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BAI Announces 2018 Global Innovation Award Winners CHICAGO -Thursday 30 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BAI announced the 2018 winners for the BAI Global Innovation Awards, the most prestigious awards program unveiling transformative solutions in the financial services industry worldwide. Winners will be celebrated at BAI Beacon in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 9 – 11. The BAI Global...

Endowment for Clean Oceans Announces Professor Pam Longobardi is ECO’s Artist in Residence -Thursday 30 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) is pleased and excited to announce Pam Longobardi, Distinguished Professor at Georgia State University, as ECO’s artist in residence. Professor Longobardi’s excellent art work and her early and visionary commitment to using art to...

Joint Whitepaper Explores Increase in DMR Tier III Adoption for Mission Critical Communications -Thursday 30 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera, a leading provider of innovative Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications solutions, jointly announced the release of a new white paper entitled “DMR Trunked: Next Generation of LMR Technology” with IHS Markit, a global analysis firm specializing in the...

Merger Agreement between Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar (ibq) -Wednesday 29 August 2018  

Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar (ibq) have announced that they have signed a final agreement regarding the merger of the two banks to create a leading Sharia compliant financial institution with a solid financial position and robust liquidity to support Qatar’s economic growth and...

Next@Acer Kicks-off IFA with launch of new devices for personal, professional and gaming use -Wednesday 29 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During its Next @Acer press conference (details available here) at the IFA 2018 electronics show in Berlin, Acer unveiled a host of new products, upgrades and ideas for gamers, creators, families, students and professionals. With a theme of “Minimize to Maximize,” the...

Mya, Industry’s Leading Conversational AI Recruiter, Takes Market by Storm, Adds 120 Enterprise Customers,... -Wednesday 29 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mya Systems, the creator of the industry’s leading conversational AI recruiter, Mya, today announced significant customer and team growth. Since its launch in July of 2016, 120 enterprise companies -- including four of the largest global recruiting agencies, 15 of the Fortune...

New IBC2018 Convention Keynote Session Delivered by SingularDTV Co-Founder Kim Jackson to Explore Empowering Content... -Wednesday 29 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, today announces the Convention Keynote session for IBC2018. This Keynote completes the extensive line-up of industry talent and global media companies already confirmed to deliver compelling...

Finally, in a Divided America, Something 81% Can Agree on: Poll Commissioned by Endowment for Clean Oceans Shows... -Wednesday 29 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A recent Zogby Analytics nationwide online survey of 1,200 likely voters in the U.S. (find cross tabs here), commissioned by the Endowment for Clean Oceans, had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1%, found: 81% of likely voters are concerned about “the trillions of...

Mobile, Content, Media and Entertainment Industries Set to Convene in LA for 2018 “Gsma Mobile World Congress... -Tuesday 28 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With two weeks left until the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas, the GSMA announced further details on the event, including recently confirmed speakers, exhibitors and sponsors, as well as updates on programs and activities at the show. Mobile World Congress Americas will...

Nestlé and Starbucks Close Deal for the Perpetual Global License of Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and... -Tuesday 28 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nestlé and Starbucks Corporation today announced the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. Through the alliance, the two companies...

FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in CVEDIA -Tuesday 28 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) and CVEDIA PTE. Ltd., Inc. announced today that FLIR has made a strategic investment in CVEDIA, developers of machine learning applications that are used to efficiently enable sensor systems with artificial intelligence. CVEDIA’s SynCity...

Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) Announces Mr. Pierre-Yves Cousteau Joins ECO’s Scientific and Technical... -Monday 27 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) announces Mr. Pierre-Yves Cousteau’s membership on ECO’s Scientific and Technical Committee, which will judge $1 million and $5 million prize contests. Mr. Cousteau, son of the world-renowned Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and Founder of...

NEC Invests in Tascent, a U.S.-Based Iris Biometric System Company -Monday 27 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO:6701) today announced an investment in Tascent, Inc., a U.S.-based biometric system company, with the aim of accelerating the global expansion of its safety business. The amount of the investment is not disclosed. Recently, the demand for...

GN Hearing Introduces New Interton Ready™ Hearing Aid with Excellent Connectivity and Personalized Sound at a... -Monday 27 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GN Hearing, one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers and the pioneer of 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity, today announced the launch of Interton Ready, a next-generation hearing aid, aiming to help more people with hearing loss to stay connected with the world around...

Gain Global Credibility with CGMA Designation -Sunday 26 August 2018

A relationship with the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) spanning over 10 years has opened doors for Oliver Seldon, from his career beginnings as a management consultant at Andersen Consulting (later renamed Accenture) to his current success as Head of Business Finance and...

Rimini Street Receives Court-Ordered $21.5 Million Refund from Oracle and Seeks an Additional $41.3 Million in Further... -Saturday 25 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today issued the following statement regarding Oracle v. Rimini Street, which was filed in...

Universal Laser Systems Expands Its Materials Database with Dyneema, Quadrant and ISOVOLTA Materials -Saturday 25 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Universal Laser Systems (ULS) announces the addition of Dyneema®, Quadrant and ISOVOLTA materials to its materials database, the most extensive repository of laser material processing parameters for materials in the range of 10 watts to 500 watts. The Dyneema, Quadrant and...

The Hartford Signs Agreement To Acquire Navigators, A Global Specialty Underwriter -Friday 24 August 2018

Broadens and deepens The Hartford’s product offerings and underwriting risk appetite Expands global underwriting reach; includes an established presence at Lloyd’s Brings together two underwriting-centric organizations with a commitment to attracting and retaining top...

PMI Takes Smoke-Free Call to Creative Communities Truly Global at Middle East and Africa’s Premier Gathering -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) is taking its call to the creative, media and communications communities to go smoke-free to the Middle East and Africa. We started our push at the Cannes Festival of Creativity, where we asked creative agencies to join...

A.M. Best Reaffirms IGI’s Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) -Thursday 23 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rating agency A.M. Best has reaffirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) with a positive outlook for International General Insurance Co. Ltd (IGI Bermuda) and International General Insurance Company (UK) Limited (IGI UK), the global specialist commercial insurer...