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GSMA Urges for Lower Spectrum Prices in Bangladesh for Affordable Mobile Broadband Networks  DHAKA, Bangladesh -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today expressed concerns about the Bangladesh Government’s plan to impose higher fees for 4G licensing ahead of the next round of spectrum auctions. The decision would pose a significant challenge to the fulfilment of the “Digital Bangladesh” objectives and...

GSMA Outlines New Developments for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017  HONG KONG -Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today highlighted new developments for the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 28 June – 1 July 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The GSMA provided several updates, announcing the first confirmed speakers for the...

Western Union Digital Service Live in 40 Countries ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -Wednesday, May 10th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, today announced that it has further strengthened its global digital money transfer footprint, with the activation of its 40th wu.com transactional website, now providing full digital access for cross-border...

Leading Global Event Management Platform, etouches, is Acquired by HGGC  NORWALK, Conn. -Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, today announced that it has been acquired by HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm. HGGC’s investment will help etouches significantly expand its business and further...

BringCom to Acquire Uganda Privately Owned Network Service Provider, Datanet  STERLING, Va. -Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BringCom Incorporated, a leading provider of connectivity solutions to developing countries, announced that it has reached a tentative agreement to acquire Datanet.Com, LLC. Established in 1999, Datanet is a network service provider operating in Uganda and Kenya and offering...

DSA Global Summit Unleashes the Spectrum Requirements for the Next Generation Internet  CAPE TOWN, South Africa. -Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA), the National Communications Authority (NCA), Ghana, and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) have given the opening keynote addresses to kick off the 2017 DSA Global Summit in Cape Town, South Africa. Welcoming...

Larry Neal Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Skillsoft  DUBLIN & BOSTON -Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning and Talent Management, today announced it has appointed Larry Neal as Chief Executive Officer of the group. Bill Donoghue, current CEO, becomes Executive Chairman. Most recently, Larry has led businesses for S&P Global, formerly...

Takeda Announces Publication of ALUNBRIG™ (brigatinib) Pivotal Phase 2 ALTA Clinical Trial Data in Journal of... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday, May 9th 2017 [ar]

Confirmed Objective Response Rate (ORR) of 53% and a Median Progression-Free Survival (PFS) of 15.6 Months as Assessed by the Independent Review Committee (IRC) Confirmed Intracranial ORR of 67% in Patients with Measurable Brain Metastases at Baseline, and Median Intracranial PFS of 12.8...

 ABB Prices EUR 750 Million Bond Issue  ZURICH -Tuesday, May 9th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB announced that it has priced the EUR 750 million 7- year bond transaction it launched earlier today. The bonds carry a coupon of 0.75% and will be issued under the ABB Finance B.V. USD 8 billion Debt Issuance Program. The bonds will be guaranteed by ABB Ltd, the parent...

Guidewire Announces 2017.1 Release of InsurancePlatform  FOSTER CITY, Calif. -Tuesday, May 9th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, today announced the 2017.1 release of Guidewire InsurancePlatform™. The new release includes enhancements to Guidewire’s Core, Data, and Digital product families...

AGCO Expands Service Offerings for Guidance Systems  DULUTH, Ga. -Tuesday, May 9th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO), a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment solutions, is expanding its automatic guidance product offering. AGCO Auto-Guide™ and VarioGuide customers using the NovAtel SMART6-L receivers, can now acquire TerraStar...

StarLeaf Raises $40 Million to Accelerate Worldwide Growth in Video Conferencing Market LONDON -Tuesday, May 9th 2017 [ar]

Highland Europe and Grafton Capital become the first external investors in leading video conferencing company New funds will support rapid growth in primary markets of Europe and North America, and accelerate expansion into Asia Pacific (BUSINESS WIRE)-- StarLeaf, the leading cloud...

Andersen Global Announces Andersen Tax & Legal in Portugal  SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday, May 9th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is pleased to announce a new presence in Portugal with the addition of Nobre Guedes, Mota Soares & Associados (NGMS), a law firm serving both public and private entities. NGMS joins Andersen Global as a member firm and will adopt the name Andersen Tax &...

Ethical Boardroom's Corporate Governance Awards 2017 Celebrates the Best in the Middle East  LONDON -Tuesday, May 9th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With changing political and economic environments affecting both the performance and growth expectations of companies in the Middle East, it’s no surprise to learn that it’s the high-performing boards that focus on good governance. The companies that excel in the Middle...

ADM Expands Destination Marketing Footprint with Acquisition of Majority Stake in Israeli Merchandiser  CHICAGO -Monday, May 8th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase a controlling interest in Industries Centers, an Israeli company specializing in the import and distribution of agricultural feed products. “With this investment, we are...

Indian Auto Components Industry to Make Its Presence Felt in Dubai  NEW DELHI -Saturday, May 6th 2017 [ar]

India is the Country Pavilion Partner at Automechanika Dubai 2017 Around 100 Indian companies to exhibit at Automechanika Dubai 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Around 100 Indian companies will exhibit at Automechanika Dubai 2017, the largest international automotive aftermarket trade show in...

L&T Infotech Unveils New Brand Identity as LTI  MUMBAI, India -Friday, May 5th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. (NSE: LTI, BSE: 540005), a global technology consulting and digital solutions company today launched its new brand identity as LTI. Encapsulated in the tagline ‘Let’s Solve’, LTI looks to partnering with clients to help them compete better in...

Intersolar Europe 2017: Lucrative Financing Models for Solar Installations  MUNICH -Friday, May 5th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The worldwide distribution and availability of the photovoltaic (PV) market is booming: according to the latest "Global Solar Demand Monitor” of GTM Research, analysts expect the demand in PV to be 85.4 giga watts this year. Thus, the PV market will have doubled since 2014....

General Cable Reports First Quarter 2017 Results HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -Thursday, May 4th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. For the quarter, reported diluted earnings per share were $0.24 and reported operating income was $24 million. The Company generated adjusted earnings per share for the...

Cyber Security Conference in Cairo Set to Make World Premiere  ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. -Thursday, May 4th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global IT and cyber security association ISACA will host the first-ever CSX Cairo conference in Cairo, Egypt, 25 July 2017. This one-day CSX conference is an immersive experience designed to support local and regional security professionals in identifying, analyzing and...