ME NewsWire Latest Press Releases from ME NewsWire Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:42:21 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Survey Finds Majority of SAP Licensees Plan to Continue Running Their Proven ERP Release and ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Rimini Street, Inc.</a>, a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading independent support provider for Oracle and SAP products, today revealed the findings from a recent global survey of SAP licensees conducted by Rimini Street to better understand their SAP application strategies and future plans. A key finding in the report is that the dominant strategy for SAP licensees, selected by 89% of respondents, is to continue running their current proven SAP ERP releases<sup>1</sup>, given that the rich functionality of their current releases meet business needs and also forms the foundation of a preferred hybrid IT model. ... Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:24:06 +0100 Mavenir&#39;s Solutions Support T-Mobile&#39;s DIGITS Technology <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Mavenir</a>, the leader in accelerating and redefining network transformation for Service Providers, announced today it is a key provider in delivering support for T-Mobile&#39;s <a href="" rel="nofollow">DIGITS</a>, the revolutionary new technology that breaks down the limitation of one number per phone and one phone per number.</p> <p>Mavenir&#39;s solutions provide support for T-Mobile&#39;s IMS, voice and rich messaging applications, Unified Communications Store, and downloadable Android and iOS DIGITS clients. ... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:16:55 +0100 Triton Digital Launches Audio Centric Supply-Side Platform to Simplify the Management of ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Triton Digital</a>®, a leading technology provider for the global digital audio industry, today announced the launch of Yield-Op, the first Supply Side Platform (SSP) built from the ground up specifically for online audio. Developed in accordance with the IAB's OpenRTB protocol, Yield-Op provides a seamless plug-and-play integration delivering greater inventory control for publishers and a frictionless buying experience for advertisers.</p> <p>Yield-Op is integrated with a number of the industry's largest audio-optimized DSPs, including The Trade Desk, AppNexus, RTBiQ, AudioTrade and StrikeAd, among others. As an agnostic SSP, Yield-Op allows publishers using any ad server to connect with multiple DSP's without modifying the systems and technology that they use today. ... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:28:02 +0100 Confederate Fighter Creates Mayhem As Cool Motorcycle Punk, Mohawk, In Transformers: The Last ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Confederate Motorcycles, creator of the world's most exotic road-going machines, has announced that its most advanced motorcycle yet, the <a href="" rel="nofollow">P51 Combat Fighter</a>, has been included in the production of <em>Transformers: The Last Knight</em>.</p> <p>The global luxury brand is excited to confirm that the Decepticon, Mohawk, will appear as a Fighter in its disguised vehicle form.</p> <p>H. Matthew Chambers, CEO of Confederate Motorcycles, said: “The Fighter is pure yang power born to raise hell, so his transformation into the knife wielding, mayhem-causing, motorcycle punk is logical and interesting.”</p> <p>Of the <a href=" ... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:37:14 +0100 Sterlite Tech Strengthens Global Leadership Team <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Sterlite Tech [BSE:532374, NSE:STRTECH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has strengthened its global leadership team with the appointment of Steve Bullock in North America and Richard Eichhorn in EMEA to lead and strengthen its business initiatives in these geographies.</p> <p>Sterlite Tech engages in six continents and more than 100 countries, with a smarter digital networks focused business panning across optical communication products, system integration services and OSS/BSS software. The company has a unique silicon-to-software capability that enables it to design, build and manage smarter data networks for key customers such as global service providers, smart cities, rural broadband and large enterprises.</p> <p>With 146 patents and industry recognitions for customer engagement and product excellence, Sterlite Tech has a growing presence in the North American and EMEA markets. ... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:12:22 +0100 Etisalat Introduces BlazeOn, Based on Comptel's FWD Solution, to Nigerian Mobile Subscribers <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Comptel Corporation</a> (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: CTL1V) today announced that Etisalat Nigeria is launching its time-based mobile data solution BlazeOn, powered by Comptel's <a href="" rel="nofollow">FWD solution</a>, in the Nigerian market.</p> <p>According to the Etisalat Nigeria's Director, Consumer Segment, Adeolu Dairo, “Most internet users in Nigeria don't know how much mobile data they consume while browsing or streaming. ... Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:58:29 +0100 AudioCodes Signs EMEA Distribution Agreement with Nuvias <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">AudioCodes</a>, the Voice and Unified Communications Networking Solutions vendor, has signed a pan-EMEA distribution agreement with fast-growing, high-value distribution business <a href="" rel="nofollow">Nuvias</a>, following the recent launch of Nuvias' Unified Communications (UC) Practice across EMEA.</p> <p>Nuvias is now able to offer complete end-to-end solutions and technical support for Skype for Business and BroadSoft Business UC environments, based on AudioCodes' Session Border Controllers (SBCs) and handsets. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:25:43 +0100 Schlumberger Recommends Stockholders Reject “Mini-Tender” Offer by TRC Capital Corporation <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) (“Schlumberger”) has been notified of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer by TRC Capital Corporation (“TRC Capital”) to purchase up to 2 million shares of Schlumberger common stock, representing approximately 0.14 percent of Schlumberger's shares of common stock outstanding. TRC Capital's offer price of $65.63 per share is approximately 4.3 percent below the closing price per share of Schlumberger's common stock on June 16, 2017, the last trading day before the commencement of TRC Capital's offer.</p> <p>Schlumberger does not endorse TRC Capital's unsolicited mini-tender offer and is not associated in any way with TRC Capital, its mini-tender offer, or its mini-tender offer documents. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:27:33 +0100 Results of MSCI 2017 Market Classification Review <p><strong>MSCI will include China A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index</strong></p> <p><strong>MSCI to consult on potential inclusion of Saudi Arabia in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index</strong></p> <p><strong>MSCI delays decision on the reclassification of the MSCI Argentina and Nigeria Indexes</strong></p> <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of global equity indexes, announced today that beginning in June 2018, it will include China A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and the MSCI ACWI Index. This decision has broad support from international institutional investors with whom MSCI consulted, primarily as a result of the positive impact on the accessibility of the China A market of both the Stock Connect program and the loosening by the local Chinese stock exchanges of pre-approval requirements that can restrict the creation of index-linked investment vehicles globally. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:00:30 +0100 UAE Animal Brands Among 92 Winners of the 2017 Animalis Edition of the World Branding Awards <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- The Animalis edition of the prestigious World Branding Awards saw 92 brands from 35 countries named “Brand of the Year” in a glittering ceremony held at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna today. The Animalis edition of the Awards focused on pet and animal brands.</p> <p>Animal Planet, FURminator, Hill&#39;s Prescription Diet, KONG, ORIJEN, Pedigree, Petplan, PURINA Pro Plan, Red Dingo, Tetra and Whiskas were announced as global winners. Regional winners were Equi-Trek (United Kingdom), Evidensia (Sweden), Fressnapf | Maxi Zoo (Germany) and Horze (Finland).</p> <p>National tier winners from the UAE were Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo for Animal Education – Public Aquarium and Dubai Kennels & Cattery in the Travel Services – Relocation category.</p> <p>Other national winners included V.I.P. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:52:19 +0100 Toshiba Tec Demonstrates Sustainable Business Excellence by Achieving Product Life Cycle ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Toshiba Tec Corporation</a> (TOKYO:6588) announced today that BSI (British Standards Institution) in Japan, the business standards company, has verified Toshiba Tec's new eco-friendly multi-functional peripheral (MFP) the e-STUDIO3508LP, e-STUDIO4508LP, e-STUDIO5008LP, and the paper reusing device e-STUDIO RD301 meets the stringent requirements of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) standards ISO 14040 and ISO 14044.</p> <p>The e-STUDIO3508LP, e-STUDIO4508LP, and e-STUDIO5008LP are Toshiba Tec's unique and eco-conscious product which prints regular black prints as well as erasable blue prints within one device. These products will reduce environmental burden such as CO2 emission from paper production by erasing the erasable blue prints and reusing the paper hence reducing the paper consumption. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:19:36 +0100 Bionext Launches Biosight: an Online Platform That Will Revolutionize Pharmaceutical Research <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Bionext</a>, a bioinformatics company, announces today the launch of <a href="" rel="nofollow">BioSight</a>, an online bio-simulation platform designed for efficient identification of possible side effects of potential drug treatments on the human body. As result of fifteen years of molecular biology R&D, BioSight uses a patented algorithm that is able to predict all of the potential biological targets that are at risk of interacting with a potential drug treatment. Available as Software as a Service (SaaS) or on-site, BioSight, at an affordable price and within a few hours, enables pharmaceutical and biomedical research professionals to better develop their molecules, reduce the failure rate during the clinical trial phase and, therefore, optimize their return on investment.</p> <p><strong>3. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:23:54 +0100 Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative Selects Nominum to Deliver a Faster, More Secure Internet <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Nominum</a>™, the DNS-based security and services innovation leader, announced today that Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative, which provides phone, broadband internet and IPTV services to subscribers in Tennessee, has deployed the company's industry-leading <a href="" rel="nofollow">Vantio™ CacheServe</a> DNS software to improve speed, security and reliability of its broadband network. Additionally, Bledsoe will use Nominum <a href="http://cts.businesswire. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:10:17 +0100 Essel Group ME Acquires Serena's Middle East Business <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Essel Group ME (“EGME”) is pleased to announce that it recently acquired Serena Middle East, the Dubai-based business of media and production company Serena.</p> <p>The acquisition furthers EGME's diversified growth strategy and provides an attractive entry into the region's fast-growing and vibrant media and production industry.</p> <p>Serena is the most advanced post production studio in Spain. Renowned for its creative talent and technological skill, Serena has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Proctor & Gamble, Nestle, Coca Cola, Unilever, Vodafone and Etisalat. Serena was established in Spain in 2002 and Serena ME launched in Dubai in 2012.</p> <p>EGME is building a diversified portfolio of world-class assets across EMEA. In addition to its natural resources assets, EGME is actively seeking out attractive growth opportunities for its other businesses.</p> <p>EGME's Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:00:00 +0100 Selection of Preferred Bidder for the Sale of Toshiba Memory Corporation <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) hereby announces that its board of directors today resolved to select the consortium of Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Bain Capital Private Equity LP, and Development Bank of Japan (“the Consortium”) a preferred bidder in respect of the sale of Toshiba Memory Corporation (“TMC”).</p> <p>TMC was split from Toshiba Corporation on April 1, 2017, as a wholly owned subsidiary responsible for Toshiba's memory business. This was done toward securing further management resources essential for the continued growth of the memory business, and to support Toshiba in enhancing its financial structure.</p> <p>Toshiba has determined that the Consortium has presented the best proposal, not only in terms of valuation, but also in respect to certainty of closing, retention of employees, and maintenance of sensitive technology within Japan. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:47:25 +0100 XPRIZE Announces Teams Advancing in $15M Global Learning XPRIZE at EdTechXEurope <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Today, <a href="" rel="nofollow">XPRIZE</a>, the world's leader in designing and managing incentive competitions to solve humanity's grand challenges, announced 11 semi-finalists advancing in the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE. Announced at this year's EdTechXEurope, XPRIZE is challenging these semi-finalist teams to develop open source and scalable software that will enable children in developing countries to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic within 15 months.</p> <p>“Throughout my career, I've seen the many ways technology has evolved to help children access an education they may otherwise not have,” said Matt Keller, senior director of the Global Learning XPRIZE. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:32:32 +0100 Australian Automotive Manufacturing Plants Shutting Down Operations <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Hilco Industrial Acquisitions B.V. (<a href="" rel="nofollow"></a>) announced today that it will lead the disposition process for a massive machinery and equipment asset sale which will effectively shut down the automobile manufacturing business on the Australian Continent. The sale comes because of the recent closure of all Toyota Australia manufacturing operations, the last remaining auto production facility remaining on the continent.</p> <p>This unprecedented auto equipment sale will include all the key production shops and vendors that have been part of the manufacture of cars in Australia for over 60 years. ... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:41:40 +0100 KAL Launches Open Banking Technology Ahead of Europe's PSD2 Initiative <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- KAL, a world-leading provider of banking software, is delighted to announce the launch of its new open banking technology designed to help banks get ready for the upcoming Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2).</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">PSD2 will transform the European financial sector, establishing what is widely known as Open APIs for banking. PSD2 aims to increase competition and transparency in the European payments market, improve access to accounts and bolster internet banking security.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">KAL, a trusted provider of transaction software to banking giants around the world, will supply core technology to enable banks to achieve PSD2 compliance with its secure, scalable and cost-effective open banking solution, KTH for PSD2. This is just one of several technologies due to be launched by KAL as part of its KAL-Payments initiative. ... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:48:12 +0100 The EuroMena Funds Successfully Concluded Its Nineteenth Deal by Investing in Retail Holding a ... <p><span style="font-size:16px">EuroMena is pleased to announce the acquisition of a minority stake of Retail Holding SA (the “Group”), a leading Moroccan Retailer. Proceeds of the investment will mainly be used to fund the expansion of the Group. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">The Group was established in the mid-80s by Mr. Zouhair Bennani, initially as a single supermarket in Rabat, operating under the Hyper brand. Over the years the Group grew substantially, and is now one of the major retailers in Morocco. Retail Holding is the franchisee for French giant Carrefour, apparel retailer Kiabi, Virgin Megastore and fast food chain Burger King. The Group recently started its expansion to Africa by taking the control of CDCI (Compagnie de Distribution de Côte d'Ivoire), the second largest player in food distribution in Ivory Coast. It is now the number one player in the supermarket segment, the pioneer and only player in the hypercash segment, and a leader in the commercial real estate sector. ... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:47:39 +0100 New data reveal high rates of stroke history in asymptomatic atrial fibrillation patients <ul> <li><strong><em>Findings from global observational study, GLORIA™-AF, reinforce the high need for screening programmes</em><sup><em>1</em></sup></strong></li> <li><strong><em>Data presented at EHRA-EUROPACE CARDIOSTIM 2017 and selected for Highlights Session (abstract 1669)</em><sup><em>1</em></sup></strong></li> </ul> <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced findings from GLORIA™-AF which show that people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) with few or no symptoms are more likely to have had a stroke prior to AF diagnosis than symptomatic AF patients.<sup>1</sup> This may be a consequence of asymptomatic AF patients taking longer to receive a diagnosis.</p> <p>Dr. ... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:59:37 +0100 Blurry Box, the Unbreakable Software Protection Technology <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Hundreds of participants from all corners of the globe have taken part in a hackers contest aimed at cracking a game protected with <a href="" rel="nofollow">Blurry Box</a><sup>®</sup>, the pinnacle of encryption recently launched by <a href="" rel="nofollow">Wibu-Systems</a>. The outcome: No one could break the latest software protection technology introduced by the leading provider of secure license management in the industrial world. ... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:51:14 +0100 Entrust Datacard Creates the Modern Authentication Solution with the Introduction of ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Entrust Datacard</a>, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced the launch of IntelliTrust authentication service – its new authentication cloud service with Mobile Smart Credential technology. This powerful, advanced adaptive authentication solution leverages the low touch deployment aspects of the cloud with new levels of intelligent identity capabilities to provide for a better user experience with stronger security in an easy-to-deploy model.</p> <p>Entrust Datacard is shaping the next generation of authentication through the seamless experience of intelligent identity across users and devices through a single unified experience across platforms. ... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:22:34 +0100 Microland Positioned as a Major Contender in Everest Group's PEAK Matrix™ for Solutions: IT ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Microland, a leading global hybrid IT service provider, announced that it has been positioned as a “Major Contender” in Everest Group's PEAK Matrix™ for Solutions: IT Infrastructure Services Automation 2017.</p> <p>As a part of this report, Everest Group analyzed 15 leading service providers on a combination of analyst assessment and feedback, collated from client interviews. Based on the analysis, Microland emerged as a Major Contender that exhibited deep domain expertise across technologies with a business outcome driven approach to deliver both immediate and future requirements for its clients. Microland leverages its comprehensive suite of proprietary platforms, integration expertise in third party tools and in-house developed consulting framework to deliver end-to-end automation solutions across the entire IT stack. ... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:12:55 +0100 YuppTV Teams up with Dharma Productions to Offer the Best of Movie Catalogue on YuppFlix <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- YuppTV, world's leading OTT brand for South-Asian content has entered into an alliance with Dharma Productions, one of the most successful productions houses in India today. As part of the association, YuppTV users across the globe, excluding India, can now watch various blockbusters by Dharma Productions, including Kapoor & Sons, Ok Jaanu, Brothers, Baahubali: The Beginning (Hindi), Humpty Dharma ki Dulhania and more. The movies will be available on YuppFlix, an on-demand movie streaming platform by YuppTV.</p> <p>Commenting on the association, <strong>Mr. Uday Reddy, Founder & CEO of YuppTV</strong> said, “We are happy to announce our partnership with the Dharma Production, one of the most renowned hubs for cinematic brilliance. The association is set to present our global users with an exciting collection of blockbusters by Dharma, including Baahubali: The Beginning (Hindi), Kapoor & Sons and more. We are affirmative that our users across the Globe will enjoy the latest and popular cinema on YuppFlix. ... Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:05:56 +0100 Sterling and Wilson Scales New Heights; Gets Awarded the World's Largest Solar PV Plant <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Sterling and Wilson, one of the dominant global forces in the solar-PV space, has bagged Turnkey Engineering Procurement and Construction along with Operation & Maintenance contract for the world's largest single location solar PV plant in Sweihan, Emirates of Abu Dhabi. The project will deliver a capacity of 1177 MWp, easily surpassing the current largest 850 MWp single location plant in China. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">With construction already underway, the prodigious plant, which is spread over a desert area of 7.8 sq. km, is scheduled to be fully integrated with the grid in a record timeline of just 23 months. To top it all, the project was awarded at the lowest ever recorded bid in the history of PV solar. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:32:42 +0100 DSI Rises to Challenger Position in 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application ... <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- DSI<sup>®</sup>, the Digital Supply Chain Platform™ company that creates mobile-first and cloud supply chain solutions for the digital economy, today announced its fifth consecutive placement on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP). This year's position marks significant upward progress well into the Challenger quadrant and is placed as the 3rd highest for the Ability to Execute. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">“We are very excited about this year's placement as a Challenger on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms,” said Matt McGraw, President & CEO, DSI. “DSI's mission is to make our customers successful as it relates to all things inventory in the digital economy. We have always recognized that mobile first apps are key to digital supply chain execution. Our customers realize that the consumer experience is paramount in developing a digital supply chain strategy. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:43:04 +0100 NTT Communications Launches World's Largest SD-WAN Footprint Covering Over 190 Countries with ... <p><strong><span style="font-size:16px">Key Enterprise Benefits:</span></strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:16px">Unrivaled performance and connectivity options via NTT Com's 1,000+ local ISP partners</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px">Global cloud-based SD-WAN Secure Web Gateway and application acceleration services</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px">Dynamic, optimized network utilization at every branch office</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px">Optimized and reliable access to major cloud and SaaS platforms</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px">Real-time network analytics – unmatched ability to visualize the end-user experience</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="http://www.businesswire. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:09:03 +0100 First-Ever World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day Highlights Growing Global Burden <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Kidney cancer is a silent disease that's on the rise. The global incidence of kidney cancer is predicted to increase by a shocking 22 percent by 2020. Explanations are incomplete, but include risk factors such as aging, obesity, high blood pressure and smoking.</p> <p>The lack of answers is why the International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) and kidney cancer organisations worldwide are marking the first-ever <strong>World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day</strong>. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:26:47 +0100 IBC2017 Innovation Awards Shortlist Announced: eSports, OTT, IP-OB trucks, and Content ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- IBC announces today the shortlist for the IBC2017 Innovation Awards. Demonstrating a breadth of innovation in the electronic media, entertainment and technology industry, the international judging panel reviewed an array of compelling entries, settling on 11 finalists from around the world, all offering very different solutions.</p> <p>The shortlist covers everything from a major football final to e-sports; from virtual studios to channel marketing; from mobile OTT on a massive scale to seamless content delivery on high speed trains. Taking to the stage during IBC Awards Ceremony on Sunday 17 September will be representatives from Toronto to Singapore, the UK to India, and Spain to the USA.</p> <p>For 2017, IBC's 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary year, categories in the Innovation Awards were updated to reflect and respond to the shifting industry landscape. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:41:59 +0100 New Study Compares Performance of Masimo Next Generation SedLine® Patient State Index (PSi) to ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">Masimo</a> (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of an abstract presented at <em>Euroanaesthesia 2017</em> in Geneva, Switzerland. In the study, researchers at University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands, compared original and Next Generation versions of Masimo Patient State Index (PSi, a processed EEG parameter related to the effect of anesthetic agents) during Masimo SedLine<sup>®</sup> brain function monitoring of patients under propofol and sevoflurane anesthesia.<sup>1</sup></p> <p>SedLine brain function monitoring features four simultaneous EEG leads to enable continuous assessment of both sides of the brain, four EEG waveforms, a Density Spectral Array (DSA, an easy-to-interpret, high-resolution display of bi-hemispheric activity and EEG power), and PSi. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:25:28 +0100 Telenor Maritime and SES Networks Provide High-speed Connectivity to Silversea Cruise Ships <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Telenor Maritime has signed a multi-year agreement to provide high-speed broadband access to Silversea's luxurious cruise ships via SES Networks' <a href="" rel="nofollow">Maritime+</a> solution.</p> <p>Telenor Maritime will be using SES Networks' fully-managed maritime solution to offer capacity of up to 150Mb/s to provide passengers on Silversea's ultra-luxury cruise ships a true broadband experience at sea. Passengers onboard these eight ships will be able to stay connected through social network accounts, audio and video conferencing apps, and will also be able to stream video as they sail to the most exotic travel destinations ranging from the tropical paradise of Brazil to the epic wilderness of Antarctica. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:07:15 +0100 EBank facilitates digital banking with Fiorano <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Fiorano Software, a leader in enterprise integration, today announced that EBank, a major Namibian commercial bank, has successfully implemented <a href="" rel="nofollow">Fiorano ESB</a> to integrate its Temenos T24 core banking system. EBank was looking for easy to configure middleware to handle multiple interfaces with the least requirement for onsite programmers. Fiorano ESB‘s out-of-the-box integration capabilities enabled EBank to rapidly onboard partners across multiple delivery channels.</p> <p><em>“We at EBank are impressed with the flexibility of the Fiorano ESB, Enterprise Service Bus,” says EBank CFO, Gerald </em>Riedel<em>, “The application is user-friendly, highly agile and enables EBank to quickly and securely set up connections with third party systems. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:22:37 +0100 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA to Extend the Microwave Network in the State of Bahia for COELBA, ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="" rel="nofollow">COELBA</a>, part of the <a href="" rel="nofollow">Neoenergia</a> group, is one of the first Power utility companies in Latin America offering a fully digital energy distribution system. In their effort to modernize and improve the quality of life in the state of Bahia, COELBA decided to invest in the upgrade and extension of its wireless communication backbone.</p> <p>The existing heterogeneous network comprised of satellite links and low frequency wireless links operating at 900MHz and 1,5Ghz. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 04:57:47 +0100 GSMA Innovation City Returns to Mobile World Congress Shanghai <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- <a href="">The GSMA Innovation City</a> will return to Mobile World Congress Shanghai for the fifth year, the GSMA announced today. The popular exhibition space invites visitors to experience how mobile-connected products and services are improving the lives of citizens, enterprises and governments in Asia, as well as around the world. This year's showcase explores a range of immersive, cutting-edge demonstrations from leading brands as well as start-ups, covering different sectors such as retail, transport, automotive and more. ... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:44:28 +0100 Philip Morris International to Build Smoke-Free Product Facility in Germany <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) announces plans to invest approximately USD 320 million in a new high-tech facility in Dresden, Germany, to produce HEETS, the tobacco units to be used with the electronic tobacco heating device IQOS.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">Construction of the 80,000 m2 facility is scheduled to begin in late 2017. Once fully operational in early 2019, the factory is expected to employ about 500 people.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px">IQOS and HEETS have been available for adult smokers in Germany since June 2016, starting with pilot commercialization in Munich, Frankfurt and Berlin. IQOS is currently available in key cities in more than 25 markets around the world. ... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:33:23 +0100 Chinese Automaker JAC Motors Exhibited at Expo 2017 Held in Kazakhstan <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- At the ongoing Expo 2017 in Astana, the leading Chinese automaker <a href="" rel="nofollow">JAC Motors</a> and its Kazakhstani distributor showcased three models: the <a href="" rel="nofollow">S3</a>, the <a href="" rel="nofollow">iEV6S</a> and the <a href=" ... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:19:30 +0100 GA Telesis Closes New $225 Million Syndicated ABL Credit Facility with Oversubscription and ... <p style="text-align:justify">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)- Leading aviation company GA Telesis, LLC (or the “Company”) announced the closing of a new five year, $225 million ABL credit facility led by HSBC Securities USA and Fifth Third Bank as Joint Lead Arrangers. The company originally sought a new $200 million facility. Due to overwhelming interest from existing and new banks, however, the company upsized the facility with better terms than its previous credit facility.</p> <p style="text-align:justify">The facility comprises seven global, super-regional, and regional banks with HSBC Bank USA as Administrative Agent. The facility is a refinancing of an existing $150 million ABL facility led by HSBC which was set to expire in 2018. The new facility has a higher loan amount, longer maturity, and pricing and terms consistent with or better than the current facility with the support of a larger and more diverse bank group. The proceeds from the facility will be used for general corporate purposes, acquisitions, and funding of future growth. ... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:59:51 +0100 SES Transfers Capacity from AMC-9 Satellite Following Significant Anomaly <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced that, following a significant anomaly, the company is in the process of transferring capacity from its AMC-9 satellite.</p> <p>The incident was noted on the morning of Saturday, 17 June 2017. SES has taken immediate action in contacting all customers and is working to transfer services to alternative satellite capacity in order to minimise disruption.</p> <p>AMC-9 provided Ku-band and C-band coverage over the U.S. and Mexico. The satellite was manufactured by Alcatel/Thales and was launched in 2003.</p> <p>SES is working closely with the manufacturer to establish the cause of the anomaly and is evaluating all satellite recovery options. The full impact of the anomaly is still being assessed.</p> <p>In the event that the spacecraft cannot be recovered, the potential impact on SES's full year 2017 group revenue could be up to EUR 20 million. In this event, it would also be expected to result in a one-off impairment charge of EUR 38 million. ... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:37:28 +0100 GE Signs $575 Million Agreement with Ministry of Transportation and Egyptian National Railways ... <p>(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that it signed a Letter of Intent with the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) and Egyptian National Railways (ENR), worth $575 million, to supply 100 GE ES30ACi Light Evolution Series Locomotives that can be used for both passengers or freight rail, as well as a 15-year agreement for parts and technical support for GE locomotives in ENR's new and current fleet. The agreement, which is the largest ever between the parties, also includes technical training aimed at improving local capabilities and technical skills for more than 275 ENR engineers and employees in region.</p> <p>To highlight the importance of this agreement to Egypt, the signing was attended by dignitaries such as Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail; H.E. Dr. Sahar Nasr, Minister of Investment & International Cooperation in Egypt; H.E. Dr. Hesham Arafat, Minister of Transportation in Egypt; Medhat Shousha, Chairman of ENR; H.E. US Ambassador Robert Beecroft, US Ambassador in Egypt; and John Rice, Vice Chairman of GE and President and CEO of GE's Global Growth Organization. ... Sun, 18 Jun 2017 08:07:19 +0100 TP-link® Launches Deco M5, the First Complete and Secure Whole-Home Wi-Fi System in the Middle ... <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><a href="" target="_blank">TP-Link</a></span><a href="" target="_blank"> Technologies Co Ltd</a>, a global provider of SOHO, SMB networking products and wireless LAN solutions, has today announced the availability of</span> <span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><a href="">Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi Systems</a></span></span><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:10.0pt">. </span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif"><span style="font-size:10. ... Sun, 18 Jun 2017 05:37:59 +0100 GCC BORGWARD Distributors Experience SUV's Unparalleled Performance <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">BORGWARD Group AG, the global automotive manufacturer, invited distributors and VIP guests from the GCC to Germany for a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime driving adventure in BX5 and BX7 vehicles.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">The following local distributors were in Germany to experience first-hand the rich and innovative racing history and the new “Accessible Premium” of the reborn BORGWARD brand:</span></p> <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">Bahrain: Yusuf Ebrahim Mohamed Al Awadi, Group President, YousifAwadi Group</span></p> <p><span style="font-family:times new roman,serif">Kuwait: Nael Zayani, Managing Director, Al-Zayani Trading Co. ... Sun, 18 Jun 2017 05:26:41 +0100 Triton Aviation Finance Announces Filing of Petition for Approval of Trustees' Proposed Plan of ... <p><span style="font-size:16px">(<a href="">BUSINESS WIRE</a>)-- Triton Aviation Finance, a Delaware statutory trust (“TAF”), announced today that it has filed a petition with the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the “Chancery Court”), Case Number 2017-0454, in which it has requested, among other things, that the Chancery Court, after notice and a hearing, enter an order that provides for the orderly resolution and final accounting of TAF's liabilities pursuant to a proposed plan of resolution. Subject to the Chancery Court's approval of the proposed plan of resolution, TAF expects to wind-up and dissolve following a period of time established by the Chancery Court for the submission of claims against TAF, the final distribution of TAF's assets as provided for in the proposed plan of resolution and the release and discharge of TAF's remaining liabilities. ... Sat, 17 Jun 2017 11:18:14 +0100