News Articles

Cushman & Wakefield Announces Closing of its Initial Public Offering of Ordinary Shares CHICAGO -Tuesday 7 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cushman & Wakefield plc (“Cushman & Wakefield”) today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 45,000,000 of its ordinary shares, at a price to the public of $17.00 per share. In connection with the initial public offering, the underwriters exercised in full...

Boehringer Ingelheim, the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium, Imperial Innovations and Oxford Biomedica Announce... -Monday 6 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim, the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium (GTC)—consisting of Imperial College London and the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh—Imperial Innovations, and Oxford BioMedica (OXB) announce a global collaboration to develop a first-in-class,...

Toilet Paper Innovation Sets Fine Hygienic Holding on a Roll -Monday 6 August 2018  

The original patent for the modern toilet paper roll was made in 1883, with the standard design of a long strip of toilet paper wrapped around a paperboard cylinder remaining unchanged for over a hundred years. It seemed so simple and so effective a design that it couldn’t be improved upon....

Dubai Chamber Strengthens Global Presence with Opening of India Office -Sunday 5 August 2018  

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the opening of its new representative office in India, which will be tasked with identifying new business opportunities for Chamber members, attracting Indian companies to Dubai and expanding bilateral trade and investment. The new...

Watts Miners Brings the Most Powerful Crypto Mining Rigs to Market -Sunday 5 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Watts Miners (www.wminers.com) today announces it is steadily emerging as the next big name in the thriving global market for cryptocurrency mining. The company recently launched three crypto miners equipped with hash rate powers that are unprecedented in the industry....

Starbucks and Alibaba Group Form Strategic Partnership to Transform the Customer Experience in the Coffee Industry in... -Saturday 4 August 2018  

Marking a significant milestone for the two companies, Starbucks and Alibaba poised to enable a seamless Starbucks Experience through deepened partnership Starbucks to collaborate across key businesses within the Alibaba ecosystem, including Ele.me, Hema, Tmall, Taobao and Alipay, to...

Spirent Positions To Assure Next-Generation Device And Network Performance -Saturday 4 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT), the trusted provider of test, measurement, assurance and analytics solutions for next-generation devices and networks, today announced the company-wide “Promise. Assured.” business initiative to leverage its proven innovation to pursue...

Next Gen Video Meets Reality at IBC2018 -Friday 3 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Technology companies and service providers will once again come together to discuss the latest trends, strategies and developments in online TV and video at the Content Everywhere Hub programme at IBC2018, it has been announced today. As the latest addition to the agenda for...

Westinghouse Sale to Brookfield Complete -Friday 3 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westinghouse Electric Company, the global leader in nuclear technology, fuels and services, today announced the completion of its previously announced sale to Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (NYSE:BBU) (TSX:BBU.UN) together with institutional partners (collectively,...

Skrumble Network Unveils Blockchain dApp in Beta to Reinvent Peer-to-Peer Communication -Friday 3 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skrumble Network (SKM), a communication-centric public blockchain that simplifies the way people contact and contract, today announced the global Beta release of its first dApp – Ally – on iOS and Android. Currently centralized in Beta, and soon to be decentralized in...

Graminex® LLC successfully challenges Serelys’ patents for use of pollen extracts in treating women's PMS... -Friday 3 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Graminex® LLC is pleased to announce the US Patent Office has rejected Serelys’ patents for use of its pollen extracts in treating women's PMS and menopausal symptoms. In parallel reexamination proceedings against US Patents 6,569,471 and 6,669,967, the US Patent Office...

Cushman & Wakefield Announces Pricing of its Initial Public Offering of Ordinary Shares -Friday 3 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cushman & Wakefield plc (“Cushman & Wakefield”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 45,000,000 of its ordinary shares, at a price to the public of $17.00 per share. The shares will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and will trade under the...

David H. Murdock Completes Dole Food Company Investment Transaction with Total Produce, plc -Thursday 2 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dole Food Company announced today that owner David H. Murdock has completed the sale of a 45% equity stake in Dole Food Company to Total Produce, plc, the leading European produce company, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. This follows the European Commission (the “EC”)...

Boehringer Ingelheim launches the initiative In Reach Africa to address key healthcare infrastructure and access... -Thursday 2 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, announced recently the launch of the ‘In Reach Africa’ program, an initiative aimed at facilitating quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent. The...

Northgate Public Services Acquires i2N Ltd to Expand Its Justice Offering -Thursday 2 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO:6701) and Northgate Public Services (NPS), a wholly owned NEC subsidiary, today announced that NPS acquired i2N, which supplies specialist software to the UK’s Ministry of Justice’s HM Prison and Probation Service and the Youth Justice Board. The...

GAC Dubai Raises Its Pharmaceutical Logistics Game -Thursday 2 August 2018  

GAC Dubai has been awarded the ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices Management System certification, demonstrating its ability to provide quality warehousing, distribution and value-added services of medical devices that meet the high standards of the sector and the regulations that govern it....

UAE Exchange Is Now ‘Unimoni’ In Canada -Thursday 2 August 2018  

UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign currency exchange and payment solutions brand, announced today that it has rebranded its Canada operations as “Unimoni”. With this, Canada is brought into the folds of the Unimoni global network, following similar announcements across...

Takeda Reports First Quarter FY2018 Results -Thursday 2 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502): Underlying Revenue growth +6.4% with growth in every region Underlying Revenue grew +6.4%, led by Takeda's Growth Drivers (Gastroenterology, Oncology, Neuroscience and Emerging Markets) displaying strong growth of...

Visa Renews Olympic Partnership Through 2032 -Thursday 2 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), a long-standing worldwide sponsor of the Olympic Games and supporter of the Olympic Movement, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced an extension to Visa’s Olympic sponsorship through 2032. As part of the renewal, Visa will...

Toshiba Memory Corporation Announces Merger with K. K. Pangea and Appointment of New Directors, Executive Officers and... -Wednesday 1 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Memory Corporation today announced that it consummated the merger with K. K. Pangea which is its parent company on August 1, 2018. The company name after the merger is Toshiba Memory Corporation. Today the company also introduces the executive officer system to improve...