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Joe Kiani Named Honorary Academic by Mexican Academy of Surgery IRVINE, Calif. & MEXICO CITY -Friday 7 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mexican Academy of Surgery (Academia Mexicana de Cirugía A.C.), an advisory body of the Mexican Federal Government, named Joe Kiani an Honorary Academic of the organization. Kiani is the founder of Masimo, creator of non-invasive monitoring technology and the Patient...

Tony Aquila Retires from Solera Holdings -Friday 7 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solera Holdings Founder and Former Chairman & CEO Tony Aquila is proud that he is leaving Solera Holdings, Inc. (“Solera”) as the global leader in risk and asset management data & software and as the preeminent service solutions (SaaS) for the automotive and insurance...

Visa and Western Union to Bring Speed, Simplicity and Transparency to Global Payments -Friday 7 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Visa (NYSE:V) announced a new strategic agreement with Western Union (NYSE:WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement. Western Union will implement Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time1 push payments platform in an effort to bring speed and...

Cryptohopper Warns for Phishing by Imitation Websites -Thursday 6 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Imitation websites are currently in circulation. Today, Bleeping Computer, CoinTelegraph, and other websites have mentioned the following:  “On the 5th of June Twitter user and malware researcher Fumik0_ has discovered a new website that...

ABB Wins Large Power Transmission Order from China’s State Grid -Thursday 6 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB has won a large order to supply converter transformers and high-voltage equipment for an 800 kilovolt (kV), ultrahigh-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link, owned by the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), in China’s Shaanxi and Hubei provinces, in the...

Rimini Street Expands Asia-Pacific Operations to Support Growing Client Base in Southeast Asia and Greater China -Thursday 6 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced its further operational expansion in the Asia-Pacific...

SES and Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) Partner to Broadcast Asteroid Day 2019 Globally in HD -Thursday 6 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viewers around the world will receive a month of programming in celebration of Asteroid Day, the official United Nations day of education and awareness about asteroids, thanks to a partnership between SES and BCE. The broadcast will feature pre-recorded and live High Definition...

Yokogawa Takes Strategic Stake in Finnish Company Sensire Ltd. to Pursue Collaboration in Cold Chain Monitoring -Thursday 6 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) and Finland-based Sensire Ltd. announce that they have reached an agreement for Yokogawa to take a €6 million stake in Sensire and to begin collaborating in the cold chain monitoring field. Through this initiative, both companies aim...

Zynga Launches Tiny Royale™ Exclusively on Snap Games -Wednesday 5 June 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of its fast-paced battle royale game, Tiny Royale™, exclusively on Snap Inc’s (NYSE: SNAP) new real-time multiplayer gaming platform, Snap Games. Tiny Royale™ is a...

Mary Kay Inc.’s Richard R. Rogers Manufacturing / R&D Center Earns LEED® Silver... -Wednesday 5 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc., an international leader in corporate and social responsibility, today announced its Lewisville, TX manufacturing facility, the Richard R. Rogers (R3) Manufacturing / R&D Center, has been awarded LEED Silver certification. The 453,000-square-foot building, opened...

Grupo Ferroeste Saving an Estimated R$2 Million by Switching to Rimini Street Support for its SAP Application -Wednesday 5 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Grupo Ferroeste, Brazil’s leading manufacturer of...

OKEx Lists USDK, Compliant USD-Pegged Stablecoin by OKLink and Prime Trust -Wednesday 5 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OKEx, a world-leading cryptocurrency exchange, today announced its new listing of USDK, a US Dollar-pegged stablecoin co-launched by its strategic partner OKLink and Prime Trust. The new stablecoin will be listed on OKEx’s fiat-to-token (C2C) trading platform against six fiat...

ABB Azipod® Electric Propulsion Can Save $1.7 Million in Fuel Costs Annually, Study Shows -Wednesday 5 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An independent study by marine consultancy Deltamarin revealed that the ABB Azipod® electric propulsion system for ferries could save up to $1.7 million in annual fuel costs per vessel, strengthening Azipod® propulsion’s market-leading position in sustainable marine...

Qatar Investment Authority Leads Over $500 Million Strategic Growth Investment in SoFi -Wednesday 5 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) today announces that it is leading an over $500 million equity financing in SoFi, a mobile-first personal finance company, alongside existing investors and SoFi CEO, Anthony Noto. SoFi plans to use the funds to continue to invest in its...

The Commission on Elections in the Philippines Selects Gemalto’s Biometrics Solution to Ensure Secure and Rapid... -Wednesday 5 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electoral commissions have the delicate task of maintaining reliable and correct electoral registers as part of the execution of the election. To help ensure secure and accurate voter verification before issuing ballot slips, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in the...

New Study Reveals Cybercrime May Be Widely Underreported—Even When Laws Mandate Disclosure -Tuesday 4 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While attack vectors remain largely the same year over year, attack volume will increase and cybercrime may be vastly underreported, according to the 2019 State of Cybersecurity Study from ISACA.  “Underreporting cybercrime—even when disclosure is legally...

Mary Kay Awards Doctoral Dissertation Awards at 2019 Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference -Tuesday 4 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay, an international leader in corporate and social responsibility, today announced winners of the Mary Kay Doctoral Dissertation and Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Awards at the 2019 Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference in Toronto. The awards, which have been...

G+D Mobile Security and IDEMIA Intend to Create the White Label Alliance (WLA) to Define an Open Standard for Payment -Tuesday 4 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Considering global market demand for independent and standardized payment solutions, G+D Mobile Security and IDEMIA announce their intention to create the White Label Alliance (WLA) to provide a new security solution for next generation payment applications. The solution will...

Takeda Makes First Private Sector Pledge for Global Fund Replenishment -Tuesday 4 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today became the first private sector company to announce a financial commitment to the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment. The new pledge, consisting of JP ¥ 1 billion over five years, builds on...

Moody’s Analytics Wins Consensus Economics Forecast Accuracy Award -Monday 3 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Analytics, a global provider of financial and economic intelligence, has won the Consensus Economics 2018 Forecast Accuracy Award for the United States. To determine the winner, Consensus Economics examined forecasts for the growth in US gross domestic product...