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First Head-to-Head Biologic Study in Ulcerative Colitis Published in The New England Journal of... OSAKA, Japan -Friday 27 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced further results from the VARSITY study, which demonstrated the superiority of the gut-selective biologic vedolizumab (Entyvio®) to the anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (anti-TNFα)...

Samsung Bioepis Announces Phase 3 Results of SB8, Bevacizumab Biosimilar Candidate, at the European Society for Medical... -Friday 27 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced results from the Phase 3 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of SB8, a bevacizumab biosimilar candidate, compared to reference bevacizumab in patients with metastatic or recurrent non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer...

Vendavo Announces Settlement of Intellectual Property Lawsuit -Thursday 26 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vendavo, the market leader in commercial excellence solutions, announced today it has entered into a comprehensive settlement agreement with Price f(x) corporation to resolve all lawsuits regarding the US Patent Nos. 8,396,814; 7,640,198; 7,308,421; 8,412,598; 7,912,792. The...

Amazon Prime Video Launches New Features for Thursday Night Football Allowing NFL Fans Around the Globe to Customize... -Thursday 26 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — For the third straight year, Amazon Prime Video brings NFL fans around the world Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum and launches new innovations allowing Prime members to experience the game they love like never before, with a new lineup...

Refinitiv Marks UN Climate Week with New Digital Finance Initiative & Sustainable Leadership Monitor at a Reception... -Thursday 26 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Refinitiv today announced the first fruits of its strategic partnership with the United Nations Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals (the Task Force) - a Digital Governance of Infrastructure (DGI) initiative and the...

Aggreko Awarded for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship -Thursday 26 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aggreko plc, the global leader in rental power, heating and cooling, has been recognized by Texas Oil & Gas Awards with its award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship for the company’s custom Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions control technology that helps...

Schlumberger Announces Expiration of Tender Offer for Any and All of Schlumberger Holdings Corporation’s... -Thursday 26 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (“Schlumberger”) today announced the expiration of the previously announced cash tender offer by Schlumberger Holdings Corporation, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Schlumberger (“SHC”), for any and all of its outstanding (a) 3.000% Senior...

Philip Morris International Inc. Launches IQOS 3 DUO -Thursday 26 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today the latest addition to its smoke-free portfolio, IQOS 3 DUO. The continued development of technology exemplified by IQOS 3 DUO—driven by consumer insights and supported by scientific...

Refinitiv Partners with AFGRI Technology Services to use AI and Alternative Data Sets to Enable Small Farmers to Gain... -Thursday 26 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Refinitiv and AFGRI Technology Services (ATS) today announce the Bankable Farmer Research Initiative (BFRI). BFRI will be dedicated to the use of data science, alternative data sets and novel approaches to risk modelling in order to increase access to financial services for...

Schlumberger Announces Pricing of Tender Offer for Any and All of Schlumberger Holdings Corporation’s Outstanding... -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Schlumberger Limited (“Schlumberger”) today announced that Schlumberger Holdings Corporation, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Schlumberger (“SHC”), has priced the previously announced cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding (a) 3.000% Senior Notes...

GSMA Partnership Programme Expands to Create the Largest IoT Community in Asia Pacific -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA APAC IoT Partnership Programme has expanded to include more than thirty mobile operators making it the largest IoT community in the Asia Pacific region (APAC), the GSMA announced today. The programme brings operators and their partners together including developers,...

Netlink Acquires Enterprise Touch -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Netlink, a premier provider of information technology and business analytics solutions has acquired Enterprise Touch, an Enterprise Mobility and Digital Transformation Services Provider based in Chennai, India. Netlink is a leading services organization with a strong...

SmartStream’s New Artificial Intelligence Managed Service for Proactive Data Monitoring -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today launched artificial intelligence (AI) into its existing managed service offering, which covers reconciliations, corporate actions, cash management and reference data....

Brightcove Launches New Quarterly Video Index Report, An In-depth Analysis of Consumer Behavior at the Root of OTT... -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), the leading provider of cloud services for video, today published the Q2 Brightcove Global Video Index, a report that analyzes hundreds of millions of recent data points to provide insights into how viewers are watching video content, which...

Guidewire Announces New Data Model for Cyber Risk Management -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), provider of the industry platform Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers rely upon, today announced the immediate availability of the fourth-generation model update (Model 4) for Guidewire Cyence™ for Cyber Risk Management – an enhanced...

Alibaba Cloud Spurs Industry Innovation for China Gateway Customers -Wednesday 25 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, today showcased the success of its customers who have made use of Alibaba Cloud’s technologies to ramp up innovation. A range of customers from various industries, which have benefited from Alibaba Cloud’s...

GSMA Launches Inclusive Tech Lab -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced the launch of the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab, which will take a hands-on approach to research, testing and development of the inclusive technologies of the future. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has provided three years of funding for the GSMA...

Twenty-Five Year Political Veteran Sam Myers, Jr. Named President of Direct Impact -Wednesday 25 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced that Sam Myers, Jr., has been named President of Direct Impact (DI), the nation's leading grassroots campaign firm and member of BCW Group. Myers is based in Washington, D.C., and is charged with...

AM Best to Lead Workshop on Africa Reinsurance Strengths and Trends, Best’s Credit Rating Methodology at Forum in... -Tuesday 24 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AM Best executives will conduct a Finance Workshop to examine Africa’s insurance markets, exploring key considerations for insurers navigating the sector, and discussing the segment’s relative strengths and foreign influences. The Finance Workshop is organised in...

SmartStream Launches Instant Reconciliations Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning -Tuesday 24 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today launch SmartStream Air, a new revolutionary approach for reconciliations that allows business users to reconcile complex sets of data in seconds. The solution is...