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 Beauty apps’ record growth driven by millennials’ enthusiasm for mobile beauty solution

NEW YORK - Friday, March 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Perfect Corp. is thrilled to announce that its suite of beauty apps, composed of YouCam Makeup, YouCam Perfect, YouCam Nails, and Beauty Circle, has achieved the milestone of 200 million worldwide downloads less than two years into launching. Every day, more than 30 million photos1 are taken and embellished using the app suite, making Perfect Corp. one of the top 10 fastest growing app developers in the world.2

Perfect Corp. app users are primarily millennial women (81% female users under age 34)3, a coveted consumer group that is the most transformative and connected generation yet. The company’s apps allow beauty lovers to have a unique exciting and intimate interaction with beauty trends and products. They empower users to design their own style like never before. The rapid success ... Read more »

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Joseph also elected to TSYS Board of Directors

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) has announced that Pamela A. Joseph will join the company as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective May 1, 2016. In addition to joining the executive leadership team, she has also been elected as a member of the TSYS board of directors effective today.

“We are delighted that Pam will be joining our executive team as President and COO and is the newest member of our board of directors,” said M. Troy Woods, chairman, president and chief executive officer, TSYS. “She is immensely respected within the payments industry and has a deep familiarity with our company from years of working together which are tremendous assets as we strive to deliver People-Centered innovation in this rapidly evolving payments industry.”

“I have known and done business with TSYS for more than twenty ... Read more »

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Combined Entity Aims to Drive Enterprise Global Adoption and Innovation in Fast-Growing Internet-of-Things Market

ATLANTA & BOSTON - Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KORE Wireless Group, Inc. (“KORE”), the world’s largest managed wireless network services provider specializing in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the acquisition, in an all-cash transaction, of Wyless Group Holdings (“Wyless”). Following the completion of this transaction, the combined company will be supported by a staff of more than 350 team members, maintain a customer base of more than 3,000 B2B companies globally and serve in excess of six million subscribers on behalf of those customers. The organization will instantly rise to become one of the six largest providers of M2M/IoT services globally, inclusive of carriers.

“Both Wyless and KORE have a long history, dating b ... Read more »

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Fastest Growing Satellite Operator in History is Recognized for Industry Excellence and Worldwide Impact

ST. HELIER, Jersey, Channel Islands - Friday, March 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- O3b Networks today announced that the company has been recognized as “Satellite Operator of the Year” in the 2015 Via Satellite Excellence Awards during SATELLITE 2016.

The Via Satellite Excellence Awards recognize innovative companies, technologies, campaigns, and people who shape the success of the global satellite industry. The Operator of the Year Award recognizes the satellite operator that made a significant impact in 2015 and plays a key role in keeping the industry thriving.

O3b Networks has dramatically broadened the satellite market, providing modern high-performance connectivity to areas that had previously thought such service was only possible with terrestrial fiber. To date, the company has 12 satellites in orbit that provide serv ... Read more »

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LACHEN, Switzerland - Wednesday, March 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Octapharma Group publishes its 2015 annual results reporting revenue of 1.513 billion Euro, representing an increase of 233 million Euro or 18.2% compared with the 2014 figure.

Gross profit in 2015 was 582 million Euro, 140 million Euro higher than in 2014. The reported gross margin improves to 38.5%.

Operating expenses were 231 million Euro, 60 million Euro higher than in 2014, and include the significant investment Octapharma has made to gain access to new technologies for the development of its recombinant product portfolio.

Operating income is reported at 351 million Euro, the highest in the history of Octapharma. Net cash from operating activities is reported at 382 million Euro or 25% of revenue and provides the platform for future investments.

Chairman and Chief Executive of the Octapharma Group, Wolfgang Marguerre, said: “The year 2015 has been an ... Read more »

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-- Safe, Long-Term Storage of Large-Volume Data at Lower Costs for Data Centers --

OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation today unveiled its enhanced "freeze-ray" series Data Archiver, using 300GB Optical Discs (scheduled for release in the 2nd half of 2016) at the OCP U.S. Summit 2016 being held March 9-10, 2016, in San Jose, California. Panasonic is proposing a data archiving system based on large-capacity optical discs to complement conventional recording media, such as HDDs and magnetic tape, for use in the high-efficiency, next-generation data centers.

Panasonic's Optical Disc-Based Data Archive System*1 has already been adopted in corporations and public institutions that require long-term data storage. “freeze-ray,” which was developed through extensive validation and testing to be deployed in the data centers of a large-scale Cloud Service Provider in the US, was announ ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. today released the results of a new 2016 study conducted by Moody's Analytics that analyzed the impact of electronic payments on economic growth across 70 countries between 2011 and 2015. The Visa-commissioned study found that increased use of electronic payment products, including credit, debit and prepaid cards, added US$296B to GDP, while raising household consumption of goods and services by an average of 0.18 percent per year.

In addition, Moody’s economists estimate that the equivalent to 2.6 million new jobs were created on average, annually, over the five-year period as a result of increased use of electronic payments. The 70 countries in the study make up almost 95 percent of global GDP.

“Electronic payments are a major contributor to consumption, increased production, economic growth and employment creation,” noted Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, M ... Read more »

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