News Articles

Ferring Pharmaceuticals: Waking up to Go to the Toilet is the Number One Cause of a Poor Night’s Sleep, Say... SAINT PREX, Switzerland -Friday, March 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]

Nocturia, the need to wake up and urinate more than once at night, disturbs the sleep of 1 in 3 adults over the age of 30 and two thirds of adults over the age of 651 Up to 80% of people who complain of a disturbed night’s sleep report that nocturia is the main reason they wake in the...

YuppTV Unveils Originals, Bringing Unconventional Storytelling and Cinematic Brilliance to the Digital Space HYDERABAD, India -Friday, March 17th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mr. Uday Reddy, Founder and CEO of YuppTV, along with YuppTV’s Brand Ambassador “Superstar Mahesh Babu,” has launched YuppTV Originals, the OTT platform’s foray into original content production. Exploring concepts beyond cinema, YuppTV Originals is set to bring forth...

Unified Real Estate Development Adopts Yardi Voyager 7S for Property and Lease Management RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shopping center owner and operator Unified Real Estate Development, whose tenants include some of Saudi Arabia’s largest retail companies, will perform lease and property management with Yardi Voyager® 7S, a cloud-based platform. Unified will manage other aspects of its...

JAKKS Announces Sale of $19.3 Million of Common Stock to Joint Venture Partner Hong Kong Meisheng Culture Company Ltd. SANTA MONICA, Calif. -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement with Hong Kong Meisheng Culture Company Ltd. (“Meisheng”) to sell 3,660,891 million shares of the Company’s common stock to Meisheng for a total purchase price of $19.3...

Waste Collection Projects Improve Employment and Environment in Mali Bamako, Mali -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar] [fr]

Despite the lack of adequate infrastructure in the remote regions of Mali, where Ecolog is mostly operating, including Tessalit, Kidal, Menaka and Doentza, Ecolog has been performing remarkably well and is making a positive impact with its environmental services. With waste collection and...

We Have Cookies: DoubleTree by Hilton Embraces its Warm Cookie Welcome by Serving Up First-Ever Global Cookbook MCLEAN, Va. -Thursday, March 16th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For those who believe balanced diet is a cookie in each hand, DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, has perfected the recipe … make that recipes. To celebrate reaching a milestone of 500 hotels worldwide, the upscale brand known...

SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Wins Vodafone Supplier Award MILAN -Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIAE MICROELETTRONICA today announced that it received the award for ‘Health and Safety’ from Vodafone Group, during the recent 2016 Vodafone annual Supplier Awards ceremony. The Vodafone Supplier Awards recognise companies that have performed outstandingly in...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Global Price Increase for All Vydyne® Brand Polymers and... HOUSTON -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a global price increase for all of its Vydyne® branded polymers and compounds. The price increase takes effect April 1, or as contracts allow and includes the following price...

Ferring collaborates with ICF on development of a potential new treatment for anal fissures with a focus on improving... SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Wednesday, March 15th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Brazil-based Instituto de Ciências Farmacêuticas (ICF) today announced a research collaboration aimed at developing a mucoadhesive rectal delivery system to treat anal fissures and to improve quality of care for patients with inflammatory bowel...

First Fibroblast Injection Performed in SpinalCyte’s Landmark Trial for Spinal Disc Regeneration HOUSTON -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpinalCyte, LLC, a Texas-based tissue engineering technology company focused on the regrowth of the spinal disc nucleus using human dermal fibroblasts, announced the first injection of fibroblasts for the regeneration of the spinal disc. CybroCell is the first dermal fibroblast...

Superior Essex and Furukawa Complete European Joint Venture Establishment ATLANTA & BAD AROLSEN, Germany & TOKYO -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Essex Magnet Wire, a division of Superior Essex Inc., and Furukawa Electric Co., LTD. (“Furukawa Electric”) today announced the establishment of a joint venture to provide high-voltage winding wire (HVW) to the European automotive industry. The new HVW will provide the...

BOARD 10.1 Brings Business into the Cognitive Space CHIASSO, Switzerland & BOSTON -Tuesday, March 14th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BOARD International, the world’s leading supplier of Decision Making software for enterprises, today announced availability of BOARD 10.1, the new release of its all-in-one platform for Business Intelligence, Enterprise Performance Management and Predictive...

Fenergo Signs First Spanish Banking Client for Client Lifecycle Management Technology DUBLIN -Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fenergo, the leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management software solutions for investment, corporate and private banks, has announced its foray into Spain by providing its flagship software platform to a major European bank to ensure lifecycle compliance with a broad range...

Seoli Innovations launches “smart glass” in Middle East Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ar]

Inaugurating its office in Dubai, Seoli Innovations revealed its smart glass products catering to developers, home owners, hospitals and industry professionals, allowing them to adopt energy and cost efficient solutions that transform their spaces into flexible and smart living or work...

Ethisphere Announces 124 Companies to Make the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies List NEW YORK -Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced 124 companies spanning five continents, 19 countries and 52 industry sectors as the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies® honorees. Since 2007,...

Global Obesity Has Reached Pandemic Levels, According to New Report by Aetna International LONDON -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Urgent action is required to limit the global fallout from rising obesity levels, according to a report published today by Aetna International, one of the world’s leading health insurance providers. Aetna International combined data from the World Health Organisation...

Versum Materials Receives TSMC Excellent Performance Award TEMPE, Ariz. -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Versum Materials, Inc. (NYSE: VSM), a leading materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, announced today it received the “Excellent Performance Award” by the world’s largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

International General Insurance Holdings Limited Maintains Underwriting Discipline, Despite Challenging Market... DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International General Insurance Holdings Limited today reported earnings for the 2016 financial year. The Group announced gross written premiums of US$231.4 million for the year of 2016 as compared to US$242.3 million in 2015. Net profits amounted to US$32.1 million in 2016,...

Amec Foster Wheeler: Al-Zour, Kuwait Contract Win LONDON -Friday, March 10th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amec Foster Wheeler announced today the award of a contract by Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C. (PIC), a subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC), for the integration project between its Olefins III, Aromatics II and ZOR Refinery in the State of Kuwait. The...

Rimini Street Honored with Multiple Customer Service Excellence Awards LAS VEGAS -Thursday, March 9th 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,...