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Finova Financial Announces The JOBS Crypto Offering (JCO): A Path To A Regulated Public Securities Offering for... WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -Thursday, November 9th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Finova Financial, a digital financial services provider transforming the future of global banking, announced today the creation of a fundraising process known as a JOBS Crypto Offering (JCO) which, when completed, will give investors the opportunity to invest in equity...

Alexion Employees Volunteer Together to Enhance Their Local Communities during Second Annual Global Day of Service NEW HAVEN, Conn. -Thursday, November 9th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) announced that more than 1,300 employees are rallying together in support of community service initiatives focused on health, wellness, and education as part of the Company’s second annual Global Day of Service. Alexion has...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation and Dubai Healthcare City Authority Launch First Patient Safety Movement in the... IRVINE, Calif. -Thursday, November 9th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) is pleased to announce the first patient safety movement of its kind in the Middle East that aims to eliminate preventable deaths. The movement, which is being spearheaded by the Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA), kicked off...

Plas-Pak Industries, Inc. Becomes Part of the Nordson EFD Product Family EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Wednesday, November 8th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN) and the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, announces Plas-Pak Industries, Inc. is now Nordson EFD. The acquisition, which took place earlier this year, expands and diversifies Nordson EFD’s...

IDEMIA Launches Pakistan’s first EMV Certified Payment Cards Personalization Center COLOMBES, France -Wednesday, November 8th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDEMIA, the world leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, supports financial institutions in Pakistan with their EMV (Europay Mastercard Visa) migration phase. Oberthur Technologies, renamed IDEMIA following its merger with Safran Identity & Security...

Boehringer Ingelheim and MiNA Therapeutics to Develop Novel Treatment Approaches for Fibrotic Liver Diseases INGELHEIM, Germany & LONDON -Wednesday, November 8th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim and MiNA Therapeutics (“MiNA”), a pioneer in RNA activation therapeutics, today announced that they have signed a collaboration and licensing agreement focused on the development of novel compounds to treat fibrotic liver diseases such as NASH, based on...

Progenity Announces Closing of $125 Million Financing for Prenatal-Women’s Health Genetics and... SAN DIEGO -Wednesday, November 8th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Progenity Inc., a private biotechnology company, announced today the completion of a privately placed $125 million Series B financing comprising equity and debt. The financing was led by a fund managed by an existing investor, Athyrium Capital Management. “We are grateful...

Governments and Accountancy Profession Must Work Together to Progress the Adoption of International Public Sector... Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Wednesday, November 8th 2017 [ar]

A new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has called for governments, public sector entities and the accounting profession to work together to assist in the implementation of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) around the world. The...

IDEMIA and JCB Partner to Launch the First F-Code Payment Card in Japan COLOMBES, France -Tuesday, November 7th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announces its partnership with JCB, the leading international payment network in Japan, to introduce the future of biometric payments to Japanese customers. With F-Code, the new...

Microland appoints Robert Wysocki as Chief Technology Officer BANGALORE, India -Tuesday, November 7th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Microland, India’s leading Hybrid IT infrastructure service provider, today announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Wysocki, as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Based out of Atlanta, US, Bob will guide the company's technology and services strategy as it embarks on the next...

IDEMIA Provides Technologies to SoftBank to Activate Subscriptions in Japan COLOMBES, France -Tuesday, November 7th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, provides remote activation service for IoT devices such as wearables from SoftBank, a leading mobile network operator in Japan. With the explosion in the number of smartphones around the world,...

CEMEX Delivers the Future: CEMEX Go MONTERREY, Mexico -Tuesday, November 7th 2017 [ar]

CEMEX Go is the first-of-its-kind, fully digital customer integration platform. With a strong customer-centric approach, it allows its users to increase their productivity, make better business decisions, and have more control over their businesses. This is CEMEX’s bold step to advance...

Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Candidate Associated with Reduced Incidence of Dengue in Children and Adolescents; New... OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Trial assesses safety and immunogenicity of different schedules of TAK-003 dengue vaccine candidate in children and adolescents ages 2 through 17 living in dengue-endemic areas1 Children and adolescents who received TAK-003 had a relative risk of symptomatic dengue of 0.29 (95% CI:...

Efficacy and safety maintained in patients who switched from Humira® to biosimilar Cyltezo® INGELHEIM, Germany -Monday, November 6th 2017

48-week Phase III data showed Cyltezo® and Humira® have similar efficacy, safety and immunogenicity in people with rheumatoid arthritis1 Patients who switched at week 24 from Humira® to Cyltezo® showed no difference to continuous Humira® usage1 Data will be presented at the American...

QuintilesIMS is now IQVIA DANBURY, Conn. & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -Monday, November 6th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--QuintilesIMS (NYSE:Q) today announced that it will be changing its name to IQVIA, a company dedicated to using analytics and science to help healthcare stakeholders find better solutions for their patients, effective November 6, 2017. Beginning on November 15, 2017, equity...

Hutchison Ports Celebrates New Terminal Operation at Saqr Port in Ras Al Khaimah RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates & HONG KONG -Monday, November 6th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hutchison Ports is pleased to announce the official commencement of its terminal operation at Saqr Port in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), located in the northern United Arab Emirates (UAE). Under the new concession agreement, concluded under the patronage of His Highness...

Pacific Controls Selects DigiCert for Smart Dubai IoT device security, using scalable PKI Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Monday, November 6th 2017 [ar]  

Pacific Controls has selected DigiCert to help secure nearly 100,000 connected devices being installed in commercial, government and residential buildings in Dubai, as part of the Smart Dubai initiative. In choosing DigiCert for the first phase of a project expected to grow, Pacific Controls is...

Takeda to Showcase Data That May Reshape the Future of Blood Cancer Treatments During 59th American Society of... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Monday, November 6th 2017 [ar]

– Results from Phase 3 ECHELON-1 Trial of ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) in Frontline Advanced Hodgkin Lymphoma to be Featured in Plenary Session – – More than 10 Abstracts to Highlight Takeda’s Expanded Hematology-Oncology Portfolio in Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Chronic Myeloid...

Sony Music Foundation Presents "THE 12th INTERNATIONAL OBOE COMPETITION OF JAPAN 2018 in Tokyo" TOKYO -Monday, November 6th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE) --Sony Music Foundation will be hosting “THE 12th INTERNATIONAL OBOE COMPETITION OF JAPAN 2018 in Tokyo” in September and October next year. The Competition is being held triennially since 1985, and to date, the prize winners are very active and successful including having...

Business Confidence Continues to Fall In the Middle East, Says Global Economic Conditions Survey Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, November 6th 2017 [ar]

According to the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS), produced by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (the Institute of Management Accountants), business confidence across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) fell to its lowest level since the first quarter of...