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Pulp mills confirm August deadline to stop receiving natural forest wood

ME Newswire / Business Wire

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Tuesday, June 4th 2013

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) today announces that its commitment to end deforestation in its supply chain continues to protect Indonesian rainforest. The announcement comes as the company releases the third update to its Sustainability Roadmap ‘Vision 2020’.

APP’s Forest Conservation Policy (FCP), which ended natural forest clearance in the company’s supply chain, was announced on February 5 this year. Natural forest will be identified through High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments currently underway across all APP land concessions in Indonesia. The assessments, which are set to be completed early next year, are being undertaken by The Forest Trust (TFT) and independent HCV assessors, to determine which parts of APP’s supplier concessions contain natural forest, all of which will ... Read more »
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ANX621X Family Receiver Chips Allow Next Generation Notebooks and Mobile Device Users to Continue Connecting With Legacy Projectors and Displays

SANTA CLARA, Calif - Tuesday, June 4th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced the availability of its new ANX621X Family of discrete DisplayPort™ to video graphics array (VGA) converter chips, which allow PC and mobile phone makers to continue designing notebooks, tablets and phones that work with the millions of installed VGA-compatible projectors, monitors and TVs.

Microprocessor makers have increasingly been dropping integrated analog VGA transmitters from their devices to reduce costs and power consumption. Yet many enterprise and consumer users still require VGA connectivity to display their video output on existing projectors and other devices.

Analogix’s ANX621X Family line addresses the continued need for VGA connectivity with a selection of three DisplayPort r ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Tuesday, June 4th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News :

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is pleased to announce that its new strategic development plan and business objectives will be presented on September 5th, 2013.

The plan will be released after the closing of the Euronext Amsterdam market and the associated presentation will be made available on the investors section of Gemalto’s website at .

An investor conference, held in New York City, will immediately follow the announcement and will be accessible through a live webcast. Detailed information about the conference will be made available on Gemalto’s website in the coming weeks.

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2012 annual revenues of €2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 83 offices and 13 Researc ... Read more »
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LUME-Lung 1 results represent the first advance in almost a decade in overall survival for patients where initial chemotherapy has failed

INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, June 3rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For non U.S. Media Only

The LUME-Lung 1 Phase III clinical trial results showed that the novel investigational compound nintedanib*, an oral triple angiokinase inhibitor, extended life by 2.3 months for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) adenocarcinoma patients when added to docetaxel, versus placebo plus docetaxel.1 These results will be presented today at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago.

LUME-Lung 1 showed an overall survival benefit for a second-line treatment which is added on to chemotherapy, compared to chemotherapy alone. Overall survival was significantly prolonged in the group of adenocarcinoma patients with nintedanib* plus docetaxel versus placebo plus docetaxel (12.6 vs. 10.3 months ... Read more »
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Email issues are becoming increasingly complex – But managing them does not have to be!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, June 4th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The increased threat to emails in recent years has caused many companies to seek expensive solutions to protect their confidential information from cyber-attacks and email misuse. As technology advances and the economy grows, companies in the GCC region are finding more cyber threats and face loss of vital business information, due to constant personnel changes. Responding to the businesses need for cost-effective email solutions, Managed, a world-class provider of web hosting and online security services, launches its Managed:Email service.

Managed:Email is a comprehensive secure email management service that provides long-term archiving, backup and restoration, spam and virus filtering, and advanced email security services. This ensures that the business emails are safe and secure before they leave or enter th ... Read more »
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TOKYO - Monday, June 3rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will start sample shipments of its enterprise SSD (eSSD) "PX02SM" series, including "PX02SMB160", which has a 1.6TB capacity, the largest-class [1] of storage capacity in the market, in July.

Targeted at applications requiring the highest levels of eSSD performance, the PX02SM series is Toshiba's first eSSD to utilize eMLC (enterprise multi-level cell) NAND technology, with capacities of 200, 400, 800GB[2] and 1.6TB[2], and is Toshiba's first offering with a dual-port 12Gb/sec SAS interface with a form-factor equivalent to industry-standard 2.5-inch HDDs. With 900MB/s of sequential read speed and a random read speed of 120kIOPS [3], the PX02SM SSD series can expand the data transfer capabilities of high-end servers and tiered high-end storage systems.

The PX02SM series features Toshiba's original QSBC[4] er ... Read more »
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PARIS - Monday, June 3rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The Gores Group, a global investment firm, and France Telecom-Orange, a worldwide telecom operator, announced today that The Gores Group has completed the acquisition of Etrali, Orange Business Services – Trading Solutions, a subsidiary of France Telecom Orange. Following the acquisition the company will be rebranded as Etrali Trading Solutions.

Etrali Trading Solutions, a global company, headquartered in Paris, France, is a leading provider of voice and electronic trading infrastructure and services for the trading communities. These solutions bring additional value including regulatory compliance solutions incorporating fixed and mobile voice recording capabilities. Etrali Trading Solutions also owns and operates a global, state-of-the-art (MPLS) voice and data network dedicated to the trading industry.

"The Gores Group is very excited to be the new majority shareholder of Etrali Trading Solutions, alongside a talented ... Read more »
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FotoFinder presents the first system for Automated Total Body Mapping (ATBM). It documents and analyses the entire skin surface in less than three minutes and detects skin changes for the doctor.

BAD BIRNBACH, Germany - Monday, June 3rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- High-risk patients are checked regularly for signs of skin cancer. Up to now, these examinations were time-consuming and tended to concentrate on single moles. But that’s all about to change: it is now possible to record images of the entire skin surface in less than three minutes and to monitor it continuously for changes. The new FotoFinder bodystudio ATBM system controls the entire imaging process automatically. This ground breaking procedure has been presented at the Congress of the German Dermatology Society in May 2013.

ATBM examinations involve taking patient photographs from four sides. Unlike conventional body photography, the ATBM features a fully automated camera positioning in order ... Read more »
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 3rd 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 launched its Amira branded products in the United Kingdom. This marks the Company’s first sales into the UK market with five products across over 2,230 retail distribution points, including Morrisons Supermarket, which represents one of the leading supermarket chains operating in the UK with over 400 stores, as well as certain foodservice customers and a Michelin star restaurant.

"We are excited to introduce our products in the UK, which we identified as a key target growth market for our business,” stated Karan A. Chanana, Amira’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are confident that consumers will respond positively to our premium and innovative rice products. As part of our strategy to expand the Amira brand, we are pleased to f ... Read more »
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GENÈVE - Lundi 3 Juin 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--L’Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA («UBP»), l’une des plus grandes banques privées de Suisse, annonce l’acquisition de l’activité de banque privée internationale de Lloyds Banking Group («Lloyds»). L’opération marque une étape majeure dans la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de l’UBP et vise à accroître sa présence à l’échelle mondiale et à développer son activité de private banking.

Cette acquisition permet à l’UBP de renforcer encore son positionnement en Suisse et sur ses marchés de croissance prioritaires que sont notamment le Moyen-Orient et l’Amérique latine. Après l’obtention des licences réglementaires requises, les entités de Monaco et de Gibraltar rejoindront le réseau international de l’UBP. Au terme de la transaction, ses avoirs sous gestion, qui s’établissaient à CHF 83,2 milliards au 30 avr ... Read more »
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