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eBay and Argos trial national service offering Click & Collect opportunity to eBay merchants

LONDON - Tuesday, September 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) eBay, one of the world’s largest online marketplaces and Argos, the UK’s leading general merchandise retailer, have joined forces to offer a Click & Collect service, enabling shoppers to purchase products from selected eBay merchants and pick them up at Argos stores throughout the UK.

eBay’s marketplace and Argos’ store network make a powerful and unique combination - a first for the UK. At least 50 eBay merchants will participate in this trial, enabling a wide range of merchandise to be readily available for collection by customers from around 150 Argos stores in primary locations nationally.

As shoppers continue to use digital channels and demand a variety of convenient fulfilment methods for their orders, Click & Collect is expected to grow significantly in the UK. According to the Ec ... Read more »
Views: 64 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.25.2013 | Comments (0)

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Software Industry Veteran and Former CFO of Sybase and Portal Software Appointed Independent Director and Chairman of Audit Committee for Leading Enterprise Software Support Company

SAN FRANCISCO - Tuesday, September 24th 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 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, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced that Jack L. Acosta has been appointed to its Board of Directors as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Acosta, 65, is a veteran of the enterprise software industry with decades of board and operating experience. He currently serves on several technology company boards, with his most recent operational ro ... Read more »
Views: 81 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.25.2013

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AMSTERDAM - Tuesday, September 24th 2013

Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it is working with Oracle and V2COM, a leading developer of Smart Grid systems, in delivering a flexible smart energy solution. This advanced Smart Grid Platform leveraging Gemalto’s Cinterion modules with Oracle Java ME Embedded and Oracle Java SE Embedded, will help to modernize electrical power delivery throughout Latin America. The unique combination of data security and modular, Java-based solutions will help enable leading-edge smart metering, along with "big data” integration and power network automation, to improve overall energy efficiency, as well as quality of service for utility companies.

V2COM’s innovative solution uses Gemalto’s Cinterion modules with Oracle Java ME Embedded to securely and reliably communicate energy usage data over wireless networks. These modules sea ... Read more »
Views: 116 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.25.2013

PARIS - Tuesday, September 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Paris, June 23-24, 2014

WIN2014

(BUSINESS WIRE) WIN Consortium (www.winconsortium.org) announces today the scientific program of the upcoming WIN 2014 Symposium in Paris, June 23-24. The world’s leaders in tumor biology and precision cancer medicine will present keynote lectures in an exceptional event entirely dedicated to combination therapies for cancer under the title:

WINning combinations for precision cancer medicine: Breakthrough molecular investigations and combined therapeutic approaches

"This original theme is, for the first time, the subject of an international symposium," said Dr. Vladimir Lazar, Chief Operating Officer of the WIN Consortium.

"Most patients’ tumors are driven by multiple molecular aberrations that cannot be controlled by a single targeted agent. The challenge is to identify and test smart combinations of targeted agents capable of blocking pathways most effectively, ... Read more »
Views: 92 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.25.2013