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− The Data Demonstrating Benefits of Pharmacokinetic-Guided Prophylaxis Therapy in Hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease are Among 13 Presentations from Takeda’s Hematology Portfolio and Pipeline

 

OSAKA, Japan-Sunday 12 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TSE: 4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that 13 abstracts are being presented from the company’s Hematology portfolio and pipeline at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2020 Virtual Congress (ISTH 2020). Among the data, Takeda spotlighted four abstracts to highlight its commitment to advancing personalized care through pharmacokinetic (PK)-guided prophylaxis in people living with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease (VWD) – including scientific updates in patients with hemophilia A from the Phase 3 PROPEL and Phase 3b CONTINUATION studies investigating potential benefits of personalized TAK-660 ... Read more »

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Making it easy to manage, schedule and motivate agents working from anywhere

 

WESTFORD, Mass.-Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Aspect announced the general availability of Version 20 of its market-leading solution suite, Aspect® Workforce Optimization™ (WFO), including a fully redesigned and simplified workforce mobile user interface, convenient public cloud integrations, faster insights into agent performance and important usability enhancements. This release brings to market the most advanced WFO solution for the mobile contact center workforce. Supervisors will now be able to easily manage employees regardless of location, understand how they are performing, provide employees with the flexibility and ease-of-use they need as their work location becomes increasingly uncertain — and do it all in a convenient, browser-based application.

 “Now, more than ever, Contact Center services are in ... Read more »

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 Toshiba Urges Shareholders to Vote “FOR” Its Director Nominees at the July 31 General Meeting

TOKYO-Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), the leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that shareholders vote for all 12 of Toshiba’s highly-qualified director nominees at the Company’s Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders for the 181st Fiscal Period, to be held on July 31, 2020.

As ISS stated in its independent report1: “…our analysis and engagement with the company suggest that the recently reconstituted board is appropriately focused on the key issues impacting Toshiba. As such, additional change at the board level does not appear necessary.”

Toshiba's Board of Directors stated, “We are pleased ISS has recommended that Toshiba shareholders vote f ... Read more »

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BOSTON-Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has been named the Global Manufacturing Partner of the Year, for the second year in a row, in the Microsoft 2020 Partner of the Year Awards. Honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners, PTC has demonstrated excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“We are pleased to announce that PTC has been recognized by Microsoft as the Global Manufacturing Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year,” said Jim Heppelmann, President and CEO, PTC. “Together, PTC and Microsoft have enabled digital transformation for some of the world’s largest organizations. We look forward to continuing that success with the newly-launched turnkey cloud solution, Factory Insights as a Service, which is powered by technology from PTC, Rockwell Automation, and Microsoft. The solution breaks through traditi ... Read more »

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America reported its second-quarter 2020 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways:

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200716005504/en/

    Bank of America newsroom at https://newsroom.bankofamerica.com
    Bank of America Investor Relations website at http://investor.bankofamerica.com
    Business Wire’s news webpage at http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/news

Investor Conference Call information:
Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan and Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio will discuss the financial results in a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET today. For a listen-only connection to the conference call, dial 1.877.200.4456 (U.S.) or 1.78 ... Read more »

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MOSCOW-Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

World’s most popular audio streaming subscription service now available to 250 million more people in Europe as Spotify expands to 92 markets worldwide

Spotify is available for free, offering unrivaled personalized music discovery

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spotify (NYSE: SPOT) today launched its service in 13 new markets across Europe including Russia, one of the world’s top 20 largest streaming markets. Already the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, with today’s expansion, Spotify now reaches a current total of 92 markets worldwide.

Spotify’s 13 new markets include: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine.

As the leading platform driving music discovery on more types of devices than any other service, Spotify’s expansion in Europe ... Read more »

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 New study reveals that one quarter of adult smokers think throwing cigarette butts on the ground is “normal,” confirming cleanup partner Litterati’s belief that education is key

 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today launched “Our World Is Not an Ashtray,” a new global initiative to raise awareness and drive a long-term change in behavior and attitudes around cigarette butt littering. The initiative supports PMI’s litter reduction target—described in its Integrated Report 2019—to achieve a 50 percent reduction of the plastic litter from its products by 2025 (vs. 2021 baseline). The initiative, launched on WorldNoAshtray.com, aims to educate the public about the environmental impact of cigarette butt littering and inspire adult smokers to change littering habits.

“We seek to make cigarette butt ... Read more »

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Every two years, ‘World Defense Show’ will feature latest innovations in interoperability across air, land, sea, security and satellite defense systems

 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Today the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) announced the launch of ‘World Defense Show’. The show will take center stage in the global defense show circuit, offering exhibitors and visitors the opportunity to participate in Saudi Arabia’s first truly integrated defense show.

Founded by GAMI, World Defense Show is focused on interoperability across air, land, sea, security innovative defense technologies and satellite defense systems. The inaugural event is scheduled to take place between 6th and 9th March 2022 and will then be held biennially in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh.

Speaking at a virtual press conference attended by international defense ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France -Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

    VisionPass was successfully launched last May and has already recorded strong market interest
    This new Award confirms IDEMIA’s leadership in the field of frictionless biometrics for the Security market

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announces that VisionPass, its newly launched advanced facial recognition device, won the SIA New Product Showcase Award in the Biometric category, at a virtual ceremony held on July 9th.

IDEMIA’s team defended the company’s submission in front of the judges by giving a “behind the curtain” overview of why and how IDEMIA developed this product, from a blank sheet of paper, listening to partners’ and clients’ pain points, as well as to their needs in terms of performance, reliability, user experience, etc.

The team then explained the technica ... Read more »

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HONG KONG -Thursday 16 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The COVID-19 outbreak has put a damper on business activity across the world. With travel limitations in place across markets, it is difficult for international buyers to travel for visiting physical exhibitions. But there is a simple solution – go digital.

Summer Sourcing Weeks丨Go ONLINE (SSWGO) organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) offers a one-stop sourcing online platform for buyers and suppliers to continue exploring business opportunities in industries including lighting, electronics, ICT, medical & healthcare, houseware, fashion, home textiles & furnishings, gifts & premium as well as printing & packaging.

Click2Match is a brand new AI-enabled business matching platform in SSWGO. With tailor-made virtual meeting, meeting planner, live chat, instant video conferencing and online expert talks, this self-service platform allows buyers and supplie ... Read more »

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