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Vargatef® plus docetaxel could be an option after failure of immunotherapy in lung cancer INGELHEIM, Germany -Friday 14 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the first interim results of VARGADO, an ongoing non-interventional study in routine clinical practice in Germany evaluating the efficacy and safety of Vargatef® (nintedanib) and docetaxel in patients with stage III/IV locally advanced or...

GSMA’s Programme ‘Tech4Girls’ Wins 2018 Corporate Citizen of the Americas Award from the Organization... -Friday 14 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Trust for the Americas has selected GSMA as a winner of the 2018 Corporate Citizen of the Americas Award in the category ‘Technical Skills for the Future of Work’ for its program ‘Tech4Girls’. The award was presented by the Secretary General of the Organization of...

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Loan Agreement with Ioniqa Technologies to Transform Hard-to-Recycle Plastic Waste into... -Friday 14 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced a new agreement extending a loan to Ioniqa Technologies (The Netherlands) to facilitate the development of Ioniqa’s proprietary technology to produce high-grade, recycled PET content from hard-to-recycle PET waste. The agreement is...

Thales and Gemalto Are Granted Regulatory Clearance by the Commerce Commission in New Zealand -Friday 14 December 2018

(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...

Entersekt Gains Early Certification for E-Commerce Authentication Solution -Thursday 13 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Entersekt, an innovator in mobile-first fintech solutions, today announced that it has gained EMVCo certification for its 3-D Secure 2 access control server. EMVCo is a payments industry consortium managing global specifications for secure card-based e-commerce transactions....

Tilray® Announces International Advisory Board -Thursday 13 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY), a global pioneer in cannabis production and distribution, today announced the formation of its International Advisory Board, an esteemed group of business and government leaders who will provide guidance to Tilray’s executive team and Board of...

G-Core Labs, The World’s Leading Provider of Powerful Cloud and Edge Solutions for Media and Entertainment... -Thursday 13 December 2018

The world’s leading content delivery network (CDN) services provider, G-Core Labs has launched a new CDN PoP (Point of Presence — strategically located data centers) in Dubai, UAE, which became the 3rd node in MENA, a strategically important region, and the 45th one overall in the...

Citi Announces Global, Mission-Led Partnership with the International Paralympic Committee -Thursday 13 December 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Citi today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to become an international partner through 2020 and to support National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) in 18 countries as they prepare for upcoming World and...

Tory Burch Names Pierre-Yves Roussel Chief Executive Officer -Wednesday 12 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tory Burch, LLC, today announced it has named Pierre-Yves Roussel Chief Executive Officer, starting early 2019. A longtime LVMH executive, Mr. Roussel will be based out of Tory Burch’s New York headquarters; he will join and report to the Company’s board of directors. In...

ABB: Statement -Wednesday 12 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB confirms that it is currently in discussions with Hitachi to expand and re-define the existing strategic power grid partnership between the two companies announced in December 2014. There can be no certainty that any transaction will occur, or as to the timing, structure or...

Andersen Global Continues Growth in United Kingdom With Claritas Tax Limited -Wednesday 12 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Andersen Global expanded its reach in the United Kingdom with the addition of Claritas Tax Limited, a tax advisory and compliance services firm based in Birmingham, the second largest city in the country. Claritas is the fourth firm collaborating with Andersen Global in...

XYO Network Headed to Space - Definitive Agreement Executed to Bring XYO Into Orbit With Launch of Blockchain Satellite... -Wednesday 12 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- XYO Network, the technology that bridges blockchain to the physical world, today announces a blockchain industry breakthrough, in its partnership with space industry leader Spaceflight. The unprecedented partnership and subsequent launch into orbit of XYO Networks’...

Mobile Industry Could Generate $565 Billion in Additional Global GDP by Unlocking the Right 5G Spectrum: GSMA Study -Wednesday 12 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Unlocking spectrum for the mobile industry to deliver innovative 5G services across different industry sectors could add $565 billion to global GDP and $152 billion in tax revenue from 2020 to 2034, according to a new report launched today by the GSMA. Next-generation 5G...

Thales and Gemalto are granted regulatory clearance by the European Commission -Wednesday 12 December 2018

(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...

Global Payments’ TouchNet Business Named “Partner of the Year” by Ellucian -Tuesday 11 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions is pleased to announce that its TouchNet business was named “Partner of the Year” by Ellucian, a provider of software and services that power higher education, at...

UAE-based Emirates Rehabilitation & Homecare Earns Another Three-Year CARF Accreditation -Tuesday 11 December 2018

CARF International announced that Emirates Rehabilitation & Homecare Services (ERHC) has been accredited for three years for its Home and Community-Based Rehabilitation program (Adults, Children & Adolescents).  This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can...

Egon Zehnder Global Board Diversity Tracker Suggests Gender Parity in the Boardroom May Never Be Achieved -Tuesday 11 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world's leadership advisory firm, today released the results of its 2018 Global Board Diversity Tracker. The study shows the accelerating growth seen in female directors in Western Europe is now levelling off, and growth elsewhere remains sluggish, suggesting...

Cityscape Jeddah Billed For 2019 -Tuesday 11 December 2018

Informa Exhibitions, Saudi, a newly opened country branch of Informa Exhibitions is looking to grow Saudi Arabia’s non-oil sector with its events in 2019. The expansion into KSA this year comes at a pivotal time as the country prepares for its Saudi Vision 2030 goals, a blueprint for economic...

Emirates Insurance Company Has Been Proclaimed The General Insurance Company Of The Year 2018 By MIIA -Monday 10 December 2018

The 5th Annual Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA) proclaimed Emirates Insurance Company as the General Insurance Company of the Year 2018, at the recently held awards function in Dubai. Outperforming other leading insurers to win the coveted award, Emirates Insurance has proven its...

IDOOH enters Africa through partnership with Abercairn Digital to bring in-taxi entertainment to Nigeria -Monday 10 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDOOH International has expanded to Africa through a partnership with Nigeria’s Abercairn Digital to deploy 1,000 in-vehicle media screens with ride-hail drivers in Lagos to provide passengers with an entertaining and interactive passenger experience. Drivers will benefit...