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SmartStream Partners With Union Systems to Meet Demand for East and West Africa LONDON -Thursday 28 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today announced its partnership with Union Systems Limited, a key provider of financial software solutions and professional services to major banks in East and West Africa. The...

Andersen Global Premieres in North Macedonia -Thursday 28 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global signed a Collaboration Agreement with legal firm, Law Office Pepeljugoski, marking the debut of Andersen Global in North Macedonia as the organization continues to strengthen its growing presence in the region. Owner and Managing Partner Valentin...

New Study: Zimbabwe’s Emerging Hemp Cultivation Market -Wednesday 27 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New Frontier Data, the authority in data, analytics, and business intelligence for the global cannabis industry, just made public its Zimbabwe hemp and cannabis cultivation study, Hemp Cultivation in Africa: Zimbabwe - A Case Study (2019), presented to the Zimbabwean government...

Campbell Gray Hotels Joins Global Hotel Alliance -Wednesday 27 November 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 Campbell Gray Hotels (“Campbell Gray”), will soon be joining the growing portfolio of over 30...

GSMA: Mobile Technologies and Services Adding $191 Billion a Year of Economic Value to Middle East and North Africa -Wednesday 27 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has today released two new reports at the annual ‘GSMA Mobile 360 – MENA’ event happening in Dubai. These reports highlight the positive economic impact of the mobile ecosystem on markets across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as well as the...

Interactive Brokers Offering Fractional Share Trading -Tuesday 26 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IBKR) today announced it is offering investors the ability to buy and sell fractional shares of almost any US stock. Fractional shares are stock units that amount to less than one full share. “Fractional shares can be beneficial to...

Takeda Presents 18-Month Data from Pivotal Phase 3 Trial of Dengue Vaccine Candidate at the American Society of Tropical... -Tuesday 26 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502 / NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that updated results from the ongoing pivotal Phase 3 Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study (TIDES) trial of its dengue vaccine candidate (TAK-003) were presented at...

Ferring and Blackstone Life Sciences Invest Over $570 Million USD in Novel Gene Therapy for Bladder Cancer Patients -Monday 25 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Blackstone Life Sciences today announced the joint investment of over $570 million USD in nadofaragene firadenovec (rAd-IFN/Syn3), an investigational novel gene therapy in late stage development for patients with high-grade, Bacillus...

Gillette to Sponsor the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series -Sunday 24 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gillette (NYSE: PG), the world’s leading expert in men’s grooming, and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced its EA SPORTS™ FIFA 20 Global Series sponsorship. This Gillette sponsorship will drive engagement and connect the brand with younger audiences through...

A New System of Global Payments is Massively Evolving in Eurasia -Sunday 24 November 2019

After Turkey also India is to be joining Russia's Rouble-based alternative to SWIFT. Together with China, which is already linked, these countries could create the widest demographic area using the system. According to Gulf Brokers analysis, the dominance of the U.S. dollar is to be...

New CloudBlue Connect Delivers Omni-Product Platform that Unifies Multiple Channels -Saturday 23 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CloudBlue, an Ingram Micro business, today announced the global launch of CloudBlue ConnectTM, an omni-product platform aimed at helping vendors and service providers expand their reach and decrease time to market with minimal overhead costs. The CloudBlue Connect platform is...

CSC Releases Inaugural Securitization Industry Pulse Report -Friday 22 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSC, the world’s leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services, today announced the release of its inaugural securitization industry report, in conjunction with GlobalCapital, a top news, opinion, and data service dedicated to international capital...

Salesforce Selects Esri as Key Geospatial Partner -Friday 22 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at Dreamforce, Esri, the global leader in mapping and location intelligence, announced that Salesforce has selected Esri as the key geospatial partner for Salesforce Maps. Salesforce is integrating Esri’s ArcGIS Living Atlas, the foremost collection of global geographic...

Schlumberger Announces Redemption of 100% of Outstanding 4.200% Senior Notes Due 2021 of Schlumberger Norge AS -Friday 22 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (“Schlumberger”) today announced that Schlumberger Norge AS, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Schlumberger (“SLB Norge”), will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its 4.200% Senior Notes due 2021 (CUSIP Nos. 80685PAA6/R7562MAB3;...

Sagemcom and Com Hem First to Launch Wi-Fi 6 Cable Gateway on Multi-Gigabit Broadband Market -Friday 22 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- THIS NEXT GENERATION HOME GATEWAY ACHIEVES BREATHTAKING PERFORMANCE AND ALLOWS COM HEM CUSTOMERS REACHING MULTI-GIGABIT SPEEDS AND EXPERIENCING ENHANCED CONNECTIVITY. Designed by Sagemcom, DOCSIS 3.1 eMTA F@st 3896 maximises the distribution over Wi-Fi and 2.5Gbps LAN of the...

Rockwell Automation Joins Forces with Accenture, Microsoft, PTC, ANSYS, and EPLAN to Help Businesses Simplify Digital... -Thursday 21 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Businesses that are digitally transforming their operations need an ecosystem of partners that can help them simplify technology deployments and quickly achieve goals like higher productivity. The new Rockwell Automation Digital Partner Program connects companies to expertise...

Meta Byte Technologies Enters into Strategic Partnership with Virsec to Deliver Game-Changing Cybersecurity to the... -Thursday 21 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Meta Byte Technologies, the next-generation technology solution provider, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Virsec, a leader in cybersecurity innovation and a game-changer in cyber defense strategy. With this partnership, service providers...

Jonathan B. Postel Service Award Presented to Alain Aina -Thursday 21 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Internet Society, a global non-profit dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet, today presented the prestigious Jonathan B. Postel Service Award to Alain Aina, who serves as the chief technology officer of the West and Central Africa...

Arabian Centres successfully completes a refinancing of USD 1.9 billion including a 4 times oversubscribed USD 500... -Thursday 21 November 2019

Arabian Centres Company (“ACC” or “the company”), the leading owner, developer and operator of lifestyle shopping centres in Saudi Arabia, announced today the completion of the offering and pricing of its USD 500 million Sukuk issuance, part of a successful USD 1.9 billion refinancing...

Beacon Platform Deployed by Shell New Energies to Develop Innovative Solutions -Wednesday 20 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beacon Platform, Inc. announced today that Shell New Energies (“Shell”) has deployed Beacon to develop full-stack web applications using Beacon’s cloud-based developer platform and proprietary dependency graph technology. Beacon will empower Shell’s developers and...