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Excelitas Technologies Introduces Its New LynX(TM) Silicon Photomultiplier (SiPM) Module for Low Light Level Detection
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Quintiles, dabl Team to Advance Cardiovascular Safety Assessment
dabl Limited, a provider of centralized ambulatory blood pressure measurement (ABPM) services, and Quintiles, the world’s leading global biopharmaceutical services company, today announced a strategic alliance that significantly enhances Quintiles’ suite of offerings in cardiovascular safety assessment. Business Wire India

A New Beauty Brand is Born; The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Unveils Osiao
The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL) announced this week the introduction of Osiao, a new brand developed for the unique needs of Asian skin. Osiao is customized to address every individual’s unique skin concerns to renew skin’s youthful luster and light Business Wire India

Dissolution of Fixed-line Monopoly and Launch of 3G Set to Invigorate Tunisia’s Telecom Market, states Frost & Sullivan
Tunisia’s telecommunication sector contributes to 11 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). With three operators in the market (Orange Tunisia, Tunisiana and Tunisia Telecom), the mobile penetration rate stood at 115.3 per cent in 2011. Recently introduced competition in the fixed-line segment and the launch of 3G services will continue to push the industry forward Business Wire India

Hilton Worldwide Introduces Carbon Offset Program for Events and Meetings in Southeast Asia
Hilton Worldwide today launched a carbon offset program for events and meetings held at select properties across Southeast Asia Business Wire India

The Red Flag Group Joins Compliance Pioneer ACI as Principal Member
The Red Flag Group, a leader in corporate governance and compliance, has announced that it has joined the Australasian Compliance Institute (ACI) as a Principal Member. Business Wire India

MphasiS-Wyde Announces Wynsure v4.7 and Continued Investment in their Leading Multi-Line Insurance Platform
MphasiS-Wyde, a leading IT services provider, released Wynsure v4.7, an end-to-end platform to manage multiple lines of business including Group, Individual, Property & Casualty, Health and Mortgage insurance Business Wire India

KBR Selected to Execute LNG Pre-FEED Studies in Tanzania, East Africa
KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it was awarded a contract by Statoil Tanzania AS (Statoil) to perform pre-front end engineering and design (pre-FEED) studies for a prospective liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Tanzania, East Africa. Business Wire India

Toyota Launches the World's First Charging-Based, Sports iPhone & Android AppWitness the New Charging Style 'Fun to Charge' by Brand New Prius PHV!
TOYOTA MOTOR SALES & MARKETING CORPORATION launched a sports iPhone & Android app titled "PLUG-IN Championship", which uses recharging of the smartphone as the main game controller, to bring to life the "Fun to charge" concept of the new hybrid vehicle with rechargeable battery Prius PHV. Business Wire India

Cinterion Launches M2M Solution with Oracle Java ME Embedded 3.2 for Secure Wireless Connectivity
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Mallinckrodt Completes Acquisition of CNS Therapeutics, Inc.
Mallinckrodt, the Pharmaceuticals business of Covidien (NYSE: COV), has announced that it has completed its acquisition of CNS Therapeutics, Inc. for approximately $100 million Business Wire India

Yum! Brands Launches Defining Global Volunteer Movement
Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), the world’s largest restaurant company and parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has launched a global initiative that empowers the company’s more than 1.4 million associates to give back to the communities in which they live and work through volunteerism. Business Wire India

Georgetown Pioneers Arabic Language Initiative for “Heritage Learners”
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q) has launched a groundbreaking Arabic-language teaching program aimed at students from an Arab background - known as “Heritage Learners” - to prepare them for optimal performance in Arabic-speaking professions. Business Wire India

Williams Lea Promotes Aurora Coya to Global Chief Operating Officer of Its Strategic Document Outsourcing Business
Williams Lea, a global leader in business process outsourcing has promoted Aurora Coya to Global Chief Operating Officer of its strategic document outsourcing business. Business Wire India

Better Place Australia CEO Evan Thornley Named Global Chief Executive Officer
Better Place has announced the promotion of Evan Thornley, Chief Executive Officer of Better Place Australia, to CEO of the global company. Better Place Founder Shai Agassi will continue as a Board member and shareholder in the company he founded. Business Wire India

Clinical data for investigational SGLT2 inhibitor, empagliflozin*, demonstrates potential for oral treatment in type 2 diabetes
EX US & UK.Medical Media Only. Business Wire India

Analyses presented at EASD support Trajenta® (linagliptin) as effective and well-tolerated for patients with type 2 diabetes with different background therapies
EX US & UK.Medical Media Only. Business Wire India

Final Phase IIb interferon-free hepatitis C data from Boehringer Ingelheim to be presented at AASLD
For media outside of the U.S.A. only Business Wire India

Ooyala Completes Series E Funding with Investment Firm EDBI, Establishes APAC Digital Broadcast Operations Hub in Singapore
Ooyala has announced that Singapore-based global investment firm EDBI has joined Telstra and others as Ooyala investors in closing its Series E round of funding. Telstra, one of the largest multinational telecommunications companies in the world and Australia’s largest service provider, led the round. The total amount raised is $35 million Business Wire India

ABRAXANE Meets Primary Endpoint of Progression-Free Survival in Phase III Chemotherapy-Naïve Metastatic Melanoma Study
Celgene International Sàrl, a subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) has announced results of its phase III, randomized, international study (CA033) of ABRAXANE® (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension) (albumin-bound) in chemotherapy-naïve patients with metastatic melanoma Business Wire India

Ernst & Young reports 2012 global revenues of US$24.4 billion
Ernst & Young has announced combined global revenues of US$24.4 billion for the financial year ended 30 June 2012, compared with US$22.9 billion in 2011. Revenues grew 7.6% in local currency (US$ 6.7%). Business Wire India

KBR to Provide License and Design Package for Oelfins Recovery Unit in Yulin, China
KBR (NYSE: KBR) has announced that it was awarded a License and Process Design Package contract for a new Olefins Recovery Unit in Yulin city, Shanxi Province, China. Business Wire India

Dates for Dubai Shopping Festival 2013 Announced
The 18th edition of the internationally acclaimed Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will run from 3 January to 3 February 2013 it was announced by Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (DEPE), the Dubai Government entity that organizes the famous event. Business Wire India

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