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Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Opens Iconic Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
Hilton Worldwide’s Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the opening of Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam. Located on the UNESCO area of Herengracht, this new luxury canalside property is comprised of six historic 17th and 18th century town houses Business Wire India

Mavenir™ Virtualized RCS Solution Wins Best RCS at 2014 IMS Industry Awards
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Boyd Closes First Phase of Acquisition of Brady Die-Cut Business
Boyd Corporation, a leading global provider of highly engineered, specialty material-based environmental and energy management solutions, today announced it completed the first phase of its purchase of the Asian and European Precision Die Cut Converting business of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) Business Wire India

AHRQ Publishes Third Edition of Quintiles-Led Registries User’s Guide
Quintiles today announced that the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published the third edition of “Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide Business Wire India

i-Sprint’s Insights on ‘How to Avoid Heartbleed or Similar SSL Related Vulnerabilities’
i-Sprint Innovations (“i-Sprint”), a leading Identity, Credential and Access Management Solutions provider across Asia Pacific, provides insights on the latest disclosure of Heartbleed, an OpenSSL encryption bug, and how to avoid it and other similar SSL related vulnerabilities. Business Wire India

Singapore Keen to Attract Innovative Companies and Help Them Succeed: Rikvin
As announced by Singapore’s leaders in their Labour Day messages this week, companies led by innovation can help create better jobs for locals as competition for jobs intensifies. In return, the country will continue to offer generous incentives to help them succeed, says company incorporation specialist Rikvin Business Wire India

Intuit QuickBooks Launches ‘Awesome Small Business Teams’ Campaign
Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid–sized businesses, has launched Awesome Small Business Teams campaign to celebrate and recognise the awesome teams that are behind the success of Indian small businesses Business Wire India

Nikhil Chandwani becomes World’s First “Youth Literary All-Rounder” at an Age of 20
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Continued and Strong Trade Relations between Singapore and India Spell Good News for Indian Businesses: AsiaBiz Services
The Speaker of Singapore’s Parliament, Dr. Halimah Yacob highlighted last week, at the Annual General Meeting of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), that trade relations shared between Singapore and India has become stronger in the last decade Business Wire India

Around 19 Crore Indians Likely to Suffer from Skin Diseases by 2015 – notes Frost & Sullivan
The skin care segment has shown tremendous growth and emerged as a potential investment area for players in recent years. From treatment of common skin care diseases, the skin care industry has evolved to the age of cosmetic and anti-aging treatments. The overall skin care market is expected to grow with the rise in demand of various skin care services Business Wire India

Menicon Helps Starbucks Turn Coffee Grounds into Cattle Feed to Make Milk for the Next Cup
Menicon Co., Ltd., is globally regarded as Japan’s leading contact lens manufacturer. But it’s not often that the world gets a revealing glimpse of the fundamental scientific expertise that gives Menicon its edge Business Wire India

Edwards Highlights Role of Liquid Ring Pumps in Maximising Efficiency of Steam Turbines
Edwards Limited is highlighting the benefits liquid ring pumps can bring to the power industry at Power-Gen India, May 5 – 7, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Edwards is an approved supplier to major Indian customers, and is able to offer local applications expertise, full installation, service and site commissioning support locally Business Wire India

Rimini Street Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Rimini Street, Inc Business Wire India

CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Announce Agreement to Bring Copa America 2016 to the United States
The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) revealed in a joint press conference in Miami that the Centennial Edition of the Copa America will be played in the United States in 2016. Business Wire India

Hilton Worldwide Launches its Largest Global Career Event
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has launched Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, its largest ever global career event showcasing to young people the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry Business Wire India

Johns Manville 2013 Sustainability Report Reflects Progress on Areas of Focus
Johns Manville (JM), a leading global manufacturer of energy-efficient building products and engineered specialty materials, has announced the publication of its 2013 Sustainability Report, “We Build Environments.” The publication is available in two formats (PDF and e-zine) on the company’s website at Business Wire India

LiquidHub Hires Stephen Racioppo as Chief Operating Officer, and Announces Amsterdam Office Addition
LiquidHub, a digital integrator that partners with businesses to improve customer engagement and drive growth, has announced the appointment of Stephen Racioppo as chief operating officer (COO), as well as the opening of its new European office in Amsterdam Business Wire India

First State Maharashtra State e-Governance Awards Distribution Function, Organised by Directorate of IT
On the auspicious occasion of Maharashtra Day on 1st May, 2014, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Prithviraj Chavan gave away the First State eGovernance Awards to the best eGovernance Projects in Maharashtra State in an event at Sahyadri Guest House, Mumbai. The award winners received a trophy and certificate of appreciation by Shri Prithviraj Chavan, Hon Business Wire India

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