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PEMBROKE, Bermuda - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital”) (NYSE:AXS) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary AXIS Re SE was granted a license by the Dubai Financial Services Authority on December 8, 2015, to establish a representative office in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

The AXIS Re SE Dubai Representative Office will focus on marketing accident and health specialty reinsurance in the Middle East and Africa.

AXIS Re SE is a composite reinsurance company headquartered in Ireland, which is authorized and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland to carry on non-life and life reinsurance business.

About AXIS Capital

AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders’ equity attributable to AXIS Capital at September 30, 2015 of $5.8 billion and locations in Bermuda, the Uni ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif. - Friday, December 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), a global innovator of noninvasive patient monitoring technologies, announced today that retired Senator Tom Harkin, former five-term U.S. Senator and former Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) Committee, has been elected to Masimo’s Board of Directors.

Senator Harkin retired from the U.S. Senate in January 2015. Senator Harkin was chairman of the Senate HELP Committee for eight years. In that role, he worked to ensure the health of our economy, guarantee access to quality education, and provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans. Senator Harkin crafted the prevention and wellness title of the country’s new health reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senator Harkin’s signature legislation achievement was leading the effort and sponsorship of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) s ... Read more »

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 Excellent operating performance and strategic importance contributes to impressive ratings

DUBLIN - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Allianz Worldwide Care S.A. has welcomed today’s designation of a financial strength rating of A+ (Superior) and an issuer credit rating of “aa-” by A.M. Best. The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable. A.M. Best is one of the oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information sources.

The ratings are based on a number of key deciding factors, including Allianz Worldwide Care’s excellent operating performance, strong risk-adjusted capitalisation and sound risk management framework. A.M. Best’s rating also reflects Allianz Worldwide Care’s strategic importance to its ultimate parent company, Allianz SE.

Ida Luka-Lognoné, CEO, Allianz Worldwide Care commented “We take financial stability and risk management very seriously at Allian ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, offered condolences on Wednesday evening to the family of martyr Sultan Mohammed bin Huwaidin Al Ketbi. Martyr Al Ketbi laid down his life in the line of duty while taking part in the Saudi-led Arab Coalition's Operation Restoring Hope in Yemen.

During his visit to the mourning majlis in the city of Dhaid in the emirate of Sharjah, His Highness expressed his heartfelt condolences and sincere sympathies to the family of the martyr. He prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the martyr’s soul in peace and to grant the family patience and solace to bear the loss.

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Follow us and check our Social Media feeds on: YouTube, Facebook, Google +, Instagram and ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today that it has completed its investment in Have & Be Co. Ltd., the South Korean company behind skin care brands Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.

Launched online in 2005 by ChinWook Lee, Dr. Jart+ is a Seoul-based, global high-growth skin care brand featuring quality and innovative products designed to address specific skin care needs. The brand’s unique fusion of dermatological science and art – as reflected in the brand name, which is inspired by the phrase “Doctor Joins Art” – appeals to a broad range of consumers, especially millennials. Dr. Jart+ is sold in many countries around the world, primarily in Asia and the United States, through various department stores, specialty-multi and e-commerce channels including Sephora.

The Estée Lauder Companies&rsqu ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic showcased its innovative eco-conscious products and technologies at its booth under the theme, "A Better Life, A Better World" at Eco-Products 2015, which was held at the Tokyo Big Sight from December 10 to 12, 2015. Panasonic's lithium-ion batteries for eco-conscious vehicles, "Zero-Eco House" and a hydrogen fuel cell that can create energy from pure hydrogen (prototype currently under development) drew great attention.

During the exhibition, seminars, workshops, etc. by special lecturers were organized. The exhibition welcomed a wide range of visitors from businesspersons to children.

[Flash Video] Panasonic’s Next-gen Energy Solutions @ Eco-Products 2015 #ecopro

Exhibition highlights

Conceptual exhibitions Panasonic introduced its vision for the home, towns, and cars that realize "A B ... Read more »

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Hilton’s Flagship Brand Welcomes Guests on UK’s South Coast

BOURNEMOUTH, England & MCLEAN, Va. - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of its newest property in the UK, Hilton Bournemouth. The new hotel joins 67 hotels within the Hilton portfolio across the country, including new additions at London Bankside and the Ageas Bowl, Southampton.

Classic design and quirky innovation are central to the hotel’s aesthetic, with bespoke interiors and furnishings designed exclusively for Hilton Bournemouth by Ray Kelvin throughout. Hilton Bournemouth was developed by privately owned property company THAT Group, which owns the hotel and neighbouring Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth. Housed in a soaring glass structure, the 172-room property offers panoramic views to the coast and across the popular seaside town.

“With miles of beaches and buzzing nightlife, Bou ... Read more »

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Steven Spielberg Also an Investor in Amblin Partners

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Steven Spielberg, Principal Partner, DreamWorks Studios, Jeff Skoll, Chairman, Participant Media, Anil Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Group and Darren Throop, President and Chief Executive Officer, Entertainment One (eOne) announced today the formation of Amblin Partners, a new film, television and digital content creation company.

The new company will create content using the Amblin, DreamWorks Pictures and Participant brands and leverage their power and broad awareness to tell stories that appeal to a wide range of audiences. Participant Media will remain a separate company that continues to independently develop, produce and finance projects with socially relevant themes.

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Amblin Partners will be led by CEO Michael Wright and President and COO Jeff Small.

In additio ... Read more »

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BOGOTÁ, Colombia & MCLEAN, Va - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) twelve market-leading brands, today celebrated the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá - Parque 93, its first hotel in Colombia. Located in Chico, a sophisticated area of Bogotá’s financial district, the 132-room full-service hotel offers an ideal location for travelers seeking proximity to a myriad of businesses, restaurants, shops and night life destinations. Previously a Cosmos Insignia Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá - Parque 93 opens following a multi-million dollar renovation, which includes updates to the hotel’s public areas and guest rooms. DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá - Parque 93 is owned by COSIN SAS and managed by Hoteles Cosmos.

“With a wide variety of businesses, museums and cultural events, Bogotá is an ideal location for DoubleTree by Hilton to expand its global prese ... Read more »

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BEIJING - Saturday, December 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Mobile Devices today announced the launch of the newest and final model of its high-powered AXON flagship series, the AXON MAX. At the same time, the company has announced its special “Global VIP Passport” service catering to owners of its AXON phones. ZTE is now offering this high-end after-sales service to pair with its high-end phone series based on the continued focus on user insight that has driven the AXON line since inception.

The AXON MAX is designed for those who not only work hard, but play hard too. Its 6-inch, 2.5D Super AMOLED FHD screen and ultra-slim bezels deliver maximum value for visual entertainment. Users can also enjoy a top-of-the-line Hi-Fi audio playback and recording experience pumped out by an independent flagship audio chipset. Equipped with astoundingly powerful cameras—16 megapixels on the rear and 13 megapixels on the front—the AXON MAX is ... Read more »

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 NB-IoT LPWA Technology Standard Agreed By 3GPP; Pilots and Open Lab Testing Underway with Commercial Implementations Starting in 2016

LONDON - Friday, December 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the mobile industry has agreed on technology standards for the emerging Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) market and these standards have been accepted by 3GPP. Industry alignment over common standards for Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT), Extended Coverage GPRS (EC-GPRS) and LTE Machine Type Communication (LTE-MTC) will enable operators and their ecosystem partners to capitalise on a market estimated to be worth US$589 billion by 2020 or approximately 47 per cent of the machine-to-machine (M2M) market, according to Machina Research¹. The complementary technologies, which are set for 3GPP Release 13, are delivered through licensed spectrum and will cover all LPWA use cases, ensuring customer choice and helping the Internet of Things (IoT) mark ... Read more »

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Fully Integrated ANX74XX Family Enables Full-Featured USB Type-C with DisplayPort Video-Out for Smartphones and Tablets, and Support for Multiple USB-C Ports for Notebooks

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that its ANX7428 achieved USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) certification for USB Power Delivery (USB PD), receiving the Product Test ID 10970042. The ANX74XX Mobile HD family supports the DisplayPort™ over USB-C™ protocol (formally known as the DisplayPort™ Alt Mode), USB data, and USB Power Delivery.

ANX74XX is a fully integrated, single-chip, low cost solution for mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and notebooks. The family includes USB-C Port Controllers with USB Power Delivery up to 100W, USB-C Port Controllers with USB 2.0 charging, SuperSpeed USB data transfer and a high-speed mux for DisplayPort Alt Mode. It has flexible configurat ... Read more »

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Ruling Does Not Address Legality of Trademark Ban Under International Law

HONG KONG - Friday, December 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMAL), a Hong Kong company that is the parent of Philip Morris Australia, said today that an arbitral tribunal has declined jurisdiction to hear the merits of PMAL’s case against the Commonwealth of Australia under Australia’s 1993 Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) with Hong Kong.

“There is nothing in today’s outcome that addresses, let alone validates, plain packaging in Australia or anywhere else,” said Marc Firestone, Philip Morris International Senior Vice President and General Counsel. “It is regrettable that the outcome hinged entirely on a procedural issue that Australia chose to advocate instead of confronting head on the merits of whether plain packaging is legal or even works”.

PMAL filed its claims under the IP ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce a new presence in Santiago, Chile, with the addition of Landa Consultores. Landa Consultores will adopt the name Andersen Tax – Landa, making it the fourth member firm to adopt the Andersen Tax name and the second in South America to join Andersen Global.

“Landa Consultores has consistently shown a commitment to their clients, establishing a reputation for best in class service befitting of the Andersen name,” shared Mark Vorsatz, CEO of Andersen Tax. “Santiago will play an important role in our business development efforts across Latin America and will allow us to continue to serve the needs of our clients internationally and domestically.”

Joining Andersen Global will be a group of over 50 highly skilled and committed professionals including four partners: Juan Landa, Eduardo Landa, Ramon Landa and Carlos Pardo. Pri ... Read more »

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