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FASLODEX (FULVESTRANT) RECEIVES POSITIVE CHMP OPINION FOR THE TREATMENT OF HORMONE RECEPTOR-POSITIVE ADVANCED BREAST... CAMBRIDGE, England -Saturday, October 14th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending a new indication for Faslodex (fulvestrant) that will expand its use to include combination therapy with...

DXC Technology to Combine its U.S. Public Sector Business with Vencore Holding Corporation and KeyPoint Government... TYSONS, Va. -Saturday, October 14th 2017 [ar]

New company will be a mission-enabled, end-to-end IT services provider to the U.S. government, providing clients with highly differentiated offerings and capabilities DXC will remain a global leader in commercial and non-U.S. public sector IT services, leading client digital transformation...

AURAK Celebrates 6th Commencement Ceremony Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, October 14th 2017 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) celebrated its 6th commencement ceremony in the presence of H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, at RAK Cultural Center. The evening saw a total 141 students awarded their degrees – 84...

The 2017 World Branding Awards sees 245 Winners from 32 Countries Awarded at Kensington Palace LONDON -Friday, October 13th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The fourth edition of the prestigious World Branding Awards saw 245 brands from 32 countries named “Brand of the Year” in a glittering ceremony held in the main entrance and Orangery at Kensington Palace today. Global tier winners included Apple, Beijing Tong Ren Tang,...

Revamping the Icon - Sheraton Warsaw Hotel Undergoes Major Renovation WARSAW, Poland -Friday, October 13th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today announced the completion of the renovation of Sheraton Warsaw – the icon and flagship hotel for the brand in Poland. The renovation, which included all guest rooms and Sheraton Club Lounge,...

Farmers Edge and Planet Partner to Change Global Agriculture Using Daily Satellite Imagery and Real-Time Big Data... WINNIPEG, Manitoba & SAN FRANCISCO -Friday, October 13th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, announced today a strategic partnership to bring Planet’s best-in-class global monitoring data and platform capabilities to the Farmers Edge precision agriculture product suite. Planet is an integrated aerospace and...

Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Africa LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Friday, October 13th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE / Euronext Paris: PM) today was recognized for the second consecutive year as a Top Employer in Africa, awarding the company’s excellent work environment and commitment to creating value for its employees. This certification is...

Global Institutional Investors’ Average Target Allocation to Real Estate Exceeds 10%, Finds Hodes Weill &... NEW YORK -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ar]  

- While allocations continue to increase, the average investment performance of real estate portfolios is decelerating - - Asia Pacific-based institutions achieved highest average annual return in 2016 at 9.3%, followed by the Americas at 8.7% - (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The real estate...

Global Study Highlights Economic Benefits of ‘Cashless Cities’ SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) announced today the results of an independent study conducted by Roubini ThoughtLab and commissioned by Visa examining the economic impact of increasing the use of digital payments in major cities around the world. The study estimates that relying more on...

Rimini Street, Inc. Completes Merger With GP Investments Acquisition Corp.  LAS VEGAS -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced the closing of its merger with GP Investments Acquisition Corp. (“GPIAC”)....

Neustar Research Reveals 92 per cent of Organisations Attacked with DDoS Just Once Suffer Theft  LONDON -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released its bi-annual Global DDoS Attacks and Cyber Security Insights Report, affirming DDoS attacks continue to be an effective means to distract and confuse security teams while inflicting...

EchoStar 105/ SES-11 Successfully Launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 LUXEMBOURG & CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla -Thursday, October 12th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that the EchoStar 105/ SES-11 satellite was successfully launched into space on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 00:53 CEST. This is the second time SES has launched on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket, and the fourth...

Reign Holdings unveils US$ 1 billion investment plans, says Samir Salya Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ar]  

Reign Holdings, Dubai-based global business conglomerate, has announced its plans to invest up to US Dollars 1 billion in the region’s real estate sector. Arthur & Hardman, the development arm of the global business conglomerate, will focus on developing fully integrated world-class lifestyle...

MAXON Adds New Dimension to Design with Cineware for Adobe Illustrator CC FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany -Thursday, October 12th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MAXON, the leading developer of the professional 3D modeling, animation, painting and rendering solution Cinema 4D, today announced the release of Cineware for Illustrator. This new plugin allows artists and designers to add and edit 3D objects directly within Adobe...

Vidsys CSIM Supports UAE Smart City Objectives through the Hassantuk Programme ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vidsys, a global provider of enterprise Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, announced today that Injazat Data Systems will employ its CSIM platform as part of the UAE’s Hassantuk programme. This Smart and Safe City programme aims to reduce the...

QNB Group, the Largest Bank in the Middle East and Africa, Delivers Another Record Results for Q3 2017 Doha, Qatar. -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the nine months ended 30 September 2017, which is the highest in the history of QNB Group. For the nine months ended 30 September 2017, net profit increased to QAR10.3 billion...

London, New York and Tokyo Remain the World's Most Attractive Cities TOKYO -Thursday, October 12th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- London, New York, and Tokyo were again named as the most comprehensively attractive cities in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2017 report published today by The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies, a research institute established by Mori Building, a...

Hawkamah inks partnership with Saudi Governance Centre Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. -Wednesday, October 11th 2017 [ar]  

Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, signed an MOU with the Saudi Governance Centre at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. The event took place during the UAE–Saudi Business Forum that aims to bring leaders, government employees and decision makers together in order to increase...

New York Jets Announce IdentoGO by IDEMIA as Official Identity Security and Biometrics Partner BILLERICA, Mass -Wednesday, October 11th 2017 [ar]

Jets are First Professional Sports Partnership for the Identity-Related Services Brand Multi-Year Deal Includes Fan Hall of Fame Presenting Sponsorship (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The New York Jets have announced today a new multi-year partnership with IdentoGO by IDEMIA, the country’s preeminent...

SHUAA Capital Completes Second Regional Hospitality Project and Hands Over to Rotana Marking Launch of Centro by Rotana ... Riyadh,Saudi Arabia -Wednesday, October 11th 2017 [ar]  

As part of its Middle East and North Africa strategy, SHUAA Capital one of the Middle East region’s leading financial services firms announces the completion of the development of the second joint hospitality project in Saudi Arabia. The project has now been handed over to Rotana, one of the...