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TOKYO - Thursday, October 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Rakuten, Inc. and Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) announced today that their jointly developed service for women, "Rakuten Kirei ºC Navi,” which provides advice and information on a variety of aspects of beauty based on basal body temperature, received a Good Design Award 2013 from the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP).

The Good Design Award has served as Japan’s design evaluation and commendation system since 1957, when it was launched by the government of Japan to identify and recognize products with particularly good designs. The Good Design Award covers myriad fields of design and since its inception, about 1,000 awards have been handed out every year over the past 55 years and a grand total of some 38,000 products have received recognition.

Rakuten Kirei ºC Navi enables female consumers to upload to their mobile devices their basal body temperature data measured by a specially designed ... Read more »
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Award-Winning App Enables Guests to Customize and Share Hotel Stays Digitally

MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Conrad Hotels & Resorts introduces the luxury hospitality segment’s first comprehensive pre check-in feature to its award-winning travel mobile application, Conrad Concierge. All guests at each of the Conrad brand’s 24 hotels worldwide can now find greater customization and convenience at the touch of a button – from selecting pre-arrival amenities to ordering in room dining and enjoying mobile check-out. Since Conrad introduced the platform with check out and amenity pre-selection functionality in November 2012, the app has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.

"Use of our Conrad Concierge app among global luxury travelers is on the rise, especially as more guests manage travel accommodations when and how they want through mobile devices,” said John T. A. Vanderslice, global head, luxury and lifestyle bran ... Read more »
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ROSTOCK, Germany - Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Hilco Global and CBI Industrial Asset Management, the two global leaders in industrial asset management, announced that they are the exclusive firms managing the sale of the world class DMR Produktionsgesellschaft facility in Rostock, Germany. The assets will be offered for sale through a series of auctions and negotiated sales commencing in December 2013. Details can be found on

DMR manufactured large high precision components for companies such as Siemens, MAN Diesel and Nordex in transportation, power generation, marine propulsion and turbine industries. 36 Extremely large ultra-modern state-of-the-art CNC machining centers, 3D laser and inspection capabilities are housed in 20,000 m2 of unique space with a part capacity of 130 tons.

Both Daniel Gray and Robert Bouland, Managing Directors of Hilco and CBI respectively, stated that this is a historic event and never be ... Read more »
Views: 309 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.27.2013

Highlights Include 40-Percent Revenue Growth and Largest Deal in Company History

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, October 23rd 2013

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, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended September 30, 2013. Highlights of the Company’s third quarter results include quarterly revenue growth of 40 percent on a year-over-year basis, the closing of the largest deal in Company history, and record highs in revenue and deferred revenue.

Q3 Results Demonstrate Continued Strong Demand for Rimini Street Services

Rimini Street recorded $15.8 million in recognized revenue in the third quarter, a 40-percent increase on a year-over-year basis, and achieve ... Read more »
Views: 311 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.26.2013

Complete reference for selecting fluid dispensing equipment for automotive applications

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I - Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The ASSEMBLY Show 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE) Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, has released a new guide to dispensing fluids for automotive applications: Recommendations for High Performance Dispensing in the Automotive Industry. The 13-page guide is packed with helpful information about how to maximize the use of precision dispensing equipment. The document provides samples of automotive applications, describes how customers can benefit from precision dispensing, and gives a detailed explanation of the types of dispensing equipment recommended for each application.

Automotive manufacturers are using more adhesives, sealants, oils, and coatings than ever before. Precision is critical as many of these deposits seal components from e ... Read more »
Views: 323 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.26.2013

Demonstrating a Commitment to Continuous Improvement

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C - Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) After receiving nine individual Great Place to Work® awards in 2013, Quintiles has again been recognized as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®, ranking 18th on the 2013 list.

This ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the top-25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture. Quintiles has been named to the Best Multinational Workplace list in each of the ranking’s three years of existence.

Qualifying companies must have been selected for at least five national Great Place to Work lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40 percent of their global workforce outside of the company’s home country. Quintiles received individual Great Place to Work awards in 2013 for its operations in Canada, Germany, Ire ... Read more »
Views: 322 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.26.2013

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, October 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced OmniAccess, a leading VSAT service provider and network integrator in the luxury superyacht market, has signed a new Ku-band capacity deal on SES’ NSS-12 satellite to provide high-speed internet connectivity to superyachts in the Mediterranean, Black, Caspian and Arabian Seas.

OmniAccess will utilise the capacity located at 57 degrees East to keep their customers connected anytime via the data, VOIP, video conferencing services that they offer.

"As the superyacht industry continues to boom, we are delighted that OmniAccess has chosen SES to provide satellite capacity to meet their escalating demands for maritime broadband services worldwide,” said Simon Gatty Saunt, Vice President of Data & Mobility services at SES. "The NSS-12 satellite’s comprehensive coverage over The Gulf and the Mediterranean and Arabian Seas is ideal, as it enables OmniAcce ... Read more »
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By 2015, India to Have 1,000 Restaurants in More Than 100 Cities - Yum! and Franchise Partners Plan to Invest $10 Billion in Emerging Markets by 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. & GOA, India - Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), the world’s leading restaurant company, announced the opening of its 40,000th restaurant, a flagship KFC store in Goa, India, to spotlight the Company’s emerging market leadership and growth. By 2015, India is expected to have $1 Billion in system sales, which includes company and franchise restaurants. By then, the restaurant company will have over 1,000 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell outlets in more than 100 cities.

Yum! Brands is the worldwide leader in emerging markets with a two-to-one advantage over the nearest competition. The Company is also a leader in international development opening more than five new restaurants per day outside the U.S. with plans to open a record 1,450 new restaurants i ... Read more »
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Second World-Scale Biorefinery to be Operating in 2016 in Natchez, Miss.

WOODRIDGE, Ill - Tuesday, October 22nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., a high-growth specialty chemicals company, announced today that it has authorized the next significant stage of its second world-scale biorefinery in Natchez, Miss., in order to expand production of its Inherent™ renewable building blocks in 2016. The decision is based on the successful start-up and operation of Elevance’s first world-scale joint venture biorefinery in Asia, as well as robust customer activity and demand forecasts for the company’s specialty and intermediate chemicals.

"Our current customer forecasts for Inherent™ renewable building blocks call for demand to exceed Gresik’s capacity,” said Elevance CEO K’Lynne Johnson. "With commercial production underway at Gresik, customer activity continues to increase in each of our market platforms. By building biorefineries in mu ... Read more »
Views: 310 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.26.2013

New release addresses the "Integrator’s Dilemma” with a single platform for cloud application and data integration

SAN MATEO, Calif - Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) SnapLogic, the Elastic Integration company, today announced the introduction of the SnapLogic Integration Cloud, the industry’s fastest integration platform as a service (iPaaS). SnapLogic’s Winter 2014 release addresses the "Integrator’s Dilemma” by eliminating the need to choose between multiple tools for data and application integration, ensuring companies can instantly access and stream their data, regardless of its location, type and size.

"In the 1,000 application enterprise and an API economy, integration has to run at the speed of the cloud,” said Gaurav Dhillon, founder and CEO of SnapLogic. "The dilemma for enterprise IT organizations is that their legacy integration technologies were built before the era of big data, social, mobile and cloud computing and simply c ... Read more »
Views: 299 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.24.2013

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