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HONG KONG. - Thursday, August 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    Record high PC market share approaching 20% and strong momentum in mobile
    Revenue of US$10.4 billion
    Pre-tax income of US$264 million and earnings of US$214 million
    Basic EPS of 2.06 US cents, or 15.97 HK cents
    Net cash reserves of US$3.58 billion (as of June 30, 2014)

(BUSINESS WIRE) Lenovo Group today reported results for its first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014, with quarterly revenue of US$10.4 billion, an 18 percent increase year-over-year while quarter pre-tax income increased 22 percent year-over-year to US$264 million. Earnings grew 23 percent year-over-year to US$214 million, while the Company hit market share and financial performance milestones.

Lenovo maintained its number three ranking in smart connected devices growing shipments by 28 percent year-over-year. It has been t ... Read more »

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Hastings Entertainment Recognizes Rimini Street’s Outstanding PeopleSoft Support for Second Time

LAS VEGAS. - Friday, August 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s (NYSE: SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced that it has been named “IT Vendor of the Year” by long-standing client Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST) for a second time. The award recognizes Rimini Street’s outstanding support of Hasting Entertainment’s PeopleSoft applications, including premium-level service, ultra-responsive resolution of support issues, support for customizations and timely and accurate delivery of high-quality tax and regulatory updates.

Founded ... Read more »

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SOMERSET, N.J. - Friday, August 15th 2014

Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT), the global leader in drug development solutions and advanced delivery technologies for pharmaceutical, biologic, and consumer health products, today announced that it has appointed Jack Stahl and Rolf Classon to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Jack Stahl was President and Chief Executive Officer of Revlon, Inc. between 2002 and 2006. Previously, he acted as President and Chief Operating Officer of The Coca-Cola Company from 2000 to 2001. Mr. Stahl also serves on the Boards of Coty, Inc., Delhaize Group, and the U.S. Board of Advisors of CVC Capital. Additionally, Mr. Stahl formerly served on the Boards of Schering-Plough Corporation and Dr Pepper Snapple Group. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Emory University and a Master’s degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Rolf Classon was Chairman of t ... Read more »

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MCLEAN, Va. - Friday, August 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts launched Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences ( at six of its landmark properties in the United States. The new driving program offers hotel guests the unique opportunity to get behind-the-wheel of three incredible supercars under the guidance of world-class professional racecar driver Didier Theys.

Designed to appeal to discerning travelers and automotive enthusiasts, Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences give participants access to three of the world’s most famous super cars, including a Ferrari 458 Italia Spider, McLaren MP4-12C, and Porsche 911 Turbo.

The driving experience program will start its engines in six of Waldorf Astoria’s 29 properties, including:

    Waldorf Astoria Park City – Park City, Utah, September 30 – October 5
    La Q ... Read more »

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