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IDC MarketScape Recognizes PTC as a Global Industrial IoT Platform Leader BOSTON -Thursday 15 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has been named a leader in the Industrial IoT (IIoT) platform market in a new research report from IDC entitled “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Industrial IoT Platforms in Manufacturing 2019 Vendor Assessment” (doc #US45116819e June 2019)....

Energy Vault Closes Series B Funding With $110 Million Investment From Softbank Vision Fund -Thursday 15 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Energy Vault, the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to long duration, utility-scale energy storage, today announced it has completed a $110 million Series B funding round. The investment for the round was made by SoftBank...

Concept Medical Granted “Breakthrough Device Designation” by FDA for MagicTouch PTA Sirolimus Coated Balloon... -Wednesday 14 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Concept Medical Inc. (CMI) has been granted "Breakthrough Device Designation" from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for MagicTouch PTA (Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty), its Sirolimus drug coated balloon (DCB) catheter, for the treatment of Peripheral Artery...

Neustar: ‘Under the Radar’ DDoS Attacks Increase by 158 Percent in Q2, 2019 Compared to the Same Time... -Wednesday 14 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Small-scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are becoming more frequent and sophisticated, according to new research from Neustar’s Security Operations Centre (SOC). Released today, the Q2, 2019 Cyber Threats and Trends report reveals that between April and June...

Project Management Institute Surpasses Pledge Goal, Celebrates 100,000 Global Volunteer Hours Donated in Honor of 50th... -Wednesday 14 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute (PMI) is proud to announce it has doubled its original pledge goal and its stakeholders have pledged to contribute 100,000 volunteer hours to advance causes aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).As part of the organization’s...

Andersen Global Grows Austria Team -Wednesday 14 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global has signed a Collaboration Agreement with one of the largest independent tax groups in Austria, the Viennese tax firm G&W International Steuerberatungs- und Wirtschaftstreuhand GmbH, bringing the number of professional experts in the country to about 140....

Netcracker Recognized as the NFV Orchestration Market Leader as the Industry Evolves Towards 5G -Wednesday 14 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Netcracker Technology announced today that GlobalData has named Netcracker’s Hybrid Operations Management (HOM) solution as the sole leader in the firm’s 2019 NFV MANO: Competitive Landscape Assessment report. Based on an assessment of 17 vendors, GlobalData cited several...

India to Reconsider Single Citizenship Policy as ‘Global Indians’ Continue to Dominate International... -Wednesday 14 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Draft legislation currently before the Indian parliament to allow dual citizenship has been widely applauded by the largest diaspora in the world. Opposition MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor introduced the bill a few weeks ago to amend the Indian Constitution, which currently requires...

Boehringer Ingelheim and MD Anderson form unique Virtual Research and Development Center to rapidly advance new cancer... -Monday 12 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a new multi-year partnership to conduct collaborative research to rapidly advance therapies for various types of cancers, including gastrointestinal and lung cancers. The establishment of...

Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts Joins Global Hotel Alliance -Monday 12 August 2019

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today announced that Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts (“NBHR”), will soon be joining the growing portfolio of over 30...

ABB Names Björn Rosengren as CEO -Monday 12 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren, as Chief Executive Officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020. At that time Peter Voser will revert to his position at ABB solely as Chairman of the...

Project Management Institute Announces Acquisition of Disciplined Agile -Saturday 10 August 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, today announced the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA). The DA toolkit is the world’s only comprehensive agile body of knowledge (BOK)...

JAKKS Pacific Announces Completion of Recapitalization -Saturday 10 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) (the “Company”) announced today that it had entered into multiple, binding definitive agreements (collectively, the “Recapitalization”) among Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (‘Wells Fargo”), Oasis Investments II Master Fund...

Mary Kay Reveals Research on Skin Barrier Function and Facial Redness at the Chinese Association of Integrative Medicine... -Saturday 10 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As one of the world’s leading skincare innovators in the direct selling and cosmetic industries, Mary Kay continued its decades-long commitment to skin science research by revealing the results of a study to improve skin barrier function and facial redness at the Annual...

Lenovo Introduces Single-socket Servers, Designed Specifically for Edge and Data-intensive Workloads -Saturday 10 August 2019

Lenovo’s new ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 single-socket server platforms are specifically built to harness the full potential of AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series processors Enhance video security and other critical applications for edge and virtualized environments with greater storage, processing...

Aeron Celebrates 2nd Anniversary: CryptoBonusMiles Gets Mass Adoption, Aeron Games and Other Highlights -Friday 9 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For over two years Aeron has been successfully developing software which improves the safety and convenience in general aviation. The past year was full of significant events, including pivotal ones such as the release of the Aeron Pilot application, which makes general...

Yamaha Motor Reveals Rise in Consolidated Sales -Thursday 8 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) announced today that for the first half of the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, consolidated net sales were 855.9 billion yen, an increase of 0.5% from the same period the previous year. The company experienced a 16.1% decrease in...

ExaGrid Announces New Software Version 5.2.2 -Wednesday 7 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup with data deduplication, today announced a new version of its software, Version 5.2.2, which offers a variety of enhancements for customers. ExaGrid has always achieved a market leading...

2020 Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Awards -Tuesday 6 August 2019

Catalysis Science Contributing to Sustainable Society Online Applications Available Starting September 2nd, 2019 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa) announced that Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Awards will begin...

Algorand Foundation Launches 200 Million Algo Staking Reward Program -Tuesday 6 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Algorand Foundation announced today a staking rewards program that will reward its community with 200 million Algos, bring additional opportunities and reward those who share its vision for the long-term success of the Algorand network and its technology. The program...