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Stanford Seed Announces Inaugural Seed Transformation Network Global Summit in Nairobi, Kenya STANFORD, Calif. -Saturday 13 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Last month, over 200 business founders/owners from across Africa and India gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, for the inaugural Seed Transformation Network Global Summit. Each business leader in attendance completed the Seed Transformation Program, a one-year certificate program...

Winners of the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 -Saturday 13 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The winners of the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 were announced today. The MIDORI Prize is a prestigious biennial international prize organized by the AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity to honour individuals who have...

Toshiba Memory Corporation Appoints Stacy J. Smith as Executive Chairman -Friday 12 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC) today announced the appointment of Stacy J. Smith as Executive Chairman, effective on October 1, 2018. Smith brings a long and proven track record of executive leadership to TMC. He has extensive international experience, having both lived...

PMI: People Want Governments to Give Smokers Better Choices, Say Majority of 31,000 People Polled in 31 Countries... -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new global survey* commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by Ipsos reveals that 77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage men and women who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to completely switch to better...

Jetcraft Releases Fourth Annual 10-Year Market Forecast -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jetcraft, the global leader in business aircraft sales and acquisitions, is today releasing its fourth annual 10-year business aviation market forecast. The annual market forecast reaffirms that steady growth in the private jet industry is set to continue, with predictions...

Sterling & Wilson Eyes 200 MW Solar PV Projects in Kazakhstan -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sterling and Wilson, World’s leading solar EPC company, has announced its plans to enter Kazakhstan. The company is targeting EPC for Solar PV projects of capacity 200 MW in Kazakhstan till 2020. The country is expected to receive bids for 180 MW of Solar PV in the month of...

Deep Ocean off Southern Greece to Be Field Test Site for Finalists in the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions, today announced the deep sea off Kalamata, Greece, has been chosen as the field testing location for finalist teams competing in the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. Deep sea,...

BCW Opens Shenzhen Office -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced it has expanded its Greater China footprint by opening a new office in Shenzhen. The expansion is in response to the growing demand for international communications services from both existing...

Telrad Networks Announces Launch and Successful Trial of 5 GHz Band LTE Solution -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WISPAPALOOZA — Telrad Networks (TASE:TLRD), a global provider of innovative LTE telecom solutions, today announced the launch of their new 5 GHz, unlicensed band, LTE solution and the successful trial of the product by White Cloud Networks, an Idaho-based wireless Internet...

Mavenir and Baicells Announce xRAN Interface Interoperability Testing of Small Cells with Cloud RAN -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), together with Baicells, announce xRAN interface interoperability testing of a Baicells Nova high-power outdoor small cell for LTE with Mavenir Cloud RAN. This...

IDEMIA and JCB Partner to Launch Google Pay in Japan -Thursday 11 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announces its partnership with JCB, the only international payment brand based in Japan, to launch Google Pay in Japan. Users will be able to make contactless mobile payments in store using their JCB branded credit,...

Update on the Offer by Thales for Gemalto -Thursday 11 October 2018

(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...

Japan’s Passport Most Powerful in the World When It Comes to Travel Freedom -Wednesday 10 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Japan has overtaken Singapore to claim the top spot on the 2018 Henley Passport Index, having gained visa-free access to Myanmar this month. Japan now enjoys visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations, compared to Singapore’s total of 189. The countries have been...

Janssen Submits European Marketing Authorisation Application for Esketamine Nasal Spray for Treatment-Resistant... -Wednesday 10 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FOR MEDICAL AND TRADE MEDIA ONLY The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the submission of a Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking approval for esketamine nasal spray, a glutamate receptor...

New analysis estimates the positive impact of empagliflozin on prolonging life expectancy in adults with type 2 diabetes... -Wednesday 10 October 2018  

Survival estimates from the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial data demonstrate potential long-term benefit of empagliflozin (marketed as Jardiance®) on life expectancy of adults with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease1   (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, the journal Circulation published...

New Analyses from Pivotal Phase 3 Trials of Oral Ozanimod to Be Presented at ECTRIMS 2018 -Wednesday 10 October 2018

Ozanimod showed effects on cognitive processing speed in a post hoc analysis of 12-month data from SUNBEAM™ pivotal trial In separate post hoc analysis of pooled data from phase 3 RADIANCE™ Part B and SUNBEAM trials, ozanimod reduced annualized relapse rates and MRI lesions at 12 months...

BCW Brings on Terry Neal as Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Public Affairs and James Cook as Executive Vice... -Wednesday 10 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced the addition of top public affairs and technology experts to its U.S. team: Terry Neal has joined the firm as Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Public Affairs and James Cook has joined...

Hoover Ferguson Signs Cargo Carrying Units Supply Contract with Transocean -Wednesday 10 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hoover Ferguson, a global leader in container, accommodation, workspace and packaging solutions for the energy, petrochemical and general industrial end markets, today announced that it has signed a three-year contract plus options with Transocean Ltd, for the supply of Cargo...

Mavenir Leads an Open RAN Ecosystem -Wednesday 10 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for communications service providers (CSPs), is announcing an Open RAN partner ecosystem that provides more options and makes it easy for operators to deploy an innovative, flexible Cloud-based Open RAN solution. Mavenir...

Netcracker Introduces Industry’s First Full-Stack Cloud-Based SDN/NFV Solution as a Service -Tuesday 9 October 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Netcracker Technology announced today the launch of a game-changing new solution: the Netcracker Business Cloud, which eliminates the time, cost and complexity barriers service providers typically face in deploying cloud-based applications and virtual connectivity services. By...