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PARIS - Thursday, September 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--A pioneer company in long and short-term industrial and commercial vehicle rentals, Via Location will celebrate its 110 year anniversary in 2016.

With 52 branches (included 43 integrated workshops) located in France, French overseas departments, Belgium and Netherlands, and more than 670 employees (including 200 professional drivers who provide a driver service in addition to the vehicle rental), Via Location generated almost 140 million euros in turnover in 2014.

A proactive player in the French economic landscape and a real "shadow banker", Via Location provides companies in all industries with more than 8000 vehicles which are suited to the specific technical aspects of their activities.

Under the direction of its new management team, Via Location is beginning a new life focused on the satisfaction of its clients and a stronger sense of service.

The appointment o ... Read more »

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RICHMOND, Va. & JOHANNESBURG - Friday, September 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that it will become the new title partner of Ryder Cycling, which owns and manages Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, Africa’s only UCI Professional Continental Cycling Team. Effective 1 January 2016, the team’s new name will be Team Dimension Data.

The team made history this year as the first African team to compete in the Tour de France alongside five other wild-card teams. The team’s tremendous successes in the race included:

    Wearing the prestigious King of the Mountain jersey for four days on the shoulders of Eritrean rider, Daniel Teklehaimanot - the first African rider to do so
    Stephen Cummings winning the 14th stage on Mandela Day
    Team finishing in fifth place overall in the Team competition out of a ... Read more »

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ROME - Tuesday, September 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that it will highlight the ixazomib clinical development program during multiple poster sessions at the upcoming 15th International Myeloma Workshop (IMW 2015) to be held in Rome, Italy, from September 23 to 26, 2015.

“IMW presents an important opportunity for the multiple myeloma community to come together,” said Dixie-Lee Esseltine, MD, FRCPC, Vice President, Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit, Takeda. “Ixazomib’s TOURMALINE program, which we anticipate will have over 3,000 patients when fully enrolled, is the embodiment of Takeda’s commitment to addressing the unmet needs in multiple myeloma, and now contains a pivotal trial in every major segment of this patient population. We look forward to presenting an overview of this program at IMW and engaging with our partners in the fight against multiple myeloma. ... Read more »

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DEARBORN, Mich. - Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EnvisionTEC is proud to announce its collaboration with DSM’s product brand Somos®, a world leader in additive manufacturing material development. The partnership will allow both companies to advance their technologies and develop new applications.

“Somos® consistently produces cutting-edge materials for 3D printing,” says John Hartner, Chief Operating Officer of EnvisionTEC. “Working together will accelerate the possibility of producing large industrial parts with a high level of performance at much faster speeds.”

Melissa Lutz, Business Director for Somos® continues, “We are very excited to be working with EnvisionTEC. Their new, 3SP® large-frame machines produce parts two to three times faster than the existing, industry-leading equipment. We can’t wait to develop high-performance materials that enable their equipment t ... Read more »

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 Innovative energy company switches to Rimini Street support for Oracle Agile PLM products and enjoys significant savings, a premium level of service and strategic value

LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, September 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced the availability of maintenance and support services to cover Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) products, and that it has already been successfully providing support services to Oracle Agile licensees.

Rimini Street Support Services for Oracle Agile Products

Oracle Agile PLM is used across a wide range of industries including aerospace and defense, au ... Read more »

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 Merck and Pfizer collaborate with Dako in developing an immunohistochemistry (IHC)-based companion diagnostic (CDx) in immuno-oncology

DARMSTADT, Germany & NEW YORK - Friday, September 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of the global strategic alliance between Merck and Pfizer to jointly develop and commercialize avelumab*, an investigational immune checkpoint inhibitor, the companies have announced today that they have a collaboration agreement in place with Dako, an Agilent Technologies company, for the development of a potential companion diagnostic test (CDx).

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150924006460/en/

The three-party agreement, signed recently, enables Dako, Merck and Pfizer to work to develop the CDx to assess programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) protein expression levels in tumor tissue, and its microenvironment, including tumor-associat ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France. - Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GEFCO Group, a global player in logistics for manufacturers and the European leader in automotive logistics, has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire the Dutch company IJS Global, specialised in air and sea freight operations.

The complementary nature of the GEFCO and IJS Global businesses – with regard to expertise, geographic networks and customer portfolios – will create value for all of the stakeholders: customers, partners, suppliers and employees.

This acquisition, which is fully in line with GEFCO’s and IJS Global’s growth strategy, will position this new entity as the preferred partner of international manufacturers in their search for growth and competitiveness. It will result into a broader range of global logistics services, dedicated to the optimisation of complex supply chains.

Founded in 2004, IJS ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Friday, September 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    First specific reversal agent for a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) to gain CHMP positive opinion1
    Positive opinion is based on clinical trial results which showed that idarucizumab reverses the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran within minutes2-4

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion recommending European approval of idarucizumab (to be marketed as Praxbind®).1 Idarucizumab is intended for use in adult patients treated with Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) when rapid reversal of its anticoagulant effects is required for emergency surgery / urgent procedures or in life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.1

“The CHMP positive opinion in favour of idarucizumab approval is an important recommendation in the field ... Read more »

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AGCO’s next generation of guidance offers customers seamless integration and more choices than any other agricultural equipment manufacturer

DULUTH, Ga. - Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today its next generation of integrated guidance technology for farm machinery to help growers maximize outputs. With this new move, users of AGCO’s guidance systems will have greater choice as to which receivers they employ with their farm equipment to process the positioning information sent from the global navigation satellite system (GNSS). This new offering represents a significant update for VarioGuide, available on AGCO’s Fendt® machines, and for Auto-GuideTM for all other AGCO brands including Challenger®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra®.

As part of Fuse®, AGCO’s open approach to p ... Read more »

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 Girl-Led Teams Dominate Google Lunar XPRIZE Competition for Kids

LOS ANGELES - Thursday, September 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, and Google today announced the winners of the 2015 MOONBOTS Challenge, also considered the “Google Lunar XPRIZE for Kids.” It is an international competition that inspires the next generation of space explorers and innovators by inviting kids ages 8-17 to design, create and program their own lunar rover, based on a legend or theory that inspires them about the moon.

Next month, the winning teams will embark upon a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Japan to meet the official teams competing for a $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE, a global competition to land a privately funded robot on the moon.

For the first time since the inception of MOONBOTS in 2010, the majority of the winning teams’ members are female — breaking s ... Read more »

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BUSAN, South Korea. - Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Busan Metropolitan City (Mayor: Byung-soo Suh) will host various world-class events this fall.

The 20th Busan International Film Festival

The 20th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) will be held from October 1 to October 10, 2015. 304 films from 75 countries will be screened at the Busan Cinema Center, the main venue for the film festival and theaters across the Haeundae area.

To celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary, this edition will serve as a valuable reminder of the cinematic history of Asian films by offering the ‘Asian Cinema 100,’ which will rank the top 100 Asian films of all time and ‘the Gala Presentation,’ which will present 6 of the most anticipated and the most recent works from master directors of Asia. (www.biff.kr)

The 11th Busan Fireworks Festival

Under the theme of “Love Begins with a Con ... Read more »

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