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AstraZeneca’s Calquence (acalabrutinib) Shows Potential in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Trials CAMBRIDGE, England -Monday, December 11th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca and Acerta Pharma, its haematology research and development centre of excellence, today presented results from the Phase Ib/II ACE-CL-003 clinical trial (Abstract #432) and updated results from the Phase I/II ACE-CL-001 (Abstract #498) clinical trial that are...

WorldRemit Raises $40m and Targets Egypt Expansion CAIRO & LONDON -Monday, December 11th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has raised $40 million to drive its next phase of global growth, including an expansion of its Egypt operation. WorldRemit handles a growing share of the $600 billion remittance market. Within that market, Egypt is a key...

Celgene Corporation and bluebird bio Announce Updated Results from Ongoing Multicenter Phase 1 Study of bb2121 Anti-BCMA... SUMMIT, N.J. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -Sunday, December 10th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) and bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE) today announced that updated results from the ongoing CRB-401 Phase 1 clinical study of bb2121, an investigational anti-B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA) CAR T cell therapy, in 21 patients with late-stage...

AstraZeneca’s Calquence (acalabrutinib) Demonstrates Activity in Relapsed or Refractory Mantle Cell... CAMBRIDGE, England -Sunday, December 10th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca and Acerta Pharma, its haematology research and development centre of excellence, today presented results from the open-label, single-arm Phase II ACE-LY-004 clinical trial, which served as the basis for the recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accelerated...

Held in Abu Dhabi during 11-13 December Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan With the... ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, December 9th 2017 [ar]

HE Dr. Mohammad Matar Al Kaabi, Secretary General of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, Chairman of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments announced that the Forum shall promote a modern Islamic vision of global peace, and highlight Islamic contributions to...

Neustar Launches Next Generation DDoS Defense Network: SiteProtect NG™ STERLING, Va. -Friday, December 8th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today launched SiteProtect NG™ (Next Generation), its new solution to protect brands against DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks. It is the latest wave of the company’s...

Ficosa Awards IDEMIA as Best Supplier of the Year COLOMBES, France -Thursday, December 7th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the world leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, announced today that it has received the “Best Supplier for Electronics 2016 Award” by Ficosa, a top-tier provider of systems and components for the automotive and mobility sector. IDEMIA...

Press Conference to Announce the 4th Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. -Thursday, December 7th 2017 [ar]

The Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies will be announcing its fourth edition during a press conference to be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday 21 Rabi Al Awwal 1439h/  December 9, 2017 at the Al Kaznah Meeting Room in St. Regis Hotel, Nation Towers, Abu Dhabi Corniche. The Forum is held...

BenQ’s Projector business escalates to #1 position in Q3’17 Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Thursday, December 7th 2017 [ar]

Highlights: Acquires #1 position in Q3’17 Projector business 23.6% SoM of Q3’17 55k units sold in first 10 months   BenQ, Global No. 1 DLP projector brand has announced its Q3’17 reports to reveal its spectacular performance in the projector segment. With a majority of...

The Amazon Prime Video App Is Now Available on Apple TV in Over 100 Countries SEATTLE -Thursday, December 7th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced the Prime Video app is available on Apple TV 4K and previous generations of Apple TV in over 100 countries. Prime Video members now have even more ways to stream award-winning and critically-acclaimed titles including Amazon Original...

Amnesty International Norway: Attention all radio stations OSLO, Norway. -Thursday, December 7th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Statement from Amnesty International Norway: "This is an urgent message from Amnesty International. We are asking radio stations all over the world to broadcast a one minute distress signal from El Salvador that needs the world´s immediate attention before Friday, December...

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of The Bahrain National Insurance Company BSC (c) LONDON -Wednesday, December 6th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb+” of The Bahrain National Insurance Company BSC (c) (BNI) (Bahrain). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. The ratings reflect BNI’s...

Andersen Global Initiates Expansion in Tanzania with East African Law Chambers SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, December 6th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce its collaboration with East African Law Chambers, a leading legal and tax firm in Tanzania. The establishment of a Collaboration Agreement with East African Law Chambers demonstrates Andersen’s growth in Africa and furthers its ability to...

Nordson EFD Launches New Optimum ESD-Safe Dispensing Components for High-End Electronics EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Tuesday, December 5th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, has launched a new line of Optimum® ESD-safe dispensing components. The complete system includes dispense tips, syringe barrels (available in five sizes), and...

Global LMR Communications Provider Hytera Sues Motorola Solutions Under Sherman Antitrust Act Alleging Anticompetitive... IRVINE, Calif. -Tuesday, December 5th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera Communications Corporation Ltd. today filed suit in federal district court in New Jersey against Chicago, Ill.-based Motorola Solutions, Inc., alleging that Motorola Solutions is engaging in anticompetitive practices that are unlawful under the Sherman and Clayton Acts...

EMQ Partners with WeChat Pay HK to Expand Remittance Services in Southeast Asia HONG KONG -Monday, December 4th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--EMQ, a Fintech innovator with an extensive remittance network in Asia, today announced its extended partnership with WeChat Pay HK, a payment service provider and a stored-value facility licensee in Hong Kong, to expand its remittance services in Indonesia. The newly launched...

Collaboration with Sagemcom: Ooredoo Launches the First IoT Network in Tunisia RUEIL MALMAISON, France -Monday, December 4th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ooredoo Tunisia and Sagemcom have just launched the first Tunisian Internet of Things (IoT) network, based on LoRa™ technology. The network enables devices to exchange small amounts of data, with a standard battery providing independent battery life of up to 10 years. This...

GSMA Report: Mobile Industry to Play Critical Role in Bangladesh’s Digital Transformation HONG KONG -Monday, December 4th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today released a new report that highlights the mobile industry’s unique position to play a critical role in achieving both the Bangladeshi government’s Vision 2021 development roadmap and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Titled...

Moody’s Analytics Expects GCC Economic Growth of 2.5% in 2018 According to New Forecasts DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, December 4th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region’s economy will grow near 2.5 percent in 2018, according to new forecasts from Moody’s Analytics, a leading provider of economic forecasts and data. Stable energy prices will underpin this growth, with the price for Brent crude oil...

Saint-Gobain Acquires Spin-Works International Corporation WORCESTER, Mass. -Saturday, December 2nd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Saint-Gobain’s High-Performance Refractories business has acquired Spin-Works International Corporation, an innovative manufacturer of 3D-printed and extruded silicon carbide ceramic components that improve energy efficiency, recover waste heat and reduce emissions for...