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Philip Morris International Spearheads Drive for Change on International Women’s Day LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Thursday 7 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is honoring International Women’s Day by hosting “Fair Share: The Future of Communicating with Women,” a conference to help improve gender bilingual communications. Flipping the script on traditional events hosted on this...

GSMA Announces Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – West Africa -Thursday 7 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2019 Mobile 360 Series – West Africa conference, which will take place 16-17 April at the Radisson Blu Abidjan Airport Hotel in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The event sponsors include Mastercard (Headline Sponsor), Visa...

Boehringer Ingelheim's novel antibody shows potential to transform treatment of rare form of psoriasis -Thursday 7 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today published new data from a Phase I clinical trial showing BI 655130, a first-in-class investigational treatment, significantly improved symptoms of generalised pustular psoriasis (GPP), a rare form of psoriasis.1 BI 655130 is a...

CSC Selects FIS as Administration Services Provider -Thursday 7 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CSC, the world’s leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services, today announced that it has selected FIS™, the world’s largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions, to manage third-party administration services for its...

Maxon Announces Cinebench Release 20 -Thursday 7 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maxon, leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering solutions, today announced the availability of Cinebench Release 20, a modernized version of its industry-standard, cross-platform tool to benchmark computer hardware capabilities. Cinebench R20...

FLIR Systems Completes Acquisition of Endeavor Robotics -Thursday 7 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Endeavor Robotic Holdings, Inc., a leading developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for the global military, public safety, and critical...

World's Top Airports for Customer Experience Revealed -Wednesday 6 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Airports Council International (ACI) World has today revealed the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards which recognize those airports around the world that deliver the best customer experience. Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore, India, has...

Optomind Inc., II-VI Incorporated, MACOM and MultiLane SAL Collaborate to Demonstrate 200G QSFP56 AOC at OFC 2019 -Wednesday 6 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition 2019 (OFC 2019), San Diego Convention Center, CA, March 5-7, 2019: Optomind Inc. will be demonstrating 200-Gbit/s (200G) quad small form factor pluggable (QSFP) 56 AOC at the OFC 2019 (Booth #4507, MultiLane)....

Thales and Gemalto Are Granted Antitrust Clearance in the United States -Wednesday 6 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News: Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of...

CFA Institute Selects Prometric to Complete Digital Transition of CFA® Program Level I in 2021 -Wednesday 6 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Following a comprehensive procurement process, CFA Institute, the global association of investment management professionals, has selected Prometric®, the global leader in service excellence for the testing and assessment industry, as its primary vendor for the transition of...

Best’s Special Report: Middle East and North Africa Insurance Ratings: Benchmarking -Wednesday 6 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) insurance markets have seen robust growth over the last decade, according to a new report by AM Best. However, in recent years, the region’s economic growth has slowed, attributable largely to the global economic slowdown and the...

STATS Launches AutoSTATS, the First Patented AI-Powered Technology to Capture Sports Tracking Data via Broadcast Video -Tuesday 5 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced the official launch of AutoSTATS, the first artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision technology to deliver comprehensive player-tracking data through any broadcast. AutoSTATS harnesses the...

Philip Morris International Leads by Example on Equal Pay: Becomes First Multinational to Obtain Global EQUAL-SALARY... -Monday 4 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today becomes the first international company to be certified globally for equal pay by the independent third-party EQUAL-SALARY Foundation. The certification confirms PMI’s commitment to equality and is an important building...

Dimension Data Introduces Next-Generation Managed Services Offering to Accelerate Client Innovation -Monday 4 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dimension Data, a leading global technology integrator and managed services provider for hybrid IT, has today announced the launch of its next-generation global managed services to help clients simplify the management and operation of their technology. Dimension...

Egon Zehnder Finds Generation, Not Gender, Determines Attitudes at Work -Monday 4 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- An international study of business executives highlights the growing challenge facing businesses as they accommodate the personal and professional priorities of younger generations. The findings challenge traditional gender stereotypes; showing women and men have strikingly...

Best’s Market Segment Report: AM Best Revises Outlook to Stable for GCC Market -Sunday 3 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AM Best has revised its outlook on the insurance markets of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to stable from negative. Key factors supporting the outlook include the settling down of geo-political risks, limited disruption caused by the implementation of value-added tax,...

GSMA Wraps up Hugely Successful MWC19 Barcelona -Saturday 2 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today reported that more than 109,000* visitors from 198 countries and territories attended MWC19 Barcelona, the mobile industry’s premier event. More than 55 per cent of this year’s MWC attendees held senior-level positions, including 7,900 CEOs. There were 3,640...

Capgemini to Enter into a Partnership with IDEMIA for the Launch of a Secure IoT Device Management Platform -Friday 1 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Capgemini will enter into a new partnership agreement with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, aiming to introduce a secure Internet of Things (IoT) device management platform which reinforces secure connectivity for a vast array of devices and data. This agreement...

Thales and Gemalto Reach Agreement with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice -Friday 1 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News: Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of...

GSMA Announces Nanolock Security as the 2019 4YFN Barcelona Startup of the Year -Thursday 28 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA announced Nanolock Security as the winner of the 4YFN (Four Years From Now) Barcelona Startup of the Year Award at the close of the 4FYN event running alongside MWC19 Barcelona. More than 23,000 attendees and over 760 companies, including 600 startups, participated in...