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PARIS - Thursday, July 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

WIN Symposium

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 400 delegates from around the globe attended the fifth WIN Symposium, held in Paris, July 10-12. This year’s overarching theme was "Personalized Cancer Therapy: From Innovation to Implementation”. Thirty experts from academia, pharma, diagnostics, bio-informatics companies, and regulatory agencies presented and discussed their views on how new genomic and proteomic technologies and new targeted therapies affect the way individual cancer patients are treated, as well as the hurdles for implementation of personalized cancer therapy in innovative clinical trials and daily practice.

Individual patients’ tumors are usually driven by a combination of aberrant genes and their gene products, often encompassing mutated or re-arranged genes. The combinations of oncogenic drivers frequently differ between patients having tumors of the same histology and even within the same patient at different tim ... Read more »
Views: 65 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.25.2013

PARIS - Thursday, July 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported second-quarter 2013 revenue of $11.18 billion versus $10.57 billion in the first quarter of 2013, and $10.34 billion in the second quarter of 2012.

Income from continuing operations attributable to Schlumberger, excluding charges and credits, was $1.54 billion—an increase of 19% sequentially and an increase of 14% year-on-year. Diluted earnings-per-share from continuing operations, excluding charges and credits, was $1.15 versus $0.97 in the previous quarter, and $1.01 in the second quarter of 2012.

Schlumberger completed the wind down of service operations in Iran during the second quarter of 2013. Accordingly, the historical results of this business have been reclassified to discontinued operations and all prior periods have been restated.

Schlumberger recorded $0.51 per share of net credits in the second quarter of 2013 versus charges of $0.07 per ... Read more »
Views: 123 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.25.2013

Investment to Support Rapid Growth & Global Expansion of its Groundbreaking Technology Platform

BOSTON - Thursday, July 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Mediaspectrum, Inc.®, a global provider of SaaS technology for advertising, content management and publishing across multiple channels, today announced the closing of a $35.8 million minority equity investment from Insight Venture Partners.

Mediaspectrum will use the proceeds to support its continued rapid growth, which is being driven by strong global demand for its solutions from some of the world’s leading media companies. As part of the transaction, Peter Sobiloff, Managing Director and Cian Cotter, Principal at Insight Venture Partners, will join Mediaspectrum’s Board of Directors.

"We are riding a wave of tremendous success, empowering an impressive and growing clientele to reinvent their media publishing businesses on our platform,” said Scott Killoh, CEO at Mediaspectrum. "The capital ... Read more »
Views: 115 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.25.2013

3D White Embarks on First-Ever Celebrity Global Partnership

CINCINNATI - Wednesday, July 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Today, 3D White announces its first ever global partnership with multi-platinum artist and two time GRAMMY award-winning star, Shakira. The brand, known for creating whiter, brighter smiles around the world, identified Shakira as someone who truly celebrates a woman’s everyday multi-dimensional brilliance; reflected through the dazzle of her smile.

"We are excited to announce Shakira as the exclusive global spokesperson for our 3D White property, around the world," said Stephen Squire, Global Marketing Director, P&G Oral Care. "As an award-winning recording artist, star of NBC’s The Voice, philanthropist, beauty icon and mother, Shakira embodies the true spirit of the multi-dimensional woman, and always does it all with a brilliant smile on her face. We are thrilled to have a beautiful, strong woman of Shakira’s caliber to represent ... Read more »
Views: 74 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.25.2013

Former Microsoft heavy hitter joins the fast-growing payments technology company on the cusp of shifting market trends


RADNOR, Pa. - Thursday, July 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FreedomPay®, the world’s most innovative commerce platform, announced today that it has appointed Rodney Bowen-Wright as Chief Business Development Officer. Reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer, Tom Durovsik, Bowen-Wright will focus on customer and market development, in addition to spearheading the strategic relationship with Microsoft and its operating divisions.

"Our appointment of Rodney further deepens our commitment to the Microsoft infrastructure on which our platform is built. His experience and successful track record of working with start ups and new technologies and integrating them into the rhythms of business at Microsoft are undeniable,” said Tom Durovsik, CEO at FreedomPay. "FreedomPay has seen tremendous opportunity in the Microsoft market in th ... Read more »
Views: 113 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.25.2013

Patent-Pending Automated Web Platform Provides Radiology Second Opinion Reports and Virtual Medical Second Opinion Consultations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla - Wednesday, July 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) USARAD.com, a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider recently launched SecondOpinions.com to benefit consumers, medical facilities as well as healthcare providers around the world.

Click this link to view our television interview that recently aired on WPLG-TV, ABC in Miami, Florida. https://secondopinions.com/mediaroom/television-interviews.html

It is estimated that 40,000 - 80,000 Americans die from incorrect diagnoses alone each year. Many other countries including UK, Canada, India and Saudi Arabia have also reported similar alarming statistics in recent years. In Australia, for example, statistics show that as many as 18,000 people die every year as a result of medical error, while 50,000 people suf ... Read more »
Views: 74 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.25.2013

NEW YORK - Wednesday, July 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) today issued the following statement in response to the European Commission’s draft proposals to regulate card-based payment transactions in the European Union (EU):

"Today’s proposals are the start of a lengthy process and American Express will be actively engaged with policymakers to help ensure that European Union policies:

    Encourage more vigorous competition;
    Serve the interests of consumers and merchants;
    Encourage innovation and investment in European payment services;
    Prevent further entrenchment of the two dominant, inter-bank networks.

"Elements of the proposals issued today broadly affirm that:

    Our merchant discount rate would not be regulated;
    Transactions in our proprietary business would not be directly covered ... Read more »
Views: 57 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.25.2013