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Fitch Solutions Launches Macro Intelligence Solutions as Part of Strategic Growth Plan SINGAPORE & NEW YORK & LONDON -Monday 30 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its strategic growth plan, Fitch Solutions today announced the launch of its Macro Intelligence Solutions which integrates BMI Research into the Fitch Solutions content suite and combines Fitch Ratings credit insights with BMI expertise, providing clients with one...

Best’s Market Segment Report: GCC Natural Catastrophe and Man-Made Losses Highlight Importance of Enterprise Risk... -Sunday 29 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have traditionally been exposed to low levels of weather-related claims, although Cyclone Mekunu, which struck Oman in May 2018, Super Cyclone Gonu in 2007 and flooding in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia serve as...

Montenegro to Launch New Citizenship-by-Investment Program in October -Saturday 28 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Henley & Partners, the leading global investment migration firm, has welcomed the announcement by the Government of Montenegro that it will launch its long-awaited citizenship-by-investment program in October. It follows the decision a few weeks ago by another European nation,...

IBC Best Conference Paper Award Recognises Advances in Artificial Intelligence -Saturday 28 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a year when artificial intelligence and machine learning became a very hot topic in the media industry, the IBC Best Conference Paper Award goes to a team from BBC R&D which has investigated practical applications. The award is made to the technical paper which, according to...

GSMA Announces Latest Event Updates for 2018 “Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership With CTIA” -Saturday 28 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced several additions to the Mobile World Congress Americas event line-up, including new speakers in the conference program, additional participating companies and exhibition experiences, and new programs and events. The show will take place in the Los...

Security Vulnerability Concerns Skyrocket as Neustar’s International Cyber Benchmark Index™ Hits Record... -Friday 27 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar®, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released two new cybersecurity reports, reconfirming the need to take action in the face of increasing cyber threats. Both reports, The International Cyber Benchmarks Index and The Changing...

Takeda Announces Phase 3 Trial of ALUNBRIG® (brigatinib) Met Primary Endpoint Demonstrating Superiority in... -Friday 27 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the global, randomized, Phase 3 ALTA-1L (ALK in Lung Cancer Trial of AP26113 in 1st Line) trial met its primary endpoint at the first pre-specified interim analysis, with ALUNBRIG® (brigatinib)...

Chartbeat Announces New Funding to Fuel Growth -Thursday 26 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chartbeat, the content intelligence platform for the world’s leading publishers, today announced that the company has closed a $7 million funding round, led by North Atlantic Capital. The capital will enable Chartbeat to accelerate its leadership position in real-time...

Kris Rinne Joins Synchronoss Technologies Board of Directors -Thursday 26 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging, digital and IoT products and platforms, today announced that Kris Rinne has been elected to Synchronoss’ board of directors. Rinne, who held a number of senior executive...

AlsoEnergy Announces Merger with skytron energy, Completes Acquisition of Draker Corporation Assets -Thursday 26 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AlsoEnergy, a leader in renewable energy software solutions, and skytron energy, one of Europe’s leading solar software and hardware companies, announced a merger that will create a global leader for renewable energy monitoring, controls, and asset management solutions. In...

Moody’s Details Its Progress Opening Doors to a Better Future -Thursday 26 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation’s (NYSE:MCO) newly released Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report details the company’s progress in delivering on its goal of empowering people around the world to create a better future for themselves, their communities and the environment....

Remembering Mr. Sergio Marchionne -Wednesday 25 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Sergio Marchionne, an esteemed member of the board. We offer our condolences to his family and friends in this difficult time. As one of the most respected business...

The UAE and Middle East sees a rise in economic confidence and is now at its highest level since Q2 2015 -Wednesday 25 July 2018

The global economic recovery that started in late 2016 is starting to slow down and lose momentum, with global confidence in Q2 dipping from its Q1 high, finds the latest edition of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA Global Economic Conditions survey. Although...

IDEMIA Will Present Its Half-Year Financial Results to Investors on August 2, 2018 -Wednesday 25 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, today announced that it will present its 2018 half-year financial results as at June 30, to investors on Thursday August 2nd, 2018. Didier Lamouche (CEO), Frédéric Beylier (COO) and Laurent Lemaire (CFO) will be presenting...

FlipNpik Raises $2 Million to Date in ICO Private Sale, Consolidates Partnerships for Expansion into Asia  -Tuesday 24 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FlipNpik's unconventional democratic ICO private sale has already raised USD 2 Million, 4 days after opening it to the public. Notably, funds raised have come from a combination of cryptocurrency and fiat payments - a clear indication that the project is appealing to both the...

Standard & Poor’s Reaffirms IGI’s A- Rating with Stable Outlook -Tuesday 24 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rating agency S&P Global has reaffirmed the financial strength rating of A- with a stable outlook for International General Insurance (IGI), the global specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer. IGI’s issuer credit and insurer financial strength ratings were reaffirmed...

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2018 Results -Tuesday 24 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) today reported results for the second quarter of 2018.                             (Stated in millions, except per share...

IBC2018 Enhances Conference Programme with Keynote Sessions from Amazon, Viacom and Wonderhood Studios -Tuesday 24 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, today announces three new Keynote speakers from globally renowned media and entertainment powerhouses. The addition of executives from Amazon, Viacom and Wonderhood Studios adds to the big-name...

STATS Taps Dr. Helen Sun, Former CTO of JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking Division, to Lead STATS’ Technology... -Tuesday 24 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, expanded its executive roster with the introduction of Dr. Helen Sun as Chief Technology Officer. Sun will oversee STATS’ product, engineering, artificial intelligence and data production teams in developing...

Philip Morris International Announces Non-Executive Board Chairman Louis Camilleri to Assume CEO Role at Ferrari S.p.A. ... -Sunday 22 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) has its board member, Sergio Marchionne, and his family in our thoughts and prayers during this challenging time. We congratulate our board chairman, Louis Camilleri, as he assumes the role of CEO of Ferrari...