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Acquisition further develops integrated cell therapy and regenerative medicine offering to enable development and patient access to innovative life-saving therapies

CHALFONT ST GILES, England - Thursday, July 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Healthcare has acquired Biosafe Group SA, a supplier of integrated cell bioprocessing systems for the rapidly growing cell therapy and regenerative medicine industry for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of Biosafe expands GE Healthcare’s end-to-end ecosystem of products, solutions and services for our cell therapy customers, and expands GE’s technology reach to a number of new cell and therapy types.

Cellular therapies are rapidly changing the healthcare landscape by providing life-saving and potentially curative treatments for many of the world’s most challenging diseases, especially cancer. The cell therapy oncology market alone is expected to reach $30 billion by 20301 with more than 60 ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, July 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

• Study to evaluate potential of novel combination therapy for hormone receptor positive/human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative (HR+/HER2-) metastatic breast cancer (mBC)

• Boehringer Ingelheim’s IGF mAB BI 836845 and Lilly’s CDK 4 and 6 inhibitor abemaciclib have shown promising early phase results in metastatic breast cancer

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced a new collaboration on a Phase 1b study that will evaluate the safety and tolerability of BI 836845, Boehringer Ingelheim’s insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1/IGF-2 ligand neutralising antibody, in combination with abemaciclib (LY2835219), Lilly’s cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4 and 6 inhibitor, in patients diagnosed with HR+/HER2- mBC. Based on the Phase 1b trial results, the collaboration has the potential to expand to Phase 2 trials in pat ... Read more »

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LONDON & STERLING, Va. - Thursday, July 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released details of a new report by leading business intelligence provider, Ovum. The report highlights that Neustar’s recent partnership with Limelight Networks will dramatically increase the size and capacity of infrastructure used to power Neustar’s DDoS protection service, growing from 1.2Tbps to 10Tbps across 27 global locations.

Written by Ovum senior analyst Rik Turner and titled, “Neustar forms partnership with Limelight for turbocharged DDoS mitigation,” the report also emphasizes that the DDoS protection service will provide customers with a powerful combination of high performance and high capacity scrubbing during DDoS attacks. The large number of points of presence (PoPs) will reduce business operations risks while increasing the speed to normal operat ... Read more »

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NHK WORLD TV will be distributed across Europe via ASTRA 1KR

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, July 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), the official distributor of NHK WORLD TV for Japanese public broadcaster NHK, has signed a long-term agreement to broadcast the 24/7 English-language news and information channel free-to-air in High Definition (HD) across Europe.

The transmission of NHK WORLD TV in HD has already started via ASTRA 1KR at 19.2 degrees East, and the SD channel is currently simulcast to allow for a smooth transition from SD to HD quality.

The number of HDTV homes in Europe has tripled over the past five years, and 78% of European satellite HDTV homes receive their TV channels from SES. In Europe, the number of HDTV channels broadcast by SES has grown by more than 30% over the last three years to nearly 700 channels.

“The ... Read more »

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 Guests Can Check-In and Drive Newest Lamborghini Models

MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, July 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) iconic luxury hotel brand, today unveiled a new partnership with Italian super sports car maker, Automobili Lamborghini, to offer automotive aficionados a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get behind the wheel of the most rare supercars on the planet. Waldorf Astoria guests will be given special access to drive on some of the most scenic routes in the country and experience the dramatic, dynamic, and pure performance of Lamborghini’s powerful naturally aspirated V10 engine.

This year’s Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences, which officially launched in 2014, will offer guests the unique opportunity to test drive Lamborghini’s latest models, including the new Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 and Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder, at seven distinct Waldo ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Thursday, July 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588) today announced that its new series of e-STUDIO Multifunction Peripherals (MFP) was developed in partnership with ABBYY® and Intel.

This summer, Toshiba Tec unveiled its newly-engineered e-STUDIO line featuring its latest e-BRIDGE Next controller. The new MFPs address the print, document management and workflow needs of virtually any business application while coinciding with Toshiba’s global message: “Connect. Integrate. Simplify. – Technology for every workplace delivering advanced functionality, ease of use and peace of mind,” reflecting the vision of “Together Information”.* To enhance the impact of its e-BRIDGE Next controller, Toshiba Tec is coupling ABBYY’s FineReader® Engine for embedded OS, and Intel’s® AtomTM E3800 Processor.

ABBYY is a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, July 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Russell Reynolds Associates, one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership advisory firms, and Hogan Assessments, a global leader in personality assessment and leadership development, today announced a global, exclusive partnership designed to increase the success rate of executive appointments and accelerate the development of rising leaders.

The partnership combines Russell Reynolds’ depth of expertise in advising senior executives and boards on executive search and succession with Hogan’s market-leading suite of assessment instruments, data assets and scientific acumen.

The firms will work together on a range of initiatives designed to drive C-suite performance, with an initial emphasis on creating a new, co-branded assessment approach designed to predict executive performance in C-level roles.

“The cost of betting on the wrong leader has never ... Read more »

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