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COLOMBES, France - Tuesday, February 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announced the release of the fastest MasterCard dual interface payment card on the market. Chrysalis Fly v3.0 reaches unprecedented contactless performances.

In the urban transport, contactless technology has always been challenged for its speed performances and its level of security. Indeed, the most difficult challenge of the Open Payment is the transaction speed during validation at the gate. It must be very fast to ensure maximum fluidity of commuter’s traffic and fulfil stringent authorization to access the network. Thanks to this new EMV dual interface card, the users of public transport network will experience the fastest way to travel in urban areas.

Oberthur Technologies’ Chrysalis Fly v3.0 is the first card significantly converging between payment and public transport ecosystems. OT ... Read more »
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Company serves as seed investor to Empower; fund will deploy 200 MW of alternative energy projects worldwide

ME Newswire / Business Wire

LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, February 4th 2014

Upsolar, a leading provider of solar PV modules, today announced its participation in Empower, an international SICAV SIF fund created to promote the deployment of renewable energy technologies. As the seed investor, Upsolar will provide an initial contribution of USD 20M, in addition to technical and market expertise.

Managed by Luxembourg-based Archeide Lux, Empower connects global investors and developers to streamline investments in renewable energy. The fund will promote the development of low-carbon electricity—including solar, wind, hydroelectric, biomass and energy efficiency projects—across Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East.

"Upsolar’s participation in Empower is an important stepping stone toward the development of a comprehensive international renewable ... Read more »
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Creates One of World’s Largest Exchange Operators – Integration Website Launches at

KANSAS CITY, Mo. & JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Monday, February 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS) and Direct Edge Holdings LLC (Direct Edge) today announced the completion of their merger on January 31, 2014, creating one of the world’s largest stock exchange operators.

In January, combined US market share of the BATS and Direct Edge exchanges reached 20.54% compared to US exchanges operated by NYSE Euronext (20.58%) and Nasdaq OMX (20.02%). In Europe, BATS again finished January as the largest stock exchange with market share of 22.11%.

The combined company, which will operate under the BATS Global Markets brand, is the #1 US exchange operator by market share for all exchange-traded funds as well as the top exchange for retail-driven liquidity, according to most recent data. Joe Ratterman serves as CEO with William ... Read more »
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Cegedim Delivers an Integrated Cloud Solution with its Leading Healthcare Professional and Organization Database, Leveraging Concur’s Market-Leading Cloud-Based Travel and Expense Platform.

PARIS - Monday, February 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cegedim Relationship Management, the worldwide market leader in healthcare compliance solutions, today announced the release of a new integration in partnership with Concur. The innovative solution will help ensure any expense tied to a Healthcare Professional (HCP) or Healthcare Organization (HCO) is accurately assigned upfront in Concur using a Cegedim OneKey global ID. Data is then seamlessly integrated into Cegedim’s AggregateSpend360 - the industry’s leading aggregate spend transparency and disclosure reporting solution. Concur is the leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions that are trusted by more than 20 million users worldwide.

Cloud-Based Integration Brings Enhanced Complia ... Read more »
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- Biogen Idec to Begin Launching TECFIDERA in Initial EU Countries in the Coming Weeks -

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Monday, February 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TECFIDERA® (dimethyl fumarate) has been approved by the European Commission (EC) as a first-line oral treatment for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), the most common form of multiple sclerosis (MS). Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) will begin to introduce TECFIDERA in initial European Union (EU) countries in the coming weeks.

TECFIDERA was first approved in the United States in March 2013 and became the country’s number one prescribed oral therapy for relapsing forms of MS after six months.1TECFIDERA was also approved in Canada and in Australia in 2013.

"TECFIDERA exemplifies our commitment to deliver innovative therapies that help people living with serious diseases,” said George A. Scangos, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Biogen Idec. "We already have seen TECFIDERA’s ... Read more »
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NEW YORK, LONDON & SITTARD, The Netherlands - Monday, February 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Deal Augments Company’s Global Offerings with Addition of Bannerconnect’s Industry-Leading Bright™ Optimization Platform and Experienced Management Team

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xaxis, the world's largest programmatic media and technology platform, announced today it has agreed to acquire media trading firm Bannerconnect. Headquartered in Sittard, the Netherlands, Bannerconnect is one of Europe’s top programmatic advertising specialists with a decade-long track record developing proprietary ad technology solutions to power automated campaigns for the world’s most sophisticated marketers. The acquisition will enable Xaxis to fully integrate Bannerconnect’s proprietary technology into the Xaxis audience platform, enhancing the company’s ability to deliver industry-leading results to its 2,700 clients around the world. Bannerconnect will continue under the leadership of current CEO Sebastiaan ... Read more »
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