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Gemalto Enabled Connectivity Instrumental in Improving Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

AMSTERDAM - Thursday, July 18th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that its Cinterion® M2M technology has won a gold 2013 Connected World Magazine’s prestigious Value Chain Award. Partnering with Jazz Wireless Data1, the Gemalto solution enables high-speed connectivity and GPS data transmission for TrackPoint’s innovative solar powered wireless asset management product. The device was used in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts to remotely monitor fuel levels in tanker trucks and fleet vehicles working to speed recovery and restore power. The solution allowed utility companies to reroute fuel delivery schedules in real time to keep operations running at peak levels.

TrackPoint System’s innovative Tr/IPS™ device combines Gemalto M2M technology with unlimited, sustainable sol ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Thursday, July 18th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) issued the following statement today based on preliminary reports characterizing the contents of the European Commission’s draft proposals on payment industry regulation that is scheduled to be released next week.

    The publication of formal proposals by the Commission will mark the start of a lengthy legislative process and review period. We expect these proposals to prompt extensive debate among many market participants.
    The proposals focus primarily on and cap the interchange fees charged by four-party payment systems, such as Visa and MasterCard.
    The discount rate that American Express charges merchants would not be regulated.
    Our proprietary consumer and corporate card businesses are not covered by the proposed pricing caps.
    Three-party systems, such as America ... Read more »
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REDI, an Independent Financial Technology Company, to Offer Innovative Broker-Neutral, Cross-Asset Solutions to Capital Markets

New York, NY - Wednesday, July 17th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) today announced the sale of a majority equity interest in REDI, the technology provider for the leading REDIPlus® Execution Management System (EMS), to a consortium of investors including BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citadel and Lightyear Capital. Goldman Sachs is retaining a significant minority equity stake in the company.

This transaction establishes REDI as an independent financial technology company. The consortium of investors enhances REDI’s business by providing a broad range of benefits to the marketplace through an expanded broker network, broad cross-asset capabilities, expansive global coverage and industry-leading customer service. In addition, REDI will leverage the valuable strengths of its partne ... Read more »
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BUC, France - Wednesday, July 17th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE), hailed a new era for breast imaging today as it announced CE marking for SenoClaire*, GE’s new generation of breast tomosynthesis solution designed with a three-dimensional imaging technology. Powered by ASiR*DBT 1, SenoClaire technology uses a low-dose short X-ray sweep around the positioned breast with nine exposures acquired with a "step-and-shoot” method, removing the potential motion from images.

"We are thrilled to receive the CE marking for this important product in our Women’s Health business. We continue to innovate our portfolio and aim to help clinicians expand care to more women globally in order to help reduce breast cancer. Our goal was to pioneer an upgrade solution for both our digital mammography platforms, Senographe* Essential and Senographe Care, providing flexibility for customers to enhance their clinical offering for their clin ... Read more »
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