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ZURICH & REDMOND, Wash. - Wednesday, October 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB and Microsoft Corp. today announced a strategic partnership to help industrial customers create new value with digital solutions. Customers will benefit from the unique combination of the Microsoft Azure intelligent cloud and ABB’s deep domain knowledge and extensive portfolio of industrial solutions.

The two partners are committed to empowering digital transformation in customer segments such as robotics, marine and ports, electric vehicles and renewable energy. By selecting Microsoft Azure as the cloud for its integrated connectivity platform, ABB’s customers will now have access to an enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure that benefits from billions of dollars of ongoing investment.

“Together with ABB, we are providing industrial customers with the digital technology and cloud platform to empower every person, team and business system within an o ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries, the largest generic pharmaceutical company in Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has launched PULSE – the first research application in the region to study behaviors and attitudes in disease management, during a launch event that took place at the Park Hyatt hotel in Dubai on September 30th 2016.

PULSE – available on iOS and Android – will support Julphar in studying key therapeutic aspects starting by studying trends in management of dyslipidemia in the region – focusing on its prevalence, clinical practices and treatment – by submitting a medical study in its first phase to 30 selected practitioners on their current practices and patient-centered management of dyslipidemia. The new and one-of-a-kind mobile approach of the study will make it easier for the selected physicians to participate and to provide the most rele ... Read more »

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Studio apartments for sale from AED 574,000

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Select Group today announced the launch of Studio One – the group’s 14th project in Dubai Marina. The 31 storey project with an estimated GDV in excess of 450 million dirhams is a residential development featuring well planned studios, one bedroom and a limited number of two bedroom apartments.

The deconstructed themed, urban and extra-ordinarily efficient floor layout of Studio One is inspired by the growing segment of customers that demand high-quality residences in premier communities at attractive rates.  Prices of studios, one bedroom and two bedrooms apartments start from AED 574,000, AED 899,000 and AED 1,349,000 respectively. In addition to the appealing prices, the group is also offering an enticing payment plan with 70% payment upon handover.

Located in close proximity to the Bluewaters Island and next door to the ... Read more »

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ZURICH - Tuesday, October 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Partnership combines ABB’s leading market position in power technologies with Fluor’s expertise in managing large engineering, procurement and construction projects
    Partnership to capture new growth opportunities for both companies

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB and Fluor have formed a global strategic partnership for the execution of large turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects for electrical substations. By combining ABB’s world-leading technology and its market leadership position in power transmission and distribution with Fluor’s expertise and experience in delivering large EPC projects, the partnership will help meet the evolving need of power grids across the globe for safe, reliable and state-of-the-art electrical substations.

“We are proud to partner with Fluor to tap the vast opportunities of the ongoing Energy ... Read more »

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SAINT-IMIER, Switzerland - Wednesday, October 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the Official Partner and Official Watch of the IFHA, Longines presented the Longines and IFHA International Award of Merit to the Romanet Family on 3 October 2016 in Paris.

Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President of Longines and Head of International Marketing, stated: “It is a great honor to recognize the Romanets’ dedication to the sport, in which Longines began its timekeeping expertise more than a century ago. In 2013 we became Partner of the IFHA already headed by Louis Romanet. Since then, we have jointly developed the sporting aspect of horseracing through a series of Awards. Louis Romanet’s father, Jean Romanet, kept the efforts of his own father and uncle to regulate French racing. His influence extended beyond continental borders as he tirelessly encouraged international cooperation between racing ruling bodies. He was involved in developing the pattern r ... Read more »

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STERLING, Va. - Tuesday, October 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

DDoS Research Report Reveals 73 Percent of Surveyed Organizations Suffered a DDoS Attack;

The Majority of DDoS Attacks (53 Percent) Resulted in Additional Compromise, Including Viruses and Ransomware

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today published its “October 2016 Worldwide DDoS Attacks & Protection Report: A Steady Threat in the Connected World,” a research report focused on DDoS attack and protection trends. The report highlights that DDoS attack volume has remained consistently high and these attacks cause real damage to organizations. The global response also affirms the prevalent use of DDoS attacks to distract as “smokescreens” in concert with other malicious activities that result in additional compromise, such as viruses and ransomware.

“Distributed denial-of-service attacks are ... Read more »

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MILWAUKEE - Tuesday, October 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has acquired leading systems integrator MAVERICK Technologies to expand domain knowledge and help deliver innovative control and information solutions to customers in industries such as chemical, food and beverage, and oil and gas. The acquisition significantly strengthens Rockwell Automation’s expertise in key process and batch applications to help its customers realize greater productivity and improved global competitiveness through process control and information management solutions.

“Industrial control and information solutions are most effective when they result from close collaboration between a knowledgeable supplier and the user,” said Ken Champa, Rockwell Automation senior vice president of Control Products and Solutions. “The combination of our global industrial automation leadership with MAVERICK’s platform-independent ... Read more »

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 After initial implementation of O3b connectivity, companies act to meet runaway demand for reliable, high performance Internet in Africa

ST. HELIER, Jersey - Tuesday, October 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- O3b Networks today announced an agreement with RCS-Communication, a leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) in South Sudan, to more than double their bandwidth capacity over the next two years and to implement the first O3bPerformance Services site Diversity solution.

RCS became one of O3b’s pioneering clients when they signed a long-term contract in 2013 (prior to the launch of O3b’s first satellites) and became the second African business to use the O3bTrunk product when the service was commercialised in October 2014.

RCS uses O3bTrunk to connect their WiMAX and High Throughput PtMP networks in the capital, Juba, to the internet. Despite the country’s current challenging times, RCS has nearly exhausted their contr ... Read more »

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DANBURY, Conn., & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Tuesday, October 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q) today announced that it has successfully completed its merger of equals transaction between IMS Health Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IMS) and Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. The merger of IMS Health, a leading global information and technology services company, and Quintiles, the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, creates a leading information and tech-enabled healthcare service provider with global scale and reach, and a full suite of end-to-end clinical and commercial offerings.

Merger Close Details

Today IMS Health merged into Quintiles with Quintiles as the surviving company renamed Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. and known as QuintilesIMS. Shares of IMS Health were halted from trading today on the NYSE and will no longer be traded. Under the terms of the merge ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, October 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Replicor Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company targeting a cure for chronic hepatitis B and D patients, today announced that the preliminary interim analysis from its latest REP 401 clinical trial has been selected by the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) for presentation during the late-breaking oral abstract session at its annual meeting to be held November 11-15, 2016 in Boston, U.S.A.

The REP 401 protocol (NCT02565719) is a randomized, controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of its first in class HBsAg release inhibitor, REP 2139 and a REP 2139 derivative with improved plasma and tissue clearance (REP 2165) in combination with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and pegylated interferon alpha 2a (peg-IFN) in treatment naïve patients with chronic HBeAg negative HBV infection. The selection of Replicor’s clinical data for presentation during th ... Read more »

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