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Board of Directors Authorizes $6 Billion Share Repurchase Program

NEW YORK. - Wednesday, August 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today announced that it has withdrawn its proposal to acquire Time Warner Inc.

Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch commented:

“We viewed a combination with Time Warner as a unique opportunity to bring together two great companies, each with celebrated content and brands. Our proposal had significant strategic merit and compelling financial rationale and our approach had always been friendly. However, Time Warner management and its Board refused to engage with us to explore an offer which was highly compelling. Additionally, the reaction in our share price since our proposal was made undervalues our stock and makes the transaction unattractive to Fox shareholders. These factors, coupled with our commitment to be both disciplined in our approach to the combination and focused on del ... Read more »

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 - Wednesday, August 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Photos and Video of Timex® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+ Are Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress

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Coca-Cola Also Expands its Replenish Africa Initiative To Bring Safe Water Access to 6 Million People Across the Continent by 2020

WASHINGTON. - Wednesday, August 6th 2014

The Coca-Cola Company and its African bottling partners today announced a new investment of US$5 billion during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit here. The investment, to be made over the next six years, increases its total announced investment in Africa to $17 billion from 2010 to 2020. The Company and its bottling partners anticipate that this investment will fund new manufacturing lines, cooling and distribution equipment and production; create additional jobs and opportunities across Coca-Cola’s African supply chain; and support key sustainability initiatives and programs focused on safe water access, sustainable sourcing, women’s economic empowerment, community well-being and operational efficiency improvements.

“As an organization that h ... Read more »

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LACHEN, Switzerland - Wednesday, August 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Commission has published approval of Octapharma’s Nuwiq® (simoctocog alfa) for the treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding in all age groups with haemophilia A (congenital factor VIII [FVIII] deficiency). Nuwiq® is the newest generation of FVIII replacement, produced in a human cell line cultured without additives of human or animal origin. Nuwiq® is devoid of antigenic non-human protein epitopes and has a high affinity for the von Willebrand coagulation factor, both of which are potentially important properties in reducing FVIII inhibitor formation. The development of Nuwiq® aimed to address the challenges of inhibitor formation as well as the frequent infusions required for prophylaxis of bleeding.

“Nuwiq® represents a potential leap forward in dealing with the greatest clinical challenges in haemophilia A – FVIII inhibitors and the freq ... Read more »

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Immersion Training for iPhone and Android App Development

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

CARMEL, Ind. - Tuesday, August 5th 2014

Scott Jones, a prolific entrepreneur and inventor who brought voicemail, music discovery and recognition, robot lawn mowers, and several other technologies to billions of people around the world, is at it again. This time, he is launching Eleven Fifty, a sophisticated immersion training program to teach Web and App development.

Eleven Fifty offers a variety of courses including beginning and advanced iOS and Android development, Apple’s recently announced Swift programming language, Java, .Net, and soon, JavaScript, HTML5, SQL, Ruby, PHP, and Python. The courses will have two primary scheduling options for students – immersive courses lasting two to seven days designed to attract students from all over the world in addition to locals. For strictly local students, eight week courses will meet three nights a week.

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Legacy of 3D Software Innovation Delivers Modeling, Animation and Rendering Enhancements for ‘Real-World’ Workflow

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany - Tuesday, August 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXON unveiled Cinema 4D Release 16 (R16), the next generation release of the company’s industry-leading 3D software. In addition to countless workflow enhancements, Cinema 4D R16 delivers powerful new features including a modeling PolyPen ‘super-tool’, a Motion Tracker for easily integrating 3D content within live footage and a Reflectance material channel for multi-layered reflections and specularity. Release 16 reinforces MAXON’s commitment to provide creative professionals with stability, performance, unmatched integration, and a straightforward interface to optimize any workflow.

See Cinema 4D R16 at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, August 12 -14, 2014, Booth #1422

Key Highlights of Release 16 include:

Animation:< ... Read more »

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Joint Solution for HCP/HCO Transfer of Value Interaction Compliance is the Only One of Its Kind

PARIS - Wednesday, August 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cegedim Relationship Management and AHM today announced that they are collaborating to offer a unique disclosure reporting solution to Life Sciences companies worldwide. The Cegedim/AHM alliance will bring to market the only globally available, end-to-end healthcare professional (HCP) / healthcare organization (HCO) transfer of value interactions compliance and disclosure reporting solution.

Addressing the Need to Meet Increasing Transparency Requirements Life Sciences companies worldwide are facing more and increasingly stringent compliance and disclosure reporting regulations; and are seeking efficient ways to meet regulatory requirements on a global, regional and local basis. The Cegedim/AHM joint solution will provide an unrivaled combination of technology, services and regulatory expertise to s ... Read more »

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Flash Memory Summit 2014

TOKYO. - Tuesday, August 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will showcase its latest NAND flash and storage products at Flash Memory Summit, the world’s largest flash memory conference, which will be held from August 5 to 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, USA.

The exhibition part of Flash Memory Summit will be held in the latter two days, August 6 and 7, and Toshiba will be exhibiting at booth #504.

Main Exhibitions

1. Enterprise SSD: Enterprise Read Intensive SSD PX03SN/HK3R Series High Read IOPS Server Demonstration of the PX03SN Series

2. Client SSD: High-End Client SSD HG6 Series TLC[1] NAND Embedded Client SSD SG4 Series (Reference Exhibit)

3. Mobile Memory: Embedded Storage Memory Solution: UFS[2], e-MMCTM Media Card: SD Memory Card, USB Flash Memory Wireless LAN SDHC Memory Card: FlashAirTM

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