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READING, England - Thursday, August 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Copernicus Climate Change Service, operated by ECMWF, confirms July average surface air temperature 0.19 OC higher than previous records in 2009 and 2015.
    Conditions were exceptionally warm over north-western Russia where temperatures have led to melting permafrost.
    Warmer conditions during both June and July coincide with many wildfires identified over Siberia.
    Each of the past 12 months the warmest on record due to progressive global warming as climate variability and human activity combine to produce new extreme.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The average absolute value of the air temperature close to the Earth’s surface reached a new high in July 2016 according to an analysis of the meteorological data record by Europe’s Copernicus Climate Change Service operated by the European Centre for Medium-range Weather Fo ... Read more »

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Acquisition Expands BravoSolution’s Footprint in the Integrated Source-to-Pay Market

CHICAGO - Thursday, August 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

BravoSolution, a leading global strategic procurement solution provider, has acquired Puridiom, a privately-held on-demand procurement and AP solutions company based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. With this acquisition, BravoSolution takes the next step in enabling the full end-to-end procurement process through an integrated purchase-to-pay suite. This capability will help businesses efficiently manage the entire procurement lifecycle to drive superior savings. Puridiom, founded in 1983, has deep experience in purchase-to-pay solutions, with over 30 years supporting the procurement processes of both private and public sector organizations, including Mutual of America, Crestwoood Midstream Partners LP, and Hoya Optical Labs of America.

"The acquisition of Puridiom accelerates BravoSolution's aggressive plan to bec ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, August 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Starr Companies announced today that A.M. Best has affirmed the A rating with a stable outlook for Starr International (Europe) Limited, which, along with Starr Underwriting Agents Limited, is a subsidiary of Starr International Company, Inc.

“The A.M. Best’s rating comes as we celebrate our 10th year of operating in Europe, the United Kingdom and specifically our location in London.” said Steve Blakey, CEO, Starr Underwriting Agents Limited and Starr Managing Agents Limited. “This underscores our strength and commitment to the European marketplace as we continue building upon our portfolio of product offerings and relationships within the insurance community.”

Starr Companies (or Starr) is the worldwide marketing name for the operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of Starr International Company, Inc. and for the investment busines ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that bobbles.tv, a newly-launched pan-European Pay TV platform, has contracted SES capacity and MX1 services to launch a new global TV platform for expats in Europe.

Expats can choose to subscribe to direct-to-home (DTH), over-the-top (OTT), or both packages. The entertainment service will offer linear content via DTH broadcasting and/or the option for users to watch content at their own time using time-shifting and catch-up features via an OTT platform.

Under the agreement, bobbles.tv will contract SES and MX1 to provide DTH and OTT back-end services, as well as distribution services via satellites and content delivery networks. MX1 is SES’s newly-created media services company that transforms content into the ultimate viewer experience for a global audience, by providing a full range of content management, delivery and value-a ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS & SÃO PAULO - Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Company announces 189% increase in Oracle and SAP clients;

Now servicing more than 100 organizations in the region

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite, BusinessObjects and HANA Database software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion, Oracle Retail and Oracle Agile PLM software, today announced its continued strong growth trajectory and investment in the Latin American region due to fast-growing demand for Rimini Street’s premium-level ERP software support for Oracle and SAP licensees. The Company announced that it has increased its total signed clients in Latin America by 189% year over year in the second quarter ending June 30, 2016, and that it has made numer ... Read more »

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HAMBURG, Germany, BEIJING & JAKARTA, Indonesia - Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    More of home: 25 channels for Chinese and Indonesian viewers for the launch
    More communities: Indian, Vietnamese and Korean packages soon to come
    More coverage: broadcast across Europe via Astra satellite and internet
    More flexibility: 7-day Catch up TV, and “no regret” price model
    More information: bobbles.tv is online

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TV just like at home – for expats in Europe. The new pay TV platform bobbles.tv which delivers TV channels from all over the world launches today. The service can be received throughout Europe via satellite and internet. bobbles.tv targets around 14 million people from Asia, Latin America and Africa living and working in Europe. For the launch bobbles.tv will offer 25 Chinese and Indonesian TV channels. Pr ... Read more »

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