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LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government today announced that Simon “Pete”’ Worden (Brig. Gen., USAF, Ret., PhD), Chairman of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, joins the government's Advisory Board of the recently announced spaceresources.lu initiative. The initiative defines a framework for the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids.

Prior to joining the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, Dr. Worden was Director of NASA’s Ames Research Center until his retirement on March 31, 2015. He has held several positions in the United States Air Force and was research professor of Astronomy, Optical Sciences and Planetary Sciences at the University of Arizona. He is a recognized expert on space and science issues, both civil and military, and has been a leader in building partnerships between governments and the private sector.

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    First-of-its-kind survey investigated knowledge of stroke and perceptions about atrial fibrillation (AF) in over 900 AF patients1,2
    Results show that patients actively seek information about treatments to reduce the risk of stroke associated with AF1,2
    Many patients want to be involved in the decision-making process about which oral anticoagulant (OAC) to take1,2

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nine out of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) surveyed were concerned about the risk of a stroke.1 Oral anticoagulant (OAC) treatments are usually prescribed to reduce this risk3 and the vast majority of patients actively sought information about their treatment.1,2 Many patients even wanted to be involved in the choice of the oral anticoagulant.1,2 These, and further results from a first-of-its-kind international survey of over 900 AF patients, were prese ... Read more »

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Intel Teams Up with COMPUTEX to Explore the New Boundaries of Smart Computing

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Thursday, May 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- e21FORUM, one of the most important forums of the world’s leading ICT trade show COMPUTEX TAIPEI, will take place in the 3rd floor Banquet Hall of the Taipei International Convention Center at 2:00pm on May 31, 2016! This year's theme is “Vision with Intelligence: Amazing New Era!”, where participants will receive the latest trends of innovation and explore world's future technologies together.

Internet of Things has grown rapidly and created phenomenal impact throughout the world, along with huge advancements in interdisciplinary application technologies; to echo this trend, this year's COMPUTEX TAIPEI has reflected such vision by focusing on “IoT Applications”, “Innovation & Startups”, “Business Solutions”, and “Gaming”, in addi ... Read more »

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SES adds another channel to its Ultra HD line-up, with MTG’s pay-TV operator Viasat, who will launch the world’s first Ultra HD sports channel to be broadcast via satellite


LUXEMBOURG - Friday, May 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Viasat will use SES capacity to broadcast its first Ultra HD (High Definition) channel.

The channel, called Viasat Ultra HD, will be launched after the summer in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland via SES-5 at 5 degrees East.

Viasat customers equipped with Viasat’s new Ultra HD set top box (to be launched during the summer) and an Ultra HD screen will experience sports with more detail and life-like movements. The world’s first Ultra HD sports channel via satellite will broadcast a number of sport events, including selected live Champions League matches, and other content from MTG's portfolio, specially produced in Ultra ... Read more »

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New anchor stations will link Denmark’s armed forces with backbone of the U.S. military's global satellite communications WGS

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, May 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced it will provide two anchor stations for the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO).

Under the agreement, SES Techcom Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, will provision and maintain two Wideband Global Satcom system (WGS) anchor stations – one in X-band and one in Ka-band. This will enable the Danish armed forces to communicate through the system, which provides flexible, high-capacity communications for defence operations through the associated satellite constellation and control systems.

SES was awarded the contracts on the basis of its experience in providing satellite communication anchor stations, the associated WGS certification process and overall life-cy ... Read more »

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Demonstrating Sustainable Innovation is a Powerful Engine for Growth and a Catalyst for Change

BEAVERTON, Ore. - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today released its FY14/15 Sustainable Business Report, which details strong progress against the company’s environmental and social targets and sets a vision for a low-carbon, closed-loop future as part of the company’s growth strategy.

“At Nike, we believe it is not enough to adapt to what the future may bring – we’re creating the future we want to see through sustainable innovation,” said NIKE, Inc. President and CEO, Mark Parker. “Today our teams are advancing ambitious new business models and partnerships that can scale unprecedented change across our business and the industry.”

The report highlights how Nike has embedded sustainability across its business and signals Nike’s continued commitment to set ag ... Read more »

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 The BARC Planning Survey 16, with over 1,200 people polled worldwide, has revealed that BOARD International is the best choice in the peer group “global vendors” with regard to planning functionality. Thanks to its ease of use and high degree of customization, organizations using BOARD find their business needs fulfilled, 91% are recommending BOARD.

CHIASSO, Switzerland - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With 26 leading positions in the BARC Planning Survey 16, BOARD proved its strength in high importance categories for every planning project surveyed. Being top ranked or leading in the peer groups ”global vendors” and “development-oriented planning solutions” in terms of planning functionality, reporting/analysis functionality, flexibility, and self-service, BARC found BOARD to be the tool most often considered for purchase among the “performance management specialists”.

One softwa ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, May 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TOKYO:4502) today announced the appointment of James Kehoe as Takeda’s new Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Officer, effective on June 15, 2016. Mr. Kehoe will be based in Tokyo and reports directly to Christophe Weber, President & CEO of Takeda.
“James Kehoe’s passion for transforming large organizations to achieve higher performance will hold him in good stead as he leads the Global Finance team to further elevate the company’s business performance and help Takeda deliver its growth ambitions,” said Christophe Weber, President & CEO of Takeda. “We also believe that James's values are very much aligned with Takeda’s values and that his personal style will work well with the Takeda Executive Team and the Finance Leadership Team.”
Mr. Kehoe is an accomplished finance exec ... Read more »

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 The nearly universal interoperability of SmartNode combined with Patton’s automated provisioning solution give Novum an expanded subscriber reach with lowered deployment costs. 

BRISBANE, Australia - Thursday, May 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

SmartNodeTM VoIP... more than just talk!

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Novum Networks is rolling out its business-class ISDN replacement National Broadband Network (NBN) service that is based on the Broadsoft BroadWorks Hosted telephony platform and features Patton’s SmartNode VoIP products as Customer Premise Equipment (CPE).

The pilot installation in Toowoomba, Queensland has already been completed.

The integrated traditional telephony services (ISDN BRI and PRI) offered with SmartNode VoIP gateways, VoIP routers, and session border controllers allow businesses to preserve capital investment by keeping their existing in-house phone systems while transitioning to the government-mandated NBN service ... Read more »

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LETTERKENNY, Ireland - Thursday, May 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zeus Industrial Products (Ireland), Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zeus, announced today it has been awarded ISO/TS16949 certification as a manufacturer and supplier to the automotive industry. Based on the ISO 9001 standard, the TS16949 is a technical specification that emphasizes a quality management system to provide continuous improvement and safety while focusing on defect prevention. The certification is just one of many steps taken by the polymer extrusion manufacturer to position itself for growth. It also holds ISO AS9100c, a similar certification for Aerospace, and recently completed an expansion of its Letterkenny facility that now totals more than 8300 sq. meters (90,000 sq. feet).

Fluoropolymers and other engineered plastics, such as polyether ether ketone (PEEK), are quickly becoming the materials of choice for applications requiring high performance properties like hy ... Read more »

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WILMINGTON, Del. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Incyte to Accelerate the Expansion of its European Organization to Optimize the Potential of Future Product Launches in Europe

    ARIAD to Receive $140 Million Upfront Payment, Plus Tiered Royalties on European Sales of Iclusig and Potential Milestones on Future Indications for Iclusig

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY) and ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ARIA) today announced the entry into a definitive agreement for Incyte to acquire ARIAD’s European operations. At the close of the transaction, the companies will also enter into a license agreement whereby Incyte will obtain an exclusive license to develop and commercialize Iclusig® (ponatinib) in Europe and other select countries.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160509005465/e ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of the Traffic Coordination General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior, met Lieutenant Sheikh Nader bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, from the General Directorate of Traffic Services in the Kingdom of Bahrain and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting at Brigadier Al Zaabi’s office, both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual interest and ways to enhance the cooperation and coordination of traffic issues between the UAE and Kingdom of Bahrain Ministries of Interior.  

The meeting was attended by Colonel Nasser Ahmad Al Hosani, Chief of the Federal Traffic Section and Lt. Colonel Ali Saeed Al Shehhi, Chief of the Strategy and Performance Development Section at the Traffic Coordination Directorate General, of the Ministry of Interior.

The Bahraini delegation reviewed the substantial progress in the traffic safet ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Sajith Ansar, Founder and CEO of Idea Spice has debuted on Forbes “TOP 100 INDIAN LEADERS IN UAE” this year. The prestigious award was presented to Sajith at a glittering event held at Dubai’s Astoria Waldorf on Tuesday, 3rd May to commemorate Indian leaders who have been drive the business community within the region.

The founder of the branding, design and marketing agency has nurtured and created an award winning boutique firm, that he refers to as a ’14-year old start up’, incorporating the enthusiasm and drive of a start up with the expertise and deep understanding of a mature business.

Having created over 1,200 brands globally, Idea Spice has partnered with ambitious and visionary CEOs to define their brand identity. His clientele includes key accounts such as the upcoming Dubai Parks and Resorts, Dubai Tourism and SERCO besides a number of SMEs – giving ... Read more »

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Award Recognises Extraordinary Growth and Outstanding Client Success in Europe, Middle East and Africa

LONDON - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SapientNitro, a leader in helping clients reimagine their businesses in the age of the customer, announced that it has been named “Adobe Marketing Cloud EMEA Growth Partner of the Year” by leading digital marketing and media solutions provider Adobe. The award, presented today at Adobe’s Summit EMEA Partner Day, recognises SapientNitro, part of the Publicis.Sapient digital transformation platform, as a top-performing partner and celebrates the agency’s extraordinary growth in Europe, the Middle East and Africa over the past year.

“As brands seek to attract and serve the newly connected consumer, they must first reimagine their business to compete in the digital era,” said Nigel Vaz, global chief strategy officer and EMEA senior vice president and managing di ... Read more »

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MUNICH - Wednesday, May 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ees Europe, Europe's largest exhibition for batteries and energy storage systems, sends a positive signal to the market: The exhibition space was already booked up by 200 exhibitors two months before the start of the exhibition– a sure sign of the development in the worldwide energy storage market which is driving the global energy revolution. ees Europe will be held once again in Munich from 22 to 24 June 2016 together with Intersolar Europe the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners. Visitors can expect over 1,000 exhibitors all together at both events, 380 of which will be showing innovative products, services and solutions for energy storage systems.

Safe, clean – and above all, smart: This is what the energy supply of the future will be all about. And storage batteries will be the key components, since: In smart grids, large storage systems decoupl ... Read more »

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