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 What do The Donald, the Olympics, driverless cars and athleisure have in common?

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Tuesday, December 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

ANSWER: The 15th annual Yahoo Year in Review

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yahoo (YHOO) today announced its annual 2016 Year in Review report. Entering its 15th year, Year in Review offers a detailed look into what intrigued the hearts and minds of millions of users worldwide throughout the year.

What’s in a year? 2016 saw the Olympics in Rio, new celeb feuds and unexpected splits, street style taking over the designer runways, Damn Daniel! and his white kicks…all capped with a seemingly endless election cycle. Based on interactions with Yahoo, Polyvore, Flickr and Tumblr, here is what captivated the world.

Election Drama and Global Atrocities Dominated Our News Feeds

It’s no surprise that the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and President-elect Donald Trump, were the most searched fr ... Read more »

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One-of-a-kind Property Pays Homage to the Building’s Creative Heritage

NEW YORK & MCLEAN, Va. - Friday, December 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Once home to John Steinbeck, Thomas Mann and other celebrated writers and artists, The Renwick Hotel, a historic property in the heart of midtown Manhattan, is now open as part of Curio – A Collection by HiltonTM. As the first New York City hotel to join Curio’s global set of remarkable upscale properties, The Renwick facilitates travelers’ desire for unique discovery and authentic experiences.

Housed in an iconic 1920s brick building, The Renwick Hotel New York City, Curio Collection by Hilton is located just two blocks from Grand Central Station and a short walk to Bryant Park, the New York Public Library and bustling Times Square. Complete with 173 guest rooms and suites, the fully-renovated property takes inspiration from its days as a residence for intellectuals and literati, ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif. - Friday, December 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) is very proud to announce that Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Florida, has become the first hospital to make formal commitments that align with all 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) toward eliminating preventable patient deaths by 2020 (0X2020). Earlier this year, Parrish Medical Center made nine commitments through which 85 lives will be saved. Parrish was named one of the winners of PSMF’s annual competition to win a private fishing trip with former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter for their estimated projection of “lives saved.”

In October, Parrish Medical Center’s Controller, Michael Sitowitz, joined President and First Lady Carter on a private fishing trip in the North Georgia Mountains. They were joined by four other individuals who have contributed significantly to the Foundatio ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) and Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) have joined forces to provide industry leading Maritime Monitoring services to end users in, and around the Arabian Gulf. The combination of 20 years operational experience and unmatched local expertise will be a significant contribution to Maritime Domain Awareness in the region.

KSAT has provided operational oil spill and vessel detections services based on Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) for 20 years and is the only provider in the world that has in-house capacity for planning, ordering, acquisition and processing of all commercial SAR satellites.

SIME has established itself as the most trusted imagery provider in the Arabian Gulf region, consistently delivering customized, cutting-edge geospatial solutions and high-resolution satellite imagery products and services.

The Near-real time aspect will be an impor ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications (ICEDSA 2016), sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), was today launched in Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates.

Taking place on the AURAK campus, the conference runs until Thursday, December 8, and focuses on the latest theoretical and practical developments in the field of electronic devices, systems and applications.

The conference was organized by the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in conjunction with its strategic partner, the Universiti Teknologi Mara, a Malaysian university based in Shah Alam- Selangor. A branch of the local Ras Al Khaimah government, RAK Municipality, sponsored the three-day event.

The ICEDSA 2016 opening remarks were delivered by Professor Eesa Bastaki, chair of the conference and honorary chairman of the IEE ... Read more »

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PARIS - Thursday, December 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TRIGO Group, international provider of quality solutions, headquartered in Paris, France, is introducing its new business unit, TRIGO Experts for Quality (TREQ), to provide sophisticated quality expertise services to its customers.

With globalization of supply chains, constant increase of product complexity and continuous search for cost optimized solutions, global manufacturers are looking for innovative and reliable quality solutions to help them to solve their quality challenges in such a demanding and complex context.

TREQ Business Unit offers Quality Expert Consulting, Resident Engineering and Metrology services from experts and consultants who are part of TRIGO’s unique global network of quality professionals across more than 20 countries in Europe, America and Asia, with a dedicated focus on the automotive, aerospace and heavy transportation industries.

This combination o ... Read more »

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 Ranked for third consecutive year in most comprehensive, independent study of the world’s best risk and compliance technology companies; Notable rises achieved in market presence and customer service categories

DUBLIN - Tuesday, December 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fenergo, the leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management, Compliance, Data and Digitalization solutions for investment, corporate and private banks has been ranked in the Chartis RiskTech100® for the third consecutive year, moving up 25 places since last year.

Now in its eleventh year, Chartis RiskTech100® is widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive independent study of the world’s major players in risk and compliance technology.

Fenergo saw notable rises in the 2017 rankings across all categories including Functionality, Core Technology, Strategy and Innovation, but saw the most significant increases in Market Presence (up 13% from last year ... Read more »

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 Ranked for third consecutive year in most comprehensive, independent study of the world’s best risk and compliance technology companies; Notable rises achieved in market presence and customer service categories

DUBLIN - Tuesday, December 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fenergo, the leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management, Compliance, Data and Digitalization solutions for investment, corporate and private banks has been ranked in the Chartis RiskTech100® for the third consecutive year, moving up 25 places since last year.

Now in its eleventh year, Chartis RiskTech100® is widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive independent study of the world’s major players in risk and compliance technology.

Fenergo saw notable rises in the 2017 rankings across all categories including Functionality, Core Technology, Strategy and Innovation, but saw the most significant increases in Market Presence (up 13% from last year ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Friday, December 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, and Eika Alliance, one of the largest players in the Norwegian financial market, with almost a million customers, today announce the successful launch of the first dual payment card certified by BankAxept. This is the first step for an acceleration of the rollout of contactless payment in Norway.

OT’s dual payments card leverages INTERAC Flash® technology that allows Eika to offer to its customers a contactless BankAxept certified payment card. BankAxept is the local Norwegian payment scheme and has the most widely used payment card, representing 9 out of 10 transactions in Norway. Contactless payments are available at over 100,000 merchants in the country.

OT’s dual payments card is based on the Near Field Communication technology (NFC), which allows wireless co ... Read more »

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Award acknowledges the critical role CROs play in drug development

DANBURY, Conn. & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Friday, December 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- QuintilesIMS has been recognized by the 2016 Scrip Awards as the Best Full-service Provider Contract Research Organization (CRO). This marks the sixth time in the last eight years that the company has been honored with the CRO award.

“We are delighted to receive this distinction once again this year,” said Cynthia Verst, president, Clinical Operations, QuintilesIMS. “The Scrip Awards are among the most sought after in the biopharmaceutical industry, and we are extremely pleased to have been honored with this award. Being selected for this recognition reinforces the impact we have in the biopharmaceutical industry as well as the important role we serve in creating solutions that help our clients drive healthcare forward.”

The “Best Full-service Prov ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, December 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Business Wire and Agility PR Solutions have announced a new strategic partnership to provide communications professionals with enhanced distribution, monitoring and media analytics capabilities. This move expands Business Wire’s already wide set of communications tools by offering clients a seamless and cost-effective solution to integrate media outreach and multi-outlet monitoring into their communications campaigns.

“Business Wire’s commitment to our customers continues to be our number one priority. This new partnership with Agility PR Solutions will help our customers elevate their communications campaigns by better targeting relevant journalists and influencers, staying current on critical industry trends, and measuring the true effectiveness of their messaging,” said Cathy Baron Tamraz, Business Wire’s CEO.

Since 2003, organizations have trusted Agility P ... Read more »

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 Next-generation fraud solutions will help secure transactions made by browser, mobile app, or connected devices

SAN FRANCISCO & MENTOR, Ohio - Saturday, December 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) today announced an agreement to acquire CardinalCommerce, an industry leader in e-commerce payment authentication. The acquisition will enable more secure, seamless payments, whether made through a browser, mobile app, or connected device, and will help Visa’s clients and merchant partners accelerate digital commerce.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161201006092/en/

“This strategic acquisition combines Visa’s industry expertise and Cardinal’s critical role in payment authentication to bring added security to online transactions, reduce fraud, and support digital commerce which is the fastest growing commerce segment today,&rd ... Read more »

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Accomplished display executive to lead EMEA business

PREŠOV, Slovakia - Friday, December 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that Marco Bruines has joined as CEO of Leyard Europe, as part of Leyard’s international business.

Bruines served as the President of BarcoLeyard, the joint-venture between Leyard and Barco in China and has held executive roles in Europe at Barco, Inter Visual Systems, and most recently served as the managing director of SIGHT, a system integrator in the Benelux area focused on broadcasting and the corporate market.

“We are pleased to bring Marco’s deep customer knowledge and industry experience in displays to our EMEA business,” said Zach Zhang, chairman of Leyard International. “In his role, Marco will lead the sales, marketing, support, and operations in the region which will utilize his experience in segments ranging from sp ... Read more »

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