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Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Lift Brands Evolves Strategic Direction with New Leadership

08-Jan-2019 10:40 AM
Peter Taunton transitioning to non-executive chairman, New Executive Team to enacting vision for the future Peter Taunton, founder and CEO of Lift Brands, will transition to non-executive chairman of the Lift Brands board. (Photo

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

ResMed Completes $225 Million Acquisition of Propeller Health

08-Jan-2019 10:28 AM
ResMed is now poised to provide a broader suite of solutions for COPD treatment Propeller Health will operate as a standalone business, maintaining its COPD and asthma product solutions, as well as its partnerships with pharmaceutica

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

FLIR Launches Second Generation Thermal Camera for Self-Driving Cars and New Thermal Handheld for Automotive Repair

08-Jan-2019 10:10 AM
Company Unveils Self-Driving Test Vehicle Featuring Automatic Emergency Breaking Enabled by Thermal Cameras FLIR’s second generation all-weather thermal-vision automotive development kit (ADK) augments other autonomous vehicl

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Vocera Introduces New Wearable Smartbadge Purpose-Built for Healthcare

08-Jan-2019 10:04 AM
Intelligent device accelerates care with hands-free communication and secure messaging SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognised leader in clinical communication and workflow solutio

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Karen Keegans Joins Rockwell Automation as Senior Vice President, Human Resources

08-Jan-2019 9:51 AM
Karen Keegans, senior vice president, human resources, Rockwell Automation (Photo: Business Wire) MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Karen Keegans has joined Rockwell Automation as senior vice president, human resources, re

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

AMPLEXOR Appoints Allison McDougall to SVP of Sales

07-Jan-2019 7:33 PM
LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMPLEXOR announced localization industry veteran Allison McDougall joined the company as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Bringing decades of experience to the sales organization, McDougall’s appointment und

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

ICBC Selects Gemalto Contactless Payment Cards to Accelerate China’s Digital Payment Transformation

07-Jan-2019 7:27 PM
SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gone are the days where cash was king in China. According to China Tech Insights’ report last year, 74 percent of Chinese consumers said they could live for more than a month with only 100 RMB (which is

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Goes Live with Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting

07-Jan-2019 10:01 AM
SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has completed its implementation of Phase 1 of Modernized Economic and Financial Statistical Reporting (EFS) using Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting. EFS is an ambitious

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Velodyne Lidar to Present Breakthrough Technology for Autonomy and Driver Assistance at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019

05-Jan-2019 11:16 AM
Velodyne Introduces World’s First Wide Field of View Short-Range Sensor and Groundbreaking Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)   Velodyne Vella™, a groundbreaking ADAS solution that builds upon the directional view Velarr

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Qantas Remains in Top 3 Most Punctual Airlines in Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong Airlines No.1, as Air New Zealand Drops out of Rankings

04-Jan-2019 11:07 AM
The OAG Punctuality League 2019 reveals strong global performance for Asia-Pacific but highlights mixed results for Australia and New Zealand’s airports and airlines   SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hong Kong Airlines once agai

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KidKraft Appoints Geoff Walker as New President and Chief Executive Officer

04-Jan-2019 10:08 AM
Former Mattel Executive to Lead Company to Further Global Expansion DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KidKraft, Inc. (“KidKraft”) announced today Geoff Walker, a veteran toy industry leader with more than 20 years of experience, has been

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Velodyne Lidar Showcases a Wide Array of Never-Before-Seen Products at CES

04-Jan-2019 10:02 AM
Velodyne is Everything Lidar, Meeting all Needs for Autonomy and ADAS   Velodyne’s Augmented Reality demonstration allows people to experience how autonomous vehicles see the world. (Graphic: Business Wire) SAN JOSE,

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The Coca-Cola Company Completes Acquisition of Costa from Whitbread PLC

04-Jan-2019 9:28 AM
Coca-Cola Adds Global Coffee Platform with Potential for Future Growth and Expansion ATLANTA & DUNSTABLE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Coca-Cola Company today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Costa Lim

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Westwater Announces Acceptance of Its Request for Arbitration

03-Jan-2019 8:12 AM
The International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes registers Westwater’s case against the Republic of Turkey CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westwater Resources, Inc. (“Westwater,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: WWR),

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2019 Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Fireworks captivates the world with a breathtaking spectacle

02-Jan-2019 11:02 AM
Secures 2 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for the ‘Longest chain of fireworks’ and the ‘Longest straight line of fireworks' Hundreds of thousands of visitors take part in the event, which added to the pride of the nation and promotes Ras A

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WGVS: World’s Greatest Videos announces $1,000,000 USD* grand prize for 2019

02-Jan-2019 1:17 AM
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United States Investing Championship Update

30-Dec-2018 10:54 PM
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the United States Investing Championship gets set to restart on December 31, 2018, a surprising number of the entrants are coming from overseas.   Perhaps that is because of the recent steep drop in

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Australian Households Throw Away 3.1 Million Tonnes of Edible Food Each Year1

28-Dec-2018 11:19 AM
New FoodSaver research reveals a change in attitude towards saving the environment and reducing spending set for the year ahead Australians throw away an average of 378gm of food each week1 40% of consumers surveyed throw out fo

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22nd Century Files Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Application with the FDA for the Company’s Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes

28-Dec-2018 11:12 AM
  VLNTM cigarettes contain at least 95% less nicotine than each of the 100 leading cigarette brands in the United States.   WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE American: XXII), a plant

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The Heritage Village at the Janadria Festival Attracts Tens of Thousands of Saudi Families

28-Dec-2018 10:55 AM
More than 70 Folk Activities for Audience from 15 Emirates and Governorates   Heritage Activities at 33rd Edition of Janadria Festival in Saudi Arabia (Photo: AETOSWire)   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tens