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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, November 8th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

CAROLINA, a head-to-head cardiovascular outcome study comparing Trajenta® (linagliptin)with glimepiride completes recruitment

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For Non-U.S. and Non-U.K. Media

Boehringer Ingelheim andEli Lilly and Company are pleased to announce that the recruitment of patients for CAROLINA (Cardiovascular Outcome Study of Linagliptin versus Glimepiride in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes)1 has been completed. Linagliptin is currently the only DPP-4 inhibitor that is being compared to an active comparator in a long-termprospective cardiovascular (CV) outcome study.

"CAROLINA has the potential to be a landmark study as it will evaluate cardiovascular safety of linagliptin compared to the sulphonylurea glimepiride. This is the first time a DPP-4 inhibitor is being directly compared to the sulphonylurea class in a long-term cardiovascular outcome study,” said Prof. Julio Rosenstock, Director of the ... Read more »
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Thursday, November 8th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--GA Telesis LLC ("GAT”) announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Century Tokyo Leasing ("CTL”) for the purchase of new shares in GA Telesis. CTL will hold a minority position in GA Telesis. The existing shareholder base remains unchanged.

GA Telesis has recently announced explosive growth and expansion plans in all areas of its businesses. The fresh capital will allow GA Telesis to make substantial investments in the areas of strategic mergers and acquisitions, aircraft and engine leasing, inventory and supply-chain finance as well as other new initiatives.

On October 17, 2012 GA Telesis announced that it has closed on a new syndicated $100 million credit facility. Led by PNC Bank, N.A., the facility has a three year term and has participation from a total of six global and regional banks. It provides the company with additional financial resources at cost efficient ... Read more »
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BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire HOUSTON - Thursday, November 8th 2012

KBR (NYSE:KBR) today announced that it has been selected by GDF SUEZ Bonaparte Pty. Ltd. (GDF SUEZ), operator of the Bonaparte LNG project, to execute floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production vessel design work for its project offshore Darwin, Australia.

This award is one of two contracts being let by GDF SUEZ as part of an initial concept definition design competition for the vessel. The award also pre-qualifies KBR as a contender for the EPC delivery phase of the project. The concept definition work is already underway in KBR’s London operations centre in Leatherhead, and is expected to last up to 12 months.

KBR has developed an extensive global FLNG engineering capability in recent years, and draws on its experienced resource pool with capabilities in FPSO and onshore LNG EPC delivery.

“KBR is delighted to be working with GDF SUEZ on this project. We look for ... Read more »
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16 SES satellites at the service of customers around the globe

ME Newswire / Business Wire

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, November 8th 2012

SES S.A. (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced a record uptake of its occasional use satellite capacity during the two-day US election period of November 6 and 7.

SES customers including the EBU on behalf of Eurovision, Telenor, Arqiva, Telemundo, Media Broadcast, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS, Fox News, Encompass Digital Media, CNBC, MSNBC and many others used 16 different SES satellites for an approximate number of 1800 bookings in order to cover the US elections and to dispatch reports to TV stations all over the world.

The SES satellites AMC-9, SES-1, AMC-1, and SES-2 were prime carriers of election coverage in the Americas, as were ASTRA 3B, NSS-7, SES-4 and NSS-806 internationally. All available occasional use Ku-band capacity in the domestic US arc was fully booked, and due to the enormous dem ... Read more »
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LOS ANGELES - Thursday, November 8th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Presented at AHA’s Scientific Sessions 2012, first long-term results from RELY-ABLE® study demonstrate that advantages of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) treatment are maintained over more than four years
Pradaxa® is the first and only novel oral anticoagulant supported by long-term clinical data
Sustained benefits for both doses allow for consistent brain protection and tailored treatment according to patient needs

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For Non-US, Non-UK & Non-Canadian Media Only

8 November, 2012--Pivotal data from the RELY-ABLE® study have provided additional data to support the long-term safety profile and efficacy of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF).*1 The new long-term results presented at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Scientific Sessions, are highly consistent with the findings from the landm ... Read more »
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Financial traders are empowered by strong authentication on multiple workstations

PARIS - Wednesday, November 7th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)--Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today launched Protiva Trade Connect, a solution specifically designed for the unique demands of multi-terminal computing environments such as those used by financial traders. Protiva Trade Connect was developed in close relationship with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and has been deployed across their trading floors in key financial centers globally.

Protiva Trade Connectis an easy-to-deploy, easy-to-use authentication software solution that delivers convenience, robust security controls, and a strong return on investment through smooth and efficient trading floor operations. This software solution allows traders to logon to multiple terminals with a single identity credential, backed with sev ... Read more »
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BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire -  Komli Mobile implements DeviceAtlas solution to assist ad network targeting and delivery

NEW YORK - Wednesday, November 7th 2012

ad:tech New York 2012

dotMobi, a leading mobile Web development solutions provider, today announced that Komli Mobile, the global mobile advertising network, has adopted DeviceAtlas® as its device detection solution. Komli Mobile, part of Komli Media– Asia Pacific’s leading digital media technology platform, serves more than 20 billion ad impressions in over 60 countries each month, at the lowest-possible latency of less than two milliseconds.

Real-time identification and knowledge of a device’s characteristics are required to deliver advertising that works on each requesting mobile device. But with the daily introduction of new devices and operating system revisions, staying up to date with device information can be a challenge. DeviceAtlas, however, is able to keep the Komli platform in co ... Read more »
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BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire GENEVA, Switzerland - Wednesday, November 7th 2012

For half a century, Braun, a member of the P&G family of leading brands (NYSE: PG), has led the way crafting high performance electric shavers, rooted in an uncompromised design philosophy. From the launch of the Braun sixtant SM 31 shaver in 1962, and the trademark Braun micron plus/2000 in 1979, Braun is recognised for an aesthetic of form and function, with a focus on ease of use and consistent breakthrough technical innovation. Since then this legacy, spearheaded by pioneering design legend, Prof. emer. Dr. h.c. Dieter Rams, lives on in Braun’s latest launch the new Series 5. With this ethos Braun shavers in the 21st Century remain unparalleled and at the cutting edge of performance-led design.

Braun’s story first started with the creation of a programme with clear design principles from the nucleus of Braun’s design department, Dieter Rams. The Braun sixtant was a demonstration ... Read more »
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PARIS - Wednesday, November 7th 2012

Cartes 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire)-- Valimo, a leading software solution provider for mobile authentication and digital signature, in conjunction with Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, have been chosen to provide a Mobile ID solution to MobME Wireless Solutions - an innovation company focused on value added services for mobile subscribers and carrier-grade solutions for mobile network operators. The solution utilizes Valimo’s Mobile ID solution and Gemalto’s UpTeq PKI high-end SIM cards to create a secure authentication channel to enable legally binding digital signatures for transactions via mobile phones. This is the first-ever mobile signature solution in India and is available on all handsets.

Open and interoperable, the Valimo system is deployed in MobME’s datacenter is available to mobile network operators and service providers such as banks and enterprises across India. Carriers provid ... Read more »
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