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Bioventus to Co-Develop Next Generation Placental Tissue Product for Knee Osteoarthritis with MTF Biologics


DURHAM, N.C.-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologic solutions, has entered into a development collaboration agreement with MTF Biologics, the world’s largest tissue bank, to co-develop a next generation placental tissue product for the treatment of painful musculoskeletal conditions, with an initial focus on knee osteoarthritis (OA). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“Development of new orthobiologics offerings for osteoarthritis is a core focus for Bioventus and we are pleased to begin collaborating with MTF Biologics on a solution for knee OA that will offer symptom relief and potentially delay progression of the disease,” said Tony Bihl, CEO, Bioventus. “We also expect to work together to develop additional uses and indications for this product as part of ... Read more »

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WASHINGTON-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ibex, a global leader in customer experience solutions, is expanding its presence with the opening of three new sites in the Philippines. Two of the sites are in Metro Manila and the third in Bohol, a provincial island in the Philippines. The announcement comes weeks after ibex was named Nearshore Company of the Year by Nearshore Americas based on their leadership position in nearshore regions and the explosive growth the company is currently experiencing in Jamaica and Nicaragua.

“ibex continues to define itself as the growth leader in the BPO space,” said Bob Dechant, CEO of ibex. “The growth we are experiencing is the result of excellent performance, a great leadership team and most importantly a corporate culture where employees are valued and engaged. This has enabled us to win marquee new clients while growing market share with our current clients.”

ibex anticipates h ... Read more »

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Acquisition extends the Entrust Datacard portfolio to include general purpose hardware security module offering that provides enhanced cloud, data security, compliance and payments capabilities

MINNEAPOLIS-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

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Global automotive and insurance industry leader turns Solera over to Jeff Tarr with his full support

DALLAS-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solera Holdings Founder and Former Chairman & CEO Tony Aquila is proud that he is leaving Solera Holdings, Inc. (“Solera”) as the global leader in risk and asset management data & software and as the preeminent service solutions (SaaS) for the automotive and insurance industries. He announced his retirement from Solera and his full support for new CEO Jeff Tarr to succeed him.

Since 2005, Aquila has brought about a digital evolution of the insurance industry, starting with the processing of insurance claims. During Aquila’s tenure, the company grew into a global giant employing over 7,000 employees in 93 countries.

Today, Solera’s offerings bring together insurers, original equipment manufacturers, dealers, and participants throughout the supply chain; creating a ... Read more »

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Gavi, NEC, and Simprints to Deploy World’s First Scalable Child Fingerprint Identification Solution to Boost Immunization in Developing Countries

 

TOKYO-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, NEC Corporation, and Simprints Technology Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding on the use of biometrics to improve immunization coverage in developing countries.

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Shoppers spend more per online order than in-store; 62 million were repeat buyers in last 12 months


OTTAWA, Ontario-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP) (TSX:SHOP), the leading multi-channel commerce platform, today released its first global State of Commerce report* with insights on what's driving direct-to-consumer (DTC) commerce and buying behavior. Over the last year, the retail industry has experienced tremendous disruption, and within this changed retail landscape, customers and merchants have found new opportunities to buy and sell goods.

“It’s our mission to make commerce better for everyone, and we developed this report to share global insights that can help merchants better understand the needs of their customers,” said Harley Finkelstein, Chief Operating Officer, Shopify. “At Shopify we’re inspiring the next wave of independent business owners with the tools and ... Read more »

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– Phase 1/2 Data Being Presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting Demonstrated TAK-788 Extended the Time Until Disease Progression or Death by More Than Seven Months –

– Takeda’s Growing Lung Portfolio is Driven by a Dedication to Developing Innovative Therapies for People Living with NSCLC – 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that new data for TAK-788 will be presented during an oral session at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting on Monday, June 3 at 10:12 a.m. CT in Chicago. Results from a Phase 1/2 first-in-human, open-label, multicenter study showed TAK-788 yielded a median progression-free survival (PFS) of 7.3 months and a confirmed objective response rate (ORR) of 43% in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-sm ... Read more »

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MILWAUKEE-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) today announced that Pam Murphy was elected to its board of directors effective June 6, 2019. Murphy is chief operating officer for Infor, Inc., a global leader in business cloud software products for industry-specific companies and markets.

 “Pam is a proven global leader with a solid track record of success, and we are delighted to add her experience to our talented and diverse board of directors,” said Blake Moret, chairman and chief executive officer of Rockwell Automation. “As we accelerate our strategy of bringing the Connected Ent ... Read more »

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New collaboration to modernize global money movement for expedited cross-border money transfers 

SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Visa (NYSE:V) announced a new strategic agreement with Western Union (NYSE:WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement. Western Union will implement Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time1 push payments platform in an effort to bring speed and transparency to the process of sending money around the world. This collaboration reinforces Visa’s commitment to modernize how payments are made around the world. Once Western Union’s implementation of Visa Direct is live, Western Union will be able to offer customers an expedited remittance service onto cards with more transparency and an enhanced user experience for both senders and receivers. Western Union and Visa share a vision for modern money movement; this expanded service is intended to make cross border payments ... Read more »

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