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'Progress paradox' found as 69% of industry leaders believe gender parity is in reach despite little headway

LONDON, April 28, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- The majority of industry leaders believe they will achieve gender parity on their board within the next 25 years despite little progress being made within their organizations, according to EY's report Navigating disruption without gender diversity? Think again. These results are in stark contrast to the World Economic...

Source: PR Newswire

Battle scars: Sri Lanka's north counts the cost of a 26-year war

Seven years after the civil war's end, Sri Lanka's northern province lags behind the rest of the country and the catch-up process is proving tough.


AnthroTronix and Pelion Healthcare Group Announce Joint Venture to Bring Brain Vital Products to European Market

SILVER SPRING, Md.& ŁÓDŹ, Poland---- AnthroTronix and Pelion Healthcare Group have signed a joint venture agreement forming a new company, DANA Brain Vital Europe LTD, with each owning half of the newly established company. DANA, which received FDA clearance in October 2014, is a mobile medical app that can be used on a phone or tablet and works on both the Android and...

Source: Business Wire

Fame Has Much to Celebrate After Just One Year of Independence

MINNEAPOLIS---- With the rapidly changing landscape of retail, it is critical for agencies to evolve and adapt— which is why on May 1, 2015, retail experience agency Fame began operating independently from the TBWA Network/Omnicom Group portfolio, and one year later has proven remarkable success— a rare outcome in today’ s competitive marketplace.

Source: Business Wire

Look Mao, no hands! China's roadmap to self-driving cars

*China's technology currently lags U.S., Europe. BEIJING, April 23- In the race to develop self-driving cars, the United States and Europe lead in technology, but China is coming up fast in the outside lane with a regulatory structure that could put it ahead in the popular adoption of autonomous cars on its highways and city streets. China's top-down approach could...

Source: Reuters

WISeKey Presented its Cryptographic Root of Trust based Technology Designed to Bring Security to the IoT/Connected Devices

The 4 th Industrial Revolution will not happen before we Trust and Secure the Internet of Things. ZUG, Switzerland---- WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a leading, Swiss based, cyber security company announced today that during the 2016 M&A Advisor’ s International Financial Forum in NYC it presented its trusted technology for integrating wearable technology...

Source: Business Wire

Honduras On The Path To Becoming Latin America's Next Economic Success Story

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, April 21, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- A path for sustained economic growth is being set in Honduras and the progress achieved to date has been endorsed by the international financial community and by international development organizations. In this context, the recent approval by the National Congress of a national development plan dubbed "...

Source: PR Newswire

Kering: 2016 First-Quarter Revenue: Solid Organic Growth

Revenue for the first quarter of 2016 came in at €2,724 million, up 4.0% on a comparable basis and 2.7% as reported. Luxury activities: First-quarter 2016 sales up 2.6% on a comparable basis, lifted by retail in Western Europe, Japan and emerging countries. Confirmation of the growth momentum generated by the Gucci brand's new creative energy. Sport& Lifestyle...

Source: Business Wire

Ida Liu Named Global Market Manager for New York, Citi Private Bank

NEW YORK---- Citi Private Bank announced today that Ida Liu, currently Head of the North America Asian Clients Group, has been appointed Global Market Manager for New York, effective May 9, 2016. Liu will be focused on new client acquisition, increasing investments business, cross Citi partnerships and developing key external relationships.

Source: Business Wire

HealthTap Announces First of Its Kind Doctor Training and Certification in Virtual Care

As a new discipline in medicine is emerging, doctors can now get official continuing medical education credits for updating their expertise. PALO ALTO, Calif.---- HealthTap, the world’ s first Global Health Practice providing 24/ 7 immediate access to 100,000 doctors from query to cure, today announced the first of its kind training and certification in Virtual Care.

Source: Business Wire