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WASHINGTON. - Saturday, April 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) CrudeShares™ announced today the first of its kind private platform for the Oil & Gas Industry which allows buyers and sellers of privately held shares to interchange.

“This is an exciting new opportunity for the worldwide Oil & Gas Industry,” said Chuck Kowalski, V.P. of Investments at CrudeShares. “CrudeShares is opening a dynamic new environment to energy investors who will be able to arrange to buy or sell shares of qualified private oil and gas companies.”

CrudeShares provides the opportunity for individual investors to have access to investing in oil companies that were once inaccessible. Shareholders of listed companies can offer their shares for sale on™, creating a means to exit an otherwise illiquid position.

Shares of companies can be listed on the website from a few sources; directly from the company, from corpo ... Read more »

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VILLEJUIF, France. - Wednesday, April 16th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

WIN 2014 Symposium

(BUSINESS WIRE) Five major cancer organizations which have endorsed previous events in the WIN Symposium Series, are also endorsing the WIN 2014 Symposium, to be held in Paris, June 23 - 24. The high scientific level and expected strong impact of this symposium are reflected by endorsements received from ASCO*, ESMO, EORTC, ESO, and UICC.

Exceptional agenda featuring top speakers The WIN 2014 Symposium will be an exceptional event dedicated to breakthroughs in the pursuit of “precision medicine” for highly personalized cancer therapy. The concept of precision medicine is proving increasingly promising in ongoing clinical trials of smart combinations of targeted and immunological agents directed against the specific molecular abnormalities of an individual patient’s cancer.

These and other themes will be elaborated by global leaders in cancer research and ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, April 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    An orphan drug is a medicine that treats a rare disease
    Although a rare disease, acute myeloid leukaemia is one of the most common adult leukaemias1
    EMA & FDA recognise volasertib’s promise as a potential new treatment for patients with acute myeloid leukaemia who are not eligible for intensive treatment
    Currently ~40% of AML patients are unlikely to benefit from intensive therapy options2

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For media outside of the US and UK only

Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Commission have granted volasertib* ‘orphan drug designation’ for the treatment of patients with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

AML is an aggressive cancer of the bone marrow and blood. It accounts for approximately one third of all adu ... Read more »

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ME Newswire / Businesswire

LISBON, Portugal - Thursday, April 17th 2014

Earlier today the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League trophies were handed over to the city of Lisbon by UEFA President Michel Platini, following a tour through several landmarks of the Portuguese capital.

In a ceremony held at Lisbon City Hall, Michel Platini handed the trophies over to the Mayor António Costa. The President of the Portuguese Football Federation,Fernando Gomes, opened the event. The UEFA Champions League Finals ambassador, Luís Figo, was also present, amongst other well recognised names in Portuguese and international football. Representatives of last season's men's and women's competition winners, FC Bayern München and VfL Wolfsburg, were also be in attendance.-

The tour of Lisbon started in the historical neighborhood of Belém, where Portuguese sailors left for the voyages of discovery in the 14th and 15th century. The two ... Read more »

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SHANGHAI & NEW YORK - Thursday, April 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) today launched the Jo Malone London brand in Mainland China, at the Mitsukoshi store in Beijing. The brand expects to open two further doors in Shanghai and Beijing in 2014.

Jo Malone London was launched in 1994 and acquired by The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. in 1999. It is widely regarded as the epitome of understated luxury when it comes to fragrance and is one of The Estée Lauder Companies’ ultra-prestige brands. Each Jo Malone London fragrance is created by the world’s Master Perfumers using only the finest ingredients and is designed to be worn alone or layered using Fragrance Combining to create a truly bespoke scent.

Today the brand is available in 34 countries worldwide following the launch in China and continues to inspire a loyal following. Jo Malone London first launched in Asia Pacific in Japan in 2008 and is o ... Read more »

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PARIS - Thursday, April 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on July 11, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 4, 2014.

About Schlumberger

Schlumberger is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing 123,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in more than 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from exploration through production.

Schlumberger Limited has principal offices in Paris, Houston and The Hague, and reported revenues from continuing operations of $45.27 billion in 2013. For more information, visit

Schlumberger ... Read more »

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Milestone marks a liter for every person on the planet through Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program

CINCINNATI - Wednesday, April 16th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Procter and Gamble (P&G) announced today that its non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program (CSDW) provided its 7 billionth liter of clean drinking water to a family in Brazil, as part of P&G’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment to save one life every hour by the year 2020. The 7 billionth liter donation marks the expansion of CSDW into Brazil with implementation partner ChildFund. Since its inception in 2004, CSDW has worked with a global network of more than 140 advocacy and implementation partners to help save an estimated 39,000 lives by providing clean drinking water during emergencies and in sustained community programs.

“The most basic thing is clean water and through their CGI Commitment to Action P&G has now provided a liter of ... Read more »

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HONG KONG & MILAN - Wednesday, April 16th 2014

Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) and Luxottica Group (MTA:LUX) (NYSE:LUX) announced today that they have signed a new and exclusive eyewear license agreement for the Michael Kors Collection and MICHAEL Michael Kors eyewear. The first collection produced with Luxottica will launch in January 2015.

The partnership with Luxottica, a global leader in premium, luxury and sports eyewear, will last 10 years. It will allow Michael Kors, celebrated for its luxury accessories and ready-to-wear, as well as its iconic jet set lifestyle, to continue the global expansion of the brand’s eyewear business. Luxottica will produce eyewear for both the Michael Kors Collection and MICHAEL Michael Kors lines, beginning with Spring 2015. The brand’s two luxury eyewear collections will be carried around the world in Michael Kors stores, department stores, select travel retail locations ... Read more »

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SAN MATEO, Calif. - Wednesday, April 16th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nlyte Software, the world's leading software company focused on the management and optimization of data centers, today has expanded its management of the virtualized data center with the introduction of connectors for Microsoft’s Hyper-V and Citrix’s XenServer virtualization platforms. In addition to its popular Nlyte Virtualization Connector for VMware vCenter Server, the family of connectors now completes Nlyte’s ability to interact with all major virtualization deployments found worldwide. These out-of-the-box connectors allow Nlyte customers to coordinate their visibility of the logical and virtualized resources with their view of the underlying physical infrastructure.

“The most successful DCIM implementations are those that tightly integrate with existing ITSM components ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - - Tuesday, April 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Microsoft Gulf announced its partnership with Pacific Controls Cloud Services (PCCS), the leading provider of Data Centre Infrastructure and Cloud Services, as they jointly unveiled, an exclusive SaaS portal providing range of PCCS products and software based on popular Microsoft applications like Exchange email, SharePoint, Lync and CRM, as cloud applications for monthly subscriptions as against the perpetual licensing model.

This innovative model provided on platform helps customers convert software licensing and infrastructure cost to operational expenses. The service is provided on-demand upon subscription, with local hosting, and local helpdesk support. The anytime, anywhere access platform with fast time-to-market, requires no software or server purchase or upgrade.

Microsoft Corp partnered with PCCS in 2013 to provide highly customized ... Read more »

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