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BERTRANGE, Luxembourg & BERLIN - Thursday, November 15th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In 2010, euroscript teamed up with a strong project consortium in the highly ambitious R&D project taraXŰ to pave the way for a wide-scale use of MT in actual business applications.

The project has by now resulted in the first advanced machine translation environment that deploys amongst other things:

    Corpus and translation management
    Automated source- and target-language quality assessment
    Automatic selection of the best translation through innovative methods
    A web-interface allowing human translators to correct machine translation output and assess its quality

In comparison with other MT-related R&D projects, taraXŰ reaches a high practical relevance. The taraXŰ system further supports the use of corrections resulting from post-editing for the controlled improvement of ... Read more »
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**Expansion into Emerging Markets with Courtagen’s Molecular Diagnostics Menu**

DUBAI & WOBURN, Mass. - Thursday, November 15th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Courtagen Life Sciences Inc. announced today they have signed an exclusive strategic distribution agreement with the Alliance Global Group (AGBL) to help clinicians in emerging markets diagnose and manage a number of genetically based disorders. Courtagen’s test menu currently offers clinical tests for mitochondrial disorders (mtSEEK™ and nucSEEK™) and a newly released panel for epilepsy and seizure (epiSEEK™). Courtagen plans to add a number of key tests for other importantneurological disorders.

"Building this relationship with AGBL is a critical component of Courtagen’s international business expansion,” said Brian McKernan, CEO, Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc.

Courtagen’s CLIA Laboratorygenetic tests use next generation sequencing (NGS) technology, propriety bioinformatics platform, ZiPhyr ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO - Samedi 17 Novembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Pour l'année du 20e anniversaire de Great Place to Work, SAS Institute est au premier rang du palmarès réunissant 25 sociétés

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aujourd'hui, Great Place to Work®, une société internationale de recherche, de conseil et de formation, a annoncé son second palmarès mondial annuel des entreprises multinationales où il fait bon travailler lors d'une cérémonie de remise de prix à l'Asian Art Museum de San Francisco. SAS Institute occupe la première place du palmarès, suivi par Google, NetApp, Kimberly Clark et Microsoft qui sont les cinq premières sociétés. En outre, Marriott, Federal Express, W.L. Gore & Associates, Diageo et Autodesk se distinguent parmi les dix premières sociétés.

En parallèle à l'annonce du palmarès, Great Place to Work® célèbre également le 20e anniversaire de sa cr&e ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Thursday, November 15th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Turkish Airlines ( has secured the number one spot according to the Official Airline Guide in terms of the number of countries it services. The airline now flies to 90 countries around the globe, more than any other airline in the world. More than thirty new routes have been added this year alone and with 205 destinations to date, the airline continues its expansion plans into Europe, Russia, Central Asia, the Far East, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

In addition to this recent announcement, Turkish Airlines today reached another milestone after adding its 200th aircraft. The Boeing 737-900 – the airlines’ ninth - is the newest addition to its continuously expanding fleet.

The new 737 – adorned with a special "200” sticker - recently debuted at Turkish Airlines’ main hub at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish Airlines executives, employees, and members ... Read more »
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In Great Place to Work’s 20th Anniversary Year, SAS Institute Tops the List of the 25 Companies

SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, November 14th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Great Place to Work®, a global research, consulting and training firm announced its second annual Top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List at a gala awards ceremony at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. SAS Institute topped the list at no. 1, followed by Google, NetApp, Kimberly Clark, and Microsoft rounding out the top five. In addition, Marriott, Federal Express, W.L. Gore & Associates, Diageo and Autodesk took honors in the top 10.

In conjunction with the announcement of this list, Great Place to Work® also celebrates the 20th anniversary of its founding – marking 20 years of helping companies to foster a dynamic, trust-based workplace. Supporting the awards ceremony, where the 25 companies received their awards, was the Great Place to Work® Presenting Sponsor ... Read more »
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IT professionals say "bring your own device”(BYOD) risk outweighs benefits, but many enterprises in Africa are embracing it

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill - Thursday, November 15th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global nonprofit IT associationISACA today released findings from its 2012 IT Risk/Reward Barometersurvey. Respondents in Africa report a growing acceptance of "bring your own device” (BYOD) in the workplace—a practice in which employees use their personal devices for work—while also acknowledging that they believe the risk still outweighs the benefit.

The IT Risk/Reward Barometer surveyed more than 4,500 IT professionals worldwide about the risks and rewards associated with BYOD and cloud computing, among other topics. When it comes to BYOD, companies in Africa tend to allow employees to use their own device for work purposes more than companies in other regions do. Thirty-eight percent of responding enterprises in Africa freely allow it, and an additional 31 ... Read more »
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BARRINGTON, Ill. - Wednesday, November 14th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a major milestone for both the forestry and climate change arenas, EcoPlanet Bamboo has become the first company to receive carbon validation through the VCS (Verified Carbon Standard) for its large scale commercial bamboo plantations in Nicaragua.

EcoPlanet Bamboo converts degraded land in some of the poorest parts of the world into commercially productive bamboo plantations, not only sequestering and storing significant volumes of atmospheric carbon dioxide, but providing growing timber markets with a sustainable alternative source of fiber. In a country and category that have traditionally not benefitted from significant carbon finance, this achievement solidifies the social and environmental impacts that the Company is making, both locally, regionally and internationally.

Validation by the Rainforest Alliance of an initial 816,000 tons of carbon dioxide from the reforestation of ... Read more »
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MUNICH - Wednesday, November 14th 2012

Cinterion, Gemalto’s (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) machine-to-machine (M2M) business segment and the global leader in M2M communication technology, today launched its first M2M module series in the convenient PCI Express® Mini Card form factor. The new solution includes the latest Intel®chipset technology and quickly adds cost-efficient wireless connectivity to industrial electronics solutions. Featuring easy, ‘plug and play’ installation, it allows equipment such as vending machines to send inventory and status updates and integrated digital signs to download new advertising campaigns using cellular technology. Supervisors are alerted in real time when items need replenishing or when deliveries can be postponed, which helps optimize operations and save time and fuel costs.

The new Cinterion EHS5 miniPCIe and Cinterion BGS2 miniPCIe help global Intel Intelligent Systems Alliance(IISA) partner ... Read more »
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JAKARTA, Indonesia - Wednesday, November 14th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has received the SVLK timber legality certification on its ninth and final mill, confirming that it meets the highest standards of Indonesian wood legality throughout its entire manufacturing facilities.

SVLK is the Indonesian Timber Legality Assurance System. The new system creates a more rigorous chain of custody process designed to ensure the mills only receive and process timber from legal sources, and that all products exported from the country are traceable to verifiable points of origin.

The final certification was received by APP’s Pindo Deli Perawang mill on 7 November 2012, following the certification of eight other mills since July of this year and ahead of its target of being wholly certified by January 2013.

Ms. Aida Greenbury, Managing Director Sustainability & Stakeholder Engagement, APP, said, "100% compliance has always be ... Read more »
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