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SPIRIVA® RESPIMAT® Now Available in the U.S. for Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Adults and Adolescents INGELHEIM, Germany -Thursday 4 February 2016

SPIRIVA® RESPIMAT® is the first new class of inhaled medicine approved in over 10 years for the treatment of asthma1 Despite current treatment options almost one in two patients with asthma still experience symptoms,2,3,4 increasing their risk of asthma exacerbations5 (BUSINESS...

Western Union and Viber to Provide Cross-Border Money Transfer Capabilities -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, and Viber, a leading mobile messaging app with 664M+ unique users worldwide, today announced an agreement to offer a fast and simple way to send money to friends and family virtually anywhere in the...

Takeda Reports Results for Three Quarters (April-December) of FY2015, Reaffirms Management Guidance for the Full Year -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502): Results of April to December period reaffirms full-year management guidance Underlying revenue +3.8% year-to-year (reported revenue growing +4.0% to 1,393.3 billion yen), led by strong performance in the U.S. and the...

SES and Inter Media Group Extend Their Partnership for TV Distribution -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it has signed a multi-year deal with Inter Media Group, Ukraine´s largest media group, for additional capacity to broadcast TV channels on ASTRA 4A at 5 degrees East.   In addition to its two leading channels,...

HOYA Group Appoints Gerald W. Bottero Global President of PENTAX Medical -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PENTAX Medical, a division of HOYA Group, has announced the appointment of Gerald W. Bottero to the position of Global President of PENTAX Medical as of February 1st, 2016.   "HOYA Group is pleased to have Gerald W. Bottero lead the global division of PENTAX Medical,"...

OT Supports the MasterCard Aid Network by Providing Pre-Loaded Payment Cards -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces its support to the MasterCard Aid Network by providing pre-loaded chip cards to give people in need access to basic necessities such as food,...

The Health Industry Summit Stirs Investor Frenzy Over China’s Healthcare Sector With Double-Digit Growth -Thursday 4 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the summer of 2015, an event drew record-breaking single-day crowds of over 170,000 professionals to Shanghai solely for the healthcare sector. It was a mega trade event combining the top medical and pharmaceutical events in China, the Health Industry Summit.   With...

PVH Corp. and Apax Partners Announce Agreement for PVH to Acquire the Remaining Interests in the Tommy Hilfiger China... -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] and funds advised by Apax Partners announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for PVH to acquire the 55% interest in TH Asia Ltd., their joint venture for Tommy Hilfiger in China, that PVH did not already own. The purchase price for...

Lenovo Delivers Strong Q3 Profit -Thursday 4 February 2016

Return to profitability in Q3 – with pre-tax income (excluding non-cash, M&A-related accounting charges) of US$397million, reported pre-tax income of US$320 million, up 17% year-over-year, and net income of US$300 million – after the restructuring and one-time charges that drove a loss in...

NAMSA Announces Divestiture of its Sterility Assurance Products Division -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- North American Science Associates, Inc. (NAMSA), the world’s leading medical research organization (MRO®) today announced a definitive agreement to divest its Sterility Assurance Products Division of biological and chemical indicators. Crosstex International, Inc....

Synchronoss Expands Enterprise Offering to Deliver Next-Generation Identity Management -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR), today announced it will expand its enterprise offerings to deliver an advanced user-authentication and identity management solution to enterprises and consumers. As part of this expansion, Synchronoss has entered into a joint...

Travelstart Raises $US40 Million to Extend Market Leadership and Capture Africa’s Fast Growing Multibillion Dollar... -Wednesday 3 February 2016

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Travelstart, the South African-based Online Travel Agency (OTA) with offices throughout Africa and subsidiaries in the Middle East and Turkey, today announced a US$40 million funding from Amadeus Capital Partners, the global technology investor. With the new funding comes a...

Toshiba Semiconductor & Storage Products Company Publishes English Edition of Environmental Report 2015 -Wednesday 3 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced the release of the English edition of “Toshiba Semiconductor & Storage Products Company Environmental Report 2015,” its annual review of environmental policy, measures and activities. The 2015 report covers activities...

Toshiba Develops a Wide-Input-Voltage-Range High-Efficiency Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter for Wireless IC -Wednesday 3 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the development of an on-chip switched-capacitor DC-DC converter for wireless ICs that offers up to 95.8% efficiency with a 0.85-to-3.6V wide input voltage range, and a 0.1-to-1.9V wide output voltage range. The DC-DC converter...

YuppTV Partners with Sun Network to Launch 10 Channels in Middle East & North Africa -Wednesday 3 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- YuppTV, the world’s largest Over-The-Top (OTT) provider for Indian content, has partnered with leading South Indian television network Sun Network to offer numerous regional entertainment options to its users. With the partnership in place, YuppTV will launch 10 channels in...

Check in to the GSMA Innovation City at Mobile World Congress -Wednesday 3 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA Innovation City will return once more to Mobile World Congress, inviting visitors to explore an immersive city environment and experience first-hand how mobile technology is positively impacting the world around us. The City is one of the most popular exhibition spaces...

Basharacare Continues to Lead the Way by Extending E-Commerce Services across the GCC -Tuesday 2 February 2016

BasharaCare, the leading online beauty store in the UAE, has now opened up to shoppers in the rest of the GCC. This expansion opens up BasharaCare’s unique shopping experience to customers across the gulf, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain and the UAE. Launched in 2013,...

Toshiba Acquiring Land for New Semiconductor Production Facility -Tuesday 2 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it is gearing up for future expanded production of “BiCS FLASH™”, its proprietary 3D flash memory, by acquiring 150,000m2 of land adjacent to its Yokkaichi Operations memory production complex in Mie prefecture....

Huber Officially Acquires Martinswerk Business from Albemarle Corporation -Tuesday 2 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- J.M. Huber Corporation, through its Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) division, announces today it has acquired the Martinswerk business of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB). The Martinswerk portfolio is now officially part of the Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit of...

PASCO Scientific’s Wireless Spectrometers and Smart Cart Are Finalists for 3rd Annual GESS Education Awards Honoring... -Monday 1 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Two of PASCO® Scientific’s science education solutions, the Wireless Spectrometer and Wireless Smart Cart, have been named finalists in the Product Innovation category of the 3rd annual GESS Education Awards (GEA). Sponsored by the Global Educational Supplies & Solutions...