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Winners Announced in $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE for Advancements in Autonomous Ocean Exploration MONACO -Monday 3 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced winners in the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution...

COMPUTEX 2019 Ended Successfully -Monday 3 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- COMPUTEX 2019 closed today (June 1) with a huge success. In the last five days, 42,495 international buyers from 171 countries flooded into the show, a 0.5% growth from the previous year. The top 10 buyer countries are, namely, China, the US, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong,...

Moody’s Analytics Named Category Leader in Chartis IFRS 17 Report -Monday 3 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Analytics, a global provider of financial intelligence, has been named a Category Leader in "IFRS 17 Technology Solutions: Market and Vendor Landscape 2019", a new Chartis Research report that assesses 10 leading vendors of IFRS 17 solutions. The report evaluates...

UAE, Uzbekistan Identify Practical Steps to Implement Government Modernization Program -Monday 3 June 2019  

Intensive meetings of the joint task forces of the UAE and Uzbekistan governments held lately resulted in identifying a series of practical steps to transfer the UAE's pioneering experience in government work to Uzbekistan within three years in line with implementing the partnership agreement in...

BNI UAE partners with Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA to raise funds for Al Jalila Foundation’s basma... -Sunday 2 June 2019  

Taddamon, the Corporate Social Responsibility programme initiated by Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA, one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region, has positively increased donations during the holy month of Ramadan.   The company recently collaborated with BNI UAE...

Rimini Street’s Nancy Lyskawa Wins Female Executive of the Year -Saturday 1 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 Nancy Lyskawa, Rimini Street’s senior vice...

Visa Increases Global Investment in Women’s Soccer -Saturday 1 June 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Heading into the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™, Visa (NYSE:V) today announced an expanded commitment to women’s soccer, leveraging the brand’s sponsorship platform to inspire women athletes amidst the global gender equality and women’s empowerment...

Zynga Launches First-of-its-Kind Game of Thrones® Slots Casino -Friday 31 May 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced that Game of Thrones Slots Casino has launched globally on the App Store and Google Play, with versions for Facebook and the Amazon Appstore coming soon. A new entry to Zynga’s social...

UAE-Jordan Strategic Partnership in Government Modernization Launches One Million Jordanian Coders Initiative -Friday 31 May 2019  

The Jordanian capital Amman witnessed the launch of the One Million Jordanian Coders initiative under the patronage and in the presence of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II as part of a strategic partnership in government modernization between the UAE and Jordan. A...

Binance and Cred Partner to Bring Decentralized Financial Services and LBA to Binance Chain -Thursday 30 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume and developer of proprietary blockchain Binance Chain, and Cred, the leading platform for crypto lending and borrowing, today announced an agreement to work together to spur the decentralization of...

Raysut Cement Announces Acquisition of Sohar Cement at US$60 Million -Thursday 30 May 2019  

Following a letter of intent it signed early this year with Sohar Cement Factory LLC’s shareholders, Oman’s largest cement manufacturer and one of the Gulf’s largest, Raysut Cement Company today announced the complete acquisition of Sohar Cement Factory LLC at a value of US$60 million....

Latest Destination Expansion Gives AVOXI the World’s Largest Virtual Phone Number Coverage Area -Thursday 30 May 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AVOXI, a global provider of cloud contact center software for business, announced a major expansion to its virtual number availability within its software platform. The latest release included local and toll free business numbers in 41 countries and expands AVOXI’s virtual...

Milrem Robotics and ST Engineering demonstrated a BVLOS combat UGV at a live fire exercise -Thursday 30 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Milrem Robotics and ST Engineering demonstrated a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) combat UGV armed with a 40mm AGL and a 12.7mm HMG in April during a live fire exercise held in Tapa, Estonia. The joint warfare system consists of the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle and the...

Solera Holdings Announces Jeffrey R. Tarr as New CEO -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solera Holdings, Inc. (“Solera”), a global leader in risk and asset management data and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for the automotive and insurance industries, today announced that Jeff Tarr has joined the company as a director and its new CEO. Tarr, who...

2019 China Yiwu Imported Commodities Fair Concludes, with Number of Professional Buyers up 48.41% Year-on-Year -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2019 China Yiwu Imported Commodities Fair, a key platform to accelerate Yiwu’s opening up to the world, closed on May 26, 2019 in Yiwu City of China. With an exhibition area of 50,000m2, the Fair of this year gathered exhibitors from 85 countries and regions, including...

PRI Meets Security Regulations and Data Retention Mandates with ExaGrid-Veeam Solution -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, today announced that Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) uses ExaGrid disk-based backup systems to significantly increase data protection with secure backups. This press release features...

The Langham Hotels & Resorts Introduces New Logo and Global Brand Campaign: “Celebrate The Everyday” -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Langham Hotels & Resorts unveils today its new logo and brand campaign to affirm its well-earned position within the ultra-luxury hotel segment. Through the use of video, photography, and digital experience platforms, “Celebrate The Everyday,” which has been a year in...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Gubra announce new collaboration to develop anti-obesity peptide poly-agonists -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Gubra announce a second collaboration and license agreement for the development of novel poly-agonist peptides to treat obesity. It will bring together Gubra’s established expertise in the design, synthesis, pharmaceutical characterization and in...

Ascend Offers EV Safety, Performance Solutions in Chinaplas Presentation -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials, one of the largest fully integrated producers of polyamide 66 resin, recently presented on PA66 solutions for electric vehicles at Chinaplas 2019. The presentation focused on improving EV safety, reliability and performance using PA66. The...

The Hoxworth Blood Center and Biolog-id signed a partnership contract to manage blood products in Cincinnati... -Wednesday 29 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Biolog-id solution was first implemented in 2018 to focus on the distribution and inventory management of Platelet Concentrates (PCs) between the Blood Center and 4 hospitals located nearby. In 2019, it is also covering the Phenotyped Red Blood Cell Concentrates (RBCs)...