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MCLEAN, Va - Saturday, May 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has today launched Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, its largest ever global career event showcasing to young people the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide properties and corporate offices around the globe will host more than 600 events in 54 countries and territories to inform those looking for employment, including young people, about the vast array of exciting opportunities available to all in the hospitality industry.

Young people – the biggest demographic in the world – are facing serious challenges building and growing careers. In 2013, an estimated 74 million young people were unemployed. Career preparation is crucial for these young people and their contribution to our global economy. The travel and tourism industry is the world’s single largest employer, supporting ... Read more »

Views: 108 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.05.2014

Net Revenues of $18.5 Million, Up 40.6% Year over Year - Deferred Revenues of $60.7 Million, Up 40.0% Year over Year


LAS VEGAS - Saturday, May 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for 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, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014.

Rimini Street's first quarter results included record highs in net revenues, deferred revenues, active clients and number of clients electing multi-year, non-cancelable service periods.

    Net revenues for the first quarter of 2014 increased 40.6% year over year to $18.5 million
    Deferred revenues as of March 31, 2014, inc ... Read more »

Views: 85 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.05.2014

Platform designed for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Environments

RICHARDSON, Texas. - Sunday, May 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Mavenir Systems®, a leading provider of software-based mobile communications solutions, today announced that its virtualized Rich Communication Services (RCS) platform designed for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) environments received the award for Best RCS Package at the Informa IMS Industry Awards, which took place at the IMS World Forum 2014 in Barcelona.

Mavenir’s virtualized RCS solution conforms to GSMA Blackbird v3 and provides a complete suite of services and capabilities including:

    Real-time interactive instant and multimedia 1:1 and group messaging
    Real-time voice and video calling and conferencing
    Rich contextual communications and content delivery
    Personalized social presence, location s ... Read more »

Views: 51 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.05.2014 | Comments (0)

TOKYO. - Sunday, May 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    First grant of a marketing authorization of Otsuka’s novel drug for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).
    Deltyba is a new treatment option for MDR-TB. Globally, only half of MDR-TB cases experience successful outcomes, which leads to 170,000 deaths annually, according to WHO.1
    TB was one of the first research areas pursued by Otsuka’s research institute when it was established in 1971 by then-president Akihiko Otsuka. Otsuka is currently the largest funder of TB drug development worldwide.2

(BUSINESS WIRE) Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) today announced that the European Commission has granted a marketing authorization for Deltyba™ (delamanid) for use as part of an appropriate combination regimen for pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in adult patients when an effective treatment regimen cannot otherwise be ... Read more »

Views: 73 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.05.2014

ME Newswire / Businesswire

Updated User’s Guide includes 11 new chapters, contributions from 240 individuals

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Sunday, May 4th 2014

Quintiles today announced that the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published the third edition of “Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide.” Quintiles’ Real-World & Late Phase Research division, a leading provider of patient registries, studies and technologies for evaluating patient outcomes, has led this effort to create the patient registries reference since 2005. This publication provides a comprehensive guide to the design, operation, analysis and evaluation of patient registries.

“The handbook is a widely used reference in the United States, Europe and Asia, and previous editions have been cited extensively in the peer-reviewed literature as the standard for designing, conducting and evaluating patient ... Read more »

Views: 90 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.05.2014

AMSTERDAM & MCLEAN, Va. - Saturday, May 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide’s Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the opening of Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam. Located on the UNESCO area of Herengracht, this new luxury canalside property is comprised of six historic 17th and 18th century town houses. Once home to some of the wealthiest and most influential residents of the city, the patrician houses have been lovingly restored to create an elegant 93-room hotel steeped in history.

Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam looks out over the city’s grandest canal, the Herengracht, which was built during the Golden Age, giving global luxury travelers direct access to explore the city by boat, bicycle or foot.

John Vanderslice, global head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, said, “Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam perfectly represents our ambition to create unforgettable experiences and inspirational environments in ... Read more »

Views: 69 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.05.2014

Centennial Cup America Will Be Most Important Sporting Event in U.S. in Decades

ME NewsWire/ Business Wire

MIAMI. - Saturday, May 3rd 2014

The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) revealed in a joint press conference today in Miami that the Centennial Edition of the Copa America will be played in the United States in 2016.

The Centennial Cup America will mark the first time the historic South American championship has been played outside of that region, and represents the most important sporting event to come to North American shores in decades – rivaling the 1994 FIFA World Cup and the 1996 Olympic Games in grandeur and relevance to the world of sport.

“I congratulate CONMEBOL for inspiring players and fans throughout a century of fantastic football, and thank them for extending the legacy of this hugely successful event to C ... Read more »

Views: 96 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.05.2014