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New PoP Expands Connectivity Options from Europe’s Gateway to Africa, Middle East and Asia

TOKYO & PARIS - Saturday, November 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT Group (NYSE:NTT), announced today that it will expand its Tier-1 Global IP Network with a new point-of-presence (PoP) in Marseille, France.

Marseille is the interconnection point for eight international subsea cables that link Europe to Africa, the Middle East and Asia. NTT Com’s new PoP in Marseille will facilitate the delivery of reliable, high-quality wholesale IP services between these high-growth markets and Europe.

In addition to providing access to highly strategic subsea cables, this new PoP is located at a major carrier-neutral facility, Interxion’s data center MRS1, which houses a community of over 70 connectivity providers, exchanging lar ... Read more »

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Japan’s leading B-to-B IT show Japan IT Week gathered 40,422 visitors and 535 exhibitors. IoT and MY NUMBER related exhibits were highlighted.

TOKYO - Friday, November 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reed Exhibitions Japan held the 6th edition of Japan’s leading B-to-B IT show - Japan IT Week Autumn at the end of last month from October 28-30 at Makuhari Messe, Japan. The latest IT solutions and services for various businesses were showcased.

The figures of the show hit a record high of 40,422 visitors, 535 exhibitors and 14,092 conference attendees, all exceeding from the previous edition. The visitor number jumped up by more than 27% and the show scale by 23% reflecting active business being conducting on-site.

“There was a great buzzing atmosphere which continued throughout the show!” said Shuhei Shimada, Show Director of Japan IT Week. He added “Together with the spring edition, Japan IT Week Autumn has conti ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.08.2015

HOUSTON - Friday, November 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on January 22, 2016 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2015.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am (US Central time), 9:00 am (US Eastern time), 3:00 pm (Paris time). A press release regarding the Company’s results will be issued on January 21, 2016 after close of market.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (800) 230-1059 within North America or +1 (612) 234-9959 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call, and ask for the “Schlumberger Earnings Conference Call.”

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcast on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their brows ... Read more »

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Jack Greenberg to Serve as Chairman

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Friday, November 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles Founder Dr. Dennis Gillings, CBE, will retire from his position as Executive Chairman of Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (NYSE: Q) at the end of this year, December 31, 2015. Dr. Gillings will remain on the Board as a director. The Board has appointed Jack M. Greenberg to serve as Chairman of the Board, effective January 1, 2016.

Dr. Gillings began performing biostatical analysis work for pharmaceutical companies with a single project in 1974 while still a professor of biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. That small consulting business, which would become Quintiles, began with a handful of staff working out of a trailer on the UNC campus.

Quintiles was incorporated as a privately held company in 1982, and over the past 33 years, has grown from that small collection of statisticians an ... Read more »

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ADJUSTED OPERATING INCOME OF $47 MILLION EXCEEDS GUIDANCE

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Thursday, November 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the third quarter ended October 2, 2015. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.26 and adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $47 million. Reported earnings per share from continuing operations for the quarter were $(0.69) and reported operating income from continuing operations was $17 million. See page 3 of this press release for the reconciliation of reported to adjusted results and related disclosures.

Highlights

    Reported third quarter adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $47 million, exceeding guidance range of $25 - $40 million, and adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $0.26 driven primarily by the performance of the subma ... Read more »

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Research Reveals Flawed Analysis misinforming world delegations at ITU World Radiocommunication Conference

GENEVA - Thursday, November 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As national administrations from across the world prepare to make critical decisions this month regarding global communications spectrum allocations, a newly-released report shows that studies suggesting enormous benefits of satellite spectrum for terrestrial wireless contain major flaws in logic, calculation and methodology.

The findings of a study done by economic consultants VVA show that in highlighting the benefits of the so-called “C-band” for mobile terrestrial, cost-benefit studies done for the mobile terrestrial sector completely ignore major negative impacts on satellite communications’ user groups throughout the world. The findings come just before the question of the C-band will be considered during the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Radi ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS - Friday, November 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company today announced that top-line renal results from the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® study (compound empagliflozin, marketed under the name Jardiance®) will be presented during American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2015 in San Diego.

The data will be presented during the oral abstract session:

High Impact Clinical Trials

Saturday 7 November, 10:30–10:45 a.m. PT, Oral Presentation: Empagliflozin and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease (Christoph Wanner)

Kidney disease (nephropathy) is far more common in people with diabetes than in people without diabetes; and diabetes is one of the leading causes of chronic kidney disease.

The full renal data set is currently being analysed and comprehensive study results on renal outcomes of patients ... Read more »

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Effective Subject to Completion of the Merger with P&G’s Fragrance, Color Cosmetics, Salon Professional & Hair Color and Styling Businesses

NEW YORK - Wednesday, November 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) announced today a new organizational structure and the future leadership team for the company, both of which will become effective subject to completion of Coty’s merger with The Procter & Gamble Company’s (NYSE:PG) fine fragrance, color cosmetics, salon professional and hair color and styling businesses (“P&G Specialty Beauty Business”). These changes are expected to best position the company to advance Coty’s global leadership position in Beauty.

Bart Becht, Chairman and Interim CEO of Coty commented: “The new Coty will bring together a very experienced and diverse executive team, skilled at managing complex global consumer operations, and driving innovation, creativity ... Read more »

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