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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...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation to Co-Convene World Summit with the European Society of Anaesthesiology IRVINE, Calif -Thursday, November 9th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced today that the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) will co-convene the upcoming 6th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, held for the first time in London, United Kingdom, on February 23 – 25, 2018....

Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, November 9th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled payment gloves, commemorative stickers and...

GAC Abu Dhabi And RB Logistics Join Forces For Talc Shipments Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. -Thursday, November 9th 2017 [ar]  

European bulk logistics provider RB Logistics (RB) has appointed GAC Abu Dhabi for a second time to provide a complete logistics service package. The two-year contract covers freight services, transportation, warehousing and handling of talcum powder from Italy to Ruwais for a client of IMI...

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...

WCG 2018 Host City and Dates Announced SEOUL, South Korea & BANGKOK -Wednesday, November 8th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG) announced that WCG 2018 will be hosted in Bangkok, Thailand over four days from April 26 (Thursday) to April 29 (Sunday) next year. WCG announced plans to become a global digital entertainment platform with the world's top festival enjoyed not...

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...

Speedcast and SES Networks Partner in Latin America to Provide Fibre-like Connectivity SYDNEY & BETZDORF, Luxembourg -Wednesday, November 8th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Speedcast, a leader in providing highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, and SES, the world-leading satellite operator, announced today an agreement to provide several hundreds of Mbps of connectivity into Peru. This is the first agreement between...

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...

Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath Ji Unveils HCL’s Biggest CSR Initiative –... LUCKNOW, India -Tuesday, November 7th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Yogi Adityanath Ji today unveiled HCL Foundation’s biggest corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative called ‘Samuday’- a rural development initiative to create model villages, which has touched lives of around six lac...

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,...

SES Networks First to Achieve MEF CE 2.0 Services Certification Over Satellite LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, November 7th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES Networks has achieved the rigorous MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification, making it the first and only global managed data service provider capable of delivering ubiquitous, high-performance, carrier-class Ethernet networks and services worldwide over...

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...

Chris Nardecchia Joins Rockwell Automation as Senior Vice President, IT and Chief Information Officer MILWAUKEE -Tuesday, November 7th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chris Nardecchia has joined Rockwell Automation as senior vice president, information technology and chief information officer. In this newly created leadership role reporting to company president and CEO Blake Moret, Nardecchia will provide strategic vision, operational...

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...