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Philip Morris International Announces Projects Selected in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT; $21 Million Awarded For... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today 31 projects selected for funding in the second round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative supporting third party programs dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council...

Billy O’Riordan Joins Brightcove as Senior Vice President, International Sales -Tuesday 19 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOV), the leading provider of cloud services for video, today announced the appointment of Billy O’Riordan as Senior Vice President, International Sales. Based in London, O’Riordan will lead the sales organizations in Australia, Southeast Asia,...

Gemalto Expands Cloud HSM On Demand Solutions -Tuesday 19 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced the availability of three new cloud-based Hardware Security Module (HSM) services, HSM On Demand for CyberArk, HSM On Demand for Hyperledger and HSM On Demand for Oracle TDE. Each service is available through the...

Boehringer Ingelheim announces FDA and EMA regulatory submission for nintedanib in systemic sclerosis associated ILD -Monday 18 March 2019

Systemic sclerosis (SSc), also known as scleroderma, is a rare chronic connective tissue disease Pulmonary fibrosis, or fibrosing interstitial lung disease (ILD), is a key driver of mortality in people living with SSc and constitutes a high unmet need1,2 Improving the lives of people...

Medicalbit Foundation Co., Ltd. To Make ASCA Tokens Public -Sunday 17 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Medicalbit Foundation, which is currently undergoing an initial virtual currency coin offering (ICO) in Estonia, has decided to make its ASCA tokens publicly available as the first step in the Asclepius Network project. The goal of Asclepius Network is to make...

Schlumberger Announces Debt Exchange for Three Series of Senior Notes of Schlumberger Holdings Corporation -Saturday 16 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Schlumberger Holdings Corporation (“SHC” or the “Company”) today announced the commencement of a private offer to exchange three series of senior notes in the table below (collectively the “Old Notes”) for a new series of senior notes to be due in 2028 (the “New...

GSMA Reveals First Look at “MWC Los Angeles 2019, in Partnership With CTIA” -Saturday 16 March 2019

News Highlights: More than 22,000 attendees, over 60 percent senior-level positions, and over 1,000 companies to participate Major brands set to participate: Amazon, Cisco, Ericsson, HPE, Qualcomm, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon and more Digital Hollywood to co-locate alongside MWC Los...

Henley & Partners Appointed Marketing Agent for Montenegro’s Citizenship-by-Investment Program -Friday 15 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Henley & Partners is delighted to have been appointed as Marketing Agent for Montenegro’s new citizenship-by-investment program. As the global leader in residence and citizenship planning, Henley & Partners is uniquely positioned to offer unparalleled value to both...

HCL Technologies to Acquire Strong-Bridge Envision to Enhance Digital Transformation Consulting Capabilities in HCL... -Friday 15 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced the acquisition of Strong-Bridge Envision (SBE), a digital transformation consulting firm with offices in Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, and New York City. With this acquisition, SBE will become part of...

BAI Announces Its 2019 Global Innovation Awards are Open for Submissions -Friday 15 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BAI, a nonprofit independent organization that delivers the financial services industry’s most actionable insights, announced today the BAI Global Innovation Awards are now open for submissions. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 26, 2019. Winners and...

BCW Wins 2019 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award -Friday 15 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) today announced it was a winner in the Business Intelligence Group’s Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards program for its work on behalf of client Boehringer Ingelheim in creating the first-ever AI chatbot for global patient education launched...

Kymeta Demonstrates Fully Operational and Integrated Hybrid Connectivity Solution at Mobile World Congress 2019 -Friday 15 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kymeta—the communications company that is completing the connectivity fabric for everything, everywhere—demonstrated its hybrid, one-source connectivity platform to more than 50 industry professionals during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Feb. 26-28. Kymeta hosted 30...

PMI’s Latest Study Indicates E-Cigarettes Induce Less Biological Responses Associated with Cardiovascular and... -Thursday 14 March 2019

Landmark 6-month study demonstrating that e-cigarette vapors induce significantly lower biological responses associated with cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases compared with cigarette smoke. This first-of-its-kind study evaluated the impact of e-cigarette vapor, with and without...

Vincent Dente Joins BCW as Chief Creative Officer, North America -Thursday 14 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, announced today that Vincent Dente has joined as Chief Creative Officer, North America, responsible for further strengthening BCW’s team of creative experts who develop integrated communications programs that...

Pole To Win International Appoints Deborah Kirkham to CEO -Thursday 14 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pole To Win International, Inc. (PTW), industry-leading video games and tech services outsourcer, today announced the appointment of Ms. Deborah Kirkham as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective January 2019. Previously, Kirkham was President and Chief...

Thales Sets to 28 March 2019 the End Date of the Acceptance Period of Its Offer for Gemalto -Thursday 14 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News: Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of...

Newmont Announces Special Shareholder Meeting and Files Definitive Proxy on Combination with Goldcorp -Thursday 14 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today announced a special shareholder meeting and filed its definitive proxy in connection with the Company’s previously announced combination with Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG, TSX: G) (Goldcorp). Newmont...

Dongfeng and Maxion Wheels Form Aluminum Wheel Joint Venture -Wednesday 13 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel manufacturer, announced today the agreement to form a new passenger car aluminum wheel joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group, one of China’s largest automotive parts companies. The new legal entity, Dongfeng...

Neustar named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Worldwide DDoS Prevention Report  -Wednesday 13 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar®, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced today that it has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide DDoS Prevention Solutions 2018- 2019 Vendor Assessment (DOC # US43699318 March 2019). In the published excerpt,...

Harvest Health & Recreation to Acquire Verano, Creating One of the Largest U.S. Multi-State Cannabis Operators -Tuesday 12 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. (CSE: HARV, OTCQX: HRVSF) (“Harvest”), a vertically integrated cannabis company with one of the largest footprints in the U.S., is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Verano Holdings, LLC...