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Bringing Autonomous Vessels to Open Water: Velodyne Lidar Supports the Next Generation of AV Developers in Maritime... SAN JOSE, Calif. -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 2018 Maritime RobotX Challenge, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. contributed mentorship and lidar sensors to 15 university teams competing in an autonomous maritime competition. Held in Honolulu, Hawaii in December 2018, RobotX brought together teams from universities in the...

Bittrex International Joins Universal Protocol Alliance to Support Next 100M Users of Crypto Assets -Friday 1 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bittrex International has joined a coalition of leading blockchain organizations, including Uphold, Cred, Blockchain at Berkeley, Brave in support of a universal transparent reserve and custody standard that mints and burns Proxy tokens via the Universal Protocol Platform (UP...

Bioventus Launches DUROLANE® in Malaysia and Selects Athrotech as Exclusive Distribution Partner -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologic solutions, is launching DUROLANE, its single-injection joint-fluid osteoarthritis (OA) treatment, in Malaysia and has selected Athrotech as its exclusive distribution partner for the market. OA involves the breakdown, or...

Takeda Scoops Prestigious Global Top Employers® Award for Second Year Running -Friday 1 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TOKYO: 4502 / NYSE: TAK], (“Takeda”) today announced it has become part of a select group of only 12 to receive global Top Employer® status for 2019. Established over 25 years ago, award certification is given annually by the Top...

Powered by Velodyne, HoloMatic Unveils New Autonomous Valet Parking Solution -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. supplies industry-leading lidar sensors for a new autonomous driving technology from HoloMatic that frees travelers from the burden of time-consuming searches for parking spots. The HoloMatic system, called HoloParking, is China’s first smart valet...

ZephyrTel Announces Acquisition of ResponseTek’s Telco Business -Friday 1 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZephyrTel, an ESW Capital software company dedicated to serving the global telecommunications industry, is pleased to announce it has acquired ResponseTek’s Telco business with immediate effect. The acquisition of ResponseTek is part of ZephyrTel's plan to deliver value to...

Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Candidate Meets Primary Endpoint in Pivotal Phase 3 Efficacy Trial -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE:4502 / NYSE:TAK] (“Takeda”) today announced that the pivotal Phase 3 trial of its dengue vaccine candidate met the primary efficacy endpoint. This first analysis of the Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study...

GSMA Announces 2019 Asia Mobile Awards Open for Entry -Friday 1 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the Asia Mobile Awards (AMO Awards) at MWC19 Shanghai are open for entry. Judged by a panel of leading independent industry experts, the AMO Awards honour the greatest achievements and innovations across the Asian mobile industry. Comprising 10...

MSCI Announces Latest Factor Innovation; MSCI Multi-Asset Class Factor Model -Friday 1 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of indexes, portfolio analytics, and services for global investors, today announced its latest factor innovation, the MSCI Multi-Asset Class Factor Model (MSCI MAC Factor Model), a multi-tiered model that helps investors analyze key...

Australian Government Agencies Switch Enterprise Software Support to Rimini Street -Friday 1 February 2019  

(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 announced that over 10 Australian federal and state government agencies have switched...

Global Conference of Human Fraternity to Convene Prominent International Religious, Intellectual, Media Personalities -Thursday 31 January 2019  

The Global Conference of Human Fraternity will convene prominent international religious, intellectual and media personalities, event organiser, the Muslim Council of Elders, today revealed. The Council is an Abu Dhabi-based independent international organisation chaired by His Eminence Dr Ahmad...

Cancer Cases Grow Rapidly, With 18.1 Million New Cases and 9.6 Million Deaths Reported In 2018 Alone -Thursday 31 January 2019  

In an endeavour to promote awareness on leading medical conditions that affect fertility, Fakih IVF Fertility Center hosted a Cervical Cancer Awareness Talk, at the facility’s premises in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain. Aimed to raise awareness on cervical cancer and its implications on...

Andersen Tax & Legal Debuts in Poland -Thursday 31 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global strengthens its growing presence in Eastern Europe with the news that A2Z Tax & Legal will adopt the name Andersen Tax & Legal and will become a full member firm of the international organization. Andersen Global has a presence in nearly 20 European countries...

Expanding Beyond Rental Power, Altaaqa Global Announces Major Rebrand -Thursday 31 January 2019  

Altaaqa Global Caterpillar Rental Power, a global provider of temporary power services, has recently announced a major rebranding. The company will from now be known as Altaaqa Global Energy Services. James Shepherd, Chief Executive Officer, said: “The global energy landscape has changed,...

IDEMIA to Partner with ONFIDO to Streamline Digital Identity Verification and Customer Onboarding for Financial... -Thursday 31 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announced a partnership with ONFIDO, a global leader in Identity Verification, to enhance Digital Identity Verification and Customer Onboarding for Financial Institutions. Financial institutions have a strong...

Raysut Cement to Upgrade Clinker Cooler for Savings -Thursday 31 January 2019  

Raysut Cement Company (RCC), Oman’s largest cement manufacturer today said it is upgrading its clinker cooler technology to increase savings in its production. RCC has signed an agreement with Oman-based Ayoki Engineering LLC for the upgradation of the company’s clinker cooler line 3 at...

Announcing the Ibsen Scholarships 2019 -Thursday 31 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ibsen Awards offers funding of theatre performances world-wide through the Ibsen Scholarships. Ibsen Scholarships are awarded projects that are innovative, act as incentives for critical discourse and are based on one or more of Henrik Ibsen’s plays. Applications are...

Abu Dhabi Fund Earmarks Dh184m for Development Projects in Comoros -Thursday 31 January 2019      

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) today formalized a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of the Comoros, which stipulates that the ADFD will offer AED 184 million (US$50 million) to fund the Comorian government's various development programs and projects. Comoros...

Industry Veteran Patrick Li Joins Analogix as President of Greater China -Thursday 31 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that veteran technology executive Patrick Li has joined the company as President of Greater China. Mr. Li brings more than 30 years of proven leadership in developing and execution of business growth plans in China and worldwide,...

Philip Morris International Recognized as a Global Top Employer for Third Year in a Row  -Thursday 31 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today is recognized as a Global Top Employer for the third year running. This year’s certification is awarded to PMI teams in 49 countries – the largest number to date – and reaffirms the company’s consistency and...