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SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, June 11th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”), a leading mobile handsets maker and Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA), a leading entertainment software company, today announced an innovative partnership to bring the best mobile gaming experience to ZTE’s smartphone users.

"We’re excited to extend our collaboration with ZTE,” said Glenn Roland, Vice President of New Platforms and OEMs. "More than 285 million registered users worldwide already play our games. This partnership will accelerate our ability to provide more users with a high quality mobile gaming experience via ZTE handsets.”

Consumers enjoy playing games on their mobile devices. Based on third party analysis, U.S. consumers spend an average of 2 hours and 38 minutes per day on smartphones and tablets. Thirty two percent of that time is spent on games.

"We want to deliver the best mobile game experience by partnering with the best mobile game publishers and ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, June 11th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An ad hoc approach to IT outsourcing by many MENA telecom operators has led to results below expectations, according to a new study from Oliver Wyman, "Maximizing Value from IT Outsourcing.” Based on a survey of IT executives, the report reveals key areas for improvement and recommends adopting a more strategic approach to sourcing, vendor management, and quality assurance.

While promising better IT quality, lower costs, and greater flexibility, among other benefits, IT outsourcing efforts in the Middle East and North Africa have fallen short in practice. For IT operations, the Oliver Wyman survey reveals significant room for improvement in satisfaction with IT quality, cost reduction, and IT flexibility. Indeed, executives rated satisfaction with each of these areas on average no higher than 6 on a 10-point scale.

"We think many MENA telecoms will need to substantially change the ... Read more »
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Tuesday, June 11th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Investors in Electronic Cigarette Market Leader Include Serial Entrepreneur and Investor Sean Parker and Homewood Capital’s Douglas Teitelbaum

Funding will be used for Marketing, Clinical Trials, Research and Development, and International Expansion

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electronic cigarette brand NJOY, whose ‘NJOY King’ is the most popular e-cigarette in America, has raised $75 million in funding, NJOY CEO Craig Weiss announced today. Investors include serial entrepreneur and investor Sean Parker; and Douglas Teitelbaum, Principal of Homewood Capital. Mr. Teitelbaum will join NJOY’s Board of Directors.

Funding will be used for marketing, clinical trials, research and development, and international expansion.

"These individuals are among the world’s leaders in identifying paradigm-shifting consumer technology investment opportunities, and their investment represents confidence in NJOY’s model,” Wei ... Read more »
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The New AxION iQT GC/MS/MS System Combines the Quantitative Power of a Triple Quad with the Identification Capabilities of a Q-TOF in a Faster, Modular and Easier to Operate Instrument

WALTHAM, Mass. - Monday, June 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 2013 American Society for Mass Spectrometry Conference, PerkinElmer Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, introduced the AxION iQT gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometer (GC/MS/MS). The AxION iQT system provides greater quantitative capabilities to that of a triple quadrupole, while quickly identifying compounds like a quadrupole time-of-flight (Q-TOF) at a rate of up to 500 compounds per second. The new mass spectrometer provides laboratories with easier to use technology, faster results, and more specific, selective data needed to make more accurate decisions faster.

"Global regulatory expansion is driving increased adoption of mass spectrometry as th ... Read more »
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MONTE CARLO - Monday, June 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- Hamdi Ulukaya, the Founder, President and CEO of Chobani, based in the United States, was last night named the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 at an awards ceremony held in Monte Carlo’s Salle des Etoiles. Hamdi was picked from among the 49 country finalists vying for the title across 47 countries, each of whom had already been named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year in their home countries.

Turkish-born Hamdi Ulukaya founded Chobani in upstate New York in 2005 and launched Chobani Greek Yogurt two years later. Less than six years after launch it is the best-selling yogurt brand in the US with annual sales approaching US$1bn. Chobani has 3,000 employees and operates the largest yogurt factory in the world selling its products to Australia and the UK as well as the US.

Rodrigo Herrera, CEO and Chairman of Genomma Lab Internacional and Chairman of the j ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, June 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

For media outside USA, UK and Canada only

    In a new sub-analysis of the Phase III STARTVerso™1 and 2 trials entering patients with chronic genotype-1 HCV infection, 100% of patients in Taiwan, 86% in Korea and 85% in Japan achieved viral cure with faldaprevir+ (120mg) plus pegylated interferon alfa and ribavirin
    Up to 95% of patients met the criteria to stop all treatment after 24 weeks and over 90% of these patients went on to achieve viral cure (SVR12)

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New findings presented today during the APASL Liver Week in Singapore, highlighted the efficacy and safety of faldaprevir+ plus pegylated interferon and ribavirin (PegIFN/RBV) in treatment-naïve patients with genotype-1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Asia.1 This post-hoc sub-analysis of the Phase III STARTVerso™1 and 2 trials showed that both doses of faldaprevir were associated with high viral cure rates ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, June 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) announced that ZTE Corporation (ZTE) has taken a worldwide patent license for Dolby’s portfolio covering High-Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding (HE AAC).

"ZTE’s leadership in the mobile market depends on innovation and intellectual property,” said Mr. Kan Yulun, Corporate Vice President of ZTE Corporation and CTO of the ZTE Mobile Device Division. "As a standard-bearer for Chinese companies operating around the world, we are committed to accelerating innovation through collaboration and support for intellectual property rights.”

"ZTE has been a rising star in the mobile phone market and is now the number 4 mobile handset manufacturer in the world. We value ZTE’s respect for intellectual property rights and look forward to their continued growth,” said Andy Sherman, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Dolby Laboratories.

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