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March 2017

Toshiba Launches Multi-bit TVS Diodes for Protection of High-speed Interfaces in Mobile Devices

Business Wire IndiaToshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO:6502) Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company today announced the launch of a new line-up of multi-bit, low-capacitance TVS diodes for protecting high-speed interfaces from electronic discharge (ESD) and surge voltage. The new line-up covers four products that support interfaces, including USB Type-C™ and HDMI™ and that can be used in mobile devices, including smartphones, wearable devices and tablet PCs. The TVS diodes offer improved protection performance with…

Wipro Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Transformation Consulting and Implementation Services 2016 Vendor…

Business Wire IndiaWipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Transformation Consulting and Implementation Services 2016 Vendor Assessment (doc # US42020516, December 2016).   This study presents a vendor assessment of the 2016 datacenter transformation (DCT) consulting and implementation (C&I) services market through the IDC…

RPL (Apparel) Launched by IL&FS Skills in Poppys Knitwear Pvt. Ltd., Tamil Nadu

Business Wire India IL&FS Skills Development Corporation Ltd (IL&FS Skills), a joint initiative of IL&FS Education & National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) launched Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme for Sewing Machine Operators under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India at the premises of M/s Poppys Knitwear Pvt. Ltd. factory located at Padiyur village, outskirts of Tirupur…

Sangeeta Kulkarni, Co-founder and CEO, Brickwork India, has been Conferred with the Femina Women Super Achiever Award

Business Wire India Sangeeta Kulkarni, CEO and Co-founder of Brickwork India, has been honoured with the Femina “Women Super Achiever Award” at the 4th World Women Leadership Congress & Awards (WWLCA) – 2017 event held on 15th - 17th February at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India.   WWLCA (www.worldwomenleadershipcongress.org) identifies and celebrates outstanding leadership and achievements demonstrated by Women leaders that are reflected by the distinct innovations and initiatives brought in by them in various private and…

Mirabilis at Santacruz East, an Ozone Group and K Mordani Realty Joint Venture

Business Wire India The Ozone Group, headquartered in Bengaluru with an expanding presence in Chennai, Goa, and Mumbai, is South India’s biggest real estate player and one of Asia’s most promising realty brands. In the last 5 years, Ozone Group has delivered 5mn sq. ft. of real estate, with 15mn sq. ft under development and a further 20mn sq. ft. in the pipeline over the next 8 years. After sterling performances in delivering residential condominiums, row houses, villas, service apartments, hotels, resorts, business parks,…

Panasonic to Establish US-based Division, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company

Business Wire IndiaPanasonic Corporation today announced that Panasonic Corporation of North America has established a new sales division, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company, that will specialize in serving the needs of the sports and entertainment industries. Officially launching on April 1, the company will be based in Newark, New Jersey within the headquarters of Panasonic’s operations in North America; it will also maintain offices in Denver, Colorado, Los Angeles, California, Orlando, Florida and Coppell, part of the…

SES-10 launched successfully on SpaceX’s flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket

Business Wire IndiaSES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that the SES-10 satellite was successfully launched into space onboard a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 18:27 EDT from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre, Florida. SES-10 is the first geostationary commercial satellite to ever launch on a flight-proven first-stage rocket booster.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170330006292/en/   SES-10 satellite successfully launched into…

Wells Fargo Adds Axis Bank to ExpressSend Remittance Network in India

Business Wire IndiaWells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced that it has added more than 2,500 Axis Bank locations to its ExpressSend® remittance payout network in India, bringing the total number of locations in that country to more than 8,300, in addition to nearly 35,000 ATMs. Wells Fargo also announced that beginning April 8, 2017, it will offer a $0 transfer fee for all ExpressSend transactions sent to India, extending pricing that was previously available for transactions larger than $500.   “We know that our…

Mindteck Appoints Sanjeev Kathpalia as CEO and Managing Director

Business Wire IndiaMindteck (India) Limited (BSE: 517344 and NSE: MINDTECK), a global technology company, announced the appointment of Mr. Sanjeev Kathpalia as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, and Mr. Yusuf Lanewala as Non-Executive Chairman, effective April 01, 2017. Mindteck’s Board of Directors cited that the determinant factor for separating the top two executive roles was made in keeping with its continuous improvement of corporate governance standards.   Mr. Kathpalia takes on the helm of steering the…

News Services Group Receives an Award of Appreciation From AURAK President

Business Wire IndiaNews Services Group (NSG), represented by its CEO Mr. Tony AbiHanna, received today an award of appreciation from the President of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, for its exemplary translation and news distribution services rendered to the university.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170330005467/en/   Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Al Shahin – AURAK Vice-President of Administrative…

IncellDx Releases CE-IVD Quantitative Single Cell PD-L1 OncoTect iO® Assay

Business Wire IndiaIncellDx, Inc. announces the release of their CE marked OncoTect iO® Lung Kit today, March 30, 2017, entering the immunotherapeutic diagnostic market in Europe and countries that accept the CE- mark and declaration of conformity to the European In Vitro Diagnostic Directive 98/79 EC for registration of in vitro diagnostic devices. The OncoTectiO® Lung Kit is a flow cytometry based assay that quantifies Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1) on both tumor cells and immune cell subtypes in non-small cell lung…

Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Candidate Elicited Broad Immune Responses in Children and Adolescents Living in Dengue-Endemic Areas; Interim…

Business Wire IndiaTakeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited , (“Takeda”) today announced that data from a 6-month interim analysis* of the ongoing DEN-204 trial of its live-attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate, TAK-003 (also referred to as TDV), have been published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.1   The trial investigated the safety and immunogenicity of TAK-003 in 1,794 participants ages two through 17 living in dengue-endemic areas (the Dominican Republic, Panama and the Philippines). At the time of the…

RPL (Apparel) Launched by IL&FS Skills in Poppys Knitwear Pvt Ltd, Karnataka

Business Wire India IL&FS Skills Development Corporation Ltd (IL&FS Skills), a joint initiative of IL&FS Education & National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC), launched Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme for Sewing Machine Operators under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India at the premises of M/s Indian Designs Exports Pvt. Limited, factory located at Nagawara Main Road,…

Axis Bank and Wells Fargo Enter into Bilateral Arrangement to Offer Remittance Facility to US-based NRI Customers

Business Wire IndiaAxis Bank, India’s third-largest private sector bank, has announced a strategic partnership with Wells Fargo & Company to offer seamless remittance facility to their NRI customers from The United States of America (USA). USA is one of the key corridors to receive remittances to India, which contributes to more than 30% of total remittance volume to India. The arrangement marks the first bilateral retail remittance relationship with Bank in USA for Axis Bank thereby providing a further edge to the…

Content Marketing 2nd Most Important – Reveals DMAasia-Times Internet Study

Business Wire IndiaModern marketing can be advanced with insights of what worked in the past and what decisive leaders believe will work. Progressing this DMA journey to enable marketers dive deep into richer insights, the DMAasia today unveiled a comprehensive research & study around Marketing Trends for FY 2017-18. The report has received inputs from 115 senior level CxO’s & CDO’s. The report is in collaboration with Times Internet who are also the research partner for the exhaustive study.   At the launch, Gulshan…

When you Buy a Home at Castle Rock, you Step into a Community of Luxury Housing: Dr Niranjan Hiranandani

Business Wire IndiaA landmark in Mumbai and arguably, India's finest mixed-use integrated township, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai is the coveted residential address in Mumbai. Home to over nearly 6,000 families and spread over sprawling 250 acres, this neo-classical architectural marvel is synonymous with luxurious, comfortable and expedient lifestyle.   Positioned as the European themed architectural Township of Mumbai, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai is a marvel, with its panache and distinct design - seamlessly blending…

Azure Power Wins Indian Railway’s Largest Rooftop Auction; Rooftop Portfolio Surpasses 100 MWs

Business Wire India Azure Power wins 46 MWs of solar projects from Indian Railways across 11 states in India Azure Power’s rooftop portfolio now more than 100 MWs across 14 states in India  Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE), a leading solar power producer in India, announced that it has won 46 MWs of solar rooftop projects across eleven states pan India for Indian Railways.  Indian Railways is the largest rail network in Asia and is owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways.   The power purchase…

Fertility Preservation in Cancer

Business Wire IndiaThe incidence of cancers is on the rise worldwide. Daily scientific advancements and availability of newer diagnostic and therapeutic techniques not only make earlier detection of cancers but also make them amenable to treatment. They improve survival and increase the disease-free period.   A lot of cancers are detected very early in life-in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood which are the prime years for fertility. A multidisciplinary approach in improving the quality of life of such a group of…

Spawake Announces Launch of Revolutionary Skincare Products

Business Wire India Launched in India by KOSÉ Corporation, one of the largest beauty and cosmetic companies of Japan, ‘Spawake’ brings its consumers one step closer to revolutionary two new products - Spawake Moisturising 2-in-1 Foam Cleanser & Spawake Whitening Ultra Fresh Gel Cream.   Based on the concept of refreshing and revitalizing the skin for a fresh, after-spa glow, Spawake product portfolio which currently includes 18 product variants & 30 SKU’s is marketed at women living in urban areas. Reminiscent of…

SGDC Helping Promote the Game of Golf Across the Country

Business Wire IndiaSilverglades Golf Development Company Pvt. Ltd (SGDC) India’s leading integrated golf course development company is in the process of developing four golf courses across the country. Riding on the growing popularity and the huge opportunity the game presents for India, SGDC has bagged prestigious projects in New Delhi, Naya Raipur, Jammu & Kashmir, and Mizoram. Thenzwal Golf Resort Mizoram is the first project being developed by any state under the “Swadesh Darshan Scheme” by Ministry of Tourism India.…

Limelight Networks Reports More Than 6X Efficiency Improvement and 15 Percent Carbon Footprint Reduction across Global CDN

Business Wire IndiaLimelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, announced that the average amount of data delivered per unit of power (Megabits per second per Watt) has increased by over 600 percent year-over-year across its content delivery network (CDN).   As part of its commitment to improve server efficiency through software optimization while providing increased reliability and capacity for customers, Limelight has also reduced its carbon footprint by 15 percent at data centers…

Demonetization Helps Senco Gold & Diamonds to Promote and Enhance Online Transactions

Business Wire IndiaSenco Gold & Diamonds, a pioneer in the gems & jewellery industry of India with a strong heritage of 80 glorious years and a pan-India presence across all major cities has enhanced their digital transactions figures during and post-demonetization phase.   “After the government’s announcement of the demonetization drive in a bid to root out counterfeit money, choke terror financing and stop black money generation, it had its certain immediate effects. The digital India which was still on its nascent…

Vehicle Parc and Market Dynamics Transform KSA Automotive Aftermarket, Forcing Vendors to Change their Business Approach

Business Wire IndiaThe automotive aftermarket in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is large and lucrative, with relatively low barriers to entry. Despite the dip in new vehicle sales in 2016 and unstable demand forecast for 2017, the overall number of vehicles in operation (VIO) continues to grow, bolstering the aftermarket. As customers reduce spend per vehicle in the short term, the independent aftermarket brands, which offer more competitive pricing, can leverage this key advantage over genuine parts suppliers. However,…

Olleros Abogados Joins Andersen Global

Business Wire IndiaAndersen Global welcomes the addition of Olleros Abogados, a Spanish firm with locations in both Madrid and Valencia. They will join Andersen Global as a member firm, officially adopting the Andersen name and combining forces with the existing Barcelona team with whom they already share a close relationship. Together, they will operate as Andersen Tax & Legal in Spain.   Olleros Abogados joins Andersen Global with nearly 160 professionals and 30 years in the legal sector. In 2016, Olleros Abogados…

Grameen Koota Raises Rs.250 Crore from CreditAccess Asia

Business Wire India Grameen Koota Financial Services Private Limited (Grameen Koota) has raised Rs.250 Cr. from its holding company, CreditAccess Asia (CAA), headquartered in Amsterdam, which is the leading multi-country Microfinance operator in India and South-East Asia. Part of the infusion, Rs.50 crore, will be provided in the form of equity and the remainder, Rs.200 crore will be provided in the form of Compulsory Convertible Debentures (CCDs). The investment will support Grameen Koota in its planned expansion and…

Vitalik Buterin, Inventor of Ethereum and the World’s Second Most Valued Cryptocurrency Ether, to Visit Mumbai for Blockchain India Week 12…

Business Wire India Ethereum is currently grabbing global headlines March 2017 as its cryptocurrency "Ether" achieves the fastest price appreciation from USD10 to USD50 in a matter of a month with the current market valuation exceeding $4 billion, amidst much controversy around Bitcoin and its ongoing price decline.   Vitalik Buterin revealed the mystery behind Ether's giddying price rise to Arifa Khan, Ethereum's India representative - While other alt coins are focused on payments, and making small changes to bitcoin code,…

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Announces International Development Agreement for Expansion into United Arab Emirates

Business Wire IndiaGrimaldi’s Pizzeria announced today, the company plans to expand internationally by opening five of its world-famous, coal-fired, brick-oven pizzerias in the United Arab Emirates over the next five years. Partnering with Tablez Food Company to ensure a seamless expansion, this international franchise agreement represents Grimaldi's first brand expansion beyond North America.   Tablez Food Company, an entity specializing in the development of unique food and beverage concepts, was the premiere partner of…

Arthur D. Little Predicts How Future Mobility Solutions Will Affect Automotive OEMs

Business Wire IndiaArthur D. Little (ADL) today released a new study, “The Future of Automotive Mobility.” Based on a global survey of 6,500 participants, including customers, industry players and regulators, the report examines how the megatrends of electric mobility, car sharing and autonomous driving are likely to impact on the global automotive ecosystem and future OEM sales.   The report notes that the future of mobility will no longer depend primarily on the preferences of customers, but will increasingly be driven by…

Toshiba’s New Car Audio System Regulator IC Handles All Power Requirements

Business Wire IndiaToshiba Corporation's (TOKYO:6502) Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company today announced the launch of “TCB010FNG,” a system regulator IC designed to handle the increasing sophistication of car audio systems, and that incorporates the required power supply plus all essential detection functions. Sample shipments start today with mass production scheduled for June.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here:…

Panasonic India Develops “Arbo,” a New AI Embedded UI Software for Smartphones

Business Wire IndiaPanasonic India Pvt. Ltd. has developed "Arbo," a software for Android phones that brings to life simple smartphone operation utilizing AI and a new user interface. This software will be available on the "ELUGA RAY MAX" series smartphones that will hit the market on April 5, 2017 (Wed), and will also become available on the "ELUGA PULSE X" designed for the Middle East and African markets.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here:…