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SAN FRANCISCO - Sunday, December 7th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
-Randomized Phase 3 Clinical Trial with ADCETRIS Demonstrated Statistically Significant Improvement in Progression-Free Survival-
-Data Highlighted in ASH Press Program; to be Presented in an Oral Session on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. PT-
ASH 2014
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today reported data demonstrating that Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) patients at risk of relapse following an autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) who received ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) as consolidation therapy immediately after ASCT had significant improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) compared to patients who received placebo (median of 43 months versus 24 months, respectively; hazard ratio=0.57; p-value=0.001). The data from the AETHERA trial were featured at the 56th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting press program ... Read more »

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ASH 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan - Saturday, December 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced its global oncology business unit, headquartered in Cambridge, MA, will be called Takeda Oncology. The creation of Takeda Oncology will improve the company’s ability to meet the unique and urgent needs of cancer patients, their loved ones and health care providers worldwide. Takeda will sustain its long-standing entrepreneurial approach to oncology research and development while expanding its global commercial network and resources as Takeda Oncology. Takeda is retiring the Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company brand, and replacing it with Takeda Oncology to reflect the new global oncology business unit.

“Despite the progress made in the fight against cancer, serious unmet needs persist across many forms of the disease,” said Christophe Bianchi, M.D., President, Global O ... Read more »

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Platform to support 7,000+ CII members globally and within India

London - Friday, December 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - cloudBuy plc, the cloud eCommerce marketplace, is delighted to announce that it has signed an agreement with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to develop a global trading platform.

The platform will support the trading activities of the 7,000+ CII members globally and within India. The CII members are predominately large manufacturers and this new platform will allow them to utilise cloudBuy’s B2B ecommerce and provide a global platform to facilitate their trading.

The new service will be rolled out through the CII’s 60+ branches which will provide support and onboarding services to its members. The service will be chargeable to members and will include website and transactional revenues.

Sujith Haridas, Deputy Director General of CII, commented “This is a very exciting initiative for us ... Read more »

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The Lux iPhone 6 Secure is a 256 bit encrypted phone which allows for 100% private and untraceable communication

LOS ANGELES - Saturday, December 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - The design and branding pioneers at Brikk are excited to announce the launch of the Lux iPhone 6 Secure. This phone makes encrypted calls with no communication record, making it the perfect device for anyone whose correspondence may be the target of interception by third parties.

The Lux iPhone 6 Secure models have built in technology, provided by security firm Kryptall, identical to the technology used to protect telephones used by presidents, government officials, celebrities, and corporate executives worldwide. Custom hardware and software is installed onto each phone. This modification allows for 256 bit digital encryption that codifies the audio of each call, making it incomprehensible to anyone but the parties involved. Privacy is further guaranteed by the fact that all ... Read more »

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VIVIDEO delivers affordable HD video quality to increase diagnostic yield, patient care and overall performance

HAMBURG, Germany - Friday, December 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - PENTAX Medical launches today the new VIVIDEO system, an advanced ENT videoscope solution, in the European, Middle Eastern and African (EMEA) Markets. This endoscopy system consists of a video processor and video naso-pharyngo-laryngoscope (CP-1000 and VNL9-CP).

The new VIVIDEO solution brings to market a high quality and affordable High-Definition (HD) video naso-pharyngo-laryngoscope, allowing fiber endoscopy users to affordably transition their practice to video endoscopy. This new easy-to-use technology delivers superior performance and image quality to enhance diagnostic yield and improve patient care.

Due to its exceptional HD image quality and enhanced illumination, the VIVIDEO system enables high quality diagnostic examinations in all ENT environments. Its i ... Read more »

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BERLIN - Thursday, December 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The new international Master´s degree programme ‘Energy and Resource Efficiency’, which can be studied part-time and location-independent, has been launched by the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin together with the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC). This programme starts on April 2015.

With a focus on energy and resource efficiency, ERE International provides students with interdisciplinary technical, economic, political and legal knowledge in energy supply, industry, built environment and commerce. Students will gain the skills to make successful managerial decisions on resource allocation, understand approaches for sound policy and legal frameworks, as well as economics and, ultimately, enhance their prospective career in a fast developing field. Moreover, the students will have an option to participate in the two-week On-Campus Time in Berlin and gain insight into indust ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, led by Brigadier Saeed Rakan Al Rashidi, Director General of Naturalization, visited the Zayed Center for Care and Rehabilitation of People with Special Needs to take part in the event organized by the center on the occasion of the Universal Children's Day. The visit falls within the initiatives carried out by the Hawa (Eve) Committee aimed at enhancing communication with civil society institutions and partners for the benefit of all parties.

Brigadier Saeed Rakan Al Rashidi stressed the higher leadership’s keenness and commitment to providing all of the necessary requirements to ensure children’s happiness because they represent the real wealth of the nation and the pillars of its future. He also highlighted the universal attention dedicated to all issues involving children, whereas the 20th of November of each ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The sections of the Al Ain Police Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), witnessed traditional and national events in the celebrations for the 43rd National Day. Additional celebrations for the National Day were organized by the Forensic Evidence Section at the Forensic Evidence Department in the Directorate General of Security and Ports Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police and the Social Support Centre of the Social Support Centres Department at Abu Dhabi Police.

The events were attended by Brigadier Hamad Ajlan Al Amimi, Director of the Al Ain Police Directorate, along with a number of officers, police staff, individuals, and employees of the directorate. The events started with a marathon with participants from the police academies, Punitive and Correctional Establishments, Falaj Hazza Police Station, Al Madinah Police Station and the Al Ain Police Officers Club. The Sports Ac ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

An American woman died after suffering fatal injuries in a fight (according to witnesses) that took place on Monday afternoon inside the ladies public toilets of a shopping mall on Reem Island in Abu Dhabi. The injured woman was immediately rushed to Sheikh Khalifa Medical City where she succumbed to the wounds she sustained in the attack.

Investigations are still underway to identify the suspect’s identity and gender. Witnesses reported that the culprit was fully covered wearing an abaya, black gloves and face cover (Niqab).

According to Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at Abu Dhabi Police, the victim, identified as A. B. R, 37, worked as a school teacher, was stabbed with a sharp tool, which was later confiscated by the police. The cause of the fight that broke out in the women’s restroom remains unknown and the susp ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Friday, December 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) today released its regular weekly Net Asset Value (NAV) on its website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com. The NAV was computed as of the close of business on Tuesday, 2 December 2014.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 2 December 2014 was USD26.21.

Weekly net asset value is calculated at the close of business on each Tuesday and posted on the following Thursday. In the event that Tuesday is not a business day, PSH will calculate the close-of-business NAV as of the business day immediately preceding that Tuesday. In the event that Thursday is not a business day, any such NAV will be posted the next business day following that Thursday.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. is a concentrated, research-intensive, fundamental value investor in the public markets.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior honored a number of male and female children and young people born on December 2nd. The ceremony that took place at the auditorium at the ministry’s headquarters is part of the Ministry of Interior’s festivities marking the UAE 43rd National Day.

Lt. General Al Sha’far said that the 2nd of December is a special day deeply embedded in the hearts and thoughts of the Emirati people. “This historical day gives us great pride, as it marks the anniversary of the establishment of our country in 1971, which produced the most successful union experience in the Arab world. This day marks the beginning of the blessed and rising march of construction, development, progress and Renaissance, which positioned this country in a prominent stature that befits its rich history and cultural heritage,&rdq ... Read more »

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Transocean Sedco Express semi-submersible secured for completion of Oyo-7 and Oyo-8

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

HOUSTON - Thursday, December 4th 2014

CAMAC Energy Inc. (“CAMAC” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:CAK) announced today that it has signed a contract with a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. for the provision of the semi-submersible drilling unit Sedco Express for drilling and completion activities offshore Nigeria. The contract allows for the drilling or completion of up to three wells, and CAMAC intends to use the rig to accelerate timing of the tie-in of production from the Oyo-7 and Oyo-8 development wells. With the ability to drill a third well, and an option to extend the contract, the Company is also considering using the rig to accelerate its 2015 exploration drilling program.

The Sedco Express is an ultra deepwater, semi-submersible drilling rig built in 2000, and is already within close proximity of the Oyo Field in OML ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Hamad Ajlan Al Amimi, Director of the Al Ain Police Directorate, received on Monday morning at the Directorate’s building, a delegation of the Royal Oman Police (ROP) led by Colonel Mohammed Bin Khalfan Al Dughaishi, Commander-in-Chief of Al Buraimi Police Governorate. The visiting delegation extended the warmest congratulations and best wishes on the UAE 43rd National Day.

The visiting delegation included Lieutenant Colonel Khamis bin Saaed Al Issaei, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Al Buraimi Police Governorate; Lieutenant Colonel Shehab bin Hamad Al Gharibi, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department; Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Bin Khamis Al Yahyaee, Director of the Customs Department; Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed bin Rashid Al Darwishi, Director of the Passports Department; Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Bin Mosbeh Al Katabi, Director of the Anti-narcotics and Anti Psychotropic ... Read more »

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Executives from ARM, Ericsson, Micromax, Qualcomm and SAP Added to 2015 Keynote Programme; Registration for 2015 Mobile World Congress Is Now Open

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

LONDON - Wednesday, December 3rd 2014

Mobile World Congress 2015

The GSMA today announced that executives from ARM, Ericsson, Micromax, Qualcomm Incorporated and SAP will be delivering keynote addresses at the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress, taking place 2-5 March 2015 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. The GSMA also announced the addition of several sponsors and companies participating in partner programmes at the annual mobile industry event.

“The breadth of companies represented in the Mobile World Congress keynote programme underscores the transformative impact that mobile is having across a wide range of industry sectors,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “We have an outstanding roster of CEOs set to take the stage in Barcelona i ... Read more »

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Exclusive event hosts advertising community in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

More than 500 media executives and advertisers from the region’s advertising ecosystem gathered on the iconic Choueiri Group Building rooftop in Dubai Media City on November 20th, to spend an evening with Anghami – the MENA region’s leading music app - and Digital Media Services (DMS), Choueiri Group’s digital arm and the Exclusive media representatives for Anghami. The rooftop was transformed into a flashy party set where Anghami’s resident DJs took to the decks, spinning the very best of Anghami’s playlists.

Following up on its huge success with music lovers and significant traction with advertisers looking for new exciting ways to reach audiences, DMS is leveraging Anghami’s robust positioning and targeting capabilities to offer value and differentiation to its clients. In addition to being the ... Read more »

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