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HONG KONG-Thursday, April 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Galton Voysey was founded in 2014, built on the belief that the biggest brands of the next 50 years have not yet been built. Galton Voysey is disrupting the global luxury goods market with new and fresh thinking, in many cases helping brands go direct from factory to consumer through their own brand websites. Galton Voysey is not your typical luxury goods company. Seen as leading the way for luxury goods e-commerce, it’s no surprise that the management team is young and dynamic with the 28-year-old co-founder, CEO Marine Aubrée Antikainen backed by the 24-year-old biggest investor William Wolfram.

Unlike large luxury goods conglomerates who are struggling to go digital, Galton Voysey is an agile, fully independently owned business, operated out of the luxury goods capital of the world, Hong Kong. Our French CEO Marine Aubrée Antikainen, runs her business with a team of digital natives: experi ... Read more »

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Delivers higher revenues1, base orders and net income 
ZURICH-Thursday, April 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FIRST-QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS 
•    Revenues up 3 percent1 
•    Base order growth of 2 percent 
•    Total orders reflects lower large contract awards; book to bill ratio2 1.07x 
•    Operational EBITA margin2 12.1%; solid operating leverage considering 60 bps positive insurance reserve adjustment in 2016 
•    Net income $724 million versus $500 million; operational EPS +1%3 
•    Cash flow from operating activities $509 million reflects delay of incentive payments caused by the South Korea case 
•    Active portfolio management: high-voltage cables divestment closed, B&R acquisition announced April 4 
•   ... Read more »

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Julphar distributes 16 per cent cash dividends and 3 per cent bonus shares to shareholders

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Led by its Chairman His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Julphar’s General Assembly Meeting took place in the company’s headquarters of Ras Al Khaimah on April 16th. During the meeting, the General Assembly decided to distribute 16 per cent of profits in cash in addition to 3 per cent in shares to shareholders.

“In the middle of the political crisis that affected some markets in 2016, Julphar continued to perform strongly, reiterating its promise to play a part in the overall improvement of healthcare,” stated His Highness Sheikh Faisal. “Our expertise and local know-how positions us as the pharmaceutical industry’s national leader Made in UAE. In the face of difficult circumstances, last year’s achievements were a testament of Julphar&rsqu ... Read more »

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Millions of U.S. Consumers Can Now Move Money Globally Using the Convenience of Messenger

SAN JOSE, Calif. -Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, today announced an innovative and compelling way for Facebook Messenger users in the U.S. to send money to more than 200 countries and territories across 130 currencies. The announcement was made at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Jose, California.

Western Union has developed a money transfer bot for Messenger, which offers a simple, seamless experience for those who want to move money to almost anywhere in the world. The entire experience occurs within the Western Union cross-border money transfer platform which is embedded inside Messenger.

The funds can be received into billions of bank accounts around the world or in cash at half a million global retail Agent locations from the world’s largest metr ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that MX1, a global media services company wholly owned by SES, and VUBIQUITY, the leading provider of media technology solutions and premium content services that connects content owners with video providers to deliver entertainment on any screen, have signed a multi-year linear distribution deal.

The new service offering combines VUBIQUITY's linear transport portfolio with MX1’s service infrastructure and future-proof content aggregation management and delivery technology. These capabilities offer broadcasters, TV channels, affiliates, rights holders and content aggregators the ability to aggregate content and reach millions of viewers in the US and worldwide, quickly and simply through a single platform.

“We selected MX1 to provide the necessary innovative media technologies to support VUBIQUITY’s ... Read more »

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 ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus Training Platform and Assessment Tool offer on-demand, hands-on training and skills assessment in live lab environment

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.-Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ISACA is changing how cyber security training is delivered with the latest additions to its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) portfolio of resources—the CSX Training Platform and Assessment Tool.

The CSX Training Platform offers learners an easily accessible, constantly updated education environment that gives administrators clear insights into employee performance so organizations can ensure that they hire and retain the best talent on the front lines of cyber security defenses. The on-demand, performance-based training and assessment tool, conducted in live environments using real-world threat scenarios, is the first of its kind.

Historically, organizations have had to rely on training mechanisms that are costly, ... Read more »

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