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Virgin Galactic Completes Merger with Social Capital Hedosophia, Creating the World's First and Only Publicly Traded... NEW YORK -Saturday 26 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virgin Galactic ("VG"), a vertically integrated aerospace company, and Social Capital Hedosophia ("SCH"), a public investment vehicle, today announced the completion of their previously announced business combination. The resulting company is named Virgin Galactic Holdings,...

GSMA 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership With CTIA” Reinforces Its Position as the Leading Industry... -Saturday 26 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today reported the highlights of the 2019 MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership with CTIA, held October 22- 24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). Over 60% of attendees held senior-level positions, including nearly 2,000 CEOs, who gathered to launch global societies...

University of Texas-Arlington Delegation Visits AURAK -Saturday 26 October 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a visit by a University of Texas-Arlington (UTA) delegation to discuss potential future cooperation. Prof. Pranesh B. Aswath, Vice Provost, Dr. Curtis Andressen, Vice Provost, International Affairs, and Dr. Bahram Khalili, Professor in...

P&G Purchases 100% Renewable Electricity in U.S., Canada and Western Europe -Friday 25 October 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:P&G) is announcing that it reached its 2020 goal of purchasing 100% renewable electricity in the U.S. and Canada. The Company exceeded its original goal by extending the purchase of 100% renewable electricity to Western Europe. These three...

Six titanium screws and two rods in the back relieves patient from 9 months of chronic pain -Thursday 24 October 2019  

Minimal invasive surgeries (MIS) are considered most effective in the treatment of spine related injuries. As advancements in the field continue to take place, several new techniques to treat patients with similar conditions have been introduced, one of them being the ‘minimal invasive...

Velodyne Announces ADAS Collaboration with Hyundai Mobis -Thursday 24 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced an agreement with Hyundai Mobis to launch a new lidar-based advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) that integrates Velodyne lidar technology and Hyundai Mobis cognitive software. The Velodyne Velarray™-based system is designed...

Global Leaders Gather at Strategy@Work 2019 to Discuss Business Transformation and Shaping Organizations of the Future ... -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world is changing at lightning speed, and that calls for a new era of strategy and business transformation. To help businesses effectively meet this growing need, Brightline™, a Project Management Institute (PMI) initiative, will host its second-annual Strategy@Work...

‘Beautiful China’ Asian Tourism Promotion Series Concludes In Dubai -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

H.E.  Li Xuhang, Consul General of People’s Republic of China in Dubai, Xiao Jianhua, the head of the China Tourism Promotion Group, H.H. Sheikh Juma Al Maktoum and Hoor Al Khaja from DTCM were all present at the "Beautiful China" 2019 Asian Tourism series, hosted by the Ministry of Culture...

Union Acquisition Corp. II Announces Closing of $200 Million Initial Public Offering -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Union Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: LATNU) (the “Company”) announced today that it closed its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units, including 2,500,000 units subject to the underwriters’ over-allotment option, at $10.00 per unit. The offering was priced at $10.00...

Yiwu Fair 2019 Opens With New Moves to Boost Trade Across China and World -Wednesday 23 October 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 25th China Yiwu International Commodities (Standards) Fair kicked off on October 21-25, 2019 in the eastern city of Yiwu, the small commodities paradise in China. This year, the Fair features 1 “Standards Innovation” area, 1 “Quality Defined” area, as well as 9...

Takeda Acquires License for First-In-Class Celiac Disease Therapy from COUR Pharmaceuticals Following Positive Phase 2a... -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) and COUR Pharmaceutical Development Company, Inc. (“COUR”) today announced that Takeda has acquired an exclusive global license to develop and commercialize the investigational medicine...

Jewellery and Watch Show Abu Dhabi Opens in 48 Hours -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

Under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, the 27th Edition of Jewellery and Watch Show (JWS) will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Doors open to the public on Saturday 26th October and will run for 5-days until...

SES and Thales Reach Record Speed and Enhanced Coverage via Integrated GEO/MEO Network, Raise Bar for Inflight... -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES and Thales have taken inflight connectivity to a new level, successfully demonstrating uninterrupted access to high-throughput broadband applications for the first time over a platform supporting multi-orbit interoperability, switching seamlessly between SES’s...

NIKE, Inc. Announces Board Member John Donahoe Will Succeed Mark Parker as President & CEO in 2020; Parker to Become... -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) announced today that John Donahoe will be appointed as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Jan. 13, 2020. At the same time, Mark Parker, CEO since 2006 and Chairman, President & CEO since 2016,...

SNC-Lavalin appoints Michael Dunn as Senior Vice-President of its MEA and Asia Pacific Resources sector -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that Michael Dunn has been appointed Senior Vice-President, Resources, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific, effective October 17, 2019. Based in the United Arab Emirates, Michael joins the company’s Resources senior leadership team, leading the...

Call for Entries Issued for First Annual Middle East Stevie Awards® -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, today issued a call for entries for the 2020 (first annual) Middle East Stevie Awards; the first business awards program to recognize innovation in the workplace throughout the Middle East and...

TMS Tanker Conference Breaks New Records -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

This year’s The Maritime Standard (TMS) Tanker Conference, held at The Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai, reached a new attendance record. The one-day event, which took place on Tuesday 22nd October, attracted close to 300 delegates, the highest yet. Trevor Pereira, Managing Director, was clearly...

Jumio Recognized for Second Consecutive Year in Gartner’s Market Guide for Identity Proofing and Corroboration -Tuesday 22 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s latest “Market Guide for Identity Proofing and Corroboration,”1 published on September 30, 2019. Jumio was...

Tommy Hilfiger Appoints Michael Scheiner as Global Chief Marketing Officer -Tuesday 22 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Scheiner as Chief Marketing Officer, Tommy Hilfiger Global, effective October 28, 2019. Michael has amassed over 15 years of experience at global brands. He joins Tommy...

Nordson EFD Introduces New 797PCP Progressive Cavity Pump Systems for Continuous Volumetric Dispensing -Tuesday 22 October 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, has released new volumetric progressive cavity pump systems that include 797PCP and 797PCP-2K pumps, and 7197PCP-DIN or ValveMate 7197PCP controllers. These...