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New SVP to be Singapore Manager and Head of Underwriting

NEW YORK - Monday, March 4th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TransRe today announced that Robert Saville has been appointed SVP, Head of Underwriting at the new Singapore office of Transatlantic Reinsurance Company. With over 22 years of reinsurance experience, Mr. Saville has held a number of senior underwriting positions in Asia and London, with the last 16 years in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Paul Bonny, TransRe’s President of International Operations, said "We are pleased that Rob is joining our expanding operations in the Asia Pacific region. Opening an office in Singapore will place us firmly in the SE Asia Reinsurance arena as well as provide a further hub to build out our Asia Pacific platform." In response, Mr. Saville said, "I am delighted to be joining TransRe at this exciting time of expansion in the Asia Pacific region.”

About TransRe

TransRe is the brand name for Transatlantic Ho ... Read more »
Views: 314 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.04.2013

ME Newswire / Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS - Sunday, March 3rd 2013

Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, announced today that its board of directors has appointed David C. Dobson chief executive officer. Dobson, 50, who will also join Digital River’s board of directors, was previously executive vice president at CA Technologies, a global IT management software and solutions company.

Dobson succeeds Digital River’s Chairman Thomas Madison, who has served as interim chief executive officer while the company conducted a search for a permanent replacement. Madison will continue to serve as the non-executive chairman of Digital River’s board of directors.

"On behalf of the board of directors and senior management team, I want to welcome David Dobson to Digital River,” said Madison. "With an extensive background in software and technology, David has successfully developed products and solutions for cloud-based envi ... Read more »
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Low capacitance product supporting high-currents improves efficiency of high-speed switching

TOKYO - Saturday, March 2nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has launched a low capacitance dual N-ch MOSFET for high-speed switches in the high-current charging circuits of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

As additional functions are added to mobile devices, including smartphones, cellular phones, tablets and notebook PCs, and as increasing demands are made on the batteries of those devices, efforts continue to improve the user experience and cut charge times by boosting charge density and significantly increasing the charging current and frequency. Toshiba's new low capacitance product "SSM6N58NU" is the company's latest addition to its dual N-ch MOSFET line-up, suitable as high-speed switches for high-current charging circuits.


High-current (up to 4A) charging switches ... Read more »
Views: 358 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 03.03.2013

MINNEAPOLIS - Friday, March 1st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- This month, U.S. Bank® announced that the United States Department of Defense (DoD) extended its long-term contract to use U.S. Bank Freight Payment, which leverages the Syncada® from Visa network. For fourteen years, the DoD has used U.S. Bank's transportation invoice processing, audit, payment, and financing solution to drive down costs, automate processes, connect agencies around the world, and improve both the accuracy and timeliness of payments. By increasing efficiency, the DoD saved millions of dollars, with the relationship growing from 554,081 invoices in 1999 to more than 11 million in 2012.

Many organizations choose outside resources to manage complex accounts payable spend categories like transportation. Corporations and government agencies must navigate complicated rates and contracts, industry-specific accessorial charges, and required regulatory paperwork. Delivered as so ... Read more »
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CALGARY, Alberta & WASHINGTON & BEIJING - Friday, March 1st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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MELVILLE, N.Y. - Friday, March 1st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- G-Star RAW today announced a licensing deal with Marchon Eyewear, Inc. The license will grant Marchon the rights to manufacture and distribute eyewear collections under the G-Star brand. The first deliveries will be effective from October 2013.

G-Star is the modern denim brand. Its philosophy has always been "Just the Product” with a focus on denim craftsmanship and innovation. G-Star originated the concept of 3D denim and established a dedication to raw, untreated denim. The brand’s singular point of view on construction and design also stretches beyond denim, including other wardrobe essentials, footwear, and accessories.

With the expertise of these two specialists coming together, this partnership will bring a new perspective to the eyewear industry, bringing innovative sun and ophthalmic products that represent the raw, industrial G-Star design signature.

Jos van Tilburg, CEO of G-St ... Read more »
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New Phase III data presented for the first time at the 2013 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Friday, March 1st 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tiotropium delivered once daily via Respimat™ significantly improved lung function and reduced asthma exacerbations in patients who remain symptomatic despite treatment with at least ICS†/LABA‡, irrespective of their allergic status.1

These were the main findings from a new subset of data1 from the Phase III UniTinA-asthma® programme presented for the first time today at the 2013 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

"Patients with asthma may respond differently to treatment based on their allergic status, therefore it is important to investigate new therapies in both allergic and non-allergic patients,” said Dr. Mark Vandewalker, MD, director, Clinical Research of the Ozarks, Columbia ... Read more »
Views: 314 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 03.02.2013

TOKYO & ESPOO, Finland & PARIS - Thursday, February 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- G‐cluster Global and Konami are proud to announce today their partnership on Cloud Gaming. The first Konami Games will be available on the G‐cluster platform from this Spring 2013.

G‐cluster offers operators the most deployed cloud gaming platform that allows users to play across the TV and multiple mobile devices. G‐cluster instantly turns the TV into the equivalent of a game console without the need to buy expensive hardware.

"Konami is one of the most talented and respected publishers in the world. Having them joining our platform is a great honor and fantastic news for us and our operating partners in the world,” said Sevan Kessissian, Senior Vice President of content and strategy at G‐cluster.

Konami and G‐cluster to disclose the first line up titles in near future

Konami is using the G‐cluster SDK in order to provide end users with best in class ... Read more »
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Boehringer Ingelheim invests in rare diseases with high unmet medical need. Volasertib* is in Phase III clinical development for acute myeloid leukaemia and nintedanib* is in Phase III clinical development for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, February 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For NON-US media only

With the enrollment of the first patient, Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased to announce on international Rare Disease Day, the initiation of a Phase III study (POLO-AML-2) investigating volasertib*, a selective and potent polo-like kinase (Plk) inhibitor, in combination with chemotherapy, in patients with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) ineligible for intensive therapy.

Acute leukaemias are rare diseases, with AML being the most deadly acute leukaemia in adults.1 Today marks the sixth international Rare Disease Day, and more than 60 countries around the world will join to raise awareness for those affected by rare diseases. ... Read more »
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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Thursday, February 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Bose Corporation announced at The Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida that Rory McIlroy will be a Global Brand Ambassador for the company’s headphones, portable speakers, home and automotive systems. McIlroy joins Bose in a multi-year agreement as he begins 2013 as the number one golfer in the world.

A lifelong music lover, McIlroy has been a Bose customer for years. "I’ve always chosen Bose because I’ve always wanted the best sound quality I could get,” said McIlroy. "Bose products are different. And Bose is different. They work hard at their innovations, they aren’t conventional, and they’re committed to doing things that haven’t been done before, just like I am.”

"Rory is a once-in-a-generation athlete,” said Bob Maresca, president of Bose Corporation. "Just like his millions of fans around the world, we’re amazed by his talent and ... Read more »

Views: 304 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2013

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