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Swrve Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms SAN FRANCISCO -Friday 19 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Swrve, the world leader in real-time, relevant customer engagement, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms 1. Swrve was one of 18 vendors evaluated in the report. This is the second...

Toshiba Memory to Rebrand as “Kioxia” in October -Friday 19 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation announced today that it will officially change its name to Kioxia Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019. The name Kioxia (kee-ox-ee-uh) will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same...

GSMA Signs £38 Million Funding Partnership With the Department of International Development -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that it has signed a thirty-eight million-pound partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The ‘Partnership for Inclusion, Innovation and Scale’ will provide funding for the GSMA’s Mobile for Development work on...

AHF to WHO: Ebola Response, Too Little, Too Late! -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 17 as a long overdue acknowledgement that the current Ebola outbreak remains uncontained and still poses a...

Boehringer Ingelheim Expands Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Pipeline Through Collaboration and License Agreement... -Thursday 18 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Bridge Biotherapeutics Inc. today announced that they are entering into a new collaboration and license agreement with the goal of developing Bridge Biotherapeutics’s autotaxin inhibitor BBT-877 for patients with fibrosing interstitial lung...

Bank of America Reports Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bank of America reported its second-quarter 2019 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: This press release features multimedia. View the full release...

Volaris Acquires MDS Global, Adding A Market-Leading Cloud-Based BSS Platform to their Communications and Media... -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MDS Global Ltd, a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider today announced that the company has been acquired by Volaris Group (“Volaris”). The operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is committed to strengthening and growing vertical market technology companies....

Pakistan’s MCR Selects GetSwift for Last-Mile Delivery Technology at Pizza Hut -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MCR Pvt. Ltd., operator of Pizza Hut franchises across Pakistan, is pleased to announce it has selected software-as-a-service (SAAS) provider GetSwift Limited (ASX: GSW) for its last-mile delivery solutions. “Based on the success of GetSwift in other Yum Brands/Pizza Hut...

GSMA, Vodafone and GIFEC Partner to Deliver Connectivity to Rural Communities -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced a new partnership with Vodafone Ghana and the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) to support the deployment of innovative mobile internet connectivity solutions for unconnected rural communities. As part of the Connected Society...

Visa Acquires Payworks -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of next-generation payment gateway software for the Point of Sale (POS). Visa will bring Payworks’ cloud-based solution for in-store payment processing together with its CyberSource digital...

Movistar Chile continues boosting its 4G networks with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s Multiband links -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Telefónica, through their brand Movistar Chile, in a continuous effort of improving its 4G network, deployed SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s multiband solution. Movistar Chile aims to continue increasing the mobile backhaul capacity and improve the overall network reliability due...

Top International Business Lawyer Mark H. Tulloss Joins Kalbian Hagerty LLP -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kalbian Hagerty LLP announced today that Mark H. Tulloss has joined the firm’s UAE office as Senior Counsel. Mr. Tulloss is a widely respected international business lawyer with a practice focused on advising businesses in the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and other...

Moody’s to Sell Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services Business -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to sell its Moody’s Analytics’ Knowledge Services (MAKS) business to Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone), a European private equity firm. MAKS is a leader in knowledge process outsourcing...

MSCI Schedules Investor Conference Call to Review Second Quarter 2019 Results -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today it will release its results for second quarter 2019 on Thursday, August 1, 2019. MSCI's senior management will review the second...

Andersen Global Enters Senegal, Expands Presence in Africa -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with Cabex, one of the oldest legal and tax consulting firms in Senegal. Senegal thus becomes the thirteenth African country where Andersen Global has a member or collaborating firm offering legal...

Youth Population to Drive Strong Subscriber Growth Across Sub-saharan Africa, Finds New GSMA Study -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world’s fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years as millions of young African consumers become mobile users for the first time, according to a new GSMA study. It reveals that more than 160 million new unique mobile...

Velodyne Lidar’s Groundbreaking Sensors Power Kaarta Mobile Mapping -Wednesday 17 July 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Kaarta has included Velodyne’s smart, powerful lidar technology in Kaarta’s new Stencil 2-32 ground surface mapping solution. Equipped with Velodyne lidar, Stencil 2-32 accurately scans ground level surfaces, mapping items such as...

Airtel And MTN Launch GSMA ‘We Care’ Initiative Promoting Digital Inclusion in Rwanda -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rwanda’s mobile industry has joined forces with the GSMA to drive mobile internet adoption and increase digital literacy in the country. It was announced at the ‘Mobile 360 Africa’ event in Kigali this morning that local operators Airtel and MTN will commence a programme...

Dubai to organise Global Investment in Aviation Summit in January 2020 -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020, themed ‘Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund Raising and Key Partnerships’ will be held in Dubai from January 27-29. Over 200 investors and...

AHF: Clock Is Ticking, WHO – Act Now on Ebola! -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the first reported case of Ebola emerging this week in Goma, a populous city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi, medical care providers and public health advocates from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) are speaking out...