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Schlumberger Appoints Olivier Le Peuch as CEO PARIS -Saturday 20 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Olivier Le Peuch as its Chief Executive Officer and member of the Schlumberger Board, effective August 1, 2019. Mr. Le Peuch succeeds Paal Kibsgaard, who will retire as Chief Executive...

Fluke Corporation Acquires Industrial Reliability Leader PRÜFTECHNIK -Saturday 20 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluke Corp., the global leader in test and measurement instruments, has acquired Ismaning, Germany-based PRÜFTECHNIK, a market leader in precision laser shaft alignment, condition monitoring, and non-destructive testing. “Fluke’s acquisition of PRÜFTECHNIK reflects the...

Quanergy and Chery Established Partnership to Propel a New Era of Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Cities -Saturday 20 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, announced a partnership with Chery Automobile, one of the largest automotive manufacturers in China. On June 20th, 2019, Chery unveiled the logo of its new...

FDA Approves OTEZLA® (apremilast) for the Treatment of Oral Ulcers Associated with... -Saturday 20 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved OTEZLA® (apremilast) 30 mg twice daily (BID) for the treatment of adult patients with oral ulcers associated with Behçet’s Disease. OTEZLA, an oral, selective...

Secure-D Releases the First Ever Mobile Malware Analytics Platform -Friday 19 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Secure-D, mobile security platform by leading technology company Upstream, launched a new mobile malware center that reports suspicious Android applications it detects and blocks around the world. The information on the Secure-D Index, currently in beta, allows anyone to...

Swrve Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms -Friday 19 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Swrve, the world leader in real-time, relevant customer engagement, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms 1. Swrve was one of 18 vendors evaluated in the report. This is the second...

Toshiba Memory to Rebrand as “Kioxia” in October -Friday 19 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation announced today that it will officially change its name to Kioxia Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019. The name Kioxia (kee-ox-ee-uh) will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same...

GSMA Signs £38 Million Funding Partnership With the Department of International Development -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that it has signed a thirty-eight million-pound partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The ‘Partnership for Inclusion, Innovation and Scale’ will provide funding for the GSMA’s Mobile for Development work on...

AHF to WHO: Ebola Response, Too Little, Too Late! -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 17 as a long overdue acknowledgement that the current Ebola outbreak remains uncontained and still poses a...

Boehringer Ingelheim Expands Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Pipeline Through Collaboration and License Agreement... -Thursday 18 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Bridge Biotherapeutics Inc. today announced that they are entering into a new collaboration and license agreement with the goal of developing Bridge Biotherapeutics’s autotaxin inhibitor BBT-877 for patients with fibrosing interstitial lung...

Bank of America Reports Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bank of America reported its second-quarter 2019 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: This press release features multimedia. View the full release...

Volaris Acquires MDS Global, Adding A Market-Leading Cloud-Based BSS Platform to their Communications and Media... -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MDS Global Ltd, a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider today announced that the company has been acquired by Volaris Group (“Volaris”). The operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is committed to strengthening and growing vertical market technology companies....

Pakistan’s MCR Selects GetSwift for Last-Mile Delivery Technology at Pizza Hut -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MCR Pvt. Ltd., operator of Pizza Hut franchises across Pakistan, is pleased to announce it has selected software-as-a-service (SAAS) provider GetSwift Limited (ASX: GSW) for its last-mile delivery solutions. “Based on the success of GetSwift in other Yum Brands/Pizza Hut...

GSMA, Vodafone and GIFEC Partner to Deliver Connectivity to Rural Communities -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced a new partnership with Vodafone Ghana and the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) to support the deployment of innovative mobile internet connectivity solutions for unconnected rural communities. As part of the Connected Society...

Visa Acquires Payworks -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of next-generation payment gateway software for the Point of Sale (POS). Visa will bring Payworks’ cloud-based solution for in-store payment processing together with its CyberSource digital...

Movistar Chile continues boosting its 4G networks with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s Multiband links -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Telefónica, through their brand Movistar Chile, in a continuous effort of improving its 4G network, deployed SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s multiband solution. Movistar Chile aims to continue increasing the mobile backhaul capacity and improve the overall network reliability due...

Top International Business Lawyer Mark H. Tulloss Joins Kalbian Hagerty LLP -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kalbian Hagerty LLP announced today that Mark H. Tulloss has joined the firm’s UAE office as Senior Counsel. Mr. Tulloss is a widely respected international business lawyer with a practice focused on advising businesses in the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and other...

Moody’s to Sell Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services Business -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to sell its Moody’s Analytics’ Knowledge Services (MAKS) business to Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone), a European private equity firm. MAKS is a leader in knowledge process outsourcing...

MSCI Schedules Investor Conference Call to Review Second Quarter 2019 Results -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today it will release its results for second quarter 2019 on Thursday, August 1, 2019. MSCI's senior management will review the second...

Andersen Global Enters Senegal, Expands Presence in Africa -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with Cabex, one of the oldest legal and tax consulting firms in Senegal. Senegal thus becomes the thirteenth African country where Andersen Global has a member or collaborating firm offering legal...