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A.M. Best Special Report: Stability Returns to Saudi Insurers but Growth Prospects Remain Cloudy LONDON -Friday, February 17th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Saudi insurance market appears to have finally turned the corner following a period of underwriting volatility, according to analysis by A.M. Best. A review of preliminary disclosures by national insurers in Saudi Arabia shows a marked improvement in operating...

Spirent Announces the World’s First 200G Ethernet Test System to Meet the Insatiable Demand for Bandwidth SAN JOSE, Calif. -Friday, February 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spirent Communications Plc (LSE: SPT), an industry leader in test and measurement, today announced the world’s first 200G Ethernet Test System. This additional Ethernet speed is enabled by new 50G electrical interfaces, which allows the deployment of cost-effective 50G links...

World’s First Medically-Accurate Health Monitoring System Integrated in a Smartphone Now Readied For FDA Approval... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Friday, February 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

Monitor your health using just your smartphone in 60 seconds with no cuff, no pain...and no cost (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leman Micro Devices (LMD), the developer of accredited consumer healthcare products that is backed by major players within the mobile device industry, has announced that its...

Lenovo’s Third Quarter FY 2016/17 Results Led by Growth In PC Business HONG KONG -Friday, February 17th 2017 [ar]

Revenue was US$12.2 billion Pre-tax income was US$101 million Net income was US$98 million Lenovo’s PC business outperformed the industry with revenue growth at two percent year-over-year Record PC market share of 22.4 percent worldwide Basic EPS of 0.90 US cents or 6.98 HK...

Rimini Street Client Kumagai Gumi Receives IT Award from Japan Institute of Information Technology LAS VEGAS -Friday, February 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite, BusinessObjects and HANA Database software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite,...

DXC Technology Revealed as Name for Combined CSC and HPE Enterprise Services Business Following Merger Completion TYSONS, Va. -Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DXC Technology will be the name of the new company formed by the proposed merger of CSC (NYSE: CSC) and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) when the transaction closes, it was announced today. The full launch of the new brand will take...

US FDA Expands Approval of Tiotropium Respimat® for Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children INGELHEIM, Germany -Thursday, February 16th 2017

Tiotropium Respimat® (marketed as SPIRIVA® Respimat®) now approved in US as asthma maintenance treatment for people aged 6 years and older1 FDA approval expands use of tiotropium Respimat® in the US to a broad age range of people across all asthma severities Tiotropium Respimat® is...

Takeda Completes Acquisition of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, February 16th 2017

– Significantly Enhances Takeda’s Global Oncology Portfolio – – Accretive to FY2018 Underlying Core Earnings – – Reinforces Takeda’s Commitment to Developing Medicines for Patients Living with Cancer – (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502)...

Masimo Announces CE Marking of Respiration Rate Measurement on MightySat™ Rx NEUCHATEL, Switzerland -Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the CE marking of the measurement of respiration rate from the pleth (RRpTM) on the MightySat™ Rx fingertip pulse oximeter. MightySat Rx is a noninvasive device that measures and displays functional oxygen saturation (SpO2), Pulse Rate...

HexaTech and OSRAM Announce Strategic Relationship MORRISVILLE, N.C. -Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HexaTech Inc. announced today the signing of two strategic agreements with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, of Regensburg, Germany. The agreements include a long term supply commitment for HexaTech’s aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates, direct support of HexaTech’s 2”...

GSMA Launches IoT Big Data Directory to Support Growth of Innovative New IoT Solutions LONDON -Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the launch of the ‘IoT Big Data API Directory’ that will make harmonised data sets from multiple sources worldwide available to developers and third parties, enabling them to create innovative new Internet of Things (IoT) services. The directory,...

Kodak Signs ARCHOS as European Tablet Brand Licensee ROCHESTER, N.Y. & PARIS -Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eastman Kodak Company today announced it has selected ARCHOS, a pioneer in consumer electronics and a strong pan-European company, as a brand licensee in the European tablet market. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here:...

ABB Wins $70 Million in Equipment Orders to Expand European Rail Fleets ZURICH -Thursday, February 16th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB has won orders worth $70 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler to supply state-of-the-art traction and onboard power equipment to three European rail operators. The new equipment will enable more sustainable regional and suburban transit in urban areas with improved...

Almost Half of Mobile Users Still Only Talking and Texting, Finds New GSMA Mobile Engagement Study LONDON -Thursday, February 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Almost half of mobile phone users worldwide still only use their devices to make voice calls and send SMS, according to new consumer research by GSMA Intelligence. The new Global Mobile Engagement Index (GMEI) measures the level of engagement of mobile phone users across a wide...

BOARD International Achieves Best Results in Its History BOSTON & CHIASSO, Switzerland -Wednesday, February 15th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BOARD International, the world’s leading supplier of Decision Making software for enterprises, today announced its 2016 results, which surpassed all previous growth rates in the company’s history. BOARD recorded total worldwide revenue of 50,500,000 CHF ($50,071,433...

Ferring Announces Recipients of Innovation Grants Program 2016-2017 SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Wednesday, February 15th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring today announced the recipients of the 2016-2017 Ferring Innovation Grants program, an annual initiative of the Ferring Research Institute (FRI) which provides grants of up to $100,000 for early stage research. The program focuses on novel extracellular drug targets...

Smurfs Team Up With United Nations In 2017  For A Happier, More Peaceful and Equitable World New York -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar]

The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy with a campaign launched today by the United Nations, UNICEF, and the United Nations Foundation. The “Small Smurfs Big Goals” campaign is...

The President of the UAE Showjumping Cup Presented by Longines Al AIN, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar]  

International Olympic showjumping riders have landed in the UAE to compete alongside national superstars for the prestigious President of The UAE Showjumping Cup presented by Longines, of which the Swiss watchmaker is also the Official Timekeeper and Watch. The event is in association with Abu...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Weill Cornell Medicine announce new collaboration to discover next generation COPD... INGELHEIM, Germany -Wednesday, February 15th 2017

Boehringer Ingelheim and Weill Cornell Medicine to identify novel treatment approaches that could halt or even reverse lung tissue damage in COPD The collaboration is part of the ongoing Boehringer Ingelheim commitment to bring new medicines that address unmet needs for difficult-to-treat...

SES and Gilat Join Forces to Make Connectivity at Sea More Accessible LUXEMBOURG & PETAH TIKVA, Israel -Wednesday, February 15th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris: SESG) (LuxX: SESG) and Gilat Satellite Networks (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) today announced a strategic collaboration focused on delivering affordable connectivity to a broad range of small ships and vessels left underserved at sea in the Caribbean and...