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International News on August 22, 2012

Angela Merkel tops Forbes list of powerful women for second year in a row
Merkel is followed by Hillary Clinton and Dilma Rouseff Andhra News

Assange can stay at its embassy in London indefinitely says Ecuador
Ecuador president Rafael Correa wants UK to withdraw its threat to raid its embassy Andhra News

Sweden unlikely to extradite Assange to US, says Australia
Sweden says they haven't received any extradition requests for Assange from the US Andhra News

Pole To Win Co., Ltd. Announces Acquisition of Worldwide Interactive Entertainment Business of e4e Inc.
Pole To Win, Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings (Code:3657, TSE) and a global leader in the Interactive Entertainment industry, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the worldwide Interactive Entertainment division of e4e Inc., a privately-held BPO company Business Wire India

Amazon Launches India Kindle Store with the Biggest Selection and Lowest Prices in India, Kindle Now for Sale at Croma Stores across India
Amazon today launched the India Kindle Store on ( with the largest selection, including the most bestsellers, and lowest prices of any e-bookstore in India Business Wire India

Dell Reports Second Quarter Financial Results
-- Revenue of $14.5 billion -- GAAP earnings of $0.42 per share, non-GAAP earnings of $0.50 per share -- Dell Enterprise Solutions and Services revenue grew 6 percent year over year to $4.9 billion; now represents more than 50 percent of company margin and more than a third of revenue Dell announced fiscal 2013 second-quarter results today with revenue of $14 Business Wire India

Skolkovo Tech’s Innovation Workshop Underway at MIT
On August 6th, the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skolkovo Tech), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) kicked off a four-week intensive workshop called the SkTech/MIT Innovation Workshop 2012 Business Wire India

SES and Pactel Sign Additional Capacity Deal to Provide Internet Connectivity to Businesses in Pacific Region
SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) has announced that global satellite communications provider Pactel has broadened its partnership with SES via a multi-year capacity deal on NSS-6. Under the new capacity expansion deal, Pactel will utilise multi-transponder capacity on two SES satellites -- NSS-9 at 183 degrees East and NSS-6 at 95 degrees East. Business Wire India

Benjamin West Opens India Office, Signs Major Deal for Five New-Build Hotels
Officials of Benjamin West, the hotel industry’s leading global purchasing firm for furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) and operating supplies and equipment (OS&E), has announced that the company has opened an office in New Delhi, India Business Wire India

Syniverse Adds IPX Points of Presence in Bangalore, Mumbai
Syniverse has announced the establishment of two new points of presence (POPs) for its IP Packet eXchange (IPX) network in Bangalore and Mumbai, India. The POPs are part of Syniverse’s increased infrastructure investments designed to broaden its global reach, enhance end-user experience and decrease costs for its customers. Business Wire India

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