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GSMA Announces First Keynote Speakers for 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership with CTIA” ATLANTA -Thursday 13 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA announced the first confirmed speakers for the third gathering of MWC19 Los Angeles taking place October 22-24, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The GSMA also released additional event details including new programs, exhibitors and participating companies....

Finance professionals in the Middle East must be aware of cyber security risks, as this continues to increase in the... -Thursday 13 June 2019

Not a day goes by without a breaking news story about data breaches or personal data theft from large organisations. Cyber-crime is one of the biggest risks to businesses to date and globally its estimated costs will reach $6trillion by 2021. ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified...

Eastdil Secured Announces Definitive Agreement for Management-Led Recapitalization, in Partnership with Temasek and... -Wednesday 12 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Eastdil Secured, LLC (“Eastdil Secured” or the “firm”), the original, premier private real estate investment banking company, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement on a management-led recapitalization in partnership with Temasek, a global...

Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition Gets Ready to Launch with the Appearance of the... -Wednesday 12 June 2019  

The Higher Organizing Committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) finalized the form and content of the 2019 edition of the exhibition, which will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al...

Water Leaders Chart the Digital Transformation Journey for Utilities -Wednesday 12 June 2019

Publication harnesses insights from 40 utilities and over 20 industry thought leaders globally New Digital Water Adoption Curve enables utilities to chart their progress on the digital transformation journey; report urges water leaders to think boldly about their digital future and the...

SES President and CEO Steve Collar to Chair World Space Week 2020 -Wednesday 12 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES and World Space Week Association jointly announced that SES President and CEO Steve Collar will be Honorary Chair of World Space Week 2020. “I’m excited to chair World Space Week, the biggest space event on Earth, as it focuses global attention on the broad benefits...

NTT Proposes the “Digital Twin Computing Initiative” – a Platform to Combine High-Precision Digital... -Wednesday 12 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (TOKYO: 9432) (Head office, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Jun Sawada, President & CEO; hereinafter referred to as “NTT”) has established the “Digital Twin Computing Initiative” as an innovation platform for digital transformation...

Gemalto Identity Management System to Empower the World’s Citizens with Secure and Unique Identities -Wednesday 12 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto, a Thales company, is launching its Identity Management System (IDMS) that can help governments address the challenges posed by a world in which over one billion people have no official ID. Using the latest biometric capture and identity verification techniques,...

Global Study from Egon Zehnder Reveals the Challenges Facing the First Generation of Chief Digital Officers -Tuesday 11 June 2019

Research finds the majority of digital leaders (54%) spend more time evangelizing than actually executing their digital strategy. 64% of CDOs believe their CEO is on top of changes in the industry, but just 40% think this is true of CFOs. The role could mark a new path to the corner...

Wipro Rolls Out Total Operations System (TOPS) CREW for Global Airlines -Tuesday 11 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, today announced the roll-out of Total Operations System (TOPS) CREW, a fully-integrated IT product suite for global...

New Analysis Shows Sleep Apnea More Common in Americas than Previously Thought -Tuesday 11 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD) revealed roughly 170 million people across North and South America have sleep apnea, according to a study it presented at the annual SLEEP meeting hosted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Sleep Research Society. The study,...

Boehringer Ingelheim and University of Dundee Highlight Successful PROTAC Drug Discovery Program and Extend Their... -Tuesday 11 June 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim and University of Dundee achieve milestone in collaboration aimed at developing novel protein degradation medicines Results published in Nature Chemical Biology showcase the use of the broadly applicable structure-based PROTAC design approach to discover highly potent...

Agri-SaaS Company CropIn Registers a 325% Growth -Tuesday 11 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CropIn, a full-stack agri-tech organization, has registered a 3X ARR growth over the last five quarters and has grown by 325% during the last 15 months. The SaaS provider, which first marked its global presence in late 2017, is today generating more than 60% of its current...

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Africa -Tuesday 11 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2019 Mobile 360 Series – Africa conference, which will take place 16-18 July 2019 at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda and is themed ‘Rise of the Digital Citizen’. Sponsors for the event include MTN Rwanda...

Most Caffeine Ltd Won $50 Million Investment to Expand Its ABS Chain in Middle East Market -Tuesday 11 June 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Abstract: Blockchain firm Most Caffeine Ltd has received a $50 million investment from a major investment firm in Saudi Arabia. The firm will partner with the ABS chain team in the long run and help ABS expand into the Middle East market to provide data security solutions for...

Dubai Chamber to Host 5th Global Business Forum on Africa -Tuesday 11 June 2019  

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dubai Chamber) has announced its plans to host the fifth edition of the Global Business Forum (GBF) on Africa on November 18th-19th 2019 in Dubai under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister...

Xi'an: Creating “Jasmine” Like Freshness via Ecological Growth -Tuesday 11 June 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- “So beautiful the jasmine flowers; Fragrant, beautiful and full-blown; Fragrant, white and loved by all...” The famous Chinese folk song meets western musical instruments with unique charm. Under the Chang'an Pagoda in Xi’an Chanba Ecological District, Liu Lei, a young...

New post-hoc analysis shows consistent cardiorenal risk reductions of empagliflozin in a sub-group of adults with type 2... -Tuesday 11 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced results of a new post-hoc analysis of data from the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial. These results indicated that the effect of empagliflozin on reducing cardiovascular and renal risk was consistent between a...

Mary Kay Demonstrates Global Scientific Leadership Through Increasing Awareness on the Impact of Pollution on Skin at... -Tuesday 11 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc., a global beauty company and leader in skin care innovation, continues its ongoing support of the beauty and scientific communities by participating in two major global conferences in Europe this month: the 24th World Congress of Dermatology (WCD), June 10–15...

Full data from CAROLINA® outcome trial support long-term cardiovascular safety profile of... -Tuesday 11 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced full data from the CAROLINA® trial demonstrating that Trajenta® (linagliptin) did not increase cardiovascular risk compared to glimepiride in adults with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk.1 The...