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Two members of Pussy Riot band flee Russia
Pussy Riot group announces on Twitter that two girls of the band fled Russia Andhra News

OpenFabrics Alliance Announces Inaugural Zurich Workshop User Event
After the success of its first-ever User Day Event, The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) today announced the inaugural “Zurich Workshop” User Event, September 24-25, at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory in Rüschlikon near Zurich, CH Business Wire India

Better Place Secures €40 Million European Investment Bank Support
Better Place today announced that the company has secured a €40 million loan from the European Investment Bank. The loan marks the first-ever credit facility from a financial institution for Better Place and continues support for innovation and sustainable transportation by the European Investment Bank. Business Wire India

New ESC Guidelines Recommend BRILINTA (Ticagrelor) in Acute Coronary Syndromes Patients with ST-Elevation
AstraZeneca today announced that ticagrelor, an oral antiplatelet medicine, received a Class I recommendation from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in the revised “Guidelines on the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients Presenting with Persistent ST-Segment Elevation (STEMI)” guidelines Business Wire India

Population Growth Makes a Water-tight Case for Desalination in the UAE Water and Wastewater Sector, says Frost & Sullivan
The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) rapid economic and population growth over the last couple of decades has put immense pressure on its water resources. Currently, the country has a population of 5.1 million, and continues to grow at a rate of 3.28 per cent Business Wire India

ANZ and Bottomline Partner to Launch Mobile Cash Management Solution
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ITMemos 8.27.12: PR Opportunities and Deadlines for Tech Companies
ITMemos (, the free PR cheatsheet for tech companies, produced by ITDatabase and Business Wire, today highlighted numerous calls for speakers, awards and other opportunities and deadlines that tech industry communications and marketing professionals should be aware of this week, including: Business Wire India

Pulmonx Gets FDA Nod for U.S. Trial of Emphysema Therapy
Pulmonx, an emerging leader in interventional pulmonology, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its request for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to commence a multi-center pivotal clinical trial Business Wire India

Silver Spring Networks Selected by Unison for New Zealand Smart Grid Deployment
Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, has announced that it has been selected by Unison for a smart grid project in New Zealand Business Wire India

Barnes Group Inc. Completes Acquisition of Synventive Molding Solutions
Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B), an international aerospace and industrial manufacturing and service provider, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of privately held Synventive Molding Solutions. Business Wire India

Nordson Corporation Names Ken Forden General Manager of Nordson EFD Division
Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has appointed Ken Forden to the position of Vice President and General Manager of its Nordson EFD division, a leading manufacturer of precision dispensing equipment and packaging solutions for the adhesives, lubricants and other fluids used in a wide range of industrial assembly processes. Business Wire India

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