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INGELHEIM, Germany.-Wednesday 12 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Linagliptin did not increase the risk of adverse cardiovascular events, hospitalization for heart failure or adverse kidney events compared with placebo in older people with type 2 diabetes in a prespecified subgroup analysis of the CARMELINA® cardiovascular outcome trial1
    In addition, linagliptin did not increase the risk of hypoglycemia compared with placebo in this population1

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim have announced the results of a subgroup analysis of the CARMELINA® trial which demonstrate that linagliptin did not increase the risk of adverse cardiovascular events or hypoglycemia compared with placebo in older people with type 2 diabetes.1 The findings have been published in the Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism journal.

Population aging has shifted the epidemiology of diabetes towards older age.1 Currently, approximately 136 mill ... Read more »

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 PMI’s 2020 Pulse of the Profession® Survey Sheds Insight on How Organizations and Individuals Seize Advantage in The Project Economy

PHILADELPHIA.-Wednesday 12 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Those that undervalue project management and performance do so at their own operational peril, according to Project Management Institute (PMI)’s newly released Pulse of the Profession® report titled Ahead of the Curve: Forging a Future-Focused Culture. The report revealed an average 11.4 percent of investment is wasted due to poor project performance and stressed that organizations that undervalue project management as a strategic competency for driving change report an average of 67 percent more of their projects failing outright.

“The new decade is ushering in a world full of complex issues that require organizational leaders to reimagine not just the nature of work, but how work gets done,” said Mike DePrisco, vice ... Read more »

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 Top streamers unite to let fans earn virtual goods in return of “Bits For Blades”


BOSTON-Wednesday 12 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gillette (NYSE: PG), the world’s leading expert in men’s grooming, and Twitch, the leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment, today announced the return of the “Gillette Gaming Alliance,” a team of five Twitch streamers from around the world that will collaborate with Gillette to create content for their fans. This is a continuation of a partnership that began in 2017.

Each of the Alliance members was selected to represent the brand and create customized content to engage with millions of viewers and fans worldwide. The Alliance consists of the biggest Twitch streamers: DrLupo, NateHill, DogDog, Alanzoka, and Elded.

In addition, members of the Gillette Gaming Alliance will support the “Bits for Blades” program, which pr ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday 12 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marking its debut in the Republic of Guinea, Andersen Global announced the continuation of its African expansion by way of a collaboration agreement with Nimba Conseil, a tax and legal firm based in Conakry.

Nimba Conseil, founded in 2005, includes Office Managing Partners Guy Piam and Aminata Bah, with more than 10 tax and legal professionals. The firm provides legal and tax assistance for multinational and local companies, including administrative and financial outsourcing matters, legal and tax due diligence, tax control and tax assessment. In addition, they provide services to a wide array of industries including mining, real estate, technology, and environmental.

“Our firm’s success is a reflection of our ability to provide our clients with best-in-class solutions by combining our tax and legal expertise, and deep knowledge of the local and global market,” Guy sa ... Read more »

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 Funds to support expanding global menu and further U.S. clinical trial activities


SYDNEY.-Wednesday 12 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpeeDx Pty Ltd, the developer of innovative clinical diagnostics to support improved patient outcomes, today announced it has raised $15 million in additional series B equity investment from U.S.-based Northpond Ventures. This investment comes with a company value uptick of 21.22%.

SpeeDx's molecular diagnostic solutions are having a profound global impact in the areas of STIs, antibiotic resistance markers, and respiratory diseases," said Michael P. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Northpond Ventures. "We've already seen how their diagnostic solutions for infectious diseases can translate to improved patient management, and Northpond Ventures is thrilled to continue this partnership as SpeeDx grows their global footprint."

In the U.S., SpeeDx is finalizi ... Read more »

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Award-Winning Business Development Leader to Drive M&A Growth Engine & Innovation Ecosystem to Complement WP Engine’s Product Development 

AUSTIN, Texas -Tuesday 11 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced the appointment of Lisa Box as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. In her new role, Lisa will be responsible for expanding WP Engine’s growth strategy, market leadership and customer value through acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Box will report to Heather Brunner, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer.

Earlier today, Lisa Box earned a CRN 2020 Channel Chief award. She is one of the top 50 executives who were honored for their work in driving the channel agenda and evangelizing the importance of channel partnerships. This marks the third year in a row Lisa has received the accolade. Lisa and other CRN 2020 C ... Read more »

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