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Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, October 31st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

A Qatar University pharmacy student beat of competition from her peers around the world to secure one of the top prizes at the International Pharmacy Student Federation (IPSF) World Congress.

Ghadeer Daghash, a final year undergraduate student at the university’s College of Pharmacy, won first place in the Congress’s senior level patient counseling skills competition. She was one of a 10-strong team representing the Gulf state’s renowned College of Pharmacy. They joined more than 500 pharmacy students from around the world at the 11-day educational, scientific and cultural symposium held in Hurghada, Egypt.

As part of her assessment, Ghadeer had to analyze a case study of a patient, given to her just one day before, and counsel on the use of a new prescription as well as any drug interaction or adverse events present in the case. She fought off tough competition in the preliminary rounds to make it to the fin ... Read more »
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ME Newswire / Business Wire

LONDON - Tuesday, October 30th 2012

Ernst & Young supports the recommendations in the report released yesterday by the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) private sector Enhanced Disclosure Task Force (EDTF) initiative. The EDTF was convened in May 2012 with the objectives of developing principles for enhanced disclosures for banks, based on current market conditions and risks, and identifying leading practice risk disclosures among banks.

The EDTF was unique in its approach by bringing together interested constituents in the process - preparers, investors, rating agencies and auditors - to work toward solutions to enhance disclosures that benefit the investing public.

Ernst & Young encourages all affected stakeholders to carefully consider and work to implement the recommendations of the EDTF. We believe these recommendations are an important step to improving confidence in global systemic financial institutions and financi ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO - Tuesday, October 30th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

"Past practice” royalties waived for companies taking advantage of a license in Via’s LTE standard essential patent licensing program by April 12, 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Via Licensing Corporation today announced an "early-adopter” incentive for initial signing licensees of its LTE (Long-Term Evolution) patent pool announced earlier this month. Any entity that executes the LTE patent license with Via by April 12, 2013, will benefit from a waiver of license fees (and interest) that would have been due for products sold prior to October 15, 2012, implementing the LTE standard.

"Our early-adopter incentive provides great value to licensees that have already been delivering LTE products to the market,” said John Ehler, Director of Wireless Programs, Via Licensing. "This limited-time incentive offers a significant cost savings for companies that need access to the broad coverage of LTE essential patents provided th ... Read more »
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BERLIN - Tuesday, October 30th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- castLabs, a leading mobile video technologies and services company, today announces that the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) has selected the castLabs UltraViolet™ Download Service Provider (DSP) for use in the UltraViolet Compliance Verification Programme (CVP). As implementations of UltraViolet-licensed devices and media players ("UltraViolet Players”) become ready, DECE will use castLabs’ reference DSP to verify UltraViolet Players’ specification compliance.

"Being an UltraViolet pioneer from the very beginning, we are proud to now deliver our solution to the DECE as a reference system”, said Michael Stattmann, Managing Director of castLabs. "Therefore, customers of our UltraViolet Product Suite will reach the highest possible degree of UltraViolet Player compliance and market reach. As a DECE supplier, we will provide all approved UltraViolet DRMs 60 days after they become deployment-re ... Read more »
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ING Investment Management Middle East Engages with eHDF to Provide Critical Data Security for Investors

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 30th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Complementing its status as the only Middle East function for managing the ING (L) Invest MENA Fund, as well as segregated mandates for regional and international clients, ING Investment Management Middle East has appointed eHosting DataFort (eHDF) as the managed IT services provider for its operations.

Through hosting a disaster recovery (DR) site, eHosting DataFort will seamlessly manage operations and business continuity for ING Investment Management Middle East.  

Following a process of due diligence and management review, eHosting DataFort was selected for its reputation as a reliable and credible service provider with a varied client portfolio. Furthermore, appointing a provider with a local presence in Dubaiwas an important pre-requisite for the investment management firm.< ... Read more »
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Business Wire / ME Newswire

LAKE MARY, Fla. - Monday, October 29th 2012

Harland Financial Solutions announced today its alliance with South Africa-based IZAZI Analytics. IZAZI’s expertise in process and business analysis and in-depth knowledge of the financial industry, combined with Harland Financial Solutions’ CreditQuest® software solution, will provide organizations with a complete credit risk management solution that successfully aligns with their business processes.

CreditQuest is a suite of integrated solutions that are built around the unique needs of credit management. It brings financial analysis, portfolio management, executive reporting, rating model administration and workflow management together into one system that can be deployed as a full suite or individually, depending on the specific needs of the organization. Harland Financial Solutions offers CreditQuest worldwide and has clients in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

"The ... Read more »
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High Point, North Carolina - Tuesday, October 30th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)– A novel, orally administered drug candidate, TTP488, has demonstrated clinical evidence of slowing of cognitive decline over 18 months of therapy in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. TTP488 is a small-molecule drug that is the first to show clinical benefit from research on the receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (RAGE), a new biochemical target in Alzheimer’s disease treatment.  TransTech Pharma, Inc. of High Point, North Carolina discovered, developed and owns all rights to this drug candidate.

These new clinical results arise out of a trial sponsored by Pfizer, Inc., and conducted by the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study, a national research consortium funded by the National Institute on Aging, a part of the National Institutes of Health.  The trial involved 399 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease at over 40 of the country’s leadin ... Read more »
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Collaboration to utilize respective strengths of each organization

BUSINESS WIRE / ME NewsWire HOUSTON - Tuesday, October 30th 2012

KBR (NYSE:KBR) and Southern Company subsidiary, Southern Generation Technologies, today announced a cooperation agreement through which both organizations will collaborate in an effort to expand the global adoption of Transport Integrated Gasification – or TRIG™ – technology.

Under the terms of this agreement, KBR will lead the sale and delivery of all TRIG™ licenses worldwide, including those for power applications. KBR will provide sales, delivery and project management capabilities, and KBR’s Technology Business Unit will be supported in the power market by its Power Business Unit for the delivery of services. Southern Company’s subsidiary will provide operating and engineering expertise, along with ongoing research and development and technical support.

"This new collaboration between KBR and Southern Company will util ... Read more »
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WOLFSCHLUGEN & BAYREUTH, Germany - Monday, October 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Interim connection to BorWin2 Windreich abandons a motion against TenneT (BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- The Windreich Group, which comprises of British Wind Energy GmbH and TenneT TSO GmbH, has signed an agreement for the production of a temporary grid connection of the offshore wind farm, "Deutsche Bucht ". Subsequently, the wind farm Deutsche Bucht will be connected to the already commissioned grid connection, BorWin2 by TenneT to serve as a temporary solution in order to generate power until the originally intended wind farm grid connection, BorWin4, is completed. While BorWin4 is still in the tendering phase, BorWin2 is already under construction with a total capacity of 800 MW. The primary legitimate offshore wind farms are Veja Mate and also the 400 MW wind farm Global Tech I initiated by Windreich AG. After the grid connection BorWin4 is completed, the wind farm Deutsche B ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, October 30th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (0763.Hong Kong /000063.Shenzhen), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today announced that it climbed one position to become the 4th biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world during the third quarter of 2012, according to IDC, a leading provider of global ICT market research and advisory services.

The IDC report, Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, details that ZTE shipped 7.5 million smartphones in the third quarter of 2012, closely following RIM with only 0.1 percentage points between them. Number 5 in Q2, ZTE overcame HTC in the last quarter to rank in the global top four smartphone providers for the first time.

The IDC data showed that ZTE’s increased market share is due to continued international diversification efforts in Q3. Traditionally dependent on sales in China, ZTE has now achieved s ... Read more »
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