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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The government of Canada introduced the Express Entry system in January 2015 with the aim to expedite immigration process and increase immigration. Under the new process, eligible candidates are ranked through Comprehensive Ranking System.

As per the latest update, the Canadian government plans major changes in the Comprehensive Ranking System for 2017. The revised immigration policies will be more encouraging for aspiring immigrants and will considerably reduce the visa processing time.

The Canadian experienced class / temporary residents and aspiring immigrants with relatives in Canada are the two categories where changes are expected.

The annual immigration is expected to go up to 425,000 by 2020.

The cut off in Comprehensive Ranking System has gone down in the last two draws of Express Entry System. It resulted in a two fold increase in the number of candidates being ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

MAKE Art Café, the flagship sub-brand of MAKE Business Café, is coming up on their first anniversary of successful operations in Alserkal Cultural Foundation in the Al Fahidi Historical District, Dubai. The anniversary comes amidst MAKE’s plans to further expand into the UAE and the wider GCC market.

Opened in November 2015, the MAKE Art Café runs its operations from the courtyard of a charming heritage villa in one of the most attractive heritage areas in the UAE, providing guests with an ideal serene space for quiet work or just to sit and read. The villa also includes a rooftop with a class room equipped with projectors and work tables capable of accommodating 10-12 guests, along with a library, a fashion pop-up store and a terrace seating area.

Clint Wilfred, Investor & Founder of MAKE, said: “It has been a successful year for MAKE Art Café, proving that the concepts ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Wednesday, November 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced development of an on-chip Single-Inductor Multiple-Output (SIMO) DC-DC converter for IoT devices reliant on coin-type lithium-ion batteries for power. The new converter achieves 65%-to-86% efficiency in the load range from 1 μW to 50 mW, more than 100 times wider than that of a conventional SIMO DC-DC converter, and extends the battery life of IoT devices. The advance was announced at the IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC) 2016 in Toyama, Japan, on November 9.
ICs that rely on small capacity coin-type lithium-ion batteries for power supply are increasingly used in a wide variety of IoT applications, and are required to save power by operating at minimum supply voltages in each circuit. In order to supply multiple voltages, multiple external inductors were required in a conventional DC-DC converter, but a SIMO DC-DC converter needs only ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, November 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Data showed that 60% of physicians prioritised factors related to maintaining quality of life, achieving disease stability or tumour response, whilst less than half of the physicians prioritised extending overall survival as a primary therapy goal for patients
    
Patient attitudes to therapy goals highlighted in corresponding insights report available online

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Results from a survey analysing the prescribing behaviour of 500 European physicians treating patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have been published in Clinical Lung Cancer. The research examined the primary therapy goal of physicians and their choice of treatment for patients with advanced adenocarcinoma of the lung, after first-line chemotherapy. An overview of the survey methodology and results can be viewed here.

Key results of the survey showed that:

40% of physi ... Read more »

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End-to-end services deliver to the growing needs of data-hungry applications

LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, November 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) provides breakthrough connectivity solutions to governments and institutions. These organisations rely on connectivity for their increasingly data hungry applications, a need that SES is supplying. SES services are reliable, innovative, secure, high-quality, cost-effective, and customised. These six characteristics are described in detail inside the new SES White Paper, “SES Charts Rising Government Needs”.

“In a sector where each situation requires different methods and technology,” the White Paper states, “SES tailors its offering to provide the crucial support needed for the important projects of governments and institutions, both regionally and internationally.”

“SES is at the epicentre of a suite of companies that ta ... Read more »

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-ECHELON-2 Trial Represents Key Component of Late-Stage Clinical Development Strategy to Establish ADCETRIS as Foundation of Care for CD30-Expressing Lymphomas-

BOTHELL, Wash. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Tuesday, November 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

-Data from ECHELON-2 Phase 3 Trial Expected in 2017 to 2018 Timeframe-

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced completion of patient enrollment in the ECHELON-2 clinical trial. ECHELON-2 is a global phase 3 randomized trial evaluating ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) as part of a frontline combination chemotherapy regimen in patients with previously untreated CD30-positive mature T-cell lymphoma (MTCL). ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed to CD30, which is expressed on several types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including subsets of MTCL, as well as Hodgkin lymphoma. ADCETRIS is currently not approved for the frontline treatmen ... Read more »

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-The 6th Consecutive IFSCC Award-

TOKYO - Tuesday, November 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shiseido Company, Limited won the Poster Award at the IFSCC*1 Congress 2016, held from October 30 to November 2, 2016 in Orlando, USA. IFSCC is recognized as the world’s most authoritative meeting, where researchers share their latest findings in the field of cosmetic science. Among the total of approximately 420 distinguished papers (about 70 Podium Presentation papers and about 350 Poster Presentation papers), the following research paper entitled “Discovery of novel skin aging mechanism: 'dermal cavitation*2'” was considered the most meritorious poster presentation paper.

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          IFSCC (The International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists): An international organization dedicated to the development of highly functional and safe cosmetic technology through the world-wide cooper ... Read more »

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PRINCETON, N.J. - Tuesday, November 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Adare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that Dr. Peter Richardson has joined the Company as Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Richardson will be responsible for leading our Research and Development efforts worldwide and for the successful development of the Company’s pipeline.

“We are delighted to have Peter join the Adare team. His extensive experience in the successful development and approval of specialized pharmaceutical products and medical devices globally will be key to our organization, as we accelerate our development plans and implement our growth strategy,” said John Fraher, President and CEO of Adare Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Richardson brings 30 years of medical practice, research and development experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Dr. Richardson has developed centers of excellence which enable ... Read more »

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 SES-Luxembourg public-private partnership will support operational phase of NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) 

LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, November 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that its Luxembourgish 50% affiliate GovSat has secured a long term commercial satellite communications contract to support the operational phase of NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS). The contract is for an end-to-end service and includes the delivery of satellite capacity in commercial Ku-band - largely coming from the SES fleet - as well as associated capacity management services. These services support the command & control and sensor data communications required by NATO Global Hawk vehicles over the AGS operational area.

GovSat is a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg Government and SES. It offers capacity leases and related 24/7 secure operations from facilities with EU and NATO cl ... Read more »

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Solution Challenges Legacy Market Data Distribution Models with Move to Public Cloud

HONG KONG - Tuesday, November 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--

FinovateAsia 2016 -- Xignite, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based financial data Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) announced today the ability to license the company’s Market Data Cloud platform.

The Xignite Market Data Cloud is a cloud-based market data distribution solution that helps exchanges and financial data vendors distribute their data via massively scalable APIs from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. The solution allows market data to remain stored in the cloud and be consumed only when, and, as needed. The Xignite solution enables exchanges, data vendors, index companies and other data originators in the $26 billion market data space to quickly upgrade or replace legacy distribution technology, while drastically reducing their infrastructure costs. Customers ... Read more »

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