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Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) Announces Mr. Pierre-Yves Cousteau Joins ECO’s Scientific and Technical... WASHINGTON -Monday 27 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) announces Mr. Pierre-Yves Cousteau’s membership on ECO’s Scientific and Technical Committee, which will judge $1 million and $5 million prize contests. Mr. Cousteau, son of the world-renowned Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and Founder of...

NEC Invests in Tascent, a U.S.-Based Iris Biometric System Company -Monday 27 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO:6701) today announced an investment in Tascent, Inc., a U.S.-based biometric system company, with the aim of accelerating the global expansion of its safety business. The amount of the investment is not disclosed. Recently, the demand for...

GN Hearing Introduces New Interton Ready™ Hearing Aid with Excellent Connectivity and Personalized Sound at a... -Monday 27 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GN Hearing, one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers and the pioneer of 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity, today announced the launch of Interton Ready, a next-generation hearing aid, aiming to help more people with hearing loss to stay connected with the world around...

Gain Global Credibility with CGMA Designation -Sunday 26 August 2018

A relationship with the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) spanning over 10 years has opened doors for Oliver Seldon, from his career beginnings as a management consultant at Andersen Consulting (later renamed Accenture) to his current success as Head of Business Finance and...

Rimini Street Receives Court-Ordered $21.5 Million Refund from Oracle and Seeks an Additional $41.3 Million in Further... -Saturday 25 August 2018

(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 Oracle v. Rimini Street, which was filed in...

Universal Laser Systems Expands Its Materials Database with Dyneema, Quadrant and ISOVOLTA Materials -Saturday 25 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Universal Laser Systems (ULS) announces the addition of Dyneema®, Quadrant and ISOVOLTA materials to its materials database, the most extensive repository of laser material processing parameters for materials in the range of 10 watts to 500 watts. The Dyneema, Quadrant and...

The Hartford Signs Agreement To Acquire Navigators, A Global Specialty Underwriter -Friday 24 August 2018

Broadens and deepens The Hartford’s product offerings and underwriting risk appetite Expands global underwriting reach; includes an established presence at Lloyd’s Brings together two underwriting-centric organizations with a commitment to attracting and retaining top...

PMI Takes Smoke-Free Call to Creative Communities Truly Global at Middle East and Africa’s Premier Gathering -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) is taking its call to the creative, media and communications communities to go smoke-free to the Middle East and Africa. We started our push at the Cannes Festival of Creativity, where we asked creative agencies to join...

A.M. Best Reaffirms IGI’s Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rating agency A.M. Best has reaffirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) with a positive outlook for International General Insurance Co. Ltd (IGI Bermuda) and International General Insurance Company (UK) Limited (IGI UK), the global specialist commercial insurer...

Endowment for Clean Oceans Announces Macrebur’s CEO Toby McCartney Membership on ECO’s Entrepreneur... -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Endowment for Clean Oceans is announces that innovator and Entrepreneur Toby McCartney, CEO of Macrebur, is a member of the Entrepreneur’s Judges Committee for our contest to award $1 million for the best technology or plan to remove macro and micro plastics from the...

Schlumberger Announces Third-Quarter 2018 Results Conference Call -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on October 19, 2018 to discuss the results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2018. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be...

Nel ASA: Constructing the World’s Largest Electrolyzer Manufacturing Plant -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nel ASA (“Nel”) announces the construction of the world’s largest electrolyzer manufacturing plant, fully automated and able to deliver the most efficient electrolyzers at a game changing cost. The facility will have a capacity of 360 MW/year, approximately ten times the...

Dynacor Announces First Quarterly Dividend Payment -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dynacor Gold Mines Inc. (TSX: DNG) (OTC: DNGDF) (Dynacor or the Corporation) is pleased to announce today that its Board of Directors (Board) has approved the initiation of quarterly cash dividends to its shareholders and the declaration of the first cash dividend in the...

Fortune Names ABB Among Top 10 Companies in “Change the World” List  -Wednesday 22 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB has been named #8 in Fortune magazine’s “Change the World” rankings for the company’s efforts to speed up adoption of clean-energy electric transportation. The list, Fortune said, honors companies that “have had a positive social impact through activities that are...

Andersen Global Expands in Africa with Oliveira & Associados -Wednesday 22 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues its expansion in Africa through a Collaboration Agreement with Oliveira & Associados, a law firm based in Angola, founded by Formosa Oliveira in 2016. Andersen Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO, Mark Vorsatz, commented, “The economy in...

Moody’s Completes Acquisition of Omega Performance  -Wednesday 22 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Omega Performance, a leading provider of online credit training. Moody’s announced its intention to acquire Omega Performance, a business unit of TwentyEighty Inc, on July 8,...

FAA Approves AerTrak for Boeing 757-200 Series Aircraft to Comply with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast... -Wednesday 22 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of AerSale®’s AerTrak™ system on Boeing 757-200 series aircraft (ST04011NY), to comply with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule, a...

Global IBC Future Zone and IABM Future Trends Theatre to Explore the Latest Tech Shaping the Industry -Tuesday 21 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, today announces the line-up for the IBC Future Zone and IABM Future Trends Theatre. Well established as part of the IBC Exhibition, from 14-18 September, the Future Zone brings together the...

Avaya Contact Centre Migration Improves Australian Department of Defence Effectiveness and Capability -Tuesday 21 August 2018

Protecting the national interest gets a boost from omnichannel communications, as Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA) today announced it has been selected as the contact centre technology and services provider by the Australian Department of Defence. The five-year contract will see Defence...

IGI Reports Solid Half-Year 2018 Results, Supported by Improved GWP Growth -Monday 20 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International General Insurance Holdings Limited today reported earnings for the first half of 2018. IGI reported a net profit of $11.0 million for the first six months of 2018, against $14.8 million last year and a 20% rise in gross premiums written from $138.12 million in...