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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...

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...

 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...

Azizi Developments Unveils its First Residence in Downtown Jebel Ali: Azizi Aura Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 9th 2017 [ar]  

Azizi Developments, the fast growing and award-winning Dubai real estate developer, announced the incredible sales results for Azizi Aura, its first project in Downtown Jebel Ali.  The developer has sold 57 per cent of the residential apartments before its official launch, which will take place...

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...

Turkcell Group Selects Verscom Solutions' ODINE for Actionable Insights and a Unified View of Their Wholesale Voice... ISTANBUL, Turkey -Tuesday, May 9th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Turkcell, an integrated communication and technology services provider which serves about 50.4 million customers in Turkey and its region, selects ODINETM, a suite of intelligent wholesale voice business management applications, to increase the agility of their wholesale...

A Passion for Sustainable Living ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 9th 2017 [ar]  

Our body consists of 60% water and it is essential to consume about two liters of water per day to stay hydrated and healthy. We are significantly careful in selecting the right brand of water that we drink on a daily basis, but we often forget to inquire about the source of the water or how it...