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07/16/2019 - 01:01

PayPal Expands its International Money Transfer Service Xoom to 32 Markets across Europe

Today, PayPal launched Xoom—its international money transfer service—in 32 markets1 across Europe. People in these markets can now use Xoom to quickly send money, pay bills or top up phones to more than 130 markets internationally. Xoom’s expansion to Europe is a significant milestone and another example of PayPal fulfilling its mission to make the movement and management of money more conveni...

Today, PayPal launched Xoom—its international money transfer service—in 32 markets1 across Europe. People in these markets can now use Xoom to quickly send money, pay bills or top up phones to more than 130 markets internationally. Xoom’s expansion to Europe is a significant milestone and another example of PayPal fulfilling its mission to make the movement and management of money more conveni...


07/15/2019 - 22:05

ResMed Inc. Completes $500M Private Placement Debt Offering

ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) announced today the successful pricing and closing of a private placement offering of $250,000,000 principal amount 3.24% senior notes due July 10, 2026, and $250,000,000 principal amount 3.45% senior notes due July 10, 2029. Net proceeds from the offering will be approximately $498 million, after deducting estimated fees and expenses related to the offering...

ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) announced today the successful pricing and closing of a private placement offering of $250,000,000 principal amount 3.24% senior notes due July 10, 2026, and $250,000,000 principal amount 3.45% senior notes due July 10, 2029. Net proceeds from the offering will be approximately $498 million, after deducting estimated fees and expenses related to the offering...


07/15/2019 - 17:00

SpeeDx Receives Clearance from Health Canada for ResistancePlus® MG Test

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. today announced ResistancePlus® MG has been cleared by Health Canada and is now available for sale across all Canadian provinces (not currently available in the U.S.). The molecular diagnostic test detects the sexually transmitted infection (STI) Mycoplasma genitalium, also known as Mgen, along with genetic markers linked to antibiotic resistance. This is the first commerciall...

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. today announced ResistancePlus® MG has been cleared by Health Canada and is now available for sale across all Canadian provinces (not currently available in the U.S.). The molecular diagnostic test detects the sexually transmitted infection (STI) Mycoplasma genitalium, also known as Mgen, along with genetic markers linked to antibiotic resistance. This is the first commerciall...


07/15/2019 - 16:55

Mouser Electronics Now Stocking Broad Portfolio of Xilinx Products

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announces a new global distribution agreement with Xilinx, Inc., the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, to stock one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of Xilinx products, including digital downloads of development software and IP. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable system-on-chips (SoCs) and the adaptive compute acceleration ...

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announces a new global distribution agreement with Xilinx, Inc., the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, to stock one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of Xilinx products, including digital downloads of development software and IP. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable system-on-chips (SoCs) and the adaptive compute acceleration ...


07/15/2019 - 15:00

Rimini Street Becomes Support Service Provider for Hyundai-Kia Motors’ Global Database Portfolio

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that it has been selected as the software support services provider to global auto manufacturer Hyundai-Kia Motors. This press release features multimedia. View the full releas...

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that it has been selected as the software support services provider to global auto manufacturer Hyundai-Kia Motors. This press release features multimedia. View the full releas...


07/15/2019 - 14:12

Värde Partners Appoints Co-CEO

Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced that Ilfryn Carstairs will join George Hicks, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, as Co-CEO, effective January 1, 2020. George co-founded Värde Partners 25 years ago and intends to transition to an Executive Chair role in 2022. Ilfryn will retain his role as Global CIO. “Transition is a process and involves the...

Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced that Ilfryn Carstairs will join George Hicks, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, as Co-CEO, effective January 1, 2020. George co-founded Värde Partners 25 years ago and intends to transition to an Executive Chair role in 2022. Ilfryn will retain his role as Global CIO. “Transition is a process and involves the...


07/15/2019 - 14:00

Sintavia Acquires QC Laboratories

Sintavia, LLC, the leading independent additive manufacturer supporting the Aerospace & Defense industry, announced today that it had acquired QC Laboratories, Inc. (“QC Labs”), a non-destructive testing (“NDT”) services company based in Hollywood, Florida. The acquisition greatly enhances Sintavia’s NDT capabilities for commercial aeros...

Sintavia, LLC, the leading independent additive manufacturer supporting the Aerospace & Defense industry, announced today that it had acquired QC Laboratories, Inc. (“QC Labs”), a non-destructive testing (“NDT”) services company based in Hollywood, Florida. The acquisition greatly enhances Sintavia’s NDT capabilities for commercial aeros...


07/15/2019 - 14:00

Boehringer Ingelheim Acquires AMAL Therapeutics, Significantly Enriching Its Cancer Immunology Portfolio with Novel Cancer Vaccines Platform

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced its acquisition of all shares of AMAL Therapeutics SA, a private Swiss biotechnology company focused on cancer immunotherapy and advancing first-in-class therapeutic cancer vaccines derived from its technology platform KISIMA. AMAL’s lead vaccine ATP128 is currently developed for stage IV colorectal cancer and is slated to begin first-in-human trials later ...

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced its acquisition of all shares of AMAL Therapeutics SA, a private Swiss biotechnology company focused on cancer immunotherapy and advancing first-in-class therapeutic cancer vaccines derived from its technology platform KISIMA. AMAL’s lead vaccine ATP128 is currently developed for stage IV colorectal cancer and is slated to begin first-in-human trials later ...


07/15/2019 - 13:30

Global ‘HBR Ascend Youth Skills Survey’ 2019 Released

On World Youth Skills Day, HBR Ascend, a mobile-first learning platform for young professionals from Harvard Business Review, released the 2019 edition of the HBR Ascend Youth Skills Survey providing valuable insights about the new perspectives and opinions of millennials about their work. HBR Ascend surveyed over 2,700 young professionals and graduating students from 100+ countries. “The HB...

On World Youth Skills Day, HBR Ascend, a mobile-first learning platform for young professionals from Harvard Business Review, released the 2019 edition of the HBR Ascend Youth Skills Survey providing valuable insights about the new perspectives and opinions of millennials about their work. HBR Ascend surveyed over 2,700 young professionals and graduating students from 100+ countries. “The HB...


07/15/2019 - 13:13

Launch of Stats Perform Creates World’s Leading Sports AI and Data Company

Today, STATS and Perform completed regulatory and closing requirements to officially combine creating the leading sports company in artificial intelligence (AI) and data, operating under the new name Stats Perform (www.statsperform.com). By harnessing the most advanced sports AI research and development, Stats Perform will provide deeper, more robust data and insights essential to a growing po...

Today, STATS and Perform completed regulatory and closing requirements to officially combine creating the leading sports company in artificial intelligence (AI) and data, operating under the new name Stats Perform (www.statsperform.com). By harnessing the most advanced sports AI research and development, Stats Perform will provide deeper, more robust data and insights essential to a growing po...

07/16/2019 - 22:05

Gilead Sciences to Release Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results on Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today that its second quarter 2019 financial results will be released on Tuesday, July 30, after the market closes. At 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Gilead’s management will host a conference call to discuss the company’s financial results for the second quarter 2019 and provide a business update. The live webcast of the call can be accessed at the co...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today that its second quarter 2019 financial results will be released on Tuesday, July 30, after the market closes. At 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Gilead’s management will host a conference call to discuss the company’s financial results for the second quarter 2019 and provide a business update. The live webcast of the call can be accessed at the co...


07/16/2019 - 16:49

MSCI Schedules Investor Conference Call to Review Second Quarter 2019 Results

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today it will release its results for second quarter 2019 on Thursday, August 1, 2019. MSCI's senior management will review the second quarter 2019 results on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. To listen to the live event, visit the events ...

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today it will release its results for second quarter 2019 on Thursday, August 1, 2019. MSCI's senior management will review the second quarter 2019 results on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. To listen to the live event, visit the events ...


07/16/2019 - 16:05

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Offers “Tea Ceremony Experience and Luxurious Accommodations for Families” Package

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will begin offering a special summer accommodation package entitled “Tea Ceremony Experience and Luxurious Accommodations for Families” from July 20 to September 1, 2019. This accommodation package has been specially designed to keep families with children entertained by providing the...

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will begin offering a special summer accommodation package entitled “Tea Ceremony Experience and Luxurious Accommodations for Families” from July 20 to September 1, 2019. This accommodation package has been specially designed to keep families with children entertained by providing the...


07/16/2019 - 15:30

Andersen Global Enters Senegal, Expands Presence in Africa

Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with Cabex, one of the oldest legal and tax consulting firms in Senegal. Senegal thus becomes the thirteenth African country where Andersen Global has a member or collaborating firm offering legal services. Located in Dakar, Cabex has been offering services to local and foreign clients from the public and para-public sectors on m...

Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with Cabex, one of the oldest legal and tax consulting firms in Senegal. Senegal thus becomes the thirteenth African country where Andersen Global has a member or collaborating firm offering legal services. Located in Dakar, Cabex has been offering services to local and foreign clients from the public and para-public sectors on m...


07/16/2019 - 15:00

Mercatus Opens UK Office; Hires Chris Webb to Lead European Operations

Mercatus, a leading asset and investment management platform for alternative investors and asset managers, today announced the opening of its European Headquarters in London, UK and the addition of Chris Webb as Senior Director leading the office in London. Chris was formerly a Global Director of Strategic Business Growth at FIS, with a deep focus on, and expertise in, alternative investments....

Mercatus, a leading asset and investment management platform for alternative investors and asset managers, today announced the opening of its European Headquarters in London, UK and the addition of Chris Webb as Senior Director leading the office in London. Chris was formerly a Global Director of Strategic Business Growth at FIS, with a deep focus on, and expertise in, alternative investments....


07/16/2019 - 15:00

LivaNova Combats Leg Ischemia with Breakthrough Bidirectional Cannula

LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today launched its innovative arterial femoral cannula, Bi-Flow, designed to prevent limb ischemia during cardiac surgery. LivaNova Bi-Flow received CE Mark earlier this year and is the only bidirectional arterial cannula designed to prevent leg ischemia during cardiac surgery procedures requiring femoral artery cannula...

LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today launched its innovative arterial femoral cannula, Bi-Flow, designed to prevent limb ischemia during cardiac surgery. LivaNova Bi-Flow received CE Mark earlier this year and is the only bidirectional arterial cannula designed to prevent leg ischemia during cardiac surgery procedures requiring femoral artery cannula...


07/16/2019 - 14:31

Moody’s to Sell Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services Business

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to sell its Moody’s Analytics’ Knowledge Services (MAKS) business to Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone), a European private equity firm. MAKS is a leader in knowledge process outsourcing services, providing high-value research and analytical support to organizations worldwide. Through delivery centers in India, Cost...

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to sell its Moody’s Analytics’ Knowledge Services (MAKS) business to Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone), a European private equity firm. MAKS is a leader in knowledge process outsourcing services, providing high-value research and analytical support to organizations worldwide. Through delivery centers in India, Cost...


07/16/2019 - 14:30

Kite Announces Plans to Bolster Industry-Leading Cell Therapy Manufacturing Capabilities With New Viral Vector Facility

Kite, a Gilead Company (Nasdaq: GILD), today announced plans for a new 67,000-square-foot facility in Oceanside, California, dedicated to the development and manufacturing of viral vectors, a critical starting material in the production of cell therapies. The new site builds on Kite’s existing state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities to deliver innovative cell therapies for people with canc...

Kite, a Gilead Company (Nasdaq: GILD), today announced plans for a new 67,000-square-foot facility in Oceanside, California, dedicated to the development and manufacturing of viral vectors, a critical starting material in the production of cell therapies. The new site builds on Kite’s existing state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities to deliver innovative cell therapies for people with canc...


07/16/2019 - 14:01

St. Luke’s Medical Center Selects Allscripts Sunrise™

St. Luke’s Medical Center, located in the Philippines, has selected Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) Sunrise™ Acute Care as its electronic health record (EHR) to achieve the goal of standardization across its facilities via a single, integrated EHR. St. Luke’s Medical Center further represents the company’s growing momentum in territories outside of the United States. St. Luke’s Medical Center is r...

St. Luke’s Medical Center, located in the Philippines, has selected Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) Sunrise™ Acute Care as its electronic health record (EHR) to achieve the goal of standardization across its facilities via a single, integrated EHR. St. Luke’s Medical Center further represents the company’s growing momentum in territories outside of the United States. St. Luke’s Medical Center is r...


07/16/2019 - 14:00

Velodyne Lidar’s Groundbreaking Sensors Power Kaarta Mobile Mapping

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Kaarta has included Velodyne’s smart, powerful lidar technology in Kaarta’s new Stencil 2-32 ground surface mapping solution. Equipped with Velodyne lidar, Stencil 2-32 accurately scans ground level surfaces, mapping items such as curbs, manholes, signs, poles, and other features at a fraction of the cost of traditional mobile mapping systems. The Stencil p...

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Kaarta has included Velodyne’s smart, powerful lidar technology in Kaarta’s new Stencil 2-32 ground surface mapping solution. Equipped with Velodyne lidar, Stencil 2-32 accurately scans ground level surfaces, mapping items such as curbs, manholes, signs, poles, and other features at a fraction of the cost of traditional mobile mapping systems. The Stencil p...

07/17/2019 - 22:58

Defence Unlimited International Corp. is Hiring Veterans

Defence Unlimited International is one of the fastest growing companies operating within the defence and security space. Defence Unlimited International has adopted a unique outsourced model which integrates multiple partners both individual and corporate, on its projects. This has enabled it to offer and deliver to its clients best of breed bespoke solutions. Whilst Defence Unlimited is pur...

Defence Unlimited International is one of the fastest growing companies operating within the defence and security space. Defence Unlimited International has adopted a unique outsourced model which integrates multiple partners both individual and corporate, on its projects. This has enabled it to offer and deliver to its clients best of breed bespoke solutions. Whilst Defence Unlimited is pur...


07/17/2019 - 17:59

Gartner Names Airship a Leader, Positioned Highest in Execution and Furthest in Vision in the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

Customer engagement company Airship today announced that it has been named a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms1. Among 18 vendors evaluated, Airship was positioned highest in its ability to execute and also furthest for its completeness of vision. A complimentary copy of the full report is available from Airship. “We believe Gartner’s positioni...

Customer engagement company Airship today announced that it has been named a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms1. Among 18 vendors evaluated, Airship was positioned highest in its ability to execute and also furthest for its completeness of vision. A complimentary copy of the full report is available from Airship. “We believe Gartner’s positioni...


07/17/2019 - 17:02

GSMA Signs £38 Million Funding Partnership With the Department of International Development

The GSMA today announced that it has signed a thirty-eight million-pound partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The ‘Partnership for Inclusion, Innovation and Scale’ will provide funding for the GSMA’s Mobile for Development work on digital inclusion, digital identity, energy, water, sanitation and the reduction of the mobile gender gap. It will also include...

The GSMA today announced that it has signed a thirty-eight million-pound partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The ‘Partnership for Inclusion, Innovation and Scale’ will provide funding for the GSMA’s Mobile for Development work on digital inclusion, digital identity, energy, water, sanitation and the reduction of the mobile gender gap. It will also include...


07/17/2019 - 14:30

Gilead Sciences Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today changes to the company’s senior leadership team. Gregg Alton, Chief Patient Officer, and Katie Watson, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, will be departing Gilead. Jyoti Mehra has been named Executive Vice President, Human Resources, and will assume responsibility for the worldwide HR function. Mr. Alton joined Gilead in 1999 and m...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today changes to the company’s senior leadership team. Gregg Alton, Chief Patient Officer, and Katie Watson, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, will be departing Gilead. Jyoti Mehra has been named Executive Vice President, Human Resources, and will assume responsibility for the worldwide HR function. Mr. Alton joined Gilead in 1999 and m...


07/17/2019 - 14:30

Gilead Sciences’ Chief Scientific Officer John McHutchison to Leave the Company

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today that John McHutchison, AO, MD, Chief Scientific Officer and Head of Research & Development, has decided to leave the company, effective next month. The company will immediately commence a search for his successor. Dr. McHutchison joined Gilead in 2010 and under his leadership, Gilead has developed five medicines that have been used by ...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today that John McHutchison, AO, MD, Chief Scientific Officer and Head of Research & Development, has decided to leave the company, effective next month. The company will immediately commence a search for his successor. Dr. McHutchison joined Gilead in 2010 and under his leadership, Gilead has developed five medicines that have been used by ...


07/17/2019 - 14:00

WilsonHCG Recognized as a “Leader” in NelsonHall’s 2019 NEAT Vendor Evaluation for All RPO Categories

WilsonHCG has been identified as a “Leader” in NelsonHall’s NEAT Vendor Evaluation for RPO. The global talent solutions provider was recognized as a leader in all categories that were evaluated, including overall, candidate experience, geographic footprint & scalability, services delivery innovation, sourcing candidates and technology innovation. This press release features multimedia. Vie...

WilsonHCG has been identified as a “Leader” in NelsonHall’s NEAT Vendor Evaluation for RPO. The global talent solutions provider was recognized as a leader in all categories that were evaluated, including overall, candidate experience, geographic footprint & scalability, services delivery innovation, sourcing candidates and technology innovation. This press release features multimedia. Vie...


07/17/2019 - 13:42

Cushman & Wakefield Announces PropTech Partnership with Fifth Wall

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK), a leading global real estate services firm, today announced its strategic partnership with Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on technology solutions for the global real estate industry. Fifth Wall fosters collaboration between innovative technologies for the built world and industry-leading incumbents from all sectors of the real estate industry....

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK), a leading global real estate services firm, today announced its strategic partnership with Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on technology solutions for the global real estate industry. Fifth Wall fosters collaboration between innovative technologies for the built world and industry-leading incumbents from all sectors of the real estate industry....


07/17/2019 - 13:30

Visa Acquires Payworks

Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of next-generation payment gateway software for the Point of Sale (POS). Visa will bring Payworks’ cloud-based solution for in-store payment processing together with its CyberSource digital payment management platform to create a fully integrated payment acceptance solution for merchants and acquirers. The joint o...

Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of next-generation payment gateway software for the Point of Sale (POS). Visa will bring Payworks’ cloud-based solution for in-store payment processing together with its CyberSource digital payment management platform to create a fully integrated payment acceptance solution for merchants and acquirers. The joint o...


07/17/2019 - 12:45

Bank of America Reports Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Bank of America reported its second-quarter 2019 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190717005354/en/ Bank of America newsroom at https://newsroom.bankofamerica.com Bank of America Investor R...

Bank of America reported its second-quarter 2019 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190717005354/en/ Bank of America newsroom at https://newsroom.bankofamerica.com Bank of America Investor R...

07/18/2019 - 11:00

Samsung Begins Mass Production of Industry’s First 12Gb LPDDR5 Mobile DRAM for Premium Smartphones

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has begun mass producing the industry’s first 12-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 mobile DRAM, which has been optimized for enabling 5G and AI features in future smartphones. The new mobile memory comes just five months after announcing mass production of the 12GB LPDDR4X, further reinforcing the company’...

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has begun mass producing the industry’s first 12-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 mobile DRAM, which has been optimized for enabling 5G and AI features in future smartphones. The new mobile memory comes just five months after announcing mass production of the 12GB LPDDR4X, further reinforcing the company’...


07/18/2019 - 10:01

Volaris Acquires MDS Global, Adding A Market-Leading Cloud-Based BSS Platform to their Communications and Media Portfolio

MDS Global Ltd, a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider today announced that the company has been acquired by Volaris Group (“Volaris”). The operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is committed to strengthening and growing vertical market technology companies. In acquiring MDS Global Ltd, they will be adding a twelfth acquisition to their Communications and Media vertical. Founde...

MDS Global Ltd, a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider today announced that the company has been acquired by Volaris Group (“Volaris”). The operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is committed to strengthening and growing vertical market technology companies. In acquiring MDS Global Ltd, they will be adding a twelfth acquisition to their Communications and Media vertical. Founde...


07/18/2019 - 09:00

Movistar Chile continues boosting its 4G networks with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s Multiband links

Telefónica, through their brand Movistar Chile, in a continuous effort of improving its 4G network, deployed SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s multiband solution. Movistar Chile aims to continue increasing the mobile backhaul capacity and improve the overall network reliability due to a strong traffic growth. The SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s multiband solution coupling a traditional frequency band (15GHz) ...

Telefónica, through their brand Movistar Chile, in a continuous effort of improving its 4G network, deployed SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s multiband solution. Movistar Chile aims to continue increasing the mobile backhaul capacity and improve the overall network reliability due to a strong traffic growth. The SIAE MICROELETTRONICA’s multiband solution coupling a traditional frequency band (15GHz) ...


07/18/2019 - 08:00

Immunocore and Pulse Infoframe, Inc. Partner with Leading Academic Institutions to Launch First Global Patient Registry for Uveal Melanoma

Immunocore Limited, a leading T cell receptor biotechnology company, and Pulse Infoframe, Inc. (Pulse), a data aggregation and analytics company, today announce plans to support the first global patient registry in uveal melanoma (UM), a rare and aggressive form of melanoma, which affects the eye, typically has a poor prognosis and for which there is no currently accepted optimal management or...

Immunocore Limited, a leading T cell receptor biotechnology company, and Pulse Infoframe, Inc. (Pulse), a data aggregation and analytics company, today announce plans to support the first global patient registry in uveal melanoma (UM), a rare and aggressive form of melanoma, which affects the eye, typically has a poor prognosis and for which there is no currently accepted optimal management or...


07/18/2019 - 08:00

Toshiba Memory to Rebrand as “Kioxia” in October

Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation announced today that it will officially change its name to Kioxia Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019. The name Kioxia (kee-ox-ee-uh) will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same date. Kioxia is a combination of the Japanese word kioku meaning “memory” and the Greek word axia meaning “value.” Merging “mem...

Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation announced today that it will officially change its name to Kioxia Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019. The name Kioxia (kee-ox-ee-uh) will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same date. Kioxia is a combination of the Japanese word kioku meaning “memory” and the Greek word axia meaning “value.” Merging “mem...


07/18/2019 - 05:35

AHF to WHO: Ebola Response, Too Little, Too Late!

The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 17 as a long overdue acknowledgement that the current Ebola outbreak remains uncontained and still poses a significant threat to global health security. A PHEIC declaration carries legal obligations requiring affected states to co...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 17 as a long overdue acknowledgement that the current Ebola outbreak remains uncontained and still poses a significant threat to global health security. A PHEIC declaration carries legal obligations requiring affected states to co...


07/18/2019 - 02:00

ESC: Providing Asian doctors with the Very Latest in Cardiovascular Science

A new congress to improve patient care. 8 to 10 November in Singapore How can physicians in Asia keep abreast of so many rapidly evolving advances in heart health? A new scientific congress is designed to help. The European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the world’s largest organisation of healthcare professionals dedicated to fighting heart disease, is joining forces with the Asian Pacif...

A new congress to improve patient care. 8 to 10 November in Singapore How can physicians in Asia keep abreast of so many rapidly evolving advances in heart health? A new scientific congress is designed to help. The European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the world’s largest organisation of healthcare professionals dedicated to fighting heart disease, is joining forces with the Asian Pacif...


07/11/2019 - 22:30

Gilead Appoints Christi L. Shaw as Chief Executive Officer of Kite

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) today announced that Christi L. Shaw will join the company as Chief Executive Officer of Kite, a Gilead Company, and will become a member of Gilead’s senior leadership team. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190711005777/en/ Ms. Shaw is a renowned leader with deep experience providi...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) today announced that Christi L. Shaw will join the company as Chief Executive Officer of Kite, a Gilead Company, and will become a member of Gilead’s senior leadership team. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190711005777/en/ Ms. Shaw is a renowned leader with deep experience providi...


07/11/2019 - 18:00

47 Universities From 18 Countries Commit to 6 PRINCIPLES and take Concrete action Related to the G7 Agenda Themes

During the U7+ Summit held in Paris on 9-10 July 2019 under the high patronage of Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, 47 presidents from leading universities in the world engaged within the newly created U7+ discussed, voted and signed 6 commitments that tackle 5 major global challenges on the multilateral agenda: the key role of universities in a global world, climate change an...

During the U7+ Summit held in Paris on 9-10 July 2019 under the high patronage of Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, 47 presidents from leading universities in the world engaged within the newly created U7+ discussed, voted and signed 6 commitments that tackle 5 major global challenges on the multilateral agenda: the key role of universities in a global world, climate change an...


07/11/2019 - 18:00

eSOL and Kalray Extend Their Cooperation to Address Demanding Needs of Automotive, Industrial and Medical Applications

Kalray (Euronext Growth Paris: ALKAL), a pioneer in processors for new intelligent systems, and eSOL (Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers: 4420), a leading developer of real-time embedded software solutions, announce today the availability of eSOL’s eMCOS POSIX1 Real Time Operating System (RTOS) on Kalray’s MPPA® intelligent processor to address growing and demanding needs for performance, safety and...

Kalray (Euronext Growth Paris: ALKAL), a pioneer in processors for new intelligent systems, and eSOL (Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers: 4420), a leading developer of real-time embedded software solutions, announce today the availability of eSOL’s eMCOS POSIX1 Real Time Operating System (RTOS) on Kalray’s MPPA® intelligent processor to address growing and demanding needs for performance, safety and...

07/12/2019 - 13:47

Sigfox and INDIGO® weel Join Forces to Promote 100% Connected Urban Mobility

Self-service bicycle fleet INDIGO® weel, a subsidiary of the INDIGO group, has been fitted with sensors, supported by Sigfox's 0G network, that can accurately pinpoint their location at any given time. As the number of shared vehicles in circulation increases, this integration of Sigfox technology will help to better protect the fleet from damage or theft. This press release features multimedi...

Self-service bicycle fleet INDIGO® weel, a subsidiary of the INDIGO group, has been fitted with sensors, supported by Sigfox's 0G network, that can accurately pinpoint their location at any given time. As the number of shared vehicles in circulation increases, this integration of Sigfox technology will help to better protect the fleet from damage or theft. This press release features multimedi...


07/12/2019 - 11:00

Thales and Tata Communications join forces to address businesses’ data security concerns around IoT

Thales, a global leader in digital security, and Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, are working together to develop a secure global IoT connectivity solution. Tata Communications MOVE™ mobility and IoT platform and Thales’s T-Sure warranted digital identity offering is set to unlock the value in data generated by connected devices such as cars and trucks, wh...

Thales, a global leader in digital security, and Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, are working together to develop a secure global IoT connectivity solution. Tata Communications MOVE™ mobility and IoT platform and Thales’s T-Sure warranted digital identity offering is set to unlock the value in data generated by connected devices such as cars and trucks, wh...


07/12/2019 - 04:00

Blue Magic Inc. to Launch japanese-cuisine.com, Using e-Learning to Teach the Culture and Techniques of Authentic Japanese Cuisine

Blue Magic Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Yukiko Akimoto, CEO, has developed an e-learning program to teach the culture and techniques of authentic Japanese cuisine in conjunction with the Japanese Culinary Academy, located in Kyoto, Yoshihiro Murata, Director. The program is slated for a worldwide launch on July 12, 2019. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http...

Blue Magic Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Yukiko Akimoto, CEO, has developed an e-learning program to teach the culture and techniques of authentic Japanese cuisine in conjunction with the Japanese Culinary Academy, located in Kyoto, Yoshihiro Murata, Director. The program is slated for a worldwide launch on July 12, 2019. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http...


07/05/2019 - 14:08

Secure-D Uncovers Another Popular Android App with 100 Million Downloads as Suspicious

Upstream, a leading mobile technology company, reports that high-ranking Android application 4shared with over 100 million downloads triggers suspicious background activity. The app delivers invisible ads to the device, generates fake clicks and carries out purchases of premium digital services, while reporting real views, clicks and purchases to the ad networks. Over a recent period, Upstre...

Upstream, a leading mobile technology company, reports that high-ranking Android application 4shared with over 100 million downloads triggers suspicious background activity. The app delivers invisible ads to the device, generates fake clicks and carries out purchases of premium digital services, while reporting real views, clicks and purchases to the ad networks. Over a recent period, Upstre...


07/05/2019 - 10:30

Ipsen and Servier Announce Initial Phase 1/2 Clinical Data Evaluating Liposomal Irinotecan (ONIVYDE®) as an Investigational First-line Treatment for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer at ESMO 21st World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer

Regulatory News: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190705005053/en/ Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Servier announced today preliminary data from the Phase 1/2 study of the investigational use of liposomal irinotecan (ONIVYDE®) in combination with 5- fluorouracil/leucovorin (5-FU/LV) and oxaliplatin (OX) in study...

Regulatory News: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190705005053/en/ Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Servier announced today preliminary data from the Phase 1/2 study of the investigational use of liposomal irinotecan (ONIVYDE®) in combination with 5- fluorouracil/leucovorin (5-FU/LV) and oxaliplatin (OX) in study...


07/05/2019 - 08:30

CNIM Designs and Validates the Rotation System That Will Enable the StratobusTM Airship to Operate Autonomously for up to One Year

Stratobus TM is an 85,000 cu. m airship designed to operate at an altitude of 20 km, in the lower layer of the stratosphere. Equipped with four electric motors powered by solar panels during the day and batteries at night, the vehicle is fully autonomous from an energy perspective and is able to remain on station for a full year. Under ideal conditions, it can carry a 250 - 450 kg payload. Sta...

Stratobus TM is an 85,000 cu. m airship designed to operate at an altitude of 20 km, in the lower layer of the stratosphere. Equipped with four electric motors powered by solar panels during the day and batteries at night, the vehicle is fully autonomous from an energy perspective and is able to remain on station for a full year. Under ideal conditions, it can carry a 250 - 450 kg payload. Sta...


07/05/2019 - 08:05

CRISPR Researchers to Benefit from COBO Technologies and SCIEX Partnership

COBO Technologies, a company specialised in quality control services and products in genome editing, today announces a new partnership with SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, to develop PIPPR, a unique protein expression analysis platform. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Cobo Technologies specialises in products and services for Quality Control of CRISPR-modified cel...

COBO Technologies, a company specialised in quality control services and products in genome editing, today announces a new partnership with SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, to develop PIPPR, a unique protein expression analysis platform. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Cobo Technologies specialises in products and services for Quality Control of CRISPR-modified cel...


07/05/2019 - 06:34

Alipay Unveils RMB 1 Billion Initiative to Support Women’s Football in China

Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, today announced an unprecedented initiative to support the long-term development of women’s football in China, committing RMB 1 billion over the next decade on a wide array of areas to make the sport more sustainable and accessible to girls and women across the nation. The initiative is funded primarily by the Alipay Foundation, a c...

Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, today announced an unprecedented initiative to support the long-term development of women’s football in China, committing RMB 1 billion over the next decade on a wide array of areas to make the sport more sustainable and accessible to girls and women across the nation. The initiative is funded primarily by the Alipay Foundation, a c...


06/28/2019 - 22:40

PHC Holdings Completes Acquisition of Anatomical Pathology Business from Thermo Fisher Scientific

PHC Holdings Corporation (headquarters: Tokyo, Japan, hereafter PHCHD) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Anatomical Pathology business of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO, hereafter Thermo Fisher) for approximately US$1.14 billion. The acquired Anatomical Pathology business will operate as a new stand-alone company named Epredia that will continue to serve as a lea...

PHC Holdings Corporation (headquarters: Tokyo, Japan, hereafter PHCHD) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Anatomical Pathology business of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO, hereafter Thermo Fisher) for approximately US$1.14 billion. The acquired Anatomical Pathology business will operate as a new stand-alone company named Epredia that will continue to serve as a lea...


06/28/2019 - 20:50

Searchlight Capital Partners Announces Its Intention to Launch a Friendly Cash Tender Offer on Latécoère at a Price of €3.85 Per Latécoère Share

Searchlight Capital Partners announces its intention to launch a voluntary cash tender offer on Latécoère at a price of €3.85 per Latécoère share, corresponding to the price per share of the acquisition of the 26% stake in Latécoère which occurred on June 26, 2019, and hereby offering a premium of: - 34.1% over Latécoère’s latest share price (closing price as of June 28, 2019), and - 29.9%...

Searchlight Capital Partners announces its intention to launch a voluntary cash tender offer on Latécoère at a price of €3.85 per Latécoère share, corresponding to the price per share of the acquisition of the 26% stake in Latécoère which occurred on June 26, 2019, and hereby offering a premium of: - 34.1% over Latécoère’s latest share price (closing price as of June 28, 2019), and - 29.9%...

07/06/2019 - 19:07

Khalid Al Qasimi, a Fashion Icon That Epitomises a Convergence of Civilisations

The fashion world is in mourning following the departure of Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, son of the His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and a talented fashion designer. The announcement sparked a flood of social media posts honouring the forward-thinking designer and his fashion legacy. This press release features...

The fashion world is in mourning following the departure of Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, son of the His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and a talented fashion designer. The announcement sparked a flood of social media posts honouring the forward-thinking designer and his fashion legacy. This press release features...


07/06/2019 - 11:00

Pierre Fabre and its partner Array BioPharma announce interim analysis results from the BEACON CRC Trial of encorafenib + binimetinib + cetuximab for the treatment of BRAFV600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer

Pierre Fabre today announced interim analysis results from the Phase 3 BEACON CRC trial evaluating the combination of encorafenib, a BRAF inhibitor, binimetinib, a MEK inhibitor, and ERBITUX® (cetuximab), an anti-EGFR antibody (encorafenib Triplet), in patients with advanced BRAFV600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), following one or two lines of therapy. This press release features...

Pierre Fabre today announced interim analysis results from the Phase 3 BEACON CRC trial evaluating the combination of encorafenib, a BRAF inhibitor, binimetinib, a MEK inhibitor, and ERBITUX® (cetuximab), an anti-EGFR antibody (encorafenib Triplet), in patients with advanced BRAFV600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), following one or two lines of therapy. This press release features...


07/06/2019 - 10:39

Taiwanese Player Luke Lee Wins the 2019 Boyaa Poker Tournament Asia

The 5th edition of the BPT series, created by Boyaa Interactive, finished on July 3rd at Chinese Texas Hold'em Poker Association in Taipei. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190706005002/en/(Photo: Business Wire) The tournament had over 13 million New Taiwan Dollars in prizes, and the prize pool of the Main Event excee...

The 5th edition of the BPT series, created by Boyaa Interactive, finished on July 3rd at Chinese Texas Hold'em Poker Association in Taipei. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190706005002/en/(Photo: Business Wire) The tournament had over 13 million New Taiwan Dollars in prizes, and the prize pool of the Main Event excee...

07/15/2019 - 01:01

Softomotive Study Reveals Why Engaging Employees Early in RPA Is Good for Business

Softomotive, a leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vendor, today launched a new study which highlights the business value of engaging employees early on in automation processes. The Softomotive People1st Employee Study 2019, conducted in partnership with KS&R, Inc., a global market research and consulting firm, questioned over 1,200 employees in the US, UK, and India. The study give...

Softomotive, a leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vendor, today launched a new study which highlights the business value of engaging employees early on in automation processes. The Softomotive People1st Employee Study 2019, conducted in partnership with KS&R, Inc., a global market research and consulting firm, questioned over 1,200 employees in the US, UK, and India. The study give...


07/15/2019 - 00:00

Jefferies Appoints Jonathan Slone as Chairman of Asia

Jefferies announced today the recent appointment of Jonathan Slone as Chairman of Asia based in Hong Kong. In this role, Mr. Slone will focus on the firm’s major relationships for investment banking and trading throughout Asia. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Slone spent over three decades at CLSA Ltd., where he was their longstanding Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and oversaw CLSA's glo...

Jefferies announced today the recent appointment of Jonathan Slone as Chairman of Asia based in Hong Kong. In this role, Mr. Slone will focus on the firm’s major relationships for investment banking and trading throughout Asia. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Slone spent over three decades at CLSA Ltd., where he was their longstanding Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and oversaw CLSA's glo...


07/14/2019 - 19:00

Gilead and Galapagos Enter Into Transformative Research and Development Collaboration

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) today announced that they have entered into a 10-year global research and development collaboration. Through this agreement, Gilead will gain access to an innovative portfolio of compounds, including six molecules currently in clinical trials, more than 20 preclinical programs and a proven drug discovery platfo...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) today announced that they have entered into a 10-year global research and development collaboration. Through this agreement, Gilead will gain access to an innovative portfolio of compounds, including six molecules currently in clinical trials, more than 20 preclinical programs and a proven drug discovery platfo...


07/14/2019 - 04:46

SVOLT Announces the World’s First NCMA and NMx Batteries and Starts Plans to Build Factory in Europe

SVOLT Energy Technology Co. Ltd, a rising-star battery maker in China, celebrated the world premiere of cobalt-free lithium-ion battery cell (NMx) and four-element lithium-ion battery cell (NCMA). In view of the two major challenges the electric-vehicle battery (EVB) industry faces, safety and cost, SVOLT has provided two novel product solutions, steering the industry in the new direction. Thi...

SVOLT Energy Technology Co. Ltd, a rising-star battery maker in China, celebrated the world premiere of cobalt-free lithium-ion battery cell (NMx) and four-element lithium-ion battery cell (NCMA). In view of the two major challenges the electric-vehicle battery (EVB) industry faces, safety and cost, SVOLT has provided two novel product solutions, steering the industry in the new direction. Thi...


07/08/2019 - 00:00

Mary Kay Inc. Sponsors University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society of America 34th Annual Grand Convention

Mary Kay Inc., a leading skincare innovator, continued its decades-long commitment to science through its sponsorship of the University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society of America (UPMASA) 34th Annual Grand Convention (AGC) in Dallas. The conference, held at the Fairmont Hotel from July 2 – July 6, convened more than 500 doctors from the U.S. and the Philippines to discuss topics rang...

Mary Kay Inc., a leading skincare innovator, continued its decades-long commitment to science through its sponsorship of the University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society of America (UPMASA) 34th Annual Grand Convention (AGC) in Dallas. The conference, held at the Fairmont Hotel from July 2 – July 6, convened more than 500 doctors from the U.S. and the Philippines to discuss topics rang...


07/07/2019 - 12:45

Abridged Version of the Final Statement from Le Cercle des économistes 19th Edition of Les Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence

This final statement from Le Cercle des économistes is a call to reason, to greater lucidity and to action in the face of the great disruptions of our time. We see a generalized loss of trust, which we believe can only be re-established through actions in five major fields. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190707005032...

This final statement from Le Cercle des économistes is a call to reason, to greater lucidity and to action in the face of the great disruptions of our time. We see a generalized loss of trust, which we believe can only be re-established through actions in five major fields. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190707005032...


07/07/2019 - 12:25

Octapharma communicates an update on the development of SubQ-8, a novel subcutaneous recombinant FVIII, at ISTH 2019

Octapharma announced that an update on the clinical development plan and pre-clinical data with SubQ-8 were presented today in a scientific symposium at the 27th International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Congress in Melbourne, Australia. SubQ-8 combines simoctocog alfa, a human cell line-derived recombinant FVIII, with a recombinant VWF fragment dimer produced in a human cell ...

Octapharma announced that an update on the clinical development plan and pre-clinical data with SubQ-8 were presented today in a scientific symposium at the 27th International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Congress in Melbourne, Australia. SubQ-8 combines simoctocog alfa, a human cell line-derived recombinant FVIII, with a recombinant VWF fragment dimer produced in a human cell ...


06/30/2019 - 18:15

Dubai Achieves 19% Reduction in Net CO2 Emissions

In conjunction with the convening of the preparatory conference for the UN 2019 Climate Summit (COP 25) in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy announced that the net CO2 emissions of Dubai have decreased by 19% compared to the business as usual (BAU) scenario and 10% below the Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 target to reduce carbon emissions by 16% by 2021. This press release feature...

In conjunction with the convening of the preparatory conference for the UN 2019 Climate Summit (COP 25) in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy announced that the net CO2 emissions of Dubai have decreased by 19% compared to the business as usual (BAU) scenario and 10% below the Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 target to reduce carbon emissions by 16% by 2021. This press release feature...


06/30/2019 - 10:05

Japan Welcomes World Leaders to Its First-ever G20 Summit in Osaka

On June 28 and 29, Japan hosted the G20 Summit, which was attended by all 20 member parties and 17 invited guests. Held in Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, this was the country’s first time for Japan to host a G20 Summit, having previously hosted the 2016 G7 Summit in Ise-Shima. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/201906...

On June 28 and 29, Japan hosted the G20 Summit, which was attended by all 20 member parties and 17 invited guests. Held in Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, this was the country’s first time for Japan to host a G20 Summit, having previously hosted the 2016 G7 Summit in Ise-Shima. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/201906...


06/24/2019 - 01:00

Jump Liquidity to Launch FX Pricing Engine in Singapore

Jump Liquidity, the bespoke trading services provider affiliated with Jump Trading, today announced that it is partnering with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the nation’s financial regulator, to bring its FX pricing engine to Singapore. Singapore will be the third pricing engine location provided by Jump Liquidity, which already has a presence in London and New York, and plans to...

Jump Liquidity, the bespoke trading services provider affiliated with Jump Trading, today announced that it is partnering with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the nation’s financial regulator, to bring its FX pricing engine to Singapore. Singapore will be the third pricing engine location provided by Jump Liquidity, which already has a presence in London and New York, and plans to...

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