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KCI, an Acelity Company, Shares Data Supporting Improved Patient Compliance and Wound Healing Outcomes with iOn... SAN ANTONIO -Tuesday 1 May 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KCI, an Acelity Company, presented study results that demonstrate increased patient therapy usage immediately after patient contact using iOn PROGRESS™ Remote Therapy Monitoring. The oral presentation, presented at the 2018 Symposium of Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring...

Gemalto Enables Digitization of Hong Kong’s Octopus Card into Samsung Pay -Sunday 29 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced that its Trusted Service Hub (TSH) is enabling the secure digitization of Octopus contactless smart cards into Samsung Pay. Named Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay, this new mobile payment service allows consumers to securely...

NEC Iris Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Accuracy Testing -Friday 27 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC) (TOKYO: 6701) today announced that its iris recognition technology achieved the highest matching accuracy evaluation in the recent Iris Exchange (IREX,*1) IX evaluations of automated iris recognition algorithms performed by the U.S. National Institute of...

Gemalto First Quarter 2018 Revenue -Friday 27 April 2018

First quarter revenue at €650 million, up +8% at constant exchange rates Double-digit revenue growth in Identity, IoT & Cybersecurity segment Slower rate of revenue decrease in Smartcards & Issuance segment 2018 full year outlook confirmed On March 27, 2018 Thales launched its offer...

Andersen Global Announces Collaboration in Peru -Thursday 26 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues its expansion in Latin America through a Collaboration Agreement with Picon & Asociados, a tax and legal practice that encompasses a full range of private and corporate services. Picon & Asociados, located in Lima, enhances Andersen’s provision of...

Alibaba Cloud Receives MySQL Corporate Contributor Award -Thursday 26 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has won the 2018 MySQL Community Awards: Corporate Contributor, which recognizes its contribution to the MySQL ecosystem, the world’s most popular open source database. The award, presented earlier this week at the...

Schlumberger Announces First-Quarter 2018 Results -Thursday 26 April 2018

Revenue of $7.8 billion decreased 4% sequentially Pretax operating income of $974 million decreased 16% sequentially EPS was $0.38 Cash flow from operations was $568 million (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for the...

Munich Re: VitalityLife wins prestigious 2018 Celent Model Insurer Award for Operational Excellence -Thursday 26 April 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Munich Re Automation Solutions Ltd. has announced that its long-established client, VitalityLife, has been recognized in Celent’s 2018 Model Insurer awards for its exemplary work in re-writing the rules of underwriting to achieve operational excellence. VitalityLife was...

NEC Establishes a Startup in Silicon Valley for Automating Data Analytics -Thursday 26 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701) today announced the establishment of dotData, Inc., a new startup company based in Cupertino, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, that develops and globally provides software that automates data science processes using artificial...

GSMA Announces Additional Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 -Thursday 26 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced that executives from leading organisations across the mobile ecosystem will participate in the keynote programme at the 2018 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai. The GSMA also announced the first speakers for the new Leaders Stage, as well as newly...

Westinghouse AP1000® Plant to Load Fuel -Thursday 26 April 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westinghouse Electric Company, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and CNNC Sanmen Nuclear Power Company Limited (SMNPC) announced today that the world’s first unit of AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Sanmen, Zhejiang Province, China, has received...

Fossil Group and PUMA Sprinting into Watches and Wearables -Thursday 26 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL) and PUMA SE signed a global license partnership agreement for the design, development and distribution of PUMA watches and smartwatches through 2028. “PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands. We are excited to partner with them...

AETOSWire Launches the First Online PressKit Service in the MENA Region -Thursday 26 April 2018

AETOSWire, the news distribution arm of News Services Group (NSG) and the exclusive representative of Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, in the Middle East and North Africa, launches the newest feature in its service, the Online PressKit. The Online PressKit is an interactive...

GSMA Marks International Girls in ICT Day with Events around the World -Wednesday 25 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA will celebrate the annual ITU International Girls in ICT Day this week with a series of events across its global footprint aimed at encouraging and empowering young women to explore career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

Boehringer Ingelheim R&D Pushes to Transcend Disease Boundaries -Wednesday 25 April 2018

Promising first-in-class and potential medical breakthrough pipeline projects presented at R&D Press Conference 80 clinical and pre-clinical projects of which 65% have first-in-class and breakthrough potential Highlight: First-in-class monoclonal antibody shows potential in multiple...

News Services Group Officially Announces the Rebranding of ME NewsWire to AETOSWire -Wednesday 25 April 2018  

News Services Group (NSG) officially announces the rebranding of its news distribution arm ME NewsWire to AETOSWire. Tony AbiHanna, President and CEO of NSG, AETOSWire and Esmaa News, explained the reason behind this timely move: “In 10 years, we have grown exponentially as a company....

Economic Confidence In Middle East Rebounds Amid Reforms And Strong Global Outlook -Wednesday 25 April 2018

The latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) found that global economic confidence is at its highest level in years, with strong growth since the start of 2017. Confidence in...

Transformative productivity efficiency of over 30% via robotic process automation is Intelenet's focus at... -Tuesday 24 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intelenet Global Services, a renowned global Business Process Services player - backed by Blackstone, announced that it will be showcasing its BPM-based client centricity value proposition during the Middle East Contact Centre and Customer Experience Conference (MECC) to be...

New Analyses from Pivotal Phase III Trials of Oral Ozanimod in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis To Be Presented at the 2018... -Tuesday 24 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced additional phase III data analyses evaluating the efficacy and safety of ozanimod, a novel, oral, selective sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 (S1P1) and 5 (S1P5) receptor modulator, versus interferon beta-1a (IFN β-1a) (Avonex®) in...

Northern Trust Reinforces Strategic Commitment to the Middle East Region with Three Key Senior Appointments -Tuesday 24 April 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has made three executive appointments in the Middle East in support of its continued expansion in the region. Michael Slater has been named head of the Middle East and Africa. From his base in Riyadh, he is responsible for Northern Trust’s...