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Approval is Based on a Phase 2 Multicenter, Open Label Study (SGN 35-006 Part A) whose Data are Consistent with the Established Safety and Efficacy Profile of ADCETRIS -

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan - Sunday, January 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved a Type II variation for ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) to include data on the retreatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory (R/R) Hodgkin lymphoma or R/R systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (sALCL) who previously responded to ADCETRIS and who later relapse. The decision from the EC follows a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) in October 2015.

ADCETRIS was granted conditional marketing authorization by the EC in 2012 for the treatment of R/R CD30+ Hodgkin lymphoma following autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT), or at least ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Full year revenue of $118 million, up 37% year over year

Full year annualized subscription revenue of $141 million, up 32% year over year

Deferred revenue of $105 million, up 27% year over year

1,270 total signed clients to date, up 32% year over year

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’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, Oracle Retail and Oracle Agile PLM software, today announced its preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2015.

Record Revenue and 40 Consecutive Quarters of Growth

Rimini Street’s fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2015 results continued its uptrend in recor ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior, represented by the Higher Organizing Committee of the 2016 International Conference for Security and National Resilience (ISNR 2016) will launch the first edition of the “ISNR Innovative Ideas Award” for the year 2016. Participants may submit an innovation or invention in the field of maintaining security, safety, lives, and property in a creative way that contributes to developing safety and security methods. The award comes as part of the events organized on the sidelines of the exhibition which will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from March 15-17.


Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Deputy Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of the exhibition, said: “The award comes in line with the National Innovation Strategy launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... Read more »

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 Selected Winners to be Announced Live on Mobile World Live TV at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

LONDON - Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the nominees for the 2016 Glomo Awards. Winners of this year’s Glomo Awards will be honoured throughout Mobile World Congress, which takes place on 22-25 February in Barcelona. In total, 285 nominees have been shortlisted for more than 40 awards over eight categories; the full list of nominees can be found at

"Congratulations to all of the nominees for the 2016 Glomo Awards,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “With more than 930 entries this year – a new record – the competition is greater than ever, reflecting the tremendous diversity and pace of innovation across the mobile world. We are particularly excited to be celebrating the 21st year of the awards with a dy ... Read more »

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Five Cities to Receive Acceleration Funding

DAVOS, Switzerland - Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced the 2015 winners of the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge – a competition exclusively for members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. Global Shapers are young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who are organized into a network of nearly 500 city-based hubs. For the competition, Global Shapers launch projects that address the world’s most challenging issues, with the opportunity to win seed money to expand their initiatives.

This year’s Grand Prize Winner from Kathmandu, Nepal will receive a $20,000 grant for its “Nepal Earthquake Relief Project.”

In the aftermath of the devastating 2015 earthquake in Nepal, the rural area of Sindhupalchowk was left with only one functioning health post to serve an estimated 40,000 village ... Read more »

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KYOTO & OSAKA, Japan - Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kyoto University and Panasonic Corporation today announced that they developed a new remote sensing technology for vital signs such as heart rate, heartbeat interval and others. This technology consists of high sensitive spread-spectrum radar and feature-based heartbeat interval estimation algorithm, and enables to measure heart rate and its intervals in real time without placing sensors on the body with as high accuracy as electrocardiographs.

This technology allows for the development of "casual sensing" -- taking measurements as people go about their daily activities, for instance, when they are going to bed or getting ready to start the day.

"Taking measurements with sensors on the body can be stressful and troublesome, because you have to stop what you’re doing," says Hiroyuki Sakai, a researcher at Panasonic. "What we tried to make was som ... Read more »

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