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Accretive transaction to accelerate growth, expand geographical

reach and enhance R&D capabilities in fast growing activated carbon


OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, October 29th 2013

Osaka Gas Chemicals Co., Ltd. ("Osaka Gas Chemicals”), a wholly

owned subsidiary of Osaka Gas Co., Ltd (TOKYO:9532)("Osaka Gas”),

today announced it has entered into an agreement with AddSorb

Holding AB to acquire all the shares of Jacobi Carbons AB

("Jacobi”), the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of

coconut shell activated carbon headquartered in Kalmar, Sweden, for

an enterprise value of US$ 400 million. The transaction is expected

to close in January 2014.

Osaka Gas Chemicals has a leading position in the activated carbon

market in Japan through its subsidiary Japan EnviroChemicals, Ltd

("JEC”), who manufactures and distributes high-value-added ... Read more »
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U.S. Military approved Advantage™ modules capable of remote ischemic conditioning

MORRISVILLE, N.C. - Tuesday, October 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SunTech Medical Advantage™ OEM non-invasive blood pressure (NIBP) modules provide reliable blood pressure measurement for adverse conditions during emergency medical service (EMS) transport. The product line includes the world’s smallest NIBP module, allowing medical device manufacturers to reduce the size and weight of transport monitors and defibrillators to enhance portability.

SunTech Medical Advantage OEM NIBP technologies were developed exclusively for the emergency transport market. The modules offer specific features such as ECG-gating to obtain reliable BP measurements during intense motion in ambulances, medevac helicopters and other EMS and military vehicles. Advantage modules can also support remote ischemic conditioning (RIC), which has been shown to reduce cardiac tissue damage by as much as ... Read more »
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Alliance Celebrates Decade of Global Standards Development and Certification for Connected Digital Living; Identifies Key Industry Challenges Ahead

PORTLAND, Ore - Tuesday, October 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®) is celebrating a decade of enabling consumers to connect and enjoy their music, videos and photos from any DLNA Certified® product. Hundreds of multi-industry companies from around the world have joined DLNA to support a shared vision of digital interoperability, where consumers can confidently choose compatible products and content sources from a range of service providers and manufacturers, today as well as in the future.

"DLNA is widely recognized as the standard for interoperability between networked home and mobile entertainment devices,” noted Nidhish Parikh, chairman and president of DLNA. "Alliance guidelines have been adopted by both the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) an ... Read more »
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LONDON - Tuesday, October 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    Information security function fully meets needs in only 17% of organizations
    Ninety-three per cent of companies maintained or increased security budget over last 12 months – yet budget constraints still biggest obstacle to delivering value
    Organizations must be forward-looking and prepare for emerging technologies
    Talent shortage hindering fight against cyber-attacks – especially in Europe

(BUSINESS WIRE) With information security functions not fully meeting the needs in 83% of organizations, 93% of companies globally are maintaining or increasing their investment in cyber-security to combat the ever increasing threat from cyber-attacks, according to a new survey released by EY today.

Under cyber-attack, EY's 16th annual Global Information Security Survey 2013 tracks the level of awareness and action by companies in response to cybe ... Read more »
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Bentley CONNECT Services, Provisioned on Windows Azure, Extend Information Mobility Across Users’ Projects and Assets

LONDON - Tuesday, October 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The Year in Infrastructure 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that Bentley CONNECT Services, to be successively extended to all of Bentley’s software subscribers to complete the reach of project and asset information mobility, will be fully provisioned through the Windows Azure cloud from Microsoft Corp. Windows Azure will unify Bentley’s own software and support enterprise, making it accessible to add value directly in the "live” context of users’ work, through Bentley CONNECT SELECTservices for software administration and technical support and Bentley CONNECT LEARNservices. In addition, it will underlie an incremental business model – enabling Bentley to com ... Read more »
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