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NAGOYA, Japan. - Tuesday, April 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Menicon Co., Ltd., Japan’s leading contact lens manufacturer, recently donated 3 million yen plus staff volunteer time to the revitalization of three soccer pitches in the Tohoku region, as part of an ongoing effort to assist communities stricken by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters of March 11, 2011.

The latest donation involved the construction of new fan bleachers and restoration of grass playing surfaces at football fields in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, selected with help from the Japan Football Association. In addition to funding the initiative, Menicon staff traveled north from the company’s base in Nagoya to pitch in with the installation of sod and seats.

“This revitalization of our soccer ground is an important symbol of our town’s recovery from the disaster,” said Hidekiyo Tachiya, mayor of Soma City, one of the recipient com ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, April 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Steven Ross, Interim Chairman of the Board of Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited, today announced that Mark Elliott has been named Chairman of the Board of Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited, effective May 1, 2014. Elliott will report to the board of directors of KPP Trustees Limited, the trustee for the Kodak Pension Plan (KPP) of the United Kingdom and Kodak Alaris’ sole shareholder. Elliott will be responsible for working with the management team to set and implement the strategy and direction of Kodak Alaris, liaising with the KPP and other third parties, and for the overall governance of the Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited board.

“The KPP and I are extremely pleased that Mark will join us as Chairman of the Board and provide senior leadership for Kodak Alaris going forward,” said Ross. “His solid experience in management, sales, software and services together with his diverse corporat ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, April 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    New indications for Pradaxa® offer U.S. DVT and PE patients a simple treatment option that is as effective as warfarin with significantly less bleedings1,2,3
    Almost one in three DVT or PE patients die within three months; DVT-related PE is the leading cause of preventable death in hospital4,5
    FDA approval broadens use of Pradaxa® in the U.S.; Pradaxa® is already approved for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation6

(BUSINESS WIRE) For media outside of the U.S., the UK & Canada only

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) for the treatment of DVT and PE in patients who have been treated with a parenteral (injectable) anticoagulant for five to 10 days, and to reduce the risk of recurrent DVT and PE in patients w ... Read more »

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Multiplatform media and entertainment organization relies on LiveStream Perform powered by Octoshape for its secure, end-to-end, global distribution of OTT linear channels

BONN, Germany - Tuesday, April 8th 2014

Business Development and Innovation (BDI), an integral part of Deutsche Telekom’s International Wholesale Business Unit, announced today that Abu Dhabi Media, one of the fastest-growing, multi-platform media and entertainment organizations in the Middle East, is a new customer for BDI’s LiveStream Perform, powered by Octoshape. Abu Dhabi Media selected DT BDI’s cloud-based video streaming solution for the live streaming and delivery of six TV channels to connect multiple devices for its global customer base.

Enabled for worldwide online playback from, the sports, news, and drama based content will now be available on multiple screens: PC, mobile devices, and Abu Dhabi Media applications. ... Read more »

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CARY, N.C. - Tuesday, April 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Project Data Sphere, LLC (PDS), an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium (LSC), announced today the launch of a new data sharing platform (, with the goal of advancing research to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families around the world. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer was established in 2001 with the mandate to bring bold and imaginative solutions to cancer care.

“Globally, more than 8.2 million lives are lost to cancer every year. Making a difference demands a paradigm shift. The Project Data Sphere initiative, with its broad access approach, will help define an additional path to accelerate cancer research,” said Christopher A. Viehbacher, Chair of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer and Sanofi Chief Executive Officer.

This platform has been specifically designed to provide one place ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, April 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics, a leader in risk measurement and management, today announced the enhancement of Moody’s CreditView with the addition of Bank Financials and Analytics. This platform helps Moody’s global research customers to compare banks, on a like-for-like basis, across regions and accounting regimes.

“The range of national and regional differences in banks makes direct comparisons of relative performance a challenge. By applying our comprehensive analysis to reported financial data, Moody’s Analytics Bank Financials and Analytics helps our customers compare bank performance globally,” says Andrea Blackman, Managing Director for Moody’s Analytics.

Bank Financials and Analytics includes coverage of more than 2,000 rated banks and analyst-adjusted financials, together with an easy-to-use interface. This additional content, integrated with ratings, re ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, April 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Milano Salone

(BUSINESS WIRE) Panasonic Corporation today announced the opening of its “SLIDING NATURE” concept installation at this year’s Milano Salone Del Mobile, one of the largest and most influential design exhibitions in the world, held in Milan. The installation this year was designed by noted architects, TORAFU ARCHITECTS. Images and videos from the event will be available on the company’s Milano Salone del Mobile 2014 site.

The main presentation, exhibited in the courtyard of the University of Milan, is a house shaped structure made with sliding doors. These sliding doors on all four sides move in response to music. Sometimes they move regularly and other times, randomly. The lighting in the installation, made up of a projector which lights up the ceiling of the home, 120 synchronized color controllable LED architectural lights in the ground and first floor corridors, and 1 ... Read more »

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