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LUXEMBOURG - Saturday, February 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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ST. JOHN, Jersey - Friday, February 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mr. John W. Dick, Chairman of the Board of O3b Networks, announced today that Andrew Browne has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for O3b Networks and will officially join the company on 18th April 2013.

Andrew joins O3b from SES where he served as CFO for three years, during which time he consolidated its global Finance operations. An industry veteran with a wealth of experience, Andrew was CFO of Intelsat from 1995 to 1998 where he was instrumental in building the foundation for privatization including the formation of spin-off New Skies Satellites in The Hague, Netherlands. He then served as CFO of New Skies from 1998 to 2008, overseeing IPOs on the Euronext and NYSE before creating substantial shareholder value through private sales to private equity and ultimately to SES.

"O3b is on the cusp of an incredibly exciting future and I’m thrilled to be welcoming Andrew to the ... Read more »
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DENVER - Friday, February 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA today announced that the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has become a participating patent holder in Librassay®, MPEG LA’s licensing supermarket of diagnostic and research tool patent rights for tests and assays, kits, tools and instruments for biomarker detection and analysis, diagnostics and research.

WARF joins leading research institutions Johns Hopkins University; Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; National Institutes of Health (NIH); Partners HealthCare; The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University; The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania; and University of California, San Francisco.

"The addition of WARF, with its rich history in technology transfer, makes the already impressive list of life sciences research institutions that have joined Librassay® even more distinguished,” said Larry Horn, MPEG ... Read more »
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VILLEJUIF, France - Friday, February 22nd 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

The Worldwide Innovative Networking (WIN) Consortium in personalized cancer medicine is a global network of 28 leading academic, pharma, life science, and patient advocacy organizations spanning 13 countries. WIN2013, the 5th in a series of Symposia dedicated to advancing personalized cancer medicine through global collaboration, will be held July 10-12, in Paris, France.

The WIN2013 theme, Personalized Cancer Medicine: From Innovation to Implementation, will bring leaders from around the world together in a collaborative, global forum to share innovations that represent the most promising advances in personalized cancer care.

Global leaders in oncology have voiced their support for WIN2013. "I do not know of another forum which is designed to enable the globalization of patient specific cancer care; the discussions cover new technology through to clinical trials” statedMike Pellini, CEO of ... Read more »
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Millions of additional mobile services delivered over the past year using Gemalto solution

AMSTERDAM - Friday, February 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is helping mobile operators in Brazil achieve greater efficiency in their mobile marketing campaigns using its innovative Smart Message solution versus traditional SMS campaigns. Gemalto’s technology dramatically improves consumer engagement and satisfaction by enabling high quality, real-time dialog between cellular providers and their subscribers. In response to unprecedented customer adoption, Vivo, a leading mobile operator in Brazil, delivered millions of value added mobile services in the past year using the Gemalto solution.

Smart Message campaigns are delivered directly to a device’s idle screen giving customers a choice to opt-in to receive messages that allow service discovery and subscription ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, February 21st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Via Licensing Corporation today announced the addition of two significant licensors to its LTE (Long Term Evolution) patent pool. China Mobile Communication Co., Ltd, and Deutsche Telekom join AT&T, Clearwire Corporation, DTVG Licensing, HP, KDDI Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom, Telecom Italia, Telefónica, and ZTE Corporation among the industry leading companies offering their essential LTE patents through Via Licensing’s patent pool.

By making essential patents available through a patent pool, Via Licensing’s LTE program significantly reduces the risk of litigation for organizations that are building products or services based on the LTE standard. In addition to reducing risk, the LTE patent pool reduces the time and expense incurred by patent holders and licensees by providing access to a broad portfolio of essential LTE Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) through a single, cost-effectiv ... Read more »
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