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DAVOS, Switzerland - Friday, January 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America today announced the formation of the Bank of America Global Advisory Council with the appointment of 13 internationally recognized business, academic and public policy leaders. The Global Advisory Council will share expertise and insights on the bank’s global engagement and help it further strengthen its worldwide relationships.

Chaired by Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan, the Bank of America Global Advisory Council will also advise senior bank executives on trends and emerging opportunities in local markets.

"Bank of America has relationships with clients who compete in every region of the globe,” said Moynihan. "We thank our Global Advisory Council leaders for sharing their perspective, experience, and judgment, which will help make us a better partner for the clients we serve.”

Members of the Bank of America Global Advisory Council, which is a non-fiduciar ... Read more »
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DENVER - Friday, January 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World one-stop patent licensing leader MPEG LA discussed its "many-to-many” licensing model, at a conference on Food Security last week, as providing for open licensing access to intellectual property owned by many parties on terms that make the benefits of innovation available to everyone. The #AccessIP conference, held in Geneva, Switzerland, was sponsored by Syngenta Corporation to explore the power of open intellectual property systems and collaborative innovation models to expand, and facilitate wide access to, new technologies for feeding the world’s population with sufficient, safe and nutritious food.

"Helping tackle critical challenges to advance the world’s most important goals is not beyond the reach of this licensing model,” said MPEG LA President and CEO Larry Horn. "We created a new pro-competitive form of access to intellectual property rights that balances social benefit with incentives for ... Read more »
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Qatar’s First Private Bank Upgrades to PRIME 4

Business Wire / ME Newswire

COLUMBUS, Ga. & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 24th 2013

TSYS® (NYSE: TSS) announced today the celebration of its 20-year partnership with Commercial Bank of Qatar, along with the Bank’s signing of a licensing agreement to upgrade to PRIME 4, the latest version of TSYS’ card and merchant management solution.

Commercial Bank became a TSYS client in 1992 when it began licensing the solution to manage the issuing and acquiring of its card programs. It has since extended its license and now additionally deploys the single-platform solution to manage its MasterCard and Diners Club card portfolios, point-of-sale networks and loyalty, collections and fraud prevention operations.

"We would like to thank TSYS for its partnership support over these last 20 years, and for the reliable PRIME technology that has enabled the growth of our product portfolio and provi ... Read more »
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TOKYO - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

The 12th International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference

January 30 to February 1 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan

nano tech 2013

The nano tech Executive Committee is pleased to present nano tech 2013, the 12th International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference, from January 30 to February 1 at Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center), East Exhibition Halls 4, 5, and 6 and Conference Tower.

Being held for the 12th time, the event will feature 802 booths in total by 571 companies and organizations. Of these, 235 booths will have exhibits by 221 companies and organizations from 22 countries and regions outside Japan.

Practical applications of nanotechnology are advancing, backed by the governments of individual countries. China, South Korea, Taiwan, and other Asian countries and regions have made nanotechnology into a national priority, actively supporting R&a ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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HONG KONG - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the successful integration of Citi's TradeStream solution with the Meta Trader 5 trading platform in 2012, a number of brokers have now successfully deployed the combined solution.

CitiFX TradeStream provides aggregated liquidity from a selection of liquidity providers without the need to engage a prime broker or a third party technology provider for price aggregation. This state-of-the-art low latency technology is targeted at mid-sized institutions and regulated brokers, available through multiple technology channels such as Meta Trader.

Alex Knight, head of Citi's FX Margin Trading business said: "All brokers are looking for access to high quality liquidity that is delivered to them by a provider with strong credentials in a manner that is simple and efficient. The market is telling us that CitiFX TradeStream meets these requirements, and we are thrilled that our integration with ... Read more »
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Drama Will Open in Theaters November 15, 2013

LOS ANGELES - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Participant Media Joins Project

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Principal photography has begun on the WikiLeaks drama "The Fifth Estate,” it was announced today by DreamWorks Studios. The film about the controversial website stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and Daniel Brühl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg, as well as Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander and Carice van Houten.

"The Fifth Estate” will open in U.S. theaters on November 15, 2013 and be distributed domestically by Disney’s Touchstone label. Distribution internationally will be split among Disney, DreamWorks partner Reliance, and deals made through the studio’s partnership with Mister Smith Entertainment.

Following Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Brühl), an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange (Cumberbatch), "The Fifth Estate” traces th ... Read more »
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DAVOS, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Two hospitality giants – Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International – addressed global business and travel industry leaders today at the World Economic Forum in Davos to urge governments to move quickly to adopt "Smart Visa” policies which stimulate global travel, create new jobs and spur economic development. The two companies represent more than 7,000 hotels in 90 countries, which include 600,000 employees at these owned, managed and franchised properties. They are working together with the World Economic Forum Governors for the aviation, travel and tourism industry to promote global action toward "Smart Visa” policies regionally by 2015 and globally by 2020.

Smart Visas refer to safe, secure and sustainable solutions that promote mobility, maximize the use of technology, and expand programs that facilitate travel while removing process inefficiencies caused by arduous visa requirements. ... Read more »
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