Monthly Archives: February 2017

Latest News of Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks (JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, recently declared the availability of a carrier-grade cloud solution that allows the rapid implementation of mobile subscriber service virtual networks functions (VNFs) with the performance, reliability and scale that customers expect. The solution combines Affirmed Networks® Mobile Content Cloud™ virtualized evolved packet core solution (vEPC) with Juniper Networks® Contrail Networking and Netronome® Agilio® SmartNICs to significantly improve performance and efficiency contrast to software-only virtual routing solutions.

Toyota Global Hybrids Sales Surpass Ten Million

Toyota declared recently that it has achieved more than 10 million cumulative units of hybrid vehicle (HV) sales, counting plug-in hybrids, as of January 31. The most recent milestone was achieved just nine months after total sales reached 9 million units at the end of April 2016.

FDA Grants PMA Approval for Hologic’s Aptima® Hepatitis C Quant Dx Assay

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) declared recently that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company’s hepatitis C virus (HCV) assay for quantitation of HCV viral load and confirming active HCV infection on the fully automated Panther® system.

Merrill Lynch Study Finds New Retirement Realities Usher in Opportunities and Challenges

Recently, Bank of America Merrill Lynch released a breakthrough new study, which revealed major gaps in retirement readiness. Among pre-retirees, the survey discovered that half don’t have any positive financial role models and consider finance topics too taboo to discuss openly. Furthermore, financial decisions are the most second-guessed of any major life decisions, and people are more concerned about their personal economy than the overall economy.

BlackBerry Introduces the Most Secure Cloud-Based Communications Platform for Developers

BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)(BB.TO) entered the Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market recently with the introduction of its BBM Enterprise SDK (software development kit) that will facilitate developers to integrate secure messaging, voice and video capabilities into applications and services. Available worldwide this month, the BBM Enterprise SDK allows BlackBerry to be competitive with other cloud communications platforms by presenting enterprises and developers APIs to enhance overall business processes.

Time Warner Shareholders Approve Merger with AT&T

Time Warner Inc. (TWX) shareholders recently voted to adopt the merger agreement between AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc., with 78% of the outstanding shares of common stock voting in favor; and of the shares voted, 99% were cast in favor of the proposal. Having obtained shareholder approval of the transaction, and with regulatory review of the deal underway, the company continues to expect the transaction to close before yearend 2017.

Mondelēz International, Inc., unveiled a new treat which joins TEDDY Grahams as part of the new TEDDY brand portfolio.

Mondelēz International, Inc., unveiled a new treat which joins TEDDY Grahams as part of the new TEDDY brand portfolio. Already known and loved by parents in more than 40 countries around the world by other names such as Barni, meet TEDDY Soft Bakes – the treat that’s rooted in the idea that food can assist inspire moments of playful discovery, and snack time can provide an opportunity for parents to connect and share with their kids.

Abbott (ABT) Declared The Results Of Real-World Use Data

Abbott (ABT) recently declared the results of real-world use data showing that people who scan more frequently using Abbott′s FreeStyle®Libre system spend less time in hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) or hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) while having improved average glucose levels.

WWDC, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference Update

Apple® recently declared its 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) — hosting the world’s most talented developer community — will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. The conference, kicking off June 5, will inspire developers from all walks of life to turn their passions into the next great innovations and apps that customers use every day across iPhone®, iPad®, Apple Watch®, Apple TV® and Mac®.

IBM and Visa Turn Automobiles, Appliances and All Other Connected Devices into Potential Points of Sale

– IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) recently declared the industry’s first partnershipthat brings the point of sale everywhere Visa is accepted, by allowing businesses to quickly introduce secure payment experiences for any device connected to the Internet of Things (IoT).