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LEGO® Education Brings STEAM Learning to Preschool Classrooms BILLUND, Denmark -Friday, November 3rd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LEGO® Education announced today its new Early Learning solution, STEAM Park designed to spark preschoolers’ natural curiosity in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM). Children work in groups of six with LEGO DUPLO® bricks to build an amusement park with...

Lenovo Delivers Solid Revenue Growth in Second Quarter FY 2017/18 TOKYO -Friday, November 3rd 2017 [ar]

Revenue was US$11.8 billion, up 5 percent year-over year, up 18 percent quarter-to-quarter Pre-tax income improved US$104 million quarter-to-quarter to US$35 million Market conditions remain challenging and Lenovo is strongly executing its 3-wave strategy Lenovo finalized its joint...

Philip Morris International Outlines Its Scientific Assessment Program and Results for Its Electronically Heated Tobacco... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Thursday, November 2nd 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) today released its latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products, a regular publication on its research efforts to develop and assess a range of potentially reduced-risk alternatives to cigarettes. The full...

AltemiaTM Achieves Successful Clinical Results in Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sancilio Pharmaceuticals Company, Inc. (SPCI) today announced positive top line results from a clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of AltemiaTM, an oral soft gelatin dosage form, in pediatric sickle cell patients aged 5-17 years...

Gregory Gaultier Accepts Dubai Fitness Challenge Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]  

The World’s number one squash player has accepted the 30 minutes 30-day fitness challenge initiated by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It was during Gaultiers visit to the newly Emirates hospital in Jumeirah that he accepted the challenge. This momentous event...

Apple’s iPhone X Sells Out in 9 Minutes; but some resellers, like Polymirth.com, still have a few remaining units ... Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]  

The 10th anniversary of the iPhone, dubbed iPhone X, is shipping out and en route to the lucky few who pre-ordered last week. iPhone X is scheduled to be officially released Friday, November 3rd. On previous launches of the iPhone, Apple had nearly three times the availability on-hand....

Guidewire Software Announces Transition Process in Executive Leadership FOSTER CITY, Calif. -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property & Casualty insurers, today announced a transition in its sales and operations leadership, and affirmed the previously announced total revenue guidance for results of the first quarter ended...

Open Universities Australia Leverages Rimini Street Support for its Oracle PeopleSoft Software Platform LAS VEGAS -Thursday, November 2nd 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 that Open Universities Australia (OUA) has selected Rimini Street to support its...

GSMA Report Highlights Impact of Taxation on Mobile Connectivity in Latin America BOGOTÁ, Colombia -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The GSMA today announced findings from its latest report, ‘Taxing Mobile Connectivity in Latin America: A review of mobile sector taxation and its impact on digital inclusion’. The report provides an overview of the tax and fee regime applied to mobile services and its...

Virgin Voyages Begins Construction of First Ship and Starts Taking Deposits GENOA, Italy -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]  

Stunning ship images released. Adult By Design 18+ experience announced. New partnership to create one of the cleanest fleets on the seas reported.     (BUSINESS WIRE)--Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages President and CEO Tom McAlpin hosted a ‘Ship...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Dicerna Announce Collaboration to Develop Novel Treatments for Chronic Liver Diseases including... INGELHEIM, Germany & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -Thursday, November 2nd 2017

Dicerna to receive up to $201 million in upfront and success-based development and commercialization milestones, excluding royalties, for an undisclosed target The collaboration will investigate a new therapeutic approach that enables addressing previously inaccessible drug targets to...

Takeda Reports First Half FY2017 Results OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502): Underlying Revenue growth of 6.7% led by Takeda's Growth Drivers Underlying Revenue grew +6.7% with solid performances across all regions (U.S. +16.7%, Japan +0.3%, Europe & Canada +4.2%, Emerging Markets +3.4%)....

SES GS Awarded U.S. Government Satellite Solutions Contract LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, November 2nd 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES announced that the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Future Satellite Communications Service Acquisition (FCSA) program has awarded SES Government Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, a spot on the Complex Commercial Satellite Communications Solutions...

Eleventh Annual FINEOS Global Summit in San Francisco DUBLIN -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--FINEOS Corporation, a market leading provider of core processing systems for Life, Accident and Health insurance, will kick off its eleventh annual FINEOS Global Summit in San Francisco later today. Representatives from leading insurance organizations from around the world have...

Admiralty Arch Appoints and Welcomes Waldorf Astoria to London LONDON -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Prime Investors Capital Ltd to operate the luxury hotel within one of the capital’s best-known and most prestigious monuments. Admiralty Arch Waldorf Astoria, London will open in 2022, following an extensive on-going...

New GSMA Study Finds That Mobile Industry Accounts for 5 Per Cent of Latin American GDP BOGOTÁ, Colombia -Thursday, November 2nd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Latin America’s mobile ecosystem generated 5 per cent of GDP last year, according to a new GSMA study. The 2017 Latin America and Caribbean edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy series, published today at the GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Latin America event in Bogotá,...

Rimini Street to Report Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 9, 2017 LAS VEGAS -Thursday, November 2nd 2017

(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 it will report earnings after the market close on November 9, 2017. The company...

P&G’s Citizenship Efforts – A Force For Good And A Force For Growth CINCINNATI -Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today released its 2017 Citizenship Report, detailing progress in improving social conditions for those in need, advancing Diversity & Inclusion, building a world free from gender bias inside and outside the Company and reducing its...

Northern Trust Wins Three “Best Private Bank” Awards CHICAGO -Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Trust, a leading provider of wealth management services, has been named “Best Private Bank” in the U.S. by Professional Wealth Management and The Banker magazines, publications of the Financial Times Group. Northern Trust was also recognized globally as “Best...

Hilton Named a Top 10 World’s Best Workplace MCLEAN, Va. -Wednesday, November 1st 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton (NYSE: HLT) was today named the highest ranked hospitality company on the list of the World’s Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work®, joining a group of 25 elite global companies recognized for high-trust, high-performing workplace cultures in 2017. This is the...