Blog posts August 2020

Visa Harnesses Real-Time Deep Learning to Enhance Transaction Processing

 New Smarter Stand-in Processing uses AI to help reduce the number of declined transactions for consumers when financial institutions experience an outage or disruption


SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 26 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced Visa Smart…

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Best’s Market Segment Report: The Maghreb – One Region, Three Unique Insurance Markets

LONDON-Tuesday 25 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Despite their geographic proximity and many commonalities, the insurance markets of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have significant differences – economic, demographic and cultural. A new AM Best report, “The Maghreb – One Region, Three…

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Toshiba’s New Photorelays Contribute to Equipment Downsizing by Reducing Mounting Density

 - New photorelays in S-VSON4T package with industry's smallest mounting area and maximum operating temperature of 125°C -


TOKYO-Thursday 27 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (“Toshiba”) has launched three photorelays: “TLP340…

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P.I. Works and Beeline Russia Partner to Transform Mobile Experience of Millions

Beeline Russia, a prominent digital operator with approximately 50 million subscribers, has selected P.I. Works to move towards experience-driven and automated network operations.


ISTANBUL-Tuesday 25 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Beeline, a prominent digital operator in R…

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Kohlberg and Mubadala Sign a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Majority Stake in PCI Pharma Services

PHILADELPHIA-Tuesday 25 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PCI Pharma Services (“PCI” or “the Company”), a leading pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical global supply chain solutions provider, and portfolio company of Partners Group, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement …

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Loyalty Programs Continue to Play Pivotal Role in Retailers' Success

Global report provides valuable insights into shopper preferences during pandemic that will drive traffic, increase revenue and improve retention

ATLANTA-Tuesday 25 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PDI (, a leader in global solutions for the convenience retail…

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MPEG LA Issues Statement in Support of MC-IF Fostering Process


DENVER-Friday 21 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC issued the following statement today:

MPEG LA’s track record of independence, trust and transparency with which we have advanced patent pool licensing for nearly a quarter century speaks for itself. We do not retr…

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Comedian Trevor Noah and Host Tamron Hall Lead PMI® Virtual Experience Series Event on 25 August

Professionals from all industries are welcome to join to connect with innovative leaders, participate in intriguing conversations, and maximize their skills in order to make an impact

PHILADELPHIA-Thursday 20 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute (PMI), the …

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Philip Morris International Names New SVP, External Affairs, to Accelerate Its Journey to a Smoke-Free Future

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Monday 24 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregoire Verdeaux to the position of Senior Vice President External Affairs effective September 1, 2020. In his new role, Mr. V…

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Tsedal Neeley and Ritcha Ranjan Join Brightcove’s Board of Directors

Bringing expertise in remote work, digital transformation and technology, the new members will help guide Brightcove to the next stage of growth

BOSTON-Thursday 20 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), the world’s leading video technology platfo…

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LG Chem Life Sciences and TransThera Biosciences Announce License Agreement for Potential Treatment of NASH and Other Chronic Inflammatory Conditions


SEOUL, South Korea & NANJING, China-Tuesday 18 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- LG Chem Life Sciences (“LG Chem”), a division of LG Chem, and TransThera Biosciences Co. Ltd. (“TransThera”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company based in Nanjing, China, announced today that LG …

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SES Picks SpaceX to Launch Four Additional O3b mPOWER Satellites

SES's next-generation MEO communications system to scale and deliver proven low-latency, high-performance connectivity services as of 2021

LUXEMBOURG-Thursday 20 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that it has selected SpaceX as a launch partner to deliver the four…

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Syngenta Seeds Completes Acquisition of Sensako

• Sensako is a leading South African R&D seeds company with a strong wheat market position

• Acquisition will accelerate Syngenta Seeds’ entry into South African seeds market

• Allows Syngenta Seeds to accelerate introduction of Viptera trait technology to address fall armyworm challenge…

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What Are ‘Zoomers’ In the Region Watching

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 20 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


Continuing to take a closer look at how the COVID-19 Pandemic has given rise to an entirely new and very significant TV audience - GEN Z “Zoomers” - in the MENA region, our latest research piece (Powered by Choueiri Group…

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Wiley Partners with PwC’s Academy Middle East

 New Partnership Provides Virtual CPA® Exam Preparation to Meet Growing Demand in the Market


HOBOKEN, N.J.-Wednesday 19 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE: JW-A) (NYSE: JW-B) today announced a strategic partnership with PwC’s Academy Middle East…

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Crayon Enters into a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Amazon Web Services

The agreement further strengthens Crayon’s cloud services and transformation capabilities

OSLO, Norway-Wednesday 19 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Crayon, a global leader in digital transformation services, is proud to announce it has entered into a Strategic Collaboration Agr…

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DISH Selects MATRIXX Software for Dynamic Pricing and Monetization of Its 5G Network


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & SARATOGA, Calif.-Tuesday 18 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- DISH (NASDAQ:DISH) today announced that it has chosen MATRIXX Software, a global leader in 5G monetization solutions, as the cloud native converged charging system (CCS) for its standalone 5G networ…

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Concord Raises $600M for Continued Expansion, Assigned B1/B+ Corporate Ratings

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-Wednesday 19 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After receiving first-time corporate credit ratings of B1 and B+ from Moody’s and S&P last month, Concord announced today that it has closed on a $600 million term loan B debt offering which, in addition to its ex…

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A free to join knowledge-sharing panel discussion on “Decoding the myths of fire stopping in MEP services.”

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 16 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

fischer, the pioneer in fixing and firestop solutions, has teamed up with industry experts on a knowledge-sharing panel discussion “Decoding the myths of fire stopping in MEP services” by Senior project engineer Jonathan J. Gonzalez…

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The Landmark IPO of VeriSilicon (688521.SH) on Shanghai STAR Market

SHANGHAI-Tuesday 18 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- VeriSilicon Microelectronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (VeriSilicon, 688521.SH) today successfully landed on the Sci-Tech Innovation Board (STAR Market) of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, China.

VeriSilicon priced its IPO at RMB38.53 pe…

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