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 New Service Makes Harmonised Data from Multiple Sources Available to Developers 


LONDON-Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the launch of the ‘IoT Big Data API Directory’ that will make harmonised data sets from multiple sources worldwide available to developers and third parties, enabling them to create innovative new Internet of Things (IoT) services. The directory, which is the first of its kind, is designed to encourage a common approach to data sharing that will help the IoT to realise its full potential and encourage the development of new projects across transport, the environment and smart cities. Global mobile operators China Mobile, China Unicom, KT Corporation, Orange and Telefónica have already implemented solutions enabling them to share harmonised IoT data.

“The IoT generates a huge amount of data that is currently retained in vertical silos. However, in orde ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany-Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

    Tiotropium Respimat® (marketed as SPIRIVA® Respimat®) now approved in US as asthma maintenance treatment for people aged 6 years and older1
    FDA approval expands use of tiotropium Respimat® in the US to a broad age range of people across all asthma severities
    Tiotropium Respimat® is currently NOT APPROVED for use in children and adolescents with asthma outside of the US

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved tiotropium Respimat® (marketed as SPIRIVA® Respimat®) for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of people with asthma aged 6 years and older who continue to experience symptoms despite their other maintenance therapy – usually either inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) alone, or a combination of inhaled corticosteroids/l ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan-Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

– Significantly Enhances Takeda’s Global Oncology Portfolio –

– Accretive to FY2018 Underlying Core Earnings –

– Reinforces Takeda’s Commitment to Developing Medicines for Patients Living with Cancer –

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) (“Takeda”) today announced the completion of its acquisition of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) (“ARIAD”) for $24.00 per share in cash.

“We are very pleased to have completed the acquisition of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals. The addition of ARIAD’s innovative targeted therapies and research and development capabilities strengthens and diversifies our oncology business, positioning Takeda for sustainable long-term growth in this priority therapeutic area,” said Christophe Weber, president and chi ... Read more »

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 Masimo MightySat Rx is the First Fingertip Pulse Oximeter to Measure Respiration Rate

 

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the CE marking of the measurement of respiration rate from the pleth (RRpTM) on the MightySat™ Rx fingertip pulse oximeter. MightySat Rx is a noninvasive device that measures and displays functional oxygen saturation (SpO2), Pulse Rate (PR) and Perfusion Index (PI) with the option to add Pleth Variability Index (PVi®) and now, RRp.

Respiration rate, or the number of breaths taken per minute, typically requires manually counting breaths with a timer and then converting to a per minute rate, or being fitted with chest leads or straps that can be inconvenient. With the addition of RRp to MightySat Rx, respiration rate can conveniently be measured using the same fingertip sensor that measures SpO2, PR, PI, and PVi (a measureme ... Read more »

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 New company plans New York Stock Exchange listing under ticker symbol “DXC”

TYSONS, Va.-Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DXC Technology will be the name of the new company formed by the proposed merger of CSC (NYSE: CSC) and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) when the transaction closes, it was announced today. The full launch of the new brand will take place worldwide with the debut of the new company, which is expected on April 3, 2017.

The strategic combination of the two complementary businesses, which was announced at the end of May 2016, will create the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company. The new company is expected to have $26 billion in annual revenues and nearly 6,000 clients in over 70 countries. Subject to final approvals, DXC Technology intends to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DXC.

“With ... Read more »

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. & PARIS-Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eastman Kodak Company today announced it has selected ARCHOS, a pioneer in consumer electronics and a strong pan-European company, as a brand licensee in the European tablet market.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170215006367/en/

The agreement with ARCHOS is the latest extension of Kodak’s brand licensing program and follows on the heels of the successful European launch of the KODAK EKTRA Smartphone.

“We are very proud to become one of Kodak’s licensees to jointly develop their brand into the tablet world. We truly look forward to putting these devices into people’s hands”, said ARCHOS CEO, Loïc Poirier.

”We are excited to be adding ARCHOS to our portfolio of brand licensees,” said Brian Cruz, Vice President and General Manager of ... Read more »

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 Long Term Supply Agreement and IP Licensing Form Basis of Collaboration


MORRISVILLE, N.C. -Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HexaTech Inc. announced today the signing of two strategic agreements with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, of Regensburg, Germany. The agreements include a long term supply commitment for HexaTech’s aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates, direct support of HexaTech’s 2” diameter substrate development program, as well as licensing of certain HexaTech intellectual property (IP).

HexaTech, the world’s leading commercial supplier of single crystal AlN substrates, has developed a unique and valuable knowledge base for optoelectronic, high power and RF (radio frequency) applications based on its proprietary material, helping to activate and promote a significant market pull for its underlying substrate technology.

“We view this collaborative partnership with OSRAM as t ... Read more »

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 ABB traction technologies to provide more reliable, energy-efficient trains for rail operators in Switzerland, Sweden and Hungary.

ZURICH-Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB has won orders worth $70 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler to supply state-of-the-art traction and onboard power equipment to three European rail operators. The new equipment will enable more sustainable regional and suburban transit in urban areas with improved intercity connections, less congestion and reduced emissions.

State-of-the-art ABB traction systems with integrated onboard power supplies and traction transformers will be installed in 80 Stadler electric trains for suburban and intercity routes in Switzerland, Sweden and Hungary. The traction systems convert electricity from overhead power lines to the voltage levels required for train motors and supply the required electricity for power systems. ABB’s more compact, lighter ... Read more »

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 GSMA Intelligence Launches Annual Study To Measure Global Mobile Engagement

 

LONDON-Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Almost half of mobile phone users worldwide still only use their devices to make voice calls and send SMS, according to new consumer research by GSMA Intelligence. The new Global Mobile Engagement Index (GMEI) measures the level of engagement of mobile phone users across a wide array of use cases and services. This first-of-its-kind consumer index is based on inputs from the 2016 GSMA Intelligence consumer survey, which surveyed mobile users across 56 global markets representing 80 per cent of the world’s population. The first GMEI study is published today and will be updated on an annual basis.

The GMEI classifies mobile user engagement into four tiers: ‘Aficionados’ (the most engaged), ‘Pragmatists’, ‘Networkers’ and ‘Talkers’ (the least en ... Read more »

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