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 -Estimated Five-Year Overall Survival Rate was 41 Percent and Five-Year Progression-Free Survival Rate was 22 Percent-

BOTHELL, Wash., CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan. - Wednesday, July 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

-Patients Who Achieved a Complete Remission Had Estimated Five-Year Overall Survival of 64 Percent and Five-Year Progression-Free Survival of 52 Percent-

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced the final data of the ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) monotherapy pivotal Phase 2 clinical trial in relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma were published in the journal Blood. The manuscript, which summarizes the five-year, end-of-study results, highlights that patients who attained a complete response achieved long-term disease control. The manuscript is available online today and will be included in a future print edition of Blood. ADCETRIS is an antibody-dru ... Read more »

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Air transport: supports 6.8 million jobs and $72.5 billion of African GDP

NEW YORK - Wednesday, July 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aviation is vital to the modern, globalised world, supporting millions of jobs and driving economic growth. But the benefits of connectivity must be protected with appropriate support from governments if the air transport sector is to help fulfil its potential as a connector of people, trade and tourism and a driver of sustainable development. These are the conclusions drawn in a new report, Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders, issued by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG).

Worldwide, aviation supports 62.7 million jobs and generates $2.7 trillion in gross domestic product (GDP). Not only does air transport provide significant economic benefits, but it also plays a major role in the social development of people and communities all over the globe, allowing people to travel for educational opportunities and cultural exch ... Read more »

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BRUSSELS - Wednesday, July 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Joining a delegation of telecoms CEOs, members of the Board of the EMEA Satellite Operators Association today welcomed and signed an industry Manifesto that embodied the contribution of key telecoms industry players in shaping the EU vision for 5G. Rupert Pearce, ESOA Chairman and CEO of Inmarsat and Karim Michel Sabbagh, CEO of SES were both invited to participate in the process.

The Manifesto has clearly recognised that no single network technology can deliver on the promise of an inclusive 5G experience given what that implies in terms of data demand, including video. 5G is about interworking of different technologies: mobile, fixed and satellite and the Manifesto calls for close collaboration between the different telecoms players amongst each other as well as with vertical sectors.

ESOA welcomes the Commission’s support in pushing for early pilots and demonstrations, which will hi ... Read more »

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 Six Leading Operators Announce Commercial Availability of Mobile Connect, Provide Mobile Authentication Services to More than 800 Million Consumers


NEW DELHI - Tuesday, July 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a launch event held in New Delhi today, the GSMA announced that the GSMA’s Mobile Connect mobile-based authentication solution is now available to more than 800 million consumers across India1. Mobile network operators (MNOs) offering Mobile Connect services are Aircel, Bharti Airtel, Idea, Tata Teleservices Ltd, Telenor and Vodafone.

The launch event was hosted by Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA, who was joined by representatives from India’s leading mobile operators including Anupam Vasudev, CMO, Aircel; Srikanth Balachandran, Global CHRO, Bharti Airtel; Sashi Shankar, CMO, Idea Cellular; Sunil Tandon, Head Non Voice Services, Tata Teleservices; Upanga Dutta, CMO, Telenor and Sunil Sood, CEO, Vodafone. Executives ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, July 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government launched jointly with a group of private investors a seed fund to support the financing and the development of start-ups up to seven years of age which are operating within the national digital economy field. This move is a further step in increasing Luxembourg’s visibility as a hub for launching new innovative activities in one of the key sectors in the country’s economy.

The Digital Tech Fund was set-up on the initiative of the Ministry of the Economy as part of the national “Digital Lëtzebuerg” initiative. The main but not exclusive aim of the fund will be to make venture capital investments in companies with projects which have reached the proof of concept stage in fields such as cybersecurity, fintech, big data, digital health, telecommunications and satellite services, or the “Internet of things”.

To facilitate the transfer ... Read more »

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