Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Tiedotteet
12473
Valikko

Phase III InPedILD™ trial enrolls first patient to evaluate nintedanib in pediatric population with fibrosing interstitial lung disease12.8.2020 15:36:00 EEST | Press release

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the first patient has enrolled in InPedILD™, a global Phase III trial assessing the dosing and safety profile of nintedanib in children and adolescents between six and 17 years old with clinically significant fibrosing interstitial lung disease (ILD). Childhood ILD (chILD) includes more than 200 rare respiratory disorders that can affect infants, children and adolescents, making it difficult for them to breathe. In some cases, fibrosis which involves scarring and damage to the lungs can develop. This can lead to a significant impact on the daily life of those affected, as well as their families, including high morbidity and mortality. There are currently no approved therapies available for the treatment of chILD. “Some children with interstitial lung disease may develop serious fibrosis that progresses,” said the coordinating investigator Prof. Robin Deterding, M.D., Director of the Breathing Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado. “Though the

Velodyne Lidar Powering Intelligent Traffic Management in Nevada12.8.2020 15:00:00 EEST | Press release

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a partnership with University of Nevada, Reno to advance research in transportation infrastructure. The university’s Nevada Center for Applied Research purchased and, in conjunction with the Nevada DOT and Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors in its Intelligent Mobility initiative to collect data aimed at making transportation more efficient, sustainable and safe. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200812005076/en/ The University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Center for Applied Research has integrated Velodyne Ultra Puck lidar sensors with traffic signals to detect, count and track pedestrians, cyclists and traffic. (Photo: Velodyne Lidar, Inc.) The program has integrated Velodyne Ultra Puck lidar sensors with traffic signals to detect, count and track pedestrians, cyclists and traffic to help improve traffic analytics, congestion mana

Moody’s Analytics Three-Peats in Two Categories at Risk Technology Awards12.8.2020 14:30:00 EEST | Press release

For the third straight year, Moody’s Analytics has won the Risk Technology Awards for Credit Data Provider of the Year and Wholesale Credit Modelling Software of the Year. These are two of our seven 2020 Risk Technology Awards spanning finance, accounting, regulatory, and credit functions. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200812005119/en/ “Our clients rely on Moody’s Analytics for a fast and comprehensive view of their credit risk exposure,” said Nihil Patel, Managing Director at Moody’s Analytics. “The pandemic has accelerated their need to consider multiple forward-looking signals to assess credit risk. We continue to invest—in more asset class coverage, in alternative data sources, in machine learning that produces new analytics and insights—to ensure that our clients have all the information they need to address their most pressing business needs.” Extensive credit data and modeling capabilities feature in

Imricor Announces Sales Collaboration with Optoacoustics12.8.2020 14:00:00 EEST | Press release

Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. (Company or Imricor) (ASX:IMR), the global leader in MRI-guided cardiac ablation products, is pleased to announce a sales collaboration with Optoacoustics Ltd, the world leader in innovative, high performance optical communication solutions for magnetic resonance (MR) applications. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200812005231/en/ Imricor Announces Sales Collaboration With Optoacoustics (Photo: Business Wire) The collaboration establishes a formal relationship between Imricor and Optoacoustics to facilitate the introduction of the IMROC IRTM Wireless Multichannel Communication System to Imricor customers. IMROC provides wireless noise cancelling MRI headsets that can be used by up to 8 participants simultaneously, including the patient. The system was developed specifically for use in iCMR environments. Given the noise and complexities of MRI, normal conversation can be difficult d

Samsung Display Commercializes New, Variable Refresh Rate Technology for Increasing Smartphone Power Savings12.8.2020 11:19:00 EEST | Press release

Samsung Display Company today revealed new display technology that features a remarkable power-saving function for mobile electronics, being commercialized for the first time in Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G flagship smartphones. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200812005278/en/ Engineers from Samsung Display are using testing devices to inspect frequency changes in display panels that feature adaptive frequency technology (Photo: Business Wire) The display company has now successfully commercialized its low-power OLED adaptive frequency technology, which can curtail the operating power of a phone’s display by as much as 22 percent over existing smartphones now in general use. “High-definition video streaming and gaming are expanding their capabilities in line with 5G commercialization, creating a widespread need for display panel technologies that can enable greater power savings,” said Ho-Jung Lee, Vice President o

Thales Expands Technology Partner Ecosystem to Accelerate Enterprises’ Cloud and Digital Transformation Initiatives12.8.2020 11:00:00 EEST | Press release

Enterprises can now reduce cyber risk and secure their digital transformation initiatives in new markets including Blockchain, Cloud, DevOps, IoT and Code Signing as Thales unveils an expansion of its data protection ecosystem to more than 300 technology partners. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200812005038/en/ (Photo : Thales) Through these expanded technology integrations, which now include more than 500 IT products and services, Thales is enabling more organisations to integrate its data encryption, hardware security modules, key management and access management technologies with their existing IT infrastructure and cloud services to protect applications, data and identities. This will empower organisations to implement centralised data protection and access management controls for the whole customer journey. “The use of the cloud and digital transformation is now the cornerstone of any modern company,” sa

Celltrion to Launch Both Antigen and Antibody Testing Kits in the U.S.12.8.2020 03:00:00 EEST | Press release

Celltrion Group (KRX:068270) today announced the launch of two rapid kits for SARS-CoV-2 in the US by the third week of August. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005863/en/ SAMPINUTE™ COVID-19 Antigen MIA (left) and DiaTrust™ COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test (Photo: Business Wire) SAMPINUTETM COVID-19 Antigen MIA is an electrochemical immunoassay test for detection of SARS-CoV-2 antigen from nasopharyngeal swab samples, composed of one time use test cartridges and a portable analyzer developed in collaboration with BBB1. DiaTrustTM COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test is a one-step in-vitro diagnostic test based on immunochromatographic assay designed for the rapid detection of antibodies of the novel coronavirus in healthcare settings in collaboration with Humasis2. Both SAMPINUTETM COVID-19 Antigen MIA (antigen test) and DiaTrustTM COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test (antibody test) have shown reliable performance and promisi

Moody’s Acquires Stake in MARC, Strengthening Presence in Key ASEAN Market12.8.2020 02:00:00 EEST | Press release

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired a minority stake in Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC), a credit rating agency serving the Malaysian domestic bond and sukuk markets. The investment strengthens Moody’s presence in Southeast Asia and across domestic bond markets globally, and advances its position as a leader in Islamic finance. Based in Kuala Lumpur, MARC covers corporates and financial institutions, with key strengths in infrastructure and project finance. In addition to its rating services, MARC provides economic and fixed-income research, credit risk solutions, sustainability-linked offerings and finance-related online training programs. “Malaysia’s robust domestic bond market presents an attractive opportunity for Moody’s, and we are excited to build upon our partnership with MARC and its growing portfolio of ratings and services,” said Wendy Cheong, Managing Director and Head of Moody’s Investors Service Asia Pacific. The investment stren

Parimatch Makes Statement of Intent for Newly Legalised Ukraine Gambling Industry11.8.2020 16:38:00 EEST | Press release

Following the signing of Bill No. 2285-d by President Volodymyr Zelenskyi to legalise the gambling industry in Ukraine, Parimatch, the international betting and technology company, has confirmed it will be bidding for the new operating licences in the country. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005562/en/ Parimatch Makes Statement of Intent for Newly Legalised Ukraine Gambling Industry (Graphic: Business Wire) Parimatch was founded in Ukraine in 1994 and was amongst the first bookmakers in the CIS region to transition into a digital betting platform. Today, Parimatch has expanded internationally to become a global betting and technology brand. The company now looks to build on its heritage to become the largest and most innovative operator in its home market. Commenting on today’s signing, Sergey Portnov, CEO of Parimatch said: “I would firstly like to congratulate President Zelenskyi for delivering on his

Andersen Global Enhances Africa Platform With the Addition of Law Firm in Gabon11.8.2020 16:30:00 EEST | Press release

Further strengthening its global platform and adding breadth to its regional footprint in Central Africa, Andersen Global announces its expansion into Gabon through a Collaboration Agreement with Libreville-based Business & Law Consulting (B & Law Consulting). The law firm, founded in 2017, is composed of more than 10 professionals who advise businesses in the areas of contract, corporate, commercial, tax, international trade, employments and general business law. “We are devoted to providing our clients with best-in-class solutions and maintain transparency and independence when handling client matters,” Managing Partner Khadidjatou Boussougou said. “Collaborating with Andersen Global is a great opportunity for us to continue to build our momentum and improve the quality of the services offered to our clients at an international level.” Andersen Global Chairman and Andersen CEO Mark Vorsatz said, “I am impressed with the level of efficiency and enthusiasm that B & Law Consulting demon

Immervision Introduces Wide-Angle Distortion Correction Algorithms with Face and Body Protection for Videos on Smartphones11.8.2020 16:00:00 EEST | Press release

Immervision, the Montreal-based developer and licensor of patented, wide-angle optics and imaging technology, today announced new real-time video distortion correction algorithms making videos the same as we see with our human eyes. The algorithms are available for mobile OEMs to license now from Immervision’s exclusive distribution partner CEVA. The addition of these new algorithms to Immervision’s broad imaging processing software portfolio will enhance the differentiation OEMs can deliver in next-generation phones. In phones, the wider field of view (FOV) creates more apparent distortion. The algorithms from Immervision fix stretched bodies, curved lines, object and face proportions in real-time adjusting to the scene without any postprocessing required - all in one solution. Immervision provides different levels of correction, varied projections and real-time adaptation to the scene and supports OEMs creating a differentiated experience. “Video recording on phones is skyrocketing a

K2View Raises $28 Million to Accelerate Rapid Expansion in the DataOps Market11.8.2020 15:00:00 EEST | Press release

K2View, a leading provider of real-time DataOps solutions, today announced its $28 million funding round, which will accelerate the company’s growth and expansion in the emerging DataOps market. Forestay Capital led the round along with funding from Genesis Partners. It comes on the heels of rapid growth that saw over 75 percent CAGR in revenue, with a strong first half of 2020. This investment will be used to support the company’s go-to-market strategy as it continues its expansion in markets ripe for transformation with DataOps, such as telecom, financial services, healthcare, insurance, logistics and more. “The fastest method to achieve true agility and exceptional customer experience is moving away from 30-plus years of application-driven enterprise into the data-driven enterprise. This is a critical component for digital transformation and a massive opportunity for us,” said Achi Rotem, CEO and co-founder of K2View. “As we look to the next stage of our growth, our vision is to con

ANA Therapeutics and Quotient Sciences Announce Partnership to Manufacture Niclosamide Drug Candidate as a Potential Treatment for COVID-1911.8.2020 15:00:00 EEST | Press release

ANA Therapeutics, a Silicon Valley-based biotech startup, and Quotient Sciences, a leading provider of innovative drug development and manufacturing solutions, today announced a partnership to support the manufacturing of ANA Therapeutics’ drug candidate, ANA001 (niclosamide capsules), which they are developing as a potential treatment for COVID-19. As part of the collaboration, Quotient will scale up the capsule formulation, characterize and optimize the manufacturing process and ensure continuity of drug product through clinical trials. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005106/en/ Laboratory experiments have shown niclosamide stops SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) from replicating, making it a promising candidate for reducing the spread of COVID-19. Niclosamide was previously approved by the FDA as a treatment for tapeworm and although not currently marketed in the U.S., it is on the World Hea

Visa Expands Commitment to Sustainability Through Inaugural $500 Million Green Bond Issuance and Appointment of Chief Sustainability Officer Role11.8.2020 14:00:00 EEST | Press release

Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, today announced that yesterday it successfully priced its inaugural green bond offering, totaling $500 million, paying a semi-annual coupon of 0.75% and maturing August 15, 2027. The green bond, believed to be the first issued by a digital payments network, will be used to help advance the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability and a sustainable payments ecosystem. In support of that commitment and in addition to its inaugural green bond, Visa is also announcing the appointment of its first chief sustainability officer, Douglas Sabo. “At Visa, we see a responsibility and an opportunity to use the power of our network to drive broad shifts toward a sustainable future,” said Al Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer of Visa Inc. “Our green bond offering will help us accelerate the transformation of our infrastructure and operations to reach our environmental goals. This commitment extends to appointing Visa’

Sealed Air Invests in Advanced Recycling Company Plastic Energy11.8.2020 14:00:00 EEST | Press release

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with Plastic Energy, an industry-leading company in advanced recycling technology. Additionally, Sealed Air has made an equity investment in Plastic Energy Global, the parent company of Plastic Energy. Plastic Energy Global was established in 2012 with the goal of creating a circular economy for plastics by diverting plastic waste away from landfills and oceans. Headquartered in London, the company has two operations in Spain and projects developing in Western Europe and Asia, with a vision for 50 new facilities over the next 10 years. "We’re excited to join forces with Plastic Energy to innovate faster and accelerate the development of new technology that eliminates waste and ensures a circular economy for plastics,” said Ted Doheny, Sealed Air President & CEO. “This collaboration will help us meet our 2025 sustainability pledge and lead the way in transforming our industry.” “We are delighted to

Taulia: Over 60% of Businesses Are More Interested in Early Payment as a Result of COVID-1911.8.2020 11:03:00 EEST | Press release

Over 60% of businesses are more interested in requesting early payment (62%) and automating invoice processing (66%) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report conducted by working capital technology solutions leader, Taulia. The global report unlocks key insights into supplier behavior due to the impact of COVID-19, with main themes being: a shift in working practices, a decrease in business demand, and an increase in the automation of financial processes. The survey which was conducted over a two-week period in June 2020 collected the views and insights of over 9,000 global respondents, with the majority (55%) of respondents coming from businesses with less than USD $10 million in revenue. Respondents were asked questions about how COVID-19 has impacted their business and how their behavior has changed as a result of the pandemic. The report found that businesses are adapting to the current environment in numerous ways, with many respondents (78%) stating they have s

Blackrock Microsystems Licenses Wyss Center’s Real-time Neural Signal Processing Platform11.8.2020 11:00:00 EEST | Press release

The Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering has granted a worldwide license to Blackrock Microsystems to commercialize its neural signal processing and decoding software platform for research and clinical applications. The agreement follows a long-standing collaborative relationship and represents the first of many important neurotechnology developments the Wyss Center and Blackrock Microsystems intend to advance together. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005373/en/ The real-time neural signal processing platform will extend the reach of brain-computer interface applications. (Photo: Wyss Center) “One limitation of neural signal processing applications is that there is no single software platform that directly works with the multiple devices collecting brain signals. Researchers and clinicians have to develop their own software to analyze the signals from a patient, which limits effectiveness and slows d

Global Trade in Services to Increase by $2trn Over Next Five Years, According to New Report by Western Union and Oxford Economics11.8.2020 11:00:00 EEST | Press release

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today launches a new report, “The Global Services Trade Revolutions: Fuelling post-pandemic economic recovery and growth ,” in partnership with Oxford Economics – a leader in global forecasting and quantitative analysis. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005332/en/ Comparison of global services export forecasts (Graphic: Business Wire) The report projects the value of international trade in services* rising from $6.1trn in 2019 to $8.0trn by 2025, equating to an increase of almost a third (31%) in the value of global flows over this period. It is predicted this growth will be accelerated by the adoption of new technology and digitization of working practices forced by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic – which, combined with a shift in attitudes to online interactions, is likely to fuel economic reco

Amazon Project Zero Launches in Seven New Countries11.8.2020 07:00:00 EEST | Press release

Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the expansion of Project Zero to seven new countries - Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, and the UAE - making it available in 17 countries where Amazon has a store. Project Zero combines Amazon’s advanced technology, machine learning, and innovation with the sophisticated knowledge that brands have of their own intellectual property so we can together drive counterfeits to zero. Launched in 2019, Project Zero builds on Amazon’s long-standing work and investments to ensure that customers always receive authentic goods when shopping on Amazon. Over 10,000 brands – from large, global brands to emerging entrepreneurs including Arduino, BMW, ChessCentral, LifeProof, OtterBox, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Veet – have already enrolled in Project Zero. “Amazon is committed to protecting our customers and the brands we collaborate with worldwide,” said Dharmesh Mehta, Vice President of Worldwide Customer Trust and Partner Support

FINEOS Acquires Limelight Health11.8.2020 03:07:00 EEST | Press release

FINEOS Corporation (ASX:FCL), the global market leader in core systems for life, accident and health insurance, has entered into an agreement to acquire Limelight Health, a leading North American provider of quoting, rating and underwriting solutions for group and voluntary employee benefits, for $75M US. The union will provide an end-to-end SaaS core product suite from quote, rate and underwrite through to billing, policy administration, absence and claims management for the global life, accident, and health industry. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200810005814/en/ Michael Kelly, CEO of FINEOS, said: “We’re delighted to welcome the Limelight Health team and their clients to FINEOS, and we look forward to accelerating our combined growth for the benefit of all of our clients, people and partners. This acquisition delivers more product options for our clients as they accelerate their digital transformations an
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Viimeinen
  • >>

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.