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PARIS. - Saturday, December 21st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) CARMAT (Paris:ALCAR) (FR0010907956, ALCAR), the designer and developer of the world’s most advanced total artificial heart project, providing an alternative for people suffering from end-stage heart failure, announces the first implantation of its artificial heart, as part of its feasibility study and in accordance with the approvals granted by the ANSM (Agence nationale de  sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé, the French health authority) and the Comité de Protection des Personnes (ethics committee).

The procedure was performed on December 18, 2013 by the Georges Pompidou European Hospital team in Paris (France) - a world first.

This first implant went smoothly, with the prosthesis automatically providing normal blood flow at a physiological rate. The patient is currently being monitored in intensive care. He is awake and able to talk to his fami ... Read more »
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TOKYO - Thursday, December 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced an expansion of the package line-up of "TB67S10xA” and "TB6600” series of high current stepping motor driver ICs with 50V absolute maximum ratings. Sample shipments start today.

The "HZIP25” package, which realizes high power dissipation, and the "HSOP28” package, which allows customers to apply low-cost solder flow assembly, have been added to the "TB67S10xA” series. The high heat dissipating "HQFP64” package has been added to the "TB6600” series.

The expansion of the package line-up extends the customers’ ability to select high voltage, high current motor driver ICs that closely meet system requirements, including assembly method, contributing to equipment downsizing and cost reduction.

Key Features of New Package Line-up

    HZIP25 packages (part numbers: TB67S101AHG, TB67S102AHG and TB67S109AHG) The HZIP25 package re ... Read more »
Views: 311 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2013 | Comments (0)

SanDisk Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Avnet to Broaden Availability of Flash Storage for Use in the Enterprise and Industrial Markets

MILPITAS, Calif. & TEMPE, Ariz - Thursday, December 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, and Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Avnet will offer a wide portfolio of flash-based hardware and software solutions from SanDisk to its customers throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific and Latin America through its Avnet Electronics Marketing and Avnet Technology Solutions operating groups. This worldwide distribution agreement enables SanDisk to leverage Avnet’s global scale, scope and unique solutions distribution model, making it even easier for CIOs, IT leaders and manufacturing decision-makers from around the world to purchase and implement SanDisk’s c ... Read more »
Views: 318 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2013

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands. - Thursday, December 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) During this time of year, full of gift-giving and celebrating with loved ones, we must remember those affected by the horrible disaster in the Philippines. As a strong nation constantly impaired by natural disasters, the destruction of Typhoon Haiyan seems to be measured as the worst. Comprehending the impact a simple gift can have on those who have lost so much, Investors Trust Assurance SPC ("ITA”) is donating PHP 450,000 to the aid organization, World Vision, to provide emergency relief supplies to the people suffering in the Philippines.

"Especially during this time of year, it is unmeasurable to understand the devastation many people have faced and continue to face on the other side of the world,” said Managing Director, William Zelaya.

While relief efforts have been underway since the storm hit on November 8th, long-term aid is imperative to rebuild the destruction of H ... Read more »
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NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Friday, December 20th 2013

In alignment with signs of improvement from various global economies, the project management profession is experiencing continued growth and high median salaries, according to the recently released 2013 Project Management Salary Survey from Project Management Institute (PMI). This latest research from the world’s leading professional membership organization for project managers is available to PMI members here.

The PMI Project Management Salary Survey Eighth Edition is based on self-reported salary information from more than 36,000 project management practitioners. The report provides a comprehensive look at compensation in the global project management field, measuring salaries across eight major position description levels in 33 countries. Countries reporting the highest median project management salaries are Australia, Switzerland, the United States, the Netherlands, Germany, Canada, N ... Read more »
Views: 317 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2013

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Saturday, December 21st 2013

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) today announced it completed its previously announced acquisition of Braintree, the innovative global payment platform powering the next generation of leading online and mobile-first startups. In accordance with the terms of the acquisition agreement announced September 26, 2013, eBay acquired Braintree for total consideration of approximately $800 million in cash.

Braintree will now operate as a separate service within PayPal under the leadership of Braintree CEO Bill Ready, who will report to PayPal President David Marcus and has joined PayPal’s executive staff.

Braintree has become the payment platform of choice for next-generation innovators like Airbnb, OpenTable, HotelTonight and Uber, transforming consumer experiences through mobile devices. PayPal plans to integrate with Braintree only in ways that will benefit customers and support Braintree’s growth. ... Read more »
Views: 298 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.22.2013

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SHENZHEN, China - Friday, December 20th 2013

ZTE Corporation welcomes the final determination of the United States International Trade Commission ("ITC") rejecting the patent claims made by InterDigital Inc.

The ITC cleared ZTE of the infringement complaints by InterDigital on six patents, and ruled that another patent claimed by InterDigital was invalid. The final determination in the 337-TA-800 case upheld the ITC’s preliminary determination made on 28 June, 2013, and removes the basis for possible exclusion orders and cease and desist orders against ZTE products by the ITC.

"We are delighted about the ITC’s adjudication, as we are committed to offering high-quality products and services for our customers in the United States,” said Mr. Guo Xiaoming, Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of ZTE. "This decision is an important victory in ZTE’s efforts to combat patent mis-use by some protagonists for anti-competitive purposes.”< ... Read more »
Views: 283 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2013


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