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New Framework, Supported by a Portfolio of Services, Designed to Maximize the Value of Data While Strengthening the Collaboration between Business and IT

PITTSBURGH - Thursday, May 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Data Governance and Information Quality Conference

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CMMI® Institute today unveiled the Data Management Maturity (DMM)™ model to enable organizations to improve data management practices across the full spectrum of their business. The DMM model, as the only reference model of its kind, provides organizations with a standard set of best practices to build a unique roadmap aligning data management strategy with individual business goals. The Data Management Maturity Portfolio, which will include the DMM model and a full complement of supporting services, will be available summer 2014.

The accelerating influx of information in today’s business landscape further challenges what is already a complex endeavor—building, ... Read more »

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TOKYO. - Saturday, May 31st 2014

Toshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO: 6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced that it will expand its family of 650V silicon carbide (SiC) schottky barrier diodes (SBD) with the addition of insulated TO-220F-2L package products. The 4 new products expand the 6A, 8A, 10A and 12A line-up from the current TO-220-2L package products. Mass production shipment starts from today.

SBDs are suited for applications including server power supplies and power conditioners for photovoltaic power generation systems. SBDs can also act as replacements for silicon diodes in switching power supplies, where they are 50% more efficient (Toshiba survey).

SiC power devices offer more stable operation than current silicon devices - even at high voltages and currents - as they significantly reduce heat dissipation during operation. They meet diverse industry needs for smaller, more effective c ... Read more »

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TORONTO - Thursday, May 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LumiStream Tech has announced its completion of the design phase for three new patent-pending products made for touch-screen devices. As it makes its way into the development phase, the groundbreaking technology company is seeking investors to join the exciting venture.

“Our M-Axis system is designed to improve the function and precision of touch-screens on smart-phones, tablets, notebooks and other devices,” explains Andrew Jalali, Founder and CEO of LumiStream Tech. “These technologies can be used by the average consumer to browse the internet or make location selections on a map, but also implemented in more specialized applications such as technical, creative work, and data entry.”

The Pre-Touch Off-set Cursor System becomes visible as a finger approaches the touch-screen on devices with the M-Axis system. This cursor is what users see on the device and it’s wh ... Read more »

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SANTIAGO, Chile. - Friday, May 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Hytera Mobilfunk was awarded the contract for a TETRA radio system for secure radio communications in the metro system of the city of Santiago de Chile.

The contract was signed by the parties in Santiago de Chile. In close cooperation with the local partner SICE Chile, Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH will provide digital voice and data communications for secure and effective operation across the Metro de Santiago network.

In this significant deployment, Hytera will deliver 4 TETRA switching nodes and 77 TETRA base stations which will cover all lines of Metro Santiago de Chile.

The scope of the project will cover the existing lines 1, 2, 4, 4A and 5, as well as the two future lines 3 and 6, with Hytera's TETRA radio communications system ACCESSNET-T IP. To enhance operations further, Hytera will provide 42 dispatcher work stations and voice recording systems for the Metro control room.

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A Model of Current Market Structure and an Alternative Design Wins the Annual $100,000 Prize for Unpublished Papers     

GREENWICH, Conn. - Wednesday, May 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) AQR Capital Management, LLC today presented its third annual AQR Insight Award to Eric Budish, Ph.D., Peter Cramton, Ph.D., and John J. Shim for their path-breaking unpublished paper on market dynamics and market structure in a world of high-frequency trading.

In their paper, “The High-Frequency Trading Arms Race: Frequent Batch Auctions as a Market Design Response,” Budish, an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago; Cramton, a Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park; and Shim, a Chicago Ph.D. student, show how arbitrage between exchanges keeps relative prices in check, but also imposes a cost on liquidity providers when their limit orders become stale and are “picked off” before ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany. - Wednesday, May 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) For media outside of the U.S., the UK & Canada only

Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that the company has reached a comprehensive settlement of state and federal cases in the U.S. litigation regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate). The settlement enables Boehringer Ingelheim to focus solely on its mission of improving patients’ lives and allows the company to avoid the distraction and uncertainty of lengthy litigation. The settlement was closed at 650 million US Dollar (appr. 470 million €). It comes after a reaffirmation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the positive benefit-risk profile of Pradaxa®, when it published the results of a Medicare study of more than 134,000 patients.1

“Time and again the benefits and safety of Pradaxa® have been confirmed in many clinical trials and in real world data analyses. This settlement doe ... Read more »

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HAMBURG, Germany & MARSEILLE, France. - Wednesday, May 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Dole Food Company, Inc. and Compagnie Fruitière Group announce that Dole has sold its minority interest in Compagnie Financiere de Participations, the holding company of Compagnie Fruitière Group, back to its majority shareholder. Dole and Compagnie Fruitière have jointly decided that they will better pursue their growth objectives separately in the future.

This transaction puts an end to 21 years of a long and fruitful cooperation but the termination of the partnership at shareholder level does not exclude that both companies may continue to cooperate commercially as supplier or customer to each other if, when and where it would be to their mutual benefit.

About Dole Food Company, Inc.

Dole Food Company, Inc., is one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Dole is an industry leader in many ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, May 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced an increase in the price of its conditional open offer to acquire up to 2,650,000 equity shares of ICRA Limited (ICRA) to Rs 2,400 per equity share.

The increase represents a premium of 20.0% to the previous offer price of Rs 2,000 per equity share, a premium of 51.1% to the closing stock price of ICRA Limited on February 21, the last trading day before the offer announcement, and a premium of 46.6% to ICRA’s all-time closing high price on the National Stock Exchange of India Limited before the offer announcement.

The price increase will be the only and final revision to the offer price, and the offer remains conditional on Moody’s acquiring at least 2,149,101 equity shares, which would increase Moody’s ownership stake from 28.5% to just over 50.0%.

“We are committed to the successful completion of our open o ... Read more »

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