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JAKARTA, Indonesia - Tuesday, February 5th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    Suspension of natural forest clearance which applies to all suppliers
    Protection of all forests, including those on peatland
    High Carbon Stock assessments to be implemented
    Adoption of international best practice for rights of indigenous peoples and local communities
    Independent monitoring by NGOs

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has announced an end to the clearing of natural forest across its entire supply chain in Indonesia, with immediate effect.

From February 1st, all of APP’s suppliers have suspended natural forest clearance whilst independent assessments take place to identify areas of high conservation value that will be protected through a long-term management programme.

High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments undertaken by The Forest Trust (TFT) will identify all fore ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Tuesday, February 5th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

A man who changed the world through international trade – and did so more than once – Guy F. Tozzoli, President Emeritus of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA), died Saturday evening in his sleep in Myrtle Beach, SC. He would have turned 91 on February 12.

"It is with great sadness that we note Guy’s passing,” said Eric R. Dahl, Chief Executive Officer of the WTCA. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends worldwide. Guy leaves behind the powerful legacy of having built the WTCA into a global presence in nearly 100 countries since he founded it in 1970. More importantly, his vision of prosperity through trade and investment lives on. We remain committed in our pursuit of this vision."

Tozzoli was responsible for overseeing the planning, construction, and operation of the former 110-story World Trade Center towers. His impact ranges from pioneering the containerization of cargo by helping ... Read more »
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Solution Provides Migration of Mainframe Tape Data to EMC Disk Library for mainframe


LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Tuesday, February 5th 2013 ... Read more »

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CLARENCE, N.Y. - Tuesday, February 5th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 22nd Century Group, Inc. (OTCBB: XXII) announced today that its subsidiary, Goodrich Tobacco Company, LLC (Goodrich Tobacco) applied to the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Trade Bureau of the United States Treasury Department (TTB) for a federal permit to manufacture its own tobacco products. Until now, Goodrich Tobacco has contracted with independent federally licensed tobacco manufacturers to produce its proprietary commercial products, RED SUN®, MAGIC® and SPECTRUM®. Goodrich Tobacco has always supplied its contract manufacturers with its own proprietary tobacco blends.

In parallel with becoming a federally licensed tobacco products manufacturer, Goodrich Tobacco is meeting with the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) to become a subsequent participating manufacturer (SPM) to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, commonly referred to as the "MSA.” As an SPM producing its own ... Read more »
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TOKYO - Monday, February 4th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it has developed NANO FLASH™-100 much faster access for embedded microcontrollers, based on Toshiba's original NANO FLASH™.

Development background:

The rich functionality and high speed capabilities of embedded microcontrollers require much flash memory with much faster access rates. Toshiba has recognized and responded to this by developing NANO FLASH™ which merges two features: high speed programming, based on NAND flash memory cell device technology; and NOR flash memory circuit technology. Toshiba has subsequently brought this high level performance to its original microcontrollers and to ARM core-based microcontrollers. Now, as more users use ARM core-based microcontrollers, there is an emerging need for greater speed and large memory capacities. NANO FLASH™-100 is highly suited to this market.


    The n ... Read more »
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Innovations and programs advance $1B oncology commitment

ME Newswire / Business Wire

CHALFONT ST. GILES, UK - Monday, February 4th 2013

GE Healthcare’s work to accelerate cancer innovation and improve care for cancer patients reached new milestones in advanced technology.

The campaign is founded on GE Healthcare’s integrated portfolio, which is uniquely positioned to drive impact in oncology and a leap forward for individualized cancer care. GE Healthcare launched a series of new oncology technologies and systems to help advance cancer diagnostic and molecular imaging in 2012.

"At GE, we are committed to the ongoing fight against cancer, the leading cause of death worldwide,” said John Dineen, president and CEO, GE Healthcare. "I’m proud of the investment and innovations that we’ve made over the past year and look forward to working with our customers and partners to develop new technologies and oncology solutions. We fully support World Cancer Day o ... Read more »
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