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ATLANTA - Saturday, March 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the appointments of Cindy Miller as president of UPS Europe and Derek Woodward as president of Emerging Markets, effective April 30, 2013.

Cindy Miller, currently president of UPS U.K., Ireland and Nordics, was promoted to succeed Jim Barber who was appointed president of UPS International. Miller is a UPS veteran of 24 years and has held a variety senior leadership positions in U.S. and Europe. Recently she led UPS’s efforts to manage the logistics and delivery of more than 30 million items during the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Woodward has been named to lead a new team dedicated to developing and implementing UPS’s emerging markets strategy. Currently he is the president of Global Integrations and is a 28 year UPS veteran. Woodward has extensive international experience, particularly in markets that have experienced rapid growth, such as China.

"Internationa ... Read more »
Views: 74 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 03.24.2013

-European Commission Decision Anticipated In Second Quarter of 2013-

WESTON, Mass. - Friday, March 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced that it has received a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) in the European Union (EU) recommending a marketing authorization be granted for TECFIDERA™ (dimethyl fumarate) as a first-line oral treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). The CHMP, on the basis of quality, safety and efficacy data submitted by Biogen Idec, considers there to be a favorable benefit-to-risk balance for TECFIDERA.

The CHMP's recommendation is now referred to the European Commission (EC), which grants marketing authorization for medicines in the European Union. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to make a decision on the marketing application for TECFIDERA in the United States in the coming days.

"With the CHMP’s ... Read more »
Views: 93 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 03.24.2013 | Comments (0)

Higher performance UVC LEDs help to realize ever more increasing range of customer applications including scientific instrumentation and water disinfection.

ME Newswire / Business Wire

GREEN ISLAND, NY - Friday, March 22nd 2013

Crystal IS, Inc., the leading manufacturer of proprietary, high-performance ultraviolet light emitting diodes (UVC LEDs) for monitoring, purification, and disinfection applications, has announced today that they achieved more than 65mW in optical output at 260 nm from a single UVC LED operated in a continuous mode. The details of this breakthrough were recently published in Applied Physics Express.

"This achievement is a technological milestone in the continued development of brighter, more efficient and reliable UVC LEDs. By employing die thinning and encapsulation techniques, we were able to increase the photon extraction efficiency to over 15%, "said Leo Schowalter, founder and CTO. "By fabricating our LEDs on our home grown alumi ... Read more »
Views: 101 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 03.24.2013

TOKYO - Friday, March 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Design Automation & Test in Europe 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has developed an innovative, low power operating system (OS) for many-core processors, targeting application in embedded systems, including automotive products and digital consumer products. An evaluation of the OS on the company's own many-core processor recorded a 24.6% power reduction against the standard OS when running a super resolution program that scaled 1920x1080 pixel images to 3840x2160 resolutions. Details of the new OS were presented at "Design, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE 2013)" in Grenoble, France on March 20.

Recent multimedia processing, including video encoding and decoding and image recognition, requires high performance processors. Many-core processors, with up to dozens of cores, are finding an important role in running these applications. However, there is a problem: the ... Read more »
Views: 64 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 03.24.2013

ATLANTA - Thursday, March 21st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC and SIPCO, LLC are pleased to announce that Schneider Electric Buildings Americas, Inc., Schneider Electric USA, Inc. and Schneider Electric Buildings, LLC have become proud members of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ ("EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to the EWM Patent Portfolio.

About SIPCO, LLC

SIPCO is a leading innovator of mesh networking and related technology based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by renowned inventor T. David Petite, SIPCO developed technologies enabling robust self-organizing wireless networking and related technologies known as Wireless Mesh in conjunction with IntusIQ. Wireless Mesh is used in protocols such as ZigBee, Z-Wave, IEEE 802.15.4, WirelessHART and proprietary mesh network and in other wireless applications such as SmartGrid, building automation, industrial controls, network backhaul, smart vehicles, home appliances, home automation and entertai ... Read more »
Views: 97 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.24.2013

TOKYO - Thursday, March 21st 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has launched the latest addition to its TOSLINKTM fiber optic transmission device line-up: fiber optic transmission modules that can send and receive signals from DC to 500 kb/s with low consumption current up to a maximum distance of 10m when using APF (all plastic fiber).

A newly developed high-luminosity LED allows the new products to be driven at a lower current than the existing products. Also, while existing products consume the same current, regardless of whether the module is engaged in optical communication or not, the new products has a circuit configuration that drastically reduces current consumption at times of no communication and that is highly suited for use in energy-sensitive applications.

The new products will be available in two package types: samples of horizontal-type transmitting and receiving modules, TOTX1353(F) and TORX1353(F), will be available ... Read more »
Views: 103 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 03.24.2013