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 Hytera to Officially Launch LTE-PMR Convergence Solution at CCW2017  SHENZHEN, China -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera, a world leading solution provider and innovator of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications, will officially launch its highly-anticipated innovative LTE-PMR convergence solution at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2017 to be held at Asia World Expo during...

Programmatic Direct at OpenX Grows Over 500% LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK -Thursday, May 11th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OpenX, a global leader in creating programmatic advertising marketplaces, today announced significant growth in its programmatic direct business. OpenX programmatic direct revenue grew over 500% year-over-year and saw the addition of over 200 new publishers in the same time...

Jean Boulle Luxury Agreement With AkzoNobel To Produce Aviation Grade Sun King Diamond Coating  LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jean Boulle Luxury is pleased to announce an agreement with AkzoNobel for the production of its aviation grade Sun King Diamond Coating for the private and commercial jet markets. Under the agreement AkzoNobel will be the exclusive supplier of the aviation grade Sun King...

Houbara Fund Launches a Cultural and Awareness Campaign on Social Media to Mark the World Migratory Bird Day Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar]  

The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) has celebrated the occasion of World Migratory Bird Day, which aims at raising awareness for conserving migratory birds and their environment across the globe. The World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated on May 10th, every year. The Fund...

The Monaco Investment Corporation Founded to Lead Global Sovereign Direct Investment Program  MONTE CARLO, Monaco -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Monaco Investment Corporation (MIC) was announced with the support of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco to lead a direct investment program focused on acquiring controlling positions in companies around the world. The corporation is managed by Scepter Partners, an investment...

 RSG International & Rotana announce second collaboration to launch a new 4-star hotel in Dubai  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar]  

RSG International, UAE-based business group with interests in the property development, automotive and industrial equipment sectors, signed a management agreement with Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with the hotels across the Middle East, Africa and Turkey,...

YuppTV Launches “Mini Theatre” to Premier New Movie Releases for Indian Expats Globally  NEW DELHI -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The global OTT leader in the South-Asian content, YuppTV, announced the launch of its new platform, Mini Theatre. YuppTV makes new movies available on the Mini Theatre platform on the first day or the following weekend of theatrical release, even in geographies where the movie...

Takeda Reports FY2016 Full Year Results and Issues FY2017 Guidance  OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar] [fr]

Driving profitable growth with FY2016 results exceeding guidance Underlying results: Revenue +6.9%, Core Earnings +24.2%, Core EPS +20.9% Takeda forecasts continued profitable growth in FY2017   (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502): Delivered...

Kristin Neuman to Speak About MPEG LA’s CRISPR Pool License at NewYorkBIO and AIPLA  DENVER -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC today announced that Kristin Neuman, MPEG LA’s Executive Director of Biotechnology Licensing, will speak at NewYorkBIO’s Annual Meeting on May 11 in New York City and at the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Spring...

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...

Morrison Street Capital Raises $200 Million for Mezzanine Debt Fund  SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On April 30, 2017, Morrison Street Debt Opportunities Fund, L.P. (“MSDO”) held its final close, reaching its target with total equity commitments of $200 million. MSDO provides small-balance mezzanine capital, with investment balances generally ranging from $2 million to...

James Pascoe Group Switches to Rimini Street for Support of SAP Applications Across Eight Retail Brands  LAS VEGAS -Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ar]  

(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,...

IMA Announces Middle East Student Case Competition Winners Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ar]  

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) held its annual Middle East Student Case Competition in Dubai, UAE. Out of 15 submissions this year, four student teams from the American University of the Middle East (AUM) in Kuwait, American University in Dubai (AUD), Birla...

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...