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Latest Ubuntu 13.10 includes first step to mobile / PC convergence
Canonical today announces the availability of Ubuntu 13.10 for desktop and smartphone. Ubuntu’s first true mobile release delivers the streamlined core OS and mobile user interface that pave the way for full device convergence and create a unique platform for modern computing. Business Wire India

Putting Theory to the Test: 2014 AQR Insight Award
Affirming our belief that testable new ideas are essential to improving long-term investing performance, AQR Capital Management, LLC (“AQR”) today began accepting submissions for its annual AQR Insight Award. Up to three unpublished research papers with significant practical investment insights will share a $100,000 prize. Business Wire India

FxPro SuperTrader – A Breakthrough Investment Platform
FxPro Group Ltd (FxPro), the 100% Agency Model FX broker, announces the launch of FxPro SuperTrader*, a cutting-edge investment platform that allows traders to diversify their FX investments by creating a portfolio of high-performance strategies from an elite group of trade leaders. Business Wire India

Nippon Television Network Corporation Taps SES' ASTRA 3B Satellite to Deliver Live Broadcast of Key Sporting Events in Europe
SES (NYSE Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) announced today that one of the leading commercial broadcasters in Japan, Nippon Television Network Corporation (NTV), chose SES as its satellite operator of choice to provide live transmissions of three key sporting events in Europe. Business Wire India

ZTE Awarded More Than 60% Share of China Mobile’s 100G OTN Group Tender
ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ) today announced the company achieved more than 60% share of the contracts in China Mobile’s group tender for 100G Optical Transport Networking products for 2013, exceeding the combined total of all other vendors. Business Wire India

Loctite MAX 3 – the Latest Generation of Polyurethane Matrix Resins
Through the development of its new polyurethane matrix resin, Loctite MAX 3, Henkel has taken a further important step toward fully automated series production of composite components for the automotive industry Business Wire India

ABRAXANE® Phase III Study of Patients with Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Published in New England Journal of Medicine
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Fitch Ratings Launches Fitch Fundamentals Index to Measure Change in U.S. Economic Strength
Fitch Ratings today launches the Fitch Fundamentals Index (FFI) to track changes in the strength of the U.S. economy by monitoring the shifting credit fundamentals for key economic attributes. The FFI is based on Fitch’s proprietary data and complements credit ratings, but is not tied to any rating including the U.S. sovereign rating. Business Wire India

Q’Straint Introduces Revolutionary New Fully Automatic Wheelchair Securement System
Q’Straint has announced the introduction of Quantum, the transportation industry’s first fully automatic rear-facing wheelchair securement station designed for virtually any bus or rail car. Business Wire India

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