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New Guide Helps Enterprises Perform Business-relevant Assessments

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill - Thursday, May 30th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Establishing confidence in IT processes and controls is important, but audit and assurance processes often represent a pain point for business partners. Their perception is that assurance processes consume resources, slow activities and can lead to additional work—all to achieve goals they may not understand. ISACA’s new COBIT 5 for Assurance bridges the gap by translating assurance activities into a common language that is meaningful to business and technology partners and ties assessment goals directly to business goals. Building on the globally recognized COBIT 5 framework, COBIT 5 for Assurance provides practical guidance for unifying business, IT and assurance professionals around a shared approach when planning and performing assurance reviews.

COBIT 5 for Assurance helps enterprises enable efficient and effective I ... Read more »
Views: 155 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.01.2013

CHICAGO - Friday, May 31st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Results from the first, large multi-center study evaluating Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) with SIR-Spheres® microspheres in patients ages 70 years and older were released today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. According to investigators, the use of SIR-Spheres microspheres in elderly patients with unresectable colorectal liver metastases (mCRC) appears to be as effective and well-tolerated as in younger patients.1 The findings were released by lead investigator of the MORE study, Andrew S. Kennedy, M.D., F.A.C.R.O., Director, Radiation Oncology Research at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, Tenn.

"Many standard chemotherapy regimens are either not offered to elderly patients or are given at lower, potentially less effective levels due to the perception or existence of data indicating that elderly patients cannot tolerate these drugs,” noted Dr. ... Read more »
Views: 85 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.01.2013

• Production achieved at second ethylene steam cracker • Production of other products increasing


SINGAPORE - Thursday, May 30th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExxonMobil’s Singapore Chemical Plant is now producing ethylene from the facility’s second world-scale steam cracker.

The expansion is integrated with the existing petrochemical plant. Over the next few weeks, the petrochemical complex, powered by a 375-megawatt cogeneration plant, will increase production at its three polyethylene plants, two polypropylene plants, a specialty metallocene elastomers unit and the expanded oxo-alcohol and aromatics units.

"This expansion gives ExxonMobil unparalleled feedstock flexibility in the industry and positions the Singapore petrochemical complex well to serve growth markets from China to the Indian sub-continent and beyond," said Matthew Aguiar, chairman and managing director, ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. "We are committed to meeting the regional d ... Read more »
Views: 138 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.01.2013

Achieves high reception performance and low power consumption

TOKYO - Saturday, June 1st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has launched a demodulator IC for digital terrestrial broadcasts (GB20600-2006: DTMB) and digital cable broadcasts (GY/T 170-2001: DVB-C) in the Chinese market. Samples are available now with mass production scheduled to start this summer.

The new demodulator IC, TC90518FTG, uses Toshiba's original multipath1 cancelling technology and achieves industry-leading-class2 reception performance under long-delay multipath conditions of +/-300usec. This makes it possible to realize stable reception in environments that may cause a long-delay multipath, such as in single frequency networks (SFN)3. The new product also achieves industry-leading2 low power consumption, 98mW (typ.), which can contribute to lower power consumption by the broadcasting equipment.
 

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Views: 106 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.01.2013