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HONG KONG - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the successful integration of Citi's TradeStream solution with the Meta Trader 5 trading platform in 2012, a number of brokers have now successfully deployed the combined solution.

CitiFX TradeStream provides aggregated liquidity from a selection of liquidity providers without the need to engage a prime broker or a third party technology provider for price aggregation. This state-of-the-art low latency technology is targeted at mid-sized institutions and regulated brokers, available through multiple technology channels such as Meta Trader.

Alex Knight, head of Citi's FX Margin Trading business said: "All brokers are looking for access to high quality liquidity that is delivered to them by a provider with strong credentials in a manner that is simple and efficient. The market is telling us that CitiFX TradeStream meets these requirements, and we are thrilled that our integration with ... Read more »
Views: 185 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.27.2013

DAVOS, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Two hospitality giants – Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International – addressed global business and travel industry leaders today at the World Economic Forum in Davos to urge governments to move quickly to adopt "Smart Visa” policies which stimulate global travel, create new jobs and spur economic development. The two companies represent more than 7,000 hotels in 90 countries, which include 600,000 employees at these owned, managed and franchised properties. They are working together with the World Economic Forum Governors for the aviation, travel and tourism industry to promote global action toward "Smart Visa” policies regionally by 2015 and globally by 2020.

Smart Visas refer to safe, secure and sustainable solutions that promote mobility, maximize the use of technology, and expand programs that facilitate travel while removing process inefficiencies caused by arduous visa requirements. ... Read more »
Views: 195 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.27.2013

Drama Will Open in Theaters November 15, 2013

LOS ANGELES - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Participant Media Joins Project

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Principal photography has begun on the WikiLeaks drama "The Fifth Estate,” it was announced today by DreamWorks Studios. The film about the controversial website stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and Daniel Brühl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg, as well as Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander and Carice van Houten.

"The Fifth Estate” will open in U.S. theaters on November 15, 2013 and be distributed domestically by Disney’s Touchstone label. Distribution internationally will be split among Disney, DreamWorks partner Reliance, and deals made through the studio’s partnership with Mister Smith Entertainment.

Following Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Brühl), an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange (Cumberbatch), "The Fifth Estate” traces th ... Read more »
Views: 183 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.27.2013 | Comments (0)

BOUDRY, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Oral Presentation Scheduled for Friday, January 25th at ASCO’s Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Annual Meeting

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced that its phase III clinical trial of ABRAXANE® (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension) (albumin-bound) in combination with gemcitabine in treatment-naïve patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in overall survival compared to patients receiving gemcitabine alone [(median of 8.5 vs. 6.7 months) (HR 0.72, P=0.000015)].

In the MPACT (Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Clinical Trial) study, ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine demonstrated a 59% increase in one-year survival (35% vs. 22%, p=0.0002) and demonstrated double the rate of survival at two years (9% vs. 4%, p=0.02) as compared to gemcitabine alone.< ... Read more »
Views: 190 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.26.2013

"Government and Business Should Assert the Value of Global Connectivity and Collaborative Efforts”

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DAVOS, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013

"At a time of continuing economic uncertainty, nine out of 10 global decision-makers now believe greater collaboration between business, government and other sectors is essential if the world’s economy is to recover.”

This was the main finding of a recent study by PSB, as part of research Bank of America is conducting to better understand customers and clients.

The survey of more than 2,000 global decision-makers across business, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) reveals an overwhelming demand for increased collaboration, if significant global growth is to return within the next five years.

Governments and business should assert the value of greater connectivity and collaborative working

Many decision-makers feel governments should assert the v ... Read more »
Views: 188 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.26.2013

SAN ANTONIO - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kinetic Concepts, Inc. confirmed today that, in a study published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery1, the Prevena™ Incision Management System significantly decreased the incidence of groin surgical site infections (SSIs) in patients after vascular surgery.

Groin wound infection is a significant cause of post-operative complications in vascular surgery patients. Studies have reported that SSIs of the groin can increase hospital stay by more than 9 days, costing facilities more than $20,000 per infection to treat and can have an adverse impact on patient quality of life1. Prevena™Therapy has demonstrated the potential to significantly reduce these costs.

"Vascular surgeries are going up, not down,” said Tim Matatov, MD, an author of the Louisiana State University study. "This study showed that by using Prevena™Therapy we were able to reduce associated infections in patients at risk for post-o ... Read more »
Views: 194 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

Solvent/Detergent Treated Human Plasma Designed to Reduce the Risk of Pathogen Transmission and Immunologic Reactions

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma USAtoday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)has approved Octaplas®, its solvent/detergent treated pooled human plasma. Octaplas®is indicated for the management of preoperative or bleeding patients who require replacement of multiple plasma coagulation factors and for patients with coagulation deficiencies due to hepatic disease or who are undergoing cardiac surgery or liver transplantation.1

The FDA also approved the product for transfusion or plasma exchange in patients with congenital1 or acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), a rare blood disorder with an incidence of 3.8 per million.2 Both acquired and congenital forms of TTP are associated with a severe deficiency of an enzyme required to regulate the activity of ... Read more »
Views: 430 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013 | Comments (0)

AMSTERDAM - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    EE Launched Its 4G Mobile Network Complemented by Fiber Broadband in October 2012
    EE Leveraged Gemalto Software, Capacity, Planning and Program Management Expertise for Rapid Launch
    EE to Offer 4G Services to Customers in 35 Towns and Cities by the End of the First Quarter of 2013
    Population Coverage to Reach 98% by End of 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it is delivering its UpTeq LTESIM and embedded software applications to EE, the UK’s most advanced communications company, powering the launch of the UK’s first 4G mobile network.

EE, the joint venture between France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom in the UK, is the first mobile operator in the UK to launch 4G, which is available on the company’s EE brand. EE’s 4G service is al ... Read more »
Views: 185 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

ME Newswire / Business Wire

DALLAS - Tuesday, January 22nd 2013

Xtera Communications, Inc.("Xtera”), a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, announced today the availability of 100G technologyfor long-haul subsea cable systems. Xtera is the first supplier to have installed 100G Submarine Line Terminal Equipment (SLTE)on a repeatered subsea cable system: this project was awarded by Gulf Bridge International (GBI) for a submarine cable system connecting Egypt to Italy and put into service in Q1 2012. The GBI cable system is the first and only 100G repeatered subsea system in commercial operation today. Developing further its 100G technology that has included soft-decision FEC since 2011, Xtera has carried out numerous 100G field trials in the past quarters on various types of cable systems with many operators in order to increase the performance of 100G reach on ultra-long distances.

Xtera’s 100G field trials were conducted on multiple subsea cable ... Read more »
Views: 185 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

MONTREAL - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical technology, announced today that High Quality Optics (HQO), a licensed panomorph lens manufacturer, has released the first-ever high-megapixel, day/night, board-mount 360-degree panomorph lens.

Providing remarkably more coverage and pixel density than older fisheye technology, this commercial-grade, multi-megapixel panomorph lens is the catalyst for next-generation panomorph minidome launches in early 2013. With this HQO panomorph lens, camera vendors are producing dramatically more powerful 360-degree indoor and outdoor minidome cameras, while maintaining competitive MSRP price-points.

"There is no similar-sized fisheye lens that outperforms this new 360-degree panomorph,” states James Sohn, President from HQO. "With costs comparable to fisheye cameras, panomorph cameras with similar sensor resolu ... Read more »
Views: 177 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2013

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