ME NewsWire Latest Press Releases from ME NewsWire Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:44:29 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 X-Rite Announces i1Profiler Color Calibration Support for 4K+ Monitors for Photographers and ... <p style="margin-left:0in; margin-right:0in"><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black">(<a href=""><span style="color:#002B42">BUSINESS WIRE</span></a>)-- <strong>NABSHOW – </strong>X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, with subsidiary Pantone (<a href=""><span style="color:#002B42"></span></a>), today announced the upcoming availability<strong>* </strong>of <a href=" ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:44:09 +0100  KONE Wins Order for 8 New Projects by Alargan Projects in Saudi Arabia <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif"><a href="">KONE</a> Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won the order to supply 153 elevators in 8 different projects commissioned by Alargan Projects in Saudi Arabia. The projects involved are located in Dammam, Yanbu, Riyadh and Al Jubail. They include Al Suhool Strip Mall, Al Rehab Strip Mall, Green Oasis Residential Buildings, Murooj apartments and others. </span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif">“We are delighted to be working with KONE on multiple projects. It is a huge collaboration between two companies that strive for quality and excellence. These projects will lead to the development of many residential and commercial units in the market of Saudi Arabia and we are proud to have KONE with us on this journey. ” said Andrew Brosnan, Portfolio Manager at Alargan Projects. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:16:56 +0100 KDDI: TELEHOUSE OSAKA 2 Data Center in Osaka to Provide Direct Connection to JPIX, ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">KDDI CORPORATION</a> (TOKYO:9433) (KDDI) and Japan Internet Exchange Co., Ltd. (JPIX) have agreed to establish a JPIX connection point (PoP [1]) within <a href="" rel="nofollow"><strong>the TELEHOUSE OSAKA 2 data center</strong></a> operated by KDDI in Osaka, Japan, and will begin providing Internet exchange (IX) services as a new JPIX Osaka Kyobashi site on April 24, 2017. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:40:54 +0100 Wilo Middle East Organizes First Seminar in Pakistan <p> <span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:16px"><a href="">Wilo Middle East FZE</a>, the leading pump manufacturer Headquartered in Germany, hosted on the 6<sup>th</sup> of April its first customer seminar at Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi, Pakistan, to unravel the newest generations of pumps and pump systems to help create sustainable and reliable buildings.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:16px">The seminar represented a valuable platform to acquaint customers with the state-of-the-art solutions and technologies provided by Wilo for building services, water management and industrial sectors. “Wilo has always been keen to foster its relationships with its customers, and this seminar provides a unique opportunity for the Pakistani market to leverage our latest technologies, and allows meeting contractors, planners and government authorities,” said Dr. Amer Mokbel, Sales Director – Area Gulf, Wilo SE. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:40:18 +0100 Gogo Bolsters Inflight Connectivity Capacity over North America and the Pacific with SES <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(</span></span><a href=""><span style="color:blue"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">) -- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation has signed a new capacity deal to enhance inflight connectivity services on key air travel routes over North America and the Pacific Ocean. </span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:15:22 +0100 Wibu-Systems Offers €50,000 for Breaking Its Patented Encryption Method <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- For the opening of the <a href="" rel="nofollow">Hannover Messe</a>, Wibu-Systems, the leading provider of secure license management in the industrial world, launches a new global hacking contest to prove the validity and strength of <a href="" rel="nofollow">Blurry Box</a><sup>®</sup>, a new revolutionary encryption method. Starting today, online registrations are open to all hackers at <a href=" ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:25:18 +0100 First-Quarter Figures: Sartorius Starts off 2017 with Double-Digit Growth <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href=""><span style="color:blue">BUSINESS WIRE</span></a>)-- Sartorius (FWB:SRT), a leading international partner of the biopharmaceutical industry and research laboratories, increased its sales revenue and earnings in the first quarter of 2017 by double digits. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">"Both divisions successfully started off the current year. Lab Products & Services achieved considerable organic growth, and with the acquisition of Essen BioScience, it added another innovative product family to its bioanalytics portfolio and further growth potential,” said CEO and Executive Board Chairman Dr. Joachim Kreuzburg. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">The substantially above-average market growth for Bioprocess Solutions over the past two years has returned to normal rates, as expected. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:44:15 +0100 Emirates Falconers' Club Organises workshop on the Illegal Trafficking of Raptors <p><span style="color:black"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Experts and researchers from local and international bodies will attend a workshop on the Illegal Trafficking of Raptors in the Middle East and North Africa in the UAE capital.</span></span></p> <p><span style="color:black"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Organized by the Emirates Falconers' Club in collaboration with the International Association for Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey, the workshop under the title “Illegal Trafficking of Raptors in the Middle East and North Africa, Current Situation and Future Solutions” will take place on Tuesday April 25, at the Centro Rotana Capital Centre, in Abu Dhabi.</span></span></p> <p><span style="color:black"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The workshop aims to support international efforts in addressing the challenges faced by falconers and those keen in protecting the environment and preserving heritage and nature. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:58:36 +0100 US Pay TV Providers Launch First Linear Consumer Ultra HD Services with SES <ul> <li><strong><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) deliver commercial linear Ultra HD package to subscriber homes using SES's content-rich pre-packaged 4K Ultra HD platform </span></span></strong></li> <li><strong><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Vivicast Media plays integral role in historic launch, licensing content for providers </span></span></strong></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif; font-size:12.0pt">(</span><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif; font-size:12.0pt"><a href=""><span style="color:blue">BUSINESS WIRE</span></a></span><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif; font-size:12.0pt">) -- </span> <span style="font-family:times new roman,serif; font-size:12. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:08:41 +0100 Phoenix Contact Started 2017 Dynamically: Growth in All Areas <p style="margin-right:14.2pt"><a href=""><span style="font-size:13.0pt">Phoenix Contact</span></a><span style="font-size:13.0pt"> could generate a sales growth of 3.2 percent. Compared to the industry surely not bad. However, our planned target of six percent could not be achieved also due to exchange rate effects,” CEO Chairman of the Executive Board, Frank Stührenberg, explained Phoenix Contact´s economic development in the last year at the press conference. With it, the turnover of the Company Group increased to 1.977 billion euros. “In Italy, Russia and India for example, we could achieve a very positive sales growth between 12-17 percent,” Stührenberg explained the diverse market development. “Thanks to the dynamic growth in the electromobility market, the subsidiary Phoenix Contact E-Mobility even achieved a sales growth of 70 percent”. The manufacturer of industrial electronics invested 150 million euros in the development of the Company Group in 2016. 500 new employees joined the company last year. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:27:09 +0100 The First Group Capitalises on Dubai's Mid-Market Hotel Boom with Portfolio Expansion <p><a href=""><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">The First Group</span></span></a><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> will open four new upscale hotels in Dubai by 2020 as the city's visitor profile diversifies, driving demand for affordable luxury accommodation.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">As new family attractions open their doors, appealing to a broader market, and in preparation for Expo 2020 Dubai, which is expected to draw 25 million visitors, the Dubai-based property development firm has earmarked plots for properties in four strategic locations across the city: Dubai Marina, Business Bay, Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) and Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC). ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:55:03 +0100 UAE's first holistic seat belt survey – Part 2 – Seat Belts & Children <ul> <li><strong>Poor behavior of adults translates into poor habits to protect our children</strong></li> <li><strong>High knowledge level about the protective powers of children restraint systems</strong></li> <li><strong>1/3 of needing motorists do not have proper child seats or booster cushions</strong></li> <li><strong>Reasons for ‘non-ownership' are identified and need to be tackled</strong></li> <li><strong>Existing restraint systems are only used to 70%</strong></li> <li><strong>Reasons for ‘non-use' are identified and need to be addressed</strong></li> <li><strong>Young motorists and Emiratis need to be educated and engaged</strong></li> </ul> <p style="text-align:justify"><a href="">Road Safety UAE</a> and QIC Insured publish the 2<sup>nd</sup> part of the UAE's most holistic seat belt survey. The focus is on children's seat belt use. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:42:36 +0100 Newmont Adds Profitable Gold Production through Expansion of Ahafo in Ghana <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Newmont Mining Corporation</a> (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) announced plans to extend profitable production at its Ahafo operations by building a new underground mine and expanding plant capacity by more than 50 percent. The Subika Underground mine is expected to produce 1.8 million ounces of gold over an 11-year mine life, and features ore grades of 4.7 grams per tonne. The mill expansion is expected to improve margins and support profitable production at Ahafo through at least 2029.</p> <p>“We are building on strong performance and solid infrastructure by investing in the next generation of profitable production at Ahafo,” said Gary Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer. “The Subika Underground mine will also create a platform to support even longer-term growth. ... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:55:13 +0100 MediaLink Begins Global Expansion Strategy <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black">(</span><a href=""><span style="color:#002B42">BUSINESS WIRE</span></a><span style="color:black">)-- MediaLink, the strategic advisory and business services firm part of Ascential plc, today announced the launch of MediaLink in London, its first office to be located outside of the United States. Michael Kassan, Chairman and CEO of MediaLink, also announced that the company's Vice Chair, Wenda Harris Millard, will relocate to London to establish and manage the new office in mid-May.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black">When the Ascential acquisition was announced in February, Kassan stated an intention to leverage the parent company's global footprint to grow his business across the world. The expansion of MediaLink into London comes just a few weeks after the deal was confirmed. ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:08:53 +0100 Tourico Holidays Reports Middle East Hotel Room Nights Double in 2017 <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">(</span><a href=""><span style="color:blue"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">)-- </span><a href=""><span style="color:blue"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">Tourico Holidays</span></span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">, the world's fastest growing wholesale travel brokerage company, today shared data reporting inbound hotel room nights to the Middle East have increased by 112 percent year-over-year in 2017. Equally as encouraging, outbound travel from the market is on the rise, as well. ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:58:51 +0100 AerSale Hires Basil Barimo As Chief Operating Officer <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href=""><span style="color:blue">BUSINESS WIRE</span></a>)-- <a href=""><span style="color:blue">AerSale</span></a><sup>®</sup> announced today that Basil Barimo has joined the organization as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Barimo will serve as a member of the senior management team and be responsible for the day-to-day global operations of AerSale, providing strategic leadership and oversight to assigned departments. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px"> “As the breadth of our service and product offerings continues to expand, we determined that AerSale needs a Chief Operating Officer dedicated solely to day-to-day operations. ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:27:33 +0100 Maxion Wheels Market Leading Commercial Vehicle Steel Wheels on Display at Automechanika Dubai ... <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">(</span></span><a href=""><span style="color:#002B42"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></a><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">)-- Maxion Wheels, the world's largest wheel manufacturer, announced today its participation in this year's Automechanika Dubai show from May 7-9, 2017 in Hall 7/Booth 7-E22.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">Customers and visitors to the Maxion Wheels exhibit will have the opportunity to learn more about the state-of-the-art commercial vehicle steel wheels that have supported the success of global original equipment manufacturers for almost 100 years. One of the key products on display will be the new 8. ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:15:14 +0100 Dubai Internet City Offers Platform for Chinese Tech Companies to Increase International ... <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:16px">A delegation from <a href="">Dubai Internet City (DIC)</a>, the leading technology business community created by the Government of Dubai as a strategic location for companies to innovate, is visiting the People's Republic of China to strengthen ties and explore new business opportunities with Chinese companies from diverse technology segments.</span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:16px">The week-long visit, scheduled from 19 to 26 April 2017, aims to highlight how Chinese companies can benefit from the integrated technology ecosystem that DIC offers. The trip comes at a time when a key focus for the Chinese government is the Internet Plus Plan. A new driving force for economic development, the plan looks at transforming China into a digital economy by integrating digital technologies with modern manufacturing and encouraging technology companies in China to increase their global presence. ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:13:02 +0100 Experience Athletes&#39; Vitals on Live Online Broadcast of the Panasonic Open Golf ... <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">(</span></span><a href=""><span style="color:#002B42"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></a><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">)-- Panasonic Corporation will be organizing the "Panasonic Open Golf Championship 2017" from April 20 - 23 at the Chiba Country Club&#39;s Umesato Course in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture, as well as the LPGA Step Up Tour, "Panasonic Open Ladies 2017" at the Noda Course, same golf course, from April 19 - 21.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, golf returned to the Olympic Games for the first time after a 112-year hiatus. ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:54:38 +0100 The DSA Welcomes South Africa's ICASA Publishing Draft TV White Space Regulations as Both ... <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">(</span></span><a href=""><span style="color:#002B42"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></a><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">)-- With three weeks to go until the </span></span><a href=" ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:20:40 +0100 Replicor discloses achievement of 1 year functional control of HBV and HDV with NAPs and new ... <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Replicor Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company targeting a cure for chronic HBV and HDV infection, today disclosed significant new data on NAP activity in HBV and HDV infections at the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) 2017 annual meeting held April 19-23, 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">Updates in the REP 301 (HBV/HDV coinfection) and REP 401 (HBV infection) studies demonstrated important advances:</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">1. In the REP 301 study, previously reported functional control at 24 weeks follow-up of HBV (5/12 patients) and HDV (7/12 patients) was shown to be maintained at one year, demonstrating the durability of functional control established with NAP based therapy (poster LBP-507).</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">2. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:54:28 +0100 Unveils Its New VIP Lounge, Reinventing Its Paid Membership Package with Exceptional ... <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">(</span></span><a href=""><span style="color:#002B42"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></a><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">)--, the global leader in online Cash Back shopping, today announced the launch of the new VIP Lounge, an exclusive membership package for VIP customers. The VIP Lounges offers a product and benefit mix, unmatched in the global Cash Back industry, which provides a single point of access to a complete array of saving opportunities. DubLi's VIP Lounge offers multiple ways to save on hotel rooms, travel, flights, local shopping, dining, services, and entertainment and leisure activities - all in one convenient location. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:51:41 +0100  Rimini Street Announces Preliminary Fiscal 2017 Q1 Financial Results <p><em><strong>Revenue of $49 million, up 42% year over year</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Deferred revenue of $165 million, up 44% year over year</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Total invoicing of $50 million, up 34% year over year</strong></em></p> <p><em><strong>Nearly 1,900 total signed clients to date, up 40% year over year</strong></em></p> <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Rimini Street, Inc.</a>, the leading global independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE's (NYSE:SAP) <a href=" ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:40:25 +0100 AppD Summit: Europe's Only Event Where Leading Brands Connect Customers, Code and Revenue <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(</span></span><a href=""><span style="color:blue"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">) -- </span></span><a href=""><span style="color:blue"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">AppDynamics</span></span></span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">, a </span></span><a href="http://cts.businesswire. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:11:52 +0100 Binghatti Developers Wins Best Architecture Company at Gulf's Premier Real Estate Awards <p><span style="font-size:16px"><a href=""><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">Binghatti Developers</span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">' CEO & Head of Architecture Muhammad BinGhatti was presented with the Best Architecture Company award by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department at the region's first Gulf Real Estate Awards, 17th April. Binghatti Developers were honored in front of nearly 300 real estate leaders at the largest, most prestigious, real estate gathering in the region. </span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">Showcasing Binghatti's signature style in design and architecture, the developer's portfolio includes nearly 30 projects in total. Ten new developments are still under construction throughout several areas of the UAE including a one million square foot commercial facility in Abu Dhabi. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:40:40 +0100 Galton Voysey Celebrates 3 Years of Business <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Galton Voysey was founded in 2014, built on the belief that the biggest brands of the next 50 years have not yet been built. Galton Voysey is disrupting the global luxury goods market with new and fresh thinking, in many cases helping brands go direct from factory to consumer through their own brand websites. Galton Voysey is not your typical luxury goods company. Seen as leading the way for luxury goods e-commerce, it's no surprise that the management team is young and dynamic with the 28-year-old co-founder, CEO Marine Aubrée Antikainen backed by the 24-year-old biggest investor William Wolfram.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">Unlike large luxury goods conglomerates who are struggling to go digital, Galton Voysey is an agile, fully independently owned business, operated out of the luxury goods capital of the world, Hong Kong. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:44:50 +0100 New Standard for Cybercrime Investigation Launches as Cybercrime Investigation Body Of Knowledge <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- CIBOK Editorial Committee today announced its establishment and the 1<sup>st</sup> edition “Cybercrime Investigation Body Of Knowledge” (CIBOK) published work. CIBOK is designed to provide a new standard for law enforcement organizations and enterprises around the globe with knowledge, skills and behaviors required to solve or prevent today's complex and sophisticated cybercrime. The CIBOK<sup> </sup>first edition publication is available in English and Japanese.</p> <p>“As cybercrime evolves from individuals seeking attention and demonstrating their capabilities to organized and syndicated activities of sophisticated goal-oriented actors, it is important to change our focus to understanding the objectives and motivations of the crimes,” said Shane Shook, the chief editor of CIBOK and the chair of Cybercrime Investigation Body Of Knowledge Editorial Committee. “Crime is investigated in terms of means, motives and opportunity to identify perpetrators. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:17:39 +0100 IBC Launches 365 Online Community Platform for Global Media, Entertainment and Technology Industry <p><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(</span></span></span><a href=""><span style="color:#002B42"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></span></a><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">) -- IBC is delighted to announce the launch of IBC365 at </span></span></span><a href=""><span style="color:#002B42"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">www.ibc. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:05:31 +0100 Settlement Agreement Reached Regarding Infringement of Andersen Tax Trademarks in the U.S. <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(</span></span><a href=""><span style="color:blue"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">) -- MoHala Enterprises, doing business as Sundial Consulting, and Andersen Tax today announced that they have reached an amicable settlement to a trademark infringement dispute that began in March, 2017. Although the specific terms of the resolution are confidential, MoHala Enterprises d/b/a Sundial Consulting has agreed never to use the terms “Andersen” or “Arthur Andersen” to promote its professional services consultancy, and has withdrawn its membership as an affiliate of the French society calling itself “Arthur Andersen & Co. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:45:21 +0100 SES Launches Rapid Response Vehicle for Defence, Security and Humanitarian Missions <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(</span></span><a href=""><span style="color:blue"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">) -- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG)announced its new government product Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV), a SATCOM-enabled platform capable of providing high-speed connectivity and global communications services tailored to a broad range of commercial, civil, humanitarian and defence missions around the world. </span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:12. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:02:52 +0100 ABB Continues Its Transformation <p><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(</span><a href=""><span style="color:blue"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">BUSINESS WIRE</span></span></a><span style="font-size:12.0pt">) -- FIRST-QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS </span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Revenues up 3 percent<sup>1</sup> </span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Base order growth of 2 percent </span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Total orders reflects lower large contract awards; book to bill ratio<sup>2</sup> 1.07x </span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Operational EBITA margin<sup>2</sup> 12.1%; solid operating leverage considering 60 bps positive insurance reserve adjustment in 2016 </span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:43:33 +0100 Earnings Release First Quarter 2017 <p style="margin-left:-27.0pt; margin-right:0in; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:16px"><a href=""><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji)</span></a><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"> P.Q.S.C., in Qatar, announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2017, reporting a Net Profit of QAR 160.9 million. This represents an increase of 3% over its financial results for the same period of last year. </span></span></p> <p style="margin-left:0in; margin-right:0in; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani, Chairman and Managing Director stated: “We are pleased to announce our financial results for the 1<sup>st</sup> quarter of this year. These results prove our determination in continuing our franchise growth despite the global and regional economic conditions. ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:55:39 +0100 SES: MX1 and VUBIQUITY Sign Global Linear Distribution Deal <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">(<a href=""><span style="color:#002B42">BUSINESS WIRE</span></a>)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that MX1, a global media services company wholly owned by SES, and VUBIQUITY, the leading provider of media technology solutions and premium content services that connects content owners with video providers to deliver entertainment on any screen, have signed a multi-year linear distribution deal.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">The new service offering combines VUBIQUITY&#39;s linear transport portfolio with MX1's service infrastructure and future-proof content aggregation management and delivery technology. ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:08:39 +0100 AED 1.45 billion Julphar sales in 2016 <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:13.0pt">Led by its Chairman His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, </span><a href=""><span style="font-size:13.0pt">Julphar</span></a><span style="font-size:13.0pt">'s General Assembly Meeting took place in the company's headquarters of Ras Al Khaimah on April 16<sup>th</sup>. During the meeting, the General Assembly decided to distribute 16 per cent of profits in cash in addition to 3 per cent in shares to shareholders.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:13.0pt">“In the middle of the political crisis that affected some markets in 2016, Julphar continued to perform strongly, reiterating its promise to play a part in the overall improvement of healthcare,” stated His Highness Sheikh Faisal. ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:59:26 +0100 ISACA Launches Real-time, Real-world Cyber Security Training Platform and Assessment Tool <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- ISACA is changing how cyber security training is delivered with the latest additions to its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) portfolio of resources—the CSX Training Platform and Assessment Tool.</p> <p>The <a href="" rel="nofollow">CSX Training Platform</a> offers learners an easily accessible, constantly updated education environment that gives administrators clear insights into employee performance so organizations can ensure that they hire and retain the best talent on the front lines of cyber security defenses. The on-demand, performance-based training and assessment tool, conducted in live environments using real-world threat scenarios, is the first of its kind. ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:25:24 +0100 Synexus to Advance Capabilities as World's Leading Site Network <ul> <li><em><strong>Synexus and Radiant Research to integrate operations under Synexus banner</strong></em></li> <li><em><strong>New organization creates world's largest site network for clinical trials</strong></em></li> <li><em><strong>Unmatched site network capability to find the right patient for the right trial at the right time</strong></em></li> </ul> <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- European-headquartered Synexus and U.S.-based Radiant Research today announced a full operational integration to form a single global site network of 185 sites with 1,500 employees. This move will create the world's largest site network, spanning 11 countries and offering access to more than 100 million patients in key clinical development markets, operating under the Synexus name.</p> <p>The move provides biopharmaceutical and contract research organization (CRO) customers with an unmatched capability to find the right patient for the right trial at the right time. ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:26:24 +0100 Bank of America Reports First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Bank of America reported its first-quarter 2017 financial results today.</p> <p>The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways:</p> <ul> <li>Bank of America newsroom at <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a>.</li> <li>Bank of America Investor Relations website at <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a>. ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:07:42 +0100 Western Union Enables Money Movement Around the World with Launch of Bot for Messenger <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, today announced an innovative and compelling way for Facebook Messenger users in the U.S. to send money to more than 200 countries and territories across 130 currencies. The announcement was made at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Jose, California.</p> <p>Western Union has developed a money transfer bot for Messenger, which offers a simple, seamless experience for those who want to move money to almost anywhere in the world. The entire experience occurs within the Western Union cross-border money transfer platform which is embedded inside Messenger.</p> <p>The funds can be received into billions of bank accounts around the world or in cash at half a million global retail Agent locations from the world's largest metro areas to remote villages. More than 1.2 billion people around the world use Messenger every month.</p> <p>Messenger users in the U.S. ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:52:31 +0100