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NEW YORK - Saturday, March 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Today, Sotheby’s shared its conclusion that Daniel S. Loeb would be an appropriate member of the Company’s Board of Directors. The Company also constructively acknowledged Mr. Loeb’s contributions to improving Sotheby’s condition over the past six months and the positive impact his insights have had on increasing value for shareholders.

Third Point shares Sotheby’s belief that having Mr. Loeb on its Board would benefit the Company and its owners. In addition to Mr. Loeb, we have also nominated two other Directors who are qualified experts in areas where the Board currently lacks much-needed depth.

Based on Third Point’s experience, a sole voice representing shareholder’s interests in the Boardroom will not be sufficient to bring about necessary change at Sotheby’s. For that reason, Third Point has consistently adhered to its request for numerous board seats. The Company was always well aware of Third ... Read more »
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New Made for iPhone® Hearing Aid Offers a Whole New Hearing Experience

CHICAGO - Saturday, March 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Beltone First™ hits the market today as a revolutionary hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® without the need for an additional pendant-like device. Wearers can also customize their hearing experience through the Beltone HearPlus app. Beltone First advances a number of Beltone® technologies which already lead the hearing care industry. Among them:

    Beltone First applies the latest and most advanced integrated sound processing technology, providing top-rated quality sound.
    Beltone First is a Made for iPhone hearing aid that offers direct streaming of sound from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, allowing wearers to utilize their hearing aids to talk on the phone and listen to music in high-quality stereo sound without ... Read more »
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For Wireless Access and IP Voice Interconnect

RICHARDSON, Texas - Saturday, March 1st 2014

Mavenir Systems (NYSE: MVNR), today announced that its Session Border Controller (SBC) was selected by T-Mobile Netherlands for IP Voice Interconnect.

Mavenir’s next generation SBC is specifically designed for wireless applications and provides the full suite of standards-defined wireless functions needed to launch next generation solutions and services, which T-Mobile plans to commercially launch starting in 2014.

"As operators launch 4G services, they will need an SBC that is designed to handle the unique challenges of wireless and mobility,” said Pardeep Kohli, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mavenir Systems. "Mavenir’s next generation SBC will support T-Mobile’s strategy with quick and easy deployment.”

"We continue to select Mavenir as a key vendor based on their ability to deliver and implement next generation sol ... Read more »
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Ground-breaking book calls for a new style of leadership and new form of organizational structure

ME NewsWire/ Business Wire

PHILADELPHIA. - Wednesday, February 26th 2014

A new book published this month reveals the six ‘megatrends’ that are fundamentally transforming the global business environment.

The book illustrates the dramatic impact these megatrends are having on companies and on their markets, cultures, systems, and processes. It sets out a compelling vision of how firms will need to be structured and led in the future.

Leadership 2030: The Six Megatrends You Need To Understand To Lead Your Company Into The Future is written by Hay Group consultants Georg Vielmetter and Yvonne Sell, and published by Amacon Books. It is the first business book to analyze the six megatrends – in isolation and in combination – and explore their implications for organizations and leaders.

The megatrends

Based on unique foresight analysis, Leadershi ... Read more »
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COLOMBES, France. - Wednesday, February 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE) Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space and Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, today announced that they will jointly showcase a couponing value added service on an NFC SIM card.

In line with the mobile NFC Value Added Services proposal for point of sale (POS) terminals from the GSMA, this collaboration between both companies will enable retailers to securely dematerialize coupons and loyalty on an NFC Secure Element and provide end-users with a smooth experience: no more loyalty plastic cards and paper coupons. Coupons are key in the retail value proposition: In 2011, 3.5 billion coupons have been redeemed is the US only.

At the core of the collaboration, different products and solutions of OT enable this solution: the dragonFly NFC SIM card wh ... Read more »
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