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NEW YORK - Thursday, September 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Michael R. Bloomberg Reassumes Leadership of Company He Founded

Bloomberg Praises Doctoroff’s Leadership and Business Achievements

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bloomberg LP and Michael R. Bloomberg, its founder and majority shareholder, announced today that Daniel L. Doctoroff will be stepping aside from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company effective at the end of this year. Bloomberg LP will not name a replacement, but rather will again be led by Mr. Bloomberg with support from the existing leadership team.

Mr. Doctoroff, 56, joined Bloomberg LP as President in January 2008 and became CEO in July 2011. Prior to joining Bloomberg LP, Doctoroff served for six years as New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding in the Bloomberg administration.

“This is a sad day for me and my company,” said Mr. Bloomberg. “I really wante ... Read more »

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COLUMBIA, Md. - Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) announced today that effective October 6, 2014, prices for silica-based and molecular sieve products produced in its Engineered Materials business will increase 7 percent or as contracts allow. Affected will be prices for silica gel, colloidal silica, precipitated silica, and adsorbent products, including the SYLOID®, SHIELDEX®, SYLOWHITE®, SYLODENT®, SYLOBLOC®, DARACLAR®, TRISYL®, LUDOX®, PERKASIL®, PHONOSORB®, SYLOBEAD®, and SYLOSIV® brands.

About Grace

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts; engineered and packaging materials; and specialty construction chemicals and building materials. The company’s three industry-leading business segments—Grace Catalysts Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies, and Grace Construction Products—pr ... Read more »

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PASADENA, Calif. - Thursday, September 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The Board of Directors of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward I. Moses, Ph.D., as President of their organization. Dr. Moses, former Principal Associate Director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will lead the organization responsible for the development of the billion-dollar, 25-meter Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT).

The GMT will be larger than any telescope in existence today and will be built by a major international collaboration with partner institutions in the United States, Australia, Korea, and Brazil. It will be used to discover and characterize planets around other stars (including the search for telltale signs of life), to probe the formation of stars and galaxies shortly after the Big Bang, to measure the masses of black holes, and to explore fundamental issues in cosmology and physics, including dark matter and ... Read more »

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Acelity is Industry Leading Medical Technology Company with $2 Billion in Revenue

SAN ANTONIO. - Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Centaur Guernsey L.P. Inc. (Centaur) announced today the launch of Acelity, effectively rebranding itself and its subsidiaries Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI), LifeCell Corporation (LifeCell) and Systagenix Wound Management, Limited (Systagenix).

“Coming together as a united company enables us to deliver on our vision of restoring people’s lives with a portfolio of complementary healing solutions. The combined knowledge of our team and global footprint allow us to continue advancing standards of patient care,” said Joe Woody, president & CEO, Acelity. “We are committed to our mission of developing a portfolio of solutions that speed healing, reduce complications and lead the industry in quality, safety and customer experience.”

As a leading global medical technology ... Read more »

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BERLIN. - Thursday, September 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will launch its audio products under the Technics brand name again, reviving its brand long synonymous with high-quality hi-fi sound to deliver richer, emotionally-engaging sound and musical experiences. New Technics-branded hi-fi audio systems will be released first in the European market in December 2014 and later in other parts of the world.

The Technics brand was used for Panasonic’s hi-fi audio systems that were marketed around the world from 1965 to 2010. The brand name was coined from the word “technology“ that faithfully reproduces original sounds, and symbolized Panasonic's commitment to the creation of high-quality audio.

The Technics brand debuted in 1965 with the launch of the Technics 1, a closed-type two-way two-unit speaker system*1. In 1970, Panasonic, then known as Matsushita Electric Industrial, released th ... Read more »

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Print ring binders online

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

RADEBEUL, Germany. - Wednesday, September 3rd 2014

The online print shop print24.com is expanding its product range with high-quality ring binders that can be printed on all sides - an excellent advertising medium for corporate communication. These durable binders make a great addition to print24's broad range, which includes flyers, posters, business cards, letterheads and folders, and complement its range of customized business stationery.

The ring binders that can be ordered online come in variety of finishes, including a canvas structure that has a high-quality look and feel. Variable filling levels and various filing options are also available to the customer.

To mark the launch of the new product, free samples can now be requested from print24, a brand owned by unitedprint.com SE. Order your ring binders for free now by calling 0800 169 7247!

unitedprint.com SE, together wit ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency enterprise market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, today announced that Richard Korhammer, co-founder and former Chairman and CEO of Lava Trading Inc., has joined as CEO and member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Korhammer will draw upon his extensive background in financial technology and capital markets to help lead SR Labs following the company’s growth and recent acquisition of Wombat.

“Richard will enhance our strategic direction and ongoing development of world class product offerings through his invaluable entrepreneurial experience and extensive knowledge of capital markets data and order routing across asset classes,” said Srinivasan Ramiah, founder of SR Labs, who becomes Chairman of the Board of SR Labs as Korhammer assumes the CEO role. “The timing could not be more perfect - the combination ... Read more »

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- Providing high level security for network information transmission. -

TOKYO. - Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

QCrypt 2014 conference

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502), today announced that it has achieved the world's highest speed operation of a quantum encryption system with a new quantum key distribution device installed and tested in Tokyo.

The system was tested over a 45km optical fiber running between Otemachi in central Tokyo and Koganei in the city’s western suburbs. Testing was carried out in collaboration with Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) over a 34-day period. Testing was continuous, and the installed system achieved world records for total amount of secure key data transmitted, 878 gigabits (Gbit), and average transmission speed, 25.8Gbit a day, while remaining stable and completely autonomous.

Quantum encryption is the new frontier in data ... Read more »

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