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MPEG LA Issues Statement Regarding CRISPR Patent Licensing DENVER -Friday 26 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In light of questions asked of MPEG LA regarding recent events that include the announcement by The Broad Institute and MilliporeSigma to offer their own CRISPR License (press release), the commencement of a new patent interference proceeding by the US Patent Office set in...

Moody’s Acquires RiskFirst, Expanding Buy-Side Analytics Capabilities -Friday 26 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired RiskFirst, a leading FinTech company providing risk analytic solutions for the asset management and pension fund communities. The acquisition positions Moody’s Analytics to extend its range of...

Cuda Oil and Gas Inc. Announces Agreements to Sell all of its Quebec Assets for a Total Transaction Value of $10.59... -Thursday 25 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cuda Oil and Gas Inc. (“Cuda” or the “Company”) (TSXV: CUDA) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a series of binding Asset Purchase Agreements (the “APAs”) to sell all of its oil and gas assets and related liabilities located in the Province of Quebec...

LG Chem to Seek Innovative Technology Ideas Worldwide through 2nd Global Innovation Contest -Thursday 25 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LG Chem (KRX: 051910) announced on 25th that it will host the 2nd Global Innovation Contest (GIC) for leading universities and research institutions worldwide. Being the first of its kind in Korean chemical industry, Global Innovation Contest invites organizations around...

AHF Praises World Bank for $300M to Fight Ebola in DRC -Thursday 25 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today praised leaders at the World Bank for quickly committing $300 million in aid to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for its efforts to contain and eliminate an outbreak of Ebola in that country that has claimed nearly 1,700 lives. As...

Moody’s Acquires Majority Stake in Four Twenty Seven, Inc., a Leader in Climate Data and Risk Analysis -Thursday 25 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Four Twenty Seven, Inc., a leading provider of data, intelligence, and analysis related to physical climate risks. The acquisition solidifies Moody’s commitment to promoting transparent...

ABB: Q2 2019 results. -Thursday 25 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Continued growth despite market headwinds; transformation progressing Total orders +1%1, order backlog +7% Revenues +2%, book-to-bill2 1.03x Operational EBITA margin2 11.5%, impacted 60 basis points by GEIS dilution and additional 90 basis points by stranded...

Andersen Global Expands into Ghana -Wednesday 24 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ghana law firm, Sam Okudzeto & Associates, signed a collaboration agreement with Andersen Global, marking Andersen Global’s presence in 13 African countries and over 51 countries worldwide. Located in the capital of Accra, Sam Okudzeto & Associates is one of the largest...

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2019 Results -Wednesday 24 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) today reported results for the second quarter of 2019.       (Stated in millions, except per share amounts)       Three Months...

Wealthy Americans are increasingly willing to invest, new UBS survey finds -Tuesday 23 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- US high net worth individuals and business owners are expressing growing intentions to invest as US markets continue to hit record highs in 2019, according to UBS Global Wealth Management's new quarterly Investor Sentiment survey. The survey, which polled more than 3,800...

Sumitomo SHI FW Wins Contract for CFB Boiler in Taiwan -Tuesday 23 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Cheng Loong Corporation, CLC for a CFB steam generator for their Chupei Mill in Taiwan. Commercial operation of the new boiler is scheduled for July 2021. SFW will design and supply the 19 MWe CFB...

IDEMIA Will Present Its H1 2019 Financial Results to Investors on July 30, 2019 -Tuesday 23 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, today announced that it will present its H1 2019 financial results to investors on Tuesday July 30, 2019. Yann Delabrière (CEO) and Laurent Lemaire (CFO) will be presenting the financial results and taking questions the same...

MetLife Gulf Partners With Special Olympics in the UAE to Give Back to the Community -Tuesday 23 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MetLife volunteers had the opportunity recently to participate in several athletic and art activities with Special Olympians in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As part of MetLife’s Community Week; an initiative funded by MetLife Foundation, the philanthropic arm of global...

IBC Celebrates Young Talent in the Industry -Tuesday 23 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The media, entertainment and technology industry is changing. Attitudes are shifting, the next generation is consuming content differently to any before them and diverse and exciting content is being created to meet that demand in innovative formats. Driving this change is a...

Middle East economic confidence index dips in Q2 2019 finds latest economic research from ACCA and IMA -Tuesday 23 July 2019

Volatile oil prices have dented economic confidence in the Middle East, according to the Q2 analysis from the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (Institute of Management Accountants). The global poll of 1162...

Swrve Chief Strategy Officer Barry Nolan to Speak at Facebook Platform F -Tuesday 23 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Swrve, the global leader in real-time relevant mobile engagement, today announced that Chief Strategy Officer Barry Nolan will be delivering the keynote address at Facebook’s July Platform F event “Disrupting the Market: App and Mobile First”. As part of his keynote...

Investigational Subcutaneous Formulation of Vedolizumab Meets Primary Endpoint in Achieving Clinical Remission at Week... -Monday 22 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced top-line results from the VISIBLE 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of an investigational subcutaneous (SC) formulation of the gut-selective biologic vedolizumab as...

Fluke Corporation Acquires Industrial Reliability Leader PRÜFTECHNIK -Saturday 20 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluke Corp., the global leader in test and measurement instruments, has acquired Ismaning, Germany-based PRÜFTECHNIK, a market leader in precision laser shaft alignment, condition monitoring, and non-destructive testing. “Fluke’s acquisition of PRÜFTECHNIK reflects the...

FDA Approves OTEZLA® (apremilast) for the Treatment of Oral Ulcers Associated with... -Saturday 20 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved OTEZLA® (apremilast) 30 mg twice daily (BID) for the treatment of adult patients with oral ulcers associated with Behçet’s Disease. OTEZLA, an oral, selective...

Swrve Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms -Friday 19 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Swrve, the world leader in real-time, relevant customer engagement, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms 1. Swrve was one of 18 vendors evaluated in the report. This is the second...