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MILWAUKEE - Wednesday, September 4th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), a South Korean shipbuilder established in 1973 in South Korea, has awarded a $6.7 million+ order to Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK). Rockwell Automation will deliver fully integrated safety solutions for Transocean, a leading international provider of offshore contract drilling services for energy companies, and an important DSME customer. Rockwell Automation will employ its large-project delivery management expertise to provide its PlantPAx™ Integrated Control Power and Safety Solution with the AADvance™ process safety system.

The contract covers deliveries to four new Transocean drill ships, with options for six more ships. It follows a $6 million+ order from DSME to Rockwell Automation for four new offshore drill ships in 2011.

According to DSME, Rockwell Automation offers a complete portfolio of offshore solutions, and a proven, robust ... Read more »
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PARIS - Tuesday, September 3rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The WIN Consortium ( in personalized cancer medicine today announced it has received an European Union Framework Program 7 (EU FP7) grant of 3 million Euros to conduct WINTHER (WINTherapeutics), WIN’s first personalized medicine clinical trial. Based on a systems biology concept, WINTHER is the first clinical trial offering a choice of therapy guided by each patient’s biology for all the patients in the study.

"The EU Health Directorate awarded the grant for WINTHER for its scientific merit and trial design” said Dr. Vladimir Lazar, Founder and Chief Operating Officer of WIN Consortium. Significant additional funding for WINTHER has been committed by Pfizer Novartis, and Millennium.

WINTHER represents a breakthrough concept compared to current oncology practice, which at best offers personalized, biology-guided therapy to the 30-40% of patients who harbor known tumor DNA aberr ... Read more »
Views: 236 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.04.2013

NEW YORK - Tuesday, September 3rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) announced today the appointment of Pamela Gill Alabaster to lead the Company’s global Corporate Responsibility function. In this role, Ms. Alabaster will be responsible for the continued development and implementation of The Estée Lauder Companies’ global Corporate Responsibility strategy in alignment with the Company’s long-term business objectives. Ms. Alabaster will report to Mr. Gregory Polcer, Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Mr. Peter Jueptner, Senior Vice President, Strategy and New Business Development, co-chairs of the Company’s Corporate Responsibility efforts, under the leadership of Executive Chairman, William P. Lauder.

"Corporate Responsibility has been an important part of our Company’s success since its founding. As we continue to grow and prosper globally, it is critical that we continue to understand and serve t ... Read more »
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SlimPort Ultra-HD Solution enables Smartphones and Tablets to Share Theater-Quality Content with TVs, Monitors and Projectors

SANTA CLARA, Calif - Tuesday, September 3rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Uplinq 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today launched the industry’s first SlimPort® ultra high-definition (Ultra-HD) transmitter solutions, which enable smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices to connect with TVs, projectors and computer monitors to display movies, presentations and other content in up to 4K resolution.

The company is demonstrating its new ANX781X family of SlimPort Ultra-HD transmitters during Qualcomm Inc.’s Uplinq 2013 mobile developers conference, Sept. 3-5, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel.

"We are delighted to work with Qualcomm to be the first to enable Ultra-HD capability for tablets and smartphones,” said Andre Bouwer, vice president of marketing for Analogix. "Our new ANX781X family raises the capabili ... Read more »
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Company Able to Reallocate Portion of Total Global IT Budget with Stroke of a Pen

LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, September 3rd 2013

Rimini Street, Inc., the leading third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including SAP AG’s (NYSE: SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database and Hyperion software, today announced that it has been select by The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL) to support the company’s Oracle E-Business Suite 11.5.10. Choosing Rimini Street Support will enable Valspar to help generate significant savings from its annual support costs and reallocate a portion of its total global IT budget to focus on strategic growth initiatives. Like Valspar, many companies with operations around the world have turned to Rimini Street to gain control over their ERP software roadmap and significantly reduce total su ... Read more »
Views: 231 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.04.2013

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Industry-Defining 3D Creative Toolset for Motion Graphics, Animation, Visual Effects and Visualization Workflows Highlighted at IBC2013

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany - Tuesday, September 3rd 2013

MAXON today announced immediate availability of CINEMA 4D Release 15 (R15), a milestone release of its flagship 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application. Marked by new features and powerful 3D workflow enhancements to modeling, text creation, digital sculpting, advanced rendering optimization -- including all-new network rendering capabilities -- Release 15 expresses the company’s commitment to deliver its customer community with continued innovation and the most advanced 3D creative solutions in the industry.

Ideally suited to broadcast motion graphics and visual effects artists, game developers, architects and designers seeking exceptional stability and performance, CINEMA 4D Release 15 offe ... Read more »
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STAMFORD, Conn. - Tuesday, September 3rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Pitney Bowes Portrait Solutions to Help Skandia Integrate, Automate, Analyze and Personalize the Company’s Multichannel Engagement with its Customers

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) today announced that Skandia, one of the largest independent, customer-owned banking and insurance groups in the Nordic region, has selected the Pitney Bowes Portrait solutions to help power the company’s multichannel campaign strategy. Skandia will utilize the Pitney Bowes Portrait solutions that provide greater automation and personalization of the Company’s customer communications, as well as provide customer data that is more easily analyzed, allowing marketing and sales teams to uncover new business opportunities faster and more efficiently.

Skandia selected Pitney Bowes Portrait solutions following a rigorous review with five other customer vendors primarily for its ability to integrate campaign management, inbo ... Read more »
Views: 280 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.04.2013 | Comments (0)