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Researchers and Scientists from Five Countries Named Winners of King Faisal Prize 2018
January 19, 2018

Five researchers and scientists from Malaysia, Jordan, Tunisia, the US and the UK have been named winners of the King Faisal Prize 2018 as the 40th edition of the renowned award recognized their distinguished contributions towards humanity. The Prize honours exceptional achievements in five categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language & Literature, Medicine, and Science.

Professor Irwandi Jaswir, Deputy Dean of the International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART) and Secretary of Council of Professors at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), has been named the winner in the Service to Islam category for contributions to the development of ‘Halal Science’ and Halal food and consumer goods.

Professor Bashar Awad of Hadith at the International Islamic University, Jordan, has been named the winner of this year’s King Faisal Prize for Islamic Studies in recognition of work related to the topic, ‘Critical Editions of Islamic Historical and Biographical Texts’.

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January 13, 2018

ALGIERS-President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday said that Alcomsat-1 satellite was “a tool to promote space technologies for peaceful purposes and will enable Algeria access to services that were the preserve of foreign companies.”

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January 11, 2018

Flows of natural gas from Algeria via pipeline into Spain have been running at multi-year highs so far in January with firm domestic demand and higher gas-fired generation boosting flows, data from S&P Global Platts Analytics showed.

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January 19, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, today held its first ever AGCO iVenture Summit in Berlin, Germany. The Summit is a joint initiative of AGCO, AGCO Finance, AGCO’s Fuse Technologies, and Anterra Capital, a venture capital investor focusing on companies in the food and agricultural sectors.

“Startups"...

January 19, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for Communications Service Providers, today announced its virtualized Media Breakout Controller (vMBC), a single white box routing platform that enables carriers to host virtual Routing, Firewall, and User plane data offload.

Today’s networks, whether 3G, 4G or 5G, are"...

January 19, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- E-mobility is much more than just the clean mobility solution of the future. When electric vehicles are fueled by solar power, it also drives the deployment of photovoltaics forward. Intersolar Europe, the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry, and Power2Drive Europe, the new exhibition for e-mobility and charging infrastructure, held June 20–22, 2018 in Munich, Germany under the umbrella"...

January 19, 2018
(AETOS Wire) -- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for its nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibers due to escalating raw material costs. The price increase takes effect Feb. 1, 2018, and includes the following price changes: Materials Geography Price Increase Terms Nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibers North America $0.10/lb. As contracts allow Non-contract business – price determined on......

January 19, 2018
(AETOS Wire)-- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of hyper-converged secondary storage for backup, today announced that its EX Series of backup storage appliances with data deduplication has once again been selected as a finalist for TechTarget’s Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com 2017 “Product of the Year” award in the “Backup and DR Hardware” category. These annual awards, now in their 16th year, showcase the year’s latest and greatest innovations in technology. “These premier awards are of particular import as the panel of judges are genuine experts in an increasingly complex segment of data center technology,” said Bill Andrews, CEO and President of ExaGrid. “To have been selected given their stringent criteria is an honour of which we’re quite proud.” Only ExaGrid uses a scale-out architecture with a unique loading zone, which addresses all of the scalability and performance challenges of backup storage as well......

January 19, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- School students from across the country recently received the chance to compete in the Spark Junior Quiz (SJQ) 2018, one of the foremost math, science and technology quiz competitions in India.

SJQ 2018 allowed over 2,000 school students the opportunity to take part in one of India’s best school level quiz. The quizzing event"...