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AstraZeneca receives planning consent for new global R&D centre and corporate headquarters in Cambridge, UK
2/4/2015 8:39:25 AM
AstraZeneca today announced that Cambridge City Council has granted planning permission for the Company’s new global R&D centre and corporate headquarters in the City. The purpose built facility will be located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and will be home to approximately 2,000 employees. Mene Pangalos, Executive Vice President, Innovative Medicines & Early …
Panasonic Acquires Video Insight to Strengthen North America Education Market Solution Business
2/4/2015 8:37:43 AM
Panasonic Corporation of North America today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all shares of Houston, TX-based Video Insight, Inc., a leading developer of video management software, as part of its strategy to expand business opportunities for both companies in the education market in North America. Founded in 2002, Video Insight provides …
The IDB adopts Creative Commons licenses that will facilitate knowledge dissemination
2/3/2015 3:24:15 PM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today that it has adopted certain Creative Commons licenses that will allow the public to copy, share, redistribute, and publish content from some of the Bank’s publications. With these licenses, the Bank seeks to be able to disseminate its content more quickly and freely, benefiting individuals, governments, organizations, …
Orth tapped to guide Black & Veatch Americas water business
2/3/2015 2:31:42 PM
Black & Veatch today announced that Mike Orth has been named Executive Managing Director for the Americas in the company’s water business. He will be based in Kansas City. Orth will guide the company’s growth efforts in supply, storage, treatment, conveyance and asset management, delivering projects for clients through both traditional methods and alternative solutions …
New Aerokit for the Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S
New Aerokit for the Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S
2/3/2015 2:30:07 PM
Porsche Exclusive is now offering an Aerokit for the Porsche 911 Turbo models. This performance package includes a new, distinctive front spoiler panel and a completely redesigned rear lid that has a fixed trailing edge with side winglets and a retractable rear wing with an adjustable angle of attack. The expressive front lip with side fins and the striking rear section add …
Microchip Introduces World’s First H.264 Video I/O Companions
Optimized for MOST® High-Speed Automotive Infotainment and ADAS Networks
Microchip Introduces World’s First H.264 Video I/O Companions Optimized for MOST® High-Speed Automotive Infotainment and ADAS Networks
2/3/2015 2:13:12 PM
[NASDAQ: MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the world’s first H.264 video I/O companion integrated circuits (ICs) optimized for the proven and robust Media Oriented Systems Transport ( MOST® ) high-speed automotive infotainment and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) …
Thalia Sodi Collection Launches Exclusively At Macy’s
2/3/2015 2:10:18 PM
Macy’s today announced the official launch of the Thalia Sodi collection, inspired by the internationally recognized singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, author and philanthropist Thalia. The exclusive, new collection includes apparel, shoes and jewelry and is available at 300 Macy’s stores nationwide and on macys.com. “Macy’s new Thalia Sodi collection is our largest …
Crowne Plaza Launches Largest NSW Conference Centre North of Sydney
2/3/2015 2:01:11 PM
Crowne Plaza announces the opening of the new Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Conference and Events Centre, providing the largest and most comprehensive regional conference and exhibition facility north of Sydney. The new Conference and Events Centre will diversify the region’s current business events mix by drawing in larger event markets and industries into the region. After much …
NEC Signs Lease for New U.S. Headquarters Building Located in Irving, Texas
2/3/2015 1:59:32 PM
NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, today announced that it has signed a 10-year agreement with Signature Office REIT, Inc. (Signature), based in Norcross, Georgia, to become the new tenant at Signature’s 119,611-square foot Royal Ridge V building, located at 3929 W. John Carpenter Freeway in Irving, …
USA Business Choice Introduces New Intelligent Virtual Assistant from CodeBaby
USA Business Choice Introduces New Intelligent Virtual Assistant from CodeBaby
2/3/2015 12:23:17 PM
CodeBaby , a provider of interactive virtual assistant technology, today announced that USA Business Choice has implemented a CodeBaby interactive virtual assistant on their website, recognizing that an engaging customer experience is critical to connecting with brokers and small businesses seeking healthcare solutions.   Introduced on the USA Business Choice homepage, …
SanDisk Introduces Automotive Grade Flash Storage Solutions for Infotainment Systems and the Fast-Growing ‘Connected Car’ Market
2/3/2015 11:25:59 AM
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced a new suite of robust, automotive grade NAND flash solutions designed for next-generation ‘connected cars’ and automotive infotainment systems. SanDisk Automotive storage solutions are optimized to bring reliable, high-performance storage to a wide range of in-vehicle …
Frank Offermanns Fills Position of Global Retail Director at Leica Camera AG
Frank Offermanns Fills Position of Global Retail Director at Leica Camera AG
2/3/2015 11:22:57 AM
In the course of its internationalization and transformation strategy for further growth, Leica has restructured its retail division. Subdivided into the areas in Retail Store Data Management, Retail Design, PoS Marketing, Leica Store Management, and the Leica Akademie, the future will see this division operating within a clear multichannel concept alongside strong Retail …
Pershing Securities Australia Signs with Broadridge to Advance its Multi-Asset Post-Trade Processing
2/3/2015 11:14:56 AM
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc . (NYSE: BR) today announced that Pershing Securities Australia Limited, part of BNY Mellon, has selected Broadridge’s Australian post-trade processing solution as its new middle- and back-office processing platform for third-party domestic clearing. The solution is designed to increase process efficiencies and provide flexibility to …
The Dubai Innovation Strategy and MasterCard Sign a Co-operative Agreement
The Dubai Innovation Strategy and MasterCard Sign a Co-operative Agreement
2/3/2015 11:10:20 AM
Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, met with Mr. Richard Haythornthwaite, Chairman of the Board, MasterCard and his board of directors to discuss the global company’s latest activities and initiatives in various fields. The conversation also explored current and future cooperation between the government and private sectors to support …
PT KAI Commuter Jabodetabek and Sony Agree to Cooperate to Deploy FeliCa Contactless Cards, Wristbands and NFC Mobile Phones in Transportation Network in Jakarta, Indonesia
2/3/2015 11:06:25 AM
Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced that PT.KAI COMMUTER JABODETABEK (KCJ), a leading rail operator in Indonesia, will adopt FeliCa technology for its IC ticket operation. KCJ operates a rail system covering the metropolitan area of Jakarta, with 64 stations covering 182 km and serving 700,000 passengers on a daily basis. KCJ plans to launch contactless card tickets …
National business awards will test employment diversity in 2015
2/3/2015 10:02:41 AM
Flexible working practices among Australia’s small and medium businesses will form a new part of judging for the 2015 Telstra Australian Business Awards. Nominations are now open for the 23rd Telstra Business Awards and entrants will be judged on broadened human resources criteria in 2015 along with business achievements, strategy, customer service, financials, sales and …
Roche commences tender offer for up to 15,604,288 shares of Foundation Medicine, Inc. for $50.00 per share in cash
2/3/2015 10:00:09 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer for up to 15,604,288 outstanding shares of common stock of Foundation Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMI) at a price of $50.00 per share. The tender offer is being made pursuant to the previously announced transaction agreement dated as of January 11, 2015 between Foundation Medicine, Inc. …
NXP Semiconductors and Enfucell unveil disruptive biopharmaceutical cold chain monitoring solution
2/3/2015 9:31:52 AM
Biopharmaceutical products (vaccines, hormones, blood) play an increasingly important role in the pharmaceutical industry. To be effective and safe, these products have to be kept in the cold chain from production to administration. Cold chain monitoring is mostly done using either chemical temperature loggers or reusable electronic loggers, both are inadequate. Chemical …
Allianz invests in Colchester Garrison
2/3/2015 9:25:31 AM
This project is a 35 year concession to design, build, finance and operate a new Garrison facility at Colchester, Essex for the UK Ministry of Defence. The project reached financial close in February 2004 and construction was completed in April 2008. Today Colchester Garrison provides fully serviced accommodation, training, education and welfare facilities for the 3,500 …
Environmental Professionals Share Information about Lead Poisoning Risks at Shooting Ranges
Environmental Professionals Share Information about Lead Poisoning Risks at Shooting Ranges
2/2/2015 4:55:48 PM
There are an estimated 9,000 non-military outdoor firing ranges and approximately 16,000 to 18,000 indoor ranges operating in the United States according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).  The U.S. military alone operates more than 3,000 indoor firing ranges.   Millions of law enforcement officers, soldiers and gun enthusiasts regularly …