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Mayor Charlie Hales Recognizes AIMCO as the City’s Export Leader

PORTLAND, Ore. - Friday, June 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- AIMCO’s CEO, Doug Hall, recently accepted the City of Portland’s Export Leader Award at the Mayor’s Annual International Business Awards Dinner, held at the Portland Art Museum.

Each year, the City of Portland’s Mayor recognizes a small group of companies that have distinguished themselves in exports and attracting foreign direct investment. The purpose of this recognition is to highlight the importance and relevance of conducting business internationally and the positive effect it has on our local economy.

AIMCO has been recognized as a company that exemplifies the power of a deliberate export strategy plan, thereby driving local revenue and helping to bring jobs into the NW region. AIMCO has focused its efforts on international t ... Read more »
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SHENZHEN, China - Saturday, June 8th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, has won the Fixed Network Infrastructure Innovation award for First Live FTTP-XGPON (fibre to the premises 10G passive optic network) Customer Deployment at the GTB Innovation Awards 2013.

This is the second time that ZTE has won the GTB Fixed Network Infrastructure Innovation award following a win in 2011. This demonstrates ZTE’s commitment to R&D in the commercialisation of broadband access.

The broadband network jointly deployed by ZTE and BT is the industry’s first proof of concept trial of the XG-PON (also known as 10G-PON) broadband access service. The XG-PON technology increases user bandwidth to 330Mbps and reduces network delay by roughly 50 percent, achieving the fastest broadband rates in ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Friday, June 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) and China Media Capital (CMC), China’s leading investment fund focused on media and entertainment, today announced the formation of a strategic investment partnership. The announcement was made in the western Chinese city of Chengdu, where top business leaders convened for the 2013 Fortune Global Forum.

The alliance pairs the world’s leading video-focused content company, home of such businesses as Warner Bros., HBO, and Turner Broadcasting, with the preeminent investment platform in China dedicated to the media and entertainment sector. The goal of the partnership is to capitalize on China’s rapidly expanding media sector as digital devices proliferate and China’s demand for high-quality content across multiple platforms rises.

"This partnership with CMC and Ruigang Li will give us a unique window into one of the world’s largest and fastest growing media and entertainment ... Read more »
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OSLO, Norway - Friday, June 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With a vast majority of 52 to 7 in favour, Oslo City Council voted Wednesday to send a joint application for a Financial Shortfall Guarantee to the Norwegian Government from the City of Oslo and the Norwegian Olympic Committee (NOC), regarding a possible bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Oslo.

"This is an important day for Norwegian Sports," states Mr Børre Rognlien, the President of the NOC. "We have worked all year following our decision last June to approach the Municipality of Oslo regarding a possible bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. I am also very relieved by the clear majority and very happy for the constructive deliberations ahead of the decision. We feel that the interests of the sports organisation are heard. We see the great possibilities for all of Norwegian sports, and we definitely see the pareto optimal situation in the fact that we also will host ... Read more »
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Appointments announced today by CISAC following conclusion of 2013 World Creators Summit

WASHINGTON & PARIS - Friday, June 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In its annual meeting today, held in Washington DC, CISAC (the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers) has officially elected electronic music pioneer Jean Michel Jarre to serve as its new president. Jarre will succeed the late Robin Gibb, who passed away in May 2012, and Hervé Di Rosa, French visual artist and painter who served as CISAC’s acting president for the past year. The organization also expanded its Vice President role to four positions, enabling more territories and repertoire to be represented. These positions will go to Javed Akhtar, one of the most successful multi-platform creators from India; Angélique Kidjo, a Grammy Award-winning artist and activist from the West African nation of the Republic of Benin; Marcelo Piñeyro, an Academy Award-winning pr ... Read more »
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"Cool Vendor” report recognizes innovative vendors in the Server Market

NEW YORK - Friday, June 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stromasys, a leading provider of classic system virtualization solutions, announced today that they have earned a place on Gartner’s prestigious "Cool Vendors” list for 2013. The new report, entitled "Cool Vendors in the Server Market, 2013” and published on May 1 by Gartner, Inc., highlights the approaches of innovative vendors whose strategies for server market evolution differ from those of established server vendors.

According to the report, "Through the remainder of the decade, the pace of innovation and change in the server market will be more disruptive than ever. Whether they're looking to increase densities; lower costs; or converge servers, storage and networking, IT leaders will need to get a handle on this volatile vendor market.”

Stromasys’ approach to virtualization differs from traditional server vendors bec ... Read more »
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amira Nature Foods Ltd (the "Company” or "Amira”) (NYSE: ANFI), a leading global provider of packaged Indian specialty rice, today announced that it has appointed Shiv Surinder Kumar to serve on its board of directors and audit committee, effective June 5, 2013.

Mr. Kumar brings to Amira over 20 years of experience in the areas of asset management, merchant banking, capital markets and wealth management across Asia, Europe and the Middle-East. Mr. Kumar founded Bridge Capital in 2006 and has continued to serve as a Director of that firm, which provides a broad range of corporate finance services and has managed funds in excess of $200 million. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Kumar was the Director of Genesis International, Dubai, UAE, where he worked on a number of strategic investment projects including airport privatization in India and private placements in mid-cap Indian companies. From 1997 ... Read more »
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LAUSANNE, Suisse - Samedi 8 Juin 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galderma annonce aujourd’hui l’initiation du développement clinique d’un nouveau relaxant musculaire, basé sur une formulation avancée de toxine botulinique, avec un premier groupe de patients inclus dans le cadre d’une première étude clinique.

« Les relaxants musculaires constituent une solution médicale clé à laquelle les médecins esthétiques peuvent avoir recours pour offrir des résultats optimaux et harmonieux à leurs patients. Grâce à ce nouveau relaxant musculaire exclusif, notre objectif est de renforcer notre portefeuille de solutions sur les marchés où Galderma n’est pas déjà présent avec Azzalure / Dysport, comme en Amérique du Nord », a indiqué Humberto C. Antunes, President & CEO de Galderma. « Nous espérons faire rapidement progresser ce produit innovant dans des pays où nous n’assuro ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Samedi 8 Juin 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)--Regus, le plus grand fournisseur d'espaces de travail flexibles au monde, présente aujourd'hui à New York une nouvelle façon de travailler avec l'ouverture officielle d'un salon d'affaires, son service phare, au 747, Third Avenue dans le secteur Midtown, et d'un second au cœur du secteur Chelsea, au 275, 7e Avenue. Ces investissements résultent de l'initiative mondiale de la société visant à fournir aux travailleurs mobiles des espaces d'affaires de grande qualité. Objectif : leur servir de point de chute pour quelques minutes ou quelques heures, tout en leur permettant de rester productifs pendant leurs déplacements.

« D'après diverses études, les travailleurs mobiles constitueront 40 % des salariés à l’échelle de la planète d'ici 2015. Avec l’avènement des Smartphones, des tablettes et des ordinateurs portables, 1,3 milliard de collabor ... Read more »
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Achieves low power consumption and low voltage drive suited for battery operation

TOKYO - Wednesday, June 5th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has launched an RF-IC[1] for the fast-growing China ETC[2] market. Samples are available now with mass production scheduled to start from November 2013.

ETC sets in China usually operate on battery power and requiring ICs that offer low power consumption and low voltage operation. Toward meet this demand, the new RF-IC, TC32168FTG, contains a wake-up function that starts the microcontroller only when it receives radio signals from ETC toll booths, lowering power consumption. It also achieves low voltage operation, a fast boot sequence and dual channel reception.

In order to reduce traffic congestion, China will start multi-lane free flow (MLFF) service, which allows drivers to pass through toll gates at higher speeds than conventional ETC systems, by the en ... Read more »
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