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OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, October 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has developed a battery connector to FPC (Flexible Printed Circuit) board corresponding to high current capacity and boasting the industry's thinnest thickness*. It is useful in the connection of the battery to the electric circuit in smartphones, tablets, and other wearable devices using embedded batteries. *: As a battery connector for mobile devices. As of October 1, 2014, Panasonic survey.

Features

    Industry's thinnest* 0.6mm battery connector with 6.0 A (3.0A/pin x 2 pins) high electric currency capacity. It will contribute to further improvement in mobile devices.
    Its high retention force, despite its small size and thin profile, has been achieved thanks to Panasonic's unique multi-contact mechanism[1], obtaining higher connection reliability as a result.
    ... Read more »

Views: 89 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.02.2014

World’s top financial institutions make $66 million capital investment in new company Symphony Communication Services Holdings LLC which acquires Perzo Inc.

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Thursday, October 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Today, Symphony Communication Services Holdings LLC, a secure communication and workflow technology company, announced its formation through a $66 million investment from a group of the world’s leading financial institutions. Through this unprecedented consortium, Symphony seeks to solve an industry-wide communication challenge by providing a platform for communities of financial services professionals to communicate securely and efficiently using compliant standards and end-to-end encryption.

The financial institutions partnering to establish this new communication ecosystem include BofA Merrill Lynch, BNY Mellon, BlackRock, Citadel, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies, JPMorgan, Maverick, Mo ... Read more »

Views: 93 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.02.2014 | Comments (0)

CIO Recognized for Driving Growth and Innovation by Switching Support of Oracle E-Business Suite from Oracle to Rimini Street

SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, October 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Oracle OpenWorld 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite andBusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retailsoftware, today congratulates Tom Grooms, VP and Chief Information Officer at The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL), for being named 2014 CIO of the Year by the Golden Bridge Awards, a premier awards program encompassing the world’s best in every major industry. Grooms was recognized for driving innovative projects that accelerated the company’s growth and competitive edge in the industry through the use of Rimini Street i ... Read more »

Views: 90 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.02.2014

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

NEWARK, N.J. - Thursday, October 2nd 2014

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) and Coronal Group LLC (Coronal) announce the completion of nine solar projects in Tulare and Kings Counties in Central California. The projects provide 16.2 MW of energy to Southern California Edison’s grid to power approximately 14,500 homes annually.

“Significant solar projects are beneficial to the economy and how we produce and consume energy, but their financial and structural complexities are a big challenge for companies interested in adopting clean, sustainable energy,” said Panasonic Eco Solutions Managing Director Jamie Evans. “The Panasonic-Coronal platform is a proven integrated business model that removes those obstacles, and helps to deliver affordable, reliable, clean energy.”

Panasonic and Coronal acquired the California Renewable Energy Small Tariff projects from Macquarie Capital in 2013 ... Read more »

Views: 68 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.02.2014

Cairns Hotel Marks 400th DoubleTree Location

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns. The 237-room Cairns hotel, formerly a Holiday Inn, occupies an exceptional waterfront location on the Coral Sea in the vibrant city of Cairns. The hotel also marks the fourth DoubleTree by Hilton in Australia and the 400th hotel in the brand’s global portfolio.

“Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns can look forward to experiencing the brand’s signature service in the tropical surrounds of Far North Queensland,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “The opening of this hotel further cements our commitment to the Australian market. We know that the little things mean everything when it comes to a rewarding travel experience and strive to bring each guest the special comforts and acts of kindness that are unique to the brand - starting with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome at chec ... Read more »

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-The world’s leading Fabric Care company reveals how human psychology and cognitive behavioural analysis is helping to fuel its product innovation-

LONDON - Wednesday, October 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- P&G Fabric Care – whose global brands include Ariel, Tide, Dash, Downy and Lenor - is applying cognitive science to understand why people fall out of love with their wardrobe, leading to many of us only using 20 percent of our wardrobe, 80 percent of the time.1 P&G will utilise this knowledge to create products that can help to unleash and prolong the longevity and beauty of clothes people love. In fact, a recent survey conducted on behalf of P&G, revealed that 84 percent of women would like to reinvigorate the clothes inside of their wardrobe.

P&G’s latest research reveals that people are affected by multi-sensory influences even more than they realize, and at some point they stop wearing clothes because they l ... Read more »

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BOTHELL, Wash. & OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, October 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]
Randomized Phase 3 Clinical Trial with ADCETRIS Demonstrates Statistically Significant Improvement in Progression-Free Survival
Abstract Submitted to ASH for Presentation at the 2014 Annual Meeting; Regulatory Submissions Anticipated in 2015
Seattle Genetics to Host Conference Call and Webcast Today at 8:30 a.m. ET
ASH 2014
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced that patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) who received ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) as consolidation therapy immediately following an autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) lived significantly longer without disease progression compared to patients who received placebo. The phase 3 clinical trial, known as AETHERA, compared the use of single agent ADCETRIS to placebo in 329 patients with HL who were at risk of relapse. ADCETRIS ... Read more »

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- The newest evolution of its powerful communication platforms for small, medium and enterprise class businesses -

TOKYO - Thursday, October 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NEC Corporation (NEC) (TOKYO: 6701) announced today the launch of the UNIVERGE SV9000 series, its latest line of communications servers. The new offerings include the SV9100, SV9300, and SV9500 platforms, which serve a range of customers from small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to large enterprise customers. Also being launched are new terminals, including the DT800 and DT400 series, as well as the UT880, an innovative new-generation desk phone integrating a traditional desktop phone and an Android tablet into one device.

“We are excited to bring this powerful line-up of solutions to our global markets,” said Osamu Noda, General Manager, Enterprise Networks Division, NEC Corporation. “The new SV9000 series continues NEC’s trend of creating a natural migr ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

DULUTH, Ga - Wednesday, October 1st 2014

AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today announced the publication of its 2013 global Sustainability Report. “We continue to focus our business on high-tech solutions to help farmers satisfy the world’s growing need for food, fuel and fiber,” said Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO. “As part of this focus, we are committed to fundamental changes in our operations rather than short-term fixes as we work toward achieving our long-term sustainability targets.”

The 2013 Sustainability Report is an executive summary that provides an overview of AGCO’s progress highlights in environmental and social challenges, with a focus on:
            
            

REDUCING OUR FOOTPRINT FROM FACTORY TO FA ... Read more »

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn - Wednesday, October 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- EDP Biotech Corporation, (“EDP,” or the “Company”), a global in vitro diagnostic innovator of life-saving, easy-to-use cancer diagnostic tests using ELISA technology, has announced CE Mark approval for ColoMarker® , an aid in early detection of Colon Cancer. This is a critical step toward commercialization of this unique product which will initially be introduced in the thirty member states belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA).

The EDP ColoMarker® test is a quick and easy tool for clinicians as an aid in early detection of colon cancer when it is most treatable, and only requires a small sample of blood. EDP expects that ColoMarker’s® affordable cost (priced somewhere between IFOBT and FIT stool tests), effectiveness, and the convenience of a whole blood test will significantly improve compliance compared to colonoscopy-based cancer screen ... Read more »

Views: 96 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.02.2014 | Comments (0)