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BEAVERTON, Ore. -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today announced Monique Matheson will become Nike’s EVP, Global Human Resources. Matheson will succeed David Ayre, who will retire from Nike after more than ten years leading the company’s Human Resources function. Matheson, a 19-year veteran of Nike, most recently served as VP, Chief Talent and Diversity Officer, overseeing all aspects of Talent Management, and Diversity and Inclusion. She has held roles of increasing seniority including VP and Senior Business Partner, leading Human Resources for the North America geography, Global Product Creation (Footwear, Apparel and Equipment), Global Finance and NIKE, Inc. Affiliates. Prior to joining Nike, Matheson practiced employment law and holds a law degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, School of Law, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington. Matheson will report to Mark Parker, Chairman, President and CEO of NIK ... Read more »
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REDWOOD CITY, Californie-Mercredi 19 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Nominum™, leader des innovations en matière de services et de sécurité basés sur le DNS, a annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement de « Cyber Insider », une série de webinaires mensuels faisant intervenir l’équipe scientifique en charge des données et de la sécurité de la société. Ces webinaires exploreront en détail les menaces de sécurité émergentes. S’appuyant sur l’analyse de plus de 100 milliards de requêtes DNS (Domain Name System) par jour sur les réseaux des fournisseurs de services du monde entier, l’équipe Nominum abordera l’évolution des menaces, les techniques de détection et les méthodes d’aversion en mettant l’accent sur les menaces les plus fréquentes : celles qui permettent aux DNS de se propager. Le premier webinaire de la série traitera de la dernière attaque Petya et se tiendra à 9 h PDT / midi EDT, le mardi 18 juillet 2017. Les webinaires suivants auront lieu le troisième mardi de chaque m ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) today introduced a revision to its Statement of Ethical Professional Practice (SEPP), designed to help guide the ethical aspects of the business, as well as personal decisions of IMA members and other management accounting professionals. The SEPP, effective July 1, 2017, replaces the previous version published in 2005 and reflects changes in the business and regulatory environment, as well as the globalization of the management accounting profession. The newly issued guidance is the result of comprehensive research by IMA’s Committee on Ethics, studying the ethics codes of several professional organizations, and the global ethics standard issued by the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants. It also considers the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. “Quite a bit has changed in our profession since 200 ... Read more »
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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nominum™, the DNS-based security and services innovation leader, announced today it is kicking off “Cyber Insider,” a monthly webinar series with Nominum’s security and data science team that will provide detailed discussions about emerging cybersecurity threats. Based on analysis of over 100 billion Domain Name System (DNS) queries per day from service provider networks around the globe, the Nominum team will discuss the evolving threat landscape, detection techniques and aversion methods – with a focus on the vast majority of threats that involve DNS to propagate themselves. The first webinar in the series will examine the recent Petya attack and is being held at 9am PDT / 12noon EDT on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Subsequent webinars will be conducted on the third Tuesday of every month through December 2017. During the webinars, experts will address such issues as: How hackers innovate with ransomware a ... Read more »
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America reported its second-quarter 2017 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: Bank of America newsroom at Bank of America Investor Relations website at Business Wire’s news webpage at Investor Conference Call information Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan and Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio will discuss the company’s results in a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET today. For a listen-only connection to the investor presentation, dial 1.877.200.4456 (U.S.) or 1.785.424.1732 (international). The conference ID is 79795. Please dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Investors can also listen to a live audio webcast of the conference call and view the presenta ... Read more »
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BELLEVUE, Wash. & BOSTON & SEOUL -Thursday, July 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intellectual Ventures’ Global Good Fund and GE (NYSE:GE), have signed a licensing agreement with the diagnostics technology company Access Bio (KOSDAQ:950130) to manufacture and distribute innovative diagnostic technologies that will help global health workers to more rapidly identify asymptomatic malaria in low-resource regions around the world. Identifying these low-level infections is considered critical to directing efforts towards malaria elimination. “Significantly enhancing the sensitivity of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) addresses gaps in rapid diagnostics that will bring us closer to eliminating the deadly disease in more and more regions around the world,” said Maurizio Vecchione, Executive Vice President of Global Good & Research. “GE and Global Good have a shared commitment, along with Access Bio – as a commercialization partner – to enhance surveillance by public health t ... Read more »
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˜ BenQ’s e-sport PC range offer a gaming monitor with DyACTM Technology ˜ ˜ ZOWIE XL2546 selected as official monitor for DreamHack Atlanta 2017 ˜ Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] With a view of providing state-of-the-art gaming experience, BenQ launches the ZOWIE XL2546 e-sport monitor with Dynamic Accuracy (DyAcTM) Technology for gamers to suit their personal preference. Since its worldwide release early this year, the XL2540 has become the monitor of choice for tournaments such as ESL Pro League Season 5, ESL ONE Cologne, PGL, DreamHack Open Series and other tournaments with competitive FPS titles. With added technology of DyACTM, the new XL2546 provides increased movement clarity in-game with the same improved smoothness that was introduced in the XL2540. Furthermore, it provides actions with vigorous screen movement, such as spraying of weapons will benefit most from DyAcTM as being able to see more clearly can help with recoil control. Anothe ... Read more »
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PARIS-Mercredi 19 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Selon une étude, analysant l’évolution de l’environnement de bureau traditionnel vers un espace de travail numérique, les principaux objectifs de la stratégie de transformation numérique sont la concrétisation d'un avantage compétitif et l'amélioration des processus commerciaux , selon 40% des 800 entreprises réparties dans 15 pays et sur cinq continents qui ont été interrogées dans le cadre du rapport Digital Workplace Report: Transforming Your Business, publié aujourd'hui par Dimension Data. Le rapport souligne également que la transformation numérique ne se limite pas à l'adoption des technologies du passé : 62% des répondants prévoient d'avoir des technologies de type conseiller virtuel dans leurs entreprises au cours des deux prochaines années. Ainsi 58% prévoient de commencer à investir activement dans des technologies d'appui aux conseillers virtuels dans les deux prochaines années. Aujourd'hui, l'espace de trava ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Andersen name will debut in Israel and the Middle East this week as Beneli Tax formally adopts the Andersen name as a member firm of Andersen Global. The tax firm, based in Tel Aviv, entered a Collaboration Agreement with Andersen Global in January 2017, and is now a full-fledged member firm operating under the name Andersen Tax. “We are pleased to formalize our relationship with Andersen Global and adopt the Andersen name which so clearly represents our values,” said Ilan Ben-Eli, lead Partner of Andersen Tax in Israel. “Our priority has and will continue to be outstanding client service, and our integration with our Andersen colleagues around the world strengthens our cross-border capabilities.” Under the name Andersen Tax, the firm will continue to assist U.S. and Israeli multinationals, start-ups and high net-worth individuals with their international tax matters including mergers and acquisitions, tax ... Read more »
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LONDON -Monday, July 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- New research which examined how organisations are evolving from a traditional office environment to a digital workplace reveals that gaining competitive advantage and improving business process are among the top goals of their digital transformation strategy. This is according to 40% of 800 organisations in 15 countries on five continents that were interviewed for Dimension Data’s Digital Workplace Report: Transforming Your Business which was published today. Another insight in the Report is that digital transformation is not just about adopting the technologies of the past: 62% of research participants expect to have technology such as virtual advisors in their organisations within the next two years. In addition, 58% expect to start actively investing in technology that powers virtual advisors in the next two years. Today, the digital workplace is no longer just made up of managers and those managed; co-workers colla ... Read more »
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MELBOURNE, Australia -Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced the signing of a supply agreement to advance high-speed broadband access to the citizens of Australia. The executed supply agreement covers software, hardware and services, which includes commitments from both companies to support the ongoing nationwide network rollout. To date, a number of key milestones have already been completed and both companies successfully completed a GPON network interoperability proof-of-concept program of work. In addition, ADTRAN IT specialists have been working in a collaborative, agile development process with nbn’s IT team to implement ADTRAN’s standards-based, multi-vendor DPU management solution, utilizing an open microservices architecture. nbn’s Chief Network Deployment Officer, Kathrine Dyer said: “The rollout of the nbn™ network is one of the most complex an ... Read more »
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UBS Asset Management est désormais le premier détenteur de licence Qualified Domestic Limited Partner (QDLP) à recevoir une licence pour la gestion de fonds privés (Private Fund Management) en Chine. Ces licences complètes et obligatoires vont permettre à UBS Asset Management de fournir une vaste palette de services aux clients onshore et internationaux. HONG KONG -Mercredi 19 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--UBS Asset Management a annoncé aujourd’hui que l’Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) a octroyé une licence pour la gestion de fonds privés (PFM) à sa société à capitaux exclusivement étrangers (WFOE) UBS Asset Management (Shanghai) Limited. La licence permet à la société WFOE d’offrir des fonds de titres onshore à revenu fixe, des fonds d’actions et des fonds multi-actifs privés aussi bien aux investisseurs institutionnels qu’aux investisseurs fortunés en Chine. « Pour UBS Asset Management, la Chine constitue un marché clef en pleine croissance. Notre o ... Read more »
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La société réaffirme son engagement d’améliorer le bénéfice d’exploitation de FedEx Express, qu’elle entend faire passer de 1,2 à 1,5 milliard USD d’ici l’exercice 2020 MEMPHIS, Tennessee -Mercredi 19 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--FedEx Corp. (NYSE : FDX) (« FedEx ») a déposé aujourd’hui son rapport annuel sur formulaire 10-K pour l’exercice 2017, auprès de la Securities and Exchange Commission. Ce dépôt contient des informations supplémentaires sur la cyberattaque qui a été menée à l’échelle mondiale en juin 2017 contre les systèmes d’information de TNT Express B.V. (« TNT »), la société de transport express international, de livraison terrestre de petits paquets et de transport de marchandises acquise par FedEx en mai 2016. Cyberattaque à l’encontre de TNT Express Le 28 juin 2017, FedEx a annoncé que les opérations mondiales de TNT s’étaient vues affectées de manière significative par une cyberattaque, baptisée Petya, ayant entraîné la propagation d’un virus info ... Read more »
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UBS Asset Management becomes the first Qualified Domestic Limited Partner (QDLP) license-holder to receive a Private Fund Management license in China. Fully-fledged set-up and requisite licenses enable UBS Asset Management to provide a broad range of services to onshore and global clients. HONG KONG-Friday, July 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- UBS Asset Management today announced that its wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE), UBS Asset Management (Shanghai) Limited, has been granted a Private Fund Management (PFM) license from the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC). The license allows the WFOE to offer onshore fixed income, equity, and multi-asset private funds to both institutional and high net worth investors in China. "China is a key growth market for UBS Asset Management. Our goal is to be a leading asset manager in China for both onshore and offshore investors and a strong partner to Chinese clients investing overseas," said Ulrich Koerner, President of ... Read more »
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Industry embraces IP as an integral, essential part of its future LONDON -Saturday, July 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 2017 IP Showcase at IBC builds on the highly successful IP Interoperability Zone – a world-first at IBC2016 – with more companies demonstrating their IP products, and great strides having been made in formalising and universally adopting the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of real-time IP signal flow standards. The IP Showcase is set to be a major destination for visitors to IBC2017 – demonstrating to the broadcast and media world that real-time IP production is a practical, flexible, efficient reality that is rapidly taking hold in mainstream operations. IP is no longer a “future” — it is here and now. The partners behind the IP Showcase - AES, AIMS, AMWA, EBU, IABM, MNA, SMPTE, and VSF - have come together with IBC to deliver a one-stop destination where everyone from broadcast/IT engineers and CEOs to TV producers can learn everything they need to know t ... Read more »
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