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Madison Realty Capital Provides $64.0 Million Construction Financing for 200 Kent Avenue Development in Williamsburg, Brooklyn17.11.2017 16:20 | Pressemelding

Madison Realty Capital (MRC) announced the closing of a $64.0 million construction loan for 200 Kent Avenue, a 117,326 square foot mixed-use development located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The retail portion of the property, which will include over 600 feet of frontage, will be anchored by a popular national grocery chain. Overall, the project will offer 50,101 square feet of retail space, 22,055 square feet of office and restaurant space, and 45,170 square feet of parking. “We continue to establish MRC as the one-stop shop for financing transitional real estate, including ground-up development deals like 200 Kent Avenue,” said Josh Zegen, Co-Founder and Managing Principal of MRC. “In this case, we’re working with a repeat MRC borrower who understands our ability to execute efficiently, given our firm’s up-to-the minute knowledge of local market conditions and non-bureaucratic approach to

Ncardia Announces Completion of €10.5M Investment Round17.11.2017 12:31 | Pressemelding

Ncardia, an emerging drug discovery and development stem cell technology company whose mission is to deliver cardiac and neural solutions based on its best-in-class human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived technology, today announced the completion of a €10.5 million series B financing round. The round was led by Épimède, a Belgium venture capital firm. Ncardia is a privately-held company with operations in Europe and the US, that produces and commercializes high-quality, fully-functional human iPSC-derived cardiovascular and neuronal cell types. Using its cell products, Ncardia develops and commercializes assay services for drug safety and efficacy testing. Additionally the company has built up a strong portfolio of patents covering the use of stem cell models for these applications. Stefan Braam, CEO of Ncardia, commented: “At Ncardia, important progress h

Double Win for Vocalink at the 2017 Payments Awards17.11.2017 09:35 | Pressemelding

Vocalink, a Mastercard company, was last night awarded with two prestigious awards - The Overall Winner and the Payments Infrastructure of the Year Award, for its leading technology and expertise, and in recognition for a milestone year that saw Vocalink’s solutions transform the way people and businesses move money across the globe. 2017 saw Vocalink deliver ground-breaking immediate payments solutions both in the US and Thailand as well as enabling access to the UK payments industry through their payments gateway solution PayPort. The business also saw the launch of the new image based cheque clearing system, creating a robust and more efficient system in the UK. RTP ® in the US: This week, Vocalink announced the launch of RTP® (Real-Time Payments) in the US on behalf of The Clearing House; one of the most comprehensive real-tim

Envion AG: Start-up from the Heart of Berlin Has Pioneered Decentralized Mobile Mining by Combining Blockchain with Regenerative Energy17.11.2017 09:00 | Pressemelding

Envion AG has created a technology for the first truly mobile data-center that uses low-priced local energy to mine a broad spectrum of cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.). By harvesting locally available clean energy right at the source, envion can operate at lower costs than competitors and at the same time reduces the CO2 footprint of the blockchain industry. Envion aims at decentralizing the highly-concentrated mining market (China holds 80% in Bitcoin mining) and at bringing control of the market back to the users. That’s why envion gives 100% of its mining profits back to its community. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171117005011/en/ Envion - World's Most Profitable Standard of Self-Expanding Crypto Infrastructure (Photo: Business Wire) Current challenges in the energy

Chugai's HEMLIBRA® Receives the World's First Regulatory Approval from FDA for Hemophilia A with Inhibitors16.11.2017 23:30 | Pressemelding

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:4519) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the bispecific antibody emicizumab (US product name: HEMLIBRA®) for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adult and pediatric patients with hemophilia A (congenital factor VIII deficiency) with factor VIII inhibitors. This represents the first regulatory approval for HEMLIBRA® around the world. The US Biologics License Application (BLA) was submitted by Genentech, a member of Roche Group. “We are pleased that HEMLIBRA, a biopharmaceutical created by Chugai scientists based on their exceptional idea, has received its first regulatory approval,” said Chugai’s President & COO, Tatsuro Kosaka. “HEMLIBRA is a first in class biopharmaceutical which is an advancement on the current limited treatment options available for pat

Pacific Drilling Receives Approval of First Day Motions16.11.2017 22:08 | Pressemelding

Pacific Drilling S.A. (OTCPink: PACDQ) (“Pacific Drilling” or the “Company”) today announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has granted the relief requested by the Company in certain first day motions related to ordinary course business activities, subject to certain modifications at the request of the Court, the United States Trustee and stakeholders. The approved motions give us the authority to, among other things, continue to pay employee wages and benefits without interruption, to utilize our current cash management system, and to pay certain foreign and critical vendors for goods and services provided prior to the petition date. All vendors will be paid in full and in cash on normal payment terms for all goods and services provided on or after the petition date. Paul Reese, Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Drilling, said, “With the

IFF Partners with Mars Wrigley Confectionery to Support Smallholder Mint Farmers; Strengthen Supply Chain16.11.2017 21:15 | Pressemelding

Regulatory News: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, is pleased to announce its supporting partnership with Mars Wrigley Confectionery in their initiative to improve the long-term viability of mint farming in India. The program, called Shubh Mint, is part of AdvanceMint, a larger, global project to advance mint plant science and support mint farmers and their communities. IFF is specifically contributing to the initiative’s “Resilient Communities” pillar by sponsoring a municipal center focused on youth education and women’s empowerment. “IFF has a track record of partnering to strengthen supply chains and the communities that power them,” said Andreas Fibig, IFF Chairman and CEO. “We are very proud to join with Mars Wrigley Confectionery to support this initiative – a

PubMatic and Adelphic Partner for Supply Path Optimization16.11.2017 19:24 | Pressemelding

PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, today announced its partnership with Adelphic, a Viant people-based demand-side platform (DSP). Through this supply path optimization (SPO) partnership, PubMatic and Adelphic have created a more efficient and effective path for Adelphic’s advertisers to access high quality ad inventory. The growth of the digital advertising ecosystem has led to a rise in impression volume on both the sell and buy sides. To offer a transparent, direct, and fraud-free path to supply, DSPs must be proactive to detect duplicative and fraudulent inventory in the marketplace. By partnering with PubMatic, Adelphic is buying through optimized supply integrations in order to effectively manage queries per second (QPS) and infrastructure costs. Through this partnership, Adelphic and PubMatic have increased user

Smart Contract Security Startup Quantstamp Token Sale Oversubscribed by $9.5M16.11.2017 18:22 | Pressemelding

Quantstamp announced today that their targeted $11 million token presale was oversubscribed by $9.5 million, bringing the total raised to $20.5 million. The remaining $9.5 million will be sold through a crowdsale to the public wait list of 40,000 on Friday at 2:00 pm UTC. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171116006233/en/ Blockchain is secure. Smart contracts aren't. Quantstamp is launching its token sale Friday, Nov. 17th to bring to market an automated security solution for Ethereum smart contracts. Enthusiasm for Quantstamp has been building since the company first announced its “Proof-of-Caring” program. Quantstamp enthusiasts across the world participated in various ways to get the word out about the need for Quantstamp’s smart contract protection. “We launched Proof-of-Caring t

Xilam Welcomes more than 2 Million Subscribers on YouTube16.11.2017 17:00 | Pressemelding

Regulatory News: Xilam (Paris:XIL), the award-winning French animation production company, manages over 21 channels on YouTube. Xilam Animation’s digital channels have hit a massive milestone – the official YouTube channels for Oggy & the Cockroaches, Zig & Sharko, The Daltons and A kind of Magic have collectively welcomed more than 2 million subscribers. Oggy & the Cockroaches’ official channel just received its Golden Button from the team at YouTube for garnering over 1,300,000 subscribers. In addition, Oggy’s channel has reaped over 1,000,000,000 billion views in just three years, following its inception in October 2014. Xilam’s Zig & Sharko show is also gaining momentum on YouTube with almost 730,000 subscribers on board, followed by Daltons ,

SES: Notification of the Acquisition or Disposal of Major Holdings16.11.2017 16:27 | Pressemelding

ANNEXE A Form to be used for the purposes of notifying the acquisition or disposal of major holdings pursuant to the law and grand-ducal regulation of 11 January 2008 on transparency requirements for issuers of securities (referred to as “the Transparency Law” and “the Transparency Regulation”) 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached1: SES SA 2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): [X] an acquisition or disposal of voting rights [ ] an acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached [ ] an event changing the breakdown of voting rights 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation2:

Europe’s Top Photographers to Showcase Work in the UAE16.11.2017 15:22 | Pressemelding

Some of the world’s most talented photographers will be sharing their unique experiences and awe-inspiring images though a series of exhibitions, workshops and discussions in the UAE next week, from November 22-25, as part of the International Photography Festival, Xposure 2017. Included among them are ten of the most exciting photographers from mainland Europe. Veteran Italian photographer Andrea Belluso is well known in the fashion and beauty world with over 30 years of international work experience and a long list of top brand clients on his portfolio. The Slovenian-born Beno Saradzic is a multi-specialist visual artist and a Canon Explorer for Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and is specifically known in professional circles as a time-lapse cinematographer, director, producer, editor, and pre-visualisation 3-D artist. Germany’s Bjoern Lauen has

Calvin Klein, Inc. Announces Holiday Retail Experience with Amazon Fashion16.11.2017 14:00 | Pressemelding

Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], and Amazon Fashion today announced the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience, available for customers to shop now through December 31st. The experience will include pop-up shops in New York City and Los Angeles, as well as an online brand store on Amazon.com/mycalvins. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171116005843/en/ Calvin Klein, Inc. Announces Holiday Retail Experience with Amazon Fashion The holiday retail experience is a first between Amazon Fashion and CALVIN KLEIN, and will include exclusive styles available only to Amazon customers at the pop-ups and the online brand store. The pop-ups will be located in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood and in the

Celgene Corporation and bluebird bio Announce bb2121 Anti-BCMA CAR-T Cell Therapy Has Been Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA and Prime Eligibility from EMA for Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma16.11.2017 13:30 | Pressemelding

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) and bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) today announced that bb2121, a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy targeting b-cell maturation antigen (BCMA) in previously treated patients with multiple myeloma, has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and PRIority MEdicines (PRIME) eligibility by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). BTD designation and PRIME eligibility for bb2121 were based on preliminary clinical data from the ongoing phase 1 study CRB-401. Updated data from CRB-401 is scheduled to be presented at the 59th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in Atlanta during an oral presentation on Dec. 11. “Receiving Breakthrough Therapy Designation and PRIME eligibility for bb2121 further underscores the potential of this novel cellular immunotherap

The Geneva Association Report: Prolonged Low Interest Rates a Complex but Manageable Headwind for Life Insurers16.11.2017 13:00 | Pressemelding

The effects of prolonged low interest rates on life insurers represent a complex but manageable headwind for the industry as it continues to adapt its business model in response, according to a new research report published today by The Geneva Association, the leading international think tank of the insurance industry. The study The ‘Low for Long’ Challenge: Socio-economic implications and the life insurance industry’s response, based on insights from senior industry leaders, analyses the impact that low interest rates have on life insurers, their customers and society. The broader context centres on the question of whether an extended period of low interest rates could impair the socio-economic role life insurers have played for many years. Anna Maria D’Hulster, Secretary General of The Geneva Association, said: “The role of life insurance in helping individuals achieve pea

Wipro Launches Industry-Specific Solutions as Extensions to SAP® Leonardo16.11.2017 12:58 | Pressemelding

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the launch of industry-specific solutions on SAP® Leonardo. The first set of solutions will focus on the utilities industry, while the next will cover the consumer and manufacturing industries. SAP Leonardo is a holistic digital innovation system that comprehensively integrates future-facing technologies and capabilities into SAP Cloud Platform. Wipro will leverage SAP Leonardo themes such as IoT, blockchain, machine learning, Big Data, insights and analytics to build solutions that will support insight-driven decision-making for customers. To begin with, Wipro and SAP are jointly developing use cases that leverage blockchain technology for the utilities industry. Wipro plans to build microservices as extensions to the

Enyx Premieres the First TCP and UDP Offload Engines for Intel Stratix 10 FPGA on REFLEX CES XpressGXS10-FH200G Board16.11.2017 12:30 | Pressemelding

Enyx, a world-class pioneer in ultra-low latency FPGA-based technology and solutions, is pleased to announce its enterprise-class TCP/IP, UDP/IP and MAC network connectivity Intellectual Property (IP) Cores for FPGAs and SoCs support for the high-performance REFLEX CES XpressGXS10-FH200G PCIe Board, which features a Stratix 10 GX FPGA from Intel’s new top-of-the-line 14nm Stratix 10 family “We are pleased to collaborate with our valued partner REFLEX CES to offer the industry-first TCP and UDP full hardware stacks on Intel’s new, cutting-edge Stratix 10 FPGAs,”says Eric Rovira Ricard, VP Business Development North America at Enyx. “Intel is making FPGA technology ready for data centers, opening new areas for hardware offloading applications in high performance computing, and Enyx is proud to provide the most mature and feature rich network protocol stacks for seamless,

ICSC Releases Socio-Economic Impact Report for European Retail Real Estate16.11.2017 12:00 | Pressemelding

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) today releases its biannual Socio-Economic Impact Report for European Retail Real Estate at MAPIC. The report summarises the power that retail real estate creates for the local economies, from GDP to jobs, as well as the benefits for consumers. ICSC estimates that in Europe, the retail real estate industry directly supports over 27 million jobs or one out of every eight people. Total EU retail real estate turnover reached €2,789 billion in 2016. Retail sales in the EU generated €1,727 billion in tax revenues in 2016 of which approximately 27% occurred in shopping centres. More than 90% of 2016 retailing in the EU happened in a physical store. Including those stores’ online contribution, that number reached 94% for a total of €2.394 trillion.

EURid’s Fall Issue of the .eu Illustrated Puts the Spotlight on its .eu Web Awards Initiative16.11.2017 10:00 | Pressemelding

EURid’s fall issue of the .eu Illustrated focuses on the .eu Web Awards, an initiative created in 2014 to support and reward .eu and .ею domain holders for their online efforts. In addition to shedding light on the 2017 final nominees, the issue takes the reader back to previous iterations of the .eu Web Awards, highlights .eu’s performance in Q3, showcases a piece on the most exciting start-up events in Europe, and even gives a history lesson. “Our .eu Illustrated magazine has always been about increasing the visibility of our talented domain name holders, commented Giovanni Seppia, EURid’s External Relations Manager, adding that “this issue is particularly special, as it’s all about our .eu Web Awards winners, both past and present”. “We’re really excited about this issue of the .eu Illustrated because of its positive impact on the .eu community

LDL Technology and ffly4u Announce Comprehensive Asset-Tracking System for Supply Chain across Europe16.11.2017 09:53 | Pressemelding

LDL Technology, a company that develops and commercializes wireless embedded electronic systems, and ffly4u, the European leader in IoT tracking solutions for mobile, reusable and non-powered assets at industrial and construction sites, today announced a comprehensive, real-time asset-tracking system for the entire supply chain. Called “Route Tracking”, the joint solution provides non-stop asset tracking along the entire supply chain, from production facilities and warehouses to delivery to clients’ sites. In addition to constant tracking of the location of containers and their contents, the sensor-driven, IoT-connected system monitors temperature, humidity and any shocks throughout the journey from production to final delivery. The partnership leverages ffly4u’s proven asset-tracking and cost-controlling system, including transmitters, for containers and their contents duri

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