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NEW YORK - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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DAVOS, Suisse - Dimanche 27 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deux géants du tourisme d'accueil – Hilton Worldwideet Marriott International– se sont adressés aujourd'hui aux leaders internationaux du monde des affaires et du secteur des voyages lors du Forum économique mondial de Davos, pour inciter les gouvernements à adopter rapidement des politiques de « visas intelligents » afin de stimuler le tourisme mondial, de créer de nouveaux emplois et de promouvoir le développement économique. Les deux sociétés représentent plus de 7 000 hôtels dans 90 pays, soit 600 000 employés travaillant dans ces établissements en propriété, en gestion et en franchise. Elles se sont associées aux responsables du Forum économique mondial pour l'aviation, les voyages et le tourisme, en vue de promouvoir l'action mondiale en faveur de l'adoption de politiques de « visas intelligents » a ... Read more »
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A successful conclusion for the 4th edition of the International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, and Debate

Doha, Qatar - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The  4th International Conference on Argumentation, Rhetoric, Debate and the Pedagogy of Empowerment, organized by Qatar Debate in cooperation with the Slovenian Institute for culture of dialogue, International Society for the Study of Argumentation-Netherlands, World Debate Institute, and the International Center for the Advancement of Political Communication and Argumentation-USA, taking place at Doha-Qatar, was concluded with participation of more than 300 researchers and scholars representing 38 different countries, with large Arab presence from more than 14 Arab countries.

The conference, which was held for the first time in the Middle East, focused on the distinctive role that Qatar plays as a global bridge between civilizations and religions and an advocate of the culture of argumentat ... Read more »
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Le film sort en salle le 15 novembre 2013

LOS ANGELES - Samedi 26 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Participant Media collabore au projet

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Les studios DreamWorks ont annoncé aujourd'hui qu'ils ont débuté la photographie du drame consacré à WikiLeaks, « The Fifth Estate ». Ce film qui porte sur le site Web controversé réunit Benedict Cumberbatch dans le rôle de Julian Assange et Daniel Brühl dans celui de Daniel Domscheit-Berg, ainsi que Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander et Carice van Houten.

« The Fifth Estate » sortira dans les salles américaines le 15 novembre 2013 et sera distribué aux États-Unis par la société Touchstone du groupe Disney. À l'international, la distribution se fera entre Disney, Reliance, partenaire de DreamWorks et par des accords conclus via un autre partenaire des studios, Mister Smith Entertainm ... Read more »
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MONTREAL - Samedi 26 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmerVision, l'inventeur de la lentille panomorphe 360° et l'expert mondial de la technologie optique immersive, a annoncé aujourd'hui que High Quality Optics (HQO), un fabricant de lentilles panomorphes titulaire d'une licence, a mis sur le marché la toute première lentille panomorphe 360° haute résolution, fonctionnant de jour comme de nuit.

Assurant une couverture bien plus étendue et une densité de pixel plus importante que la technologie "fish eye" plus ancienne, cette lentille panomorphe haute résolution de classe commerciale est le catalyseur des mises sur le marché de mini dômes panomorphes de nouvelle génération début 2013. Avec cette lentille panomorphe de High Quality Optics, les vendeurs d'appareils photos disposent d'appareils bien plus puissants à mini dôme 360°, pour prises de vue à la fois en intérieur et en ext&eacu ... Read more »
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L'ouverture de 171 hôtels figure parmi les accomplissements majeurs de 2012, et le groupe est en tête des projets d'expansion avec l'ouverture prévue de près de 1 000 nouveaux établissements

MCLEAN, Virginie - Samedi 26 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton Worldwide continue d'être la société hôtelière à la croissance la plus rapide au monde par le nombre de chambres. En 2012, elle a ouvert 171 hôtels d'une capacité de plus de 28 000 chambres et compte le plus grand nombre de projets d'expansion de l'ensemble du secteur et de son histoire, avec près de 1 000 hôtels offrant près de 170 000 chambres. Elle compte aussi plus de 85 000 chambres en construction, soit plus de la moitié de tous ses projets d'expansion et plus que quelconque société hôtelière.

Depuis 2007, Hilton Worldwide a augmenté son nombre total de chambres de 32 pour cent et a ouvert plus de 1 100 hôtels dans le monde entier ... Read more »
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HONG KONG - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the successful integration of Citi's TradeStream solution with the Meta Trader 5 trading platform in 2012, a number of brokers have now successfully deployed the combined solution.

CitiFX TradeStream provides aggregated liquidity from a selection of liquidity providers without the need to engage a prime broker or a third party technology provider for price aggregation. This state-of-the-art low latency technology is targeted at mid-sized institutions and regulated brokers, available through multiple technology channels such as Meta Trader.

Alex Knight, head of Citi's FX Margin Trading business said: "All brokers are looking for access to high quality liquidity that is delivered to them by a provider with strong credentials in a manner that is simple and efficient. The market is telling us that CitiFX TradeStream meets these requirements, and we are thrilled that our integration with ... Read more »
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Drama Will Open in Theaters November 15, 2013

LOS ANGELES - Thursday, January 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Participant Media Joins Project

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Principal photography has begun on the WikiLeaks drama "The Fifth Estate,” it was announced today by DreamWorks Studios. The film about the controversial website stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and Daniel Brühl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg, as well as Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander and Carice van Houten.

"The Fifth Estate” will open in U.S. theaters on November 15, 2013 and be distributed domestically by Disney’s Touchstone label. Distribution internationally will be split among Disney, DreamWorks partner Reliance, and deals made through the studio’s partnership with Mister Smith Entertainment.

Following Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Brühl), an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange (Cumberbatch), "The Fifth Estate” traces th ... Read more »
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DAVOS, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Two hospitality giants – Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International – addressed global business and travel industry leaders today at the World Economic Forum in Davos to urge governments to move quickly to adopt "Smart Visa” policies which stimulate global travel, create new jobs and spur economic development. The two companies represent more than 7,000 hotels in 90 countries, which include 600,000 employees at these owned, managed and franchised properties. They are working together with the World Economic Forum Governors for the aviation, travel and tourism industry to promote global action toward "Smart Visa” policies regionally by 2015 and globally by 2020.

Smart Visas refer to safe, secure and sustainable solutions that promote mobility, maximize the use of technology, and expand programs that facilitate travel while removing process inefficiencies caused by arduous visa requirements. ... Read more »
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BOUDRY, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 23rd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Oral Presentation Scheduled for Friday, January 25th at ASCO’s Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Annual Meeting

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced that its phase III clinical trial of ABRAXANE® (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension) (albumin-bound) in combination with gemcitabine in treatment-naïve patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in overall survival compared to patients receiving gemcitabine alone [(median of 8.5 vs. 6.7 months) (HR 0.72, P=0.000015)].

In the MPACT (Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Clinical Trial) study, ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine demonstrated a 59% increase in one-year survival (35% vs. 22%, p=0.0002) and demonstrated double the rate of survival at two years (9% vs. 4%, p=0.02) as compared to gemcitabine alone.< ... Read more »
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