute (PMI) today unveiled three thought leadership reports focused on navigating the new normal of disruptive technologies. The new reports were released during the organization's seventh annual PMO Symposium® in Washington D.C., where more than 650 of the world's top project management office (PMO) executives, organizational leaders and senior decision makers have gathered to discuss how disruptive technologies—such as cloud solutions, internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI)—have changed the way organizations do business and transformed entire industries. Throughout 2018, PMI and partners, have been exploring disruptive technologies and how organizations are using them to achieve their goals in these changing times. While no one single factor can drive benefits realization, leading organizations understand that proven project management practices lead to greater success and less waste. Produced in partnership with Accenture, PMI's report — Forging the Future: Evolving with Disruptive Technologies — looks at creating a culture of innovation through embracing disruption. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:56:59 +0100 Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 Celebrates Reading and Culture with 2.23 Million Visitors http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7419/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world's third largest celebration of the written word, the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), has put up yet another record performance in its 37th annual edition. Themed ‘A Tale of Letters', the event was a dream come true occasion for book lovers, who had access to 20 million books, all under one roof. Organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) in the emirate of Sharjah, cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), SIBF 2018 witnessed a footfall of 2.23 million visitors in 11 days, including 230,000 school students who poured in from around the country. The Sharjah International Book Fair hosted 1,874 publishers from 77 countries who brought in 1.6 million titles, 80,000 of which were seen at the fair for the first time. It also offered its stage to 1,800 events spanning celebrity author talks, seminars, book signings, poetry and storytelling, theatre, arts, entertainment and much more. These activities generated unrivalled social media traction, receiving a whopping 2.7 billion impressions. The SIBF hashtag #SIBF18 reached 300 million users via 70,000 posts on its official social media accounts. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:39:59 +0100 Raysut Cement Bags Oman's Most Trusted Brand Awards http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7418/en Raysut Cement Company has bagged the award of the Oman's most trusted brand 2018, reinforcing the company's reputation as a prominent contributor to the economy of the country and as a brand that strives for excellence. The award instituted by Apex Press and Publishing, Oman, was conferred on Raysut Cement, Oman's largest cement manufacturer at a function held recently under the auspices of H.H Sayyida Tania Al Said and the patronage of H.E Talal Al Rahbi, Deputy Secretary General of Supreme Council for Planning and the General Coordinator for the Tanfeedh programme, Oman. The awards were launched by Apex in 2016 to recognize brands that succeeded in creating a lasting customer appeal, said Mohana Prabhakar, CEO, Apex Press and Publishing. Raysut Cement Company said in a statement that the winning of the award as Oman's most trusted brand was a continuation of the company's rich record of bagging a string of such accolades over the past years. Earlier, Raysut won eight honors in the competition of H.M Sultan Qaboos competition for the best five factories. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:49:12 +0100 Farhad Azizi: New Mortgage Rules Can Be a Game Changer http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7417/en Indeed, the UAE's banking sector has paved the way to help hundreds of thousands of people accomplish their aspirations of owning a ‘dream home', which has fostered their sense of belonging to the nation. Across the world, evolved and mature property markets are invariably backed by a strong home finance sector. The UAE has created robust fundamentals for the growth of both sectors through the implementation of judicious policies and laws. Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments said: “While this contribution of the banks is truly commendable, we believe that a lot more can be done to further catalyse the growth of the real estate sector through easier mortgage solutions.” Over the past years, Azizi Developments – and several other major developers – has developed its own payment plans as well as partnered with banks to ensure that customers can make their home purchases a reality with easier terms and flexible payment solutions. Mr. Azizi added: “While banks have reason to exercise due diligence, it is also important that they differentiate between true home-owners and those who purchase realty with a ‘trading' mindset. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:03:33 +0100 Jam City and Disney Announce Multi-Year Mobile Games Development Partnership http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7416/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jam City, a leader in mobile entertainment, today announced a multi-year mobile games development partnership with Disney that includes Jam City taking over Disney's popular mobile game, Disney Emoji Blitz. Members of Disney's Glendale Games Studio will join Jam City and continue to operate and grow Disney Emoji Blitz as part of the Jam City team. Jam City will also have the right to develop new mobile games based on iconic characters and stories from Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. The first game Jam City and Disney plan to develop is a mobile game based on Disney Animation's Frozen sequel.  “Jam City is proud to be teaming with Disney,” said Chris DeWolfe, co-founder and CEO of Jam City. “Disney is the world's leader in beloved characters and brands that have engaged generations of fans for decades. Jam City's leadership in mobile entertainment based on iconic entertainment IP, makes our company an ideal partner to develop a lineup of new mobile games with Disney's most popular franchises. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:24:20 +0100 Prasanth Manghat of NMC Healthcare Wins Arabian Business Achievement Award http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7415/en Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director of NMC Health PLC, was honoured by Arabian Business, which presented him with an Achievement Award in recognition of his role in making NMC a global company and his contributions to the wider healthcare industry. Prasanth was acknowledged for his innovative approach to healthcare delivery models and his excellent business practices. His outstanding contributions and leadership have improved the UAE's healthcare landscape and inspired others to follow suit. “It is indeed a pleasure to be honoured with this award. NMC's commitment to business excellence and enhancing the patient experience has helped us create a niche for ourselves in the industry. While international recognition reflects the trust and confidence of our patients, it is the positive synergy demonstrated by our staff and team that has helped us achieve our goal of quality healthcare for everyone, which we consider a fundamental right,” said Prasanth. Prasanth extended his heartfelt gratitude to his team for all their hard work and to the organisers of the awards for acknowledging high standards of quality healthcare delivery. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:53:36 +0100 US-Based Lineage Logistics Acquires UK Cold Storage, Frozen Food and Logistics Service ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7414/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world's most innovative and trusted provider of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions, today announced it has acquired Yearsley Group Limited (“Yearsley”), a leading temperature-controlled logistics service provider and frozen food distributor in the UK. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Yearsley has demonstrated a strong commitment to developing longstanding, bespoke customer relationships that is consistent with how we do business at Lineage. Bringing Yearsley into the Lineage family enables us to better serve customers in the UK market and further reinforces our international logistics capabilities,” said Greg Lehmkuhl, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lineage Logistics. “Our acquisition by Lineage is a tremendous opportunity for Yearsley customers and employees alike,” said Jonathan Baker, Chief Executive of Yearsley Group. “Lineage's commitment to innovation and service is unmatched, and we are excited to strengthen our ability to partner and grow with customers on a global scale unlike ever before. ... info@me-newswire.com Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:43:44 +0100 IDEMIA: Enter the World of Augmented Identity at the AfricaCom 2018 in Cape Town (13-15 Nov) http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7413/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Securing our identity has become mission critical in the world we live in today. By standing for Augmented Identity, IDEMIA guarantees secure, authenticated and verifiable transactions for international clients from Telecom, Financial, Telecom, Identity, Public Security and IoT sectors. The digital revolution is happening right now in the telecom sector and in Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to have 535 million unique mobile subscribers by 2020 and around 270-million people in the region now access the internet through mobile devices, while the number of registered mobile money accounts has reached 280-million1. To cope with customers' eagerness to access mobile services at any time and in any location, mobile operators have to implement a structural transformation in their customer relationships and their business processes. Mobile Operators need to be prepared for the new challenges our industry is now facing (eSIM, 5G, regulation evolutions, etc.). At AfricaCom 2018, IDEMIA invites you to experience its solutions to support Mobile Operators and Africa's digital future. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:34:03 +0100 B2BX Cryptocurrency Exchange Secures Full Regulatory Approval in Estonia http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7412/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- B2BX Exchange, a leading professional digital asset trading platform, announced today that it has received approval for a regulatory licence from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The licence means that B2BX will be able to operate as a completely regulated exchange for trading cryptocurrencies and makes it one of the first exchanges in Europe to secure this form of recognition. B2BX Exchange, part of the B2Broker group of companies, applied for its licence in Estonia due to the country's reputation for being highly innovative and technology-friendly. Furthermore, the EU-member country continues to take a leading stance in the advancement of blockchain technologies and cryptocurrency regulation. The licence, which comes into effect shortly, will open the door for B2BX Exchange to provide an extended level of services which currently includes a crypto-to-crypto service and soon to be crypto-to-fiat, as well as providing peace of mind for B2BX Exchange users by way of increased transparency and security due to strict KYC procedure adherence. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:49:02 +0100 Xaxis: Marketers Plan Global Increase in ‘Outcome-Driven Media' as Digital Attention Turns to ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7411/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- A global survey of almost 5,000 digital media marketers reveals that the vast majority plan to increase their investment in the emerging field of ‘outcome-driven media' to address growing media complexity and better understand the impact of their campaigns on business results. The research, by GroupM's advanced programmatic arm Xaxis, assessed how satisfied marketers were with their existing success measures for digital display campaigns, and especially with how they are linked to strategic business and marketing goals. The survey of digital marketers across 16 key global markets found that 86% intended to increase spend on outcome-driven media in the next 12-24 months and 79% said they would seek to work with partners that worked in this way. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:37:49 +0100 Small is Best in Global Banking - as Universal Banks Fail to Deliver - Lafferty Banking 500 http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7410/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Far from being the universal banking giants of Wall Street, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo or Beijing that typically combine commercial and investment banking activities, the best banks in the world are focused on consumer and business banking. They are also smaller and often younger than the big brands of the banking industry. So says a new study from global banking research firm, Lafferty Group, London. STAR-RATINGS OF UNIVERSAL BANKS (Photo: Business Wire) These best-performing banks are dotted all over the world and are more likely to be found in the emerging markets of Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America than in the developed countries of Western Europe, Australia or North America (see appendix B). These are some of the headline findings of the latest Lafferty Banking 500 benchmarking study of listed banks from over 70 countries across the globe. The giant ‘elephant in the room' question raised by the study is this: why are the leading Anglo banks of the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, and Australia at BEST average players? See Appendix A for the star-ratings of the world's largest universal banks. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:28:50 +0100 ABB inaugurates advanced innovation and manufacturing hub in Xiamen http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7409/en US$300 million investment in the hub which is ABB's largest innovation and manufacturing site at 425,000m2 Employs 3,500 people, covering the full range of business activities Strong symbol of ABB's ongoing commitment to China, where it has invested more than US$2.4 billion since 1992 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pioneering technology leader ABB today inaugurated its new ABB Xiamen Hub in the city's Torch Hi-Tech Industrial Park. The new site integrates the full value chain of ABB's activities, including R&D, engineering, manufacturing, sales and service, as well as supply chain management and corporate functions. Constructed and equipped using the latest environmentally sound materials and systems, including ABB's record-breaking fast-charging stations for electric vehicles, the site sets new standards in sustainability. “The Xiamen Hub is ABB's largest and one of our most advanced manufacturing sites, and it demonstrates the potential of Industry 4.0 on our own premises. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:54:28 +0100 Arthur D. Little Predicts Transformative Changes in Commercial Aviation Market by 2035 http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7408/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arthur D. Little (ADL) today published a major new report on the future of the commercial aviation market. It predicts the sector will change more in the years between now and 2035 than in its entire previous 80 years. This will impact airlines, aircraft providers and infrastructure providers in terms of their business and operating models, driven by demand evolution, technological breakthroughs and changes in regulation. Based on analysis of 15 megatrends, including mass customization, new OEM competition, providing aircraft as a service and modes of aviation such as short haul drones and hypervelocity, ADL's Aviation 2035 report outlines five potential scenarios for the sector: 1. Base scenario – lean through automation. The whole industry improves margins through technologies such as data analytics, AI and 3D printing that enable greater automation. 2. Aviation as oligopolies. The industry is structured around a set of global champions in each sector of the ecosystem, with consolidation enabling them to monetize scarce resources. 3. Aviation as utilities. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:05:02 +0100 GSMA Elects New Board Members and Announces Orange Chairman and CEO Stéphane Richard as Chair http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7407/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced that it has elected new members of the GSMA Board for the two-year period from January 2019 through December 2020. The GSMA Board has also elected Stéphane Richard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orange Group as Chair, and Chua Sock Koong, Group Chief Executive Officer of Singtel Group as Deputy Chair. As GSMA Chair, Richard will oversee the strategic direction of the organisation, which represents more than 750 of the world's mobile operators, as well as over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem. “I am honoured to be elected to serve as Chair of the GSMA and look forward to working closely with the rest of the Board, the GSMA leadership team and our entire membership to address the critical issues facing our industry and our customers,” said Stéphane Richard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orange. “Mobile operators and our wider industry have a key role to play in promoting a safer and more inclusive digital world, while building the infrastructure and services that will carry us forward as we enter this new era of intelligent connectivity. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:12:17 +0100 NMC Healthcare Walkathon 2018 http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7406/en November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. 2,000 participants let their legs do the talking as they joined NMC's Walkathon yesterday. Organised by NMC Royal Medical Center, Ras Al Khaimah in association with RAK Police and Public services department, UAE residents turned out in their droves in Ras Al Khaimah to show their support for the NMC Walkathon, an extremely worthy initiative which aims to raise awareness about diabetes, the ‘silent killer.' NMC's COO Michael Davis was delighted that the event drew so many people to join the cause. “I am so pleased that our first ever NMC Diabetes Walk in Ras Al Khaimah was a huge success,” he said, before going on to explain why healthy living events such as these are so necessary. “Type-2 diabetes is a global healthcare crisis effecting approximately 25 percent of the people living in the UAE.  Many people think we have to spend hours per day in the gym to reap the benefits of exercise. The real truth is that maintaining an active lifestyle and a well-balanced diet is an effective way to combat adult onset diabetes. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:59:06 +0100 Appellate Court to Consider Rimini Street Appeal of Injunction http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7405/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today issued the following statement regarding the recent court ruling on the motion to stay the injunction: “Once again, Oracle's apparent fear of Rimini Street's strong value proposition and compelling ‘Business-Driven Roadmap' alternative that has been successfully implemented by a growing list of more than 2,600 clients since 2005, including more than 150 Fortune 500 and Global 100 clients, appears to be fueling its misleading and increasingly desperate marketing campaign. As usual, Rimini Street will provide the facts, while Oracle provides the misleading bluster. Third-Party Support Lawful to Offer and for Oracle Licensees to Purchase and Use The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (“Court of Appeals”) found that Rimini Street ‘provided third-party support for Oracle's enterprise software, in lawful competition with Oracle's direct maintenance services.' Oracle Failed in Almost All of Its Claims The Oracle v. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:50:24 +0100 Rimini Street Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7403/en Quarterly revenue of $62.6 million, up 17% year over year Quarterly gross margin 64.5% 1,732 active clients at September 30, 2018, up 19% year over year   (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2018.  “During the third quarter, we continued our stated plan to invest in global sales, marketing and service delivery capacity and capabilities in order to drive future revenue growth,” stated Seth A. Ravin, Rimini Street co-founder and CEO. “We also launched new marketing campaigns and our new ‘Business-Driven Roadmap' sales strategy to address the large and growing market opportunity for enterprise software support. Additionally, we continued our global expansion and filled key leadership positions. Global demand for our services continued to be strong, with revenue outside the United States growing 32% year over year in the third quarter 2018 and representing 36% of total revenue in the quarter. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:06:38 +0100 CommScope to Acquire ARRIS:  Approximately $7. ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7402/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM), a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has agreed to acquire ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS), a global leader in entertainment and communications solutions, in an all-cash transaction for $31.75 per share, or a total purchase price of approximately $7.4 billion, including the repayment of debt. In addition, The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager, has reestablished an ownership position in CommScope through a $1 billion minority equity investment as part of CommScope's financing of the transaction. The combination of CommScope and ARRIS, on a pro forma basis, would create a company with approximately $11.3 billion in revenue and adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) of approximately $1.8 billion, based on results for the two companies for the 12 months ended September 30, 2018. ... info@me-newswire.com Tue, 13 Nov 2018 04:51:53 +0100 ePROMIS Again Tops FrontRunners® ERP Software Report By Software Advice, A Gartner Company http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7394/en Global enterprise software innovator ePROMIS Solutions Inc., announced today that ePROMIS ERP has emerged as the top ERP software for the second consecutive time in FrontRunners® ERP software report by Software Advice, a Gartner company. With a total score of 9.86 ePROMIS, ERP is also the biggest gainer in the global ranking, improving its previous score of 9.23. The Gartner company Software Advice releases biannual FrontRunners® reports to highlight top software products for helping businesses evaluate which software products may be right for them. According to the statement by Software Advice, this report is based on a 100% data-driven assessment positioning the top scoring products. “We evaluated over 195 ERP products, only those with the top scores for usability and user recommended are in FrontRunners list,” says the report. “ePROMIS ERP enters FrontRunners report the fourth time in a row and wins the top position  for the second consecutive time leaving the competition behind. We're delighted to have received this top ranking position again as it confirms our success in providing unique value to our customers,” Mathews Mathew, CEO of ePROMIS observed. ... info@me-newswire.com Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:56:25 +0100 Saudi Championship for E-sports and Cartoon Characters http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7401/en The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is hosting in mid-November the largest open amateur sports and cartoon characters simulation event since the establishment of the Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports. On the sidelines of the tournament, famous cartoon singers and Japanese anime program hosts will perform live shows on Al Qarah Mountain stage, led by Tareq and Mohammed Al Arabi Tarqan, who are known for the composition and performance of a wide range of musical soundtracks of children TV shows and animations, most notably Conan, Mowgli, Ninja Turtles, Zoro, Captain Majed, and Hazeem Al Raa'd. The most famous site of the world heritage of Al-Ahsa region; Al Qarah Mountain celebrates the Japanese civilization during 14-17 November, with a variety of events starting with the famous Japanese electronic sports competitions such as FIFA19, Fortnite and Tekken 7, through the Japanese cartoon characters' simulation competition (Cosplay), in addition to a Japanese exhibition on the banks and caves in the mountain. ... info@me-newswire.com Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:57:09 +0100 Middle East's Greatest EDM Extravaganza Takes Center Stage http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7400/en The excitement is mounting as Meydan gets ready to host 12 of the world's Top 100 DJs at BAO Festival on the 29th & 30th of November. Dubai will be witnessing the headliners - MARTIN GARRIX, DIMITRI VEGAS & LIKE MIKE, AFROJACK, DON DIABLO, NERVO, R3HAB, ALOK, SALVATORE GANACCI, BROOKS, DANTE KLEIN, MARCUS SANTORO and DJ LICIOUS perform within a span of 48 hours, making it a never seen before spectacle. BAO will bring in the most spectacular, immersive and innovative state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design to the electronic dance music industry in the Middle East. The 12 artists will be seen performing against unmatched amount of CO2, intense lasers and flames, making it a never seen before set-up. Dubai skies will be lit up with extensive pyrotechnics used during both the days of BAO. The organizers of BAO take pride in giving EDM fans a ‘jaw dropping' stage set up over both days in order to create a magical experience, better than some of the biggest festivals in the world. Inspired by Chinese heritage, a 72-meter long Dragon will be seen wrapped around the main stage highlighting the magnificent landscape of the festival. ... info@me-newswire.com Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:30:25 +0100 Enapter is Taking Green Hydrogen Electrolysis to the Next Level - with the New Electrolyser ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7399/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Enapter today revealed its new generation of green hydrogen electrolysers, the EL 2.0. Electrolysers split water into oxygen and hydrogen, a technology that is poised to contribute significantly to greening energy systems globally. “It is Enapter's first birthday this week, and we are thrilled to present our newest product”, says Chairman Sebastian-Justus Schmidt at the one-year anniversary celebration at Enapter's Research and Development center in Pisa. “The EL 2.0 is smaller than its predecessor, reduces installation time and overall cost for the customer. It is freely stackable to form any size system from 500L up to 10,000L per hour”. Enapter's patented Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) Electrolysers are unique in the market as they are small, flexible, and modular. They are the most cost-effective systems as they don't require the use of any noble metals. The El 2.0 also comes with a recycling promise with no additional cost. Enapter takes back the electrolyser to showcase the cradle-to-cradle recyclablability. Enapter was founded with a strong vision: a carbon free future in which fossil fuels are no longer used for energy production. ... info@me-newswire.com Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:44:50 +0100 Ludos will hold an event in Dubai on 21 Nov to celebrate getting the investment from SoftBank ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7398/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ludos, a decentralized revolution of gaming ecosystem, is happily announced that it at first obtained investment from SoftBank, followed by Collinstar Capital, Du Capital, BA Capital. Some big companies such as IBM, Lotte Corporation and Bank of Yokoma are also interested in Ludos. Ludos will had an event in Dubai at 16:00-20:00 on Nov. 21st, 2018 (UTC/GMT +4). The first meeting will be hosted in Conrad Dubai (P.O Box 115143 Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai, UAE) . Mr. Jin Tai, one of co-founders, will deliver a speech and lead the Q&A session. Ludos' founders, co-founders as well as Middle East Investors will be present. Besides, Fuad Farooq Abdul Qader Bastaki, CEO of Zabeel Group, will be present and make a speech. Zabeel Group is a company with the background of power source, electronics, retail, financial and etc in UAE. Meanwhile, many distinguished guests include famous brand ambassadors Peter DU, and actors like Ali, who is known as a racing-driver and acted in many TV series in UAE. Royal members of Dubai and mysterious celebrity will also attend the event. ... info@me-newswire.com Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:35:47 +0100 GAC Inaugurates New Dubai South Contract Logistics Facility http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7397/en A quarter of a century after opening the first distribution centre in the Middle East, GAC Dubai has officially unveiled its new purpose-built contract logistics facility, at Dubai South. The inauguration ceremony was held under the patronage of His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) & Dubai South, and attended by GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand, GAC Group Vice President for the Middle East Fredrik Nyström, GAC Dubai Managing Director Ronald Lichtenecker, and Saadi Abdul Rahim Hassan Al Rais, Chairman of the Board for GAC Dubai, as well as partners and customers. The AED 100 million facility (USD 27 million), which broke ground in December 2016 and began operations in May this year, is the largest and most sophisticated in the company's history. It adds to GAC's existing contract logistics capacity and complements established facilities in the Jebel Ali and Dubai Airport Free Zones, bringing its total capacity to more than 170,000 pallet positions to provide local and regional customers with a single solution to their complex storage, transportation, value added services and documentation requirements. ... info@me-newswire.com Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:28:19 +0100 Bioceres and Union Acquisition Corp. Announce Execution of Definitive Share Exchange Agreement http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7396/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioceres, a leading Latin American agricultural biotech company (the “Company”), and Union Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: LTN) ("UAC"), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced the execution of a definitive share exchange agreement (the “Exchange Agreement”), pursuant to which Bioceres will contribute its agricultural solutions business in exchange for equity of UAC. This transaction is expected to result in a combined company with an anticipated initial enterprise value of approximately U.S.$456 million, assuming no redemptions of UAC public shares. Immediately upon consummation of the transaction, UAC will change its name to Bioceres Crop Solutions and is expected to continue its listing on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) with respect to its shares and warrants under the new symbols “BIOX” and “BIOX WS,” respectively. The transaction, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019, is subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of the requisite approval of UAC's shareholders. There is no minimum cash condition to closing. ... info@me-newswire.com Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:13:24 +0100 CHTF 2018 to Open in Shenzhen on November 14th, with “Time Gallery” to Feature 20-Year Memory http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7395/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- China Hi-tech Fair 2018 will be held with the theme “New Development Concept for High Quality Growth” at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on November 14-18, 2018. Since its debut in 1999, CHTF has become an important window for China's high-tech sector and the most efficient high-tech trading platform, known as the “No. 1 Fair of China's Science and Technology”. On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, CHTF will invite technology fans worldwide to review the history of the event and the extraordinary development of China's high-tech industry over the past 20 years via the “Time Gallery” which integrates rich historical documents and employs diverse presentation methods. CHTF 2018 will present national high-tech exhibitions, comprehensive exhibitions and professional exhibitions. The national high-tech exhibitions are organized by the national ministries. The comprehensive exhibitions will showcase the products brought by enterprises, universities, scientific research institutions, innovation centers and incubation centers. ... info@me-newswire.com Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:04:54 +0100 NMC Healthcare wins at this year's Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards, Middle East http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7393/en NMC Healthcare was awarded the prestigious Leveraged Finance Deal of the Year at Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards which took place last week. Organised by GFC Group, Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards, Middle East, the region's largest finance and investment conference recognises excellence and outstanding achievement to issuers, borrowers and market professionals for their work on landmark transactions. The Leveraged Finance Deal of the Year award was presented to NMC Healthcare CFO, Mr Prashanth Shenoy for the group's syndicated multi-loan which was signed off in March 2018. The US$2,000,000,000 syndicated loan was utilised to refinance some existing debts as well as to support the group's growth strategy in making accretive acquisitions. Speaking about the award-win, Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director NMC said: “We're absolutely thrilled to receive this award which serves as a testament to the standards of professionalism under which we operate at NMC. This accolade is also proof that, with the right partners and the right structures in place, NMC has the potential to scale new heights through acquisitions and consolidations. ... info@me-newswire.com Sun, 11 Nov 2018 11:58:47 +0100 Ingram Micro Teams with MassChallenge to Identify and Bring to Market the World's Best B2B ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7392/en (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ingram Micro Inc. today announced the “Comet Competition,” an open-call, software developers' contest funded by Ingram Micro Cloud and deployed by startup accelerator MassChallenge that is set to uncover, fund and ultimately bring to market the next wave of business-to-business software innovators. The Comet Competition will award 12 independent software vendors (ISVs) through competitions in Boston, Austin, and Tel Aviv, Israel, with critical cash and go-to-market funds totaling more than $1.5 million, and will also leverage Ingram Micro Cloud's industry leading position to help accelerate the adoption of these technologies within the IT and service provider channels. The Comet Competition is the only startup challenge dedicated to helping B2B ISVs find commercial success for their technology and purpose-build for the IT channel. “Our goal is to always be at the leading-edge of technology, and ISVs are the foundation of the digital economy,” says Nimesh Davé, executive vice president, Ingram Micro Cloud. ... info@me-newswire.com Sun, 11 Nov 2018 09:37:53 +0100 AURAK Cultivates American Exchange Opportunities http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7391/en The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) Department of International Programs and Partnerships hosted a committee visit for a Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI) delegation to explore possible US partnerships for student exchange programs. The KEI provides education abroad programs allowing students to complete major-specific and general education requirements, gain practical experience, and enhance their understanding of the world through cultural and social immersion. The KEI Faculty Steering Committee included KEI President and Managing Director, Eduard Mandell, Director of Program Operations, Julie Pollard, and other Steering Committee Members: University of Kentucky Assistant Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Dr. Ghadir Zannoun; University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Associate Professor of History and International Studies, Dr. Edgar Francis; Moravian College Director of International Studies, Christian Sinclair; Augsburg University Assistant Professor, Dr. Maheen Zaman; University of Houston Associate Professor and Program Director of Middle East Studies, Dr. Emran El-Badawi; University of Georgia Professor of Religion and Linguistics, Dr. ... info@me-newswire.com Sun, 11 Nov 2018 06:04:27 +0100 Grundfos Engineering Day 2018: A Platform For Knowledge Sharing, Discussion And Interaction http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7390/en In keeping with its purpose and relentless ambitions, Grundfos Egypt, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and a trendsetter in water technology, held its annual “Engineering Day” to showcase cutting-edge application and system solutions for the challenges faced in the Building Services, Utilities and Industry sector. Now in its 6th edition, Engineering Day 2018, which has been organized consecutively with a remarkable success since 2011, brought together influential leaders of industry, Egyptian authorities & municipalities, contractors, consultants and mechanical engineers from all over the country to live the exceptional experience of knowledge sharing, discussion and interaction. The biennial event was held on 30 Oct, (8:30 AM – 6:00 PM) at the Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel–Al Qahira Ballroom, Cairo and featured 600 customers and an additional hall for industry. It provided an interactive forum that all engineers in Egypt relate to, in order to view the latest technologies of all market leading multi-national engineering companies in Egypt. ... info@me-newswire.com Sun, 11 Nov 2018 05:37:05 +0100 Velodyne Lidar Experts to Address Perception Breakthroughs for Autonomous Vehicles at IDTechEx http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7389/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world's largest event on emerging technologies, IDTechEx Show!, will feature presentations from two senior Velodyne Lidar, Inc. experts who will address the future of lidar technology. The discussions will focus on how lidar will enable advanced vehicle safety and performance for autonomous vehicles. More than 3,500 people from a wide range of disciplines, from end-user executives to manufacturers and system integrators, are expected to attend the event at the Santa Clara (Calif.) Convention Center on Nov. 14-15. Velodyne Lidar's AnandGopalan, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Stephen Nestinger, Ph.D., Director of Mechanical Engineering, will lead conference sessions about the levels of lidar sensor performance and reliability required for autonomous vehicles to operate safely. Gopalan and Nestinger will review how Velodyne's proven product line of lidar sensors enable autonomy and improve safety in lower-speed urban environments and at highway speeds. Additional discussion points will focus on Velodyne‘s continued status as the industry leader in the design and manufacture of lidar sensors, the essential components of self-driving cars. ... info@me-newswire.com Sat, 10 Nov 2018 09:10:45 +0100 PotNetwork Holdings, Inc.'s Diamond CBD Announces Plan to Sell Its Products in Shopping Malls ... http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7388/en (BUSINESS WIRE)-- PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink:POTN) announced today that its Diamond CBD is launching a new program to raise mainstream consumer awareness on the potential health benefits of CBD Products, while significantly enhancing its distribution footprint through a new and diverse segment of the rapidly growing market. To view a detailed presentation on the new program, click here. Kevin Hagen, CEO of the Company, stated, “As everyone knows, millions of people frequent their local malls each week. We perceived this as an opportunity to simultaneously broaden our distribution footprint, and spike consumer brand awareness and preference. As a result, we are embarking on a program to rollout early next year, where dedicated kiosks and merchandising carts can be placed within major malls across America, starting in our own backyard of South Florida.” He added, “This is going to be an exciting program because our goal is to, not only sell product, but to educate consumers on the benefits of CBD products in general, and our brand in particular. ... info@me-newswire.com Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:43:48 +0100 Team of specialists at Al Zahra Hospital get together to save the foot of a 42-year old Patient http://www.aetoswire.com//news/7387/en Recently, a team of doctors at Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah were tasked with treating a 42-year-old patient; Ahmed Mansouri, name changed for confidentiality purpose, who was a long-term diabetic. The patient had developed severe infections in both feet. His left foot in particular had suffered considerably; deteriorating from ongoing complications. In a bid to save his foot, Mr. Mansouri was offered the opportunity to undergo ‘free flap' surgery, the first of its kind in Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah. The surgery, which would require a team of highly trained specialists. The patient underwent a 12-hour operation with intensive post op follow-up on the Intensive Care Unit and subsequently on the normal wards. He was discharged a few weeks later walking on his feet with the operation a success Initially under the care of the General Surgical team, Mr. Mansouri was subsequently referred to Dr Harpal Jadeja, a UK trained Consultant in Orthopaedics and Trauma whose specialist interest included the treatment of diabetic feet. Surgery was performed to clean the wound and it was found that the infection had destroyed a significant number of tendons and skin. ... info@me-newswire.com Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:12:40 +0100