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GREENWICH, Conn. - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS:IBKR) is pleased to announce the launch of the Investors’ Marketplace, a groundbreaking online service where traders and investors, financial advisors, fund managers, research analysts, technology providers, business developers and administrators can meet and do business together.

The Investors’ Marketplace allows participants to search for a wide variety of investment and other third-party service providers, and advertise their services to individual and institutional investors around the world. To advertise their services, advisors, money managers, hedge funds and brokers must have an account at IB. Other third-party service providers, such as compliance, legal and administrative firms, can list without an IB trading account.

The Investors’ Marketplace has grown significantly since its beta launch earlier this year. The Mar ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Japanese singer Namie Amuro and Dimension Point, one of the labels at Avex Music Creative Inc., released the world’s first Google Chrome music video today. The music video is for “Anything”, the first single off of her 11th upcoming 11th album, “_genic”, scheduled for release on June 4, 2015 (Japan Time).

The new music video leverages Google Chrome Extensions to allow viewers to easily enjoy an enhanced version of the video. The Google Chrome version offers a brand new experience, unraveling mysteries in the standard version, and uses windows and tabs to express the music featured in the video. Namie Amuro commented, "I hope everyone enjoys this new visual experience."

About the original version of “Anything” music video The music video expresses the song’s title, “Anything”. Namie Amuro sings as ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space announced that it has completed its acquisition of Prodo Telecom.

Prodo Telecom is one of the few companies exclusively specialized in Over-The-Air (OTA) platforms. OTA platforms allow mobile operators to update SIM and embedded cards during their life cycle, relying on short messages and data connections, minimizing card replacement costs, optimizing their roaming services and providing new value-added services to their customers. Since its creation in 2001, Prodo Telecom has become a recognized independent technology leader thanks to their solid experience in OTA technologies and their next-generation, modular and light-weight product. Present worldwide, most of Prodo Telecom’s client base are established mobile network operators (MNO) ranging from small-sized to tier-1 groups.

OT i ... Read more »

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TOKYO. - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding Japan’s largest B-to-B platform for the content industry "CONTENT TOKYO” at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan next month from July 1-3.

6 powerful exhibitions for content business

Expanding 1.5 folds further from last year’s edition, at this comprehensive 3-day event, 1,330 exhibitors and 57,000 professional visitors will gather from across Japan and the world. The latest, most creative and innovative products and technologies will be showcased across 6 powerful exhibitions - LICENSING JAPAN, Production Companies Expo, Content Solutions Expo, Content Marketing Expo, Advanced Content Technology Expo and Creators' Expo. From individual content creators, production companies, licensing, the tools, technologies and services to create, manage and distribute content, CONTENT TOKYO covers all fields of the business.

“Technology” ... Read more »

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LONDON. - Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    New international business research from the Carbon Trust finds company governance failures are a key reason for weak business response on environmental sustainability.
    70% of global business leaders confident that action taken by consumers, governments, and investors will force the change to an environmentally sustainable future.
    76% see bottom line risks from direct impacts of climate change, and 84 percent see business opportunity in an environmentally sustainable future.
    Half believe they would have to fundamentally change products, services, or business models if drivers for environmental sustainability become strong.
    99% believe their performance is at least average for their sector, with half seeing themselves as leaders.

(BUSINESS WIRE) Corporate boards are not adequately assessing and quantify ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG & PARIS. - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that CANAL + Group will test-broadcast the Final of the Champions League match FC Barcelona - Juventus produced by UEFA in Ultra High Definition on ASTRA. The experimental transmission will be made from the ASTRA prime orbital position 19.2 degrees East and is part of technical tests conducted since last year by CANAL+ Group over the entire technical chain and in collaboration with all industry players.

“The live test transmission of a prominent soccer match in Ultra HD will mark another step in the introduction of this new technology,” said Ferdinand Kayser, Chief Commercial Officer of SES. “Since last year, we have conducted and successfully completed a series of test transmissions that encourage us to continue to work with customers and industry partners on the entire ecosystem necessary for a broad acceptance of ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM. - Friday, June 5th 2015 [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, The NAV was computed as of the close of business on Tuesday, 2 June 2015.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 2 June 2015 was USD28.13.

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. (PSH:NA) is an investment holding company structured as a closed end fund that makes concentrated investment ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior announced that it will pursue its endeavor to achieve the UAE vision 2020 to make the UAE a world leader in the provision of services by 2020.

 Colonel Nasser Khadem Al Ka’bi, Head of the Customer Service Department at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior, underlined pointed out that the Customer Service Excellence Diploma program, which was launched by the Ministry of Interior with the support and sponsorship of the police leadership has witnessed a large turnout of participants. “The second batch of trainees who enrolled in the program included 500 participants from the Ministry of Interior, with the participation of 42 federal and government departments, and local institutions, compared to 380 trainees in the first batch in 2014,” added Colonel Al Ka’bi.

Adding further, Colonel Al ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO & SAN JOSE, Calif. - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), and Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a leader in point of sale payments, today announced a partnership that will enable merchants to offer their customers a more streamlined, secure purchase experience across digital and face-to-face commerce environments, often referred to as omni-channel commerce. As part of the partnership, the companies will integrate industry leading platforms: Verifone will connect its point of sale gateway to Visa’s CyberSource global merchant payment management platform. This will provide merchants with a single platform to protect customer payment data, mitigate fraud, and integrate digital and offline payment systems.

“As consumers shop and pay in multiple channels, merchants are looking to integrate payment systems to facilitate a single view into their customers’ buying behaviors,” said Andre Machicao, senior vic ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]


Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) today released the following regular monthly Net Asset Value (NAV) and Performance Report for the month of May 2015. The information has also been posted to the PSH website, Monthly net asset value and performance are calculated at the close of business on the last business day of the month.     

To view the table please click here.

       (1) Performance results are presented on a net-of-fees basis and reflect the deduction of, among other expenses: management fees, brokerage commissions, administrative fees, and accrued and/or crystallized performance fee, if any. Net performance includes the reinvestment of all dividends, interest, and capital gains. Depending on the timing of a specific investment, net performance for an indi ... Read more »

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Collaborators secure over US$500 million for historic project to build giant optical telescope

PASADENA, Calif. - Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization has announced today that its 11 international partners have committed more than US$500 million to begin construction of the first of a new generation of extremely large telescopes. Once it is built, the Giant Magellan Telescope is poised to be the largest optical telescope in the world.

The Giant Magellan Telescope’s seven mirrors span 25 meters and will focus more than six times the amount of light of the current largest optical telescopes into images up to 10 times sharper than those of the Hubble Space Telescope. The GMT will enable astronomers to look deeper into space and further back in time than ever before. The telescope is expected to see first light in 2021 and be fully operational by 2024.

“The GMT will herald the begin ... Read more »

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Breakthrough Innovation Showcased at World Expo Milan

MILAN - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Coca-Cola Company today unveiled the world’s first PET plastic bottle made entirely from plant materials at the World Expo - Milan. PlantBottle™ packaging pushes the boundaries on sustainable innovation by using groundbreaking technology to create a fully recyclable plastic bottle made from renewable plant materials.

PlantBottle packaging is The Coca-Cola Company’s vision to develop a more responsible plant-based alternative to packaging traditionally made from fossil fuels and other non-renewable materials. PlantBottle packaging uses patented technology that converts natural sugars found in plants into the ingredients for making PET plastic bottles. The packaging looks, functions and recycles like traditional PET but has a lighter footprint on the planet and its scarce resources.

Nancy Quan, Global Research and ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and SES Techcom Services today announced that its innovative eHealth platform SATMED has been deployed to improve childbirth healthcare at the Maternité Hospital in Ahozonnoude, Benin.

Utilizing SES’s satellite Internet connectivity, the SATMED platform operates as a remote consultation and monitoring tool to provide effective communications between the maternity hospital in Ahozonnoude, the hospital in capital Cotonou and a third hospital unit in Allada. Training for medical and hospital support staff on how to use and maintain the SATMED equipment has been provided, and support to people in the field will continue.

In Benin, the eHealth system provides the only effective communication link between the three units, since the routes are often inaccessible due to flooding during the rainy season. Additional remote training is to be delivered online, en ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588) has announced that it has acquired the majority shares of its distributor, Tele Dynamics Sdn. Bhd., and has changed its name to TOSHIBA TEC MALAYSIA SDN. BHD. on 13th May, 2015.

Tele Dynamics have been a long-time distributor for Toshiba, and considering their know-how and contribution to the business, they are the most suitable company to enhance Toshiba Tec’s BtoB business in Malaysia and Thailand.

Toshiba Tec Malaysia will be better positioned to meet the growing customer demand locally, regionally and nationally by capitalizing on the strengths of Toshiba Tec Corporation and maintaining the superior level of services that customers expect.

Toshiba Tec Malaysia will continue to distribute a wide variety of hardware and a broad range of solutions, ranging from Multi-Function Peripherals systems, Barcode systems, Point of Sales systems and IT ... Read more »

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IBC2015 Innovation Awards Honours New Media and New Technology in Action

LONDON. - Friday, June 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The IBC2015 Innovation Awards shortlist reflects some of the key issues affecting everyone in broadcasting and electronic media today. Among the shortlisted projects are new ways to regionalise content efficiently, create collaboratively and engage with audiences more closely.

What makes the IBC Innovation Awards unique is that its winners are using the latest technology in real-world applications. The 10 finalists who will appear on stage in September are the end users of collaborative projects: broadcasters, media enterprises and service providers who had a defined goal, brought together the best technology partners and now benefit from the innovative thinking.

“Each year we see more and more submissions, because media companies worldwide recognise the very special nature of the IBC Innovation Awards,” sa ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) took part in the annual forum organized by the British Council in its headquarters in Dubai, with the participation of senior officials of child protection units from 14 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The Ministry showcased the experiences and achievements of the Higher Committee for Child Protection. The MoI’s participation emerges from its firm belief in the importance of supporting local and international efforts to protect children from potential risks.

It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Interior has executed several initiatives and projects, most notably establishing the Child Protection Center. It also endeavored to enhance familial supervision on children, to acquaint them with the potential risks they may encounter online. It has launched and implemented a number of media campaigns, academic programs and training schemes to raise aware ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- With IoT and smart applications on the rise, mobile communication, combined with Big Data and cloud computing, has become an emerging business model. To explore the next critical step in software/hardware integration under cloud computing and IoT, Taiwan External Trade Development Council implemented (organized by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA), a forum titled “IoT and the Cloud: Software to Hardware—The Next Step”. ACER founder Stan Shih, MediaTek CMO Johan Lodenius, ARM CMO Ian Drew, STMicroelectronics Executive Vice President François Guibert, and NXP R&D Executive Vice President Hai Wang were invited.

These heavyweights offered their global insights on mobile, cloud, social, and IoT to an eager audience of over 600 members.

Technology companies in Taiwan, with international partners, have co-created the golden age for PC, said TAITRA Executive Vice Presiden ... Read more »

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ROCKVILLE, Md. - Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Trophogen, Inc. today announced that the company has completed a licensing and purchase agreement granting Zoetis, Inc., the leading global animal health company, an exclusive license to develop Trophogen’s recombinant modified bovine Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (rbFSH) analog in the field of animal health reproduction. Under the terms of the agreement, the recombinant long-acting bovine FSH superagonist analog will be evaluated and developed for its potential use in superovulation and embryo transfer in beef and dairy cows.

“We believe Trophogen’s proprietary recombinant technology will make possible the development of uniquely differentiated FSH proteins that will significantly impact the reproduction management of cattle and other animals,” said Trophogen’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Weintraub, M.D. “We are quite privileged to have Zoeti ... Read more »

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Fazal Khan to help networking and wireless solutions vendor develop its channel business in KSA

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a leading provider of SOHO and SMB networking products and wireless solutions, has appointed Fazal Khan as the new Business Development Manager for its KSA operations.

The appointment of Khan said the maker of Wireless solutions, ADSL, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters, will help it to develop the channel business in Saudi Arabia.

In his role, Khan will drive TP-LINK’s channel business with distributors and entire partner network across Saudi Arabia, and ensure there is a robust pipeline of opportunities. In addition, Khan will help the company identify opportunities for campaigns, services and distribution channels that should lead to increased sales in the Kingdom.

Mark Zhao, Country Mana ... Read more »

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BOUDRY, Switzerland. - Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

New two-year pooled analysis of PALACE trials evaluated effects of OTEZLA on enthesitis and dactylitis in patients with active psoriatic arthritis

Data assessed the impact of investigational compound CC-220 on levels of systemic lupus erythematosus-associated transcription factors

11 featured abstracts underscore the expansion of the Company’s clinical development program in immune disorders

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), today announced that data from 11 abstracts (two oral presentations, six poster presentations and three published in The Abstract Book) evaluating Celgene investigational and marketed products will be presented at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress in Rome, Italy, June 10 – 13, 2015. The data will include the latest research findings on Otezla® (apremi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department in Abu Dhabi Police determined the working hours of its service centers in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The step aims to facilitate the processes for clients during the holy month.

Colonel Ibrahim Nasser Mohammed Al Shamesi, Deputy Head of Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department, revealed that the working hours of service centers in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain will be from 8:00 am till 6:00 pm, while the working hours at the Western Region service centers will be from 8:00 am till 1:00 pm.

He urged the society members to cooperate with the objectives of “Your Safety” campaign launched by the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. The campaign aims to continue the constant awareness campaigns launched by Abu Dhab ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany. - Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has endorsed VARGATEF® (nintedanib*), in combination with docetaxel, as a new treatment option for patients with locally advanced metastatic or locally recurrent NSCLC of adenocarcinoma histology after first-line chemotherapy
    Since the launch of VARGATEF® in January 2015, the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), the Swedish Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency (TLV) and the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) have all recognised nintedanib, in combination with docetaxel, as a treatment option for patients with NSCLC of adenocarcinoma histology after first-line chemotherapy

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that following a review by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK, VARGATEF® (nintedanib*) in combin ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM. - Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA), announced today that it is considering launching a possible offering of investment grade, benchmark, U.S. dollar-denominated, unsecured senior notes, subject to market conditions.

Important Notice

This announcement does not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in any jurisdiction where to do so might constitute a violation or breach of any applicable law or regulation or to any national, resident or citizen thereof.

The securities described herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”). The securities described herein may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act) absent registration or an applicable exem ... Read more »

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