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Global network facilitates business success in 104 countries

MAPUTO, Mozambique - Thursday, July 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regus, the global workspace provider, has opened its first business centre in Mozambique, at Edificio Millennium Park in Maputo. The launch will help companies of all sizes to operate in one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies.

Regus now supports businesses in 19 countries in Africa, following the opening in “high-opportunity”1 Mozambique and recent launches in Botswana and Namibia. Globally, its network now covers 104 countries.

Over the past decade, Mozambique has delivered average GDP growth of 6-8%, and this is expected to accelerate in 2014, stimulated by investment in mining, transport, construction and financial services.2 Regus’ arrival will allow companies to explore the opportunities, without upfront capital investment or long-term leases.

Mark Dixon, CEO Regus plc comment ... Read more »

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World-Class Leadership Team to Guide Continued Transformation of Company’s Business Model; Focus on Strategies to Address Consumerization and Globalization of Corporate Travel Sector

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

NEW YORK - Wednesday, July 2nd 2014

$900 Million Capital Infusion to Be Invested in Technology, Data & Insights, Global Expansion, and Partnerships

Following the announcement that the joint venture for American Express Global Business Travel (“GBT” or “the Company”) has been completed, today the Company announced new members of its executive team. In addition to the previous appointments of Greg O’Hara as Chairman of the Board and Bill Glenn as President and Chief Executive Officer, the Company has named Pat Bourke as Chief Administrative Officer, Norma Corio as Chief Financial Officer, and JoAnne Kruse as Chief Human Resources Officer.

“I am delighted to welcome Pat, Norma, and JoAnne to GBT ... Read more »

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DENVER - Friday, July 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced that patent owners in MPEG LA’s ATSC Patent Portfolio License and MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Sceptre, Inc. (“Sceptre”) for infringing patents essential to the MPEG-2 digital video compression standard and the ATSC digital broadcast standard.

According to the complaints, Sceptre offers in the United States products, such as digital television sets, which use patent-protected MPEG-2 and ATSC methods without having entered into licenses with the individual patent holders or portfolio licenses offered by MPEG LA.

MPEG LA, LLC

MPEG LA is the world leader in alternative technology licenses. By assisting users with convenient access to patent rights for their technology choices, MPEG LA offers licensing solutions that create o ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Thursday, July 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GlobalCollect, the leading global e-commerce payments service provider, today announced that the company, along with majority shareholder Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe, has entered exclusive negotiations with Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) regarding the acquisition of GlobalCollect.

“The planned acquisition by Ingenico Group is a perfect fit with GlobalCollect. Combining our global cross-border payment processing with Ingenico Group’s multi-channel services will create great opportunities for our clients, by reducing payment complexity across all channels and providing more payment alternatives to drive new sale opportunities. This is an exciting time to be in the payment industry and an even more exciting opportunity for GlobalCollect to be part of such a world class organization as Ingenico.“, said Thomas P. Staudt, Chief Executive Officer of GlobalCollect.

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Redefining Simplicity in a Conventional Portable Systems

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Wednesday, July 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teratech Corporation today announced the launch of the new uSmart 3300 Ultrasound System, the second in Terason’s uSmart family of proprietary products released in the past year. This conventional portable ultrasound system is a fusion of Smart Technology and Smart Resolution Imaging, delivering an intuitive system with elite performance in shared service, hospital and outpatient sectors of point-of-care ultrasound.

The newly-designed, power-packed uSmart 3300 Ultrasound System is one smart system. The latest in technology, including a 1 TB Hybrid Hard Drive, ultra-wide viewing angles of 170º, and a high-contrast, long-life liquid crystal display will ensure the system is consistently at peak performance. Smart Resolution Imaging is a combination of Terason’s CDP beam former technology and unique IIR signal pro ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, July 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO), one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, and BlueFocus Communications Group (BFCG, 300058.SZ), one of the largest communications groups in China, today announced a groundbreaking multi-year deal to promote prominent Chinese brands to American consumers via Clear Channel’s digital out-of-home media in Times Square and in major U.S. airports, starting with San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Clear Channel Outdoor developed a winning proposal for BFCG which leveraged unique and powerful assets in Times Square through Clear Channel Spectacolor and at SFO through Clear Channel Airports. BFCG invested in and founded a brand new company – Beijing Blueskyfall Media Advertising Co., Ltd. to operate this project.

Starting out as a public relations consultancy in 1996 and listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2010, BlueFocus has developed ... Read more »

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Wednesday, July 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Encore Health Resources (Encore), a leader in the health-information analytics and technology consulting services industry focused on healthcare providers.

“We are extremely pleased to have completed the acquisition of Encore,” said Scott Evangelista, president, Integrated Commercial Services and Solutions at Quintiles. “The addition of Encore greatly enhances our electronic health records expertise – an area that continues to grow in importance as payers, providers and biopharmaceutical customers increase their focus on real-world evidence. We are excited about working together with the Encore team and leveraging the expertise each organization possesses to help our customers improve their probability of success.”

Now known as “Encore, A Quintiles Company,” Encore ... Read more »

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