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SANTA ANA, Calif. - Tuesday, April 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Irvine Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of its BalanCD™ MDCK cell culture medium, a next generation cell culture product responding to today’s requirements for media used in cell-based vaccine manufacturing. This new flagship product expands Irvine Scientific’s current BalanCD product portfolio of animal component-free and chemically-defined media with the addition of a new purpose-built product.

“We worked closely with the researchers in the field and applied Rational Culture Media Design® to develop the first-to-market animal component-free, chemically-defined MDCK medium for cell-based vaccine development and production,” says Dr. Jessie Ni, Chief Scientific Officer at Irvine Scientific. “The medium was developed to support maximal MDCK cell growth and virus production. Superior performance has been demonstrated during evaluations for in ... Read more »

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands - Tuesday, April 15th 2014

Investors Trust Assurance SPC (“ITA”) is proud to announce the addition of a portfolio bond product to its platform. The product, Access Portfolio, is available in US Dollar, Euros and Pound Sterling. With three different charge-structures to choose from, Access Portfolio 5000 Series, Access Portfolio 8000 Series and Access Portfolio Plus, this product can be adapted to suit the personal requirements and goals of each particular investor. This structure provides investors with the availability of an open architecture platform and a tax-efficient environment, along with the capability to manage and control a variety of assets wrapped in one holding vehicle, while utilizing a superior secure account access website.

“We believe that the addition of Access Portfolio supports the innovative mission of the company by providing a variety of opportunities for investor ... Read more »

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ENG partners with Julius Baer Dubai Beach Polo Cup 2014 and Fashion Forward Season 3

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Emirates Neon Group (ENG), one of the oldest visual communications companies in the Gulf, is kick-starting the second quarter of events season in 2014 with strategic partnerships with prominent Sports and Fashion events across the GCC.

Stealing a march over the competition in the field of sports, ENG is marking their association with polo, the ‘King of sports.’ The one-stop complete solution provider of Out-of-home (OOH) advertising are the platinum sponsors for the upcoming famed Julius Baer Dubai Beach Polo Cup 2014 at Skydive Dubai to be staged on 11th and 12th April, 2014. This landmark sporting event aims to bring prestige to the UAE by serving as a fantastic exercise for the nation.

Being played under floodlights, under cooler evening conditions, the tournament is increasingly gettin ... Read more »

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Discerning luxury travellers can now experience unforgettable moments just steps from the Holy City with the opening of Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem

JERUSALEM & MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, April 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Hilton Worldwide’s Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem, marking the brand's continuing expansion in iconic landmark destinations across the world. Set within a uniquely preserved ottoman façade, a meticulous restoration and ambitious construction have created an exceptional new luxury hotel which sits majestically at a crossroads between the charms of the walled Old City and the modern bustle of Jerusalem.

John T.A. Vanderslice, global head, luxury brands, Hilton Worldwide, said, “An immensely fitting homage to this world-class heritage destination, the opening of Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is a prestigious moment in the celebrated history of Waldorf Astoria. I ... Read more »

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Combined Company Sets a New Benchmark for Talent Assessment

ME NewsWire/ Business Wire

LONDON. - Tuesday, April 15th 2014

Hay Group, the global management consultancy, today announced that it has acquired leading online psychometric assessments, training and consultancy services provider, Talent Q. The acquisition adds to the already strong assessment services Hay Group offers clients as part of its broader people-related advisory services. It enables the firm to provide objective and actionable insights about applicants and employees at all levels in an organization.

Founded by leading occupational psychologist Roger Holdsworth in 2006, Talent Q is a pioneer of online psychometric assessments and one of the most innovative players in the market, serving all sizes of organizations, across many different industry segments. As a result of the acquisition, clients in over 125 countries will benefit from Hay Group and Talent Q's combined expertise.

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NEWARK, N.J. - Tuesday, April 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Heroes Project and Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) have partnered to support USMC Staff Sergeant Charlie Linville (retired), a veteran who is disabled, as he climbs to the peak of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest mountain. His journey begins this week.

The trek – “Operation Everest: 2014” – is the latest undertaking from The Heroes Project, a nonprofit organization that takes military service members, who have been severely wounded or suffer disabilities, on transformational climbs to the world’s seven highest summits. As a “Summit Sponsor,” Prudential has donated $100,000 for the cost of Linville’s training and equipment.

On January 20, 2011, while conducting an IED sweep in Afghanistan, Linville was hit by an explosive device. He suffered head trauma and devastating injuries to his right foot and hand. In 2013, despite mult ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Monday, April 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corporation, a provider of Single Mask Adaptable ASIC™ devices today announced that NEC Corporation, a provider of leading solutions in the microwave backhaul market, is using eASIC’s Nextreme-2 product to optimize the performance and power of key functionality in their iPasolink backhaul products.

The rapidly growing microwave backhaul market is becoming more power sensitive while at the same time requiring significant increases in performance. NEC are using the fast turnaround time and low power benefits of eASIC Nextreme-2 Single Mask Adaptable ASIC devices to quickly enable differentiating advantages compared to other providers using FPGAs, as their products ramp to high volume with the global roll out of LTE.

“Our customers, the global oper ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Tuesday, April 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The tribunal assigned to hear Philip Morris Asia’s (PMA) challenge to Australia’s plain packaging law today decided to divide the proceedings in the case into two phases – one to decide certain questions related to jurisdiction and a second to hear the arguments at the core of the case. Commenting on the decision, Philip Morris International’s Vice President, Communications Julie Soderlund said:
“Australia’s plain packaging law entails the destruction of brands. It is evident that brands are core to consumers' understanding of the intrinsic characteristics of a product and of their ability to differentiate. Brands drive the creativity and innovation that propel economies. Building a brand is a long-term, significant investment that international law protects from arbitrary government action of exactly the sort at the heart of our claim.
“To ... Read more »

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