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SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, May 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Warren Buffett, legendary investor and philanthropist, will host his one-and-only charity power lunch to benefit one of the country’s most respected and beloved charities, San Francisco’s GLIDE, who is celebrating its 50th year of supporting the City’s neediest residents. Now in its 14th year, the annual eBay Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett opens June 2 at 7:30pm PDT and closes Friday, June 7 at 7:30pm PDT. Last year’s winning bid set a world-record at $3,456,789.

The bidding starts at $25,000 and all bidders will be pre-qualified prior to placing their bids. To pre-qualify, please visit: GlideLunchWithWarrenBuffett.com. The winning bidder may invite seven friends to join Buffett for lunch at Smith & Wollensky, "the quintessential New York steakhouse.” For information on the auction, visit GlideLunchWithWarrenBuffett.com or call 415.674.6001 or email Buffett@Glide.org. For more informa ... Read more »
Views: 79 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.23.2013

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands - Thursday, May 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Luxoft Holding, Inc, a subsidiary of IBS Group Holding Limited, has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its Class A ordinary shares. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. Luxoft has applied to have its Class A ordinary shares quoted on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "LXFT”.

UBS Limited, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, VTB Capital plc and Cowen and Company, LLC are the joint bookrunning managers for the proposed offering. A copy of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained when available from UBS Securities LLC, by telephone at 1-888-827-7275 or by mail at Attention: Prospectus Department, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171; from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) ... Read more »
Views: 70 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.23.2013

RT System 2 – A RealTIME and CableFREE seismic data acquisition system scalable to high channel count configurations

SUGAR LAND, Texas - Thursday, May 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wireless Seismic, Inc., the leading innovator of real-time and cable-free seismic data acquisition systems for the oil and gas industry, announced today the sale of its RT System 2 seismic data acquisition system to West Bay Geophysical, Inc., a subsidiary of West Bay Exploration. Headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, West Bay will use the RT System 2 for 2D and 3D vibroseis projects in Michigan starting in early July.

"A key factor in selecting the RT System 2 for our acquisition operations is its environmental friendliness, particularly in the sensitive terrains in which we work,” stated Jim Bowser, General Manager, West Bay Geophysical. "With the minimal amount of equipment and rapid deployment, we are able to substantially reduce the complexity of acquiring permittin ... Read more »
Views: 69 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.23.2013

Benefits of surgical incision management now available to more patients

SAN ANTONIO - Thursday, May 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kinetic Concepts, Inc. today launched a Prevena™ Peel & Place™ Dressing with a V.A.C.® Connector, which expands the availability of the Prevena™ Incision Management System. Now more patients will be able to benefit from surgical incision protection in facilities currently utilizing KCI V.A.C.® Therapy Systems. Surgeons will also have the flexibility to actively manage incisions with a variety of KCI therapy systems and dressing configurations to deliver the optimum patient outcome.

"We’ve been asking KCI for a connector that makes the Prevena™ Peel & Place™ Dressings compatible with its other V.A.C.® Therapy units and they have provided it,” said Professor Franco Bassetto, Full Professor of Plastic Surgery, University Hospital of Padova, Italy. "The Prevena™ System covers and protects the incision site an ... Read more »
Views: 84 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.23.2013 | Comments (0)

LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, May 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

CTIA Wireless - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will add a new module based on the Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. QSC 6270-Turbo chipset to its Cinterion® portfolio of cellular modules and devices. With support for Java™(1) and for the SensorLogic cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) platform, the new device enables Gemalto to launch the next generation of embedded solutions and services that simplify Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology deployment and speed up customized applications development. The Cinterion® M2M end-to-end solution portfolio provides secure wireless connectivity for a variety of applications including automotive telematics, tracking & tracing, alarm systems and mHealth.

The Cinterion® modules utilize the application processor power to host customers’ application software directly onboard the module, el ... Read more »
Views: 82 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.23.2013

ORLANDO, Fla - Wednesday, May 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that results from a prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled clinical trial show that endoscopic ablation therapy using the Barrx™ RF Ablation System is effective at eliminating Barrett’s esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition of the esophagus, and preventing disease progression.

The SURF Trial* (SUrveillance vs. RadioFrequency ablation) included 136 patients with Barrett’s esophagus containing confirmed low-grade dysplasia. Upon enrollment, patients were randomly assigned to receive either endoscopic ablation therapy and subsequent endoscopic observation (treatment group) or endoscopic observation alone (control group). Tissue samples (biopsies) were obtained at regular intervals after enrollment to assess for the presence of Barrett’s tissue, dysplasia and esophageal cancer.

The primary endpoint of t ... Read more »
Views: 73 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.23.2013

LONDON - Wednesday, May 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ernst & Young has announced the appointment of Alison Kay as the new Global Sector Leader for Power & Utilities, effective as of 1 July 2013. Alison will lead a global team of 3,600 professionals with extensive technical experience in providing assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services to the power and utilities sector.

Alison joined Ernst & Young in 2007 to lead the Advisory team for the utilities sector in the UK before becoming a member of the UK and Ireland Board in 2010. She has worked extensively with clients from across the sector globally, developing strong relationships with many of the most important leaders in the industry along the way.

A graduate from the University of Sheffield in the UK, Alison began her career with a successful four year period in industry, completing a MBA at the Manchester Business School in the process. She then spent several years at Accenture, ... Read more »
Views: 82 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.23.2013

LONDRES - Jeudi 23 Mai 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ernst & Young a annoncé la nomination d'Alison Kay au poste de nouvelle directrice mondiale Énergie et commodités, avec prise d'effet au 1er juillet 2013. Alison dirigera une équipe mondiale de 3 600 professionnels possédant une expérience technique approfondie en termes de fourniture de services d'assurance, fiscaux, de transaction et de conseil au secteur de l'énergie et des commodités.

Alison a rejoint Ernst & Young en 2007, où elle a dirigé l'équipe consultative du secteur des commodités au Royaume-Uni avant de devenir membre du Conseil d'administration de l'entreprise au Royaume-Uni et en Irlande en 2010. Elle a beaucoup travaillé avec des clients du secteur dans le monde entier, et a développé, ce faisant, d'étroites relations avec bon nombre des principaux chefs de file de l'industrie.

Dip ... Read more »
Views: 88 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.23.2013